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 chosenones.org.

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; debessig@hotmail.com; Lifetreecafe.com.

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; daveramsey.com/fpu/locations/org/51104/class/258907; 309-786-8232; secretary@rinaz.com.

--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; chmiowa.org; 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 Saturday, Sept. 20, the 263rd day of 2014. There are 102 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.

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