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Q&R with Claudine Selenga

Q&R with Claudine Selenga

Pastor Nubako and Claudine Selenga from the Democratic Republic of Congo visited First Free Rockford two weeks ago with news from the Tabitha Center ministry in Kinshasa. Tabitha Centers now number 255 throughout Kinsasha, a city of 15 million people and the capital...
First Free Kids Summer Preview

First Free Kids Summer Preview

First Free Kids Ministries are in full swing again, both on Sunday mornings and with special events starting this Friday evening. We spoke with Kids Director Kari Heckler about what this summer holds. It must feel great to be talking about all of this again. Kari...
Q&R with Pastor Luke: Recalibrate

Q&R with Pastor Luke: Recalibrate

We spoke with Lead Pastor Luke Uran about the “Miracles” sermon series that just concluded and our new series, “Recalibrate.” What are some things that you learned or observed during the Miracles series? Luke Uran, lead pastor of First Free Rockford People in our...
Everything you need to know for Big Day of Serving

Everything you need to know for Big Day of Serving

Our annual Big Day of Serving is just two days away. From 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, First Free’s volunteer teams will beautify four venues (actually five!) around our community. Clayton Ganziano (Middle School Coordinator) and Meredith Domanico (Student Ministries...

Katie’s Story

Katie Larsen’s faith looks different today, after going through two life-threatening health scares. Most of all, she says: “I had to learn how to be honest with God. And even angry. It turned my life around.” Credits: Video by Nate Carter; music by Acreage (Musicbed...
‘This is an all-hands-on-deck day’

‘This is an all-hands-on-deck day’

Now is the time to sign up for our annual Big Day of Serving, 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 22 at four local sites. The registration deadline is Sunday, May 16. The venues and the needs Rockford Public Schools. Whitehead School, 2325 Ohio Parkway. Beautifying school...

Robert Meyer: Thankful

A life-threatening health crisis. Faith, peace and hope. In this Rockford Rescue Mission video, Robert Meyer — who attends our Contemporary Service — talks about how God is walking him through the...
Mother’s Day: Daughter Truths

Mother’s Day: Daughter Truths

Jesus used his disciples’ everyday circumstances as teaching points. Fishing, their familiar profession. Yeast in bread. Workers in a field. A vineyard. He spoke in terms they easily understood. About a year ago, he began to highlight things in my ordinary — speaking...
Church library reopens in a (slightly) new location

Church library reopens in a (slightly) new location

Did you know First Free has a library? In fact, it has recently moved … but only a few feet. The library recently reopened after being closed for a year because of the pandemic. It now shares the Prayer Room space, near the north entrance. The former library space...