Learn and Grow

At Pekin First no matter your age, you will find many opportunities to discover who God created you to be.



UNITEkids- K- 5th grade
Starting back up on August 25th Wednesday evenings at 5:30 at Grace UMC the kids will have activity time in the gym and a lesson with Miss Emmy.  Childcare provided for helpers with
littles 0-5.  Bible lesson and activities for them also.
Break Through Youth- 6th-8th grade 
The youth have some exciting activities planned.  Go to the Break Through youth Facebook parents page to check out what is happening.

High School Youth- 9th-12th grade
The High School Youth group meets every other Wednesday night.  The youth have some exciting activities planned for the school year. Stay tuned for more information to come.


Strengthen your soul through Bible Study and Small Groups.
We welcome new people to any of our groups!
Church office (309) 347-3155

Bible Study
7:00 am Ongoing
(Meets In Person at Ernie’s Restaurant)
Contact: Jim McClarey jmcclarey@pekinfirst.org
Are you an early bird?  Join Pastor Jim and friends at 7am every Wednesday. We meet at Ernie’s on Derby St. in Pekin, IL. for an hour of Bible study and conversation.
Bible Study
6:00 pm Ongoing
(Meets In Person & on Zoom)
Contact: Jim McClarey jmcclarey@pekinfirst.org
Join Pastor Jim and friends at 6pm every Wednesday.  We would love to have you jump in!  All study materials are supplied, and if you would like to join by Zoom just call the church and we will send you the Zoom link.