Family Calendar & Concerts
Nightlight Jewelry Sale (Sun. Dec 8, 2013 8:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Sale of nightlight jewelry. 100% of the proceeds goes to benefit women who make the jewelry and have been rescued from sex trafficking in Bangkok Thailand. We will be selling on two Sundays: Dec 1 and Dec 8.
Volunteer to Ring the Salvation Army Bells! (Sun. Dec 8, 2013 8:00 am)
The Salvation Army is in the business of mending lives. They help people ride out the waves of their individual storms every day. Ever wonder how YOU TOO can help make a difference? The Salvation Army needs volunteers to help ring the bells this Christmas season, and you can sign up today online! Check it out today, and take part in the bell-ringing that raises much-needed money to help broken individuals with food, shelter, and toys at Christmas and year-round. When you volunteer, you help provide a shield to those in need.
YMCA Open House Weekend (Sun. Dec 8, 2013 12:00 pm)
Kick off the holiday season with our Community Open House weekend! Stop by the Y December 6-8th and join the fun. We’ll be hosting tons of fitness classes in the gym, holiday activities, and programs for all ages beginning at noon on Friday, December 6th. Childcare provided during all programs. Community members are welcome to try the Y at no cost all weekend– and we’ll waive your activation fee when you join by Sunday, December 8th!
Nativity Festival (Sun. Dec 8, 2013 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm)
A display of more than 100 international Nativity Sets and tour of St. Francis of Assisi Church. The event is free and open to the public for children and adults on Friday, Dec. 6 from 2-7 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 7 from noon-4 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 8 from noon-4 p.m.
Christmas in the Chapel (Sun. Dec 8, 2013 2:30 pm)
2013 Lincoln Christian University Christmas in the Chapel
When: Thursday, December 5, 7pm Friday, December 6, 7pm Saturday, December 7, 10:00 am ; 2.30 pm 7:00 pm Sunday, December 8, 2:30 pm
Ticket Prices: Tickets are $12 per adult and $6 per child (grades K-12). Tickets are not required for preschool children. Unused tickets are non-refundable. Requests are processed on a first-come, first served basis in the order received. Tickets are at the door when available. Tickets cannot be reserved by phone. Call, email or visit online for more information
Orpheus Club Winter Concert (Sun. Dec 8, 2013 3:00 pm)
The Orpheus Club invites you to attend their Winter/Christmas Concert where you can sit back and enjoy a program of seasonal music which will include: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, Silent Night, Carol of the Drum, Noel and many more!
For 111 years The Orpheus Club has been entertaining the Peoria area with their male voice four-part harmony. Admission is $5.00 at the door. There are no reserved seats.
A Grace Family Christmas: O Holy Night! (Sun. Dec 8, 2013 4:00 pm)
A Joyous Musical Celebration of the Birth of Christ, our Savior! Please join us for our Christmas concert! Enjoy the music of the Children's Choirs, Teen Choir, Grace Singers, Undivided, Christmas Choir and Orchestra. Additionally, Pastor Bryan Chapell shares a devotion and offers the opportunity for people to come to Christ and change their lives forever. The lights, sound, and choir and orchestra are absolutely beautiful, but the message of Christ is life-changing! Performances are in the Church Sanctuary.
The concert is recorded and will be broadcast on WEEK-TV, channel 25 in Peoria at 10:30 p.m. Christmas Eve and noon Christmas Day. Tickets are reserved seating at $12.50 each Ticket sales will be on sale in the church office beginning October 21, Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m., and on Sunday mornings after each service beginning on October 27. Contact via email or by calling the ticket office. Concert dates and times for 2013: Friday, December 6 at 7:00 p.m. Saturday, December 7 at 4:00 p.m. Sunday, December 8 at 4:00 p.m.
Journey to the Manger (Sun. Dec 8, 2013 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm)
Christ Lutheran Church will present a live nativity. These free 20 minute tours take you through five different stations that feature live drama and scripture readings, animals, singing and more. Tours run every 10 minutes and are both inside and outside. Join us as we remind all the real reason for the season.
Bible Study Fellowship - Men's Class (Sun. Dec 8, 2013 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm)
The men's class of Bible Study Fellowship (BSF) is studying the book of Matthew this year. Men and school age children (grades 1 through 8) from all walks of life are encouraged to join us on Tuesday evenings. New men are encouraged to attend our next welcome class to be held January 7th. or any Tuesday class night.