Striving to Follow Jesus Daily


Rob & Judy Graf
Perennials Ministry Directors

Perennials is a ministry gathering for those who are 55+, able to meet during the daytime and committed to long-term growth as followers of Jesus Christ. We gather on the third Thursday of each month for fellowship, teaching, prayer, and fun.

Upcoming Events & Serving Opportunities

Join us in Room 601 from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. on the third Thursday of every month. 

The Summer Schedule includes dates beyond our regularly scheduled third Thursday meeting
Thursday, May 16 | 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. | Village Church of Bartlett
New Year, “New” Body—A presentation on healthy relationships for our spirits, minds, and souls.
Thursday, June 20: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Mallard Lake in Hanover Park
Meet up for a picnic, stroll around the lake, and fellowship in nature.
Thursday, July 18: No Perennials (volunteer for VBS if able)
Sunday, July 28 | 1:00  – 4:00 p.m. | Graf Home
Join us for a Summer Potluck Gathering at Rob & Judy’s Home in Bartlett.
Wednesday, July 31 | 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. | Panton Mill Park, South Elgin
 Enjoy a FREE Concert featuring Nick Falco and the Roadhawks (50’s and 60’s music).
Wednesday, August 14 | 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. | Panton Mill Park, South Elgin
Enjoy a FREE featuring the Stix (Country music).

Bartlett Community Care Collective

Bartlett Community Care Collective (BC3) is a collaborative effort between Village Church of Bartlett and the Bartlett Police Department. This initiative was created to equip officers, at their discretion, with the community resources available to them to serve with care and protect with confidence. Click below or go to: for more info!