Learn and Grow

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



Sunday School

Sunday School is taught at 9:30am in a combination of small and large group settings. We focus on bible stories and learning how to apply them to our daily lives. We use videos, crafts, and fun activities to learn the Bible stories and help them come alive in a way that is relevant.

Children’s Church

Children’s Church is offered during both the 8:15 am and 10:50 worship services on Sundays for children ages K – 4th grade.

Pekin 1st Kids

Pekin 1st Kids is offered for children ages K – 5th grade on Wednesday evenings from 6-7pm.  This is an evening of fun with a focus of learning how God is involved in everything we do.  Watch for details for Fall 2019 classes and events.
1 Samuel 21:27-28 I prayed for this child, and the Lord has granted me what I asked of him. So now I give him to the Lord. For his whole life he will be given over to the Lord.” And he worshiped the Lord there.
High School Youth meet every Wednesday night at 7:00pm in the Youth Room
Jeremiah 29:11
11″For I know the plans I have for you,” says the LORD.  “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.

Breakthrough meets on Sunday nights at 6pm.  Watch the bulletin or Facebook page for details.


Weekly opportunities:
On Sunday mornings at 9:30 am we welcome you to join an ongoing Bible study or one of our short term small group studies which includes a variety of topics. NEW Sunday morning bible study opportunity.  

Now Is A Great Time To Jump Into a Bible Study Group Our Tuesday morning bible study resumes a 9am on September 3.  We’ll dive into the inspiring and motivating story of the rapid expansion of the early church as found in the book of Acts.  Popular bible teacher Louie Giglio will share a teaching by video, then we’ll discuss the insights gleaned by the reading. Anyone is welcome. Brenda Sanders facilitates this group and you may reach her at 309-642-7723.

Every Wednesday- Pastor Scripture Study from 6:00-7:00 pm in the Chapel.