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Local faith events: June 3 through June 10


• Our Savior Lutheran Preschool and Kindergarten open enrollment – Call 815-725-1688 or visit

• St. Mary Nativity 2019/2020 Faith Formation Session Registration – Call Nancy Smith at 815-726-4073 or e-mail


• St. Mary Nativity Class of 1984 Reunion – June 29, 4 p.m. Mass at St. Mary Nativity, Tour of the School at 5:15 to 5:30pm (approx.), dinner and conversation: Cemeno’s Pizza on Essington, 6 to 9 p.m. $25. Contact Julie Nelson for payment/more info: at

June 3

• "The Wild Goose" DVD – 9 to 11 a.m., daily through June 8, Saint Mary Nativity, 706 N. Broadway St., Joliet. Learn about the Holy Spirit. For more information, call 815-726-4031.

• Bible Study – 5 p.m., Central Presbyterian Church, 1101 Gougar Road, New Lenox. Call 815-485-5152.

June 4

• 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

• 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

June 5

• 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

• 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.

• AWANA – 7 to 8:30 p.m., Bible Baptist Church, 301 West Normantown Road, Romeoville. Kindergarten through fifth grade. Call 815-886-5618 or visit

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

• Wednesdays at LIFE Church Joliet – 7 p.m., Life Church Joliet, 714 Bethel Drive, Joliet. Worship, Bible study, activities for youth. For more information, call 815-355-6160 or visit

June 6

• 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

• Stay and Play – 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., The Village Christian Church, 8965 S. Bell Road, Minooka. Free will offering dinner is 5:45 p.m. Infants through fourth grade will learn about Jesus and play bags and other games while parents are in church. Call 815-467-2265 or visit

• “The Center – 6:30 to 9 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 805 Western Ave., Joliet. Free food, games and hang time for teens. Summer kickoff tonight has six stations of speakers. all 815-474-2569, email or visit or

• 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.

• Prayer Gathering – 7 to 8:15 p.m., Joliet First Assembly, 1741 Essington Road, Joliet. Includes communion. Kids ministry for ages up through fifth grade. For information, call 815-436-8200.

June 7

• Shabbat services – 7:30 p.m., Joliet Jewish Congregation, 250 N. Midland Ave., Joliet. For information, call 815-741-4600 or visit

June 8

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

• Mashiach Prophetic Ministries – 4:45 p.m.,Glory International Harvest Church 28 E Fourth Ave., Joliet. An encounter or prayer-prophetic and worship. Call 779-379-5820 or email

June 10

• Athens VBS – 9 a.m. to noon, through June 14, Crossroads Christian Church, 2312 Essington, Joliet. Age through fifth grade. Register at

• Mars and Beyond Vacation Bible School – 9 to 11:30 a.m., June 10 through 14, Grace United Methodist Church, 1718 Avalon Ave., Joliet. Age 3 through fifth grade. $10 per child or $25 for family. Free music CD if registered by May 31, 2019. Call 815-725-7632 or visit gracechurchjoliet.

• Vacation Bible School – 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., June 10 through June 14, Shiloh Baptist Church, 18101 W. Oak Ave., Lockport. Food served at 5:45 p.m. Ages 4 and up. Free and open to the public. Register at or call 815-774-1016.

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