Churches & Snyagogues: December 15-21, 2013
The following houses of worship have submitted calendars for Sunday through Dec. 21.
Any Fairfield house of worship wanting to have its calendar for the week of Dec. 22-28 published in The Ledger Dec. 20 should provide information to the newsroom by 9 a.m. Thursday.
A weekly or monthly calendar must be submitted for the listing to appear in The Ledger. Updates can be emailed to email@example.com, mailed to PO Box 110, Fairfield 52556 or dropped off at The Ledger office.
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2363 142nd St.
John Benedict, pastor
Sunday: service, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday: Bible study, 6:30 p.m.
1700 S. Main St.
James Cecil, pastor
Sunday: Sunday school classes for all ages, 9 a.m.; fellowship, with coffee and doughnuts, 9:45 a.m.; worship, teaching and Kids Church and youth program “A Christmas to Believe In,” 10 a.m.; holiday potluck, noon. Monday-Friday: The Foursquare Closet free store, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday: square dance class, 7 p.m. Tuesday: H.E.L.P.S., 6 p.m.; “Total Body Fitness” exercise class, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday: Wednesday Connection, free meal, kids’ and youth activities, adult Bible study, 5:30 p.m. Thursday: “Total Body Fitness” exercise class, 6:30 p.m.
1209 S. Sixth St.
Len Maselli, pastor
John Wilbur, associate pastor
Sunday: prayer, 7:15 a.m.; Donuts & Etc., 8 a.m.; worship, 8:15 a.m.; Donuts & Etc., 9:15 a.m.; Bible study, 9:40 a.m.; worship, with Kids’ Church, 10:30 a.m. Monday: kids’ Bible club, 6:15-7:30 p.m. Tuesday: women’s Bible study, 9:30-11 a.m.; prayer, noon. Wednesday: prayer, noon and 6 p.m.; youth group, 7 p.m. Saturday: Saturday Night Service, 5:30 p.m.
FAITH BAPTIST G.A.R.B.C.
806 W. Fillmore Ave.
Tom Cope, pastor
Sunday: Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.m.
FAITH CHRISTIAN OUTREACH
200 N. Main St.
Monte Knudsen, senior pastor
Rick and Mary Brecht, lay ministers
Erin Shriver and Jessica Porter, children’s ministries
Sunday: worship, with childcare for ages 6 weeks to 3 years and World Wide Kidz for prekindergartners through fifth graders, 10:30 a.m. Monday-Friday: the Rev. Knudsen on KMCD, 12:45 p.m.
205 W. Broadway Ave.
James Wotherspoon, pastor
Chris Paul, youth pastor
Sunday: Sunday school, 9 a.m.; worship, 10:15 a.m.; Awana for ages 3 through fifth-grade, 4:15-6 p.m. Tuesday: Maxine Bates Circle meeting with host Dorothy Rathbun, 1 p.m. Wednesday: middle and high school supper, 5:15 p.m.; middle school youth group, 6:15 p.m.; high school youth group, 6:30 p.m.; adult prayer group and Bible study, 6:30 p.m.; Chancel Choir practice, 8:15 p.m. Thursday: praise team practice, 7 p.m.
FIRST CHRISTIAN (DISCIPLES OF CHRIST)
1905 Junction Road along Highway 1 South
Art Sathoff, pastor
Sunday: Lord’s Cupboard offering; adult Sunday school, 9:15 a.m.; fellowship time, 10:15 a.m.; worship, 10:45 a.m. Wednesday: Bible study, 6 p.m. Thursday: soup supper, 5-6:30 p.m.
FIRST CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE
201 N. Fifth St.
Howard W. Innis, pastor
Sunday: Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday: community meal, 6 p.m.; Bible lesson, 6:45 p.m.
201 W. Briggs Ave.
Stacy Grau, pastor
Sunday: Third Sunday of Advent; children’s Christmas program, with Communion, followed by birthday party for Jesus, 9 a.m. Wednesday: choir practice, 7 p.m.
200 S. Main St.
Joseph Phipps, pastor
Sunday: worship, with youth Christmas program, 10:30 a.m.; sloppy joe fundraising dinner, following worship; Chamber Singers rehearsal, 12:30-3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.; AA, nonsmoking, 5 p.m.; middle school/high school youth groups, 5:13 p.m.; Chamber Singers concert, 8 p.m. Monday: women’s Bible study, 10 a.m.; CoDA meeting, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday: AA meeting, noon; adult Bible study, 5 p.m.; AA meeting, 7 p.m. Wednesday: PW CT meeting, 4 p.m.; JOY Nite swim night 6 p.m.; Chancel Choir rehearsal, 7:30 p.m.; AA meeting, 8 p.m. Saturday: AA meeting, noon.
FIRST UNITED METHODIST
201 N. Court
Todd Holman, pastor
Jessica Rockhold Gaul, associate pastor
Sunday: worship, 8 a.m.; fellowship, 9 a.m.; Sunday school classes, 9:30 a.m.; rehearsal for children’s Christmas program, 10:10 a.m.; worship and Children’s Church, 10:35 a.m.; youth group, 5 p.m.; youth choir, 6 p.m. Monday: WIC, 10:15 a.m. Tuesday: Toastmasters, 7:45 p.m. Wednesday: Kids Club, 8 a.m.; WIC, 9 a.m.; Confirmation, 7 p.m.; Chancel Choir rehearsal, 8 p.m. Thursday: centering prayer, 4 p.m.; Habitat for Humanity, 5:30 p.m.; M.O.P.S., 6-7:30 p.m. Saturday: Alive at Five, 5 p.m.
1601 S. Main St.
Mark Brase, pastor
Sunday: “Silent Night, Holy Night” children’s Christmas program, 9 a.m.; “The Lutheran Hour,” KMCD, 9:05 a.m.; congregational brunch, 10 a.m. Tuesday: Mothers’ Day Out Preschool Christmas program, 7 p.m. Wednesday: weekday classes, 6 p.m.; midweek Advent prayer service, 7 p.m. Thursday: Immanuel Lutheran Prekindergarten Christmas program, 7 p.m.
PRAIRIE VIEW UNITED METHODIST
27131 Highway 78, Ollie
Dave Peterson, pastor
Sunday: worship, followed by fellowship, 9 a.m.; Sunday school, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday: Bible study, 9 a.m. Wednesday: committee meetings – finance, church council and SPRC, 6:30 p.m.
SPIRITUS CHRISTI INDEPENDENT CATHOLIC
51 N. Court St.
Michael Adams, pastor
Edward Parkinson, assistant pastor
Sunday: Mass, 10:30 a.m. Second Wednesday of each month: Rosary, 6:15 p.m.; healing service, 7:30 p.m.
ST. GABRIEL AND ALL ANGELS LIBERAL CATHOLIC
300 E. Burlington Ave.
Thomas Miller, rector
Sunday: Holy Eucharist, 10:15 a.m. Tuesday: Holy Eucharist, 9 a.m. Thursday: Holy Eucharist, 9 a.m. Saturday: Holy Eucharist, 10:15 a.m.
SUBURBAN HEIGHTS BAPTIST
401 S. 32nd St.
Ed Parker, pastor
Sunday: Bible-teaching Sunday school for all ages, 9:45 a.m.; preaching services, 10:45 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday: prayer meeting and Bible teaching, 7 p.m.
WORD OF LIFE LUTHERAN LCMC
2092 Libertyville Road
Chris Fiske, pastor
Sunday: worship, with Holy Communion, 8 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:15 a.m.; worship, with Holy Communion, 10:30 a.m. Monday: Cub Scouts, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday: council meeting, 7 p.m. Wednesday: prayer team, 12:45 p.m.; Confirmation, 7 p.m. Thursday: Sewing Day, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.