First Presbyterian Church of Urbana, a Member Church of the Presbyterian Church U.S.A. and More Light Presbyterians

C.O.P.E. (Cost of Poverty Experience)

Thursday, November 2, 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Royal Community Building 109 W Main St, Royal. $15 per person.
Experience poverty firsthand through a 2.5 hour role-playing event that allows you to face some of the real-life scenarios low-income families have to manage every day. From choosing between paying the power bill or putting food on the table, you will deepen your understanding of the obstacles that are faced, the decisions that are made, and the consequences that impact these families every day. Reserve your seat by Monday, October 23 by calling 217.337.2022 or register online at