Earth Dance 2019
Apr
27
1:00 PM13:00

Earth Dance 2019

Location: Dayspring Native American UMC, main (upper) level

For ages:  youth and older

Cost: Free Ticket Required. Go to www.eventbrite.com and search Earth Dance 2019

Bring used plastic shopping bags that we can reuse or recycle. Sierra Club will receive your donations on behalf of Standing Rock Water Protectors.

Connect, Celebrate, and Honor the Earth in Dance and Reverence through Earth Rhythm Dance 2019. A soulful collaboration through visual art, performance art, vibration and rhythm in which we dance our gratitude for all that connects us to the earth. 

Sponsored by Sherrie Campbell, Interfaith Alliance, Faith in Place, and Dayspring Native American UMC.

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SUPERHERO ACADEMY (2019 Multi-Week Cub Scout Adventure Camps)
Jun
3
to Jun 7

SUPERHERO ACADEMY (2019 Multi-Week Cub Scout Adventure Camps)

Week 1: June 3-June 7: Superhero Academy

Week 2: June 10-June 14: Ultimate Explorer 

Location: Dayspring Native American UMC, pavilion and building

For cost & registration go to: http://www.wdboyce.org/programs/cub-scouts/summer-camps/multi-week-adventure-camp/70324

Multi-Week Adventure Camp is a day camp open to boys and girls who are going into 1st - 5th grade. Scouts may attend one week, two weeks, three weeks, or ALL four weeks of Camp! 

W.D Boyce Adventure Camps are primarily geared toward Cub Scouts, but we are not a closed organization camp. ANYONE is allowed to attend and learn the values and skills associated with the Boy Scouts of America. It is our pledge that every child who attends Adventure Camp will have a stronger character, fitness habits, and appreciation for citizenship. 

Each camp location will host a variety of age appropriate program areas. Activities vary by location but may include archery, BB guns, scout skills, fishing, swimming, boating, games, Webelo's Workshops, and more! 

Multi-Week Adventure Camp programs are facilitated by a trained camp staff to provide an exceptional experience for your Scouts this summer. Leaders and parents are welcome to attend Adventure Camp to help at a specific activity or help walk the scouts to program areas. It is free for adult volunteers to attend camp and it is lots of fun! We appreciate you coming out to help and to see what your Scouts will be doing from day to day!

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ULTIMATE EXPLORER (2019 Multi-Week Cub Scout Adventure Camps)
Jun
10
to Jun 14

ULTIMATE EXPLORER (2019 Multi-Week Cub Scout Adventure Camps)

Week 1: June 3-June 7: Superhero Academy

Week 2: June 10-June 14: Ultimate Explorer 

Location: Dayspring Native American UMC, pavilion and building

For cost & registration go to: http://www.wdboyce.org/programs/cub-scouts/summer-camps/multi-week-adventure-camp/70324

Multi-Week Adventure Camp is a day camp open to boys and girls who are going into 1st - 5th grade. Scouts may attend one week, two weeks, three weeks, or ALL four weeks of Camp! 

W.D Boyce Adventure Camps are primarily geared toward Cub Scouts, but we are not a closed organization camp. ANYONE is allowed to attend and learn the values and skills associated with the Boy Scouts of America. It is our pledge that every child who attends Adventure Camp will have a stronger character, fitness habits, and appreciation for citizenship. 

Each camp location will host a variety of age appropriate program areas. Activities vary by location but may include archery, BB guns, scout skills, fishing, swimming, boating, games, Webelo's Workshops, and more! 

Multi-Week Adventure Camp programs are facilitated by a trained camp staff to provide an exceptional experience for your Scouts this summer. Leaders and parents are welcome to attend Adventure Camp to help at a specific activity or help walk the scouts to program areas. It is free for adult volunteers to attend camp and it is lots of fun! We appreciate you coming out to help and to see what your Scouts will be doing from day to day!

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CLASS:  Called to Preach - Part 2
Apr
13
8:30 AM08:30

CLASS: Called to Preach - Part 2

  • Dayspring Native American United Methodist Church (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Part 1 is required prior to taking Part 2. Part 1 offered on Saturday, April 6. Both dates are required for certification.

Cost: $30 (includes lunch)

Instructor: Rev. Camilla Hempstead

Required text: (Buy & read before 1st class) From Pew to Pulpit by Clifton F. Guthrie, (ISBN 978-0-68706-660-5).

To Register: Call/text Kim Wade 309-825-7237 or email at kamwade@hotmail.com

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CLASS:  Called to Preach - Part 1
Apr
6
8:30 AM08:30

CLASS: Called to Preach - Part 1

  • Dayspring Native American United Methodist Church (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Part 2 will be on Saturday, April 13. Both dates are required for certification.

Cost: $30 (includes lunch)

Instructor: Rev. Camilla Hempstead

Required text: (Buy & read before 1st class) From Pew to Pulpit by Clifton F. Guthrie, (ISBN 978-0-68706-660-5).

To Register: Call/text Kim Wade 309-825-7237 or email at kamwade@hotmail.com

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Native American Spring Gathering
Mar
30
10:00 AM10:00

Native American Spring Gathering

Free event with vendors selling Native-made, Native-styled, and Nature-themed items.

Come late snow or early rain … we don’t mind because we’ll be indoors celebrating Spring with drum song, dancing, and storytelling. Wear your regalia or come as you are. Everyone is welcome. Entrance and food are free. 

 If you are interested in being a vendor at this event, please contact Deb Roe at 309-678-9622. Table fee is $25.

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Storytelling and Spirit Drum Song at Fondulac State Park District
Mar
28
2:00 PM14:00

Storytelling and Spirit Drum Song at Fondulac State Park District

Fondulac Park District Office

201 Veterans Drive, East Peoria , IL 

No registration required. 

Cost: Free

Native made and Native styled items will be available for purchase. There will also be display tables with exhibits of historically traditional arts, crafts, clothes, dolls and musical instruments to view. Native-made and Native-styled handcrafts will be available for purchase. Presentation is open to the public and FREE admission.

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VERNAL (SPRING) EQUINOX CEREMONY
Mar
20
5:00 PM17:00

VERNAL (SPRING) EQUINOX CEREMONY

Dayspring Native American UMC, Basement and fire ring behind building

No registration required.

Cost: Free

A 4-hour fire ceremony to say our prayers and give thanks as we once again welcome spring to our world.  This is a time for balance, renewal, restoration, hope as we welcome the season of planning and planting.  As usual, we will have a potluck supper as well as time for connection and communication. If you’re a regular, bring a dish. If you’re a guest, bring an appetite. 

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Storytelling and Spirit Drum Song at Snyder Village
Mar
13
2:00 PM14:00

Storytelling and Spirit Drum Song at Snyder Village

Snyder Village

1200 E. Partridge St., Metamora, IL 61548

In the Activity Center

Come to Snyder Village’s activity center to hear drum song and Native American stories. There will also be display tables with exhibits of historically traditional arts, crafts, clothes, dolls and musical instruments to view. Native-made and Native-styled handcrafts will be available for purchase. Presentation is open to the public and FREE admission.

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Spirit Drum Presentation at LCHS Cultural Celebration
Jan
25
7:00 PM19:00

Spirit Drum Presentation at LCHS Cultural Celebration

Limestone Community High School, 4201 S. Airport Rd, Bartonville, IL 61607

Main Gymnasium

Join us at LCHS’s Annual Cultural Celebration to raise money for the March of Dimes. Dayspring’s Spirit Drum will add their voices to the celebration. We’re hoping to help the High School top the $1 million mark of raising money for the March of Dimes. International foods will be available for a small charge. Open to the public. Free of charge. 

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Nov
16
to Nov 18

Earth Care Convention

Must REGISTER to attend.

Friday Night

Fire Dancers

12 groups present on ways to care for the earth and make a difference.

  • Water

  • Garden Produce

  • Community Action

All Day Saturday

  • How to create and sustain a grassroots movement

  • Water

  • Storytelling and music: Air

Sunday

  • Interfaith potluck and prayer circle

  • Earth

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