Family Calendar & Concerts
Mom2Mom (Tue. Mar 11, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am)
Join the Moms of the Vineyard Church for Mom2Mom, a group for moms with children of all ages that come together for fellowship, testimony and special speakers. We meet on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at 9am. Childcare is provided (pre-registration required) and has limited space available. Nursing infants, up to six months old, are welcome to join you in the meeting room. Mom2Mom is held at two Vineyard Church campuses, Urbana and Sullivan. To register in advance please go online. You do not have to pre-register.
MOPS Meeting (Tue. Mar 11, 2014 9:30 am - 11:30 am)
Join other Mothers of preschoolers for a MOPS meeting 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month from 9:30-11:30am at the Cornerstone Church, 9835 Old Bainbridge Trl in Marion IL. Please call or go online for details.
Financial Peace University (Tue. Mar 11, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
Join the CrossRoads Christian Church 3613 N Vermilion St. Danville, IL, for Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University beginning Tuesday, March 4th at 6pm. For more details or to register please call, email or go online.
Taizé Prayer (Tue. Mar 11, 2014 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
Taizé Prayer takes place in the Church of the Immaculate Conception at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN., is open to persons of all faith traditions, and is free to attend. This hour-long service includes prayers, simple, beautiful music, a time for silence, spoken and silent prayers. Each service occurs on the second Tuesday of every month and begins at 7 p.m. There is no fee and you can call for details.
The Law of Love Bible Study (Wed. Mar 12, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am)
Join the Windsor Road Christian Church, 2501 W. Windsor Road in Champaign, for the Bible Study, The Law of Love is an overview of the book of Deuteronomy on Wednesday, March 12th. There are three class options and childcare is available for the Wed. AM class only and sign-up necessary to reserve childcare. The cost is $12. Please call or go online for more details and to register.
Care for the Widow Support (Wed. Mar 12, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)
Join the Broadway Christian Church,1205 S. 9th St. in Mattoon IL, for a unique support group. The Care for the Widow support group begins Wednesday, March 5th at 5pm and continues for 9 weeks. Please call or go online for details.
Lenten Services (Wed. Mar 12, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)
Join the Cross Lutheran Church and School, 8609 Rt 47 in Yorkville, IL, for a Lenten Series of services on Wednesday evenings at 5:30 beginning March 5th. A light meal will be followed by hymn sing and teaching. Please go online for more details.
Mid-Week Lenten Services (Wed. Mar 12, 2014 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm)
Please join us for a Mid-Week Lenten Worship Service, every Wednesday at 6:00 pm: March 12th through April 9th at the First United Methodist Church of Urbana, 304 S. Race St. in Urbana IL. Feel free to contact us by phone, email or go online.
Mid-Week Lenten Services (Wed. Mar 12, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)
St. Paul's Lutheran Church is offering weekly Lenten services on Wednesdays at 12:15pm (Traditional) and 6:30pm (Contemporary, with Children's Education Time offered). Prior to the evening service, dinner is offered each week in our Fellowship Area at 5:30pm located at the corner of W. Mound Rd. & Taylor Ave. in Decatur (1 Bachrach Ct.). Please call or go online for details.
MOPS (Thu. Mar 13, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am)
Mothers of children ages birth through kindergarten are invited to join our MOPS group to build friendships, be encouraged by each other, and gain practical parenting strategies. We meet on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays at Messiah Lutheran Church, corner of Jefferson and Houbolt in Joliet. Moms share brunch while their children are lovingly cared for in the Moppets program with age-appropriate activities and snacks. Please call, email or go online for details or to RSVP.
MOPS (Thu. Mar 13, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am)
Join us for our monthly Mothers of Preschoolers meeting! We meet the second Thursday of each month from 9 to 11am at the United Methodist Church, 901 N Prairie St, Tuscola, IL. Breakfast is provided for moms. Childcare is also provided free of charge through our MOPPETS program. Please call for more information.
GriefShare (Thu. Mar 13, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
Join others at Southside Church of the Nazarene, 1629 King St in Tilton IL, for GriefShare, a support group for those who are grieving. This weekly group meets Thursday evenings beginning February 27th at 6pm for 13 weeks. For more information, please call.
Decisions At The Crossroads Conference (Thu. Mar 13, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Join the Cross Tabernacle Church, 2929 N. 7th St in Terre Haute IN, Decisions at the Crossroads Conference the weekend of March 13th-15th. There will be youth meetings and special speakers. For more details please call or go online to our website.
Women of the Word with Gayle Haas (Thu. Mar 13, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Women of the Word (WOW) is inviting all area women to our special program, "Grannie's Treasures: Huntin' for Bear", on Thursday, March 13th at 7 p.m. at Waterman Presbyterian Church, 250 North Cedar, Waterman, IL. Our guest speaker is Gayle Haas from Aurora IL, who will present a dramatic monologue as Grannie Carter, sharing the importance of family, friends and community. This is a free event. For more information please call or email.
Hearts at Home (Fri. Mar 14, 2014 7:30 am - 6:00 pm)
Join other ladies from all across the world for the Annual Hearts at Home National Conference on Friday and Saturay, March 14th & 15th at the Bone Student Center on the campus of Illinois State University in Normal IL. This years main speaker will be Dr. Kathy Koch and Angela Thomas. And "Moms Night Out" will be with Sally Baucke. For more information or to register please go online. This is a one day event that is presented with the same material given on Friday and Saturday.
MOPS meeting (Fri. Mar 14, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am)
Join the women of St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 63 Fernwood Road in Montgomery IL, the second Friday of each month from 9 to 11am. Mops is a place for encouraging relationships, practical help and support. For more information please, call, email or go online.
Precept Bible Study (Fri. Mar 14, 2014 9:30 am - 11:30 am)
Join the men and women of the Windsor Road Christian Church, 2501 W. Windsor Rd in Champaign, IL for a Precept Bible Study on Nehemiah: Rebuilding, Revival and Restoration of the People of God and Malachi: Revering the Lord, Standing in Awe of His Name. The study begins on Friday, February 28th at 9am. The cost is $21. For more information, please call or go online.
MOPS meeting (Fri. Mar 14, 2014 9:30 am - 11:30 am)
Bethlehem Lutheran Church is starting a Mothers of Preschoolers group in Morris IL. Our group is open to all mothers of small children. We will be meeting the second and fourth friday of every month, from 9:30 to 11:30am. Childcare is provided. Please call ahead to reserve your spot! You can also follow us on facebook.
Leadership Luncheon (Fri. Mar 14, 2014 11:30 am - 1:00 pm)
The YWCA of the University of Illinois will hold its 4th Annual Leadership Luncheon on Friday, March 14th from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at the I-Hotel, 1900 S 1st St. in Champaign, Il. At the luncheon, the YWCA will recognize the accomplishments of women leaders at the University of Illinois as well as in the Champaign-Urbana community. For information about the luncheon, please send an e-mail request.
Women's Retreat (Fri. Mar 14, 2014 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
Families of Faith Church, 24466 W. Eames in Channahon, IL, will be hosting a Women's Retreat Fri & Sat - March 14-15th. Registration is Friday from 5-6pm. Conference 6-8:15 pm. Saturday-Registration 8am; Conference 9am-3pm. We will be having a book/purse swap. Bring an old book/purse and go home with a new one. $15.00 fee includes all meals. lease call or email for details.
Bowl For Kid's Sake (Fri. Mar 14, 2014 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
Join us for Bowl For Kids' Sake Sports on March 14 and 15 at Lincoln Lanes,107 W Harrison St in Danville at 5pm. This event sponsors the Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Vermilion County. Packets are available for team captains. Please call or go online for details.
Family Fun Night (Fri. Mar 14, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
Join the Crossroads Christian Church, 3613 N. Vermillion St in Danville, for the kick off to the Faith Promise Rally on Friday, March 14th as we will host a Family Fun Night beginning at 6pm. Saturday night will be a game night from 6-9pm. On Sunday Miles Clark will speak at both services. Please contact the church for details.
Jeff Allen in comedy concert (Fri. Mar 14, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)
Jeff Allen will be performing a comedy concert at the Rialto Square Theater, 15 E. Van Buren St. in Joliet, IL, on March 14th at 6:30pm. Ticket sales will benefit Trinity Christian School. For tickets go to please go online and for more information call or email.
Casting Crowns/Laura Story/For King & Country in concert (Fri. Mar 14, 2014 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)
Hoffman Estates IL
Casting Crowns brings their Thrive Tour to the Sears Centre on Friday, March 14th at 7pm. Special guests include Laura Story and For King and Country. Sears Centre 5333 Prairie Stone Parkway Hoffman Estates, IL. Please call or go online for details.