Learn and Grow

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



VBS 2020

July 1 – July 31, 2020
COVID has changed the way VBS will occur – BUT this provides us with an excellent opportunity to FOCUS on God longer and make VBS a month-long impact in our kids’ lives!  Small groups will meet online once a week, and in person at church once a week.  Click the registration button below for more information, and to register your child.


UNITE Kids is offered for children ages K – 5th grade on Wednesday evenings.  Please visit our UNITE Kids Facebook page for more information:
or contact Emmy Thies at ethies@pekinfirst.org
UNITE Kids Choir 
Psalm 89.1 “I will sing of the Lord’s great love forever; with my mouth I will make your faithfulness known through all generations” 
High School Youth Group meets every Wednesday night at 7:00pm in the Youth Room.  We hope to be meeting in the church building again soon!


Breakthrough (6th – 8th grade) meets on Sunday nights at 6pm.  We are working on a summer plan for Breakthrough.  Stay tuned for more details.


Strengthen your soul through Bible study.
Monday Evening Online Bible Study
The church is challenged to bring reconciliation in a divisive world. On June 15th at 7:30 p.m. via Zoom, we will begin a nine week book study based on “One Blood: Parting Words to the Church on Race and Love”, by John M. Perkins, an African-American pastor. He is well known for his books and actions that invite evangelicals into social justice and civil rights.  If interested please call the church office (309) 347-3155. or Click Here to Register
Wednesday Morning Online Bible Study
Our men’s group continues to meet online via Zoom at 8:00 am.  If interested please call the church office (309) 347-3155.
Sunday Morning Online Bible Study
The adult Sunday Morning Bible Study group continues to meet via Zoom at 9:30 am. Each week we study scripture. The only book you need is the Bible. We will let you know what scripture to read prior to class. If you’re interested, please contact Debbie Helmick at (309) 253-4946 or call the church office (309) 347-3155.