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!

- Senior Pastor Michael Day


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.

Vacation Bible School June 23-27 from 6:30pm to 8:00 pm "CASTLE ROCK"

The next CENTERSHOT archery program starts July 2nd and runs for 8 weeks thru August 20th. Anyone 8 years old or older please contact the office (815)726-5426 to register. Next available will be April 30 thru June 18th.



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 Men's Prayer Breakfast