The Gathering Blockbuster Schedule is Here!

As the days of summer gain momentum, so does our calendar of events for our Gathering schedule.  (Formerly known as First Fridays.) Please find below our summer listings and mark your calendars accordingly.

Annual Shindig | June 17th | 1:30 pm 

The Moorhusen’s Place


Our annual shindig out on the river at Jim and Sunny Moorhusen’s home, 18920 River Road North Cordova, IL.  Barbecue lunch will be served at 1:30 pm. This promises to be a fun family event which includes lawn games, boating, swimming and fun! You can also take a spin on the bike path!

Click here for pictures from the Shindig!

Pool Party & Cookout | July 29th | 2:00 pm

 The Bealer’s Place 

Pool party at Beth and Bryan Bealer’s in Coal Valley.  The Bealer’s have a beautiful home and a lovely pool area, so bring your swimsuits and plan on a terrific afternoon starting at about 2 p.m.  We will have a cookout which will include burgers etc.

Bealer’s Place
6 Pinehurst Court
Coal Valley

Directions: Drive past Naibi Zoo. Turn right about 1 mile past the zoo into the residential area.

Parking: Park is available along the street! (Carpooling is encouraged with mostly street parking available)

River Bandit’s Game | August 3rd | 6:30 pm | Tickets $20

Take Me out to the Ballgame! Join us Friday, August 3 at Modern Woodmen Park to root on the River Bandits! We have booked a large suite which is an indoor/outdoor facility. That means if you want to socialize inside in air-conditioned comfort you may, or if you want to sit in box seats to better take in the game in the stands, you may do that too, or both! Cost for the tickets is $20. Kindly RSVP by July 31st. 80 tickets available.

First Congo Classic | September 15th

1:00 pm Tee Time | $55/person,  $220/Team 


The final event for the summer will be the First Congo Golf Classic Fundraiser at Highland Springs Course on Saturday, September 15.  Tee time is booked for 1:00 pm. You may sign up individually or bring a foursome! The format is 4 person preferred ball with prizes galore including a raffle and 50/50 tickets.  Price includes greens fees, cart and a steak dinner afterwards. Guests are welcome. All proceeds go to our church ministries. Deadline to sign up is September 1st.

Donations are welcome including any gifts you may wish to provide for prizes. An ideal way to promote your business.  Please contact the church office with questions or to sign up! (309-762-0787).

Ready to Sign Up?

Interested in attending one or all of the summer Gathering Events? We made it really easy for you to sign up! Click the Sign Up Here button (or fill out the form below). To make a payment for the River Bandit’s Game or for the First Congo Golf Classic click on the Pay Here button below. If you have any questions or problems please call the church office 309-762-0787.

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