Welcome to First!

Welcome to First Church, a community of real people living a real faith.


Located next to the beautiful lagoon in Pekin's Mineral Springs Park, First Church is an inter-generational church with a place for everyone. With a variety of worship styles and times, activities and classes, you're certain to find a way to grow closer in your relationship with God at First Church.


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Saturday Informal Worship: 5:30 p.m.

Sunday Traditional Worship: 8:15 a.m.

Sunday Contemporary Worship: 10:50 a.m.


First Church is located at 1315 Court Street.

(Next to Mineral Springs Park and Pekin Hospital)




Sat., April 12, 5:30 and

Palm Sunday, April 13, 8:15 & 10:50 a.m.


Set in the palm branched sanctuary

“What Wondrous Love Is This”

Jesus’ Last Week in Scripture and Song

Palm crosses will be given as

a reminder of Jesus.


Maundy Thursday

April 17, 7:00 p.m.

Worship will conclude with communion

served at tables of 12.

Music and liturgical dance


Good Friday

April 18

A prayer vigil will be held in the

chapel 12:00 – 3:00 p.m.

A sign-up sheet is available in the narthex

for 15 minute intervals during that 3 hour

period. However, all are welcome to come and be in prayer at any time,

and stay as long as you wish!




Sat., April 19, 5:30 p.m.

Sunday, April 20, 8:15 & 10:50 a.m.


Worship will focus on “Easter Visits”.

Spring flowers will offer a sign of hope,

renewal and triumph.


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Upcoming Events

ROC Kids
ROC Kids - 4/19/2014 - 10:00 AM
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Easter Worship
Easter Worship - 4/19/2014 - 5:30 PM
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Easter Sunday
Easter Sunday - 4/20/2014
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Worship - 4/20/2014 - 8:15 AM ALL AGES!
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Office Hours

Monday thru Thursday:

8:30 am to 5:00 pm



8:30 am to 12:00 pm


Phone: 309.347.3155


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