Posted Online: Jan. 25, 2013, 10:00 am
Faith & Values briefs for Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013
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New Episcopal priest gets super welcome
The Rev. Roger Hungerford
Cheryl Rankin, left, financial secretary at First United Methodist Church, Geneseo, and Ali Johnson, church member, will lead an upcoming Financial Peace University (FPU) course. Area residents are invited to a workshop and informational meeting to be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28, at the church’s south campus, 224 North State St. Families and individuals can learn how to handle their money through common-sense principles and small group accountability. The church has a limited number of scholarships available so enrollment fees should not hinder anyone from taking the course. The nine-week course will start Monday, Feb. 4, with sessions from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays through April 1. Advance registration is necessary and information is available from Yvette Biddle, assistant director of congregational care at First United Methodist, (309) 944-2793, or online at firstname.lastname@example.org. Free child care is available with registration.
United Methodist Men of Colona United Methodist Church, 1709 Cleveland Road, Colona, will hold a pancake breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26. They will serve pancakes, sausage, and biscuits and gravy. Pictured are John Browning, left, and Arthur Ash. It will be all you can eat for a freewill offering.
The Rev. Roger Hungerford (photo)
MOLINE — All Saints Episcopal Church, 2420 41st St., will welcome the Rev. Roger Hungerford, as its new full-time priest and rector, who will start his ministry at the church on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 2. Rev. Hungerford was ordained recently after completing his studies at the Seminary of the Southwest. He served his seminary field placement in Austin, Texas.
He was born in Iowa City, Iowa, and attended Iowa State University. His wife, Liz Hungerford, is from Toledo, Ohio.
Another dinner served at Riverside
MOLINE — Riverside United Methodist Church, 712 16th St., will have its next free monthly community Sunday dinner at 12:15 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27.
The dinner will be held in the church's basement dining hall.
Pastors parade to talent show fundraiser
DAVENPORT — First Presbyterian Church, 1702 Iowa St., will host a"Pastors on Parade" talent show from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27.
The talent show will feature 24 pastors or religious leaders from local churches performing music, comedy, art and poetry presentations to raise money for 24 food pantries and meal sites operated by Churches United of the Quad City Area.
Tickets will cost$10 per person or $25 per family.
Trinity takes talks to Front Street Brewery
MOLINE — Trinity Lutheran Church, 14th Street and 14th Avenue, Moline, will host Monday evening "Table Talks" at 6:30 p.m. at Front Street Brewery in Davenport.
Martin Luther used to gather his friends, colleagues and students around a table to discuss current affairs and religious issues of the day. Trinity Lutheran will replicate this practice every Monday and welcome all to join.
For information, call (309) 762-3624.
'Schindler's List' commemorates Holocaust
DAVENPORT — The movie "Schindler's List" will be shown at the Putnam Museum's Giant-Screen Theatre at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27.
The showing will be held in commemoration of the United Nation's "International Holocaust Remembrance Day," the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau.
The Putnam Museum, Holocaust Education Committee of the Quad Cities and the Jewish Federation of the Quad Cities, will co-sponsor the event.
Tickets will cost $7 for adults, $6 for seniors, students and military, $5 for youth, or free with museum admission or membership.
Seating is limited, so call to buy tickets in advance at (563) 324-1933, ext. 242.
"Schindler's List" is a Steven Spielberg film and winner of seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director.
The film is based on the story of Oskar Schindler, a member of the Nazi party, womanizer and war profiteer who saved the lives of more than 1,100 Jews during the Holocaust.
Find free nonprofit fair at SouthPark
MOLINE — SouthPark Mall will host a 501(c)3 non-profit fair from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9.
Nonprofit organizations in the Quad-Cities area will display and promote their local 501(c)3 businesses.
This free event will only be for the first 100 businesses.
RSVP by calling (309) 797-8450 before Friday, Feb. 1. Participants will be given a table and two chairs set up in the commons area starting in Younkers Court.
Spiritualist church opens, heals, serves
DAVENPORT — The Spiritualist Church/The Cottage Wholistic Health Center,1227 Jersey Ridge Road, will open at 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. Feb. 3.
For information, call(563) 324-0345, or email email@example.com.
A healing service will be held during regular services every Sundaystarting in February.
People are asked to bring adish to share with othersafter service.
Scrapbookers crop up for fundraiser
DAVENPORT — Immanuel Lutheran Church & Preschool,3834 Rockingham Road, will hold a Scrapbook Crop fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9.
It will cost $35, which includes lunch and dinner.
Forty spots are available with two people per table.
Reservations are needed.. Specify if electricity is needed and bring extensions cords.
A silent auction and a creative memory display also will be featured.
Make reservations or find information by calling Kathy Yaudas at the church office, at (563) 324-6431.
A snack table will be set up, so bring a snack to share.
Bottled soda pop will be sold. Coffee and tea will be free.
Proceeds will benefit: Immanuel Lutheran Preschool and Immanuel's Lutheran Education Scholarship fund.