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Church Briefs: Aug. 9, 2018

August 9, 2018

Caldwell Chapel yard-refreshments sale

Caldwell Chapel AME Zion, 805 N. Evergreen Ave. in Kankakee, will have a yard-refreshments sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday.

The church is on the corner of Court Street and Harrison Avenue. In case of rain, the event will be held inside the church.

There will be household goods and children’s and adults’ clothing for sale. Some items will be free. Refreshments will include rib tips, chicken, hot dogs, hamburgers, brats, pop and chips.

For more information, call 815-939-1713.Food pantry

New Vision, 194 N. Entrance Ave., Kankakee, will be offering a food pantry from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday. It’s first-come, first-served. For more information, call 815-933-3155 or 815-386-4901.Shiloh Full Gospel Baptist Church

Shiloh Full Gospel Baptist Church, 945 S. Dearborn Ave. in Kankakee, will celebrate the church’s 107th year anniversary at 7 p.m. on Friday. The theme will be Romans 8:28: “And we know that all things work together for the good to them that love God, to them who are called according to his purpose.”

The Rev. Anthony Reed is pastor. The Rev. Tyler J. Prude will be the guest speaker.

There will be a fellowship picnic at noon on Saturday on the church grounds. The public is invited, beginning at noon.

The Rev. Marlon Mack, Spirit Home Baptist Church, of Gary Ind., will give the closing celebration at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday.Morning Star Baptist Church

Morning Star Baptist Church, 570 N. Harrison Ave. in Kankakee, will celebrate the church’s 90th year anniversary. The theme will be Ephesians 6:13: ”Therefore, put on every piece of God’s armor so you will be able to resist the enemy in the time of evil. Then, after the battle, you will still be standing firm.”

The Rev. Montele A. Crawford is pastor.

A community picnic and Gospel Fun Fest will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday on the church grounds.

There will be one worship service only at 11 a.m. on Sunday with the Rev. Steve Bland, of Liberty Temple in Detroit, Mich.

Shiloh is the oldest and first African-American church in Kankakee, which birthed additional churches, including Second Baptist, Morning Star, Zion Gate and Friendship Baptist Church.

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