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CROP walk

The CROP Hunger Walk will kick off at 2 p.m. from Pilgrim Congregational Church on Lake Street on Sunday, May 6. Last year the event raised $55,000 to feed people in our area and around the world. Call Tom Holmes at 366-0058 for information.

Women’s retreat

The Women’s Fellowship at First United Church of Christ will be holding a one day retreat on April 28. Call 771-8456 for information.

 Anniversary party

First United Church of Christ will be celebrating 20 years of ministry together with Rev. Cliff DiMascio on Sunday, April 29, at 2 p.m. For information call 771-8456.

 Mother-daughter luncheon

The mothers and daughters of First United Church of Christ will be having a luncheon on Saturday, May 12. Call 771-8456 for information.

St. B confirmation

Bishop George Rassas will be presiding at the Rite of Confirmation at St. Bernardine Catholic Church on Friday, April 20, at 7:30 p.m. For information call 366-0839.

Youth mass

St. Bernardine Catholic Church will be holding a youth mass at 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 22. Call 366-0839 for information.

Texas hold ’em tournament

The St. Luke Catholic Church Men’s Club will be hosting a Texas hold ’em tournament in Waldron Hall starting with registration at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 21. Buy-in is $60. For information call Todd at 771-0879, Chris at 366-2918 or Scott at 771-0596.

School registration

St. Bernardine School on Thursday, April 26 will open student registrations from 3 p.m. till 7 p.m. Call 366-6890 for information.

Cinco de Mayo

St. John Lutheran School will be holding a Cinco de Mayo celebration on Friday, May 4 at 10 a.m. For information call 366-2764.

St. John music celebration

A newly commissioned work by Carl Schalk will be debuted by the St. John Adult Choir at the church on Sunday, April 29 at 4 p.m. All the choirs at St. John will perform during the concert. For information, call 366-3226.

Blood drive

There will be a blood drive at St. John Lutheran Church on Sunday, April 22 from 9 a.m. till 11:30 a.m. Call Hertha Holstein at 383-3592 for information.

Final coffeehouse

The Celebrate Jesus Coffeehouse will have an open mic program on Saturday, April 14 in the St. John gym starting at 7:30 p.m. The coffeehouse program will cease after this last performance. Call 366-3226 for information.

Thai speaker

The Rev. Dr. Pradit Takoengrangsarit, the president of Payap University in Chiang Mai, Thailand, will be preaching at the 4:30 p.m. service of the Thai Community Church on Sunday, April 22. For information call Pastor Pongsak at 773-380-2834.

Baptist spiritual emphasis

Dr. Jim Renke will speak on Christian living at special services on Friday, April 27 at 7 p.m., Saturday evening, April 28 at 7 p.m., and Sunday, April 29 at 10:45 a.m. For information call 366-5091.