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Events under 'Conferences/Seminars'

Seminary for Seniors - “Mental exercise classes for the inquisitive, brave, and curious” (Thu. Jan 19, 2017 10:30 am)

Contact Info:

First Baptist Church of Peoria
411 W. Lake Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614
309-682-5491
fbcpeo@mtco.com
http://fbcpeoria.org/

Seminary for Seniors is for people who want to keep learning and growing and pondering the meanings of life.

 

Dr. Rodney Kennedy, interim pastor at FBC Peoria, will be the moderator for the first class offered.

 

The class - "Faith and Doubt in Southern Literature" - will have its first session on Thursday, January 19 & 26 and February 2 & 9, 2017. The class will read short stories by Southern authors and have conversations about the religious themes in those stories. The textbook is The Christ-Haunted Landscape, edited by Susan Ketchins. The book is available on Amazon and can be purchased for less than $3.00. The cost of the class is $10.00 per person. Join us for stimulating, provocative conversation.

 

To enroll, call the number listed above or email the address listed above.

"Art Parade" Kid Workshop (Sat. Jan 21, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Peoria Playhouse
2218 N Prospect Rd
Peoria, IL 61603
309-323-6894
rherz@peoriaparks.org
http://www.peoriaplayhouse.org

Learn to make life-size puppets out of a variety of new and recycled materials!

 

Kid Workshops are offered on select Saturday afternoons to give children ages 8-14 opportunities to use tools, experiment with different types of making, and think creatively.

 

Register by calling the phone number above.Cost is $5.00 per member child, $10.00 per non member.

Financial Peace University (Mon. Jan 23, 2017 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Our Savior Lutheran Church
1209 Kingsbury Rd.
Washington, IL 61571
309-444-4030
secretary@oslwashington.org
https://www.daveramsey.com/fpu/classes/1032226

Dave Ramsey's nine-week Financial Peace University.

 

Monday, January 16th - March 13th.

Business Men in Christ Men's Retreat (Fri. Jan 27, 2017 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Lakeview Lodge at Lake Springfield Christian Assembly Camp
1674 Lick Creek Ln.
Chatham, IL 62629
(217) 414-2435
bernie@businessmeninchrist.com
http://businessmeninchrist.com/

The 2017 Business Men in Christ (BMIC) Men's Retreat will be held at Lake Springfield Christian Assembly.

 

The schedule of events is as follows:

 

January 27

  • Dinner: 6-7pm
  • Dr. David King (Author and V.P. Harvesters International Ministries, Dallas, TX) will speak

 

January 28

  • Breakfast 8-9am
  • Pastor/Author Bill Fisher (Harvest Christian Center, Decatur, IL)  will speak

 

The suggested donation to attend the retreat is $20. This includes hot dinner and breakfast and all retreat materials.

 

To register, you can email or call Bernie at the address and phone number listed above. There is no registration deadline. Walkups are more than welcome!

Business Men in Christ Men's Retreat (Sat. Jan 28, 2017 8:00 am - 11:30 am)

Contact Info:

Lakeview Lodge at Lake Springfield Christian Assembly Camp
1674 Lick Creek Ln.
Chatham, IL 62629
(217) 414-2435
Bernie@businessmeninChrist.com
http://businessmeninchrist.com/

The 2017 Business Men in Christ (BMIC) Men's Retreat will be held at Lake Springfield Christian Assembly.

 

The schedule of events is as follows:

 

January 28

  • Breakfast 8-9am
  • Pastor/Author Bill Fisher (Harvest Christian Center, Decatur, IL)  will speak

 

The suggested donation to attend the retreat is $20. This includes hot dinner and breakfast and all retreat materials.

 

To register, you can email or call Bernie at the address and phone number listed above. There is no registration deadline. Walkups are more than welcome!

2017 VBS Preview (Sat. Jan 28, 2017 8:30 am - 10:00 am)

Contact Info:

Parkway Christian Church
2700 Lindbergh Blvd
Springfield, IL 62704
217-793-2085
00269_manager@familychristian.com
http://familychristian.com/church-resources/vbs.html

See and experience VBS kits for 2017.

 

Attendees will receive a 10% discount on VBS purchases.

 

Register at the Web site listed above.

Financial Peace University (Mon. Jan 30, 2017 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Our Savior Lutheran Church
1209 Kingsbury Rd.
Washington, IL 61571
309-444-4030
secretary@oslwashington.org
https://www.daveramsey.com/fpu/classes/1032226

Dave Ramsey's nine-week Financial Peace University.

 

Monday, January 16th - March 13th.

IF:Gathering (Fri. Feb 3, 2017 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northside Church of Christ
1909 N Towanda Barnes Road
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-662-9344
if.bloomington.il@gmail.com
https://register.ifgathering.com/event/ifbloomington

Join us to experience the IF:Gathering Christian women’s conference!

 

IF: exists to gather, equip, and unleash the next generation of women to live out their purpose.

 

The IF:Gathering conference is livestreamed from Austin,TX, and we will be viewing it locally, and participating in it, at Northside Church of Christ in Bloomington.

 

Among the talented speakers at the conference are Jennie Allen, Ann Voscamp, and more.

 

IF:Gathering is a multi-generational and interdenominational event, so bring your daughter, friend, mother, sister, grandmother, and aunt (Ages 15 years and up).

 

Seats are limited, so sign up here, and we will save you a spot! http://bit.ly/ifbloomington

 

FRIDAY
-5:00 pm – BBQ dinner served
-6:00 pm – Session
-9:00 pm – End

 

SATURDAY
-8:00 am – Breakfast
-9:00 am – Session 2
-12:00 pm – Lunch
-2:00 pm – Session 3
-5:00 pm - End

 

If you cannot attend all three sessions, just come for one or two. You will be blessed by any and all sessions.

 

A suggested donation for the event is $25, but please pay what you can if that amount isn't feasible. We want everyone who desires to attend this to come. Please join us for this powerful conference and see "If God, then what?"

Men Praising God (Fri. Feb 3, 2017 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Concordia Lutheran School Gym
2000 W Glen Ave
Peoria, IL 61614
(309) 370-8231
Lancaster.Joel.A@gmail.com
http://www.tellHIMthanks.com

A worship workshop of sorts for Men. Come and learn to worship Him in spirit and truth in song.

 

For more information please go to the website listed above.

IF:Gathering (Sat. Feb 4, 2017 8:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northside Church of Christ
1909 N Towanda Barnes Road
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-662-9344
if.bloomington.il@gmail.com
https://register.ifgathering.com/event/ifbloomington

Join us to experience the IF:Gathering Christian women’s conference!

 

IF: exists to gather, equip, and unleash the next generation of women to live out their purpose.

 

The IF:Gathering conference is livestreamed from Austin,TX, and we will be viewing it locally, and participating in it, at Northside Church of Christ in Bloomington.

 

Among the talented speakers at the conference are Jennie Allen, Ann Voscamp, and more.

 

IF:Gathering is a multi-generational and interdenominational event, so bring your daughter, friend, mother, sister, grandmother, and aunt (Ages 15 years and up).

 

Seats are limited, so sign up here, and we will save you a spot! http://bit.ly/ifbloomington

 

FRIDAY
-5:00 pm – BBQ dinner served
-6:00 pm – Session
-9:00 pm – End

 

SATURDAY
-8:00 am – Breakfast
-9:00 am – Session 2
-12:00 pm – Lunch
-2:00 pm – Session 3
-5:00 pm - End

 

If you cannot attend all three sessions, just come for one or two. You will be blessed by any and all sessions.

 

A suggested donation for the event is $25, but please pay what you can if that amount isn't feasible. We want everyone who desires to attend this to come. Please join us for this powerful conference and see "If God, then what?"

Financial Peace University (Mon. Feb 6, 2017 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Our Savior Lutheran Church
1209 Kingsbury Rd.
Washington, IL 61571
309-444-4030
secretary@oslwashington.org
https://www.daveramsey.com/fpu/classes/1032226

Dave Ramsey's nine-week Financial Peace University.

 

Monday, January 16th - March 13th.

Financial Peace University (Mon. Feb 6, 2017 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Peace Lutheran Church
2800 W. Jefferson St.
Springfield, IL 62702
(217) 801-7464
peace.lutheran@comcast.net
https://www.daveramsey.com/fpu/classes/1029511

You are invited to join us for Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University. This 9-week study will be held at Peace Lutheran Church on Mondays starting Feb. 6  and running through April 3.

 

The sessions will last between 1.5 and 2 hours depending on discussion from the participants. Childcare will be provided.

 

The cost is $93 per family and includes all the materials needed, plus access to bonus online components. The class is being led by Amy Denney, who has taken or taught Financial Peace University more than half a dozen times. You can register online at the link above or by calling Amy at the phone number listed above.

I am Not a Spectator (Sat. Feb 11, 2017 8:00 am - 2:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Harvest Time Bible Church
1802 Dixon Ave.
Rock Falls, Il. 61071
815-441-4661
bandofbrothers@htbc.info

Harvest Time Bible Church is hosting a mens conference titled "I am NOT a Spectator" in the church's Family Life Center.

 

The featured Speaker is Rob Willey from Harvest Bible Chapel in Davenport. There will also be 4 breakout sessions.

 

The event is free, but a $5 donation is suggested. Donuts and lunch are provided.

 

To reserve a spot or if you have any questions, please email the address or call the phone number listed above.

 

We look forward to seeing you there!!

"Object Bots" Family Workshop (Sat. Feb 11, 2017 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

Construct a basic robot out of everyday household objects and then check out its moves!

 

Peoria PlayHouse offers fun family activities on select Saturday afternoons that engage children ages 4-10 and their grown-ups.

 

Register by calling the phone number above.

 

Cost is $10 for the first child, $5 for additional children within a family. Free for member adults.  

Financial Peace University (Mon. Feb 13, 2017 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Our Savior Lutheran Church
1209 Kingsbury Rd.
Washington, IL 61571
309-444-4030
secretary@oslwashington.org
https://www.daveramsey.com/fpu/classes/1032226

Dave Ramsey's nine-week Financial Peace University.

 

Monday, January 16th - March 13th.

Financial Peace University (Mon. Feb 13, 2017 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Peace Lutheran Church
2800 W. Jefferson St.
Springfield, IL 62702
(217) 801-7464
peace.lutheran@comcast.net
https://www.daveramsey.com/fpu/classes/1029511

You are invited to join us for Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University. This 9-week study will be held at Peace Lutheran Church on Mondays starting Feb. 6  and running through April 3.

 

The sessions will last between 1.5 and 2 hours depending on discussion from the participants. Childcare will be provided.

 

The cost is $93 per family and includes all the materials needed, plus access to bonus online components. The class is being led by Amy Denney, who has taken or taught Financial Peace University more than half a dozen times. You can register online at the link above or by calling Amy at the phone number listed above.

FIGHT NIGHT (Fri. Feb 17, 2017 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Lincoln First United Methodist Church
302 Broadway St.
Lincoln, IL 62656
217-732-2204
tina.lynn@lincolnfirstumc.org
https://lincolnfirstumc.eventsmart.com/events/fight-night-february-17-2017/

A fun date night - a relationship game changer.

 

You'll laugh, learn, grow closer, & never look at fighting the same way!

 

Pre-registration cost is $10/couple or $15 at the door.

 

You can register online at the above Web site.

Church Leaders’ Conference (Sat. Feb 18, 2017 8:00 am)

Contact Info:

Lincoln Christian Univeristy
100 Campus View Drive
Lincoln, IL 62656
217-651-4825
https://lincolnchristian.edu/news-events/annual-events/elders-and-church-leaders-conference/

Join hundreds of church leaders as they gather on the LCU campus to learn from internationally known speakers.

 

The theme is “Generational Challenges & Opportunities: How to Reach & Keep 5 Generations In the Church“

Financial Peace University (Mon. Feb 20, 2017 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Our Savior Lutheran Church
1209 Kingsbury Rd.
Washington, IL 61571
309-444-4030
secretary@oslwashington.org
https://www.daveramsey.com/fpu/classes/1032226

Dave Ramsey's nine-week Financial Peace University.

 

Monday, January 16th - March 13th.

Financial Peace University (Mon. Feb 20, 2017 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Peace Lutheran Church
2800 W. Jefferson St.
Springfield, IL 62702
(217) 801-7464
peace.lutheran@comcast.net
https://www.daveramsey.com/fpu/classes/1029511

You are invited to join us for Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University. This 9-week study will be held at Peace Lutheran Church on Mondays starting Feb. 6  and running through April 3.

 

The sessions will last between 1.5 and 2 hours depending on discussion from the participants. Childcare will be provided.

 

The cost is $93 per family and includes all the materials needed, plus access to bonus online components. The class is being led by Amy Denney, who has taken or taught Financial Peace University more than half a dozen times. You can register online at the link above or by calling Amy at the phone number listed above.