Holy Week community services; Faith United Methodist; Kids Against Hunger; Maxine Bates Circle
Churches hosting Holy Week community services
Fairfield churches will host Holy Week community services beginning Monday.
The service will be at noon each day, with a light lunch following.
First Lutheran Church will host the service and lunch Monday.
First Presbyterian Church will host the service and lunch Tuesday.
Fairfield Friends Church will host the service and lunch Wednesday.
St. Mary Catholic Church will be the host of the service and lunch on Thursday.
Word of Life will be the host of the service and lunch on Friday.
A freewill donation will be accepted to help raise funds for the Fairfield Area Ministerial Association’s transient fund.
Those attending the service who need to return to work can go to the front of the lunch line.
Potato/taco bar set Sunday at Libertyville church
LIBERTYVILLE — Faith United Methodist Church in Libertyville will host a potato/taco bar fundraiser following the 10:30 a.m. worship service Sunday.
The potato/taco bar is set to be open from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Freewill donations will be accepted. Proceeds will benefit the youth.
Volunteers pack meals for Kids Against Hunger
About 110 volunteers packaged 27,000 meals during the Kids Against Hunger meal packing event Sunday at Word of Life Lutheran Church.
The group also received 49 pounds of food to donate to The Lord’s Cupboard.
The latest day of packing raised the total number of meals packed by the local team since September 2012 to 108,594.
The local Kids Against Hunger team includes First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Fairfield Friends Church, First Presbyterian Church and Word of Life Lutheran Church, all in Fairfield, and Faith United Methodist Church in Libertyville.
“We would love to have others join us,” said Don Henderson, one of the organizers, adding that any of the team churches can be contacted for information.
Henderson thanked all the volunteers who gave their Sunday to help pack the meals.
Maxine Bates Circle meeting
Maxine Bates Circle of First Baptist Church will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday.
The women will be tying a quilt, cutting greeting crds and cleaning the kitchen.
Those attending are asked to bring scissors.
Mildred Edmund and Aurelie Burns will be hostesses.