Churches & Synagogues: May 5-11, 2013
The following houses of worship have made calendar changes for Sunday through May 11.
Any Fairfield house of worship wanting to have its calendar for the week of May 12-18 published in The Ledger May 10 should provide information to the newsroom by 9 a.m. Thursday.
Calendars should be updated weekly or monthly for the listing to appear in The Ledger. Updates can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, mailed to PO Box 110, Fairfield 52556 or dropped off at The Ledger office.
Call 472-2116 for information.
2363 142nd Street
John Benedict, pastor
Sunday: service, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday: Bible study, 6:30 p.m.
BIRMINGHAM UNITED METHODIST
150 E. Cheshire St., Birmingham
Peggy Ellingson, pastor
Sunday: worship, 9:15 a.m.; Sunday school, 10:30 a.m.; Small Church Initiative, Cantril, 1-4 p.m. Wednesday: UMW’s May Breakfast, Keosauqua United Methodist Church.
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 and Kids’ Church, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday: Ladies Bible study, 9-11 a.m.; prayer, noon. Wednesday: youth group, 7 p.m. Saturday: Saturday Night Service, 5:30 p.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.
FAITH UNITED METHODIST
394 E. Maple Ave., Libertyville
Peggy Ellingson, pastor
Sunday: Sunday school, 9:15 a.m.; fellowship, 10 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.m.; barbecued lunch, 12:30-2 p.m.; Small Church Initiative, Cantril, 1-4 p.m. Wednesday: UMW’s May Breakfast, Keosauqua United Methodist Church.
205 W. Broadway Ave.
James Wotherspoon, pastor
Chris Paul, youth pastor
Sunday: Communion Sunday; Sunday school, 9 a.m.; worship, 10:15 a.m. Monday: deacon board meeting, 5:30 p.m.; mission and evangelism board meeting, 5:30 p.m.; trustee board meeting, 6 p.m.; Christian education board meeting, 6:30 p.m.; worship board meeting, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday: adult prayer group and Bible study, 6:30 p.m.; high school and middle school youth groups, 6:30 p.m.; choir practice, 8:15 p.m. Thursday: S.A.L.T. group potluck and tour of Maasdam Barns, noon; Praise Team practice, 7 p.m.
FIRST CHRISTIAN (DISCIPLES OF CHRIST)
1905 Junction Road along Highway 1 South
Art Sathoff, pastor
Sunday: “I Wish Sunday”; Loving Hands offering; homebound Communion, 9 a.m.; adult Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; fellowship time, 10:15 a.m.; worship and Junior Church, 10:45 a.m. Monday: worship/evangelism committee meeting, 4:30 p.m. Wednesday: Bible study, 6 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: Bible study and prayer, Nazarene Family Center, 7 p.m.
201 W. Briggs Ave.
Stacy Grau, pastor
Sunday: Affirmation of Baptism Service, 9 a.m.; Sunday school, 10:15 a.m.; reception for Confirmands, 10:25 a.m. Wednesday: choir practice, 7 p.m.
200 S. Main St.
Joseph Phipps, pastor
Sunday: worship, 10:30 a.m.; AA, nonsmoking, 5 p.m. Monday: Christian education meeting, 4:30 p.m.; CoDA meeting, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday: AA, noon; adult Bible study, 5 p.m.; AA, 7 p.m. Wednesday: deacon’s meeting, 5 p.m.; bell choir rehearsal, 6:45 p.m.; Chancel Choir rehearsal, 7:30 p.m.; AA, 8 p.m. Saturday: AA, noon.
FIRST UNITED METHODIST
201 N. Court
Mark Haverland, interim pastor
Nate Nims, associate pastor
Sunday: worship, 8 a.m.; fellowship, 9 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship and Children’s Church, 10:35 a.m.; middle/high school UMYF, noon. Monday: UMW executive board, 2 p.m.; Boy Scouts, 7 p.m. Tuesday: WIC, 9 a.m.; Toastmasters, 7:45 p.m. Wednesday: breakfast and study, 6:45 a.m.; Low-Vision Group, 10 a.m.; after-school activities, 3:45 p.m.; Bible study, 4:10 p.m.; Confirmation, 6:30 p.m.; Chancel Choir rehearsal, 8 p.m. Thursday: Ruth Circle, 9:30 a.m.; Bible study, 10:30 a.m.; Centering Prayer, 4 p.m.; Hannah Circle, 7:30 p.m. Saturday: Alive at Five, 5 p.m.
NEW LIFE COMMUNITY FREE METHODIST
500 W. Washington Ave.
Holland Webb, pastor
Sunday: worship 10:30 a.m. Thursday: Celebrate Recovery dinner, 6 p.m.; Celebrate Recovery worship, 7 p.m.; Celebrate Recovery support/open share group meetings, 8 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: UMW, 5:30 p.m.; Packwood Trojans 4-H, 7 p.m.
SPIRITUS CHRISTI INDEPENDENT CATHOLIC
51 N. Court St.
Michael Adams, pastor
Edward Parkinson, assistant pastor
Sunday: Mass, 10:30 a.m.
STOCKPORT UNITED METHODIST
214 N. Main St., Stockport
Peggy Ellingson, pastor
Sunday: Small Church Initiative, Cantril, 1-4 p.m. Wednesday: UMW’s May Breakfast, Keosauqua United Methodist Church; Wednesday Evening, 5:30 p.m.; W.O.W./B.A.T.T.L.E., 5:30 p.m.
ST. MARY ROMAN CATHOLIC
3100 W. Madison Ave.
Stephen C. Page, pastor
Sunday: Mass, 8 and 10 a.m.; Chamber Singers of Southeast Iowa concert, 8 p.m. Tuesday: Mass, 5:15 p.m.; RCIA, 7 p.m. Wednesday: Rosary, 4:45 p.m.; Mass, 5:15 p.m.; middle and high school youth night, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday: Mass, 8:30 a.m.; Diocese Catechetical leader meeting, 1:30 p.m. Friday: Mass, 8:30 a.m. Saturday: confessions, 4 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.; preaching services, 10:45 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday: prayer meeting and Bible study, 7 p.m. Sunday morning bus service: 472-2208.
WORD OF LIFE LUTHERAN LCMC
2092 Libertyville Road
Chris Fiske, pastor
Sunday: outdoor worship service and picnic, Jefferson County Park Shelter No. 2, 10 a.m. Tuesday: Outreach team, 7 p.m. Wednesday: Wild Ones, 7:30-9:15 a.m.; music “Pickers,” 10 a.m.; prayer team, 12:45 p.m. and 6 p.m.