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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
Fall Related Research at University of Illinois Receive up to $30 for participation
Age: 18-75
Bone mass will be evaluated
Call 217-244-7006 to learn more and to see if you qualify.
Restoration Urban Ministries Holiday Activities Restoration Urban Ministries
1213 Parkland Ct., Champaign, IL
217-355-2662
info@restorationurbanministries.net
Restoration Urban Ministries is currently housing 125 people and need help proving them with a bountiful Christmas.
Adopt a family in need
Contact if you can help.
Daily Bread Soup Kitchen Backpack Project Put together backpacks for men and women (not children) served by Daily Bread Soup Kitchen to be delivered 10 AM December 15th.  Label by gender and size.  Include new toiletries, cold weather items, books, fleece blankets, food items, etc.  Drop off at 116 N 1st St., Champaign, IL between 9 and noon.
217-356-7687
Collection between Dec. 1-13
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
November 4-December 22,
It’s a Wonderful Life-A Live Radio Play and Music Revue
Myers Dinner Theatre
108 Water St, Hillsboro, IN
For play tickets and/or prime rib dinner reservations, call 765-798-4902, ext. 2 or visit www.myersdt.com
Handicapped accessible.
IN Time, call for details
November 25, Saturday until Dec. 16 or sold out
C-U Optimist Club Christmas Tree Sale
Tent at Springfield & Mattis in Country Fair Shopping Center, Champaign, IL
Proceeds benefit local youth organizations and activities
M-F 11 AM-7 PM, S & S 10 AM-7 PM
November 28-December 16,
Warm a Kid –
Collecting scarves, hats, and gloves
Bard Optical, 907 W Marketview Dr #15, Champaign, IL
Drop off hats, gloves, and scarves for kids pre-K through grade 12 for kids from Unit 4 School in Champaign
217-351-8822, Jean
M, T, Th,F 9-6, W 9-7, Sat 9-3 PM
December 15 & 16, Friday & Saturday
Live Drive-Thru Barn Nativity
Kaeb Family Farm
170 N 800 E Rd, Loda, IL
4 miles north of Clarence
815-405-9737
Freewill donations go to CVE Orphanage in Magalena, Mexico
Live characters & animals (camels too)
6-8 PM
December 16, Saturday
Peace in the Womb Christmas Caroling
Women’s Health Practice
2125 S Neil St, Champaign, IL
Caroling on public sidewalks
Followed by hot chocolate and cookies at First Church of God, 701 S Duncan Rd, Champaign, IL
RSVP helpful
reneemullen1@comcast.net or 217-607-0811
2 PM
December 16, Saturday
Singing Men Christmas Concert
Market Place Mall
Champaign, IL
Free
noon
December 17, Sunday
Christmas Cantata:  “Christmas in in the Heart”
First United Methodist Church
304 S Race St, Urbana, IL
217-367-8384
10:30 AM
December 24, Sunday
Christmas Eve Mass
Emmanuel Memorial Episcopal Church
208 W University Ave, Champaign, IL
217-352-9827
4 PM- Family Communion and Carols, 10:30 PM- music with brass & choir, 11 PM midnight mass with reception
December 24, Sunday
Christmas Eve Candlelight Services
First Baptist Church
1602 Prospect Ave, Savoy, IL
217-352-2240
10 AM-Family Focused, 4 PM traditional candlelight service with communion
January 2nd-February 1st
Winter Used Book Sale
St. Joseph Township-Swearingen Memorial Library, 201 N Third, St Joseph, IL
Books, DVDs, CDs for sale at the price you want to pay
217-469-2159
Jan. 15th is last day for donating book.
Normal library hours
January 23, Tuesday
Christian Women’s Connection Luncheon
Hilton Garden Inn Banquet Center 1501 S Neil St., Champaign, IL
$17 ticket
Call Mary, 217-621-4245, or e-mail Me.mcquire@comcast.net by 4 PM, 1-15-18, for reservations
noon
February 27, Tuesday
Christian Women’s Connection Luncheon
Hilton Garden Inn Banquet Center 1501 S Neil St., Champaign, IL
$17 ticket
Call Mary, 217-621-4245, or e-mail Me.mcquire@comcast.net by 4 PM, 2-19-18, for reservations
“Naviagating Life’s Choppy Waters”
noon
April 13-15, Friday-Sunday,
United Marriage Encounter Marriage Weekend
Hawthorne Suites
1 Lyon Ct, Bloomington, IL
217-355-1030
For all couples married at least one year.
Visit www.unitedmarriage.org to register.
$20 discount if register before Dec. 31st
$80 a couple covers everything.
Other couples have paid for your hotel & meals.
7:30 PM Friday through 5:30 PM Sunday
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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