Peoria Area

Peoria Area

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

Contact Info:

Grace Church
1325 E Jefferson St.
Morton, IL 61550
309-266-9281

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. Sep 26, 2016 6:45 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Woodland Baptist Church
6915 N. Allen Road, Peoria, IL 61614
Grace Presbyterian Church
8607 IL-91, Peoria, IL 61615
jilliansmallenberger@gmail.com
http://bsfinternational.org

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.

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

Contact Info:

Camp Good News
26010 Liberty Lane
Washington, IL 61571
(309) 444-3255
campgn@telstar-online.net
http://www.iheartcamp.org/zorbs

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.

See You At The Pole (Wed. Sep 28, 2016 7:00 am)

Contact Info:

School Flag Poles
All around the country
Attend an event near you!
http://syatp.com/

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. Sep 28, 2016 7:00 am - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Outside Women's Health Center
7405 N University St
Peoria, IL 61614

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.

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

Contact Info:

Grace Presbyterian Church
8607 N State Rte. 91
Peoria, IL 61615
309-243-5025
bcal98@gmail.com
http://peoria.cbsclass.org

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.

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

Contact Info:

McClallen Park
N. Tennessee St.
Morton, IL 61550

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. Sep 29, 2016 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Camp Good News
26010 Liberty Lane
Washington, IL 61571
(309) 444-3255
campgn@telstar-online.net
http://www.iheartcamp.org/zorbs

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.

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

Contact Info:

Woodland Baptist Church
6915 N. Allen Road
Peoria, IL 61614
309-357-0202
smore1325@outlook.com
http://www.communitybiblestudy.org

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.

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

Contact Info:

Camp Good News
26010 Liberty Lane
Washington, IL 61571
(309) 444-3255
campgn@telstar-online.net
http://www.iheartcamp.org/princess

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. Sep 30, 2016 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Knights of Columbus Spalding Council Hall
7403 N. Radnor Rd.
Peoria, IL 61614

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.

Chillicothe Weekend Snackpac 5K/10K/1 Mile Walk (Sat. Oct 1, 2016 8:00 am - 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

South School
616 W Hickory
Chillicothe,IL 61523
www.chillisnackpac.com

Join us for our annual fundraiser for the Chillicothe Weekend Snackpac program. Register today for the run/walk or support Snackpac by attending the pancake breakfast. Door Prizes Pancake Breakfast included with race registration.

 

RFID Timed: CnN Timing IVS Grand Prix Series.

 

Race Packet Pick Up begins at 7am day of race. 

St. Michael and All Angels Church Fundraiser (Sat. Oct 1, 2016 8:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

St. Michael and All Angels Church
4911 N Knoxville Ave
Peoria, IL 61614

Krispy Kreme donut sale! It's $6.50 per dozen or 3 dozen for $18.

 

There are three Locations:

  • Chillicothe (4th and Cloverdale)
  • Bartonville (Garfield Avenue by Bartonville Hardware)
  • St. Michael and All Angels Church (northwest corner of Glen and Knoxville, Peoria)  

 

All proceeds benefit St. Michael and All Angels Church in Peoria.  

Zion Evangelical's Annual Rummage Sale (Sat. Oct 1, 2016 8:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Zion Evangelical United Methodist Church
3200 Cole Hollow Rd
Pekin, IL 61554
https://www.facebook.com/Zion-Evangelical-United-Methodist-Church-117735251586655/?hc_ref=SEARCH&fref=nf

Zion Evangelical United Methodist Church is having our annual rummage sale.

 

Our jeans and sweat shirts are $2.00 each. All other clothing is $1.00 or less. We also have dishes, pans, kitchen items. pictures, decor items, TVs, and bake sale Items.

Foster Parent Classes (Sat. Oct 1, 2016 9:00 am - 10:00 am)

Contact Info:

The Center for Youth and Family Solutions
2610 W Richwoods Blvd.
Peoria, IL 61604
309-676-2400
mrumbold@familycore.org
http://www.cfspeoria.org/

Do you and your family want to minister to children in the Peoria area but need something that fits in with your normal daily routine? You could make a lasting impact on the life of a child by becoming a foster parent and including them in your life.

 

If you can provide a child with a safe, nurturing, and stable environment, please call Marti or Stacy at the phone number above.

"Make Your Own Super Hero Cape" Family Workshop (Sat. Oct 1, 2016 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
2218 N Prospect Rd
Peoria, IL 61603
(309) 323-6900
rherz@peoriaparks.org
http://www.peoriaplayhouse.org

Come design and sew super hero capes that fit your unique personality! Your family will use basic sewing skills to make something truly amazing!

 

The cost is $15.00 per member pair and $5 for each additional family member. The price is $20 per non-member pair and $10 for each additional family member.

 

Register by calling the phone number above.

St. Mary's Kickapoo 66th Annual Sausage Dinner (Sun. Oct 2, 2016 11:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Exposition Gardens
1601 W Northmoor Rd
Peoria, IL 61614
(309) 691-2030
stmarys@stmaryskickapoo.org
http://www.stmaryskickapoo.org

We'd love to see YOU at St. Mary's Kickapoo 66th Annual Sausage Dinner! The all-you-can-eat menu includes famous Kickapoo sausage, real mashed potatoes, sauerkraut, applesauce, and desserts. An alternate hot dog plate will also be available.

 

Carry-outs are available.

 

Also featuring Country Store, a cash, quilt, electronics, and hummingbird wood carving raffle.

 

Adults $11.00    Children 6-12  $5.00     Child  2-5  $2.00    

Peoria Life Chain (Sun. Oct 2, 2016 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

University Street
Corner of University and Northmoor, Peoria
Peoria, IL 61614
309-691-3611
http://www.lifechain.net

The Peoria-area Life Chain will stand as a peaceful and prayerful public witness of pro-life Americans standing for one hour, praying for our nation and an end to abortion.

Jazz Vespers (Sun. Oct 2, 2016 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Westminster Presbyterian Church
1420 W. Moss Avenue
Peoria
3096738501
wpc@westminsterpeoria.org
http://westminsterpeoria.org/music-arts/jazz-vesper-service/

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.

GriefShare (Mon. Oct 3, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Grace Church
1325 E Jefferson St.
Morton, IL 61550
309-266-9281

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.