Churches & Synagogues: Oct. 13-19, 2013
The following houses of worship have submitted calendars for Sunday through Oct. 19.
Any Fairfield house of worship wanting to have its calendar for the week of Oct. 20-26 published in The Ledger Oct. 18 should provide information to the newsroom by 9 a.m. Thursday.
Calendars should be updated at least monthly 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.
Call 472-2116 for information.
2363 142nd Street
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 for all ages, 9 a.m.; fellowship with coffee and doughnuts, 9:45 a.m.; service, with worship, teaching, Kids Church, 10 a.m. Monday-Saturday: Foursquare Closet “free store,” 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday: square dance lessons, 7 p.m.; CPR class, 7 p.m. Tuesday: H.E.L.P.S. support group, 6 p.m.; exercise class, 7 p.m. Wednesday: Wednesday Connection, free meal, kids’ activities, adult Bible study, 5:30 p.m. Thursday: exercise class, 7 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 and 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; youth group, 7 p.m. Saturday: garage sale in gym, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.; Vishal Mangalwadi, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center’s Stephen Sondheim Center of the Performing Arts, 7:30 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.
FAITH UNITED METHODIST
394 E. Maple Ave., Libertyville
Bill and Ann Morehouse, pastors
Sunday: Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.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 with hostess Martha Cathey, 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. Saturday: American Baptist Women’s Ministries Fall Rally, Forest Lake Camp, 9 a.m.
FIRST CHRISTIAN (DISCIPLES OF CHRIST)
1905 Junction Road along Highway 1 South
Art Sathoff, pastor
Sunday: adult Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; fellowship time, 10:15 a.m.; worship, with Junior Church, 10:45 a.m.; farewell reception for Keevin and Marcia Koch, 2-4 p.m. Monday: elders meeting, 6:30 p.m.; deacons meeting, 7 p.m.; general board meeting, 7:30 p.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: complimentary meal, followed by Life Lesson Bible study, 6 p.m.
201 W. Briggs Ave.
Stacy Grau, pastor
Sunday: Global Outreach Sunday; worship, with guest preacher Winston Persaud from Wartburg Seminary, 9 a.m.; auction for ELCA World Hunger Water Project, following worship; adult forum led by Persaud, following worship. Wednesday: choir practice, 7 p.m.; basement work, 7 p.m. Thursday: carpool from the church to attend Fall Women’s Cluster 8 meeting, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Mediapolis. Saturday: basement work, 9 a.m.
200 S. Main St.
Joseph Phipps, pastor
Sunday: St. Andrews Sunday; Christian education meeting, 9 a.m.; worship committee meeting, 10 a.m.; worship, with Communion and St. Andrews Celebration, 10:30 a.m.; chicken casserole fundraising dinner by Presbyterian Women, following worship; 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.; no property committee meeting. Tuesday: AA meeting, noon; adult Bible study, 5 p.m.; AA meeting, 7 p.m. Wednesday: Presbyterian Women CT meeting, 4 p.m.; JOY Nite, 6 p.m.; Confirmation class, 6:30 p.m.; Chancel Choir rehearsal, 7:30 p.m.; AA meeting, 8 p.m. Thursday: 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, noon; youth choir, 1 p.m. Monday: nomination committee, 6:30 p.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: Foster Care Review Board, 8 a.m.; Centering Prayer, 4 p.m.; Habitat for Humanity, 5:30 p.m.; MOPS, 6-7:30 p.m. Friday: church bazaar, trash and treasure, food, crafts, 4-8 p.m.; tenderloin meal, 5 p.m. Saturday: church bazaar: coffee and rolls, trash and treasure, food, crafts, 8 a.m.-noon; Alive at Five, 5 p.m.
1601 S. Main St.
Mark Brase, pastor
Sunday: prayer service, 9 a.m.; “The Lutheran Hour,” KMCD, 9:05 a.m.; fellowship, 10 a.m.; Sunday school for all ages, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday: Good News Bible Study, 7 p.m. Wednesday: weekday school, 6:30 p.m.
NEW LIFE COMMUNITY FREE METHODIST
500 W. Washington Ave.
Holland Webb, pastor
Sunday: Bible study, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.m.; Bible study, 6 p.m. Thursday: Celebrate Recovery — dinner, 6 p.m., large group, 7 p.m. and small group, 8 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: United Methodist Women, 5:30 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.
ST. MARY ROMAN CATHOLIC
3100 W. Madison Ave.
Nick Adam, pastor
Sunday: Mass, 8 a.m.; KC breakfast, after Mass; RCIA, 8:30 a.m.; Mass, 10 a.m. Tuesday: Rosary, 4:45 p.m.; Mass, 5:15 p.m. Wednesday: Mass, SunnyBrook Assisted Living, 9 a.m.; Youth Faith Formation & Confirmation, 6-8 p.m.; choir rehearsal, 7 p.m. Thursday: Mass, The Oaks at Parkview Care Center, 9 a.m. Friday: Mass, 8:30 a.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.; preaching services, 10:45 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday: prayer meeting and Bible study, 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. Wednesday: prayer teams, 12:45 and 6 p.m.; Confirmation, 7 p.m. Thursday: sewing day, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.