District Gatherings

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Each month, retirees and spouses gathering together for food, fellowship, and fun. Join a group close to you!

Below is a list of the current groups with a contact person. There are other groups that are meeting and we will update the list as more information becomes available.

If you have meeting information on a group, please send it to Rev. Keith Anderson or Carol Sims. See you next month!

Regularly Scheduled Retired Clergy/Spouse Gatherings

District/Area Meeting Date Location Contact
Conference-wide (ARMS) Third Thursday in April
Third Thursday in October
Both at Mt. Vernon West Salem Trinity UMC Sam Totten, 618-244-3016 or Brad Henson, 618-214-5510
Cache Quarterly   Brad Henson, 618-214-5510
Embarras First Tuesday each month, 11:30 a.m. Usually at the Airport Restaurant, 410 Airport Road, Mattoon Bobbi Blackard, 217-825-7303
Illinois Meets every other month on the first Wednesday (June, August, October, December, February and April) Grand Buffet in East Peoria Phil Icenogle, 309-620-8290
Iroquois Danville Area: Second Tuesday each month, 11:30 a.m. Farmer's Chapel UMC Jim Williams, 217-431-1357 or Bobbi Blackard, 217-825-7303
  Champaign Area: Second Friday each month, 11:30 a.m. Ryan's Restaurant, Champaign Bobbi Blackard, 217-825-7303
Kaskaskia Fourth Thursday in March and September Olney Holiday Inn Brad Henson, 618-214-5510
LaMoine First Thursday as announced, 11:30 a.m. Rotates between Quincy, Rushville and Jacksonville Bobbi Blackard, 217-825-7303
Mississippi Meets quarterly. First Monday in March, (Annual Conference in June), Second Monday in September and First Monday in November   Brad Henson, 618-214-5510
Sangamon Decatur Area: Third Wednesday each month, Noon Camp One Way near Mt. Auburn Don Ferrill, 217-935-3502 or Claude Mosher, 217-877-6192
  Springfield Area: Second Monday each month, 11:30 a.m. Lighthouse Restaurant, Rochester Paul Sims, 217-498-7187 or Bobbi Blackard, 217-825-7303
Spoon 4th Friday each month, Galesburg/Quad Cities Area   Bill Schlobohm, 309-755-1194 or Phil Icenogle, 309-620-8290
Vermilion Every other month at Bloomington Wesley UMC   Keith Ferguson, 309-862-4727 or Phil Icenogle, 309-620-8290
Kankakee Area: every other month Contact Brent Phillips, 815-939-1347 or Phil Icenogle, 309-620-8290