Coordinator: Rose Beard

The Central Illinois Community Blood Bank is a not-for-profit organization originally formed in 1971 by St John’s Hospital and Memorial Hospital in Springfield to provide the blood needs of their hospitals.  Now 19 hospitals in central and southwestern Illinois are part of the CICBC service including Hillsboro, Pana and Greenville.  Blood drives are held every other month (odd number months) in Hillsboro at the Moose Club.


The CICBC now collects over 40,000 life-saving units of blood per year.  The Hillsboro drive usually brings in between 80 and 100 units.  Each unit of blood is divided into 5 components; so many people can be helped with a single donation.


Rose Beard serves as the coordinator of the Hillsboro drive and she can always use help.  In addition to donating blood, there are a number of other opportunities.  You can help by putting up posters, setting up tables, manning the snack table, making reminder calls, writing thank-you notes, and coordinating the volunteers.  If you can help out, contact Rose at 537-3571.


  September 2021  

    KIDS ALIVE meets every Sunday at 10:15 am on the top floor.  We start in the main room on the east end.  Typically, we are finished shortly after 11am.  If you have any questions or need more information, contact Priscilla Mathews 



    If you have not gotten an email from the church lately, we don't have your email address.  Please email it to the church office at:  hillsboropc@hotmail.com and we will send you an email for upcoming events.



    Nursery Care is provided for children 5 years of age and younger on the lower level of the church for the Sunday Services.  CURRENTLY WE ARE NOT OFFERING NURSERY CARE DUE TO THE PANDEMIC

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    We have continuous collections for 

    St. John's Breadline:  We collect plastic containers with lids which are used to send home meals for those who are served through St. John's Breadline, a ministry to feed the hungry in Springfield, IL.  There is a collection barrel located on the main floor hallway.  

    Shoeman Ministry:  We collect good used shoes to donate to the Shoeman Ministry, who use these shoes to provide for needs in both the United States and various countries in Africa.  For more information on the Shoeman Ministry please go to their website.  There is a collection barrel on the main floor hallway.  We ask that all pair of shoes either have their laces tied together or have a rubber band holding them together.  

    Penny Jar / Angel Tree:  We collect loose change in an empty 5 gallon water bottle located on a table in the main hallway. The money collected is used to purchase items for the local Angel Tree ministry which provides Christmas gifts for children in need.  

    Food Bank:  We have a grocery shopping cart located in the main hallway where you may drop off food items for the community food bank. The community food bank is located in the Salvation Army Store.  There is a list of the items most needed in the shopping cart, but all food is accepted.  


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