Church news for Dec. 6

By on December 6, 2012

Book of Genesis study
ST. CHARLES—The study of the Book of Genesis will be given by Bible Study Fellowship International on Wednesday mornings, 9:10 to 11 a.m. from now until May 2013 at Riverside Community Church, St. Charles.
A preschool program is available for members. Visit for more information.

Annual cookie walk and
bake sale at St. Paul’s UCC

HINCKLEY—St. Paul’s United Church of Christ will host its annual cookie walk and bake sale on Saturday, Dec. 8, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church, located at the corner of View and McKinley streets.
Homemade cookies and candy will be available for $6 per pound. Along with the cookies, there will be a bazaar and mini-craft show including, but not limited to, silk arrangements, wreaths, bows, jewelry, handmade cards, crocheted items, candles and so much more.
St. Paul’s is handicapped accessible and has lots of parking. For more information, contact Donna at (815) 286-7228, or call St. Paul’s UCC at (815) 286-3391.

St. Mary’s of Maple Park
Christmas Cookie Sale

MAPLE PARK—St. Mary’s of Maple Park annual Christmas Cookie Sale will take place on Saturday, Dec. 15, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Novak Center, County Line Road in Maple Park.
New this year are pictures with Santa Claus and refreshments presented by St. Mary’s Knights of Columbus. Choose your own homemade cookies for $6 per pound. Advance orders for assorted cookies may be placed any time before Wednesday, Dec. 12.
For more information or advance orders, call Anne at (815) 827-3302.

Taize at St. Charles
Episcopal Church

ST. CHARLES—St. Charles Episcopal Church, 994 N. 5th Ave. (Route 25), St. Charles, invites the community to experience Taize Worship on Sunday, Dec. 9, at 7:30 p.m.
Taize worship, a monastic community in central France, is a service of light and shadows, chant and silence, readings and quiet prayer. Information on other services, the outdoor labyrinth, education classes and outreach opportunities is available at or by calling (630) 584-2596.