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September 2016
 
September 2016

Sun. 25 Sep, 2016

The Compassion Experience (Sun. 25 Sep, 2016 8:30 am - 5:30 pm)

Compassion International invites visitors on a sensory journey through the lives of impoverished children that have completed Compassion's sponsorship program. It is an immersive experience where guests can step into true stories that start in poverty and end in hope. 

 

Guests will walk through exhibits as they listen to the child describe how their life was before and after Compassion.

 

Volunteers are still needed to help with greeting and setting up guests with iPods, assisting guests with questions, etc. Please send an email to the address listed above for information on the slots available. 

Trinity's 75th Anniversary Celebration (Sun. 25 Sep, 2016 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Trinity is celebrating 75 years!

 

Come out to Sunday school at 9:00 a.m. Our worship service starts at 10:00.  After service, a dinner will be served beginning at noon.

 

We would like to invite past and present members to attend.

 

A dinner ticket can be reserved by calling the church office at the number above.

Pioneer Days: 1850's Transportation (Sun. 25 Sep, 2016 1:00 pm)

Come experience firsthand the daily life of rural Peorians in the mid 19th century!

 

Activities may include hand dipping candles, blacksmithing, school lessons, woodworking, chores, pioneer cemetery tours, hayrides and livestock care.

 

This is a wonderful opportunity for scout and youth groups to learn history. Heirloom produce will be available for sale.

 

Admission is $3/person ages 4+  

Griefshare (Sun. 25 Sep, 2016 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Our church will be starting a GriefShare program, to help anyone who had a loved one pass away. It doesn't matter how long they have been gone or how you cared for them. We will have videos talks and books all to help with your grief.

 

The sessions will be 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm on Sunday's . September 11th is the start date.

 

Call if you are interested!

City Wide Hymn Fest (Sun. 25 Sep, 2016 3:30 pm)

Come out to the City-Wide Hymn Fest at the Carillon in Washington Park! This event will be hosted jointly by Historic Grace and Trinity Lutheran Churches as they celebrate the 175th Anniversary of their congregations.

 

The entire community of Springfield is invited to join in the celebration!

Jazz Vespers (Sun. 25 Sep, 2016 4:00 pm)

The Westminster Jazz Vespers service brings together amazing musicianship and holy inspiration weekly, from the second Sunday in September through Pentecost, June 4, for a service of prayer, meditation and music.

 

Weekly, our sanctuary is blessed by the jazz sounds of David Hoffman. The trumpet/flugelhorn soloist and composer/arranger with the Ray Charles Orchestra leads worship along with (most weeks) Dan Leahy, Piano, Mike Nellas, Bass, Jason Brannon, Drums, Jamika Russell, Vocals, along with Rev. Denise Clark-Jones leading the service.

 

Jazz Vespers are held in the church on Sunday afternoons at 4:00 p.m. We gather in the intimacy of the sanctuary for an extraordinary experience of jazz.

 

No charge to join us (free-will offering taken) and no reservations are required. Join us for an extraordinary celebration of joy.

 

For more information, please contact us through the info listed above. Office hours are Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Financial Peace University (Sun. 25 Sep, 2016 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

Financial Peace University by Dave Ramsey, brought to you by Network Bible Fellowship will be taking place on Sunday's starting September 11, 2016 through November 13, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

 

Email for more information!

The Passover Experience with Justin Kron (Sun. 25 Sep, 2016 6:00 pm)

The Passover Experience is an interactive presentation that takes participants through a traditional Passover Seder through the eyes of the Jewish sages and the writers of the New Testament.  

Old Fashioned Revival (Sun. 25 Sep, 2016 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Salisbury Baptist Church is having an old fashioned revival with evangelist Steven Wease.

 

There will be nightly services from September 25-30, and a Sunday morning service at 11 a.m. with a dinner after.

 

If you have any questions, you can call Pastor Kevin Curry at the phone number above.

Mon. 26 Sep, 2016

The Compassion Experience (Mon. 26 Sep, 2016 10:30 am - 7:30 pm)

Compassion International invites visitors on a sensory journey through the lives of impoverished children that have completed Compassion's sponsorship program. It is an immersive experience where guests can step into true stories that start in poverty and end in hope. 

 

Guests will walk through exhibits as they listen to the child describe how their life was before and after Compassion.

 

Volunteers are still needed to help with greeting and setting up guests with iPods, assisting guests with questions, etc. Please send an email to the address listed above for information on the slots available. 

GriefShare (Mon. 26 Sep, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

GriefShare is a 13-week, Bible-based DVD and discussion series designed to give hope and encouragement to anyone who is grieving the loss of a loved one.

 

This is a support group that will provide a safe and caring place to meet with others on this journey of grief and help you understand the heartache and questions of loss.

 

The DVDs feature clips from Christian counselors, pastors, and other people who offer practical suggestions and reassurance.

 

The series begins on Monday, September 12th and will be held at Grace Church in Morton.

 

There are no fees to participate.

 

For further information or to register, call the Grace Church office at the above number.

Bible Study Fellowship (Mon. 26 Sep, 2016 6:45 pm - 8:30 pm)

Come and see an intimate vision of Christ's revealed glory through the eyes of John at Bible Study Fellowship.

 

We meet September 12th through May, on Monday nights from 6:45-8:30.

 

Our women's class meets at Woodland Baptist Church on N. Allen Road, and the men's class meets at Grace Presbyterian Church on Route 91.  Both classes have school-age programs - children K-12 are welcome and study the same passage at an age-appropriate level.

Tue. 27 Sep, 2016

Bible Study (Tue. 27 Sep, 2016 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

We are doing a Bible study on "John-The Beloved Disciple" by Beth Moore. The 11 week study starts on Tuesday, September 6th.

 

The cost is $20 for a workbook.

 

Additional information is available by calling the number listed above.

ZORB SPORTS LEAGUE (Tue. 27 Sep, 2016 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm)

Come play different sports while inside a giant, wearable, beach ball! After each game, there will be a short devotional about living the way God desires.

 

Guys and girls aged 11-15 are welcome.

 

The league meets Tuesday and Thursday nights starting on September 20th and ending October 4th.

 

The cost is $10 per night. You can register by visiting the website or by calling Chris at the phone number listed above.

GRIEFSHARE FALL SESSION (Tue. 27 Sep, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

The Fall session for the GriefShare support group will begin on Tuesday, August 30 at 6:30 pm at Trinity Lutheran School in Springfield.

 

Grief is the cost of loving someone. It is inevitable that during such a loss, one would be deeply wounded or shocked by it. Grief is the process in which one works through this loss. This 14-week grief recovery seminar and support group is build around a video seminar, support group and a workbook. This program provides tools to guide participants in sorting through their thoughts and emotions and in learning what the BIble says about grief-related topics. Each weekly session lasts approximately two hours.  

Wed. 28 Sep, 2016

See You At The Pole (All day)

All around the globe, in every time zone, students will be gathering at their flagpoles, praying for their school, friends, families, churches, and communities. See You At The Pole is a day committed to global unity in Christ and prayer for your generation.

 

You can call Jill and Jeremy from "Mornings with the Traceys" with stories of what God's doing at your gathering this morning: 888.691.9150.

 

To learn more, visit the website linked above.

40 Days-Peoria Prayer Vigil (Wed. 28 Sep, 2016 7:00 am - 7:00 pm)

We will be praying outside the abortion clinic. Signs will be available to hold or walk with.  

 

We'll be praying daily from 7:00am to 7:00pm, 9/28/16 to 11/06/16.

 

Our aim is to have people praying in support of life, all 40 days, 12 hours a day.

Thu. 29 Sep, 2016

Community Bible Study - Day Class (Thu. 29 Sep, 2016 9:30 am - 11:30 am)

Join us as we study, "Red Sea to the Jordan River: A look at Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers." It's a story of how God delivered His chosen people, the Israelites from Egyptian slavery and established them as a new nation.

 

They tell the story of a holy God's faithfulness to a weak and sinful people like us. Themes like doubt and faith, complaining and grace, crisis and intercession, and failure and repentance teach us to grow spiritually mature.

 

For men, women and children. All levels of learners welcome.

 

Infant and toddler care will be provided along with a preschool through elementary age program.

SCHEELS Run, Walk, Bike, Skate Club (Thu. 29 Sep, 2016 5:45 pm)

Earn rewards as a SCHEELS club member! 5:45PM departure from SE side of the front entrance. All levels of riders, walkers, runners, and skaters welcome!

Sponsored by: SCHEELS and UPS  

Every Thursday >> Dates: Mar. 31     Apr. 7,14,21,28     May 5,12,19,26     Jun. 2,9,16,23,30     Jul. 7,14,21,28     Aug. 4,11,18,25    Sept. 1,8,15,22,29     Oct. 6

Ultimate Frisbee (Thu. 29 Sep, 2016 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm)

We are a semi-competitive group looking for some more players to come out and have a friendly game of Ultimate Frisbee. We would love to have you come join us.

ZORB SPORTS LEAGUE (Thu. 29 Sep, 2016 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm)

Come play different sports while inside a giant, wearable, beach ball! After each game, there will be a short devotional about living the way God desires.

 

Guys and girls aged 11-15 are welcome.

 

The league meets Tuesday and Thursday nights starting on September 20th and ending October 4th.

 

The cost is $10 per night. You can register by visiting the website or by calling Chris at the phone number listed above.

GRIEFSHARE FALL SESSION (Thu. 29 Sep, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

The Fall session for the GriefShare support group will begin on Tuesday, August 30 at 6:30 pm at Trinity Lutheran School in Springfield.

 

Grief is the cost of loving someone. It is inevitable that during such a loss, one would be deeply wounded or shocked by it. Grief is the process in which one works through this loss. This 14-week grief recovery seminar and support group is build around a video seminar, support group and a workbook. This program provides tools to guide participants in sorting through their thoughts and emotions and in learning what the BIble says about grief-related topics. Each weekly session lasts approximately two hours.  

Community Bible Study Class (Thu. 29 Sep, 2016 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Community Bible Study (CBS) Peoria Evening Class invites you to study the Gospel of Matthew!

 

This is a 30-week study for men, women and children of every denomination and every level of understanding. CBS's goal is to make disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ in our communities through caring, in-depth Bible study, available to all. CBS's format is opening in worship, core group discussion and lecture. 

 

Matthew wrote by the power of the Holy Spirit, primarily to his fellow Jews, proving through scripture that Jesus's life and ministry fulfilled the Old Testament prophecies concerning the Messiah.

 

CBS meets weekly on Thursday nights.

Fri. 30 Sep, 2016

Moms In Prayer (Fri. 30 Sep, 2016 9:30 am - 12:30 pm)

What if you could change the world – not just for today but for generations to come? At Moms in Prayer International, we believe that a mom can be the single greatest force for good in the lives of her children and the children around her. We believe that lives and whole communities are changed forever when moms gather together to pray to the only One who can change a human heart.

 

Join us at our meeting in the Sterling area! Martha Gemelli, the Regional Director of Moms in Prayer, will be speaking.

 

Please RSVP by September 15th by calling the phone number listed above.

His Princess: Mother/Daughter Retreat (Fri. 30 Sep, 2016 4:30 pm)

Mothers, your invited to attend the “His Princess” weekend seminar with your daughter(s) at Camp Good News.

 

The retreat provides a unique opportunity to put what you’ve learned in the sessions into immediate practice with your daughter. While you are in the sessions, your daughter will enjoy some of the camp’s challenge activities like archery, the zipline, and Bible challenges of their own. On Saturday afternoon, you and your daughter will participate together in the Crate Stacking challenge using our 25 foot platform. In addition, you will have some unusual opportunities to be alone in the woods as you work on some of the ‘homework’ from the teaching sessions, or search for hidden treasure with a compass!

 

The weekend includes four delicious camp meals and a late night snack on Friday. You’ll spend the night in one of our gorgeous cabins and enjoy an inspirational campfire on Saturday night. The weekend concludes Saturday night around 9 p.m. 

 

Total cost for the weekend is $75 per mother and daughter. Each additional Daughter is $15.

 

You can register online at the website listed above.

Pro-life fish fry (Fri. 30 Sep, 2016 5:00 pm)

A fish fry to benefit Central Illinois Right to Life. Catfish, chicken, cod and shrimp will be offered along with side dishes. There also will be a baked-goods sale.

 

Cost is $10 per person, or $5 for a child.