Religion calendar, Oct. 13-19, 2017

Religion calendar, Oct. 13-19, 2017

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Rosary rally. Noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church, 100 Church St., Thomasboro. Held outside the church. Call Christine Walsh at 217-840-6749.

Light of Unity Festival: Interactive Celebration of the Birth of Baha'u'llah. 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Baha'i Center in Urbana, 807 E. Green St., U. Call 217-337-1808.

Christian College Fair. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, Judah Christian School gymnasium, 908 N. Prospect Ave., C. Financial aid presentation at 7 p.m. Email to register for presentation.

Marriage Restored weekend. Oct. 20-22, Indianapolis. A nonrefundable registration fee of $75 is required. Go to, call 317-506-5541 or email

Reformation Heritage Festival. 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 22, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 2101 S. Prospect Ave., C. Email


Disaster relief concert. 7 p.m. today, First United Methodist Church, 210 W. Church St., C. Donations accepted at the door to benefit the United Methodist Committee on Relief.

Food distribution:

— Wesley Food Pantry at Parkland College. 10 a.m. to noon first and third Saturday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Wednesday, at Parkland College, M Building, Room M-138, northwest side of the campus across from the planetarium, Champaign. Open to public. Call 217-344-1120, or email

— Wesley Evening Food Pantry. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. every Thursday, Rooms 48 and 50, Wesley Student Center United Methodist Church, 120 W. Green St., U. Additionally, college students-only pantry hours, 3 to 5 p.m. first Monday of the month; student ID required. For information, or call 344-1120.

Arts and Crafts Bazaar. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Holy Cross Parish Center, 405 W. Clark St., C. Hot lunch for purchase, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday.Open, noon to 6 p.m. Oct. 16-31, Trinity Lutheran Church, 701 E. Florida Ave., U. Call 217-367-8923.

Praise Fest and Dessert Auction. Thursday, Bremer Conference Center, Danville Area Community College, 2000 E. Main St., Danville. Doors open at 6 p.m. to bid on desserts. Concert at 6:30 p.m. Call 217-497-5751.

Annual Chili and Soup Supper and Bazaar. 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 21, Union Corner United Methodist Church, 14158 Perrysville Road, Danville. Free-will offering. Call 217-442-5759, 217-497-5764.

Annual chicken noodle dinner/veterans dinner. 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 21, St. Peter's United Church of Christ, 905 S. Russell St., C. Carry-outs available. Call 217-356-3635 or

Chicken and noodles dinner. 4:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 21, Savoy United Methodist Church, 3002 W. Old Church Road, C. Carry-outs available. Call 217-352-3993 or

Spaghetti supper. 5:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 21, Sacred Heart Parish Hall, 208 N. Pine St., Villa Grove. Sacred Heart Quilters will raffle a handmade quilt. Raffle tickets available.


Reformation 500 Hymn Festival. 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Grace Lutheran Church, 313 S. Prospect Ave., C. Free admission with free-will offering. A reception will follow. Call 217-356-6232.

1662 Choral Evensong. 4 to 4:45 p.m. Oct. 22, Emmanuel Memorial Episcopal Church, 208 W. University Ave., C. Free. Call 217-352-9827.


Seminar series. 11 a.m. to noon Sunday, Fellowship Hall, First Presbyterian Church of Urbana, 602 W. Green St. The six-week series, "The Arc of Human History: Challenges to Sustainability." Call 217-367-8357, email


Friday Forum. Noon to 1 p.m. Fridays through Nov. 10, University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St., C. Fall series, "Building a Better Environmental Movement-2017."

— "One Barrier Too Many: Understanding What It Means To Bicycle in Black and Latino Communities," Oct. 13.

— "The Displacement of Environmental Justice," Oct. 20.

For information, call 217-337-1500 or

Taste of Seminary Lecture series. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Oct. 24. Stratford Park Bible Chapel, 2801 W. Kirby Ave., C. Coffee and dessert provided. Call 365-9005.


At The Cross. 7 p.m. Saturday, Countryside United Methodist Church, 1807 County Road 1000 N., U. Contact Jamie Essien at

Weekly devotions. 10:30 a.m. Sundays, Baha'i Center, 807 E. Green St., U. Meet and greet time at 10:10 a.m. Call 217-355-6557 or 217-337-1808.

Martin Luther film. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, AMC Village Mall 6 Theater, Danville. Trinity Lutheran Church, Danville, is offering the opportunity to the public to see the latest movie about Martin Luther. A required number of tickets must be sold before the movie will be shown. Purchase tickets at Call 217-446-4300.

Film showing. 2 p.m. Tuesday, McKinley Foundation, Living Room, first floor, 809 S. Fifth St., C. "Rosenwald," a story about the Jewish philanthropist Julius Rosenwald. Free.

Pub Theology. 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Jupiter's at the Crossing, 2511 Village Green Place, C. During Pub Theology, we gather at a local bar to talk about matters of faith over an adult beverage or two. Bring money for food and drinks. Call 217-356-6232.

Champaign-Urbana Christian Women's Connection Luncheon. Noon Oct. 24, Hilton Garden Inn, 1501 S. Neil St. C. Luncheon for all ladies in the area. Tickets $17 at the door. Call 217-621-4245.

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