Religion calendar 5/1/04

Saturday, May 1, 2004


Gospel singing at 7 p.m. at Shiloh Baptist Church in Villa Ridge, Ill. The Gloryroad Travelers and Victory Way will perform.

The Teen Challenge choir New Creations will perform on the lawn at Pulaski Christian Church at 6 p.m. A hot-dog roast will follow the service.


The German Evangelical Church and Cemetery Association of Dutchtown will hold its annual meeting at 2 p.m. at the church. Donations will be accepted; for information call Dorothy Rowley at 243-5882.

Wesley House campus ministry will hold its annual spring celebration dinner at 5 p.m. at the Family Life Center at Centenary United Methodist Church. The speaker will be Kristine Lyons Marshall, a university alumna and former peer minister with Wesley House. Call 651-4550 for information or to make reservations.

North Cape County Ministerial Alliance will hold a service at 6 p.m. at Wesley United Methodist Church in Fruitland to "Honor our heroes." The service will be in support of the military.


Prayer service for military at 7 p.m. at Mount Auburn Christian Church. Sgt. Andy Conklin, who was injured in Iraq while serving with the 1140th National Guard, will speak. For information, contact Jeremy Ferguson at the church at 335-9264 or by e-mail at


United Methodist Women at Centenary Church will hold a general meeting at noon in the Family Life Center. The program will be presented by Fran Rediger and Martha Sanderson.


Baptist churches in Jackson will hold a community service at 6:30 p.m. to remember the one-year anniversary of the tornado. The service will be at Litz Park under the pavilion and will include music, testimonies from storm survivors and recognition of the agencies that offered help. The service is sponsored by First Baptist Church, New Bethel Baptist Church and Shawnee Hills Baptist Church. Attendees are asked to bring lawn chairs.


Mayors' Prayer Breakfast will be at 6:45 a.m. at the A.C. Brase Arena Building. Speaker is author David Limbaugh and music will be presented by the Cape First Church. Tickets are available by contacting Dee Dee Wilson at Data Business Systems.

Thanksgiving Mass at 10 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church in Jackson to mark the one-year anniversary of the tornado that damaged the school and church.

National Day of Prayer service at 12:05 p.m. at Immaculate Conception, sponsored by the Jackson Ministerial Alliance.

-- From staff reports

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