Harvest Bible Chapel

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Nov 9, 2017

October 2017 Elder Update

The Elder Board met on Friday, October 27, and Saturday, October 28. The extended retreat format allowed time for Elder training, as well as the monthly Board meeting agenda. The Board welcomed Elders currently in rotation off the Board and eight men who have been invited to candidate towards joining the Board in 2018. On […]

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Sep 22, 2017

September 2017 Elder Update

The Board met for an unusually long, candid conversation that focused on developing a deeper connection between Harvest governance leaders, both Elders and Senior Staff. The Elders want to do a better job of overseeing our church during challenging times. While our senior leaders have been circumspect and quiet throughout the turmoil of the Harvest […]

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Sep 1, 2017

Summer 2017 Elder Update

The Elders met for a special Elder meeting on Sunday, August 6, 2017. The work resulting from this meeting has taken until this week to complete, thus the need for an update at this time. The purpose of this meeting was to review the details of and navigate through some unforeseen outcomes of Pastor James’ […]

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Jun 15, 2017

June 2017 Elder Update

Elder Update June 2017 The Elder Board met on Tuesday, May 16, at the Rolling Meadows Campus. Gratitude was the resounding theme of our meeting. As we heard report after report of exciting growth and blessing at Harvest Bible Chapel, on four separate occasions we stopped to thank God for the current season of fruitfulness […]

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Mar 23, 2017

March 2017 Elder Update

The Elder Board met on Tuesday, March 21, at the Rolling Meadows Campus. Gratitude was a resounding theme of this meeting. As the group heard report after report of exciting growth and blessing in the church, at four separate moments we stopped to thank God for the current season of fruitfulness He has us walking […]

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Dec 29, 2016

December 2016 Elder Update

As we move to the end of 2016, the Elders are eager to share an update with the congregation regarding our activities since our last report to the church. We have continued to meet regularly to lift our church up in prayer, hear reports from the executive pastoral staff on various activities and initiatives, and […]

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May 21, 2016

May 2016 Elder Update

In this update, we’re sharing a little more detail to give our church family a sense of what happens in our Elder Board meetings. On Tuesday, May 17, 2016, the entire Elder board (with three absent) met with our Executive Staff leadership. The meeting was held on the Rolling Meadows Campus, from 7:00 p.m. until […]

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Feb 20, 2016

February 2016 Elder Update

Harvest Bible Chapel Elders; not all Elders pictured. Finalizing our Bylaws‒we are pleased to report that the Bylaws are officially adopted. We are extremely grateful for the input from the congregation, and we incorporated feedback we received and revised some sections that were unclear. Thank you to all for your encouraging comments and prayers. Performing […]

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Sep 26, 2015

September 2015 Elder Update

The Elders are pleased to share with our church family the fruit of an extended effort to update our constitution with Bylaws. We have undertaken this effort in order to align our organizational documents with the increasing scope and complexity of our church, as God has extended His favor over Harvest Bible Chapel for the past 27 […]

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May 21, 2015

May 2015 Elder Update

On Thursday, May 14, we held a congregational meeting on our Elgin Campus. Approximately 75 people attended, asking questions of our COO, Scott Millholland; CFO, Fred Adams; church treasurer, Jeff Smith; and Elder Board Chairman, Steve Huston. Pastor Jeff Donaldson emceed the meeting from the stage. A presentation was made of: progress on rewriting our […]

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