The Annual Community Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration of the Northwest Suburban Interfaith Council will be held at 7 p.m. Nov. 20 at .
The Interfaith Service is an annual gathering of Christians and Jews from many congregations in the Buffalo Grove/Wheeling/Long Grove area giving thanks and celebrating together. The event is open to all residents of local communities regardless of whether they are members of a participating congregation. A fellowship hour will follow the service.
This year’s event will include contemporary bands, bell choirs and choirs from , , , and . Clergy speakers are Rabbi Stephen Hart from Temple Chai and Pastor Michael McPherson of .
Members of the Buffalo Grove Symphonic Band, directed by Howard Green, will provide instrumental accompaniment to the combined choirs.
This free family event will include performances by combined youth choir, combined children's choir and a puppet performance by the from Kingswood.
A donation of non-perishable food or paper goods will be taken at the door. All items will be distributed to area food pantries.
For more information and directions, call the St. Mary Parish office at (847) 541-1450.