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It’s easy to plan a visit to one of our Sunday services. When you click the button below, you’ll first choose the service you want to attend and then answer a few simple questions about your interests in our church. After that, a member from our Connection team will contact you with details for your visit. You’ll also have a chance to ask any questions you have about First Free Rockford.

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...
‘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...
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...
Nate Carter: Embracing the Ridiculous

Nate Carter: Embracing the Ridiculous

Picture this: A military intelligence unit finds Bigfoot’s nest. They steal his baby, intending to turn it into a secret weapon. Bigfoot intervenes and … well, things get messy. Now another scenario: A man is swimming in the ocean off California when he’s bitten by a...