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Griefshare (Wed. Mar 29, 2017 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Athens Christian Church
1411 E. Route 29
Athens, IL 62613
217-636-8463
gail@athenschristian.net
http://www.athenschristian.net

A Griefshare Recovery Program will be held on Wednesdays at 6:30 pm beginning January 11.

 

This is a 14-week program built around video seminars, a support group and a workbook.

 

To register, call Steve (217-414-0126) or visit griefshare.org.

Single and Parenting Class (Thu. Mar 30, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Trinity Lutheran School
515 S. MacArthur Blvd.
Springfield, IL 62704
217.685.8099
singleandparenting@gmail.com
http://www.trinity-lutheran.com

Trinity Lutheran Church will host a 13-week winter session of Single and Parenting beginning Thursday, February 16.

 

Single and Parenting is a support group for single parents to meet and discuss issues unique to their situation. Whether you're a single parent by choice, divorced or widowed, this group meets to discuss such topics as conflict resolution; tired and overwhelmed; parenting tools and projects; money and career; emotions and stability; and suffering and adversity. Each session is comprised of a video on a specific topic, group discussion and personal Bible study about relationships and parenting.

 

There is no fee to participate. A light meal and childcare will also be provided at no cost.

 

For more information, you can call the phone number or email the address listed above.

Illinois Symphony Chamber Orchestra (Fri. Mar 31, 2017 7:30 pm)

Contact Info:

First Presbyterian Church
321 S 7th St
Springfield, IL 62701
(217) 206-6160
info@ilsymphony.org
http://www.ilsymphony.org

Take a musical promenade down the Champs Élysées. From Chabrier’s delightful Habanera and Faure’s elegant Pavane, to Ravel’s light-hearted Le Tombeau de Couperin and Debussy’s sentimental Clair de lune; this is April in Paris.

 

Mozart’s thrilling Paris Symphony concludes this springtime stroll!

 

General admission is $20, and student tickets are $5. There are also senior rates available.

 

Experience it for yourself by calling the number above or visiting the website listed above.

Spring Chicken Dinner (Sat. Apr 1, 2017 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Sherman United Methodist Church
2336 E. Andrew Road
Sherman, IL 62684
217-496-2338

Join us for our annual Spring Chicken Dinner! Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children under 12, and children under 3 are free.

 

Dinner includes fried chicken, mashed potatoes & gravy, green beans, Cole slaw, a drink and dessert. Proceeds will support our youth programs and missions.

Soul'd Out Quartet (Sat. Apr 1, 2017 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Springfield Southern Baptist Church
225 N Grand Ave East
Springfield, IL 62702
217-544-0863
SSBC@springfieldsouthernbaptist.org

Come out to see the Soul'd Out Quartet in concert with the Soul'd Out Band!

 

Enjoy more than music; this is a worship experience from a group dedicated to focusing on ministry! This event is free and open to the public and a love offering will be taken.

 

Hope to see you there!

Messiah in the Passover (Sun. Apr 2, 2017 10:15 am)

Contact Info:

Lincoln Bible Church
2316 North Kickapoo
Lincoln, IL 62656
309-550-4360
pastorsteve@lincolnbiblechurch.org
http://www.lincolnbiblechurch.org

Want to learn how the Messiah plays a role during Passover? Come join us, and find out!

 

Missionary BJ Kelswatter will be sharing about the Messiah to the Jewish people during Passover.

 

Hope to see you there! 

Financial Peace University (Mon. Apr 3, 2017 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Peace Lutheran Church
2800 W. Jefferson St.
Springfield, IL 62702
(217) 801-7464
peace.lutheran@comcast.net
https://www.daveramsey.com/fpu/classes/1029511

You are invited to join us for Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University. This 9-week study will be held at Peace Lutheran Church on Mondays starting Feb. 6  and running through April 3.

 

The sessions will last between 1.5 and 2 hours depending on discussion from the participants. Childcare will be provided.

 

The cost is $93 per family and includes all the materials needed, plus access to bonus online components. The class is being led by Amy Denney, who has taken or taught Financial Peace University more than half a dozen times. You can register online at the link above or by calling Amy at the phone number listed above.

GriefShare Winter Session (Tue. Apr 4, 2017 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Trinity Lutheran School
515 S. MacArthur Blvd.
Springfield, IL 62704
217.899-9418
Trinitygriefshare@yahoo.com
http://www.griefshare.org

A winter session of GriefShare will begin on Tuesday, January 10, 2017. This 13-week session will run through April 4 and meets for 2 hours each week.

 

GriefShare is a nationally-based grief-recovery seminar that provides support for people working their way the grieving process. GriefShare uses a video seminar series, a workbook and sharing time for participants to work through their stages of grief.

 

GriefShare brings people together who are in various stages of grieving to help each other work through their grief and to find joy in life again.

America's Entry into WWI (Tue. Apr 4, 2017 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum
212 N Sixth Street
Springfield, IL 62701
217-558-8844
http://www.presidentlincoln.illinois.gov

President Woodrow Wilson won a second term by promising to keep America out of World War I. Five months later, our troops were headed “over there.” What pushed the country into war? ALPLM historian Mark DePue explains the mix of forces, including German submarine attacks, that tipped American public opinion in favor of war. Reserve your seat at the above Web site.

Griefshare (Wed. Apr 5, 2017 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Athens Christian Church
1411 E. Route 29
Athens, IL 62613
217-636-8463
gail@athenschristian.net
http://www.athenschristian.net

A Griefshare Recovery Program will be held on Wednesdays at 6:30 pm beginning January 11.

 

This is a 14-week program built around video seminars, a support group and a workbook.

 

To register, call Steve (217-414-0126) or visit griefshare.org.

Single and Parenting Class (Thu. Apr 6, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Trinity Lutheran School
515 S. MacArthur Blvd.
Springfield, IL 62704
217.685.8099
singleandparenting@gmail.com
http://www.trinity-lutheran.com

Trinity Lutheran Church will host a 13-week winter session of Single and Parenting beginning Thursday, February 16.

 

Single and Parenting is a support group for single parents to meet and discuss issues unique to their situation. Whether you're a single parent by choice, divorced or widowed, this group meets to discuss such topics as conflict resolution; tired and overwhelmed; parenting tools and projects; money and career; emotions and stability; and suffering and adversity. Each session is comprised of a video on a specific topic, group discussion and personal Bible study about relationships and parenting.

 

There is no fee to participate. A light meal and childcare will also be provided at no cost.

 

For more information, you can call the phone number or email the address listed above.

Lenten Fish Fry (Fri. Apr 7, 2017 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Williamsville UMC
128 E Jones St
Williamsville, Il 62693
217-566-3614
wumc@casscomm.com
http://www.williamsvilleumc.com

Come out to the WUMC Fish Fry!

 

Dinner includes a Walleye, baked potato or potato salad, Cole slaw, applesauce, dessert, and a drink.

 

Tickets for adults are $8; for children(12 & under) tickets are $4. There is also a hot dog dinner for $3.

 

Hope to see you there!

Around the Town Concert (Fri. Apr 7, 2017 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Westminster Presbyterian Church
533 S. Walnut St
Springfield, IL 62704
(217) 522-2838
info@ilsymphony.org
http://www.ilsymphony.org

The Illinois Symphony Orchestra's Around the Town Concert allows you to listen to wonderful musicians live in a variety of locations throughout the community.

 

This hour long concert allows you to get to know members of the ISO Piano Quartet in a more intimate setting.

 

Please join us for one of these free concerts of live music by a variety of ensembles.

Junaia P Carter, MD 5K Run/Walk (Sat. Apr 8, 2017 7:30 am)

Contact Info:

Washington Park Pavilion
1501 S Grand Ave W
Springfield, IL 62704
815-867-6111
jorr@siumed.edu
http://getmeregistered.com/jpc5k

Join us for our 23rd race for charity to commemorate a graduate of the SIU medical class of 2010 who died from metastatic breast cancer. This race is entirely organized by the students of SIU School of Medicine. All proceeds will be donated to M.E.R.C.Y. communities.

 

The race will begin at 8:30 AM. You can register online using the link listed above for $20, or you can register the day of the event for $25.

 

Sign up to run or become a sponsor today!  

2017 Resurrection Conference (Sat. Apr 8, 2017 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

Abundant Faith Christian Center
2525 Taylor Avenue
Springfield, IL 62703
217.585.4000
mediadisciples@abundantfaith.org
http://www.abundantfaith.org

This conference will have breakout sessions on FAITH, HEALING & LEADERSHIP! This year’s conference speaker is Pastor Duane Sheriff. Since this is a FREE conference, we ask that you register online at the website provided above.

 

Hope to see you there! 

Easter Egg Hunt (Sat. Apr 8, 2017 1:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Fairview Baptist Church
2001 N. 21st. St.
Springfield, IL 62702
217-741-1817

Join us for an Easter egg hunt! This hunt is for kids up to the age of nine. Rain date will be Saturday, April 15.

 

Hope to see you there!

Our Savior’s Holy Week Services (Sun. Apr 9, 2017 8:00 am)

Contact Info:

Our Savior’s Lutheran Church
2645 Old Jacksonville Rd.
Springfield, IL 62704
217-546-4531
info@oursaviors-church.org
http://www.oursaviors-church.org

We invite you to celebrate the life Jesus gives us at Easter Worship Services! Holy communion will be celebrated.

 

Hope to see you there!

Our Savior’s Holy Week Services (Sun. Apr 9, 2017 10:30 am)

Contact Info:

Our Savior’s Lutheran Church
2645 Old Jacksonville Rd.
Springfield, IL 62704
217-546-4531
info@oursaviors-church.org
http://www.oursaviors-church.org

We invite you to celebrate the life Jesus gives us at Easter Worship Services! Holy communion will be celebrated.

 

Hope to see you there!

Abundant Faith @ Outer Park Launch (Sun. Apr 9, 2017 11:30 am)

Contact Info:

Abundant Faith Christian Center
Outer Park & Whittier
Springfield, IL 62704
217-585-4000
connect@abundantfaith.org
http://www.abundantfaith.org

We at Abundant Faith Christian Center are launching our 3rd site! We are a nondenominational, multi-cultural church that uses contemporary music to bridge the barriers of age, ethnic background, and class to reach and teach all people the extravagant love of Jesus Christ.

 

Hope to see you there!

Brian Free and Assurance Concert (Sun. Apr 9, 2017 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

First Christian Church
210 S. 8th Street
Petersburg, IL 62675
217-632-2533
fccpetersburg@gmail.com

Celebrate Palm Sunday with Brian Free and Assurance in concert.

 

There is no admission fee and no tickets needed. A freewill offering will be also be received.

 

For more information, please call the number listed above.