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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
In His Hands Orphan Outreach,
ongoing
In His Hands Orphan Outreach
www.inhishandsorphans.org
Call Michelle, 618-487-5599 or Chris, 217-390-3092 if interested.
Urgent need for families to host orphans July 12-Aug 1, currently 3 boys and 1 girl remain
Families willing to adopt are always needed
Call if interested
August 3-September 7;
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
August 20, Sunday
Annual Hymn Festival
Gibson City United Methodist Church
Milt Kelly-director, Stephanie Swearingen-organist
An old-fashioned sing-along.
3 PM
August 21, Monday
Operation Christmas Child Countdown Event
Rantoul First Baptist Church
401 Glenwood Dr, Rantoul, IL
Hear testimonies, get ideas and learn how to pack gift shoeboxes
For more info, e-mail loretta44@gmail.com
6:30 PM
August 22, Tuesday
Christian Women’s Connection Luncheon
Hilton Garden Inn Banquet Center 1501 S Neil St., Champaign, IL
$17 ticket
Speaker: Ruth Catlett, “There’s Trouble in River City”
Call Mary, 217-621-4245, or or e-mail Me.mcquire@comcast.net by 4 PM, 8-14-17, for reservations
noon
August 27, Sunday, Down East Boys Concert St John Lutheran Church, Royal, IL
217-841-3132
Love offering
Doors open at 5, concert 6 PM
August 27, Sunday, Gospel Sing Bismarck First Church of Christ
100 Maiden Ln, Bismarck, IL
The Allen Quartet, Southern Gospel
6:30 PM
Aug. 30, Sept. 6, Wednesdays
Awana Club Registration and Opening Evening
First Baptist Church
401 Glenwood Dr., Rantoul
Ages 3 (potty-trained)-5th grade
Registration-August 30th,
Begins Sept. 6th
Registration fee-$10 plus $1 each week.
6-7 PM
September 11-November 6, Mondays
Grief Share
Windsor Road Christian Church
2501 W Windsor Rd, Champaign, IL
217-621-8938
8 week class includes video, small group discussion, workbook
6:30 PM
September 12, Tuesday
Elks Free Children’s Orthopedic Clinic
Presence Covenant Medical Center
1405 W Park, Suite 306, Urbana, IL
Call 800-272-0074, by appt. only.
James McKechnie, MD
For children who have leg, knee, shoulder, elbow, wrist, or back pain or those who seem clumsy and fall.
8:30-10:30 AM
September 16, Beth Moore Simulcast
“Captivated: The Wonder of Christ on the Winding Road”
First Christian Church
100 N Jackson St, Clinton, IL
Call Mandi, 217-935-3139, to register or karen@clintonfcc.com
Snacks & drinks available for donation.
Doors open at 8:00 AM
September 16, Beth Moore Simulcast
“Captivated: The Wonder of Christ on the Winding Road”
Windsor Road Christian Church
2501 W Windsor Rd, Champaign, IL
217-359-2122
$20, lunch options available for purchase
8:00 AM
September 26, Tuesday
Christian Women’s Connection Luncheon
Hilton Garden Inn Banquet Center 1501 S Neil St., Champaign, IL
$17 ticket
Speaker: Judy Dagraedt, “Peace in the Midst of Turmoil”
Call Mary, 217-621-4245, or or e-mail Me.mcquire@comcast.net by 4 PM, 9-18-17, for reservations
noon
October 7, Saturday
Annual Wellness & Brain Fitness Fair
Market Place Mall, Champaign, IL
Exhibits, resources, screenings, activities and free entertainment
10 AM-2 PM
October 7, Saturday
The Ball Brothers Concert
CrossRoads Christian Church
3613 N Vermilion, Danville, IL
217-841-3132
Tickets may be purchased at www.itickets.com/events/376139.html
$15 adults, $5 age 10-16, free age 9 and under.  Add $2 to purchase at the door.
6 PM, doors open at 5 PM
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 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 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
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

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