We make learning fun. Though the focus of our children’s ministries is edification, not entertainment, kids will have loads of fun. Lessons teach knowledge of the Bible and dependence on God for life.
We go the extra mile. The church provides van transportation for children who need a ride. Van transportation is available Sunday and Wednesday. Call 217.422.1033 to schedule a ride for 6-year-olds and above.
Nursery – All services – Infants and toddlers under 3 years.
Sunday School – Sunday, 9:30 a.m. – Graded classes for 3-year-olds through 6th graders
Junior Church Program – Sunday, 10:30 a.m. – 3-year-olds through 6th graders
King's Kids – Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. – 1st through 6th graders
Our teen Sunday School class focuses on in-depth studies on relevant topics with the goal of maturing teens into a Christ-like character. We enjoy group discussions where everyone is welcome to share from their heart. Our teens are encouraged in Scripture memory and we enjoy occasional teen activities.
East Park is one of the host churches for monthly CIFBPF youth rallies.
Each summer teens are encouraged to attend one of several local youth camps for a week-long emphasis on Christian growth.
Teens meet on Sunday mornings at 9:30 and Wednesday evenings at 7:00
Deacon Care Flocks
Adults become part of a care flock, overseen by one of the deacons and his wife. Care Flocks meet for social gatherings outside our normal service schedule.
Each Sunday at 9:30, adults meet in two classes for prayer and interactive Bible study. Recent topics have included book studies: How to Break a Stubborn Habit, Conflict Resolution and Steps for Spiritual Growth. In-depth Bible studies have included verse by verse through: 1 & 2 Kings, Luke and Ezekiel and the biblical foundation of the Reformation.
On Wednesday at 7:00, adults meet for a short devotional, sharing of praises and struggles and small group prayer.