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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.

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Discover God’s love.

Every kid has a unique personality and God has a special plan for each of them.
“Jesus said, ‘Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them,
for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.’”

—Matthew 19:14

Sundays Wednesdays Dedications
Summerama Moms Day Out

Sundays

BIBLE–CENTERED KIDS PROGRAM | YEAR-ROUND

Our Sunday morning kids program encourages your child to discover and live their faith in Jesus as we explore the great stories of the Bible together. All activities are led by trained leaders in a purposeful, safe, and age-appropriate way. Visit us in the Kids Lobby before your service starts and we will help you check in and find your kid’s classroom.

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Sunday Mornings

During 10:30 a.m. service
Age 3–Grade 5
Check-in required

Main Campus – Kids Wing

2223 N. Mulford Road
Rockford, IL 61107
Various Kids Rooms

Having fun in kids ministries

I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth.

3 John 1:4

Wednesday Nights

STARTING SEPTEMBER 8, 2021

Kids play team games, memorize Bible verses, and explore different Biblical stories and people with their group leaders and friends. Your family does not need to attend First Free Rockford to participate.

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6:30–8 p.m. Wednesdays

Age 3–grade 5
Begins Sept. 8, 2021

Main Campus | Kids Wing

2223 N. Mulford Road
Rockford, IL 61107
Various Kids rooms

Wednesday night in kids ministries

“My kids love to come on Wednesday nights and see their awesome leaders and friends. They love the lessons and small group time!”

LAURA

Parent Child Dedications

SUNDAY DEDICATION SERVICES | YEAR-ROUND

Parent-child dedication is a way for parents to declare their own commitment to raise their child in a home where God is the center. We host dedications during our Sunday morning services several times a year.

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2021 Dates

Sunday, June 27
Sunday, October 24

Main Campus – Sanctuary

2223 N. Mulford Road
Rockford, IL 61107

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Summerama Day Camp

Summerama Day Camp

FAITH, FRIENDSHIP and CREATIVITY | SUMMER

Summerama serves Rockford area families by providing a fun and caring day camp experience for kids. Campers choose from a variety of activity focuses each week and participate in daily crafts, games, Bible lessons and singing. Visit website for 2021 dates.

Mom's Day Out

Mom’s Day Out

BIBLE-CENTERED PRESCHOOL | SCHOOL YEAR

2021–22 registration now open. 

Mom’s Day Out is a school-year ministry of First Free Rockford held on Mondays and Fridays for kids ages 12 months through preschool. Led by a talented staff of teachers and caretakers, MDO provides a secure and loving environment for children to learn and grow. For over 30 years, busy parents have used MDO to get a weekly break to meet friends, run errands, or simply relax.

Kids Upcoming Events
Family Movie Night

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT

Bring the whole family to Summerwood Amphitheater for Family Movie Night at 7 p.m. Friday, June 4. First Free Kids will be hosting the event and airing the Paramount Pictures movie Wonder Park.

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Turtle Races

AMAZING CHEMISTRY SHOW

Experience an explosive morning of family fun at The Amazing Chemistry Show 1–2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7. Kids and adults alike will enjoy this entertaining production filled with fireballs, colored foam, liquid nitrogen and more.

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Parenting Conference

FALL KICKOFF 2021

Save the date for our fall kickoff of Wednesday night kids programming Sept. 8. Kids play team games, memorize Bible verses, and explore different Biblical stories and people with their group leaders and friends.

Learn More

Kids MinistriesFirst Free Kids is a family of families who worship, grow and serve together. Our team partners with you in leading your kids to follow Jesus by offering several weekly programs that focus on their spiritual growth. Trained staff are committed to being a positive reflection of God’s love while providing a clean and safe environment for all kids—not to mention having a lot of fun too!

Contact Us

@rockfordkids
Kari Heckler

KIDS MINISTRIES

Kari Heckler

Kids Ministries Director

Teresa Hubbard

KIDS MINISTRIES

Teresa Hubbard

Early Childhood Coordinator

Janel Palmer

KIDS MINISTRIES

Janel Palmer

Administrative Assistant