There are a variety of different ways to connect at The Orchard.  Check out just a few of our ministries below.

  • Treehouse Children's ministry

    For information about the TREEHOUSE CHILDREN'S MINISTRY,  including our Curriculum, Family Plan, and weekly Lesson Plans, please visit our dedicated Treehouse Children's Ministry page.


  • Growth Groups

    These are our small group Bible studies at The Orchard. Groups meet each week in homes or at the church.

    Click on this LINK to see this sessions offerings. Starts in February 2023 - the week of the 12th.

    Register for a Group Now! You may do this by either signing up on your Sunday communication card or contacting the church office at or (815)385-3410.

  • ORCHARD Youth Ministry

    At The Orchard our Junior High and Senior High students have the opportunity to connect together each week for fun, encouragement and a challenging time of learning. OYM meets every Wednesday @ 6:30pm!

    Contact us:

    Connect with OYM on Facebook

  • Orchard University

    Orchard U is for those who want to dig deeper. These classes include reading assignments, tests and other homework and include subjects like Systematic Theology, Understanding Islam and ministering to Muslims and Church History.

    Spring 2023:  The last two Monday nights in March, April, May and June we will continue to go thru the BIBLE DOCTRINE, 2nd Edition book by Wayne Grudem. We will meet in the FMC from 6:30-8pm. To get signed up contact the church office at  or call (815)385-3410.

  • REAL - Women's Connections

    The Orchard provides opportunities for women to connect with one another and grow in their walk with Christ. From small group studies and one-on-one discipleship to fun lunches and outings and retreats.  

    Connect with us:


    If you are retired or nearing retirement you'll enjoy connecting with others in the same life season.  Learn more.

  • Unbreakable - Marriage Ministry

    The purpose of "Unbreakable" is to minister to the body of the Orchard Church and as an outreach to our local community. Utilizing special events, small groups, and mentoring, "Unbreakable" is focused on building Godly marriages by studying and applying biblical principles.

    Contact us:

    "A cord of three strands is not quickly broken" ~Ecclesiastes 4:12