<p>Milestones<br />
Walking alongside</p>


There are many milestones that we encounter througout our lives, and Parkview is grateful and privileged to be able to walk alongside you as you navigate the celebrations of life, including weddings, baptisms, and baby dedications.

We also want to be with you through the hard times, such as funerals and hospital/nursing home stays, providing prayer and loving care.

So thank you for stopping by. We look forward to being a part of your journey, and to loving you through all the ups and downs of life!

And as you encounter these various milestones in your life, please contact:

Homer Glen Campus:
Janice Glenn at 815-838-9080

New Lenox Campus:
Stephanie Gajdorus at 815-717-6008

Orland Park Campus: 
Patti Oswald at 708-478-7477, Ext. 235

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    Weddings at Parkview
    To have and to hold

    A God-honoring marriage goes well beyond the wedding day, and we want to equip you for lifetime success!

    Couples who desire to be married at Parkview Christian Church, or by one of our pastors, will receive the Parkview Wedding Handbook and will have an initial consultation with a member of our pastoral staff. Some topics to be discussed during this session may include prior marriages, current living arrangements, spiritual maturity, and wedding day logistics.

    Weddings are booked for Parkview attendees only.

    To request a wedding please select the campus that you currently attend.


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    Funerals at Parkview
    A celebration of life

    The Funeral Ministry handles all preparation and hospitality details related to Parkview wakes and funerals.

    If you would like to arrange to have a funeral at Parkview, please contact:

    Homer Glen Campus:
    Janice Glenn at 815-838-9080

    New Lenox Campus:
    Stephanie Gajdorus at 815-717-6008

    Orland Park Campus: 
    Jackie Burner at 708-478-7477, Ext. 213

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    Baby Dedication Class
    Why dedication?

    Christian parents who dedicate a child are making a promise to the Lord to do everything within their power to raise the child in a godly way, praying for the day when he or she makes a personal decision to follow God.


    If you are interested in having your child dedicated at Parkview, we would like to invite you to one of our next baby dedication classes!

    At this mandatory class led by some of our pastors, we’ll outline what baby dedication means and help you find ways to raise your child in a healthy and spiritually powerful way! Both parents are encouraged to attend this class.

    *Sunday, September 13, 2020 | 10:30 - 11:30 am

    Contact Janice Glenn

    *Sunday, September 13, 2020 | 10:30 - 11:30 am

    Once you have completed the Baby Dedication Class, sign up for a Baby Dedication Ceremony here.

    Contact Stephanie Gajdorus

    *Saturday, August 22, 2020 | 3:00 - 4:00 pm
    *Saturday, October 24, 2020 | 3:00 - 4:00 pm

    Once you have completed the Baby Dedication Class, sign up for a Baby Dedication Ceremony here.

    Contact Becky Fox-Rademacher
    708-478-7477, Ext. 408

    *Due to COVID-19 all class and ceremony dates are tentative. We will contact anyone that is registered with updates.

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    Why Baptism?
    Frequently asked questions

    At Parkview, we practice baptism of the repentant believer by immersion in water. We do immersion baptism because that's the way Jesus did it, the New Testament church did it, and we are commanded to do it.

    Jesus told us in the Great Commission to, "go and teach and make disciples and immerse." (Matthew 28:19 - literal Greek translation)

    During immersion baptism, there is nothing magical in the water, and the act of baptism doesn’t save you. However, we do believe it is such an important first act of obedience that we require it for membership.

    Just as baby dedications are a way for parents to show their commitment to raising their children according to God’s Word, baptism is an outward symbol of the internal commitment made by every believer. It is but a symbol of our new life in Jesus Christ.

    Do we believe that you will only get into heaven if you are baptized by immersion? Certainly not!! We just really want to do it the way that Jesus did!

    For more info, you can read BAPTISM: WHY IMMERSION? by Pastor Tim Harlow.

    If God is leading you to be baptized, we would be happy to help you take that step.

    Please consider the following options:

    Baptism During a Worship Service: This is such a blessing for everyone! Baptisms are scheduled during all of the weekend worship services upon request.

    Baptism Following a Worship Service: If you prefer to have a more intimate baptism experience, you can be baptized after one of the weekend services.

    Weeknight Baptism: Occasionally we do baptisms during the week if this better fits your schedule.


    Homer Glen Campus
    Contact Jason Anhalt

    New Lenox Campus
    Contact Nathan Jones

    Orland Park Campus
    Contact Bill Platt
    708-478-7477, Ext. 261