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Sun. Jul 20, 2014 - Sat. Jul 26, 2014
July 2014

Tue. Jul 22, 2014

Priceless Days Giveaway (Tue. Jul 22, 2014 8:00 am - 11:00 am)

Join the First Christian Church, 455 Southmor Rd in Morris IL, for Priceless Days Giveaway-a Garage Sale where everything is free. Donations are being accepted on July 20th (8-5) and July 21st (9-5) at the church. Shop on Tuesday July 22 from 5-8. For more information please call, email or go online.

SonRise National Park VBS (Tue. Jul 22, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join the St. Joseph Church of Christ, 226 E. Sherman St in St. Joseph IL, for the Sonrise National Park Vacation Bible School, Sunday-Thursday July 20th-24th from 6-8pm. There is no admission charge and children entering preschool to 6th grade are welcome. Please call or go online for details. 

God's Construction Zone VBS (Tue. Jul 22, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join the Hulman Street Wesleyan Church, 1620 S. 20th in Terre Haute IN, for the God's Construction Zone Vacation Bible School Sunday-Thursday July 20th-24th from 6-8pm. For more information please call, email or go online. 

International Spy Academy VBS (Tue. Jul 22, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join the First Baptist Church, Rte. 267 north of Greenfield IL, for the International Spy Academy Vacation Bible School, Sunday-Thursday July 20th-24th beginning at 6pm. This VBS is for all people PreK through adults. Please call for details. 

Tumbleweed Gulch VBS (Tue. Jul 22, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join the PIttsfield Church of the Nazarene, 227 W. Washington in Pittsfield IL, for the Tumbleweed Gulch Vacation Bible School, Monday-Thursday July 20th-24th beginning at 6pm. All children 3 years through 6th grade are welcome to attend. For more details, please call. 

Weird Animals VBS (Tue. Jul 22, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join the Chambersburg Christian Church, 102 S. Main St in Chambersburg IL, for the Weird Animals Vacation Bible School, Sunday-Thursday July 20th-24th from 6-8pm. Children preK-8th grade are welcome. The Closing Program and BBQ will be held at 9:45am on Sunday, July 27th. Please call or go online for details.

Agency D3 VBS (Tue. Jul 22, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join the First Baptist Maryville, 7110 State Route 162 in Maryville, IL, for the Agency D3 Vacation Bible school, Sunday-Friday, July 20th-25th from 6-8pm. Children age 4 years thru 5th grade are welcome each night. Kids grade 6th-8th grades are welcome Sunday-Thursday. For more information please call or go online to register. 

Wed. Jul 23, 2014

Weird Animals VBS (Wed. Jul 23, 2014 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Join the Christian Church, 301 E. 3rd St in Brocton IL, for the Weird Animals Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, July 21st-25th beginning at 9am. Children 4 years to 6th grade are welcome to attend. Family members and friends are encouraged to join in daily for a special time at 11:20 am. For more information please call. 

Christian Academy Open House (Wed. Jul 23, 2014 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Join the Families of Faith Christian Academy, 24466 W Eames St in Channahon IL for an open house for our Christian daycare, preschool, and K-12 Academy. It will happen on Wednesday, July 23rd from 4-7 pm.

Adventure Island VBS (Wed. Jul 23, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join the Friendship Baptist Church, 519 W Co Rd 1175 N in Farmersburg IN, for the Adventure Island Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday July 21st-25th from 6-8pm. Friday is Family Fun Night. Please call or go online for details.

Weird Animals VBS (Wed. Jul 23, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Join Grace United Methodist Church, 901 N. Main St in Decatur, as they host Weird Animals Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday July 21st-25th from 6-8:30pm. Children ages 3-12 are invited to participate in this free event.  Adult Bible study which incorporates the VBS themes will be offered to parents. The kick-off party will take place on Sunday, July 13th, 2-3pm. Scovill Zoo's mobile unit will be bringing some of their own weird animals to this event!  Plan on getting wet. Please call or go online for more information.

Sontreasure Island VBS (Wed. Jul 23, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join the Ogden Church of the Nazarene, 206 N. Market St in Ogden IL, for the Sontreasure Island Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday July 21st-25th from 6-8pm. Kids ages 3 years old through entering 6th graders are invited. For more details please go online or call. 

IncrediWorld Amazement Park VBS (Wed. Jul 23, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join the Salisbury Church, 2350 E. Madison St in Charleston IL, for the Incrediworld Amazement Park Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday July 21st-25th beginning at 6pm. Children 4 - 10 yrs old, are welcome to join in the adventure. Please call or go online for details. 

Weird Animals VBS (Wed. Jul 23, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Join the Joyful Spirit Lutheran Church, 260 Sunshine Drive in Bolingbrook IL, for the Weird Animal Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday July 21st-25th from 6-8:30pm. The cost is $20 per child or $30 max per family. For ages 3 (potty-trained) thru 5th grade. Register online or call for more details.

Keys to the KingdomVBS (Wed. Jul 23, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join the Christian Life Center, 1901 N Park Avenue in Herrin IL, for the Keys to the Kingdom Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday July 21st-25th beginning at 6pm. For more information please call. 

Vacation Bible School (Wed. Jul 23, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Join the First Baptist Church, 360 W. Springfield Rd in Lovington IL, for Vacation Bible School, Monday-Thursday July 21st-24th from 6-8:30pm. Family Night will be Friday 25th with supper provided. Please call the church for details.

Workshop of Wonders VBS (Wed. Jul 23, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join the Antioch Christian Church, 5409 East Route 36 in Decatur IL, for the Workshop of Wonders Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday July 21st-25th beginning at 6pm. Children ages Pre-K through 5th grade are welcome. Please call or go online to register or for details.

SonWest Roundup VBS (Wed. Jul 23, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join Liberty Church, 680 Main St in Du Quoin IL, Monday-Friday, July 21st-25th from 6-8pm. Children ages 3 to 12 are welcome to the SonWest Roundup Vacation Bible School. Sunday July 20th at 5pm is Kick off Night while your child enjoys snacks and fun in our giant blow up bounce house. Please call or go online for details.

Agency D3 VBS (Wed. Jul 23, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Join the Harbor Church Lake of Egypt, 2102 Market Rd.in  Lake of Egypt IL, for the Agency D3 Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday July 21st-25th from 6-9pm. Children ages 4-6th grade are welcome to attend. Please call or email for more details.

Jungle Safari VBS (Wed. Jul 23, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join the Lodge Church of God, 2168 Church St in Lodge IL for the Jungle Safari Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday July 21st-25th from 6:30-8pm. all week. They will provide a nursery for children birth to 3 and we will have a preschool class for children 4 to 7 and an early elementary class for children 8 to 12. If you need more information, please call. 

International Spy Academy VBS (Wed. Jul 23, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Join the Crystal Lawns Church of the Nazarene, 2424 Canton Farm Rd in Joliet IL, for the International Spy Academy Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, July 21st-25th from 6:30-8:30 pm. Please call or go online for more details or to register. 

Weird Animals VBS (Wed. Jul 23, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Join the Faith United Methodist Church, 5395 Westview Lane in Lisle, for The Weird Animals Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, July 21st-25th from 7-9pm Children Kindergarten age through 5th grade are welcome at this free event. For more details please call or go online.

Thu. Jul 24, 2014

Revival with Tom Simmons (Thu. Jul 24, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Join the Cross Road Revival July 24th-26th with Pastor Tom Simmons from Salt of the Earth Worship Center. Music will be presented by Rob Hawkins and the Wabash Valley Cowboy church band. Following the service each night there will be great family fun. Cross Road Revival will be held at The Vigo County Conservation Club 10382 Grotto Rd. Terre Haute, In. Camp sites available for $10  a tent or $20 for Rv's/night w/ shower house and outhouses on site. Pre- reg.or more info please call.

Fri. Jul 25, 2014

VBS (Fri. Jul 25, 2014 9:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Join the Bethel Lutheran Church, 651 W. Madison St in Ottawa IL, for Vacation Bible School, Friday & Saturday July 25th and 26th 9am-3pm. For more details please call or go online. 

Leadership Weekend (Fri. Jul 25, 2014 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Camp Hope, 16322 Camp Hope Rd in Ewing IL, for the Wave Leadership Weekend for children ages 12-19 years old, Friday-Sunday July 25th-27th. The cost for this even is $40 with a friend and $50 as a normal fee. For more information please call or email. 

Family Fun Fair (Fri. Jul 25, 2014 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

St. John Mother's of Preschoolers is sponsoring a Family Fun Fair with a Touch a Truck, Child Safety Seat Check, Child ID, Face painting,  balloon animals and more. There is not cost to this event. There will be raffle items and give aways too. Join MOPS on Friday, July 25th at 4pm at St. John Lutheran Church 2650 Plainfield Rd. in Joliet IL. For more information, please call.

Alternative Concert (Fri. Jul 25, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Join New Song Church, 151 E Briarcliff Road in Bolingbrook IL, for an alternative concert CraCajaC and Serita Cheeks, hosted by Anthem Poet. It is a free summer concert Friday, July 25th at 7 pm. There will be a cookout at 5pm.

Fathering Adventures (Fri. Jul 25, 2014 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

An Adventure Weekend for the men in your life will be happening Friday-Sunday, July 25th-27th at the Camp Maranatha, Ramsay IL. During the weekend dads will be given the opportunity to speak biblical truths into the lives of there sons. Friday evening we start at 6pm and end on the 27th at 12pm. We recommend fathers attend with son's age 7-13. Please go online for details.

Sat. Jul 26, 2014

5K/10K (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 8:00 am - 10:00 am)

Mt. Zion Odd Fellows will host the 5K/10K race on Saturday, July 26th stepping off at 8am at 400 Henderson Mt. Zion, IL. Entrants are guaranteed a Dri-Fit T-shirt if registration is received by July 6. Registration is only $18.00 if postmarked by July 21st. After July 21st and Race Day $23.00. Packet pick up is 6:30-7:30. Register online. Call with questions. 

Monthly Flea Market (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 8:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Join the Open Hearts Foursquare Church 762 E 1700 North Rd in Monticello, for a  monthly Flea Market, May thru October on the 4th Saturday of each month from 8 am - 2pm. If you have any questions or would like to be a vendor, please call. 

Women's Fashion Show and Brunch (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 8:30 am - 10:30 am)

Join the Heartland Community Church, 3253 N. Brush College Rd in Decatur IL, for the "From Ashes To Beauty" Women's Fashion Show and Brunch, Saturday, July 26th from 10am-Noon. For details, please call the church. 

Community Dunk-a-thon (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 11:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Kroger Mt. Zion (route 36 east) will be hosting a dunk-a-thon for the WSOY food drive. on Saturday & Sunday, July 26th & 27th. There will also be a toy drive. The Dunk-a-thon will start at 11:00 am Saturday and run till the last person wanting to participate is dunked. Starts at 12:00 on Sunday till 6:00 pm. Please call or email for details.

Celebrate Hope (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 11:15 am - 3:00 pm)

Join WAR Chest Boutique at Celebrate Hope on July 26th from 11:15am-3:00pm at the Free Speech Pavilion located at Webster and Jackson on the Naperville Riverwalk in Naperville, IL. There will be family friendly activities. This event is completely free. For more details call, email or go online.

Book Signing with a Unique Author (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Meet the author who types with her nose. Stephanie G. Cox, M.S.Ed will be at the Carbondale Public Library, 405 W Main St in Carbondale IL, on July 26th from 1-3pm signing copies of her book Gentle Firmness. She will give a short presentation.

Pancake Dinner Benefit (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The VFW Post 513 2215 US RT 51 in Du Quoin IL, will host an All You Can Eat Pancake Dinner Benefit on Saturday, July 26th beginning at 4pm. Cost is $8 for adults and kids 4-12 $5 with children 3 and under free. All proceeds go to the benefit of the Leehy Family adoption. For details, please call. 

Celebration of Life Benefit (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Join the friends of Chelsea Schofield for a celebration of her life at a benefit event on Saturday, July 26th at 4pm at the First Christian Church, 1699 N. State St., Monticello, IL. New Legacy will entertain and there will be refreshments and opportunities to share memories. There will also be a silent auction and raffle. Suggest donation at door: $5. Proceeds will go to scholarship fund to send children to area church camps. Please ask questions by calling or emailing. 

Miners Family Faith Night (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 4:05 pm - 8:05 pm)

Join the Southern Illinois Miners as they take on the Washington Wild Things on Saturday, July 26th with game time at 4:05 pm at the field in Marion, IL. WBGL will host our 4th Annual Family Faith Night when 20 minutes after the last out Matt Vollmar and the Great Romance will take the field for a free concert. For tickets please call or go online. 

Trivia Night (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Join the Greenview Christian Church, 12 Greenview Church Road in Centralia IL, for a Trivia Night to support our missions on July 26th. Doors open 5:30 and the Trivia starts 6:30. The cost is $10 per person- teams of 6-8 people and teams need to be High school age or above. Beverages will be provided, but no food and no childcare provided. For more details, please go online or call. 

Prophecy Conference with Marty Zide (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Join the Faith Baptist Church, 875 W. Grove Rd in Decatur IL, for the Prophecy Conference with speaker Marty Zide from the Midwest Messianic Center in St. Louis. The conference will be Saturday & Sunday, July 26th & 27th. Saturday at 6pm and Sunday 9:30 and 10:45 a.m. and 1pm. Please call or go online for details. 

The Hyssongs in concert (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

The Hyssongs will be in concert on Saturday, July 26th at 7pm at Faith Bible Church, 1600 E. Schuster St in Joliet IL. There is no charge for this concert and a free-will offering will be accepted. Please call or go online for details. 

Sun. Jul 27, 2014

Kenny Evans in concert (Sun. Jul 27, 2014 10:15 am - 11:45 am)

Kenny Evans will be speaking and in concert at the Sugar Creek Baptist Church, 1050 S. Thorpe Place in West Terre Haute, IN, on Sunday, July 27th at 10:15 am and 6:00 pm.  This event is free but a love offering will be taken.  For more information, see our website.

Back Pack Giveaway (Sun. Jul 27, 2014 10:45 am - 12:30 pm)

JoinThe Lighthouse Community Church, 2190 176th Pl in Lansing IL, for the Back to School Backpack Giveaway on Sunday, July 27th at 10:45am. Backpacks with all the basic needs will be given out to children kindergarten through sixth grade. For information, please call.

Lee Gantt Band Benefit concert (Sun. Jul 27, 2014 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

The Lee Gantt Band will have a benefit concert for a local community kitchen at 7034 S. Klondike Rd in Rochelle IL, on July 27 starting at noon. Adult Tickets are $15 and children up to age 12 are $5 each. Ticket purchase includes a meal and concert. Please bring your own chair, a large appetite and your friends. 

Agency D3 VBS (Sun. Jul 27, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Join the Cornerstone Baptist Church, 226 Cornerstone Dr. in Winchester IL, for the Agency D3 Vacation Bible School Sunday-Thursday, July 27th-August 1st from 6-8:30pm. Please call for details. 

Agency D3 VBS (Sun. Jul 27, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Join the Forsyth Baptist Church, 144 E. Cox St in Forsyth IL, for the Agency D3 Vacation Bible School, Sunday-Thursday July 27th-31st from 6-8:30pm nightly. For more information or directions to the church, please contact our church office by phone. 

SonTreasure Island VBS (Sun. Jul 27, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join the Homer United Methodist Church, 301 S Main St in Homer IL, for the SonTreasure Island Vacation Bible School Sunday-Thursday, July 27th-31st from 6-8pm. The mission focus of VBS this year will be UMCOR cleaning buckets through the Midwest Mission Distribution Center. For details or registration please call, email or go online.

Wilderness Escape VBS (Sun. Jul 27, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Join the Mount Pleasant North Campus, 1075 N. Fruitridge Ave in Terre Haute IN, for the Wilderness Escape Vacation Bible School, Sunday-Thursday July 27th-31st from 6-8:30pm. Children 5 years to 5th grade (completed) are invited to attend. For more information, please call. 

Weird Animals VBS (Sun. Jul 27, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join the Manteno United Methodist Church, 255 W. 2nd St in Manteno, for the Weird Animals VBS Monday-Friday, July 27th-August 1st from 6-8pm each evening. Three year olds - 5th grade students are invited to join us for this free event. Please go online to register or call for more details.

Agency D3 VBS (Sun. Jul 27, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Join the Elm Street Baptist Church, 1907 Elm St in Murphysboro IL for the Agency D3 Vacation Bible School, Sunday-Thursday July 27th-31st from 6-8:30pm. Children 4 years old through 12th grade are welcome to attend. Registration is online. Please call for details. 

Weird Animals VBS (Sun. Jul 27, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:45 pm)

Join the Sessor 1st Christian Church, 202 Callie St in Sesser, for the Weird Animals Vacation Bible School, Sunday-Friday July 27th-August 1st. Each night doors open for registration at 5:15p, supper served at 5:30p, (sensitive to known food allergies)  program begins at 6:00p. Ages PreK-5th grade in the fall are welcome to this VBS. Pre-registration is encouraged but not necessary, you can pre-register at our website. Call for more information. 

Tim Hageland in concert (Sun. Jul 27, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Tim Hageland will lead praise and worship at Java Connection, 107 E. Sangamon Ave in Rantoul IL, on Sunday, July 27th at 7pm. Please call, email or go online for details. 

Mon. Jul 28, 2014

SonTreasure Island VBS (Mon. Jul 28, 2014 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Join the First Christian Church, 201 S. Main St in Paris IL, for the Son Treasure Island Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday July 28th- August 1st at 9am each day. Children 3 years old through 5th grade are welcome. Pre-registration forms are available online. For more information please call or go online. 

Day Camp (Mon. Jul 28, 2014 9:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Dickson Valley Day Camp  will be happening Monday-Friday, July 28th- August 1 from 9am-4pm for children kindergarten thru 5th grade at the Dickson Valley Camp and Retreat Center, 8250 Finnie Rd. in Newark IL. To learn more about the camp or to apply, please go online for details. Dickson Valley offers bus transportation with various pick up stations located in Oswego, Yorkville, and Plano.

Kingdom Rock VBS (Mon. Jul 28, 2014 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Join the Living Water Church of the Nazarene, 118 E. Jefferson St in Morris IL, for the Kingdom Rock Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday  July 28th- August 1st from 9am-Noon. Children 2 years through 6th grade are invited to attend. Please call or go online for details.

Mission Monticello VBS (Mon. Jul 28, 2014 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Join the First Presbyterian Church, 214 S. Charter St in Monticello IL, for the Mission Monticello Vacation Bible School, Monday-Thursday, July 28th-31st from 5:30-8:30pm. Loving God and Monticello, we will put that into action by doing projects. Please call to register or go online for details.

Gangway to Galilee VBS (Mon. Jul 28, 2014 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join the United Methodist Church, 205 N. Third St in St. Joseph IL, for the Gangway to Galilee Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday July 28th- August 1st from 5:30-8pm. This free VBS will include dinner Monday-Thursday. The closing program will be Friday night at 6:30pm. Please register online and call for details. 

 

Agency D3 VBS (Mon. Jul 28, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Join the Families of Faith Church, 24466 W. Eames in St. Channahon IL, for the Agency D3 Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday July 28th-August 1st from 6-8:30pm. VBS is free and for the whole family. There is a class for every age from infants to adults, and even one for those with special needs! Registration begins at 5:45pm. Please call, email or go online for details.

Wilderness Escape VBS (Mon. Jul 28, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join the First Baptist Church at Savoy, 1602 Prospect Ave in Savoy IL, for the Wilderness Escape Vacation Bible School. This has been rescheduled for July 28th-August 1st from 6-8:00 pm.  If you had registered for the June VBS, a member of the VBS team will be in touch. Otherwise, please go online or call register or for details.

International Spy Academy VBS (Mon. Jul 28, 2014 6:28 pm - 8:28 pm)

Join the Faith Bible Church, 1600 E. Schuster in Joliet IL, for the International Spy Academy Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday July 28th-August 1st beginning at 6pm. Children 3 yrs. old to entering 6th grade are invited. Please call, email or go online for details. 

Financial Peace University (Mon. Jul 28, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Kingdom Come Ministries, 321 E. Leafland Ave. in Decatur IL, will be hosting the Financial Peace University course from Dave Ramsey. The sessions will begin on Monday, July 21st at 6:30pm at the church. The course is free and open to the community; however, you must register for the classes.  The cost of the materials is approximately $100. For more information or to register and purchase your materials please go online or call. 

Operation Grace VBS (Mon. Jul 28, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:40 pm)

Join the Mt. Aetna Baptist Church, 8055 Jones Rd. in Terre Haute IN, for the Operation Grace Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday July 28th-August 1st from 6:30-8:40pm. Children 4yrs-6th grade are welcome to attend. For more information please contact the church by phone. 

Son Treasure Island VBS (Mon. Jul 28, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Join the Bonnie churches as they come together for Son Treasure Island Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, July 28th-August 1st from 6:30-8:30pm. Children ages 4 thru 6th grade are welcome. The host churches are  Bakerville, Bonnie Church of God & Bonnie Methodist. The VBS will be held at the Church of God, 225 S.Johnson Avenue, Bonnie, IL. For questions, please call

Gangway to Galilee VBS (Mon. Jul 28, 2014 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm)

Join the Fox River Lutheran Church, 2785 E US Rt 52 in Sheridan IL for the Gangway to Galilee Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, July 28th-August 1st from 6-8:30pm. Children ages 4 through those entering 8th grade this fall are welcome. For more information or to register, please call or go online.

The Paradigm Project (Mon. Jul 28, 2014 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Victory Christian Center, 1719 Broadway in Mount Vernon IL, presents The Paradigm Project Monday-Friday, July 28th-August 1st at 7pm. Speakers include, Jeremy Cline, Chris Slater, Bryce Voyles and Dalton Kane. Friday night will be an outdoor block party that starts at 5:30pm. The is free and open to the public. 

Tue. Jul 29, 2014

Agency D3 VBS (Tue. Jul 29, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Join the Cornerstone Baptist Church, 226 Cornerstone Dr. in Winchester IL, for the Agency D3 Vacation Bible School Sunday-Thursday, July 27th-August 1st from 6-8:30pm. Please call for details. 

Agency D3 VBS (Tue. Jul 29, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Join the Forsyth Baptist Church, 144 E. Cox St in Forsyth IL, for the Agency D3 Vacation Bible School, Sunday-Thursday July 27th-31st from 6-8:30pm nightly. For more information or directions to the church, please contact our church office by phone. 

SonTreasure Island VBS (Tue. Jul 29, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join the Homer United Methodist Church, 301 S Main St in Homer IL, for the SonTreasure Island Vacation Bible School Sunday-Thursday, July 27th-31st from 6-8pm. The mission focus of VBS this year will be UMCOR cleaning buckets through the Midwest Mission Distribution Center. For details or registration please call, email or go online.

Wilderness Escape VBS (Tue. Jul 29, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Join the Mount Pleasant North Campus, 1075 N. Fruitridge Ave in Terre Haute IN, for the Wilderness Escape Vacation Bible School, Sunday-Thursday July 27th-31st from 6-8:30pm. Children 5 years to 5th grade (completed) are invited to attend. For more information, please call. 

Weird Animals VBS (Tue. Jul 29, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join the Manteno United Methodist Church, 255 W. 2nd St in Manteno, for the Weird Animals VBS Monday-Friday, July 27th-August 1st from 6-8pm each evening. Three year olds - 5th grade students are invited to join us for this free event. Please go online to register or call for more details.

Agency D3 VBS (Tue. Jul 29, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Join the Elm Street Baptist Church, 1907 Elm St in Murphysboro IL for the Agency D3 Vacation Bible School, Sunday-Thursday July 27th-31st from 6-8:30pm. Children 4 years old through 12th grade are welcome to attend. Registration is online. Please call for details. 

Weird Animals VBS (Tue. Jul 29, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:45 pm)

Join the Sessor 1st Christian Church, 202 Callie St in Sesser, for the Weird Animals Vacation Bible School, Sunday-Friday July 27th-August 1st. Each night doors open for registration at 5:15p, supper served at 5:30p, (sensitive to known food allergies)  program begins at 6:00p. Ages PreK-5th grade in the fall are welcome to this VBS. Pre-registration is encouraged but not necessary, you can pre-register at our website. Call for more information. 

Meredith Andrews Night of Worship! (Tue. Jul 29, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Join WBGL for a free No Ticket Required Night of Worship with Meredith Andrews on Tuesday, July 29th at 7pm at the Harvest New Beginnings, 5315 Douglas Road in Oswego IL. WBGL and Yorkville Christian High School are coming together for this free night of worship. Doors open at 6pm. For more information, please call, email or go online. 

Wed. Jul 30, 2014

SonTreasure Island VBS (Wed. Jul 30, 2014 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Join the First Christian Church, 201 S. Main St in Paris IL, for the Son Treasure Island Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday July 28th- August 1st at 9am each day. Children 3 years old through 5th grade are welcome. Pre-registration forms are available online. For more information please call or go online. 

Kingdom Rock VBS (Wed. Jul 30, 2014 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Join the Living Water Church of the Nazarene, 118 E. Jefferson St in Morris IL, for the Kingdom Rock Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday  July 28th- August 1st from 9am-Noon. Children 2 years through 6th grade are invited to attend. Please call or go online for details.

Day Camp (Wed. Jul 30, 2014 9:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Dickson Valley Day Camp  will be happening Monday-Friday, July 28th- August 1 from 9am-4pm for children kindergarten thru 5th grade at the Dickson Valley Camp and Retreat Center, 8250 Finnie Rd. in Newark IL. To learn more about the camp or to apply, please go online for details. Dickson Valley offers bus transportation with various pick up stations located in Oswego, Yorkville, and Plano.

Bookstore Anniversary Celebration (Wed. Jul 30, 2014 9:00 am - 9:00 pm)

The Open Door Christian Bookstore, 3125 S. 3rd Place in Terre Haute IN, is celebrating 30 years of business on Wednesday, July 30th beginning at 9am. They will have free cupcakes and gifts. 

Collecting Toys for Giftmart (Wed. Jul 30, 2014 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

The Kane County Cougars are collecting New, Unwrapped toys for Giftmart. Giftmart then makes these gifts available to low income families at a modest cost for the Christmas season. Each donation between now and July 11th donated at the Kane County Cougars main office at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark, 34W002 Cherry Lane in Geneva, IL, will earn the donor a free, undated ticket for the 2014 season. For questions regarding Christmas in July, please contact the Kane County Cougars by phone. For questions about Giftmart, please email.

Mission Monticello VBS (Wed. Jul 30, 2014 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Join the First Presbyterian Church, 214 S. Charter St in Monticello IL, for the Mission Monticello Vacation Bible School, Monday-Thursday, July 28th-31st from 5:30-8:30pm. Loving God and Monticello, we will put that into action by doing projects. Please call to register or go online for details.

Gangway to Galilee VBS (Wed. Jul 30, 2014 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join the United Methodist Church, 205 N. Third St in St. Joseph IL, for the Gangway to Galilee Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday July 28th- August 1st from 5:30-8pm. This free VBS will include dinner Monday-Thursday. The closing program will be Friday night at 6:30pm. Please register online and call for details. 

 

Agency D3 VBS (Wed. Jul 30, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Join the Families of Faith Church, 24466 W. Eames in St. Channahon IL, for the Agency D3 Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday July 28th-August 1st from 6-8:30pm. VBS is free and for the whole family. There is a class for every age from infants to adults, and even one for those with special needs! Registration begins at 5:45pm. Please call, email or go online for details.

Wilderness Escape VBS (Wed. Jul 30, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join the First Baptist Church at Savoy, 1602 Prospect Ave in Savoy IL, for the Wilderness Escape Vacation Bible School. This has been rescheduled for July 28th-August 1st from 6-8:00 pm.  If you had registered for the June VBS, a member of the VBS team will be in touch. Otherwise, please go online or call register or for details.

International Spy Academy VBS (Wed. Jul 30, 2014 6:28 pm - 8:28 pm)

Join the Faith Bible Church, 1600 E. Schuster in Joliet IL, for the International Spy Academy Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday July 28th-August 1st beginning at 6pm. Children 3 yrs. old to entering 6th grade are invited. Please call, email or go online for details. 

Operation Grace VBS (Wed. Jul 30, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:40 pm)

Join the Mt. Aetna Baptist Church, 8055 Jones Rd. in Terre Haute IN, for the Operation Grace Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday July 28th-August 1st from 6:30-8:40pm. Children 4yrs-6th grade are welcome to attend. For more information please contact the church by phone. 

Gangway to Galilee VBS (Wed. Jul 30, 2014 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm)

Join the Fox River Lutheran Church, 2785 E US Rt 52 in Sheridan IL for the Gangway to Galilee Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, July 28th-August 1st from 6-8:30pm. Children ages 4 through those entering 8th grade this fall are welcome. For more information or to register, please call or go online.

Son Treasure Island VBS (Wed. Jul 30, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Join the Bonnie churches as they come together for Son Treasure Island Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, July 28th-August 1st from 6:30-8:30pm. Children ages 4 thru 6th grade are welcome. The host churches are  Bakerville, Bonnie Church of God & Bonnie Methodist. The VBS will be held at the Church of God, 225 S.Johnson Avenue, Bonnie, IL. For questions, please call

The Paradigm Project (Wed. Jul 30, 2014 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Victory Christian Center, 1719 Broadway in Mount Vernon IL, presents The Paradigm Project Monday-Friday, July 28th-August 1st at 7pm. Speakers include, Jeremy Cline, Chris Slater, Bryce Voyles and Dalton Kane. Friday night will be an outdoor block party that starts at 5:30pm. The is free and open to the public. 

Thu. Jul 31, 2014

GraceHarmony in concert (Thu. Jul 31, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

GraceHarmony will be in concert at River Valley Church of Christ, 17 Owl Creek Lane in Fisher IL on Thursday, July 31st at 7pm. Please call or email for details.