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Community Matters on WCIC
13 minutes | Jun 6, 2020
Fighting Cancer with Faith
Karen Tripp with Cancer Companions explains how her organization works to help cancer patients through Bible studies and prayer teams. She discusses the importance of getting screenings and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on people getting these done.
12 minutes | May 30, 2020
Delivering Food and Hope
Ciaran Maloney from Peoria Charter talks about the food drive his company is organizing to help the community.
16 minutes | May 23, 2020
Helping Dads Make a Difference
Michael L’Esperance from back2dad.com has encouragement and advice for fathers, along with resources for being the best dad you can be.
12 minutes | May 16, 2020
Finding Comfort During Hard Times
Earl Johnson, author and co-founder of the Spiritual Care Division of the American Red Cross, talks about how being prepared before disasters can make a big difference when trying to help during them. He gives tips for coping during the coronavirus pandemic.
15 minutes | May 9, 2020
Helping Kids Adjust to a New Reality
Danny Huerta from Focus on the Family shares advice with parents as they begin to have conversations with their kids about what the new normal looks like.
12 minutes | May 2, 2020
Insurance in Illinois
Brian Snell, Divisional Senior Vice President Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois has insurance advice for individuals and families now without it, as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
13 minutes | Apr 25, 2020
Living Life as an Overcomer
Jessica Long, Team USA Paralympic Swimmer, talks about how her faith has helped her overcome adversity in life.
13 minutes | Apr 18, 2020
I Love Local
Lisa Weitzel, President of Illinois Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives talks about the importance of supporting small businesses during these challenging times. She explains the I Love Local campaign and gives numerous examples of how to shop local, even while sheltering in place.
15 minutes | Apr 11, 2020
10 Million Meals
Jeff Nene from Convoy of Hope details his agency’s plan to serve 10 million meals as a response to COVID-19. He describes what it has been like, serving others during this challenging time.
15 minutes | Apr 4, 2020
Serving Despite the Circumstances
Rev. Craig Williams, Executive Director for South Side Mission in Peoria, describes how his agency is serving the public during the coronavirus outbreak. He explains how difficult circumstances provide an opportunity to share hope in Jesus.
11 minutes | Mar 28, 2020
Sharing Hope During the Coronavirus Outbreak
Six pastors from the WCIC community offer encouragement to help families and individuals during the coronavirus outbreak, a time causing stress and worry for many people.
12 minutes | Mar 21, 2020
Staying Safe Amid the Coronavirus Outbreak
Dr. Christopher McDowell, an Emergency Medicine Physician for SIU School of Medicine and Memorial Health System in Springfield explains what coronavirus is, how we can keep it from spreading, and provides practical tips for you and your family.
15 minutes | Mar 7, 2020
What's Happening in Sheffield
Mary Lanham, Interim Village President of the Village of Sheffield gives an update on business and commerce in the village, plus an overview of activities and amenities in the community.
16 minutes | Feb 29, 2020
Hope When It Seems Hopeless
Joannie DeBrito, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, talks about how the community as a whole can be part of the solution for people who may not feel there is any hope left in living.
14 minutes | Feb 22, 2020
Help for Homeschool Parents
Arkasia Cox with the Association of Peoria Area Christian Home Educators talks about resources they provide to parents who homeschool their children and offers encouragement to homeschool parents.
16 minutes | Feb 15, 2020
Sharing the Blessings
Jada Hoerr, Development & Relations Director for Midwest Food Bank talks about her organization’s mission to fight hunger in Illinois, the United States and throughout the world. She describes how rewarding it is to serve others and what the organization hopes to accomplish in the future.
18 minutes | Feb 8, 2020
The Power of Forgiveness
Dr. Brian Adams, Author and Pastor, tells his story of how God changed him from a drug dealer into a minister. He talks about the power of forgiveness and how it can be a game changer in life.
18 minutes | Feb 1, 2020
Michael Austin from Christian History Magazine describes the role friendships had in spreading Christianity and the role spiritual friendships continue to have today.
16 minutes | Jan 25, 2020
Caring for Family Members with Alzheimer’s
Daryl Carlson, Manager of Education & Community Volunteers for the Alzheimer's Association Illinois Chapter - Peoria Office provides tips for preventing wintertime accidents for loved ones with Alzheimer’s. He shares about how his agency works on behalf of family members of those with Alzheimer’s.
13 minutes | Jan 18, 2020
Night to Shine
Rachel Chaffer with Bethel Lutheran Church in Morton describes a prom event designed to make teens with special needs feel included and loved.
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