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May Events




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May 29, 2017



Everything from politics to prayer will be featured at a new weekly experience called Lifetree Café. This "conversation café" will be held at Pizza Ranch in Peoria as part of a national network of locations that offer participatory events related to life and faith. The first meeting will be held on June 1st at 6:30pm. The Lifetree Café experience is a scheduled hour of stories and conversations to feed the soul. Everything from politics to prayer will be discussed. The hour typically includes a short original film and guided conversation. A local host will direct the hour giving it the feeling of a live, local talk show, with an inspirational twist. Topics will change weekly, focusing on popular life issues. To find out more, send an email to


Don't miss Big Daddy Weave when they come to Grace Presbyterian Church on June 8th! Big Daddy Weave has been playing since 2002 and has achieved five straight No. 1 singles. Doors will open at 6:30pm and the concert begins at 7. General Admission tickets are $20, Early Entry tickets are $35, and VIP tickets which include the opportunity to participate in a pre-show Q&A with the band are $45. Tickets are available for purchase now by going to or they will be available for purchase at an increased price at the door.


The River City Unite Fest is coming to Peoria High School on June 10th. This is a free family friendly event headlined by Contemporary Christian Music Artist Josh Wilson and Grammy Nominated Christian Hip Hop Artist "Flame". Along with these two, hitting the stage will be a number of local family friendly recording artists. There will also be a children's area with several inflatables, free hotdogs, and multiple promotional giveaways.  Gates open at 2:30pm with the preshow and the actual event will start at 3pm. To find out more, visit


Come to Expo Gardens in Peoria on June 16th at 6:45pm for the event, “Sermon on the Mount”. As an international speaker, horse trainer, and certified counselor, relationship specialist Dr. Lew Sterrett has developed unique and widely renowned presentations that target the heart needs of people. Stop by and discover what horses can teach you about your life. Dr. Sterrett will cover connection, character, and relationship as he demonstrates his horsemanship training skills. He relates this to our training from God as we learn to listen, submit and obey. There is no fee, and a free will offering will be taken. These proceeds will benefit Berean Prison Ministries.











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