Religion Briefs for June 15, 2012
June 14, 2012 4:04PM
Rob MacNab gives Colin Jacob some fishing tips during the St. Bernard Men's Club's third annual fishing derby at the pond in front of the Homer Glen Church. | Supplied photo
Updated: July 16, 2012 6:29AM
Men’s Club Dinner: Temple Anshe Sholom, 20820 S. Western Ave., Olympia Fields, will have the annual congregation and men’s club dinner at 6 p.m. June 15. Officers will be installed and the adult choir will sing. Information: (708) 748-6010.
Cookout: Tinley Park United Methodist Church, 6875 W. 173rd Place, will have a cookout and silent auction noon to 2 p.m. June 16. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children. Information: (708) 532-2960 or www.tinleymethodist.org.
Block Party: First Presbyterian Church of Homewood, 17929 Gottschalk Ave., will host the Gottschalk Avenue Block Party 2 to 6 p.m. June 16 with an ice cream social at 4:30 p.m. Information: (708) 798-0490 or www.fpchw.org.
Flea Market, Antique Show: The 48th annual Marley Community Church Flea Market and Antique Show is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 16 at 12625 W. 187th St., which is two miles west of Wolf Road on 187th Street. Information: (815) 485-8587 or www.marleychurch.org.
Cookout: Tinley Park United Methodist Church, 6875 W. 173rd Place, will host a cookout and silent auction noon to 2 p.m. June 16. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. Information: (708) 532-2960 or www.TinleyMethodist.org.
Rummage Sale: St. Andrew’s Anglican Church, 18001 94th Ave., Tinley Park, will have a rummage sale 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 16 and 23. Information: (708) 614-7404.
Rummage Sale: United Church of Christ, 2500 E. 223rd St., Sauk Village, will have a rummage sale 7 a.m. to noon June 16. Information: (708) 758-6700.
Waffle Breakfast: Trinity Lutheran Church, 97th Street and Brandt Avenue, Oak Lawn, will host a waffle and sausage breakfast 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. June 17. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for children. Information: (708) 422-0193.
VBS: Christ Lutheran Church, 14700 S. 94th Ave., Orland Park, will host Vacation Bible School, “Amazing Desert Journey: Where Jesus Leads Us Home,” 9 a.m. to noon June 18 to 22. Fee is $10 per child. Registration: www.christlutheranorland.com
Vacation Bible School: Lighthouse Fellowship, 8128 W. Lincoln Highway, Frankfort, is offering a free Vacation Bible School 6 to 9 p.m. June 18 to 22. Information: (815) 469-0611 or www.yourlighthouse.org.
Vacation Bible School: Zion Lutheran Church in Beecher will have Vacation Bible School, “Amazing Desert Journey,” 9 to 11 a.m. June 18 to 23. Registration: (708) 946-2271.
Vacation Bible School: Christ Lutheran Church in Orland Park, 14700 S. 94th Ave., will offer Vacation Bible School, “Amazing Desert Journey: Where Jesus Leads Us Home,” 9 a.m. to noon June 18 to 22. Fee is $10 per child. Registration: (708) 349-0431 or www.christlutheranorland.com.
Vacation Bible School: Calvary Church, 16100 S. 104th Ave., Orland Park, is offering a free program for ages 4 to 12 9 a.m. to noon June 18 to 22. The program, “Sky: Everything Is Possible With God,” includes Bible-learning activities, songs, team-building games, crafts and making treats. Information: (708) 429-2200 or www.calvaryop.org/vbs.
Vacation Bible School: The puppet team of First United Reformed Church of Oak Lawn, 94th Street and 54th Avenue, is hosting Vacation Bible School 9:15 a.m. to noon June 18 to 22. Registration: (708) 424-2238 or www.oaklawnurc.org.
Psalm Celebration: First Presbyterian Church of Homewood, 17929 Gottschalk Ave., will have “A Psalm Celebration” 7 to 8:30 p.m. June 18 to 21. The daily events include worship, music and workshops for youths and adults. Cost is $5 per person with a $15 family maximum. Registration: (708) 798-0490.
Vacation Bible School: Ashburn Baptist Church, 15401 Wolf Road, Orland Park, offers Vacation Bible School, “Bug Zone,” 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. June 18 to 22. The event for ages 4 through eighth grade is free of charge. Information: (708) 403-1363 or www.ashburnbaptist.com.
Hot Dog: Thornton United Methodist Church, 712 Chicago Road, Thornton, will host its monthly funding ministry dinner 5 to 7 p.m. June 20. Hot dogs, bratwursts or Italian sausage with coleslaw, potato salad, beverage and dessert will be served. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for ages 3 to 10. Carry-outs will be available. Information: (708) 877-5541.
Meal Packing: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 295 Sauk Trail, Frankfort, will host a mobile packing event for Feed My Starving Children June 22 and 23. More than 100,000 meals for children around the world will be packed by volunteers. Information: www.goodshepherdfrankfort.org/mobilepack.
Old Campground Festival: United Methodist Church of New Lenox, 339 W. Haven Ave., will host its 37th annual Old Campground Festival 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 23. The event includes arts and crafts vendors and outdoor entertainment. Information: (815) 485-8271.
Garage Sale: Trinity Lutheran Church, 97th Street and Brandt Avenue, Oak Lawn, will have a garage sale and flea market 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 23. Tables are available for $10. Information: (708) 422-0193.
Homecoming Fair: St. Joseph Catholic Church, 416 N. Chicago St., Joliet, will have its annual homecoming fair 5 to 11 p.m. June 23 and noon to 10 p.m. June 24. The event includes bingo, raffles, booths, children’s activities, food, beverages, entertainment and a polka Mass. Information: (815) 727-9378.
Parish Reunion: Incarnation Parish will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a Mass celebrated by Cardinal Francis George at 11 a.m. June 24 followed by a reception. Information: (708) 597-3180.
Film: Lifetree Cafe will present the film “Why, God?” at 7 p.m. June 24 at the Edge Coffee House, 1366 Main St., Crete. Information: (708) 672-5400 or email@example.com.
Vacation Bible School: St. John’s United Church of Christ, 11100 Second St., Mokena, will host Vacation Bible School, “Amazing Wonders Aviation,” 5:30 to 8 p.m. June 24 to 28. Cost is $15 per child or $35 per family. Registration: (708) 479-5123 or www.stjohnsmokena.org.
Environment: The fourth annual Interfaith Day of Prayer to Heal and Renew the Environment is 4 p.m. June 24 at the Cal Sag Waterfall in Blue Island. A participatory ritual of spiritual cleansing and renewal for the water, land and air is planned. Information: The Rev. Rod Reinhart, (708) 528-9862 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Genealogical Meeting: The Illiana Jewish Genealogical Society meets at 2 p.m. June 24 at Congregation Am Echad, 160 Westwood Drive, Park Forest, for a program, “Dear Dad, I Love You.” People can bring pictures and share memories of their fathers. Cost for non-members is $2. Information: ijgs.home.comcast.net.
Fashion Show: Christian Concepts International Ministries, 19600 Glenwood Road, Chicago Heights, will host a fashion show by designer Brittney Anderson presenting her collection B. Chantel Designs at 6 p.m. June 24. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 7 to 12. Information: www.bchanteldesigns.blogspot.com.
Vacation Bible School: St. John Lutheran Church, 4247 W. 183rd St., Country Club Hills, will host Vacation Bible School 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 25 to 29. The theme is “Babylon: Daniel’s Courage in Captivity.” Registration: (708) 798-4131.
Health Fair: The 22nd District of the Chicago Police Department and the Beverly-Morgan Park Community of Churches will have a health fair June 26 at Bethany Union Church, 1750 W. 103rd St. Information: Diane Nowak, (708) 385-0132.
Summer Services: Temple Anshe Sholom, 20820 S. Western Ave., Olympia Fields, begins summer services June 29 in the Sukkah Garden, weather permitting. Information: (708) 748-6010.
Market Fair: St. Mark Lutheran Church, 11007 S. 76th Ave., Worth, will host an outdoor market fair 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. the last Saturday of each month. Food and free blood pressure screenings will be available. Information: (708) 444-1720 or (708) 233-6751.