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ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH, Browning and Filmore streets, William Richardson, pastor.

Sunday, 9:30 a.m. Sunday school; 10:30 a.m. worship service. Wednesday, 7 p.m. Bible study and youth.

ST. EDWARD CATHOLIC CHURCH, 104 W. Union St., Rev. Adam Westphal, pastor.

Thursday, 7 p.m. Mass; Sunday 10:45 a.m. Mass, confession following; Tuesday 8:30 a.m. Mass; Wednesday, 6:15 religious education, 6:30 p.m. Lay Lead Devotions.

UNITED METHODIST CHURCHáRev Jim and Mary Morris, co-pastors

Sunday, 8:30 a.m. Sunday school, 9:45 a.m. worship; 5:30 p.m. potluck supper, open to the public; 6:30 p.m. Sunday evening worship service. Aspire Food Pantry drop-off site.

Arispe

UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Rev. Jim and Mary Morris, co-pastors.

Sunday, 8:45 a.m. morning worship. Every third Thusday, Woman’s Christian Fellowship

Beaconsfield

UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, June Nolte Davis, pastor.

Sunday, 9 a.m. worship service; 10:30 a.m. worship service in Kellerton.

Clearfield

AREA BIBLE FELLOWSHIP CHURCH, 207 Van Buren St., Ron L. Christian, pastor; website www.areabiblefellowship.org.

Sunday, 10 a.m. worship service; 11:30 a.m. Sunday school.

CHRISTIAN CHURCH, Sherry Wiley, lay speaker.

Sunday, 9:15 a.m. worship; 10:30 a.m. Sunday school.

UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Gary Shea, pastor.

Sunday, 8 a.m. Sunday school; 9 a.m. worship.

Corning

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 907 Grove Ave.

Sunday, 9 a.m. Sunday school; 10 a.m. worship services.

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 901 Nodaway St., Andrew Bardole, pastor.

Sunday, 9:30 a.m. adult Sunday school; 10:30 a.m. worship service.

GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH, Dan Lamgo, pastor.

Sunday, 9:30 a.m. Sunday school; 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. worship service. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. prayer service.

MESSIANIC MISSION SEVENTH DAY, 405 11th St.

Sabbath services, second and fourth Saturdays. Call 641-322-3386 for time and place.

REDEEMER LUTHERAN CHURCH, 800 17th St., Philip Ritter, pastor.

Sunday, 9:30 a.m. Sunday school and adult Bible study; 10:45 a.m. worship with Holy Communion. Wednesday, 9 a.m. Bible study.

ST. PATRICK’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 504 Grove, Ave., Fr. Michael Peters, pastor.

Saturday, 5:30 p.m. Mass. Sunday, 10:30 a.m. Mass. Wednesday, 3:30 to 5 p.m. religious education classes; 7 p.m. youth group.

Creston

ABUNDANT LIFE FAMILY CHURCH, 500 S. Oak St., Douglas R. Brunell, pastor, (641) 782-5766, email info@abundantlifefamilychurch.net; website www.abundantlifefamilychurch.net.

Sunday, 10:30 a.m. children’s church and worship service. Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. worship and Kid’s Club. Thursday, 6:30 a.m. Men of Honor; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The Light Switch teens.

APOSTOLIC LIGHTHOUSE UNITED PENTECOSTAL CHURCH, 600 N. Lincoln St., Paul Vandevender, pastor, 782-5594.

Sunday, 10 a.m. Sunday school and worship service; 5:30 p.m. prayer time; 6 p.m. worship service. Wednesday, 7 p.m. worship service. Home Bible study, call 782-5594.

CHURCH OF CHRIST, 510 S. Poplar St., Timothy Haynie, evangelist, 641-344-3201.

Sunday, 9:45 a.m. Sunday school and donuts; 11 a.m. worship and Lord’s Supper; 6:30 p.m. Sunday night service. Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. Bible study for all ages.

COMMUNITY OF CHRIST, Creston Congregation (RLDS), 820 N. Elm St., Elder Gary O’Daniels, pastoral coordinator.

Sunday, 9:15 a.m. Praise and Inspiration, Darl Ferguson leader; 9:30 a.m. church school classes; 10:30 a.m. morning worship, Gary O’Daniels, presider; Ken Mallas, speaker.

CREST BAPTIST, affiliated with Southern Baptist Convention, Poplar and Townline streets, Chuck Spindler, pastor; Neal McRae, associate pastor. Website: www.crestbaptistchurch.com.

5 to 7 p.m. Trunk or Treat; Sunday 9 a.m. Bible Study, 10:15 a.m. Worship; Tuesday, 9 a.m. womans Bible study 6:30 p.m. GriefShare; Wednesday, 7 a.m prayer meeting, 6:30 p.m. Youth group; 6:30 to 8 p.m. TeamKIDS, adult Bible studies.

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, 1001 N. Lincoln St., David Tebbenkamp, pastor; Dan Fields, youth pastor.

Sunday 8:45 a.m. worship service, 10:15 a.m.áchildren’s Sunday school/adult Bible fellowship, 4:30 p.m. Melody Makers, 6 p.m. family worship service; Wednesday 6:30 p.m. adult prayer meeting and bible study, ministry at Hopice House, FCB Kids – ages four through grade eight, 8 p.m. Triumphant Praise Choir Rehearsal; Thursday 6 p.m. harvest party – children 3 through sixth grade. Saturday noon a work of love and mystery ride — youth meet at church.

FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH (DISCIPLES OF CHRIST), 301 E. Townline Road, Tony Thurston, pastor. Email: fcccreston@gmail.com; website: www.fcccreston.com.

Sunday, 9 a.m. Sunday school; 10 a.m. worship service.áMonday, 1:30 p.m. “Tootles” - games/crafts - Fellowship Hall. Wednesday, 6 p.m. praise and worship service.

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 702 W. Prairie St., the Rev. Cynthia Ripperger, pastor.

Friday, 1:30 p.m. craft workshop. Sunday, 8:45 a.m. adult/6th - 12th Sunday school; 10 a.m. worship service; Monday 10 a.m. nursing home Bible study, 7 p.m. ME and F; Tuesday, 1 p.m. stitch, knit and quilt. Wednesday 9 a.m. Bible study

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 400 N. Elm St., Jodi Rushing, pastor. Call 641-782-2427, 641-782-7267. Email: fumc.creston@gmail.com. Facebook: Creston First United Methodist Church. Office hours: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Friday 5:30 p.m. square dancers, Sunday, 8:30 a.m. Disciple Class; 9:30 a.m. worship service; 10:30 a.m. Sunday school; Monday 5 p.m. TOPS, 7 p.m. Emmaus; Tuesday, 9 a.m. Summit House, 1:30 p.m. Crestridge Bible study; 6:30 p.m. prayer service.

HOLY SPIRIT CATHOLIC CHURCH, 107 W. Howard St., Rev. Adam Westphal, pastor.

Friday 9:15 a.m. Mass at St. Malachy; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ReRun shop, 7 p.m. Mass; Saturday 9 a.m. to noon ReRun Shop; 4:30 p.m. confession; 5:15 p.m. Mass; Sunday 8:15 to 8:45 a.m. confession; 9 a.m. Mass; Monday 5 p.m. adoration, 6 p.m. Mass, 6:30 RCIA meeting; Tuesday, noon to 5 p.m. ReRun Shop; Wednesday 9:15 a.m. mass at St. Malachy, Noon to 5 p.m. ReRun Shop, 6:45 religious education grades 1-8 St Malachy School, 7 p.m. high school youth group. 7 p.m. Knights of Columbus meeting

JERUSALEM UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 1965 REA Road, Rev Jim and Mary Morris, co-pastors

Sunday, 8 a.m. Bible study, 9 a.m worship. Every second Wednesday Lincoln Nieghbors Women’s group

KINGDOM HALL OF JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES, 1000 Cottonwood St.

Sunday, 10 a.m. public talk and Watchtower study. Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Christian Life and ministry meeting.

PENTECOSTAL CHURCH OF GOD, I.M. “Mana del Cielo” Rev. Miguel Delgado, phone 515-473-2527.

Saturday, noon worship. Sunday, 1:30 p.m. worship.

PLATTE CENTER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 2396 Eagle Ave., south of Creston, Rev. Delores Doench, pastor.

Sunday, 9:15 a.m. Sunday school; 10 a.m. coffee/fellowship time; 10:30 a.m. church service.

SALEM LUTHERAN CHURCH, 602 W. Townline St., 641-782-2920. the Rev. Cal Oraw, interim pastor. Website: www.salemluth.net.

Thurday 5 to 7 p.m. Halloween event, 9 a.m. Bible study 10 a.m. worship and communion, preschool through 2nd grade class during worship wednesday 6 to 7 p.m. third through sixth grade youth group, dinner provided.

SOLID ROCK MINISTRIES, 1216 N. Cherry St. (corner of Townline and Cherry streets).

Sunday, 9:45 to 10:15 a.m. Sunday school; 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. coffee and fellowship; 10:45 a.m. worship service.

ST. JOHN’S UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 601 S. Maple St., Rick Titus, pastor.

Sunday, 9 a.m. worship service and Sunday School. Wednesday, 7 p.m. Bible study.

TRINITY EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH (LCMS), 800 N. Sumner Ave., Creston; 1111 E. South St., Mount Ayr; the Rev. John B. Rutz, pastor, 641-782-5095, http://TrinityCreston.org.

Mount Ayrá— Reformation Sunday, 10 a.m. Sunday school, 11 a.m. Divine service with Holy Communion; Tuesday 6:30 p.m. Bibile study Wednesday 5:00 p.m. youth confirmation class

Creston — Sunday, 8 a.m. adult Bible class, 9 a.m. Divine service with Holy Communion, 10 a.m. Sunday school and high school bible school; Tuesday 8:30 a.m. Early Risers Bible study: Wednesday 7 p.m. youth confirmation class.

UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST CONGREGATIONAL, 501 W. Montgomery St.

Friday, 7 p.m. AA meeting. Sunday, 10 a.m. worship services. Monday, 7:30 p.m. AA meeting. Tuesday, 5 to 6 p.m. Open Table.

Cromwell

CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 1101 Broadway Ave.

Sunday, 9:30 coffee and conversation; 10 a.m. worship service and Sunday school party; Monday 1 p.m. quilters; Wednesday 1 p.m. quilters.

Diagonal

UNITED CHURCH OF DIAGONAL, Gwen Trullinger, pastor, office 641-734-5704, cell 641-464-5209, www.diagonalchurch.com.

Sunday, 9 a.m. Sunday school; 10 a.m. church.

Ellston

UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Jud Stover, pastor. Website: www.ellstonumc.org.

Sunday, 9:15 a.m. Sunday school; 10:30 a.m. worship.

Greenfield

CORNERSTONE FELLOWSHIP EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH, 2158 Highway 92, office 641-743-0221. Website: www.welcometocornerstone.org. Sunday, 9 a.m. Sunday School, 9:40 to 10:05 childrens worship, 10:15 worship service, Tuesday 6:30 p.m. strategic leadership team meeting; Wednesday, 6:20 Awana, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Youth group at the corner. Thursday, 9 a.m. Women’s Bible study.

ST. JOHN’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 303 N. E. Elm St., 641-343-7065, James Ahenkora, pastor. Website: www.stjohns3.wixsite.com/home; email stjohnsgreenfieldia@gmail.com.

St. John’s — Friday 10:15 p.m. Mass at Good Samaritan in Fontanelle, 3 p.m. Adoration Blessed sacrement exposed until Benendiction at 6 p.m. followed by the rosary. Saturday, 7:30 a.m. Bible study; 4 to 5 p.m. reconciliation; 5 p.m. rosary 5:15 Mass. Sunday, 8 a.m. rosary, 8:15 a.m. Mass. Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. Mass. Thursday, 8:30 a.m. Mass.

St. Patrick’s at Massena; email st.patricksmassena@gmail.com. — Sunday, 10:15 a.m. Mass; Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. Mass at St. Johns Greenfield; 5 to 6 p.m. hour of grace; 6 p.m. Benediction and Mass and Reconciliation; Wednesday 8:30 a.m. Mass.

UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 108 S.W. 5th St.

Thursday, 10:30 a.m. gathering for God, 8 p.m. AA meeting; Friday 9:30 a.m. Sisters in Christ, 1 p.m. united we sew; Sunday 9 a.m. worship, 10 a.m. fellowship, 10:10 Sunday school, 11 a.m. worship, 2 to 4 p.m. Halloween party, 2:30 p.m. charge conference in Stuart, 5:30 p.m. senior high youth; Tuesday 3:30 to 5 p.m. food pantry; 8 p.m. AA meeting; Wednesday, 5:30 a.m. men’s Christian study, 6:30 p.m. middle school youth; Monday 5:30 p.m. United Methodist Women; Tuesday 3:30 to 5 p.m. Food Pantry, 5:30 p.m. nominations meeting, 8 p.m. AA meeting; Wednesday 5:30 a.m. men’s christian study, 6:30 middle school youth.

Hopeville

HOPEVILLE COMMUNITY CHURCH

Sunday, 10 a.m. worship service.

Lenox

CHRISTIAN CHURCH (DISCIPLES OF CHRIST), 1007 W. Temple St., Karla Lyddon, pastor.

Sunday, 9 a.m. adult Sunday school; 10 a.m. worship.

CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS, 702 W. Ohio St. Stanley Price, branch president.

Sunday, 10 a.m. sacrament meeting; 11:15 a.m. Sunday school; 12:10 p.m. relief society, priesthood, young women and young men; 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m.
primary. For local information, contact Clinton Allen, (641) 322-4494.

COUNTRY ROADS BAPTIST CHURCH, at 202 E. Temple (old lumber yard), Mitch Green, pastor. Website: countryroadslenox.com.

Sunday, 9 a.m. Sunday school; 10 a.m. worship. Wednesday, 6 p.m. meal and study.

MERCER CENTER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, four miles north, four miles west of Lenox, Charles Lyles, pastor.

Sunday, 8:30 a.m. worship service.

ST. PATRICK’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 600 W. Michigan St., Fr. Michael Peters, pastor.

Sunday, 8:30 a.m. Mass with religious education classes afterward. Wednesday, 7 p.m. CYO.

UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 103 W. Michigan St., Lauri Greenlee, pastor.

Sunday, 9:30 a.m. worship service.

UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 401 W. Michigan St., Tim Maxa, pastor, 641-333-4214.

Sunday, 9:30 a.m. Sunday school; 10:30 a.m. worship service. First and third Sunday, youth fellowship. Wednesday, Evening Bible study.

Lorimor

CHURCH OF GOD, Ben Turner, pastor.

Sunday, 9:45 a.m. Sunday school; 10:30 a.m. worship service.

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, Lorimor, Doug Benda, pastor.

Sunday, 9 a.m. Sunday school; 10 a.m. worship service.

UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Rev Jim and Mary Morris, co-pastors

Sunday, 10 a.m. Sunday school, 11 a.m. worship. Every first Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. United Methodist Women.

Macksburg

HEBRON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Ben Carter-Allen, pastor.

Sunday, 10 a.m. Sunday school; 11 a.m. worship service.

UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Ben Carter-Allen, pastor. Sunday, 9 a.m. worship service with supervised nursery during church; 10 a.m.
Sunday school. Third Thursday, United Methodist Women.

Murray

BAPTIST CHURCH, Alex Bauman, pastor.

Sunday, 8:45 a.m. Sunday school; 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. worship services. Wednesday, 7 p.m. Midweek Bible study and prayer meeting. Third Thursday of the month, 7 to 9 p.m. Missionary meeting.

CHURCH OF CHRIST, 430 Third St., Brian McCracken, pastor, 641-340-0474, bmac2366@yahoo.com; office, 641-447-2569, office@murraychurchofchrist.org; website, www.murraychurchofchrist.org.

Sunday, 9 a.m. worship service; 10:15 a.m. fellowship; 10:30 a.m. Sunday school. Wednesday, 3:30 p.m. JAM for K-5; 6:30 p.m. meal; 7 p.m. adult Bible study and youth groups K-12. Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. food pantry (by appointment other days, call the office).

UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Sandy Smith and Brandon Campbell, pastors.

Sunday, 10 a.m. Sunday school; 11 a.m. worship.

Orient

PLYMOUTH CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, 311 W. First St., Phil Price, minister.

Sunday, 8:30 a.m. brunch; 10 a.m. worship services and Sunday school;

UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 124 S. Maple St., Cathy Nutting, pastor.

Sunday, 8:45 a.m. worship service.

Prescott

PRESCOTT UNITED CHURCH (DISCIPLES OF CHRIST), 405 6th Ave., Mary O’Riley, pastor.

Sunday, 9 a.m. adult Sunday school; 10 a.m. children’s Sunday school; 10 a.m. rememberance service and worship; Tuesday 5 to 7 p.m. Prescott Church election day dinner, quilt bazaar and bake sale; Thursday 11:45 a.m. CHI Behavioral Health meeting, 5 to 7 p.m. Woman’s Bible Study of Ruth and chapter 5.

Shannon City

SHANNON CITY COMMUNITY CHURCH, Al Rusk, pastor.

Sunday, 9 a.m. church service; 10 a.m. Sunday school.

Sharpsburg

UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Lori Greenlee, pastor.

Sunday, 8:30 a.m. worship.

UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, Tim Maxa, pastor.

Sunday, 9 a.m. worship service; 10 a.m. Sunday school.

Stringtown

STRINGTOWN COMMUNITY CHURCH, junction of Highway 34 and Sycamore Ave., Tony Johnson, pastor

Sunday, 9:45 a.m. worship service.

Thayer

PLEASANT VALLEY CHRISTIAN CHURCH, 641-340-2728.

Sunday, 9 a.m. worship service.

Tingley

CHRISTIAN CHURCH, Al Rusk, pastor.

Sunday, 10:30 a.m. worship service.

UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Jud Stover, pastor.

Sunday, 9 a.m. worship; 10:30 a.m. Sunday school.

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