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Father’s Day special

On June 17 New Harvest Christian Fellowship will be holding a special Father’s Day service at which they will give a gift to all fathers. Worship begins at 1:30 p.m. Call 788-2025 for information.

Guest speaker

Phillip Aguilar will be giving “life impacting” messages at the New Harvest Christian Fellowship at 7:30 p.m. on June 22 through June 24. He will speak on men’s issues on Saturday, June 23 at 10 a.m. For information call 788-2025.

Thai retreat

The Thai Community Church will be holding its annual retreat June 29 to July 1 near Starved Rock State Park. Call 630-972-1747 for information.

Tri-congregation event

Three Forest Park congregations-First United, St. Peter’s and St. Paul’s-will meet in the First United sanctuary at 10 a.m. on June 24 for a joint worship service, which will be followed by a picnic. For information call 771-8456.

Mission trip to Thailand

St. Paul’s and the Thai Community Church are leading a mission trip to Thailand from Oct. 31 to Nov. 13, during which participants will help build a church in a Hmong village, dialogue with Thai Christians and visit tourist sites. Call 366-0058 for information.

Habitat trip for youth

First United Church of Christ will sponsor a youth mission trip July 15 to July 21 to Rockford, Ill., to participate in a Habitat for Humanity build. Call 771-8456 for information.

Casino outing

St. Bernardine’s Women’s Club is sponsoring a trip to the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Ind., on June 14. Call 366-0839 for information.

Bingo extravaganza

The proceeds of the bingo extravaganza to be held in the St. Bernardine School basement on June 28 will benefit the school. Doors open at 6 p.m. Call 366-0839 for information.

July 4 worship

St. Bernardine Catholic Church will be holding a special Independence Day Mass on July Fourth at 9 a.m. For information call 366-0839.

Midweek services

During the summer, St. John Lutheran Church will be holding services on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. There will be a variety of musical styles including traditional, celebration and gospel. Call 366-3226 for information.

St. John schedule change

For the summer, St. John Lutheran Church will have only one service on Sunday, which will begin at 8:30 a.m. For information call 366-3226.