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
Nov 30 (Sun), 10:15 am
Carman in Concert - Admission is FREE . Come hear the story of Carman's battle with cancer and his passion to continue to win souls to Christ as he carries his cross all the way home. When Christian music veteran Carman found out on Valentine's Day he had terminal cancer, he thought God just might be calling him home because he had nothing more to give. After going public with his illness, the 57-year old singer-songwriter discovered he had an audience. Carman will not only be sharing his music in song, but will be telling timeless Biblical narratives with the gospel story.
Location: Calvary Baptist Church, 3036 Epiphany Lane, Eau Claire.
For info: (715) 832-8141
Dec 2 (Tue), 2:00pm to 7:00pm
Cardiac/Stroke Screening - This screening is free, but appointments are necessary. Space is limited to the first 100 people to register. This screening includes: Blood work for glucose, total cholesterol, and high density lipoprotein (HDL); blood pressure; body mass index; heart rhythm assessment; carotid bruits assessment; diabetes risk assessment; and the opportunity to discuss individual heart disease and stroke risk factors with a health professional.
Location: Sacred Heart Hospital, Community Auditiorium, 900 W. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire
For info & registration: (888) 297-1940 (9:00am to 4:00pm)
Dec 9 (Tue), 1:00pm
Christmas Luncheon - All women in the area are invited to a Christmas Luncheon. Come and hear Louise Kooiker, a former teacher and social worker, from Eau Claire. Louise will be speaking on "Christmas Prescence." Also, there will be a silent and live auction of Christmas baking, crafts and decoration.
Location: Eau Claire Country Club, 828 Clubview Lane, Altoona
For info & reservations: (715) 835-5288
Cost: $14.00 - inclusive
Dec 14 (Sun), 4:00pm
Christmas Concert - All are welcome to "Behold He Comes." This annual Christmas concert performed by the Bethesda Lutheran Church is under the direction of Lil Larson. The theme is Christ's lon awaited coming to earth as a babe in a manger and the long -awaited coming in the sky at the end of time. The 30 voice choir will present some wonderful anthems along with narration and scriptures. The program features University Brass, Children's Choir and amazing 4-hand piano. The free-will offering received will be given to the Salvation Army and APPLE Crisis Pregnancy Center. Child care available.
Location: Bethesda Lutheran Church, 123 W. Hamiton Ave., Eau Claire
For info: (715) 835-5031
Dec 21 (Sun), 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Wise Men Still Seek Him, Living Nativity - Come and experience the re-creation of the birth of our Savior. The Living Nativity will feature live animals and a memorable Christmas. Put the true meaning back into CHRISTmas. While your here, come in and warm yourselves with free refreshments. Join us in singing Christmas carols. Children will be able to craft their own nativity scene to take home with them to remember this special occasion. Admission is FREE.
Location: Cornerstone Apostolic Church, 110 E. Indepence Dr., Elk Mound
For more info: (715) 210-9878
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 firstname.lastname@example.org"
- Faith Evangelical Free Church, 705 N. Madison Ave., Stanley, Emily Eichstadt, "email@example.com"
- United Methodist Church, 2703 Bongey Dr., Menomonie, Kris Redman, "firstname.lastname@example.org"
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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