The Society of St. Vincent de Paul will have an open house to celebrate its newly renovated facility. The event will take place from 1-3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16, and 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 17, at 3718 State St., East St. Louis. A dedication and blessing is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 17.
The renovations include a new Outreach Ministry Center and remodeling of the soup kitchen and pantry, thrift store and warehouse.
Celebration of Abraham Lincoln
The Blessed Savior Lutheran Church will have “Lincoln Fest” at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, at the church, 1205 N. Lincoln Ave., O’Fallon. The event will feature Barbara Kay, an award-winning history teacher, who will provide a “living portrait” of Mary Todd Lincoln. Glen Aubrey, an author from Fort Worth, Texas, will make a presentation based on his book, “Lincoln: The Making of a Leader.” This event is open to the public and free. Information: 618-632-0126.
Healing service in Belleville
A healing service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16, at the main church of the Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, 442 S. De Mazenod Drive, Belleville. All seeking healing are welcome for prayer. Information: 618-277-0416 or 618-397-6700.
Adult forum at St. George Church
The Rev. Canon Dale Coleman will present a four-week series, “Slides from the Holy Land,” starting at 9:15 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, at St. George Episcopal Church, 105 East D. St., Belleville. The program is part of the weekly adult forum at the church and the public is invited.