Way of Lights Walk at The National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows Belleville, IL November 14, 2017

Experience over one million miniature lights illuminating trees, figures, and displays that depict the true Christmas story. This walk is like no other walk in the area. Bring your family and friends to enjoy an awesome evening. The Shrine is not open for public display during this event, so minimal traffic will interfere with your enlightening walk experience. Bring a flashlight to light the way as you walk though the Way of Lights and see the renovated stations of the cross.


Soup Walk O’Fallon, Illinois November 4, 2017

Soup Walk & Community Food Collection starting at Faith Lutheran Church. The Rock Springs Nature Center is on the 5k loop that goes through Rocks Spring Park. Please bring one can of soup per person (CHICKEN NOODLE OR VEGETABLE BEEF). The soup will be added to a pot for poor man’s soup pot for the soup and bread social following the walk. All walkers can share in soup, hot bread, and fellowship. Desserts will be available for a nominal donation. Walkers are asked to bring one or more nonperishable item(s) to donate to the O’Fallon Food Pantry.