Peoria Area

Safe Families for Children Volunteer Opportunity (Mon. Apr 27, 2015 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

Peoria, Bloomington, Springfield
and across the United States
.
http://www.safe-families.org/join_volunteer.aspx

Safe Families for Children is a movement of families in the local church who provide hope to children and families experiencing crisis, and they are looking for volunteers!

 

Safe Families for Children has 3 primary objectives:

1. Child abuse/neglect prevention

2.  Child welfare prevention

3.  Family support and stabilization

 

Volunteers are solely motivated by compassion and practicing biblical hospitality. Join the movement and become a Host Family, Family Friend or Family Coach!

 

To begin volunteering or to find more information, visit the website above.

RHMA Small-Town Pastors' Conference (Mon. Apr 27, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Grace Church
1325 E. Jefferson Street
Morton, IL 61550
309.263.2350
info@rhma.org
http://www.rhma.org

Small Town, Big God

RHMA Conference - 7:00 p.m. Public Welcome

Small-Town Pastors' Conference

April 27, 28, and 29 at 7:00 p.m.

 

The Public is invited to join us on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday Nights. These sessions are being held in conjunction with RHMA's Small-Town Pastors' Conference at Grace Church.

 

Don Sunukjian (Talbot School of Theology) will be speaking on Monday and Wednesday Evenings

and

Michael Svigel (Dallas Theological Seminary) will be speaking on Tuesday Evening

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. Apr 28, 2015 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

RHMA Small-Town Pastors' Conference (Tue. Apr 28, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Grace Church
1325 E. Jefferson Street
Morton, IL 61550
309.263.2350
info@rhma.org
http://www.rhma.org

Small Town, Big God

RHMA Conference - 7:00 p.m. Public Welcome

Small-Town Pastors' Conference

April 27, 28, and 29 at 7:00 p.m.

 

The Public is invited to join us on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday Nights. These sessions are being held in conjunction with RHMA's Small-Town Pastors' Conference at Grace Church.

 

Don Sunukjian (Talbot School of Theology) will be speaking on Monday and Wednesday Evenings

and

Michael Svigel (Dallas Theological Seminary) will be speaking on Tuesday Evening

RHMA Small-Town Pastors' Conference (Wed. Apr 29, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Grace Church
1325 E. Jefferson Street
Morton, IL 61550
309.263.2350
info@rhma.org
http://www.rhma.org

Small Town, Big God

RHMA Conference - 7:00 p.m. Public Welcome

Small-Town Pastors' Conference

April 27, 28, and 29 at 7:00 p.m.

 

The Public is invited to join us on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday Nights. These sessions are being held in conjunction with RHMA's Small-Town Pastors' Conference at Grace Church.

 

Don Sunukjian (Talbot School of Theology) will be speaking on Monday and Wednesday Evenings

and

Michael Svigel (Dallas Theological Seminary) will be speaking on Tuesday Evening

Missions Garage Sale (Thu. Apr 30, 2015 8:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Rock Creek Bible Church
307 E Kauffman St.
Congerville, IL 61729
309.448.2319
bodes4@netzero.com

Rock Creek Bible Church is having a HUGE indoor garage sale! 100% of proceeds will benefit the mission projects. We have treasures for everyone! 

Smoke on the Mountain Gospel Musical at Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre (Thu. Apr 30, 2015 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theater
PO Box 310
Goodfield, IL 61742
309.965.2545
tickets@barn2.com
http://www.barn2.com/

Conklin's Barn II Theatre is pleased to announce the return of the hilarious and warm-hearted gospel musical "Smoke on the Mountain." 

 

"Smoke" was conceived by Alan Bailey with a book by Constance Ray and musical arrangements by Mike Craver and Mark Hardwick. It's Saturday night in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina and the Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders family to provide an uplifting evening of "singin' and witnessin'." More than two-dozen gospel songs, and hilarious stories from the Sanders family members provide a richly entertaining evening that is evocative of another era. 

 

"Smoke on the Mountain" will open April 23 and play through June 7 on Thursdays, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Sunday brunch. There is also a buffet option for the evening performances.

 

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the website or call the phone number above.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Apr 30, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

.
Sabella Street Station 335 Sabella Pekin IL 61554
309.509.1181
bobbiejobarnes@att.net

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.

Community Bible Study, Evening class (Thu. Apr 30, 2015 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Woodland Baptist Church
6915 N. Allen Road
Peoria, IL 61614
309.691.3209 / 309.573.6606
mtiemeier@sbcglobal.net
http://www.cbsclass.org/Classes/peoriaeve/home.aspx

Join Evening Community Bible Study (CBS) now!

 

Community Bible Study is an interdenominational, 30 week Bible study for men and women of all ages and all levels of scripture knowledge.  It is composed of individual study at home, small group discussions, effective teaching, and fellowship.

 

This year's study focuses on the gospel of Mark (18 weeks) and Christian Living as discribed in Philemon, Jude and 1st, 2nd & 3rd John.

 

Class meets on Thursday evenings, starting September 4th through May 7, 2015. 

 

Registration fee: $25 per person 

Smoke on the Mountain Gospel Musical at Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre (Thu. Apr 30, 2015 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theater
PO Box 310
Goodfield, IL 61742
309.965.2545
tickets@barn2.com
http://www.barn2.com/

Conklin's Barn II Theatre is pleased to announce the return of the hilarious and warm-hearted gospel musical "Smoke on the Mountain." 

 

"Smoke" was conceived by Alan Bailey with a book by Constance Ray and musical arrangements by Mike Craver and Mark Hardwick. It's Saturday night in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina and the Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders family to provide an uplifting evening of "singin' and witnessin'." More than two-dozen gospel songs, and hilarious stories from the Sanders family members provide a richly entertaining evening that is evocative of another era. 

 

"Smoke on the Mountain" will open April 23 and play through June 7 on Thursdays, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Sunday brunch. There is also a buffet option for the evening performances.

 

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the website or call the phone number above.

Missions Garage Sale (Fri. May 1, 2015 8:00 am - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Rock Creek Bible Church
307 E Kauffman St.
Congerville, IL 61729
309.448.2319
bodes4@netzero.com

Rock Creek Bible Church is having a HUGE indoor garage sale! 100% of proceeds will benefit the mission projects. We have treasures for everyone! 

Traveling Exhibit, 100th Anniversary, Spoon River Anthology (Fri. May 1, 2015 8:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Lewistown Carnegie Public Library
321 W Lincoln Ave
Lewistown, IL, 61542
309.547.4301
http://lewistownillinois.org/wp/event/traveling-exhibit-100th-anniversary-of-spoon-river-anthology/

This free-standing exhibit tells the story of the internationally known Spoon River Anthology. No other volume of poetry made such an immediate impact, both positive and negative, and few since have been so influential.

 

The new style of literary expression introduced by former Lewistown resident Edgar Lee Masters had a powerful impact on its readers and is now regarded as one of the classics of American literature. Set in the fictional town of "Spoon River", characters speak from beyond the grave to tell their life stories

 

The exhibit also discusses the uproar created by Spoon River Anthology in Masters's former hometown. Local people immediately recognized that the "fictional" town of "Spoon River" was not so fictional and that many of the Anthology characters were recognizable as their friends, neighbors, relatives, and even themselves.

 

This event will run April 30 to June 5. Come check it out!

Building Better Moms (Fri. May 1, 2015 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)

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. May 1, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Smoke on the Mountain Gospel Musical at Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre (Fri. May 1, 2015 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theater
PO Box 310
Goodfield, IL 61742
309.965.2545
tickets@barn2.com
http://www.barn2.com/

Conklin's Barn II Theatre is pleased to announce the return of the hilarious and warm-hearted gospel musical "Smoke on the Mountain." 

 

"Smoke" was conceived by Alan Bailey with a book by Constance Ray and musical arrangements by Mike Craver and Mark Hardwick. It's Saturday night in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina and the Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders family to provide an uplifting evening of "singin' and witnessin'." More than two-dozen gospel songs, and hilarious stories from the Sanders family members provide a richly entertaining evening that is evocative of another era. 

 

"Smoke on the Mountain" will open April 23 and play through June 7 on Thursdays, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Sunday brunch. There is also a buffet option for the evening performances.

 

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the website or call the phone number above.

Missions Garage Sale (Sat. May 2, 2015 8:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Rock Creek Bible Church
307 E Kauffman St.
Congerville, IL 61729
309.448.2319
bodes4@netzero.com

Rock Creek Bible Church is having a HUGE indoor garage sale! 100% of proceeds will benefit the mission projects. We have treasures for everyone! 

Highview Church of God Youth Garage Sale/Bake Sale Fundraiser (Sat. May 2, 2015 8:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Highview Church of God
2442 Centennial Dr.
Washington. IL 61571
309.745.9247
highviewcog@gmail.com
http://highviewchurchofgod.org/

Highview Church of God 2442 Centennial Washington Youth will be hosting a garage sale/bake sale to help send the youth to Camp Warren Summer camps!

 

Please come and support the kids! 

Comfort of the Spirit (Sat. May 2, 2015 8:15 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Heavens View Christian Fellowship
602W. Richmond Ave.
Peoria, IL 61606
309.682.2360
kkeyster@yahoo.com
http://www.heavensviewcf.org/

This is #8 of the Restoring Broken Pieces Seminars. Our 3 speakers will bring information to the ladies that will help them through the various trials they have gone through and may be going through.  This program is FREE to all ladies in the Peoria area.  

 

We begin with a light breakfast. There will be special live entertainment with praise n worship throughout the morning.  God wants to help you and bring you comfort as only He can do.

 

Presented by Womens Ministry at Heavens View Christian Fellowship. Come see what God has prepared for You!  Please RSVP at the number above so we can prepare enough food.

Single Moms' Morning Out (Sat. May 2, 2015 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Various Locations
N/A
N/A
http://www.wcicfm.org/single-moms-morning-out

Take a break from the day to day, and get ready for a morning of pampering and relaxation! Childcare will be provided while you enjoy breakfast, get refreshed in a spa area, pick up a few gifts, and more!

 

WCIC is partnering with seven area churches to present Single Moms' Morning Out. Locations include:

Peoria: Redeemer Lutheran Church and Glen Oak Christian Church

Bloomington: Evangelical Free Church

Galesburg: Bethel Baptist Church

Princeton: The People Church

Springfield: Calvary Church

Tremont: Tremont United Methodist Church

 

The morning is FREE, but registration is required. To sign up or for more information, visit the website above. The registration deadline is the end of the day Sunday, April 26th.

Rugby for Research fundraiser for JDRF (Sat. May 2, 2015 10:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Chillicothe Jr. High
914 W Truitt Ave
Chillicothe, IL 61523
chillicotherugby@yahoo.coom
http://www.rugbyillinois.us/event/show/162437787

The Chillicothe Rugby Football Club will host its 5th annual fundraiser to support the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).  This event raises thousands of dollars annually to support research into finding a cure for Type 1 Diabetes.

 

Money is raised through voluntary donations at the gate, food and t-shirt sales, a 50/50 drawing, a silent auction all day, and a live auction between matches. For 2015 there will be a record eight teams playing four league matches and a JV scrimmage. Participating teams include girls teams from Chillicothe and the Fox Valley area as well as boys teams from Chillicothe, the Peoria area, Springfield, and Bloomington.

 

The Chillicothe Rugby Football Club (CRFC) was founded in 2008 and began the annual Rugby for Research fundraiser to support JDRF in 2011 in response to the tragic news that the sister of one of the Chillicothe Barbarian players had died while in a diabetic coma.  Since then it has become an annual event in which the club furthers its mission of educating youth in the sport of rugby, encouraging good sportsmanship, and promoting the overall betterment of the social, moral, and physical development of the young men and women in our community.

 

For more information on the event, please visit the website above.

Christian Motorcyclists Association Annual Fundraiser - Run for the Son (Sat. May 2, 2015 11:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Pizza Ranch
903 W. Jackson
Morton, IL
309.360.6421
Jim@menofaim.org
http://www.cmausa.org/run-for-the-son/

The Christian Motorcyclists Association will host its annual Run for the Son. The New Life Riders, one of the many CMA chapters chartered in the United States, will be participating in this Run. This will be a ride where riders seek sponsors to help raise money for CMA to spread the light of Jesus to every nation.

 

Since Run for the Son began, CMA has raised over 45 million dollars to help present the Gospel of Jesus Christ to millions of people around the world. Every penny promptly goes to work. Each year, 20% goes for Bibles to closed and restricted countries, 20% goes for motorcycles to native pastors around the world, 20% percent goes to help the JESUS film spread the Word of God, and 40% is used by CMA to help reach motorcyclists here at home in the United States and internationally.

 

This year our goal is $5,000,000. Anyone interested in this event can meet us at McDonalds in Bartonville, IL, on route 24, at 7:45 a.m. We will ride approximately 75 miles and end up at the Pizza Ranch in Morton for a fundraiser.

 

Pizza Ranch is donating 10% of all sales from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to Run for the Son. For further information or if you would like to sponsor someone for the Run, please call Jim at the phone number above.

Kid's Day: Mother's Day Gift Ideas (Sat. May 2, 2015 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Dickson Mounds Museum
10956 N. Dickson Mounds Rd
Lewistown, IL 61542
309.547.3721
info-dmm@museum.state.il.us
http://experienceemiquon.com/content/kids-day-mothers-day-gift-ideas

Dads, bring the kids by to create a special gift for Mom, such as pottery, hair pieces, and jewelry.

 

For Kid's ages 5+ with an adult.

Hines Primary School Carnival and Silent Auction (Sat. May 2, 2015 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Hines Primary School
4603 N. Knoxville Ave
Peoria, IL 61614
309.672.6525
mkgavin27@hotmail.com
http://www.psd150.org/Page/4321

Hines Primary School PTO will be hosting their annual Carnival and Silent Auction. There will be games, a bouncy house, raffles, and a silent auction; not to mention family fun!

 

The cost is $10 for an unlimited play wristband.  Tickets are also available. Most tickets cost $0.25-$0.50.  The silent auction will end at 4:45 p.m.  Please join us for an afternoon of family fun! 

ADDWC 8th Annual Italian Feast Fundraiser (Sat. May 2, 2015 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Eureka Bible Church
1452 Church Road
Eureka, IL 61530
309.467.3015 ext. 103
aschaidle@mtco.com
http://www.addwc.org/

Join ADDWC for the all-you-can eat spaghetti dinner, catered by Michael's Italian Feast of Eureka. There will also be a silent auction and raffle. "Unique Twist" will also be there with balloons and face painting!

 

Tickets will be: $8 for adults, $5 for children 4-14 and students (with ID), and children 3 and under eat free. 

 

Call ahead for tickets or stop by ADDWC at 200 Moody Street. Tickets are also available at the door of the event. 

My Sister's House Pancake and Sausage Supper (Sat. May 2, 2015 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Washington Christian Church
1012 N. Main St.
Washington, IL 61571
309.634.1983
mysistershse@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/events/820075521404101/

Washington Christian Church is hosting the 4th annual My Sister's House pancake and sausage supper. The supper and large bake sale is a freewill offering with all the proceeds going toward the continued funding of this ministry. This fundraiser is a significant portion of My Sister's House yearly budget.

 

My Sister's House is located in the community of Washington, Illinois. A God vision was established in the hearts of Mark & Tammy Herrmann to provide a mentorship that enables single women to provide for themselves and their children.

 

To find out more about the Pancake and Sausage supper, visit the website above. For more information on My Sister's House ministry, find them on Facebook.

Gospel Concert (Sat. May 2, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Pekin Bible Church
2405 Court St.
Pekin, IL 61554
309.346.5906
pbcpekin@omnilec.com
http://pekinbible.org/

There will be a gospel concert at the Pekin Bible Church with Carroll and Donna Roberson. They have been ministering in song and message for nearly 30 years. Carroll has recorded 25 albums and written over 100 songs and reaches out through a weekly television program on Direct TV, Dish Network and Itv-3.

 

The public is invited to attend. A love offering will be taken.

A Few of Our Favorite Things (Sat. May 2, 2015 7:30 pm)

Contact Info:

ICC Performing Arts Center
1 College Drive
East Peoria, IL 61635
309.693.6725
pacchorale@gmail.com
http://peoriacivicchorale.org/calendar-of-the-current-season/

We hope you can join us as Dr. Joseph Henry and the Peoria Area Civic Chorale perform A Few of Our Favorite Things.

 

This delightful family-centered concert will feature selections from composers such as Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, John Rutter, and Moses Hogan. There will be a mixture of genres represented such as Spirituals like "Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho" and "Oh, What a Beautiful City," American classics like "Home on the Range," and "America the Beautiful," and an abundance of child-friendly Disney Movie selections from Frozen, The Little Mermaid, The Lion King, 101 Dalmatians, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Hercules, Pocahontas, and Toy Story. Also featuring the PACC Youth Chorus and a special men's invitational choir, it will be an event you won't want to miss.

 

Tickets are $20 adults, $8 students, $18 groups of 10 or more. For tickets or more information, please call the phone number or visit the website listed above.

Smoke on the Mountain Gospel Musical at Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre (Sat. May 2, 2015 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theater
PO Box 310
Goodfield, IL 61742
309.965.2545
tickets@barn2.com
http://www.barn2.com/

Conklin's Barn II Theatre is pleased to announce the return of the hilarious and warm-hearted gospel musical "Smoke on the Mountain." 

 

"Smoke" was conceived by Alan Bailey with a book by Constance Ray and musical arrangements by Mike Craver and Mark Hardwick. It's Saturday night in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina and the Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders family to provide an uplifting evening of "singin' and witnessin'." More than two-dozen gospel songs, and hilarious stories from the Sanders family members provide a richly entertaining evening that is evocative of another era. 

 

"Smoke on the Mountain" will open April 23 and play through June 7 on Thursdays, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Sunday brunch. There is also a buffet option for the evening performances.

 

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the website or call the phone number above.

Jesus Is Real Conference (Sun. May 3, 2015 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

Pekin Bible Church
2405 Court St.
Pekin, IL 61554
309.346.5906
pbcpekin@omnilec.com
http://www.pekinbible.org/

The 'Jesus Is Real' Conference is designed to provide hope in a hopeless world and answers to tough questions that we all face.

 

Carroll Roberson will be leading the conference. He has been preaching the gospel for nearly 30 years and will present real answers in Jesus. He will also be singing at each meeting. Carroll has written over 100 songs and recorded 25 albums. He has a weekly television program on cable networks. He and his wife, Donna, frequently lead tours to Israel.

 

The public is invited and encouraged to bring those who need to know the Lord. The gospel will be shared at each meeting. A love offering will be taken.

Bibles for Love Packages (Sun. May 3, 2015 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Love Packages
220 Union St
Butler, IL 62015
217.532.6701
info@lovepackages.org
http://lovepackages.org/

Love Packages is a ministry that receives donated Christian materials to send to nations throughout the world that cannot afford them or cannot obtain them. In Butler, IL 20 foot ocean-going containers are fully packed and sent by truck and then barge to such places as India, South Africa, Liberia, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. 

 

Bibles, Sunday School materials, Bible Reference books, Christian books, Christian magazines and Tracts, Christian CD's and DVD's are all packed by catagory and sent to 3rd world countries. Bibles in any condition, Protestant or Catholic are the most requested resource. For this reason we are especially asking for donations of Bibles.

 

Containers are sent out weekly and the cost to send these containers is $3,500 to $6,000 per load. Donations toward this cost is appreciated.

 

With only 3 employees, this ministry depends heavily on volunteers. You may bring a group of any age, for any length of time, to help sort and repackage materials. Two dorms and a kitchen are available at no charge.

 

Below are listed the many places that have provided space to collect donated materials. Please participate as you can.

 

Love Packages: 220 Union, Butler, IL 62015- Open 9-4 M-F, Sat. by appt.- 217.532.6701

 

WPEO Peoria:  Accepts in Aug. and Sept.- 800.728.1020

 

Eastview Baptist Church: 2277 E Black(at Wolfe), Springfield- 8:30-12:30 M-F  217.522.6631

 

Family Christian Bookstore: 3435 Freedom Dr, Springfield- During business hours- 217.793.2085

 

Springfield Chiropractic Clinic: 1045 S 2nd (at Allen)- During business hours- 217.544.5213

 

KMDY: in Carthage at 52 Main St.- During business hours- 888.357.5639

 

Smoke on the Mountain Gospel Musical at Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre (Sun. May 3, 2015 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theater
PO Box 310
Goodfield, IL 61742
309.965.2545
tickets@barn2.com
http://www.barn2.com/

Conklin's Barn II Theatre is pleased to announce the return of the hilarious and warm-hearted gospel musical "Smoke on the Mountain." 

 

"Smoke" was conceived by Alan Bailey with a book by Constance Ray and musical arrangements by Mike Craver and Mark Hardwick. It's Saturday night in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina and the Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders family to provide an uplifting evening of "singin' and witnessin'." More than two-dozen gospel songs, and hilarious stories from the Sanders family members provide a richly entertaining evening that is evocative of another era. 

 

"Smoke on the Mountain" will open April 23 and play through June 7 on Thursdays, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Sunday brunch. There is also a buffet option for the evening performances.

 

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the website or call the phone number above.

A Few of Our Favorite Things (Sun. May 3, 2015 2:30 pm)

Contact Info:

ICC Performing Arts Center
1 College Drive
East Peoria, IL 61635
309.693.6725
pacchorale@gmail.com
http://peoriacivicchorale.org/calendar-of-the-current-season/

We hope you can join us as Dr. Joseph Henry and the Peoria Area Civic Chorale perform A Few of Our Favorite Things.

 

This delightful family-centered concert will feature selections from composers such as Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, John Rutter, and Moses Hogan. There will be a mixture of genres represented such as Spirituals like "Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho" and "Oh, What a Beautiful City," American classics like "Home on the Range," and "America the Beautiful," and an abundance of child-friendly Disney Movie selections from Frozen, The Little Mermaid, The Lion King, 101 Dalmatians, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Hercules, Pocahontas, and Toy Story. Also featuring the PACC Youth Chorus and a special men's invitational choir, it will be an event you won't want to miss.

 

Tickets are $20 adults, $8 students, $18 groups of 10 or more. For tickets or more information, please call the phone number or visit the website listed above.

Jesus Is Real Conference (Sun. May 3, 2015 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Pekin Bible Church
2405 Court St.
Pekin, IL 61554
309.346.5906
pbcpekin@omnilec.com
http://www.pekinbible.org/

The 'Jesus Is Real' Conference is designed to provide hope in a hopeless world and answers to tough questions that we all face.

 

Carroll Roberson will be leading the conference. He has been preaching the gospel for nearly 30 years and will present real answers in Jesus. He will also be singing at each meeting. Carroll has written over 100 songs and recorded 25 albums. He has a weekly television program on cable networks. He and his wife, Donna, frequently lead tours to Israel.

 

The public is invited and encouraged to bring those who need to know the Lord. The gospel will be shared at each meeting. A love offering will be taken.

Safe Families for Children Volunteer Opportunity (Mon. May 4, 2015 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

Peoria, Bloomington, Springfield
and across the United States
.
http://www.safe-families.org/join_volunteer.aspx

Safe Families for Children is a movement of families in the local church who provide hope to children and families experiencing crisis, and they are looking for volunteers!

 

Safe Families for Children has 3 primary objectives:

1. Child abuse/neglect prevention

2.  Child welfare prevention

3.  Family support and stabilization

 

Volunteers are solely motivated by compassion and practicing biblical hospitality. Join the movement and become a Host Family, Family Friend or Family Coach!

 

To begin volunteering or to find more information, visit the website above.

Jesus Is Real Conference (Mon. May 4, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Pekin Bible Church
2405 Court St.
Pekin, IL 61554
309.346.5906
pbcpekin@omnilec.com
http://www.pekinbible.org/

The 'Jesus Is Real' Conference is designed to provide hope in a hopeless world and answers to tough questions that we all face.

 

Carroll Roberson will be leading the conference. He has been preaching the gospel for nearly 30 years and will present real answers in Jesus. He will also be singing at each meeting. Carroll has written over 100 songs and recorded 25 albums. He has a weekly television program on cable networks. He and his wife, Donna, frequently lead tours to Israel.

 

The public is invited and encouraged to bring those who need to know the Lord. The gospel will be shared at each meeting. A love offering will be taken.

MOPS/MOMSnext (Tue. May 5, 2015 9:30 am)

Contact Info:

Glad Tidings Assembly of God
2201 E. Washington St
East Peoria, IL 61611
309.694.4433
blessedmrsmom-4mops@yahoo.com
http://www.mops.org/gtmops-momsnext

We are a dual-chartered group including both MOPS and MOMSnext moms. A typical meeting includes practical teaching through speakers, demonstrations and videos. We also include the occasional craft to spark our creative side. Plus, there's usually food... food you can enjoy and not have to share bites with anyone else! But more important, you'll get to have honest conversations with other moms who understand the joys and frustrations of motherhood. 

 

Childcare (Moppets) provided in a preschool-style environment. All volunteers are background checked to DCFS standards.

 

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. May 5, 2015 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

Jesus Is Real Conference (Tue. May 5, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Pekin Bible Church
2405 Court St.
Pekin, IL 61554
309.346.5906
pbcpekin@omnilec.com
http://www.pekinbible.org/

The 'Jesus Is Real' Conference is designed to provide hope in a hopeless world and answers to tough questions that we all face.

 

Carroll Roberson will be leading the conference. He has been preaching the gospel for nearly 30 years and will present real answers in Jesus. He will also be singing at each meeting. Carroll has written over 100 songs and recorded 25 albums. He has a weekly television program on cable networks. He and his wife, Donna, frequently lead tours to Israel.

 

The public is invited and encouraged to bring those who need to know the Lord. The gospel will be shared at each meeting. A love offering will be taken.

Tot Time (Thu. May 7, 2015 9:30 am - 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

Dickson Mounds Museum
10956 N. Dickson Mounds Rd
Lewistown, IL 61542
309.547.3721
info-dmm@museum.state.il.us
http://experienceemiquon.com/content/dickson-mounds-museum-2

Adults and their tots will have fun exploring, discovering, and learning on the first Thursday of the month in the Museum’s Discovery Center. Spend quality time with your tot, while each of you makes new friends.

 

A different topic and craft will be featured each month. May's topic is dinosaurs. Participants will enjoy light refreshments.  

 

Registration is not required and admission is free.

Smoke on the Mountain Gospel Musical at Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre (Thu. May 7, 2015 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theater
PO Box 310
Goodfield, IL 61742
309.965.2545
tickets@barn2.com
http://www.barn2.com/

Conklin's Barn II Theatre is pleased to announce the return of the hilarious and warm-hearted gospel musical "Smoke on the Mountain." 

 

"Smoke" was conceived by Alan Bailey with a book by Constance Ray and musical arrangements by Mike Craver and Mark Hardwick. It's Saturday night in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina and the Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders family to provide an uplifting evening of "singin' and witnessin'." More than two-dozen gospel songs, and hilarious stories from the Sanders family members provide a richly entertaining evening that is evocative of another era. 

 

"Smoke on the Mountain" will open April 23 and play through June 7 on Thursdays, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Sunday brunch. There is also a buffet option for the evening performances.

 

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the website or call the phone number above.

Pray for the Cure (Thu. May 7, 2015 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Salem Lutheran Church
1700 War Memorial Drive
Peoria, IL 61614

You are invited to the 12th annual Pray for the Cure. Local breast cancer survivors have experience the power of family and faith in their recovery. They want to give thanks and continue to pray for a cure to breast cancer.

 

The prayer leaders are survivors, family members, medical professionals, and breast cancer awareness advocates. There will be inspirational music from Women of Vision and dance ministry from Youth in Motion.

Community Bible Study, Evening class (Thu. May 7, 2015 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Woodland Baptist Church
6915 N. Allen Road
Peoria, IL 61614
309.691.3209 / 309.573.6606
mtiemeier@sbcglobal.net
http://www.cbsclass.org/Classes/peoriaeve/home.aspx

Join Evening Community Bible Study (CBS) now!

 

Community Bible Study is an interdenominational, 30 week Bible study for men and women of all ages and all levels of scripture knowledge.  It is composed of individual study at home, small group discussions, effective teaching, and fellowship.

 

This year's study focuses on the gospel of Mark (18 weeks) and Christian Living as discribed in Philemon, Jude and 1st, 2nd & 3rd John.

 

Class meets on Thursday evenings, starting September 4th through May 7, 2015. 

 

Registration fee: $25 per person 

Smoke on the Mountain Gospel Musical at Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre (Thu. May 7, 2015 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theater
PO Box 310
Goodfield, IL 61742
309.965.2545
tickets@barn2.com
http://www.barn2.com/

Conklin's Barn II Theatre is pleased to announce the return of the hilarious and warm-hearted gospel musical "Smoke on the Mountain." 

 

"Smoke" was conceived by Alan Bailey with a book by Constance Ray and musical arrangements by Mike Craver and Mark Hardwick. It's Saturday night in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina and the Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders family to provide an uplifting evening of "singin' and witnessin'." More than two-dozen gospel songs, and hilarious stories from the Sanders family members provide a richly entertaining evening that is evocative of another era. 

 

"Smoke on the Mountain" will open April 23 and play through June 7 on Thursdays, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Sunday brunch. There is also a buffet option for the evening performances.

 

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the website or call the phone number above.

Traveling Exhibit, 100th Anniversary, Spoon River Anthology (Fri. May 8, 2015 8:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Lewistown Carnegie Public Library
321 W Lincoln Ave
Lewistown, IL, 61542
309.547.4301
http://lewistownillinois.org/wp/event/traveling-exhibit-100th-anniversary-of-spoon-river-anthology/

This free-standing exhibit tells the story of the internationally known Spoon River Anthology. No other volume of poetry made such an immediate impact, both positive and negative, and few since have been so influential.

 

The new style of literary expression introduced by former Lewistown resident Edgar Lee Masters had a powerful impact on its readers and is now regarded as one of the classics of American literature. Set in the fictional town of "Spoon River", characters speak from beyond the grave to tell their life stories

 

The exhibit also discusses the uproar created by Spoon River Anthology in Masters's former hometown. Local people immediately recognized that the "fictional" town of "Spoon River" was not so fictional and that many of the Anthology characters were recognizable as their friends, neighbors, relatives, and even themselves.

 

This event will run April 30 to June 5. Come check it out!

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. May 8, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Smoke on the Mountain Gospel Musical at Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre (Fri. May 8, 2015 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theater
PO Box 310
Goodfield, IL 61742
309.965.2545
tickets@barn2.com
http://www.barn2.com/

Conklin's Barn II Theatre is pleased to announce the return of the hilarious and warm-hearted gospel musical "Smoke on the Mountain." 

 

"Smoke" was conceived by Alan Bailey with a book by Constance Ray and musical arrangements by Mike Craver and Mark Hardwick. It's Saturday night in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina and the Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders family to provide an uplifting evening of "singin' and witnessin'." More than two-dozen gospel songs, and hilarious stories from the Sanders family members provide a richly entertaining evening that is evocative of another era. 

 

"Smoke on the Mountain" will open April 23 and play through June 7 on Thursdays, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Sunday brunch. There is also a buffet option for the evening performances.

 

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the website or call the phone number above.

Smoke on the Mountain Gospel Musical at Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre (Sat. May 9, 2015 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theater
PO Box 310
Goodfield, IL 61742
309.965.2545
tickets@barn2.com
http://www.barn2.com/

Conklin's Barn II Theatre is pleased to announce the return of the hilarious and warm-hearted gospel musical "Smoke on the Mountain." 

 

"Smoke" was conceived by Alan Bailey with a book by Constance Ray and musical arrangements by Mike Craver and Mark Hardwick. It's Saturday night in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina and the Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders family to provide an uplifting evening of "singin' and witnessin'." More than two-dozen gospel songs, and hilarious stories from the Sanders family members provide a richly entertaining evening that is evocative of another era. 

 

"Smoke on the Mountain" will open April 23 and play through June 7 on Thursdays, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Sunday brunch. There is also a buffet option for the evening performances.

 

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the website or call the phone number above.

Bibles for Love Packages (Sun. May 10, 2015 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Love Packages
220 Union St
Butler, IL 62015
217.532.6701
info@lovepackages.org
http://lovepackages.org/

Love Packages is a ministry that receives donated Christian materials to send to nations throughout the world that cannot afford them or cannot obtain them. In Butler, IL 20 foot ocean-going containers are fully packed and sent by truck and then barge to such places as India, South Africa, Liberia, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. 

 

Bibles, Sunday School materials, Bible Reference books, Christian books, Christian magazines and Tracts, Christian CD's and DVD's are all packed by catagory and sent to 3rd world countries. Bibles in any condition, Protestant or Catholic are the most requested resource. For this reason we are especially asking for donations of Bibles.

 

Containers are sent out weekly and the cost to send these containers is $3,500 to $6,000 per load. Donations toward this cost is appreciated.

 

With only 3 employees, this ministry depends heavily on volunteers. You may bring a group of any age, for any length of time, to help sort and repackage materials. Two dorms and a kitchen are available at no charge.

 

Below are listed the many places that have provided space to collect donated materials. Please participate as you can.

 

Love Packages: 220 Union, Butler, IL 62015- Open 9-4 M-F, Sat. by appt.- 217.532.6701

 

WPEO Peoria:  Accepts in Aug. and Sept.- 800.728.1020

 

Eastview Baptist Church: 2277 E Black(at Wolfe), Springfield- 8:30-12:30 M-F  217.522.6631

 

Family Christian Bookstore: 3435 Freedom Dr, Springfield- During business hours- 217.793.2085

 

Springfield Chiropractic Clinic: 1045 S 2nd (at Allen)- During business hours- 217.544.5213

 

KMDY: in Carthage at 52 Main St.- During business hours- 888.357.5639

 

Smoke on the Mountain Gospel Musical at Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre (Sun. May 10, 2015 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theater
PO Box 310
Goodfield, IL 61742
309.965.2545
tickets@barn2.com
http://www.barn2.com/

Conklin's Barn II Theatre is pleased to announce the return of the hilarious and warm-hearted gospel musical "Smoke on the Mountain." 

 

"Smoke" was conceived by Alan Bailey with a book by Constance Ray and musical arrangements by Mike Craver and Mark Hardwick. It's Saturday night in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina and the Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders family to provide an uplifting evening of "singin' and witnessin'." More than two-dozen gospel songs, and hilarious stories from the Sanders family members provide a richly entertaining evening that is evocative of another era. 

 

"Smoke on the Mountain" will open April 23 and play through June 7 on Thursdays, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Sunday brunch. There is also a buffet option for the evening performances.

 

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the website or call the phone number above.

Safe Families for Children Volunteer Opportunity (Mon. May 11, 2015 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

Peoria, Bloomington, Springfield
and across the United States
.
http://www.safe-families.org/join_volunteer.aspx

Safe Families for Children is a movement of families in the local church who provide hope to children and families experiencing crisis, and they are looking for volunteers!

 

Safe Families for Children has 3 primary objectives:

1. Child abuse/neglect prevention

2.  Child welfare prevention

3.  Family support and stabilization

 

Volunteers are solely motivated by compassion and practicing biblical hospitality. Join the movement and become a Host Family, Family Friend or Family Coach!

 

To begin volunteering or to find more information, visit the website above.

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. May 12, 2015 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

Smoke on the Mountain Gospel Musical at Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre (Thu. May 14, 2015 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theater
PO Box 310
Goodfield, IL 61742
309.965.2545
tickets@barn2.com
http://www.barn2.com/

Conklin's Barn II Theatre is pleased to announce the return of the hilarious and warm-hearted gospel musical "Smoke on the Mountain." 

 

"Smoke" was conceived by Alan Bailey with a book by Constance Ray and musical arrangements by Mike Craver and Mark Hardwick. It's Saturday night in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina and the Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders family to provide an uplifting evening of "singin' and witnessin'." More than two-dozen gospel songs, and hilarious stories from the Sanders family members provide a richly entertaining evening that is evocative of another era. 

 

"Smoke on the Mountain" will open April 23 and play through June 7 on Thursdays, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Sunday brunch. There is also a buffet option for the evening performances.

 

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the website or call the phone number above.

Open Volleyball (Thu. May 14, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Grace United Methodist Church
601 N 4th Street
Pekin, IL 61554
309.347.7131
secretary@pekingrace.org
http://pekingrace.com/

Open Volleyball in the multi-purpose room at Grace United Methodist Church in Pekin the second Thursday of every month (every Thursday if there is the interest). 18 and older.

Smoke on the Mountain Gospel Musical at Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre (Thu. May 14, 2015 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theater
PO Box 310
Goodfield, IL 61742
309.965.2545
tickets@barn2.com
http://www.barn2.com/

Conklin's Barn II Theatre is pleased to announce the return of the hilarious and warm-hearted gospel musical "Smoke on the Mountain." 

 

"Smoke" was conceived by Alan Bailey with a book by Constance Ray and musical arrangements by Mike Craver and Mark Hardwick. It's Saturday night in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina and the Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders family to provide an uplifting evening of "singin' and witnessin'." More than two-dozen gospel songs, and hilarious stories from the Sanders family members provide a richly entertaining evening that is evocative of another era. 

 

"Smoke on the Mountain" will open April 23 and play through June 7 on Thursdays, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Sunday brunch. There is also a buffet option for the evening performances.

 

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the website or call the phone number above.

Traveling Exhibit, 100th Anniversary, Spoon River Anthology (Fri. May 15, 2015 8:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Lewistown Carnegie Public Library
321 W Lincoln Ave
Lewistown, IL, 61542
309.547.4301
http://lewistownillinois.org/wp/event/traveling-exhibit-100th-anniversary-of-spoon-river-anthology/

This free-standing exhibit tells the story of the internationally known Spoon River Anthology. No other volume of poetry made such an immediate impact, both positive and negative, and few since have been so influential.

 

The new style of literary expression introduced by former Lewistown resident Edgar Lee Masters had a powerful impact on its readers and is now regarded as one of the classics of American literature. Set in the fictional town of "Spoon River", characters speak from beyond the grave to tell their life stories

 

The exhibit also discusses the uproar created by Spoon River Anthology in Masters's former hometown. Local people immediately recognized that the "fictional" town of "Spoon River" was not so fictional and that many of the Anthology characters were recognizable as their friends, neighbors, relatives, and even themselves.

 

This event will run April 30 to June 5. Come check it out!

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. May 15, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Monthly Gospel Jam Session (Fri. May 15, 2015 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

.
Living Rock Assembly Church, 1208 E. Duryea Avenue, Peoria Heights, IL 61616
309.692.3485 or 309.370.7894
Dorothy6161@comcast.net

Come out to our Monthly Jam Session on the 3rd Friday of every month.  People come from all around to listen to steel guitar, banjo, saxophone, drums, guitar, piano, trumpet, and a ventriloquist.  All are welcome to attend.  Snacks are provided after the service.

 

A free-will offering will be taken for Missions.  Giving is not required.  The church is set up to walk right in; there are no stairs.  Therefore, we welcome all handicap or elderly people to please attend.

Smoke on the Mountain Gospel Musical at Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre (Fri. May 15, 2015 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theater
PO Box 310
Goodfield, IL 61742
309.965.2545
tickets@barn2.com
http://www.barn2.com/

Conklin's Barn II Theatre is pleased to announce the return of the hilarious and warm-hearted gospel musical "Smoke on the Mountain." 

 

"Smoke" was conceived by Alan Bailey with a book by Constance Ray and musical arrangements by Mike Craver and Mark Hardwick. It's Saturday night in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina and the Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders family to provide an uplifting evening of "singin' and witnessin'." More than two-dozen gospel songs, and hilarious stories from the Sanders family members provide a richly entertaining evening that is evocative of another era. 

 

"Smoke on the Mountain" will open April 23 and play through June 7 on Thursdays, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Sunday brunch. There is also a buffet option for the evening performances.

 

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the website or call the phone number above.

Nature Trek: Mound Survey (Sat. May 16, 2015 9:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Dickson Mounds Museum
10956 N. Dickson Mounds Rd
Lewistown, IL 61542
309.547.3721
info-dmm@museum.state.il.us
http://experienceemiquon.com/content/nature-trek-mound-survey

The most obvious evidence of the prehistoric past of the area is manifest by earthworks built for a variety of purposes. We will visit several earthworks located in the Lewistown-Havana area and discuss what we know about them. Participants will receive a field guide for the trip.

 

Please dress appropriately for outdoor conditions. Participants will provide their own transportation and lunch.

 

Admission is free, but donations are appreciated.

Smoke on the Mountain Gospel Musical at Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre (Sat. May 16, 2015 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theater
PO Box 310
Goodfield, IL 61742
309.965.2545
tickets@barn2.com
http://www.barn2.com/

Conklin's Barn II Theatre is pleased to announce the return of the hilarious and warm-hearted gospel musical "Smoke on the Mountain." 

 

"Smoke" was conceived by Alan Bailey with a book by Constance Ray and musical arrangements by Mike Craver and Mark Hardwick. It's Saturday night in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina and the Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders family to provide an uplifting evening of "singin' and witnessin'." More than two-dozen gospel songs, and hilarious stories from the Sanders family members provide a richly entertaining evening that is evocative of another era. 

 

"Smoke on the Mountain" will open April 23 and play through June 7 on Thursdays, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Sunday brunch. There is also a buffet option for the evening performances.

 

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the website or call the phone number above.

Mother/Daughter Breakfast (Sun. May 17, 2015 10:00 am - 11:30 am)

Contact Info:

Saint Mark School Gym
711 N Underhill St
Peoria, IL 61606
309.397.7642
rdrigz99@aol.com

St. Mark's School is having a Mother/Daughter Breakfast! The gourmet menu by Chef Greg Foti includes:

Italian Egg Frittata, sprinkled with cheese and minced onion

Quartered New Potatoes, roasted and seasoned with Rosemary

Breakfast Sausage

Blueberry Buckle and Apricot Cranberry Scones

Pancakes for the Little Ones

Juice, Coffee, Tea and Milk

 

Tickets cost $3 for school aged children K-8th grade. All others are $7. Grandmothers attending with grandchildren are FREE!

 

Advanced paid reservations are encouraged. Seating is limited. Please contact Cachet Rodriguez for tickets.

Bibles for Love Packages (Sun. May 17, 2015 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Love Packages
220 Union St
Butler, IL 62015
217.532.6701
info@lovepackages.org
http://lovepackages.org/

Love Packages is a ministry that receives donated Christian materials to send to nations throughout the world that cannot afford them or cannot obtain them. In Butler, IL 20 foot ocean-going containers are fully packed and sent by truck and then barge to such places as India, South Africa, Liberia, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. 

 

Bibles, Sunday School materials, Bible Reference books, Christian books, Christian magazines and Tracts, Christian CD's and DVD's are all packed by catagory and sent to 3rd world countries. Bibles in any condition, Protestant or Catholic are the most requested resource. For this reason we are especially asking for donations of Bibles.

 

Containers are sent out weekly and the cost to send these containers is $3,500 to $6,000 per load. Donations toward this cost is appreciated.

 

With only 3 employees, this ministry depends heavily on volunteers. You may bring a group of any age, for any length of time, to help sort and repackage materials. Two dorms and a kitchen are available at no charge.

 

Below are listed the many places that have provided space to collect donated materials. Please participate as you can.

 

Love Packages: 220 Union, Butler, IL 62015- Open 9-4 M-F, Sat. by appt.- 217.532.6701

 

WPEO Peoria:  Accepts in Aug. and Sept.- 800.728.1020

 

Eastview Baptist Church: 2277 E Black(at Wolfe), Springfield- 8:30-12:30 M-F  217.522.6631

 

Family Christian Bookstore: 3435 Freedom Dr, Springfield- During business hours- 217.793.2085

 

Springfield Chiropractic Clinic: 1045 S 2nd (at Allen)- During business hours- 217.544.5213

 

KMDY: in Carthage at 52 Main St.- During business hours- 888.357.5639

 

"The Small-Town Experience in Spoon River Anthology" (Sun. May 17, 2015 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Dickson Mounds Museum
10956 N Dickson Mounds Rd
Lewistown, IL, 61542
309.547.3721
http://lewistownillinois.org/wp/event/the-small-town-experience-in-spoon-river-anthology/

Author and speaker John Hallwas, who produced Spoon River Anthology: An Annotated Edition (1992)-a Choice Best Academic Book, which disclosed the background for Masters' famous poetic monologues and discussed his view of America-will speak on how the poet's experience in Lewistown and Petersburg impacted the writing of his famous book. Indeed, Masters had a complex, troubled relationship to his small-town background. Also his book was written a a time when the American small town was dealing with great challenges, due to cultural change, and people who had built their lives around the rhythms of rural and small-town society often experienced significant stress.

 

By reading and focusing on selected poems, Hallwas will reveal how the Anthology reflects crucial issues about human life - such as identity, belonging, and status - issues that were increasingly problematic in the small-town Midwest. With town dozen books and hundreds of articles in print, Hallwas is a widely published author, who has spoken extensively on small-town life, Midwestern history, and Illinois writers.

 

Light refreshments will be served after the Lecture.

Smoke on the Mountain Gospel Musical at Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre (Sun. May 17, 2015 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theater
PO Box 310
Goodfield, IL 61742
309.965.2545
tickets@barn2.com
http://www.barn2.com/

Conklin's Barn II Theatre is pleased to announce the return of the hilarious and warm-hearted gospel musical "Smoke on the Mountain." 

 

"Smoke" was conceived by Alan Bailey with a book by Constance Ray and musical arrangements by Mike Craver and Mark Hardwick. It's Saturday night in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina and the Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders family to provide an uplifting evening of "singin' and witnessin'." More than two-dozen gospel songs, and hilarious stories from the Sanders family members provide a richly entertaining evening that is evocative of another era. 

 

"Smoke on the Mountain" will open April 23 and play through June 7 on Thursdays, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Sunday brunch. There is also a buffet option for the evening performances.

 

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the website or call the phone number above.

Kari Jobe Benefit Concert (Sun. May 17, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Riverside Community Church
207 NE Monroe Ave.
Peoria, IL 61602
309.676.7700
http://www.itickets.com/events/341433.html

Kari Jobe will be having a benefit concert at Riverside Community Church. Some of Jobe's most popular songs include "Revelation Song" and "Healer."

 

This is a benefit concert for an adoption from Africa.

 

Tickets can be purchased for $20 through the website above or through Riverside Church.

Safe Families for Children Volunteer Opportunity (Mon. May 18, 2015 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

Peoria, Bloomington, Springfield
and across the United States
.
http://www.safe-families.org/join_volunteer.aspx

Safe Families for Children is a movement of families in the local church who provide hope to children and families experiencing crisis, and they are looking for volunteers!

 

Safe Families for Children has 3 primary objectives:

1. Child abuse/neglect prevention

2.  Child welfare prevention

3.  Family support and stabilization

 

Volunteers are solely motivated by compassion and practicing biblical hospitality. Join the movement and become a Host Family, Family Friend or Family Coach!

 

To begin volunteering or to find more information, visit the website above.

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. May 19, 2015 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

South Side Mission Annual Banquet featuring Dr. Tony Evans (Tue. May 19, 2015 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Peoria Civic Center- Ballroom
201 SW Jefferson Avenue
Peoria, IL 61602
309.678.6541
jeffm@southsidemission.org
http://www.southsidemission.org/news/showByTitle/title/6pm-tuesday-may-19th-annual-banquet/src/@hdnews

South Side Mission is celebrating 90 years of service at its Annual Banquet. The event features noted speaker and radio host Dr. Tony Evans.

 

Dr. Evans is one of the country’s most respected leaders in evangelical circles. As a pastor, teacher, author and speaker, he serves the body of Christ through his unique ability to communicate complex theological truths through simple, yet profound, illustrations. While addressing the practical issues of today, Dr. Evans is known as a relevant expositor. New and veteran pastors alike regard him as a pastor of pastors and a father in the faith.

 

Tickets are available for $45 per person, or $450 per table of ten. Premium seats are available for $55 per person, or $550 per table of ten. Seating is limited. For more information, visit the website or contact the phone number listed above.

Smoke on the Mountain Gospel Musical at Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre (Thu. May 21, 2015 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theater
PO Box 310
Goodfield, IL 61742
309.965.2545
tickets@barn2.com
http://www.barn2.com/

Conklin's Barn II Theatre is pleased to announce the return of the hilarious and warm-hearted gospel musical "Smoke on the Mountain." 

 

"Smoke" was conceived by Alan Bailey with a book by Constance Ray and musical arrangements by Mike Craver and Mark Hardwick. It's Saturday night in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina and the Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders family to provide an uplifting evening of "singin' and witnessin'." More than two-dozen gospel songs, and hilarious stories from the Sanders family members provide a richly entertaining evening that is evocative of another era. 

 

"Smoke on the Mountain" will open April 23 and play through June 7 on Thursdays, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Sunday brunch. There is also a buffet option for the evening performances.

 

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the website or call the phone number above.

Smoke on the Mountain Gospel Musical at Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre (Thu. May 21, 2015 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theater
PO Box 310
Goodfield, IL 61742
309.965.2545
tickets@barn2.com
http://www.barn2.com/

Conklin's Barn II Theatre is pleased to announce the return of the hilarious and warm-hearted gospel musical "Smoke on the Mountain." 

 

"Smoke" was conceived by Alan Bailey with a book by Constance Ray and musical arrangements by Mike Craver and Mark Hardwick. It's Saturday night in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina and the Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders family to provide an uplifting evening of "singin' and witnessin'." More than two-dozen gospel songs, and hilarious stories from the Sanders family members provide a richly entertaining evening that is evocative of another era. 

 

"Smoke on the Mountain" will open April 23 and play through June 7 on Thursdays, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Sunday brunch. There is also a buffet option for the evening performances.

 

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the website or call the phone number above.

Traveling Exhibit, 100th Anniversary, Spoon River Anthology (Fri. May 22, 2015 8:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Lewistown Carnegie Public Library
321 W Lincoln Ave
Lewistown, IL, 61542
309.547.4301
http://lewistownillinois.org/wp/event/traveling-exhibit-100th-anniversary-of-spoon-river-anthology/

This free-standing exhibit tells the story of the internationally known Spoon River Anthology. No other volume of poetry made such an immediate impact, both positive and negative, and few since have been so influential.

 

The new style of literary expression introduced by former Lewistown resident Edgar Lee Masters had a powerful impact on its readers and is now regarded as one of the classics of American literature. Set in the fictional town of "Spoon River", characters speak from beyond the grave to tell their life stories

 

The exhibit also discusses the uproar created by Spoon River Anthology in Masters's former hometown. Local people immediately recognized that the "fictional" town of "Spoon River" was not so fictional and that many of the Anthology characters were recognizable as their friends, neighbors, relatives, and even themselves.

 

This event will run April 30 to June 5. Come check it out!

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. May 22, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Smoke on the Mountain Gospel Musical at Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre (Fri. May 22, 2015 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theater
PO Box 310
Goodfield, IL 61742
309.965.2545
tickets@barn2.com
http://www.barn2.com/

Conklin's Barn II Theatre is pleased to announce the return of the hilarious and warm-hearted gospel musical "Smoke on the Mountain." 

 

"Smoke" was conceived by Alan Bailey with a book by Constance Ray and musical arrangements by Mike Craver and Mark Hardwick. It's Saturday night in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina and the Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders family to provide an uplifting evening of "singin' and witnessin'." More than two-dozen gospel songs, and hilarious stories from the Sanders family members provide a richly entertaining evening that is evocative of another era. 

 

"Smoke on the Mountain" will open April 23 and play through June 7 on Thursdays, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Sunday brunch. There is also a buffet option for the evening performances.

 

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the website or call the phone number above.

Smoke on the Mountain Gospel Musical at Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre (Sat. May 23, 2015 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theater
PO Box 310
Goodfield, IL 61742
309.965.2545
tickets@barn2.com
http://www.barn2.com/

Conklin's Barn II Theatre is pleased to announce the return of the hilarious and warm-hearted gospel musical "Smoke on the Mountain." 

 

"Smoke" was conceived by Alan Bailey with a book by Constance Ray and musical arrangements by Mike Craver and Mark Hardwick. It's Saturday night in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina and the Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders family to provide an uplifting evening of "singin' and witnessin'." More than two-dozen gospel songs, and hilarious stories from the Sanders family members provide a richly entertaining evening that is evocative of another era. 

 

"Smoke on the Mountain" will open April 23 and play through June 7 on Thursdays, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Sunday brunch. There is also a buffet option for the evening performances.

 

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the website or call the phone number above.

Bibles for Love Packages (Sun. May 24, 2015 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Love Packages
220 Union St
Butler, IL 62015
217.532.6701
info@lovepackages.org
http://lovepackages.org/

Love Packages is a ministry that receives donated Christian materials to send to nations throughout the world that cannot afford them or cannot obtain them. In Butler, IL 20 foot ocean-going containers are fully packed and sent by truck and then barge to such places as India, South Africa, Liberia, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. 

 

Bibles, Sunday School materials, Bible Reference books, Christian books, Christian magazines and Tracts, Christian CD's and DVD's are all packed by catagory and sent to 3rd world countries. Bibles in any condition, Protestant or Catholic are the most requested resource. For this reason we are especially asking for donations of Bibles.

 

Containers are sent out weekly and the cost to send these containers is $3,500 to $6,000 per load. Donations toward this cost is appreciated.

 

With only 3 employees, this ministry depends heavily on volunteers. You may bring a group of any age, for any length of time, to help sort and repackage materials. Two dorms and a kitchen are available at no charge.

 

Below are listed the many places that have provided space to collect donated materials. Please participate as you can.

 

Love Packages: 220 Union, Butler, IL 62015- Open 9-4 M-F, Sat. by appt.- 217.532.6701

 

WPEO Peoria:  Accepts in Aug. and Sept.- 800.728.1020

 

Eastview Baptist Church: 2277 E Black(at Wolfe), Springfield- 8:30-12:30 M-F  217.522.6631

 

Family Christian Bookstore: 3435 Freedom Dr, Springfield- During business hours- 217.793.2085

 

Springfield Chiropractic Clinic: 1045 S 2nd (at Allen)- During business hours- 217.544.5213

 

KMDY: in Carthage at 52 Main St.- During business hours- 888.357.5639

 

Smoke on the Mountain Gospel Musical at Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre (Sun. May 24, 2015 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theater
PO Box 310
Goodfield, IL 61742
309.965.2545
tickets@barn2.com
http://www.barn2.com/

Conklin's Barn II Theatre is pleased to announce the return of the hilarious and warm-hearted gospel musical "Smoke on the Mountain." 

 

"Smoke" was conceived by Alan Bailey with a book by Constance Ray and musical arrangements by Mike Craver and Mark Hardwick. It's Saturday night in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina and the Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders family to provide an uplifting evening of "singin' and witnessin'." More than two-dozen gospel songs, and hilarious stories from the Sanders family members provide a richly entertaining evening that is evocative of another era. 

 

"Smoke on the Mountain" will open April 23 and play through June 7 on Thursdays, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Sunday brunch. There is also a buffet option for the evening performances.

 

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the website or call the phone number above.

Springdale Salute 5K Run/1 Mile Walk (Mon. May 25, 2015 7:30 am)

Contact Info:

Glen Oak Park
2218 North Prospect Road
Peoria, IL 61603
309.363.3737
info@ivfullercenter.org
http://www.ivfullercenter.org/

Join us on Memorial Day for the 1st Annual Springdale Salute 5K Run/1 Mile Walk to benefit Veteran home repair projects. The run will begin in lower Glen Oak Park and travel through Springdale Cemetery. Awards will be given out at the Picnic Party after the race.  

 

Fees for 5K run are:  $25.00 before March 31; $30.00 April and May and $35.00 race weekend.   $20.00 for 1 mile walk.  $5.00 discount given to Veterans. 

 

The event is sponsored by Illinois Valley Fuller Center for Housing; CIAN Inc., Sunrise Roofing, Peoria Rivermen, Fritch Heating & Cooling, Fortner Insurance and Illinois Blue Star Mothers Club.

 

Online registration is available or you can call the phone number above for a registration form. 

Safe Families for Children Volunteer Opportunity (Mon. May 25, 2015 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

Peoria, Bloomington, Springfield
and across the United States
.
http://www.safe-families.org/join_volunteer.aspx

Safe Families for Children is a movement of families in the local church who provide hope to children and families experiencing crisis, and they are looking for volunteers!

 

Safe Families for Children has 3 primary objectives:

1. Child abuse/neglect prevention

2.  Child welfare prevention

3.  Family support and stabilization

 

Volunteers are solely motivated by compassion and practicing biblical hospitality. Join the movement and become a Host Family, Family Friend or Family Coach!

 

To begin volunteering or to find more information, visit the website above.

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. May 26, 2015 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

Smoke on the Mountain Gospel Musical at Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre (Thu. May 28, 2015 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theater
PO Box 310
Goodfield, IL 61742
309.965.2545
tickets@barn2.com
http://www.barn2.com/

Conklin's Barn II Theatre is pleased to announce the return of the hilarious and warm-hearted gospel musical "Smoke on the Mountain." 

 

"Smoke" was conceived by Alan Bailey with a book by Constance Ray and musical arrangements by Mike Craver and Mark Hardwick. It's Saturday night in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina and the Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders family to provide an uplifting evening of "singin' and witnessin'." More than two-dozen gospel songs, and hilarious stories from the Sanders family members provide a richly entertaining evening that is evocative of another era. 

 

"Smoke on the Mountain" will open April 23 and play through June 7 on Thursdays, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Sunday brunch. There is also a buffet option for the evening performances.

 

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the website or call the phone number above.

Concert with Sons of Korah (Thu. May 28, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Trinity Lutheran Church
135 NE Randolph Ave.
Peoria, IL 61606
(309) 696-4797
http://www.trinitypeoria.com/

Come hear Sons of Korah in concert!

 

This popular singing group from Australia specializes in setting Psalms to music.

 

Find out more about them and sample their music at www.sonsofkorah.com.

Smoke on the Mountain Gospel Musical at Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre (Thu. May 28, 2015 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theater
PO Box 310
Goodfield, IL 61742
309.965.2545
tickets@barn2.com
http://www.barn2.com/

Conklin's Barn II Theatre is pleased to announce the return of the hilarious and warm-hearted gospel musical "Smoke on the Mountain." 

 

"Smoke" was conceived by Alan Bailey with a book by Constance Ray and musical arrangements by Mike Craver and Mark Hardwick. It's Saturday night in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina and the Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders family to provide an uplifting evening of "singin' and witnessin'." More than two-dozen gospel songs, and hilarious stories from the Sanders family members provide a richly entertaining evening that is evocative of another era. 

 

"Smoke on the Mountain" will open April 23 and play through June 7 on Thursdays, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Sunday brunch. There is also a buffet option for the evening performances.

 

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the website or call the phone number above.

Traveling Exhibit, 100th Anniversary, Spoon River Anthology (Fri. May 29, 2015 8:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Lewistown Carnegie Public Library
321 W Lincoln Ave
Lewistown, IL, 61542
309.547.4301
http://lewistownillinois.org/wp/event/traveling-exhibit-100th-anniversary-of-spoon-river-anthology/

This free-standing exhibit tells the story of the internationally known Spoon River Anthology. No other volume of poetry made such an immediate impact, both positive and negative, and few since have been so influential.

 

The new style of literary expression introduced by former Lewistown resident Edgar Lee Masters had a powerful impact on its readers and is now regarded as one of the classics of American literature. Set in the fictional town of "Spoon River", characters speak from beyond the grave to tell their life stories

 

The exhibit also discusses the uproar created by Spoon River Anthology in Masters's former hometown. Local people immediately recognized that the "fictional" town of "Spoon River" was not so fictional and that many of the Anthology characters were recognizable as their friends, neighbors, relatives, and even themselves.

 

This event will run April 30 to June 5. Come check it out!

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. May 29, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Smoke on the Mountain Gospel Musical at Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre (Fri. May 29, 2015 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theater
PO Box 310
Goodfield, IL 61742
309.965.2545
tickets@barn2.com
http://www.barn2.com/

Conklin's Barn II Theatre is pleased to announce the return of the hilarious and warm-hearted gospel musical "Smoke on the Mountain." 

 

"Smoke" was conceived by Alan Bailey with a book by Constance Ray and musical arrangements by Mike Craver and Mark Hardwick. It's Saturday night in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina and the Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders family to provide an uplifting evening of "singin' and witnessin'." More than two-dozen gospel songs, and hilarious stories from the Sanders family members provide a richly entertaining evening that is evocative of another era. 

 

"Smoke on the Mountain" will open April 23 and play through June 7 on Thursdays, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Sunday brunch. There is also a buffet option for the evening performances.

 

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the website or call the phone number above.

1st Annual MSBL Free Basketball Camp (Sat. May 30, 2015 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

Germantown Hills Middle School
103 Warrior Way
Germantown Hills, IL 61548
309.839.5555
Williams.1977@yahoo.com
http://www.msblinc.com

The MSBL (Men's Sunday Basketball League) will be hosting its 1st Annual MSBL Basketball Camp on May 30th & May 31st.

 

This free basketball camp will be offered to males and females 10-18 years of age. The campers will be taught valuable basketball skills, as well as life skills, and each camper will receive a free t-shirt.

 

For more information, please contact Mr. Williams at the e-mail address above.

Smoke on the Mountain Gospel Musical at Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre (Sat. May 30, 2015 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theater
PO Box 310
Goodfield, IL 61742
309.965.2545
tickets@barn2.com
http://www.barn2.com/

Conklin's Barn II Theatre is pleased to announce the return of the hilarious and warm-hearted gospel musical "Smoke on the Mountain." 

 

"Smoke" was conceived by Alan Bailey with a book by Constance Ray and musical arrangements by Mike Craver and Mark Hardwick. It's Saturday night in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina and the Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders family to provide an uplifting evening of "singin' and witnessin'." More than two-dozen gospel songs, and hilarious stories from the Sanders family members provide a richly entertaining evening that is evocative of another era. 

 

"Smoke on the Mountain" will open April 23 and play through June 7 on Thursdays, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Sunday brunch. There is also a buffet option for the evening performances.

 

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the website or call the phone number above.

1st Annual MSBL Free Basketball Camp (Sun. May 31, 2015 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

Germantown Hills Middle School
103 Warrior Way
Germantown Hills, IL 61548
309.839.5555
Williams.1977@yahoo.com
http://www.msblinc.com

The MSBL (Men's Sunday Basketball League) will be hosting its 1st Annual MSBL Basketball Camp on May 30th & May 31st.

 

This free basketball camp will be offered to males and females 10-18 years of age. The campers will be taught valuable basketball skills, as well as life skills, and each camper will receive a free t-shirt.

 

For more information, please contact Mr. Williams at the e-mail address above.

Bibles for Love Packages (Sun. May 31, 2015 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Love Packages
220 Union St
Butler, IL 62015
217.532.6701
info@lovepackages.org
http://lovepackages.org/

Love Packages is a ministry that receives donated Christian materials to send to nations throughout the world that cannot afford them or cannot obtain them. In Butler, IL 20 foot ocean-going containers are fully packed and sent by truck and then barge to such places as India, South Africa, Liberia, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. 

 

Bibles, Sunday School materials, Bible Reference books, Christian books, Christian magazines and Tracts, Christian CD's and DVD's are all packed by catagory and sent to 3rd world countries. Bibles in any condition, Protestant or Catholic are the most requested resource. For this reason we are especially asking for donations of Bibles.

 

Containers are sent out weekly and the cost to send these containers is $3,500 to $6,000 per load. Donations toward this cost is appreciated.

 

With only 3 employees, this ministry depends heavily on volunteers. You may bring a group of any age, for any length of time, to help sort and repackage materials. Two dorms and a kitchen are available at no charge.

 

Below are listed the many places that have provided space to collect donated materials. Please participate as you can.

 

Love Packages: 220 Union, Butler, IL 62015- Open 9-4 M-F, Sat. by appt.- 217.532.6701

 

WPEO Peoria:  Accepts in Aug. and Sept.- 800.728.1020

 

Eastview Baptist Church: 2277 E Black(at Wolfe), Springfield- 8:30-12:30 M-F  217.522.6631

 

Family Christian Bookstore: 3435 Freedom Dr, Springfield- During business hours- 217.793.2085

 

Springfield Chiropractic Clinic: 1045 S 2nd (at Allen)- During business hours- 217.544.5213

 

KMDY: in Carthage at 52 Main St.- During business hours- 888.357.5639

 

Smoke on the Mountain Gospel Musical at Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre (Sun. May 31, 2015 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theater
PO Box 310
Goodfield, IL 61742
309.965.2545
tickets@barn2.com
http://www.barn2.com/

Conklin's Barn II Theatre is pleased to announce the return of the hilarious and warm-hearted gospel musical "Smoke on the Mountain." 

 

"Smoke" was conceived by Alan Bailey with a book by Constance Ray and musical arrangements by Mike Craver and Mark Hardwick. It's Saturday night in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina and the Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders family to provide an uplifting evening of "singin' and witnessin'." More than two-dozen gospel songs, and hilarious stories from the Sanders family members provide a richly entertaining evening that is evocative of another era. 

 

"Smoke on the Mountain" will open April 23 and play through June 7 on Thursdays, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Sunday brunch. There is also a buffet option for the evening performances.

 

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the website or call the phone number above.

MOPS/MOMSnext (Tue. Jun 2, 2015 9:30 am)

Contact Info:

Glad Tidings Assembly of God
2201 E. Washington St
East Peoria, IL 61611
309.694.4433
blessedmrsmom-4mops@yahoo.com
http://www.mops.org/gtmops-momsnext

We are a dual-chartered group including both MOPS and MOMSnext moms. A typical meeting includes practical teaching through speakers, demonstrations and videos. We also include the occasional craft to spark our creative side. Plus, there's usually food... food you can enjoy and not have to share bites with anyone else! But more important, you'll get to have honest conversations with other moms who understand the joys and frustrations of motherhood. 

 

Childcare (Moppets) provided in a preschool-style environment. All volunteers are background checked to DCFS standards.

 

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. Jun 2, 2015 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

Tot Time (Thu. Jun 4, 2015 9:30 am - 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

Dickson Mounds Museum
10956 N. Dickson Mounds Rd
Lewistown, IL 61542
309.547.3721
info-dmm@museum.state.il.us
http://experienceemiquon.com/content/dickson-mounds-museum-2

Adults and their tots will have fun exploring, discovering, and learning on the first Thursday of the month in the Museum’s Discovery Center. Spend quality time with your tot, while each of you makes new friends.

 

A different topic and craft will be featured each month. June's topic is Tunes for Tots. Participants will enjoy light refreshments.

 

Registration is not required and admission is free.

Smoke on the Mountain Gospel Musical at Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre (Thu. Jun 4, 2015 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theater
PO Box 310
Goodfield, IL 61742
309.965.2545
tickets@barn2.com
http://www.barn2.com/

Conklin's Barn II Theatre is pleased to announce the return of the hilarious and warm-hearted gospel musical "Smoke on the Mountain." 

 

"Smoke" was conceived by Alan Bailey with a book by Constance Ray and musical arrangements by Mike Craver and Mark Hardwick. It's Saturday night in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina and the Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders family to provide an uplifting evening of "singin' and witnessin'." More than two-dozen gospel songs, and hilarious stories from the Sanders family members provide a richly entertaining evening that is evocative of another era. 

 

"Smoke on the Mountain" will open April 23 and play through June 7 on Thursdays, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Sunday brunch. There is also a buffet option for the evening performances.

 

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the website or call the phone number above.

Smoke on the Mountain Gospel Musical at Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre (Thu. Jun 4, 2015 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theater
PO Box 310
Goodfield, IL 61742
309.965.2545
tickets@barn2.com
http://www.barn2.com/

Conklin's Barn II Theatre is pleased to announce the return of the hilarious and warm-hearted gospel musical "Smoke on the Mountain." 

 

"Smoke" was conceived by Alan Bailey with a book by Constance Ray and musical arrangements by Mike Craver and Mark Hardwick. It's Saturday night in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina and the Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders family to provide an uplifting evening of "singin' and witnessin'." More than two-dozen gospel songs, and hilarious stories from the Sanders family members provide a richly entertaining evening that is evocative of another era. 

 

"Smoke on the Mountain" will open April 23 and play through June 7 on Thursdays, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Sunday brunch. There is also a buffet option for the evening performances.

 

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the website or call the phone number above.

Traveling Exhibit, 100th Anniversary, Spoon River Anthology (Fri. Jun 5, 2015 8:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Lewistown Carnegie Public Library
321 W Lincoln Ave
Lewistown, IL, 61542
309.547.4301
http://lewistownillinois.org/wp/event/traveling-exhibit-100th-anniversary-of-spoon-river-anthology/

This free-standing exhibit tells the story of the internationally known Spoon River Anthology. No other volume of poetry made such an immediate impact, both positive and negative, and few since have been so influential.

 

The new style of literary expression introduced by former Lewistown resident Edgar Lee Masters had a powerful impact on its readers and is now regarded as one of the classics of American literature. Set in the fictional town of "Spoon River", characters speak from beyond the grave to tell their life stories

 

The exhibit also discusses the uproar created by Spoon River Anthology in Masters's former hometown. Local people immediately recognized that the "fictional" town of "Spoon River" was not so fictional and that many of the Anthology characters were recognizable as their friends, neighbors, relatives, and even themselves.

 

This event will run April 30 to June 5. Come check it out!

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Jun 5, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Smoke on the Mountain Gospel Musical at Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre (Fri. Jun 5, 2015 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theater
PO Box 310
Goodfield, IL 61742
309.965.2545
tickets@barn2.com
http://www.barn2.com/

Conklin's Barn II Theatre is pleased to announce the return of the hilarious and warm-hearted gospel musical "Smoke on the Mountain." 

 

"Smoke" was conceived by Alan Bailey with a book by Constance Ray and musical arrangements by Mike Craver and Mark Hardwick. It's Saturday night in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina and the Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders family to provide an uplifting evening of "singin' and witnessin'." More than two-dozen gospel songs, and hilarious stories from the Sanders family members provide a richly entertaining evening that is evocative of another era. 

 

"Smoke on the Mountain" will open April 23 and play through June 7 on Thursdays, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Sunday brunch. There is also a buffet option for the evening performances.

 

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the website or call the phone number above.

19th Annual Heartline/ Heart House Eureka Race w/ Your Heart (Sat. Jun 6, 2015 8:00 am)

Contact Info:

Eureka Lake- Lake Pavilon
Lakeview Dr.
Eureka, IL 61530
309.467.6101
https://heartlineandhearthouseorg.squarespace.com/

Join us for the annual Race with your Heart Walk/Race! This is a 10K, 4 mile run, and 2 mile walk. All proceeds will go to Heart house, a homeless shelter and safe haven for victims of domestic abuse.

 

Come enjoy free massages, home-baked cookies, door prize drawings and a family friendly post-race party.

 

Entry Fees are $20.00 if registered by May 6th and $25.00 if registered after May 6th. Registration includes one custom T-shirt (guaranteed to preregistered participants), family fun and free continental breakfast! 

 

$50.00 gift certificates will be awarded to male and female overall winners. Medallions are awarded to top three male and female finishers in every age group.

 

Registration is from 7:00-7:45 a.m. the morning of the race.
Race time is at 8:00 a.m. For more information, visit the website above.

Smoke on the Mountain Gospel Musical at Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre (Sat. Jun 6, 2015 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theater
PO Box 310
Goodfield, IL 61742
309.965.2545
tickets@barn2.com
http://www.barn2.com/

Conklin's Barn II Theatre is pleased to announce the return of the hilarious and warm-hearted gospel musical "Smoke on the Mountain." 

 

"Smoke" was conceived by Alan Bailey with a book by Constance Ray and musical arrangements by Mike Craver and Mark Hardwick. It's Saturday night in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina and the Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders family to provide an uplifting evening of "singin' and witnessin'." More than two-dozen gospel songs, and hilarious stories from the Sanders family members provide a richly entertaining evening that is evocative of another era. 

 

"Smoke on the Mountain" will open April 23 and play through June 7 on Thursdays, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Sunday brunch. There is also a buffet option for the evening performances.

 

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the website or call the phone number above.

Bibles for Love Packages (Sun. Jun 7, 2015 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Love Packages
220 Union St
Butler, IL 62015
217.532.6701
info@lovepackages.org
http://lovepackages.org/

Love Packages is a ministry that receives donated Christian materials to send to nations throughout the world that cannot afford them or cannot obtain them. In Butler, IL 20 foot ocean-going containers are fully packed and sent by truck and then barge to such places as India, South Africa, Liberia, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. 

 

Bibles, Sunday School materials, Bible Reference books, Christian books, Christian magazines and Tracts, Christian CD's and DVD's are all packed by catagory and sent to 3rd world countries. Bibles in any condition, Protestant or Catholic are the most requested resource. For this reason we are especially asking for donations of Bibles.

 

Containers are sent out weekly and the cost to send these containers is $3,500 to $6,000 per load. Donations toward this cost is appreciated.

 

With only 3 employees, this ministry depends heavily on volunteers. You may bring a group of any age, for any length of time, to help sort and repackage materials. Two dorms and a kitchen are available at no charge.

 

Below are listed the many places that have provided space to collect donated materials. Please participate as you can.

 

Love Packages: 220 Union, Butler, IL 62015- Open 9-4 M-F, Sat. by appt.- 217.532.6701

 

WPEO Peoria:  Accepts in Aug. and Sept.- 800.728.1020

 

Eastview Baptist Church: 2277 E Black(at Wolfe), Springfield- 8:30-12:30 M-F  217.522.6631

 

Family Christian Bookstore: 3435 Freedom Dr, Springfield- During business hours- 217.793.2085

 

Springfield Chiropractic Clinic: 1045 S 2nd (at Allen)- During business hours- 217.544.5213

 

KMDY: in Carthage at 52 Main St.- During business hours- 888.357.5639

 

Smoke on the Mountain Gospel Musical at Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre (Sun. Jun 7, 2015 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theater
PO Box 310
Goodfield, IL 61742
309.965.2545
tickets@barn2.com
http://www.barn2.com/

Conklin's Barn II Theatre is pleased to announce the return of the hilarious and warm-hearted gospel musical "Smoke on the Mountain." 

 

"Smoke" was conceived by Alan Bailey with a book by Constance Ray and musical arrangements by Mike Craver and Mark Hardwick. It's Saturday night in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina and the Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders family to provide an uplifting evening of "singin' and witnessin'." More than two-dozen gospel songs, and hilarious stories from the Sanders family members provide a richly entertaining evening that is evocative of another era. 

 

"Smoke on the Mountain" will open April 23 and play through June 7 on Thursdays, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Sunday brunch. There is also a buffet option for the evening performances.

 

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the website or call the phone number above.

SonSpark Labs Vacation Bible School (Mon. Jun 8, 2015 9:00 am - 12:15 pm)

Contact Info:

Northminster Presbyterian Church
10720 N Knoxville Ave
Peoria, IL 61615
309.691.6322
office@northminster.us
http://www.northminster.us/vbs

This summer, children will excitedly explore the amazing SonSpark Labs. They will trace God’s life-changing plan as it is revealed from Creation to the present and on into the future. They will have opportunities to ask questions about this mysterious God. They will discover that God loves them and through Jesus they can be members of God’s family and personally experience God’s plan for us.

 

We are waiting with our lab coats and safety goggles! Come join us! This VBS is open to children ages 4 (by 9/1/15) through those entering 6th grade this fall.

 

Registration is limited, so register at the website above soon! Early bird discount ends May 1st!

SonSpark Labs Vacation Bible School (Tue. Jun 9, 2015 9:00 am - 12:15 pm)

Contact Info:

Northminster Presbyterian Church
10720 N Knoxville Ave
Peoria, IL 61615
309.691.6322
office@northminster.us
http://www.northminster.us/vbs

This summer, children will excitedly explore the amazing SonSpark Labs. They will trace God’s life-changing plan as it is revealed from Creation to the present and on into the future. They will have opportunities to ask questions about this mysterious God. They will discover that God loves them and through Jesus they can be members of God’s family and personally experience God’s plan for us.

 

We are waiting with our lab coats and safety goggles! Come join us! This VBS is open to children ages 4 (by 9/1/15) through those entering 6th grade this fall.

 

Registration is limited, so register at the website above soon! Early bird discount ends May 1st!

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. Jun 9, 2015 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

SonSpark Labs Vacation Bible School (Wed. Jun 10, 2015 9:00 am - 12:15 pm)

Contact Info:

Northminster Presbyterian Church
10720 N Knoxville Ave
Peoria, IL 61615
309.691.6322
office@northminster.us
http://www.northminster.us/vbs

This summer, children will excitedly explore the amazing SonSpark Labs. They will trace God’s life-changing plan as it is revealed from Creation to the present and on into the future. They will have opportunities to ask questions about this mysterious God. They will discover that God loves them and through Jesus they can be members of God’s family and personally experience God’s plan for us.

 

We are waiting with our lab coats and safety goggles! Come join us! This VBS is open to children ages 4 (by 9/1/15) through those entering 6th grade this fall.

 

Registration is limited, so register at the website above soon! Early bird discount ends May 1st!

SonSpark Labs Vacation Bible School (Thu. Jun 11, 2015 9:00 am - 12:15 pm)

Contact Info:

Northminster Presbyterian Church
10720 N Knoxville Ave
Peoria, IL 61615
309.691.6322
office@northminster.us
http://www.northminster.us/vbs

This summer, children will excitedly explore the amazing SonSpark Labs. They will trace God’s life-changing plan as it is revealed from Creation to the present and on into the future. They will have opportunities to ask questions about this mysterious God. They will discover that God loves them and through Jesus they can be members of God’s family and personally experience God’s plan for us.

 

We are waiting with our lab coats and safety goggles! Come join us! This VBS is open to children ages 4 (by 9/1/15) through those entering 6th grade this fall.

 

Registration is limited, so register at the website above soon! Early bird discount ends May 1st!

Open Volleyball (Thu. Jun 11, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Grace United Methodist Church
601 N 4th Street
Pekin, IL 61554
309.347.7131
secretary@pekingrace.org
http://pekingrace.com/

Open Volleyball in the multi-purpose room at Grace United Methodist Church in Pekin the second Thursday of every month (every Thursday if there is the interest). 18 and older.

SonSpark Labs Vacation Bible School (Fri. Jun 12, 2015 9:00 am - 12:15 pm)

Contact Info:

Northminster Presbyterian Church
10720 N Knoxville Ave
Peoria, IL 61615
309.691.6322
office@northminster.us
http://www.northminster.us/vbs

This summer, children will excitedly explore the amazing SonSpark Labs. They will trace God’s life-changing plan as it is revealed from Creation to the present and on into the future. They will have opportunities to ask questions about this mysterious God. They will discover that God loves them and through Jesus they can be members of God’s family and personally experience God’s plan for us.

 

We are waiting with our lab coats and safety goggles! Come join us! This VBS is open to children ages 4 (by 9/1/15) through those entering 6th grade this fall.

 

Registration is limited, so register at the website above soon! Early bird discount ends May 1st!

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Jun 12, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Free Family Movie Night - Hero (Fri. Jun 12, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Second Chance Church
3300 W. Willow Knolls
Peoria, IL 61614
freemovienightpeoria@yahoo.com
http://herofamilymovie.com/HERO_Movie_Official_Site/Home.html

Come see the Christian film "Hero" which is a story about a fathers return into his son's life. This film helps to teach how important the role of a father is in raising their sons. A great baseball film for the family, with a focus on fatherhood.

 

This event is free.  No tickets required.

Bibles for Love Packages (Sun. Jun 14, 2015 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Love Packages
220 Union St
Butler, IL 62015
217.532.6701
info@lovepackages.org
http://lovepackages.org/

Love Packages is a ministry that receives donated Christian materials to send to nations throughout the world that cannot afford them or cannot obtain them. In Butler, IL 20 foot ocean-going containers are fully packed and sent by truck and then barge to such places as India, South Africa, Liberia, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. 

 

Bibles, Sunday School materials, Bible Reference books, Christian books, Christian magazines and Tracts, Christian CD's and DVD's are all packed by catagory and sent to 3rd world countries. Bibles in any condition, Protestant or Catholic are the most requested resource. For this reason we are especially asking for donations of Bibles.

 

Containers are sent out weekly and the cost to send these containers is $3,500 to $6,000 per load. Donations toward this cost is appreciated.

 

With only 3 employees, this ministry depends heavily on volunteers. You may bring a group of any age, for any length of time, to help sort and repackage materials. Two dorms and a kitchen are available at no charge.

 

Below are listed the many places that have provided space to collect donated materials. Please participate as you can.

 

Love Packages: 220 Union, Butler, IL 62015- Open 9-4 M-F, Sat. by appt.- 217.532.6701

 

WPEO Peoria:  Accepts in Aug. and Sept.- 800.728.1020

 

Eastview Baptist Church: 2277 E Black(at Wolfe), Springfield- 8:30-12:30 M-F  217.522.6631

 

Family Christian Bookstore: 3435 Freedom Dr, Springfield- During business hours- 217.793.2085

 

Springfield Chiropractic Clinic: 1045 S 2nd (at Allen)- During business hours- 217.544.5213

 

KMDY: in Carthage at 52 Main St.- During business hours- 888.357.5639

 

Blast to the Past VBS (Sun. Jun 14, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Washington Christian Church
1012 N Main St.
Washington, IL 61571
309.444.2550
jesspittman83@gmail.com
http://www.vacationbibleschool.com/wcc

Washington Christian Church would like to invite kids age 4 through entering 5th grade to Bible Blast to the Past VBS!  Zoom through the centuries to discover God's love is with you all the time! 

 

VBS will run each evening from June 14-19.  To register online or get more information, please visit the website above.

Central Illinois Music Camp (Mon. Jun 15, 2015 8:30 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Cedar Hills Baptist Church
12716 N. Allen Rd.
Dunlap, IL. 61525
309.243.7686
angelabeddingfield@gmail.com
http://www.cedarhillsbaptistchurch.org/music-camp-registration

A beginner, intermediate, or seasoned musician will benefit from this week of music enrichment. We have very talented teachers, band directors, and orchestra directors leading hands-on, exciting classes that will enrich the knowledge and talents of growing musicians.

 

Classes are available for students in grades PreK-12. Classes run June 15-19. Before care and after care are available beginning at 7:00 a.m. and ending at 6:00 p.m.

Everest Vacation Bible School (Mon. Jun 15, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 W. Edgewood Ct.
Morton, IL 61550
valerieirions@newlifeonline.org
https://www.groupvbspro.com/vbs/ez/NewLife/gpgs/Home.aspx

 

New Life invites kids to Everest VBS: Conquering Challenges with God's Mighty Power! There will be memorable bible-learning activities, catchy songs, yummy treats and more!

 

VBS will run each evening from June 15-19. To register online or get more information, please visit the website above.

Blast to the Past VBS (Mon. Jun 15, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Washington Christian Church
1012 N Main St.
Washington, IL 61571
309.444.2550
jesspittman83@gmail.com
http://www.vacationbibleschool.com/wcc

Washington Christian Church would like to invite kids age 4 through entering 5th grade to Bible Blast to the Past VBS!  Zoom through the centuries to discover God's love is with you all the time! 

 

VBS will run each evening from June 14-19.  To register online or get more information, please visit the website above.

Central Illinois Music Camp (Tue. Jun 16, 2015 8:30 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Cedar Hills Baptist Church
12716 N. Allen Rd.
Dunlap, IL. 61525
309.243.7686
angelabeddingfield@gmail.com
http://www.cedarhillsbaptistchurch.org/music-camp-registration

A beginner, intermediate, or seasoned musician will benefit from this week of music enrichment. We have very talented teachers, band directors, and orchestra directors leading hands-on, exciting classes that will enrich the knowledge and talents of growing musicians.

 

Classes are available for students in grades PreK-12. Classes run June 15-19. Before care and after care are available beginning at 7:00 a.m. and ending at 6:00 p.m.

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. Jun 16, 2015 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

Everest Vacation Bible School (Tue. Jun 16, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 W. Edgewood Ct.
Morton, IL 61550
valerieirions@newlifeonline.org
https://www.groupvbspro.com/vbs/ez/NewLife/gpgs/Home.aspx

 

New Life invites kids to Everest VBS: Conquering Challenges with God's Mighty Power! There will be memorable bible-learning activities, catchy songs, yummy treats and more!

 

VBS will run each evening from June 15-19. To register online or get more information, please visit the website above.

Blast to the Past VBS (Tue. Jun 16, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Washington Christian Church
1012 N Main St.
Washington, IL 61571
309.444.2550
jesspittman83@gmail.com
http://www.vacationbibleschool.com/wcc

Washington Christian Church would like to invite kids age 4 through entering 5th grade to Bible Blast to the Past VBS!  Zoom through the centuries to discover God's love is with you all the time! 

 

VBS will run each evening from June 14-19.  To register online or get more information, please visit the website above.

Central Illinois Music Camp (Wed. Jun 17, 2015 8:30 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Cedar Hills Baptist Church
12716 N. Allen Rd.
Dunlap, IL. 61525
309.243.7686
angelabeddingfield@gmail.com
http://www.cedarhillsbaptistchurch.org/music-camp-registration

A beginner, intermediate, or seasoned musician will benefit from this week of music enrichment. We have very talented teachers, band directors, and orchestra directors leading hands-on, exciting classes that will enrich the knowledge and talents of growing musicians.

 

Classes are available for students in grades PreK-12. Classes run June 15-19. Before care and after care are available beginning at 7:00 a.m. and ending at 6:00 p.m.

Everest Vacation Bible School (Wed. Jun 17, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 W. Edgewood Ct.
Morton, IL 61550
valerieirions@newlifeonline.org
https://www.groupvbspro.com/vbs/ez/NewLife/gpgs/Home.aspx

 

New Life invites kids to Everest VBS: Conquering Challenges with God's Mighty Power! There will be memorable bible-learning activities, catchy songs, yummy treats and more!

 

VBS will run each evening from June 15-19. To register online or get more information, please visit the website above.

Blast to the Past VBS (Wed. Jun 17, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Washington Christian Church
1012 N Main St.
Washington, IL 61571
309.444.2550
jesspittman83@gmail.com
http://www.vacationbibleschool.com/wcc

Washington Christian Church would like to invite kids age 4 through entering 5th grade to Bible Blast to the Past VBS!  Zoom through the centuries to discover God's love is with you all the time! 

 

VBS will run each evening from June 14-19.  To register online or get more information, please visit the website above.

Central Illinois Music Camp (Thu. Jun 18, 2015 8:30 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Cedar Hills Baptist Church
12716 N. Allen Rd.
Dunlap, IL. 61525
309.243.7686
angelabeddingfield@gmail.com
http://www.cedarhillsbaptistchurch.org/music-camp-registration

A beginner, intermediate, or seasoned musician will benefit from this week of music enrichment. We have very talented teachers, band directors, and orchestra directors leading hands-on, exciting classes that will enrich the knowledge and talents of growing musicians.

 

Classes are available for students in grades PreK-12. Classes run June 15-19. Before care and after care are available beginning at 7:00 a.m. and ending at 6:00 p.m.

Everest Vacation Bible School (Thu. Jun 18, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 W. Edgewood Ct.
Morton, IL 61550
valerieirions@newlifeonline.org
https://www.groupvbspro.com/vbs/ez/NewLife/gpgs/Home.aspx

 

New Life invites kids to Everest VBS: Conquering Challenges with God's Mighty Power! There will be memorable bible-learning activities, catchy songs, yummy treats and more!

 

VBS will run each evening from June 15-19. To register online or get more information, please visit the website above.

Blast to the Past VBS (Thu. Jun 18, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Washington Christian Church
1012 N Main St.
Washington, IL 61571
309.444.2550
jesspittman83@gmail.com
http://www.vacationbibleschool.com/wcc

Washington Christian Church would like to invite kids age 4 through entering 5th grade to Bible Blast to the Past VBS!  Zoom through the centuries to discover God's love is with you all the time! 

 

VBS will run each evening from June 14-19.  To register online or get more information, please visit the website above.

Central Illinois Music Camp (Fri. Jun 19, 2015 8:30 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Cedar Hills Baptist Church
12716 N. Allen Rd.
Dunlap, IL. 61525
309.243.7686
angelabeddingfield@gmail.com
http://www.cedarhillsbaptistchurch.org/music-camp-registration

A beginner, intermediate, or seasoned musician will benefit from this week of music enrichment. We have very talented teachers, band directors, and orchestra directors leading hands-on, exciting classes that will enrich the knowledge and talents of growing musicians.

 

Classes are available for students in grades PreK-12. Classes run June 15-19. Before care and after care are available beginning at 7:00 a.m. and ending at 6:00 p.m.

Everest Vacation Bible School (Fri. Jun 19, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 W. Edgewood Ct.
Morton, IL 61550
valerieirions@newlifeonline.org
https://www.groupvbspro.com/vbs/ez/NewLife/gpgs/Home.aspx

 

New Life invites kids to Everest VBS: Conquering Challenges with God's Mighty Power! There will be memorable bible-learning activities, catchy songs, yummy treats and more!

 

VBS will run each evening from June 15-19. To register online or get more information, please visit the website above.

Blast to the Past VBS (Fri. Jun 19, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Washington Christian Church
1012 N Main St.
Washington, IL 61571
309.444.2550
jesspittman83@gmail.com
http://www.vacationbibleschool.com/wcc

Washington Christian Church would like to invite kids age 4 through entering 5th grade to Bible Blast to the Past VBS!  Zoom through the centuries to discover God's love is with you all the time! 

 

VBS will run each evening from June 14-19.  To register online or get more information, please visit the website above.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Jun 19, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Monthly Gospel Jam Session (Fri. Jun 19, 2015 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

.
Living Rock Assembly Church, 1208 E. Duryea Avenue, Peoria Heights, IL 61616
309.692.3485 or 309.370.7894
Dorothy6161@comcast.net

Come out to our Monthly Jam Session on the 3rd Friday of every month.  People come from all around to listen to steel guitar, banjo, saxophone, drums, guitar, piano, trumpet, and a ventriloquist.  All are welcome to attend.  Snacks are provided after the service.

 

A free-will offering will be taken for Missions.  Giving is not required.  The church is set up to walk right in; there are no stairs.  Therefore, we welcome all handicap or elderly people to please attend.

Celebrate the Summer Solstice (Sun. Jun 21, 2015 5:00 am - 6:30 am)

Contact Info:

Dickson Mounds Museum
10956 N. Dickson Mounds Rd
Lewistown, IL 61542
309.547.3721
info-dmm@museum.state.il.us
http://experienceemiquon.com/content/celebrate-summer-solstice

Join us as we welcome the beginning of summer. We’ll watch the sunrise and enjoy a bonfire and live music by New Age musician Paul Adams, as we learn about how past and present people around the world recognized the significance of the position of the sun at particular times of the year.

 

Admission is free, but donations are appreciated.

Bibles for Love Packages (Sun. Jun 21, 2015 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Love Packages
220 Union St
Butler, IL 62015
217.532.6701
info@lovepackages.org
http://lovepackages.org/

Love Packages is a ministry that receives donated Christian materials to send to nations throughout the world that cannot afford them or cannot obtain them. In Butler, IL 20 foot ocean-going containers are fully packed and sent by truck and then barge to such places as India, South Africa, Liberia, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. 

 

Bibles, Sunday School materials, Bible Reference books, Christian books, Christian magazines and Tracts, Christian CD's and DVD's are all packed by catagory and sent to 3rd world countries. Bibles in any condition, Protestant or Catholic are the most requested resource. For this reason we are especially asking for donations of Bibles.

 

Containers are sent out weekly and the cost to send these containers is $3,500 to $6,000 per load. Donations toward this cost is appreciated.

 

With only 3 employees, this ministry depends heavily on volunteers. You may bring a group of any age, for any length of time, to help sort and repackage materials. Two dorms and a kitchen are available at no charge.

 

Below are listed the many places that have provided space to collect donated materials. Please participate as you can.

 

Love Packages: 220 Union, Butler, IL 62015- Open 9-4 M-F, Sat. by appt.- 217.532.6701

 

WPEO Peoria:  Accepts in Aug. and Sept.- 800.728.1020

 

Eastview Baptist Church: 2277 E Black(at Wolfe), Springfield- 8:30-12:30 M-F  217.522.6631

 

Family Christian Bookstore: 3435 Freedom Dr, Springfield- During business hours- 217.793.2085

 

Springfield Chiropractic Clinic: 1045 S 2nd (at Allen)- During business hours- 217.544.5213

 

KMDY: in Carthage at 52 Main St.- During business hours- 888.357.5639

 

Bethel Lutheran Church VBS (Sun. Jun 21, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm)

Contact Info:

Bethel Lutheran Church (Queenwood Campus)
325 E. Queenwood
Morton, IL 61550
309.263.2417
registerbethel@gmail.com
http://blcmorton.org/#/vbs2015

Join us for an epic expedition through Proverbs during our Camp Kilimanjaro Vacation Bible School!


Every day, our kids are faced with choices- will they choose wisely or foolishly? As they safari up Mount Kilimanjaro, your trekkers learn that true wisdom comes only from the one true all-wise God, who wants us to be wise! And He's filled the book of Proverbs with wise sayings for us!

 

Register for this week-long adventure at the website above. Feel free to contact the e-mail address above with questions.

SPY Camp (Summer Program for Youth) (Mon. Jun 22, 2015 8:30 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Cedar Hills Baptist Church
12716 N. Allen Rd.
Dunlap, IL. 61525
309.243.7686
angelabeddingfield@gmail.com
http://www.cedarhillsbaptistchurch.org/spy-camp-information

Offering a variety of exciting classes, SPY Camp is the place to be for summer fun.  Students can register for one or more classes being offered and enjoy digging into exciting subjects that will enrich curiosity and knowledge.

 

Classes are offered for 4 years - 9th grade. Weeks of SPY Camp are June 22-26 and July 13-17.  Go to the website above for more information.

Bethel Lutheran Church VBS (Mon. Jun 22, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm)

Contact Info:

Bethel Lutheran Church (Queenwood Campus)
325 E. Queenwood
Morton, IL 61550
309.263.2417
registerbethel@gmail.com
http://blcmorton.org/#/vbs2015

Join us for an epic expedition through Proverbs during our Camp Kilimanjaro Vacation Bible School!


Every day, our kids are faced with choices- will they choose wisely or foolishly? As they safari up Mount Kilimanjaro, your trekkers learn that true wisdom comes only from the one true all-wise God, who wants us to be wise! And He's filled the book of Proverbs with wise sayings for us!

 

Register for this week-long adventure at the website above. Feel free to contact the e-mail address above with questions.

SPY Camp (Summer Program for Youth) (Tue. Jun 23, 2015 8:30 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Cedar Hills Baptist Church
12716 N. Allen Rd.
Dunlap, IL. 61525
309.243.7686
angelabeddingfield@gmail.com
http://www.cedarhillsbaptistchurch.org/spy-camp-information

Offering a variety of exciting classes, SPY Camp is the place to be for summer fun.  Students can register for one or more classes being offered and enjoy digging into exciting subjects that will enrich curiosity and knowledge.

 

Classes are offered for 4 years - 9th grade. Weeks of SPY Camp are June 22-26 and July 13-17.  Go to the website above for more information.

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. Jun 23, 2015 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

Bethel Lutheran Church VBS (Tue. Jun 23, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm)

Contact Info:

Bethel Lutheran Church (Queenwood Campus)
325 E. Queenwood
Morton, IL 61550
309.263.2417
registerbethel@gmail.com
http://blcmorton.org/#/vbs2015

Join us for an epic expedition through Proverbs during our Camp Kilimanjaro Vacation Bible School!


Every day, our kids are faced with choices- will they choose wisely or foolishly? As they safari up Mount Kilimanjaro, your trekkers learn that true wisdom comes only from the one true all-wise God, who wants us to be wise! And He's filled the book of Proverbs with wise sayings for us!

 

Register for this week-long adventure at the website above. Feel free to contact the e-mail address above with questions.

SPY Camp (Summer Program for Youth) (Wed. Jun 24, 2015 8:30 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Cedar Hills Baptist Church
12716 N. Allen Rd.
Dunlap, IL. 61525
309.243.7686
angelabeddingfield@gmail.com
http://www.cedarhillsbaptistchurch.org/spy-camp-information

Offering a variety of exciting classes, SPY Camp is the place to be for summer fun.  Students can register for one or more classes being offered and enjoy digging into exciting subjects that will enrich curiosity and knowledge.

 

Classes are offered for 4 years - 9th grade. Weeks of SPY Camp are June 22-26 and July 13-17.  Go to the website above for more information.

Bethel Lutheran Church VBS (Wed. Jun 24, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm)

Contact Info:

Bethel Lutheran Church (Queenwood Campus)
325 E. Queenwood
Morton, IL 61550
309.263.2417
registerbethel@gmail.com
http://blcmorton.org/#/vbs2015

Join us for an epic expedition through Proverbs during our Camp Kilimanjaro Vacation Bible School!


Every day, our kids are faced with choices- will they choose wisely or foolishly? As they safari up Mount Kilimanjaro, your trekkers learn that true wisdom comes only from the one true all-wise God, who wants us to be wise! And He's filled the book of Proverbs with wise sayings for us!

 

Register for this week-long adventure at the website above. Feel free to contact the e-mail address above with questions.

SPY Camp (Summer Program for Youth) (Thu. Jun 25, 2015 8:30 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Cedar Hills Baptist Church
12716 N. Allen Rd.
Dunlap, IL. 61525
309.243.7686
angelabeddingfield@gmail.com
http://www.cedarhillsbaptistchurch.org/spy-camp-information

Offering a variety of exciting classes, SPY Camp is the place to be for summer fun.  Students can register for one or more classes being offered and enjoy digging into exciting subjects that will enrich curiosity and knowledge.

 

Classes are offered for 4 years - 9th grade. Weeks of SPY Camp are June 22-26 and July 13-17.  Go to the website above for more information.

Bethel Lutheran Church VBS (Thu. Jun 25, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm)

Contact Info:

Bethel Lutheran Church (Queenwood Campus)
325 E. Queenwood
Morton, IL 61550
309.263.2417
registerbethel@gmail.com
http://blcmorton.org/#/vbs2015

Join us for an epic expedition through Proverbs during our Camp Kilimanjaro Vacation Bible School!


Every day, our kids are faced with choices- will they choose wisely or foolishly? As they safari up Mount Kilimanjaro, your trekkers learn that true wisdom comes only from the one true all-wise God, who wants us to be wise! And He's filled the book of Proverbs with wise sayings for us!

 

Register for this week-long adventure at the website above. Feel free to contact the e-mail address above with questions.

SPY Camp (Summer Program for Youth) (Fri. Jun 26, 2015 8:30 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Cedar Hills Baptist Church
12716 N. Allen Rd.
Dunlap, IL. 61525
309.243.7686
angelabeddingfield@gmail.com
http://www.cedarhillsbaptistchurch.org/spy-camp-information

Offering a variety of exciting classes, SPY Camp is the place to be for summer fun.  Students can register for one or more classes being offered and enjoy digging into exciting subjects that will enrich curiosity and knowledge.

 

Classes are offered for 4 years - 9th grade. Weeks of SPY Camp are June 22-26 and July 13-17.  Go to the website above for more information.

Tennis for Water Dinner to Benefit Compassion Water for Life (Fri. Jun 26, 2015 5:30 pm)

Tennis for Water will be having a catered dinner with a cash bar and silent auction, featuring tennis gear, gift cards, etc.

 

Tennis for Water was created in order to benefit Compassion Water for Life, which provides water filters for people in developing countries.

 

To register or with questions, please visit the website above. Also, visit the website for the updated location of this event.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Jun 26, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Tennis to Benefit Compassion Water for Life (Sat. Jun 27, 2015 8:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Glen Oak Park- Tennis Courts
2218 N Prospect Rd.
Peoria, IL 61603
http://www.tennisforwater.com/event-details.html

Like to play tennis? Want to help a wonderful cause? Come to Tennis for Water in order to benefit Compassion Water for Life, which provides water filters for people in developing countries.

 

There will be doubles tournaments and skills challenges, along with mini-tennis for the kids and lessons! There will also be a raffle for awesome gear. A BBQ lunch and snacks will be provided at noon.

 

To register or with questions, please visit the website above.

Nature Trek: Geology Tour (Sat. Jun 27, 2015 9:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Dickson Mounds Museum
10956 N. Dickson Mounds Rd
Lewistown, IL 61542
309.547.3721
info-dmm@museum.state.il.us
http://experienceemiquon.com/content/nature-trek-geology-tour

Learn about the geology of the Lewistown-Havana area, and how the Illinois River Valley was formed.

 

Participants must dress appropriately for outdoor conditions and provide their own transportation and lunch.

Bibles for Love Packages (Sun. Jun 28, 2015 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Love Packages
220 Union St
Butler, IL 62015
217.532.6701
info@lovepackages.org
http://lovepackages.org/

Love Packages is a ministry that receives donated Christian materials to send to nations throughout the world that cannot afford them or cannot obtain them. In Butler, IL 20 foot ocean-going containers are fully packed and sent by truck and then barge to such places as India, South Africa, Liberia, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. 

 

Bibles, Sunday School materials, Bible Reference books, Christian books, Christian magazines and Tracts, Christian CD's and DVD's are all packed by catagory and sent to 3rd world countries. Bibles in any condition, Protestant or Catholic are the most requested resource. For this reason we are especially asking for donations of Bibles.

 

Containers are sent out weekly and the cost to send these containers is $3,500 to $6,000 per load. Donations toward this cost is appreciated.

 

With only 3 employees, this ministry depends heavily on volunteers. You may bring a group of any age, for any length of time, to help sort and repackage materials. Two dorms and a kitchen are available at no charge.

 

Below are listed the many places that have provided space to collect donated materials. Please participate as you can.

 

Love Packages: 220 Union, Butler, IL 62015- Open 9-4 M-F, Sat. by appt.- 217.532.6701

 

WPEO Peoria:  Accepts in Aug. and Sept.- 800.728.1020

 

Eastview Baptist Church: 2277 E Black(at Wolfe), Springfield- 8:30-12:30 M-F  217.522.6631

 

Family Christian Bookstore: 3435 Freedom Dr, Springfield- During business hours- 217.793.2085

 

Springfield Chiropractic Clinic: 1045 S 2nd (at Allen)- During business hours- 217.544.5213

 

KMDY: in Carthage at 52 Main St.- During business hours- 888.357.5639

 

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. Jun 30, 2015 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

Tot Time (Thu. Jul 2, 2015 9:30 am - 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

Dickson Mounds Museum
10956 N. Dickson Mounds Rd
Lewistown, IL 61542
309.547.3721
info-dmm@museum.state.il.us
http://experienceemiquon.com/content/dickson-mounds-museum-2

Adults and their tots will have fun exploring, discovering, and learning on the first Thursday of the month in the Museum’s Discovery Center. Spend quality time with your tot, while each of you makes new friends. July's topic is fish.

 

A different topic and craft will be featured each month. Participants will enjoy light refreshments. 

 

Registration is not required and admission is free.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Jul 3, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Bibles for Love Packages (Sun. Jul 5, 2015 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Love Packages
220 Union St
Butler, IL 62015
217.532.6701
info@lovepackages.org
http://lovepackages.org/

Love Packages is a ministry that receives donated Christian materials to send to nations throughout the world that cannot afford them or cannot obtain them. In Butler, IL 20 foot ocean-going containers are fully packed and sent by truck and then barge to such places as India, South Africa, Liberia, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. 

 

Bibles, Sunday School materials, Bible Reference books, Christian books, Christian magazines and Tracts, Christian CD's and DVD's are all packed by catagory and sent to 3rd world countries. Bibles in any condition, Protestant or Catholic are the most requested resource. For this reason we are especially asking for donations of Bibles.

 

Containers are sent out weekly and the cost to send these containers is $3,500 to $6,000 per load. Donations toward this cost is appreciated.

 

With only 3 employees, this ministry depends heavily on volunteers. You may bring a group of any age, for any length of time, to help sort and repackage materials. Two dorms and a kitchen are available at no charge.

 

Below are listed the many places that have provided space to collect donated materials. Please participate as you can.

 

Love Packages: 220 Union, Butler, IL 62015- Open 9-4 M-F, Sat. by appt.- 217.532.6701

 

WPEO Peoria:  Accepts in Aug. and Sept.- 800.728.1020

 

Eastview Baptist Church: 2277 E Black(at Wolfe), Springfield- 8:30-12:30 M-F  217.522.6631

 

Family Christian Bookstore: 3435 Freedom Dr, Springfield- During business hours- 217.793.2085

 

Springfield Chiropractic Clinic: 1045 S 2nd (at Allen)- During business hours- 217.544.5213

 

KMDY: in Carthage at 52 Main St.- During business hours- 888.357.5639

 

MOPS/MOMSnext (Tue. Jul 7, 2015 9:30 am)

Contact Info:

Glad Tidings Assembly of God
2201 E. Washington St
East Peoria, IL 61611
309.694.4433
blessedmrsmom-4mops@yahoo.com
http://www.mops.org/gtmops-momsnext

We are a dual-chartered group including both MOPS and MOMSnext moms. A typical meeting includes practical teaching through speakers, demonstrations and videos. We also include the occasional craft to spark our creative side. Plus, there's usually food... food you can enjoy and not have to share bites with anyone else! But more important, you'll get to have honest conversations with other moms who understand the joys and frustrations of motherhood. 

 

Childcare (Moppets) provided in a preschool-style environment. All volunteers are background checked to DCFS standards.

 

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. Jul 7, 2015 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

Open Volleyball (Thu. Jul 9, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Grace United Methodist Church
601 N 4th Street
Pekin, IL 61554
309.347.7131
secretary@pekingrace.org
http://pekingrace.com/

Open Volleyball in the multi-purpose room at Grace United Methodist Church in Pekin the second Thursday of every month (every Thursday if there is the interest). 18 and older.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Jul 10, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Nature Trek: Experience a Voyageur Canoe (Sat. Jul 11, 2015 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Dickson Mounds Museum
10956 N. Dickson Mounds Rd
Lewistown, IL 61542
309.547.3721
info-dmm@museum.state.il.us
http://experienceemiquon.com/content/nature-trek-experience-voyageur-canoe

Join us and bring your friends because we’ll need a lot of people to paddle a 28 and 34 foot voyageur canoe! Learn about history, geology, and biology as you paddle on Thompson Lake.

 

Registration is required and you will be provided with the information to obtain a free, necessary permit/waiver form. Minors must be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian. Seating is limited. Call the museum to register. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated.

Moriah Peters Concert (Sat. Jul 11, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Second Chance Church
3300 West Willow Knolls Dr.
Peoria, IL 61614
https://www.ivedecided.org/signup/moriah-peters-concert/

I've Decided Because I Can is bringing Moriah Peters to Second Chance Church to perform in concert!

 

Peters' music is described as "a powerful collection of anthemic and melodic pop songs that challenge us to boldly live our our faith as Christians. At 21, she delivers a cutting edge, energetic sound that confidently carries a message that resonates with both the young and young at heart."

 

Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the website above. 15% of proceeds will go to South Side Mission.

Bibles for Love Packages (Sun. Jul 12, 2015 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Love Packages
220 Union St
Butler, IL 62015
217.532.6701
info@lovepackages.org
http://lovepackages.org/

Love Packages is a ministry that receives donated Christian materials to send to nations throughout the world that cannot afford them or cannot obtain them. In Butler, IL 20 foot ocean-going containers are fully packed and sent by truck and then barge to such places as India, South Africa, Liberia, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. 

 

Bibles, Sunday School materials, Bible Reference books, Christian books, Christian magazines and Tracts, Christian CD's and DVD's are all packed by catagory and sent to 3rd world countries. Bibles in any condition, Protestant or Catholic are the most requested resource. For this reason we are especially asking for donations of Bibles.

 

Containers are sent out weekly and the cost to send these containers is $3,500 to $6,000 per load. Donations toward this cost is appreciated.

 

With only 3 employees, this ministry depends heavily on volunteers. You may bring a group of any age, for any length of time, to help sort and repackage materials. Two dorms and a kitchen are available at no charge.

 

Below are listed the many places that have provided space to collect donated materials. Please participate as you can.

 

Love Packages: 220 Union, Butler, IL 62015- Open 9-4 M-F, Sat. by appt.- 217.532.6701

 

WPEO Peoria:  Accepts in Aug. and Sept.- 800.728.1020

 

Eastview Baptist Church: 2277 E Black(at Wolfe), Springfield- 8:30-12:30 M-F  217.522.6631

 

Family Christian Bookstore: 3435 Freedom Dr, Springfield- During business hours- 217.793.2085

 

Springfield Chiropractic Clinic: 1045 S 2nd (at Allen)- During business hours- 217.544.5213

 

KMDY: in Carthage at 52 Main St.- During business hours- 888.357.5639

 

SPY Camp (Summer Program for Youth) (Mon. Jul 13, 2015 8:30 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Cedar Hills Baptist Church
12716 N. Allen Rd.
Dunlap, IL. 61525
309.243.7686
angelabeddingfield@gmail.com
http://www.cedarhillsbaptistchurch.org/spy-camp-information

Offering a variety of exciting classes, SPY Camp is the place to be for summer fun.  Students can register for one or more classes being offered and enjoy digging into exciting subjects that will enrich curiosity and knowledge.

 

Classes are offered for 4 years - 9th grade. Weeks of SPY Camp are June 22-26 and July 13-17.  Go to the website above for more information.

Vacation Bible School at Crossroads United Methodist Church (Mon. Jul 13, 2015 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

Crossroads United Methodist Church
1420 North Main Street
Washington, IL 61571
309.444.2381
http://www.crossroads4all.org/

Crossroads United Methodist Church in Washington, IL will hold Vacation Bible School July 13-17.  

 

Explore God's plan for you through science principles and experiments.  Join us as we learn God's truths for us, others and how we came to be!  Caution: a few science explosions...ooops we mean fun experiments may happen at any time.

 

See you there!!!

SPY Camp (Summer Program for Youth) (Tue. Jul 14, 2015 8:30 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Cedar Hills Baptist Church
12716 N. Allen Rd.
Dunlap, IL. 61525
309.243.7686
angelabeddingfield@gmail.com
http://www.cedarhillsbaptistchurch.org/spy-camp-information

Offering a variety of exciting classes, SPY Camp is the place to be for summer fun.  Students can register for one or more classes being offered and enjoy digging into exciting subjects that will enrich curiosity and knowledge.

 

Classes are offered for 4 years - 9th grade. Weeks of SPY Camp are June 22-26 and July 13-17.  Go to the website above for more information.

Vacation Bible School at Crossroads United Methodist Church (Tue. Jul 14, 2015 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

Crossroads United Methodist Church
1420 North Main Street
Washington, IL 61571
309.444.2381
http://www.crossroads4all.org/

Crossroads United Methodist Church in Washington, IL will hold Vacation Bible School July 13-17.  

 

Explore God's plan for you through science principles and experiments.  Join us as we learn God's truths for us, others and how we came to be!  Caution: a few science explosions...ooops we mean fun experiments may happen at any time.

 

See you there!!!

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. Jul 14, 2015 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

SPY Camp (Summer Program for Youth) (Wed. Jul 15, 2015 8:30 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Cedar Hills Baptist Church
12716 N. Allen Rd.
Dunlap, IL. 61525
309.243.7686
angelabeddingfield@gmail.com
http://www.cedarhillsbaptistchurch.org/spy-camp-information

Offering a variety of exciting classes, SPY Camp is the place to be for summer fun.  Students can register for one or more classes being offered and enjoy digging into exciting subjects that will enrich curiosity and knowledge.

 

Classes are offered for 4 years - 9th grade. Weeks of SPY Camp are June 22-26 and July 13-17.  Go to the website above for more information.

Vacation Bible School at Crossroads United Methodist Church (Wed. Jul 15, 2015 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

Crossroads United Methodist Church
1420 North Main Street
Washington, IL 61571
309.444.2381
http://www.crossroads4all.org/

Crossroads United Methodist Church in Washington, IL will hold Vacation Bible School July 13-17.  

 

Explore God's plan for you through science principles and experiments.  Join us as we learn God's truths for us, others and how we came to be!  Caution: a few science explosions...ooops we mean fun experiments may happen at any time.

 

See you there!!!

SPY Camp (Summer Program for Youth) (Thu. Jul 16, 2015 8:30 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Cedar Hills Baptist Church
12716 N. Allen Rd.
Dunlap, IL. 61525
309.243.7686
angelabeddingfield@gmail.com
http://www.cedarhillsbaptistchurch.org/spy-camp-information

Offering a variety of exciting classes, SPY Camp is the place to be for summer fun.  Students can register for one or more classes being offered and enjoy digging into exciting subjects that will enrich curiosity and knowledge.

 

Classes are offered for 4 years - 9th grade. Weeks of SPY Camp are June 22-26 and July 13-17.  Go to the website above for more information.

Vacation Bible School at Crossroads United Methodist Church (Thu. Jul 16, 2015 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

Crossroads United Methodist Church
1420 North Main Street
Washington, IL 61571
309.444.2381
http://www.crossroads4all.org/

Crossroads United Methodist Church in Washington, IL will hold Vacation Bible School July 13-17.  

 

Explore God's plan for you through science principles and experiments.  Join us as we learn God's truths for us, others and how we came to be!  Caution: a few science explosions...ooops we mean fun experiments may happen at any time.

 

See you there!!!

SPY Camp (Summer Program for Youth) (Fri. Jul 17, 2015 8:30 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Cedar Hills Baptist Church
12716 N. Allen Rd.
Dunlap, IL. 61525
309.243.7686
angelabeddingfield@gmail.com
http://www.cedarhillsbaptistchurch.org/spy-camp-information

Offering a variety of exciting classes, SPY Camp is the place to be for summer fun.  Students can register for one or more classes being offered and enjoy digging into exciting subjects that will enrich curiosity and knowledge.

 

Classes are offered for 4 years - 9th grade. Weeks of SPY Camp are June 22-26 and July 13-17.  Go to the website above for more information.

Vacation Bible School at Crossroads United Methodist Church (Fri. Jul 17, 2015 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

Crossroads United Methodist Church
1420 North Main Street
Washington, IL 61571
309.444.2381
http://www.crossroads4all.org/

Crossroads United Methodist Church in Washington, IL will hold Vacation Bible School July 13-17.  

 

Explore God's plan for you through science principles and experiments.  Join us as we learn God's truths for us, others and how we came to be!  Caution: a few science explosions...ooops we mean fun experiments may happen at any time.

 

See you there!!!

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Jul 17, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Bibles for Love Packages (Sun. Jul 19, 2015 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Love Packages
220 Union St
Butler, IL 62015
217.532.6701
info@lovepackages.org
http://lovepackages.org/

Love Packages is a ministry that receives donated Christian materials to send to nations throughout the world that cannot afford them or cannot obtain them. In Butler, IL 20 foot ocean-going containers are fully packed and sent by truck and then barge to such places as India, South Africa, Liberia, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. 

 

Bibles, Sunday School materials, Bible Reference books, Christian books, Christian magazines and Tracts, Christian CD's and DVD's are all packed by catagory and sent to 3rd world countries. Bibles in any condition, Protestant or Catholic are the most requested resource. For this reason we are especially asking for donations of Bibles.

 

Containers are sent out weekly and the cost to send these containers is $3,500 to $6,000 per load. Donations toward this cost is appreciated.

 

With only 3 employees, this ministry depends heavily on volunteers. You may bring a group of any age, for any length of time, to help sort and repackage materials. Two dorms and a kitchen are available at no charge.

 

Below are listed the many places that have provided space to collect donated materials. Please participate as you can.

 

Love Packages: 220 Union, Butler, IL 62015- Open 9-4 M-F, Sat. by appt.- 217.532.6701

 

WPEO Peoria:  Accepts in Aug. and Sept.- 800.728.1020

 

Eastview Baptist Church: 2277 E Black(at Wolfe), Springfield- 8:30-12:30 M-F  217.522.6631

 

Family Christian Bookstore: 3435 Freedom Dr, Springfield- During business hours- 217.793.2085

 

Springfield Chiropractic Clinic: 1045 S 2nd (at Allen)- During business hours- 217.544.5213

 

KMDY: in Carthage at 52 Main St.- During business hours- 888.357.5639

 

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. Jul 21, 2015 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

Afflicted Conference (Fri. Jul 24, 2015 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Eureka Bible Church
1452 Church Rd
Eureka, IL 61530
309.467.4341
http://www.lifesongfororphans.org/

The Afflicted Conference is put on by Lifesong for Orphans in order to raise awareness for how to care for both the orphan and the trafficked/enslaved individual. 

 

The conference will have various organizations speaking about what God is doing in some of the darkest places of the world and the hope that we have in the gospel. There will also be a booth fair to learn more about what God is doing and how you can be a part of it by making purchases that benefit the orphan and the oppressed.

 

The theme for this conference is, "Even in the darkness, there is hope," in relation to John 1:5: "The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness can never extinguish it."

 

There is no fee to attend. Registration is not necessary. Visit the website above for more information on Lifesong for Orphans.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Jul 24, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Bibles for Love Packages (Sun. Jul 26, 2015 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Love Packages
220 Union St
Butler, IL 62015
217.532.6701
info@lovepackages.org
http://lovepackages.org/

Love Packages is a ministry that receives donated Christian materials to send to nations throughout the world that cannot afford them or cannot obtain them. In Butler, IL 20 foot ocean-going containers are fully packed and sent by truck and then barge to such places as India, South Africa, Liberia, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. 

 

Bibles, Sunday School materials, Bible Reference books, Christian books, Christian magazines and Tracts, Christian CD's and DVD's are all packed by catagory and sent to 3rd world countries. Bibles in any condition, Protestant or Catholic are the most requested resource. For this reason we are especially asking for donations of Bibles.

 

Containers are sent out weekly and the cost to send these containers is $3,500 to $6,000 per load. Donations toward this cost is appreciated.

 

With only 3 employees, this ministry depends heavily on volunteers. You may bring a group of any age, for any length of time, to help sort and repackage materials. Two dorms and a kitchen are available at no charge.

 

Below are listed the many places that have provided space to collect donated materials. Please participate as you can.

 

Love Packages: 220 Union, Butler, IL 62015- Open 9-4 M-F, Sat. by appt.- 217.532.6701

 

WPEO Peoria:  Accepts in Aug. and Sept.- 800.728.1020

 

Eastview Baptist Church: 2277 E Black(at Wolfe), Springfield- 8:30-12:30 M-F  217.522.6631

 

Family Christian Bookstore: 3435 Freedom Dr, Springfield- During business hours- 217.793.2085

 

Springfield Chiropractic Clinic: 1045 S 2nd (at Allen)- During business hours- 217.544.5213

 

KMDY: in Carthage at 52 Main St.- During business hours- 888.357.5639

 

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. Jul 28, 2015 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Jul 31, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Bibles for Love Packages (Sun. Aug 2, 2015 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Love Packages
220 Union St
Butler, IL 62015
217.532.6701
info@lovepackages.org
http://lovepackages.org/

Love Packages is a ministry that receives donated Christian materials to send to nations throughout the world that cannot afford them or cannot obtain them. In Butler, IL 20 foot ocean-going containers are fully packed and sent by truck and then barge to such places as India, South Africa, Liberia, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. 

 

Bibles, Sunday School materials, Bible Reference books, Christian books, Christian magazines and Tracts, Christian CD's and DVD's are all packed by catagory and sent to 3rd world countries. Bibles in any condition, Protestant or Catholic are the most requested resource. For this reason we are especially asking for donations of Bibles.

 

Containers are sent out weekly and the cost to send these containers is $3,500 to $6,000 per load. Donations toward this cost is appreciated.

 

With only 3 employees, this ministry depends heavily on volunteers. You may bring a group of any age, for any length of time, to help sort and repackage materials. Two dorms and a kitchen are available at no charge.

 

Below are listed the many places that have provided space to collect donated materials. Please participate as you can.

 

Love Packages: 220 Union, Butler, IL 62015- Open 9-4 M-F, Sat. by appt.- 217.532.6701

 

WPEO Peoria:  Accepts in Aug. and Sept.- 800.728.1020

 

Eastview Baptist Church: 2277 E Black(at Wolfe), Springfield- 8:30-12:30 M-F  217.522.6631

 

Family Christian Bookstore: 3435 Freedom Dr, Springfield- During business hours- 217.793.2085

 

Springfield Chiropractic Clinic: 1045 S 2nd (at Allen)- During business hours- 217.544.5213

 

KMDY: in Carthage at 52 Main St.- During business hours- 888.357.5639

 

MOPS/MOMSnext (Tue. Aug 4, 2015 9:30 am)

Contact Info:

Glad Tidings Assembly of God
2201 E. Washington St
East Peoria, IL 61611
309.694.4433
blessedmrsmom-4mops@yahoo.com
http://www.mops.org/gtmops-momsnext

We are a dual-chartered group including both MOPS and MOMSnext moms. A typical meeting includes practical teaching through speakers, demonstrations and videos. We also include the occasional craft to spark our creative side. Plus, there's usually food... food you can enjoy and not have to share bites with anyone else! But more important, you'll get to have honest conversations with other moms who understand the joys and frustrations of motherhood. 

 

Childcare (Moppets) provided in a preschool-style environment. All volunteers are background checked to DCFS standards.

 

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. Aug 4, 2015 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

Tot Time (Thu. Aug 6, 2015 9:30 am - 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

Dickson Mounds Museum
10956 N. Dickson Mounds Rd
Lewistown, IL 61542
309.547.3721
info-dmm@museum.state.il.us
http://experienceemiquon.com/content/dickson-mounds-museum-2

Adults and their tots will have fun exploring, discovering, and learning on the first Thursday of the month in the Museum’s Discovery Center. Spend quality time with your tot, while each of you makes new friends.

 

A different topic and craft will be featured each month. Participants will enjoy light refreshments.

 

Registration is not required and admission is free.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Aug 7, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Bibles for Love Packages (Sun. Aug 9, 2015 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Love Packages
220 Union St
Butler, IL 62015
217.532.6701
info@lovepackages.org
http://lovepackages.org/

Love Packages is a ministry that receives donated Christian materials to send to nations throughout the world that cannot afford them or cannot obtain them. In Butler, IL 20 foot ocean-going containers are fully packed and sent by truck and then barge to such places as India, South Africa, Liberia, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. 

 

Bibles, Sunday School materials, Bible Reference books, Christian books, Christian magazines and Tracts, Christian CD's and DVD's are all packed by catagory and sent to 3rd world countries. Bibles in any condition, Protestant or Catholic are the most requested resource. For this reason we are especially asking for donations of Bibles.

 

Containers are sent out weekly and the cost to send these containers is $3,500 to $6,000 per load. Donations toward this cost is appreciated.

 

With only 3 employees, this ministry depends heavily on volunteers. You may bring a group of any age, for any length of time, to help sort and repackage materials. Two dorms and a kitchen are available at no charge.

 

Below are listed the many places that have provided space to collect donated materials. Please participate as you can.

 

Love Packages: 220 Union, Butler, IL 62015- Open 9-4 M-F, Sat. by appt.- 217.532.6701

 

WPEO Peoria:  Accepts in Aug. and Sept.- 800.728.1020

 

Eastview Baptist Church: 2277 E Black(at Wolfe), Springfield- 8:30-12:30 M-F  217.522.6631

 

Family Christian Bookstore: 3435 Freedom Dr, Springfield- During business hours- 217.793.2085

 

Springfield Chiropractic Clinic: 1045 S 2nd (at Allen)- During business hours- 217.544.5213

 

KMDY: in Carthage at 52 Main St.- During business hours- 888.357.5639

 

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. Aug 11, 2015 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Aug 14, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Bibles for Love Packages (Sun. Aug 16, 2015 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Love Packages
220 Union St
Butler, IL 62015
217.532.6701
info@lovepackages.org
http://lovepackages.org/

Love Packages is a ministry that receives donated Christian materials to send to nations throughout the world that cannot afford them or cannot obtain them. In Butler, IL 20 foot ocean-going containers are fully packed and sent by truck and then barge to such places as India, South Africa, Liberia, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. 

 

Bibles, Sunday School materials, Bible Reference books, Christian books, Christian magazines and Tracts, Christian CD's and DVD's are all packed by catagory and sent to 3rd world countries. Bibles in any condition, Protestant or Catholic are the most requested resource. For this reason we are especially asking for donations of Bibles.

 

Containers are sent out weekly and the cost to send these containers is $3,500 to $6,000 per load. Donations toward this cost is appreciated.

 

With only 3 employees, this ministry depends heavily on volunteers. You may bring a group of any age, for any length of time, to help sort and repackage materials. Two dorms and a kitchen are available at no charge.

 

Below are listed the many places that have provided space to collect donated materials. Please participate as you can.

 

Love Packages: 220 Union, Butler, IL 62015- Open 9-4 M-F, Sat. by appt.- 217.532.6701

 

WPEO Peoria:  Accepts in Aug. and Sept.- 800.728.1020

 

Eastview Baptist Church: 2277 E Black(at Wolfe), Springfield- 8:30-12:30 M-F  217.522.6631

 

Family Christian Bookstore: 3435 Freedom Dr, Springfield- During business hours- 217.793.2085

 

Springfield Chiropractic Clinic: 1045 S 2nd (at Allen)- During business hours- 217.544.5213

 

KMDY: in Carthage at 52 Main St.- During business hours- 888.357.5639

 

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. Aug 18, 2015 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Aug 21, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Bibles for Love Packages (Sun. Aug 23, 2015 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Love Packages
220 Union St
Butler, IL 62015
217.532.6701
info@lovepackages.org
http://lovepackages.org/

Love Packages is a ministry that receives donated Christian materials to send to nations throughout the world that cannot afford them or cannot obtain them. In Butler, IL 20 foot ocean-going containers are fully packed and sent by truck and then barge to such places as India, South Africa, Liberia, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. 

 

Bibles, Sunday School materials, Bible Reference books, Christian books, Christian magazines and Tracts, Christian CD's and DVD's are all packed by catagory and sent to 3rd world countries. Bibles in any condition, Protestant or Catholic are the most requested resource. For this reason we are especially asking for donations of Bibles.

 

Containers are sent out weekly and the cost to send these containers is $3,500 to $6,000 per load. Donations toward this cost is appreciated.

 

With only 3 employees, this ministry depends heavily on volunteers. You may bring a group of any age, for any length of time, to help sort and repackage materials. Two dorms and a kitchen are available at no charge.

 

Below are listed the many places that have provided space to collect donated materials. Please participate as you can.

 

Love Packages: 220 Union, Butler, IL 62015- Open 9-4 M-F, Sat. by appt.- 217.532.6701

 

WPEO Peoria:  Accepts in Aug. and Sept.- 800.728.1020

 

Eastview Baptist Church: 2277 E Black(at Wolfe), Springfield- 8:30-12:30 M-F  217.522.6631

 

Family Christian Bookstore: 3435 Freedom Dr, Springfield- During business hours- 217.793.2085

 

Springfield Chiropractic Clinic: 1045 S 2nd (at Allen)- During business hours- 217.544.5213

 

KMDY: in Carthage at 52 Main St.- During business hours- 888.357.5639

 

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. Aug 25, 2015 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Aug 28, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Bibles for Love Packages (Sun. Aug 30, 2015 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Love Packages
220 Union St
Butler, IL 62015
217.532.6701
info@lovepackages.org
http://lovepackages.org/

Love Packages is a ministry that receives donated Christian materials to send to nations throughout the world that cannot afford them or cannot obtain them. In Butler, IL 20 foot ocean-going containers are fully packed and sent by truck and then barge to such places as India, South Africa, Liberia, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. 

 

Bibles, Sunday School materials, Bible Reference books, Christian books, Christian magazines and Tracts, Christian CD's and DVD's are all packed by catagory and sent to 3rd world countries. Bibles in any condition, Protestant or Catholic are the most requested resource. For this reason we are especially asking for donations of Bibles.

 

Containers are sent out weekly and the cost to send these containers is $3,500 to $6,000 per load. Donations toward this cost is appreciated.

 

With only 3 employees, this ministry depends heavily on volunteers. You may bring a group of any age, for any length of time, to help sort and repackage materials. Two dorms and a kitchen are available at no charge.

 

Below are listed the many places that have provided space to collect donated materials. Please participate as you can.

 

Love Packages: 220 Union, Butler, IL 62015- Open 9-4 M-F, Sat. by appt.- 217.532.6701

 

WPEO Peoria:  Accepts in Aug. and Sept.- 800.728.1020

 

Eastview Baptist Church: 2277 E Black(at Wolfe), Springfield- 8:30-12:30 M-F  217.522.6631

 

Family Christian Bookstore: 3435 Freedom Dr, Springfield- During business hours- 217.793.2085

 

Springfield Chiropractic Clinic: 1045 S 2nd (at Allen)- During business hours- 217.544.5213

 

KMDY: in Carthage at 52 Main St.- During business hours- 888.357.5639

 

MOPS/MOMSnext (Tue. Sep 1, 2015 9:30 am)

Contact Info:

Glad Tidings Assembly of God
2201 E. Washington St
East Peoria, IL 61611
309.694.4433
blessedmrsmom-4mops@yahoo.com
http://www.mops.org/gtmops-momsnext

We are a dual-chartered group including both MOPS and MOMSnext moms. A typical meeting includes practical teaching through speakers, demonstrations and videos. We also include the occasional craft to spark our creative side. Plus, there's usually food... food you can enjoy and not have to share bites with anyone else! But more important, you'll get to have honest conversations with other moms who understand the joys and frustrations of motherhood. 

 

Childcare (Moppets) provided in a preschool-style environment. All volunteers are background checked to DCFS standards.

 

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. Sep 1, 2015 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Sep 4, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Bibles for Love Packages (Sun. Sep 6, 2015 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Love Packages
220 Union St
Butler, IL 62015
217.532.6701
info@lovepackages.org
http://lovepackages.org/

Love Packages is a ministry that receives donated Christian materials to send to nations throughout the world that cannot afford them or cannot obtain them. In Butler, IL 20 foot ocean-going containers are fully packed and sent by truck and then barge to such places as India, South Africa, Liberia, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. 

 

Bibles, Sunday School materials, Bible Reference books, Christian books, Christian magazines and Tracts, Christian CD's and DVD's are all packed by catagory and sent to 3rd world countries. Bibles in any condition, Protestant or Catholic are the most requested resource. For this reason we are especially asking for donations of Bibles.

 

Containers are sent out weekly and the cost to send these containers is $3,500 to $6,000 per load. Donations toward this cost is appreciated.

 

With only 3 employees, this ministry depends heavily on volunteers. You may bring a group of any age, for any length of time, to help sort and repackage materials. Two dorms and a kitchen are available at no charge.

 

Below are listed the many places that have provided space to collect donated materials. Please participate as you can.

 

Love Packages: 220 Union, Butler, IL 62015- Open 9-4 M-F, Sat. by appt.- 217.532.6701

 

WPEO Peoria:  Accepts in Aug. and Sept.- 800.728.1020

 

Eastview Baptist Church: 2277 E Black(at Wolfe), Springfield- 8:30-12:30 M-F  217.522.6631

 

Family Christian Bookstore: 3435 Freedom Dr, Springfield- During business hours- 217.793.2085

 

Springfield Chiropractic Clinic: 1045 S 2nd (at Allen)- During business hours- 217.544.5213

 

KMDY: in Carthage at 52 Main St.- During business hours- 888.357.5639

 

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. Sep 8, 2015 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Sep 11, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Bibles for Love Packages (Sun. Sep 13, 2015 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Love Packages
220 Union St
Butler, IL 62015
217.532.6701
info@lovepackages.org
http://lovepackages.org/

Love Packages is a ministry that receives donated Christian materials to send to nations throughout the world that cannot afford them or cannot obtain them. In Butler, IL 20 foot ocean-going containers are fully packed and sent by truck and then barge to such places as India, South Africa, Liberia, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. 

 

Bibles, Sunday School materials, Bible Reference books, Christian books, Christian magazines and Tracts, Christian CD's and DVD's are all packed by catagory and sent to 3rd world countries. Bibles in any condition, Protestant or Catholic are the most requested resource. For this reason we are especially asking for donations of Bibles.

 

Containers are sent out weekly and the cost to send these containers is $3,500 to $6,000 per load. Donations toward this cost is appreciated.

 

With only 3 employees, this ministry depends heavily on volunteers. You may bring a group of any age, for any length of time, to help sort and repackage materials. Two dorms and a kitchen are available at no charge.

 

Below are listed the many places that have provided space to collect donated materials. Please participate as you can.

 

Love Packages: 220 Union, Butler, IL 62015- Open 9-4 M-F, Sat. by appt.- 217.532.6701

 

WPEO Peoria:  Accepts in Aug. and Sept.- 800.728.1020

 

Eastview Baptist Church: 2277 E Black(at Wolfe), Springfield- 8:30-12:30 M-F  217.522.6631

 

Family Christian Bookstore: 3435 Freedom Dr, Springfield- During business hours- 217.793.2085

 

Springfield Chiropractic Clinic: 1045 S 2nd (at Allen)- During business hours- 217.544.5213

 

KMDY: in Carthage at 52 Main St.- During business hours- 888.357.5639

 

Bible Study Fellowship: Revelation (Mon. Sep 14, 2015 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

Women- Woodland Baptist Church, 6915 N. Allen Rd., Peoria, IL 61614
Men- Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614
https://www.bsfinternational.org/bsf-home

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!

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. Sep 15, 2015 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Sep 18, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Bibles for Love Packages (Sun. Sep 20, 2015 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Love Packages
220 Union St
Butler, IL 62015
217.532.6701
info@lovepackages.org
http://lovepackages.org/

Love Packages is a ministry that receives donated Christian materials to send to nations throughout the world that cannot afford them or cannot obtain them. In Butler, IL 20 foot ocean-going containers are fully packed and sent by truck and then barge to such places as India, South Africa, Liberia, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. 

 

Bibles, Sunday School materials, Bible Reference books, Christian books, Christian magazines and Tracts, Christian CD's and DVD's are all packed by catagory and sent to 3rd world countries. Bibles in any condition, Protestant or Catholic are the most requested resource. For this reason we are especially asking for donations of Bibles.

 

Containers are sent out weekly and the cost to send these containers is $3,500 to $6,000 per load. Donations toward this cost is appreciated.

 

With only 3 employees, this ministry depends heavily on volunteers. You may bring a group of any age, for any length of time, to help sort and repackage materials. Two dorms and a kitchen are available at no charge.

 

Below are listed the many places that have provided space to collect donated materials. Please participate as you can.

 

Love Packages: 220 Union, Butler, IL 62015- Open 9-4 M-F, Sat. by appt.- 217.532.6701

 

WPEO Peoria:  Accepts in Aug. and Sept.- 800.728.1020

 

Eastview Baptist Church: 2277 E Black(at Wolfe), Springfield- 8:30-12:30 M-F  217.522.6631

 

Family Christian Bookstore: 3435 Freedom Dr, Springfield- During business hours- 217.793.2085

 

Springfield Chiropractic Clinic: 1045 S 2nd (at Allen)- During business hours- 217.544.5213

 

KMDY: in Carthage at 52 Main St.- During business hours- 888.357.5639

 

Bible Study Fellowship: Revelation (Mon. Sep 21, 2015 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

Women- Woodland Baptist Church, 6915 N. Allen Rd., Peoria, IL 61614
Men- Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614
https://www.bsfinternational.org/bsf-home

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!

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. Sep 22, 2015 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Sep 25, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Bibles for Love Packages (Sun. Sep 27, 2015 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Love Packages
220 Union St
Butler, IL 62015
217.532.6701
info@lovepackages.org
http://lovepackages.org/

Love Packages is a ministry that receives donated Christian materials to send to nations throughout the world that cannot afford them or cannot obtain them. In Butler, IL 20 foot ocean-going containers are fully packed and sent by truck and then barge to such places as India, South Africa, Liberia, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. 

 

Bibles, Sunday School materials, Bible Reference books, Christian books, Christian magazines and Tracts, Christian CD's and DVD's are all packed by catagory and sent to 3rd world countries. Bibles in any condition, Protestant or Catholic are the most requested resource. For this reason we are especially asking for donations of Bibles.

 

Containers are sent out weekly and the cost to send these containers is $3,500 to $6,000 per load. Donations toward this cost is appreciated.

 

With only 3 employees, this ministry depends heavily on volunteers. You may bring a group of any age, for any length of time, to help sort and repackage materials. Two dorms and a kitchen are available at no charge.

 

Below are listed the many places that have provided space to collect donated materials. Please participate as you can.

 

Love Packages: 220 Union, Butler, IL 62015- Open 9-4 M-F, Sat. by appt.- 217.532.6701

 

WPEO Peoria:  Accepts in Aug. and Sept.- 800.728.1020

 

Eastview Baptist Church: 2277 E Black(at Wolfe), Springfield- 8:30-12:30 M-F  217.522.6631

 

Family Christian Bookstore: 3435 Freedom Dr, Springfield- During business hours- 217.793.2085

 

Springfield Chiropractic Clinic: 1045 S 2nd (at Allen)- During business hours- 217.544.5213

 

KMDY: in Carthage at 52 Main St.- During business hours- 888.357.5639

 

Bible Study Fellowship: Revelation (Mon. Sep 28, 2015 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

Women- Woodland Baptist Church, 6915 N. Allen Rd., Peoria, IL 61614
Men- Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614
https://www.bsfinternational.org/bsf-home

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!

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. Sep 29, 2015 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Oct 2, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Bibles for Love Packages (Sun. Oct 4, 2015 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Love Packages
220 Union St
Butler, IL 62015
217.532.6701
info@lovepackages.org
http://lovepackages.org/

Love Packages is a ministry that receives donated Christian materials to send to nations throughout the world that cannot afford them or cannot obtain them. In Butler, IL 20 foot ocean-going containers are fully packed and sent by truck and then barge to such places as India, South Africa, Liberia, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. 

 

Bibles, Sunday School materials, Bible Reference books, Christian books, Christian magazines and Tracts, Christian CD's and DVD's are all packed by catagory and sent to 3rd world countries. Bibles in any condition, Protestant or Catholic are the most requested resource. For this reason we are especially asking for donations of Bibles.

 

Containers are sent out weekly and the cost to send these containers is $3,500 to $6,000 per load. Donations toward this cost is appreciated.

 

With only 3 employees, this ministry depends heavily on volunteers. You may bring a group of any age, for any length of time, to help sort and repackage materials. Two dorms and a kitchen are available at no charge.

 

Below are listed the many places that have provided space to collect donated materials. Please participate as you can.

 

Love Packages: 220 Union, Butler, IL 62015- Open 9-4 M-F, Sat. by appt.- 217.532.6701

 

WPEO Peoria:  Accepts in Aug. and Sept.- 800.728.1020

 

Eastview Baptist Church: 2277 E Black(at Wolfe), Springfield- 8:30-12:30 M-F  217.522.6631

 

Family Christian Bookstore: 3435 Freedom Dr, Springfield- During business hours- 217.793.2085

 

Springfield Chiropractic Clinic: 1045 S 2nd (at Allen)- During business hours- 217.544.5213

 

KMDY: in Carthage at 52 Main St.- During business hours- 888.357.5639

 

Bible Study Fellowship: Revelation (Mon. Oct 5, 2015 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

Women- Woodland Baptist Church, 6915 N. Allen Rd., Peoria, IL 61614
Men- Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614
https://www.bsfinternational.org/bsf-home

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!

MOPS/MOMSnext (Tue. Oct 6, 2015 9:30 am)

Contact Info:

Glad Tidings Assembly of God
2201 E. Washington St
East Peoria, IL 61611
309.694.4433
blessedmrsmom-4mops@yahoo.com
http://www.mops.org/gtmops-momsnext

We are a dual-chartered group including both MOPS and MOMSnext moms. A typical meeting includes practical teaching through speakers, demonstrations and videos. We also include the occasional craft to spark our creative side. Plus, there's usually food... food you can enjoy and not have to share bites with anyone else! But more important, you'll get to have honest conversations with other moms who understand the joys and frustrations of motherhood. 

 

Childcare (Moppets) provided in a preschool-style environment. All volunteers are background checked to DCFS standards.

 

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. Oct 6, 2015 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Oct 9, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Bibles for Love Packages (Sun. Oct 11, 2015 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Love Packages
220 Union St
Butler, IL 62015
217.532.6701
info@lovepackages.org
http://lovepackages.org/

Love Packages is a ministry that receives donated Christian materials to send to nations throughout the world that cannot afford them or cannot obtain them. In Butler, IL 20 foot ocean-going containers are fully packed and sent by truck and then barge to such places as India, South Africa, Liberia, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. 

 

Bibles, Sunday School materials, Bible Reference books, Christian books, Christian magazines and Tracts, Christian CD's and DVD's are all packed by catagory and sent to 3rd world countries. Bibles in any condition, Protestant or Catholic are the most requested resource. For this reason we are especially asking for donations of Bibles.

 

Containers are sent out weekly and the cost to send these containers is $3,500 to $6,000 per load. Donations toward this cost is appreciated.

 

With only 3 employees, this ministry depends heavily on volunteers. You may bring a group of any age, for any length of time, to help sort and repackage materials. Two dorms and a kitchen are available at no charge.

 

Below are listed the many places that have provided space to collect donated materials. Please participate as you can.

 

Love Packages: 220 Union, Butler, IL 62015- Open 9-4 M-F, Sat. by appt.- 217.532.6701

 

WPEO Peoria:  Accepts in Aug. and Sept.- 800.728.1020

 

Eastview Baptist Church: 2277 E Black(at Wolfe), Springfield- 8:30-12:30 M-F  217.522.6631

 

Family Christian Bookstore: 3435 Freedom Dr, Springfield- During business hours- 217.793.2085

 

Springfield Chiropractic Clinic: 1045 S 2nd (at Allen)- During business hours- 217.544.5213

 

KMDY: in Carthage at 52 Main St.- During business hours- 888.357.5639

 

Bible Study Fellowship: Revelation (Mon. Oct 12, 2015 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

Women- Woodland Baptist Church, 6915 N. Allen Rd., Peoria, IL 61614
Men- Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614
https://www.bsfinternational.org/bsf-home

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!

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. Oct 13, 2015 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Oct 16, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Bibles for Love Packages (Sun. Oct 18, 2015 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Love Packages
220 Union St
Butler, IL 62015
217.532.6701
info@lovepackages.org
http://lovepackages.org/

Love Packages is a ministry that receives donated Christian materials to send to nations throughout the world that cannot afford them or cannot obtain them. In Butler, IL 20 foot ocean-going containers are fully packed and sent by truck and then barge to such places as India, South Africa, Liberia, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. 

 

Bibles, Sunday School materials, Bible Reference books, Christian books, Christian magazines and Tracts, Christian CD's and DVD's are all packed by catagory and sent to 3rd world countries. Bibles in any condition, Protestant or Catholic are the most requested resource. For this reason we are especially asking for donations of Bibles.

 

Containers are sent out weekly and the cost to send these containers is $3,500 to $6,000 per load. Donations toward this cost is appreciated.

 

With only 3 employees, this ministry depends heavily on volunteers. You may bring a group of any age, for any length of time, to help sort and repackage materials. Two dorms and a kitchen are available at no charge.

 

Below are listed the many places that have provided space to collect donated materials. Please participate as you can.

 

Love Packages: 220 Union, Butler, IL 62015- Open 9-4 M-F, Sat. by appt.- 217.532.6701

 

WPEO Peoria:  Accepts in Aug. and Sept.- 800.728.1020

 

Eastview Baptist Church: 2277 E Black(at Wolfe), Springfield- 8:30-12:30 M-F  217.522.6631

 

Family Christian Bookstore: 3435 Freedom Dr, Springfield- During business hours- 217.793.2085

 

Springfield Chiropractic Clinic: 1045 S 2nd (at Allen)- During business hours- 217.544.5213

 

KMDY: in Carthage at 52 Main St.- During business hours- 888.357.5639

 

Bible Study Fellowship: Revelation (Mon. Oct 19, 2015 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

Women- Woodland Baptist Church, 6915 N. Allen Rd., Peoria, IL 61614
Men- Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614
https://www.bsfinternational.org/bsf-home

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!

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. Oct 20, 2015 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Oct 23, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Bibles for Love Packages (Sun. Oct 25, 2015 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Love Packages
220 Union St
Butler, IL 62015
217.532.6701
info@lovepackages.org
http://lovepackages.org/

Love Packages is a ministry that receives donated Christian materials to send to nations throughout the world that cannot afford them or cannot obtain them. In Butler, IL 20 foot ocean-going containers are fully packed and sent by truck and then barge to such places as India, South Africa, Liberia, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. 

 

Bibles, Sunday School materials, Bible Reference books, Christian books, Christian magazines and Tracts, Christian CD's and DVD's are all packed by catagory and sent to 3rd world countries. Bibles in any condition, Protestant or Catholic are the most requested resource. For this reason we are especially asking for donations of Bibles.

 

Containers are sent out weekly and the cost to send these containers is $3,500 to $6,000 per load. Donations toward this cost is appreciated.

 

With only 3 employees, this ministry depends heavily on volunteers. You may bring a group of any age, for any length of time, to help sort and repackage materials. Two dorms and a kitchen are available at no charge.

 

Below are listed the many places that have provided space to collect donated materials. Please participate as you can.

 

Love Packages: 220 Union, Butler, IL 62015- Open 9-4 M-F, Sat. by appt.- 217.532.6701

 

WPEO Peoria:  Accepts in Aug. and Sept.- 800.728.1020

 

Eastview Baptist Church: 2277 E Black(at Wolfe), Springfield- 8:30-12:30 M-F  217.522.6631

 

Family Christian Bookstore: 3435 Freedom Dr, Springfield- During business hours- 217.793.2085

 

Springfield Chiropractic Clinic: 1045 S 2nd (at Allen)- During business hours- 217.544.5213

 

KMDY: in Carthage at 52 Main St.- During business hours- 888.357.5639

 

Bible Study Fellowship: Revelation (Mon. Oct 26, 2015 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

Women- Woodland Baptist Church, 6915 N. Allen Rd., Peoria, IL 61614
Men- Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614
https://www.bsfinternational.org/bsf-home

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!

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. Oct 27, 2015 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Oct 30, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Bibles for Love Packages (Sun. Nov 1, 2015 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Love Packages
220 Union St
Butler, IL 62015
217.532.6701
info@lovepackages.org
http://lovepackages.org/

Love Packages is a ministry that receives donated Christian materials to send to nations throughout the world that cannot afford them or cannot obtain them. In Butler, IL 20 foot ocean-going containers are fully packed and sent by truck and then barge to such places as India, South Africa, Liberia, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. 

 

Bibles, Sunday School materials, Bible Reference books, Christian books, Christian magazines and Tracts, Christian CD's and DVD's are all packed by catagory and sent to 3rd world countries. Bibles in any condition, Protestant or Catholic are the most requested resource. For this reason we are especially asking for donations of Bibles.

 

Containers are sent out weekly and the cost to send these containers is $3,500 to $6,000 per load. Donations toward this cost is appreciated.

 

With only 3 employees, this ministry depends heavily on volunteers. You may bring a group of any age, for any length of time, to help sort and repackage materials. Two dorms and a kitchen are available at no charge.

 

Below are listed the many places that have provided space to collect donated materials. Please participate as you can.

 

Love Packages: 220 Union, Butler, IL 62015- Open 9-4 M-F, Sat. by appt.- 217.532.6701

 

WPEO Peoria:  Accepts in Aug. and Sept.- 800.728.1020

 

Eastview Baptist Church: 2277 E Black(at Wolfe), Springfield- 8:30-12:30 M-F  217.522.6631

 

Family Christian Bookstore: 3435 Freedom Dr, Springfield- During business hours- 217.793.2085

 

Springfield Chiropractic Clinic: 1045 S 2nd (at Allen)- During business hours- 217.544.5213

 

KMDY: in Carthage at 52 Main St.- During business hours- 888.357.5639

 

Bible Study Fellowship: Revelation (Mon. Nov 2, 2015 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

Women- Woodland Baptist Church, 6915 N. Allen Rd., Peoria, IL 61614
Men- Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614
https://www.bsfinternational.org/bsf-home

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!

MOPS/MOMSnext (Tue. Nov 3, 2015 9:30 am)

Contact Info:

Glad Tidings Assembly of God
2201 E. Washington St
East Peoria, IL 61611
309.694.4433
blessedmrsmom-4mops@yahoo.com
http://www.mops.org/gtmops-momsnext

We are a dual-chartered group including both MOPS and MOMSnext moms. A typical meeting includes practical teaching through speakers, demonstrations and videos. We also include the occasional craft to spark our creative side. Plus, there's usually food... food you can enjoy and not have to share bites with anyone else! But more important, you'll get to have honest conversations with other moms who understand the joys and frustrations of motherhood. 

 

Childcare (Moppets) provided in a preschool-style environment. All volunteers are background checked to DCFS standards.

 

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. Nov 3, 2015 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Nov 6, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Bibles for Love Packages (Sun. Nov 8, 2015 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Love Packages
220 Union St
Butler, IL 62015
217.532.6701
info@lovepackages.org
http://lovepackages.org/

Love Packages is a ministry that receives donated Christian materials to send to nations throughout the world that cannot afford them or cannot obtain them. In Butler, IL 20 foot ocean-going containers are fully packed and sent by truck and then barge to such places as India, South Africa, Liberia, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. 

 

Bibles, Sunday School materials, Bible Reference books, Christian books, Christian magazines and Tracts, Christian CD's and DVD's are all packed by catagory and sent to 3rd world countries. Bibles in any condition, Protestant or Catholic are the most requested resource. For this reason we are especially asking for donations of Bibles.

 

Containers are sent out weekly and the cost to send these containers is $3,500 to $6,000 per load. Donations toward this cost is appreciated.

 

With only 3 employees, this ministry depends heavily on volunteers. You may bring a group of any age, for any length of time, to help sort and repackage materials. Two dorms and a kitchen are available at no charge.

 

Below are listed the many places that have provided space to collect donated materials. Please participate as you can.

 

Love Packages: 220 Union, Butler, IL 62015- Open 9-4 M-F, Sat. by appt.- 217.532.6701

 

WPEO Peoria:  Accepts in Aug. and Sept.- 800.728.1020

 

Eastview Baptist Church: 2277 E Black(at Wolfe), Springfield- 8:30-12:30 M-F  217.522.6631

 

Family Christian Bookstore: 3435 Freedom Dr, Springfield- During business hours- 217.793.2085

 

Springfield Chiropractic Clinic: 1045 S 2nd (at Allen)- During business hours- 217.544.5213

 

KMDY: in Carthage at 52 Main St.- During business hours- 888.357.5639

 

Bible Study Fellowship: Revelation (Mon. Nov 9, 2015 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

Women- Woodland Baptist Church, 6915 N. Allen Rd., Peoria, IL 61614
Men- Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614
https://www.bsfinternational.org/bsf-home

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!

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. Nov 10, 2015 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Nov 13, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Bibles for Love Packages (Sun. Nov 15, 2015 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Love Packages
220 Union St
Butler, IL 62015
217.532.6701
info@lovepackages.org
http://lovepackages.org/

Love Packages is a ministry that receives donated Christian materials to send to nations throughout the world that cannot afford them or cannot obtain them. In Butler, IL 20 foot ocean-going containers are fully packed and sent by truck and then barge to such places as India, South Africa, Liberia, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. 

 

Bibles, Sunday School materials, Bible Reference books, Christian books, Christian magazines and Tracts, Christian CD's and DVD's are all packed by catagory and sent to 3rd world countries. Bibles in any condition, Protestant or Catholic are the most requested resource. For this reason we are especially asking for donations of Bibles.

 

Containers are sent out weekly and the cost to send these containers is $3,500 to $6,000 per load. Donations toward this cost is appreciated.

 

With only 3 employees, this ministry depends heavily on volunteers. You may bring a group of any age, for any length of time, to help sort and repackage materials. Two dorms and a kitchen are available at no charge.

 

Below are listed the many places that have provided space to collect donated materials. Please participate as you can.

 

Love Packages: 220 Union, Butler, IL 62015- Open 9-4 M-F, Sat. by appt.- 217.532.6701

 

WPEO Peoria:  Accepts in Aug. and Sept.- 800.728.1020

 

Eastview Baptist Church: 2277 E Black(at Wolfe), Springfield- 8:30-12:30 M-F  217.522.6631

 

Family Christian Bookstore: 3435 Freedom Dr, Springfield- During business hours- 217.793.2085

 

Springfield Chiropractic Clinic: 1045 S 2nd (at Allen)- During business hours- 217.544.5213

 

KMDY: in Carthage at 52 Main St.- During business hours- 888.357.5639

 

Bible Study Fellowship: Revelation (Mon. Nov 16, 2015 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

Women- Woodland Baptist Church, 6915 N. Allen Rd., Peoria, IL 61614
Men- Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614
https://www.bsfinternational.org/bsf-home

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!

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. Nov 17, 2015 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Nov 20, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Bibles for Love Packages (Sun. Nov 22, 2015 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Love Packages
220 Union St
Butler, IL 62015
217.532.6701
info@lovepackages.org
http://lovepackages.org/

Love Packages is a ministry that receives donated Christian materials to send to nations throughout the world that cannot afford them or cannot obtain them. In Butler, IL 20 foot ocean-going containers are fully packed and sent by truck and then barge to such places as India, South Africa, Liberia, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. 

 

Bibles, Sunday School materials, Bible Reference books, Christian books, Christian magazines and Tracts, Christian CD's and DVD's are all packed by catagory and sent to 3rd world countries. Bibles in any condition, Protestant or Catholic are the most requested resource. For this reason we are especially asking for donations of Bibles.

 

Containers are sent out weekly and the cost to send these containers is $3,500 to $6,000 per load. Donations toward this cost is appreciated.

 

With only 3 employees, this ministry depends heavily on volunteers. You may bring a group of any age, for any length of time, to help sort and repackage materials. Two dorms and a kitchen are available at no charge.

 

Below are listed the many places that have provided space to collect donated materials. Please participate as you can.

 

Love Packages: 220 Union, Butler, IL 62015- Open 9-4 M-F, Sat. by appt.- 217.532.6701

 

WPEO Peoria:  Accepts in Aug. and Sept.- 800.728.1020

 

Eastview Baptist Church: 2277 E Black(at Wolfe), Springfield- 8:30-12:30 M-F  217.522.6631

 

Family Christian Bookstore: 3435 Freedom Dr, Springfield- During business hours- 217.793.2085

 

Springfield Chiropractic Clinic: 1045 S 2nd (at Allen)- During business hours- 217.544.5213

 

KMDY: in Carthage at 52 Main St.- During business hours- 888.357.5639

 

Bible Study Fellowship: Revelation (Mon. Nov 23, 2015 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

Women- Woodland Baptist Church, 6915 N. Allen Rd., Peoria, IL 61614
Men- Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614
https://www.bsfinternational.org/bsf-home

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!

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. Nov 24, 2015 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Nov 27, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Bibles for Love Packages (Sun. Nov 29, 2015 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Love Packages
220 Union St
Butler, IL 62015
217.532.6701
info@lovepackages.org
http://lovepackages.org/

Love Packages is a ministry that receives donated Christian materials to send to nations throughout the world that cannot afford them or cannot obtain them. In Butler, IL 20 foot ocean-going containers are fully packed and sent by truck and then barge to such places as India, South Africa, Liberia, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. 

 

Bibles, Sunday School materials, Bible Reference books, Christian books, Christian magazines and Tracts, Christian CD's and DVD's are all packed by catagory and sent to 3rd world countries. Bibles in any condition, Protestant or Catholic are the most requested resource. For this reason we are especially asking for donations of Bibles.

 

Containers are sent out weekly and the cost to send these containers is $3,500 to $6,000 per load. Donations toward this cost is appreciated.

 

With only 3 employees, this ministry depends heavily on volunteers. You may bring a group of any age, for any length of time, to help sort and repackage materials. Two dorms and a kitchen are available at no charge.

 

Below are listed the many places that have provided space to collect donated materials. Please participate as you can.

 

Love Packages: 220 Union, Butler, IL 62015- Open 9-4 M-F, Sat. by appt.- 217.532.6701

 

WPEO Peoria:  Accepts in Aug. and Sept.- 800.728.1020

 

Eastview Baptist Church: 2277 E Black(at Wolfe), Springfield- 8:30-12:30 M-F  217.522.6631

 

Family Christian Bookstore: 3435 Freedom Dr, Springfield- During business hours- 217.793.2085

 

Springfield Chiropractic Clinic: 1045 S 2nd (at Allen)- During business hours- 217.544.5213

 

KMDY: in Carthage at 52 Main St.- During business hours- 888.357.5639

 

Bible Study Fellowship: Revelation (Mon. Nov 30, 2015 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

Women- Woodland Baptist Church, 6915 N. Allen Rd., Peoria, IL 61614
Men- Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614
https://www.bsfinternational.org/bsf-home

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!

MOPS/MOMSnext (Tue. Dec 1, 2015 9:30 am)

Contact Info:

Glad Tidings Assembly of God
2201 E. Washington St
East Peoria, IL 61611
309.694.4433
blessedmrsmom-4mops@yahoo.com
http://www.mops.org/gtmops-momsnext

We are a dual-chartered group including both MOPS and MOMSnext moms. A typical meeting includes practical teaching through speakers, demonstrations and videos. We also include the occasional craft to spark our creative side. Plus, there's usually food... food you can enjoy and not have to share bites with anyone else! But more important, you'll get to have honest conversations with other moms who understand the joys and frustrations of motherhood. 

 

Childcare (Moppets) provided in a preschool-style environment. All volunteers are background checked to DCFS standards.

 

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. Dec 1, 2015 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Dec 4, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Bibles for Love Packages (Sun. Dec 6, 2015 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Love Packages
220 Union St
Butler, IL 62015
217.532.6701
info@lovepackages.org
http://lovepackages.org/

Love Packages is a ministry that receives donated Christian materials to send to nations throughout the world that cannot afford them or cannot obtain them. In Butler, IL 20 foot ocean-going containers are fully packed and sent by truck and then barge to such places as India, South Africa, Liberia, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. 

 

Bibles, Sunday School materials, Bible Reference books, Christian books, Christian magazines and Tracts, Christian CD's and DVD's are all packed by catagory and sent to 3rd world countries. Bibles in any condition, Protestant or Catholic are the most requested resource. For this reason we are especially asking for donations of Bibles.

 

Containers are sent out weekly and the cost to send these containers is $3,500 to $6,000 per load. Donations toward this cost is appreciated.

 

With only 3 employees, this ministry depends heavily on volunteers. You may bring a group of any age, for any length of time, to help sort and repackage materials. Two dorms and a kitchen are available at no charge.

 

Below are listed the many places that have provided space to collect donated materials. Please participate as you can.

 

Love Packages: 220 Union, Butler, IL 62015- Open 9-4 M-F, Sat. by appt.- 217.532.6701

 

WPEO Peoria:  Accepts in Aug. and Sept.- 800.728.1020

 

Eastview Baptist Church: 2277 E Black(at Wolfe), Springfield- 8:30-12:30 M-F  217.522.6631

 

Family Christian Bookstore: 3435 Freedom Dr, Springfield- During business hours- 217.793.2085

 

Springfield Chiropractic Clinic: 1045 S 2nd (at Allen)- During business hours- 217.544.5213

 

KMDY: in Carthage at 52 Main St.- During business hours- 888.357.5639

 

Bible Study Fellowship: Revelation (Mon. Dec 7, 2015 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

Women- Woodland Baptist Church, 6915 N. Allen Rd., Peoria, IL 61614
Men- Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614
https://www.bsfinternational.org/bsf-home

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!

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. Dec 8, 2015 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Dec 11, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Bibles for Love Packages (Sun. Dec 13, 2015 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Love Packages
220 Union St
Butler, IL 62015
217.532.6701
info@lovepackages.org
http://lovepackages.org/

Love Packages is a ministry that receives donated Christian materials to send to nations throughout the world that cannot afford them or cannot obtain them. In Butler, IL 20 foot ocean-going containers are fully packed and sent by truck and then barge to such places as India, South Africa, Liberia, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. 

 

Bibles, Sunday School materials, Bible Reference books, Christian books, Christian magazines and Tracts, Christian CD's and DVD's are all packed by catagory and sent to 3rd world countries. Bibles in any condition, Protestant or Catholic are the most requested resource. For this reason we are especially asking for donations of Bibles.

 

Containers are sent out weekly and the cost to send these containers is $3,500 to $6,000 per load. Donations toward this cost is appreciated.

 

With only 3 employees, this ministry depends heavily on volunteers. You may bring a group of any age, for any length of time, to help sort and repackage materials. Two dorms and a kitchen are available at no charge.

 

Below are listed the many places that have provided space to collect donated materials. Please participate as you can.

 

Love Packages: 220 Union, Butler, IL 62015- Open 9-4 M-F, Sat. by appt.- 217.532.6701

 

WPEO Peoria:  Accepts in Aug. and Sept.- 800.728.1020

 

Eastview Baptist Church: 2277 E Black(at Wolfe), Springfield- 8:30-12:30 M-F  217.522.6631

 

Family Christian Bookstore: 3435 Freedom Dr, Springfield- During business hours- 217.793.2085

 

Springfield Chiropractic Clinic: 1045 S 2nd (at Allen)- During business hours- 217.544.5213

 

KMDY: in Carthage at 52 Main St.- During business hours- 888.357.5639

 

Bible Study Fellowship: Revelation (Mon. Dec 14, 2015 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

Women- Woodland Baptist Church, 6915 N. Allen Rd., Peoria, IL 61614
Men- Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614
https://www.bsfinternational.org/bsf-home

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!

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. Dec 15, 2015 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Dec 18, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Bibles for Love Packages (Sun. Dec 20, 2015 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Love Packages
220 Union St
Butler, IL 62015
217.532.6701
info@lovepackages.org
http://lovepackages.org/

Love Packages is a ministry that receives donated Christian materials to send to nations throughout the world that cannot afford them or cannot obtain them. In Butler, IL 20 foot ocean-going containers are fully packed and sent by truck and then barge to such places as India, South Africa, Liberia, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. 

 

Bibles, Sunday School materials, Bible Reference books, Christian books, Christian magazines and Tracts, Christian CD's and DVD's are all packed by catagory and sent to 3rd world countries. Bibles in any condition, Protestant or Catholic are the most requested resource. For this reason we are especially asking for donations of Bibles.

 

Containers are sent out weekly and the cost to send these containers is $3,500 to $6,000 per load. Donations toward this cost is appreciated.

 

With only 3 employees, this ministry depends heavily on volunteers. You may bring a group of any age, for any length of time, to help sort and repackage materials. Two dorms and a kitchen are available at no charge.

 

Below are listed the many places that have provided space to collect donated materials. Please participate as you can.

 

Love Packages: 220 Union, Butler, IL 62015- Open 9-4 M-F, Sat. by appt.- 217.532.6701

 

WPEO Peoria:  Accepts in Aug. and Sept.- 800.728.1020

 

Eastview Baptist Church: 2277 E Black(at Wolfe), Springfield- 8:30-12:30 M-F  217.522.6631

 

Family Christian Bookstore: 3435 Freedom Dr, Springfield- During business hours- 217.793.2085

 

Springfield Chiropractic Clinic: 1045 S 2nd (at Allen)- During business hours- 217.544.5213

 

KMDY: in Carthage at 52 Main St.- During business hours- 888.357.5639

 

Bible Study Fellowship: Revelation (Mon. Dec 21, 2015 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

Women- Woodland Baptist Church, 6915 N. Allen Rd., Peoria, IL 61614
Men- Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614
https://www.bsfinternational.org/bsf-home

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!

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. Dec 22, 2015 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Dec 25, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Bibles for Love Packages (Sun. Dec 27, 2015 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Love Packages
220 Union St
Butler, IL 62015
217.532.6701
info@lovepackages.org
http://lovepackages.org/

Love Packages is a ministry that receives donated Christian materials to send to nations throughout the world that cannot afford them or cannot obtain them. In Butler, IL 20 foot ocean-going containers are fully packed and sent by truck and then barge to such places as India, South Africa, Liberia, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. 

 

Bibles, Sunday School materials, Bible Reference books, Christian books, Christian magazines and Tracts, Christian CD's and DVD's are all packed by catagory and sent to 3rd world countries. Bibles in any condition, Protestant or Catholic are the most requested resource. For this reason we are especially asking for donations of Bibles.

 

Containers are sent out weekly and the cost to send these containers is $3,500 to $6,000 per load. Donations toward this cost is appreciated.

 

With only 3 employees, this ministry depends heavily on volunteers. You may bring a group of any age, for any length of time, to help sort and repackage materials. Two dorms and a kitchen are available at no charge.

 

Below are listed the many places that have provided space to collect donated materials. Please participate as you can.

 

Love Packages: 220 Union, Butler, IL 62015- Open 9-4 M-F, Sat. by appt.- 217.532.6701

 

WPEO Peoria:  Accepts in Aug. and Sept.- 800.728.1020

 

Eastview Baptist Church: 2277 E Black(at Wolfe), Springfield- 8:30-12:30 M-F  217.522.6631

 

Family Christian Bookstore: 3435 Freedom Dr, Springfield- During business hours- 217.793.2085

 

Springfield Chiropractic Clinic: 1045 S 2nd (at Allen)- During business hours- 217.544.5213

 

KMDY: in Carthage at 52 Main St.- During business hours- 888.357.5639

 

Bible Study Fellowship: Revelation (Mon. Dec 28, 2015 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

Women- Woodland Baptist Church, 6915 N. Allen Rd., Peoria, IL 61614
Men- Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614
https://www.bsfinternational.org/bsf-home

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!

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. Dec 29, 2015 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Jan 1, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Bible Study Fellowship: Revelation (Mon. Jan 4, 2016 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

Women- Woodland Baptist Church, 6915 N. Allen Rd., Peoria, IL 61614
Men- Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614
https://www.bsfinternational.org/bsf-home

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!

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

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Jan 8, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Bible Study Fellowship: Revelation (Mon. Jan 11, 2016 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

Women- Woodland Baptist Church, 6915 N. Allen Rd., Peoria, IL 61614
Men- Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614
https://www.bsfinternational.org/bsf-home

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!

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. Jan 12, 2016 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Jan 15, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Bible Study Fellowship: Revelation (Mon. Jan 18, 2016 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

Women- Woodland Baptist Church, 6915 N. Allen Rd., Peoria, IL 61614
Men- Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614
https://www.bsfinternational.org/bsf-home

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!

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. Jan 19, 2016 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Christian Church
401 West Edgewood Court
Morton, IL
309.266.9050
scaggscarolyn@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/celebraterecoverymorton

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is the Morton, Illinois chapter.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Jan 22, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Bible Study Fellowship: Revelation (Mon. Jan 25, 2016 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

Women- Woodland Baptist Church, 6915 N. Allen Rd., Peoria, IL 61614
Men- Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614
https://www.bsfinternational.org/bsf-home

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!

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Jan 29, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Bible Study Fellowship: Revelation (Mon. Feb 1, 2016 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

Women- Woodland Baptist Church, 6915 N. Allen Rd., Peoria, IL 61614
Men- Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614
https://www.bsfinternational.org/bsf-home

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!

Bible Study Fellowship: Revelation (Mon. Feb 8, 2016 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

Women- Woodland Baptist Church, 6915 N. Allen Rd., Peoria, IL 61614
Men- Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614
https://www.bsfinternational.org/bsf-home

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!

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

Contact Info:

Women- Woodland Baptist Church, 6915 N. Allen Rd., Peoria, IL 61614
Men- Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614
https://www.bsfinternational.org/bsf-home

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!

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

Contact Info:

Women- Woodland Baptist Church, 6915 N. Allen Rd., Peoria, IL 61614
Men- Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614
https://www.bsfinternational.org/bsf-home

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!

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

Contact Info:

Women- Woodland Baptist Church, 6915 N. Allen Rd., Peoria, IL 61614
Men- Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614
https://www.bsfinternational.org/bsf-home

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!

Bible Study Fellowship: Revelation (Mon. Mar 7, 2016 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

Women- Woodland Baptist Church, 6915 N. Allen Rd., Peoria, IL 61614
Men- Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614
https://www.bsfinternational.org/bsf-home

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!

Bible Study Fellowship: Revelation (Mon. Mar 14, 2016 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

Women- Woodland Baptist Church, 6915 N. Allen Rd., Peoria, IL 61614
Men- Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614
https://www.bsfinternational.org/bsf-home

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!

Bible Study Fellowship: Revelation (Mon. Mar 21, 2016 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

Women- Woodland Baptist Church, 6915 N. Allen Rd., Peoria, IL 61614
Men- Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614
https://www.bsfinternational.org/bsf-home

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!

Bible Study Fellowship: Revelation (Mon. Mar 28, 2016 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

Women- Woodland Baptist Church, 6915 N. Allen Rd., Peoria, IL 61614
Men- Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614
https://www.bsfinternational.org/bsf-home

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!

Bible Study Fellowship: Revelation (Mon. Apr 4, 2016 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

Women- Woodland Baptist Church, 6915 N. Allen Rd., Peoria, IL 61614
Men- Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614
https://www.bsfinternational.org/bsf-home

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!

Bible Study Fellowship: Revelation (Mon. Apr 11, 2016 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

Women- Woodland Baptist Church, 6915 N. Allen Rd., Peoria, IL 61614
Men- Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614
https://www.bsfinternational.org/bsf-home

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!

Bible Study Fellowship: Revelation (Mon. Apr 18, 2016 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

Women- Woodland Baptist Church, 6915 N. Allen Rd., Peoria, IL 61614
Men- Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614
https://www.bsfinternational.org/bsf-home

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!

Bible Study Fellowship: Revelation (Mon. Apr 25, 2016 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

Women- Woodland Baptist Church, 6915 N. Allen Rd., Peoria, IL 61614
Men- Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614
https://www.bsfinternational.org/bsf-home

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!