February 7 during worship
All current Scouts are invited to attend this service. You may be a Cub Scout, Brownie, Boy Scout, Girl Scout, or Indian Scout – all are welcome. If you are a former Scout, bring along a memorabilia or your favorite memory to share with the current Scouts.
MARDI GRAS COFFEE HOUR
Feb 7 after worship
We will have King Cake at coffee hour – come see if you get Baby Jesus! We will also burn palms for Ash Wednesday, and celebrate the last Sunday before Lent.
SOUPERBOWL OF CARING
Sunday, Feb. 7th
following the worship service
Remember to show your support for this annual food and funds drive by our Youth Group. All monies collected go to the Maine Township Food Pantry. Drop your cash in the soup pot, or add your canned goods to the Wall of Food … every little bit helps fight hunger in our community!
ASH WEDNESDAY SERVICES
Lent begins with Ash Wednesday services at
9:15 AM and 7:00 PM.
Please note that the early service will be DURING our Child Care Chapel time, and we will be offering imposition of ashes to children as well as adults.
CHILD CARE OPEN HOUSE
Messiah CCC will be holding its annual “Be My Valentine” Pizza Dinner and Valentine Making Party/Open House on Thursday, February 11th. The pizza party will be from 5:45-6:30pm (reservations and pre-payment may be made by in the CCC Office). The Open House will be from 6:15-7:30pm and is open to current families as well as families interested in registering for the summer and school year programs. Guests may visit classrooms, meet staff, pick up registration materials and participate in Valentine activities and projects.
Spotlight Youth Theater Presents:
YOU’RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
Feb. 12-21 at Prairie Lakes Theater in Des Plaines
For tix: 847-516-2298/www.spotlight.org
GREAT FUN for the whole family on Valentine’s Day! These shows always sell out, get your tickets today!
ALSO! A Special Night for Special Friends! SYT invites individuals with Special Needs and their Families to be a guest at the final dress rehearsal on Wed. Feb 10 at 6:30 pm. This show is FREE and ends around 8:30 (it’s okay if you don’t stay the whole time!) Call Elizabeth at 847-962-9348 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve tickets.