Church news for April 30

By on April 29, 2010

Swedish children’s choir performs May 15
Batavia—”Simply Swedish … Simply Good” is the theme of the annual benefit Swedish pancake breakfast, presented by the Swedish American Children’s Choir on Saturday, May 15, from 9:30 a.m. to noon at Bethany Lutheran Church, 8 S. Lincoln St. in Batavia.

The breakfast will feature Swedish pancakes, sausage, Swedish cardamon coffee cake, lingonberries, juice, milk and coffee.

Also available will be a bake sale, Scandinavian gift items for sale and live Swedish music, including a brief performance by the Swedish American Children’s Choir. All proceeds from the event will be used to defray expenses for the choir’s upcoming tour to Door County, Wis.

The choir is the largest of its kind in the Midwest and composed of children 4 through 18 from the Fox Valley and surrounding suburbs. They present performances of Swedish songs and Scandinavian dances throughout the area.

Breakfast tickets are by reservation only, and carry out orders are available.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children 4 through 10 years old, and children under 4 eat free.

Call (630) 414-9700 for reservations.

Sugar Grove UMC hosts benefit luncheon
Sugar Grove—There will be a benefit spaghetti luncheon hosted at the Sugar Grove Community House, 141 Main St., on Sunday, May 23, from noon to 1 pm.

Free will donations will be directed towards the Sugar Grove United Methodist Church’s mission efforts to work for peace, love, and compassion for God’s children everywhere. The entire community is invited to share in a meal of spaghetti, garlic bread, salads, and desserts.

Call (630) 466-4501 for information.