Bettendorf — An introduction to Centering Prayer workshop will take place at Our Lady of Lourdes Church on Saturday, July 16, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information or to register, call Judy Lindner at (563) 355-0611.
Davenport – A Soaking With A Purpose prayer meeting will take place Friday, July 22, at 7 p.m. at Eagles’ Wings Retreat Center, 5816 Telegraph Road. For more information, call (563) 324-7263.
Iowa City — People meet to pray the rosary and receive Communion at 1 p.m. Wednesdays at Melrose Meadows Retirement Community. All Catholics are welcome.
Iowa City — Centering Prayer groups meet from 7-8 p.m. Mondays at the Mercy Hospital chapel, and from 9-11:30 a.m. the fourth Saturday of each month at a member’s hom
Melrose — The Knights of Columbus of Albia sponsor a 24-hour adoration the first Friday of the month at St. Patrick Church in Melrose. Mass begins at 8 a.m., followed by 24 hours of adoration, and closes with benediction at 9:15 a.m. on Saturday. For more information or to sign up for an hour, call Tony Humeston at (641) 932-7709.
Moline, Ill. – The Secular Discalced Carmelite Community of St. Joseph and the Prophet Elijah invites people to join in the study of prayer in the tradition of St. Teresa of Avila and St. John of the Cross. The group meets on the second Sunday of each month at 1 p.m. at St. Mary Church, 412 10th St. For more information, call Annette at (563) 359-7052 or Donna at (563) 323-1719.
Davenport — Michael John Poirier will lead an evening of stories, songs and adoration Wednesday, July 20, at 7 p.m. at Holy Family Church, 1923 N. Fillmore St. The event will include a special emphasis for married couples. Freewill offerings will be accepted. For more information, call (563) 322-0901 or visit www.prayerbreaks.org.
Montrose — A fundraiser for Andy Farnsworth, who will serve with NET Ministries, will take place from noon to 6 p.m. July 24 at the Ivor Fowler Center. Bratwursts, hot dogs, potato salad, coleslaw, beverages and desserts will be served for a freewill offering. There will be a 50/50 raffle, a half-hog raffle, a silent auction and live music.
Springbrook — Ss. Peter & Paul Parish’s chicken barbecue with a salad and dessert bar will take place July 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Kilburg Hall. A half-chicken serving will cost $8, and a quarter-chicken serving will cost $7. An auction will take place at 1 p.m. The day will include games, a country store, music and prizes. Drawing for prizes will be at 6:30 p.m.