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Faith

Local Faith Events: May 24 through May 31

May 24

• Pray with the Franciscan Friars – 8 a.m. (morning prayer) and 6:30 p.m. (evening prayer) Monday through Friday, St. John the Baptist friary, Joliet. For information, call Brother Ed at 217-316-4335.

• Thrift Shop – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Channahon United Methodist Church, 24751 W. Eames St., Channahon. Benefits UMW missions. For more information, call 815-467-5275 or visit www.channahonumc.org.

• Lunch and Learn – Noon to 1:30 p.m.; also May 124 Joliet Jewish Congregation, 
250 N. Midland Ave., Joliet. Torah study. $5. RSVP at 815-741-4600. Visit www.jolietjewishcongregation.com.

• Midweek Connections with Pastor Randy – 1:30 to 2 p.m.; also May 24, Families of Faith, 24466 W. Eames St., Channahon. Good old-fashioned Bible preaching, music from a hymnal and fellowship and snacks after service. For information, call
815-467-6846 or visit fofmin.org.

• C3 Martial Arts Classes – 6 to 7 p.m. Thursdays and 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays, Judson Memorial Church campus, 2800 Black Road, Joliet. Christ Centered Combat (C3) is a martial arts, self-defense class for those ages 7 and older. First two classes are free. Call 815-342-3538 or visit www.fbcjoliet.org.

• Wildside – 6 to 7:30 p.m. (seventh and eighth grade) and 7 to 8:30 p.m. (high school). Also May 31, United Methodist Church of New Lenox, 339 W. Haven Ave., New Lenox. Food, fun and fellowship. Grades 3 to 6. For information, call 815-485-8271.

• Mass for the Feast Day of the patroness of Slovenian, Marija Pomagaj – 6:30 p.m., St. Joseph Slovenian Catholic Church, 416 N. Chicago St., Joliet. Mass and a reception afterwards are sponsored by the Joliet KSKJ Lodges and KSKJ Regional Director Theresa Krampac.

• “The Center – 6:30 to 9 p.m.; also May 31, First Presbyterian Church, 805 Western Ave., Joliet. Free food, games, hang time, music and inspirational talk for teens. Speaker: Jen Brickner. For information, call 815-474-2569, email info@thecenterjoliet.org or visit www.thecenterjoliet.org or Facebook.com/thecenterjoliet.

• Thursday Church – 6:30 p.m., The Village Christian Church, 8965 S. Bell Road, Minooka. For more information, visit www.thevillagechristianchurch.com.

• Family night – 6:45 to 8 p.m.; also May 31 Crystal Lawns Church of the Nazarene, 2424 Caton Farm Road, Joliet. For information, call 815-436-3380.

• Roy Zimmerman's funny songs about Peace and Justice – 7 p.m., Universalist Unitarian Church of Joliet, 3401 W. Jefferson St., Joliet.  Zimmerman's songs have been heard on HBO and Showtime. He has recorded for Warner/Reprise Records and shared stages with Bill Maher, Ellen DeGeneres, Holly Near, Robin Williams, Arlo Guthrie, John Oliver, Kate Clinton and George Carlin. $20 or free will.

• The Importance of Fatima Today – 7 p.m., St, Mary Church hall, 19515 S. 115th Ave., Mokena. Speaker: Steve Hagen, a Fatima scholar, will give a brief history of the visions, the messages and how it impacts the world today. Free and open to the public.

May 25

• Women’s Bible Study – 9:30 a.m., United Methodist Church, 339 W. Haven Ave., New Lenox. For information, call 815-485-8271.

• Fish fry – 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Knights of Columbus Council 4400, 1813 Cass St., Joliet. Fish, chicken and shrimp. Carryout. Call 815-723-3827.

• Bingo – Doors open at 4 p.m. Cards begin at 6 p.m., St. Mary Nativity School, 702 N. Broadway St., Joliet.

• Friday evening services – 7 p.m., Joliet Jewish Congregation, 250 N. Midland Ave., Joliet. For information, visit www.jolietjewishcongregation.com.

May 26

• Saturday services – 9 a.m., Joliet Jewish Congregation, 250 N. Midland Ave., Joliet. Call 815-741-4600 or visitwww.jolietjewishcongregation.com.

• Igniting The Fire Prayer Ministry – Noon, Will County Courthouse, 14 W. Jefferson St., Joliet. Individuals of all ages and churches: prayer for the city, county, state and national leaders. For more information, call 779-279-3363.

• Confession – 3:30 to 4:15 p.m., St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 710 W. Marion St., Joliet. For information, call 815-727-4746.-329-8773..

May 27

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

• Sunday School – 10 a.m., Joliet Jewish Congregation, 250 N. Midland Ave., Joliet. Call 815-741-4600 or visit www.jolietjewishcongregation.com.

May 28

Memorial Day Mass Monday – 9 a.m., St. Mary Immaculate Cemetery, 14313 S. Naperville Road, Plainfield. May bring lawn chairs. In the event of inclement weather, Mass will take place at St. Mary Immaculate Church at 9 a.m. No 7:30 a.m. Mass on Memorial Day. The church is located at 15629 S. Route. 59, Plainfield. For more information, call 815-436-2651 or visit www.smip.org.

• Memorial Day Mass – 9 a.m., Saint Mary Nativity Cemetery, Caton Farm Road, Crest Hill. May bring lawn chairs. In the event of inclement weather, Mass will take place at St. Mary Nativity Church, 706 N. Broadway St., Joliet. For more information, call 815-726-4031.

May 29

• Bible study – 9:30 a.m., St. Mary Nativity, Nativity Room, 706 N. Broadway St., Joliet. Book of Genesis. For information, call Denise Adelmann at 815-838-0337.

May 30

• Confession – 3 to 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 710 W. Marion St., Joliet. For information, call 815-727-4746.

• Junior and Senior High small group – 6 to 7:30 p.m., Channahon United Methodist Church, 24751 W. Eames St., Channahon. For information, call 815-467-5275 or visit 
www.channahonumc.org.

• AWANA – 6:15 p.m., Parker Road Bible Church, 18512 Parker Road, Mokena. Kids learn Bible verses, sing songs and play games. For information, call 708-463-1125.

• Kidz Club – 6:30 p.m., Channahon United Methodist Church, 24751 W. Eames St., Channahon. Preschool through fifth grade. Christian values through music, art, science, story telling, drama, games, cooking and videos. Light snack served. For information, call 815-467-5275 or visit www.channahonumc.org.

• Bible Study – 7 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 25050 W. Eames St., Channahon. For information, call 815-467-6875

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