Joliet First Church of the Nazarene — A Community of Hope

Behold, I have carved you on the palms of My hands (Isaiah 49:16)

Welcome to Joliet First Church of the Nazarene!

This is a place where people at every age and stage of life will be ministered to and find a place to minister. A place where families can find a safe  haven for their children to learn, recreate, grow and mature into persons of integrity. A place where one can learn values, ethics, and self-esteem all based on proven Biblical principles. A place where you will find respect and be cared for throughout your entire life!


Directions to Our Church

We would love to meet you! It is relatively easy to find our church, but just in case you need a little help, go to Visit Us. We are just south of I-80 on South Briggs Street (east side of Joliet) just past the Fire Station. We hope to see you soon!

  • 1009 S. Briggs Street
  • Joliet, IL 60433
  • Telephone, 815-726-5426
  • FAX, 815-726-1029


Click on Church Calendar above for details of all of our current activities and events.

The Single Mom's Ministry meets every Friday evening at 7pm at the church. call the office (815)726-5426 for more details.

CENTERSHOT archery program starting up soon! Call the office for more details (815)726-5426. 


First Sunday of Advent is November 30th!

CELEBRATION CHOIR CHRISTMAS CANTATA December 21st at 10:45 AM "The First Noel Born is the King"
TEEN CHRISTMAS PROGRAM December 21st at 6:00 PM "Unfrozen"  


9:30 am Sunday School for All Ages  
10:45 am Morning Celebration Service  
6:00 pm Evening Celebration Service


10:30 am Open Bible Study (Fellowship Hall)  
7:00 pm H.E.R.O.s (Teens)
7:00 pm  Adult Prayer & Praise (College-age & up)
7:00 pm Children's Program (Caravans/Benson's Buddies)

Thursday (Sept.-May)

9:00 am Ladies Bible Study
7:00 pm Ladies Bible Study


7:00 am Single Mom's Ministry


8:00 am Men's Prayer Breakfast