Knox County Right to Life activities include the following:

***Ten general membership meetings. Each meeting includes an educational presentation and a letter-writing session (Members write to elected officials or to address some other life concern with a company or to friends to alert them to upcoming events).  Each of these meetings is hosted by a different church. Contact Pat R., 309-375-6816

***A Newsletter is published quarterly.  Contact Brent Z. or Roxanne at (630) 533-9363.

***The March and Rally for Life in Washington, D.C. This is attended each year by six to ten of our members.  They join with hundreds of thousands of other pro-lifers rallying, marching, and witnessing on the Capital Mall.  Contact Lisa, 309-342-7214 or Roxanne at (630) 533-9363.

***A Interdenominational Prayer Service. This service includes prayer, song and a Pro-Life Motivational Speaker. This year it is June 30th, see poster here.  Contact Roxanne at (630) 533-9363.

***LIFE CHAIN:   Knox County Right to Life joins with thousands of other Right to Life groups across the nation to silently pray and witness on Galesburg streets.  Following the Life Chain, there is a rally on the Public Square.  This has been held every year since 1991  Contact Roxanne at (630) 533-9363.

***Community wide Baby Shower: Each August, Knox County Right to Life sponsors this event to benefit the local Women’s Pregnancy Center.  Contact Women’s Pregnancy Center at (309) 343-4739

***Education:  Knox County Right to Life distributes Pro-Life literature, shirts, license plate covers, etc.; Pro-life Flags; Pro-life Facts of  Life for weekly use in church bulletins; Pro-Life Posters (a different one for each month) for display  in churches and hospitals.  We also do newspaper ads and billboards.  Contact Lisa, 309-342-7214

***FESTIVAL OF LIFE in October.  Past speakers include: Jill Stanek: Norma McCorvey; Gianna Jessen; Dr. Anthony & Cecilia Levatino; Bobby Schindler; Suzanne Vitadamo; Dr. John Diggs, M.D.;  Dr. Alveda King; Kenny McCaughey; Ryan Bomberger and Scott Klusendorf.  Contact, Pat C., 309-343-2852

***MAJOR FUNDRAISERS:   Sale of Christmas Ornaments; Christmas Wish List; Pancake Breakfast, Bake Sale and Donations.  Contact  Lori at (309) 337-7728.

***ADOPT-A-DAY to PRAY.  This is a coordination with churches in Knox County to pray each spring and fall, usually during the 40 Days for Life campaign time period.  Knox County Right to Life has contact people at churches who want to be involved and who encourage people at their church to pray from home during the time period.  Knox County Right to Life gives out Prayer packets to churches to distribute to those who sign up to pray.  Through the 10 churches involved in the spring, 148 packets were given out.  If you wish to participate in Adopt-a-Day to Pray, please contact Barbara B. or Roxanne at (630) 533-9363.