Church news for April 19
St. Charles Episcopal
hosts rummage sale
St. Charles—St. Charles Episcopal Church, 994 N. 5th Ave., St. Charles, will hold a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 21.
The building is handicapped accessible, and there is no admission charge. Proceeds will fund the church’s ministries to Hesed House and Trinity Soup Kitchen in Aurora, the church’s Youth Group Mission Trip, projects of the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago, and other outreach activities. Find home furnishings, toys, kitchen items, sports equipment, adult and children’s clothing, books and more. For information, visit www.stcharlesepiscopal.org or call (630) 584-2596.
Grace UMC of Maple Park
presents VBS Kickoff
Maple Park—Grace United Methodist Church in Maple Park invites interested families to its VBS Kickoff on Friday, April 27, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the church, 506 Willow St., Maple Park.
At the kickoff event, kids can learn what to expect at this year’s VBS. In addition, they will be able to do some crafts, receive a music CD of this year’s VBS songs, learn one VBS song, and meet some VBS characters, as well as get to enjoy some desserts.
Registration will also open that night for VBS week, which will be held July 23-26 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Additionally, the church will launch its annual mission project, Build Up Our Backpacks, in which the church collects school supplies for the Kaneland School District.
Sugar Grove UMC hosts
Benefit Spring Buffet
Sugar Grove—The Sugar Grove United Methodist Church will host a spring buffet on Saturday, April 28, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the Sugar Grove Community House, 141 Main St.
A variety of delectable dishes will be prepared and served by congregation members, with free-will donations being used to support mission outreach programs. Everyone is invited to come and join together for food and fellowship. Call (630) 466-4501 with any questions.
concert at KUMC
KANEVILLE—Paul Colman, Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter/entertainer, will perform a concert at Kaneville United Methodist Church on Sunday, April 29, at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $17.
For more information, call (630) 557-2483.
and Free Spaghetti
celebrates 3 years
St. Charles—Two Guys and Free Spaghetti will celebrate its third anniversary from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 29, at St. Charles Episcopal Church, 994 N. 5th Ave., St. Charles.
The free dinner of spaghetti and meatballs, salad, garlic bread, and homemade dessert will be accompanied by live music.
Started in 2009, the monthly dinner welcomes all guests to enjoy the fellowship and food. Carry-out is available, and the building is handicapped accessible. For more information, call Joe at (630) 890-6586.