Religion calendar, Nov. 9-16, 2018

Religion calendar, Nov. 9-16, 2018

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147th anniversary and homecoming program. 10 a.m. Sunday, Farmers Chapel Church, 414 Poland Road, Danville. The program is at 10 a.m. and a carry-in meal in dining area at 11:30 a.m.

Veterans Day Coffee. 9 to 10 a.m. Monday, St. Peter's United Church of Christ, 905 S. Russell St., C. Free. Call 356-3635.

Former Navy commander/evidentual medium Suzanne Giesemann. 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 15, J.T. and E.J. Crumbaugh Spiritualist Church, LeRoy. Tickets: $20 general public, $10 students. Book signing after program. Call 309-663-5638.

Operation Turkey Sandwich. Nov. 22, members and friends of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 2101 S. Prospect Ave., C, will gather to assemble, package and deliver lunches to people throughout Champaign-Urbana stuck working on Thanksgiving Day. Lunch assembly and delivery from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Information at or email


Spirit of the Holidays. 1 to 7 p.m. today and 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Arthur United Methodist Church, 128 E. Illinois St. Shop at the bazaar Friday evening; a spaghetti supper fundraiser will be served by the church youth group. Lunch, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Church fall bazaar. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Rankin United Methodist Church, Berquist Hall, 328 N. Main St., Rankin. Coffee and rolls 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.; lunch, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 397-2340.

Style show/luncheon. 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Danville Rescue Mission's gym, 834 N. Bowman Ave., Danville. Fundraiser for Dayspring shelter. Sponsored by Women's Auxiliary. Speaker: Salena Jones, director of the home. Tickets, $5. Register by today. Call 260-4324 or 274-7424.

Annual chicken and noodles dinner. 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Savoy United Methodist Church, 3002 W. Old Church Road. Carryout is available. Call 352-3993.

Benefit soup supper. 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Fellowship Hall, Osman. For Kade Nichols, a sixth-grader at Blue Ridge Intermediate School, who had two surgeries for a brain tumor. Free-will offering will be given to his family for expenses.

Annual spaghetti dinner. 5:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sacred Heart Church Hall, 210 N. Pine St., Villa Grove. A 50/50 raffle will be held and quilt raffle tickets available.

Drummer Boy Bazaar. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Immanuel Lutheran Church gym, 1930 N. Bowman Ave., Danville. Presented by the The Women's Guild of the church. Pulled pork lunch, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Proceeds benefit local charities and Lutheran missions.

Craft sale. 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 16 and 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 17, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1700 Crescent Drive, C. Call 417-3997 for more information.

Farmer City United Methodist Women Bake Sale. 8 to 11:45 a.m. Nov. 17, Sunshine Center, east door, Illinois. 54, Farmer City.

Food distribution:

— McKinley Food Pantry at Garden Hills. 4 to 6 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays of the month, Garden Hills Elementary School, 2001 Garden Hills Drive, C. Call 344-0297 or email

— Wesley Evening Food Pantry. Pantry hours, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. every Thursday in Rooms 48 and 50, Wesley Student Center United Methodist Church, 120 W. Green St., U. For information, or call 344-1120.

— St. Luke's food pantry. 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 17,St. Luke CME Church, 809 N. Fifth St., C. Call 356-4922 or email


Piano recital. 4 p.m. Sunday, Clinton Presbyterian Church, 402 N. Center St., Clinton. Featuring Ilia Radoslavov, head of the Keyboard Department at Illinois Wesleyan University. Free. Call 935-6178.

Duo Steiner-Hochwartner. 7 p.m. Wednesday, Clinton Presbyterian Church, 402 N. Center St., Clinton. The concert features Peter Steiner, trombone, accompanied by his fiancé, Constanze Hochwartner. Call 935-6178.


Bible study. 7 p.m. Thursday, Bible Education Center, Lincoln Square Mall, Urbana. Call 367-2100 or,

Workshop by Soul Care. 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 18, Arcadia Lumen Cafe at Lincoln Square Mall, Urbana. "Introduction to Enneagram, A Tool for Growth and Transformation" by Samuel Ogles of Christianity Today. Go to or call 607-6240.


Rescue Us Meeting. 6 to 8:30 p.m. every Friday, First Church of Christ, 503 N. Main St., Georgetown. Transportation and child care provided. Call 474-2306 or 274-0333.

Chanukah showcase. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Davis Chapel, Sinai Temple, 3104 W. Windsor Road, C; and in the Gift Shop, 4 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday,10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 18 and 4 to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 28. First Chanukah Candle is Dec. 2. Shop early. Call 351-8140.

Baha'i devotional program. 3:30 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Baha'i Center, 807 E. Green St. A potluck dinner and fellowship will follow. Call 202-9230.

Champaign-Urbana Christian Women's Connection Luncheon. 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Hilton Garden Inn, 1501. Neil St., C. Luncheon for all ladies. Tickets $17 at the door. Affiliated with Stonecroft Ministries. Call 649-1592 or 586-7026.

High-jacked. 7 p.m. Apostolic Life, 2107 N. High Cross Road, U. Designed to bring understanding to the factors that drive addictive behavior, "High-jacked" looks at addiction from a neurological viewpoint. Information:, or call 367-5433.

Blood drives. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 17, Living Hope Christian Church, 201 South Seminary St., Downs; 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 21, Paxton Church of Christ, 400 West Ottawa St., Paxton. Visit, call800-733-2767.

Stitch-a-thon. 3 to 5 p.m. Nov. 18, Bible Education Center at Lincoln Square, Urbana. Call 367-2100 or email for nformation.

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