Young Adult & College Ministry

The Young Adult & College Ministry at Grace exists for making mature disciples of Jesus Christ by equipping and encouraging God’s people through his word and prayer for the work of his ministry. We value God’s gift of fellowship, service, evangelism, and deep Christ-centered friendship and seek to incorporate these into everything we do. We are passionate about coming alongside young adults to be connected to one another, to the church, and to our Savior and Lord, Jesus Christ.

Check out ways you can get involved with the ministry below and feel free to contact Pastor John Cherne or Cara Schuck with any questions.

  • To stay up to date with the Young Adult Ministry:
    text YOUNGADULT to 309-777-0990.
  • To stay up to date with the College Ministry:
    text COLLEGE to 309-777-0990.


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    Small Groups

    One way we seek to grow in discipleship is through joining a small group. Whether you are new to studying the Bible or have been doing it for years, we invite you to sign up for a small group where you can connect with other young adults to grow in your faith and pursuit of the Christian life.

    Sign Up Here


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    College Lunch

    Join us for lunch after second service in the Senior High Room for a time of fellowship and a free lunch.


    • August 28
    • September 18, 25
    • October 2, 16, 23
    • November 6, 13, 20


    • January 29
    • February 5, 12, 26
    • March 5, 19, 26
    • April 2, 16, 23, 30
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    Join us to play volleyball or fellowship. We play in the church gym (September through April) or out in the north field (May through August) on Thursday evenings, 6-8 p.m.


    • August 4, 11, 18, 25
    • September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
    • October 6, 13, 27
    • November 3, 10, 24
    • December 1


    • January 12, 19, 26
    • February 2, 9, 16, 23
    • March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
    • April 6, 13, 20, 27
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    Campus Outreach Central Illinois

    Campus Outreach is a college ministry that exists all over the world on hundreds of different campuses. In Peoria, Illinois, Campus Outreach is the missional arm of Grace Presbyterian Church to the lost college students on Bradley University's campus. Campus Outreach's mission statement is: "Glorifying God by building laborers on campus for the lost world." Through partnerships with local churches, Campus Outreach seeks to see college students come to Christ, grow in their faith in college, and upon graduation, be sent out into the lost world to reach even more people for Christ. Here is a link to their website that includes the other college campuses that partner with Grace Presbyterian Church in Illinois and Michigan: