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Thursday, June 22, 2017

Northminster Presbyterian Cubs Bus Trip (Thu. 22 Jun, 2017 7:00 am)

Join us as we travel to Wrigley Field to watch the Chicago Cubs take on the Tampa Bay Rays on July 5th at 1:20 p.m..

 

We are organizing a baseball trip that will allow participants to get to know each other better, meet new friends, and enjoy a great outing at the same time.  

 

Transportation is with Peoria Charter Coach. 

 

Breakfast will be provided on the trip up: coffee, orange juice and pastries.  Lunch at the ball game will be on your own. 

 

We will stop at the Joliet Mall where you can either eat at a restaurant that has experience with large groups or eat at the food court, also on your own.  

 

Cost for the trip including game tickets and transportation back & forth, breakfast, drinks, etc. is $120 per person.  There is a non-refundable $75 deposit for the trip.  The remainder is due June 26, 2017. 

 

The deposit will cover the up-front costs for the bus, food, drinks, etc.  

 

The bus will leave from the Northminster Presbyterian Church parking lot at 7:00 am.  There will be a stop at the Schnuck’s store in Bloomington, IL at 7:40 am as well. 

 

We will be at Wrigley Field in time for batting practice or visits to the businesses surrounding Wrigley Field.   Tickets will be on the first base side, Sections 236 and 237, rows 20 through 23.

 

To reserve your spot or get more information, contact Jerry Q at the number listed above (text or call) or send an email to the email address listed above.

 

See you at the game! 

Galactic Starveyor Vacation Bible School (Thu. 22 Jun, 2017 8:30 am - 11:30 am)

Join us for this free event for kids Preschool - 6th grade! Kids will enjoy activities such as games, crafts, music, Bible studies, and tasty snacks!

 

All of this space fun is designed to lead kids to Jesus and God's ultimate plan of salvation.

 

Call the phone number above for more information and to register for this event.

Redeemer Lutheran Vacation Bible School (Thu. 22 Jun, 2017 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Are your kids ready to chill out this summer? You won't want to miss a minute at Operation Arctic, the most welcoming place around! At Operation Arctic, kids will learn about the coolest book on the planet (the Bible) as they enjoy songs, crafts, games, goodies, and dramas. This will be a flurry of fun and excitement! Register online beginning April 10th at the website listed above.

 

Looking for a way to serve the children in our community and tell them about Jesus? We have a variety of ways to serve at Vacation Bible School. From leading a group of kids around to the various stations, to helping with registration, to working with crafts or snacks, there are many opportunities. You can sign up using the website listed above, or contact Jen Roettjer for more information.

Operation Arctic VBS (Thu. 22 Jun, 2017 9:00 am)

Come explore the coolest Book on the planet! There will be games, music, snacks, and Bible lessons. Operation Arctic is for children going into kindergarten through 8th grade.

 

Hope to see you there!

Adventure Bible Camp (Thu. 22 Jun, 2017 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Welcome to Maker Fun Factory! This is where kids learn they were created by God and built for a specific purpose.

 

Through personal stories told by children living out their faith, creative snacks, fascinating science inventions, dynamic music, and interactive Bible lessons, children will discover God’s love and purpose for each of them. Are you ready for a wildly creative, inventive, interactive adventure with God? 

 

Ages 3 through 5th grade.

Our Savior’s Vacation Bible School (Thu. 22 Jun, 2017 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Our Savior’s Church: Maker Fun Factory: Created by God, Built for a Purpose-  June 19-23 9am-12pm

 

Our Savior's Vacation Bible School is sure to be packed with songs, crafts, God's Word, and a message of strength and encouragement to our children!

 

Go to our website to sign up online using the link above.  We hope you will join us for a week of fun!

Thomas Lincoln Furniture Display (Thu. 22 Jun, 2017 9:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Rarely seen pieces will be on display at the Presidential Library.

 

Thomas Lincoln's upper desk, Thomas Lincoln's day bed, and related documents will be on display.

 

This display is free and will be open to the public June 16-25.

 

For more information, visit the link above or call the number listed.

Free Summer Christian Basketball Camp (Thu. 22 Jun, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Living Waters Lutheran Church is hosting a boys and girls basketball camp two weeks this summer: June 18-22 (those going into 6th-8th grade) and June 25-29 (those going into 3rd-5th grade)! It'll be each evening from 6-8pm and it's free!!

 

This is a fun, high energy, skills-based basketball camp for kids 3rd through 8th grade. We work on lay-up form, free throw form, guarding, shooting, ball control, offensive and defensive strategies, blocking and much more .The kids have the opportunity to play some competitive games to practice their skills.

 

Each evening begins and ends in prayer. Good sportsmanship and Christian values are modeled and taught.

 

Our camp is led by retired Concordia Lutheran School Varsity Coach, Don Stroup and assisted by coach Randy Begole. Other assistants with basketball coaching experience are present, as well.

 

Registration deadline is June 10th.

Maker Fun Factory (Thu. 22 Jun, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

At the Maker Fun Factory we will spark imagination with faith-building fun! Imagine a world where curious kids become hands-on inventors who discover they're crafted by God.

 

Friday night (June 23) from 6-8 pm we will have a fun night for the whole family at Porta Pool in Petersburg, IL. On Sunday, June 25, we will finish VBS with a closing program in the Worship Center at Athens Christian Church at 9:15 am. Participants from the week will share what they learned.

 

Secure your positions by registering today! You can register by picking up a registration form at the church office or by going to the website linked above.

 

This opportunity is for kids' ages 4 through grade 6, in the fall.

Maker Fun Factory VBS (Thu. 22 Jun, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Maker Fun Factory-Created by God, Made for a Purpose! June 19-23.
 
 
Imagine a world where curious kids become hands-on inventors who discover they're lovingly crafted by God. Join us for Maker Fun Factory Vacation Bible School!
 
Register your kids today or sign up to volunteer as a leader or a helper.
 
Online registration is now open! Register by visiting the link above!
 

Baseball as Our National Pastime and Its Connection to Abraham Lincoln (Thu. 22 Jun, 2017 6:00 pm)

Noted baseball and presidential historian Talmage Boston will speak about baseball as our national pastime and Lincoln’s love for it.

 

He’s a media member of the Texas Baseball Hall of Fame, and author of two critically acclaimed baseball history books.

 

For more information or to reserve tickets, visit the link or call the number above.

Judah Preparatory Academy Open House (Thu. 22 Jun, 2017 6:30 pm)

Visit our school and meet our staff!  

 

We offer open enrollment for grades PreK through 5th.

 

For more information, call or email us using the information above or visit the link provided.

Great{H}er Conference (Thu. 22 Jun, 2017 7:00 pm - Sat. 24 Jun, 2017 12:00 pm)

If greatness is a destination, how do I get there? Have you asked this question? Have you found the answer? If God wants us to do great things, even greater than He, where do we start, how do we get there, and what do we do along the way?

 

Join us for the 2017 Sisterhood Great{h}er Conference! Guest speakers include: Julianna Zobrist, Danielle Sanders, Linda Seidler, and Lizzie Jensen. Hope to see you there!

Collingsworth Family Concert (Thu. 22 Jun, 2017 7:00 pm)

The Midwest Food Bank will sponsor a benefit gospel concert featuring the Collingsworth Family Gospel Group.

 

The Collingsworth Family Gospel Group features father Phil, who plays the trumpet, mother Kim, who plays piano, daughters Brooklyn and Courtney, who play the violin, and daughter Olivia and son Philip.

 

Excitement, spiritual anointing, family emphasis, and musical excellence are what you can expect to find when you step across the threshold of the auditorium for Evening of Family Worship and Praise with the Collingsworth Family.

 

Tickets are $20, and children 15 and under are free when accompanied by a paid adult. Children do need tickets.

 

Tickets may be purchased by sending a self-addressed and stamped envelope with a check to Midwest Food Bank at 9005 N. Industrial Rd, Peoria, IL or by ordering online using the link above.

 

Proceeds from the concert will benefit the Peoria division of the Midwest Food Bank. 

 

For more information, visit the link above.