• Women of Faith - United Methodist Women

    Our Purpose

     “The organized unit of Women of Faith (UMW) shall be a Community of women whose PURPOSE is to know god and to experience freedom as whole persons through Jesus Christ; to develop a creative supportive fellowship; and to expand concepts of MISSION through participation in the Global ministries of the church.”  

    According to the Book of Discipline of the United Methodist Church, it is stated that “In every local church there shall be an organized unit of United Methodist Women”. Our local unit is directly related to the District, (Spoon River) and Conference (Illinois Great River). Membership is open to ANY and ALL Women, to any woman who indicates her desire to participate in over 100 Global Missions of the church. Two Missions that our IGR Conference supports are Cunningham Children’s Home in Urbana and the Lessie Bates Davis Neighborhood House in East St. Louis. For 150 years UMW has been living Faith, Hope and Love in Action.

    President ~ Chris Moore

    Deborah Circle ~ Peg Willhardt

    Chr. meets 2nd Wednesday at 9:30 a.m.

    Priscilla Circle ~ Anita Anderson

    Chr. meets 3rd Monday at 7:00 p.m.

    For more information contact one of the Officers above. Also, there is a Directory in the Church Office that has all the information of our Local Unit.   

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  • Youth Group

    Youth Group is a fun and engaging ministry for young people in our community. It is open to all youth, regardless if they attend our church regularly or not, grades 6-12.

    We generally meet Sunday evenings from 6:30 - 7:30 pm at the Church, however we try to have one event monthly that may lead to a different time and/or location (these changes are always communicated by the youth group coordinators)

    What to expect

    A typical evening consists of worship, a devotion, food and fun! for more info please contact Adam or Michelle Carlson.


    Adam: (309) 368-0465 or

    Michelle: (309) 368-3382

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  • Senior Adult Ministry

    "The Vision of Older Adult Ministries in our congregation is to enhance the lives of older adults, spiritually, mentally, emotionally, socially and physically and to recognize them as individuals of value and worth who have and contributions and dreams for their church regardless of age."  

    Senior Ministry Coordinator

    Joyce Clark

    (309) 299-5682 or  

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  • Christian Education

    We offer Sunday School classes for all ages! Sunday School is a fun and inspirational way to grow in your faith and  form new friendships. Join us Sunday mornings from 10:30 - 11:30 am.

    G.R.A.C.E Place is our children's Sunday school,  ages 4 years old - 5th grade. Not only do we have arts and crafts, games and snacks but we also  study the bible, worship God, memorize Bible verses and have fun learning about Jesus and how He wants us to live. 

    We Also have classes for 6th - High School.  

    Every year our youth participate in the Palm Sunday,  Vacation Bible School, Christian Education Sunday and the Christmas program 

    Please call Chris Moore (309) 337-4162 if you have any questions about our education department.

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  • Prayer Shawls

    Do you know someone who needs a prayer shawl? Perhaps you know of a friend or family member undergoing a physical or emotional challenge or someone who has experienced a personal loss or needs a tangible reminder that there are people who care, and that God continuously wraps each one of us in His endless love!


    These Prayer Shawls are lovingly made by members of the congregation. Please take a Prayer Shawl to someone in need of prayer to remind them that they are loved.