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SATURDAY. MARCH S, 2008 DAILY HF.RAI.n SKCIION : 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 faim@dailyherald.com by Monday. DailyHerald dallyherald.com How to reach us All numbers are area code 847. Mailing address: 1795 N. Butterfield Road, Suite 100, Libertyville, IL 60048 Fax: 680-01 89 (editorial); 680-01 30 (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, 662-1 864 Lake County business: Kim Mikus, 427-4567 Libertyville, Vernon Hills, county government: Mick Zawislak, 680-551 2 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, 680-551 4 Grayslake, CLC: Bob Susnjara, 680-5509 Gurnee: Bob Susnjara, 680-5509 Fox Lake, Lake Villa, Round Lake area: Lee Filas, 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: NorrineTwohey, 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 Anonymous letters will not be published.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: NorrineTwohey, 427-4495, ntwohey@dailyherald.com On the Web; www.dajlyherald.com Obituaries Call 427-4776, L25 Where do we put our trust in troubling times ? "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 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 Annettee Budzban Insfriratims 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 faith. 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 \vait 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 new book "Spend a Moment with God" can be ordered through bookstores or online bookstores, or Ijy calling the toll 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. Anglican Chapel of the Holy Cross: The chapel has scheduled midweek worship opportunities. The Walking of the Way of the Cross begins at 7 p.m., followed by the celebration of the Holy Eucharist each Wednesday in Lent. A short time for refreshments follows and then the weekly program, centered in inductive Bible study and sharing of the Weekly Words and their application to the individual participant, allows small- group interaction. The Weekly Words come from publications of the Words of Blessing ministry available free for the asking. • The Men's fellowship group of The Anglican Chapel of the Holy Cross will meet for breakfast and discussion at 8 a.m. today. At 10 a.m. today, the Body Builders group also will meet. The purpose of this group is not to build muscles, but to blend the gifts of those in attendance to do the ministry of building up the Body of Christ so that it may be a more effective witness in Lake County. Program plans and outreach ventures to die surrounding neighborhood are the product of the work of tiiis group. • The members of Holy Cross Chapel gather each Sunday morning at 9:30 a.m. for the celebration of The Holy Eucharist (Episcopal tradition), fellowship, and Bible study at 500 Park Ave., Unit 102, Lake Villa. The chapel is associated with the Anglican Communion Network. For more information, see www.holycross-anglican.org or phone (847) 543-7371. Annunciation of Our Lady Episcopal Church: Every Wednesday evening during Lent there will be a program beginning at 6:15 p.m. and ending at 8 p.m. At 6:15 p.m. will be a soup and salad dinner followed by a 20- minute video exploring a series of topics. This will be followed by small group discussions led by the clergy and ending with Compline (a brief prayer service). The program is open to anyone who has ever been curious or interested in the Episcopal/Anglican tradition. The church is at 5725 Stearns School Road, Gurnee. For more information, call (847) 336-3730 or visit the Web site at www.annuncia- tiongurnee.org. • The "Seven Last Words of Christ" will be performed at 7 p.m. March 16. This is a moving cantata with soloists singing the seven last words that Jesus said before he died on the cross. The soloists are backed by the Annunciation choir and organist. The cantata ends with a magnificent organ rendition of the earth quaking after Jesus' death. »The church offers a level- one atrium for the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, an international, Montessori- based, Christian education program, which focuses on the religious and spiritual formation of children. Because the children in the level-one atrium are between 3 and 6 years of age and are usually unable to read, the materials allow the children to ponder a particular parable of Jesus or a prayer from the church's liturgy, www.cgsusa.org. Community Church of the Holy Spirit, Lake Villa: The church is holding a prayer service and contemporary Stations of the Cross at 7:30 p.m. every Friday through Lent. Special services and events that continue through Lent include a traditional St. Joseph Day Table to celebrate the birth of St. Joseph March 15. Tickets to the buffet dinner that will include braided bread, spaghetti with marinara sauce and cream puffs are $5 each. Passover Seder will be held at 7 p.m. March 19. The service is a re-enactment of the meal Jesus ate at Passover that includes a celebration of the Holy Eucharist. Viewing of the Passion of Christ will be from 7 to 10 p.m. March 21, with the Vigil of Lights at 9 p.m. March 22. • Every Wednesday a Bible study is held at 10:30 a.m. with intercessory prayer at 7 p.m., followed by a Bible study at 7:30 p.m. For more information about events and services, contact the church at (847) 245-3000 or visit the church Web site, www.myholyspirit.org. A charismatic orthodox Catholic church, Community Church of the Holy Spirit, 25291 W. Lehmann Blvd., is located one block south of Route 132 (Grand Avenue) on Route 59. Congregation Am Echod (Reform): The congregation, 2945 Falling Waters Blvd., Lindenhurst, offers the following Shabbat Service Schedule. Today: 9 a.m. Study Session with Rabbi Harari, 10 a.m. Shabbat morning service. Friday: 7:30 p.m. "Let's Talk" Shabbat Service: a group discussion on a Jewish topic. For details, call (847) 2651818 or e-mail amechod@amechod.org. Congregation Or Tikvah: JCC's "Got Shabbat?" will meet from 4 to 5:30 p.m. April 12 at Congregation Or Tikvah, 330 Barron Blvd., Grayslake. The program is filled with fun, food, Havdallah and wacky juggler Andy Head. Projects are designed for families with children 4-8, but all are welcome. Additional parking is available at the Grayslake Middle School. For details, call (847) 412-4225. Hope Evangelical Presbyterian Church: The church is moving to its permanent home in Grayslake in March, after renting in Libertyville. It now has 10 acres at 32475 Alleghany Trail, Grayslake, just south of Belvidere/120 and the train tracks, on the east side. The first service will be Palm Sunday on March 16. Sunday worship is at 10 a.m., Sunday School at 9 a.m. The senior pastor, Mark Jumper, is a third-generation Presbyterian minister, and retired Navy chaplain. His next sermon series will include Paths of Purpose, and Paths of Prayer. He leads a Tuesday morning group (9:30 - 11 a.m.) studying in depth the book of Revelation. Assistant Pastor Rick Gardiner, Ph.D., teaches a Sunday class known for fascinating topics and energy. (847) 362-7444, www.hopeepc.net. Open Arms Mission; The mission in Antioch, plans to distribute 3,000 Easter baskets to children, senior citizens, hospital patients and other food pantries in Lake County. Baskets filled with candy, healthy treats and small gifts will be distributed to children and seniors within the Lake Villa, Antioch and Lindenhurst area who use the ijpod Preparing for first Communion oouKTr.sY or ST. TKANCIS in: SAI.KS PAKISM 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. pantry and to Big Brothers-Big Sisters, Nicasa Women's Shelter, The Garden Quarter Center, Staben House, Victory Lakes Nursing Home, Winchester House, Condell Hospital children's unit, Avon Township food pantry and A Safe Place. The mission partners with other organizations to prepare and distribute the baskets, including Lakes Community High School, Lindenhurst Early Childhood Center, Nordiern Illinois Scholarship Pageant, and various other community groups and organizations. Open Arms Mission is seeking donations of empty Easter baskets and financial donations to purchase items to fill die baskets. Donations can be made to Open Arms Mission, RO. Box 79, Antioch, IL 60002. For more information contact the mission, (847) 395-0309. Prairie Circle Unitarian Uni- versalist Congregation: join die Rev. Gary James, die minister at North Shore Unitarian Church in Deerfield, and the Prairie Circle Unitarian Uni- versalist Congregation, for worship service at 9:15 a.m. Sunday in the Byron Colby Barn, 1561 Jones Point Road, Grayslake, in the Prairie Crossing community. James will explore how myths locate us in a context of meaning and provide us with a narrative that contains the pathos and anxiety of our lives. Myth- making is humankind's effort to make sense of the cosmos, to stand in relationship to it, to reconcile its terrors and appropriate its beauty. Visit www.prairiecircleuuc.org or call (847) 604-1908. St. Andrew Church: Elijah's Mantle is a community service project with a goal to help families with children in need by supplying gendy-used children's clothing. The store is open to everyone from 9 to 11 a.m. the second Saturday of every month at St. Andrew Episcopal Church, Lake and Park streets, Grayslake. There is no cost. Gently-used clotii- ing is available for boys and girls in sizes ranging from infant to size 16. The next store date is today, Since they rely completely on donated clothing (infant to size 16), me project welcomes contributions from individuals and organizations. You may drop off clothing donations at the church on the Saturdays when die store is in operation, or arrange other dates by calling the church at (847) 223-2310. St. Raphael the Archangel Catholic Churcty At 7 p.m. on Fridays during Lent, the parish will offer Stations of the Cross in the church, on Route 173, a half-mile east of Route 45, Antioch. For information on these or other programs at St. Raphael the Archangel, call the parish office at (847) 395-FISH (3474) and ask for die pastor, the Rev. Fr. John Jamnicky. Shepherd of the Lakes Church: The Vine and Shepherd of the Lakes Church announce that the group OneTwentyTwo will perform from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at The Vine Martini and Wine Bar in downtown Grayslake. Faith Again is a duo made up of Jenni Chase, worship team leader for Faitii Baptist Church in Grayslake, and Brian Troemel, a Faith member and one of die area's most talented Christian guitarists. The Vine Music Fellowship offers a wide variety of contemporary Christian musical styles. It is not only meant for Christians, but for music lovers in general. Admission is free. No reservations are required. The Vine is located at 101 Center St. There is no cover charge or reserved seating. For more information, call (847) 543-0900 or e-mail soti_pr(§>yahoo.com. St. Martin de Porres: The school at 515 S. Martin Lutiier King Jr. Ave., Waukegan, will have an open house for prospective students from 6 to 8 p.m. April 27. For more information, call (847) 2446895, ext. 225. St. Anastasia's: Cub Scout Pack 16 will have its annual Pancake Breakfast from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday in McCarthy Hall (church basement) at the church, 629 Glen Flora Ave., Waukegan. The breakfast features all-you- can-eat pancakes, sausage, juice, milk and coffee. Cost: $4 for adults, $2 for children under 6. Tickets are available from any Cub Scout or at the door. St. Mary's Catholic Church: The church at 175 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest, will be the site of the Council of Catiiolic Nurses of Lake County Bishop's Mass and Luncheon March 29. The Mass will begin at 11 a.m. with luncheon to follow at Country Squire Restaurant, 19133 Route 120, Grayslake. Cost for the event is $24 for members and $30 for nonmembers. For more information or reservations, call Marion Henderson (847) 5481309 by March 20. St. Paul's Lutheran Church: "Noomania — An Extreme Excitement for Things of a Spiritual Nature," continues Uirough Lent on Wednesday evenings. These midweek retreats offer a casual environment for worship and learning. Soup suppers are offered at 6 p.m.; program at 7 p.m. St. Paul's Lutheran Church is at 824 N. Lewis Ave. (just north of Grand), Waukegan. For more information, call (847) 662-2535. 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 widi 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- vah.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. t On April 12, Rabbi Scott Looper, who has been the spiritual leader of Or Shalom since 1995, will be feted at a

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