Events

May 22nd-25th: VBS

Bayle City Baptist Church is hosting “SonQuest Rainforest” Vacation Bible School, Monday, May 22nd through Thursday, May 25th, from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. On Friday night, May 26th, there will be a family night starting at 7:00 pm.


May 27th: Tower Hill Concert

Tower Hill Free Methodist Church will be hosting a concert featuring Mark and Pam Fisher on Saturday, May 27th at 5:00 pm. Tower Hill is located at 207 South Erie. Pulled pork will be served. For more information, contact 217-562-4847.


June 3rd: 5K Fun Run/Walk

Join Roger Jennings for the 27th June Jamboree 5K Fun Run/Walk benefiting Alzheimer’s Association on Saturday, June 3rd at Roger Jennings, 1617 Vandalia Road in Hillsboro. A $20 entree fee must be received by May 22nd to receive a free t-shirt. There will be a free lunch, bounce house, and raffle prizes. For information, call 217-532-3200.


June 4th-8th: VBS

Bethel Baptist Church in Vandalia is hosting “Galactic Starveyors” Vacation Bible School on Sunday, June 4th through Thursday, June 8th. Kids will discover that the God who created everything wants a relationship with them! The VBS kicks off Sunday, June 4th at 5:00 pm. Monday through Thursday, June 5th through the 8th, VBS begins at 6:00 pm. Thursday night is family night. Galactic Staveyors is open to ages 3 years through 6th grade. Bethel Baptist is located at 182 on IL 185, Vandalia.


June 4th-8th: VBS

East Side Church of the Nazarene is hosting “Custom Garage” Vacation Bible School Sunday, June 4th through Thursday, June 8th from 6:00 pm to 8:05 pm. Children’s performance Sunday, June 11 at 10:30 am. Children who attend will learn about loving God and serving others. Each evening centers around Bible stories, songs, skits, games, memory verses, crafts, and snacks. Children ages 3 through 12 are welcome to attend this exciting VBS adventure and become part of the crew. East Side Church of the Nazarene is located at 2129 South 9th Street, Mattoon, IL.


June 5th-9th

Brownstown FirstChristian Church is hosting a “Maker Fun Factory”Vacation Bible School on Monday, June 5th through Friday, June 9th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.There will be a Carnival Kickoff on Sunday, June 4 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Open to all elementary grades with special activities for the 6th-8th graders. A light meal will be served during the Carnival. For more information, call (618) 427- 3687.


June 10th: Tower Hill Concert

Tower Hill Free Methodist Church will be hosting a concert featuring The Lesterson’s on Saturday, June 10th at 5:00 pm. Tower Hill is located at 207 South Erie. An ice-cream social will be served. For more information, contact 217-562-4847.


June 11th-15th: VBS

Odin First Baptist Church is hosting “Galactic Starveyors” Vacation Bible School Sunday, June 11th through Thursday, June 15th starting at 6:00 pm. There will be Bible study lessons, games, crafts, snacks, music, and recreation times. This VBS is open to ages 6 years through 6th grade. Registration is Sunday the 11th at 5:30 pm. The church bus is available for pick-ups, call 775-8868 if you want a ride to a glorious adventure of discovery.


June 12th-17th & 26th-July 1st: Soccer Camp

The First Christian Church of Effingham is holding Upward Soccer Camp. The cost to attend camp is $40 which includes both weeks, a t-shirt, water bottle, and a soccer ball. The first week of camp is June 12th, 13th, 15th, and 16th from 5:00 to 7:30 pm. Game day is Saturday, June 17th from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. The second week of camp is June 26th, 27th, 29th, and 30th from 5:00 to 7:30 pm. Game day is July 1st from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. The First Christian Church is located at 901 North Henrietta Street, Effingham.


June 25th: Gospel Concert

The Dysart Southern Gospel Music will be playing at Shelby Christian Church at 6:00 pm on Sunday, June 25th. For more information, contact Kay at (217) 774-2716 or at office@shelbycc.org.


July 9th: Tower Hill Concert

Tower Hill Free Methodist Church will be hosting a concert featuring The Chosen Ones on Sunday, July 9th at 5:00 pm. The concert is being held at United in Faith, 609 Fairgrounds Road, Pana. For more information, contact (217) 562-2944.


July 10th-14th: VBS

The First Christian Church of Effingham is hosting Treasure Hunt Vacation Bible School Monday, July 10th through Friday, July 14th. Each evening, VBS will meet from 5:30 to 8:00 pm and will feature music, bible studies, crafts, and snacks. The First Christian Church is located at 901 North Henrietta Street, Effingham.


July 22nd: Tower Hill Comedy/Magic Show

Tower Hill Free Methodist Church will be hosting a comedy/magic show featuring Reverend Richard Landrey with his sidekick Snowball the rabbit on Saturday, July 22nd at 5:00 pm. Tower Hill is located at 207 South Erie. A sloppy-joe picnic will be provided. Bring your kids, grandkids, and neighbors! With audience participation, it’s an excellent event for everybody. For more information, contact 217-562-4847.

 

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WJLY Staff