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.  LAUNCH PARTY ~ October 2nd 2019-READ IT, CREATE IT, ACT IT, and PUBLISH IT!
Philippians 2:13-15 13 for it is God who works in you to will and to act in order to fulfill his good purpose. 14 Do everything without grumbling or arguing,So that you may become blameless and pure, “children of God without fault in a warped and crooked generation.” The you will shine among them like stars in the sky.
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:
Mixed Nuts- 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.  
Now Is A Great Time To Jump Into a Bible Study Group Our Tuesday morning bible study is at 9 am.  We are studying 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.
NEW Bible Study –   “Jesus In the Gospels” Every Wednesday.
9:15am – at church
6:00pm – at church
We are followers of Jesus.  Jesus is our leader, our LORD.  In this 9 week bible study we’ll explore how Jesus touched people’s lives, because Jesus is still touching people’s lives today THROUGH HIS FOLLOWERS!!!
Financial Peace University- Change your life NOW! 9 week course begins Wednesday.  7:30pm. Childcare provided upon request. Call the church office 309-347-3155.
Every Wednesday- Pastor Scripture Study from 6:00-7:00 pm in the Chapel.