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October 24, 2016



Join Peoria Rescue Ministries in celebrating 61 years of ministry at their annual banquet on October 27th!  Come for a great meal, special music, client testimonies, and a word from the featured speaker, Dr. James Cecy. This year will also feature a "passing of the mantle" as they introduce the new executive director of the ministries. They hope to see you there! Doors open at 6pm and the banquet starts at 6:30. The banquet will be held in the Peoria Civic Center Ballroom. Tickets are $30/person or $225/table of 8. You can purchase tickets by calling 309-676-6414 or by visiting



Gerald Wolfe’s Gospel Music Hymn Sing is coming to Grace Presbyterian Church in Peoria on Thursday, October 27th at 7pm. This will be a great evening of Southern Gospel music and will feature Greater Vision, The Mark Trammell Quartet, The Jim Brady Trio, The Whisnants and Pat Barker.  For tickets or more information call 800-521-0290 or visit



Prairie Christian School is hosting a Vendor Day on October 29th at the school from 9am-2pm.  There will be a Bake Sale and Lunch Stand available. The school is located at 3 N. Grant St. in El Paso. For more information, please call the school at 309-527-4020.



Come out to the 4th annual Christmas shopping event at Christ Alive Church on November 5th at 9am and shop your favorite vendors and crafters while grabbing a bite to eat! Let them help you get items crossed off of your Christmas list by shopping locally and supporting small businesses! All proceeds raised from food purchases will go directly to the church's food pantry to help feed local families. Bring your family and friends for a day of fun!  Just a few of the vendors that will be in attendance are Thirty One, Mary Kay, Origami Owl, LuLaRoe, Scentsy, Pampered Chef, Pink Zebra, Tupperware, plus MUCH more! To learn more, please send an email to




Calvary Bible Church of Lacon will be hosting the R.E.S.T. women’s retreat on November 11th & 12th. Enjoy time worshiping, learning, connecting, reflecting, and resting among women of all ages and walks of life. Keynote speaker Kendra Smiley will share her heart, wisdom, and humor with you in two sessions: Live Free and Heart Clutter. Eagle Crest Camp and Retreat Center in rural Washburn offers the perfect opportunity to let the beauty of the Illinois River Valley and the peacefulness of the natural surroundings refresh your spirits and rest in God's creations.  For pricing, registration, and more information, please visit







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