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Dyslexia-Struggles with Reading and Spelling (Thu. Oct 2, 2014 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Calvary Academy
1730 West Jefferson
Springfield, IL 62702 Room 226
217.899.1492
linda.otoole@setfreereading.org.
http://www.setfreereading.org

October is Dyslexia Awareness Month. Dyslexia is now included in the Illinois Education Code. Most reading and spelling difficulties are due to dyslexia, yet many people are unaware of the scientific research and the solutions that are possible.

 

If you know a struggling reader or speller, or if you would like to volunteer with a nonprofit organization that is changing lives, come to one of our free informational meetings. We are making a difference. Reservations are appreciated.

God Loves Marriage - Marriage Encounter Weekend (Fri. Oct 3, 2014 7:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Quality Inn & Suites
4112 Brandywine Drive
Peoria, IL 61614
Norm & Deb:309.796.2248
ndlopez@frontiernet.net
http://godlovesmarriage.org/event/peoria-il-3/#sthash.vH26TcIC.dpbs

Looking for a way to include God in your marriage?  You'll discover how to do just that on a Lutheran Marriage Encounter Weekend.  Join millions of couples who have learned how to keep their marriage vibrant and alive.  

 

Call Norm & Deb Lopez to register for the October 3-5 weekend in Peoria, IL or check out the website.  Registration deadline is September 4th, however, late registrations will be taken is space is available.  

 

A weekend of discovery...a lifetime of love.

Be Well to Serve Well (Sat. Oct 4, 2014 8:00 am)

Contact Info:

Our Savior's Lutheran Church
2645 Old Jacksonville Road
Springfield, IL 62704
217.546.4532
http://oursaviors-church.nextmeta.com/content.cfm?id=102

Women's retreat with keynote speaker, Renee Gibbs, a mentor to seminary wives. Music provided by Sisters of the Son. Designed to help you, the servant, optimize your health and be ready to serve, this one day woman's retreat will inspire, renew, educate, and equip you to "give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord" 1 Cor. 15:58. Cost $25 includes lunch and all materials. Deadline to register is September 24.

Ethos Tactical IL CCW Course (Sat. Oct 4, 2014 9:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Springfield Scheels
3801 S. MacArthur Blvd
Springfield, 62711
Scheels: 217.726.6330 Info:309.340.4266
eventssp@scheels.com
http://www.scheelscommunity.com/events/ethos-tactical-il-ccw-5/

8-hour class, 12-hour class, 16-hour class available.

All instructors are IL Department of Financial & Professional Regulations. Certified Firearms Instructors. Certified Live Scan Fingerprint Vendor Agency. Fingerprints are offered at EVERY CCW class instructed.

 

 

For more information please visit www.ethostactical.com or call.

Ethos Tactical IL CCW Course (Sun. Oct 5, 2014 9:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Springfield Scheels
3801 S. MacArthur Blvd
Springfield, 62711
Scheels: 217.726.6330 Info:309.340.4266
eventssp@scheels.com
http://www.scheelscommunity.com/events/ethos-tactical-il-ccw-5/

8-hour class, 12-hour class, 16-hour class available.

All instructors are IL Department of Financial & Professional Regulations. Certified Firearms Instructors. Certified Live Scan Fingerprint Vendor Agency. Fingerprints are offered at EVERY CCW class instructed.

 

 

For more information please visit www.ethostactical.com or call.

Morton Methodist Church offers Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class plus Legacy Class (Sun. Oct 5, 2014 10:45 am)

Contact Info:

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Morton United Methodist Church, 420 N. Tennessee Ave, Morton, Il 61550
309.266.7174
info@MortonUMC.org
http://www.mortonumc.org/?page_id=312717

Morton United Methodist Church will offer Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class this fall.  We also are offering his Leaving a Legacy class if you have taken FPU prior.

 

Financial Peace University classes will start Sept. 28th at 10:45 a.m. on Sundays and Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.

 

The Legacy Class will start Sept. 7th at 10:45 a.m.

 

Go to the church website for more information or to sign up! Feel free to call the church for any questions also.

Life Chain (Sun. Oct 5, 2014 1:45 pm - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Public Square
331 East Coal Street
Wataga, Il 61488

October 5th is Life Chain. Pick up your signs at the Public Square at 1:45 p.m.

Stand in prayer until 2:45 p.m. There is a rally at 3:00 p.m. at the public square.

Kids Klub-Wildlife Mountain (Mon. Oct 6, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Springfield Scheels
3801 S MacArthur Blvd
Springfield
217.726.6330
eventssp@scheels.com
http://www.scheels.com/events

Please meet at the Wildlife Mountain on the 2nd Floor. Use the clues to find the animals on the SCHEELS Wildlife Mountain! Illinois Audubon Society will be helping make Prairie Chicken Hats with all participants. All participating kids will receive a FREE ride on the SCHEELS Ferris Wheel!

SCHEELS Wildlife Expedition Kids Klub (Mon. Oct 6, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Springfield Scheels
3801 S MacArthur Blvd
Springfield, IL
217.726.6330
eventssp@scheels.com
http://www.scheelscommunity.com/events/scheels-wildlife-expedition-kids-klub/

Come explore the SCHEELS wildlife mountain and learn more about the animals on the mountain.

All participating kids ages 4-12 will receive a free ride on the SCHEELS Ferris Wheel (height restrictions may apply).

Dyslexia-Struggles with Reading and Spelling (Tue. Oct 7, 2014 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Athens High School
#1 Warrior Way
Athens, Il 62613
217.899.1492
linda.otoole@setfreereading.org
http://setfreereading.org

October is Dyslexia Awareness Month. Dyslexia is now included in the Illinois Education Code. Most reading and spelling difficulties are due to dyslexia, yet many people are unaware of the scientific research and the solutions that are possible.

 

If you know a struggling reader or speller, or if you would like to volunteer with a nonprofit organization that is changing lives, come to one of our free informational meetings. 

We are making a difference. Reservations are appreciated.

Financial Peace University (Tue. Oct 7, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Grace United Methodist Church, 601 N. 4th Street Pekin, IL 61554
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Sally: 309.346.3034
sfmfreetwn@yahoo.com
http://www.daveramsey.com/fpu/locations/org/50477/class/256085

Pekin Grace United Methodist Church will offer Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University, a 9-week class that teaches common sense about money in a supportive environment.

 

Financial Peace University classes will be on Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.  Beginning September 2nd and be held weekly for 9 weeks ending October 28th.

To register use the link!

 

For more information contact Sally Morris!

 

Morton Methodist Church offers Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class plus Legacy Class (Wed. Oct 8, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Morton United Methodist Church, 420 N. Tennessee Ave, Morton, Il 61550
309.266.7174
info@MortonUMC.org
http://www.mortonumc.org/?page_id=312717

Morton United Methodist Church will offer Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class this fall.  We also are offering his Leaving a Legacy class if you have taken FPU prior.

 

Financial Peace University classes will start Sept. 28th at 10:45 a.m. on Sundays and Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.

 

The Legacy Class will start Sept. 7th at 10:45 a.m.

 

Go to the church website for more information or to sign up! Feel free to call the church for any questions also.

Dave Ramsey Financial Peace Class (Wed. Oct 8, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Grace Presbyterian Church
8607 N. State Route 91
Peoria, IL 61615
309.645.5205
jeff.mcnutt@rlicorp.com
http://www.daveramsey.com/fpu/locations/org/41258/class/258115/atid/l_mi

9 week class starting Sept. 10th at Grace Presbyterian Church

 

This class focuses on handling money God's way such as reducing debt, charitable giving, etc.

 

Childcare is available.

 

Cost is $90.

 

Free preview of the class is on Sept. 3rd at 6:30 p.m.

Ladies Night Out: Beautifully Broken, An Evening with Kendra Smiley (Sat. Oct 11, 2014 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Wesley United Methodist Church
120 N. Ave. A
Canton, IL 61520
309.647.1015
http://www.cantonwesley.org

Wesley United Methodist Church in Canton, Illinois invites ladies from all walks of life and from all denominations to “Ladies’ Night Out: Beautifully Broken,” an evening of fellowship, worship, decadent desserts, and an inspiring message from  internationally-known Christian author, speaker, and radio personality Kendra Smiley.

 

As a speaker and author, Kendra draws from her mosaic background as an educator, wife, mother, and entrepreneur.  Professionally honing her skills as a member of Advanced Writers and Speakers Association, Kendra capably connects to diverse audiences.  Today, Kendra reaches women as a speaker, host of the daily radio program Live Life Intentionally, TV program, or via her blog.

 

Doors will open at 6:30 p.m., and the event begins at 7 p.m. Come early to visit with old friends and make new ones!

 

You can register online, by mail, or at the door.

Advance registration through Oct. 3: $15.00

Registration after Oct. 3 or at the door: $20.00

 

Questions? Give us a call!

Morton Methodist Church offers Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class plus Legacy Class (Sun. Oct 12, 2014 10:45 am)

Contact Info:

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Morton United Methodist Church, 420 N. Tennessee Ave, Morton, Il 61550
309.266.7174
info@MortonUMC.org
http://www.mortonumc.org/?page_id=312717

Morton United Methodist Church will offer Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class this fall.  We also are offering his Leaving a Legacy class if you have taken FPU prior.

 

Financial Peace University classes will start Sept. 28th at 10:45 a.m. on Sundays and Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.

 

The Legacy Class will start Sept. 7th at 10:45 a.m.

 

Go to the church website for more information or to sign up! Feel free to call the church for any questions also.

Financial Peace University (Tue. Oct 14, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Grace United Methodist Church, 601 N. 4th Street Pekin, IL 61554
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Sally: 309.346.3034
sfmfreetwn@yahoo.com
http://www.daveramsey.com/fpu/locations/org/50477/class/256085

Pekin Grace United Methodist Church will offer Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University, a 9-week class that teaches common sense about money in a supportive environment.

 

Financial Peace University classes will be on Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.  Beginning September 2nd and be held weekly for 9 weeks ending October 28th.

To register use the link!

 

For more information contact Sally Morris!

 

Morton Methodist Church offers Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class plus Legacy Class (Wed. Oct 15, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

.
Morton United Methodist Church, 420 N. Tennessee Ave, Morton, Il 61550
309.266.7174
info@MortonUMC.org
http://www.mortonumc.org/?page_id=312717

Morton United Methodist Church will offer Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class this fall.  We also are offering his Leaving a Legacy class if you have taken FPU prior.

 

Financial Peace University classes will start Sept. 28th at 10:45 a.m. on Sundays and Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.

 

The Legacy Class will start Sept. 7th at 10:45 a.m.

 

Go to the church website for more information or to sign up! Feel free to call the church for any questions also.

Dave Ramsey Financial Peace Class (Wed. Oct 15, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Grace Presbyterian Church
8607 N. State Route 91
Peoria, IL 61615
309.645.5205
jeff.mcnutt@rlicorp.com
http://www.daveramsey.com/fpu/locations/org/41258/class/258115/atid/l_mi

9 week class starting Sept. 10th at Grace Presbyterian Church

 

This class focuses on handling money God's way such as reducing debt, charitable giving, etc.

 

Childcare is available.

 

Cost is $90.

 

Free preview of the class is on Sept. 3rd at 6:30 p.m.

Time To Rise Worship Conference 2014 (Thu. Oct 16, 2014 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Victory Christian Center
18180 US HWY 150
Bloomington, IL 61705
309-663-7233 ext 13
info@vctorypeople.org
http://www.TimeToRiseConference.com

The Time to Rise Worship Conference starts October 16th with a free pre-conference dinner for pastors, church leaders, and worship leaders. October 17-18 is the main portion of the conference.

 

Featuring: Darrell Evans, Olen Griffing, Kerry Kirkwood, Keith Banks, Jarrod & Elizabeth Herald, VictoryWorship, Andrew Ironside, Tommy & Kendall Miles, Austin Marshall, and 15+ other teachers, mentors and speakers

 

Price: $25 for TTR Alumni; Early Bird rate of $30 for new attendees; $35 at-the-door

 

Purpose: To provide a refreshing conference where leaders can bring their teams for renewed vision, reequipping sessions for multiple topics and skills, networking, and much more!

 

What To Expect: Mentoring, networking, classes on various topics ranging from worship to vision development, from bass guitar to drum classes, and much more.

 

This conference is open to everyone of all ages and church backgrounds!

Discover Bethany (Thu. Oct 16, 2014 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Springfield Art Association
700 N 4th Street
Springfield, IL 62701
217.361.4670
http://www.Bethany.org

“Discover Bethany” – learning about our domestic infant, intercountry and older child adoption programs.

 

Free event! Register by calling or visiting the website!