Peoria Heights Congregational Church will be hosting Bingo Night on March 15th! Dinner will be served at 5:30pm and the game will start at 6pm. Make sure to stop by and enjoy this fun, family-friendly event that is open to the public. The church is located at 4906 N Prospect Rd in Peoria Heights. For questions about Bingo Night, call 309-685-7649.
Donít forget to mark your calendars for this yearís 60th Anniversary Illinois Mennonite Relief Sale on March 16th and 17th! The sale will once again be held at the Interstate Center in Bloomington. The sale will kick off on the 16th with Chicken & Fish dinners at 4:30pm. As always, parking and admission are free. For a full list of sale activities and events, visit www.ilreliefsale.org.
The First United Methodist Church of Springfield presents the Iron Sharpens Iron Men's Conference on March 17th from 8:30am Ė 5pm. The yeynote speakers for the event are Reverend J.P. Jones, founding Senior Pastor of Crossline Community Church in Laguna Hills, California and Jamaal Williams, Lead Pastor of Sojourn Midtown in Louisville, Kentucky. Conference pricing varies. An optional lunch will be made available for $8/person. For pricing, registration, or any questions, please visit www.ironsharpensiron.net.
Grace Church of the Nazarene is hosting a concert by Southern Gospel group "Anticipation Quartet". They will be performing at 7pm on March 24th, at Grace Church in Eureka. They will also be performing at 10:30am on Sunday, March 25th, at Grace Church of the Nazarene in Bloomington. No tickets required to attend either performance. A love offering will be received. For more information call 309-467-2276.
Mark your calendars for The Hunt on March 24th from 11am-2pm. The Hunt is an annual event thatís hosted by First Assembly of God in Normal that's fun for the whole family! Join as they hunt down 30,000 eggs, with hunts running every 10 minutes. The event also features a special needs hunt area, inflatable fun for kids and adults, food trucks and face painting! To learn more, please call 309-454-2402.
Winter Jam is coming back to Peoria on March 29th! You don't want to miss Christian music's largest annual tour! This year's tour features Skillet, Kari Jobe, Building 429, Jordan Feliz, comedian John Crist, and many more! No tickets are required, but a $15 entry fee is due at the door. Doors open and the Pre-Jam party starts at 6pm. The main show starts at 7pm. The concert will be held at the Civic Center in downtown Peoria. For more information, you can visit 2018.jamtour.com.
Registration is underway for the Christian Centerís Summer Baseball/Softball Programs for boys & girls, ages 5-18. Nearly 700 kids participated last summer! Come join them for some summer fun! Theyíre always looking for volunteer coaches, too! You can get registered at the Christian Center, or fill out the online form by visiting www.thechristiancenter.cc. Practices start in mid to late April, with games starting in May and ending in mid-July. For more information, please call 309-685-4218.
Grace and Peace Lutheran Church is hosting its fourth annual Free Movies for Lent Family Nights, going on now and running every Wednesday night through March 20th. You'll enjoy free admission, including popcorn, hot dogs and other treats! Doors open at 5:45pm. Grace and Peace Lutheran Church is located at 7611 N Knoxville Ave in Peoria. For more information, including which movies will be featured, please contact the church at 309-693-8428.
If youíre currently battling cancer or are a cancer survivor, consider checking out the Armor of God Cancer Support Group at Galena Park Baptist Church. They are a peer-to-peer support group that will learn how to put on the whole armor of God and also learn how to shift out thinking to positives instead of negatives. They meet at the church on Wednesday nights at 6pm. Galena Park Baptist Church is located at 5831 N Galena Rd in Peoria Heights. If you have questions please contact Kim at 309-690-7109.
The Highview Road Church of God presents RED Arrow Archery - a program geared for kids ages 7-17, which teaches them the skills of archery in a safe and controlled environment. Kids can invite their friends, enjoy a Bible lesson, do scripture memorization, and even earn points for shooting archery. The Winter session will run now through March 29th. You may register by calling 309-745-9247 or go to www.MyRedArrow.com. If you or your business are interested in being a RED Arrow Archery sponsor, please call 309-757-9247. Donations are used to purchase archery equipment, prizes, and to sponsor children who need assistance with the registration fee.