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Lenten fish fry
to be held today

MORRIS – The Immaculate Conception School Sports Committee will hold its annual Lenten fish fry from 5 to 7:30 p.m. today in the Dr. Connor Gym. Cod and smelt dinners are available along with coleslaw, bread and a dessert. Pizza, fish and fries are available as part of a kids meal. Carry outs are available. Tickets will be sold at the door. All profits are used to benefit the I.C.S. sports program. 

Peace Chapel Easter egg hunt set this weekend
MORRIS – The Peace Chapel church will host an Easter egg hunt from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.
The hunt will feature 10,000 eggs. The hunt will be at the church, 852 School St. in Morris.

Morris church to hold Easter egg hunt
MORRIS – Living Water Church of the Nazarene will be hosting its annual Easter Surprise at 9 a.m. Saturday. This event will be rain or shine at its new location, 118 E. Jefferson St. in Morris. The hunt is open to infants through sixth-graders, all you need to bring is your basket.

Men’s Club Pancake Breakfast to be held
MORRIS – The Men’s Club Pancake Breakfast will be from 7 to 11 a.m. Sunday at Immaculate Conception Parish in Morris.
The breakfast is all you can eat and includes pancakes, sausage, biscuits and gravy, and fruit toppings for pancakes.
A donation is requested at the door. The breakfast will be in the Dr. Connor Gym at Immaculate Conception School, 505 E. North St. in Morris.

Morris church to
celebrate Holy Week

MORRIS – The First United Methodist Church of Morris, 118 W. Jackson St., invites you to join them for their Holy Week activities. 
Maundy Thursday, April 17, “Come & Go” Communion from 5 to 7 p.m. Good Friday Tenebrae Service, April 18, at 7 p.m. There will be a Prayer Vigil held starting after the Good Friday Service and continuing until the Easter Sunrise Service. Our Chancel Choir will present the Easter Cantata “Followers of the Lamb,” April 19 at 6 p.m. and April 20 at 9 a.m. Easter Sunrise Service is Sunday, April 20, at 7 a.m. followed by an Easter breakfast. An Easter Celebration Service with special music will be April 20 at 10:30 a.m. All are welcome to join them to celebrate the resurrection of our Savior, Jesus Christ.

Coal City Community Holy Week Services to be held
COAL CITY – Coal City United Methodist Church, Ignite Christian Church, First Baptist Church and New Hope Presbyterian Church, all of Coal City, invite the community to join them for special Community Holy Week Worship Services for Maundy Thursday and Good Friday.
A Community Maundy Thursday Service will be at First Baptist Church, at 4470 E. Route 113, at 7 p.m. Thursday. Rev. Finefield, representative of New Hope Presbyterian Church, will be preaching.
A Community Good Friday Service will be held at Ignite Christian Church, 301 S. Broadway, at 7 p.m., April 18. Dr. Thomas R. Logsdon, pastor of Coal City United Methodist Church, will be preaching.
Everyone is welcome and invited to attend these special services.

Morris Baptist church to celebrate Holy Week 
MORRIS – On Palm Sunday, April 13, First Baptist Church will have an 8 a.m. early service, 9:30 a.m. Sunday School and a 10:45 a.m. late service. Following the late service there will be an Easter Egg Hunt on the church grounds for all children.
At 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday, April 17, they will show Billy Graham’s, “My Hope America,” with a time for questions, discussion and prayer. 
On Good Friday, April 18, you are invited to join them for a very meditative and beautiful time of quiet personal reflection during the hours of 6 and 8 p.m. 
Easter Sunday, April 20, you are invited to the 8 a.m. early service, 9:30 a.m. Easter breakfast and 10:45 a.m. late service. A nursery will be provided for all of the above. The First Baptist Church is at 1650 W. Route 6 in Morris.

Holy Week to be
celebrated in Coal City

COAL CITY – The Coal City United Methodist Church, 6805 E. McArdle Road, is hosting Holy Week worship services.
At 8 and 10:30 a.m. Palm Sunday, April 13, an Easter Cantata will be performed by the church choir during both services. At 9 a.m. Sunday School for all ages is available. On Easter Sunday, April 20, there will be a 6 a.m. sunrise service, from 6:45 to 10:15 a.m. and an Easter breakfast will be served free of cost. At 8 and 10:30 a.m. are Easter worship services and 9 a.m. Sunday school. An Easter Egg Hunt will be held, and the Easter Bunny will visit during Sunday School. 

Stavanger church to
celebrate Holy Week

Stavanger Lutheran Church, 2904 N. 32nd Road, five miles north of Seneca, invites you to their Holy Week worship services. On Palm Sunday, at 10:30 a.m. April 13 they will gather for worship; 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday, April 17; 7 p.m. Good Friday, April 18; and at 7 and 10:30 a.m. Easter Sunday, April 20.
Following the Easter sunrise service breakfast will be served. All are welcome to celebrate the climax of Jesus’ life and our new life as the Easter people. For information, call 815-357-6514.

Friends In Christ
celebrates Holy Week

MORRIS – You are invited to attend services at Friends In Christ during Holy Week. Services for Palm Sunday weekend will be Saturday at 5:30 p.m., Sunday at 8:15 a.m. and 10:45 a.m.
During the week, Maundy Thursday Service will be at 7 p.m. with Holy Communion being offered. At this service there will be the stripping of the altar and veiling of the cross. The Good Friday Service will be centered on the Seven Last Words of Christ and also will be at 7 p.m.
The church is at 180 E. Waverly St. in Morris. All are welcome.

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