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Education and support for those interested in a vegetarian lifestyle

Vegetarians In Motion

Rockford, Illinois


Vegetarians in Motion meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of the month from September through June. 

Please bring a vegetarian dish to pass (no meat, poultry, fish, meat broth or gelatin) that will serve 8-10 people, plus your own plate, silverware and cup.

To be considerate of vegans and people with food allergies, please label dishes if they contain eggs and/or dairy products. Recipes are appreciated.

Admission: $3 for members, $5 for non-members, no charge for children

Meetings are held in the Social Hall of Our Saviors Lutheran Church, 3300 Rural Street, Rockford.
Use the main entrance on Corbridge Lane just across the street from the Church's large parking lot. 

Non-vegetarians are always welcome!


Upcoming Events

6:30pm - Potluck

7:30pm - Program

Tuesday, May 12: Program: Rev. Andria Skornik of Emmanuel Episcopal Church - “Vegetarianism and Faith: Exploring the connections between religion, spirituality, and the choices we make about food.”  The Rev. Skornik moved to Rockford a year ago to serve as the priest of Emmanuel Episcopal Church. She grew up and attended college in Portland, Or and moved with her husband Jordan to the Chicago area in 2008 to attend the University of Chicago Divinity School. Since moving to Rockford, she has enjoyed living near the Rock River with its great bike paths and taking up crew with the Rockford Rowing Club.

Tuesday, May 26, 7pm: Kevin Seuring is hosting a class in "Herbs and Essentials".  It will be an experience you never forget and you will also receive lots of great resource information to keep in your "foodie" files. Anyone who loves to cook but is a little nervous about "playing with your food" will have the confidence they need to succeed. But you need to sign up to start the process. Call 779-770-8536 to get in on this great class. The cost is $30.

Tuesday, June 9: Smoothies Demonstration by Jeanie Burke, R.D. Dietitian and Lifestyle Educator

Wednesdays, April 29-June 3 6-Week Wellness Program—Jeanie Burke, RDN Jeanie Burke - Brochure Registration Form

No meetings in July and August

Friday, August 14: VIM volunteers at City Market

Tuesday, September 8: Chef Diana Kramer of Tasty Tidbits Personal Chef Service

Tuesday, October 13:  Srivani Sridhar, MD

Tuesday, November 10: “Craniosacral Therapy” by Peter Gulatto



Volunteers are always needed to help setup or cleanup... come early or stay late!!


Vegetarians In Motion

Rockford, Illinois