Church Briefs: Sept. 27, 2018

September 28, 2018

Caldwell Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church

The worship service speaker at the Caldwell Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church at 11 a.m. Sunday will be the presiding prelate of the Mid-West Episcopal Area, Bishop Darryl B. Starnes, of Charlotte, N.C., and his wife, Camille Starnes, missionary supervisor.

This service is open to all.Bonfield First UMC chicken supper

The Bonfield First United Methodist Church is holding its annual chicken supper from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Bonfield Lions Hall.

There also will be a salad bar and homemade desserts. Dinners are $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 6-11 and free for children 5 and younger. Carryouts will be available.Rummage sale at Cabery

The Cabery Methodist Church, 105 S. Ames in Cabery, is having a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The sale will have items with low prices.Ford Iroquois Deanery Fall Gathering

The Ford Iroquois Deanery Council of Catholic Women Fall Gathering will be held on Saturday at Immaculate Conception Church in Gilman. The morning will begin with a 9 a.m. Mass in the church.

The theme of the day is “Show a Little Kindness.” The program will be about the Comfort Dog Ministry with Mahlah, the comfort dog. Lunch will be served by the Immaculate Conception CCW ladies.

The project of “Dress a Girl Around the World” continues. Completed dresses will be collected that day, and packets to sew over the fall and winter will be available.

All women of the Ford Iroquois Deanery are invited.Morning Star’s Mission Ministry Celebration

The Mission Ministry will celebrate its 90th year of serving the church and community at large. This year, the Men’s Ministry will join with the Mission Ministry in the special occasion.

All are welcome to join in the celebration at 10:45 a.m. Sunday. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Mark Kearse, of Cornerstone Baptist Church, York, Pa.Community Church of Holiness

The Community Church of Holiness, 481 N. Harrison Ave., Kankakee, will hold its Founder’s Appreciation and Birthday Services today through Sunday. The honoring apostle is Otha Ree “Marie” Burtis.

Service times and speakers are:

• 7 p.m. today: Speaker Bishop Lee Johnson, Chicago

• 11 a.m. Sunday: Speaker Apostle Tony Lusby, Chicago

• 4 p.m. Sunday: Speaker Pastor D. Brandon Shaw, Champaign

For more information, call 815-935-2924.Onarga United Methodist Church

Onarga United Methodist Church, 109 E. Seminary Ave. in Onarga, will hold its United Methodist Women meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday.Free supper at Risen Savior Lutheran Church

There will be a free supper from 5 to 6 p.m. Oct. 5 at Risen Savior Lutheran Church, 1881 W. Division, Manteno (west of Interstate 57 on 9000W Road).

All are welcome.Blessing of pets

In honor of St. Francis of Assisi, there will be a Blessing of Pets at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 7 during the 8:30 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. worship service at Central Christian Church, 310 Main St. NW (Illinois Route 102) in Bourbonnais.

Bring pets on a leash or in a carrier.

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