Ash Wednesday Worship Opportunities

St. John Lutheran Church 7 p.m.

St. Berardine Catholic Church 8:30 a.m., 7:30 p.m.

First United Church of Christ 7:30 p.m. (pot luck at 6)

St. Luke Catholic Church 6:30, 8, and 9:15 a.m.; 4:00 and 7 p.m.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church 7 p.m.

Mid-week Lenten

St. John Lutheran Church Wednesdays at 7 pm

St. Bernardine Catholic Church Fridays at 7:30 pm

Living Word Christian Center Wednesdays at 6:30 pm

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Wednesdays at 7 pm

National Lutheran Schools Week

St. John Lutheran School will be observing National Lutheran Schools Week with several events. Call 366-2764 for information.

St. John hosts Walther choir

The Walther High School choir will give a concert of sacred music on Sunday, March 5 at 3:30 p.m. in the St. John Lutheran Church sanctuary. A free will offering will be taken. For information call 366-3226.

Spirit of life concert

The Friends of Music at St. John are sponsoring a Spirit of Life concert on Sunday, March 19, at 4:00 p.m. Call 366-3226 for information.

Soup for the soul

St. Bernardine Catholic Church will be holding Soup for the Soul sessions on Wednesday at 7:00 pm in the convent dining room. For information call 366-0839.

St. Joseph’s table

On Sunday, March 19, St. Bernardine Catholic Church will be hosting a St. Joseph’s Table from noon until 3:30 p.m. Call 366-0839 for information.

Ministers and mission conference

Living Word Christian Center is holding a Ministers and Mission Conference March 29-31. The public is welcome to attend the 7:00 pm sessions on Wednesday ” Friday. Ministers should call 771-8188 for information about the daytime sessions.

Invite a friend Sunday

First United Church of Christ is having an Invite a Friend Sunday on March 5. After worship there will be a brunch and an intergeneration Bible story telling experience. Call 771-8456 for information.

First United dinner

First United Church of Christ is holding its annual corn beef dinner on Saturday, March 11, from 5:30 till 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $9/$4. For information call 771-8456.

St. Pat at St. Luke

St. Luke Catholic Church is having a St. Patrick’s even in the school gym at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 18. Call 848-6547 for information.

Guest speaker at Chicagoland Christian Center

Eighty-eight year old minister to world leaders and member of Pat Robertson’s board of directors Harald Bredesen will be the guest speaker along with Joan Fitzgerald at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. at Chicagoland Christian Center. Call 707-7272 for information.

Once a month at Chicagoland Christian Center

Chicagoland Christian Center is kicking off a once a month series on Friday, March 24 at 7:00 p.m. with a healing service led by Egar Bailey, who was miraculously healed after being covered with burning tar. For information call 707-7272.

Mission trip to Thailand

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and the Thai Community have announced the dates for their annual mission trip to Thailand, October 25 through November 9. The trip will cost around $1600 including air fare will visit church related organizations in Bangkok and Phuket. Call 366-0058 for information.