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Faith

Local faith events: Sept. 23 through Sept. 30

Upcoming

• Rite of Christian Inititian at St. Mary Nativity. For anyone interested in becoming Catholic. Call 815-726-4031

Sept. 23

• Mary Margaret’s Rosary Group – 4 p.m.; also Sept. 30, St. Mary Nativity Church, 706 N. Broadway St., Joliet. Call 815-726-4031.

Sept. 24

• Bible Study – 9:30 a.m., St. Mary Nativity Church, Nativity Room, 706 N. Broadway St., Joliet. Call 815-726-4031

• Celebrate Recovery – 6 p.m., Restoration Christian Church, 114 Channahon St., Shorewood. Bible-based teachings and music. Men and women in separate groups. Free and open to the public. For information, call Mike Vollmer at 815-545-6522 or visit rccnow.org.

• Families United Overcoming Addiction-Substance Use Disorders – 7 to 8:30 p.m., Community Christian Church, 24035 Riverwalk Court, Plainfield. For more information, email Sheree Stilwell at shereestilwell@comcast.net.

• "Season of Creation" – 7 p.m., Joliet Franciscan Center, 1433 Essington Road, Joliet. An hour of prayer and reflection. Light refreshments. Free. Call 815-725-8735 ext. 115.

Sept. 25

• Circle of Love – 9 a.m. to noon, First United Methodist Church, 1000 S. Washington, Lockport. Provides diapers and feminine hygiene products which cannot be purchased through the government assistance program.  For more information, call 815-838-1017 or visit 1umclockport.org.

• Grief Support Group – 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. or 6:30 to 8 p.m., through Nov. 13, St. Mary Nativity, , 706 N. Broadway St., Joliet. Confidential. Call Pat at 815-723-7141.

• Youth Small Group Ministry – 6 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesdays, Channahon United Methodist Church, 24751 W. Eames, Channahon. Grades five through 12. Bible discussion, group activities. For information, call 815-467-5275 or visit channahonumc.org

• Kidz Club – 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesdays, Channahon United Methodist Church, 24751 W. Eames, Channahon. Preschool to fourth grade. Bible lesson, crafts, games. Light snack. For information call 815-467-5275 or visit channahonumc.org.

Sept. 26

• Pray with the Franciscan Friars – 8 a.m. (morning prayer) and 5:30 p.m. (evening prayer) Monday through Friday, St. John the Baptist friary, Joliet. For information, call Brother Ed at 217-316-4335.

• Lunch and Learn – Noon to 1:30 p.m., Joliet Jewish Congregation, 250 N. Midland Ave., Joliet. Torah study. $5. RSVP at 815-741-4600. Visit jolietjewishcongregation.com.

• “The Center – 6:30 to 9 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 805 Western Ave., Joliet. Free food, games and hang time for teens. Call or text 815-474-2569, email info@thecenterjoliet.org or visit thecenterjoliet.org or Facebook.com/thecenterjoliet.

• Family night – 6:45 to 8 p.m., Crystal Lawns Church of the Nazarene, 2424 Caton Farm Road, Joliet. For information, call 815-436-3380.

Sept. 27

• Sorrowful Mother Novena – 6 p.m. St. Mary Nativity Church, 706 N. Broadway St., Joliet .
Call 815-726-4031 .

• Shabbat Services – 7 p.m., Joliet Jewish Congregation, 250 N. Midland Ave., Joliet. Call 815-741-4600 or visitjolietjewishcongregation.com.

Sept. 28

• St. Joseph Pro-Life Group – Join the Joliet church every Saturday through Nov. 2 to peacefully pray and stand witness outside Aurora Planned Parenthood, 3051 E. New York St., Aurora. Carpool leaves St. Joseph Church, 416 N. Chicago St., Joliet) at 9 a.m. and returns at noon or meet at the Aurora facility. Email Jim Armbruster at jimarmbruster@aol.com

• Co-Dependents Anonymous – 8 to 9:30 a.m., Channahon United Methodist Church, 24751 W. Eames St., Channahon. 12-step program for healthy relationships. Call Nancy at 708-912-3056.

• Shabbat Services – 9:30 a.m., Joliet Jewish Congregation, 250 N. Midland Ave., Joliet. Call 815-741-4600 or visitjolietjewishcongregation.com.

• Selihot Service – 8 p.m., Joliet Jewish Congregation, 250 N. Midland Ave., Joliet. Call 815-741-4600 or visit jolietjewishcongregation.com.

Sept. 29

• Hebrew and Religious School – 9 a.m. to noon, Joliet Jewish Congregation, 250 N. Midland Ave., Joliet. Call 815-741-4600 or visit jolietjewishcongregation.com.

• Rosary for the Holy Souls in Purgatory – 9:40 a.m., St. Mary Nativity Church, 706 N. Broadway St., Joliet. Call 815-726-4031.

• Kever Avot Service – 1 p.m., Mt. Moriah Cemetery. Call 815-741-4600 or visit jolietjewishcongregation.com.

• Filipino Mass and Fellowship – 2 p.m., St Mary Immaculate Parish, Cana Hall, 15629 S. Rt..59 Plainfield. Presider: Rev. Rev. Mario Quejadas. Fellowship and refreshments follow at 3 p.m. in Faith Sharing Room. Reception will be potluck style. Free will donations. appreciated.

• Contemporary Worship Service – 5 p..m.,United Methodist Church, 339 W. Haven Ave., New Lenox. Light dinner served after service. Call 815-485-8271 or visit umcnl.com.

• Erev Rosh Hashanah Service – 7 p.m., Joliet Jewish Congregation, 250 N. Midland Ave., Joliet. Call 815-741-4600 or visit jolietjewishcongregation.com.

Sept. 30

• First Day Rosh Hashanah Service – 9:30 a.m., Joliet Jewish Congregation, 250 N. Midland Ave., Joliet. Second day Rosh Hashanah Service is 9:30 a.m., Oct. 1. 815-741-4600 or visit jolietjewishcongregation.com.

40 Days for Life at St. Mary Nativity Church – Noon, Mondays, through Oct. 28, St. Mary Nativity, 706 N. Broadway, Joliet. Weekly prayer vigil. CLaurie Pottorff at 815-370-4533 or lauriepottoff@yahoo.com.

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