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Our chapter currently has 16 Good News Clubs in the public schools! These are our after-school Bible clubs for kids which include Bible lessons, games, Bible verses, missionary stories, and songs! Kids love attending the club. In (2018-19), the GNC reached 300+ children with 35+ children making decisions to trust Christ as Lord and Savior! Praise God for how He is working in the local area through the many volunteer GNC teachers. Want to join the team? Click on the "Volunteer" page to get started for fall clubs! Do you want to sign your student up for Good News Club? Go to the bottom of this page to download a permission form.
Christian Youth In Action
Christian Youth In Action is our summer program to train high school and college-aged students to teach 5-Day Clubs (see the video below. Students attend a two week training camp at Camp Good News in Washington, IL (near Peoria, IL).
This year's applications will be due before May 1st! If you are interested, call Cheryl Zvirblis at 815-529-6133 for more information.
5-Day Club is the club taught by CYIA students. (Click here to learn more.) They include the same elements of a GNC, but they take place one week from Monday through Friday for 1.5 hours. They happen in different locations throughout the county at host homes. If you are interested in hosting one for this summer, call Sarah at 847-223-2550 to schedule or email us at email@example.com .
Camp Good News operates with CEF of Illinois. Located in Washington, Illinois (near Peoria), the camp serves children year round. During the summer, children come to experience the beauty of God's creation for a week. Good News Club students can earn a free scholarship to a week of camp by completing one 60-Day Wonder Devotional and memorizing 10 Bible verses from club. Visit the camp website for more information.
Sign up for the Truth Chasers Club by clicking on the logo. The Truth Chasers Club is a free Bible correspondence course for children (ages 4-17). Bible lessons are mailed to you so that you can enjoy doing the activities and then send it back. Each lesson is read, graded, and prayer request are prayed for by volunteers. When lesson series are completed prizes are won for completing each level. Children learn more about their Savior and how to have a deeper relationship with Him through the lessons. Sign up now by clicking the Truth chasers logo!