Football fans of all ages are invited to attend Super Bowl parties hosted by Valley churches on Sunday.
The Valley Church of the Nazarene will host a Super Bowl extravaganza at Broadway Elementary, 11016 E. Broadway, beginning at 2 p.m. The game between the Green Bay Packers and the Denver Broncos will be shown on a big screen TV.
The church will provide snacks and parents are invited to bring board games for their children to play.
At halftime, the church will present a special taped presentation featuring several members of the Green Bay team.
Steve Wilson, an administrator at the church who also works as a PAC 10 referee, will also present an informal game analysis.
All are welcome to attend the event. Donations will be accepted to help cover the cost of the food.
The Pasadena Park Church of the Nazarene, 8822 E. Upriver Drive, will open its doors to fans at 2:30 p.m. Those attending are asked to bring snacks and beverages to share. The church is also inviting people to bring their favorite comfy chair to the event. During the game, there will be videos for kids to watch.
The youth of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 810 S. Sullivan, will be selling submarine sandwiches that Super Bowl fans can munch on during the game.
The sandwiches, which sell for $5, will be available at the church after the 8:30 and 11 a.m. worship services on Sunday. One dollar from each sandwich sold will be donated to the Valley Center food bank.
St. Mary’s hosts soup supper
St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 304 S. Adams Road, is hosting a fund raiser today for the Valley Habitat for Humanity project.
The church will serve hot soup and rolls from 5 to 7:30 p.m. today in the parish hall.
St. Mary’s is working with five other Valley churches on the project.
Sister Mary Medved of the parish social ministry office of Catholic Charities will give a presentation at 5:30 and 6:45 p.m.
People involved in several charitable organizations will be on hand to provide information about their programs, including Habitat for Humanity, the Interfaith Hospitality Network, St. Vincent de Paul, Catholic Relief Services, the Valley Center, and CROP Walk.
There is no set charge for the dinner, but donations will be accepted and all proceeds will benefit the Valley Habitat project.
Good Shepherd offers Bible class
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, will offer a “Six Hours” class that will give an overview of the Bible.
Participants will come away from the class with a working knowledge of the old and new testaments and the key teachings of the Lutheran church that have been taken from the scriptures.
The class will run from 7 to 9:30 p.m. on Feb. 6 and from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Feb. 7. The cost of materials needed for the class is $10 per person. The registration deadline is Jan. 30. To register or for more information, call the church office at 926-8611.
Discover your spiritual gifts
A Precept Bible study class will be offered at Berean Bible Church, 10910 E. Boone, beginning Tuesday. The class, titled “Spiritual Gifts - Discover Yours,” will be offered each Tuesday from 9:45 to 11:30 a.m.
Materials for the class will cost approximately $20. Child care will be provided. To register or for more information, call Deborah at 926-7787.
St. John Vianney spaghetti feed
St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 503 N. Walnut Road, is preparing for its annual spaghetti dinner on Feb. 1. Tickets are $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and children age 6-12, or $17 per family. Children age six and under are free. Tickets are available at the church and will also be sold at the door.
The meal will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
For more information, call the church office at 926-5428.
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