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Date

Host/Group(s) Event

Location

Contact Number and Additional Information

Time

Ongoing/Anytime
Bible Collection
Mail any used Bibles library rate to Bible Foundation, PO Box 908, Newberg, OR 97132
They will be used around the world – refugee camps, prisons, homeless shelters, nursing homes, schools, trasporation stations, missions, etc.
www.BF.org
anytime
2nd Saturday each month Multiple Sclerosis Support Group First Baptist Church,
1602 S Prospect Ave., Savoy, IL
savoymsgroup@yahoo.com
10-noon
Ongoing free primary care for uninsured of Champaign County at Avicenna Community Health Center Avicenna Community Health Center 819 Bloomington Rd, Champaign, IL appointments & walk-ins 217-418-5888 for appointments avicennahealth.org Manage diabetes, high blood pressure & high cholesterol, physical exams, nutritional counseling Sundays 1-3:30 PM
Friday evenings Rescue Us Addiction Program Cumberland Presbyterian Church Corner of Guy Ave and Frazier St, Georgetown, IL Sponsored by churches in Georgetown area Introduction to the One who gives strength to overcome ANY addiction Contact Steve, 217-474-2306 or Dan, 217-274-0333 6:30-8 PM
Mondays
Champaign County Parkinson’s Support Group
Savoy United Methodist Church
3002 W Old Church Rd
Champaign, IL
Charles, 217-549-6167
People with Parkinsons and their care givers meet to exercise and information.
10 AM
Tuesdays
Celebrate Recovery
Christian Life Church
300 N Maplewood Dr, Rantoul, IL
Stan, 217-493-6429
Christ-centered 12 step program for freedom from addictive and dysfunctional behaviors.
Meets in the youth building.
For anyone 18 years and older.
Free childcare.  Dinner served at 6, $3 adults, $1 children suggested donation
6-8 PM
Monday, Wednesday, & Friday mornings
Urbana Chix in Training Christian Women’s Fitness
Urbana First United Methodist Church,
304 S Race St, Urbana, IL
217-508-9307
Check chixintraining.com to register
Share in the Word and exercise
5 AM
Third Monday of the month New Hope Church of God in Christ
911 W Bradley Ave, Champaign, IL
217-390-2813
Speaker, refreshments & child activities provided.
Art therapy for adults & “War Room” opened for those wanting prayer.
6-8 PM
Wednesday – Friday and Saturdays
Seek and Find Ministries
Seek and Find Ministries
233 N Garrard Ave, Rantoul, IL
940-539-0601
Serves thru financial counseling, job skills program, resume writing, thrift store
Tues-Fri 10-5 PM, Sat 9-noon
Ongoing
Love Packages
Send donations of Bibles, tracts, Christian books, Christian magazines, SS supplies, daily devotionals, commentaries, CDs & DVDs to Love Packages, Eagles Nest Ministires, 220 Union St., Butler, IL 62015
Check web site:www.lovepackages.org for details
ongoing
Mondays
Celebrate Recovery
Upper Room Bible Church
455 W Orleans, Paxton, IL
309-660-9928, Kevin
Freedom from hurts, habits, and hang-ups (emotional, addictive, dysfunctional
Free childcare upon request. Dinner at 6 PM
6-8 PM
Take It Back Ministry, ongoing addiction help Faith Church
2111 N Willow Rd., Urbana, IL
217-344-5540
Contact person: Dustin Brown, 217-761-8863
call for assistance
September 21-October 26; November 9-December 14
Conversational English Class
Great News Radio Center
Lincoln Square, Urbana, IL
Meets in unit 112, across from the food court
Trained teachers provide beginner and intermediate instruction in American culture and speaking English.
Fun and free!
10 AM-noon
September 27-November 5
40 Days for Life
Women’s Health Practice, located at 2505 South Neil Street in Champaign
www.40daysforlife.com and Facebook: 40Days for Life Champaign/Urbana
Volunteers pray in one hour shifts
around the clock
October 3, 10, 17, 24, Tuesday evenings
Urbana Theological Seminary Seminars
Stratford Park Bible Chapel
2801 W Kirby Ave, Champaign, IL
Free, coffee & dessert provided
Presentation, interaction, questions
Oct 3-Genetic Enhancement, Good/Bad?
Oct 10 – Genesis 1-2
Oct 17 – Why Does Story Matter
Oct 24 – Luther, Calvin, & Knox
7-8:30 PM
October 13, FridayOperation Christmas Child Shoebox Collection Week Meadowbrook Community Church
1902 S Duncan Rd, Champaign, IL
www.facebook.com/groups/OCCEastCentralIL/
8 AM
October 13-15, Fri-Sun,
United Marriage Encounter Weekend
Hawthorn Suites, 1 Lyon Ct, Bloomington, IL
For all couples married at least a year, make a good marriage great
To register visit www.unitedmarriage.org
$80 per couple, $20 discount for mentioning the call letters of the radio station
JD & Jeanne, 217-355-1030
7:30 PM Fri-5:30 PM Sun
October 14, Saturday
Guy Penrod Concert
Ridgeview Baptist Church
3838 N Vermilion, Danville, IL
217-442-2210
Tickets available at www.itickets.com/events/385196
6 PM
October 18, Wednesday
Christian College Fair
Judah Christian School gymnasium
908 N Prospect Ave, Champaign, IL
217-359-1701
Financial meeting 7 PM, RSVP ext. 185
Open to public
Free “The Guide” college search resource
Please register to obtain barcode to register with colleges
6:30-8:30  PM
October 21, Saturday
The Ball Brothers
Athens Christian Church
1411 E Rte 29, Athens, IL
Adv $15, Door $18 age 12 & under, $12 for groups of 10
Send SASE to Karla Daubs, 504 S Keefer St, Mason City IL  62664
217-482-5114
hankdaubs@hotmail.com
6 PM
October 22, Sunday
1662 Choral Evensong
Emmanuel Memorial Episcopal Church
208 W University Ave, Champaign, IL
217-352-9827
Free
45 minutes of historical period service sung in classic English prove of KJB.
4 PM
October 23, Monday & following Mondays through November
Rehearsals for Handel’s Messiah
First Presbyterian Church
11th & N Church Streets, Gibson City, IL
Performance date is Sunday, Dec. 3rd
 7 PM
October 24, Tuesday
The Case For Christian Higher Education n Today’s Culture
iHotel and Conference Center
1900 S First St, Champaign, IL

Gathering of Lincoln Christian University alumni and friends are invited to a dessert fellowship and evening of information and inspiration for those wishing to promote Christ-centered, Biblically values in America today as well as impacting the world for Christ and seizing opportunities to advance the Kingdom of God.

To register for free event, contact Patti, 217-732-3168.
7 PM
October 26, Tuesday,
Christian Women’s Connection Luncheon
Hilton Garden Inn Banquet Center 1501 S Neil St., Champaign, IL
$17 ticket
Speaker: Shirley Wheatley, “Cups of Life”
Call Mary, 217-621-4245, or  e-mail Me.mcquire@comcast.net by 4 PM, 10-16-17, for reservations
noon
October 27-28, Friday-Saturday,
Ignition Middle School Conference
Troy UMC
407 Edwardsville Rd, Troy, IL
Duffy Robbins, speaker
For students gardes 6-8 grade & ministry leaders
Fri 7 PM, Sat 4 PM
October 28, Saturday,
Her House Spaghetti Dinner & Auction
The Assembly
428 N Walnut St, Danville, IL
217-516-3111
Dinner by donation at 6:30, proceeds for Her House, a faith-based shelter.
Auction – 6:30 PM,   curbside pick up – 4:45 PM
217-516-3111
5  PM
October 29, Sunday
Fall Festival
Cornerstone Baptist Church
702 E Church St, Savoy, IL
For children up to age 12
Safe, fun evening of trunk or treating, games, food, photo booth, door prizes and inflatables.
4-5:30 PM
November 5, Sunday
Veteran’s Day Program
Sidney Christian Church
305 E Main, Sidney, IL
217-688-2224
Desserts following.
Start collecting toiletrie, snacks, puzzle books, hats, gloves, etc. for VA Hospital in Danville, IL
2 PM
November 13, Monday
Grief Share-Surviving the Holidays
Windsor Road Christian Church
2501 W Windsor Rd, Champaign, IL
217-359-2122
Hear from 30 respected Christian professionals as they share.
6:30 PM
November 14, Tuesday
Christian Women’s Connection Luncheon
Hilton Garden Inn Banquet Center 1501 S Neil St., Champaign, IL
$17 ticket
Speaker: Terry Rutherford, “Do You Need a Hero”
Call Mary, 217-621-4245, or e-mail Me.mcquire@comcast.net by 4 PM, 11-6-17, for reservations
noon
November 14, Tuesday
GriefShare Surviving the Holidays
Gibson City Bible Church
309 N State Rt 47, Gibson City, IL
217-784-5702
www.griefshare.org/holidays/evebts/25498
6:30 PM
November 17, 18, 19 -Fri, Sat, Sun
Marriage and Parenting Seminar
I Hotel & Conference Center
1900 S First St., Champaign, IL
217-298-2086
Free www.eventleaf.com/marriageandparenting
Fri 6-9 PM, Sat 9 AM-6 PM, Sun 2-6 PM
November 18, Saturday,
“Big Give”
Stone Creek Church,
2502 S Race St, Urbana, IL & Stone Creek Church Rantoul, 3105 N Maplewood Dr, Rantoul & Fountain Valley Mobile Home Park, 1 Fountain Valley, Rantoul, IL
Distribution of turkey ticket & basket of groceries
Call 217-344-5455 for preregistration, locations, times and required IDs
10-11:30 AM, noon-1:30 PM, 3-4:30 PM, 5-6:30 PM
November 18,  Saturday
Foodmobile Food Giveaway
Clinton American Legion
219 N Elizabeth St, Clinton, IL
Household must have income at or below 185% of the federal poverty level
Bring boxes or bags to transport food.
217-328-3663, Kristen
10-11:30 AM
December 1-3, Friday-Sunday,
Franciscan Nativity Festival
Chiara Center
4875 LaVerna Rd, Springfield, IL
217-523-0901
View over 100 nativity sets.
Free
Fri. 2-7 PM, Sat & Sun noon-4 PM
December 12, Tuesday
Christian Women’s Connection Luncheon
Hilton Garden Inn Banquet Center 1501 S Neil St., Champaign, IL
$17 ticket
Speaker: Jo Jean Voelkel, “The Restoration of a Family”
Call Mary, 217-621-4245, or e-mail Me.mcquire@comcast.net by 4 PM, 12-4-17, for reservations
noon
December 12, Tuesday
Elks Free Children’s Orthopedic Clinic
Presence Covenant Medical Center, 1405 W Park, Suite 306, Urbana, IL
Call 800-272-0074, 9 to 4 PM, M-F to register. Free. See James McKechnie, MD.
For children with leg, knee, shoulder, elbow, back, & wrist pain & clumsiness.
8:30-10:30 AM by appointment only
May 11, 2018, Friday
Ladies Night Out with Lysa Terkeurst
Faith Church
100 81st Ave, Dyer, IN
219-864-0300
Treats & time in the Word
6 PM

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