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Thanksgiving service

FREEPORT – The Freeport Clergy Group will hold an ecumenical celebration of Thanksgiving Nov. 19 at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 607-641 E. Stephenson St.

Hospitality will be at 6:30 p.m., and worship at 7. Music and prayers will take place. The Rev. Melissa Meyers, senior pastor at Faith United Methodist Church, will give the message.

Canned and packaged food items will be accepted at the door for the Freeport Area Church Cooperative. The evening’s offering will go to a ministry to provide winter-appropriate footwear for children and youth.

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