Religion calendar, June 20, 2014
To submit items for this calendar, visit news-gazette.com/living and click “Add an event” under the miniature calendar on the page. You must be logged in, then fill in the appropriate fields and submit. Deadline is noon Tuesday before Friday publication. Events Greg Strange, Christian comedian. 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Ogden United Methodist Church, 105 W. Main St. Evening of laughter and fellowship. Refreshments provided following the show. Love offering received. 369-7813. Parkinson’s Support founder honored. 10:30 a.m. service Sunday, Mount Vernon (Champaign) United Methodist Church, 2201 County Road 900 E., C. Chuck Arbuckle, retired farmer, former county board member and lifelong Mahomet resident, will be honored for his vision and persistence in the creation of the area-wide Parkinson’s Support group that has met at the United Methodist Church of Savoy since June 17, 2013. Chuck and Sue’s friends are invited to celebrate with them. 359-0196. Fundraisers/food Car wash. 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, 702 E. Mumford Drive, U. Help support New Jerusalem’s youth by getting your car washed for $6 or by donating. Money to go to the State Baptist General Congress of Christian Education. Music Mike and Kathy Brake Music Ministry. 10 a.m. Sunday, Shiloh United Methodist Church, 352 County Road 2700 N., Mahomet. Free-will offering. Fellowship to follow.Pre-anniversary musical. 6 p.m. Saturday, New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, 702 E. Mumford Drive, U. Featuring the New Riders of New Jerusalem, Deacon Raymond Bradford and Minister Cunningham, New Foundation Praise Ministry, Born Again from Restoration, Morning Star Freewill Male Chorus, New Freewill Baptist Mass Choir and more. Pre-anniversary event celebrating New Jerusalem’s pastor and wife’s, Pastor Willie L. Williams Jr. and Lady Michaela Williams, seventh anniversary at the church. Bach Vespers. 5 p.m. Sunday, First Presbyterian Church of Urbana, 602 W. Green St. First in a series of three free concerts/services of evening prayer that center around the sacred cantatas, choral motets and psalms of Johann Sebastian Bach. This new venture, the Urbana Bach Cantatas Project, is presented by the church, East Central Illinois Chapter of the American Guild of Organists and individual donors. It includes a professional choir, accompanied by an orchestra playing on period instruments from the 1700s. June 29 features soloists Katherine Buzard, Cynthia Bauder, William Hudson and Ricardo Sepulveda. Gospel music service. 5:45 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Chestnut Street Church of Christ, 709 E. Chestnut St., Hoopeston. Featuring Wayne Acton, special guest, at 5:45 p.m. with a singalong, with service following at 6 p.m. Gospel Servants Quartet. 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Bismarck First Church of Christ, 100 Maiden Lane, Bismarck. 759-7221. Miscellaneous Fifth Sunday Gathering. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, First United Methodist Church, 210 W. Church St., C. Join us for worship at 11 a.m.; followed by a picnic at noon in West Side Park. Our meal this Sunday will be pasta dishes. Fifth Sunday Gatherings also Aug. 31 and Nov. 30. Information: 356-9078. Summer street hockey. 3:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, through Aug. 7, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church ELCA, 2101 S. Prospect Ave. C. For ages fifth grade through high school. All are welcome. Outside in front parking lot of church. 352-1732.