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Local faith events: Oct. 2 through Nov. 4

Ongoing

• 3rd Annual Coat Drive – Through Oct. 31. Drop off gently used coats at St. Mary Nativity,  702 N. Broadway, Joliet. Call 815-722-8518.

Oct. 28

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

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

• "Our Restless Journey" – Oct 28: mission talk /confession. Oct 29: Mass and mission talk, St. Mary Nativity, 706 N. Broadway St., Joliet. Presenter: Rev. Tom McCarthy, a Papal Missionary of Mercy. Call 815-726-4031.

Oct. 29

• 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., Tuesdays, Community Christian Church, 24035 Riverwalk Court, Plainfield. In addition, walk-in site for people to meet privately for support and resources is 9:30 a.m. to noon, Wednesdays. Email Sheree Stilwell at shereestilwell@comcast.net.

Oct. 30

• 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.

• 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

• Come as You Are – 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesdays, Channahon United Methodist Church, 24751 W. Eames St., Channahon. Vespers service. Prayer, music, reflection. 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.

Oct. 31

• 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.

• All Saints Day Mass – 4 p.m.; also 8:30 a.m. (all-school Mass), noon and 7 p.m.  (Polish), St. Mary Nativity, 706 N. Broadway, Joliet. Call 815-726-4031.

• Solemnity of All Saints – 4 p.m.; also 7:30 a.m., Nov. 1, St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church, 127 S. Briggs St., Joliet. Call 815-722-7653.

• All Saints Day Mass – 5:30 p.m.; Nov. 1, Holy Cross, 826 Elizabeth St., Joliet. Call 815-726-4031.

• “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.

• All Saints Day Mass – 7 p.m.; also Nov. 1: 7:30 a.m., 8:45 a.m. (all-school Mass), noon, 7 p.m. (English) and 7 p.m. (Cana Hall, Spanish), 8:30 p.m. (Polish, Cana) St. Mary Immaculate Parish 15629 S. Route 59, Plainfield.

Nov. 1

Solemnity of All Saints – 6 p.m., St. Bernard Catholic Church, Sterling and High Streets, Joliet. Call 815-726-4474.

• Shabbat Services – 7:30 p.m., Joliet Jewish Congregation, 250 N. Midland Ave., Joliet. Call 815-741-4600 or visitjolietjewishcongregation.com.

Nov. 2

• 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.

• All Souls Day Mass – 7:30 a.m. (English); also 4 p.m.; 5:30 p.m. (Spanish, Day of the Day Mass, fellowship in gym following Mass); and 9 a.m. Nov. 3: Right of Remembrance Mass, Mary Immaculate Parish 15629 S. Route 59, Plainfield.

• First Saturday Devotion/Rosary – After 7:30 a.m. Mass, St. Mary Immaculate Parish, 15629 S. Route 59, Plainfield. For information, call 815-436-2651.

• 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.

• First Saturday Devotion Prayers – 9 a.m., Church of St. Jude, 2212 McDonough St., Joliet. All welcome.

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

Memorial Dedication of local victims of 1918 influenza pandemic 10 a.m., Holy Cross Cemetery, Theodore St. (west of Larkin Avenue east of Essington Road) Crest Hill.

• All Souls Day Mass – 10:30 a.m. (Polish), Holy Cross, 826 Elizabeth St., Joliet. Call   815-726-4031.

• All Souls Day Candlelight Remembrance Mass – 7 p.m. (English), St. Mary Nativity Church, 706 N. Broadway St., Joliet. Call 815-726-4031.

Nov. 3

• 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.

• New Location Celebration – 9 and 11:15 a.m., Restoration Christian Church, 92 Barney Drive in Joliet. Grand opening service. Live worship and fellowship. Call 815-630-5268.

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

• Open House – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Joliet Catholic Academy, Joliet. Tours of the school. Faculty, staff, students available to answer questions. Information on academics, athletics, clubs, organizations and tuition assistance information. Heritage Growth scholarship application. visit jca-online.org.

• 2nd Pastoral Anniversary – All Nations Church of God in Christ, 503 S. Water St., Joliet. M Kae Durham, Purpose Centre, Plainfield, will speak at noon. Bishop Brandon A. Jacobs Sr, New Zion Temple, Indiana, will speak at 6 p.m Honors Pastor Dwayne Barefiled.

• Healing Prayer Service – 1:30 p.m., St. Mary Immaculate Parish, 15629 S. Route 59, Plainfield. For information, call 815-436-2651

• 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.

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