Churches & Synagogues: March 2-8, 2014
The following area houses of worship have submitted calendars for Sunday through March 8.
Any congregation wanting to have its calendar for the week of March 9-15 published in The Ledger March 7 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.
514 W. Walnut St., Eldon
Dave Bowden, minister
Sunday: Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.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: baby shower for Brandi Rude.
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.; Sunday service, with worship and teaching, 10 a.m. Monday-Friday: Fairfield Foursquare Closet, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday: HELPS, 6 p.m.; Total Body Fitness exercise class, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday: Wednesday Connection — free meal, kids’ activities, youth activities and adult Bible study, 5:30 p.m. Thursday: Total Body Fitness exercise class, 6:30 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 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: Sunday school, 9 a.m.; worship, 10:15 a.m.; Awana, age 3 through fifth-grade, 4:15-6 p.m. Wednesday: middle school 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: Loving Hands Offering; homebound Communion, 9 a.m.; adult Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; fellowship time, 10:15 a.m.; worship, 10:45 a.m. Monday: evangelism/worship department meeting, 4:30 p.m.; Christian education department meeting, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday: Ash Wednesday service, 6 p.m. Saturday: game night for all ages, 5:30 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: meal, followed by Bible lesson, Nazarene Family Center, 6 p.m.
201 W. Briggs Ave.
Stacy Grau, pastor
Sunday: Transfiguration of Our Lord Sunday; worship, with Holy Communion, new member welcome and collection for The Lord’s Cupboard, 9 a.m.; fellowship, following worship; Sunday school, 10:15 a.m. Wednesday: Ash Wednesday service, with Holy Communion, 7 p.m. Saturday: Called Together in Mission, First Lutheran Church in Cedar Rapids, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
200 S. Main St.
Joseph Phipps, pastor
Sunday: Youth Sunday; worship, with Presbyterian youth leading the service, 10:30 a.m.; AA, nonsmoking, 5 p.m.; AA, nonsmoking, 5 p.m.; middle school/high school youth groups, 5:13 p.m. Monday: women’s Bible study, Sally Denney’s home, 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: simple supper, 5 p.m.; Ash Wednesday service, following supper; no JOY Nite; no Chancel Choir rehearsal; AA meeting, 8 p.m. Thursday: Gamma Circle, The Oaks at Parkview Care Center, 2 p.m.; Chamber Singers rehearsal, 6:30 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.; worship and children’s church, 10:35 a.m.; youth group, 5 p.m. Monday: blood drive, 2:30 p.m.; church council, 7 p.m.; Boy Scouts, 7 p.m. Tuesday: Buchanan Township voting in community room, 7 a.m.; WIC, 9 a.m.; family life committee, 7 p.m. Wednesday: Kids Club, 8 a.m.; Confirmation, 7 p.m. Thursday: Bible study, church library, 9 a.m.; Centering Prayer, 4 p.m. Saturday: Alive at Five, 5 p.m.
1601 S. Main St.
Mark Brase, pastor
Sunday: Transfiguration Sunday Divine Service, with Holy Communion, 9 a.m.; “The Lutheran Hour,” KMCD, 9:05 a.m.; fellowship, 10 a.m.; Sunday school for all ages, 10:30 a.m.; Family Fun Day, 3-5 p.m. Wednesday: soup supper, 6 p.m.; Ash Wednesday service, 7 p.m.
PRAIRIE VIEW UNITED METHODIST
27131 Highway 78, Ollie
Dave Peterson, pastor
Sunday: worship, with Communion, followed by fellowship, 9 a.m.; Sunday school, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday: Bible study, 9 a.m. Wednesday: Ash Wednesday service, Packwood Christian Church, 7 p.m.; Patriotic Panthers 4-H, 7 p.m. Saturday: Workday at Camp Courageous, details to be announced.
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. Wednesday: Healing and Solemn Benediction, 8 p.m. Thursday: Holy Eucharist, 9 a.m.
ST. MARY ROMAN CATHOLIC
3100 W. Madison Ave.
Nick Adam, pastor
Sunday: Mass, 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.; elementary faith formation, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; Silhouette Stations of the Cross rehearsal, 4:30-6 p.m. Tuesday: rosary, 4:45 p.m.; Mass, 5:15 p.m.; no RCIA; cantor meeting, 7 p.m.; Bible study, 7 p.m. Wednesday: Mass, 8:30 a.m.; youth faith formation, 6-8 p.m.; Mass, 7 p.m. Thursday: Mass, 8:30 a.m.; Eucharistic Adoration, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; council meeting, 7 p.m. Friday: Communion service, 8:30 a.m.; Stations of the Cross, 5:30 p.m. Saturday: confessions, 4:30-5 p.m.; vigil Mass, 5:30 p.m.
SUBURBAN HEIGHTS BAPTIST
401 S. 32nd St.
Ed Parker, pastor
Sunday: Bible-teaching Sunday school for all ages, 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, 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:15 a.m. Monday: Cub Scouts, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday: Shrove Tuesday, 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday: prayer team, 12:45 p.m.; Ash Wednesday service, with Holy Communion, 7 p.m. Thursday: Bible study, 7 p.m.