Church news for Feb. 25

By on February 25, 2010

KUMC Men’s Club
Chili Supper set
for Feb. 27

Kaneville—The Kaneville United Methodist Church will host its annual Men’s Club chili supper from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 27, in the church’s basement.

Music will be provided, and hot dogs will also be available. There will be a free-will offering.
The church is located at 46W764 Main St., Kaneville. Call (630) 557-2353 for more information.

Benefit for Haiti
Earthquake Relief

Batavia—I Heart Haiti—an afternoon of shopping, drawings, prizes and more—will take place on Sunday, Feb. 28, to benefit earthquake relief efforts.

The event takes place at Lincoln Inn, 1345 S. Batavia Ave. (Route 31), from 1 to 7 p.m.

Proceeds from I Heart Haiti will go to Lutheran Church Charities (LCC), an Illinois-based agency that has become a leader in disaster response. LCC utilizes its long-established network of Lutheran supporters and congregations to serve well beyond that faith community, and its unique pass-through Dollar-In, Dollar-Out program guarantees that 100 percent of donations to Haiti go directly to that cause.

For further information, contact Stephans at (630) 901-7031 or For further information on Lutheran Church Charities, visit

Battle of the praise bands
The Burlington United Methodist Church will host the annual Battle of the Praise Bands on Sunday, Feb. 28, at 2 p.m.

Four groups will perform at this fundraiser, benefiting the Burlington UMC mission trip to help repair homes in Appalachia. The New Sound band of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church of Elgin, along with Beacon of Epworth UMC, Elgin, Joyful Noise from Kaneville UMC, Kaneville, and the old time gospel acoustic sounds of The Good Ol’ Boys, hailing from the Country Covenant Church in Plato Center.

Free popcorn will be served. Tickets are $10 at the door of the Burlington United Methodist Church, 195 W Center St., Burlington. All proceeds will go toward the mission trip to the Appalachia Service Project in Kentucky to help repair people’s homes. For more information about the Appalachia Service Project, visit For more information, call (847) 683-3535 or visit

St. Charles Episcopal
offers Two Guys
and Free Spaghetti event

St. Charles—Two Guys and Free Spaghetti will provide a homemade spaghetti and meatballs dinner, beverage, salad, Italian garlic bread and homemade dessert on Sunday, Feb. 28, from 5 to 7 p.m. The monthly event is held at St. Charles’ Episcopal Church, 994 N. 5th Ave.,(Route 25) in St. Charles.

For information, call Joe at (630) 890-6586.