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Baptist week of prayer

Forest Park Baptist Church will hold its annual Week of Prayer Jan. 7 to Jan. 11. Call 366-5091 for more information.

School open house

St. Luke School, 519 Ashland Ave. in River Forest, will be having an open house on Jan. 27 from 10 a.m. till 12:30 p.m. For information call 366-8587.

Mardi Gras brunch

The St. Luke Religious Education Department is sponsoring a Mardis Gras brunch on Sunday, Feb. 3, in Waldron Hall from 10 a.m. till 12:30 p.m. Call Debi at 771-5959 for more information.

New Harvest guest speaker

Ignacio Torres will be the special guest speaker at New Harvest Christian Fellowship starting at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 25 and 26. Torres will speak again at 1:30 p.m. on Jan. 27. For more information call 788-2025.

Ash Wednesday services

First United Church of Christ: 7:30 p.m.

St. John Lutheran Church: 7 p.m.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church: Noon, 7:30 p.m.

St. Bernardine Catholic Church: 6:30 and 8:30 a.m.; 7:30 p.m.

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

Lenten Wednesday services

St. John Lutheran Church: 7 p.m.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church: Noon

Spaghetti dinner

First United Church of Christ will host a spaghetti dinner on Jan. 26. For more information call 771-8456.

Tri-congregation worship

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church and the Thai Community will be joining St. Paul’s Lutheran Church for a combined worship service at St. Paul’s at 10:30 a.m. on Feb. 3 followed by an international potluck. Call 366-0058 for more information.

Science and history fair

St. Bernardine School is hosting a science and history fair all day Jan. 19 in Fearon Hall. For more information call 366-6890.

Building fundraiser

Peace, Mercy and Charity Church is hosting a Praise Brunch every month this year in an attempt to raise money to purchase a church building. The first Praise Brunch is Jan. 19. Call (773) 931-1902 for more information.