About

Everyone is welcome!

We exist to introduce everyone to Jesus and teach them to follow Him.

Same Pastors.

Same Church.

New Name.

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Our Pastors

Jeremy & Jen DeWeerdt

Jeremy DeWeerdt and his wife Jen, serve as the Senior Pastors of City First Church. They accepted the Senior Pastor position in April of 2007, after having been on staff at City First Church for more than 16 years in the role of Student Ministries Pastor and Director/Founder of the post-high school ministry, Rockford Master’s Commission (currently named Focus One).

Jeremy and Jen have been married since 1995 and have three sons, Caden, Connor & Paxton.

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Locations & Times

Our vision is to be a movement of God’s love, so cities are full of hope and people are full of purpose. We’re one church that meets in many locations.

Click the links below to find a location and discover what to expect when attending one of our locations.

What To Expect

We know how hard it can be to come to church for the first time. That’s why we’ve done our best to answer any questions you may have to make that first experience an enjoyable one!

What to Expect

Get Connected

There are several ways to get connected at City First Church. From age-specific environments and Life Groups to Serving Groups, there’s a place for anyone at any age and stage of life to connect. Find out how you can get connected to City First Church.

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Our Mission

City First Church exists to introduce everyone to Jesus and teach them to follow Him.

Our Vision

To be a movement of God’s love, so cities are full of hope and people are full of purpose.

Our Goal

We like to keep things simple, so we sum it all up like this…
Love God. Love People. Love Life!

Our Beliefs

We believe Jesus is who He said He was and that it demands a response.

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Our Values

We believe Jesus is Life and that leads us to action!

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