Marine HCE lesson is on “Staycation and Vacation Planning”
The Marine Unit of Home and Community Education will meet on Tuesday, April 19 at 7:30 p.m. at the Marine Senior Citizens Building. The lesson for this month is “Staycation and Vacation Planning,” presented by Ruth France and Wilma Tabor. Hostesses for the meeting are Priscilla Plocher and Janet Huene. The club will have election and installation of officers. A reminder: Send in your reservations for the annual county meeting by April 20 and for the County Tour by May 16. The County Tour reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis. The reservation forms for both events are in the Buzz. All are welcome at the meeting.
Marine UCC trivia night to benefit Hoyleton Ministries
Marine United Church of Christ will host its 15th annual trivia night Saturday, April 30 to support the mission of Hoyleton Ministries.
The evening promises to be another fun-filled evening of challenging trivia, door prizes and more. The cost is $12 per person (eight players to a table) or $96 for a team/table. The event will be held at the church, located at the intersection of Center Street and Illinois Route 143 in Marine.
There will also be a raffle fir an iPad Air, Fitbit Charge HR and Amazon Fire TV Stick. Tickets are $5 each or five tickets for $20.
“Those that can’t attend the trivia night can still support the church’s efforts by purchasing raffle tickets for a chance to win one of three great prizes,” said Marine UCC Pastor Phil Kershner.
The top two winning trivia teams will also receive a prize.
Contact the church at 887-4465 to reserve you space for trivia or purchase raffle tickets.
Hoyleton Ministries was founded in 1895 and is dedicated to creating a better world for the children and families of southern Illinois. Hoyleton Ministries, through its broad spectrum of residential and community-based programming, enriches the lives of more than 2,300 individuals each year. serves 2,325 clients each year through their residential, child welfare, behavioral health, preventative services, and Puentes de Esperanza (Spanish-speaking) programs. Visit hoyleton.org for more information.
St. Jacob UCC
Saturday: Project at church beginning at 8 a.m.
Building stages for Strawberry Festival
Next Sunday: Sunday School and Worship at both churches
CAMP SUNDAY IN ST. JACOB DURING SUNDAY SCHOOL
Celebrate DuBois Church Camp Sunday on April 17 during Sunday School. Why Church Camp? Because church camp is joyful fun!
Parents are also welcome to join us for information regarding camp at DuBois. Kristen Kniepkamp Belcher will speak on DuBois and its awesome church camp. For those that have been there to those that are looking for a fun, challenging opportunity to swim, hike, craft, ride, play, eat, shout and laugh, please join us for a sneak peek into DuBois camps. You just might get to enjoy a little of camp during Sunday School.
And remember our church organizations will help make camp affordable for you.
The 2016 Theme is: COURAGE IN COMMUNITY: FEARLESS FAIR. Don’t miss it!
Tuesday, April 19: St. John Sunday School Teachers Meeting 7 p.m.
St. John Church Council Meeting 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 20: A A 8 p.m.
Saturday, April 23: DuBois Work Day – leave church 7:30 a.m.
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