Peoria Area

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Jul 24, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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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.

CEFCU Jazz Series (Thu. Jul 24, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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CEFCU Center Stage @ The Landing, 200 NE Water St., Peoria, IL 61602
309.689.3019
http://www.facebook.com/riverfrontevents

Come out Thursday evenings to the CEFCU Center Stage at the Landing for a FREE Summer Jazz series featuring local jazz artists. The 2014 Schedule includes:

 

June 19: Illinois Central Jazz Train

 

June 26: JC and the Redemption

 

July 10: Kevin Hart and the Vibe Tribe

 

July 17: Billy Cook Quartet

 

July 31: Brian Choban Jazz Quintet

 

August 14: David Hoffman and Friends

 

Event sponsored by CEFCU, the Peoria Park District, and the Central Illinois Jazz Society.

Arts In the Park: Pekin Park Concert Band (Thu. Jul 24, 2014 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Idlewood Park, Corner of E Idlewood St & Parkside Ave. Morton, IL 61550
309.266.7300
info@mortonfinearts.org
http://www.mortonfinearts.org/mortonfinearts/Arts_in_the_Park_2014.html

Come enjoy a beautiful concert in the park at our beautiful new Idlewood Arts Pavilion.

The Pekin Park Concert Band will provide a wonderful evening of nostalgic and patriotic music.

 

Summer and great music in the park just go together! Food concessions beginning at 6:30 p.m. Bring lawn chair and enjoy the fun. 

Summer Quest (Fri. Jul 25, 2014 7:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Faith Baptist Christian School, 1501 Howard Ct., Pekin, IL
309.347.6178
school.secretary@faithchristianofpekin.org

Faith Baptist Christian School announces its Summer Quest Program.  Much more than a DayCare, Summer Quest is a fun educational experience for children aged 4 through the 5th grade. 

 

Summer Quest is held every weekday from June 9th through August 15th (except July 4th) from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

Cost is a $50 registration/activity fee and $115/week.  Special discounts are available for multiple children and for those who only need certain weeks within the summer.

 

Contact our school office by phone or email to sign up.

SPYcamp (Fri. Jul 25, 2014 8:30 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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

Summer Program for Youth

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

 

Two week-long sessions are offered. The first is June 23-27th.  The second is July 21-25th.  Classes run from 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m., with before and after care available (7:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.).  SPYcamp is for ages PreK - 12th grade.

HayDay (V.B.S) (Fri. Jul 25, 2014 9:00 am - 11:30 am)

Contact Info:

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Tremont United Methodist 112 W. Pearl St. Tremont, IL 61568
309.925.2011
tumc@tremontumc.org
http://www.tremontumc.org

Hey Mom & Dad!

Looking for a fun activity for your 3 yr. old - 4th Grader? Have you child invite a friend and join us for Fun in Faith Fridays. This year's event is called HayDay!

The event takes place on three consecutive Fridays; July 11th, 18th, & 25th. HayDay runs from 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

 

Registration forms are on our website.

 

It will be more fun than you can imagine!

 

VBS International Spy Academy! (Fri. Jul 25, 2014 9:00 am - 11:45 am)

Do you know a kid who is ready to become a special agent of the one true God?

 

Join us for Vacation Bible School at Pekin Bible Church from July 21st - July 25th, 9:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.  Invitation is for kids going into grades 1st - 7th this coming fall.

 

Special agents will learn to know, love and live for the one true God as they enjoy songs, crafts, snacks and games!

Outdoor ReStore Sale (Fri. Jul 25, 2014 10:00 am)

Contact Info:

East Peoria ReStore
110 Carver Lane
East Peoria, IL 61611
309.676.6729 ext. 2
lisa@habitatpeoria.org

We will be selling unique, vintage products!

We will also be selling hot dogs, chips, and homemade cookies made by a local Girl Scout troupe!

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Jul 25, 2014 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/

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to get free from hurts, habits, and unhealthy relationships. 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. Celebrate Recovery meets every Friday at Northwoods Community Church from 6:00-8:30pm.

Mt. Hawley Community Church VBS (Fri. Jul 25, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Hawley Community Church, 6900 N. Mt. Hawley Rd. Peoria, IL 61614
309.643.9832
phoyle1@comcast.net
http://www.mhcchurch.org

Grab your shades!  Set your watches!  Practice your stealth moves!  It's time for VBS at Agency D3!   We're recruiting special agents for the week of July 21st-25th to join us as we discover, decide and defend the truth about who Jesus really is.   

International Spy Academy (Fri. Jul 25, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Dayton Avenue Baptist Church
3707 N. Dayton Avenue
Peoria, IL 61614
309.688.6639
daytonav@sbcglobal.net
http://answersvbs.com/vbs/dabaptist/

At International Spy Academy, July 21-25, kids will crack codes, collect clues, and discover how to be agents for the one true God!

 

Transportation is available, but you must call the church office to make arrangements in advance.

FOTCOH 5k Run/Walk to benefit Friends of the Children of Haiti (Fri. Jul 25, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Gateway Building
200 Northeast Water Street
Peoria, IL 61603
309.369.8118
speters@fotcoh.org
http://www.fotcoh.org

Join Friends of the Children of Haiti for a family-friendly 5k Run or walk on Peoria's Riverfront!

 

With paid registration of $40 per adult and $20 per child 18 and under (children in strollers are free), you will receive a tech-shirt, healthy snacks immediately following the race, admission to the after-party which features live music on CEFCU Center Stage at the Landing, and two beverage tickets. 

 

Your participation in this event will help FOTCOH, a 30 year old not-for-profit organization based in Peoria, continue its life-saving work in the poorest place on earth.   Each year, Friends of the Children of Haiti provides medicine and health care to 15,000+ Haitian people, but we need your help to continue this mission.

 

Please help us help them and join us on July 25th.  Print the registration brochure on our website or email us with questions.  Race-day registration is available from 5:00-5:45 p.m. but the registration fee is $10 more per participant so be sure to register now and save!  We thank you, and so do the people of Haiti, especially the children! 

Concert With A Cause Featuring Audio Adrenaline (Fri. Jul 25, 2014 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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Riverside Community Church - 207 NE Monroe, Peoria, IL 61603

CONCERT WITH A CAUSE

 

Doors Open/Pre-Show Begins at 6:30 p.m.

Show Starts at 7:30 p.m.

Come and enjoy a free concert with Audio Adrenaline! Seating is limited, first come, first serve!

 

Love Offering will be taken to support the programs and ministries of Dream Center Peoria

 

Welcomed by WCIC!

War Room men's breakfast (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 7:30 am - 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

Real Life Church
106 Grant Road
Marquette Heights, IL
309.642.5761
tim@manupgodsway.org
https://www.facebook.com/events/497248933755316/

Each Saturday, the War Room men host a donation driven, buffet style breakfast that is open to all men. An open discussion format deals with issues that men face as we strive to be godly men in this ungodly world.

 

Come check out what God is doing in the men of central Illinois!

2014 Catholic Charismatic Renewal Conference (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 8:00 am)

Contact Info:

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Embassy Suites Conference Center, 100 Conference Center Drive, East Peoria, IL 61611
309.636.9622
jrbroers@gmail.com
http://www.ccr-cdop.org

Join us for our 28th Annual Charismatic Renewal Conference!

 

Featured speakers include Father Richard McAlear and singer/songwriter Annie Karto. Conference also includes praise and worship led by Pete Buncher Band, lunch, dinner, Holy Mass, and a healing service led by Father McAlear.

 

Registration is $65 for the public, $25 for full time students, and free to clergy.  

Lunch and dinner included for an additional $30 when registered before July 12.

 

To print registration form or for more information about the conference, visit our website!

New Life Fellowship Youth Group Bake & Garage Sale (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 8:00 am)

Contact Info:

Garage / Bake Sale
342 Caroline
Pekin, IL 61554
309.642.0227
crafty.connie@comcast.net

Garage Sale & Bake  Sale to raise money for the Youth Group to go to Six Flags to Christian Day with a Third Day Concert.

No Cost Community Swim Lessons (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

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Greater Peoria Family YMCA, 7000 Fleming Ln, Peoria, IL 61615
309.692.7631

No-Cost Community Swim Lessons

On Saturday July 26, the Greater Peoria Family YMCA (located off of Willow Knolls between Allen and University) is offering its two annual Community Swim Lessons. This program is no charge community participants and members.

 

The no-cost swim lessons for adults and youth are an effort to get community members familiar with swimming basics. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, about one in five people who die from drowning are children age 14 and younger.

 

“This is an incredible, ageless outreach program that opens doors to community members,” said Brian Points, YMCA Swim Team Coach. “We don’t require participants be children and we accept all ages. We would rather prevent drownings than prevent entry to our program.”

 

Swimming is a life skill that many residents do not have the means to learn. Participants will have the opportunity to learn basic water safety and skills in the clinic. Check in and arrivals begins at 9:00 a.m. and the lesson will begin approximately at 9:30 a.m.

 

“The value of this program knows no bounds. If we are able to provide safety skills, swimming skills, and a little bit of fun along the way, the Peoria Y is providing countless good to our community,” Points said.

 

Call to register at the membership desk. Preregistration is required. Parent or guardian must accompany the child to the lesson.

Habitat for Humanity's Designer Furniture Sale (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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First Federated Activity Center, 3601 N. Sheridan Rd. Peoria, IL 61604
309.676.6729 ext. 2
lisa@habitatpeoria.org

Please join us for the exceptional sale of the designer furniture that was generously donated.

Light hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be served.

Chicken Fry Fundraiser (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Deer Creek American Legion
31473 American Legion Dr
Deer Creek, IL
309.222.5065
amanda.smith063@gmail.com
http://www.marklinderwalkforthemind.org/events/fundraiser/

Chicken Fry Fundraiser

 

Support Brain Tumor Research in central IL!

 

$10 at the door

Includes

All you can eat -

Pan Fried Chicken

Home Made mashed potatoes, Corn

Includes Water or Ice Tea.

Other drinks available for purchase.

 

From Peoria or Morton take US 150 thru Morton. Go South (turn right) on Dee-Mack Road go about 2 miles.

You will see the signs for the American Legion hall.

City on a Hill (Sun. Jul 27, 2014 10:30 am)

Contact Info:

First Church of the Nazarene
5504 N. University
Peoria, IL 61614
309.692.3131
peoriafirst@sbcglobal.net
http://www.peorianazarene.com/news/calendarevents/

City on a Hill, a ministry of Olivet Nazarene University, will present a program of energetic worship music at First Church of the Nazarene.

 

City on a Hill has captivated audiences with a unique blend of vocals and live instruments. The group’s contemporary style points people to Christ through a lively praise and worship experience. 

 

The group will share information about the University, as the eight members are full-time Olivet students: Jamila Coker of Matteson, Ill.; Curtis Case of Marysville, Ohio.; Kara Anne Evans of Valparaiso, Ind.; Macy Murray of Keokuk, Iowa.; Malik Temple of Bourbonnais, Ill.; Chad Olds of Laingsburg, Mich.; JD Dulinsky of Algonquin, Ill.; Joshua Robinson of Owasso, Mich.; and Ashley Sarver of Springfield, Ohio.

 

Olivet Nazarene University is an accredited Christian, liberal arts university offering over 120 areas of study. It is centrally located in the historic village of Bourbonnais, Illinois — just 50 miles from Chicago’s loop — with additional School of Graduate and Continuing Studies locations in Rolling Meadows, Ill. and throughout Chicagoland. 

Pioneer Days: Heirloom Gardening (Sun. Jul 27, 2014 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Sommer Park, 6329 Koerner Road, Edwards, IL 61528
309.691.8423
http://www.peoriaparks.org

$2.25/Person, ages 4 & up

 

5/25: Heirloom Gardening

6/29: Animal Husbandry

7/27: Old Fashion Carnival

8/31: Weaving-Wool Dying

9/28: Barn Dance

10/26 Harvest-Butter Churning

 

Step back in time and experience 19th Century life in rural Peoria County.

Soles of Blessings (Sun. Jul 27, 2014 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Pekin First Church of the Nazarene, 3514 Broadway Street, Pekin, IL. 61554
309.346.3053
office@pekinfirst.org

We Need Your Shoes!!

 

Revolution Youth Group at Pekin First Church of the Nazarene is having a Shoe Drive.  Please donate your new or used shoes you no longer have a need for to our Collection called Soles of Blessings.  The shoes will be collected and sent to other countries to Bless others with shoes that have none. 

 

While blessing others, the kids will be raising money to go to youth events.

 

We will be collecting now through August 31.  Please call us and we can schedule a pick up or they can be dropped off at the church.

Habitat for Humanity's Designer Furniture Sale (Sun. Jul 27, 2014 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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First Federated Activity Center, 3601 N. Sheridan Rd. Peoria, IL 61604
309.676.6729 ext. 2
lisa@habitatpeoria.org

Please join us for the exceptional sale of the designer furniture that was generously donated.

Light hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be served.

Weird Animals VBS @ Living Waters (Sun. Jul 27, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave, Peoria, IL 61614
309.397.6428
livingwaters.lcmc@gmail.com
http://www.groupvbspro.com/vbs/ez/LivingWatersPeoria

Living Waters is pleased to announce that we will be offering a FREE Vacation Bible School again this year.

 

Weird Animals VBS is for all children Preschool Age 3 through 5th Grade. 

From July 27th through July 31st 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.

 

Registration available on-line, by phone, or by picking up a registration form Living Waters Lutheran Church. 

 

Join us for a fun-filled week where children will discover that "Jesus' love is one-of-a-kind"

Washington Christian Church Jungle Safari VBS (Sun. Jul 27, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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

At Jungle Safari, kids age 4 through 5th grade will worship, serve, play, and create as they learn about who God is. Kids will walk away with solid truth, knowing they can always count on God...the greatest treasure of all!

 

Register online or at the door.

International Spy Academy VBS (Sun. Jul 27, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Highview Church of God
2442 Centennial Dr
Washington, Il 61571
309.745.9247
highviewcog@frontier.com
http://www.highviewchurchofgod.org/ChristianService/CommunityEvents/VacationBibleSchool/tabid/61/Default.aspx

Come join us for a week adventure as we learn about under cover counterfeits and discover the ONE TRUE GOD!! Join us for a spy adventure! Learn how to lift fingerprints, track clues, and follow God! 

The Koran and the Cross - Understanding the Muslim Culture (Sun. Jul 27, 2014 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Grace Presbyterian Church
8607 N. State Route 91
Peoria, Illinois 61615
309.253.9059
bixmix7@yahoo.com
http://www.hfhi.us

Pastor Bassam will be speaking at Grace Presbyterian Church on 'The Koran and the Cross' July 27 - July 29 at 6:30 p.m. all three nights.  Pastor Bassam has led more than 1200 Muslims to the Lord, one at a time.  If you desire to learn more about how a Muslim thinks and responds to a Christian view point this is a great opportunity for you.

 

Pastor Bassam has been working with Muslims in the West Bank for 25 years.  He has written numerous books on the Koran.  Over 50,000 lessons are sent by his ministry each month to Muslims seeking to know more about Jesus.

 

Come and learn about witnessing to your Muslim neighbors.

Peoria Municipal Band Concerts (Sun. Jul 27, 2014 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Glen Oak Park Amphitheatre, 2218 N. Prospect Rd., Peoria, IL 61603
309.681.2854
http://www.peoriaparks.org/glen-oak-amphitheatre/

Sunday evenings beginning June 1 through August 10, at 7:00 p.m. Listen to great music presented by Peoria’s own Municipal Band, under the direction of Conductor David Vroman. Performances are FREE.

Summer Quest (Mon. Jul 28, 2014 7:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Faith Baptist Christian School, 1501 Howard Ct., Pekin, IL
309.347.6178
school.secretary@faithchristianofpekin.org

Faith Baptist Christian School announces its Summer Quest Program.  Much more than a DayCare, Summer Quest is a fun educational experience for children aged 4 through the 5th grade. 

 

Summer Quest is held every weekday from June 9th through August 15th (except July 4th) from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

Cost is a $50 registration/activity fee and $115/week.  Special discounts are available for multiple children and for those who only need certain weeks within the summer.

 

Contact our school office by phone or email to sign up.

Fall Soccer Sign-Ups (Mon. Jul 28, 2014 8:00 am - 4:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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The Christian Center, 4100 N Brandywine Drive Peoria, IL
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309.685.4218
http://www.thechristiancenter.cc

  • For boys and girls ages 5-18 yrs. with the coed program ranging from beginner to high school level.
  • The Christian Center is known for its positive environment and quality athletic programs.
  • Each participant in our program not only is taught solid fundamentals but is exposed regularly to the life-changing message of Jesus Christ!
  • The season runs August 25 to October 4, with all games & practices held at Bethany Baptist Church.

Registration is now open!


Register at The Christian Center Monday - Friday between 8:00am and 4:30pm.

 

Interested in coaching?? Coaches are needed! A great way to have fun and serve the kids of our community!

 

For more information, call The Christian Center or visit our website.

Fall Baseball Sign-Ups (Mon. Jul 28, 2014 8:00 am - 4:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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The Christian Center, 4100 N Brandywine Drive Peoria, IL
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309.685.4218
http://www.thechristiancenter.cc

For boys ages 9-12. 8-year-olds are eligible to participate if they will move up to play Boys Minor League the summer of 2015.

 

The Christian Center is known for its positive environment and quality athletic programs.

 

Each participant in our program not only is taught solid fundamentals but is exposed regularly to the life-changing message of Jesus Christ!

 

The season runs Aug. 30 – Oct. 4 with all games scheduled on Saturdays.

 

All games will be played at The Christian Center.

 

Registration is now open!

 

Register at The Christian Center Monday - Friday between 8:00am and 4:30pm.

 

Interested in coaching?? Coaches are needed! A great way to have fun and serve the kids of our community!

 

For more information, call The Christian Center or visit our website.

Tazewell 4-H Show and Jr. Fair (Mon. Jul 28, 2014 8:00 am)

Contact Info:

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Mineral Springs Park, 1701 Court St. Pekin, IL 61554
309.347.6614
aswilkin@illinois.edu
http://web.extension.illinois.edu/fmpt/4hshowsfair/3583.html

Free event open to the public, July 28-30.

It is an opportunity for 4-H members to exhibit a variety of projects from robotics and photography to horses and rabbits.

 

4-H Federation and community partners sponsor a variety of special events, games and entertainment. Great for the whole family to enjoy together.

Rising Stars Football Camp (Mon. Jul 28, 2014 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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Next to CVS Pharmacy, 4531 N. Prospect, Peoria, IL
309.264.1975
risingstars309@gmail.com
http://www.risingstars309.com

100% FREE

100% FOOTBALL

100% FUN

 

Mondays in June & July, starting June 9th

 

Parent or responsible party must sign a release before your child will be able to participate.

 

Rising Stars Football Camp is a Free Camp to Children 8-14 yrs of age to provide instruction on how to play the game in a safe, responsible manner.

 

All camp staff are 100% volunteers that care about maintaining a fun, safe environment for all children who participate.

 

Want to volunteer? Looking for coaches, high school players, college players, etc. Would like to have representation from each area in the central Illinois area.

Weird Animals VBS @ Living Waters (Mon. Jul 28, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave, Peoria, IL 61614
309.397.6428
livingwaters.lcmc@gmail.com
http://www.groupvbspro.com/vbs/ez/LivingWatersPeoria

Living Waters is pleased to announce that we will be offering a FREE Vacation Bible School again this year.

 

Weird Animals VBS is for all children Preschool Age 3 through 5th Grade. 

From July 27th through July 31st 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.

 

Registration available on-line, by phone, or by picking up a registration form Living Waters Lutheran Church. 

 

Join us for a fun-filled week where children will discover that "Jesus' love is one-of-a-kind"

Washington Christian Church Jungle Safari VBS (Mon. Jul 28, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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

At Jungle Safari, kids age 4 through 5th grade will worship, serve, play, and create as they learn about who God is. Kids will walk away with solid truth, knowing they can always count on God...the greatest treasure of all!

 

Register online or at the door.

International Spy Academy VBS (Mon. Jul 28, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Highview Church of God
2442 Centennial Dr
Washington, Il 61571
309.745.9247
highviewcog@frontier.com
http://www.highviewchurchofgod.org/ChristianService/CommunityEvents/VacationBibleSchool/tabid/61/Default.aspx

Come join us for a week adventure as we learn about under cover counterfeits and discover the ONE TRUE GOD!! Join us for a spy adventure! Learn how to lift fingerprints, track clues, and follow God! 

The Koran and the Cross - Understanding the Muslim Culture (Mon. Jul 28, 2014 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Grace Presbyterian Church
8607 N. State Route 91
Peoria, Illinois 61615
309.253.9059
bixmix7@yahoo.com
http://www.hfhi.us

Pastor Bassam will be speaking at Grace Presbyterian Church on 'The Koran and the Cross' July 27 - July 29 at 6:30 p.m. all three nights.  Pastor Bassam has led more than 1200 Muslims to the Lord, one at a time.  If you desire to learn more about how a Muslim thinks and responds to a Christian view point this is a great opportunity for you.

 

Pastor Bassam has been working with Muslims in the West Bank for 25 years.  He has written numerous books on the Koran.  Over 50,000 lessons are sent by his ministry each month to Muslims seeking to know more about Jesus.

 

Come and learn about witnessing to your Muslim neighbors.

Colossal Coaster World! VBS (Mon. Jul 28, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Creve Coeur Southern Baptist Church
349 Velde St
Creve Coeur, IL 61610
309.256.7787
ccsbcpastor@comcast.net

Colossal Coaster World VBS 

July 28 - Aug 1  6:30-8:00 p.m.

4 yrs-6th grade

Summer Quest (Tue. Jul 29, 2014 7:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Faith Baptist Christian School, 1501 Howard Ct., Pekin, IL
309.347.6178
school.secretary@faithchristianofpekin.org

Faith Baptist Christian School announces its Summer Quest Program.  Much more than a DayCare, Summer Quest is a fun educational experience for children aged 4 through the 5th grade. 

 

Summer Quest is held every weekday from June 9th through August 15th (except July 4th) from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

Cost is a $50 registration/activity fee and $115/week.  Special discounts are available for multiple children and for those who only need certain weeks within the summer.

 

Contact our school office by phone or email to sign up.

Tazewell 4-H Show and Jr. Fair (Tue. Jul 29, 2014 8:00 am)

Contact Info:

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Mineral Springs Park, 1701 Court St. Pekin, IL 61554
309.347.6614
aswilkin@illinois.edu
http://web.extension.illinois.edu/fmpt/4hshowsfair/3583.html

Free event open to the public, July 28-30.

It is an opportunity for 4-H members to exhibit a variety of projects from robotics and photography to horses and rabbits.

 

4-H Federation and community partners sponsor a variety of special events, games and entertainment. Great for the whole family to enjoy together.

Weird Animals VBS @ Living Waters (Tue. Jul 29, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave, Peoria, IL 61614
309.397.6428
livingwaters.lcmc@gmail.com
http://www.groupvbspro.com/vbs/ez/LivingWatersPeoria

Living Waters is pleased to announce that we will be offering a FREE Vacation Bible School again this year.

 

Weird Animals VBS is for all children Preschool Age 3 through 5th Grade. 

From July 27th through July 31st 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.

 

Registration available on-line, by phone, or by picking up a registration form Living Waters Lutheran Church. 

 

Join us for a fun-filled week where children will discover that "Jesus' love is one-of-a-kind"

Washington Christian Church Jungle Safari VBS (Tue. Jul 29, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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

At Jungle Safari, kids age 4 through 5th grade will worship, serve, play, and create as they learn about who God is. Kids will walk away with solid truth, knowing they can always count on God...the greatest treasure of all!

 

Register online or at the door.

International Spy Academy VBS (Tue. Jul 29, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Highview Church of God
2442 Centennial Dr
Washington, Il 61571
309.745.9247
highviewcog@frontier.com
http://www.highviewchurchofgod.org/ChristianService/CommunityEvents/VacationBibleSchool/tabid/61/Default.aspx

Come join us for a week adventure as we learn about under cover counterfeits and discover the ONE TRUE GOD!! Join us for a spy adventure! Learn how to lift fingerprints, track clues, and follow God! 

The Koran and the Cross - Understanding the Muslim Culture (Tue. Jul 29, 2014 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Grace Presbyterian Church
8607 N. State Route 91
Peoria, Illinois 61615
309.253.9059
bixmix7@yahoo.com
http://www.hfhi.us

Pastor Bassam will be speaking at Grace Presbyterian Church on 'The Koran and the Cross' July 27 - July 29 at 6:30 p.m. all three nights.  Pastor Bassam has led more than 1200 Muslims to the Lord, one at a time.  If you desire to learn more about how a Muslim thinks and responds to a Christian view point this is a great opportunity for you.

 

Pastor Bassam has been working with Muslims in the West Bank for 25 years.  He has written numerous books on the Koran.  Over 50,000 lessons are sent by his ministry each month to Muslims seeking to know more about Jesus.

 

Come and learn about witnessing to your Muslim neighbors.

Colossal Coaster World! VBS (Tue. Jul 29, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Creve Coeur Southern Baptist Church
349 Velde St
Creve Coeur, IL 61610
309.256.7787
ccsbcpastor@comcast.net

Colossal Coaster World VBS 

July 28 - Aug 1  6:30-8:00 p.m.

4 yrs-6th grade

the Hearts (Tue. Jul 29, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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ICC Performing Arts Center, 1 College Dr East Peoria, IL 61635
309.323.7305
admin@hoichorus.com
http://www.hoichorus.com

 

Ladies come sing with us for the summer.  Learn some new songs, a few vocal techniques and sing a cappella with us.

 

Tuesday Evenings 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.

 

There will be performance opportunities throughout the summer.

 

Summer Quest (Wed. Jul 30, 2014 7:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Faith Baptist Christian School, 1501 Howard Ct., Pekin, IL
309.347.6178
school.secretary@faithchristianofpekin.org

Faith Baptist Christian School announces its Summer Quest Program.  Much more than a DayCare, Summer Quest is a fun educational experience for children aged 4 through the 5th grade. 

 

Summer Quest is held every weekday from June 9th through August 15th (except July 4th) from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

Cost is a $50 registration/activity fee and $115/week.  Special discounts are available for multiple children and for those who only need certain weeks within the summer.

 

Contact our school office by phone or email to sign up.

Tazewell 4-H Show and Jr. Fair (Wed. Jul 30, 2014 8:00 am)

Contact Info:

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Mineral Springs Park, 1701 Court St. Pekin, IL 61554
309.347.6614
aswilkin@illinois.edu
http://web.extension.illinois.edu/fmpt/4hshowsfair/3583.html

Free event open to the public, July 28-30.

It is an opportunity for 4-H members to exhibit a variety of projects from robotics and photography to horses and rabbits.

 

4-H Federation and community partners sponsor a variety of special events, games and entertainment. Great for the whole family to enjoy together.

Looking for prom dresses for this years Father Daughter Purity Ball! (Wed. Jul 30, 2014 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

The Christian Center
4100 N. Brandywine Dr
Peoria, IL 61614
309.685.4218
Dhellige@sbcglobal.net
http://www.purityball.com

The Christian Center is collecting prom dresses for this years Father Daughter Purity ball.  Please drop off current in- style clean dresses to the Christian Center Monday through Friday. Your donation helps ladies to come in their very best to this enchanting exciting event.  Questions? Call or go to our website!

Weird Animals VBS @ Living Waters (Wed. Jul 30, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave, Peoria, IL 61614
309.397.6428
livingwaters.lcmc@gmail.com
http://www.groupvbspro.com/vbs/ez/LivingWatersPeoria

Living Waters is pleased to announce that we will be offering a FREE Vacation Bible School again this year.

 

Weird Animals VBS is for all children Preschool Age 3 through 5th Grade. 

From July 27th through July 31st 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.

 

Registration available on-line, by phone, or by picking up a registration form Living Waters Lutheran Church. 

 

Join us for a fun-filled week where children will discover that "Jesus' love is one-of-a-kind"

Washington Christian Church Jungle Safari VBS (Wed. Jul 30, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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

At Jungle Safari, kids age 4 through 5th grade will worship, serve, play, and create as they learn about who God is. Kids will walk away with solid truth, knowing they can always count on God...the greatest treasure of all!

 

Register online or at the door.

International Spy Academy VBS (Wed. Jul 30, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Highview Church of God
2442 Centennial Dr
Washington, Il 61571
309.745.9247
highviewcog@frontier.com
http://www.highviewchurchofgod.org/ChristianService/CommunityEvents/VacationBibleSchool/tabid/61/Default.aspx

Come join us for a week adventure as we learn about under cover counterfeits and discover the ONE TRUE GOD!! Join us for a spy adventure! Learn how to lift fingerprints, track clues, and follow God! 

Step Study for Women (Wed. Jul 30, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-women/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

Step Study for Men (Wed. Jul 30, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-men/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

Colossal Coaster World! VBS (Wed. Jul 30, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Creve Coeur Southern Baptist Church
349 Velde St
Creve Coeur, IL 61610
309.256.7787
ccsbcpastor@comcast.net

Colossal Coaster World VBS 

July 28 - Aug 1  6:30-8:00 p.m.

4 yrs-6th grade

Summer Quest (Thu. Jul 31, 2014 7:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Faith Baptist Christian School, 1501 Howard Ct., Pekin, IL
309.347.6178
school.secretary@faithchristianofpekin.org

Faith Baptist Christian School announces its Summer Quest Program.  Much more than a DayCare, Summer Quest is a fun educational experience for children aged 4 through the 5th grade. 

 

Summer Quest is held every weekday from June 9th through August 15th (except July 4th) from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

Cost is a $50 registration/activity fee and $115/week.  Special discounts are available for multiple children and for those who only need certain weeks within the summer.

 

Contact our school office by phone or email to sign up.

Weird Animals VBS @ Living Waters (Thu. Jul 31, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave, Peoria, IL 61614
309.397.6428
livingwaters.lcmc@gmail.com
http://www.groupvbspro.com/vbs/ez/LivingWatersPeoria

Living Waters is pleased to announce that we will be offering a FREE Vacation Bible School again this year.

 

Weird Animals VBS is for all children Preschool Age 3 through 5th Grade. 

From July 27th through July 31st 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.

 

Registration available on-line, by phone, or by picking up a registration form Living Waters Lutheran Church. 

 

Join us for a fun-filled week where children will discover that "Jesus' love is one-of-a-kind"

Washington Christian Church Jungle Safari VBS (Thu. Jul 31, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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

At Jungle Safari, kids age 4 through 5th grade will worship, serve, play, and create as they learn about who God is. Kids will walk away with solid truth, knowing they can always count on God...the greatest treasure of all!

 

Register online or at the door.

Family Movie Night @ Faith Baptist Church Marquette Heights (Thu. Jul 31, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Faith Baptist Church Marquette Heights
410 LaSalle Blvd.
Marquette Heights, IL. 61554
309.382.3766
fbcmarquette@gmail.com

Join us for family movie night as we gather to enjoy the movie Stuart Little together.

International Spy Academy VBS (Thu. Jul 31, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Highview Church of God
2442 Centennial Dr
Washington, Il 61571
309.745.9247
highviewcog@frontier.com
http://www.highviewchurchofgod.org/ChristianService/CommunityEvents/VacationBibleSchool/tabid/61/Default.aspx

Come join us for a week adventure as we learn about under cover counterfeits and discover the ONE TRUE GOD!! Join us for a spy adventure! Learn how to lift fingerprints, track clues, and follow God! 

Colossal Coaster World! VBS (Thu. Jul 31, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Creve Coeur Southern Baptist Church
349 Velde St
Creve Coeur, IL 61610
309.256.7787
ccsbcpastor@comcast.net

Colossal Coaster World VBS 

July 28 - Aug 1  6:30-8:00 p.m.

4 yrs-6th grade

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Jul 31, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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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.

CEFCU Jazz Series (Thu. Jul 31, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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CEFCU Center Stage @ The Landing, 200 NE Water St., Peoria, IL 61602
309.689.3019
http://www.facebook.com/riverfrontevents

Come out Thursday evenings to the CEFCU Center Stage at the Landing for a FREE Summer Jazz series featuring local jazz artists. The 2014 Schedule includes:

 

June 19: Illinois Central Jazz Train

 

June 26: JC and the Redemption

 

July 10: Kevin Hart and the Vibe Tribe

 

July 17: Billy Cook Quartet

 

July 31: Brian Choban Jazz Quintet

 

August 14: David Hoffman and Friends

 

Event sponsored by CEFCU, the Peoria Park District, and the Central Illinois Jazz Society.

Arts In the Park: West MacQueen Street Band (Thu. Jul 31, 2014 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Idlewood Park, Corner of E Idlewood St & Parkside Ave. Morton, IL 61550
309.266.7300
info@mortonfinearts.org
http://www.mortonfinearts.org/mortonfinearts/Arts_in_the_Park_2014.html

Come enjoy a beautiful evening in the park with a Central Illinois favorite groups, the West MacQueen Street Band!

 

Summer and great music in the park just go together! Food concessions beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Bring lawn chair and enjoy the fun.

Summer Quest (Fri. Aug 1, 2014 7:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Faith Baptist Christian School, 1501 Howard Ct., Pekin, IL
309.347.6178
school.secretary@faithchristianofpekin.org

Faith Baptist Christian School announces its Summer Quest Program.  Much more than a DayCare, Summer Quest is a fun educational experience for children aged 4 through the 5th grade. 

 

Summer Quest is held every weekday from June 9th through August 15th (except July 4th) from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

Cost is a $50 registration/activity fee and $115/week.  Special discounts are available for multiple children and for those who only need certain weeks within the summer.

 

Contact our school office by phone or email to sign up.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Aug 1, 2014 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/

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to get free from hurts, habits, and unhealthy relationships. 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. Celebrate Recovery meets every Friday at Northwoods Community Church from 6:00-8:30pm.

Washington Christian Church Jungle Safari VBS (Fri. Aug 1, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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

At Jungle Safari, kids age 4 through 5th grade will worship, serve, play, and create as they learn about who God is. Kids will walk away with solid truth, knowing they can always count on God...the greatest treasure of all!

 

Register online or at the door.

FREE Concert - Hello Industry (Fri. Aug 1, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Jones Park
Main St. Downtown Canton
Canton, IL 61520
309.647.2677
http://cantonillinois.chambermaster.com/events/details/music-in-the-park-440

MidAmerica National Bank, Monical’s Pizza Restaurant and Crawford’s Home Furnishings are sponsors of an upcoming FREE concert at Jones Park in Canton as part of the Music in the Park Summer Concert Series presented by the Canton Area Chamber of Commerce. The band Hello Industry from the Peoria area will be performing on August 1st.

 

Their mission is “to put meaningful music in the hands of struggling people,” and each song is an invitation to a conversation about things which really matter.

 

Please join us for an evening of meaningful music at this FREE concert!

Inspired Arts Academy Hollywood "DROP" Fundraiser (Fri. Aug 1, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Inspired Arts Academy
2137 S. Main
Morton, IL
309.340.4520
inspiredartsacademy@gmail.com
http://www.inspiredartsacademy.com

DROP your children off at Inspired Arts Academy, Friday, August 1st for an evening in Hollywood!! 

 

Kids will enjoy activities on our stage under the lights, walking the red carpet, making star frames, dancing, and singing karaoke! 

 

Children aged 3 (potty trained) up to 12 are welcome! 

Cost is $15 for 1, $25 for 2, $30 for 3. 

RSVP on our Facebook page! https://www.facebook.com/InspiredArtsAcademy?fref=ts

 

Proceeds from event go towards building the Morton Downtown Plaza.

International Spy Academy VBS (Fri. Aug 1, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Highview Church of God
2442 Centennial Dr
Washington, Il 61571
309.745.9247
highviewcog@frontier.com
http://www.highviewchurchofgod.org/ChristianService/CommunityEvents/VacationBibleSchool/tabid/61/Default.aspx

Come join us for a week adventure as we learn about under cover counterfeits and discover the ONE TRUE GOD!! Join us for a spy adventure! Learn how to lift fingerprints, track clues, and follow God! 

Colossal Coaster World! VBS (Fri. Aug 1, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Creve Coeur Southern Baptist Church
349 Velde St
Creve Coeur, IL 61610
309.256.7787
ccsbcpastor@comcast.net

Colossal Coaster World VBS 

July 28 - Aug 1  6:30-8:00 p.m.

4 yrs-6th grade

2014 Run for Life (Sat. Aug 2, 2014 6:30 am)

Contact Info:

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Bradley Park, 1314 Park Road, Peoria, IL 61650
309.698.9736
https://register.chronotrack.com/reg/form?eventID=8249

5K Run & 5K non-competitive Walk

Race starts at 7:30 a.m. (check-in 6:30-7:10 a.m.) Race day registration and packet pickup will take place beside the pavilion near the tennis courts.

 

Children (12 and under): $12, $15 after July 31

Adults (13 and over): $15, $20 after June 30, $25 after July 31

Registration before July 27 will result in a short-sleeve t-shirt.

Participants may elect to obtain sponsors in lieu of paying entry fee.  Those who do will receive incentive awards by way of Run for Life short-sleeve t-shirt for $20 collected pledges or $10 gift certificates for every $50 in collected pledges.

 

Age groups will be split by male & female: 13 and under, 14-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-69, 70+

 

Registration can be completed online or by mailing forms to:

Run For Life c/o WPEO, PO Box 1 Peoria, IL 61650

 

Overall male and female winners will receive $50 gift certificate to Running Central. Top 3 finishers in all age categories will each receive an award.  

 

Questions? Give WPEO Christian Talk Radio AM1020 a call at the number listed above!

War Room men's breakfast (Sat. Aug 2, 2014 7:30 am - 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

Real Life Church
106 Grant Road
Marquette Heights, IL
309.642.5761
tim@manupgodsway.org
https://www.facebook.com/events/497248933755316/

Each Saturday, the War Room men host a donation driven, buffet style breakfast that is open to all men. An open discussion format deals with issues that men face as we strive to be godly men in this ungodly world.

 

Come check out what God is doing in the men of central Illinois!

Tornado Relief Dumpser Day (Sat. Aug 2, 2014 8:00 am - 4:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Bethany Community Church
27265 Dutch Ln
Washington, IL 61611
309.573.2670
Needaid@bethanycommunitychurch.org
http://www.bethanycommunitychurch.org/default.asp

Affected residents of Washington, Roanoke, East Peoria, and Pekin are invited to bring electronic waste, tires, general waste, and vegetative waste to fill 7 different dumpsters on site on Bethany Community Church's property.

 

No reservation required. Please bring proof of address.

Martial Arts for St. Jude (Sat. Aug 2, 2014 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

St. Paul Baptist Church
114 W Forrest Hill Ave
Peoria, IL 61604
309.550.1736
http://peoriakungfu.com/

This Kung Fu exhibition is a fundraiser for St. Jude, hosted by USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame Inductees Sifu Dexter Parker and Sifu Ed Parker, featuring several Peoria-area Kung Fu schools, including Master Kim Aldus, Grand Master Steve Aldus, and Master Vera Harrison.

 

Admission is $7 at the door, and all money raised goes directly to St. Jude.

Sidewalk Sunday School (Sat. Aug 2, 2014 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Lexington Hills Apts. Peoria, IL
Nikki, 309.221.4881
nikki.giosta@gmail.com

Sidewalk Sunday School was started in 1994 in the Peoria area. We are a non-denominational mobile ministry group that takes the Word to at-risk children in the Peoria area. Our program runs on Saturdays from 12:00-3:00 p.m. in June & August this year. Volunteers must be 18 years old & are subject to background checks. Volunteers are needed in many areas. If you enjoy working with children & sharing the love of Jesus with others, we have a spot for you!  Call Nikki for more information.

Soles of Blessings (Sun. Aug 3, 2014 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Pekin First Church of the Nazarene, 3514 Broadway Street, Pekin, IL. 61554
309.346.3053
office@pekinfirst.org

We Need Your Shoes!!

 

Revolution Youth Group at Pekin First Church of the Nazarene is having a Shoe Drive.  Please donate your new or used shoes you no longer have a need for to our Collection called Soles of Blessings.  The shoes will be collected and sent to other countries to Bless others with shoes that have none. 

 

While blessing others, the kids will be raising money to go to youth events.

 

We will be collecting now through August 31.  Please call us and we can schedule a pick up or they can be dropped off at the church.

Peoria Municipal Band Concerts (Sun. Aug 3, 2014 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Glen Oak Park Amphitheatre, 2218 N. Prospect Rd., Peoria, IL 61603
309.681.2854
http://www.peoriaparks.org/glen-oak-amphitheatre/

Sunday evenings beginning June 1 through August 10, at 7:00 p.m. Listen to great music presented by Peoria’s own Municipal Band, under the direction of Conductor David Vroman. Performances are FREE.

Summer Quest (Mon. Aug 4, 2014 7:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Faith Baptist Christian School, 1501 Howard Ct., Pekin, IL
309.347.6178
school.secretary@faithchristianofpekin.org

Faith Baptist Christian School announces its Summer Quest Program.  Much more than a DayCare, Summer Quest is a fun educational experience for children aged 4 through the 5th grade. 

 

Summer Quest is held every weekday from June 9th through August 15th (except July 4th) from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

Cost is a $50 registration/activity fee and $115/week.  Special discounts are available for multiple children and for those who only need certain weeks within the summer.

 

Contact our school office by phone or email to sign up.

Fall Soccer Sign-Ups (Mon. Aug 4, 2014 8:00 am - 4:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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The Christian Center, 4100 N Brandywine Drive Peoria, IL
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309.685.4218
http://www.thechristiancenter.cc

  • For boys and girls ages 5-18 yrs. with the coed program ranging from beginner to high school level.
  • The Christian Center is known for its positive environment and quality athletic programs.
  • Each participant in our program not only is taught solid fundamentals but is exposed regularly to the life-changing message of Jesus Christ!
  • The season runs August 25 to October 4, with all games & practices held at Bethany Baptist Church.

Registration is now open!


Register at The Christian Center Monday - Friday between 8:00am and 4:30pm.

 

Interested in coaching?? Coaches are needed! A great way to have fun and serve the kids of our community!

 

For more information, call The Christian Center or visit our website.

Fall Baseball Sign-Ups (Mon. Aug 4, 2014 8:00 am - 4:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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The Christian Center, 4100 N Brandywine Drive Peoria, IL
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309.685.4218
http://www.thechristiancenter.cc

For boys ages 9-12. 8-year-olds are eligible to participate if they will move up to play Boys Minor League the summer of 2015.

 

The Christian Center is known for its positive environment and quality athletic programs.

 

Each participant in our program not only is taught solid fundamentals but is exposed regularly to the life-changing message of Jesus Christ!

 

The season runs Aug. 30 – Oct. 4 with all games scheduled on Saturdays.

 

All games will be played at The Christian Center.

 

Registration is now open!

 

Register at The Christian Center Monday - Friday between 8:00am and 4:30pm.

 

Interested in coaching?? Coaches are needed! A great way to have fun and serve the kids of our community!

 

For more information, call The Christian Center or visit our website.

Journey Autism Group Family Support Group (Mon. Aug 4, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

First Baptist Church - 700 S. Capitol St. Pekin, IL
Kristin Garrett - 309.857.1317
journeyautismgroup@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/journeyautismgroup

On the first Monday of each month, First Baptist Church is host to an autism parent/family support group. This is a great place for parents, guardians, grandparents and other family members to share with and learn from each other. The children who attend look forward to the play time each month. Light refreshments and childcare are provided. The event is free. All families with a child on the autism spectrum are invited to attend. An RSVP is not mandatory but, it does help us plan for childcare if you are bringing your kids. Siblings are welcome to come. For more information or to RSVP for childcare please contact Kristin Garrett via phone or email.

Arrow Island VBS (Mon. Aug 4, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Highview Christian Church
403 James Parkway
Washington, IL, 61571
309.745.8291
Jenny.l.sellers@gmail.com
http://highviewchristian.org/vbs.html

Step off the Arrow adventure plane and be ready for a bright jungle of friendly faces and fun animals.  Learn how to choose God's way as you trek through Stories in the Bible.

 

Ages 4years-5th grade.  Snacks, songs, games, crafts, and more!  

 

Check out our website to register and find out more information!

 

Summer Quest (Tue. Aug 5, 2014 7:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Faith Baptist Christian School, 1501 Howard Ct., Pekin, IL
309.347.6178
school.secretary@faithchristianofpekin.org

Faith Baptist Christian School announces its Summer Quest Program.  Much more than a DayCare, Summer Quest is a fun educational experience for children aged 4 through the 5th grade. 

 

Summer Quest is held every weekday from June 9th through August 15th (except July 4th) from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

Cost is a $50 registration/activity fee and $115/week.  Special discounts are available for multiple children and for those who only need certain weeks within the summer.

 

Contact our school office by phone or email to sign up.

Arrow Island VBS (Tue. Aug 5, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Highview Christian Church
403 James Parkway
Washington, IL, 61571
309.745.8291
Jenny.l.sellers@gmail.com
http://highviewchristian.org/vbs.html

Step off the Arrow adventure plane and be ready for a bright jungle of friendly faces and fun animals.  Learn how to choose God's way as you trek through Stories in the Bible.

 

Ages 4years-5th grade.  Snacks, songs, games, crafts, and more!  

 

Check out our website to register and find out more information!

 

the Hearts (Tue. Aug 5, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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ICC Performing Arts Center, 1 College Dr East Peoria, IL 61635
309.323.7305
admin@hoichorus.com
http://www.hoichorus.com

 

Ladies come sing with us for the summer.  Learn some new songs, a few vocal techniques and sing a cappella with us.

 

Tuesday Evenings 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.

 

There will be performance opportunities throughout the summer.

 

Summer Quest (Wed. Aug 6, 2014 7:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Faith Baptist Christian School, 1501 Howard Ct., Pekin, IL
309.347.6178
school.secretary@faithchristianofpekin.org

Faith Baptist Christian School announces its Summer Quest Program.  Much more than a DayCare, Summer Quest is a fun educational experience for children aged 4 through the 5th grade. 

 

Summer Quest is held every weekday from June 9th through August 15th (except July 4th) from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

Cost is a $50 registration/activity fee and $115/week.  Special discounts are available for multiple children and for those who only need certain weeks within the summer.

 

Contact our school office by phone or email to sign up.

Local Flavors Lunch @ One World Cafe (Wed. Aug 6, 2014 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

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One World Cafe 1245 W Main St Peoria, IL

Now you can find farm-fresh meals at your favorite restaurants during Local Flavors 2014!  Participating restaurants will prepare a fresh, seasonal meal with produce sourced from local farmers. One lunch and one dinner will be held each month, June through October, at different restaurants across Peoria and the surrounding area.

 

Fresh, Healthy, Delicious, Good for you, Good for the Community, and Good for the Environment.

 

Peoria’s schedule is as follows:

Lunches

Aug 6: One World Cafe

Sept 2: New Amsterdam Bar & Restaurant

Oct 7: TBA

 

Dinners

Aug 14: Maxine’s on Main

Sept 18:  Edge by Dustin Allen

Oct 16: Rizzi’s on State

Looking for prom dresses for this years Father Daughter Purity Ball! (Wed. Aug 6, 2014 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

The Christian Center
4100 N. Brandywine Dr
Peoria, IL 61614
309.685.4218
Dhellige@sbcglobal.net
http://www.purityball.com

The Christian Center is collecting prom dresses for this years Father Daughter Purity ball.  Please drop off current in- style clean dresses to the Christian Center Monday through Friday. Your donation helps ladies to come in their very best to this enchanting exciting event.  Questions? Call or go to our website!

Red Cross Blood Drive (Wed. Aug 6, 2014 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Bethany Baptist Church
7422 North Heinz Lane
Edwards, IL 61528
Office: 309.692.1755
info@bethanycentral.org

There will be a blood drive at Bethany Baptist Church!

For more information or to sign up, contact the church office.

Arrow Island VBS (Wed. Aug 6, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Highview Christian Church
403 James Parkway
Washington, IL, 61571
309.745.8291
Jenny.l.sellers@gmail.com
http://highviewchristian.org/vbs.html

Step off the Arrow adventure plane and be ready for a bright jungle of friendly faces and fun animals.  Learn how to choose God's way as you trek through Stories in the Bible.

 

Ages 4years-5th grade.  Snacks, songs, games, crafts, and more!  

 

Check out our website to register and find out more information!

 

Step Study for Women (Wed. Aug 6, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-women/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

Step Study for Men (Wed. Aug 6, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-men/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

Summer Quest (Thu. Aug 7, 2014 7:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Faith Baptist Christian School, 1501 Howard Ct., Pekin, IL
309.347.6178
school.secretary@faithchristianofpekin.org

Faith Baptist Christian School announces its Summer Quest Program.  Much more than a DayCare, Summer Quest is a fun educational experience for children aged 4 through the 5th grade. 

 

Summer Quest is held every weekday from June 9th through August 15th (except July 4th) from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

Cost is a $50 registration/activity fee and $115/week.  Special discounts are available for multiple children and for those who only need certain weeks within the summer.

 

Contact our school office by phone or email to sign up.

Arrow Island VBS (Thu. Aug 7, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Highview Christian Church
403 James Parkway
Washington, IL, 61571
309.745.8291
Jenny.l.sellers@gmail.com
http://highviewchristian.org/vbs.html

Step off the Arrow adventure plane and be ready for a bright jungle of friendly faces and fun animals.  Learn how to choose God's way as you trek through Stories in the Bible.

 

Ages 4years-5th grade.  Snacks, songs, games, crafts, and more!  

 

Check out our website to register and find out more information!

 

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

Contact Info:

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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.

CEFCU Jazz Series (Thu. Aug 7, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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CEFCU Center Stage @ The Landing, 200 NE Water St., Peoria, IL 61602
309.689.3019
http://www.facebook.com/riverfrontevents

Come out Thursday evenings to the CEFCU Center Stage at the Landing for a FREE Summer Jazz series featuring local jazz artists. The 2014 Schedule includes:

 

June 19: Illinois Central Jazz Train

 

June 26: JC and the Redemption

 

July 10: Kevin Hart and the Vibe Tribe

 

July 17: Billy Cook Quartet

 

July 31: Brian Choban Jazz Quintet

 

August 14: David Hoffman and Friends

 

Event sponsored by CEFCU, the Peoria Park District, and the Central Illinois Jazz Society.

Summer Quest (Fri. Aug 8, 2014 7:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Faith Baptist Christian School, 1501 Howard Ct., Pekin, IL
309.347.6178
school.secretary@faithchristianofpekin.org

Faith Baptist Christian School announces its Summer Quest Program.  Much more than a DayCare, Summer Quest is a fun educational experience for children aged 4 through the 5th grade. 

 

Summer Quest is held every weekday from June 9th through August 15th (except July 4th) from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

Cost is a $50 registration/activity fee and $115/week.  Special discounts are available for multiple children and for those who only need certain weeks within the summer.

 

Contact our school office by phone or email to sign up.

Liberty United Love Ministries Helping Hand Resource Center 2014 Fundraiser (Fri. Aug 8, 2014 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Liberty United Love Ministries, 1211 S. Blaine St Peoria, IL 61605
309.495.9095
lulmchurch@gmail.com
http://www.facebook.com/libertyunitedloveministries

Liberty United Love Ministries Helping Hand Resource Center will be having its first ever fundraiser. Liberty will be opening a resource center here in the heart of Peoria's 61605 zip code. We will provide services to the entire tri-county area. Helping low income families by providing educational and job placement programs.

 

Liberty will also provide youth programs, as well as, social programs. In the 61605 zip code, the average earned income for a family of four is $16,469.00, This is over $8,000.00 under the nations poverty level. Three out of ten homes in 61605 are abandoned.

 

We need your help. We are funded only through the community we receive no federal or state grant money. We depend solely on you. Come help us kick off our first ever fundraiser. Dinner/Silent Auction. Music and speakers. Tickets $30.00 or mail donations to Liberty United Love Ministries.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Aug 8, 2014 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/

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to get free from hurts, habits, and unhealthy relationships. 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. Celebrate Recovery meets every Friday at Northwoods Community Church from 6:00-8:30pm.

Arrow Island VBS (Fri. Aug 8, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Highview Christian Church
403 James Parkway
Washington, IL, 61571
309.745.8291
Jenny.l.sellers@gmail.com
http://highviewchristian.org/vbs.html

Step off the Arrow adventure plane and be ready for a bright jungle of friendly faces and fun animals.  Learn how to choose God's way as you trek through Stories in the Bible.

 

Ages 4years-5th grade.  Snacks, songs, games, crafts, and more!  

 

Check out our website to register and find out more information!

 

War Room men's breakfast (Sat. Aug 9, 2014 7:30 am - 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

Real Life Church
106 Grant Road
Marquette Heights, IL
309.642.5761
tim@manupgodsway.org
https://www.facebook.com/events/497248933755316/

Each Saturday, the War Room men host a donation driven, buffet style breakfast that is open to all men. An open discussion format deals with issues that men face as we strive to be godly men in this ungodly world.

 

Come check out what God is doing in the men of central Illinois!

Bike Rodeo (Sat. Aug 9, 2014 10:00 am - 11:30 am)

Contact Info:

Bicycle Safety Town
6518 N. Sheridan Rd
Peoria, IL 61614
lisa.maynard@redcross.org
http://www.teenredcross.org/Event_Calendar___Meeting_DT.html

Bring your bike, trikes, and wheels to learn about bike safety in a fun and safe environment.

Bike-a-palooza ride for more advanced bicyclists and adult must accompany all participants.

This event is free to the public. Free bicycle helmets will be given out while supplies last, games, and much more.

Sidewalk Sunday School (Sat. Aug 9, 2014 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Lexington Hills Apts. Peoria, IL
Nikki, 309.221.4881
nikki.giosta@gmail.com

Sidewalk Sunday School was started in 1994 in the Peoria area. We are a non-denominational mobile ministry group that takes the Word to at-risk children in the Peoria area. Our program runs on Saturdays from 12:00-3:00 p.m. in June & August this year. Volunteers must be 18 years old & are subject to background checks. Volunteers are needed in many areas. If you enjoy working with children & sharing the love of Jesus with others, we have a spot for you!  Call Nikki for more information.

Men's Accountability Group & Chess Competition Fellowship (Sat. Aug 9, 2014 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Glen Hill E Free Church
Glen Hill E Free Church, 129 Chestnut St., East Peoria, 61611
309.251.6489

Iron sharpening iron through accountability, encouragement, prayer, and fellowship in the love of Christ.

Blessing Day Free Garage Sale (Sun. Aug 10, 2014 8:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Days of Grace Fellowship
273 E Queenwood
Morton, IL 61550
309.263.7899

Blessing Day is a garage sale, but everything is free! 

This is Days of Grace Fellowship's thirteenth year blessing people in the area with items that are used but in good clean working condition.  Items include clothes for adults and children, books, knick-knacks, pictures, kitchen items and possibly some appliances and furniture.

The 85th Annual Summer Festa Picnic (Sun. Aug 10, 2014 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Hickory Grove Park
Hickory Grove Rd
Dunlap, IL
http://www.italianamericansociety.com/3festa/index.html

The Summer Festa Picnic is a long-standing family event held by the Society every year since its founding in 1929.

The picnic brings a small piece of Italy and its traditions to central Illinois each summer. What began as a social event for Italian immigrants has evolved into the Society's major fundraiser for its three scholarship programs.

Indeed, the picnic has become a major, family-centered, community event attended by hundreds of people.

 

Join us at the Festa for food, fun, and family. We are extremely pleased to announce that The Vince Chiarelli Band will be back for the 2014 Festa.

Authentic Italian recipies prepared by Barrack's Cater Inn: Lasagna, adult and children's spaghetti meals; meatball, sausage and Italian beef sandwiches. There will also be a variety of homemade Italian desserts including cannoli, Italian Ice (granita) and pizzelles.

Italian and domestic beer, wines, soda and water.

 

A large variety of Italian t-shirts, hats, pins and other items of Italian regalia including the Society's own cook book will be available.

 

The park is open to guests of all ages. Admission is $3 per adult at the gate. Children under 12 years old are free. Tickets will not be sold in advance.

Soles of Blessings (Sun. Aug 10, 2014 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Pekin First Church of the Nazarene, 3514 Broadway Street, Pekin, IL. 61554
309.346.3053
office@pekinfirst.org

We Need Your Shoes!!

 

Revolution Youth Group at Pekin First Church of the Nazarene is having a Shoe Drive.  Please donate your new or used shoes you no longer have a need for to our Collection called Soles of Blessings.  The shoes will be collected and sent to other countries to Bless others with shoes that have none. 

 

While blessing others, the kids will be raising money to go to youth events.

 

We will be collecting now through August 31.  Please call us and we can schedule a pick up or they can be dropped off at the church.

Peoria Municipal Band Concerts (Sun. Aug 10, 2014 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Glen Oak Park Amphitheatre, 2218 N. Prospect Rd., Peoria, IL 61603
309.681.2854
http://www.peoriaparks.org/glen-oak-amphitheatre/

Sunday evenings beginning June 1 through August 10, at 7:00 p.m. Listen to great music presented by Peoria’s own Municipal Band, under the direction of Conductor David Vroman. Performances are FREE.

Summer Quest (Mon. Aug 11, 2014 7:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Faith Baptist Christian School, 1501 Howard Ct., Pekin, IL
309.347.6178
school.secretary@faithchristianofpekin.org

Faith Baptist Christian School announces its Summer Quest Program.  Much more than a DayCare, Summer Quest is a fun educational experience for children aged 4 through the 5th grade. 

 

Summer Quest is held every weekday from June 9th through August 15th (except July 4th) from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

Cost is a $50 registration/activity fee and $115/week.  Special discounts are available for multiple children and for those who only need certain weeks within the summer.

 

Contact our school office by phone or email to sign up.

Fall Soccer Sign-Ups (Mon. Aug 11, 2014 8:00 am - 4:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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The Christian Center, 4100 N Brandywine Drive Peoria, IL
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309.685.4218
http://www.thechristiancenter.cc

  • For boys and girls ages 5-18 yrs. with the coed program ranging from beginner to high school level.
  • The Christian Center is known for its positive environment and quality athletic programs.
  • Each participant in our program not only is taught solid fundamentals but is exposed regularly to the life-changing message of Jesus Christ!
  • The season runs August 25 to October 4, with all games & practices held at Bethany Baptist Church.

Registration is now open!


Register at The Christian Center Monday - Friday between 8:00am and 4:30pm.

 

Interested in coaching?? Coaches are needed! A great way to have fun and serve the kids of our community!

 

For more information, call The Christian Center or visit our website.

Fall Baseball Sign-Ups (Mon. Aug 11, 2014 8:00 am - 4:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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The Christian Center, 4100 N Brandywine Drive Peoria, IL
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309.685.4218
http://www.thechristiancenter.cc

For boys ages 9-12. 8-year-olds are eligible to participate if they will move up to play Boys Minor League the summer of 2015.

 

The Christian Center is known for its positive environment and quality athletic programs.

 

Each participant in our program not only is taught solid fundamentals but is exposed regularly to the life-changing message of Jesus Christ!

 

The season runs Aug. 30 – Oct. 4 with all games scheduled on Saturdays.

 

All games will be played at The Christian Center.

 

Registration is now open!

 

Register at The Christian Center Monday - Friday between 8:00am and 4:30pm.

 

Interested in coaching?? Coaches are needed! A great way to have fun and serve the kids of our community!

 

For more information, call The Christian Center or visit our website.

Summer Quest (Tue. Aug 12, 2014 7:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Faith Baptist Christian School, 1501 Howard Ct., Pekin, IL
309.347.6178
school.secretary@faithchristianofpekin.org

Faith Baptist Christian School announces its Summer Quest Program.  Much more than a DayCare, Summer Quest is a fun educational experience for children aged 4 through the 5th grade. 

 

Summer Quest is held every weekday from June 9th through August 15th (except July 4th) from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

Cost is a $50 registration/activity fee and $115/week.  Special discounts are available for multiple children and for those who only need certain weeks within the summer.

 

Contact our school office by phone or email to sign up.

the Hearts (Tue. Aug 12, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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ICC Performing Arts Center, 1 College Dr East Peoria, IL 61635
309.323.7305
admin@hoichorus.com
http://www.hoichorus.com

 

Ladies come sing with us for the summer.  Learn some new songs, a few vocal techniques and sing a cappella with us.

 

Tuesday Evenings 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.

 

There will be performance opportunities throughout the summer.

 

Summer Quest (Wed. Aug 13, 2014 7:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Faith Baptist Christian School, 1501 Howard Ct., Pekin, IL
309.347.6178
school.secretary@faithchristianofpekin.org

Faith Baptist Christian School announces its Summer Quest Program.  Much more than a DayCare, Summer Quest is a fun educational experience for children aged 4 through the 5th grade. 

 

Summer Quest is held every weekday from June 9th through August 15th (except July 4th) from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

Cost is a $50 registration/activity fee and $115/week.  Special discounts are available for multiple children and for those who only need certain weeks within the summer.

 

Contact our school office by phone or email to sign up.

Looking for prom dresses for this years Father Daughter Purity Ball! (Wed. Aug 13, 2014 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

The Christian Center
4100 N. Brandywine Dr
Peoria, IL 61614
309.685.4218
Dhellige@sbcglobal.net
http://www.purityball.com

The Christian Center is collecting prom dresses for this years Father Daughter Purity ball.  Please drop off current in- style clean dresses to the Christian Center Monday through Friday. Your donation helps ladies to come in their very best to this enchanting exciting event.  Questions? Call or go to our website!

Step Study for Women (Wed. Aug 13, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-women/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

Step Study for Men (Wed. Aug 13, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-men/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

Summer Quest (Thu. Aug 14, 2014 7:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Faith Baptist Christian School, 1501 Howard Ct., Pekin, IL
309.347.6178
school.secretary@faithchristianofpekin.org

Faith Baptist Christian School announces its Summer Quest Program.  Much more than a DayCare, Summer Quest is a fun educational experience for children aged 4 through the 5th grade. 

 

Summer Quest is held every weekday from June 9th through August 15th (except July 4th) from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

Cost is a $50 registration/activity fee and $115/week.  Special discounts are available for multiple children and for those who only need certain weeks within the summer.

 

Contact our school office by phone or email to sign up.

The Global Leadership Summit (Thu. Aug 14, 2014 8:00 am - 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

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Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
Registration, 800.570.9812
https://www.willowcreek.com/events/leadership/reg1.asp?event_id=EV-LSS1408-MAIN-005

The Global Leadership Summit is a two-day event that is telecast LIVE from Willow Creek Association's campus near Chicago every August to more than 300 locations in North America. Throughout the fall, Summit events take place in an additional 350+ cities, 105 countries—translated into 50 languages.

 

We're convinced that leadership is critical to church vitality. A church's effectiveness in pursuing its God-given mission is largely dependent on the character, devotion and skill of its leadership core—which can be formal or informal, staff or volunteer, clergy or laity.

 

The influence and impact of the church is felt most fully when Christ-centered leaders are at the forefront of establishing and growing well-led local churches and organizations…key reasons why The Global Leadership Summit exists.

 

The church is at its best, as God's love and care inevitably spills out into our neighborhoods, towns and cities through acts of love, justice, mercy, service and restoration.

 

You can experience The Global Leadership Summit via live telecast at Northwoods Community Church in Peoria.

 

Register online. For groups of 15+, call to register.

Local Flavors Dinner @ Maxine's on Main (Thu. Aug 14, 2014 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Maxine's on Main 208 N Main St Morton, IL

Now you can find farm-fresh meals at your favorite restaurants during Local Flavors 2014!  Participating restaurants will prepare a fresh, seasonal meal with produce sourced from local farmers. One lunch and one dinner will be held each month, June through October, at different restaurants across Peoria and the surrounding area.

 

Fresh, Healthy, Delicious, Good for you, Good for the Community, and Good for the Environment.

 

Peoria’s schedule is as follows:

Lunches

Sept 2: New Amsterdam Bar & Restaurant

Oct 7: TBA

 

Dinners

Aug 14: Maxine’s on Main

Sept 18:  Edge by Dustin Allen

Oct 16: Rizzi’s on State

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Aug 14, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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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.

CEFCU Jazz Series (Thu. Aug 14, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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CEFCU Center Stage @ The Landing, 200 NE Water St., Peoria, IL 61602
309.689.3019
http://www.facebook.com/riverfrontevents

Come out Thursday evenings to the CEFCU Center Stage at the Landing for a FREE Summer Jazz series featuring local jazz artists. The 2014 Schedule includes:

 

June 19: Illinois Central Jazz Train

 

June 26: JC and the Redemption

 

July 10: Kevin Hart and the Vibe Tribe

 

July 17: Billy Cook Quartet

 

July 31: Brian Choban Jazz Quintet

 

August 14: David Hoffman and Friends

 

Event sponsored by CEFCU, the Peoria Park District, and the Central Illinois Jazz Society.

Summer Quest (Fri. Aug 15, 2014 7:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Faith Baptist Christian School, 1501 Howard Ct., Pekin, IL
309.347.6178
school.secretary@faithchristianofpekin.org

Faith Baptist Christian School announces its Summer Quest Program.  Much more than a DayCare, Summer Quest is a fun educational experience for children aged 4 through the 5th grade. 

 

Summer Quest is held every weekday from June 9th through August 15th (except July 4th) from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

Cost is a $50 registration/activity fee and $115/week.  Special discounts are available for multiple children and for those who only need certain weeks within the summer.

 

Contact our school office by phone or email to sign up.

The Global Leadership Summit (Fri. Aug 15, 2014 8:00 am - 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

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Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
Registration, 800.570.9812
https://www.willowcreek.com/events/leadership/reg1.asp?event_id=EV-LSS1408-MAIN-005

The Global Leadership Summit is a two-day event that is telecast LIVE from Willow Creek Association's campus near Chicago every August to more than 300 locations in North America. Throughout the fall, Summit events take place in an additional 350+ cities, 105 countries—translated into 50 languages.

 

We're convinced that leadership is critical to church vitality. A church's effectiveness in pursuing its God-given mission is largely dependent on the character, devotion and skill of its leadership core—which can be formal or informal, staff or volunteer, clergy or laity.

 

The influence and impact of the church is felt most fully when Christ-centered leaders are at the forefront of establishing and growing well-led local churches and organizations…key reasons why The Global Leadership Summit exists.

 

The church is at its best, as God's love and care inevitably spills out into our neighborhoods, towns and cities through acts of love, justice, mercy, service and restoration.

 

You can experience The Global Leadership Summit via live telecast at Northwoods Community Church in Peoria.

 

Register online. For groups of 15+, call to register.

Back to School Bash at Inspired Arts Academy! (Fri. Aug 15, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Inspired Arts Academy
2137 S. Main
Morton, IL 61550
309.340.4520
inspiredartsacademy@gmail.com
http://www.inspiredartsacademy.com

Join us as we celebrate Back to School with your kids!

On Friday, August 15th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. we will have fun with art, music, dance, theater, and tech projects going on in each room! 

 

Parents and students will have a chance to see all the different programs we offer (i.e. After School STEAM, Prek, Dance, Visual Art, Graphic Art-video/photo, Music -piano, guitar, voice, and Musical Theater) as well as meet the teachers. 

 

Check us out! Fall Classes start August 18th so join in on the fun and get back into the groove of school and learning! 

 

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Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Aug 15, 2014 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/

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to get free from hurts, habits, and unhealthy relationships. 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. Celebrate Recovery meets every Friday at Northwoods Community Church from 6:00-8:30pm.

Monthly Gospel Jam Session (Fri. Aug 15, 2014 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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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.

War Room men's breakfast (Sat. Aug 16, 2014 7:30 am - 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

Real Life Church
106 Grant Road
Marquette Heights, IL
309.642.5761
tim@manupgodsway.org
https://www.facebook.com/events/497248933755316/

Each Saturday, the War Room men host a donation driven, buffet style breakfast that is open to all men. An open discussion format deals with issues that men face as we strive to be godly men in this ungodly world.

 

Come check out what God is doing in the men of central Illinois!

DVI Hike for Hunger (Sat. Aug 16, 2014 8:30 am - 10:30 am)

Contact Info:

David Vaughan Investments
5823 N. Forest Park Dr.
Peoria, IL 61616
Meg: 309.676.4604
megn@southsidemission.org
http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e9fbbi64e6a583df&llr=jj6cubfab

Join us for a beautiful Saturday hike at Forest Park Nature Center, and get this, too:

  • A chance to win an iPad Mini and Disney Passes
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Bouncies from Fun on the Run
  • A FABULOUS Silent Auction
  • A custom DVI Hike for Hunger T-shirt and Backpack
  • The great feeling of helping the poor!

Entry into the iPad Mini drawing will be available to attendees of the DVI Hike for Hunger at no additional charge. Must be present to win. Many will enter, only one will win.
 
Register for the hike online!
 
For more information, contact Meg at South Side Mission.  

Sidewalk Sunday School (Sat. Aug 16, 2014 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Lexington Hills Apts. Peoria, IL
Nikki, 309.221.4881
nikki.giosta@gmail.com

Sidewalk Sunday School was started in 1994 in the Peoria area. We are a non-denominational mobile ministry group that takes the Word to at-risk children in the Peoria area. Our program runs on Saturdays from 12:00-3:00 p.m. in June & August this year. Volunteers must be 18 years old & are subject to background checks. Volunteers are needed in many areas. If you enjoy working with children & sharing the love of Jesus with others, we have a spot for you!  Call Nikki for more information.

Soles of Blessings (Sun. Aug 17, 2014 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Pekin First Church of the Nazarene, 3514 Broadway Street, Pekin, IL. 61554
309.346.3053
office@pekinfirst.org

We Need Your Shoes!!

 

Revolution Youth Group at Pekin First Church of the Nazarene is having a Shoe Drive.  Please donate your new or used shoes you no longer have a need for to our Collection called Soles of Blessings.  The shoes will be collected and sent to other countries to Bless others with shoes that have none. 

 

While blessing others, the kids will be raising money to go to youth events.

 

We will be collecting now through August 31.  Please call us and we can schedule a pick up or they can be dropped off at the church.

Central Illinois Jazz Society with Speakeasy featuring Judy Page (Sun. Aug 17, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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The Starting Gate Banquet Room, Landmark Recreation Center, 3325 N. Dries Lane, Peoria, IL
309.692.5330
http://www.peoriajazz.com

The Central Illinois Jazz Society, serving Central Illinois since 1978, presents CIJS House Band at 6:00 p.m. and Speakeasy, featuring Judy Page at 7:15 p.m.

 

The Central Illinois Jazz Society (CIJS) House Band will play during the first set, under the leadership of Larry Harms. The CIJS House Band will play during the first set, under the leadership of Larry Harms. The CIJS House Band features outstatnding jazz musicians from the area. They will entertain you with a mixture of jazz styles. For more information, please call or visit the website listed above. For more information about our location, visit www.landmarkrec.com. Food and beverages are available for purchase at this live jazz program.

 

Admission:

$5.00 Members

$7.00 Non-Members

Students are free

 

Parking is available in Landmark lot across Dries Lane.

 

The Central Illinois Jazz Society is a non-profit organization that is open to anyone who enjoys jazz. You do not have to be a musician to be a member or to attend our programs. Please consider joining the Central Illinois Jazz Society and supporting live jazz.

Fall Soccer Sign-Ups (Mon. Aug 18, 2014 8:00 am - 4:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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The Christian Center, 4100 N Brandywine Drive Peoria, IL
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309.685.4218
http://www.thechristiancenter.cc

  • For boys and girls ages 5-18 yrs. with the coed program ranging from beginner to high school level.
  • The Christian Center is known for its positive environment and quality athletic programs.
  • Each participant in our program not only is taught solid fundamentals but is exposed regularly to the life-changing message of Jesus Christ!
  • The season runs August 25 to October 4, with all games & practices held at Bethany Baptist Church.

Registration is now open!


Register at The Christian Center Monday - Friday between 8:00am and 4:30pm.

 

Interested in coaching?? Coaches are needed! A great way to have fun and serve the kids of our community!

 

For more information, call The Christian Center or visit our website.

Fall Baseball Sign-Ups (Mon. Aug 18, 2014 8:00 am - 4:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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The Christian Center, 4100 N Brandywine Drive Peoria, IL
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309.685.4218
http://www.thechristiancenter.cc

For boys ages 9-12. 8-year-olds are eligible to participate if they will move up to play Boys Minor League the summer of 2015.

 

The Christian Center is known for its positive environment and quality athletic programs.

 

Each participant in our program not only is taught solid fundamentals but is exposed regularly to the life-changing message of Jesus Christ!

 

The season runs Aug. 30 – Oct. 4 with all games scheduled on Saturdays.

 

All games will be played at The Christian Center.

 

Registration is now open!

 

Register at The Christian Center Monday - Friday between 8:00am and 4:30pm.

 

Interested in coaching?? Coaches are needed! A great way to have fun and serve the kids of our community!

 

For more information, call The Christian Center or visit our website.

Help the Homeless Golf Outing (Tue. Aug 19, 2014 11:15 am)

Contact Info:

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Pine Lakes Golf Club, 25130 Schuck Rd, Washington, IL 61571
Sheila: 309.676.6416 ext.1009
prm@peoriarescue.org
http://www.peoriarescue.org/Events.html#golf-outing

Join Peoria Rescue Ministries for the annual Help the Homeless Golf Outing!  Entry fee of $125 includes lunch & dessert, 18 holes of golf, cart, awards and prizes.

 

Registration begins at 11:15 a.m.

 

All of the funds from the golf outing go directly towards caring for the physical, spiritual, and emotional needs of hurting people in our community.  You can make a difference!

 

For more information or to register, call Sheila  or visit our website.

"Get Threaded" at Grace Church (Tue. Aug 19, 2014 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Grace Church, 1325 E Jefferson, Morton, IL
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Krys:309.264.0787 Peggy:309.589.6430
pslavens@gracepres.org
http://www.perspectives.org

Perspectives helps believers from all walks of life see how they can get threaded into God’s story of redeeming people from every tribe, tongue, and nation to Himself.

From Genesis to the prophets, Jesus Christ to the early church, and Constantine to today, you will see how God has been moving, how the global Church has responded, and what the greatest needs in world evangelism remain today. 

 

It isn't a class about missions, but a course on how every believer can be intimately woven into the story of God using His people to be a blessing to all the peoples of the earth.

 

Learn firsthand from the global experiences of pastors, professors, biblical scholars, mobilizers, theologians, and missionaries from the field.  

 

For more information, contact Krys Malin or Peggy Slavens or visit the perspectives website!

the Hearts (Tue. Aug 19, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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ICC Performing Arts Center, 1 College Dr East Peoria, IL 61635
309.323.7305
admin@hoichorus.com
http://www.hoichorus.com

 

Ladies come sing with us for the summer.  Learn some new songs, a few vocal techniques and sing a cappella with us.

 

Tuesday Evenings 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.

 

There will be performance opportunities throughout the summer.

 

Looking for prom dresses for this years Father Daughter Purity Ball! (Wed. Aug 20, 2014 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

The Christian Center
4100 N. Brandywine Dr
Peoria, IL 61614
309.685.4218
Dhellige@sbcglobal.net
http://www.purityball.com

The Christian Center is collecting prom dresses for this years Father Daughter Purity ball.  Please drop off current in- style clean dresses to the Christian Center Monday through Friday. Your donation helps ladies to come in their very best to this enchanting exciting event.  Questions? Call or go to our website!

Step Study for Women (Wed. Aug 20, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-women/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

Step Study for Men (Wed. Aug 20, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-men/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Aug 21, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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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.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Aug 22, 2014 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/

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to get free from hurts, habits, and unhealthy relationships. 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. Celebrate Recovery meets every Friday at Northwoods Community Church from 6:00-8:30pm.

War Room men's breakfast (Sat. Aug 23, 2014 7:30 am - 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

Real Life Church
106 Grant Road
Marquette Heights, IL
309.642.5761
tim@manupgodsway.org
https://www.facebook.com/events/497248933755316/

Each Saturday, the War Room men host a donation driven, buffet style breakfast that is open to all men. An open discussion format deals with issues that men face as we strive to be godly men in this ungodly world.

 

Come check out what God is doing in the men of central Illinois!

Peoria Cursillo Day of Renewal (Sat. Aug 23, 2014 8:30 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Pastoral Center
417 NE Madison
Peoria, IL 61603
309.0676.5587
geri_kegley@yahoo.com
http://peoriacursillo.org/index.cfm?load=event&event=136

The Peoria Area Cursillo is sponsoring a Day of Renewal.

This day of reflection will be held at the Pastoral Center. The cost is $12 per person and includes lunch. The day begins with Mass at 8:30 a.m. and will end by 3:00 p.m. The day is open to anyone who has made a Cursillo in the past.

 

For reservations, call Jackie Skender at the Peoria Cursillo Center Office

Sidewalk Sunday School (Sat. Aug 23, 2014 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Lexington Hills Apts. Peoria, IL
Nikki, 309.221.4881
nikki.giosta@gmail.com

Sidewalk Sunday School was started in 1994 in the Peoria area. We are a non-denominational mobile ministry group that takes the Word to at-risk children in the Peoria area. Our program runs on Saturdays from 12:00-3:00 p.m. in June & August this year. Volunteers must be 18 years old & are subject to background checks. Volunteers are needed in many areas. If you enjoy working with children & sharing the love of Jesus with others, we have a spot for you!  Call Nikki for more information.

Unspoken - Free Outdoor Concert (Sat. Aug 23, 2014 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Peoria Heights Tower Park
Corner of Prespect and Glen
Peoria Heights, IL
309.685.7649
http://www.peoriaheightscc.org

Come enjoy a free outdoor concert with the band Unspoken!

Unspoken sings the songs; "Lift My Life Up", "Who You Are", and "Start a Fire".

 

Come out to the park and enjoy the evening! Bring blankets, lawn chairs, and snacks for the whole family!

A free will offering will be taken, and concessions will be available.  

 

Welcomed by WCIC!

Soles of Blessings (Sun. Aug 24, 2014 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Pekin First Church of the Nazarene, 3514 Broadway Street, Pekin, IL. 61554
309.346.3053
office@pekinfirst.org

We Need Your Shoes!!

 

Revolution Youth Group at Pekin First Church of the Nazarene is having a Shoe Drive.  Please donate your new or used shoes you no longer have a need for to our Collection called Soles of Blessings.  The shoes will be collected and sent to other countries to Bless others with shoes that have none. 

 

While blessing others, the kids will be raising money to go to youth events.

 

We will be collecting now through August 31.  Please call us and we can schedule a pick up or they can be dropped off at the church.

"Get Threaded" at Grace Church (Tue. Aug 26, 2014 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Grace Church, 1325 E Jefferson, Morton, IL
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Krys:309.264.0787 Peggy:309.589.6430
pslavens@gracepres.org
http://www.perspectives.org

Perspectives helps believers from all walks of life see how they can get threaded into God’s story of redeeming people from every tribe, tongue, and nation to Himself.

From Genesis to the prophets, Jesus Christ to the early church, and Constantine to today, you will see how God has been moving, how the global Church has responded, and what the greatest needs in world evangelism remain today. 

 

It isn't a class about missions, but a course on how every believer can be intimately woven into the story of God using His people to be a blessing to all the peoples of the earth.

 

Learn firsthand from the global experiences of pastors, professors, biblical scholars, mobilizers, theologians, and missionaries from the field.  

 

For more information, contact Krys Malin or Peggy Slavens or visit the perspectives website!

DivorceCare at Northwoods Community Church (Tue. Aug 26, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 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/divorce/

DivorceCare can help you deal with the painful issues of divorce and separation. You will learn how to deal with the pain of the past and look forward to rebuilding your life as you learn to put your trust in the power of Christ.

 

Cost $25 for workbook

Meets Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information contact us by phone!

DC4K (DivorceCare for Kids) (Tue. Aug 26, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/divorcecare-for-kids-dc4k/

(Ages 6-12) Children hurting because of divorce or separation can find help and healing through DivorceCare for Kids. At our weekly group, kids make friends with other kids who understand how they feel. DC4K combines games, activities, music and more to help children feel accepted.

$15 per child. $10 per child if two or more.

Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information, contact us by phone!

Teen Divorce Ministry (Tue. Aug 26, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/divorcecare-for-teens/

Middle school and High school teens can find friends to walk with them through the hurt of divorce or separation. Teen DivorceCare Ministry uses games and discussion in a safe environment to help teens find joy and hope built on God’s love.

$15 for first child. $10 for each additional child in family.

Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information, contact Northwoods by phone.  

the Hearts (Tue. Aug 26, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm)

Contact Info:

.
ICC Performing Arts Center, 1 College Dr East Peoria, IL 61635
309.323.7305
admin@hoichorus.com
http://www.hoichorus.com

 

Ladies come sing with us for the summer.  Learn some new songs, a few vocal techniques and sing a cappella with us.

 

Tuesday Evenings 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.

 

There will be performance opportunities throughout the summer.

 

Looking for prom dresses for this years Father Daughter Purity Ball! (Wed. Aug 27, 2014 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

The Christian Center
4100 N. Brandywine Dr
Peoria, IL 61614
309.685.4218
Dhellige@sbcglobal.net
http://www.purityball.com

The Christian Center is collecting prom dresses for this years Father Daughter Purity ball.  Please drop off current in- style clean dresses to the Christian Center Monday through Friday. Your donation helps ladies to come in their very best to this enchanting exciting event.  Questions? Call or go to our website!

Step Study for Women (Wed. Aug 27, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-women/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

Step Study for Men (Wed. Aug 27, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-men/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

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

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/griefshare-2/

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

Cost $25 for workbook 

Thursdays, August 28 - November 20, 2014

 

For more information, contact Northwoods by phone.

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

Contact Info:

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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.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Aug 29, 2014 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/

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to get free from hurts, habits, and unhealthy relationships. 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. Celebrate Recovery meets every Friday at Northwoods Community Church from 6:00-8:30pm.

War Room men's breakfast (Sat. Aug 30, 2014 7:30 am - 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

Real Life Church
106 Grant Road
Marquette Heights, IL
309.642.5761
tim@manupgodsway.org
https://www.facebook.com/events/497248933755316/

Each Saturday, the War Room men host a donation driven, buffet style breakfast that is open to all men. An open discussion format deals with issues that men face as we strive to be godly men in this ungodly world.

 

Come check out what God is doing in the men of central Illinois!

DivorceCare at Northwoods Community Church (Sat. Aug 30, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 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/divorce/

DivorceCare can help you deal with the painful issues of divorce and separation. You will learn how to deal with the pain of the past and look forward to rebuilding your life as you learn to put your trust in the power of Christ.

 

Cost $25 for workbook

Meets Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information contact us by phone!

Pioneer Days: Heirloom Gardening (Sun. Aug 31, 2014 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Sommer Park, 6329 Koerner Road, Edwards, IL 61528
309.691.8423
http://www.peoriaparks.org

$2.25/Person, ages 4 & up

 

5/25: Heirloom Gardening

6/29: Animal Husbandry

7/27: Old Fashion Carnival

8/31: Weaving-Wool Dying

9/28: Barn Dance

10/26 Harvest-Butter Churning

 

Step back in time and experience 19th Century life in rural Peoria County.

Soles of Blessings (Sun. Aug 31, 2014 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Pekin First Church of the Nazarene, 3514 Broadway Street, Pekin, IL. 61554
309.346.3053
office@pekinfirst.org

We Need Your Shoes!!

 

Revolution Youth Group at Pekin First Church of the Nazarene is having a Shoe Drive.  Please donate your new or used shoes you no longer have a need for to our Collection called Soles of Blessings.  The shoes will be collected and sent to other countries to Bless others with shoes that have none. 

 

While blessing others, the kids will be raising money to go to youth events.

 

We will be collecting now through August 31.  Please call us and we can schedule a pick up or they can be dropped off at the church.

Journey Autism Group Family Support Group (Mon. Sep 1, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

First Baptist Church - 700 S. Capitol St. Pekin, IL
Kristin Garrett - 309.857.1317
journeyautismgroup@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/journeyautismgroup

On the first Monday of each month, First Baptist Church is host to an autism parent/family support group. This is a great place for parents, guardians, grandparents and other family members to share with and learn from each other. The children who attend look forward to the play time each month. Light refreshments and childcare are provided. The event is free. All families with a child on the autism spectrum are invited to attend. An RSVP is not mandatory but, it does help us plan for childcare if you are bringing your kids. Siblings are welcome to come. For more information or to RSVP for childcare please contact Kristin Garrett via phone or email.

Local Flavors Lunch @ New Amsterdam Bar& Restaurant (Tue. Sep 2, 2014 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

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New Amsterdam Bar & Restaurant 120 SW Water St Peoria, IL

Now you can find farm-fresh meals at your favorite restaurants during Local Flavors 2014!  Participating restaurants will prepare a fresh, seasonal meal with produce sourced from local farmers. One lunch and one dinner will be held each month, June through October, at different restaurants across Peoria and the surrounding area.

 

Fresh, Healthy, Delicious, Good for you, Good for the Community, and Good for the Environment.

 

Peoria’s schedule is as follows:

Lunches

Sept 2: New Amsterdam Bar & Restaurant

Oct 7: TBA

 

Dinners

Sept 18:  Edge by Dustin Allen

Oct 16: Rizzi’s on State

"Get Threaded" at Grace Church (Tue. Sep 2, 2014 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Grace Church, 1325 E Jefferson, Morton, IL
.
Krys:309.264.0787 Peggy:309.589.6430
pslavens@gracepres.org
http://www.perspectives.org

Perspectives helps believers from all walks of life see how they can get threaded into God’s story of redeeming people from every tribe, tongue, and nation to Himself.

From Genesis to the prophets, Jesus Christ to the early church, and Constantine to today, you will see how God has been moving, how the global Church has responded, and what the greatest needs in world evangelism remain today. 

 

It isn't a class about missions, but a course on how every believer can be intimately woven into the story of God using His people to be a blessing to all the peoples of the earth.

 

Learn firsthand from the global experiences of pastors, professors, biblical scholars, mobilizers, theologians, and missionaries from the field.  

 

For more information, contact Krys Malin or Peggy Slavens or visit the perspectives website!

Financial Peace University (Tue. Sep 2, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Grace United Methodist Church, 601 N. 4th Street Pekin, IL 61554
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Sally: 309.346.3034
sfmfreetwn@yahoo.com
http://www.daveramsey.com/fpu/locations/org/50477/class/256085

Pekin Grace United Methodist Church will offer Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University, a 9-week class that teaches common sense about money in a supportive environment.

 

Financial Peace University classes will be on Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.  Beginning September 2nd and be held weekly for 9 weeks ending October 28th.

To register use the link!

 

For more information contact Sally Morris!

 

Teen Divorce Ministry (Tue. Sep 2, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/divorcecare-for-teens/

Middle school and High school teens can find friends to walk with them through the hurt of divorce or separation. Teen DivorceCare Ministry uses games and discussion in a safe environment to help teens find joy and hope built on God’s love.

$15 for first child. $10 for each additional child in family.

Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information, contact Northwoods by phone.  

DC4K (DivorceCare for Kids) (Tue. Sep 2, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/divorcecare-for-kids-dc4k/

(Ages 6-12) Children hurting because of divorce or separation can find help and healing through DivorceCare for Kids. At our weekly group, kids make friends with other kids who understand how they feel. DC4K combines games, activities, music and more to help children feel accepted.

$15 per child. $10 per child if two or more.

Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information, contact us by phone!

DivorceCare at Northwoods Community Church (Tue. Sep 2, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 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/divorce/

DivorceCare can help you deal with the painful issues of divorce and separation. You will learn how to deal with the pain of the past and look forward to rebuilding your life as you learn to put your trust in the power of Christ.

 

Cost $25 for workbook

Meets Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information contact us by phone!

the Hearts (Tue. Sep 2, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm)

Contact Info:

.
ICC Performing Arts Center, 1 College Dr East Peoria, IL 61635
309.323.7305
admin@hoichorus.com
http://www.hoichorus.com

 

Ladies come sing with us for the summer.  Learn some new songs, a few vocal techniques and sing a cappella with us.

 

Tuesday Evenings 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.

 

There will be performance opportunities throughout the summer.

 

Looking for prom dresses for this years Father Daughter Purity Ball! (Wed. Sep 3, 2014 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

The Christian Center
4100 N. Brandywine Dr
Peoria, IL 61614
309.685.4218
Dhellige@sbcglobal.net
http://www.purityball.com

The Christian Center is collecting prom dresses for this years Father Daughter Purity ball.  Please drop off current in- style clean dresses to the Christian Center Monday through Friday. Your donation helps ladies to come in their very best to this enchanting exciting event.  Questions? Call or go to our website!

Step Study for Women (Wed. Sep 3, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-women/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

Step Study for Men (Wed. Sep 3, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-men/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

GriefShare at Northwoods Community Church (Thu. Sep 4, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/griefshare-2/

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

Cost $25 for workbook 

Thursdays, August 28 - November 20, 2014

 

For more information, contact Northwoods by phone.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Sep 4, 2014 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.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Sep 5, 2014 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/

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to get free from hurts, habits, and unhealthy relationships. 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. Celebrate Recovery meets every Friday at Northwoods Community Church from 6:00-8:30pm.

War Room men's breakfast (Sat. Sep 6, 2014 7:30 am - 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

Real Life Church
106 Grant Road
Marquette Heights, IL
309.642.5761
tim@manupgodsway.org
https://www.facebook.com/events/497248933755316/

Each Saturday, the War Room men host a donation driven, buffet style breakfast that is open to all men. An open discussion format deals with issues that men face as we strive to be godly men in this ungodly world.

 

Come check out what God is doing in the men of central Illinois!

Man Up Gods Way men's conference/ women's luncheon (Sat. Sep 6, 2014 7:30 am)

Contact Info:

Real Life Church
106 Grant Road
Marquette Heights, IL
Tim: 309.642.5761
tim@manupgodsway.org
https://www.facebook.com/events/649515288447837/

The War Room men's group invite you to be a part of a weekend of growing closer to God.

The weekend starts off on Friday evening with open worship from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

 

Revive Worship will provide at time of praise and worship!



The men's conference will begin at 7:30 a.m. with a donation driven breakfast followed by the conference with Jody Burkeen, pastor, author, and founder of Man Up Gods Way Ministry. Jody will challenge you to become the man God has intended you to be. The conference cost is $25 per person and includes the book "Man Up! Becoming a Godly Man in an Ungodly World" and lunch.



From 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Christ Centered Women will host a luncheon with Nan Burkeen as the guest speaker. The luncheon will cost $20 per person.

Seating will be limited.



For ticket information contact Tim Sorrells by phone or email!

DivorceCare at Northwoods Community Church (Sat. Sep 6, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 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/divorce/

DivorceCare can help you deal with the painful issues of divorce and separation. You will learn how to deal with the pain of the past and look forward to rebuilding your life as you learn to put your trust in the power of Christ.

 

Cost $25 for workbook

Meets Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information contact us by phone!

"Get Threaded" at Grace Church (Tue. Sep 9, 2014 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

.
Grace Church, 1325 E Jefferson, Morton, IL
.
Krys:309.264.0787 Peggy:309.589.6430
pslavens@gracepres.org
http://www.perspectives.org

Perspectives helps believers from all walks of life see how they can get threaded into God’s story of redeeming people from every tribe, tongue, and nation to Himself.

From Genesis to the prophets, Jesus Christ to the early church, and Constantine to today, you will see how God has been moving, how the global Church has responded, and what the greatest needs in world evangelism remain today. 

 

It isn't a class about missions, but a course on how every believer can be intimately woven into the story of God using His people to be a blessing to all the peoples of the earth.

 

Learn firsthand from the global experiences of pastors, professors, biblical scholars, mobilizers, theologians, and missionaries from the field.  

 

For more information, contact Krys Malin or Peggy Slavens or visit the perspectives website!

Financial Peace University (Tue. Sep 9, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

.
Grace United Methodist Church, 601 N. 4th Street Pekin, IL 61554
.
Sally: 309.346.3034
sfmfreetwn@yahoo.com
http://www.daveramsey.com/fpu/locations/org/50477/class/256085

Pekin Grace United Methodist Church will offer Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University, a 9-week class that teaches common sense about money in a supportive environment.

 

Financial Peace University classes will be on Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.  Beginning September 2nd and be held weekly for 9 weeks ending October 28th.

To register use the link!

 

For more information contact Sally Morris!

 

DC4K (DivorceCare for Kids) (Tue. Sep 9, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/divorcecare-for-kids-dc4k/

(Ages 6-12) Children hurting because of divorce or separation can find help and healing through DivorceCare for Kids. At our weekly group, kids make friends with other kids who understand how they feel. DC4K combines games, activities, music and more to help children feel accepted.

$15 per child. $10 per child if two or more.

Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information, contact us by phone!

DivorceCare at Northwoods Community Church (Tue. Sep 9, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 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/divorce/

DivorceCare can help you deal with the painful issues of divorce and separation. You will learn how to deal with the pain of the past and look forward to rebuilding your life as you learn to put your trust in the power of Christ.

 

Cost $25 for workbook

Meets Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information contact us by phone!

Teen Divorce Ministry (Tue. Sep 9, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/divorcecare-for-teens/

Middle school and High school teens can find friends to walk with them through the hurt of divorce or separation. Teen DivorceCare Ministry uses games and discussion in a safe environment to help teens find joy and hope built on God’s love.

$15 for first child. $10 for each additional child in family.

Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information, contact Northwoods by phone.  

the Hearts (Tue. Sep 9, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm)

Contact Info:

.
ICC Performing Arts Center, 1 College Dr East Peoria, IL 61635
309.323.7305
admin@hoichorus.com
http://www.hoichorus.com

 

Ladies come sing with us for the summer.  Learn some new songs, a few vocal techniques and sing a cappella with us.

 

Tuesday Evenings 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.

 

There will be performance opportunities throughout the summer.

 

Looking for prom dresses for this years Father Daughter Purity Ball! (Wed. Sep 10, 2014 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

The Christian Center
4100 N. Brandywine Dr
Peoria, IL 61614
309.685.4218
Dhellige@sbcglobal.net
http://www.purityball.com

The Christian Center is collecting prom dresses for this years Father Daughter Purity ball.  Please drop off current in- style clean dresses to the Christian Center Monday through Friday. Your donation helps ladies to come in their very best to this enchanting exciting event.  Questions? Call or go to our website!

Step Study for Women (Wed. Sep 10, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-women/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

Step Study for Men (Wed. Sep 10, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-men/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

GriefShare at Northwoods Community Church (Thu. Sep 11, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/griefshare-2/

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

Cost $25 for workbook 

Thursdays, August 28 - November 20, 2014

 

For more information, contact Northwoods by phone.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Sep 11, 2014 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.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Sep 12, 2014 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/

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to get free from hurts, habits, and unhealthy relationships. 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. Celebrate Recovery meets every Friday at Northwoods Community Church from 6:00-8:30pm.

War Room men's breakfast (Sat. Sep 13, 2014 7:30 am - 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

Real Life Church
106 Grant Road
Marquette Heights, IL
309.642.5761
tim@manupgodsway.org
https://www.facebook.com/events/497248933755316/

Each Saturday, the War Room men host a donation driven, buffet style breakfast that is open to all men. An open discussion format deals with issues that men face as we strive to be godly men in this ungodly world.

 

Come check out what God is doing in the men of central Illinois!

Morton Pumpkin Festival Parade (Sat. Sep 13, 2014 10:30 am)

Contact Info:

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Morton, IL
309.263.2491
http://www.mortonpumpkinfestival.org/pumpkin-festival-parade

One of the premier events at the Morton Pumpkin Festival is the Morton Pumpkin Festival Parade!

 

The parade boasts over 100 entries including floats, marching bands, Disney characters, and antique vehicles.  The parade begins at the corner of Nebraska and Jefferson and travels west toward the Morton Post Office on Jefferson Street. 

Children and grandchildren will particularly enjoy this family-oriented event.

Don’t forget to bring a bag to collect candy and toys distributed by the various parade entries.  And please wear orange if you can!

All festival goers are encouraged to wear orange during the parade to show their pumpkin spirit!  An official “Orange Out” t-shirt will be available at the Chamber’s Pumpkin Store.

Hope to see you there!

 

Come see the WCIC station van in the parade! Street Team volunteers will be tossing candy!

Men's Accountability Group & Chess Competition Fellowship (Sat. Sep 13, 2014 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Glen Hill E Free Church
Glen Hill E Free Church, 129 Chestnut St., East Peoria, 61611
309.251.6489

Iron sharpening iron through accountability, encouragement, prayer, and fellowship in the love of Christ.

DivorceCare at Northwoods Community Church (Sat. Sep 13, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 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/divorce/

DivorceCare can help you deal with the painful issues of divorce and separation. You will learn how to deal with the pain of the past and look forward to rebuilding your life as you learn to put your trust in the power of Christ.

 

Cost $25 for workbook

Meets Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information contact us by phone!

Cursillo 50th Anniversary Celebration (Sat. Sep 13, 2014 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

St. Mary's Cathedral
607 N.E. Madison Avenue
Peoria, IL 61603
309-676-5587
malouan@yahoo.com
http://www.peoriacursillo.org

Cursillista’s and Adult Guests

You are cordially invited to the 50th Anniversary Celebration Of 50 Years of “Moments Closest to Christ”

Mass at St. Mary's Cathedral with Social and Program immediately after Mass at Spalding Pastoral Center And Open House at the updated Cursillo Center.

 

For more information, contact Peoria Cursillo.

 

 

 

 

MOPS and MOMSnext at Grace Presbyterian Church (Tue. Sep 16, 2014 9:30 am - 11:30 am)

Contact Info:

Grace Presbyterian Church
8607 State Route 91
Peoria, IL 61615
309.256.3580
Hilbert6@comcast.net
http://www.gracepres.org/calendar/details.asp?ID=86584&title=MOPS%2FMoms+Next

MOPS and MOMSnext is a Christ centered program designed to nurture mothers from infancy through school age. The women are of all ages and backgrounds, but  share the same desire-to be the best mothers they can be.

 

While the moms meet children are cared for in the MOPPETS program where they enjoy crafts, musics, snacks and will learn about the Bible. An art class is available for home school children kindergarten through sixth grade.

 

Register online!

Midwest Food Bank Golf Outing and Dinner Benefit (Tue. Sep 16, 2014 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Weaver Ridge Country Club, 5100 N Weaverridge Blvd, Peoria, IL 61615
Jason Strahm, 309.339.0701 / Midwest Food Bank - Peoria, 309.691.5270
http://peoria.midwestfoodbank.org/calendar-of-events/event/2014/09/16/golf-benefit?utm_source=MFB+-+Peoria+-+Email&utm_campaign=e43d924f11-MFB+Benefit+2014+Save+the+Date&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_276bdecbad-e43d924f11-416671565

Our 5th Annual Golf and Dinner Benefit is going to held at beautiful Weaver Ridge Country Club. Every year it is a blessing to enjoy the fall weather and friendship and benefit those in need! We are excited to share this event!

 

The day will be filled with fun treats and surprises - one of them Bremer Jewelry partnered with Midwest Food Bank to provide a $3,000 watch (man or woman) prize. Included with your registration will be a lunch provided by Chick-fil-A, a beautiful day of fun and golfing and to finish a delicious dinner will be held at the Weaver Ridge Club house. Some really great prizes will be available to win at a drawing after dinner.

 

Register online!

"Get Threaded" at Grace Church (Tue. Sep 16, 2014 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

.
Grace Church, 1325 E Jefferson, Morton, IL
.
Krys:309.264.0787 Peggy:309.589.6430
pslavens@gracepres.org
http://www.perspectives.org

Perspectives helps believers from all walks of life see how they can get threaded into God’s story of redeeming people from every tribe, tongue, and nation to Himself.

From Genesis to the prophets, Jesus Christ to the early church, and Constantine to today, you will see how God has been moving, how the global Church has responded, and what the greatest needs in world evangelism remain today. 

 

It isn't a class about missions, but a course on how every believer can be intimately woven into the story of God using His people to be a blessing to all the peoples of the earth.

 

Learn firsthand from the global experiences of pastors, professors, biblical scholars, mobilizers, theologians, and missionaries from the field.  

 

For more information, contact Krys Malin or Peggy Slavens or visit the perspectives website!

Financial Peace University (Tue. Sep 16, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

.
Grace United Methodist Church, 601 N. 4th Street Pekin, IL 61554
.
Sally: 309.346.3034
sfmfreetwn@yahoo.com
http://www.daveramsey.com/fpu/locations/org/50477/class/256085

Pekin Grace United Methodist Church will offer Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University, a 9-week class that teaches common sense about money in a supportive environment.

 

Financial Peace University classes will be on Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.  Beginning September 2nd and be held weekly for 9 weeks ending October 28th.

To register use the link!

 

For more information contact Sally Morris!

 

Teen Divorce Ministry (Tue. Sep 16, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/divorcecare-for-teens/

Middle school and High school teens can find friends to walk with them through the hurt of divorce or separation. Teen DivorceCare Ministry uses games and discussion in a safe environment to help teens find joy and hope built on God’s love.

$15 for first child. $10 for each additional child in family.

Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information, contact Northwoods by phone.  

DC4K (DivorceCare for Kids) (Tue. Sep 16, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/divorcecare-for-kids-dc4k/

(Ages 6-12) Children hurting because of divorce or separation can find help and healing through DivorceCare for Kids. At our weekly group, kids make friends with other kids who understand how they feel. DC4K combines games, activities, music and more to help children feel accepted.

$15 per child. $10 per child if two or more.

Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information, contact us by phone!

DivorceCare at Northwoods Community Church (Tue. Sep 16, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 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/divorce/

DivorceCare can help you deal with the painful issues of divorce and separation. You will learn how to deal with the pain of the past and look forward to rebuilding your life as you learn to put your trust in the power of Christ.

 

Cost $25 for workbook

Meets Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information contact us by phone!

the Hearts (Tue. Sep 16, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm)

Contact Info:

.
ICC Performing Arts Center, 1 College Dr East Peoria, IL 61635
309.323.7305
admin@hoichorus.com
http://www.hoichorus.com

 

Ladies come sing with us for the summer.  Learn some new songs, a few vocal techniques and sing a cappella with us.

 

Tuesday Evenings 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.

 

There will be performance opportunities throughout the summer.

 

Looking for prom dresses for this years Father Daughter Purity Ball! (Wed. Sep 17, 2014 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

The Christian Center
4100 N. Brandywine Dr
Peoria, IL 61614
309.685.4218
Dhellige@sbcglobal.net
http://www.purityball.com

The Christian Center is collecting prom dresses for this years Father Daughter Purity ball.  Please drop off current in- style clean dresses to the Christian Center Monday through Friday. Your donation helps ladies to come in their very best to this enchanting exciting event.  Questions? Call or go to our website!

Step Study for Women (Wed. Sep 17, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-women/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

Step Study for Men (Wed. Sep 17, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-men/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

Local Flavors Dinner @ Edge by Dustin Allen (Thu. Sep 18, 2014 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Edge by Dustin Allen 5832 North Knoxville Avenue, Suite K Peoria, IL

Now you can find farm-fresh meals at your favorite restaurants during Local Flavors 2014!  Participating restaurants will prepare a fresh, seasonal meal with produce sourced from local farmers. One lunch and one dinner will be held each month, June through October, at different restaurants across Peoria and the surrounding area.

 

Fresh, Healthy, Delicious, Good for you, Good for the Community, and Good for the Environment.

 

Peoria’s schedule is as follows:

Lunches

Oct 7: TBA

 

Dinners

Sept 18:  Edge by Dustin Allen

Oct 16: Rizzi’s on State

GriefShare at Northwoods Community Church (Thu. Sep 18, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/griefshare-2/

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

Cost $25 for workbook 

Thursdays, August 28 - November 20, 2014

 

For more information, contact Northwoods by phone.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Sep 18, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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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.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Sep 19, 2014 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/

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to get free from hurts, habits, and unhealthy relationships. 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. Celebrate Recovery meets every Friday at Northwoods Community Church from 6:00-8:30pm.

Monthly Gospel Jam Session (Fri. Sep 19, 2014 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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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.

War Room men's breakfast (Sat. Sep 20, 2014 7:30 am - 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

Real Life Church
106 Grant Road
Marquette Heights, IL
309.642.5761
tim@manupgodsway.org
https://www.facebook.com/events/497248933755316/

Each Saturday, the War Room men host a donation driven, buffet style breakfast that is open to all men. An open discussion format deals with issues that men face as we strive to be godly men in this ungodly world.

 

Come check out what God is doing in the men of central Illinois!

DivorceCare at Northwoods Community Church (Sat. Sep 20, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 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/divorce/

DivorceCare can help you deal with the painful issues of divorce and separation. You will learn how to deal with the pain of the past and look forward to rebuilding your life as you learn to put your trust in the power of Christ.

 

Cost $25 for workbook

Meets Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information contact us by phone!

Central Illinois Jazz Society with Central Illinois Jazz Orchestra (Sun. Sep 21, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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The Starting Gate Banquet Room, Landmark Recreation Center, 3325 N. Dries Lane, Peoria, IL
309.692.5330
http://www.peoriajazz.com

The Central Illinois Jazz Society, serving Central Illinois since 1978, presents CIJS House Band at 6:00 p.m. and Central Illinois Jazz Orchestra at 7:15 p.m.

 

The Central Illinois Jazz Society (CIJS) House Band will play during the first set, under the leadership of Larry Harms. The CIJS House Band will play during the first set, under the leadership of Larry Harms. The CIJS House Band features outstatnding jazz musicians from the area. They will entertain you with a mixture of jazz styles. For more information, please call or visit the website listed above. For more information about our location, visit www.landmarkrec.com. Food and beverages are available for purchase at this live jazz program.

 

Admission:

$5.00 Members

$7.00 Non-Members

Students are free

 

Parking is available in Landmark lot across Dries Lane.

 

The Central Illinois Jazz Society is a non-profit organization that is open to anyone who enjoys jazz. You do not have to be a musician to be a member or to attend our programs. Please consider joining the Central Illinois Jazz Society and supporting live jazz.

MOPS and MOMSnext at Grace Presbyterian Church (Tue. Sep 23, 2014 9:30 am - 11:30 am)

Contact Info:

Grace Presbyterian Church
8607 State Route 91
Peoria, IL 61615
309.256.3580
Hilbert6@comcast.net
http://www.gracepres.org/calendar/details.asp?ID=86584&title=MOPS%2FMoms+Next

MOPS and MOMSnext is a Christ centered program designed to nurture mothers from infancy through school age. The women are of all ages and backgrounds, but  share the same desire-to be the best mothers they can be.

 

While the moms meet children are cared for in the MOPPETS program where they enjoy crafts, musics, snacks and will learn about the Bible. An art class is available for home school children kindergarten through sixth grade.

 

Register online!

"Get Threaded" at Grace Church (Tue. Sep 23, 2014 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Grace Church, 1325 E Jefferson, Morton, IL
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Krys:309.264.0787 Peggy:309.589.6430
pslavens@gracepres.org
http://www.perspectives.org

Perspectives helps believers from all walks of life see how they can get threaded into God’s story of redeeming people from every tribe, tongue, and nation to Himself.

From Genesis to the prophets, Jesus Christ to the early church, and Constantine to today, you will see how God has been moving, how the global Church has responded, and what the greatest needs in world evangelism remain today. 

 

It isn't a class about missions, but a course on how every believer can be intimately woven into the story of God using His people to be a blessing to all the peoples of the earth.

 

Learn firsthand from the global experiences of pastors, professors, biblical scholars, mobilizers, theologians, and missionaries from the field.  

 

For more information, contact Krys Malin or Peggy Slavens or visit the perspectives website!

Financial Peace University (Tue. Sep 23, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Grace United Methodist Church, 601 N. 4th Street Pekin, IL 61554
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Sally: 309.346.3034
sfmfreetwn@yahoo.com
http://www.daveramsey.com/fpu/locations/org/50477/class/256085

Pekin Grace United Methodist Church will offer Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University, a 9-week class that teaches common sense about money in a supportive environment.

 

Financial Peace University classes will be on Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.  Beginning September 2nd and be held weekly for 9 weeks ending October 28th.

To register use the link!

 

For more information contact Sally Morris!

 

DivorceCare at Northwoods Community Church (Tue. Sep 23, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 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/divorce/

DivorceCare can help you deal with the painful issues of divorce and separation. You will learn how to deal with the pain of the past and look forward to rebuilding your life as you learn to put your trust in the power of Christ.

 

Cost $25 for workbook

Meets Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information contact us by phone!

Teen Divorce Ministry (Tue. Sep 23, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/divorcecare-for-teens/

Middle school and High school teens can find friends to walk with them through the hurt of divorce or separation. Teen DivorceCare Ministry uses games and discussion in a safe environment to help teens find joy and hope built on God’s love.

$15 for first child. $10 for each additional child in family.

Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information, contact Northwoods by phone.  

DC4K (DivorceCare for Kids) (Tue. Sep 23, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/divorcecare-for-kids-dc4k/

(Ages 6-12) Children hurting because of divorce or separation can find help and healing through DivorceCare for Kids. At our weekly group, kids make friends with other kids who understand how they feel. DC4K combines games, activities, music and more to help children feel accepted.

$15 per child. $10 per child if two or more.

Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information, contact us by phone!

the Hearts (Tue. Sep 23, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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ICC Performing Arts Center, 1 College Dr East Peoria, IL 61635
309.323.7305
admin@hoichorus.com
http://www.hoichorus.com

 

Ladies come sing with us for the summer.  Learn some new songs, a few vocal techniques and sing a cappella with us.

 

Tuesday Evenings 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.

 

There will be performance opportunities throughout the summer.

 

Looking for prom dresses for this years Father Daughter Purity Ball! (Wed. Sep 24, 2014 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

The Christian Center
4100 N. Brandywine Dr
Peoria, IL 61614
309.685.4218
Dhellige@sbcglobal.net
http://www.purityball.com

The Christian Center is collecting prom dresses for this years Father Daughter Purity ball.  Please drop off current in- style clean dresses to the Christian Center Monday through Friday. Your donation helps ladies to come in their very best to this enchanting exciting event.  Questions? Call or go to our website!

Step Study for Women (Wed. Sep 24, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-women/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

Step Study for Men (Wed. Sep 24, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-men/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

Teen Challenge Peoria Fall Banquet (Thu. Sep 25, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Embassy Suites, 100 Conference Center Dr., East Peoria, IL 61611
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309.673.3716
tci@teenchallengepeoria.org
http://www.teenchallengepeoria.org

The 15th annual Teen Challenge Peoria Fall Banquet is being held at the Embassy Suites in East Peoria. Featured Speaker is Global Teen Challenge President Dr. Jerry Nance. Special Music Guests are the Peoria Pops Orchestra along with Soloist Jonna Harkness from Harvest Bible Chapel. Proceeds from the event go to further the work and ministry of Teen Challenge Peoria. For ticket information/pricing, please call the above number.

GriefShare at Northwoods Community Church (Thu. Sep 25, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/griefshare-2/

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

Cost $25 for workbook 

Thursdays, August 28 - November 20, 2014

 

For more information, contact Northwoods by phone.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Sep 25, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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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.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Sep 26, 2014 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/

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to get free from hurts, habits, and unhealthy relationships. 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. Celebrate Recovery meets every Friday at Northwoods Community Church from 6:00-8:30pm.

Mark Linder Walk for the Mind (Sat. Sep 27, 2014 7:00 am)

Contact Info:

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Peoria RiverPlex, 600 NE Water Street Peoria, IL
309.925.3919
Walk4theMind@yahoo.com
http://www.marklinderwalkforthemind.org

The 12th Annual Mark Linder Walk for the Mind 

 

Named for Mark Linder, a Peoria native who was in his twenties when he was diagnosed with a brain tumor, Mark’s goal was to create a place where brain tumor survivors and those still fighting the battle could support one another. In 2003, Mark founded the Walk for the Mind to help raise money for brain tumor research in hopes of finding a cure. While Mark died in 2005, at age 31, the walk lives on and since then has raised more than $380,000 for brain tumor research. The Walk has grown from 150 participants in 2003, to 750 people last year.

 

Dr. Patrick Elwood, “the central Illinois father of neurosurgery,” was named to be the honorary chair at the 2014 Mark Linder Walk for the Mind.

 

Dr. Elwood, a Peoria native whose career has spanned more than 50 years, was the driving force in the developing and advancing neurological services in the Peoria area, including establishing the neurosurgery residency in Peoria. He’s a prominent neurosurgeon, scholar, mentor, and known by many patients as a lifesaver.

 

“Many will remember Dr. Elwood for having done the surgery on their friend or family member” said the Walk’s organizer, Peggy Flannigan, who noted Dr. Elwood likely has performed the most brain tumor surgeries than any other surgeon historically in the Peoria area. “Having Dr. Elwood as the honorary chair will have a personal meaning to a lot of people.”

 

To register for the Walk or for more information, visit the website!

 

This is the third year all net proceeds will be donated to the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria for brain cancer research. Last year’s Walk generated a record $50,000 for research. 

War Room men's breakfast (Sat. Sep 27, 2014 7:30 am - 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

Real Life Church
106 Grant Road
Marquette Heights, IL
309.642.5761
tim@manupgodsway.org
https://www.facebook.com/events/497248933755316/

Each Saturday, the War Room men host a donation driven, buffet style breakfast that is open to all men. An open discussion format deals with issues that men face as we strive to be godly men in this ungodly world.

 

Come check out what God is doing in the men of central Illinois!

DivorceCare at Northwoods Community Church (Sat. Sep 27, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 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/divorce/

DivorceCare can help you deal with the painful issues of divorce and separation. You will learn how to deal with the pain of the past and look forward to rebuilding your life as you learn to put your trust in the power of Christ.

 

Cost $25 for workbook

Meets Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information contact us by phone!

Morton Methodist Church offers Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class plus Legacy Class (Sun. Sep 28, 2014 10:45 am)

Contact Info:

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Morton United Methodist Church, 420 N. Tennessee Ave, Morton, Il 61550
309.266.7174
info@MortonUMC.org
http://www.mortonumc.org/?page_id=312717

Morton United Methodist Church will offer Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class this fall.  We also are offering his Leaving a Legacy class if you have taken FPU prior.

 

Financial Peace University classes will start Sept. 28th at 10:45 a.m. on Sundays and Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.

 

The Legacy Class will start Sept. 7th at 10:45 a.m.

 

Go to the church website for more information or to sign up! Feel free to call the church for any questions also.

Pioneer Days: Heirloom Gardening (Sun. Sep 28, 2014 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Sommer Park, 6329 Koerner Road, Edwards, IL 61528
309.691.8423
http://www.peoriaparks.org

$2.25/Person, ages 4 & up

 

5/25: Heirloom Gardening

6/29: Animal Husbandry

7/27: Old Fashion Carnival

8/31: Weaving-Wool Dying

9/28: Barn Dance

10/26 Harvest-Butter Churning

 

Step back in time and experience 19th Century life in rural Peoria County.

Divorce Care for Adults, Kids, and Teens (Sun. Sep 28, 2014 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Great Oaks Community Church
515 State Route 116
Germantown Hills, IL 61548
309.383.4330
dan.hoehne@greatoakscc.org
http://www.greatoakscc.org

Help for healing from Divorce for adults, children, and teens. This is a 13 week program designed to meet the spiritual and practical needs of families impacted by divorce.

MOPS and MOMSnext at Grace Presbyterian Church (Tue. Sep 30, 2014 9:30 am - 11:30 am)

Contact Info:

Grace Presbyterian Church
8607 State Route 91
Peoria, IL 61615
309.256.3580
Hilbert6@comcast.net
http://www.gracepres.org/calendar/details.asp?ID=86584&title=MOPS%2FMoms+Next

MOPS and MOMSnext is a Christ centered program designed to nurture mothers from infancy through school age. The women are of all ages and backgrounds, but  share the same desire-to be the best mothers they can be.

 

While the moms meet children are cared for in the MOPPETS program where they enjoy crafts, musics, snacks and will learn about the Bible. An art class is available for home school children kindergarten through sixth grade.

 

Register online!

"Get Threaded" at Grace Church (Tue. Sep 30, 2014 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Grace Church, 1325 E Jefferson, Morton, IL
.
Krys:309.264.0787 Peggy:309.589.6430
pslavens@gracepres.org
http://www.perspectives.org

Perspectives helps believers from all walks of life see how they can get threaded into God’s story of redeeming people from every tribe, tongue, and nation to Himself.

From Genesis to the prophets, Jesus Christ to the early church, and Constantine to today, you will see how God has been moving, how the global Church has responded, and what the greatest needs in world evangelism remain today. 

 

It isn't a class about missions, but a course on how every believer can be intimately woven into the story of God using His people to be a blessing to all the peoples of the earth.

 

Learn firsthand from the global experiences of pastors, professors, biblical scholars, mobilizers, theologians, and missionaries from the field.  

 

For more information, contact Krys Malin or Peggy Slavens or visit the perspectives website!

Financial Peace University (Tue. Sep 30, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Grace United Methodist Church, 601 N. 4th Street Pekin, IL 61554
.
Sally: 309.346.3034
sfmfreetwn@yahoo.com
http://www.daveramsey.com/fpu/locations/org/50477/class/256085

Pekin Grace United Methodist Church will offer Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University, a 9-week class that teaches common sense about money in a supportive environment.

 

Financial Peace University classes will be on Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.  Beginning September 2nd and be held weekly for 9 weeks ending October 28th.

To register use the link!

 

For more information contact Sally Morris!

 

Teen Divorce Ministry (Tue. Sep 30, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/divorcecare-for-teens/

Middle school and High school teens can find friends to walk with them through the hurt of divorce or separation. Teen DivorceCare Ministry uses games and discussion in a safe environment to help teens find joy and hope built on God’s love.

$15 for first child. $10 for each additional child in family.

Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information, contact Northwoods by phone.  

DivorceCare at Northwoods Community Church (Tue. Sep 30, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 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/divorce/

DivorceCare can help you deal with the painful issues of divorce and separation. You will learn how to deal with the pain of the past and look forward to rebuilding your life as you learn to put your trust in the power of Christ.

 

Cost $25 for workbook

Meets Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information contact us by phone!

DC4K (DivorceCare for Kids) (Tue. Sep 30, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/divorcecare-for-kids-dc4k/

(Ages 6-12) Children hurting because of divorce or separation can find help and healing through DivorceCare for Kids. At our weekly group, kids make friends with other kids who understand how they feel. DC4K combines games, activities, music and more to help children feel accepted.

$15 per child. $10 per child if two or more.

Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information, contact us by phone!

Looking for prom dresses for this years Father Daughter Purity Ball! (Wed. Oct 1, 2014 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

The Christian Center
4100 N. Brandywine Dr
Peoria, IL 61614
309.685.4218
Dhellige@sbcglobal.net
http://www.purityball.com

The Christian Center is collecting prom dresses for this years Father Daughter Purity ball.  Please drop off current in- style clean dresses to the Christian Center Monday through Friday. Your donation helps ladies to come in their very best to this enchanting exciting event.  Questions? Call or go to our website!

Morton Methodist Church offers Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class plus Legacy Class (Wed. Oct 1, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

.
Morton United Methodist Church, 420 N. Tennessee Ave, Morton, Il 61550
309.266.7174
info@MortonUMC.org
http://www.mortonumc.org/?page_id=312717

Morton United Methodist Church will offer Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class this fall.  We also are offering his Leaving a Legacy class if you have taken FPU prior.

 

Financial Peace University classes will start Sept. 28th at 10:45 a.m. on Sundays and Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.

 

The Legacy Class will start Sept. 7th at 10:45 a.m.

 

Go to the church website for more information or to sign up! Feel free to call the church for any questions also.

Step Study for Women (Wed. Oct 1, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-women/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

Step Study for Men (Wed. Oct 1, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-men/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

GriefShare at Northwoods Community Church (Thu. Oct 2, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/griefshare-2/

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

Cost $25 for workbook 

Thursdays, August 28 - November 20, 2014

 

For more information, contact Northwoods by phone.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Oct 2, 2014 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.

Knights of Columbus Central Illinois Right to Life Benefit Fish Fry (Fri. Oct 3, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Knights of Columbus Spalding Council #427, 7403 N Radnor Road, Peoria, IL
309.645.8000
cirtl@cirtl.org

Come out and support the right to life, Friday, October 3rd!

 

Menu: whole catfish, filet catfish, fried chicken, baked chicken, baked cod, fried shrimp. Choice of fries, baked potato, or potato salad. Rye bread, coleslaw, tea, and coffee.

 

The Central Illinois Right to Life will be conducting a baked goods sale at this event.  

 

Cost: $10 per person, $5 child for 1-piece filet

Food will be served between 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Oct 3, 2014 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/

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to get free from hurts, habits, and unhealthy relationships. 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. Celebrate Recovery meets every Friday at Northwoods Community Church from 6:00-8:30pm.

War Room men's breakfast (Sat. Oct 4, 2014 7:30 am - 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

Real Life Church
106 Grant Road
Marquette Heights, IL
309.642.5761
tim@manupgodsway.org
https://www.facebook.com/events/497248933755316/

Each Saturday, the War Room men host a donation driven, buffet style breakfast that is open to all men. An open discussion format deals with issues that men face as we strive to be godly men in this ungodly world.

 

Come check out what God is doing in the men of central Illinois!

Share the Blessings Dinner & Auction (Sat. Oct 4, 2014 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Our Annual Share the Blessings Dinner & Auction will be held in the Morton Division warehouse this year!

 

We are eagerly planning the 5th annual benefit dinner and auction. This year we are pleased to have the Morton Division host the event in their facility! We hope you will save the date to come see Morton's new facility as well as enjoy a fine dinner and an entertaining auction - all to help support MFB serving those in need.

 

If you can support the auction with a quality item(s) or funds to purchase items it would be a blessing.

 

More Information/Donate Auction Item:

Contact: Dennis Stoller

email: dbstoller@grics.net

309.346.2096.

 

Tickets:

$50 per person/$400 per table

Contact: Marcia Kaiser 309.645.2443

- or - Reserve tickets online

 

Pictures and details of auction items online - Coming Soon!

DivorceCare at Northwoods Community Church (Sat. Oct 4, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 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/divorce/

DivorceCare can help you deal with the painful issues of divorce and separation. You will learn how to deal with the pain of the past and look forward to rebuilding your life as you learn to put your trust in the power of Christ.

 

Cost $25 for workbook

Meets Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information contact us by phone!

Morton Methodist Church offers Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class plus Legacy Class (Sun. Oct 5, 2014 10:45 am)

Contact Info:

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Morton United Methodist Church, 420 N. Tennessee Ave, Morton, Il 61550
309.266.7174
info@MortonUMC.org
http://www.mortonumc.org/?page_id=312717

Morton United Methodist Church will offer Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class this fall.  We also are offering his Leaving a Legacy class if you have taken FPU prior.

 

Financial Peace University classes will start Sept. 28th at 10:45 a.m. on Sundays and Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.

 

The Legacy Class will start Sept. 7th at 10:45 a.m.

 

Go to the church website for more information or to sign up! Feel free to call the church for any questions also.

2014 Walk to End Alzheimer's (Sun. Oct 5, 2014 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

The annual Walk to End Alzheimer at Liberty Park along the Peoria Riverfront.  

Registration is from 12:00-1:30

Ceremony is at 1:45

Walk starts at 2:00

Remax Acclaimed South Side Stride 5k (Sun. Oct 5, 2014 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

North Park Dunlap, Illinois
309.241.8577
marcigoodale@yahoo.com
http://southsidemission.org

Second annual run/walk 5k through the village of Dunlap, with all proceeds benefiting South Side Mission. Northwoods Community Church, Cedar Hills Baptist, Northminster Presbyterian, Prospect United Methodist, and Peoria Heights Congregational, along with the Village of Dunlap, have joined forces for this awesome fundraising event!

Heart of Illinois Life Chain (Sun. Oct 5, 2014 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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7405 N. University to Metro Centre, Peoria, IL
309.961.3611
http://www.lifechain.net

Stand with thousands of Pro-lifers throughout the USA!

You'll be a light in a darkened world as you help put an end to abortion through prayer.

Bring your whole family! Rain or shine! Water, lawn chairs for the young and old, umbrellas and strollers are welcome! Create a human chain stretching from 7405 N University to the Metro Centre.  

 

Signs proclaim "Abortion Kills Children," Abortion Hurts Women," "Adoption the Loving Option," "Life-the First Inalienable Right," "Jesus Forgives&Heals," "Lord Forgive Us and Our Nation," and "Pray to End Abortion."

 

Meet at University and Northmoor intersection.

 

 For more information call the Life Chain Committee! 

Divorce Care for Adults, Kids, and Teens (Sun. Oct 5, 2014 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Great Oaks Community Church
515 State Route 116
Germantown Hills, IL 61548
309.383.4330
dan.hoehne@greatoakscc.org
http://www.greatoakscc.org

Help for healing from Divorce for adults, children, and teens. This is a 13 week program designed to meet the spiritual and practical needs of families impacted by divorce.

Journey Autism Group Family Support Group (Mon. Oct 6, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

First Baptist Church - 700 S. Capitol St. Pekin, IL
Kristin Garrett - 309.857.1317
journeyautismgroup@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/journeyautismgroup

On the first Monday of each month, First Baptist Church is host to an autism parent/family support group. This is a great place for parents, guardians, grandparents and other family members to share with and learn from each other. The children who attend look forward to the play time each month. Light refreshments and childcare are provided. The event is free. All families with a child on the autism spectrum are invited to attend. An RSVP is not mandatory but, it does help us plan for childcare if you are bringing your kids. Siblings are welcome to come. For more information or to RSVP for childcare please contact Kristin Garrett via phone or email.

"Get Threaded" at Grace Church (Tue. Oct 7, 2014 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Grace Church, 1325 E Jefferson, Morton, IL
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Krys:309.264.0787 Peggy:309.589.6430
pslavens@gracepres.org
http://www.perspectives.org

Perspectives helps believers from all walks of life see how they can get threaded into God’s story of redeeming people from every tribe, tongue, and nation to Himself.

From Genesis to the prophets, Jesus Christ to the early church, and Constantine to today, you will see how God has been moving, how the global Church has responded, and what the greatest needs in world evangelism remain today. 

 

It isn't a class about missions, but a course on how every believer can be intimately woven into the story of God using His people to be a blessing to all the peoples of the earth.

 

Learn firsthand from the global experiences of pastors, professors, biblical scholars, mobilizers, theologians, and missionaries from the field.  

 

For more information, contact Krys Malin or Peggy Slavens or visit the perspectives website!

Financial Peace University (Tue. Oct 7, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Grace United Methodist Church, 601 N. 4th Street Pekin, IL 61554
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Sally: 309.346.3034
sfmfreetwn@yahoo.com
http://www.daveramsey.com/fpu/locations/org/50477/class/256085

Pekin Grace United Methodist Church will offer Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University, a 9-week class that teaches common sense about money in a supportive environment.

 

Financial Peace University classes will be on Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.  Beginning September 2nd and be held weekly for 9 weeks ending October 28th.

To register use the link!

 

For more information contact Sally Morris!

 

Teen Divorce Ministry (Tue. Oct 7, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/divorcecare-for-teens/

Middle school and High school teens can find friends to walk with them through the hurt of divorce or separation. Teen DivorceCare Ministry uses games and discussion in a safe environment to help teens find joy and hope built on God’s love.

$15 for first child. $10 for each additional child in family.

Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information, contact Northwoods by phone.  

DC4K (DivorceCare for Kids) (Tue. Oct 7, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/divorcecare-for-kids-dc4k/

(Ages 6-12) Children hurting because of divorce or separation can find help and healing through DivorceCare for Kids. At our weekly group, kids make friends with other kids who understand how they feel. DC4K combines games, activities, music and more to help children feel accepted.

$15 per child. $10 per child if two or more.

Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information, contact us by phone!

DivorceCare at Northwoods Community Church (Tue. Oct 7, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 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/divorce/

DivorceCare can help you deal with the painful issues of divorce and separation. You will learn how to deal with the pain of the past and look forward to rebuilding your life as you learn to put your trust in the power of Christ.

 

Cost $25 for workbook

Meets Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information contact us by phone!

Looking for prom dresses for this years Father Daughter Purity Ball! (Wed. Oct 8, 2014 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

The Christian Center
4100 N. Brandywine Dr
Peoria, IL 61614
309.685.4218
Dhellige@sbcglobal.net
http://www.purityball.com

The Christian Center is collecting prom dresses for this years Father Daughter Purity ball.  Please drop off current in- style clean dresses to the Christian Center Monday through Friday. Your donation helps ladies to come in their very best to this enchanting exciting event.  Questions? Call or go to our website!

Morton Methodist Church offers Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class plus Legacy Class (Wed. Oct 8, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Morton United Methodist Church, 420 N. Tennessee Ave, Morton, Il 61550
309.266.7174
info@MortonUMC.org
http://www.mortonumc.org/?page_id=312717

Morton United Methodist Church will offer Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class this fall.  We also are offering his Leaving a Legacy class if you have taken FPU prior.

 

Financial Peace University classes will start Sept. 28th at 10:45 a.m. on Sundays and Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.

 

The Legacy Class will start Sept. 7th at 10:45 a.m.

 

Go to the church website for more information or to sign up! Feel free to call the church for any questions also.

Step Study for Women (Wed. Oct 8, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-women/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

Step Study for Men (Wed. Oct 8, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-men/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

GriefShare at Northwoods Community Church (Thu. Oct 9, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/griefshare-2/

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

Cost $25 for workbook 

Thursdays, August 28 - November 20, 2014

 

For more information, contact Northwoods by phone.

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

Contact Info:

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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.

Life Banquet to benefit the Tazewell County Pregnancy Resource Center (Thu. Oct 9, 2014 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Pekin First Church of the Nazarene, 3514 Broadway Street, Pekin, IL 61554
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Aimee Peterson 309.620.9227
aimee@hopeforafuture.com
http://hopeforafuture.com/event/tazewell-banquet/

For the past two years, Living Alternatives has been partnering with the community of Tazewell County to open a medical clinic for women in need. We have moved into our new home and have been offering services to clients since September of 2013. Our services include pregnancy testing, ultrasound services, parenting education, adoption support, abstinence education, and much more, all at no cost to our patients.


In order to raise the financial support needed, the Pregnancy Resource Center is holding its second annual Life Banquet on Thursday, October 9th at the Pekin First Church of the Nazarene.

 

Our speaker for the evening is Shawn Carney, the author and co-founder of the 40 Days for Life. 

Shawn believes in working to bring together the body of Christ in a spirit of unity during a focused, 40-day campaign of prayer, fasting, and peaceful activism, with the purpose of repentance, to seek God’s favor, and bring an end to abortion.  His story will enlighten and inspire everyone that hears it!

 

The banquet is free to attend. If you are interested in attending or would like more information on our mission, please contact Aimee Peterson by phone or email.  

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Oct 10, 2014 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/

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to get free from hurts, habits, and unhealthy relationships. 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. Celebrate Recovery meets every Friday at Northwoods Community Church from 6:00-8:30pm.

Superhero 5K & Kids' Villain Chase (Sat. Oct 11, 2014 1:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Liberty Park, Riverfront, Peoria, IL
309.693.4508
hmosack@advancedtech.com
http://www.peoriasuperhero5k.com

Bring your cape and head down to the Peoria Riverfront as we run, walk, or fly to raise money for the Heart of Illinois United Way. On Saturday, October 11th, the riverfront will be the safest place to be as hundreds of superheroes unite to help our community.  The 5K will start at 1:00 p.m. at Liberty Park and run out and back along the trail, ending at the park.  Following the 5K, the young superheroes will take center stage, dashing after the Joker in the first ever Kids' 1/2 mile Villain Chase! Then, we’ll all celebrate his capture with a post-race party with food, live music, and entertainment!  So bring your friends and family, because when we help our community, there's a superhero in all of us.  For more information, visit the website link above.

Men's Accountability Group & Chess Competition Fellowship (Sat. Oct 11, 2014 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Glen Hill E Free Church
Glen Hill E Free Church, 129 Chestnut St., East Peoria, 61611
309.251.6489

Iron sharpening iron through accountability, encouragement, prayer, and fellowship in the love of Christ.

DivorceCare at Northwoods Community Church (Sat. Oct 11, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 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/divorce/

DivorceCare can help you deal with the painful issues of divorce and separation. You will learn how to deal with the pain of the past and look forward to rebuilding your life as you learn to put your trust in the power of Christ.

 

Cost $25 for workbook

Meets Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information contact us by phone!

Morton Methodist Church offers Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class plus Legacy Class (Sun. Oct 12, 2014 10:45 am)

Contact Info:

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Morton United Methodist Church, 420 N. Tennessee Ave, Morton, Il 61550
309.266.7174
info@MortonUMC.org
http://www.mortonumc.org/?page_id=312717

Morton United Methodist Church will offer Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class this fall.  We also are offering his Leaving a Legacy class if you have taken FPU prior.

 

Financial Peace University classes will start Sept. 28th at 10:45 a.m. on Sundays and Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.

 

The Legacy Class will start Sept. 7th at 10:45 a.m.

 

Go to the church website for more information or to sign up! Feel free to call the church for any questions also.

Divorce Care for Adults, Kids, and Teens (Sun. Oct 12, 2014 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Great Oaks Community Church
515 State Route 116
Germantown Hills, IL 61548
309.383.4330
dan.hoehne@greatoakscc.org
http://www.greatoakscc.org

Help for healing from Divorce for adults, children, and teens. This is a 13 week program designed to meet the spiritual and practical needs of families impacted by divorce.

"Get Threaded" at Grace Church (Tue. Oct 14, 2014 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Grace Church, 1325 E Jefferson, Morton, IL
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Krys:309.264.0787 Peggy:309.589.6430
pslavens@gracepres.org
http://www.perspectives.org

Perspectives helps believers from all walks of life see how they can get threaded into God’s story of redeeming people from every tribe, tongue, and nation to Himself.

From Genesis to the prophets, Jesus Christ to the early church, and Constantine to today, you will see how God has been moving, how the global Church has responded, and what the greatest needs in world evangelism remain today. 

 

It isn't a class about missions, but a course on how every believer can be intimately woven into the story of God using His people to be a blessing to all the peoples of the earth.

 

Learn firsthand from the global experiences of pastors, professors, biblical scholars, mobilizers, theologians, and missionaries from the field.  

 

For more information, contact Krys Malin or Peggy Slavens or visit the perspectives website!

Financial Peace University (Tue. Oct 14, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Grace United Methodist Church, 601 N. 4th Street Pekin, IL 61554
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Sally: 309.346.3034
sfmfreetwn@yahoo.com
http://www.daveramsey.com/fpu/locations/org/50477/class/256085

Pekin Grace United Methodist Church will offer Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University, a 9-week class that teaches common sense about money in a supportive environment.

 

Financial Peace University classes will be on Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.  Beginning September 2nd and be held weekly for 9 weeks ending October 28th.

To register use the link!

 

For more information contact Sally Morris!

 

Teen Divorce Ministry (Tue. Oct 14, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/divorcecare-for-teens/

Middle school and High school teens can find friends to walk with them through the hurt of divorce or separation. Teen DivorceCare Ministry uses games and discussion in a safe environment to help teens find joy and hope built on God’s love.

$15 for first child. $10 for each additional child in family.

Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information, contact Northwoods by phone.  

DC4K (DivorceCare for Kids) (Tue. Oct 14, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/divorcecare-for-kids-dc4k/

(Ages 6-12) Children hurting because of divorce or separation can find help and healing through DivorceCare for Kids. At our weekly group, kids make friends with other kids who understand how they feel. DC4K combines games, activities, music and more to help children feel accepted.

$15 per child. $10 per child if two or more.

Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information, contact us by phone!

DivorceCare at Northwoods Community Church (Tue. Oct 14, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 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/divorce/

DivorceCare can help you deal with the painful issues of divorce and separation. You will learn how to deal with the pain of the past and look forward to rebuilding your life as you learn to put your trust in the power of Christ.

 

Cost $25 for workbook

Meets Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information contact us by phone!

Looking for prom dresses for this years Father Daughter Purity Ball! (Wed. Oct 15, 2014 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

The Christian Center
4100 N. Brandywine Dr
Peoria, IL 61614
309.685.4218
Dhellige@sbcglobal.net
http://www.purityball.com

The Christian Center is collecting prom dresses for this years Father Daughter Purity ball.  Please drop off current in- style clean dresses to the Christian Center Monday through Friday. Your donation helps ladies to come in their very best to this enchanting exciting event.  Questions? Call or go to our website!

Morton Methodist Church offers Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class plus Legacy Class (Wed. Oct 15, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Morton United Methodist Church, 420 N. Tennessee Ave, Morton, Il 61550
309.266.7174
info@MortonUMC.org
http://www.mortonumc.org/?page_id=312717

Morton United Methodist Church will offer Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class this fall.  We also are offering his Leaving a Legacy class if you have taken FPU prior.

 

Financial Peace University classes will start Sept. 28th at 10:45 a.m. on Sundays and Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.

 

The Legacy Class will start Sept. 7th at 10:45 a.m.

 

Go to the church website for more information or to sign up! Feel free to call the church for any questions also.

Step Study for Women (Wed. Oct 15, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-women/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

Step Study for Men (Wed. Oct 15, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-men/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

Local Flavors Dinner @ Rizzi's on State (Thu. Oct 16, 2014 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Rizzi's Italian Restaurant 112 State Street Peoria, Illinois

Now you can find farm-fresh meals at your favorite restaurants during Local Flavors 2014!  Participating restaurants will prepare a fresh, seasonal meal with produce sourced from local farmers. One lunch and one dinner will be held each month, June through October, at different restaurants across Peoria and the surrounding area.

 

Fresh, Healthy, Delicious, Good for you, Good for the Community, and Good for the Environment.

GriefShare at Northwoods Community Church (Thu. Oct 16, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/griefshare-2/

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

Cost $25 for workbook 

Thursdays, August 28 - November 20, 2014

 

For more information, contact Northwoods by phone.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Oct 16, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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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.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Oct 17, 2014 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/

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to get free from hurts, habits, and unhealthy relationships. 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. Celebrate Recovery meets every Friday at Northwoods Community Church from 6:00-8:30pm.

Monthly Gospel Jam Session (Fri. Oct 17, 2014 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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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.

8th Annual Small Wonders Miracle Walk & Silent Auction (Sat. Oct 18, 2014 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

RiverPlex, 600 NE Water St, Peoria, IL 61603
309-566-5666
http://www.childrenshospitalofillinoisfoundation.org/special-events/

The 8th Annual Small Wonders Miracle Walk & Silent Auction benefiting Children's Hospital of Illinois' Neonatal Critical Care Unit (NCCU) will be held at the Peoria RiverPlex! Join us as we gather to celebrate, reconnect, and remember all of the families who have received care at Children's Hospital of Illinois' NCCU. Last year's walk, organized by graduate families, raised more than $50,000 for family programming, educational classes, activities and medical equipment!

 

8:00 a.m.: Registration opens

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.: Walk and Silent Auction

DivorceCare at Northwoods Community Church (Sat. Oct 18, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 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/divorce/

DivorceCare can help you deal with the painful issues of divorce and separation. You will learn how to deal with the pain of the past and look forward to rebuilding your life as you learn to put your trust in the power of Christ.

 

Cost $25 for workbook

Meets Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information contact us by phone!

Morton Methodist Church offers Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class plus Legacy Class (Sun. Oct 19, 2014 10:45 am)

Contact Info:

.
Morton United Methodist Church, 420 N. Tennessee Ave, Morton, Il 61550
309.266.7174
info@MortonUMC.org
http://www.mortonumc.org/?page_id=312717

Morton United Methodist Church will offer Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class this fall.  We also are offering his Leaving a Legacy class if you have taken FPU prior.

 

Financial Peace University classes will start Sept. 28th at 10:45 a.m. on Sundays and Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.

 

The Legacy Class will start Sept. 7th at 10:45 a.m.

 

Go to the church website for more information or to sign up! Feel free to call the church for any questions also.

Divorce Care for Adults, Kids, and Teens (Sun. Oct 19, 2014 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Great Oaks Community Church
515 State Route 116
Germantown Hills, IL 61548
309.383.4330
dan.hoehne@greatoakscc.org
http://www.greatoakscc.org

Help for healing from Divorce for adults, children, and teens. This is a 13 week program designed to meet the spiritual and practical needs of families impacted by divorce.

"Get Threaded" at Grace Church (Tue. Oct 21, 2014 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

.
Grace Church, 1325 E Jefferson, Morton, IL
.
Krys:309.264.0787 Peggy:309.589.6430
pslavens@gracepres.org
http://www.perspectives.org

Perspectives helps believers from all walks of life see how they can get threaded into God’s story of redeeming people from every tribe, tongue, and nation to Himself.

From Genesis to the prophets, Jesus Christ to the early church, and Constantine to today, you will see how God has been moving, how the global Church has responded, and what the greatest needs in world evangelism remain today. 

 

It isn't a class about missions, but a course on how every believer can be intimately woven into the story of God using His people to be a blessing to all the peoples of the earth.

 

Learn firsthand from the global experiences of pastors, professors, biblical scholars, mobilizers, theologians, and missionaries from the field.  

 

For more information, contact Krys Malin or Peggy Slavens or visit the perspectives website!

Financial Peace University (Tue. Oct 21, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

.
Grace United Methodist Church, 601 N. 4th Street Pekin, IL 61554
.
Sally: 309.346.3034
sfmfreetwn@yahoo.com
http://www.daveramsey.com/fpu/locations/org/50477/class/256085

Pekin Grace United Methodist Church will offer Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University, a 9-week class that teaches common sense about money in a supportive environment.

 

Financial Peace University classes will be on Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.  Beginning September 2nd and be held weekly for 9 weeks ending October 28th.

To register use the link!

 

For more information contact Sally Morris!

 

Teen Divorce Ministry (Tue. Oct 21, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/divorcecare-for-teens/

Middle school and High school teens can find friends to walk with them through the hurt of divorce or separation. Teen DivorceCare Ministry uses games and discussion in a safe environment to help teens find joy and hope built on God’s love.

$15 for first child. $10 for each additional child in family.

Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information, contact Northwoods by phone.  

DivorceCare at Northwoods Community Church (Tue. Oct 21, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 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/divorce/

DivorceCare can help you deal with the painful issues of divorce and separation. You will learn how to deal with the pain of the past and look forward to rebuilding your life as you learn to put your trust in the power of Christ.

 

Cost $25 for workbook

Meets Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information contact us by phone!

DC4K (DivorceCare for Kids) (Tue. Oct 21, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/divorcecare-for-kids-dc4k/

(Ages 6-12) Children hurting because of divorce or separation can find help and healing through DivorceCare for Kids. At our weekly group, kids make friends with other kids who understand how they feel. DC4K combines games, activities, music and more to help children feel accepted.

$15 per child. $10 per child if two or more.

Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information, contact us by phone!

Looking for prom dresses for this years Father Daughter Purity Ball! (Wed. Oct 22, 2014 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

The Christian Center
4100 N. Brandywine Dr
Peoria, IL 61614
309.685.4218
Dhellige@sbcglobal.net
http://www.purityball.com

The Christian Center is collecting prom dresses for this years Father Daughter Purity ball.  Please drop off current in- style clean dresses to the Christian Center Monday through Friday. Your donation helps ladies to come in their very best to this enchanting exciting event.  Questions? Call or go to our website!

Morton Methodist Church offers Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class plus Legacy Class (Wed. Oct 22, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

.
Morton United Methodist Church, 420 N. Tennessee Ave, Morton, Il 61550
309.266.7174
info@MortonUMC.org
http://www.mortonumc.org/?page_id=312717

Morton United Methodist Church will offer Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class this fall.  We also are offering his Leaving a Legacy class if you have taken FPU prior.

 

Financial Peace University classes will start Sept. 28th at 10:45 a.m. on Sundays and Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.

 

The Legacy Class will start Sept. 7th at 10:45 a.m.

 

Go to the church website for more information or to sign up! Feel free to call the church for any questions also.

Step Study for Women (Wed. Oct 22, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-women/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

Step Study for Men (Wed. Oct 22, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-men/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

GriefShare at Northwoods Community Church (Thu. Oct 23, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/griefshare-2/

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

Cost $25 for workbook 

Thursdays, August 28 - November 20, 2014

 

For more information, contact Northwoods by phone.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Oct 23, 2014 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.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Oct 24, 2014 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/

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to get free from hurts, habits, and unhealthy relationships. 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. Celebrate Recovery meets every Friday at Northwoods Community Church from 6:00-8:30pm.

DaxFest 2014 (Sat. Oct 25, 2014 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Washington Park
815 Lincoln Street
Washington, IL 61571
765.744.9844
julielocke@daxlocke.org
http://www.daxlocke.org/news-and-events/48

DaxFest 2014 is a family friendly trick or treating community supported event! This event will be located in the Washington, IL Park across from Lincoln Grade School. Kids will be able to walk with their parents along the bike trail to trick or treat while also enjoying activities that include a hay rack ride, corn maze, costume contest, chili cook off, face painting and more!

 

Dax returned back to Washington, IL in late October to enjoy his final weeks in his hometown. When they told us Dax wouldnt live till Chirstmas we hung up Christmas light before Halloween. Christmas light will light the trick or treating trail in honor of Dax and all the children who battle childhood cancer.

 

Come join us for a fun and safe trick or treating experience! Children are $10 and adults are free.

DivorceCare at Northwoods Community Church (Sat. Oct 25, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 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/divorce/

DivorceCare can help you deal with the painful issues of divorce and separation. You will learn how to deal with the pain of the past and look forward to rebuilding your life as you learn to put your trust in the power of Christ.

 

Cost $25 for workbook

Meets Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information contact us by phone!

Morton Methodist Church offers Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class plus Legacy Class (Sun. Oct 26, 2014 10:45 am)

Contact Info:

.
Morton United Methodist Church, 420 N. Tennessee Ave, Morton, Il 61550
309.266.7174
info@MortonUMC.org
http://www.mortonumc.org/?page_id=312717

Morton United Methodist Church will offer Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class this fall.  We also are offering his Leaving a Legacy class if you have taken FPU prior.

 

Financial Peace University classes will start Sept. 28th at 10:45 a.m. on Sundays and Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.

 

The Legacy Class will start Sept. 7th at 10:45 a.m.

 

Go to the church website for more information or to sign up! Feel free to call the church for any questions also.

Pioneer Days: Heirloom Gardening (Sun. Oct 26, 2014 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Sommer Park, 6329 Koerner Road, Edwards, IL 61528
309.691.8423
http://www.peoriaparks.org

$2.25/Person, ages 4 & up

 

5/25: Heirloom Gardening

6/29: Animal Husbandry

7/27: Old Fashion Carnival

8/31: Weaving-Wool Dying

9/28: Barn Dance

10/26 Harvest-Butter Churning

 

Step back in time and experience 19th Century life in rural Peoria County.

Divorce Care for Adults, Kids, and Teens (Sun. Oct 26, 2014 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Great Oaks Community Church
515 State Route 116
Germantown Hills, IL 61548
309.383.4330
dan.hoehne@greatoakscc.org
http://www.greatoakscc.org

Help for healing from Divorce for adults, children, and teens. This is a 13 week program designed to meet the spiritual and practical needs of families impacted by divorce.

"Get Threaded" at Grace Church (Tue. Oct 28, 2014 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

.
Grace Church, 1325 E Jefferson, Morton, IL
.
Krys:309.264.0787 Peggy:309.589.6430
pslavens@gracepres.org
http://www.perspectives.org

Perspectives helps believers from all walks of life see how they can get threaded into God’s story of redeeming people from every tribe, tongue, and nation to Himself.

From Genesis to the prophets, Jesus Christ to the early church, and Constantine to today, you will see how God has been moving, how the global Church has responded, and what the greatest needs in world evangelism remain today. 

 

It isn't a class about missions, but a course on how every believer can be intimately woven into the story of God using His people to be a blessing to all the peoples of the earth.

 

Learn firsthand from the global experiences of pastors, professors, biblical scholars, mobilizers, theologians, and missionaries from the field.  

 

For more information, contact Krys Malin or Peggy Slavens or visit the perspectives website!

Financial Peace University (Tue. Oct 28, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

.
Grace United Methodist Church, 601 N. 4th Street Pekin, IL 61554
.
Sally: 309.346.3034
sfmfreetwn@yahoo.com
http://www.daveramsey.com/fpu/locations/org/50477/class/256085

Pekin Grace United Methodist Church will offer Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University, a 9-week class that teaches common sense about money in a supportive environment.

 

Financial Peace University classes will be on Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.  Beginning September 2nd and be held weekly for 9 weeks ending October 28th.

To register use the link!

 

For more information contact Sally Morris!

 

Teen Divorce Ministry (Tue. Oct 28, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/divorcecare-for-teens/

Middle school and High school teens can find friends to walk with them through the hurt of divorce or separation. Teen DivorceCare Ministry uses games and discussion in a safe environment to help teens find joy and hope built on God’s love.

$15 for first child. $10 for each additional child in family.

Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information, contact Northwoods by phone.  

DivorceCare at Northwoods Community Church (Tue. Oct 28, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 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/divorce/

DivorceCare can help you deal with the painful issues of divorce and separation. You will learn how to deal with the pain of the past and look forward to rebuilding your life as you learn to put your trust in the power of Christ.

 

Cost $25 for workbook

Meets Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information contact us by phone!

DC4K (DivorceCare for Kids) (Tue. Oct 28, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/divorcecare-for-kids-dc4k/

(Ages 6-12) Children hurting because of divorce or separation can find help and healing through DivorceCare for Kids. At our weekly group, kids make friends with other kids who understand how they feel. DC4K combines games, activities, music and more to help children feel accepted.

$15 per child. $10 per child if two or more.

Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information, contact us by phone!

Looking for prom dresses for this years Father Daughter Purity Ball! (Wed. Oct 29, 2014 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

The Christian Center
4100 N. Brandywine Dr
Peoria, IL 61614
309.685.4218
Dhellige@sbcglobal.net
http://www.purityball.com

The Christian Center is collecting prom dresses for this years Father Daughter Purity ball.  Please drop off current in- style clean dresses to the Christian Center Monday through Friday. Your donation helps ladies to come in their very best to this enchanting exciting event.  Questions? Call or go to our website!

Morton Methodist Church offers Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class plus Legacy Class (Wed. Oct 29, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

.
Morton United Methodist Church, 420 N. Tennessee Ave, Morton, Il 61550
309.266.7174
info@MortonUMC.org
http://www.mortonumc.org/?page_id=312717

Morton United Methodist Church will offer Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class this fall.  We also are offering his Leaving a Legacy class if you have taken FPU prior.

 

Financial Peace University classes will start Sept. 28th at 10:45 a.m. on Sundays and Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.

 

The Legacy Class will start Sept. 7th at 10:45 a.m.

 

Go to the church website for more information or to sign up! Feel free to call the church for any questions also.

Step Study for Men (Wed. Oct 29, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-men/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

Step Study for Women (Wed. Oct 29, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-women/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

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

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/griefshare-2/

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

Cost $25 for workbook 

Thursdays, August 28 - November 20, 2014

 

For more information, contact Northwoods by phone.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Oct 30, 2014 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.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Oct 31, 2014 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/

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to get free from hurts, habits, and unhealthy relationships. 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. Celebrate Recovery meets every Friday at Northwoods Community Church from 6:00-8:30pm.

Father Daughter Purity Ball (Sat. Nov 1, 2014 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

.
Four Points by Sheraton, 500 Hamliton Blvd, Peoria, IL 61602
309.685.4218
Dhellige@sbcglobal.net
http://www.purityball.com

The Christian Center is once again thrilled to host the Father-Daughter Purity Ball. It is our pleasure to hold high the banner of purity in the midst of a culture that destroys it.

 

We hope you will join us as we encourage young women to commit to moral purity and help them understand the beautiful and righteous life God offers them.

 

The Bible lays the responsibility of protecting daughters at the feet of their fathers. We desire to charge men to take up this mantle of responsibility!

 

God thinks the protection of a woman’s purity should be extravagant and so do we! We look forward to this formal evening and hope you will join us.

DivorceCare at Northwoods Community Church (Sat. Nov 1, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 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/divorce/

DivorceCare can help you deal with the painful issues of divorce and separation. You will learn how to deal with the pain of the past and look forward to rebuilding your life as you learn to put your trust in the power of Christ.

 

Cost $25 for workbook

Meets Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information contact us by phone!

Morton Methodist Church offers Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class plus Legacy Class (Sun. Nov 2, 2014 10:45 am)

Contact Info:

.
Morton United Methodist Church, 420 N. Tennessee Ave, Morton, Il 61550
309.266.7174
info@MortonUMC.org
http://www.mortonumc.org/?page_id=312717

Morton United Methodist Church will offer Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class this fall.  We also are offering his Leaving a Legacy class if you have taken FPU prior.

 

Financial Peace University classes will start Sept. 28th at 10:45 a.m. on Sundays and Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.

 

The Legacy Class will start Sept. 7th at 10:45 a.m.

 

Go to the church website for more information or to sign up! Feel free to call the church for any questions also.

Divorce Care for Adults, Kids, and Teens (Sun. Nov 2, 2014 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Great Oaks Community Church
515 State Route 116
Germantown Hills, IL 61548
309.383.4330
dan.hoehne@greatoakscc.org
http://www.greatoakscc.org

Help for healing from Divorce for adults, children, and teens. This is a 13 week program designed to meet the spiritual and practical needs of families impacted by divorce.

"Get Threaded" at Grace Church (Tue. Nov 4, 2014 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

.
Grace Church, 1325 E Jefferson, Morton, IL
.
Krys:309.264.0787 Peggy:309.589.6430
pslavens@gracepres.org
http://www.perspectives.org

Perspectives helps believers from all walks of life see how they can get threaded into God’s story of redeeming people from every tribe, tongue, and nation to Himself.

From Genesis to the prophets, Jesus Christ to the early church, and Constantine to today, you will see how God has been moving, how the global Church has responded, and what the greatest needs in world evangelism remain today. 

 

It isn't a class about missions, but a course on how every believer can be intimately woven into the story of God using His people to be a blessing to all the peoples of the earth.

 

Learn firsthand from the global experiences of pastors, professors, biblical scholars, mobilizers, theologians, and missionaries from the field.  

 

For more information, contact Krys Malin or Peggy Slavens or visit the perspectives website!

Teen Divorce Ministry (Tue. Nov 4, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/divorcecare-for-teens/

Middle school and High school teens can find friends to walk with them through the hurt of divorce or separation. Teen DivorceCare Ministry uses games and discussion in a safe environment to help teens find joy and hope built on God’s love.

$15 for first child. $10 for each additional child in family.

Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information, contact Northwoods by phone.  

DC4K (DivorceCare for Kids) (Tue. Nov 4, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/divorcecare-for-kids-dc4k/

(Ages 6-12) Children hurting because of divorce or separation can find help and healing through DivorceCare for Kids. At our weekly group, kids make friends with other kids who understand how they feel. DC4K combines games, activities, music and more to help children feel accepted.

$15 per child. $10 per child if two or more.

Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information, contact us by phone!

DivorceCare at Northwoods Community Church (Tue. Nov 4, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 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/divorce/

DivorceCare can help you deal with the painful issues of divorce and separation. You will learn how to deal with the pain of the past and look forward to rebuilding your life as you learn to put your trust in the power of Christ.

 

Cost $25 for workbook

Meets Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information contact us by phone!

Morton Methodist Church offers Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class plus Legacy Class (Wed. Nov 5, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

.
Morton United Methodist Church, 420 N. Tennessee Ave, Morton, Il 61550
309.266.7174
info@MortonUMC.org
http://www.mortonumc.org/?page_id=312717

Morton United Methodist Church will offer Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class this fall.  We also are offering his Leaving a Legacy class if you have taken FPU prior.

 

Financial Peace University classes will start Sept. 28th at 10:45 a.m. on Sundays and Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.

 

The Legacy Class will start Sept. 7th at 10:45 a.m.

 

Go to the church website for more information or to sign up! Feel free to call the church for any questions also.

Step Study for Men (Wed. Nov 5, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-men/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

Step Study for Women (Wed. Nov 5, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-women/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

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

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/griefshare-2/

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

Cost $25 for workbook 

Thursdays, August 28 - November 20, 2014

 

For more information, contact Northwoods by phone.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Nov 6, 2014 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.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Nov 7, 2014 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/

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to get free from hurts, habits, and unhealthy relationships. 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. Celebrate Recovery meets every Friday at Northwoods Community Church from 6:00-8:30pm.

Men's Accountability Group & Chess Competition Fellowship (Sat. Nov 8, 2014 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Glen Hill E Free Church
Glen Hill E Free Church, 129 Chestnut St., East Peoria, 61611
309.251.6489

Iron sharpening iron through accountability, encouragement, prayer, and fellowship in the love of Christ.

DivorceCare at Northwoods Community Church (Sat. Nov 8, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 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/divorce/

DivorceCare can help you deal with the painful issues of divorce and separation. You will learn how to deal with the pain of the past and look forward to rebuilding your life as you learn to put your trust in the power of Christ.

 

Cost $25 for workbook

Meets Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information contact us by phone!

Divorce Care for Adults, Kids, and Teens (Sun. Nov 9, 2014 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Great Oaks Community Church
515 State Route 116
Germantown Hills, IL 61548
309.383.4330
dan.hoehne@greatoakscc.org
http://www.greatoakscc.org

Help for healing from Divorce for adults, children, and teens. This is a 13 week program designed to meet the spiritual and practical needs of families impacted by divorce.

"Get Threaded" at Grace Church (Tue. Nov 11, 2014 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

.
Grace Church, 1325 E Jefferson, Morton, IL
.
Krys:309.264.0787 Peggy:309.589.6430
pslavens@gracepres.org
http://www.perspectives.org

Perspectives helps believers from all walks of life see how they can get threaded into God’s story of redeeming people from every tribe, tongue, and nation to Himself.

From Genesis to the prophets, Jesus Christ to the early church, and Constantine to today, you will see how God has been moving, how the global Church has responded, and what the greatest needs in world evangelism remain today. 

 

It isn't a class about missions, but a course on how every believer can be intimately woven into the story of God using His people to be a blessing to all the peoples of the earth.

 

Learn firsthand from the global experiences of pastors, professors, biblical scholars, mobilizers, theologians, and missionaries from the field.  

 

For more information, contact Krys Malin or Peggy Slavens or visit the perspectives website!

Teen Divorce Ministry (Tue. Nov 11, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/divorcecare-for-teens/

Middle school and High school teens can find friends to walk with them through the hurt of divorce or separation. Teen DivorceCare Ministry uses games and discussion in a safe environment to help teens find joy and hope built on God’s love.

$15 for first child. $10 for each additional child in family.

Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information, contact Northwoods by phone.  

DC4K (DivorceCare for Kids) (Tue. Nov 11, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/divorcecare-for-kids-dc4k/

(Ages 6-12) Children hurting because of divorce or separation can find help and healing through DivorceCare for Kids. At our weekly group, kids make friends with other kids who understand how they feel. DC4K combines games, activities, music and more to help children feel accepted.

$15 per child. $10 per child if two or more.

Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information, contact us by phone!

DivorceCare at Northwoods Community Church (Tue. Nov 11, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 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/divorce/

DivorceCare can help you deal with the painful issues of divorce and separation. You will learn how to deal with the pain of the past and look forward to rebuilding your life as you learn to put your trust in the power of Christ.

 

Cost $25 for workbook

Meets Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information contact us by phone!

Morton Methodist Church offers Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class plus Legacy Class (Wed. Nov 12, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

.
Morton United Methodist Church, 420 N. Tennessee Ave, Morton, Il 61550
309.266.7174
info@MortonUMC.org
http://www.mortonumc.org/?page_id=312717

Morton United Methodist Church will offer Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class this fall.  We also are offering his Leaving a Legacy class if you have taken FPU prior.

 

Financial Peace University classes will start Sept. 28th at 10:45 a.m. on Sundays and Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.

 

The Legacy Class will start Sept. 7th at 10:45 a.m.

 

Go to the church website for more information or to sign up! Feel free to call the church for any questions also.

Step Study for Men (Wed. Nov 12, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-men/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

Step Study for Women (Wed. Nov 12, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-women/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

GriefShare at Northwoods Community Church (Thu. Nov 13, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/griefshare-2/

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

Cost $25 for workbook 

Thursdays, August 28 - November 20, 2014

 

For more information, contact Northwoods by phone.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Nov 13, 2014 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.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Nov 14, 2014 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/

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to get free from hurts, habits, and unhealthy relationships. 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. Celebrate Recovery meets every Friday at Northwoods Community Church from 6:00-8:30pm.

DivorceCare at Northwoods Community Church (Sat. Nov 15, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 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/divorce/

DivorceCare can help you deal with the painful issues of divorce and separation. You will learn how to deal with the pain of the past and look forward to rebuilding your life as you learn to put your trust in the power of Christ.

 

Cost $25 for workbook

Meets Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information contact us by phone!

Divorce Care for Adults, Kids, and Teens (Sun. Nov 16, 2014 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Great Oaks Community Church
515 State Route 116
Germantown Hills, IL 61548
309.383.4330
dan.hoehne@greatoakscc.org
http://www.greatoakscc.org

Help for healing from Divorce for adults, children, and teens. This is a 13 week program designed to meet the spiritual and practical needs of families impacted by divorce.

"Get Threaded" at Grace Church (Tue. Nov 18, 2014 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

.
Grace Church, 1325 E Jefferson, Morton, IL
.
Krys:309.264.0787 Peggy:309.589.6430
pslavens@gracepres.org
http://www.perspectives.org

Perspectives helps believers from all walks of life see how they can get threaded into God’s story of redeeming people from every tribe, tongue, and nation to Himself.

From Genesis to the prophets, Jesus Christ to the early church, and Constantine to today, you will see how God has been moving, how the global Church has responded, and what the greatest needs in world evangelism remain today. 

 

It isn't a class about missions, but a course on how every believer can be intimately woven into the story of God using His people to be a blessing to all the peoples of the earth.

 

Learn firsthand from the global experiences of pastors, professors, biblical scholars, mobilizers, theologians, and missionaries from the field.  

 

For more information, contact Krys Malin or Peggy Slavens or visit the perspectives website!

DivorceCare at Northwoods Community Church (Tue. Nov 18, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 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/divorce/

DivorceCare can help you deal with the painful issues of divorce and separation. You will learn how to deal with the pain of the past and look forward to rebuilding your life as you learn to put your trust in the power of Christ.

 

Cost $25 for workbook

Meets Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information contact us by phone!

Teen Divorce Ministry (Tue. Nov 18, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/divorcecare-for-teens/

Middle school and High school teens can find friends to walk with them through the hurt of divorce or separation. Teen DivorceCare Ministry uses games and discussion in a safe environment to help teens find joy and hope built on God’s love.

$15 for first child. $10 for each additional child in family.

Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information, contact Northwoods by phone.  

DC4K (DivorceCare for Kids) (Tue. Nov 18, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/divorcecare-for-kids-dc4k/

(Ages 6-12) Children hurting because of divorce or separation can find help and healing through DivorceCare for Kids. At our weekly group, kids make friends with other kids who understand how they feel. DC4K combines games, activities, music and more to help children feel accepted.

$15 per child. $10 per child if two or more.

Tuesdays, August 26 - November 18, 2014

 

For more information, contact us by phone!

Morton Methodist Church offers Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class plus Legacy Class (Wed. Nov 19, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

.
Morton United Methodist Church, 420 N. Tennessee Ave, Morton, Il 61550
309.266.7174
info@MortonUMC.org
http://www.mortonumc.org/?page_id=312717

Morton United Methodist Church will offer Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class this fall.  We also are offering his Leaving a Legacy class if you have taken FPU prior.

 

Financial Peace University classes will start Sept. 28th at 10:45 a.m. on Sundays and Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.

 

The Legacy Class will start Sept. 7th at 10:45 a.m.

 

Go to the church website for more information or to sign up! Feel free to call the church for any questions also.

Step Study for Men (Wed. Nov 19, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-men/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

Step Study for Women (Wed. Nov 19, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-women/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

GriefShare at Northwoods Community Church (Thu. Nov 20, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/griefshare-2/

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

Cost $25 for workbook 

Thursdays, August 28 - November 20, 2014

 

For more information, contact Northwoods by phone.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Nov 20, 2014 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.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Nov 21, 2014 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/

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to get free from hurts, habits, and unhealthy relationships. 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. Celebrate Recovery meets every Friday at Northwoods Community Church from 6:00-8:30pm.

Monthly Gospel Jam Session (Fri. Nov 21, 2014 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.

Divorce Care for Adults, Kids, and Teens (Sun. Nov 23, 2014 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Great Oaks Community Church
515 State Route 116
Germantown Hills, IL 61548
309.383.4330
dan.hoehne@greatoakscc.org
http://www.greatoakscc.org

Help for healing from Divorce for adults, children, and teens. This is a 13 week program designed to meet the spiritual and practical needs of families impacted by divorce.

"Get Threaded" at Grace Church (Tue. Nov 25, 2014 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

.
Grace Church, 1325 E Jefferson, Morton, IL
.
Krys:309.264.0787 Peggy:309.589.6430
pslavens@gracepres.org
http://www.perspectives.org

Perspectives helps believers from all walks of life see how they can get threaded into God’s story of redeeming people from every tribe, tongue, and nation to Himself.

From Genesis to the prophets, Jesus Christ to the early church, and Constantine to today, you will see how God has been moving, how the global Church has responded, and what the greatest needs in world evangelism remain today. 

 

It isn't a class about missions, but a course on how every believer can be intimately woven into the story of God using His people to be a blessing to all the peoples of the earth.

 

Learn firsthand from the global experiences of pastors, professors, biblical scholars, mobilizers, theologians, and missionaries from the field.  

 

For more information, contact Krys Malin or Peggy Slavens or visit the perspectives website!

Morton Methodist Church offers Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class plus Legacy Class (Wed. Nov 26, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

.
Morton United Methodist Church, 420 N. Tennessee Ave, Morton, Il 61550
309.266.7174
info@MortonUMC.org
http://www.mortonumc.org/?page_id=312717

Morton United Methodist Church will offer Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class this fall.  We also are offering his Leaving a Legacy class if you have taken FPU prior.

 

Financial Peace University classes will start Sept. 28th at 10:45 a.m. on Sundays and Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.

 

The Legacy Class will start Sept. 7th at 10:45 a.m.

 

Go to the church website for more information or to sign up! Feel free to call the church for any questions also.

Step Study for Men (Wed. Nov 26, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-men/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

Step Study for Women (Wed. Nov 26, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-women/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Nov 27, 2014 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.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Nov 28, 2014 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/

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to get free from hurts, habits, and unhealthy relationships. 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. Celebrate Recovery meets every Friday at Northwoods Community Church from 6:00-8:30pm.

Divorce Care for Adults, Kids, and Teens (Sun. Nov 30, 2014 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Great Oaks Community Church
515 State Route 116
Germantown Hills, IL 61548
309.383.4330
dan.hoehne@greatoakscc.org
http://www.greatoakscc.org

Help for healing from Divorce for adults, children, and teens. This is a 13 week program designed to meet the spiritual and practical needs of families impacted by divorce.

Morton Methodist Church offers Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class plus Legacy Class (Wed. Dec 3, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

.
Morton United Methodist Church, 420 N. Tennessee Ave, Morton, Il 61550
309.266.7174
info@MortonUMC.org
http://www.mortonumc.org/?page_id=312717

Morton United Methodist Church will offer Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class this fall.  We also are offering his Leaving a Legacy class if you have taken FPU prior.

 

Financial Peace University classes will start Sept. 28th at 10:45 a.m. on Sundays and Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.

 

The Legacy Class will start Sept. 7th at 10:45 a.m.

 

Go to the church website for more information or to sign up! Feel free to call the church for any questions also.

Step Study for Men (Wed. Dec 3, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-men/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

Step Study for Women (Wed. Dec 3, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-women/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Dec 4, 2014 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.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Dec 5, 2014 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/

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to get free from hurts, habits, and unhealthy relationships. 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. Celebrate Recovery meets every Friday at Northwoods Community Church from 6:00-8:30pm.

Divorce Care for Adults, Kids, and Teens (Sun. Dec 7, 2014 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Great Oaks Community Church
515 State Route 116
Germantown Hills, IL 61548
309.383.4330
dan.hoehne@greatoakscc.org
http://www.greatoakscc.org

Help for healing from Divorce for adults, children, and teens. This is a 13 week program designed to meet the spiritual and practical needs of families impacted by divorce.

Step Study for Men (Wed. Dec 10, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-men/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

Step Study for Women (Wed. Dec 10, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-women/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Dec 11, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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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.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Dec 12, 2014 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/

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to get free from hurts, habits, and unhealthy relationships. 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. Celebrate Recovery meets every Friday at Northwoods Community Church from 6:00-8:30pm.

Men's Accountability Group & Chess Competition Fellowship (Sat. Dec 13, 2014 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Glen Hill E Free Church
Glen Hill E Free Church, 129 Chestnut St., East Peoria, 61611
309.251.6489

Iron sharpening iron through accountability, encouragement, prayer, and fellowship in the love of Christ.

Divorce Care for Adults, Kids, and Teens (Sun. Dec 14, 2014 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Great Oaks Community Church
515 State Route 116
Germantown Hills, IL 61548
309.383.4330
dan.hoehne@greatoakscc.org
http://www.greatoakscc.org

Help for healing from Divorce for adults, children, and teens. This is a 13 week program designed to meet the spiritual and practical needs of families impacted by divorce.

Step Study for Men (Wed. Dec 17, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-men/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

Step Study for Women (Wed. Dec 17, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/celebrate-recovery-step-study-for-women/

The Celebrate Recovery Step-study group will meet weekly to work through the 12 steps and the 8 principles found in the Beatitudes. Through this year-long study, you will find the peace and lasting freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ. The participants guides will guide you as you utilize scripture, discussion and prayer to find hope and healing from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

 

Hosted at Northwoods Community Church, this group costs $40 and will meet on Wednesdays.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Dec 18, 2014 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.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Dec 19, 2014 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/

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to get free from hurts, habits, and unhealthy relationships. 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. Celebrate Recovery meets every Friday at Northwoods Community Church from 6:00-8:30pm.

Monthly Gospel Jam Session (Fri. Dec 19, 2014 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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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.

Divorce Care for Adults, Kids, and Teens (Sun. Dec 21, 2014 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Great Oaks Community Church
515 State Route 116
Germantown Hills, IL 61548
309.383.4330
dan.hoehne@greatoakscc.org
http://www.greatoakscc.org

Help for healing from Divorce for adults, children, and teens. This is a 13 week program designed to meet the spiritual and practical needs of families impacted by divorce.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Dec 25, 2014 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.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Jan 1, 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.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Jan 8, 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.

Men's Accountability Group & Chess Competition Fellowship (Sat. Jan 10, 2015 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Glen Hill E Free Church
Glen Hill E Free Church, 129 Chestnut St., East Peoria, 61611
309.251.6489

Iron sharpening iron through accountability, encouragement, prayer, and fellowship in the love of Christ.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Jan 15, 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.

Monthly Gospel Jam Session (Fri. Jan 16, 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.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Jan 22, 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.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Jan 29, 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.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Feb 5, 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.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Feb 12, 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.

Men's Accountability Group & Chess Competition Fellowship (Sat. Feb 14, 2015 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Glen Hill E Free Church
Glen Hill E Free Church, 129 Chestnut St., East Peoria, 61611
309.251.6489

Iron sharpening iron through accountability, encouragement, prayer, and fellowship in the love of Christ.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Feb 19, 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.

Monthly Gospel Jam Session (Fri. Feb 20, 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.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Feb 26, 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.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Mar 5, 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.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Mar 12, 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.

Men's Accountability Group & Chess Competition Fellowship (Sat. Mar 14, 2015 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Glen Hill E Free Church
Glen Hill E Free Church, 129 Chestnut St., East Peoria, 61611
309.251.6489

Iron sharpening iron through accountability, encouragement, prayer, and fellowship in the love of Christ.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Mar 19, 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.

Monthly Gospel Jam Session (Fri. Mar 20, 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.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Mar 26, 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.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Apr 2, 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.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Apr 9, 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.

Men's Accountability Group & Chess Competition Fellowship (Sat. Apr 11, 2015 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Glen Hill E Free Church
Glen Hill E Free Church, 129 Chestnut St., East Peoria, 61611
309.251.6489

Iron sharpening iron through accountability, encouragement, prayer, and fellowship in the love of Christ.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Apr 16, 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.

Monthly Gospel Jam Session (Fri. Apr 17, 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.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Apr 23, 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.

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.

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.

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.