Church news for Jan. 10

By on January 10, 2013

SGUMC to host Bread, Soup and Salad Luncheon
SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove United Methodist Church will host a benefit Bread, Soup, and Salad Luncheon on Sunday, Jan. 13, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Sugar Grove Community House, 141 Main St., Sugar Grove.
The community is invited to come and share in the food, fun, and fellowship with a meal of homemade soups, salads, breads, desserts and beverages. A free-will offering will be collected to support Hurricane Sandy victims through UMCOR. For more information, call the church office at (630) 466-4501. Reservations are not required.

Taize Worship at St. Charles Episcopal Church
ST. CHARLES—St. Charles Episcopal Church, 994 N. 5th Ave. (Route 25) in St. Charles invites the community to experience Taize Worship on Sunday, Jan. 13, at 7:30 p.m.
Worship in the style of Taize, a monastic community in central France, is a service of light and shadows, chant and silence, readings and quiet prayer.
For more information on this and other worship services, the outdoor labyrinth, education classes and outreach opportunities, visit or call (630) 584-2596.

Snowball Dance at S.S. Peter & Paul Church
VIRGIL—S.S. Peter and Paul Catholic Church will host its Snowball Dance (one of Kane County’s oldest dances) on Saturday, Jan. 19, 7 p.m. to midnight at the church, 5N939 Meridith Road in Virgil.
Admission to the dance is $10 per person, and is limited to those 21 years of age and older. Music will be provided by Hometown Band, with sandwiches and chips available at approximately 10:30 p.m. Beverages will be available for purchase.

SGUMC to hold blanket drive for Hesed House
SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove United Methodist Church will hold a blanket drive for Hesed House from now until Sunday, Jan. 20, at the church, 176 Main. St., Sugar Grove.
SGUMC will accept any new or gently used non-electric blankets for the people of Hesed House in Aurora. Donors are asked to think in terms of easily-washed materials. For example, large comforters are warm but difficult to wash in regular washers.
For more information, contact Jen Stoll at

Chicken Soup Lunch Sale
AURORA—The Sisterhood of Temple B’nai Israel’s third annual Chicken Soup Lunch Sale will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 3, at the synagogue, 400 N. Edgelawn, Aurora. Homemade chicken soup with matzo balls and/or noodles will be served.
The meal is $8 per person and is available for dine-in or take-out. Lunch includes soup, salad and dessert.
For more information, call (630) 892-2450.