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Grundy County area church briefs

You are invited to come and help us
celebrate House of Glory for All Nations church and Dr. Esther Holiday’s 13th anniversary at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 25 at the Quality inn, located at 200 Gore Road in Morris.

The theme is God’s Kingdom Ruleth Over All, Psalm 103:19.

The guest speaker for the evening celebration will be Dr. Jacqueline E. Anderson, who is founder, CEO and pastor of Anointed Word International Ministries Inc. in Tinley Park, a cutting edge ministry.

Anderson is a highly anointed vessel of God called to preach, teach, and minister in the healing ministry.

Anderson teaches on a daily telecast, MYTV on Channel 34, Monday through Friday evenings.

She has a Bachelor’ s Degree in business management, a Master’s degree in communications, and a Doctorate degree from Logos Bible School in Florida. Dr. Anderson is a keynote speaker throughout the U.S., a writer and a counselor.

For information, call 815-651-8564 or email

Peace Lutheran Church

• Free yoga class at 5:30 p.m. every Monday and Thursday night

Immaculate Conception Church

• The rosary is recited every Tuesday at church. All are welcome to join when they are available at 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays.

• The Stitchery Group meets every Wednesday in the church narthex. Bring your crocheting or knitting projects and join the group from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays.

• The PADS shelter at Immaculate Conception Parish is open through April. It provides a place to sleep, eat dinner and breakfast, as well as a sack lunch to go.

If you would like to volunteer for our parish, contact Joanne Morrall at 815-942-8389 or Kris Werden at 815-942-5338. The shelter opens at 7 p.m. every Thursday and Friday.

• Organizations from the parish help with preparation and serving of coffee and doughnuts after Mass one weekend each month in the narthex of the church. Stop by after Mass and visit while enjoying refreshments.

Village Christian Church in Minooka

Located at 8965 S. Bell Road in Minooka, the Village is not your typical church. For example, we keep church pretty simple, and we don’t get caught up in a lot of rules and regulations. Instead, we allow scripture to be our guide and try to live our lives according to what the Bible outlines.

It doesn’t matter what your history is, you are welcome here. It’s not easy to sum up all of who we are, but here are a few basics about us: We’re a nondenominational Christian church and followers of Jesus Christ.

That means all backgrounds are welcome here, whether you’ve never been to church, haven’t been in a long time, or have been part of a church all of your life.

We like to have fun and don’t think that church should be boring. You might even be a little surprised when you visit because we’re different than a lot of churches.

You’ll have to stop by to find out more. Services are at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays and at 8:30, 9:30 and 11 a.m. Sundays.

Call ​​815-467-2265 or visit for information.

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Church

The church is located at 195 S. Kankakee St. in Coal City. The Rev. Robert Noesen presides over weekend Masses at 4 p.m. Saturdays and at 7:30 and 11:15 a.m. Sundays.

Confessions are heard from 3:20 to 3:45 Saturday. Daily Mass and devotions: Monday – 8 a.m. rosary, communion service; Tuesday – 8 a.m. rosary, communion service at Immaculate Conception in Braidwood; Wednesday – 8 a.m., rosary, confessions, Mass at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Novena; Thursday – 8 a.m., rosary, Mass at Immaculate Conception; Friday – 8 a.m. rosary, Mass at Assumption. First Friday of the month – 8 a.m. rosary, confession, Mass; First Saturday of the month – 8 a.m. rosary, Immaculate Conception Novena Mass with the distribution of the Sacrament of the Sick. ​

Monthly devotional prayers (Novena) to our Lord and his servant, St. Peregrine, patron saint of those who suffer with cancer or any incurable disease or condition; Solemn Benediction of the blessed sacrament – First Tuesday of every month following the 6:30 p.m. Mass.

Mother of the Eucharist Perpetual Adoration Chapel is across from the church at 195 S. Kankakee St. The chapel is a place of silent prayer in the presence of Jesus Christ, truly present in the Eucharist.

The Eucharist is solemnly exposed for adoration 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Everyone is encouraged to stop in anytime, make regular visits and sign up for a specific time of adoration each week. Visit for information.

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