Family Calendar & Concerts
Ask & Ye Shall Receive - Community Outreach Prayer (Fri. Oct 19, 2018 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
Ask & Ye Shall Receive Thrift Store
701 McKinley Ave.
Bartonville, IL 61607
All Christians are welcome to visit the Ask & Ye Shall Receive Thrift Store for community outreach prayer, every Friday evening from 6pm-8pm. It's a great way to get connected with the community and be a blessing to others! Hope to see you there!
For more information, please contact Pastor John Miller at the number provided above.
LSCA Fall Family Fun Night (Fri. Oct 19, 2018 6:30 pm)
Invite your friends to a night of weenie roast, hayrides, and campfire songs!
The event will begin at 6:30pm with weenie roasts, hayrides and caramel dipped apples available (all free). At 7:30, we will put away the food and enjoy the campfire in LSCA's traditional way... a few songs, a few words, and a prayer. We look forward to seeing you here!
This is a free event. For additional details please contact the phone number provided above.
Financial Peace University in Washington (Fri. Oct 19, 2018 6:30 pm)
What if you were following a plan for your money that you knew worked?
With Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University, you can take control of your money, get out of debt, and create a plan for your future. This nine-week course is sure to make an impact in your life.
Meets every Monday night during the nine-week course time.
GriefShare support group in Morton (Fri. Oct 19, 2018 6:30 pm)
GriefShare is a 13 week Bible-based DVD and discussion series for anyone grieving the loss of a loved one.
This support group provides a safe and caring place to meet with others who are on this journey of grief and understand the heartache and questions of loss. The DVD's feature clips from Christian counselors, pastors and other people who offer practical suggestions and reassurance.
For more information please call the number provided above or visit Grace Church website.
Run for the House (Sat. Oct 20, 2018 8:15 am)
Bethany Community Church
27265 Dutch Ln
Washington, IL 61571
A family friendly fun filled event to help raise awareness and support for My Sisters House in Washington, IL. This ministry shows the compassion of Christ through Biblical counseling, safe community, safe shelter, food assistance and adequate clothing to all its guests without partiality. The focus is to individualize relational care providing Counseling/Advocates to assist with the coordination of sustainable resources.
The event is a 10k, 5k, 1.5 mile walk, and kids fun run! We would love to see as many there as we can so come along side this organization and help these women and children.
For more information, go to the link above, or contact Jason Padiak at the given email above.
St. Peter's Lutheran Church Fall Craft and Merchant Fair (Sat. Oct 20, 2018 9:00 am - 2:00 pm)
St. Peter's Lutheran Church
200 Cole St.
East Peoria, IL 61611
St. Peter’s Lutheran Church Ladies group is sponsoring a Fall Craft and Merchant Fair!
Besides all the lovely homemade gifts and merchant items, enjoy lunch as well. Lunch includes your choice of pulled pork sandwiches, hot dogs, chips, drinks, and desserts (including homemade pies).
For more information contact Gayle at the number provided above.
Walk for Freedom - Peoria (Sat. Oct 20, 2018 10:00 am)
We walk to raise awareness of not only what human trafficking is, but to abolish it locally and globally.
The walk is part of the modern abolitionist movement by A21- a Christian/non-profit organization founded by Christine Caine.
We will take a stand with our first responders and walk fire house to fire house across the bridge to take a stand that human life is not for sale.
Walk for Freedom- Springfield (Sat. Oct 20, 2018 10:00 am)
Springfield will be having its second annual Walk for Freedom this year as an extension of A21!
The event is an a chance for individuals to come together as a community to raise awareness for human trafficking both globally and locally.
This event will consist of a walk approximately 1.5 miles around downtown Springfield beginning at the Lincoln Statue.
There will also be additional activities for individuals to engage in should they choose not to walk. People of all ages are welcome to this event, and we encourage you to invite others to join the movement!
Participants can register for free at the website provided above.
DVI Corporate Ping Pong Challenge (Sat. Oct 20, 2018 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm)
Monarch Music Hall
8102 N. University
Peoria, IL 61615
David Vaughan Investments Corporate Ping Pong Challenge To Benefit South Side Mission!
DVI will be hosting Peoria's first ever Corporate Ping Pong Challenge. All proceeds will benefit South Side Mission. Tickets to watch will be available at the door for $20.00 and includes food, sports drinks and other activities. Children 12 and under are free.
For more information please visit the website provided above or call the number listed above.
Kids Matter Most Conference with George Barna (Sat. Oct 20, 2018 6:00 pm)
Grace Presbyterian Church
Peoria, IL 61615
The Kids Matter Most Conference will feature NY Times Best-Selling Author George Barna!
The event, sponsored by Child Evangelism Fellowship of Illinois, aims to equip the body of Christ -- pastors, church leaders, children's workers, parents, and even grandparents -- to see that the spiritual formation of our children should be our #1 priority and learn why kids matter most, not only in reaching children for Christ, but also once they come to Christ, that now is the time to pour into them the Biblical foundation, with the intentional purpose of raising our children to be spiritual champions for Christ!
George Barna will be giving two 35/40 min talks on:
-Why Kids Matter Most and What Kids Need
-Raising Children To Be Spiritual Champions
In between these two talks, there will be a presentation and special offering received for the ministry of CEF of Illinois to go towards our ministry in reaching children for Christ here in Illinois.
A dessert reception will follow.
Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students and can be purchased at the above link. Kids under 12 are free!
Beautifully Broken - Appearance by real life character (Sat. Oct 20, 2018 7:00 pm)
Randy Hartley, the producer and writer of the faith-based film Beautifully Broken and one of the real people who is portrayed in the film, will be at the Willow Knolls 14 Theater at all 5 showings!
Please come see the best reviewed faith-based movie of the year and see why it is 95% Liked on Rotten Tomatoes.
Meet the person behind the story and join him for a Q & A after each showing.
Please visit the website provided above for further details or please call the phone number listed above.