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Spring Events/Activities
O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever.” – Psalms 107:1
Meal Ministry volunteers needed! 
We are currently delivering “Love Meals” to nine people. The committee is looking for additional members to join in this outreach. If you have any questions or would like to join us in this service, please contact Carla Trommer in the church office at 815.234.8777.
April 17th- Tuesday – Northern Illinois Food Bank
Every month UCB congregants and friends gather together to volunteer at the Northern Illinois Food Bank to sort and box food donations.
We meet in the church parking lot and then carpool to the Food Bank.
Meeting place:
United Church of Byron
parking lot
Meeting Time: 12:35 AM 
Food Bank: 1 PM – 3 PM
April 18th – Wednesday- Basics of Medicare and Social Security
Where: UCB Fellowship Hall
When: 6 PM – 7:30 PM
Who: Everyone
Presenters: Greg Willis & Gary Voss
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We invite all who are interested or who have questions concerning Medicare and Social Security to attend this educational program and presentation that is sponsored by the UCB’s Legacy/Endowment Committee!
 April 21st Saturday – American Cancer Society: Festival of Hope Event
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Held on UCB grounds
Festival of Hope is a new event concept to replace the annual Relay for Life event held in Byron. This year funds will be raised and aspects of the Relay for Life will still occur so please join us to fight cancer, find a cure, and honor survivors as well as our loved ones lost from cancer! There will be opening and closing ceremonies, a luminaria ceremony, musical performance by “Love and Thunder” and “102.3 The Coyote,” food, fellowship, and much more!
Free and open to the public!
April 22nd- Sunday – Family Game Night
Bring a snack to share and your competitive spirit!
Join us for some table top games in the Fellowship Hall or ping pong/foosball/air hockey in the basement! It’s sure to be a fun night!
April 22nd- School Supply Kit Drive Campaign
There are more than 150 1st – 5th grade children at Mary Morgan who qualify for free or reduced lunch. To qualify, a family of 4’s annual income cannot exceed $31,590.
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For the 7th consecutive year, the Missions Committee is raising funds to purchase school supply kits for qualifying 1st – 5th graders at Mary Morgan Elementary!
Special offering will be held during the 10:30 AM Sunday Worship Service during the noisy can collection time on both April 22nd and May 4th.
You can also drop off donations to the front office. Please make checks out to UCB but note in the memo section “School Supply Kit.”
Phone: 815.234.8777
United Church of Byron
701 W 2nd Street
Byron, IL 61010