From your first visit to Southern Illinois Worship Center, we want you to feel like you’ve come home! We hope you’ll give us an opportunity to show you what makes this church so special. We know that relationships with other people and with Jesus Christ are what we desire and need. Together, we celebrate Jesus through authentic praise and worship and timely and relatable messages in a warm and welcoming environment. Children and teenagers are high priority at SIWC as well, and they receive the same welcome on a level that relates to them.
We know attending a new church or attending church for the first time may be intimidating. To help you feel more welcome, our volunteers (iServe teams) are on hand to assist you. From the moment you enter the parking lot, iServe team members will help you find a parking spot, greet you as you enter, and help direct you. These volunteers were once first-time guests themselves and want to make your first visit a welcome and comfortable experience.
You will want to make a stop at the Connections Desk in the main foyer to pick up a special welcome gift. Connections Desk team volunteers are available to answer questions and direct you to various locations on campus such as Worship Center Kids, restrooms, and the main auditorium. And, don’t forget to stop by Java Jireh in the main foyer to pick up a free cup of coffee just for newcomers.
If you need any special accommodations during your visit, please let any iServe team member know and they will see that you get the assistance you need.
Our mission is to be a church on purpose, leading people in a growing relationship with Jesus Christ. We welcome you to join us as we pursue a closer relationship to Christ and others by worshiping together, serving together and enjoying life . . . together!
Jason and Melissa McKinnies