The Pastor and congregation of the Assembly of God church in Hartford, IL are pleased to announce their first annual missions event, “Shoot for the Goal.”

Shoot for the Goal is the free throw event of the year that will take place March 24, 2012 at the East Alton Wood River Memorial Gymnasium starting at 8:00 AM. Guinness World Record holder Pastor Perry Dissmore invites you to create a team of 8 free throw shooters and to help come out and help him and others shoot a mind blowing 20,000 free throws and raise $20,000 dollars for missions. Pastor Dissmore himself will be shooting 10,000 free throws over the course of 8 hours while an additional 32 teams of 8 shooting in 1 hour time slots will attempt to make the other 10,000.

Get The Latest News!

Don't miss our top stories and need-to-know news everyday in your inbox.

Teams are asked  to get friends, family and others to sponsor them during that hour as they shoot for missions.

Article continues after sponsor message

The goal is to send $10,000 to Africa to help build 5 churches, and an additional $10,000 will be sent to Boys and Girls Missionary Challenge  to help in reaching the unreached people groups around the globe.

Prizes such as 6 Flags Season Passes, Cardinal Dollars, Grizzly Tickets, and much more will be available for the team who makes the most free throws and the team who brings in the most money for missions that day.

If you would like to participate in the event by creating a team and shooting, or by simply giving to support missions you log on to or contact Hartford Assembly of God at 618-254-9467.

More like this:

Sep 12, 2023 - Piasa Armory Hosting Customer Appreciation Day On Saturday

Nov 17, 2023 - CEO Of Girl Scouts Of Southern Illinois Loretta Graham Chosen As Honorary Commander

Oct 25, 2023 - Calvary Baptist Church Offers Free Fall Fun at Falliday Fest

Aug 17, 2023 - Alton High School Cheerleaders Launch Fundraiser

Oct 9, 2023 - Fall-a-Palooza Brings Family Fun to Metro Community Church