Serve together

Take part in our annual Big Day of Serving on Saturday, May 22. Help beautify Rockford and impact our city with the love of Jesus. You can serve alongside family, friends, your life group, coworkers, whomever you like.

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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

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VOLUNTEER

Wednesday Nights

KIDS CLUB | FEB–APRIL 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; a recommended donation of $5 helps cover material costs.

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6:30–8 p.m. Wednesdays

Age 3–grade 5
Feb. 17–April 28, 2021
No program during Spring Break

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

Blume Family Child Dedication

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BLUME FAMILY

Summerama Day Camp

Summerama Day Camp

FAITH, FRIENDSHIP and CREATIVITY | SUMMER

Registration opens Monday, March 22.

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 opens April 26 for current families; it opens May 6 for new families. 

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 Ministries

First 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