Family Calendar & Concerts
Good Friday Cross Walk (Fri. Apr 18, 2014 8:30 am - 1:30 pm)
25th Annual Good Friday Cross Walk, sponsored by the Joliet Area Youth Ministry Deanery, on Friday, April 18th starting at 8:30am and ending around 1:30pm from St. John the Baptist Church, 404 N. Hickory Street in Joliet IL. A light meal of bread and soup will be served at the conclusion. Please call for more details.
Mommy Moments (Fri. Apr 18, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am)
Join the Windsor Road Christian Church Moms for "Mommy Moments" every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month at 9am for a time of refreshment, encouragement, and fun with others. Childcare is available, but registration is required to reserve a spot. The church is located at 2501 W. Windsor Road in Champaign. The cost is $45 for activities and childcare expenses. Please call, email or go online for details.
Good Friday Kid's DayCamp (Fri. Apr 18, 2014 9:00 am - 2:30 pm)
Savoy UMC will be hosting a DayCamp on Good Friday, April 18th from 9am-2:30pm. We are inviting k-5th grade children to experience hands-on activities that will bring more depth of meaning to Jesus' death and Resurrection. There is no charge for this event and a sack lunch will be provided. To register or for details please email.
Good Friday Hike (Fri. Apr 18, 2014 9:45 am - 11:45 am)
The Channahon United Methodist Church will be walking in a Good Friday Hike on the I&M canal on the Bridge St Access in Channahon on Friday, April 18th meeting at 9:45am and the walk beginning at 10am. This is a reflective walk on the last hours of Jesus. All ages are welcome on the approximately 2 mile hike. Pets are also welcome. Please call or go online for details.
Way of the Cross for Justice (Fri. Apr 18, 2014 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Join us for Good Friday, April 18th at 10am at Owens Hall, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN. The Good Friday Way of the Cross for Justice is a modern day Stations of the Cross which unites the Christian passion story with the justice struggles of our day. Free will offering to support justice efforts in the Wabash Valley will be received. For more information, please call or email.
Good Friday Fish Fry (Fri. Apr 18, 2014 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm)
Join the Hulman St. Wesleyan Church, 1620 S. 20th St in Terre Haute IN, for their Annual Good Friday Fish Fry on Friday, April 18th at Noon. Tickets are $8 and can be purchased at the front door. For more information, please call or email.
Good Friday Service (Fri. Apr 18, 2014 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)
Lincoln, Beverly, & Oak Hill Cemeteries invite the community to our Good Friday Service, April 18th, held at Noon in the Oak Hill Chapel,11900 S. Kedzie in Chicago, IL. This service offers a time of reflection, sharing, & renewal as we remember those who we have lost. For more information call or email.
Good Friday Service (Fri. Apr 18, 2014 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm)
Join the First Baptist Church, 1602 Prospect at Burwash in Savoy, for a Good Friday service being held from 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm on Friday, April 18th. For details please call or go online.
Good Friday Service (Fri. Apr 18, 2014 6:00 pm)
Join the Fellowship Church, 4179 W. Jefferson St in Springfield IL, for a special worship service on Friday, April 18th at 6pm. This will be a time of communion and remembrance as we fellowship and worship together to reflect on the death of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Please call or go onlien for details.
Barn Dance (Fri. Apr 18, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Allerton Barn Dance will be held April 18th from 6-9pm at Allerton Music Barn, 515 Old Timber Road in Monticello, IL. We will be serving food and drink and have several performances. The cost is $5/person and $10/family as a suggested donation at the door. Please call or go online for details.
Good Friday Service (Fri. Apr 18, 2014 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)
Grace Pointe, 14210 S. Rt 30 in Plainfield will hold Good Friday Services on April 18th from 6-7pm. Reflect and worship on the meaning of Jesus Christ's sacrifice for us. Childcare provided up to age 2. Please call or go online for details.
Good Friday Service (Fri. Apr 18, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
Join us at the First United Methodist Church, 304 S. Race St. in Urbana, IL to experience a Tenebrae Service on Good Friday, April 18th at 6pm. This will be performed by the FUMC-U Chancel Choir and UIUC Chamber Ensemble. For more information please call or go online.
Good Friday Service (Fri. Apr 18, 2014 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm)
Join Central Community Church, 200 Lafayette St in Mattoon, for their Good Friday Service on Friday, April 18th at 6:30pm. Contact the church by phone for more details.
Experience the Message of Hope presented (Fri. Apr 18, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
More than 45 area high school students will present the Annual Easter Drama at the Smyser Christian Church, 1521 Whitley Point Rd in Gays IL, on Friday April 18th at 7 pm and Saturday April 19th at 7 pm (For your GPS- N 39°30’08.0” W 088°31’23.6”). Refreshments will be served following the performance. A love offering will be taken to support the student’s summer trips. To insure seating call for reservations.
The Promise (Fri. Apr 18, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Join the First Christian Church, 1875 W. U.S. Hwy. 40 in Brazil, Indiana, on Friday-Sunday, April 18th & 19th at 7 pm and on April 20th at 6 pm for a presentation of the Easter musical The Promise. For more information please call or go online.
Arise Easter Musical Drama (Fri. Apr 18, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Join the 1st Baptist Church, 106 W. Oak St., in West Frankfort, IL, for "Arise" the Easter Musical presented Friday, Saturday, & Sunday, April 18th-20th at 7 PM each evening. Please call for details.
Love & the Outcome in concert (Fri. Apr 18, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Love & the Outcome will be in concert at the Easter Weekend Celebration @ Maranatha, 555 W. Imboden Dr in Decatur beginning Friday, April 18th at 7pm. This will be a free concert with Love & the Outcome with Long Time Fan/First Time Caller opening. Other events will be, April 19th at 10am a Community Easter Egg Hunt with all ages welcome. Then on Sunday April 20th at 6:30 am we will have a Sunrise Service and at 10:00 am the Main Service. For more information please call or go online.
Mark Trammel Quartet in concert (Fri. Apr 18, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Join us for a Good Friday Concert Event Featuring Mark Trammell Quartet on Friday, April 18th at 7pm. The evening will feature music, short message and candlelight observance of Good Friday. We will be at the Holiday Inn, Grand Ballroom 1001 Killarney Street Urbana, IL. A free will offering will be taken. For more information please call or go online.