Mike Silva addresses crowd in Peoria Civic Center at 2003 event - Promise Keepers 2003. PK returns to the Civic Center this weekend. www.promisekeepers.org or 309-253-6947.

Promise Keepers Returns to Peoria!

Promise Keepers returns to Peoria this weekend at the Peoria Civic Center. The Christian men's ministry has impacted millions of lives over the past 18 years.

PK events are only possible through the local volunteer efforts of 500-700 individuals at each event. Only a handful of paid staff are at an event, with most of the recruiting, planning, and coordinating taking place by local volunteers.

Peoria Event Details:
Friday 8/8 6:30pm-10pm (doors open 5pm)
Saturday 8/9 9am-4pm (doors open 7:30pm)

Program features speakers, video, worship, and challenges based around 6 battles faced by men today.

Speakers include:
Don Davis (MC)
Mike Silva
Donald Bryant
Steve Sonderman
Dan Seaborn
Os Hillman
Samuel Rodriguez
Worship with Stephen Newby

George Bush Impersonator John Morgan
Comedian Scott Wood

Cost is $89.95, available online (www.promisekeepers.org) or at the door as space allows.

More details including promo vidoe, program overview, speaker bios and other program details are available at www.promisekeepers.org

Local information can be found at www.MenofAIM.org

Other activities over the weekend:
Thursday evening Volunteer Rally for volunteers & their families: 6-7:30pm Thursday August 7 at First United Methodist Church, 700 Main, Peoria IL.

Friday afternoon Blood Drive for Red Cross
Peoria Civic Center, Hall D

Saturday Morning Canned Food Drive:
Promise Keepers is partnering with Midwest Food Bank (www.midwestfoodbank.org), a ministry which assists over 600 other organizations each month free of charge.

Saturday Morning "Women of Encouragement"
Women will gather to cheer on and encourage the men as they arrive for the conference. For more information contact either Tracey Moushon (tracey@wpeo.com) or Twila Felker (soxiekat@hotmail.com)

Rich Gerberding
Assistant Event Director, PK Peoria 2008
(local volunteer position)
(note: no email access during day - phone call better for 8/7 - 8/9)

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