SATURDAY, MAY 10, 2014 • B5
Bible curriculum part of evangelization push
“This nation is in danger
because of its ignorance of
OKLAHOMA CITY — Steve what God has taught,” Green
said last year to the National
Green’s faith led him to the
Bible Association, announcing
U.S. Supreme Court, where
his plan for the high school
he’s argued the nation’s new
health care law and its require- course. “There are lessons
ment that his business provide from the past that we can learn
from, the dangers of ignocertain types of birth control
rance of this book. We need to
to employees violates his reliknow it, and if we don’t know
gious freedoms.
At the same time, the presi- it, our future is going to be
dent of the Hobby Lobby chain very scary.”
Green has established a
of craft stores is working to add
beachhead in his home state of
the Bible to the curriculum of
Oklahoma, where the public
public high schools nationwide. His purpose, stated more Mustang School District in
suburban Oklahoma City will
clearly at some times than at
begin teaching a class about the
others, is for students to learn
Bible as an elective beginning
its text and put America on a
this fall. The goal is to place the
righteous course.
Associated Press
Hobby Lobby President Steve Green wants to put courses on the
Bible on the curriculum at public high schools.
Bible course in thousands of
schools by 2017.
Green told the Mustang
school board last fall that the
one-year trial of the Bible
curriculum developed by
the Green Scholars Initiative
wasn’t intended to proselytize
or “go down denominational,
religious-type roads,” and persuaded the board that the plan
would pass any constitutional
That is possible, said Mark
Chancey, a professor of religious studies at Southern
Methodist University. But
while a carefully constructed
course about the Bible can be
constitutional, it’s easy to cross
a line.
the latest happenings in the Middle East. Free.
Contact: 563-344-4175
Haiti to speak during a coffeehouse/Evangelica
band program. Free admission.
Clinton Islamic
Center announces
Riverside Methodist Church bazaar
Act One singles ministry
Women’s Retreat:
The Jesus I Want to Know
Today, May 10, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dr. Anis Ansari, a nephrologist at Medical Associates,
Clinton, was elected president
of the Clinton Islamic Center.
This is his fourth presidency in
the past 12 years.
Ansari is one of the founding
members of the Islamic Society
of Clinton County, which was
formed after his arrival in 1999.
As president of the center,
Ansari has built up good relationships with area organizations such as the Sisters of St.
Francis, the Martin Luther King
Committee and the Victory
Center. This year, the center is
planning a picnic and free community open house.
Churches United
receives grant
Tuesday, May 13, 5:30 p.m.
Details: Riverside Life Center, 2420 41st St.,
Moline. The event will feature more than 120
indoor and outdoor vendors, including live wood
carving demos, handmade crafts and food. Free
Contact: 309-764-6721
Details: First Lutheran Church, 1230 5th Ave.,
Moline. Program for single adults that provides
opportunities for fellowship, education and recreation in a Christian context.
Contact: 309-764-3518
Blessing Closet
meditation group
Healing Mass
Tuesday, May 13, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Friday, May 16, 6 p.m.
Details: Unitarian Universalist Congregation,
3707 Eastern Ave., Davenport. Mindfulness meditation, led by the Rev. Jay Wolin. Information:
Details: Sacred Heart Cathedral, 10th and Iowa
streets, Davenport. Confessions begin at 6 p.m.,
with praise music at 6:30 p.m. and Mass at
7:15 p.m. All are welcome.
Come to the Quiet: May Flowering
Rummage sale
Wednesday, May 14,
Friday, May 16, and Saturday, May 17
9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
8 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days
Details: Riverside United Methodist Church,
2418 41st St., Moline. Free clothing for anyone in
need. Information: 309-764-3992.
Details: Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat,
Wheatland, Iowa. Savor solitude and observe
nature’s new growth. $20. To register, contact
563-336-8414 or [email protected]
Details: Harmony Hills Church, 1642 Tanglefoot
Lane, Bettendorf. The church’s ABW group is the
Spring Fever f
ashion show
Community Clothing Center
Friday, May 16, 4-8 p.m.
Wednesday, May 14, 1-3 p.m.
Details: Harmony Hills Church, 1642 Tanglefoot
Lane, Bettendorf. All local country musicians and
bands are invited to participate.
Contact: 563-355-0980
Today, May 10, 9-11 a.m.
Wednesday, May 14, 6-7 p.m.
Details: Grace United Methodist Church, 2651
Telegraph Road, Davenport. Free clothing for anyone in need.
Contact: 563-355-1612
Wardrobe clothing ministry
Today, May 10, 9 a.m. to noon
Thursday, May 15, 1-4 p.m.
Women’s Choice
Center plans
motorcycle ride
The Women’s Choice Center
of the Quad-Cities will host
its second “Ride for Life,” a
destination motorcycle ride to
Galena, Ill., on Saturday, June 7.
The ride will begin and end
at the Women’s Choice Center,
2711 Happy Joe Drive, Bettendorf. Registration begins at
8 a.m. with the ride at 9. There
will be no early registration.
There will be three prize
drawings, held at the beginning
of the ride, in Galena and at the
end of the ride. As an entry fee,
riders are asked to bring a box of
diapers for the Diaper Ministry
of the Women’s Choice Center.
The Women’s Choice Center
is a walk-in pregnancy help
medical clinic that serves the
needs of area women facing
unplanned pregnancies. For
more information, call 309428-5729 or 563-332-0475.
Details: Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat,
Wheatland, Iowa. The four Gospels will be the
primary source of discussion, taught by Sister
Sandra Weinke. $125. To register, call 563-3368414 or send an email to [email protected]
Country Music Night
Today, May 10, 10 a.m.
Churches United of the
Quad-City Area received a
grant of $1,000 from the Rock
Island County Federation of
Women’s Clubs.
The funds will be used to
support the Churches United
hunger program.
Friday-Sunday, May 16-18
Friday, May 16, noon to 3 p.m.
Details: Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 121 W. 12th
St., Davenport. Brunch at 10 a.m., followed by the
fashion show. Tickets $10, available at the door.
Universalist forum
Details: Community Clothing Center, 1008 6th
St., Apt. 1, Davenport. Free clothing for anyone
in need. Donations welcome. Information: Maria,
Geneseo Women’s Connection
Community Day
May 17, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Details: Christ Apostolic Church of Iowa, 1201
W. 6th St., Davenport. Games and activities for all
ages, free lunch. The community is invited.
Contact: 563-322-1640
Sunday, May 11, 10 a.m.
Thursday, May 15, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Details: Unitarian Universalist Congregation,
3707 Eastern Ave., Davenport. Jessica Zimmerman
will speak about 1 Mississippi, a national campaign
for the Mississippi River supported by nearly 50
national and local organizations.
Details: The Cellar, 137 S. State St., Geneseo,
Ill. Patty Curl, Ponca City, Okla., will speak
on “Discovering Our Value: I’m Worth How
Much?” $12. Reservations by May 12: Kathy,
Mother’s Day
handbell concert
Family Conversations: Suicide
Sunday, May 11, 4:30 p.m.
Details: First Congregational Church, 2201 7th
Ave., Moline. The RiverBend Bronze Handbell
Ensemble will perform, followed by a dessert
reception. Freewill offering.
Details: St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2136 Brady
St., Davenport. A panel of mental health professionals will discuss how families can talk about
issues surrounding suicide with understanding
and love. Information: 563-326-3547.
Quad-City Walk for America
Sunday, May 11, 5-7 p.m.
Thursday, May 15, 6-8 p.m.
Details: Vander Veer Botanical Park, corner of
Brady and Lombard streets, Davenport. Walk-athon to raise awareness of substance abuse in the
Quad-Cities. Family-organized. Free.
Contact: 563-323-4512
Details: Christian Center Church, 2103 W. 3rd
St., Davenport. Free.
Contact: 563-322-2959
Details: Bethel Wesley United Methodist
Church, 12th Avenue and 13th Street, Moline.
Steak dinner $9.50, adult ground beef dinner $7,
children younger than 10 $4. Family-style serving
includes pie/cake and a beverage.
Contact: 309-764-0619
Understanding the Mind
Celebration with Spirit
Thursday, May 15, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
May 17, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Details: Lamrim Kadampa Buddhist Center,
502 W. 3rd St., Davenport. Participants will learn
how an understanding of the nature and functions of the mind can be used in everyday situations to improve our lives. $10. Information:
Details: Unity Church of the Quad-Cities, 5102
47th Ave., Moline. Messages from the Spirit World
and connecting with loved ones, guides and universal source, presented by Barb Douglass. $5
Contact: 330-714-0535
Entertainment night/homecoming talk
Mighty Men of Valour
Thursday, May 15, 7 p.m.
May 18, 3:30 p.m.
Details: New Hope Presbyterian Church,
4209 W. Locust St., Davenport. Silentor Esthil
Henderson, who was adopted at the age of 9 by
missionary Tommy Henderson, will return from
Details: Third Missionary Baptist Church, 222 W.
14th St., Davenport. Deacons from area churches
will speak on valiant men in the Bible.
Contact: 563-343-7988
Thursday, May 15, 6-7:30 p.m.
Spiritual Renewal Week
Monday-Thursday, May 12-15, 6 p.m.
Details: Living Hope Community Church (former Grant School), 216 W. Hayes St., Davenport.
Dr. and Mrs. Jon Jenkins from Troutman, N.C.,
will bring a fresh ministry of repentance and
Contact: 563-326-4673
Turkey: Friend or Foe?
Monday, May 12, 6:30 p.m.
Details: Bettendorf Public Library, 2950 Learning
Campus Drive. Dr. Art Pitz presents a series on
Moon Metaphysics
May 17, 1-5 p.m.
Details: The Cottage Wholistic Health Center,
1227 Jersey Ridge Road, Davenport. Connect
with Mother Moon and learn about her personal
connection to us. Level 1 on May 17, Level II
on May 24. $20 per class or $35 for both. Preregistration required: Gypsy, 309-236-7395.
Steak supper
May 17, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
to the
Our Lady of Lourdes
1506 Brown St. • 359-0345
Masses: Sat. 5 p.m.,
Sun. 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 5 p.m.
Fr. Timothy Sheedy, Pastor
St. John Vianney
4097 18th St. - 332-7910
Masses: Sat. 4:30 p.m.,
Sun. 7:30, 9 & 11 a.m.
Fr. Robert McAleer, Pastor
Holy Family
1923 N. Fillmore St. • 322-0901
Masses: Sat. 4:30 p.m.,
Sun. 8:00 & 10:30 a.m.
Father Robert Harness, Pastor
Our Lady of Victory
4105 N. Division • 391-4245
Masses: Sat. 4:30 p.m., Sun. 7, 9, 11 a.m.
Msgr. James Parizek
Sacred Heart Cathedral
422 E. 10th St. • 324-3257
Masses: Sat. 4 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m. English,
11 a.m.
Rev. Richard Adam, Pastor
St. Alphonsus
2618 Boies Ave. • 322-0987
Rev. Paul Appel, Pastor
Masses: Sat. 4 p.m., Sun. 7:30 & 10:30 a.m.
Latin Mass: Sunday 2 p.m.
St. Anthony
417 N. Main St. • 322-3303
Masses: Sat. 5 p.m.
Sun. 7:30, 10 & 11:30 a.m.
Fr. Apo T. Mpanda
St. Mary
516 Fillmore St. • 322-3383
Masses: Sat. 5 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m.
(Spanish 11 a.m.)
Rev. Edward O’Melia, Pastor
St. Paul the Apostle
916 E. Rusholme St. • 322-7994
Masses: Sat. 4:30 p.m.,
Sun. 9 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Fr. Anthony Herold
Our Lady of the River
28200 226th St. Place • 289-5736
Mass Hours: Sat. 5 p.m., Sun. 8:30
Fr. Joe Wolf
St. Ann
16550 290th St. • 285-4596
Masses: Sat. 4 p.m., Sun. 8 & 10:30 a.m.
Msgr. Drake Shafer
(Missouri Synod)
Lutheran Churches Welcome You!
1 1 0 7 Tanglefoot Lane • 3 5 5 -8 9 0 9
Richard Pokora, Pastor
Sunday 8 & 10:45 a.m. • Sunday School 9:30 a.m.
Sunday worship 8, 9:20 & 11:45 a.m.
Saturdays 5:30 p.m.
Radio: WOC 1420AM Sundays, 8:30 a.m.
Pastors Peter W. Marty, Ron Huber
Sara Olson-Smith, Katy Warren,
Chad McKenna & Amanda Weinkauf
2 3 6 3 W. 3 rd St. • 3 2 2 -5 3 1 8
Wednesday Contemporary Worship 7 p.m.
Saturday 5 p.m
Sunday 8 & 10 a.m.
Sunday School 9 a.m.
Nursery available for Wed & Sun services
St. Mark Preschool 326-5060
2 1 3 6 Brady St. • 3 2 6 -3 5 4 7
1 2 1 6 W. 8 th St. • 3 2 2 -3 5 3 3
Sunday Worship & Communion 9 a.m.
Nursery, skybox, handicap accessible
Sunday Learning and Fellowship 10:15 a.m.
1 8 1 3 7 St. • 3 3 2 -5 1 8 8
Warren Riley, Pastor
Sunday Worship 8:30 & 11 a.m.
10:00 Sunday School
Call for TLC Preschool and Daycare
Main Street at 11th & 12th
Davenport 323-9989
Sunday Holy Eucharist
8:00 AM, 10:30 AM and 12:30 PM
3775 Middle Rd.
Saturday Worship-5 p.m.
Sunday Worship-8 & 11 a.m.
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