Autumn Fest

Join us at Autumn Fest

Annually-2nd Saturday in October

10:00am to 4:00pm


Plan on joining us this fall to experience outdoor ministry at LOMC in Oregon, IL

A freewill donation will be accepted throughout the event to offset activity costs and help LOMC. Thank you!!!


When you arrive…

Please visit the MOLINE DINING HALL for info, restrooms and more.

Autumn Fest 2023 Proposed Schedule

2023 Schedule
*All times and activities are subject to change due to weather and volunteer help.


  • 5K DONUT FUN RUN/WALK: 10:00AM (Start east of LOMC Office near Hogan Hill sign at end of parking lot)
  • Apple Cider Pressing (Pole Barn, ongoing throughout the day)
  • Archery (2:00-2:30pm and 2:30-3:00pm, Tim Geissler Memorial Archery Range)
    • YOU MUST SIGN UP AT THE DINING HALL (limited spots available)
  • Autumn Fest Fair
  • Bags/Cornhole Games (Location: Pole Barn, ongoing throughout the day)
  • Bake Sale (Location: Moline Dining Hall, ongoing throughout the day)
  • Crafts for kids (Location: Pole Barn, ongoing throughout the day)
  • Devotions in Creation: 11:30am or 1:30PM (Start at the Drama Drum – short walk or ride in wagon)
  • Fishing (Paul’s Pond, please bring your own fishing equipment)
  • Hiking (Miles of trails, maps available)
  • LOMC Store (Location: Moline Dining Hall, ongoing throughout the day)
    • Bake sale items, 2024 calendar, clothing and more.
  • Popcorn (Outside Norm Nelson Program Center, blue roof building)
  • Pumpkin Carving (West of LOMC Office)
  • Wagon Rides (10am-12pm and 2:00-3:00pm, Location: Start near Drama Drum)


  • Location: Moline Dining Hall
  • Hot dogs and chili (plus condiments, drinks and items to put on chili)
  • 11:00AM-1:00PM
  • Tickets and meal available in the Moline Dining Hall
  • $6 per person (4 and under free)
  • Purchase a dessert at our bake sale!
  • Not a hot dog/chili fan? Consider picking up lunch at any number of great restaurants in Oregon, IL and eat at the Moline Dining Hall or create a picnic outside at the Pole Barn or elsewhere at LOMC. Click here for suggestions…


  • Don’t lose… USE your two Thrivent Action Teams for 2023.
  • We can help you set up an Action Team to help the 5K or Autumn Fest.
  • Pumpkin carving, 5K fundraiser, bake sale and more ideas!
  • Contact Rob to get info on creating a Thrivent Action Team.

Help is Needed!

We needs lots of great help! Parking help, musicians, crafters, bakers, 5K help, cider pressing people, pumpkin wranglers and more. Join us for a fun day for all. **Easy 1 hour timeslots!