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LIVE Simulcast Empowered to Connect Conference (Fri. Apr 10, 2015 9:00 am - 3:00 pm)
The Village Bible Church-Sugar Grove Campus, 847 N SR 47 in Sugar Grove, will host The Empowered to Connect Conference Live Simulcast on Saturday April 10th at 9am for adoptive and foster parents, ministry leaders, and professionals. The conference is designed to help better understand how to connect with children from hard places in order to help them heal. Please call or go online for details.
Empowered to Connect Live Simulcast (Fri. Apr 10, 2015 9:00 am - 5:00 pm)
The Empowered to Connect Live Simulcast will be held on Friday and Saturday, April 10th & 11th at the First Church of the Nazarene, 1177 W. Hickory Point Rd in Decatur. Dr. Karyn Purvis and Dr. Amanda Howard will speak in this 2 day conference that will equip people in bringing hope and healing to adopted and foster children. For more information please call or go online.
Empowered to Connect Simulcast (Fri. Apr 10, 2015 9:00 am - 5:00 pm)
First Christian Church, 3601 S. Staley Rd in Champaign, will host the Simulcast of the Empowered to Connect Conference. This is a two-day conference for adoptive and foster parents, ministry leaders, and professionals designed to help them connect with children from hard places to help them heal. The event is led by Dr. Karyn Purvis and others from TCU's Institute of Child Development. Please register by March 28th online.
DeeperStill Post-Abortion Retreat (Fri. Apr 10, 2015 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm)
DeeperStill a Post-Abortion Retreat will be held Friday-Sunday, April 10th-12th at the Little Galilee Christian Camp in Clinton, IL. This is a confidential healing retreat for women and men who are struggling due to a past abortion decision. There is no cost to attend. Participants receive support from facilitators of the same gender. Please call or check the website for details.
More Love, More Power Conference Graham Cooke (Fri. Apr 10, 2015 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm)
The Vineyard Church, 1500 Lincoln Ave in Urbana, will host the More Love, More Power Conference with Graham Cooke on Friday and Saturday, April 10th and 11th. The focus of the conference will be "Discovering the Father's Favor". Registration is now open through March 30. Registration is available online. Please call or email for details.
Ladies Day with Patsy Clairmont (Sat. Apr 11, 2015 9:00 am - 3:30 pm)
Ladies Day with Patsy Clairmont and Lindsay McCaul will be held Saturday, April 11th from 9am-3:30pm at Olivet Nazarene University, Centennial Chapel in Bourbonnais. The cost is $35 per person, which includes lunch and a special gift. Registration information is online or can be obtained by phone.
1st Annual Prayer Summit (Sat. Apr 11, 2015 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm)
The 1st Annual Reconciliation and Restoration Prayer Summit be held Saturday, April 11th at 5pm at the American Red Cross, 1045 Outer Park Drive in Springfield. For more information, please call or email.
Making the Connection Seminar (Tue. Apr 14, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
217-348-3869 ext 206
Making the Connection: Bringing Faith and Families Together will be held Tuesday, April 14th from 6-8pm at the Heartland Human Services, 1200 N. 4th St in Effingham. This training will provide basic information about autism spectrum disorders and the intended audience is clergy, congregates and parents of children with Autism. The seminar is free, however you to register online. For more details please call.
Ignatian Spirituality Lecture Series (Wed. Apr 15, 2015 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm)
The White House Jesuit Retreat will host the “Ignatian Spirituality Lecture Series” on Wednesday April 15th 7:30 p.m. This free event and will be held at the “SI Commons” building on the campus of St. Louis University High School, 4970 Oakland Avenue in St. Louis. Christopher Collins will present. Please go online for details.
Refine Us: Marriage Retreat (Fri. Apr 17, 2015 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
First Christian Church, on Staley Rd in Champaign, will host Refine Us:Marriage Retreat with Trisha and Justin Davis on Friday and Saturday, April 17th & 18th beginning at 5pm. The cost is $75 pre couple and registration will close by April 13th. To register, please go online. Childcare is not provided. Sunday morning, Trisha and Justin Davis will conclude the weekend in the morning services on April 19th and 8:00 AM, 9:30 AM, and 11:00 AM.
Catalyst Men's Conference (Fri. Apr 17, 2015 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm)
The Harvest Church, 2118 Cindy Lynn in Urbana, will host the Catalyst Men's Conference on Friday and Saturday, April 17th & 18th. Larry Stockstill will be the main speaker. The cost is $75. For more information please go online.
Iron Sharpens Iron Conference (Sat. Apr 18, 2015 7:30 am - 2:30 pm)
New Horizon United Methodist Church, 3002 W. Bloomington Rd in Champaign, will host the Iron Sharpens Iron Men's Equipping Conference with Don Davis and Jeff Kemp on Saturday, April 18th beginning at 7:30am. For more details or to register, please go online.
Intentional Church Conference (Sat. Apr 18, 2015 9:00 am - 4:00 pm)
The 8th annual Intentional Church Conference with Aaron Brockett and Christopher Yuan will take place on Saturday, April 18th beginning at 9am First Christian Church, 3350 N. MacArthur Rd in Decatur. The ICC serves to equip Central Illinois leaders to reach our communities for Jesus Christ. The cost is $20 for advance registration or $25 after Friday, April 10th. Lunch is included. The ICC is sponsored by Lincoln Christian University, The Solomon Foundation, Church Development Fund, and a number of local ministries and churches. Register please go online. For details, please call.
No Family Left Behind Conference (Fri. Apr 24, 2015 9:00 am - 4:00 pm)
The No Family Left Behind Conference will be held Friday, April 24th beginning at 9am at Faith Family Church, 704 North Green Mount Rd in Shiloh. The free conference and connection fair is for current and past military families. Registration and childcare is free. The goal is to connect military families with resources available to help improve their quality of life. For more details please call, email or go online.
Building A Successful Stepfamily Conference (Fri. Apr 24, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm)
Building A Successful Stepfamily seminar with Ron Deal will be held Friday and Saturday, April 24th & 25th at the First Christian Church, 2106 South Main St in Jacksonville. The cost is $75 for the conference with 1 accompanying adult free. Child care will be provided on both days of conference. The registration deadline is Friday April 10th.
Pink Impact Simulcast (Fri. May 1, 2015 9:00 am - 4:00 pm)
The First Christian Church, 901 N. Henrietta in Effingham, will host the Pink Impact Simulcast on Friday May 1st beginning at 9am and continuing Saturday, May 2nd. Speakers include Missy Robertson, Dr. Caroline Leaf, Kari Jobe and Jimmy Evans. The Early Bird Rate is $20 for Friday and Saturday and $7 for Saturday only. A meal is included in the cost. To register please call.
Moms Night Out with Jill Savage (Fri. May 1, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Windsor Road Christian Church, 2501 W. Windsor Rd in Champaign, will host a Mom's Night Out with Jill Savage on Friday, May 1st at 7pm. The topic for the evening is Leaving a Legacy. The cost is $15 per person and includes a dessert reception. Tickets will be on sale at the church. Please call or go online for more information.
Act Like Men Conference with James MacDonald (Fri. May 15, 2015 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm)
Join James MacDonald, Eric Mason and more as they speak at the Act Like Men Conference Friday and Saturday, May 15th & 16th at at 6pm at the Allstate Arena, 6920 N. Mannheim Rd in Rosemont. The registration fee is $89 and available on line.