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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
March 1-April 5, April 19-May 24, June 7-July 12
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
February 17, Friday
The New 3rd Saturday Market Bazaar
Moultrie-Douglas County Fairgrounds
10 E State Rt 133, Arthur, IL
309-253-6245
9 AM
February 17, Friday
Foodmobile Food Giveaway
Clinton American Legion
219 N Elizabeth St., Clinton, IL
Open to Dewitt County residents who meet income elgibility criteria
Bring boxes to carry your food
Questions, call 217-328-3663
10-11:30 AM
February 20, Tuesday
Taste of Seminary
Stratford Park Bible Chapel
2801 W Kirby Ave., Champaign, IL
217-365-9005
Free – Coffee and dessert provided
Strategic Pause: Soul Rest according to the Psalms by Dr. Peter Spychala
7 PM
February 21, Wednesday
What’s Your Story – 6 week small group about worldviews
Life Community Church
804 Eastwood Dr, Ste 10, Mahomet, IL
217-649-8302
Coffee and snacks, Rick Williams teaches from 7-7:30 PM followed by discussion
6:30 PM
February 24, Saturday
35th Annual Insect Fear Film Festival Featuring Ticks
Foellinger Auditorium, 709 S Mathews Ave., Urbana, IL
610-984-5636
Admission free
hands-on activities, contests, raffle, exhibits
Doors open at 6 PM and film starts at 7:30 PM
February 25, Sunday
Art Fare, Art Through the Generations
Champaign County Nursing Home
500 S Bartell Rd, Champaign, IL
Photography, Painting, Water Colros, Weavers, Jewelry, Poetry, Paint Like Me Paint Party, Almost a Trio Entertainment
1-5 PM
February 25, Sunday
Holly & the Band in Concert
Bismarck First Church of Christ
100 Maiden Ln, Bismarck, IL
Dessert following concert
6:30 PM
February 26, Monday
Urbana Theological Seminary’s Provision for Pastors 6th Annual Preaching Forum
Windsor Road Christian Church
2501 W Windsor Rd, Champaign, IL
217-365-9005
$25, includes lunch
Register at http://www.urbanatheologicalseminary.org/event/preaching-forum/
Preaching the Sinews of Scripture: “Jonathan Edwards and the Preaching of the Word” led by Dr. Doug Sweeney
9 AM to 3:30 PM
February 27, Tuesday
Taste of Seminary
Stratford Park Bible Chapel
2801 W Kirby Ave., Champaign, IL
217-365-9005
Free – Coffee and dessert provided
“Do Christians Worship a Genocidal God?” by Dr. Todd Daly
7 PM
February 27, Tuesday
Christian Women’s Connection Luncheon
Hilton Garden Inn Banquet Center 1501 S Neil St., Champaign, IL
$17 ticket
Call 217-649-1592 or 586-7026 or e-mail CWC@gmail.com by 4 PM, 2-19-18, for reservations
“Navigating Life’s Choppy Waters”
noon
March 3, Saturday
Empty Tomb, Inc, Mega Work-A-Thon
Empty Tomb, Inc
301 N Fourth St, Champaign, IL
217-356-2262
Worship, decorating, and delivering boxes to help stock pantries for those in need.
TBA
March 6, Tuesday
Elks Free Children’s Orthopedic Clinic
Presence Covenant Medical Center
1405 W Park, Ste 306, Urbana, IL
Call 800-272-0074 between 9 & 4 to register.
Sponsored by Illinois Elks Lodge
8:30-10:30 AM
(By appointment only)
March 17, Saturday
Central Illinois District LLL Convention
St. John Lutheran Church
509 S Mattis Ave., Champaign, IL
217-359-1123
“The Two Kingdoms and the role of a Christian in the Political Process” led by John Shimkus and Gregory Seltz
$12 (includes lunch) should be sent to Bob Kassel, 20 Fairlane Dr., Altamont, IL
10:30 AM
March 17, Friday
Foodmobile Food Giveaway
Clinton American Legion
219 N Elizabeth St., Clinton, IL
Open to Dewitt County residents who meet income elgibility criteria
Bring boxes to carry your food
Questions, call 217-328-3663
10-11:30 AM
March 24, Saturday
Flea Market and Silent Auction
Countryside United Methodist Church
1807 CR 1000 N, Urbana, IL
Debbie, 217-621-3590
Household goods, furniture, clothes, children’s store, books, bakery, and breakfast and lunch
Proceeds benefit church’s missions
7 AM- 2 PM
March 25, Sunday
The Raineys
Bismarck First Church of Christ
100 Maiden Ln, Bismarck, IL
For more information: Tim Musgrave, 217-474-1617
6:30 PM
March 27, Tuesday
Christian Women’s Connection Luncheon
Hilton Garden Inn Banquet Center 1501 S Neil St., Champaign, IL
$17 ticket
Call 217-649-1592 or 586-7026 or e-mail CWC@gmail.com by 4 PM, 3-19-18, for reservations
“The Gift of Change”
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
April 24, Tuesday
Christian Women’s Connection Luncheon
Hilton Garden Inn Banquet Center 1501 S Neil St., Champaign, IL
$17 ticket
Call 217-649-1592 or 586-7026 or e-mail CWC@gmail.com by 4 PM, 4-16-18, for reservations
“The Missing Piece of My Life Quilt”
noon
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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