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February 2016

Fri. 12 Feb, 2016

K of C Fish Fry (Fri. 12 Feb, 2016 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm)

Lenten Fish Fry All U Can Eat Hand-Breaded Fish

Baked Tilapia - $10

Add Jumbo Butterfly Shrimp -3/$2

Kid’s Meal - $5 (Mac & Cheese or fish)

***NEW THIS YEAR Fried seafood platter (clams, shrimp, fish) - $14

 

All meals include french fries, salad, coleslaw, mac & cheese, bread, and drinks.  

Serving Time 5:30 – 7 p.m.; Carryout Available 5-7

 

 

Sponsored by K of C       

St. Clement Council #12407

Sat. 13 Feb, 2016

The Art of Marriage DVD Conference Event (Sat. 13 Feb, 2016 8:30 am)

The Art of Marriage DVD Conference Event (by FamilyLife) will be hosted by Glad Tidings Assembly of God's Marriage Matters Sunday School class. Doors will open at 7:30 a.m.

 

The Art of Marriage weaves together expert teaching, real-life stories, humorous vignettes, and more to portray the challenges and the beauty of God's design for marriage. Six engaging video sessions are interspersed with projects for couples to complete in our Saturday schedule.

 

The cost will be $50 per couple. This must be paid in advance. Registration will include your conference books/material, snacks, and lunch (catered by Chick-fil-A. A gluten-free option may be requested at the time of registration).

 

Please plan ahead for your own babysitters. NO CHILDCARE AVAILABLE.

 

To register online (or to find more information), please visit our website listed above. Deadline: 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, February 10th.

Why Not You Today Women's Conference with Sonya Jones (Sat. 13 Feb, 2016 9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

A one-day Women's Conference with Sonya Jones, Season 16 Finalist on NBC's "The Biggest Loser", that will motivate, inspire and encourage you to be the best version of you that you can be! $25 - Lunch Included. Tickets available at itickets.com  More info at: sonyajones44.com 

AWANA Club (Sat. 13 Feb, 2016 5:50 pm - 7:40 pm)

Join us for AWANA Club. Opened for ages 2 - High School. Adult Bible Studies also available. Wednesday Nights, Aug 19th - April 27, 2016. For more information visit the website above or email Jenny Sellers at the email above.

 

There will be an early registration on Saturday Aug 15th, 12 p.m. -2 p.m. at the address above.

Single and Parenting (Sat. 13 Feb, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Single and Parenting is a 13 week help seminar and weekly group for single parents. Each week participants will watch a video, have group discussions, and complete take home Hopework exercises. Single & Parenting features nationally recognized experts on topics important to single parents. Seminar sessions include "Your Children & Your Fears," "Tired & Overwhelmed" and "Conflict & Resolution." There is a $20 registration fee which includes the required workbook, however, scholarships are available. Child care and snacks will be provided.

Mel Tillis @ Watseka Theatre Watseka IL (Sat. 13 Feb, 2016 7:00 pm)

Country Music Icon, MEL TILLIS headlines Valentines Day Weekend at Watseka Theatre Watseka IL.

 

His milestones include being inducted into the Grand Ole Opry & Country Music Hall Of Fame. In 2012, President Barack Obama awarded Tillis the National Medal of Arts for his contributions to country music. He also has won the CMA Awards' most coveted award, "Entertainer of the Year". Sixty hit records including the multi million selling classics; "Ruby Don't Take Your Guns To Town" (which he wrote for Kenny Rogers), "I Ain't Never", "Crazy Wild Desire", "Steppin Out", "These Lonely Hands of Mine", "She'll Be Hanging Around Somewhere" , "Heart Over Mind," "Heaven Everyday", "Commercial Affection", "Arms of a Fool" , "Take My Hand","Brand New Mister Me" "Neon Rose,""Sawmill," "Midnight, Me and the Blues" "Stomp Them Grapes", "Memory Maker" , "Woman in the Back of My Mind" , "Mental Revenge" "Good Woman Blues" , "Heart Healer","I Believe In You" and "Coca-Cola Cowboy".

 

No seat is further than 50 ft from the stage. All Ages. Doors open 5:30 p.m. for dinner. Showtime 7:00 p.m. Tickets are on sale at the theatre, charge by phone or the website above.

Larry Olson in concert (Sat. 13 Feb, 2016 7:00 pm)

Larry Olson and his wife, Karol Baer, will be in concert at Salem Lutheran Church. Larry Olson is a singer/songwriter/guitarist who co-founded Dakota Road Music, a publishing and performance company that specializes in original music. Larry has recorded numerous CDs, and written and published hundreds of songs that come alive with stories of his rural roots, ponderings of parenthood, stirrings from our global family and journeys of faith. No cost, but please bring a canned food item.

Valentines Ball (Sat. 13 Feb, 2016 7:00 pm)

The churches of Jefferson Street Christian Church and Lincoln Christian Church are holding a Valentines Ball with a Live Swing Band to help raise funds for short term mission trips to Haiti and the Dominican Republic.  Desserts, Dancing, Photo Booth and Raffles.   Tickets are $15.00 in advance, $20.00 at the door.  Tickets can be purchased by visiting our website. Doors open at 6:30; Dance 7 -10 pm

Sun. 14 Feb, 2016

Knights of Columbus Breakfast (Sun. 14 Feb, 2016 8:00 am - 12:00 pm)

The Knights of Columbus will be hosting an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet. All Proceeds benefit Special Olympics/Area 17. The buffet features scrambled eggs, bacon, ham, sausage links, mini corn dogs, tater tots, biscuits & gravy, Belgian waffles, tropical fruit salad, donuts & pastries, orange juice, milk, coffee, and tea. The cost is $10 for adults, $5 for kids ages 6 - 12, and kids five and under are free.

Henry Decoy Show (Sun. 14 Feb, 2016 8:00 am - 2:00 pm)

The Henry Decoy Show will have its 48th annual show at Henry High School.

 

Breakfast and lunch will be served.

 

There are 90 tables of exhibitors and thousands of items related to the Illinois River Decoy Carving and Duck Hunting genre. There will also be misc items at the show. Bring your collectibles in for a free valuation.

 

Come see our show! It is $5 admission, kids under 12 free.

Christ. Community. Coffee. (Sun. 14 Feb, 2016 9:00 am)

A unique new flavor of worship on the Springfield First Campus. Grow, Engage and make a difference in your life and others by coming out to this service

The Greenes Concert (Sun. 14 Feb, 2016 10:45 am)

The Southern Gospel trio "The Greenes" will be performing for a special Morning concert. There will be no charge for this concert however, a love offering will be taken for the group. We hope you will come and join us!

Symphony of Chocolate (Sun. 14 Feb, 2016 2:00 pm)

Come to Our Savior’s Church- host of the Symphony of Chocolate event!  Bring a friend or your valentine to sample chocolates, hear beautiful music performed, and treat yourself to a fun afternoon with no clean up on your part.  You will be entertained by many musicians including two performance groups from the community-The Debbie Eddy Flute Choir and the a capella group Sound Celebration Chorus.   A chocolate fountain and endless other delicious treats are waiting for you!    

The Greens (Sun. 14 Feb, 2016 6:00 pm)

The Greens will be in concert at Grace Church of the Nazarene. Admission is free. A love offering will be taken.. For more information contact Stephen Barker by using the phone number listed above.

Financial Peace University (Sun. 14 Feb, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Did you spend too much on Christmas gifts again this year? Are credit card bills going to hit you hard in January? Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired about your financial situation? If you answered “YES” to any of the questions above, I have a strong suggestion for you… Financial Peace University is a class that you don’t want to miss! Make it your New Year’s Resolution for 2016 and you will never wonder where your money went again! It is a fun way to follow the common sense about money that the Bible teaches. It will be a video program led by Dave Ramsey followed by small discussion groups. The course starts Sunday, January 10th, 2016, 6:30-8:00 p.m. All you have to do is register to attend. The cost of the materials is $93, and they may be purchased at the first class.

 

The lessons we will cover:

  • Super Savings (January 10)
  • Relating With Money (January 17)
  • Cash Flow Planning (January 24)
  • Dumping Debt (January 31)
  • Buyer Beware (February 7)
  • The Role of Insurance (February 14)
  • Retirement and College Planning (February 21)
  • Real Estate and Mortgages (February 28)
  • The Great Misunderstanding (March 6)

Mon. 15 Feb, 2016

SCHEELS Bat Demo Day (Mon. 15 Feb, 2016 2:00 pm)

Join SCHEELS for this FREE event to try the latest in baseball and fast pitch softball bats from Easton, DeMarini, Rawlings, and Louisville Slugger. Register to win ONE of FIVE $50 SCHEELS Gift Cards!

 

Sponsored by: Easton

Cancer Companions (Mon. 15 Feb, 2016 6:00 pm)

A ministry to current or former cancer patients, their loved ones, friends, and co-workers. This unique Christian group is open to the public and to all denominations and examines many of the tough issues Christians dealing with cancer face.

Grief Share (Mon. 15 Feb, 2016 6:30 pm)

Bible based grief support group.  Series of 13 DVD sessions with discussion and workbook to help work through issues that come with grief.

Dave Ramsey's Legacy Journey (Mon. 15 Feb, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Please join us in attending Dave Ramsey's Legacy Journey! Explore what the Bible has to say about building wealthand leaving a legacy... Mondays from February 8 - March 21, 2016 at 6:30-8:30p. Coordinated by: Peter Falstad Associates Financial Services 1410 Woodbine Rd. Suite 4 Bloomington, IL 61704

GriefShare (Mon. 15 Feb, 2016 6:30 pm)

GriefShare is a 13-week Bible-based DVD and discussion series for 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 the difficult journey of grief. They understand the heartaches and questions of loss. The DVD's feature clips from counselors, pastors, and others who offer practical suggestions and reassurance.

Bible Study Fellowship: Revelation (Mon. 15 Feb, 2016 6:45 pm)

BSF (Bible Study Fellowship) is introducing the brand new study of Revelation, every Monday evening from September 2015 to April 2016.

 

Women attend at Woodland Baptist Church and men at Living Waters Lutheran Church. Both classes have school-aged children's programs.

 

This will be a life-changing study to draw you nearer to Christ!

Tue. 16 Feb, 2016

MOPS@gracepres (Tue. 16 Feb, 2016 9:30 am - 11:30 am)

MOPS connects women with children of all ages. Whether you have infants, preschoolers, or school age children, we believe all of us share the same desire--to be the best moms we can be! Our program is designed so that moms will experience authentic community, personal growth, practical help, and spiritual hope together.   MOPS' fee is $75.00/yr. Scholarships are available. Free childcare is provided in our Moppets program. We also have a Homeschool Program for students K-6th grade. Homeschool Program is $25.00/semester fee per student.

MOPS / MOMSnext @ Glad Tidings East Peoria (Tue. 16 Feb, 2016 9:30 am)

MOPS • Mothers Of Preschoolers…birth-Kindergarten (incl. expecting moms) MOMSnext • Moms in the “next phase”…those with school-age children We are a group of moms who gather together to support and encourage each other through the joys and challenges of motherhood. Being a mom is beautiful and hard and we get that sometimes you just need a safe space to breathe. We meet each 1st & 3rd Tuesday Sept-May, plus informal activities during the summer…and several Moms Night Outs throughout the year. Free childcare is available for children ages 6 years & under. All volunteers have been screened and have current background checks.  The fee to join GT MOPS/MOMSnext is $75/yr. This includes MOPS International registration & local dues. (Fees are pro-rated if you join after the new session begins.)  

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. 16 Feb, 2016 5:45 pm)

Come find healing for your hurts, habits, and hangups.    

Dinner is at 5:45 P.M.

Large group meeting at 6:30 P.M.

Small groups at 7:30 P.M.

Solid Rock Cafe at 8:15 P.M.

Perspectives on the World Christian Movement (Tue. 16 Feb, 2016 6:00 pm)

Perspectives on the World Christian Movement is a 16-week course which will teach us about God's heart for the nations. It is a catalyst for mobilizing believers- through the Biblical, Historical, Cultural, and Strategic Perspectives- to better understand their role in obeying God's Great, Awesome Commission. Watch out, you may be ruined for the ordinary! Early Bird discount if you register by Dec. 1! FIRST NIGHT FREE! Come check it out. 15 AMAZING instructors from missions agencies and churches from near and far.

 

See website for class schedule, costs, etc.

Our Savior’s School Preschool & Kindergarten Open House (Tue. 16 Feb, 2016 6:00 pm)

We invite you to learn more about our Preschool and Kindergarten education during Our Savior’s Open House. See how Our Savior’s children receive the Three Daily Essentials: living Christ-Centered lives, building Timeless Relationships, and learning in a Culture of Excellence. Our Savior’s prepares students for leadership relationships in the church and community, their next steps in education, and life-long faith and learning success. Experience your child’s potential to soar with an “Education on Eagle’s Wings!” 

GriefShare at Trinity Springfield Winter Session (Tue. 16 Feb, 2016 6:30 pm)

Now that you've made it through the hustle and bustle of the holidays and the sound of Christmas carols have faded, you're left, once again, with the loneliness of daily life without your loved one.

 

Trinity Lutheran Church and School will begin a Winter Session of GriefShare on Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. This 13-week session will take place at Trinity Lutheran School in Springfield.

 

GriefShare is not about simply feeling better but having the ability to find joy in life again. It is to treasure the memory of loved ones, to miss them and to live better because of the time you spent with them.

 

GriefShare is built around three components: video seminar, support group and workbook. You'll learn ways to sort through your thoughts and emotions and learn what the Bible says about grief-related topics.

After Five Christian Women's Club (Tue. 16 Feb, 2016 6:30 pm)

Dinner/Presentation

Cost:  $15.00  

Speaker:  Frank Staub - "Choices Have Consequences"

Feature:  Jennifer Black, Nurse Practitioner

Music:  Les Hohenstein - Singing Love Songs  

Reservations by Saturday, February 13

Dr. Stuart McAllister from RZIM at Illinois State University (Tue. 16 Feb, 2016 7:00 pm)

Truth is needed now more than ever on the campus of our universities and colleges! So we've invited one of the world foremost leading apologists, Dr. Stuart McAllister from Ravi Zacharias International Ministries to come share at Bradley University, Illinois State University and Illinois Central College. These speaking events will take place from February 16-18. They will be free and open to the public. 

 

Tues. Feb 16 - Illinois State University Capen Auditorium @ 7pm

Wed. Feb 17 - Bradley University Student Center Ballroom @ 7pm 

Thurs. Feb 18 - Illinois Central College Student Center Lounge @ Noon 

 

Dr. McAllister will give a talk on "What is truth? Whose truth? Which perspective? Isn't everyone right?" followed by a Q&A session.  Please bring your questions, and we hope to see you there! 

Wed. 17 Feb, 2016

Springfield Christian Women's Connection Luncheon (Wed. 17 Feb, 2016 11:00 am - 12:00 pm)

"PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE" Luncheon

"LEARN FROM THE PAST" Special Feature: Mike Burke, a Civil War historian from Chatham, will show various types of artifacts and clothing that relate to the Civil War.

"PLAN FOR THE FUTURE" Speaker: Viki Scherer is from Decatur. She titles her talk, "You Can Plan for the Future, But You Can't Predict It". She is an author, speaker and teacher with a BA degree in speech, communication and publishing.

 

Reservations and cancellations are essential by Friday, February 12th.    

AWANA Club (Wed. 17 Feb, 2016 5:50 pm - 7:40 pm)

Join us for AWANA Club. Opened for ages 2 - High School. Adult Bible Studies also available. Wednesday Nights, Aug 19th - April 27, 2016. For more information visit the website above or email Jenny Sellers at the email above.

 

There will be an early registration on Saturday Aug 15th, 12 p.m. -2 p.m. at the address above.

Five Family Movies For Lent (Wed. 17 Feb, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Grace and Peace Lutheran Church will host its second annual Five Family Movies For Lent series.

 

EVERY WEDNESDAY!

February 17 - Do You Believe

February 24 - Courageous

March 2 - Woodlawn

March 9 - Mercy Rule

March 16 - Apostle Peter at the Last Supper

 

Free movie and food provided: hot dogs, popcorn, candy, lemonade/tea and fruit.

All are welcome!

Dr. Stuart McAllister from RZIM at Bradley University (Wed. 17 Feb, 2016 7:00 pm)

Truth is needed now more than ever on the campus of our universities and colleges! So we've invited one of the world foremost leading apologists, Dr. Stuart McAllister from Ravi Zacharias International Ministries to come share at Bradley University, Illinois State University, and Illinois Central College. These speaking events will take place from February 16-18. They will be free and open to the public. 

 

Tues. Feb 16 - Illinois State University Capen Auditorium @ 7pm

Wed. Feb 17 - Bradley University Student Center Ballroom @ 7pm 

Thurs. Feb 18 - Illinois Central College Student Center Lounge @ Noon 

 

Dr. McAllister will give a talk on "What is truth? Whose truth? Which perspective? Isn't everyone right?" followed by a Q&A session.  Please bring your questions, and we hope to see you there! 

Thu. 18 Feb, 2016

Springfield Christian Women's Connection Luncheon (Thu. 18 Feb, 2016 11:00 am)

"PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE" Luncheon

"LEARN FROM THE PAST" Special Feature: Mike Burke, a Civil War historian from Chatham, will show various types of artifacts and clothing that relate to the Civil War.

"PLAN FOR THE FUTURE" Speaker: Viki Scherer is from Decatur. She titles her talk, "You Can Plan for the Future, But You Can't Predict It". She is an author, speaker and teacher with a BA degree in speech, communication and publishing.

 

Reservations and cancellations are essential by Friday, February 12th.       

Dr. Stuart McAllister from RZIM at Illinois Central College (Thu. 18 Feb, 2016 12:00 pm)

Truth is needed now more than ever on the campus of our universities and colleges! So we've invited one of the world foremost leading apologists, Dr. Stuart McAllister from Ravi Zacharias International Ministries to come share at Bradley University, Illinois State University and Illinois Central College. These speaking events will take place from February 16-18. They will be free and open to the public. 

 

Tues. Feb 16 - Illinois State University Capen Auditorium @ 7pm

Wed. Feb 17 - Bradley University Student Center Ballroom @ 7pm 

Thurs. Feb 18 - Illinois Central College Student Center Lounge @ Noon 

 

Dr. McAllister will give a talk on "What is truth? Whose truth? Which perspective? Isn't everyone right?" followed by a Q&A session.  Please bring your questions, and we hope to see you there! 

Community Bible Study 2015-2016: Isaiah (Thu. 18 Feb, 2016 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Community Bible Study, Peoria Evening Class 2015-2016, invites you to study the book of Isaiah!

 

The mission of Community Bible Study is to make disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ in our communities through caring, in-depth Bible study, available to all men and women of every denomination and entry level of understanding.

 

This 30-week bible study will take place at the location listed above. (Thursday evenings, September 10-May 19).

 

Annual registration fee: $35

 

Suggested WEEKLY Lesson Donations: $2 ($60 per year) (Tax Deductible)

 

Scholarships are available.

 

This study of Isaiah highlights God's power, sovereignty, holiness, trustworthiness, and salvation. It answers questions about life, human nature, and God. A historical account illuminating what was happening in Isaiah's time and speaking to the situations of our day and even beyond. We will study that the judgment of God is best understood in the context of His righteousness and justice. It is truth for the past, today, and tomorrow. Don't miss the blessings of studying God's Word in fellowship with others. ".. He opened their minds to understand the Scriptures.." Luke 24:45

 

Class members will rejoice in the exciting prophecies concerning the Messiah and find comfort in Isaiah's words of encouragement about a glorious future. (Study references the English Standard Version of God's Word.)

 

7:00-7:10 p.m. Opening & Announcements

 

7:15-8:00 p.m. Core Group Discussions

 

8:05-8:30 p.m. Lecture Time

 

Participants grow in knowledge and their relationship with the Living God through. . .

 

Individual Study: Answering questions and reading commentary on selected Bible passages

 

Small Group Discussions: Weekly sharing of answers and insights in small groups led by a trained leader

 

Effective teaching: On the Bible passage presented by the Teaching Director, a trained lay leader

 

Fellowship: Scheduled monthly starting at 6:45 p.m.

 

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All leaders in Community Bible Study are volunteers. The small registration fee and weekly free-will offerings cover the cost of producing materials and annual gifts to host churches.

 

For inquires or more information, please contact Martha Tiemeier at the number or email above.

 

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Other Area Community Bible Study Classes:

 

Peoria-Day CBS Class

 

"Christian Leadership, Christian Living and James." For more information, contact Class Coordinator Beth Lowe at 309.243.5025, 309.453.3646, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Peoria East- Day CBS Class

 

"Isaiah." For more information, contact Class Coordinator Karen Peterson at 309.750.6540 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Fri. 19 Feb, 2016

K of C Fish Fry (Fri. 19 Feb, 2016 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm)

Lenten Fish Fry All U Can Eat Hand-Breaded Fish

Baked Tilapia - $10

Add Jumbo Butterfly Shrimp -3/$2

Kid’s Meal - $5 (Mac & Cheese or fish)

***NEW THIS YEAR Fried seafood platter (clams, shrimp, fish) - $14

 

All meals include french fries, salad, coleslaw, mac & cheese, bread, and drinks.  

Serving Time 5:30 – 7 p.m.; Carryout Available 5-7

 

 

Sponsored by K of C       

St. Clement Council #12407

Contact Ministries Prom (Fri. 19 Feb, 2016 6:00 pm)

Fundraiser for the Contact Ministries Emergency and Transitional shelters for women and children. It will be a dinner and dance at Illini Country club.

Murder at Le Vieux Carre: A Mardi Gras Whodunit (Fri. 19 Feb, 2016 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The Young Professionals of Caterpillar invite you to a Murder Mystery Fundraiser Dinner supporting the Children's Hospital of Illinois. Dress up Mardi Gras style and bring your dancing shoes. Doors open at 6pm and show begins at 6:30pm. Early bird tickets are $55 using promo code EARLYBIRD. For ticket information visit our website or contact Kristen using the contacts listed above.

Open Your Heart to Music (Fri. 19 Feb, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

An evening with Music Connections Foundation:  music, food, entertainment and both silent and live auctions to benefit the many children, families and programs supported by the foundation. Cocktail attire, heavy h'orderves. Make advanced reservations by February 12th by visiting our website provided above. 

'Bloom-be.loved' (Fri. 19 Feb, 2016 6:30 pm)

Ladies, please joins us at the ‘Bloom-be.loved’ event.  Come for a night of worship, encouragement, and a chance to connect with other women. Childcare will be provided.  

Please contact Megan at the church office with the number provided above for more information. 

ThrowBack Lock-In (Fri. 19 Feb, 2016 7:00 pm - Sat. 20 Feb, 2016 7:00 am)

The North Mac Ministerial Association is sponsoring this youth lock-in at the North Mac High School in the New Gym. This lock-in is open to any youth 6th grade - 12th grade. The cost is $5 a person ahead of time and $7 at the door.  We will have a worship band, great speaker, DJ, food, games, prizes and more. Invite your friends! If you have any questions or you'd like to be a volunteer at the event (must be at least 20 years old) please contact John Parrish at First Baptist Church of Virden. 

Sat. 20 Feb, 2016

ThrowBack Lock-In (Fri. 19 Feb, 2016 7:00 pm - Sat. 20 Feb, 2016 7:00 am)

The North Mac Ministerial Association is sponsoring this youth lock-in at the North Mac High School in the New Gym. This lock-in is open to any youth 6th grade - 12th grade. The cost is $5 a person ahead of time and $7 at the door.  We will have a worship band, great speaker, DJ, food, games, prizes and more. Invite your friends! If you have any questions or you'd like to be a volunteer at the event (must be at least 20 years old) please contact John Parrish at First Baptist Church of Virden. 

Family Christian VBS 2016 Review Sessions (Sat. 20 Feb, 2016 8:00 am)

Join us at Family Christian to take a closer look at this year's popular VBS programs and learn tips for planning, recruiting and training. 

Church leader's conference (Sat. 20 Feb, 2016 9:00 am - 3:30 pm)

The Healthy Leader

 

Join Dr. James Estep, Dr. David Roadcup, and Dr. Gary Johnson for a day of discovering what it means to be a healthy church leader.

 

Safe Families for Children volunteer training (Sat. 20 Feb, 2016 9:00 am)

Safe Families for Children is an international movement of volunteers and churches, motivated by compassion and biblical hospitality, that help families experiencing a crisis and have no support. Host Families temporarily provide a home and care for a child while the parent is able to get back on their feet. Parents also receive relational and spiritual support from other volunteers. Safe Families for Children seeks to prevent child abuse, prevent children from having to enter child welfare and helps to strengthen and preserve families. Join the movement and become a Safe Families volunteer!

Team Up for Children with Disabilities BOWL-A-THON (Sat. 20 Feb, 2016 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Family Matters: Parent Training & Information Center will be hosting their 2nd annual BOWL-A-THON to raise money for children with disabilities. So come one, come all! Enjoy a fun afternoon of snacks, prizes, bowling, a 50/50 drawing and raffle.

 

Each bowler must have a minimum of $50 in pledges to bowl 3 games and enjoy refreshments. 

-Free Shoe and Lane Rental

-Team and Bowler Prizes

-Adapted bowling equipment available

 

Family Matters serves families and professionals in 94 counties outside the Metro Chicago area. We are tax-exempt 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization and receive funding from the US Department of Education.

Mission Trip Fundraiser (Sat. 20 Feb, 2016 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Soup Supper/Potato Bar at Atlanta Christian Church fellowship hall.  A silent auction and also a live auction starting at 6 P.M. will be held.  Proceeds to benefit Guatamala Mission trip June 24 - July 2, 2016.  Teams will visit several orphanages and schools supported by Orphan Outreach, based in Plano, TX.

MEN'S WILD GAME SUPPER (Sat. 20 Feb, 2016 5:30 pm)

Men and boys are invited! Doors open at 5:30 P.M. Program starts at 6:00 P.M.  

 

GREAT FOOD and DOOR PRIZES!  Guest Speaker: MARK DANIELSON

 

About the speaker: Mark Danielson is married to Cindy. They have three grown children and four grandchildren. He is currently a Pastor at Wilsall Community Church in Montana and an Adjunct Professor at Montana Bible College. He was formerly a professor at Capital Seminary and Graduate School in Maryland, was the Deputy Sheriff in Hooker County, Nebraska for 13 years, as well as a Director of Mission Ministries for Rural Home Missionary Association (RHMA). His hobbies include: fishing, hunting, backpacking, and raising & riding quarter horses.

 

Invite your friends! Free-Will donations will be taken for meal expenses and to further Men’s ministries at Rock Creek Bible.

For more information contact Pastor Bob 309.212.0846 or Larry Graves 309.846.5852

AWANA Club (Sat. 20 Feb, 2016 5:50 pm - 7:40 pm)

Join us for AWANA Club. Opened for ages 2 - High School. Adult Bible Studies also available. Wednesday Nights, Aug 19th - April 27, 2016. For more information visit the website above or email Jenny Sellers at the email above.

 

There will be an early registration on Saturday Aug 15th, 12 p.m. -2 p.m. at the address above.

Mardi Gras Whodunit Masquerade Ball (Sat. 20 Feb, 2016 6:00 pm)

Join George Washington Carver Community Center for a night of Mystery, Suspense, and Entertainment.  We’re hosting the biggest Mardi Gras Whodunit Masquerade Ball of the season! Dress up… Bring your mask, dancing shoes, and your detective skills… This murder mystery fundraiser will be a fun filled night of dinner, dancing, and of course MURDER! 

Orpheus Choir Olivet Nazarene University (Sat. 20 Feb, 2016 6:00 pm)

Join us at Bloomington First Church as we enjoy Olivet Nazarene Orpheus Choir in concert.  The repertoire of this select group of singers includes anthems, hymns, spirituals and contemporary compositions representing different styles and periods of choral music.  Be sure to invite friends and family to join you for this outreach event.  

Single and Parenting (Sat. 20 Feb, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Single and Parenting is a 13 week help seminar and weekly group for single parents. Each week participants will watch a video, have group discussions, and complete take home Hopework exercises. Single & Parenting features nationally recognized experts on topics important to single parents. Seminar sessions include "Your Children & Your Fears," "Tired & Overwhelmed" and "Conflict & Resolution." There is a $20 registration fee which includes the required workbook, however, scholarships are available. Child care and snacks will be provided.

Sun. 21 Feb, 2016

Christ. Community. Coffee. (Sun. 21 Feb, 2016 9:00 am)

A unique new flavor of worship on the Springfield First Campus. Grow, Engage and make a difference in your life and others by coming out to this service

Pins for Pets with Foster Pet Outreach (Sun. 21 Feb, 2016 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Join Foster Pet Outreach to raise money for homeless pets. This is a family friendly event with prizes for all ages. Only $2.50 per game with free shoe rental. Visit our website listed above for more information. We hope to see you there!

MEN'S WILD GAME SUPPER (Sun. 21 Feb, 2016 5:30 pm)

Men and boys are invited! Doors open at 5:30 P.M. Program starts at 6:00 P.M.  

 

GREAT FOOD and DOOR PRIZES!  Guest Speaker: MARK DANIELSON

 

About the speaker: Mark Danielson is married to Cindy. They have three grown children and four grandchildren. He is currently a Pastor at Wilsall Community Church in Montana and an Adjunct Professor at Montana Bible College. He was formerly a professor at Capital Seminary and Graduate School in Maryland, was the Deputy Sheriff in Hooker County, Nebraska for 13 years, as well as a Director of Mission Ministries for Rural Home Missionary Association (RHMA). His hobbies include: fishing, hunting, backpacking, and raising & riding quarter horses.

 

Invite your friends! Free-Will donations will be taken for meal expenses and to further Men’s ministries at Rock Creek Bible.

For more information contact Pastor Bob 309.212.0846 or Larry Graves 309.846.5852

Deeper Service at The Tab (Sun. 21 Feb, 2016 6:00 pm)

Do you want to go Deeper in God? Do you desire more of God’s presence, peace, and power in your heart and life? Do you long to know the Lord intimately and closely? If so, then you don’t want to miss this month’s Deeper worship service Sunday night February 21st at 6:00 P.M. Make plans now to attend and let’s together go Deeper in Worship and in the Word of God. It’s time to leave the shallow end of Christianity behind for the depths of God. It’s time to go Deeper in your relationship and walk with God.  

Financial Peace University (Sun. 21 Feb, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Did you spend too much on Christmas gifts again this year? Are credit card bills going to hit you hard in January? Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired about your financial situation? If you answered “YES” to any of the questions above, I have a strong suggestion for you… Financial Peace University is a class that you don’t want to miss! Make it your New Year’s Resolution for 2016 and you will never wonder where your money went again! It is a fun way to follow the common sense about money that the Bible teaches. It will be a video program led by Dave Ramsey followed by small discussion groups. The course starts Sunday, January 10th, 2016, 6:30-8:00 p.m. All you have to do is register to attend. The cost of the materials is $93, and they may be purchased at the first class.

 

The lessons we will cover:

  • Super Savings (January 10)
  • Relating With Money (January 17)
  • Cash Flow Planning (January 24)
  • Dumping Debt (January 31)
  • Buyer Beware (February 7)
  • The Role of Insurance (February 14)
  • Retirement and College Planning (February 21)
  • Real Estate and Mortgages (February 28)
  • The Great Misunderstanding (March 6)

Mon. 22 Feb, 2016

Mom's Group at Chillicothe Bible Church (Mon. 22 Feb, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Chillicothe Bible Church is hosting meetings for the local chapters of MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) and MOMsNEXT every 2nd and 4th Monday starting September 14. Childcare is provided for children through 3rd grade! The goal of the group is to connect local moms and give them an opportunity to build relationships, give support, trade parenting tips and have relevant and meaningful discussions about being a mom, wife and woman. Attendees can expect to be welcomed at the door, placed in a small group with other moms and share coffee and snacks. The groups do crafts together, watch videos together and socialize. 

 

For more information please contact the church at the email/number listed above. We hope to see you there!

Cancer Companions (Mon. 22 Feb, 2016 6:00 pm)

A ministry to current or former cancer patients, their loved ones, friends, and co-workers. This unique Christian group is open to the public and to all denominations and examines many of the tough issues Christians dealing with cancer face.

Grief Share (Mon. 22 Feb, 2016 6:30 pm)

Bible based grief support group.  Series of 13 DVD sessions with discussion and workbook to help work through issues that come with grief.

Dave Ramsey's Legacy Journey (Mon. 22 Feb, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Please join us in attending Dave Ramsey's Legacy Journey! Explore what the Bible has to say about building wealthand leaving a legacy... Mondays from February 8 - March 21, 2016 at 6:30-8:30p. Coordinated by: Peter Falstad Associates Financial Services 1410 Woodbine Rd. Suite 4 Bloomington, IL 61704

GriefShare (Mon. 22 Feb, 2016 6:30 pm)

GriefShare is a 13-week Bible-based DVD and discussion series for 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 the difficult journey of grief. They understand the heartaches and questions of loss. The DVD's feature clips from counselors, pastors, and others who offer practical suggestions and reassurance.

Bible Study Fellowship: Revelation (Mon. 22 Feb, 2016 6:45 pm)

BSF (Bible Study Fellowship) is introducing the brand new study of Revelation, every Monday evening from September 2015 to April 2016.

 

Women attend at Woodland Baptist Church and men at Living Waters Lutheran Church. Both classes have school-aged children's programs.

 

This will be a life-changing study to draw you nearer to Christ!

Tue. 23 Feb, 2016

Webb Lectureship (Tue. 23 Feb, 2016 9:30 am)

Please join us as Lincoln Christian University hosts the 2016 John M. Webb Lectureship on Preaching. This year, we are excited to welcome Dr. Bryan Chapell, Senior Pastor of Grace Presbyterian Church in Peoria, IL and President Emeritus at Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis Mo.

 

February 23rd and 24th at 9:30 AM

MOPS@gracepres (Tue. 23 Feb, 2016 9:30 am - 11:30 am)

MOPS connects women with children of all ages. Whether you have infants, preschoolers, or school age children, we believe all of us share the same desire--to be the best moms we can be! Our program is designed so that moms will experience authentic community, personal growth, practical help, and spiritual hope together.   MOPS' fee is $75.00/yr. Scholarships are available. Free childcare is provided in our Moppets program. We also have a Homeschool Program for students K-6th grade. Homeschool Program is $25.00/semester fee per student.

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. 23 Feb, 2016 5:45 pm)

Come find healing for your hurts, habits, and hangups.    

Dinner is at 5:45 P.M.

Large group meeting at 6:30 P.M.

Small groups at 7:30 P.M.

Solid Rock Cafe at 8:15 P.M.

Perspectives on the World Christian Movement (Tue. 23 Feb, 2016 6:00 pm)

Perspectives on the World Christian Movement is a 16-week course which will teach us about God's heart for the nations. It is a catalyst for mobilizing believers- through the Biblical, Historical, Cultural, and Strategic Perspectives- to better understand their role in obeying God's Great, Awesome Commission. Watch out, you may be ruined for the ordinary! Early Bird discount if you register by Dec. 1! FIRST NIGHT FREE! Come check it out. 15 AMAZING instructors from missions agencies and churches from near and far.

 

See website for class schedule, costs, etc.

GriefShare at Trinity Springfield Winter Session (Tue. 23 Feb, 2016 6:30 pm)

Now that you've made it through the hustle and bustle of the holidays and the sound of Christmas carols have faded, you're left, once again, with the loneliness of daily life without your loved one.

 

Trinity Lutheran Church and School will begin a Winter Session of GriefShare on Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. This 13-week session will take place at Trinity Lutheran School in Springfield.

 

GriefShare is not about simply feeling better but having the ability to find joy in life again. It is to treasure the memory of loved ones, to miss them and to live better because of the time you spent with them.

 

GriefShare is built around three components: video seminar, support group and workbook. You'll learn ways to sort through your thoughts and emotions and learn what the Bible says about grief-related topics.

Wed. 24 Feb, 2016

Webb Lectureship (Wed. 24 Feb, 2016 9:30 am)

Please join us as Lincoln Christian University hosts the 2016 John M. Webb Lectureship on Preaching. This year, we are excited to welcome Dr. Bryan Chapell, Senior Pastor of Grace Presbyterian Church in Peoria, IL and President Emeritus at Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis Mo.

 

February 23rd and 24th at 9:30 AM

AWANA Club (Wed. 24 Feb, 2016 5:50 pm - 7:40 pm)

Join us for AWANA Club. Opened for ages 2 - High School. Adult Bible Studies also available. Wednesday Nights, Aug 19th - April 27, 2016. For more information visit the website above or email Jenny Sellers at the email above.

 

There will be an early registration on Saturday Aug 15th, 12 p.m. -2 p.m. at the address above.

Five Family Movies For Lent (Wed. 24 Feb, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Grace and Peace Lutheran Church will host its second annual Five Family Movies For Lent series.

 

EVERY WEDNESDAY!

February 17 - Do You Believe

February 24 - Courageous

March 2 - Woodlawn

March 9 - Mercy Rule

March 16 - Apostle Peter at the Last Supper

 

Free movie and food provided: hot dogs, popcorn, candy, lemonade/tea and fruit.

All are welcome!

SHEN YUN 2016 (Wed. 24 Feb, 2016 7:00 pm)

SHEN YUN returns to Springfield:

Through the universal language of music and dance, Shen Yun weaves a wondrous tapestry of heavenly realms, ancient legends, and modern heroic tales, taking you on a journey through 5,000 years of genuine Chinese culture. Its stunning beauty, purity, and tremendous energy leave audiences greatly uplifted and deeply inspired.

A Shen Yun performance features 100 world class performers, over 400 sets of exquisite hand-made costumes, a unique orchestra blending East and West, and dazzling animated backdrops – creating a spectacular performance beyond imagination.

Experience a divine culture! Experience Shen Yun!

Thu. 25 Feb, 2016

Community Bible Study 2015-2016: Isaiah (Thu. 25 Feb, 2016 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Community Bible Study, Peoria Evening Class 2015-2016, invites you to study the book of Isaiah!

 

The mission of Community Bible Study is to make disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ in our communities through caring, in-depth Bible study, available to all men and women of every denomination and entry level of understanding.

 

This 30-week bible study will take place at the location listed above. (Thursday evenings, September 10-May 19).

 

Annual registration fee: $35

 

Suggested WEEKLY Lesson Donations: $2 ($60 per year) (Tax Deductible)

 

Scholarships are available.

 

This study of Isaiah highlights God's power, sovereignty, holiness, trustworthiness, and salvation. It answers questions about life, human nature, and God. A historical account illuminating what was happening in Isaiah's time and speaking to the situations of our day and even beyond. We will study that the judgment of God is best understood in the context of His righteousness and justice. It is truth for the past, today, and tomorrow. Don't miss the blessings of studying God's Word in fellowship with others. ".. He opened their minds to understand the Scriptures.." Luke 24:45

 

Class members will rejoice in the exciting prophecies concerning the Messiah and find comfort in Isaiah's words of encouragement about a glorious future. (Study references the English Standard Version of God's Word.)

 

7:00-7:10 p.m. Opening & Announcements

 

7:15-8:00 p.m. Core Group Discussions

 

8:05-8:30 p.m. Lecture Time

 

Participants grow in knowledge and their relationship with the Living God through. . .

 

Individual Study: Answering questions and reading commentary on selected Bible passages

 

Small Group Discussions: Weekly sharing of answers and insights in small groups led by a trained leader

 

Effective teaching: On the Bible passage presented by the Teaching Director, a trained lay leader

 

Fellowship: Scheduled monthly starting at 6:45 p.m.

 

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All leaders in Community Bible Study are volunteers. The small registration fee and weekly free-will offerings cover the cost of producing materials and annual gifts to host churches.

 

For inquires or more information, please contact Martha Tiemeier at the number or email above.

 

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Other Area Community Bible Study Classes:

 

Peoria-Day CBS Class

 

"Christian Leadership, Christian Living and James." For more information, contact Class Coordinator Beth Lowe at 309.243.5025, 309.453.3646, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Peoria East- Day CBS Class

 

"Isaiah." For more information, contact Class Coordinator Karen Peterson at 309.750.6540 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Fri. 26 Feb, 2016

PROMise of HOPE (Fri. 26 Feb, 2016 3:00 pm)

"PROMise of Hope"

Free Prom Dress Boutique Dream Center Peoria is giving away prom dresses and accessories to high school girls. Bring a female relative or friend with you and your high school ID. Be ready to be pampered and treated like a princess.  

K of C Fish Fry (Fri. 26 Feb, 2016 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm)

Lenten Fish Fry All U Can Eat Hand-Breaded Fish

Baked Tilapia - $10

Add Jumbo Butterfly Shrimp -3/$2

Kid’s Meal - $5 (Mac & Cheese or fish)

***NEW THIS YEAR Fried seafood platter (clams, shrimp, fish) - $14

 

All meals include french fries, salad, coleslaw, mac & cheese, bread, and drinks.  

Serving Time 5:30 – 7 p.m.; Carryout Available 5-7

 

 

Sponsored by K of C       

St. Clement Council #12407

Habitat for Humanity (Fri. 26 Feb, 2016 7:00 pm)

Habitat for Humanity is seeking applicants for homes. Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit Christian housing ministry welcoming people of all backgrounds to help build homes for families in need here in the Greater Peoria Area.  Habitat is financed through donations from individuals, organizations and churches in partnership with volunteers who donate their time and talents. Our mission is to build homes with qualified families who cannot purchase a home through conventional means and to sell the homes without making a profit and at a zero interest rate.

 

Habitat for Humanity’s general guidelines for selecting applicants—Need, Ability to Pay and Willingness to Partner—will be explained in Orientation Meetings held at the end of February. Anyone who would like more information about Habitat for Humanity and what it takes to qualify for a home is invited to attend at no cost.

 

There will be a drawing for a $100 ReStore Gift Certificate for those in attendance.

 

Visit our website for more information about our program.

Sat. 27 Feb, 2016

Spaghetti Supper and Bake Sale (Sat. 27 Feb, 2016 4:30 am)

Linn Mennonite Christian School near Roanoke is having its annual Spaghetti Supper. There will also be a bake sale.

SHINE Women's Ministry presents "The Invisible Woman" (Sat. 27 Feb, 2016 8:00 am)

"The Invisible Woman," one-day conference with speakers Ginger Newingham, Andrea Denner, and Marla Graham.  Continental breakfast, breakouts, lunch, and snacks will be provided.  Vendors will also be available.  Praise and worship through music and prayer times. 

Cost is $40 in advance or $50 at the door.

Safe Families for Children volunteer training (Sat. 27 Feb, 2016 9:00 am - 10:00 am)

Safe Families for Children is an international movement of volunteers and churches, motivated by compassion and biblical hospitality, to help families experiencing a crisis and have no support.   Host Families temporarily provide a home and care for a child while the parent is able to get back on their feet. Parents also receive relational and spiritual support from other volunteers.   Safe Families for Children seeks to prevent child abuse, prevent children from having to enter child welfare and help to strengthen and preserve families.   Join the movement and become a Safe Families volunteer!

Sportsmans Dinner (Sat. 27 Feb, 2016 5:00 pm)

The Evangelical Free Church of Canton will be hosting a Sportsmans Dinner. We will be featuring guest speaker, Jason Cruise. Jason is the host of Spring Chronicles on the Sportsmans Channel and is the producer of Mossberg's Rugged American Hunter. Tickets are $10 per person, which includes dinner, door prizes and a presentation by Jason Cruise. Tickets can be purchased at the church & several other local businesses. Allstate-Brian Strode Agency, Gorsuch-Hensley Real Estate, and Hanes Physical Therapy.

Father-Daughter Dance (Sat. 27 Feb, 2016 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Living Waters Church invites you to share an elegant evening celebrating the special bond between daughters and their father or father-figure.

 

This special evening includes dance, dessert, refreshments, a make-and-take project, and a father-daughter photo (emailed to guest).

 

The event is FREE.

 

Please register early by sending your name and your daughter(s) name and age to Allen at the email listed above.

Sportsmans Dinner (Sat. 27 Feb, 2016 5:00 pm)

The Canton Evangelical Free Church will be hosting a Sportsman's Dinner. We will have a dinner, door prizes and feature guest speaker Jason Cruise. Jason is a published author and speaker. He is the host of  "Spring Chronicles" on Sportsman Channel and is the producer of "Mossberg's Rugged American Hunter." Tickets are $10 per person, for ages 10 & up. Tickets must be presented at the door and are available at the church & other community businesses.

AWANA Club (Sat. 27 Feb, 2016 5:50 pm - 7:40 pm)

Join us for AWANA Club. Opened for ages 2 - High School. Adult Bible Studies also available. Wednesday Nights, Aug 19th - April 27, 2016. For more information visit the website above or email Jenny Sellers at the email above.

 

There will be an early registration on Saturday Aug 15th, 12 p.m. -2 p.m. at the address above.

Couple's Date Night (Sat. 27 Feb, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

A couple's date night at Sangamon Prairie Reception Center.

 

Dinner is served at 6:30 p.m., followed by speakers Brandon Emerson (evangelist/missionary) and his wife, Aubrey.

 

The cost is $36 per couple and includes a flower for your wife or fiancee.

 

Register by contacting Bernie at the phone number or email listed above. The registration deadline is the morning of February 22nd.

Single and Parenting (Sat. 27 Feb, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Single and Parenting is a 13 week help seminar and weekly group for single parents. Each week participants will watch a video, have group discussions, and complete take home Hopework exercises. Single & Parenting features nationally recognized experts on topics important to single parents. Seminar sessions include "Your Children & Your Fears," "Tired & Overwhelmed" and "Conflict & Resolution." There is a $20 registration fee which includes the required workbook, however, scholarships are available. Child care and snacks will be provided.

74th Annual Barbershop Harmony Show (Sat. 27 Feb, 2016 7:00 pm)

'Get your kicks on Route 66' - 74th annual Sound of Illinois Barbershop Chorus show.

 

Show will feature tunes that highlight the famous highway that travels from Chicago to LA and passes right through Bloomington Normal. Two shows at 2:00 and 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $16, $19, $22 and $25 ($11 for Vets and ages 13 and under).

Sun. 28 Feb, 2016

Christ. Community. Coffee. (Sun. 28 Feb, 2016 9:00 am)

A unique new flavor of worship on the Springfield First Campus. Grow, Engage and make a difference in your life and others by coming out to this service

Financial Peace University (Sun. 28 Feb, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Did you spend too much on Christmas gifts again this year? Are credit card bills going to hit you hard in January? Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired about your financial situation? If you answered “YES” to any of the questions above, I have a strong suggestion for you… Financial Peace University is a class that you don’t want to miss! Make it your New Year’s Resolution for 2016 and you will never wonder where your money went again! It is a fun way to follow the common sense about money that the Bible teaches. It will be a video program led by Dave Ramsey followed by small discussion groups. The course starts Sunday, January 10th, 2016, 6:30-8:00 p.m. All you have to do is register to attend. The cost of the materials is $93, and they may be purchased at the first class.

 

The lessons we will cover:

  • Super Savings (January 10)
  • Relating With Money (January 17)
  • Cash Flow Planning (January 24)
  • Dumping Debt (January 31)
  • Buyer Beware (February 7)
  • The Role of Insurance (February 14)
  • Retirement and College Planning (February 21)
  • Real Estate and Mortgages (February 28)
  • The Great Misunderstanding (March 6)

Mon. 29 Feb, 2016

Costa Rica Fundraiser (Mon. 29 Feb, 2016 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Members of Prairie Temple Assembly of God in Virden will be taking a missions trip to Costa Rica this June where we will be ministering at a pregnancy care center. We are raising money for 9 of us to go. Our first major event will be at Pizza Ranch in Springfield. Please come join us and help us make it a successful night!

Cancer Companions (Mon. 29 Feb, 2016 6:00 pm)

A ministry to current or former cancer patients, their loved ones, friends, and co-workers. This unique Christian group is open to the public and to all denominations and examines many of the tough issues Christians dealing with cancer face.

Grief Share (Mon. 29 Feb, 2016 6:30 pm)

Bible based grief support group.  Series of 13 DVD sessions with discussion and workbook to help work through issues that come with grief.

Dave Ramsey's Legacy Journey (Mon. 29 Feb, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Please join us in attending Dave Ramsey's Legacy Journey! Explore what the Bible has to say about building wealthand leaving a legacy... Mondays from February 8 - March 21, 2016 at 6:30-8:30p. Coordinated by: Peter Falstad Associates Financial Services 1410 Woodbine Rd. Suite 4 Bloomington, IL 61704

GriefShare (Mon. 29 Feb, 2016 6:30 pm)

GriefShare is a 13-week Bible-based DVD and discussion series for 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 the difficult journey of grief. They understand the heartaches and questions of loss. The DVD's feature clips from counselors, pastors, and others who offer practical suggestions and reassurance.

Bible Study Fellowship: Revelation (Mon. 29 Feb, 2016 6:45 pm)

BSF (Bible Study Fellowship) is introducing the brand new study of Revelation, every Monday evening from September 2015 to April 2016.

 

Women attend at Woodland Baptist Church and men at Living Waters Lutheran Church. Both classes have school-aged children's programs.

 

This will be a life-changing study to draw you nearer to Christ!

Habitat for Humanity (Mon. 29 Feb, 2016 7:00 pm)

Habitat for Humanity is seeking applicants for homes. Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit Christian housing ministry welcoming people of all backgrounds to help build homes for families in need here in the Greater Peoria Area.  Habitat is financed through donations from individuals, organizations and churches in partnership with volunteers who donate their time and talents. Our mission is to build homes with qualified families who cannot purchase a home through conventional means and to sell the homes without making a profit and at a zero interest rate.

 

Habitat for Humanity’s general guidelines for selecting applicants—Need, Ability to Pay and Willingness to Partner—will be explained in Orientation Meetings held at the end of February. Anyone who would like more information about Habitat for Humanity and what it takes to qualify for a home is invited to attend at no cost.

 

There will be a drawing for a $100 ReStore Gift Certificate for those in attendance.

 

Visit our website for more information about our program.