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Taste of West Lisbon this Sunday

LISBON – West Lisbon Church will hold its Taste of West Lisbon event from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday. A variety of foods will be offered, from main dishes to dessert, from snacks to Norwegian delicacies. A Kid's Corner will include a moonwalk, a clown performer and yard games. All donations received will be given to the church's Building Fund. West Lisbon Church is 2½ miles west of the village of Lisbon at 14381 Joliet Road. For information, call 815-736-6331.

Coal City United Methodist Church to hold “Hallelujah” pork dinner Saturday

COAL CITY – Coal City United Methodist Church, 6805 E. McArdle Road in Coal City, invites the community to their “Hallelujah” pork dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday. They will be serving pork roast, mashed potatoes and 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 and older, $6 for children age 6 to 12, and children age 5 and younger eat free. Carry-outs will be available. All proceeds from the dinner will go the church’s building fund.

St. Patrick's Church Breakfast in the Park

SENECA – St. Patrick's Altar and Rosary Society will hold a Breakfast in the Park from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, Aug. 10 in Crotty Park on Shipyard Road in Seneca.

The cost is $5 for adults and and children ages 3 to 10 are $3. Children under 3 years old are free. The breakfast is open to the public.

On the menu will be pancakes, eggs, sausage, fruit, orange juice and coffee.

St. Larry’s Roast time change

SOUTH WILMINGTON – The St. Lawrence Catholic Church of South Wilmington would like to extend an invitation to its first “St. Larry’s Roast” at 5 p.m. on Aug. 16. The time of the event is now at 5 p.m. instead of the previoulsy planned 6 p.m.

The event will take place at the parish hall in South Wilmington. There will be roasted pork, barbecue and hot dog meals served along with homemade desserts, that can be topped off with ice cream. There will also be games for the children and adults alike. The annual quilt raffle drawing will also take place at the end of the evening.

Bethlehem Lutheran Church offering bible study

MORRIS – Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 202 W. Jefferson St., is having Thursday evening bible studies this summer at 6:30 p.m. Pastor Lohse is teaching on topics such as spiritual warfare, death, stewardship, worship, bible interpretation and suffering. The community is welcome to attend. For information, call the church at 815-942-1145.

Special senior worship service to be held

CHANNAHON – Midweek Connections Thursdays are at 1:30 p.m. at Families of Faith Church, 24466 W Eames St., Channahon. You will hear good old-fashioned Bible preaching, music from a hymnal and fellowship. For information, visit

Ice Cream Social at Joliet Jewish Congregation

JOLIET – The Joliet Jewish Congregation is hosting an ice cream social and open house for all current members and anyone interested in learning more about membership, services and events. 

The social will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 13 at 250 North Midland in Joliet. Call 815 741-4600 to RSVP or for information.

Healing Prayer Service at St. Mary Immaculate Church

PLAINFIELD – At 1:30 p.m. Sunday, St. Mary Immaculate Church will hold a Healing Prayer Service. After a scripture reading and prayer, each individual will be offered the sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick, which conveys special graces and strength of the Holy Spirit. 

The Healing Prayer Service is regularly held on the first Sunday of each month at 1:30 p.m.

St. Mary Immaculate Parish is at 15629 South Route 59 in Plainfield. For information, call 815-436-2651 or visit

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