Now thru Nov 24
Operation Christmas Child - Samaritans Purse is collecting shoesboxes filled with Christmas gifts for needy children around the world. Join the millions of others sending Christmas gifts. If you participate, in this worthy cause, you will more than likely have many questions how you can participate. Just go to this link for your answers... http://www.samaritanspurse.org/operation-christmas-child/pack-a-shoe-box/ Just 6 easy steps to participation
Oct 14 (Tue), 4:30pm to 8:00pm
3rd Annual Feeding Souls & Stomachs - There will be a dinner and concert. A FREE chicken dinner will be held from 4:30pm to 6:30pm followed by a concert with music and word at 7:00pm. The group Breaking Chains, a local Christian musical group will be performing. Funds raised will help support the Feed A Child Nyre You program that provides food bags each Friday to students at both Pedersen and St. Mary's elementary schools in Altoona.
Location: Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 2245 Hayden Ave., Altoona
For info: (715) 832-9953
Oct 16 (Thu), 6:00pm
Bountiful Harvest Dinner - In addition to a delicious dinner, there are a number of other activities. Michael Perry will be the guest speaker. Michael is a local author and amateur pig farmer. (see below more about Michael) The evening includes raffles and a silent auction. Dinner features foods of the land and water. There will chicken, turkey, venison, elk, pan fish and more. Michael has written several books: Population:485, Coop, Red Truck and Visiting Tom. He can also be heard on public radio's Tent Show Radio as well performs with the musical group Michael Perry and the Longbeds.
Location: Hope Lutheran Church, 2226 Eddy Lane, Eau Claire
For info or tickets: (715) 832-1414
Cost: $20 per person for Dinner/Speaker; $15 Speaker only. Tickets available at Hope Lutheran Church.
Oct 18 (Sat), 10:00am
3rd Annual Jamin' Jog Fundraiser - At 10:00am the race/walk starts. The kids 1/4 mile race is at 10:45am. Coffee, hot chocolate and popcorn will be available during the events to be purchased. Crestview is a K-8 non-denominational Christian School that has been serving the Chippewa Valley since 1997. Crestview's mission is to help children reach their potential intellectually and morally. Please come join the fun and celebration of what God is doing in the lives of the children at Crestview.
Location: Tower Ridge, Cty L, Town of Seymour
For info or to register: (715) 835-2275
Register by Oct 3 to guarantee getting a Jamin' Jog tee shirt.
Oct 19 (Sun), 6:30pm
Free Desert Banquet Fundraiser - The speaker Mike Peplinski is a local teacher, coach and former Olympian. The entertainment for the evening will be provided by Fifth Element out of UWEC. Young Life is all about wild and crazy ideas with a purpose. At weekly Club meetings you have a blast being with other friends. The intent of Young Life is to let young teens know about the love of Jesus Christ and how it relates to each and every person. We believe that teens deserve to know what life can hold for them. We love teens and believe the best about each and every one of them. We invite you to this Desert Banquet to get to know how you too can be a part of this ministry to teens in our area.
Location: Wild Ridge Golf Club House, 3905 Kane Rd., Eau Claire
For info: (715) 831-1444
Oct 21 (Tue), 11:30am to 3:30pm
Business Expo & Job Fair - More than 155 businesses will showcase their products and services, and more than 55 businessess also will be recruiting people for new jobs, internshships and apprenticeships. The Business Expo is an ideal networking opportunity for business professionals in the area. This event is coordinated by the Eau Claire Chamber of Commerce.
For info: (715) 834-1204
Cost: $5 per person or free admission with a student ID or military ID. In addition hundreds of free admission tickets were given to the Eau Claire Job Center for those seeking a job. Also, there is free admission to children under 12 accompanied by an adult.
Oct 23 (Thu), 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Fall Spaghetti Dinner - Come enjoy "Grandma Judy's Secret Sauce" (homemade and very good). Your dinner includes a tossed salad, corn, breadsticks, coffee and a wonderful fall dessert. There is "call-ahead" drive thru service if you don't want to get out of the car. - (715) 723-3697.
Christ Lutheran School serves grades Kindergarten thru 8th grade. Since 1993 we have been providing Biblical, Christ-centered education with high academic standards, small class sizes, and dedicated teachers. The purpose of Christ Lutheran School's education and training is to help students know and continue to grow in their relationship with Jesus as Savior and Lord in keeping with Word and will of God. We are here to help parents raise their children in the discipline and instruction of the Lord. (Ephesians 6:4)
Location: Christ Lutheran School, 467 E. Colome St., Chippewa Falls
For info or to call ahead for drive-thru pickup: (715) 723-3697
Suggested donation: $7.00 per dinner. 100% of funds raised go directly to help pay for tuition assistance, office supplies, teacher supplies, classroom needs, etc.
Oct 24 (Fri), 7:00pm
Forever Be Sure Concert - The goal of Forever Be Sure is to glorify God by composing, arranging and performing message-based music with culturally-appropriate sounds that help God's people accurately and passionately worship our Creator and Savior, Jesus Christ. Our aim and desire is to help fill an increasing void as we provide tasteful music that will spark a connection with the generation of saints in our era. The Forever Be Sure is a local group of musicians of the John Schopf family. John Schopf is the pastor of the Lighthouse Baptist Church, Eau Claire. Everyone is invited to this FREE event. A free-will offering will be taken.
Location: Word of Life Bible Church, 3732 Spooner Ave., Altoona
For info: (715) 833-9673
Listen to a demo song: youtube.com/user/foreverbesure
Oct 28 (Tue), 1:00pm
Eau Claire Womens Connection - All women of the area are invited to hear Kathi Bishop of Lodi speak on being "Happier and Healthy." Kathi was a former beauty queen and flight attendant who found true friendship, in Jesus Christ, that lasts forever. The special feature, "You're Driving Me Crazy," will be by Jeanette Scheuermann who will challenge us to reassess our driving habits.
Location: Eau Claire Country Club, 828 Clubview Lane, Altoona, WI
For info & reservations: (715) 835-5288 - Darla; (715) 832-2052 - Ann
Reservations necessary by Oct 23 (Thu)
Cost: $14, inclusive.
Sponsored by Stonecroft Ministries
Oct 29 (Wed), 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Free Metabolic Event - Many of us know we have the power to make healthy choices, but do we understand the blocks that keep us from accessing it? Join Sacred Heart & St Joseeph Hospitals for a lively, free metabolic syndrome session. What is "metabolic syndrome?" It isn't a disease itself, but instead is a grouping of risk factors that raise an individual's risk for heart disease, diabetes, stroke and more.Having any one of these risk factors isn't good, but when combined, they set the stage for serious health problems.
Location: 29 Pines/Sleep Inn & Suites Conference Center, Cty T & Hwy 29, Eau Claire
For info & registration: (715) 717-6565
Cost: The session is FREE, but registration is required.
Iron Disciples - The Iron Disciples Christian Motorcyclists Assn., Eau Claire Chapter meet on the second Sunday of each month. The meetings are held beginning at 4:30pm at the Culver's Restaurant, 2753 Commercial Blvd., Chippewa Falls, across from Wal Mart in Lake Hallie. Join us for burgers and ice cream for fellowship, share ride stories, evangelism experiences and talk bikes. Meeting locations, ride and event schedules are posted on the Iron Disciples website (cmancr3.org). Everyone is welcome.
Leading With Power - Leading With Power, Chippewa Falls meet on the second Thursday of each month at 11:45am to 1:00m.. A men's leadership lunch open to all men. Lunch and door prizes followed by an inspirational speaker on topics realted to leadership.
Location: Eagle's Club, Hwy 53 Bus, Hallie (across Hwy. 53 Bus from Farm & Fleet)
For more info & RSVP: go to leadingwithpower.org
Cost: Free lunch
Website: leadingwithpower.org < speakers list
Thursday's (weekly), 12noon
Mondovi Area Prayer Meeting - If you live in the Mondovi area and would like to pray for your community and the entire Chippewa Valley, then join other Christians each Thursday at noon in the basement of the Mondovi City Hall to pray. Join other Christians and pray for our schools, families, singles, our churches, businesses, government and more.
Location: Mondovi City Hall, 156 S. Franklin St., Mondov (basement of City Hall)
Info: 287-4435, Margie Meis
Sammy's Groups In The Area - Mom's do you need a "soft" place to land every week? A mother's life can be tough! In the midst of a mom's busy week, with all of her errands, cleaning, child raising, and home management. Be a part of this mother's group - where you can "refuel." Develop genuine friendships, Bible studies and where you can be yourself. Whether you're a first time mother, expectant mom, or a grandmother - as well as any place in between, your welcome.
Locations & contact info:
- Harvestime Church, 3231 S. Hastings Way, Eau Claire, Cathy Jensen, "cathy email@example.com"
- Faith Evangelical Free Church, 705 N. Madison Ave., Stanley, Emily Eichstadt, "firstname.lastname@example.org"
- United Methodist Church, 2703 Bongey Dr., Menomonie, Kris Redman, "email@example.com"
Web site: "strengthamongmomsministry.com"
Hope Gospel Mission
Hope Gospel Mission, in Eau Claire, has a favor to ask of you if you're a small business owner. Would you help Hope Gospel Mission help others by considering helping a Hope resident who has successfully completed a one year employment readiness course? If you would like to be notified when applicants are available or are interested in helping to give someone a second chance, call Hope Gospel Mission.
Info: 839-9498, Ext. 108
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