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SATfROAV. MARCH 8. 2008 n.MI.YIIKRAI.n Sl-CIION.-, PAGE 3 Send in Easter service details The Daily Herald will run a free listing of Easter worship services in our coverage area in the Neighbor section. To have your services included, e-mail the information to faith@dailyherald.com by Monday. L13 Where do we put our trust in troubling times ? Daily Heiuld dallyherald.com How to reach us All numbers are area code 847. Mailing address: 1795 N. Butter-field Road, Suite 100, Libertyville, IL 60048 Fax: 680-0189 (editorial); 680-0130 (display ads) General Information: 680-5800 Home delivery, customer service: 566-0781 Classified ads: 566-5010 Display ads: 680-5800; spepper@dailyherald.com News tips Got a tip? Need to talk with an editor or reporter? General newsroom: (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.); 680-5800; Lake@dailyherald.com After-hours hotline: (5 p.m. to 9 a.m.); 427-4440 Lake County staff To reach any member of the • editorial staff, address the e-mail by: the first letter of the person's first name, followed by the last name@dailyherald.com. Editor Pete Nenni, 680-5510 Deputy City Editor Sarah Toomey, 573-2751 Photo Editor Vince Pierri, 680-5603 County courts, legal affairs: Tony Gordon, 662-1864 Lake County business: Kim Mikus, 427-4567 Libertyville, Vemon Hills, county government Mick Zawislak, 680-5512 Libertyville, Mundelein, county government: Russell Lissau, 680-5503 Lake Zurich, diversity issues: Madhu Krishnamurthy, 680-5511 Wauconda, Island Lake, Hawthorn Woods: Georgia Garvey, 680-5518 Antioch, Lindenhurst Corrinne Hess, 680-5514 Grayslake, CLC: Bob Susnjara, 680-5509 Gurnee: Bob Susnjara, 680-5509 Fox Lake, Lake Villa, Round Lake area: Lee Rlas, 680-5506 Neighbor/ community news Editor Gail Kahover, 680-5501, gkahover@dailyherald.com News and press releases: lake@dailyherald.com Questions: Luke Zurawski at lzurawski@dailyherald.com, (847) 427-4484 Club news: clubs@dailyherald.com Arts and crafts: Norrine Twohey, ntwohey@dailyherald.com Military, Best and Brightest: Ardelle Chrastka, achrastka@dailyherald.com Religion notes: faith@dailyherald.com Prep Sports Editor: Joe Aguilar, 573-2760, jaguilar@dailyherald.com Sports Hotline: 573-2765 Editorial Page We encourage letters to the editor, which must be signed and include daytime/evening phone numbers and a hometown. Anonymous letters will not be published. E-mail: lakefencepost@dailyherald.com Address: 1795 N. Butterfield Road, Suite 100, Libertyville, IL 60048 Acting editorial page editor: John Zimmerman, (630) 955-35431 Commitments Published the third Sunday of each month. To announce a wedding, engagement or anniversary, call 680-5800. There is a short form to fill out and return. For forms by mail: Norrine Twohey, 427-4495, ntwohey@dailyherald.com On the Web: www.dailyherald.com Obituaries Call 427-4776, "Some trust in and boast of chariots and some horses, but we will trust in and boast of the name of the Lord our God." —Psalm 20:7 (AMP) Have you considered where your trust is placed? From time to time, I like to examine who or what I trust. i I wonder if I am putting an unhealthy trust in my friends, expecting too much from them. Or, do I trust in myself, leaning too much on my education, successes and possessions? In these troubling times when the economy is shaky and so many things are uncertain, we need to examine where our trust is. Our trust belongs in God and his ability to guide and direct us and to help us handle problems and overcome them. Having the faith for him to do what we can't do ourselves is a true test of our trust. We all go through tests of Annettes Budzban Inspirations our faith. The devil uses them as times for temptation to entice us to get upset and act in ungodly ways. God uses them to test our spiritual strength and faithfulness to him. Trust carries with it attributes that we can use as a measuring stick. If we can identify these characters or markers, they can help us discern to what degree we are using our faidi. According to Scriptures, when trust exists, it doesn't get anxious and distraught trying to figure everything out. It stays stable, level-headed and strong in the face of adversity, turning the worries and cares over to the Lord while continuing to perform normal daily activities. It leans on God to take control over the things we have no power to change and prays for wisdom to make the changes we need. Trust is a factor of faith. So if we remain faithful to pray, stand on the promises God gives us in the Bible and wait on God's timing, these factors can help us keep our emotions stable and our hearts faithful in the midst of troubling times. Learning to trust God is a process. When storm winds blow, will we keep our faith in him? I know I still need to grow, but I'm not giving up. How about you? When we exchange our worry and fear, God gives us peace and joy instead. Sounds like a great exchange to me. Take the challenge to lean on God and place your trust in him. • Annettee Budzban's neu' book "Spend a Moment with God" can be ordered through bookstores or online bookstores, or //)' calling the loll free number (877) 289-2665. Your faith To have your information included, e-mail it each week by noon Tuesday to faith@dai- lyherald.com, fax it to (847) 680-0189 or mail it to Religion listings, 1795 N. Butterfield Road, Suite 100, Libertyville, IL 60048. Anshe Tikvah: A wine and cheese reception will be offered at 6 p.m. Friday, followed by a Shabbat Family Service at 6:30 p.m. at 103 Shelter Road, Lincolnshire. • A Purim Celebration witJi the residents of Brentwood North Health Care in Deerfield will be held at 10 a.m. March 16. Call for information. (847) 917-7726. For details, visit www.anshetik- vali.org. Community Christian Church (Disciples of Christ): The church at 1970 Riverwoods Road, Lincolnshire, will offer an Easter egg hunt and carnival from 2 to 4 p.m. March 22. All students in fifth grade and under are welcome to attend. For details, call (847) 945-8824 or visit www.ccclincolnshire.org. Congregation Or Shalom: On March 15, adults can try a progressive rummy game called Pisha Paysha. Starting at 7:30 p.m., it will be held at a private home and reservations will be required. It promises to be a free, fun evening. Congregation Or Shalom is at 21 Hawthorn Parkway in Vernon Hills. For information on Congregation Or Shalom and upcoming events, call (847) 362-1948 or visit www.orshalomlc.org. • A Purim Carnival will be held from 10:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. March 16, followed by a Purim service starting at 7 p.m. March 20. • Cooking with the Rabbi, continues, taking place from 10 to 11:15 a.m. Thursday and April 3 and 17, The only prerequisites for this course are an $18 fee and a desire to have fun cooking. • The synagogue-based book club will resume on April 6 from 9 to 10:15 a.m., and from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at Hawthorn Lakes. The book being discussed will be "Suite Francaise" by Irene Nemirovsky. • On April 12, Rabbi Scott Looper, who has been the spiritual leader of Or Shalom since 1995, will be feted at a special event at the Marriott Lincolnshire Resort. The evening will feature dinner, dancing and a silent auction. • On April 13, a field trip will offer a chance to explore the South Side of Chicago with Dr. Irving Cutler. A fee of $25 covers the entire trip, including the bus ride. For additional information regarding any of these programs or other upcoming events, call Congregation Or Shalom at (847) 362-1948 or visit the synagogue's Web site, www.orshalomlc.org. The First Presbyterian Church of Libertyville: The church is holding its eighth annual Triple Treasure Auction from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. March 15 at the church and Monopoly is the theme for the night. Both silent and live auctions will be held. Appetizers, refreshments and dinner will be served. The church is located at 219 Maple in Libertyville, Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children, who attend their own separate program. Tickets are available by calling (847) 362-2174. After Sunday, adult tickets are $25 and children's tickets, will no longer be available. All proceeds benefit the church's many.charitable missions. Grace Lutheran Church: The church invites everyone each Wednesday in Lent for LIQUID, a Lenten Experience, midweek study series. Each week die study will look at one of the brief stories from this series that illustrates God's word in the language of today's culture. The evening will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a soup supper, and then the Lenten study. Grace Lutheran Church is on 501 Valley Park Drive, Libertyville. For more information, visit the Web site at www.aboutgracelutlieran.org or call (847) 367-7050. • Grace Lutheran Church's "Growing with Grace" Children's program is accepting applications for their "Terrific Two's" and their- new "Tremendous Three's" programs. The Terrific Two's Program is for children turning 2 years old by Sept. 1. For more information on this program, contact Beth Zupkus at (847) 367-7050, terrifictwos@earthlink.net or visit www.aboutgrace- lutheran.org. Grace Lutheran Church introduces its Growing with Grace "Tremendous Three's" program, a new non-denominational preschool program for the 2008-2009 school year. This program is for children turning 3 years old by Sept. 1. For more information, contact Sarah McAuliffe at (847) 3677050, tremendousthrees@earth- link.net or visit www.aboutgracelutheran.org. Holy Cross Lutheran Church: The 2008-2009 registration for Mom's Morning Out has begun. Mom's Morning Out is a special preschool program designed for 2-year-olds. Registration forms may be obtained in the church office. For details, call Lisa Valentine at (847) 367-4060. The church is at 29700 N. St. Mary's Road in Libertyville. For more information, visit www.holycrosschurch.org. • Brent Allan will bring his "Wacky and Wild Comedy Magic Show" March 15 to Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Libertyville. The show is being presented by the church's Early Childhood Ministries to benefit its Playground Update Project. Reduced-cost advance tickets and family passes are available. For details, call Mindy Doss at (847) 367-4367. • "Taste Worship," led by Peder Eide, a national Christian singer/songwriter and speaker, will be offered from 6 to 8:30 p.m. March 16 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church. Taste Worship invites youth in fourth grade through high school accompanied by a parent, and adults. (847) 3674060. • CrossWays Preschool's open registration is in progress. Crossways Preschool serves children who are 3 and 4 years old by Sept. 1. Traditional classes are held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings and Tuesday and Thursday mornings, Additional options for 4-year-olds include Lunch Bunch and Science Sensation. Lunch Bunch extends the school day until 1 p.m. on Wednesdays, and provides additional large motor activity, socialization and planned activities. Science Sensation is an enrichment program that provides in- depth, age-appropriate and an exciting science and math experience one morning a week. For more information, call Mindy Doss at (847) 3674060. t Lenten worship services will be at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday with a soup$upper at 6/.30 Preparing for first Communion COURTKSY OK ST. I-KAN'CIS I)K SAl.l'.S I'AKISII The children preparing for first Communion at St. Francis de Sales Parish in Lake Zurich participated in a commitment ceremony during the Sunday Masses Feb. 23 and 24. The children were called forward by Fr. David Ryan, pastor. Each was presented with a certificate to be signed by the child and his or her parents indicating readiness to prepare for the sacrament through prayer, study and regular Mass attendance. At St. Francis de Sales, 182 children will make their first Communion in May. p.m. There will be a worship service at 7:30 p.m. Maundy Thursday, March 20, and Good Friday, March 21. New Life Evangelical Lutheran Church of Lake Zurich: After more than six years of planning and preparation, New Life Evangelical Lutheran Church of Lake Zurich, 910 S. Old Rand Road, will break ground at 9 a.m, March 16, for phase I of a two- phase building addition. This phase includes site work and a 4,000-square-foot educational complex at a cost of about $1 million. Architect Allen Belli of Belli and Belli, Wheeling, developed a master plan for the property and designed both phases of the building addition. The contractor for Phase I is Efraim Carlson & Son General Contractors of LibertyvUle, Illinois. The congregation expects that the addition, scheduled to be completed by September, will allow more space for Sunday School, Bible classes and meetings. The new addition will provide a ground-level entryway into the facility. The Tree of Life Lutheran Preschool, which began in 2001, will relocate from the lower level of the existing building into a permanent classroom in the complex, and there are plans for an all-day kindergarten with before- and after-school care. New Life is a member of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod. They hope to begin phase II of the addition, a large multipurpose room/gymnasium as soon as their financial obligations for phase I are satisfied. All are welcome to attend the groundbreaking service, which will be held regardless of the weather. Come early for coffee, hot chocolate and pastries, served in the church's lower level from 8:30 to 9 a.m. Immediately following the 9 a.m. groundbreaking service, New Life's Palm Sunday worship service will be held in the sanctuary at 9:30 a.m. For more information, contact Pastor Andrew Bauer at (847) 438-5018 or www.newlife-wels.org. St. Andrew Lutheran Church: The church has begun a study on Paul's Letter to the Romans. The Rev. Mark Selbo is leading the group, which meets on Wednesdays from 10 to 11 a.m. All are welcome to attend. The church is located at 10 S. Lake St., Mundelein. » Lenten worship services are offered each Wednesday evening beginning with a soup supper at 6 p.m. Please bring a "soup" toishare. • St. Andrew Quilters continue to meet each Thursday morning from 9:30 a.m.-noon. The quilts are made for Lutheran World Relief and sent to all parts of the world where their warmth and love are needed. Helping hands and/or material is welcomed. St. Francis de Sales Parish: The church at 135 S. Buesching in Lake Zurich will hold the second of its Family Reconciliation Services at 7 p.m. Thursday. For more information, call (847) 7264850 or e-mail KBrady Murfin@stfrancislz.org. St. Ignatius Episcopal Church: Father Tim Squier will be installed as the new priest of St. Ignatius Episcopal church in Antioch at 3 p.m. April 12 Squier, 37, is married to Chris, and has two children. He originally was from Iowa but now comes from Evanston where he served as assistant at St. Mark's. The newly elected bishop will oversee the Mass. A dinner will follow. St. John's Lutheran Church & School: The church, at 501W. Park Ave., Libertyville, invites the community to its Lenten Services: at 4 and 7 p.m. Wednesday and at 7 p.m. March 20-21. For more information: www.stjohnslib.com. St. Lawrence Episcopal Church: During the season of Lent, the Prayer Shawl Ministry of St. Lawrence Episcopal Church is supporting "afghans for Afghans" by creating community afghans. These blankets will bring comfort and warmth to Afghan women, men, and children who continue to suffer from oppression, war, hunger, poverty, and sickness. During the season of Lent, the Prayer Shawl Ministry will meet in the sanctuary on Monday evenings from 6:30-8 p.m. and on Thursday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Fireside Room. Stitching patterns are available for inspiration — 7- to 9-inch rectangles will be knitted, to be joined together into blankets to be sent to Afghanistan.. Anyone is welcome to knit rectangles and drop them off at the church office at 125 W. Church St. in Libertyville. For more information, visit the Web site www.afgh.ans- forAfghans.org or call the church office at (847) 3622110. St. Mary of the Annunciation Catholic Church: The church in Mundelein is hosting Dr. Scott Hahn for a one-day speaking event March 29. A former Presbyterian minister who once spoke against the Catholic faith, Hahn is now a professor of theology and Scripture at Franciscan University. He is a prolific Roman Catholic author who speaks at numerous national and international events. Conference doors open at 9:45 am for check-in and fellowship. Hahn will present three sessions beginning at 10:30 am. The conference will conclude with a book signing around 3:30 p.m. Tickets are $12 and are available while supplies last. Registration forms are available at www.stmaryfc.org or you may register online at www.events.org/scotthah- natsma. The church is at 22333 W. Erhart Road, Mundelein. For more information, e-mail scotthahnatsma@yahoo.com or call Jennifer Pepping at (224) 622-5448. 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