Family Calendar & Concerts

Events under 'Church/Ministry'

Hope Journey 4.4 Mile Walk (Sat. Jun 24, 2017 8:00 am - 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

Centenary United Methodist Church
331 East State Street
Jacksonville, IL 62650
(417) 294-6081

Join us for an event that reminds people that God is the greatest source of hope!


This event encourages a community to support one another by the presence, prayer, and giving back to the community.


Each participant can choose to walk the entire 4.4 HOPE JOURNEY path or choose a section. If a participant is unable to walk, we invite them to sit along the journey in support and prayer.


Each $10 registered participant will receive a set of bracelets. $2 of that fee will be donated to the church or organization you choose from this events ministry needs.


Registration for the event will be 8 am - 9 am and the kickoff will be at 9 am. The community walk will take place from 9:20 am to 11 am.


The registration fee is $10 per person.


Register online by visiting the link above.

Free Community Meal (Thu. Jun 29, 2017 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

First Presbyterian Church
100 E. Lincolnway
Morrison, IL 61270
(815) 772-3510

First Presbyterian Church of Morrison is hosting a free community meal!


The menu includes a choice of BBQ ribs, steak, or pork chops, with sides, desserts, and drinks.


All are welcome! The church is handicap accessible.

Illinois Heartland Emmaus monthly gathering (Sat. Jul 15, 2017 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Leet Memorial UMC
118 E Main St
Bradford, IL 61421
(308) 897-7014

Join us for an evening of worship and fellowship.


The public is welcome to attend.


For more information, call the number above.

Dog Days of Summer (Sat. Jul 29, 2017 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Bethany Missionary Church
2525 East Washington Street
East Peoria, IL 61611
(309) 699-4311

Come join us for a morning of fur and fun!


There will be puppies to pet and treats for both canines and humans alike.


There will also be bounce houses provided by East Side Animal Hospital.


UnityPoint Health Wellmobile will also be there providing free wellness checks for humans.


And best of all, a chance to give man's best friend a forever home!  PAWS will be on hand with dogs available for adoption.


For more information, visit the link above.                     

Clothing Giveaway (Sat. Aug 5, 2017 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Trinity Lutheran School
515 S. MacArthur Blvd.
Springfield, IL 62704

Trinity Lutheran Church and School is hosting its annual community clothing giveaway.


Men's, women's, children's, and infant clothing will be available in a variety of sizes for the taking.


There will also be accessories like belts, ties, purses, shoes and other fashion items available.


This is an outreach ministry to the metro Springfield community.


This event is free and open to the public.  


For more information, visit the link above.

Cruise-In/Carnival (Sun. Aug 20, 2017 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

First Baptist Church of Pekin
700 S Capitol Street
Pekin, IL 61554

In the south parking lot of First Baptist Church of Pekin there will be free food, music, and games for all ages.


For more information, please refer to the contact information above.


Hope to see you there!

3rd Annual Block Party (Sun. Aug 27, 2017 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

First Christian Church
100 N Jackson St
Clinton, IL 61727

Join us for our 3rd annual block party!


We will have free food and drinks, live music, outdoor games, inflatables, face painting, indoor bingo, a petting zoo, and a photo booth!


It will be fun for the entire family!


For more information, call the number above or send us an email using the email address provided.