Family Calendar & Concerts
Family Skate Night (Sun. Feb 14, 2016 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm)
Vineyard Church of Sullivan will host a Family Skate Night Sunday, February 14th at 5pm at Silver Star Skate Center in Mattoon. Admission will be free and skate rental will be $1. Concessions will be available for purchase. Please call or email for more details.
Lenten Special Services (Sun. Feb 14, 2016 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm)
Emmanuel Memorial Episcopal Church, 102 N. State St in Champaign, will host Special Lenten Services on 4 consecutive Sunday evenings beginning February 14th. The evening begins with dinner provided at 5:30 and the service will take place at 6pm. February 14th the topic will be C.S. Lewis: Faith, Imagination and Reason with speaker Melody Green. February 21st N.T. Wright: Discovering Heaven on Earth with speaker Vincent Santanelli. February 28th The Anglicans of the Methodist Movement with speaker Wes Wilkey. March 6th George Herbert: Human Effort and the Divine with Tom Barnard. For more details, please call or go online.
Valentine's Movie Night (Sun. Feb 14, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
Clarksville Baptist Church, 11864 E Clarksville Rd in Marshall, will host a movie night on Sunday, February 14th at 6pm. The showing will be the movie War Room. There will be a freewill offering for youth missions. Childcare will be provided. Please call or go online for details.
Financial Peace University (Tue. Feb 16, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)
The Vineyard Church, 1805 S. Hamilton in Sullivan IL, will host Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University on Tuesday, February 16th from 6:30-8:30pm. Childcare will be available for this 9 week course with pre-registration. Please go online to register.
English Conversation Club (Tue. Feb 16, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)
CenterPointe Church, 16300 S.Lincoln Hwy in Plainfield, will host an English Conversation Club on Tuesday evenings at 6:30pm. This is a place where English as a second language (ESL) learners can can meet new friends and practice English. It is free and no registration is required. For more details, please go online.
Great Rivers Greenway Open House (Wed. Feb 17, 2016 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)
Great Rivers Greenway will host 2 open houses. Wednesday, February 17th at the Bridgeton Trails Branch Library, 3455 McKelvey Rd in St. Louis and Tuesday, February 23rd at the Missouri History Museum, 5700 Lindell Blvd in Forest Park, are reserved for informational meetings from 4-7pm. Please go online for details.
Christian Preschool Open House (Thu. Feb 18, 2016 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm)
Judah Christian Preschool will host an Open House on Thursday, February 18th from 6:30-7:30pm at the school, 908 N. Prospect Ave in Champaign. All of the classrooms will be open and teachers will be available. Please call, email or go online for more details.
GEMS Morning Gathering with Lara Krupicka (Fri. Feb 19, 2016 9:00 am - 11:00 am)
GEMS, Godly Encouragement for Moms will host Lara Krupicka at the Morning Gathering on Thursday, February 19th at 9am at Trinity Church of the Nazarene, 1451 Raymond Dr in Naperville. The topic for this meeting is Growing Adventurous Kids. The cost is $5 per person in advance or $7 at the door. Childcare is 1 child $5 / 2 Children $10 / 3+ children $15 and reservations need to be made by the 15th. Please call or go online for details.
Amy Grant/ Stephen Curtis Chapman in concert (Fri. Feb 19, 2016 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
An evening with Amy Grant/ Stephen Curtis Chapman will be in concert on Friday, February 19th at 7pm at NIU Convocation Center, 1525 Lincoln Hwy in DeKalb. Tickets are available online. The cost for tickets are $25, $37, $57 and groups of 8 or more are $20. For details, please go online.
Throwback Lock-In (Fri. Feb 19, 2016 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm)
The North Mac Ministerial Association will sponsor a youth lock-in beginning Friday February 19th at 7pm at the North Mac High School, 231 West Fortune in Virden. This lock-in is open to any youth 6th-12th grade. The cost is $5 a person in advance and $7 at the door. Please call for more details or to volunteer to help at the event.
He Said/She Said/God Said Men's Retreat (Sat. Feb 20, 2016 8:00 am - 5:00 pm)
Lampstand Presbyterian Church, 655 S. Airport Rd in Decatur, will host the He Said/She Said/God Said Men's Retreat on Saturday, February 20th from 8am-5pm. This is a one day event is free and lunch is provided. Please register for this event online. For more details please go online.
Playing For Keeps Parenting Workshop (Sat. Feb 20, 2016 9:00 am - 3:00 pm)
Terre Haute, IN
Mt. Pleasant Church, 3050 E. Davis Dr in Terre Haute, will be host Playing for Keeps Parenting Workshop on Saturday, February 20th from 9am-3pm. This is a free events and open to parents, grandparents and anyone who works with children. Childcare will be provided and lunch is included. Please RSVP on by February 13th. For more details please call or go online.
Healing On The Streets (Sat. Feb 20, 2016 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm)
The Vineyard Church's Healing on the Streets ministry will gather outside of the Family Christian Bookstore in Champaign for community prayer each Saturday evening. For more details, please go online.
Christ Crucified Museum (Sat. Feb 20, 2016 1:01 pm - 7:01 pm)
The Zone, 306 S. Main St in Hillsboro, will host the Christ Crucified Museum with The Shroud of Turin replica on Saturday & Sunday, February 20th & 21st. There will be many other artifacts on display as well. The cost is $8 per person. For more details please call or email.
Coach Mac's "The Works" sauce Spaghetti Dinner (Sat. Feb 20, 2016 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)
Oakwood United Methodist Church, 106 E. Collett St in Oakwood, will host Coach Mac's "The Works" sauce Spahetti Dinner on Saturday, February 20th from 4-7pm. Funds raised will go to sponsor youth to participate in the Appalachian Service Project this summer. For details please call or email.
Overflow Event (Sat. Feb 20, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
Oglesby Union Church, 100 Walnut St in Oglesby, will host Overflow a "coffee shop style" worship event on Saturday, February 6th at 6pm. Overflow is for the Illinois Valley area. There is no admission fee. For more details please go online.
Josh Wilson/Jason Gray/JJ Heller in concert (Sat. Feb 20, 2016 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
Josh Wilson, Jason Gray and JJ Heller will be in concert on Saturday, February 20th at 7pm at the Paris Center of Fine Arts, 14040 High Schoo Rd in Paris. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. For more details please email.