Two-Day Lovesong Marriage Conference scheduled

MATTOON -- Broadway Christian Church, 1205 S. Ninth St. in Mattoon, will host the Lovesong Marriage Conference Friday and Saturday. Friday evening begins at 5:30 p.m. with a dinner. Saturday begins at 8:30 a.m. The cost is $20 per couple or $10 per person. This event is for married couples, engaged couples and those in a serious dating relationship. For reservations or details please call 217-235-4009 or email

Pumpkinfest to be held at Fields Church

MATTOON -- Come out and experience Pumpkinfest from 9 a.m.-noon this Saturday with your entire family. There will be crafts, playgrounds, bounce houses and games for the younger kids and a monster truck show, ninja course and rock climbing for the older kids.

There will also be carnival games and prizes; crafts; concessions: popcorn, cotton candy; rock wall; inflatable bounce house and obstacle course; American Ninja Warrior course; and dodgeball.

  • Monster Truck Show: 9:15 a.m., 10:15 a.m., 11:15 a.m.
  • The Big Show: 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m.

The Fields Church is located at 900 Dewitt Ave. E., Mattoon.

For more information, visit, call 217-234-2795 or email

Trunk or Treat Family Night to be held at Grace Fellowship

MATTOON -- Join Grace Fellowship Church, 2220 Western Ave., Mattoon from 5-7 p.m. Saturday for Trunk-or-Treat. They will have hot cocoa and popcorn as well.

For more information, call 217-234-6064 or email

Ashmore United Presbyterian to hold Centennial Building Celebration

ASHMORE -- Join the Ashmore United Presbyterian Church, 201 S. Illinois St., Ashmore, for their centennial building celebration this Saturday from 2-7 p.m. with a Historical Society display and tours, kids games, dunk tank, live music and food; and on Sunday with a  9 a.m. Sunday School and 10 a.m. Worship Service with potluck lunch following the service.

Mackville Bluegrass performs at Old State Road Christian

CHARLESTON -- Mackville Bluegrass will be in concert on Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Old State Road Christian Church, 13982 Old State Rd. in Charleston. A free will offering will be accepted. For more details call 217-345-3003 or email

St. Mary School PTG Fourth Annual Trivia Night scheduled

MATTOON -- St. Mary School PTG is hosting its fourth annual Trivia Night and Silent Auction at 6 p.m. Saturday. Entry is only $10. This year's trivia night will feature only entertainment questions.

Immaculate Conception Parish Center is located at 1920 Richmond Ave., Mattoon.

Contact St. Mary School at 217-235-0431 or find them on facebook at

Friend and Family Day and Fall Fest to be held at East Side Church of the Nazarene

MATTOON -- The Mattoon East Side Church of the Nazarene is having a “Friend and Family Day” on Sunday. Gospel Trio “State of Grace” will be providing a concert in the morning service. A free will offering will be received.

Friends and guests are also invited to the church “Fall Fest” Saturday beginning at 5 p.m. behind the church. Yard games, wiener roast and hayride will be part of the fun.

The church is located at 2129 S. Ninth and may be reached at 217-258-6519 or

Moms Group to meet at Walnut Grove

ARCOLA -- Walnut Grove Christian Church, 12930 E. C.R. 1700 N. in Arcola, will host a Moms Group each Monday at 9 a.m. Childcare is provided for this scripture based book and video study. For more details please call or email at 217-856-2155 or

Trunk or Treat to be held at Zion Hill Church

MATTOON -- Zion Hill United Methodist Church, 2436 N. County Road, Mattoon at Lake Paradise, will hold their Trunk or Treat from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday. All are welcome to visit the Wabash Firehouse down the road following the event.


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