Around the District

Check out this page for events and activities taking place throughout the Spoon River District.  Be sure to follow highlighted red links for more information and/or downloadable fliers.  If your church is interested in having an event featured here, submit information to along with contact information for the event organizer.


Date Event Description

March 10, 17, 24, 31

April 7

Fish Fry For Five Fridays The United Church of Altona is offering fish dinners from 5-7pm during Lent.  For more details, follow the link to the left for a downloadable flyer.
 April 1, 2017 Reaching New People The Office of Congregational Development is hosting a Reaching New People workshop on April 1, 9:00 am-3:00 pm at Elmwood UMC, 821 W Main St., Elmwood, IL
April 8, 2017 Easter Egg Hunt Illinois City and Pine Bluff United Methodist Churches are hosting an Easter Egg Hunt on April 8 at Illinois City.  Details at left.
April 14, 2017 Denman Award Nominations The deadline for Denman Award nominations is April 14.  Please offer nominations for laity and clergy.  For details, please explore the Evangelism Award link to the left.

April 23-28, 2017

Five-Day Academy

Five-Day Academy for Spiritual Formation will be held April 23-28 at Lake Williamson Center in Carlinville, IL.  Discounts are offered for those registering before March 6.