Helping Others

29th annual ‘Keyboard Praise’ will be at St. Matthew in Belleville

Musicians Tom Burroughs, Jon Burroughs, Carrie Crago, Sharon Goetz, Ben Hanley, Dwain Little, Liz McGlasson, Hank Oplinger, Sylvia Phillips, Matthew Swenson and Ken Williams will perform at the 29th Annual Keyboard Praise at 7 p.m. Oct. 29, at St. Matthew United Methodist Church in Belleville.
Musicians Tom Burroughs, Jon Burroughs, Carrie Crago, Sharon Goetz, Ben Hanley, Dwain Little, Liz McGlasson, Hank Oplinger, Sylvia Phillips, Matthew Swenson and Ken Williams will perform at the 29th Annual Keyboard Praise at 7 p.m. Oct. 29, at St. Matthew United Methodist Church in Belleville.

The 29th annual Keyboard Praise, a concert featuring pianists on ten grand pianos accompanied by the church organ, will take place at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, at St. Matthew United Methodist Church, 1200 Moreland Drive, Belleville. The concert will be composed of hymn arrangements and classical music. Admission is free. Reservations are accepted for groups of 10 or more. Information: 618-397-5994.

‘Help for Puerto Rico’ fundraiser at St. Luke’s Parish Center

Friends and family of Zaida Coil, who is from Puerto Rico and taught at Althoff Catholic High School for 52 years, are hosting a trivia fundraising event at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at St. Luke’s Parish Center, 226 N. Church St., Belleville. The funds raised will go to Coil’s family, friends and community in Puerto Rico who were affected by Hurricane Maria. Tickets cost $15 per person. This event features a 50/50 raffle, silent auction and balloon raffle. There will be a cash bar and attendees may bring snacks. For information and reservations: 618-233-8660.

St. Dominic Parish rummage and bake sale

A rummage and bake sale will take place from 5-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26; 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28; and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, at the St. Dominic Parish center in Breese. All items will be half priced on Saturday. On Sunday, there will be a $2 brown bag sale. Homemade baked goods and lunch will be available on all four days.

Church Women United of Belleville

The Belleville unit of Church Women United will meet at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at the Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1419 N. 17th St., Belleville. Lunch costs $6 and will be provided by the host church. Reservations are required by Tuesday, Oct. 31, and may be placed by calling Naomi Davidson, 618-920-5213, or Grace Moon, 618-234-2688. Church Women United is an ecumenical group of all Christian faiths. Any woman is invited to join.

Seeking volunteers for the Way of Lights

The National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows needs volunteers to assist in various ways during the annual Way of Lights from Nov. 17 through Dec. 31. Information: programs@snow.org or 618-394-6281 or snows.org/wol.

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