Faith & Values budget for Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014

Posted Online: Aug. 08, 2014, 11:40 am
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Today, Aug. 9
--Two Rivers United Methodist Church, 1820 5th Ave.: free meal, noon every Saturday.

Sunday, Aug. 10
--Concordia Lutheran Church, 316 S. Oakwood Ave., Geneseo: former pastor the Rev. Dr. Daniel A. Olson, now of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Luxemburg, Wis.; leads worship at 8 and 10:30 a.m. services; potluck meal follows 10:30 a.m. service; Concordia is celebrating 150th anniversary; Rev. Olson served at Concordia from 1999 until July 2008; married to the former Katie Russell, Geneseo.

--Greater Annawan Ministerium: 6:30 p.m.; Southern Gospel recording artists The Chosen Ones; Fairview United Methodist Church, 27717 N. 1400 Ave., Sheffield, south of Annawan and east of Illinois 78; 309-507-3283; 309-507-1626; the

Saturday, Aug. 16
--St. Mark's Anglican Church, 1550 7th Ave, Silvis: 5 p.m.; Quincy Diocesan Bishop Alberto Morales installs the Rev. Donald Sackett as vicar.

--Edgewood Baptist Church, 2704 38th St., Rock Island; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; "Super Saturday;" kids age 3 through sixth grade; vacation Bible school morning activities including crafts, music, puppets, games, snacks and Bible stories; free hot dogs, water slides, other fun, noon to 2 p.m.; 309-786-7913.

--American Scandinavian Association: 5:30 p.m.; Kraftskiva (Crayfish) Party; First Lutheran Church, 1600 20th St., Rock Island; bring side dish, salad, dessert to share; table service provided; no alcohol allowed; Scandinavian music; door prizes; $15 for adults, $20 for nonmembers; $7.50 for students; Reservations due Monday, Aug. 11; 309-762-9215.

Sunday, Aug. 17
-- Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 201 W. North St., Geneseo: 10 a.m.: Bishop Morales installs the Rev. Donald Sackett as vicar.

--Our Lady of Grace; 4th annual "Swing Into School" back-to-school golf outing; 1 p.m., Golfmohr Golf Course, East Moline; $65 for green fees, cart, hole prizes and dinner; $15 for dinner only; Aug. 14 entry deadline; limited to 36 teams; proceeds to buy iPads for classrooms; mail checks to Our Lady of Grace Golf Outing, 603 18th Ave., East Moline, IL, 61244; 563-650-1031.

Thursday, Aug. 21
--"Blessing of the Bikes;" 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21; Ducky's Lagoon, 13515 78th Ave., W., Illinois 92, Andalusia; The Rev. Anthony W. Co will bless motorcycles and riders; rain or shine; 309-798-2098.

--Lifetree Cafe, 606 SE 3rd St., Aledo; 7 p.m.; "Encountering God: What Ancient Practices Can Teach Us Today;" short film; discussion; 60-minute free event; snacks and beverages; 309-371-4712;;

Friday, Aug. 22
-- Preemption United Methodist Church, 2652 170th Ave.; 20th annual steak supper; 5-7 p.m.; 309- 754-8770; reservations required by Sunday, Aug. 17; $10 for adults; $5 for kids 10 and younger.

Saturday, Aug. 23
--Viola United Methodist Church, 1407 18th Ave.; 4-7 p.m.; ice cream social on Saturday, Aug. 23, in the Fellowship Hall at 1407 18th Ave, Viola.

Sunday, Aug. 24
--Rock Island First Church of the Nazarene, 2921 38th St.; 9-week Financial Peace University; 7 p.m.; developed by financial adviser/media personality Dave Ramsey; for information or to register;; 309-786-8232;

--Living Hope Community Church, 216 W. Hayes St., Davenport; Hogue Drama Ministry; one-man drama "Simon Peter;": 9 and 10:30 a.m. worship services.

--Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat, 2664 145th Ave., near Wheatland, Iowa; 3-6 p.m., "Spirit of the Prairie" event featuring locally raised and prepared food, wines and beers, and entertainment; $40 per person; benefiting Prairie Retreat program fund; pianist Ron May; folk blues artists Steve and Sam Price; walking, golf-cart tours; silent auction;; parking, shuttle service available at the Humility of Mary Center, 820 W. Central Park Ave., Davenport; 563-323-9466.


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  Today is Monday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2014. There are 72 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The store of Devoe and Crampton was entered and robbed of about $500 worth of gold pens and pocket cutlery last night.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Michael Malloy was named president of the Tri-City Stone Cutters Union.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Dewitte C. Poole, former Moline newspaperman serving as vice consul general for the United States government in Paris, declared in a letter to friends that the once gay Paris is a city of sadness and desolation.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans for the construction of an $80,000 wholesale bakery at 2011 4th Ave. were announced by Harry and Nick Coin, of Rock Island. It is to be known as the Banquet Bakery.
1964 -- 50 years ago: An application has been filed for a state permit to organize a savings and loan association in Moline, it was announced. The applicants are Ben Butterworth, A.B. Lundahl, C. Richard Evans, John Harris, George Crampton and William Getz, all of Moline, Charles Roberts, Rock Island, and Charles Johnson, of Hampton.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Indian summer is quickly disappearing as temperatures slide into the 40s and 50s this week. Last week, highs were in the 80s.

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