Family Calendar & Concerts

Events under 'Church/Ministry'

The Paradigm Project (Wed. Jul 30, 2014 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Mount Vernon, IL
618-731-1230

Victory Christian Center, 1719 Broadway in Mount Vernon IL, presents The Paradigm Project Monday-Friday, July 28th-August 1st at 7pm. Speakers include, Jeremy Cline, Chris Slater, Bryce Voyles and Dalton Kane. Friday night will be an outdoor block party that starts at 5:30pm. The is free and open to the public. 

Great Give Away (Sat. Aug 2, 2014 8:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Effingham, IL
217-342-6770
http://www.effinghamcornerstone.net

Cornerstone Christian Church, 3600 S. Banker St. in Effingham IL, is hosting the Great Give Away on Saturday, August 2nd from 8am to Noon. Everything is free to those who are in need. If you have a donation, please contact the church by phone or on the website. 

Community Block Party and Health Fair (Sat. Aug 2, 2014 11:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Alton, IL
618-465-5954
info@sjmbc.net
http://www.communityblockparty.org

A collaboration of local churches will host the Market Street Community Block Party Saturday, August 2nd from 11am-4pm on Market Street between 3rd and 6th Street in Downtown Alton. This is a free family friendly event. The Market Street Community Block Party (MSCBP) serves to promote a fun and positive way for people in the Alton River Bend area to connect and build a stronger, safer, and a more cohesive community. Please call or go online for details.

Pork Chop Dinner (Sat. Aug 2, 2014 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Newman, IL
217-832-1335

Newman United Methodist Church, 709 Broadway in Newman IL, will have a pork chop dinner on Saturday, August 2nd from 4:30-6:30pm to benefit Illini Fighting Hunger.  The time is 4:30-6:30  at the church, 709 Broadway in Newman. The cost is $7.00 or $8.00 and takeouts are available. Please call for more information. 

Taste of West Lisbon (Sun. Aug 3, 2014 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Newark, IL
815-736-6331
office@westlisbon.com
http://www.westlisbon.com

West Lisbon Church, 14381 Joliet Rd in Newark IL, are hosting a Taste of West Lisbon Sunday, August 3rd from 4:30-6:30pm. Many varieties of food and a Kid's Corner for the children. Donations received will be given to our Building Fund. Please call, email or go online for details.

Girl's Night Out (Sun. Aug 3, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Wilmington, IL
815-476-6734
jill@fccwilmington.org
http://www.fccwilmington.org

First Christian Church, 1824 Church St in Wilmington IL, for the  Girlfriends in God women's ministry as they are hosting a ladies bunco night on Sunday, August 3rd at 6:30pm. This event is for all ladies 18 and older. Please call or go online for details.

Financial Peace University (Mon. Aug 4, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Kingdom Come Ministries, 321 E. Leafland Ave. in Decatur IL, will be hosting the Financial Peace University course from Dave Ramsey. The sessions will begin on Monday, July 21st at 6:30pm at the church. The course is free and open to the community; however, you must register for the classes.  The cost of the materials is approximately $100. For more information or to register and purchase your materials please go online or call. 

Holiness Camp Meeting (Mon. Aug 4, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Kampsville, IL
https://www.facebook.com/HillcrestCamp

Hillcrest Holiness Camp Meeting will be happening at the camp,.located 4 miles west of Kampsville IL on Route 96, Mon-Sun, August 4-10 at 7pm each evening. The special speaker is Rev. Bob Lothenore and Song Evangelist Mark Murphy.  Sunday Service at 10:30am and Missionary Service at 1:30pm. For details check out the facebook page.

DivorceCare (Fri. Aug 8, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Sheridan, IL
815-695-9926
http://www.foxriverlutheran.org/

Join Fox River Lutheran Church, 2785 E. US Rte. 52 in Sheridan IL, for DivorceCare. It is a ministry/support group that meets for 13 concurrent weeks, every Thursday beginning August 8th at 6pm. Please call to pre-register. Possible DC4K for kids ages 5-12. Please call or go online for details. 

Bag Sale (Sat. Aug 9, 2014 8:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Effingham, IL
217-342-3319
silkpurse@hofnetinc.com
http://www.silkpursethriftstore.com

The Silk Purse Thrift Store, 924 N. Merchant in Effingham IL, will be holding our bi-annual bag sale on Saturday August 9th from 8 -1.  You may purchase a bag for $4.00 and fill it with anything in the store.  On Friday August 8th, the day before the sale, the entire store will be 50% off.  On Monday August 11th, the store will reopen and we will begin restocking our inventory. 

 

Auction and Silent Auction (Sat. Aug 9, 2014 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Yorkville, IL
630-553-1847
caringhandsshop@att.net
http://www.hiscross.org

Caring Hands Thrift Shop is is hosting an Auction and Silent Auction on Saturday, August 9th beginning at 9am at the Cross Lutheran Church, 1002 S. Bridge St in Yorkville IL Caring Hands offers bible studies and other community classes free of charge. This event is an auction to raise funds for future ministries. All funds for this event go back into the community. For details, please go online or call.

School Supply Giveaway (Sat. Aug 9, 2014 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Murphysboro, IL
618-684-6601
info@bereanconnect.com
http://www.bereanconnect.com

Berean Christian Church and Servants for Christ in Murphysboro hold this event annually to give school supplies out all who show up, first come first serve. Free haircuts, food, fun and games on Saturday August 9th beginning at 10am at Longfellow Park, North 20th Street in Murphysboro IL. 

5th Annual Family Fun Day (Sat. Aug 9, 2014 10:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Casey, IL
850-748-7638
awpardiel@hotmail.com

Join the Word of Life Church in Casey for the 5th Annual Community Family Fun Day on Saturday, August 9th from 10am-2pm at the Fairview Park in Casey, IL. All food and activities are free. For more details, please call or email. 

Jonah Fish Fry (Sat. Aug 9, 2014 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Seelyville, IN
812-877-1868
seelyvilleumc@frontier.com

The United Methodist Church, 2351 N Second in St in Seelyville IN, will host a Jonah Fish Fry on Saturday, August 9th beginning at 4pm. Tickets for adults are $9.00. Children (4-10) are $5.00, Children (3 and under) are $1.00. Please call for more details. 

The Corner Piece Event (Sat. Aug 9, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-428-5683
http://www.facebook.com/impact832

Join Impact 832, a ministry of South Shores Christian Church 230 Bristol Drive in Decatur, for The Corner Piece Event on Saturday, August 9th at 6pm. This is specifically for high school girls to have questions about life. You can ask a question on the facebook page. Please call for more details. 

Back to School Bash (Sun. Aug 10, 2014 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-423-6955
info@spldecatur.org
http://www.spldecatur.org

Join St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 1 Bachrach Ct in Decatur IL, for a Back to School Bash - Celebration & Church Picnic on Sunday, August 10th from 12-2pm. There will be a collection of school supplies at this event, to be distributed to local families in need. For details, please call or go online.

Collecting Toys for Giftmart (Wed. Aug 13, 2014 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Geneva, IL
630-232-8811
info@communitygiftmart.org
http://www.communitychristian.org.

The Kane County Cougars are collecting New, Unwrapped toys for Giftmart. Giftmart then makes these gifts available to low income families at a modest cost for the Christmas season. Each donation between now and July 11th donated at the Kane County Cougars main office at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark, 34W002 Cherry Lane in Geneva, IL, will earn the donor a free, undated ticket for the 2014 season. For questions regarding Christmas in July, please contact the Kane County Cougars by phone. For questions about Giftmart, please email.

Fish Fry (Fri. Aug 15, 2014 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Rockville, IN
765-569-6460
pvcpc@att.net

The Parke Vermillion Community Pregnancy Center, Clarks Reception Hall 2155E US in Rockville, IN will be hosting a Jonah Fish Fry as a fundraiser on Friday, August 15th beginning at 4pm. Donations of side dishes would be welcome, please call or email for more details. 

Keep it Real (Fri. Aug 15, 2014 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Kingman, IN
765-397-8220
becky.crum.56@facebook.com
http://www.spiritoflifeministries.net

August 15th and 16th Spirit of Life Ministries, 505 W State Street in Kingman IN, is hosting their annual Keep it real for teens. This year’s theme, “Light in the Darkness”.  For more information check out our facebook page. 

DivorceCare (Fri. Aug 15, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Sheridan, IL
815-695-9926
http://www.foxriverlutheran.org/

Join Fox River Lutheran Church, 2785 E. US Rte. 52 in Sheridan IL, for DivorceCare. It is a ministry/support group that meets for 13 concurrent weeks, every Thursday beginning August 8th at 6pm. Please call to pre-register. Possible DC4K for kids ages 5-12. Please call or go online for details.