All Saints Catholic Church, 310 S. Ninth St., Keokuk, will have a listening session based on Pope Francis’ book, “Joy of the Gospel,” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the K of C Hall in Keokuk.

Asbury United Methodist Church, 2128 S. Main St., will hear the Rev. Elizabeth Bell’s sermon with scripture Mark 12:38-44 at the 9:15 a.m. service Sunday. The church will then host a special meeting of councils with West Burlington UMC at 2 p.m.

Bethany Lutheran Church, 2515 Madison Ave., will have Sunday’s message themed, “The Essentials for Being a Christian.” The adult forum is learning about Stephen Ministry.

Burlington Baptist Church, 1225 Hagemann Ave., will hear Kendall Adams deliver the sermon, “2 Thessalonians 3,” at the 10:15 a.m. service Sunday, and there will be no Sunday evening service this week.

Calvary Baptist Church, 2710 West Ave., will hear the Rev. Simeon Counterman, senior pastor, continue his study of Luke in the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday and the Rev. Andy Counterman, the associate pastor, will preach at the 5 p.m. service.

Community of Christ Church, 901 S. 12th St., will hear Linda Turley speak on, “Give of Your True Capacity,” using Mark 12:38-44 at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday.

Divine Mercy Catholic Parish, Burlington and West Burlington, will host a Cafe program with the Rev. Marty Goetz, “Why Do You Stay? Priest Abuse Scandal” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Notre Dame cafeteria.

Faith Christian Outreach Church, 1302 E. Washington St., Mount Pleasant, will hear the Rev. Monte Knudsen deliver the message as he continues his series, “It’s God, You and the Devil,” at the 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. services Sunday.

Faith Lutheran Church, 3109 Sunnyside Ave., will hear the Rev. Ryan Cosgrove’s sermon, “Looking Ahead. Looking for Hope,” at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday.

First Baptist Church, 302 S. Main St., Danville will host the Danville Area Churches Thanksgiving service at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 18. The Rev. David Mixon will bring the message. Refreshments will be provided and anyone can join the Community Choir practice at 5:30 p.m.

First Christian Church, 1221 Park Ave., will hear Jerry Hayes deliver the message, “Battleship,” using text from Ephesians 6:12-17 at the 8:45 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. services Sunday.

First Congregational Church, 313 N. Fourth St., will hear the Rev. Jim Francisco’s sermon, “Precious Fruit,” at the 10:15 a.m. service Sunday.

First Presbyterian Church, 321 N. Fifth St., will hear the Rev. Deb Kinney’s sermon, “Living Sacrifices,” with Romans 11:33-36; 12:1-8 at the 10 a.m. service Sunday. Veterans will be honored and a Veterans Day potluck will follow the service.

First United Church of Christ, 611 Columbia St., will have a potluck and annual meeting after the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday.

First United Methodist Church, 421 Washington St., will celebrate Stewardship Sunday, and the Rev. Mike Orthel, former First UMC pastor, give the message, “The Fruit of Hope: Endurance,” at 9 a.m. Sunday, using 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10. Children’s Choir will perform.

Fort Madison United Methodist Church, 510 Ninth St., will will hear the Rev. Lane Van’s message, “How Is Your Serve?” at the 10:45 a.m. communion service Sunday.

Foursquare Gospel Church, 200 Curran St, will speak on “A Strong Faith,” referencing John 11 in the 10 a.m. service Sunday.

Grace United Methodist Church, 1100 Angular St., will hear the Rev. David Bracht-Wagner preach at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday, with a reading from Mark 12:28-44.

Holy Family Catholic Parish, Fort Madison, will have its Youth Ministry Launch after the 10:30 a.m. Mass Nov. 18. Youth will talk about the Christ Our Life Conference. There will be pizza, games and fellowship.

Lamrim Kadampa Buddhist Center will meet from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Art Center of Burlington, 301 Jefferson St. Joe Gauthier will lead guided meditation classes and teachings in the New Kadampa tradition.

New Hope Community Church, 2900 Summer St., will hear the Rev. Craig Holmes' sermon, “Hope Beyond Religion,” using as text 1 Peter 5:1-14 in his series, “Be Hopeful,” at the 10 a.m. service Sunday. Refreshments celebrating November birthdays and anniversaries will follow.

New London Presbyterian Church, 400 N. Elm St., will have Harvest Sale from 8 to 11 a.m. Nov. 17, with canned beef and chicken, homemade noodles, baked goods, rolls and coffee.

Oak Street Baptist Church, 1303 Oak St., will hear the Rev. Ralph Wingate give the message, “I Commit to Jesus,” at the 9 a.m. service Sunday.

Parkside First Baptist Church, 300 Potter Drive, will hear the Rev. Simon McBride’s sermon on “Disaster of the Moth,” at the 10:15 a.m. service Sunday. The church members will honor their veterans.

Peace Lutheran Church, 13646 Beaverdale Road, West Burlington, will hear the Rev. Kathleen Wohlers' sermon, “Coins of Faith and Belief,” at the 9 a.m. Women’s “Thankoffering” service Sunday followed by coffee fellowship.

Quaker Worship Group will meet at 8:30 a.m. Sunday at Burlington Art Center, 301 Jefferson St., with Quaker Prayer for Worship, "It is our desire that others' feet may walk in peace, love, and unity,” Margaret Fell, 1660.

St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, 607 S. Jackson St., Mount Pleasant, will have a 20/20 Listening Session at 4 p.m. Sunday in Manning Hall with English and Spanish-language facilitators.

St. Luke United Church of Christ, 1403 South St., will hear Peggy Stott’s Stewardship Sunday message, “A Small Inexhaustible Supply,” at 10:30 a.m. Her readings are 1 Kings 17:8-16, Psalm 146 and Mark 12:38-44, followed by a congregational meeting. Bakeless Bake Sale offering is being gathered for Indonesia earthquake and tsunami recovery.

St. Paul United Church of Christ, Donnellson, will have its Community Harvest Fall Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Pilot Grove Savings Bank Community Room in Donnellson.

SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church will have its annual Turkey Dinner and Bazaar 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday in the school gym, 1115 Young St., Nauvoo, Illinois. Country store includes holiday crafts, baked goods, homemade candies, rag rugs.

Spring Grove United Methodist Church, 4502 Summer St., will hear the Rev. Jan Garza’s message, “To God Be the Glory,” at the 9 a.m. service Sunday. Scripture readings will include Mark 12:38-44. Members will honor the veterans.

Sunnyside Independent Baptist Church, 3415 Sunnyside Ave., will hear the Rev. Larry Dodds give the message, “Please Help America,” at the 10:45 a.m. service Sunday. Scripture is 1 Timothy 2:1-4. A business meeting will follow.

Trinity Lutheran Church, 115 S. Central Ave., will hear the Rev. Ryan Cosgrove’s sermon, “Looking Ahead. Looking for Hope,” at the 5:30 p.m. service today.

Unitarian Universalist Church, 625 N. Sixth St., will have coffee and discussion at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday.

West Burlington United Methodist Church, 300 Broadway St., will hear the Rev. Elizabeth Bell’s sermon with scripture Mark 12:38-44 at the 10:45 a.m. service Sunday with liturgist Janet Bowen. Special meeting of councils is 2 p.m. at Asbury UMC.

West Hill United Methodist Church, 540 Leebrick St., will hear the Rev. David Bracht-Wagner preach at the 9 a.m. service Sunday, with a reading from Mark 12:28-44.