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September 2014

Wed. Sep 3, 2014

Good Neighbor Day (Wed. Sep 3, 2014 7:00 am - 10:00 am)

Blossom Basket Florist is sponsoring Good Neighbor Day on Wednesday, September 3rd. They will give away 8,000 free roses. Residents of Champaign County will have a unique opportunity to receive a dozen, absolutely FREE roses, one to keep and the other 11 to give away. Beginning at 7am roses can be obtained at one of the shops at 1002 N Cunningham Ave, Urbana and 2522 Village Green Place, in Village at the Crossing, Champaign, the Radio Center at 2301 S. Neil Street in champaign, and Busey Bank located at the intersection of Windsor and Duncan roads in Champaign. Partnering with the Blossom Basket Florist to sponsor this year’s event are WDWS, Lite Rock 97.5, Classic Hits 107.9, Meadowbrook Community Church, Busey Bank, and Martin Graphics. Please call for details.

 

Healing Works Art Show (Wed. Sep 3, 2014 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

"Healing Works" is a collection of art by survivors of sexual violence and their supporters will be shown, Wednesday September 3rd from 5-8pm at Indi Go Artists Co-op, 9 E. University Ave in Champaign. This event is free. Please call or go online for details.

Circle of Moms (Wed. Sep 3, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Circle of Moms is a group of mothers who meet the first Wednesday of every month at 6pm at the World Gospel Church, 900 Gardendale Rd in Terre Haute IN. The vision of Circle of Moms is to strengthen relationships between mothers of all generations. Free Childcare is provided. Please see our fb group online. Look for Circle of Moms: Bridging Generations.

GEMS meeting (Wed. Sep 3, 2014 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm)

GEMS: God Embracing Mothers who are Single begins meeting Wednesday, September 3rd at the Windsor Rd Christian Church, 2501 W Windsor Road in Champaign. We provide motivating Bible messages, convenient location, free dinner, childcare for kids homework help for your kids and more every 1st and 3rd Wednesday from 6-7:45pm. Please call, email or go online for details.

 

Children of the Day Beth Moore Bible Study (Wed. Sep 3, 2014 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm)

First Baptist Church, 720 W. Main St in Mt. Zion IL, will host Beth Moore's newest Bible study on 1 and 2 Thessalonians called Children of the Day on Wednesday evenings from 6-7:30pm beginning September 3rd. For more details or to reserve a book please call or go online. 

Awana Club (Wed. Sep 3, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Faith Bible Church, 1600 E. Schuster St in Joliet, the Awana Clubs are resuming on Wednesday, September 3rd at 6:30pm. Awana meets weekly through out the school year and is for children age 3 (by Sept. 1st) through 8th grade. Please go online for details. 

Financial Peace University (Wed. Sep 3, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

St Pauls Lutheran Church, 1 Bachrach Ct in Decatur, IL, will be starting the Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University on Wednesday, September 3rd at 6:30pm. FPU classes meet for around an hour and a half each week for nine weeks. Please call or go online for details.

Glow Kids Ministry (Wed. Sep 3, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Every Wednesday night beginning September 3rd join the families at Faith Assembly of God, 539 N. Maple St. in Du Quoin IL for the GLOW Kids Ministry. Contact the church by phone or email for details.

DivorceCare (Wed. Sep 3, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Cornerstone Church, 102 E. DeYoung St in Marion, will be offering DivorceCare, Divorce care 4kids & Single and Parenting on Wed evenings at 6:30 starting on Wed Sept 3rd.These programs will meet for 13 sessions.For more information contact Cornerstone church by phone.

Truth Trackers (Wed. Sep 3, 2014 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Faith Baptist Church of Goose Lake, 3950 Goose Lake Rd in Morris, is starting their Truth Trackers meetings for the year.  Truth Trackers is a weekly youth group for 3 yrs old through sixth grade each Wednesday night, beginning on August 27th, from 7-8pm. For further information about the program visit the website or call. 

Thu. Sep 4, 2014

MOPS (Thu. Sep 4, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

Join other women at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 701 E. Lions Rd in Sandwich, for Mothers of Preschoolers. Mothers will be meeting beginning Thursday, September 4th from 9-11am. This is a new chapter. Feel free to bring the kids, no childcare available, but the meeting will be informal and short. Please call for more details.

Adult Literacy Tutors Needed (Thu. Sep 4, 2014 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The Literacy Connection, 270 N. Grove Ave in Elgin, needs more tutors. Introduction to The Literacy Connection & Tutor Training takes place on Wednesday September 3rd,  Thursday, September 4th, Monday September 8th and Thursday September 11th. The cost is $25 for the book and materials.  Registration is recommended for those interested in attending. Please call or go online for details.

Danny & Chris Sinacori in concert (Thu. Sep 4, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Danny and Chris Sinacori will be in concert at Lake Williamson Christian Center near Carlinville on Thursday, September 4th at 7 pm. Doors open at 6:30 pm. The concert is free, but a freewill offering will be taken.

Fri. Sep 5, 2014

Salad Luncheon (Fri. Sep 5, 2014 11:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Jerseyville United Methodist Church, 1200 S Liberty St in Jerseyville, is hosting a Salad Luncheon and a Quilt and Needlework Show, on Friday, September 5th from 11am-1pm. The cost is $7 for adults and $3.50 Children. Proceeds go to Children's Ministries and there will be free valet parking. Please call the church office for details.

23rd Annual Jonah Fish Fry (Fri. Sep 5, 2014 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm)

Join the Central Christian Church, 4950 E. Wabash Ave in Terre Haute, for the 23rd Annual Jonah Fish Fry on Friday, Sept. 5th from 4-7:30pm. The cost is $9.00 Adults, $4.00 (kids 4-12) 3 & under free. Advance Tickets are $8.00 & $3.00. All seating inside the air conditioned comfort of the church. For details, please call or go online.

Family Portraits Offered (Fri. Sep 5, 2014 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Lifetouch Photography is offering free family portraits on Friday September 5ht from 4-9pm and Saturday September 6th from 11am-4pm at First Presbyterian Church, 302 W. Church St in Champaign.  You do not have to be a member of the church to get your photo taken. Each sitting takes approximately 20 minutes and you need to go online to register.

Allerton Classical Concert (Fri. Sep 5, 2014 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

The Champaign-Urbana Symphony Baroque Players will be hosting Classical Allerton on Friday, September 5th from 5:30-8:30pm at Allerton Park & Retreat Center, the Gate House Lawn, in Monticello IL. The suggested entry donation is $5/person $10/Family – Children are welcome. Please call or go online for details.

 

Purpose 2014 Women's Conference (Fri. Sep 5, 2014 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Southern Illinois Worship Center, 124 Lou Ann Dr in Herrin, is hosting the 3rd Women's Conference on September 5th and 6th. Services start at 7:00pm on Friday and at 9:00am and 1:00pm on Saturday! Beth Stephens-Johnson and Pastor Melissa McKinnies are this year's speakers. Please call or go online for details.

A Night of Hope (Fri. Sep 5, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

David Grant from Destiny Rescue USA will be speaking at A Night of Hope on Friday, September 5th at 7pm at Living Streams and Watershed Cafe, 7837 Lincoln Way in Frankfurt IL. This evening will celebrate Broken to Beautiful a True Restoration Story. For details please call or go online.
 

1st Annual BBQ Block Party (Fri. Sep 5, 2014 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes invites everyone to the 1st Annual BBQ Block Party beginning Friday, September 5th at 7pm at the Sycamore Outdoor Center, 1373 W County Road 700 N in Brazil IN. It's one part BBQ cooking competition, one part block party. FCA is teaming up with the Sycamore Outdoor Center September 5th-6th for this overnight event The cost is a $150 single entry, or $200 for a team. 4 cooking divisions. For more information regarding this event, visit the website or call.

Sat. Sep 6, 2014

Business Men in Christ Meeting (Sat. Sep 6, 2014 7:30 am - 9:30 am)

All hunters and outdoorsmen are invited to a special free outdoors meeting of Decatur Business Men in Christ led by outdoors expert Don Higgins on Saturday, September 6th at 7:30am at the Lifestream Center, 1681 N 22nd Street in Decatur. There will be a free breakfast available. Donations accepted towards cost of the meeting. For more information, please call or email.

Rummage Sale (Sat. Sep 6, 2014 8:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Prairieton United Methodist Church, 3720 West Kennett Drive in Terre Haute IN, will host a Rummage sale, Saturday, Sept. 6th from 8am-1pm. A long with the rummage sale there will be food, a blacksmith demonstration, fire department truck demonstrations, and P&T Carriage Rides. Everything is free. Please call for details.

Color 4 Change 5K (Sat. Sep 6, 2014 8:30 am - 10:30 am)

First Baptist Church of Murphysboro is having a 5k Color run on Saturday, September 6th, stepping off at 8:30am at Riverside Park Murphysboro.  Proceeds benefit Crossfire Youth summer mission projects. For more information please call or go online. 

Hydrocephalus Association WALK (Sat. Sep 6, 2014 8:30 am - 1:00 pm)

Join us for Indy's first Hydrocephalus Association WALK on September 6th at 8:30am at Military Park at White River State Park in downtown Indianapolis. While the WALK is a fun day for the whole family funding critically needed. For details please go online.

Auditions for The Nutcracker (Sat. Sep 6, 2014 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Kids age 5 and up are invited to audition for Champaign Urbana Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker. Auditions will be held on Saturday, September 6 at the Champaign Ballet Academy, 2810 W. Clark Road in Champaign. Previous dance training is not required to audition but children must have been born before September 6, 2009. Participants should pre-register for the audition online by 5pm Tuesday, September 2nd. Information about the audition process, attire, fees, and rehearsal schedule is also available online or by calling.

Women's Conference with Jenny McAdams (Sat. Sep 6, 2014 9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Join other women at the Running With Jesus Women's Event with Jenny McAdams speaking on Saturday, September 6th from 9am-2pm at St. Paul's, 85 South Constitution Drive in Aurora. The cost is $10 and will include a boxed lunch and materials. Childcare is $5 per child and please bring a bag lunch and drink for each. RSVP BY 9/1 by email.

Parenting Seminar with Boomer Roland (Sat. Sep 6, 2014 9:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Join the Mahomet Christian Church, 908 N. Lake of the Woods Rd in Mahomet, for a one day seminar on Biblical parenting presented by Boomer Roland of the National Center for Biblical Parenting. The seminar will be on Saturday, September 6th at 9am.  Register or learn more online or by calling.

Church Rummage Sale (Sat. Sep 6, 2014 10:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Join the The Lighthouse Community Church, 2190 176th PL in Lansing IL, for a church garage sale on Saturday, September 6th beginning at 10am. All proceeds will go towards our Building Fund. There will be music and activities as well. Please call for more information. 

Family Fun Day (Sat. Sep 6, 2014 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

New Life of Champaign United Pentecostal in Champaign will be hosting a Family Fun Day on Saturday, September 6th at 3pm at Garden Hills Park 1674 Bloomington Rd in Champaign. Everything is free from admission to food. Please call or email for details.

3rd Annual Music Festival (Sat. Sep 6, 2014 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Many local bands will be playing at the 3rd Annual Christian Music Festival on Saturday, September 6th at 3pm at Zubeck Field, Chenoa City Park in Chenoa IL. There is no admission charge, but please bring items for the local food pantry or gently used winter clothing to donate. Bring a lawn chair to blanket to sit on. Concessions will be available. For details, please call or go on line.

 

Annual Fish Fry (Sat. Sep 6, 2014 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The Annual Fish Fry on September 6th from 4-7pm at the First Apostolic Church, 320 Surrey Lane in Arthur. The cost is $9.50 an adult ticket and $6.00 for a child ticket, 12 and under and will be sold at the door. For more details, please call.

Back to School Bash (Sat. Sep 6, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Back to School Bash Community outreach will be held 301 South Grand in Cowden IL. on September 6th beginning at 6pm. There will be live music, The Mighty crush power team, games and more. For more details, please call or email. 

Michael English in concert (Sat. Sep 6, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

River Valley Christian Fellowship, 800 Cardinal Dr in Bourbonnais IL, welcomes Michael English, The Nelsons, Amber Nelon, and Channing Eleton in the The Greatest Hits Tour, Saturday, September 6th at 6pm. Doors open at 5pm. Tickets are $28.00 in advance & $30 day of the concert. They can be purchased by phone. Please go online for details. 

Family Night (Sat. Sep 6, 2014 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

First Christian Church will be hosting a Family Night on Saturday, September 6th at 6:30pm in the field 1824 Church Street Wilmington, IL. Join the outdoor games, bon-fire, food and a "Drive-in" movie. For more information or details please call or go online. 

Sun. Sep 7, 2014

Family Fest (Sun. Sep 7, 2014 5:07 am - 7:37 am)

On Sunday, September 7th from 4:30-7pm the Westminster Presbyterian Church will host a Family Fest in the east parking lot,1360 S. Main St. in Decatur. Along with family friendly games and activities, there will be food available at a nominal cost. Please note that inclement weather will move the event into the church gym. Please call or go online for details.

Church-wide Bible Study (Sun. Sep 7, 2014 8:00 am - 9:30 am)

Friendship Lutheran Church of Joy, 3601 S. Duncan Rd in Champaign IL, will read the story of the Bible, condensed into 31 accessible chapters unfolding the progression of Bible characters and their events from Genesis to Revelation using the text of the New King James Bible.  The Story will be preached in Sunday worship at 8am & 10:30am., Sunday School (Ages 3-Adult) at 9:15am on Sunday September 7th, and small group participation throughout the week. For details, please call or go online.

Legacy Journey Class (Sun. Sep 7, 2014 9:00 am - 10:30 am)

Join Trinity Church of the Nazarene, 1451 Raymond Drive in Naperville, will host the Legacy Journey beginning on Sunday, September 7th at 9am.This is an all-new, seven-week, biblically based class. The Legacy Journey classes meet for around an hour and a half each week for seven weeks. The cost is $118 and includes all materials needed for the class. Please call or go online for details.

Wesley Gray in concert (Sun. Sep 7, 2014 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Judson Chapel Baptist Church, 302 Wilbur Ave in Champaign is hosting Wesley Gray in concert on Sunday, September 7th at 10am. Please call or email for details.

Rally Day (Sun. Sep 7, 2014 11:00 am - 1:00 pm)

United in Faith, 6525 W. Irving Park Rd in Chicago, will be hosting Rally Day on September 7th. The celebration begins at 11 am with a cookout, music, games, and fun. Our worship service begins at 9:30am. Please call or go online for more details.

Annual Rally Day (Sun. Sep 7, 2014 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

The First Congregational United Church of Christ, 3465 N MacArthur Rd in Decatur, is hosting the Annual Rally Day on Sunday, September 7th at 12:30pm. There will be live music, kids games, food and fun. Please call or email for more details.

SOS Fest Summer's Over Soon (Sun. Sep 7, 2014 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

First United Methodist Church of Pontiac is sponsoring the SOS Fest 2014 Summer's Over Soon Family Event on Sunday, September 7th from 1-5pm. It will be held on the Downtown Square on Pontiac, IL. There will be free fun, food and a school supply giveaway. For details, please call.

An Afternoon in Ancient Rome (Sun. Sep 7, 2014 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Join the Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory in Urbana IL on Sunday, September 7th from 1-4pm for "An Afternoon in Ancient Rome". 5th to 8th graders are welcome at this event. The cost is $5 per child. Registration is required and limited to 75 participants. Every child must be accompanied by an responsible adult. For further information, please call or email.

St. Louis Button Box Club in concert (Sun. Sep 7, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Union Avenue Christian Church, 422 E. Union Avenue in Litchfield, is hosting a concert with the St. Louis Button Box Club on Sunday, September 7th at 2pm. Please call or go online for details.

Community Fellowship Day (Sun. Sep 7, 2014 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Terre Haute First Baptist Church, 4701 E. Poplar Dr in Terre Haute IN, will host their 3rd annual Community Fellowship Day on Sunday, September 7th from 4-8pm. Join us for an evening of free food, music, and fun. Please call or go online for details.

Just Over Yonder in concert (Sun. Sep 7, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Just Over Yonder will be in concert on Sunday, September 7th at 5pm at Grace Pointe Church, 14210 S. Rt. 30 in Plainfield. This is a free concert. Please call or go online for more details.

Family Carnival (Sun. Sep 7, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

First United Methodist Church, 210 W. Church Street in Champaign, will be hosting a Family Carnival on Sunday, September 7th at 5pm. The is a free event and will be held in the church gym located on the 3rd floor. Please call or go online for details.

 

Awana (Sun. Sep 7, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Bethel Baptist Church, 119 W. Bethel Dr in Bourbonnais, will begin another year of Awana on Sunday, September 14th at 5pm. Clubs are for ages 3 - 6th grade. Registration is Sunday, September 7th from 5:00-6:00 pm & our first night of club will begin Sunday, September 14th from 5:00-7:00pm. Please call or go online for details.

Awana (Sun. Sep 7, 2014 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm)

Grace Baptist Church, 601 E. McKinley Road in Ottawa IL, is hosting Awana a weekly ministry for kids ages 3 years thru 6th grade every Sunday from 5:30 to 7 pm. Please call or email for details.

GriefShare (Sun. Sep 7, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

 The Vineyard Church,152 N. Market St in Paxton, will be hosting GriefShare, Sunday evenings at 6pm. The cost is $20. Pre-registration for childcare. Please call or go online for details.

 

Awana (Sun. Sep 7, 2014 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm)

Awana meetings are beginning at Bridgeton Baptist Church in Bridgeton IN every Sunday evening 6-7:30pm. All children and youth ages 2yrs through 12th grade are welcome. Bus transportation is provided from Rosedale Elementary School at 5:30 and returns by 8pm. Please call for more details.

Tim Hawkins comedy concert (Sun. Sep 7, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Tim Hawkins will be in a comedy concert at the Maranatha Church, 555 W. Imboden Dr in Decatur, on Sunday, September 7th at 6pm. Proceeds from this event will go directly to Speed the Light World Missions. Tickets are as follows: VIP - $42 advance only / $40 advance only group rate (10+) and the VIP Event starts at 4:30 PM with only 150 tickets, General Admission - $22 advance / $20 advance group rate (10+) / $25 at the door. Tickets are only available online. Please call or email for details.

A Natural High in concert (Sun. Sep 7, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Bethel Baptist Church, 119 W. Bethel in Bourbonnais, will welcome "A Natural High" on Sunday, September 7 at 6:30pm for a concert. The concert is free. Please call or go online for details.

Mon. Sep 8, 2014

Mens Bible Study Fellowship (Mon. Sep 8, 2014 6:45 pm - 8:35 pm)

Join the First Baptist Church,1602 N. Prospect Ave in Savoy IL, for a non-denominational men's bible study on The Life of Moses. The study goes from Sept - May and will run on the school year calendar. It is held every Monday evening from 6:45-8:35pm. For details or to register, please call or go online.

President's Own Marine Band in concert (Mon. Sep 8, 2014 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

The President's Own will be performing a concert on Monday, September 8th at 7:30 PM in the Urbana Middle School Gymnasium in Urbana. Tickets are free, and you can request up to four tickets.  Send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Marine Band Concert  ATTN: Darren Hicks  1002 South Race Street  Urbana, IL  61801. For details, please call or email.

Tue. Sep 9, 2014

Mom2Mom (Tue. Sep 9, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

The Vineyard Church, 1500 N. Lincoln Ave in Urbana, on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month beginning September 9th at 9am. Mom2Mom is a group for moms with children of all ages. Childcare and breakfast provided for a small fee. Please call or go online for details.

Keeping Up on Diabetes (Tue. Sep 9, 2014 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join Health Alliance Medicare and Carle for this free session at the Carle Forum entitled Keeping Up on Diabetes on Tuesday, September 9th at 5:30pm at the Carle Forum in Urbana. The speaker will be Toufic Abdo, MD, Endocrinology, Carle. Please RSVP by September 5th. Please call or email for details.

Awana Club (Tue. Sep 9, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

This Bible-based children's club, for kids 3 1/2years to grade 6, will meet on Tuesday nights from 6:30pm to 8:00pm beginning September 9th at Grace Pointe Church of Plainfield on Route 30 in Plainfield. Clubs run from September 9th through April 28th. Registration is now open.  To register your children go to our website. 

MOPS Meetings (Tue. Sep 9, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

St. Mary's, 301 St. Mary's St in Minooka, is hosting a MOPS group and they are  looking for moms who want to be the best mom she can be. We the 2nd and 4th Tuesday every month from 6:30-8:30pm. Baby sitting is provided if needed. Please call or go online for details.

Taizé prayer (Tue. Sep 9, 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.

Wed. Sep 10, 2014

Children of the Day Beth Moore Bible Study (Wed. Sep 10, 2014 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm)

First Baptist Church, 720 W. Main St in Mt. Zion IL, will host Beth Moore's newest Bible study on 1 and 2 Thessalonians called Children of the Day on Wednesday evenings from 6-7:30pm beginning September 3rd. For more details or to reserve a book please call or go online. 

Awana Club (Wed. Sep 10, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Faith Bible Church, 1600 E. Schuster St in Joliet, the Awana Clubs are resuming on Wednesday, September 3rd at 6:30pm. Awana meets weekly through out the school year and is for children age 3 (by Sept. 1st) through 8th grade. Please go online for details. 

GEMS Girl Club (Wed. Sep 10, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Girls Everywhere Meeting our Savior or GEMS begin meeting Wednesday, September 10th. GEMS meet every second and fourth Wednesday, 6:30-8:00 pm at Christ Community Church, 12410 Van Dyke Rd in Plainfield. Please call or email for more details.

Financial Peace University (Wed. Sep 10, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

St Pauls Lutheran Church, 1 Bachrach Ct in Decatur, IL, will be starting the Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University on Wednesday, September 3rd at 6:30pm. FPU classes meet for around an hour and a half each week for nine weeks. Please call or go online for details.

DivorceCare (Wed. Sep 10, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Cornerstone Church, 102 E. DeYoung St in Marion, will be offering DivorceCare, Divorce care 4kids & Single and Parenting on Wed evenings at 6:30 starting on Wed Sept 3rd.These programs will meet for 13 sessions.For more information contact Cornerstone church by phone.

Thu. Sep 11, 2014

MOPS (Thu. Sep 11, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

Join other ladies for a new Mothers of Preschoolers group at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 701 Lions Rd in Sandwich IL. They will be meeting the second and last Thursday of the month from 9-11am. Childcare will be provided. For more information, please call or find us on facebook.

 

Mom2Mom-Mahomet (Thu. Sep 11, 2014 9:15 am - 11:15 am)

The Vineyard Church will be hosting Mom2Mom the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month from 9:15-11:15 at the Sangaman Valley Christian Center 200 W Washington St in Mahomet. Please call or check out our facebook page for details.

Adult Literacy Tutors Needed (Thu. Sep 11, 2014 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The Literacy Connection, 270 N. Grove Ave in Elgin, needs more tutors. Introduction to The Literacy Connection & Tutor Training takes place on Wednesday September 3rd,  Thursday, September 4th, Monday September 8th and Thursday September 11th. The cost is $25 for the book and materials.  Registration is recommended for those interested in attending. Please call or go online for details.

Images of Israel (Thu. Sep 11, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

This video lecture series developed by New Paths entitled Images of Israel will be presented at Gary Church, 224 N. Main St in Wheaton. Discussions will be facilitated by Dr. Lynn Cohick and it begins on Thursday, September 11th at 6:30pm. Please call or go online for details.

Fri. Sep 12, 2014

MOPS (Fri. Sep 12, 2014 9:00 am - 11:30 am)

New Life, 500 Gougar Rd in New Lenox,  MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) are taking registration for another year. The theme is "Be You Bravely"and our first meeting is Friday, September 12th. We meet 2 Fridays per month from 9-11:30am. Registration is $25 and annual dues is $90 (paid in two payments). Scholarships are available. Check out our website for more information or call or email.

Open Air Meeting (Fri. Sep 12, 2014 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The Heritage Christian Center is hosting an Open Air Meeting, Friday-Sunday September 12th-14th from 1-8pm at Washington Square Park in Ottawa IL. Some chairs will be provided but you are welcome to bring your own. For more details, please call.

Just Deserts presented (Fri. Sep 12, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

A production of “Just Desserts” will be at Savoy United Methodist Church, 3002 Old Church Rd. in Savoy, Friday & Saturday, September 12th and 13th at 6:30pm-8:30pm. There will be a meal provided and not just desserts.  Just Desserts is a mystery comedy and this play needs audience participation. Ticket are $25 each or $45/couple. Reservation deadline is Sept. 5th. Please call to make reservations. Half of the funds raised will go to Habitat For Humanity and half will go to the Canteen Run. Please call for details.

Celebrate Recovery A Night of Hope (Fri. Sep 12, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

4th Anniversary Celebration of Celebrate Recovery will happening on Friday, September 12th at 6pm at the Jordan Block in Ottawa. There will be worship and speaking with Michael Stohr, Steve Sharp and Band. Celebrate Recovery A Night of Hope is sponsored by Cross Bridge Community Church, Ottawa Campus. Please call or go online.

CMA Illinois State Rally Weekend (Fri. Sep 12, 2014 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm)

The Christian Motorcyclists Association (CMA) of Illinois will be hosting their annual State Rally at the Illinois District Camp, 14137 U.S.Highway 51 in Wapella IL, September 12th-14th. Adult activities as well as activities for youth and the kids will happen. You need not ride a motorcycle or be a member of CMA to attend the rally. For details call, email or go online. 

Hattie Kauffman speaking (Fri. Sep 12, 2014 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Hattie Kauffman will share her story at the Champaign Public Library, Randolph Ave in Champaign, on Friday, September 12th at 7pm..  This is a free event. Check her website for more background. Please call or email with questions. 

Trivia Night (Fri. Sep 12, 2014 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Enjoychurch.tv and Brown & Crouppen present our first ever TRIVIA NIGHT on Friday, September 12th at 7pm at Julia's Banquet Center in East Alton IL. Full table tickets for teams of 8 are just $150.00, but if you purchase yours by August 15th, you'll get your table at a discounted rate of $120.00! Individual tickets are also available for $25.00 each. Childcare is not available for this event. For more details please call or go online.

Sat. Sep 13, 2014

Beth Moore Simulcast (Sat. Sep 13, 2014 7:45 am - 4:30 pm)

Join the Community of Faith Church, 5208 Meadowland Parkway in Marion IL, for the Beth Moore Simulcast, a one day women's conference on Saturday, September 13th. The event will open at 7:45 am and run through 4:30 pm. Lunch will be provided. Registration is $30 per person. Please call, email or go online for details.

City Bounce Volleyball Tournament (Sat. Sep 13, 2014 8:00 am - 4:00 pm)

The City Bounce Volleyball Tournament will be held on Saturday, September 13th beginning at 8am at Pinheadz Bowling Alley, Suzy’s Bar & Grill and New Life Church in Yorkville. It will benefit Kendall County Special Olympics Family & Friends. This will be a 3 on 3, coed volleyball tournament Early registration ends August 25. For more details, please go online.

Beth Moore Simulcast (Sat. Sep 13, 2014 8:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Beth Moore Living Proof Simulcast will be at the Casey First Baptist Church, 101 E. Alabama in Casey, on Saturday, September 13th. Doors open at 8am for a coffee fellowship with simulcast beginning at 9:30 am Central time. Tickets are $10.00 which includes lunch. Secure your ticket early by pre-registering by phone or email.

Beth Moore Simulcast (Sat. Sep 13, 2014 8:00 am - 3:30 pm)

Join the Lakeside Christian Church, 225 Toronto Road in Springfield IL, for the Living Proof Live Simulcast with Beth Moore on Saturday, September 13th beginning at 8am. For details or to register please call or go online. 

 

Beth Moore Simulcast (Sat. Sep 13, 2014 8:30 am - 4:15 pm)

Join the Tabernacle Baptist Church, 650 N. Wyckles in Decatur IL, for the Beth Moore Living Proof simulcast on Saturday, September 13th with registration opening at 8:30am, with the simulcast beginning at 9:30am and running through 4:15pm.  Tickets are available for $30 or $28 for groups of 10+.  Your ticket includes a continental breakfast, catered lunch, and listening guide.  Free childcare is available for children 10 years and younger when requested at the time of ticket purchase.  For more details, go to our website, email. or call the church office.

Disaster Awareness Event (Sat. Sep 13, 2014 9:00 am - 1:00 pm)

A Disaster Awareness Event Sponsored by Cross Lutheran Early Response Team will be held on Saturday, September 13th from 9am-1pm at Caring Hands Thrift Shop, 1002 S. Bridge Street in Yorkville. This event will raise money for the Yorkville fire department to help victims of fires have a place to stay after their house burned down. For more information please call or email.

3on3 Basketball Tournament (Sat. Sep 13, 2014 9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Vine Church is hosting a one day 3on3 basketball Tournament at its facility on Wall Street in Carbondale on Saturday, September 13th beginning at 9am. The cost is $15 per team and teams can be a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 5. Registration is going on now and needs to be done by midnight on Thursday, September 11th in order to participate. Please call, go online or email for details or to register.

Beth Moore Simulcast (Sat. Sep 13, 2014 9:30 am - 4:30 pm)

Carlyle Christian Church, 1025 Lake Rd in Carlyle, will host the Beth Moore Breaking Free Simulcast on Saturday, September 13th from 9:30-4:30pm. It is free for all women to attend. An RSVP is needed for so lunch can be provided. Please call or email to RSVP or for more information.

Autumn Art Celebration (Sat. Sep 13, 2014 10:00 am - 3:00 pm)

2nd Annual Autumn Art Celebration will be held on Saturday, September 13th beginning at 10am in Argenta IL. This is a free Street Festival and is a pet friendly event and there will be a blessing of the pets at 10am and 1pm. Luch will be served at the Argenta Presbyterian Church. All proceeds go to charitable organizations. Please call, email or go online for details.

 

Day of Reflection for Caregivers – Finding Strength, Courage and Joy (Sat. Sep 13, 2014 10:00 am - 1:30 pm)

There will be a Day of Reflection for Caregivers facilitated by Cathy Campbell on Saturday, September 13th from 10am-1:30pm at Providence Hall Conference Room, 1 Sisters of Providence in Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. The cost is $25 and that includes a light lunch. The registration deadline is September 6th. Please call or email to register.

Wellness & Brain Fitness Fair (Sat. Sep 13, 2014 10:00 am - 2:00 pm)

The Wellness & Brain Fitness Fair will be held on Saturday, September 13th beginning at 10am at Lincoln Square in Urbana IL. There will be 70+ exhibitors and community resources, hands-on activities, games, entertainment, a children’s area sponsored by the Orpheum Children’s Science Museum, wellness screenings for adults 50+ years of age and more. For more information, please go online or call.

Questapalooza (Sat. Sep 13, 2014 11:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Quest Church, 2004 Philo Rd in Urbana, is hosting the family friendly Questapalooza on Saturday, September 13th from 11am- 2pm. The free event will have food, games and Elsa and Anna from Frozen. Please call, email or online for details.

North Mac Harvest Fest (Sat. Sep 13, 2014 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Grace Southern Baptist Church of Virden will host the North Mac Harvest Fest on Saturday, September 13th from Noon-5pm othe Virden Square. The event is free for the entire family. For more information and to register please go online.

Block Party (Sat. Sep 13, 2014 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Join Immanuel Baptist Church, 516 N Main in Benton, for a family friendly Block Party on Saturday, September 13th beginning at 4pm. Food, games and fun are all free. For more details please call or go online.

Reagan Wednesday 5K (Sat. Sep 13, 2014 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The friends of Reagan will be hosting a 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, September 13th from 4-7pm at Long Point Park, Corner of Main St. and 2600 North Rd in Long Point, IL. This event is being held to support a child battling leukemia for the second time at St. Jude Children's Hospital. Please call or go online for details.

Saturday Night Service Launch (Sat. Sep 13, 2014 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

The First Baptist, 7110 State Route 162 in Maryville IL will begin a new Saturday Night Service, starting on September 13th at 5:30pm. At 7 p.m., attendees can join in on one of the church’s ConnectGroups, available for everyone from infants to adults. The night will be done by 8 p.m. For more information please call or go online.

Family Movie Night (Sat. Sep 13, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Union Avenue Christian Church, 422 E. Union Ave in Litchfield, will host their third family movie night featuring the movie "ET the extra-terrestrial" on Saturday, September 13th at 7pm. The Community is invited.  Popcorn, candy, drinks and admission is free. Chairs are also provided, but feel free to bring a lawn chair. Children 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult. For details please call or go online.

Running For God 5K Glow Run (Sat. Sep 13, 2014 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Join the First Christian Church of Oblong Il for the Running for God 5k "Glow" Run on Saturday, September 13th beginning at 8pm at 206 N. Range Street in Oblong, IL. Participants will receive a race shirt and glow necklace. Concert featuring "Emergency Dental Surgery" to follow the race at approximately 9:00 p.m. Please call or go online for details.

Sun. Sep 14, 2014

Awaken with Dr. James Davis (Sun. Sep 14, 2014 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Sunday Sept 14th at 10am & 6pm, and the 15th & 16th at 6pm O'Fallon Assembly of God, 1400 N. Green Mount Rd in O'Fallon, will be having, "Awaken" a time of refreshing through worship, challenging words by Dr. James O. Davis, and response time. Please call or go online for details.

150th Anniversary with Huntley Brown (Sun. Sep 14, 2014 10:00 am - 1:00 pm)

First Baptist Church at Savoy,1602 Prospect at Burwash in Savoy, will be celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the church on Sunday, September 14th at 10am. Huntley Brown will perform and we'll recognize our past while casting vision for our future.  We'll have a picnic after the service. For more information, please call or go online.

Awana (Sun. Sep 14, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Bethel Baptist Church, 119 W. Bethel Dr in Bourbonnais, will begin another year of Awana on Sunday, September 14th at 5pm. Clubs are for ages 3 - 6th grade. Registration is Sunday, September 7th from 5:00-6:00 pm & our first night of club will begin Sunday, September 14th from 5:00-7:00pm. Please call or go online for details.

Awana (Sun. Sep 14, 2014 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm)

Grace Baptist Church, 601 E. McKinley Road in Ottawa IL, is hosting Awana a weekly ministry for kids ages 3 years thru 6th grade every Sunday from 5:30 to 7 pm. Please call or email for details.

GriefShare (Sun. Sep 14, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

 The Vineyard Church,152 N. Market St in Paxton, will be hosting GriefShare, Sunday evenings at 6pm. The cost is $20. Pre-registration for childcare. Please call or go online for details.

 

Movie Night (Sun. Sep 14, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The Christian Church, 131 Yaeger Lake Trail in Litchfield, will be showing the movie Acts Of God on Sunday, September 14th at 6pm. The movie event is open to the public. If you have any questions about this film, please conatact the church office by phone.

Awana (Sun. Sep 14, 2014 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm)

Awana meetings are beginning at Bridgeton Baptist Church in Bridgeton IN every Sunday evening 6-7:30pm. All children and youth ages 2yrs through 12th grade are welcome. Bus transportation is provided from Rosedale Elementary School at 5:30 and returns by 8pm. Please call for more details.

Tent Meeting (Sun. Sep 14, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Rev. Fred Aguilar, Rev. Phil Curtis and Rev. Keith Taylor will be speaking in Encounter the Presence Tent Meetings Sunday-Tuesday, September 14th-16th each evening at 6pm, at the Victory Christian Center, 9400 E. US HWY 41, Terre Haute in IN. For more information please call or go online.

Everfound in concert (Sun. Sep 14, 2014 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Everfound will be in a free concert on Sunday, September 14th at 7pm at the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 802 E. Douglas St in St. Joseph. The new band About A Mile will be with them.  Free hot dogs starting at 6 while they last. This is an outdoor event  so bring lawn chairs. Please bring a non-perishable food item for the local food pantry if you can but it is not required. For more information please call.

Church Homecoming (Sun. Sep 14, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Community Full Gospel Lighthouse, 720 S. Division St in Cayuga, will be celebrating Homecoming with a Tent Revival featuring Evangelist Jim & Brenda Shelton and JD and Misty Ramsey. This will take place Sunday-Saturday, September 14th-20th, Sunday afternoon at 2pm and each evening at 7pm. For more information please call.

Mon. Sep 15, 2014

Mens Bible Study Fellowship (Mon. Sep 15, 2014 6:45 pm - 8:35 pm)

Join the First Baptist Church,1602 N. Prospect Ave in Savoy IL, for a non-denominational men's bible study on The Life of Moses. The study goes from Sept - May and will run on the school year calendar. It is held every Monday evening from 6:45-8:35pm. For details or to register, please call or go online.

Tue. Sep 16, 2014

Mayan Artists of the Loom Exhibit (Tue. Sep 16, 2014 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Spurlock Museum, 600 Gregory S. Ave in Urbana, is beginning the exhibit Artists of the Loom: Maya Weavers of Guatemala beginning Saturday, September 16th. This exhibit celebrates not only the artistry and endurance of the Maya weaving tradition but also the cultural intelligence and creative force of the weavers themselves. Museum hours are Tuesdays 12-5, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays 9-5, Saturdays 10-4, and Sundays 12-4 and admission is free.  The Museum will be closed December 15-19 and during the winter break between semesters. For details, please go online.

Tent Meeting (Tue. Sep 16, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Rev. Fred Aguilar, Rev. Phil Curtis and Rev. Keith Taylor will be speaking in Encounter the Presence Tent Meetings Sunday-Tuesday, September 14th-16th each evening at 6pm, at the Victory Christian Center, 9400 E. US HWY 41, Terre Haute in IN. For more information please call or go online.

Single Moms Ministry (Tue. Sep 16, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The Vineyard Church of Urbana, 1500 N. Lincoln Ave in Urbana, is hosting the The Single Mom Ministry "In His Hands". This is a new ministry for single moms of all ages and stages. In His Hands meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6pm for dinner and for encouragement. Children attending childcare will have dinner provided. Childcare is provided at no cost but pre-registration is required. For details or to register, please go online.

Terre Haute After 5 with Jean Schaffer (Tue. Sep 16, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Terre Haute After 5 invites ladies to take a chance to shop without money at our "Shop at Sacks Fifth Avenue event with Jean Schaffer speaking on Tuesday, September 16th at 6:30pm. This event will be held at the Providence Center, St. Mary of the Woods IN.
Bring an unused gift for the shop and place a silent bid on another with the free tickets you will receive at the door. The cost is $16.00 including dinner and the event.  Please call or email to make a reservation or for more information.

Life Banquet with Rick Santorum (Tue. Sep 16, 2014 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Living Alternatives Pregnancy Resource Center will be holding their 2014 Life Banquet with guest speaker, Rick Santorum on Tuesday, September 16th at 7pm at the Fluid Events Center, 601 N. Country Fair Drive in Champaign. There is no cost to attend, but reservations are required. There will be an opportunity to make a financial gift to the ministry. Please call for reservations or go online for details.

Church Homecoming (Tue. Sep 16, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Community Full Gospel Lighthouse, 720 S. Division St in Cayuga, will be celebrating Homecoming with a Tent Revival featuring Evangelist Jim & Brenda Shelton and JD and Misty Ramsey. This will take place Sunday-Saturday, September 14th-20th, Sunday afternoon at 2pm and each evening at 7pm. For more information please call.

Wed. Sep 17, 2014

Caregiver Support Group (Wed. Sep 17, 2014 10:00 am - 11:30 am)

There will be a Caregiver Support Group every 3rd Wednesday of the month from 10-11:30 a.m. at Gary United Methodist Church, 224 N. Main St in Wheaton. This monthly support group is for those providing care for a loved one. Please call for more details.

Grief Support Group (Wed. Sep 17, 2014 10:00 am - 11:30 am)

There is a Grief Support Group Wednesdays, 10-11:30 a.m. at Gary United Methodist Church, 224 N. Main St in Wheaton. This weekly support group is for those grieving the death of someone close. Please call for details. 

Family Classics Car Show (Wed. Sep 17, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm)

Orland Park Church, 7500 W. Sycamore Drive in Orland Park, will host the Family Classics Car Show on Wednesday, September 17th 5-7:30pm for this family friendly event, Please go online for more details.

GEMS meeting (Wed. Sep 17, 2014 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm)

GEMS: God Embracing Mothers who are Single begins meeting Wednesday, September 3rd at the Windsor Rd Christian Church, 2501 W Windsor Road in Champaign. We provide motivating Bible messages, convenient location, free dinner, childcare for kids homework help for your kids and more every 1st and 3rd Wednesday from 6-7:45pm. Please call, email or go online for details.

Children of the Day Beth Moore Bible Study (Wed. Sep 17, 2014 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm)

First Baptist Church, 720 W. Main St in Mt. Zion IL, will host Beth Moore's newest Bible study on 1 and 2 Thessalonians called Children of the Day on Wednesday evenings from 6-7:30pm beginning September 3rd. For more details or to reserve a book please call or go online. 

Thu. Sep 18, 2014

M.O.M.S (Thu. Sep 18, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

Mahomet MOMS are for mothers of children birth to kindergarten and the meetings are on the first and third Thursday of the month with the exception of December 11th from 9-11am at Grace Church, Oak St in Mahomet. Please call or go online for more details.

Women of the Word Bible Study (Thu. Sep 18, 2014 9:00 am - 11:30 am)

Women of the Word's new Bible Study will be Walking with God in Faith, Hope, and Love by Ray Vander Laan. Open house registration will also be held on Thursday, August  28th  from 9-11am and 6-7pm, followed by the Kick Off from 7-9pm at at Waterman Presbyterian Church, 250 North Cedar Street in Waterman. WOW begins on Thursday, September 18th from 9-11:30am, and includes a children's program for nursery and preschool children. The evening WOW is held from 6:45-9pm. A $25.00 registration fee includes lessons and handouts for the study. Please call, email or search on facebook for Women of the Word.

Seed Saving Workshop (Thu. Sep 18, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Thursday, September 18th from 5-7pm join Candace Minster for a Seed Saving Workshop at the White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. The cost is a freewill donation and pre-registration is required. For more information or to register please call or go online.

Childbirth Preparation Class (Thu. Sep 18, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Journey Pregnancy and Life Hub is hosting the Alpha Christ-Centered Childbirth Preparation Class beginning Thursday, September 18th at 7pm at the Hub, 19715 LaGrange Road in Mokena IL. Please call, email or go online for details.

Manifest Conference (Thu. Sep 18, 2014 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

The Manifest Conference is being presented Thursday-Friday & Sunday, September 18th, 19th & 21st at the Glory Center, 1400 W. Anthony Dr in Champaign Timing varies for each day. Thursday, September 18th at 7pm, Friday, September 19th at 10am, 12 & 7pm and Sunday, September 21st at10am. Registration is free but necessary. To register, please go online. For more details please call.

 

Church Homecoming (Thu. Sep 18, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Community Full Gospel Lighthouse, 720 S. Division St in Cayuga, will be celebrating Homecoming with a Tent Revival featuring Evangelist Jim & Brenda Shelton and JD and Misty Ramsey. This will take place Sunday-Saturday, September 14th-20th, Sunday afternoon at 2pm and each evening at 7pm. For more information please call.

Fri. Sep 19, 2014

Moms Night Out (Fri. Sep 19, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Circle of Moms meets the 3rd Friday of every month for a Mom's Night Out at the World Gospel Church, 900 Gardendale Rd in Terre Haute. Circle of Moms goal is to strengthen relationships between mothers of all generations at 7pm. Free Childcare is provided. 

Habitat Event (Fri. Sep 19, 2014 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm)

Dare to Dream, Dream to Build Habitat event hosted by Habitat for Humanity of Champaign County and the Home Builders Association of East Central Illinois on Friday, September 19th at 6:30pm at IHotel, 1900 S 1st St in Champaign.  Join us for dinner, live and silent auction.  All proceeds go directly to the missions' of both organizations to suport local efforts.  Tickets are $100 per person. Tickets are available by calling or emailing.

Switchfoot in concert (Fri. Sep 19, 2014 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Switchfoot will be in concert along with Gungor on Friday, September 19th at 7pm at Olivet Nazarene University, 1 University Ave in Bourbonnais. The concerts are free with a youth groups paid registration to Red Carpet Days. For more information please call or go online.

Layton McGuire in concert (Fri. Sep 19, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Layton McGuire will be in a free worship concert on Friday, September 19th at 7pm at the Large Historic Pavilion in Pottawatomie Park, 8 North Ave in St Charles, IL. For details, please call or go online. 

Sat. Sep 20, 2014

Children's Fall/Winter Resale Event (Sat. Sep 20, 2014 7:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Owen PTA will be hosting a Children Resale on Saturday, September 20th beginning at 7am in the gym at the school, 1560 Westglen Dr in Naperville. For details or to participate please call or email.

BBQ / Flea Market Fundraiser (Sat. Sep 20, 2014 7:30 am - 4:00 pm)

The Friendship Baptist Church, 1400 Iowa St in Madison, will host a BBQ and Flea Market Fundraiser on Saturday, September 20th from 7:30am-4pm. This fundraiser will help with the pastor's medical expenses from a continuing medical condition. For more details please call.

R3 Women's Conference (Sat. Sep 20, 2014 9:00 am - 3:00 pm)

The R3 Women's Conference with keynote speaker Nanelle Hairston will be happening Saturday, September 20th starting at 9am at First Baptist Church, Hwy 51 S in Ramsey. To register please go online. For details please call.

Run from the Cops 5k (Sat. Sep 20, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

C.O.P.S. is sponsoring Run from the Cops 5K Run/walk on Saturday, September 20th at 9am at the Western Illinois Fairgrounds, 801 S. Wall in Griggsville IL. This run is to benefit COPS--families of fallen law enforcement officers. There is also a 1/2K Kids Run. The entry cost is $20 on or before September 5th. There is a $60 total fee for a family. For more details or to register, please go online. 

St. George Egypt Fest (Sat. Sep 20, 2014 10:00 am - 8:00 pm)

St.George Egypt Fest will be happening Saturday-Sunday, September 20th-21st from 10am- 8pm at St. George Coptic Orthodox Church, 4601 W Pauling Rd in Monee. This is a family friendly event with things to do for everyone and admission is free as well as parking. For details please call or go online.

 

Delete Blood Cancer Registration (Sat. Sep 20, 2014 10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Delete Blood Cancer will be registering people for the bone marrow national list to save lives of those needing a match at the Monticellobration on Saturday, September 20th from 10am-4pm on the Town Square in Monticello. It is free to participate but donations accepted to offset costs. For more information, please call or email.

Moms Toy and Clothing Exchange (Sat. Sep 20, 2014 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

There will be a Moms Toy and Clothing Exchange on Saturday, September 20th at the World Gospel Church, 900 Gardendale Rd in Terre Haute. Donations of clean, gently used children's clothing, equipment or toys may be dropped off to workers at the curb of the church entrance between 1-1:45pm. Each Mom who donates will receive one ticket for entrance to shop at 2pm. No children will be allowed. 

Date Night (Sat. Sep 20, 2014 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

GEMS of Naperville at Trinity Church of the Nazarene, 1451 Raymond Drive in Naperville, will present Marriage: It Takes 3 a Date Night on Saturday, September 20th from 5-8pm. There is a cost to this event so please go online to purchase tickets. For details, please call.

Bowling Fundraiser (Sat. Sep 20, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

A local community group is hosting a fundraiser for the Network of Nations and Love INC at Four Seasons Sports Bowling Alley, 1745 DeKalb Ave in Sycamore beginning at 6:30pm. $15 will get 2 games of bowling plus shoes, food, entertainment and one raffle ticket. There will be silent auctions and other activities the night of the event. For more information please see our facebook page.

Janet Paschal in concert (Sat. Sep 20, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Janet Paschal will be in concert Saturday, September 20th at 7pm aT First Assembly of God Church, 1741 Essington Rd in Joliet IL. This is a free concert, a love offering will be taken. For more details, please call or go online.

 

Sun. Sep 21, 2014

Walk for Life (Sun. Sep 21, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm)

This year’s Walk for Life will be held September, 21st at 2pm. The Walk for Life is an annual fundraiser to benefit the Pregnancy Care Clinics of Salem & Centralia. In Salem we walk from Bryan Memorial Park Shelter #1 to the court house and in Centralia the walk begins at the new Shelter #11 in Fairview Park and goes around the park.  Registration begins at both locations at 1:30pm and Walk begins at 2:00pm. For more information or registration forms please call or go online.

3rd Annual Pocket Full of Love 5k Run/Walk (Sun. Sep 21, 2014 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

The 3rd annual Pocket Full of Love - charity 5k Run/Walk with 1 mile fun run at the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds Labor Pavilion on Sunday September 21st at 3pm. All proceeds go to benefit the Families In Need Organization at Elkville Christian Church. For details or to register, please call or go online.

Dodgeball Tournament (Sun. Sep 21, 2014 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

First Baptist Church of Maryville, 7110 State Route 162 in Maryville, is hosting a Free Dodgeball tournament. On Sunday 9/21 the Middle School Division (Grades 6 - 8) will take place 5-9pm. Also the High School Division (Grades 9-12) will take place at the same time. Sunday, 9/28 the Adult Division will take place from 5-9pm. It is free to enter. Registration will occur the days of the tournaments at from 5 - 5:45 p.m. All players must be present for the team to register. For more information, please go to our website. 

Awana (Sun. Sep 21, 2014 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm)

Grace Baptist Church, 601 E. McKinley Road in Ottawa IL, is hosting Awana a weekly ministry for kids ages 3 years thru 6th grade every Sunday from 5:30 to 7 pm. Please call or email for details.

Tue. Sep 23, 2014

IF:Pray Event (Tue. Sep 23, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Joining with Author Jenny Allen and her If:Gathering group  will be hosting an IF:Pray event on Tuesday, September 23rd at 6:30pm at the Linton Humphrey's City Park on Linton IN. We are praying that God’s glory will be on display through the laying down of lives in the midst of our generation. If you are interested in joining us this night please email.

Wed. Sep 24, 2014

Grief Support Group (Wed. Sep 24, 2014 10:00 am - 11:30 am)

There is a Grief Support Group Wednesdays, 10-11:30 a.m. at Gary United Methodist Church, 224 N. Main St in Wheaton. This weekly support group is for those grieving the death of someone close. Please call for details. 

Thu. Sep 25, 2014

Women of the Word Bible Study (Thu. Sep 25, 2014 9:00 am - 11:30 am)

Women of the Word's new Bible Study will be Walking with God in Faith, Hope, and Love by Ray Vander Laan. Open house registration will also be held on Thursday, August  28th  from 9-11am and 6-7pm, followed by the Kick Off from 7-9pm at at Waterman Presbyterian Church, 250 North Cedar Street in Waterman. WOW begins on Thursday, September 18th from 9-11:30am, and includes a children's program for nursery and preschool children. The evening WOW is held from 6:45-9pm. A $25.00 registration fee includes lessons and handouts for the study. Please call, email or search on facebook for Women of the Word.

Moms Connected (Thu. Sep 25, 2014 9:15 am - 11:15 am)

Moms of tweens and teens are invited to join Beth Racine, founder of Envision Innovation, who will be presenting "Getting Out of the Power Struggle with Your Teem" at the first Baptist Church of Geneva, 3435 Keslinger Road in Geneva on Thursday, September 25th at 9:15am. Please register by calling or by going  online. The cost is $6 per adult. Childcare is available for $4 per child. 

Mom2Mom (Thu. Sep 25, 2014 9:15 am - 11:15 am)

The Vineyard Church will be hosting Mom2Mom the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month from 9:15-11:15 at the Sangaman Valley Christian Center 200 W Washington St in Mahomet. Please call or check out our facebook page for details. 

Living Alternatives Annual Banquet Fundraiser (Thu. Sep 25, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Join the Living Alternatives Pregnancy Resource Center for their Annual Banquet Fundraiser on Thursday, September 25th at the Magnuson Grand Hotel and Conference Center in Carlinville IL. The special speaker that night will be Tari Penley. There is no cost to attend this banquet; however, you will be given an opportunity to make a donation. For details, please call, email or go online.

Fri. Sep 26, 2014

Mitch Mcvicker in concert (Fri. Sep 26, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Mitch Mcvicker will be performing at United Methodist Church, 249 N. Piatt St in Bement, on September 26th at 6pm. A free-will offering will be taken at the concert. Please call or email for details.

The Gathering (Fri. Sep 26, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

On the 4th Friday of every month The Midwest Believers Church, 1802 S. Duncan Rd in Champaign, will be hosting The Gathering, a ministry for single adults in the Champaign area at 6:30pm. For more information, please call or go online.

Marriage Encounter Weekend (Fri. Sep 26, 2014 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Worldwide Marriage Encounter United Methodist will be holding an Encounter Weekend, Friday-Sunday, September 26th-28th at Wheatland Salem Church, 1852 W. 95th Street in Naperville IL. The cost of this weekend is $150 per couple. 

 

Rend Collective & Moriah Peters in concert (Fri. Sep 26, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Rend Collective Tour with Moriah Peters and Urban Rescue on September 26th at 7pm at the Compass Church, 1551 Hobson Rd in Naperville IL. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $30 for deluxe tickets which includes early access and exclusive experience with the band. For tickets or details please call or go online. 

Sat. Sep 27, 2014

12th Annual Walk for the Mind (Sat. Sep 27, 2014 7:30 am - 11:30 am)

Join the 12th Annual Mark Linder Walk for the Mind, September 27th at the Peoria RiverPlex, 600 NE Water Street in Peoria IL, beginning at 7:30am. Dr. Patrick Elwood, is the honorary chair for this event. To register for the Walk or for more information please go online. 

 

Walk For Life (Sat. Sep 27, 2014 8:00 am - 11:00 am)

Women's Care Clinic will hold its annual Walk For Life on Saturday, September 27th beginning at 8am with check in at Lincoln Park, Logan Ave in Danville. The Walk for Life is a major fundraiser for the WCC. To register and get a pledge sheet, please call the clinic or email. Walkers can also register on the day of the walk.

19th Annual Elim Dutch Festival (Sat. Sep 27, 2014 8:00 am - 4:30 pm)

The 19th Annual Elim Dutch Festival is Saturday, September 27the from 7:30am-4pm, on the grounds of Elim Christian Services, 13020 S. Central Avenue in Palos Heights. The festival offers both Dutch and American food at affordable prices, entertainment, farmer's market and Dutch Village shops. Activities for the whole family will be offered. Admission to the Festival is free and free parking with shuttle bus service is provided. For more information or with questions - call, email or go online.

 

Monthly Flea Market (Sat. Sep 27, 2014 8:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Join the Open Hearts Foursquare Church 762 E 1700 North Rd in Monticello, for a  monthly Flea Market, May thru October on the 4th Saturday of each month from 8 am - 2pm. If you have any questions or would like to be a vendor, please call. 

Liver Life Walk (Sat. Sep 27, 2014 9:00 am - 11:30 am)

Liver Foundation is hosting the Liver Life Walk St. Louis on Saturday, September 27th from at 9-11:30am at Lafayette Square Park, Lafayette St in St. Louis. Registration is at 9am. More details are on our website. Please go online.

Making Dairy Products at Home (Sat. Sep 27, 2014 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

On Saturday, September 27th from 1-4pm at the White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, for the Making Dairy Products at Home seminar with Robyn Morton. The cost is $40 and the registration deadline is September 19th. Please call or go online to register.

JC Challenge Concert (Sat. Sep 27, 2014 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Join Elevate Student Ministries in Mt. Vernon, for the free outdoor Christian concert JC Challenge, on Saturday September 27th from 3-9pm. There will be free food, but lawn chairs are needed. For details please go online or call. 

Community Kids' Fall Celebration (Sat. Sep 27, 2014 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The United Methodist Church (Yard), 200 East Freeland Street in Dalton City IL, will be hosting the Community Kids' Fall Celebration on Saturday, September 27th at 5pm. The mobil Scovill petting zoo, children's magician, games for all ages and more fun and everything is free. Please call or email with questions.

Care for Share Fundraising Dinner (Sat. Sep 27, 2014 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Join the 2nd Annual Care for Share Annual Dinner Auction at the Holiday Inn Hotel and Conference Center, Urbana on Saturday, September 27th at 5:30pm. This event raises funds to help care for all the rescue horses. Tickets are $70 for individuals or buy a table of 8 for $500. Tickets will be available to be purchased directly on our website or more information is available by calling.

Mitch McVicker in concert (Sat. Sep 27, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Mitch McVicker will be in concert at the Merge, 4141 N Cloverleaf Dr in St. Peters MO, on Saturday, September 27th at 7pm. The concert is free and you can get details by calling or going online.

7th Annual Rummage Sale (Sat. Sep 27, 2014 10:00 pm - Sun. Sep 28, 2014 4:00 am)

Christ Community Church, 12410 Van Dyke Road of Plainfield, will host the 7th Annual Rummage Sale on Saturday, September 27th from 8am-2pm. The proceeds will benefit the GEMS Girls Club. For details, please call or email.

Sun. Sep 28, 2014

7th Annual Rummage Sale (Sat. Sep 27, 2014 10:00 pm - Sun. Sep 28, 2014 4:00 am)

Christ Community Church, 12410 Van Dyke Road of Plainfield, will host the 7th Annual Rummage Sale on Saturday, September 27th from 8am-2pm. The proceeds will benefit the GEMS Girls Club. For details, please call or email.

Crop Hunger Walk (Sun. Sep 28, 2014 12:30 pm - 5:30 pm)

The Dwight CROP Hunger Walk will take place Sunday September 28th at 12:30pm at the United Methodist Church, 701 S. Columbia in Dwight. For more information please call or to make a donation please go online.

National Alpaca Farm Days Open House (Sun. Sep 28, 2014 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Join the White Violet Farm Alpacas, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, on Sunday, September 28th from 1-4pm for the National Alpaca Farm Days Open House. The cost is free and no registration is required. To obtain more information, please call or go online.

Tim Hawkins comedy concert (Sun. Sep 28, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Tim Hawkins will be in a comedy concert on Sunday, September 28th at 7pm at the Parkview Christian Church, 11100 Orland Pkwy in Orland Park. Ticket prices are $22; and VIP $32. For tickets please go online. For details, please call.