You are welcome

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.

Adult Ministries

Opportunities for all.

Whatever your age and stage in life, you can find community and deepen your faith together.

Life Groups Bible Studies Adult Communities
Serve Together Rooted Young Adults SonRisers (Seniors)

Life Groups

Local Community and Discipleship

Our Life Groups are committed to creating an environment where you can wrestle with what it looks like to faithfully follow Jesus. Through discussing Scripture, building friendships, and sharing life and faith together, you can grow deeper in your relationship with God and others. New groups launch regularly, in homes or online.

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Various days/times

We will find a group that fits your schedule and season in life.

Various locations

Host homes in Rockford area

Angie and Shawn's Life Group

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ANGIE & SHAWN

Bible Studies

BIBLICAL FOCUS in a MULTIGENERATIONAL SETTING

We offer a variety of group Bible studies for women and men. Each centers on a specific curriculum and typically follows a roundtable discussion format. These studies provide a welcoming environment to deepen your understanding of the Bible and build community.

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Wednesdays & Thursdays

Options for women and men Small fee to cover materials

Main Campus – Various

2223 N. Mulford Rd.
Rockford, IL 61107

Bible Studies at First Free Rockford

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TAFFEY

Adult Communities

Biblical Communities for Ages 50+

Think of these as close-knit communities within our larger church. Our several Adult Communities meet in church classrooms on Sunday mornings. Each emphasizes discipleship through community building, biblical teaching, connecting prayer and compassionate giving.

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10:30 a.m. Sundays

Singles and couples            

Main Campus – Various

2223 N. Mulford Rd.
Rockford, IL 61107

Adult Communities at First Free Rockford

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BEA & CHUCK

Food for the hungry

Serve Together

Change Your World

When we talk about going, telling and showing the love of Christ, serving together puts it all into action. We can connect you with volunteer opportunities that fit your gifts and passions. We’ll help you creatively serve and love your neighbors. And, together as a church, we value and practice generosity through giving.

Rooted Young Adults Ministry

Rooted Young Adults

Ages 18–25 | Year-Round

Rooted is our community for young adults and college students. We gather weekly on Tuesdays to help each other grow in our relationships with God, each other and the church family. Find your identity centered in Christ, pursue God-given dreams and goals, have fun together and ultimately enjoy a deep support system during all the transitions of young adulthood.

SonRisers

SonRisers

Opportunities for Seniors Age 55+

The “fourth quarter” of life provides new challenges and opportunities for deepening your walk with God, for social interaction and for service. SonRisers is a community of men and women who enjoy continuing education, day trips and discovering new opportunities to make a difference in people’s lives.
SonRisers gatherings are currently supspended until further notice.

Upcoming Events for Adults
Starting Point

STARTING POINT

In Starting Point classes, you can explore questions about God and Christianity. Discussion leaders walk the group through topics like beginning faith in Christ, prayer and reading the Bible. It’s a low-pressure environment and we don’t mind hard questions!

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Baptism

BAPTISM

We offer believers’ baptism several times a year. While we don’t believe salvation depends on this, it’s a wonderful act of obedience to Jesus to make a public declaration of your faith.

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Membership Matters

MEMBERSHIP MATTERS

Membership Matters classes are a great way to learn more about First Free Rockford—who we are, what we do, what we believe and how you can be involved. You’ll also hear about our history in the Rockford community and meet the people who oversee our current ministries.

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Big Day of Serving Poster

Love your city.

Express your faith through love

The vision of First Free Rockford is to see all generations go, tell and show the love of God in the city of Rockford and around the world. Let’s make this happen together at Big Day of Serving Saturday, May 22.

Registration opens Sunday, April 11.

Adult Ministries

First Free Rockford is a multi-generational church that celebrates and humbly shares the love and hope of Jesus Christ. Our Adult Ministries is here to serve you and cheer you on in your walk with Jesus Christ. Whatever your age and stage in life, you can find community and deepen your faith together. Let us know how we can help.

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Josh Pardee

ADULT MINISTRIES

Josh Pardee

Associate Pastor

Erin Blume

ADULT MINISTRIES

Erin Blume

Adult Ministries Director

Christine Jeffery

ADULT MINISTRIES

Christine Jeffery

Administrative Assistant