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Member Church Events

Community Bible Study, an interdenominational class for adults, meets every Thursday at Asbury United Methodist Church, 1809 Mississippi Blvd., Bettendorf.  Day classes 9:15-11:15 a.m.; evening classes 6:30-8:15 p.m.; faith-based teaching for children age infant-6th grade during the day. Study the prophesy of Isaiah together! Registration is $35 for adults and $10 for each child. For more information, contact Cindy at (563) 289-4003.


Ekklesia, an ecumenical, scholarship-based Greek New Testament reading group, meets every Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. in Old Main 135 on the Augustana College campus. Greek fluency not required. For more information, call (309) 794-7335.


Toxic Charity Book Study, Tuesdays from Feb. 12 through March 26, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., at Riverside United Methodist Church, 712 16th St., Moline. Bring your own lunch. Books available for a suggested $15 donation. For more information, contact Jozett McCoy, (309) 764-6721 or serverumc@mediacombb.net.


February Clothing Give-away, Saturday, Feb. 16 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon a Broadway Presbyterian Church, 710 23rd St., Rock Island. FREE clothing in many sizes for men, women, boys, girls and babies. Many books, shoes and a few household items.


Immigration and Citizenship Workshop, Saturday, Feb. 23, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Moline Public Library, 3210 41st St. FREE; no registration required. Representatives from QCAir and Esperanza Legal Assistance Center will be at the library to provide information on various immigration situations and how to become a U.S. Citizen. Attendees will be able to ask questions and get help with forms regarding their own immigration status.


Upcoming programs at Benet House Retreat Center, St. Mary Monastery, 2200 88th Ave. West in Rock Island:

Centering Prayer, ancient form of praying,Wednesdays, 1-2:30 p.m. Free will offering.

Bookmarks: Creation and the Cross, Wednesdays in February; 6-7:30  p.m. Free will offering.

Valentine Evening for Couples: Laughter-the Language of Love, Friday, Feb. 15, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Fee: $45 per couple. Couples may stay overnight for an additional $75 per couple.

Mandala Retreat Day, Monday, Feb. 18, 9:30-3:30 p.m. Register and pay in full by Jan. 18, $30; after Jan. 18, $45. Fee includes lunch.

Drumming Circle, Friday, Feb. 22, 6:15-8:15 p.m.

Spiritual Practices for Dealing with Depression, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fee: $65, includes lunch.

Compassion to Others Retreat: a 24-Hour Retreat, Friday, March 1 at 4:30 p.m. through Saturday, March 2 at 5 p.m. Optional soup supper at 5:30 p.m. Friday. Retreat opens at 7:30 p.m.

Centering Prayer Retreat: The Gifts of Centering Prayer, Thursday April 11 at 4:30 p.m. through Sunday, April 14 at 1 p.m. Register and pay in full by March 11-Fee $275. After March 11-Fee $290. This retreat fills quickly, so don't wait long to register!

For more information on programs and fee information, phone 309-283-2108, email retreats@smmsisters.org, or visit the website at www.smmsisters.org/retreats/retreats-and-programs.