Parker Road Bible Church (18512 Parker Road, Mokena)
6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Awana Club is a Bible-centered ministry for children ages 3 through sixth grade that meets during the school year.
Junior High Youth Group
6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays. The church's youth group for junior high-aged students meets in the Faltz Home. For more information, call (815) 463-1125.
7-9 p.m. Thursdays. Open to all college-aged singles and couples. For more information, call (815) 463-1125.
Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church (10731 W. LaPorte Road, Mokena)
Halloween Trunk or Treat
4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 31. Candy for the kids, hot dogs for the adults and a warm welcome for all visitors. Candy will be dispensed from the trunks of cars of church members. Visitors will be offered free hot dogs, hot cider, hot chocolate and bottled water, as well as literature and fellowship. For more information, call the church at (708) 479-5600.
10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9. The event is organized as a fundraiser by the ladies of the Ruth Society of the church. Admission to the craft show is free. The all-day bazaar will include needlecrafts, gift items, baked goods and holiday decorations. There will be a Pet Corner and a selection of gift baskets, stocking stuffers and unique gifts. Strollers are welcome. A light lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A roast beef dinner will be served from 4-6:30 p.m. by members of the congregation. Tickets are $9.00 for adults, $3.50 for children of elementary-school age. Youngsters in kindergarten or younger are free. Carry-outs are available. Tickets will be sold at the door, and the public is invited. For more information, call the church at (708) 479-5600.
5 p.m. every Saturday. This contemporary worship service offers an alternative to traditional service.
7:30 p.m. on the first Thursday each month. All women are welcome to join this active group. For more information, call (708) 479-5600.
1:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday each month. The Songshine Gang at Immanuel is the gathering and ministry of members and guests who are age 55 and older. They gather regularly for fellowship, education, and outings. For more information, call (708) 479-5600.
9:15 a.m. Sundays for age 4 to adult. Adult Bible study takes place in the Geuther Library/Conference Room.
7 p.m. Monday and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday twice a month women gather for Bible study in the Geuther library. All women are welcome, members and non-members. Call the church office (708) 479-5600 for dates.
7 p.m. Mondays for men's Bible study, held in the Geuther Library. Call the church office for dates.
9:30 a.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month Lutheran women in mission meet for Bible study in the Geuther library. All women are welcome.
St. John's United Church of Christ (11100 Second St., Mokena)
6:30-7:45 p.m. Wednesdays. Jesus And Me Time is a free Christian education program for children in preschool through fifth grade. All are welcome to join for a fun-filled evening of faith, games, music and
Sunday Morning Kids' Club
9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children from infancy through third grade can participate in adult-supervised activities while their parents attend Sunday worship services. For more information, call (708) 479-5123.
7 a.m. Tuesdays in October in the church garden.
Prayer Shawl Ministry
1 p.m. the first Sunday of each month through December in room 3. This ministry involves people making knit or crocheted shawls or lap robes to give to people who need prayers from our congregation. The group is looking for people who knit or crochet who would like to create shawls for people of all ages.
Sunday Night Junior and Senior High Fellowship
6-8 p.m. every Sunday through May in the Christian Community Center. Beginning at 6 p.m., we share a meal as a group for $3 per person. At 6:30 p.m., the junior and senior groups meet separately to discuss different topics, play games and other activities, plan for upcoming outings and retreats. For more information, call (708) 479-5123.
Mokena Baptist Church (9960 W. 187th St., Mokena)
10:15 a.m. Sundays. Mokena Baptist offers Sunday School classes for all ages. For more information, call (312) 350-2279.
Marley Community Church (12625 W. 187th St., Mokena)
6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through May for children in preschool through fourth grade. Games, crafts and activities will be offered.
6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Marley Community Church hosts three groups each week: Faith Weaver Friends at 6 p.m.; Junior Youth Group at 6 p.m.' and Senior Youth Group at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call (815) 485-8587.
6 p.m. Sundays and Tuesdays in the church basement. All men are welcome.
Grace Fellowship Church (11049 LaPorte Road, Mokena)
Go Youth Group
4-6 p.m. Sundays. Junior high and high school students are welcome to an environment that fosters laughter, friendship and deep thinking. For more information, call (708) 479-3900.
Men's and Women's Ministry
9:15 a.m. Sunday school class prior to Sunday worship to discuss various topics from books and the Bible.
8:30 a.m. every Monday, McDonald's, 7215 W. Lincoln Highway, Frankfort. Grace Senior is a group of friends who enjoy traveling, fellowshipping and worshipping God together with a cup of coffee. For more information, contact Bob Morlan at firstname.lastname@example.org
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