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

Life Groups

Local Community and Discipleship

New groups launching the week of October 9! 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

Bible Studies

BIBLICAL FOCUS in a MULTIGENERATIONAL SETTING

A variety of group Bible studies for women and men, each centering 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

Adult Communities

Biblical Communities for Ages 50+

Close-knit communities within our larger church. 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
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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Adult MinistriesFirst 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

Kathy Holliday

Administrative Assistant