Church news for Dec. 14

St. Mary’s of Maple Park
Christmas Cookie Sale

MAPLE PARK—St. Mary’s of Maple Park annual Christmas Cookie Sale will take place on Saturday, Dec. 15, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Novak Center, County Line Road in Maple Park.
New this year are pictures with Santa Claus and refreshments presented by St. Mary’s Knights of Columbus. Choose your own homemade cookies for $6 per pound. Advance orders for assorted cookies may be placed any time before Wednesday, Dec. 12.
For more information or advance orders, call Anne at (815) 827-3302.

Seniors Bingo
event at St. Gall

ELBURN—St. Gall Church will host a free Bingo afternoon for local seniors on Sunday, Dec. 16, noon to 2 p.m. in the parish hall. This free event is open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.
St. Gall is located at 120 W. Shannon St in Elburn. For more information, contact the parish office at (630) 365-6030.

Book of Genesis study
ST. CHARLES—The study of the Book of Genesis will be given by Bible Study Fellowship International on Wednesday mornings, 9:10 to 11 a.m. from now until May 2013 at Riverside Community Church, St. Charles.
A preschool program is available for members. Visit www.bsfinternational.org for more information.