Church news for Dec. 15
Christmas Eve and
Christmas Day services
at Grace UMC
MAPLE PARK—Grace United Methodist Church, 506 Willow St. in Maple Park, will have a candlelight Christmas Eve service at 9:30 p.m. Christmas Sunday morning services will be held at 9:30 a.m. All are welcome to attend.
For more information, contact Nancy Olsen at (815) 827-3359.
Hosanna! Lutheran Church
ST. CHARLES—Hosanna! Lutheran Church will celebrate the season of Advent with a special message series—“Countdown to Christmas Through the eyes of Others,” every Wednesday evening through Dec. 21 at 6:30 p.m.
The series focuses on “The Shepherds” on Dec. 14, and “The Stable Keeper” on Dec. 21. Holy Communion will be celebrated at all services.
Everyone is invited to attend. For more information, contact the church office at (630) 584-6434, e-mail Welcome@ HosannaChurch.com or online at HosannaChurch.com. Hosanna! is located at 36W925 Red Gate Road (entrance just east of Randall Road).
Hosanna! Lutheran Christmas services
ST. CHARLES—Hosanna! Lutheran Church will host Christmas Eve worship services on Saturday, Dec. 24. A children’s service (great for families with small children) will be held at 3 p.m.; a contemporary service will be held at 5 p.m.; and traditional services will be held at 9 and 11 p.m. There will be a Christmas Day service on Sunday, Dec. 25, at 11 a.m.
Holy Communion will be celebrated at all five services, while handheld candles will be part of Christmas Eve worship at 5, 9 and 11 p.m. Everyone in the community is welcome to attend.
For more information contact the church office at (630) 584-6434, visit www.HosannaChurch.com or e-mail Welcome@HosannaChurch.com.
Hosanna! Lutheran Church is located at
36W925 Red Gate Road (entrance just east of Randall Road) in St. Charles.
Christmas Cookie Sale
MAPLE PARK—St. Mary’s of Maple Park annual Christmas Cookie Sale will be held on Saturday, Dec. 17, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Novak Center on County Line Road in Maple Park.
Homemade cookies will be sold for $6 per pound. Choose your own cookie. Advance orders for assorted cookies may be placed until Dec. 14. For more information or advance orders, call Anne at (815) 827-3302.