One FAMILY, Far-Reaching IMPACT

The Mission of the First Free Church Children’s Ministry is to:

  • Impact the children of our community with the message of Christ’s love for them.
  • Encourage children to accept Jesus Christ as their personal Savior and become a part of the church family.
  • Spark personal growth in their relationship with Jesus Christ and His Word.


Call Jen Mills, Director of Children’s Ministries, at 309.764.3381 or 309.781.7044 or send Jen an email at


Nursery – Sunday Mornings at 9:00

Providing quality, loving childcare while parents attend worship services.

  • Nursery, Main Level: Up to 1 year
  • Toddler Nursery, Main Level: 2 years old
  • Room 1, Lower Level: 3 years old

Children’s Church – Sunday Mornings at 9:00 (during school year)

Leading children into the experience of worship at their appropriate level while parents attend worship services.

  • Room 2, downstairs the entire Worship Service:  4 Years
  • Room 4, children are dismissed from the Worship Service:  1st thru 5th grades

Sunday School

Teaching the Scriptures on an age-level basis that will promote growth into Christ-likeness in the life of each child.

  • Birth – 2 years:  Infant Nursery – Main Level
  • 2 years:  Toddler Nursery – Main Level
  • 3-4 years and Pre-Kindergarten:  Room 1 – Lower Level
  • Kindergarten:   Room 3 – Lower Level
  • 1-6 Grades:  Room 4 – Lower Level