Church news for June 3

By on June 3, 2011

Summer Bible school
ELBURN—St. Gall invites children, entering kindergarten through fourth grade to “Pandamania: Where God is wild about you!”
The program runs from Monday through Friday, June 13-17, from 9 a.m. to noon.
St. Gall is located at 120 W. Shannon St. in Elburn. Registration forms can be obtained either at the church or at Registration fee is $25 per child. Call (630) 365-6030 for additional information.

St. Katharine Drexel
Catholic to break ground
on new church

Sugar Grove—Nearly three years after its founding Mass, St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church will host a groundbreaking ceremony on Sunday, June 19, at 1:30 p.m. The groundbreaking will initiate what will be an 18-month build-out for the new facility, to be located on Dugan Road in Sugar Grove. The land was donated to the Parish by the Rich Family.
St. Katharine pastor, Rev. Robert Jones, is celebrating the growing parish’s milestone.
Currently, St. Katharine Drexel worships at John Shields Elementary School. The new church, to be located just south of Rich Harvest Farms on Dugan Road, will offer worship space for 350 parishioners and guests and will also feature 11 multipurpose rooms for religious education, parish meetings and funeral luncheons. It is anticipated that the new facility will be ready for services by the fall of 2012.
St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church currently has 460 registered parishioners and offers Saturday evening and Sunday services. For more information, visit

Christ Community Church serves local communities
ST. CHARLES—Christ Community Church, St. Charles, will release 600 volunteers into the
surrounding communities on Saturday, June 11, for their semiannual Super 2nd Saturday.
The Christ Community campuses at Blackberry Creek in Aurora and DeKalb will also participate. Each campus has a list of available service projects for individual, family or group participation.
Registration begins at all locations at 7:45 a.m. and closes at 8:15 a.m. Dismissal to project sites is between 8:30 and 8:40 a.m. Half and full-day projects are offered. Opportunities are also available for groups to adopt a community partner whom they can individually bless prior to June 11.
To participate in the Super 2nd Saturday event, register online at It is not necessary to be a church member or attendee to volunteer. For information, visit www.ccclife .org/s2s.