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CHURCH BULLETINS: Pray for those serving in military

On the third Friday of each month, all are invited to devote an hour to pray for those who wear our uniforms.

Come on Friday, July 19, to pray in the St. Mary Immaculate Adoration Chapel at 6 p.m.

It is one way the church’s Military Ministry provides spiritual support to military families who have loved ones currently deployed and to remember those who are giving and have given so much of themselves through their unselfish service to our country.

For further information, please contact Maria Prekop at (312) 259-6851 or or Donna Hoban at (815) 254-0622 or

St. Mary Immaculate Parish is located at 15629 S. Illinois 59 in Plainfield. For more information, visit or call (815) 436-2651.

Pork dinner being served Aug. 3

Coal City United Methodist Church, located at 6805 E. McArdle Road, Coal City, invites the community to its “Hallelujah” Pork Dinner on Saturday, Aug. 3.

From 4 to 7 p.m., the church will be serving tender & juicy slow-grilled pork roast, mashed potatoes & gravy, coleslaw, corn, green beans, bread, assorted desserts, coffee, iced tea and lemonade.

Tickets will be sold at the door. The cost is $10 for ages 13 & older, $6 for children ages 6-12, and free for children ages 5 & under. Carry-outs will be available.

All proceeds from the “Hallelujah” Pork Dinner will go to the church’s building fund.

Give Away Day Aug. 3 in Lisbon

West Lisbon Church will be having its 4th annual “Give Away Day” from 8 a.m. to noon on Aug. 3.

There will be clothes (baby through adult sizes), shoes, kitchen/household items, linens, baby items, toys, holiday decorations, and so much more. There is no admissions charge for this event and the public is free to take what they need.

Any questions, call the church office at (815)736-6331.

Blood drive is Aug. 3 in Minooka

A Community Blood Drive will be held from 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 3.

Call John Bukowski at (815) 521-1970 for an appointment or sign up on line at or e-mail john at

Walk- ins are welcome; appointments are appreciated. All donors will receive a $7 Oberweis gift card.

Enjoy a Taste of West Lisbon

West Lisbon Church would like to invite everyone to its Taste of West Lisbon on Sunday, Aug. 4.

From 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., enjoy a variety of foods — from main dishes to desserts, from snacks to Norwegian delicacies…The list is endless.

And what is planned for the kids? Our Kid’s Corner will include a moon walk, a clown performer and yard games.

All donations received will be given to our Building Fund. 

West Lisbon Church is located 2 ½ miles west of the village of Lisbon at 14381 Joliet Road. For more information, call (815) 736-6331.

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