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Torah scrolls contain the Five Books of Moses
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Festival of Shavuot Marks Giving of Torah at Sinai

On Saturday, May 26th at 7 pm, the members of Congregation Etz Chaim of DuPage County will encircle themselves in Torah—the sacred scrolls of the … Read more ›

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Baker Memorial UMC Members Will Help 'Change the World' Saturday

ST. CHARLES – Members of Baker Memorial United Methodist Church will help Change the World on May 19. To help mark 175 years of Methodism … Read more ›

It’s a flamingo invasion. People may commission a flock of 10 flamingoes from the youth Baker Memorial United Methodist Church in St. Charles, for $20 each. Proceeds will fund the Youth Mission Trip in July.
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Fox Valley Seeing Pink, as Baker Church Flamingos Invade Once Again

The Tri-Cities, and other parts of the western suburban landscape, are seeing pink once again, as flamingos return to the area. And those pink birds … Read more ›

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Finding Church in the Strangest Places

For 48 hours I have been filling a notebook with snippets of speech, quotes and book titles. I am in my happy place. I left … Read more ›

Willow Creek DuPage to raise money for shoes for children
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Willow Creek DuPage Sponsors 5K Run/Walk

On April 21, Willow Creek Community Church DuPage, located in West Chicago, sponsors a family friendly 5K Run/Walk. “In developing countries where clean water is … Read more ›

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Christian Writer's Conference in Chicago area at Billy Graham Center, Wheaton IL

If you have ever wanted to attend a Christian writer's conference then mark your calendars for May 30th through June 2nd, 2012. Almost in your … Read more ›

There are building blocks and sets galore available at Baker Memorial Church’s Spring Rummage Sale, which kicks off Thursday at the church, Cedar and Fourth avenues, in downtown St. Charles.
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Baker Rummage Sale Starts Thursday

ST. CHARLES ¬– An admission-only pre-sale has been added to Baker Memorial United Methodist Church’s Spring Rummage Sale, which begins Thursday at the church, 307 … Read more ›

Matzah, the unleavened bread of Passover
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Congregation Etz Chaim to Celebrate Passover Seder

On Saturday, April 7th, members of Congregation Etz Chaim will gather with friends and neighbors to celebrate Passover in a communal seder (ritual meal) at … Read more ›

Professor David Shyovitz
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Professor David Shyovitz Will Discuss Judaism and the Occult

From Friday through Sunday, March 16-18, 2012, visiting scholar Dr. David Shyovitz will present four provocative learning sessions on the topic “Judaism and the Occult: … Read more ›

Hamantaschen, traditional Purim pastries.
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Joy and Humor–Congregation Etz Chaim Celebrates Purim

Congregation Etz Chaim of DuPage County, the self-proclaimed “Purim Capital of North America,” will hold its traditionally raucous Purim carnival and service on Wednesday, March … Read more ›