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

Education and Music

Opportunities for growth in Christian Education and Music

Children's Education

  • Sunday School - classes are held for all ages from Preschool (3-5 yrs), Primary (1st-6th grade), Jr. High and Sr. High. Our curriculum enables children to mature in faith as they participate in the life and mission of the Christian community. Classes are held September through May.
  • Logos - is a weekly program, for children in 1st through 6th grades, which combines bible study, music, recreation and fellowship to enhance the child's overall educational experience. LOGOS meets on Wednesdays from 4:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. September through April.
  • Vacation Bible School - for Kindergarten through eighth grade is held for one week in August when we offer innovative applications of this time-honored tradition.
  • Confirmation Class - is a one year program for eighth graders that incorporates religious study, service and social experiences.


Special Needs Care

A trained Special Needs Assistant is available during Sunday school. The Special Needs Assistant also provides care for children while caregivers attend the worship service.


Adult Education

Our evening and daytime Adult Education programs offer a variety of elective, traditional courses ranging from Bible study, theology and church history to such contemporary issues as personal growth and marriage enrichment.


Chancel Choir

Adults and High School Youth rehearse after worship each Sunday. The Chancel Choir sings September through May.