Church news for Oct. 11

By on October 11, 2013

Taize Worship at
St. Charles Episcopal Church

ST. CHARLES—St. Charles Episcopal Church, 994 N. Fifth Ave. (Route 25), St. Charles, invites the community to experience Taize Worship on Thursday, Oct. 10, 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. Due to construction in the church parking lot, parking is available one building to the south at the Delnor Medical Offices. Information on this and other worship services is available at or by calling (630) 584-2596.

KUMC Beef Supper
KANEVILLE—The Kaneville United Methodist Church invites the community to its annual Beef Supper and Bazaar on Saturday, Oct. 12, at 4 p.m., featuring over 20 raffle baskets including a Samsung Galaxy Tablet, Ream’s Bar-B-Q, Family Fun Night, Rainbow Bracelet Loom, Superhero, Pet Care, Tastefully Simple, Al Fresco Dining and many more. Also on sale will be homemade baked goods, crafts, candy, jams and jellies and fall decorations.
Preparation for the supper began in August, when dozens of parishioners came together to husk and freeze the corn that will be served at the dinner. The featured aged roast beef, rolls, mashed potatoes and gravy, and “famous” homemade coleslaw, cranberry relish and desserts will round out the meal. Carry-outs are available beginning at 4:30 p.m., and supper will be served from 5 to 7 p.m.
Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children K-6 grade, and $1 for preschoolers. The church is located at 46W764 Main St. in Kaneville and is wheelchair accessible.

Financial Peace University provides hope
to families in Elburn

ELBURN—More than two million families have positively changed their financial future through Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University (FPU).
The nine-week course provides families and individuals with practical tools to gain control of their finances and set themselves up for long-term financial success. The course meets once a week, where a different lesson is taught by Dave on DVD followed by a small-group discussion. Lessons include budgeting, relationships and money, getting out of debt, saving for emergencies and investing.
FPU will be held on Monday, Oct. 14, at 7 p.m. at Saint Gall Catholic Church, 120 W. Shannon St. in Elburn. For more information or to register, contact Joe Salchert at (630) 365-6030.

Missionary Rev. Jeanette Salley to visit Elburn
ELBURN—The Rev. Jeanette Salley, a missionary who recently served in Haiti, will share her experiences with the National Spiritual Council of Churches of Haiti (CONASPEH) at an informal worship service on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m. at Community Congregational Church, 100 E. Shannon St., Elburn.
CONASPEH is part of the Common Global Ministries Board of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and the United Church of Christ. Salley was in Haiti when the devastating earthquakes struck in January 2010. Salley is ordained in the United Church of Christ and makes her permanent home in Richmond, Va.
For more information, call (630) 365-6544.

Arts and Crafts Show
at St. Charles
Episcopal Church

ST. CHARLES—An Arts and Crafts Show will take place on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Charles Episcopal Church, 994 N. Fifth Ave. (Rte. 25), St. Charles. A wide variety of handmade items and homemade baked goods will be available.
Admission to this event is free. For more information, call the church office at (630) 584-2596.
Crafters are welcome to apply for a spot in the show. Managers of the juried show are seeking exhibitors of handmade items, including jewelry, autumn and holiday decorations, handmade garden items, fashion items, baby items, children’s clothes and toys. Information for exhibitors is available by emailing, calling (630) 497-8799 or visiting

Turkey Supper,
Bake, Craft Sale

NORTH AURORA—Union Congregational Church will hold its annual Turkey Supper, Bake and Craft Sale on Saturday, Oct. 26, at the church, located at 405 W. State St., North Aurora. Dinner will be served from 4 to 7 p.m.
Tickets are $8 for adults, $7 for seniors, $4 for children ages 5 to 12, and free of charge for children under age 5. Dinner will include a beverage and dessert. Carry-outs are available. Tickets will be available at the door or in advance by calling the church office at (630) 897-0013.