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 Making Jesus the Center of Our Lives

Sunday Service

10 a.m. 

Nursery and Children's Church

10 a.m.

Church Address

750 Highview Drive

Antioch IL 60002

Phone: 847-395-4117

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Our History

A CVC History Timeline

The same year the White Sox won the pennant, and the average cost
of gasoline was 25 cents/gallon

. . . and these kinds of things happened in Antioch, Illinois:

August 20 1959_pig

. . . a Bible Study began.

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The couples initially met in the homes of the charter members. When they outgrew the homes, they met at the Odd Fellows Lodge above Gambles on Main Street. This is the building many of us remember as the old Sonshine Book Store.

8 20 1959-b

The new Antioch Evangelical Free Church members
chose a pastor then purchased four vacant lots
at the corner of Tiffany and Highview.

3a

11 12 1959b

A big thank you to the Charter Members:

3 Charter

It wasn't long before the new church outgrew the Odd Fellows Lodge.
Then moved again and planned their new church building.

4 Move to Emmons

10 27 1960_b2

 This groundbreaking ceremony was for the building of what we now
call the Annex. At the time, they called it a church/parsonage.

5 Groundbreaking for Annex

The church/parsonage was not only for worship services, 
the pastor and his family lived there also.

December 25, 1961

6 First Service Annex

Antioch Evangelical Free Church often advertised in the
Church Section of the Antioch News.

12 19 1963-b2

Construction on the brand new church building began ten
years after that first Bible Study.

7 Construction of church building

While the building was being built, it was often referred to as Noah's Ark.

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8 Dedication

February 1981

The current church parsonage was soon purchased. This is a picture of one of the first VBS events at the new church building.

5a

Additions were made and dedicated.

9 Dedication of additions

January 2002

Eighty acres were purchased at North Avenue & Deep Lake Road.

July 2004

Antioch Evangelical Free Church name was changed to CrossView Church.

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