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Many people have found that a spiritual home is a good place to sort out life's stresses. Maybe First Baptist Church could be that place for you even for a short while. There is always a lot happening at First Baptist that could be fun for your family, and a good pace change from the bad news we are bombarded with daily.
At FBC you'll find friendly people. We have no dress code. Some dress casually, some wear coats and ties. Dress how you are comfortable and know you're welcome. The coffee's hot and good. We'd love to be your newest friends!
So who are we?
Our Mission: Glorifying God by helping people surrender to Jesus and become more like Him.
Our Vision: A Christ-centered people, transforming lives, and impacting our community
Our Statement of Beliefs:
1. We believe that God has chosen to reveal Himself as a triune God, the Father, the Son (Jesus), and the Holy Spirit, and that there is no other God but Him. (Gen 1:2; Matt 3:16-17; John 14:9-10; Exodus 20:3)
2. We believe God is the creator of man and all things seen and unseen.(Gen 1:1; Acts 17:24-28; Col 1:15-16)
First Presbyterian Church of Champaign (PCUSA)
Working with the local youth through sport activities in Champaign-Urbana
from the ages of 5-12 in baseball and 5-17 in basketball.
Working in conjunction with the Champaign Park District and
Kiwanis Little League baseball. Supplying the neighborhood youths with
organized outlets for their energies. Some mentoring and one on one time
with some as needed. We have yearly outings and field trips as funds allow.
Franklin is a school focused on Academic Excellence. We pride ourselves on establishing strong collaborative relationships between students, families and staff. The National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) and the MetLife Foundation recognized Franklin as a National Breakthrough School in 2011. Franklin is an AVID School - Advancement Via Individual Determination, which is a program designed to equip students for college. During the 2011-2012 year, we served as an AVID demonstration site, modeling for other schools the successful integration of this program.
Generations of Hope is a unique program that changes the lives of foster children, retirees, and families by enabling them to create their own neighborhood and forge their own network of caring relationships. At the heart of this community, Hope Meadows, is a sense of shared purpose and values.
Genuine Intelligent Respectful Ladies Soaring (GIRLS) is a 501(c)(3) holistic program designed to encourage young adults in grades six through twelve to pursue avenues that promote healthy habits and wise decisions. The mission of GIRLS is to promote the overall disposition/persona of young adults in order to enhance their capacity to become successful individuals who have the tools to
Are you looking for the perfect opportunity to become a role model for girls? Help girls in Central Illinois discover their own potential! Work together with other volunteers to plan Troop meetings, bring the Girl Scout program to life in your area, and help girls discover something new, connect to their peers and their community, and take action to make the world a better place.
Grace Church is an unusual type of church: a small core of committed individuals dedidated to being good neighbors. It sponsors programs serving international residents (particularly Chinese scholars,) the elderly (particularly those living in retirement centers,) people in need of healing (physcial, mental, relational,) and other congregations (who might be able to use our resources.) The mission of Grace is to strengthen the individual, improve the health of the neighborhood, and plant seeds of grace worldwide.