The Christian Center’s baseball & softball programs for boys ages 5-18 & girls ages 5-15 registration is currently open and will continue until the leagues fill up. The Christian Center is known for its positive environment and quality baseball and softball programs. Each participant in the program not only is taught solid fundamentals but is exposed regularly to the life-changing message of Jesus Christ! The season consists of 14 games in addition to practices scheduled by the coach. Practices begin mid April, with games beginning May 9th and running through mid July. You can register at The Christian Center, located at 4100 N Brandywine Dr in Peoria. There is a discounted fee if registered by March 17th. For more information, call The Christian Center at 309-685-4218.
This year’s Light Kids Conference will be held on March 7th from 9am-2pm at Crossroads United Methodist Church in Washington. The Light Kids Conference is a one day event designed for children in grades 1-5. The purpose of the Light Kids Conference is to get kids excited about their faith and their walk with Jesus. Crossroads United Methodist Church is located at 1420 N Main St in Washington. To learn more, you can call the church at 309-444-7182.
Legacy Five will be in concert on March 14th at 6pm at Calvary Baptist Church. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door and children ages 12 and under are free. Calvary Baptist Church is located at 1017 N School St in Normal. To learn more about this concert, or to purchase tickets, please call 309-452-4479.
Le Roy Christian Church welcomes international speaker, author, and Harvest Prayer Ministries President Dave Butts as the featured speaker at their 2015 Prayer Rally on March 14th from 9am-6:45pm. Dave will speak about the importance of prayer in our everyday lives and in the church while addressing questions about why the church needs prayer, how we pray, and the elements of prayer. This event is free and open to the public. Le Roy Christian Church is located at 603 S East St in LeRoy. To learn more, please call 309-962-6491.
Grace and Peace Lutheran Church will have global music during their Sunday worship on March 22nd at 9am. This will be a joyful celebration of international diversity, featuring music in both original languages and English from Africa, the Caribbean, Europe, South America, Asia, Central American, and the Middle East. The church is located at 7611 N Knoxville Ave in Peoria. To learn more, please call 309-693-8428.
Ivan Parker and Brian Free are coming to central Illinois. The two Gold City alumni will be performing a joint concert in Springfield and all music lovers will want to attend. Ivan and Brian have been close friends since their days as part of the immensely popular Gold City Quartet. That relationship fosters some memorable moments onstage, so come expecting to be blessed and inspired and also to have a lot of fun. This landmark concert will be held at Real Life Church, located at 2450 Taylor Ave. in Springfield, on Saturday, March 28th. It will kick off promptly at 6pm. For ticket information, please call 217-482-5114.
Redeemer Lutheran Church’s Preschool and Childcare will be hosting a community wide Easter Egg Hunt on March 28th from 10am-12pm. Children ages 0-10 are welcome to participate! There will be drawings for prizes immediately following the older children's hunt! Redeemer Lutheran is located at 6801 N Allen Rd in Peoria. To learn more, please call 309-613-1221.
family, "The Chosen Ones," will be in concert at First Christian
Church on April 12th at 10am. Everyone is also invited to come early
for "The Coffee Hour" from 8:45-9:45 a.m. for coffee, tea
and something sweet (coffee cakes, rolls etc.). There is no admission
fee. A free will offering will be received. First Christian Church
can be located at 210 S 8th St. in Petersburg. For more information,
please call the church at 217-632-2533.
"Southern Raised", an award-winning family from the Ozarks will present a concert at the Evangelical United Methodist Church on April 17th at 7pm. The church is located at 401 Walnut St., just four blocks east of the town square in Washington. Tickets are $5. and will be available at the church office Monday-Thursday mornings or at the concert. A free-will offering will also be taken. If you have any questions, call Don Moushon at 309-444-4342.