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October 23, 2017



Join Central Illinois Right to Life at this year’s 40 Days For Life as they pray to end abortion in Peoria and around the country. They'll be outside Whole Women's Health of Peoria having a prayerful presence for 40 straight days from now until November 5th. Join them and pray for the ending of abortion in Peoria and beyond. For more information, call Jason at 217-691-3611.




An amazing line-up of talented musicians is sure to inspire and entertain at Meadows Gospel Fest on Saturday, November 4th from 11am-2pm at Christ Community Church of Gridley. Tickets for the event are on sale for $10 and include entertainment and a delicious meal of a smoked beef brisket sandwich with house made BBQ sauce and sides. In addition to the meal and music, Meadows Auxiliary will hold a bake sale and cake walk. Tickets are available at the Chenoa Pharmacy, First Financial Bank of Gridley, Meadows Mennonite Retirement Community, and Meadows at Mercy Creek in Normal or at the door. For more information call Darla Heath at 309-747-3628.




Christ Community Church in Gridley will be hosting Meadows Gospel Fest, a benefit for Meadows Mennonite Retirement Community and Meadows at Mercy Creek on November 4th from 11am-2pm. Southern Gospel groups, A Natural High and Jake’s Boys will be performing, as well as Eugene with the Talking Sax Peebles. Tickets are $10 each and include a BBQ Beef Brisket sandwich lunch. Christ Community Church is located at 406 W 7th St. in Gridley. To find out more, please call 309-747-3628.




Wesley United Methodist Church is sponsoring the annual Wesley Heritage Bazaar on November 4th. Coffee hour is from 8-10:30am with homemade rolls and coffee cakes. The luncheon will run from 11am-1pm, featuring chicken & noodles, vegetable soup, chili, salads, and desserts. The booths will offer homemade baked goods, frozen mini-ham loaves, handmade decorations and crafts, candy, woven rugs, holiday items, trinkets and treasures, and a silent auction. Wesley United Methodist Church is located at 60 N. Avenue A in Canton. For more information, call 309-224-3756.








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