Faith Community United Church of Christ Bensenville
Sunday School 10:00am (Following Children’s Message)
Feb. 7 “In the beginning . . . Jazz!”
Traditional Jazz/ Communion/
Last Sunday before Lent
Souper Bowl of Caring
Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser – to replenish Local Missions
Feb. 14 First Sunday of Lent – “Temptation”
Guest Preacher – Pastor Catherine on vacation Luke 4:1-13
Feb. 21 Second Sunday of Lent – “Fruit or Fuel” Luke 13:31-35
Feb. 28 Third Sunday of Lent –
Seminary Sunday – Elisabeth Platz, CTS Student, speaking Luke 13:1-9
Meet the Pastor Catherine Batten-Balk
Experiencing God’s “calling” in her life, she began her theological studies at Chicago Theological Seminary in 1994, graduating with an MDiv.degree in 1997.
Ordained into Christian Ministry, Rev. Balk served the following churches in the Southwest Association of Michigan Conference, UCC:
First Congregational Church, UCC South Haven , MI 1998 to 2006, Associate Pastor
St. Paul’s UCC, Watervliet, MI 2006 to 2008, Interim Minister
St. Peter’s UCC, St. Joseph, MI 2008 to 2010, Pastor and Teacher.
Catherine was called to serve Faith Community United Church of Christ in Bensenville in September 2011.
Here’s where you’ll find us
192 S. Center Street
8:00am – 2:00 noon
Sunday School 10:00am