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Mon. Sep 26, 2016

The Compassion Experience (Mon. Sep 26, 2016 10:30 am - 7:30 pm)

Contact Info:

First Christian Church
2106 South Main St.
Jacksonville, IL 62654
volunteer@compassion.com

Compassion International invites visitors on a sensory journey through the lives of impoverished children that have completed Compassion's sponsorship program. It is an immersive experience where guests can step into true stories that start in poverty and end in hope. 

 

Guests will walk through exhibits as they listen to the child describe how their life was before and after Compassion.

 

Volunteers are still needed to help with greeting and setting up guests with iPods, assisting guests with questions, etc. Please send an email to the address listed above for information on the slots available. 

GriefShare (Mon. Sep 26, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Grace Church
1325 E Jefferson St.
Morton, IL 61550
309-266-9281

GriefShare is a 13-week, Bible-based DVD and discussion series designed to give hope and encouragement to anyone who is grieving the loss of a loved one.

 

This is a support group that will provide a safe and caring place to meet with others on this journey of grief and help you understand the heartache and questions of loss.

 

The DVDs feature clips from Christian counselors, pastors, and other people who offer practical suggestions and reassurance.

 

The series begins on Monday, September 12th and will be held at Grace Church in Morton.

 

There are no fees to participate.

 

For further information or to register, call the Grace Church office at the above number.

Bible Study Fellowship (Mon. Sep 26, 2016 6:45 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Woodland Baptist Church
6915 N. Allen Road, Peoria, IL 61614
Grace Presbyterian Church
8607 IL-91, Peoria, IL 61615
jilliansmallenberger@gmail.com
http://bsfinternational.org

Come and see an intimate vision of Christ's revealed glory through the eyes of John at Bible Study Fellowship.

 

We meet September 12th through May, on Monday nights from 6:45-8:30.

 

Our women's class meets at Woodland Baptist Church on N. Allen Road, and the men's class meets at Grace Presbyterian Church on Route 91.  Both classes have school-age programs - children K-12 are welcome and study the same passage at an age-appropriate level.

Tue. Sep 27, 2016

Bible Study (Tue. Sep 27, 2016 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Knoxville United Methodist Church
303 S. Broad St.
Knoxville, IL 61448
309-289-6311
kumc@grics.net

We are doing a Bible study on "John-The Beloved Disciple" by Beth Moore. The 11 week study starts on Tuesday, September 6th.

 

The cost is $20 for a workbook.

 

Additional information is available by calling the number listed above.

ZORB SPORTS LEAGUE (Tue. Sep 27, 2016 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Camp Good News
26010 Liberty Lane
Washington, IL 61571
(309) 444-3255
campgn@telstar-online.net
http://www.iheartcamp.org/zorbs

Come play different sports while inside a giant, wearable, beach ball! After each game, there will be a short devotional about living the way God desires.

 

Guys and girls aged 11-15 are welcome.

 

The league meets Tuesday and Thursday nights starting on September 20th and ending October 4th.

 

The cost is $10 per night. You can register by visiting the website or by calling Chris at the phone number listed above.

GRIEFSHARE FALL SESSION (Tue. Sep 27, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Trinity Lutheran School
515 S. MacArthur Blvd.
Springfield, IL 62704
217-899-9418
Trinitygriefshare@yahoo.com
http://www.trinity-lutheran.com

The Fall session for the GriefShare support group will begin on Tuesday, August 30 at 6:30 pm at Trinity Lutheran School in Springfield.

 

Grief is the cost of loving someone. It is inevitable that during such a loss, one would be deeply wounded or shocked by it. Grief is the process in which one works through this loss. This 14-week grief recovery seminar and support group is build around a video seminar, support group and a workbook. This program provides tools to guide participants in sorting through their thoughts and emotions and in learning what the BIble says about grief-related topics. Each weekly session lasts approximately two hours.  

Wed. Sep 28, 2016

See You At The Pole (Wed. Sep 28, 2016 7:00 am)

Contact Info:

School Flag Poles
All around the country
Attend an event near you!
http://syatp.com/

All around the globe, in every time zone, students will be gathering at their flagpoles, praying for their school, friends, families, churches, and communities. See You At The Pole is a day committed to global unity in Christ and prayer for your generation.

 

You can call Jill and Jeremy from "Mornings with the Traceys" with stories of what God's doing at your gathering this morning: 888.691.9150.

 

To learn more, visit the website linked above.

40 Days-Peoria Prayer Vigil (Wed. Sep 28, 2016 7:00 am - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Outside Women's Health Center
7405 N University St
Peoria, IL 61614

We will be praying outside the abortion clinic. Signs will be available to hold or walk with.  

 

We'll be praying daily from 7:00am to 7:00pm, 9/28/16 to 11/06/16.

 

Our aim is to have people praying in support of life, all 40 days, 12 hours a day.

Thu. Sep 29, 2016

Community Bible Study - Day Class (Thu. Sep 29, 2016 9:30 am - 11:30 am)

Contact Info:

Grace Presbyterian Church
8607 N State Rte. 91
Peoria, IL 61615
309-243-5025
bcal98@gmail.com
http://peoria.cbsclass.org

Join us as we study, "Red Sea to the Jordan River: A look at Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers." It's a story of how God delivered His chosen people, the Israelites from Egyptian slavery and established them as a new nation.

 

They tell the story of a holy God's faithfulness to a weak and sinful people like us. Themes like doubt and faith, complaining and grace, crisis and intercession, and failure and repentance teach us to grow spiritually mature.

 

For men, women and children. All levels of learners welcome.

 

Infant and toddler care will be provided along with a preschool through elementary age program.

SCHEELS Run, Walk, Bike, Skate Club (Thu. Sep 29, 2016 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

SCHEELS
3801 S. MacArthur Blvd.
Springfield, IL 62711
217.726.6330
eventssp@scheels.com
http://www.scheels.com/events

Earn rewards as a SCHEELS club member! 5:45PM departure from SE side of the front entrance. All levels of riders, walkers, runners, and skaters welcome!

Sponsored by: SCHEELS and UPS  

Every Thursday >> Dates: Mar. 31     Apr. 7,14,21,28     May 5,12,19,26     Jun. 2,9,16,23,30     Jul. 7,14,21,28     Aug. 4,11,18,25    Sept. 1,8,15,22,29     Oct. 6

Ultimate Frisbee (Thu. Sep 29, 2016 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

McClallen Park
N. Tennessee St.
Morton, IL 61550

We are a semi-competitive group looking for some more players to come out and have a friendly game of Ultimate Frisbee. We would love to have you come join us.

ZORB SPORTS LEAGUE (Thu. Sep 29, 2016 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Camp Good News
26010 Liberty Lane
Washington, IL 61571
(309) 444-3255
campgn@telstar-online.net
http://www.iheartcamp.org/zorbs

Come play different sports while inside a giant, wearable, beach ball! After each game, there will be a short devotional about living the way God desires.

 

Guys and girls aged 11-15 are welcome.

 

The league meets Tuesday and Thursday nights starting on September 20th and ending October 4th.

 

The cost is $10 per night. You can register by visiting the website or by calling Chris at the phone number listed above.

GRIEFSHARE FALL SESSION (Thu. Sep 29, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Trinity Lutheran School
515 S. MacArthur Blvd.
Springfield, IL 62704
217-899-9418
Trinitygriefshare@yahoo.com
http://www.trinity-lutheran.com

The Fall session for the GriefShare support group will begin on Tuesday, August 30 at 6:30 pm at Trinity Lutheran School in Springfield.

 

Grief is the cost of loving someone. It is inevitable that during such a loss, one would be deeply wounded or shocked by it. Grief is the process in which one works through this loss. This 14-week grief recovery seminar and support group is build around a video seminar, support group and a workbook. This program provides tools to guide participants in sorting through their thoughts and emotions and in learning what the BIble says about grief-related topics. Each weekly session lasts approximately two hours.  

Community Bible Study Class (Thu. Sep 29, 2016 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Woodland Baptist Church
6915 N. Allen Road
Peoria, IL 61614
309-357-0202
smore1325@outlook.com
http://www.communitybiblestudy.org

Community Bible Study (CBS) Peoria Evening Class invites you to study the Gospel of Matthew!

 

This is a 30-week study for men, women and children of every denomination and every level of understanding. CBS's goal is to make disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ in our communities through caring, in-depth Bible study, available to all. CBS's format is opening in worship, core group discussion and lecture. 

 

Matthew wrote by the power of the Holy Spirit, primarily to his fellow Jews, proving through scripture that Jesus's life and ministry fulfilled the Old Testament prophecies concerning the Messiah.

 

CBS meets weekly on Thursday nights.

Fri. Sep 30, 2016

Moms In Prayer (Fri. Sep 30, 2016 9:30 am - 12:30 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Lutheran Church
702 W Lynn Blvd.
Sterling, IL 61081
(815) 590-6404

What if you could change the world – not just for today but for generations to come? At Moms in Prayer International, we believe that a mom can be the single greatest force for good in the lives of her children and the children around her. We believe that lives and whole communities are changed forever when moms gather together to pray to the only One who can change a human heart.

 

Join us at our meeting in the Sterling area! Martha Gemelli, the Regional Director of Moms in Prayer, will be speaking.

 

Please RSVP by September 15th by calling the phone number listed above.

His Princess: Mother/Daughter Retreat (Fri. Sep 30, 2016 4:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Camp Good News
26010 Liberty Lane
Washington, IL 61571
(309) 444-3255
campgn@telstar-online.net
http://www.iheartcamp.org/princess

Mothers, your invited to attend the “His Princess” weekend seminar with your daughter(s) at Camp Good News.

 

The retreat provides a unique opportunity to put what you’ve learned in the sessions into immediate practice with your daughter. While you are in the sessions, your daughter will enjoy some of the camp’s challenge activities like archery, the zipline, and Bible challenges of their own. On Saturday afternoon, you and your daughter will participate together in the Crate Stacking challenge using our 25 foot platform. In addition, you will have some unusual opportunities to be alone in the woods as you work on some of the ‘homework’ from the teaching sessions, or search for hidden treasure with a compass!

 

The weekend includes four delicious camp meals and a late night snack on Friday. You’ll spend the night in one of our gorgeous cabins and enjoy an inspirational campfire on Saturday night. The weekend concludes Saturday night around 9 p.m. 

 

Total cost for the weekend is $75 per mother and daughter. Each additional Daughter is $15.

 

You can register online at the website listed above.

Pro-life fish fry (Fri. Sep 30, 2016 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Knights of Columbus Spalding Council Hall
7403 N. Radnor Rd.
Peoria, IL 61614

A fish fry to benefit Central Illinois Right to Life. Catfish, chicken, cod and shrimp will be offered along with side dishes. There also will be a baked-goods sale.

 

Cost is $10 per person, or $5 for a child.

Sat. Oct 1, 2016

Chillicothe Weekend Snackpac 5K/10K/1 Mile Walk (Sat. Oct 1, 2016 8:00 am - 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

South School
616 W Hickory
Chillicothe,IL 61523
www.chillisnackpac.com

Join us for our annual fundraiser for the Chillicothe Weekend Snackpac program. Register today for the run/walk or support Snackpac by attending the pancake breakfast. Door Prizes Pancake Breakfast included with race registration.

 

RFID Timed: CnN Timing IVS Grand Prix Series.

 

Race Packet Pick Up begins at 7am day of race. 

St. Michael and All Angels Church Fundraiser (Sat. Oct 1, 2016 8:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

St. Michael and All Angels Church
4911 N Knoxville Ave
Peoria, IL 61614

Krispy Kreme donut sale! It's $6.50 per dozen or 3 dozen for $18.

 

There are three Locations:

  • Chillicothe (4th and Cloverdale)
  • Bartonville (Garfield Avenue by Bartonville Hardware)
  • St. Michael and All Angels Church (northwest corner of Glen and Knoxville, Peoria)  

 

All proceeds benefit St. Michael and All Angels Church in Peoria.  

Zion Evangelical's Annual Rummage Sale (Sat. Oct 1, 2016 8:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Zion Evangelical United Methodist Church
3200 Cole Hollow Rd
Pekin, IL 61554
https://www.facebook.com/Zion-Evangelical-United-Methodist-Church-117735251586655/?hc_ref=SEARCH&fref=nf

Zion Evangelical United Methodist Church is having our annual rummage sale.

 

Our jeans and sweat shirts are $2.00 each. All other clothing is $1.00 or less. We also have dishes, pans, kitchen items. pictures, decor items, TVs, and bake sale Items.

Foster Parent Classes (Sat. Oct 1, 2016 9:00 am - 10:00 am)

Contact Info:

The Center for Youth and Family Solutions
2610 W Richwoods Blvd.
Peoria, IL 61604
309-676-2400
mrumbold@familycore.org
http://www.cfspeoria.org/

Do you and your family want to minister to children in the Peoria area but need something that fits in with your normal daily routine? You could make a lasting impact on the life of a child by becoming a foster parent and including them in your life.

 

If you can provide a child with a safe, nurturing, and stable environment, please call Marti or Stacy at the phone number above.

Olde English Faire (Sat. Oct 1, 2016 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

Stronghold Camp & Retreat Center
1922 Illinois Route 2 North
Oregon, IL 61061
(815) 732-6111
Richard@strongholdcenter.org
http://www.strongholdcenter.org/fairetickets.html

Hear Ye, Hear Ye! Join us for a step back into the renaissance days.

 

Rain or shine, we celebrate Elizabethian England with our own Knights in armor, horses, a Queen, actors, actresses, musicians, singers, magicians and more!  

Rochester Olde Towne Fall Festival (Sat. Oct 1, 2016 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

Outdoor
John Street
Rochester, Illinois 62563
217-498-8882
micpetalsco@gmail.com

Arts, crafts, live musical entertainment, food, sights and sounds of fall, and a pageant!

 

Come out to the Rochester Olde Towne Fall Festival!

Auburn United Methodist Corn Maze (Sat. Oct 1, 2016 11:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Auburn Methodist church
14100 State Route 4
Auburn, IL 62615
217-438-3126
auburnunitedmethodist@gmail.com
http://www.auburn-umc.org

4-acre corn maze open weekends through October 9. Saturdays 11:00-6:00, Sundays noon-6:00.

 

Admission is $5. Anyone under the age of 6 is free.

"Make Your Own Super Hero Cape" Family Workshop (Sat. Oct 1, 2016 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
2218 N Prospect Rd
Peoria, IL 61603
(309) 323-6900
rherz@peoriaparks.org
http://www.peoriaplayhouse.org

Come design and sew super hero capes that fit your unique personality! Your family will use basic sewing skills to make something truly amazing!

 

The cost is $15.00 per member pair and $5 for each additional family member. The price is $20 per non-member pair and $10 for each additional family member.

 

Register by calling the phone number above.

Faith Baptist Church 2016 Harvest Festival (Sat. Oct 1, 2016 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Faith Baptist Church
1026 Third Street
Carrollton, IL 62016
217-942-5115
https://www.facebook.com/FaithBaptistChurchSbc/?fref=ts

Please join us for the First Annual Faith Baptist Church Harvest Festival!

 

There will be crafts, baked goods, games, face-painting, door prizes, live Christian music and food. Everything is free of charge!

 

We would love for the community to come celebrate with us.