Family Calendar & Concerts
Events under 'Church/Ministry'
125th Anniversary & Homecoming (Sat. Oct 4, 2014 10:00 am - 1:00 pm)
The Lodge Church of God, 2168 Church St in Lodge, will be holding their 125th Anniversary and Homecoming over two weekends. Saturday and Sunday September 27th & 28th there will be a sing and Rev. Ervin Williams will be speaking. There will also be an ice cream social and a movie. Then Saturday and Sunday October 4th and 5th there will be Fish Fry, Gospel Sing with the Harvest City Boys and Jeremiah Gregory speaking with a pot luck dinner afterwards. Please call or email for details.
Block Party (Sat. Oct 4, 2014 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm)
Bonnie Church of God, 225 S. Johnson Ave in Bonnie, is hosting a Block Party on Saturday, October 4th from Noon-3pm. All the games, inflatables food, giveaways and fun are free. For details please call or email.
Camp Carew Auction (Sat. Oct 4, 2014 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm)
Camp Carew in Carbondale will be hosting a silent auction on Saturday, October 4th at 3pm with dinner at 4:30pm and live auction at 5:30pm at 303 Hidden Bay Rd in Makanda. For a list of items, please go online. Call or email for more information.
Family Day at the Maze (Sun. Oct 5, 2014 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
First Christian Church of Wilmington will be hosting a Family Day and potlock at Konow's Corn Maze in Homer Glen on Sunday, October 5th at 4pm. Please bring a side dish or desert to share. The cost to get into Konow's Corn Maze will be $8 per person. For more information please call or go online.
Phil DelRe speaking (Sun. Oct 5, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)
Phil DelRe will share his powerful testimony at an areawide teen service hosted by Bethel Lutheran Brethren Church, 651 W. Madison St. in Ottawa, on Sunday, October 5th from 5-7pm. The service will begin with worship and end with dinner. Please call or email for details.
Awana Clubs (Fri. Oct 10, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)
Awana Bible Clubs are coming to the Freedom Baptist Church, 5140 Nettle School Rd in Morris, on October 3rd from 6:30-8pm. Awana Bible Clubs are for ages 3 years thru grade 8. Please call the church for more details.
Annual Rummage Sale (Sat. Oct 11, 2014 8:00 am - 2:00 pm)
Join the St. Patrick School, 407 E Eldorado in Decatur, will hold their Annual Rummage Sale Fundraiser on Saturday, October 11th from 8am-2pm. There will be a $1 bag after 1 pm. For more information or to donate, please call or email.
Big Day of Serving (Sat. Oct 11, 2014 8:00 am - 2:00 pm)
The Kendall County Big Day of Serving is happening Saturday, October 11th beginning at 8am with a rally in Yorkville at Cross Lutheran Church. After the rally, all youth groups will depart for a project in the community. All projects will be completed by mid afternoon and gather back with the entire group for Celebration and Praise at the Closing Rally. Please call, email or go online for details.
Craft and Vendor Bazaar (Sat. Oct 11, 2014 9:00 am - 2:00 pm)
Sangamon Valley Christian Center, 200 W. Washington St in Mahomet, is hosting a Craft and Vendor Bazaar Saturday, October 11th from 9am-2pm. For more details or to request space, please call or email.
Carnival and Bean Dinner (Sat. Oct 11, 2014 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm)
Terre Haute, IN
Farmers' Chapel Community Church, 9213 S. Sullivan Pl in Terre Haute, is hosting a free Carnival and Bean Dinner on Saturday, October 11th from Noon-4pm. Steve & Janet Swalls will provide music. Please call or email for more details.
Raise the Roof Talent Show (Sat. Oct 11, 2014 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)
The Raise the Roof Talent Show will be held, Saturday, October 11th at 4pm at the Lampstand Church, 655 S Airport Rd in Decatur. The community is welcome to attend, There will be auditions, August 23rd from 10am-12pm and August 28th from 6-8pm. For details, please call or go online.
Fall Festival (Sun. Oct 12, 2014 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm)
1st Church of the Nazarene, 2403 W. Kirby in Champaign, will host a Fall Festival on Sunday, October 12th at 12:30-3:30pm. Everything is free at this family friendly event. For details on the event, please call the church for details about the event.
Fall Festival (Sun. Oct 12, 2014 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)
Cross Church Staunton Campus, 1250 S. Hackman in Staunton, will host a Fall Festival and Safety Fair on Sunday, October 15th from 4-6pm. Free food, games and fun as well as a flu clinic being offered and emergency vehicle displays. Please call or go online for details.
Taizé prayer (Tue. Oct 14, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods host the monthly ecumenical Taize prayer service held in the Church of the Immaculate Conception on the second Tuesday of every month in 2014. Please call or go online for details.
Annual Benefit Dinner (Thu. Oct 16, 2014 11:00 am - 1:00 pm)
Teen Challenge Fall Banquet (Thu. Oct 16, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Mt. Zion, IL
The Annual Teen Challenge Illinois' Audrey's Center for Women Fall Banquet with Ruth Graham as the special speaker. The banquet will take place Thursday, October 16th beginning at 6pm at the Mt. Zion Conference in Mt. Zion IL. Ticket price is $30 each or a table of 8 can be reserved for $200. For more information, please call.
Family Fall Festival (Fri. Oct 17, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
Join Good Shepherd Lutheran Church and School, 525 63rd St in Downers Grove, for a Family Fall Festival on Friday, October 17th beginning at 6pm. There will be family friendly fellowship, food and fun. Children ages 2 1/2 to 2nd grade can wear a non scary costume and join the games and crafts. Please call or email for details.
Community Clothes Closet (Sat. Oct 18, 2014 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Terre Haute, IN
Spring Creek Community Church, 800 E. Haythorne Ave in Terre Haute, is opening a clothes closet to help the community on Saturday, October 18th from 9am-Noon and is located just north of Wetnight RV on US 41. Please call or go online for details.
Evening Service Kickoff (Sat. Oct 18, 2014 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm)
New Day Community Church, 4191 Greenswitch Rd in Decatur, is kicking off a Saturday evening service on October 18th at 5:30pm. This service is casual and offers a blend of contemporary and traditional music. Please call or email for details.
Ladies Night Out with Samantha Keller (Wed. Oct 22, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)
First Christian Church, 100 N. Jackson in Clinton IL will be hosting Ladies Night Out Salad Supper on Wednesday, October 22nd at 6:30pm. Special speaker will be Samantha Keller and music with The George Barnes Muddy Britches Tribute Band. Please bring a salad to share. Please call for details.
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