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Faith

Local faith events: July 22 through July 29

ONGOING

• St Mary Nativity School registration for the 2019-2020 school year – Preschool through grade eight. For a tour and more information, call 815-722-8518 or visit stmarynativity.org.

• St. Mary Immaculate Parish School in Plainfield is now accepting registration for the 2019 to 2020 school year, preschool through eighth grade. For a tour and information, call 815-436-3953 or visit smischool.org.

July 22

• Mary Margaret’s Rosary Group – 4 p.m.; also July 29, St. Mary Nativity Church, 706 N. Broadway St., Joliet. Call 815-726-4031 

• Theology on Tap — 7 p.m., Embers Tap House, 933 S. State St., Lockport. “7 Ways to Live Your Faith as a Couple” by Melissa Novak. Ages 18-39. For information, call 815-221-6232.

• Catholics Returning Home – Six-week series. 7:30 to 9 p.m. Mary Immaculate Parish, north wing room A, 15629 S. Route 59, Plainfield. Presentation on Inactive Catholics. Registration requested. For information, call Deacon Tom O’Connell at 815-230-2241 or visit www.smip.org.

July 23

• 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

• An Hour of Prayer and Reflection – 7 p.m., Joliet Franciscan Center, 1433 Essington Road, Joliet. Topic: "Joys of Summer." All welcome. Free. Refreshments. Call 815-725-8735

• 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.

• Theology on Tap — 7 p.m., Gatto’s Restaurant & Bar, 1938 E. Lincoln Highway, New Lenox. “I’ve Got a Feeling: Decision-Making and Emotional Self-Care” by Julia Hogan. Ages 18 to 39. Call 815-221-6232.

July 24

• 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 www.1umclockport.org.

• Faith and Economic Freedom – 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Legacy Vineyard Church, 315 E 11th St., Lockport. Call 815-726-1155 or visit legacyvineyardchurch.com.

• 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 lcjoliet.org.

July 25

• 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 www.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. Teen summer camp is July, 29 to July 31. Call or text 815-474-2569, email info@thecenterjoliet.org or visit www.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.

• Justice on Tap — 7 p.m., Fox’s Restaurant & Pub, 14206 S. Route 30, Plainfield. “For the Love of Immigration” by Karina de Avila. Ages 18 to 39. Call 815-221-6232.

July 26

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

• 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.

July 27

• 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.

July 28

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

July 29

• Theology on Tap — 7 p.m., Embers Tap House, 933 S. State St., Lockport. “How Does a Catholic Truly Understand Morality?” by Fr. Max Behna. Ages 18 to 39. Call 815-221-6232.

• Catholics Returning Home – Six-week series. 7:30 to 9 p.m. Mary Immaculate Parish, north wing room A, 15629 S. Route 59, Plainfield. The Church Today: Changes Since Vatican II. Registration requested. For information, call Deacon Tom O’Connell at 815-230-2241 or visit www.smip.org.

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