Churches & Synagogues: August 29, 2014
The following area houses of worship have submitted calendars for Sunday through Sept. 6.
Any congregation wanting to have its calendar for the week of Sept. 7-13 published in The Ledger Sept. 5 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 Fairfield Ledger; listings are not perpetually printed.
Updates can be emailed to email@example.com, mailed to PO Box 110, Fairfield 52556 or dropped off at The Ledger office.
Call The Ledger at 472-2116 for information.
2363 142nd St.
John Benedict, pastor
Sunday: service, 10:30 a.m. Thursday: Bible study, 6:30 p.m.
The historic church on the hill along J40/Bentonsport Road, Bentonsport
Sunday: service, 9 a.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 and teaching, 10 a.m. Monday-Friday: Fairfield Foursquare Closet “The Free Store,” 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday: Agapeland and church office closed for Labor Day. Tuesday: HELPS, 6 p.m.; children’s fitness class, 5:30 p.m. Thursday: children’s fitness class, 5:30 p.m.
1209 S. Sixth St.
Len Maselli, pastor
John Wilbur, associate pastor
Sunday: prayer, 7:30 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: office closed. Wednesday: prayer, noon and 6 p.m.; youth group, 7 p.m. Saturday: Surrender Concert, Central Park, 8-10 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 Kids for prekindergartners through fifth-graders, 10:30 a.m. Monday-Friday: the Rev. Knudsen on KMCD, 12:45 p.m.
205 W. Broadway Ave.
Charles Comfort, interim pastor
Chris Paul, youth pastor
Sunday: Promotion Sunday; Sunday school opening exercises, 9 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:15 a.m.; college-age class, 11:45 a.m. Monday: office closed. Wednesday: middle school and high school youth groups, 6:30 p.m.; adult Bible study and prayer group, 6:30 p.m. Thursday: SALT group potluck, noon; praise team practice, 7 p.m. Saturday: church retreat, Forest Lake Camp, noon Saturday to noon Sunday.
FIRST CHRISTIAN (DISCIPLES OF CHRIST)
1905 Junction Road along Highway 1 South
Sunday: fellowship, 10:15 a.m.; worship, 10:45 a.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: meal, followed by Bible lesson, Nazarene Family Center, 6 p.m.
201 W. Briggs Ave.
Stacy Grau, pastor
Sunday: worship, with Holy Communion, followed by congregational meeting, 9 a.m. Wednesday: First Wednesday Worship, with Holy Communion, 7 p.m.; choir practice, 7:30 p.m. Thursday: devotions at SunnyBrook Assisted Living, 11 a.m.
200 S. Main St.
Joseph Phipps, pastor
Sunday: Jazz service, 9:30 a.m.; AA, nonsmoking, 5 p.m.; middle school and high school youth groups, 5:13 p.m. Monday: office closed. Tuesday: AA meeting, noon; adult Bible study, 5 p.m.; Chamber Singers auditions, 6:30 p.m.; AA meeting, 7 p.m. Wednesday: adult Bible study, 10:30 a.m.; JOY Family Nite, 5:30 p.m.; AA meeting, 8 p.m. Saturday: AA meeting, noon.
FIRST UNITED METHODIST
201 N. Court St.
Todd Holman, pastor
Jessica Rockhold Gaul,
Sunday: worship, 8 a.m.; fellowship, 9 a.m.; adult Sunday school classes, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:35 a.m. Monday: office closed. Tuesday: WIC, 9 a.m. Wednesday: Chancel Choir rehearsal, 8 p.m. Thursday: Bible study, 9 a.m. Saturday: Alive at Five, 5 p.m.
1601 S. Main St.
Mark Brase, pastor
Sunday: Divine service, with Holy Communion, 9 a.m.; “The Lutheran Hour,” KMCD, 9:05 a.m.; adult Sunday school, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday: weekday school and catechesis class, 6:30 p.m.
PRAIRIE VIEW UNITED METHODIST
27131 Highway 78, Ollie
Dave Peterson, pastor
Sunday: worship, followed by fellowship, 9 a.m. Tuesday: Bible study, 9 a.m. Wednesday: prayer meeting, 7 p.m.
SPIRITUS CHRISTI INDEPENDENT CATHOLIC
51 N. Court St.
Michael Adams, pastor
Edward Parkinson, assistant pastor
Sunday: Mass, 10:30 a.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. Wednesday: Healing and Solemn Benediction, 8 p.m. Thursday: Holy Eucharist, 9 a.m. Saturday: Holy Eucharist, 10:15 a.m.
ST. MARY ROMAN CATHOLIC
3100 W. Madison Ave.
Nick Adam, pastor
Sunday: Mass, 9 a.m. Monday: office closed. Wednesday: first day of 4-year-old preschool class; schola practice, 6 p.m. Thursday: first day of 3-year-old preschool class; Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; parish council meeting, 7 p.m. Friday: Mass, 8:30 a.m. Saturday: confessions, 4:30-5 p.m.; Mass, with Sister Ann Marie Dunn and a blessing of Catechists, 5:30 p.m.
SUBURBAN HEIGHTS BAPTIST
401 S. 32nd St.
Ed Parker, pastor
Sunday: Bible-teaching Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; 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 9 a.m.; adult Bible study, 10 a.m. Tuesday: outreach team, 7 p.m. Wednesday: confirmation, 7 p.m.