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These Shining Lives (Sun. Feb 26, 2017 2:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Bradley University Hartmann Center
1501 West Bradley Avenue
Peoria, IL 61606
309-677-2651
mburgeson@fsmail.bradley.edu
http://theatre.bradley.edu

Bradley University Theatre Presents, These Shining Lives, by Melanie Marnich.

 

This play celebrates the friendship and solidarity among four working women who discover their independence, and fight for the vindication that may not come in time.

 

Ticket prices are $14 for adults, $12 for faculty, staff and seniors, and $5 for students.

 

Tickets can be purchased at the Cultural Events Box Office located in the Hartmann Center, or by calling the number listed above. 

 

Group discounts are available for groups of ten or more.

Building Faith & Choreography (Sun. Feb 26, 2017 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Bradley Epworth Church
1316 W. Columbia Terrace
Peoria, IL 61606
309-645-3748
robcat629@frontier.com
http://www.kinisi424.weebly.com

Let choreography be a fun and simple experience.

 

Bring your Bibles, and be ready to move as we apply what we learn. Our classes include a Bible study, movement application, a time of worship, and ministry.

 

All are welcome, no matter what your experience level is, or if you have attended a Kinisi 424 class before. Please dress modestly.

 

For more information, please visit us on our Facebook page, or contact us using the website or email listed above.

Jazz Vespers (Sun. Feb 26, 2017 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Westminster Presbyterian Church
1420 W. Moss Avenue
Peoria
3096738501
wpc@westminsterpeoria.org
http://westminsterpeoria.org/music-arts/jazz-vesper-service/

The Westminster Jazz Vespers service brings together amazing musicianship and holy inspiration weekly, from the second Sunday in September through Pentecost, June 4, for a service of prayer, meditation and music.

 

Weekly, our sanctuary is blessed by the jazz sounds of David Hoffman. The trumpet/flugelhorn soloist and composer/arranger with the Ray Charles Orchestra leads worship along with (most weeks) Dan Leahy, Piano, Mike Nellas, Bass, Jason Brannon, Drums, Jamika Russell, Vocals, along with Rev. Denise Clark-Jones leading the service.

 

Jazz Vespers are held in the church on Sunday afternoons at 4:00 p.m. We gather in the intimacy of the sanctuary for an extraordinary experience of jazz.

 

No charge to join us (free-will offering taken) and no reservations are required. Join us for an extraordinary celebration of joy.

 

For more information, please contact us through the info listed above. Office hours are Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

"The Legacy Journey" (Sun. Feb 26, 2017 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Chillicothe Christian Church
510 W. Frances St.
Chillicothe, IL 61523
309-274-4419
office@chillicothechristian.net
https://goo.gl/FGRqxM

Dave Ramsey's "The Legacy Journey" class will lead you deeper into investing, basic estate planning, purposeful living, safeguarding your legacy, and discovering the keys to generational wealth and true generosity.

 

This class is seven weeks and is geared toward people who have already gone through FPU. The cost for the class is $110 and you will receive a workbook, basic will, and a bonus lesson all in a wooden keepsake box to help you organize and store your important documents.

 

To register, visit the website listed above.

GriefShare (Mon. Feb 27, 2017 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Grace Church
1325 E. Jefferson St.
Morton, IL 61550
(309) 266-9281
grace.church@gracemorton.org
http://www.gracemorton.org

GriefShare is a 13 week DVD and discussion series that is designed for anyone grieving the death of a loved one. It is a support group that provides a safe and caring place to meet with others on this difficult journey of grief and who understands the heartache and questions of loss.

 

The DVDs feature clips from counselors, pastors and others who offer practical suggestions and reassurance.

 

The series will begin on Monday, January 9, 2017 at Grace Church.

 

There is no fee to participate. For further information or to register, call the church office at the phone number listed above.

Financial Peace University (Mon. Feb 27, 2017 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Our Savior Lutheran Church
1209 Kingsbury Rd.
Washington, IL 61571
309-444-4030
secretary@oslwashington.org
https://www.daveramsey.com/fpu/classes/1032226

Dave Ramsey's nine-week Financial Peace University.

 

Monday, January 16th - March 13th.

Bible Study Fellowship (Mon. Feb 27, 2017 6:45 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Woodland Baptist Church
6915 N. Allen Road, Peoria, IL 61614
Grace Presbyterian Church
8607 IL-91, Peoria, IL 61615
jilliansmallenberger@gmail.com
http://bsfinternational.org

Come and see an intimate vision of Christ's revealed glory through the eyes of John at Bible Study Fellowship.

 

We meet September 12th through May, on Monday nights from 6:45-8:30.

 

Our women's class meets at Woodland Baptist Church on N. Allen Road, and the men's class meets at Grace Presbyterian Church on Route 91.  Both classes have school-age programs - children K-12 are welcome and study the same passage at an age-appropriate level.

Community Bible Study - Day Class (Thu. Mar 2, 2017 9:30 am - 11:30 am)

Contact Info:

Grace Presbyterian Church
8607 N State Rte. 91
Peoria, IL 61615
309-243-5025
bcal98@gmail.com
http://peoria.cbsclass.org

Join us as we study, "Red Sea to the Jordan River: A look at Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers." It's a story of how God delivered His chosen people, the Israelites from Egyptian slavery and established them as a new nation.

 

They tell the story of a holy God's faithfulness to a weak and sinful people like us. Themes like doubt and faith, complaining and grace, crisis and intercession, and failure and repentance teach us to grow spiritually mature.

 

For men, women and children. All levels of learners welcome.

 

Infant and toddler care will be provided along with a preschool through elementary age program.

Community Bible Study Class (Thu. Mar 2, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Woodland Baptist Church
6915 N. Allen Road
Peoria, IL 61614
309-357-0202
smore1325@outlook.com
http://www.communitybiblestudy.org

Community Bible Study (CBS) Peoria Evening Class invites you to study the Gospel of Matthew!

 

This is a 30-week study for men, women and children of every denomination and every level of understanding. CBS's goal is to make disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ in our communities through caring, in-depth Bible study, available to all. CBS's format is opening in worship, core group discussion and lecture. 

 

Matthew wrote by the power of the Holy Spirit, primarily to his fellow Jews, proving through scripture that Jesus's life and ministry fulfilled the Old Testament prophecies concerning the Messiah.

 

CBS meets weekly on Thursday nights.

These Shining Lives (Thu. Mar 2, 2017 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Bradley University Hartmann Center
1501 West Bradley Avenue
Peoria, IL 61606
309-677-2651
mburgeson@fsmail.bradley.edu
http://theatre.bradley.edu

Bradley University Theatre Presents, These Shining Lives, by Melanie Marnich.

 

This play celebrates the friendship and solidarity among four working women who discover their independence, and fight for the vindication that may not come in time.

 

Ticket prices are $14 for adults, $12 for faculty, staff and seniors, and $5 for students.

 

Tickets can be purchased at the Cultural Events Box Office located in the Hartmann Center, or by calling the number listed above. 

 

Group discounts are available for groups of ten or more.

Biblical Counseling and Discipleship Conference - Dealing with Suffering in Today's Culture (Fri. Mar 3, 2017 5:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Bethany Community Church
27577 Dutch Lane
Washington, IL
309-508-1755
heather@bethanycommunitychurch.org
http://www.bethanycommunitychurch.org/conference

Bethany Community Church announces that they will host the 2nd annual Biblical Counseling and Discipleship Conference “Dealing with Suffering in Today’s Culture” March 3rd – 5th at their church building in Washington, Illinois.

 

“Have you ever been at a loss when a friend is suffering, grieving, dealing with trauma, or just simply going through normal trials of life? Or what about feeling overwhelmed at your own difficult issues?” Pastor Kent Kloter asks. “Your Creator has blessed the Church of Jesus Christ with powerful and profoundly practical answers. We believe that the Gospel can equip the local church to provide robust, powerful answers found in the Bible to help us respond to the problems we face in our culture. Come and be equipped to help not only yourself but also your own church address the complex trials of everyday life. We are excited to invite you to come and see just how practical Biblical counseling and discipleship training can be to you personally.”

 

The conference will focus on equipping everyone in the local church, from pastors and church leaders to new believers, to grow in their ability to help others apply the life-transforming principles of God’s Word to the challenges our culture faces today.

 

The cost of the weekend is $15 when registered by February 10th and $25 after that date. Bring a group of 5 or more, and the registration is free!

 

Conference speakers include:
-Kent Kloter, Pastor of Counseling and Discipleship at BCC, Certified ACBC Counselor
-Kevin Suader, Senior Pastor at New Castle Bible Church, Mackinaw IL
-Joel Smith, Pastor of Biblical Counseling at Bethany Baptist Church, Peoria IL
-Joshua Beakley, Youth Minister at Bethany Baptist Church
-5 other speakers from Bethany Community Church, including our Senior Pastor, Dr. Daniel Bennett.

 

“I am so grateful to God for using Biblical counseling at our church to transform lives,” says Senior Pastor Dr. Daniel Bennett. “Through this ministry, God has done amazing things like restoring broken marriages and comforting hurting people. As a pastor, it is a joy to see people in the church prepared to encourage, exhort, and care for one another. My prayer is that this conference would help churches equip individuals in Christ's church to care for one another through the sufficiency of His Word.”

 

Registration information as well as track details are available online at the above Web site. Those interested can also contact Bethany Community Church via the above email or phone.

 

About Bethany Community Church:
Since its inception in 2008, Bethany Community Church has been equipping people to skillfully, confidently, and lovingly minister God’s Word to those looking for victory over difficult or challenging life situations. BCC continues to be a certified training center for ACBC (Association of Certified Biblical Counselors). This regional training program will provide you with the expertise to care for others in your family, church, and community. Bethany Community Church meets for worship at Five Points Washington each Sunday at 9:00 and 10:30am. Classes and childcare are available. For more information about BCC, please visit bethanycommunitychurch.org.

A Musical Masquerade to benefit Central Illinois Youth Symphony (Fri. Mar 3, 2017 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Life Together Center
3601 North Sheridan Road
Peoria, IL 61604
309.370.6424
jeffmcsweeney@ciys.org
http://ciys.org

Join the Youth Symphony for a night of fun as you explore the beauty of the masquerade! You'll be treated to delicious hors d'oeuvres and samples of over 20 different wines as you peruse unique silent auction items, all while enjoying entertainment from our young musicians.

 

Tickets are $40 for individuals, $75 per pair. Early bird tickets are available through January 31 for $35 and $60 per pair. Order your tickets online at the link above.

 

This event is the largest fundraiser of the year supporting scholarships and reducing tuition costs for over 150 young musicians.

These Shining Lives (Fri. Mar 3, 2017 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Bradley University Hartmann Center
1501 West Bradley Avenue
Peoria, IL 61606
309-677-2651
mburgeson@fsmail.bradley.edu
http://theatre.bradley.edu

Bradley University Theatre Presents, These Shining Lives, by Melanie Marnich.

 

This play celebrates the friendship and solidarity among four working women who discover their independence, and fight for the vindication that may not come in time.

 

Ticket prices are $14 for adults, $12 for faculty, staff and seniors, and $5 for students.

 

Tickets can be purchased at the Cultural Events Box Office located in the Hartmann Center, or by calling the number listed above. 

 

Group discounts are available for groups of ten or more.

Fighting Fat with Fearless Faith (Sat. Mar 4, 2017 2:00 pm)

You are invited to attend a private event featuring The Premiere Launch of Fighting Fat with Fearless Faith’s program along with a two-hour exclusive seminar with the author, Christy Taylor.

 

Seats are limited, so get your ticket today! For $35, you get a reserved seat to the seminar along with an exclusive printed copy of Fighting Fat with Fearless Faith's book, an invitation to the launch of a 12-week secret study group on Facebook, a book signing with the author, a chance to win giveaways, an opportunity to meet up to 50 new friends who are fighting the same weight battle, and a better understanding of how to create your own personalized battle-plan.

 

We hope you walk away with a newfound hope on how you can become truly transformed from the inside-out!

Trivia Night (Sat. Mar 4, 2017 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Redeemer Lutheran Church
6801 N Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61614
309-691-8921
http://www.goo.gl/8KFG7k

Do you love trivia? Join us for a fun night for a great cause!

 

We are raising money for the Concordia Lutheran School band. We have a trip planned this spring to go to St. Louis for the Six Flags Musical Festival.

 

Get together a table; up to eight participants per table and the cost is $15 per person.

 

You can reserve a table by calling the number above or visiting the website.

These Shining Lives (Sat. Mar 4, 2017 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Bradley University Hartmann Center
1501 West Bradley Avenue
Peoria, IL 61606
309-677-2651
mburgeson@fsmail.bradley.edu
http://theatre.bradley.edu

Bradley University Theatre Presents, These Shining Lives, by Melanie Marnich.

 

This play celebrates the friendship and solidarity among four working women who discover their independence, and fight for the vindication that may not come in time.

 

Ticket prices are $14 for adults, $12 for faculty, staff and seniors, and $5 for students.

 

Tickets can be purchased at the Cultural Events Box Office located in the Hartmann Center, or by calling the number listed above. 

 

Group discounts are available for groups of ten or more.

These Shining Lives (Sun. Mar 5, 2017 2:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Bradley University Hartmann Center
1501 West Bradley Avenue
Peoria, IL 61606
309-677-2651
mburgeson@fsmail.bradley.edu
http://theatre.bradley.edu

Bradley University Theatre Presents, These Shining Lives, by Melanie Marnich.

 

This play celebrates the friendship and solidarity among four working women who discover their independence, and fight for the vindication that may not come in time.

 

Ticket prices are $14 for adults, $12 for faculty, staff and seniors, and $5 for students.

 

Tickets can be purchased at the Cultural Events Box Office located in the Hartmann Center, or by calling the number listed above. 

 

Group discounts are available for groups of ten or more.

Jazz Vespers (Sun. Mar 5, 2017 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Westminster Presbyterian Church
1420 W. Moss Avenue
Peoria
3096738501
wpc@westminsterpeoria.org
http://westminsterpeoria.org/music-arts/jazz-vesper-service/

The Westminster Jazz Vespers service brings together amazing musicianship and holy inspiration weekly, from the second Sunday in September through Pentecost, June 4, for a service of prayer, meditation and music.

 

Weekly, our sanctuary is blessed by the jazz sounds of David Hoffman. The trumpet/flugelhorn soloist and composer/arranger with the Ray Charles Orchestra leads worship along with (most weeks) Dan Leahy, Piano, Mike Nellas, Bass, Jason Brannon, Drums, Jamika Russell, Vocals, along with Rev. Denise Clark-Jones leading the service.

 

Jazz Vespers are held in the church on Sunday afternoons at 4:00 p.m. We gather in the intimacy of the sanctuary for an extraordinary experience of jazz.

 

No charge to join us (free-will offering taken) and no reservations are required. Join us for an extraordinary celebration of joy.

 

For more information, please contact us through the info listed above. Office hours are Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

"The Legacy Journey" (Sun. Mar 5, 2017 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Chillicothe Christian Church
510 W. Frances St.
Chillicothe, IL 61523
309-274-4419
office@chillicothechristian.net
https://goo.gl/FGRqxM

Dave Ramsey's "The Legacy Journey" class will lead you deeper into investing, basic estate planning, purposeful living, safeguarding your legacy, and discovering the keys to generational wealth and true generosity.

 

This class is seven weeks and is geared toward people who have already gone through FPU. The cost for the class is $110 and you will receive a workbook, basic will, and a bonus lesson all in a wooden keepsake box to help you organize and store your important documents.

 

To register, visit the website listed above.

Camp Open House (Mon. Mar 6, 2017 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

The Noble Center
1125 W Lake Ave
Peoria, IL 61614
309-688-3667
sloftus@peoriaparks.org
http://www.peoriaparks.org

There are many spring break and summer day camp opportunities through the Peoria Park District!

 

Find out these details at the PPD Camp open house and choose the perfect camps for your children. Get your questions answered by camp coordinators and register to win a $100 camp gift card!

 

PPD camps are a safe, fun and active way for your children to spend their time out of school.