Family Calendar & Concerts

Thu. Aug 28, 2014

Free Saeed postcards (Thu. Aug 28, 2014 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Peoria and surrounding areas
Everywhere, USA

We, as Christians, will be bombarding the White House with "Free Saeed" postcards to raise awareness and to let President Obama know that we have not forgotten our brother in chains and we don’t want him to either.


We want individuals, churches, ministries, youth groups, non-profit organizations, etc. to join with us. Beginning September 22, 2014, the week of the 2-year anniversary of Saeed’s incarceration, we will begin to send postcards en mass to the White House.


We have one approved postcard style, approved by Saeed’s wife, Naghmeh, that we will be using. The back of the card shows a quotes by President Obama and Naghmeh Abedini and a specific message to President Obama himself. Postcards should be ordered as soon as possible in order to begin sending them on time. But the blitz can and hopefully will go on after the anniversary date.


Postcards can be ordered through Trinity Worldwide Reprographics by emailing or calling them. Pricing and quantities available are below.

New order requests would need to specify: 
- Quantity
- First and Last Name
- Organization Name
- Address
- City, St and Zip Code
- Shipping Address, if different 

Pricing and Quantities are as follows (does not include taxes and shipping):

100 $25.60
250 $36.00
500 $41.60
1000 $47.20
2500 $92.80
5000 $137.60
7500 $206.40
10000 $238.40
15000 $356.80
20000 $476.00

The mailing address for the postcards is:
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20500

Postcards currently cost $0.28 to send in the mail.

Let’s see how many churches and ministries across our country will ban together and raise our voices for our brother in chains for his faith in Jesus Christ.


Find out more on the Facebook page.

Discover Bethany (Thu. Aug 28, 2014 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Springfield Art Association
700 N 4th St.
Springfield, IL

Bethany Christian Services invites you to “Discover Bethany.”  See just how affordable and rewarding adoption can be.  Discover all types of adoption options including domestic infant, international, and older child adoption programs. No matter which program or country you choose, Bethany adoption experts will be there every step of the way to help you bring your child home. You will also learn how to help local children and families who are in crisis. 


Take that next step of faith and “Discover Bethany." Call to register for this free event or visit our website for more information.


Bethany Christian Services. Called to Care. Committed to Children.

GriefShare at Northwoods Community Church (Thu. Aug 28, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615

From mourning to joy: don’t grieve alone. GriefShare is a weekly Christ-centered support group for people grieving the death of someone close. Video lessons combined with group discussions help provide encouragement, hope, support, and healing during one of life’s most difficult experiences.

Cost $25 for workbook 

Thursdays, August 28 - November 20, 2014


For more information, contact Northwoods by phone.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Aug 28, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Sabella Street Station 335 Sabella Pekin IL 61554

Presented by: Sabella Street Station and Driven Cafe

Hosted by: Author, Musician, Singer, Songwriter Bobbie Jo Barnes

Accepting Acoustic Music, Poetry, Spoken Word, Art

No Cover Charge

Food & Coffee

All Ages Welcome

Christian Based or Clean Music & Words

Family Friendly

*All artists that wish to participate must arrive by 6:30 pm to meet with BJB to sign up for the night.

If you have any questions or would like to pre-register before the event, please contact BJB by using the contact information listed above.