Church news for May 20

By on May 19, 2010

Public invited to
Two Guys, Free Spaghetti

St. Charles—Two Guys and Free Spaghetti will provide a homemade spaghetti and meatballs dinner, beverages, salad, Italian garlic bread and homemade dessert to anyone who comes to St. Charles’ Episcopal Church, 994 N. 5th Avenue, (Route 25) in St. Charles, on Sunday, May 23, from 5 to 7 p.m.

Joe Ryan and Matt Rhead know that in these difficult times, every family needs a night out together. With their friends, they have provided these dinners each month since April 2009. Carry-out is also available.

Call (630) 890-6586.

Registration open
for Rejoice Lutheran VBS

Geneva—Rejoice Lutheran Church is now registering children for its Vacation Bible School, which will be held June 14-17. The event is open to all children who were in kindergarten through fifth grade for the 2009-10 school year.

This year’s theme, “Egypt: Joseph’s Journey from Prison to Palace,” will take children on a virtual trip to ancient Egypt, where they will watch the story of how Joseph’s brothers sold him as a slave and about God’s plan to save Egypt. Activities will include Bible stories, games, songs and crafts.

The cost is $20 per child or $50 per family. Register now through Sunday, May 30. Registration forms are available at the church and at

Rejoice Lutheran Church is located at 0N377 N. Mill Creek Drive in southwest Geneva. For more information, call (630) 262-0596 or visit

Hosanna Lutheran offers
Spiritual Gift seminar

St. Charles—Hosanna! Lutheran Church will host a “Spiritual Gift Seminar” on Saturday, May 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Author and Bible teacher Angela Spitzer will be the presenter. Spitzer is the co-founder and director of Lampstand Retreat Ministries, established in 1990. There is no charge for the seminar.

For more information, call (630) 584-6434, email to or visit Hosanna! is located at 36W925 Red Gate Road, St. Charles.

Rejoice Lutheran hosts
seminar on teenagers

Geneva—Rejoice Lutheran Church will host a seminar titled “Understanding the Complex World of Your Teenager,” led by an expert on adolescence and youth ministry, on Sunday, May 23, at 7 p.m. The seminar is free and open to the public.

If you have teenagers or will have teenagers, chances are you’ve had these questions: What is it like being a teenager today? What is my teenager really getting into? What do I do with all the technology that my teenager is involved with?

Dr. Steve Gerali will shed some light on these issues and help parents and other adults who work with youth to better understand the complex world of teenagers and how they can better care for the teens in their lives.

The seminar will be held at Rejoice Lutheran Church, 0N377 N. Mill Creek Drive, Geneva. For more information, contact Rejoice at (630) 262-0596 or visit