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de la CroiX in Concert at American Lutheran Church

September 18, 2015 Comments Off on de la CroiX in Concert at American Lutheran Church
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Come experience the inspiring message and uplifting sounds of de la CroiX at American Lutheran Church in Bourbonnais on September 26. Doors open at 6:30 PM and the concert begins at 7.

de la CroiX is a family band of traveling “musicianaries.” Mom and Dad Tim and Danielle and their young adult children Dylan, Cyrus and Sydney hail from here in the Kankakee area and now call Oakdale, California their home. Their music is an eclectic blnd of country, folk-rock and blues, all with a Christ-centered message. There’s something for everybody to enjoy, with music, audience participation and amazing, inspiring testimony from this family that gave up everything they own to follow God’s call to a life on the road.

ALC is also hosting a special LYO Event and Youth Concert with de La CroiX on Sunday, September 27, at 5 PM. This concert is fre and open to all area youth groups and young people, junior high through high school. Young people are also invited to a youth event supper and ice breaker session at 4 PM that Sunday. Supper is $5 per person, and reservations can be made by calling ALC at 815-932-7515. Hurry–your reservation has to be in by September 23.

Learn more about de la CroiX at their website. American Lutheran Church is located at 1560 Career Center Road in Bourbonnais. Admission is free but love offerings are welcome. For more information, call the church at 815-932-7515 or visit www.alcbourbonnais.org

Growing Kids Chicago featuring Kent Olney

August 10, 2015 Comments Off on Growing Kids Chicago featuring Kent Olney
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Presented by the GEMs (Godly Encouragement for Moms), our own Executive Director Kent Olney will be presenting at Trinity Church of the Nazarene’s Cornerstone Gathering on Saturday, September 19, at 5:00pm. Dr. Olney’s talk is entitled “Little Things Matter Most.”

To register for the event, visit www.growingkidschicago.org and click on the Gems tab. For more information click here or scan the QR code above.

Save the Date: Date Night 2016

June 1, 2015 Comments Off on Save the Date: Date Night 2016
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Date Night 2016 is happening on Saturday, February 20, 2016! Check back soon for more updates.

Date Night 2014

January 10, 2014 Comments Off on Date Night 2014
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Join us on January 24 for Date Night! This year, Date Night features standup comedian Jeff Allen and married theatre duo Jim Shores and Carol Anderson Shores as Acts of Renewal. This evening will be full of fun and fellowship, so mark your calendar. Purchase tickets online or in person at the studios of Shine.FM or Love Christian Center in Kankakee.

Date Night is partially sponsored by LegalShield, your source for simple, approachable legal assistance. Contact your local LegalShield associate if you need help with anything from will preparation to parking tickets.
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Hands of Hope Positive Parenting Class

December 11, 2013 Comments Off on Hands of Hope Positive Parenting Class
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See the flyers below for more information. Classes take place in Joliet and Lombard, every Friday for 6 weeks starting January 10. Catholic Charities will help you and other parents learn positive parenting techniques for your family.

Fridays
January 10-February 14
Hands of Hope, 2121 Oneida St. Joliet
and
Hands of Hope, 26 W. Charles Rd. Lombard

Hands of Hope Positive Parenting Joliet

Hands of Hope Positive Parenting Lombard

Marriage Mentor Training

June 22, 2012 Comments Off on Marriage Mentor Training
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Are you and your spouse interested in becoming a marriage mentor? If so you do not want to miss out on the upcoming Mentor Training Days. Marriage, Inc. will be holding Marriage Mentor Training on October 18 and 25 from 6:0o p.m. to 9:00 p.m. You and your spouse must be able to attend both training days. The cost of training is $70/couple.

Not quite sure what being  a Marriage Mentor involves. Go here for more information.

 

Contact Kathy Heck  by phone at 815-939-5385 or e-mail: info@marriageinc.org if you have any questions or would like to register for this great opportunity.

Marriage Mentor Training

April 27, 2012 Comments Off on Marriage Mentor Training
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Are you and your spouse interested in becoming a marriage mentor? If so you do not want to miss out on the upcoming Mentor Training Days. Marriage, Inc. will be holding Marriage Mentor Training on May 8 and 15 from 6:0o p.m. to 9:00 p.m. You and your spouse must be able to attend both training days. The cost of training is $70/couple.

Not quite sure what being  a Marriage Mentor involves. Go here for more information.

 

Contact Kathy Heck  by phone at 815-939-5385 or e-mail: info@marriageinc.org if you have any questions or would like to register for this great opportunity.

Marriage Matters Class

April 17, 2012 Comments Off on Marriage Matters Class
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Join us for a Summer Series on

Marriage Matters

June 3 – July 1, 2012

 

Marriage exists in every known society and time period of history, and yet has become a topic of great controversy.  Why?  What is one to believe?  Does it even matter?      Come and explore the significance of marriage.

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College Church of the Nazarene

University Campus, Christian Life Center

Sundays,  9 – 10 a.m.

 

Topics include:

June  3     Why Marriage Matters to God

June 10    Why Marriage should Matter to You

                    (whether you’re married or not)

June 17    Why Marriage no longer Matters to your Neighbor

June 24    Why Marriage Matters to Society

July  1      Prayer for the Church, Society, and our Marriages

 

Led by

Kent R. Olney, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology, Olivet Nazarene University

Saturday to Remember: Marriage Getaway

March 30, 2012 Comments Off on Saturday to Remember: Marriage Getaway
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The Morris Ministerial Association presents “Saturday To Remember”. The audience will include seasoned marriages, recent marriages, and soon-to-be-married couples. A timely opportunity to move your marriage from “Good to Great”.

Saturday, April 21, 2012
8:45 a.m. -3:00 p.m.

Quality Inn- Chapin’s North Banquet Facilities: 200 Gore Rd. Morris, IL

Registration: $49/couple
$39/couple before April 11th

Contact and Registration:

Steve Cook
815-252-4744
cooksd7@aol.com

www.morrischurches.org


Date Night Follow-Up Session: MAKING THE MOST OF MARRIAGE

March 30, 2012 Comments Off on Date Night Follow-Up Session: MAKING THE MOST OF MARRIAGE
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Make the marriages in your church everything they can be with Dr. Kevin Leman’s proven relationship techniques. This popular seminar (now used in more than 10,000 churches and organizations!) features practical and proven truths couched in Dr. Leman’s trademarked humor and fun.

 

Date(s):             7 weeks: Mondays, 6/4-7/16

Time(s):            7 p.m-8:30p.m.

Location:         Mount Olive M.B. Church: 650 Fairview Ave., Bradley, IL

Materials:        Making the Most of Marriage workbook

Notes:               Participants are requested to purchase and bring student workbook to each class session. Student workbook is available at Amazon.com, CBD.com, or dr.leman.com

Childcare:       Yes

Class Fee:        Free

Class Size Limit:  60 people/ 30 couples

Registration Contact:   Alisha Clark – 815-768-6461; firstlady@mountolivembchurch.org