First United Presbyterian Church
1717 Highwood Ave.
Pekin, IL 61554


First United Presbyterian Church located in Pekin, Illinois, is a Christ-focused community of faith. We commit ourselves to becoming a worshiping, welcoming, witnessing congregation - one that is devoted to sharing the good news of God's redeeming love, and serving our Savior through all we are and all we do.

In His wisdom and by His grace, Jesus Christ has called us to be a vital, living and growing part of his church. Our Living Lord is the source of our life and our reason for being, and it is only as we are united to him that we become all that He wants us to be.


Rev. Kristie M. PetersonRev. Kristie M. Peterson
3/14/1961 - 3/23/2014

PEKIN ~ Rev. Kristie M. Peterson, 53 of Pekin, passed away at 11:30a.m., Sunday, March 23, 2014 at her home.

Her funeral will be at 7p.m. Thursday, March 27, 2014 at First United Presbyterian Church in Pekin. The Rev. Sue Krummel will officiate. Visitation will be from 4 to 6:45p.m. at the church. Burial of ashes will be at a later date in Silent Vale Cemetery in Maine, MN.

Memorial contributions may be made to Paws Giving Independence, PO Box 9572, Peoria, IL 61612-9572 or to her church at 1717 Highwood Ave., Pekin, IL 61554.