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UNTIL HE RETURNS PROPHETIC BIBLE MINISTRIES (Mon. Sep 29, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwest Baptist Church
5430 North Big Hollow Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
Robert LaFont: 309-243-5446
http://UntilHeReturns.info.

Until He Returns Prophetic Bible Ministries will meet at Northwest Baptist Church in Peoria.
 
Pastor Phil Cooper will be speaking on Israel--The Miracle.
 
Until He Returns meets on the 1st and 3rd Mondays at Groveland Missionary Church (5043 Queenwood Road in Groveland) and on the 2nd and 4th Mondays at Northwest Baptist Church in Peoria. Both meet from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
 
This is a nondenominational study of Bible prophecy. 

"Get Threaded" at Grace Church (Tue. Sep 30, 2014 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Grace Church, 1325 E Jefferson, Morton, IL
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Krys:309.264.0787 Peggy:309.589.6430
pslavens@gracepres.org
http://www.perspectives.org

Perspectives helps believers from all walks of life see how they can get threaded into God’s story of redeeming people from every tribe, tongue, and nation to Himself.

From Genesis to the prophets, Jesus Christ to the early church, and Constantine to today, you will see how God has been moving, how the global Church has responded, and what the greatest needs in world evangelism remain today. 

 

It isn't a class about missions, but a course on how every believer can be intimately woven into the story of God using His people to be a blessing to all the peoples of the earth.

 

Learn firsthand from the global experiences of pastors, professors, biblical scholars, mobilizers, theologians, and missionaries from the field.  

 

For more information, contact Krys Malin or Peggy Slavens or visit the perspectives website!

Marriage Matters for Blended Families (Thu. Oct 2, 2014 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/?month=2014-10-01&webtag_id=82

All marriages are challenging, but blended families can be especially difficult. Ron Deal is an author, therapist, and blended family expert and is the President of Successful Step-families. He has been on numerous talk shows and radio broadcasts speaking on this subject. We will be using his DVD series entitled “The Smart Step-family.” In this series he gives couples keys for building a healthy step-family. In it he offers practical solutions for raising step kids and gives ideas for how to keep the marriage strong in a blended family. His personable presentation combines instruction and encouragement that affirms both husbands and wives in their desire to build strong loving families. There will be time to interact around the table with other couples from blended families after each session.

Building Better Moms (Fri. Oct 3, 2014 9:30 am - 11:15 am)

Contact Info:

Crossroads United Methodist Church
1420 N Main St
Washington, IL 61571
309.444.2381
bbmcrossroads@mtco.com

This group meets the 1st and 3rd Friday of the month from 9:30 - 11:15 a.m. beginning September 5, 2014 and ending in May, 2015. They strive to build a community of moms who learn, grow and serve together. Meetings consist of food and fellowship, speakers, and group discussion.  

 

Program Fee: $40

Childcare Fee: $40 per child ($80 cap per family)

MOPS at First Covenant Church (Fri. Oct 3, 2014 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

First Covenant Church
3616 N Bigelow St
Peoria, IL 61604
309.648.0254
office@firstcovenant.net

MOPS is coming to First Covenant Church in Peoria. We are located on the corner of War Memorial and Knoxville.  MOPS is for any mother of a preschooler 6 or younger.  Babysitting is provided. 

Springfield Prayer Summit (Sat. Oct 4, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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1045 Outer Park Drive
Springfield, IL
Pastor Donald N. Mayes, 217.848.5828
familyisfamily@yahoo.com
http://familyisfamily.org/

The Prayer Summit is for Pastors, Elders, Overseers, Bishops, Priests, Sisters & Ministers to pray for Springfield and the surrounding areas, including our Nation.

 

The prayer Scripture passage is John Chapter 17.

God's Not Dead Movie Event (Sat. Oct 4, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Fellowship Church
9754 East 1400 North Road
Bloomington, IL, 61705
309.829.7777
detra.cotton@newlifefellowship.cc
http://www.newlifefellowship.cc

A FREE family movie event at New Life Fellowship Church in Bloomington, IL.  New Life will be presenting the popular film "God's Not Dead" to the community.

 

There is NO charge! Free popcorn and refreshments will be served. 

 

Childcare for birth through 5th grade will be available. 

 

New Life is located 3 miles west of Interstate 55 on IL Route 9 - Market Street.

Network Christian Church re-launch (Sun. Oct 5, 2014 10:30 am)

Contact Info:

Network Christian Church
3703 Ireland Grove Rd.
Bloomington, IL
Mark Terven, 309.831.6487
tervensministry@gmail.com
http://networkchurch.org/

The re-launch is October 5th, and we will be giving away a 7" tablet, a Financial Peace Membership Kit, and a set of his/her workbooks for Marriage 101: Back to the Basics to three people (one prize to each) that are not already members or steady attenders of the church. You must pre-register on the website above and/or show up and fill out a communication card at the church that day to be in the drawing. You must be present at the church on Sunday, October 5th to win.

 

Our new address is 3703 Ireland Grove Rd. in Bloomington.

 

If you have any questions, please call Mark Terven.

40 Days for Life: Join in Prayer (Sun. Oct 5, 2014 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Your Home
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http://40daysforlife.com/mission/

Want to end abortion? If you do, the first thing you must do is pray. Prayer is at the center of 40 Days for Life. During each campaign, we are calling on people of faith across the nation … and around the world … to fall on their knees before the Lord, asking Him to hear our plea and heal our land. Pray outside an abortion facility. Pray at church. Pray at work. Pray in the car. Pray at home with your family.

 

Christ told us some demons can only be driven out by prayer and fasting. The two go hand in hand. Prayer keeps us rooted in the fact that it is our desire to carry out God’s will. Fasting is a sacrifice that helps us reach beyond our own limitations with God’s help.

 

Each day during 40 Days for Life, individuals, churches, families, and groups will be asked to join together in prayer for a specific request so the entire Body of Christ can unite around a common focus. These specific prayer requests will seek God’s help for:

 

  • Women who are at risk of having an abortion
  • Innocent children who are at risk of perishing
  • Men and women who carry the pain of a past abortion experience
  • Workers at Planned Parenthood facilities and abortion centers
  • Local, regional, and national leaders
  • Revival and renewal in our churches
  • Repentance and healing throughout our nation

 

People of faith are also invited to fast throughout 40 Days for Life. Christ said there are demons that can only be driven out by prayer and fasting. A fast is not a Christian diet; it is a powerful means of drawing closer to God by blocking out distractions. Fast from certain foods. Fast from television. Fast from apathy and indifference. Fast from whatever it is that separates you from God.

 

We believe that when God’s people fast with a broken, repentant, and contrite spirit, our heavenly Father will hear from heaven and heal our lives, our churches, our communities, our nation, and our world.

Heart of Illinois Life Chain (Sun. Oct 5, 2014 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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7405 N. University to Metro Centre, Peoria, IL
309.961.3611
http://www.lifechain.net

Stand with thousands of Pro-lifers throughout the USA!

You'll be a light in a darkened world as you help put an end to abortion through prayer.

Bring your whole family! Rain or shine! Water, lawn chairs for the young and old, umbrellas and strollers are welcome! Create a human chain stretching from 7405 N University to the Metro Centre.  

 

Signs proclaim "Abortion Kills Children," Abortion Hurts Women," "Adoption the Loving Option," "Life-the First Inalienable Right," "Jesus Forgives&Heals," "Lord Forgive Us and Our Nation," and "Pray to End Abortion."

 

Meet at University and Northmoor intersection.

 

 For more information call the Life Chain Committee! 

Powerlight Family Christian skate night (Mon. Oct 6, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

SKATELAND SOUTH
1500 RECREATION DRIVE
SPRINGFIELD,IL
217.416.5042
powerlightkissfm@yahoo.com

POWERLIGHT FAMILY CHRISTIAN SKATENIGHT FEATURES A GREAT NIGHT OF FUN FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY! ENJOY CHRISTIAN MUSIC, A DEVOTIONAL, CHRISTIAN SINGERS AND AWESOME GIVEAWAYS! LARGEST GROUP OF 15 OR MORE WILL WIN A $100 GIFT CARD FROM FAMILY CHRISTIAN BOOKSTORE! FREE ADMISSION PASSES ARE AVAILABLE(AS MANY AS YOU WANT) VIA EMAIL. WE WILL BE GIVING AWAY A ROW OF MOVIE TICKETS TO SEE THE 2014 REBOOT OF LEFT BEHIND STARRING NICHOLAS CAGE AND LEA THOMPSON SKATE NIGHT.

The Perfectly Simple Triune God (Tue. Oct 7, 2014 9:30 am - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Lincoln Christian University
100 Campus View Drive
Lincoln, IL, 62656
https://www.lincolnchristian.edu/news-and-events/#article-428

We are pleased to invite you to attend the following events for the 2014 Strauss Lectureship:

 

Tuesday, October 7

9:30 a.m. -10:30 a.m. - Lecuture 1 Reading Thomas Aquinas: Divine Simplicity as Necessary for Trinity

12:00 -1:00 p.m. - Sack Lunch Q&A

7:00-8:00 p.m. - Lecuture 2 Why God Has No Future

 

Wednesday, October 8

9:30-10:30 a.m. - Lecture 3 Why God Does Not Suffer

Gowns for the Purity Ball are available! (Tue. Oct 7, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

The Christian Center
4100 N. Brandywine Dr
Peoria, IL 61614
309.685.4218
Dhellige@sbcglobal.net
http://www.purityball.com

Looking for a gown for the Purity Ball?  We want you to look your best without breaking the bank!

Lucky for you there are gowns available from The Christian Center!  Gowns are just $10.00 each.  You can stop by the Christian Center on the following dates.

 

Tues Oct 7th 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Sat Oct 18th 10:00 a.m.-12:00 Noon
Sat Oct 25th 10:00 a.m.-12:00 Noon

 

Also, if you have any gowns in great shape you would like to donate, you can drop them off at The Christian Center during business hours Monday-Friday.

"Get Threaded" at Grace Church (Tue. Oct 7, 2014 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Grace Church, 1325 E Jefferson, Morton, IL
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Krys:309.264.0787 Peggy:309.589.6430
pslavens@gracepres.org
http://www.perspectives.org

Perspectives helps believers from all walks of life see how they can get threaded into God’s story of redeeming people from every tribe, tongue, and nation to Himself.

From Genesis to the prophets, Jesus Christ to the early church, and Constantine to today, you will see how God has been moving, how the global Church has responded, and what the greatest needs in world evangelism remain today. 

 

It isn't a class about missions, but a course on how every believer can be intimately woven into the story of God using His people to be a blessing to all the peoples of the earth.

 

Learn firsthand from the global experiences of pastors, professors, biblical scholars, mobilizers, theologians, and missionaries from the field.  

 

For more information, contact Krys Malin or Peggy Slavens or visit the perspectives website!

The Perfectly Simple Triune God (Wed. Oct 8, 2014 9:30 am - 10:30 am)

Contact Info:

Lincoln Christian University
100 Campus View Drive
Lincoln, IL, 62656
https://www.lincolnchristian.edu/news-and-events/#article-428

We are pleased to invite you to attend the following events for the 2014 Strauss Lectureship:

 

Tuesday, October 7

9:30 a.m. -10:30 a.m. - Lecuture 1 Reading Thomas Aquinas: Divine Simplicity as Necessary for Trinity

12:00 -1:00 p.m. - Sack Lunch Q&A

7:00-8:00 p.m. - Lecuture 2 Why God Has No Future

 

Wednesday, October 8

9:30-10:30 a.m. - Lecture 3 Why God Does Not Suffer

Feast Of Tabernacles! (Wed. Oct 8, 2014 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Zion Oaks Tabernacle Campground
Zion Oaks Rd.
Pekin, IL 61554
Arthur: 309.822.8638
https://www.facebook.com/events/512588978874846/

Join Restored Covenant Community as we celebrate the Biblical feast of Tabernacles with nightly worship, teaching, and fellowship! We will be meeting at Zion Oaks Tabernacle Campground Oct 8th- 16th.

 

TABERNACLE 2014 SCHEDULE

  • Wednesday, Oct 8th – Setup from Noon-6:00 p.m., Congregational Sukkah decorating 3:00-6:00 p.m., Potluck 6:00 p.m., Meeting 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, Oct 9th (Annual Sabbath) – 10:00-11:00 a.m. Bible study, Potluck 6:00 p.m. Meeting 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday, Oct 10th – 10:00-11:00 a.m. Bible study, Potluck 6:00 p.m., Meeting 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct 11th (Sabbath) – 10:00-10:45 a.m. Bible study, 11:00 a.m. Worship Service, Potluck lunch, Potluck dinner 6:00 p.m., Meeting 7:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, Oct 12th – 10:00-11:00 a.m. Bible study, 12:00 p.m. Cookout, Potluck 6:00 p.m., meeting 7:00 p.m.
  • Monday, Oct 13th – 10:00-11:00 a.m. Bible study, Potluck 6:00 p.m., Meeting 7:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Oct 14th – 10:00-11:00 a.m. Bible study, Potluck 6:00 p.m., Meeting 7:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Oct 15th – 10:00-11:00 a.m. Bible study, Potluck 6:00 p.m., Meeting 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, Oct 16th (Annual Sabbath) – 10:00-11:00 a.m. Bible study, Women’s Tea and brunch 11:00 a.m., Potluck 6:00 p.m., Meeting 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday, Oct 17th – Clean up 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

 

For more information call Arthur or visit our Facebook page at Restored Covenant Community.

 

Marriage Matters for Blended Families (Thu. Oct 9, 2014 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/?month=2014-10-01&webtag_id=82

All marriages are challenging, but blended families can be especially difficult. Ron Deal is an author, therapist, and blended family expert and is the President of Successful Step-families. He has been on numerous talk shows and radio broadcasts speaking on this subject. We will be using his DVD series entitled “The Smart Step-family.” In this series he gives couples keys for building a healthy step-family. In it he offers practical solutions for raising step kids and gives ideas for how to keep the marriage strong in a blended family. His personable presentation combines instruction and encouragement that affirms both husbands and wives in their desire to build strong loving families. There will be time to interact around the table with other couples from blended families after each session.

Life Banquet to benefit the Tazewell County Pregnancy Resource Center (Thu. Oct 9, 2014 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Pekin First Church of the Nazarene, 3514 Broadway Street, Pekin, IL 61554
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Aimee Peterson 309.620.9227
aimee@hopeforafuture.com
http://hopeforafuture.com/event/tazewell-banquet/

For the past two years, Living Alternatives has been partnering with the community of Tazewell County to open a medical clinic for women in need. We have moved into our new home and have been offering services to clients since September of 2013. Our services include pregnancy testing, ultrasound services, parenting education, adoption support, abstinence education, and much more, all at no cost to our patients.


In order to raise the financial support needed, the Pregnancy Resource Center is holding its second annual Life Banquet on Thursday, October 9th at the Pekin First Church of the Nazarene.

 

Our speaker for the evening is Shawn Carney, the author and co-founder of the 40 Days for Life. 

Shawn believes in working to bring together the body of Christ in a spirit of unity during a focused, 40-day campaign of prayer, fasting, and peaceful activism, with the purpose of repentance, to seek God’s favor, and bring an end to abortion.  His story will enlighten and inspire everyone that hears it!

 

The banquet is free to attend. If you are interested in attending or would like more information on our mission, please contact Aimee Peterson by phone or email.  

Feast Of Tabernacles! (Thu. Oct 9, 2014 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Zion Oaks Tabernacle Campground
Zion Oaks Rd.
Pekin, IL 61554
Arthur: 309.822.8638
https://www.facebook.com/events/512588978874846/

Join Restored Covenant Community as we celebrate the Biblical feast of Tabernacles with nightly worship, teaching, and fellowship! We will be meeting at Zion Oaks Tabernacle Campground Oct 8th- 16th.

 

TABERNACLE 2014 SCHEDULE

  • Wednesday, Oct 8th – Setup from Noon-6:00 p.m., Congregational Sukkah decorating 3:00-6:00 p.m., Potluck 6:00 p.m., Meeting 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, Oct 9th (Annual Sabbath) – 10:00-11:00 a.m. Bible study, Potluck 6:00 p.m. Meeting 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday, Oct 10th – 10:00-11:00 a.m. Bible study, Potluck 6:00 p.m., Meeting 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct 11th (Sabbath) – 10:00-10:45 a.m. Bible study, 11:00 a.m. Worship Service, Potluck lunch, Potluck dinner 6:00 p.m., Meeting 7:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, Oct 12th – 10:00-11:00 a.m. Bible study, 12:00 p.m. Cookout, Potluck 6:00 p.m., meeting 7:00 p.m.
  • Monday, Oct 13th – 10:00-11:00 a.m. Bible study, Potluck 6:00 p.m., Meeting 7:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Oct 14th – 10:00-11:00 a.m. Bible study, Potluck 6:00 p.m., Meeting 7:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Oct 15th – 10:00-11:00 a.m. Bible study, Potluck 6:00 p.m., Meeting 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, Oct 16th (Annual Sabbath) – 10:00-11:00 a.m. Bible study, Women’s Tea and brunch 11:00 a.m., Potluck 6:00 p.m., Meeting 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday, Oct 17th – Clean up 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

 

For more information call Arthur or visit our Facebook page at Restored Covenant Community.

 

Feast Of Tabernacles! (Fri. Oct 10, 2014 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Zion Oaks Tabernacle Campground
Zion Oaks Rd.
Pekin, IL 61554
Arthur: 309.822.8638
https://www.facebook.com/events/512588978874846/

Join Restored Covenant Community as we celebrate the Biblical feast of Tabernacles with nightly worship, teaching, and fellowship! We will be meeting at Zion Oaks Tabernacle Campground Oct 8th- 16th.

 

TABERNACLE 2014 SCHEDULE

  • Wednesday, Oct 8th – Setup from Noon-6:00 p.m., Congregational Sukkah decorating 3:00-6:00 p.m., Potluck 6:00 p.m., Meeting 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, Oct 9th (Annual Sabbath) – 10:00-11:00 a.m. Bible study, Potluck 6:00 p.m. Meeting 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday, Oct 10th – 10:00-11:00 a.m. Bible study, Potluck 6:00 p.m., Meeting 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct 11th (Sabbath) – 10:00-10:45 a.m. Bible study, 11:00 a.m. Worship Service, Potluck lunch, Potluck dinner 6:00 p.m., Meeting 7:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, Oct 12th – 10:00-11:00 a.m. Bible study, 12:00 p.m. Cookout, Potluck 6:00 p.m., meeting 7:00 p.m.
  • Monday, Oct 13th – 10:00-11:00 a.m. Bible study, Potluck 6:00 p.m., Meeting 7:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Oct 14th – 10:00-11:00 a.m. Bible study, Potluck 6:00 p.m., Meeting 7:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Oct 15th – 10:00-11:00 a.m. Bible study, Potluck 6:00 p.m., Meeting 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, Oct 16th (Annual Sabbath) – 10:00-11:00 a.m. Bible study, Women’s Tea and brunch 11:00 a.m., Potluck 6:00 p.m., Meeting 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday, Oct 17th – Clean up 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

 

For more information call Arthur or visit our Facebook page at Restored Covenant Community.