Churches & Synagogues
The following houses of worship have submitted calendars for Sunday through Dec. 7.
Any Fairfield house of worship wanting to have its calendar for the week of Dec. 8-14 published in The Ledger Dec. 13 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.
Call The Ledger at 472-2116 for information.
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, 10 a.m.; young adult chili potluck party, 1 p.m. Monday-Saturday: 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’ activities, youth activities and 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 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 and 6 p.m.; annual Christmas party for all middle and high school students, 7-8:30 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
Erin Shriver and Jessica Porter,
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
304 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 quarterly opening exercises, 9 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:15 a.m.; old-fashioned hymn sing, 6:30 p.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: middle school/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: decorate the sanctuary for Christmas season, 8 a.m.
(DISCIPLES OF CHRIST)
1905 Junction Road
along Highway 1 South
Art Sathoff, pastor
Sunday: Loving Hands Offering Sunday. Homebound Communion, 9 a.m.; adult Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; fellowship time, 10:15 a.m.; worship,10:45 a.m. Wednesday: Bible study, 6 p.m
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: First Sunday of Advent; Lord’s Cupboard Offering Sunday; worship, with Holy Communion, 9 a.m.; coffee and conversation adult education class, 10:15 a.m. Wednesday: choir practice, 7 p.m. Thursday: Fairfield Area Community Theatre presents “The Best Christmas Play Ever,” 7 p.m. Saturday: SIEDA Angel Tree gifts due.
200 S. Main St.
Joseph Phipps, pastor
Sunday: worship, 10:30 a.m.; Christmas play rehearsal following worship; AA, nonsmoking, 5 p.m.; middle school/high school youth groups, 5:13 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.; Chamber Singers rehearsal, 6:30 p.m.; AA meeting, 7 p.m. Wednesday: JOY Family Nite, 6 p.m.; Christmas play rehearsal, 7:30 p.m.; Chancel Choir rehearsal, 7:30 p.m.; AA meeting, 8 p.m. Thursday: Gamma Circle at Frieda Dill’s home, 2 p.m.; chamber singers rehearsal, 6:30 p.m. Friday: Fairfield Area Community Theatre presents “The Best Christmas Play Ever,” 7 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: church council, 7 p.m.; Boy Scouts, 7 p.m. Tuesday: WIC, 9 a.m.; Toastmasters, 7:45 p.m. Wednesday: Kids’ Club, 8 a.m.; confirmation, 7 p.m.; chancel choir rehearsal, 8 p.m. Thursday: centering prayer, 4 p.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.; fellowship, 10 a.m.; adult Sunday school and children’s Christmas program practice, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday: weekday school, 6 p.m.; midweek Advent evening prayer service, 7 p.m.
NEW LIFE COMMUNITY
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 with Communion, followed by fellowship, 9 a.m.; Sunday school, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday: Patriotic Panthers 4-H, 7 p.m.
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.
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. to 2 p.m. Monday: no Mass. Tuesday: Rosary, 4:45 p.m.; Mass, 5:15 p.m.; Eucharistic minister training, 6:30 p.m.; Advent Bible study, 7-8:30 p.m.; RCIA, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday: Mass, 5:15 p.m.; youth faith formation at Parkview Care Center, 6:30-8 p.m.; youth choir practice, 8 p.m. Thursday: Mass, 8:30 a.m. Eucharist adoration, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; no parish council meeting. Friday: Mass, 8:30 a.m. Saturday: Helping Hands at Cookie Wall in hall, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; FACT presents “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever,” in the Hall, 3 p.m.; confessions, 4:30-5 p.m.; Vigil Mass, 5:30 p.m.; FACT presents “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever,” in the Hall, 7 p.m.
WORD OF LIFE LUTHERAN LCMC
2092 Libertyville Road
Chris Fiske, pastor
Sunday: worship with Holy Communion, 8 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:14 a.m.; worship, with Holy Communion, 10:30 a.m. Monday: Cub Scouts, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday: outreach team meets, 7 p.m. Wednesday: prayer teams, 12:45 p.m.; soup supper, 6-6:45 p.m.; Advent service, 7 p.m.