Welcome to the First Presbyterian Church of Coal Valley.

Our church is located at 2431-1st Street (2 blocks south of Rt.150) in Coal Valley, IL. 61240     (309) 799-3511

Worship service is at 10:15am every Sunday. Pastor Tim Snart, his staff and the whole congregation will welcome you.

We at the First Presbyterian Church would like to welcome you to our community.  We hope you will come and visit us.  We feel like our community is a warm and friendly place to worship and serve our Lord Jesus Christ. 

Thank You,

Pastor Tim


Coal Valley Food Pantry

Our Church is also the home of the Coal Valley Food Pantry.  The food pantry's goal is to serve the community of Coal Valley by providing food to those families who may be living without enough.

The food pantry is a joint effort between several churches in our community.  The hours are Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:00 a.m to noon.




Evening Lenten Service:  On Sunday, March 6th, at 7:00 p.m. we will be having our Evening Lenten Service.  The theme of the evening will be “Seven Steps To The Cross.”


Lenten Lunch Break:  The season of Lent is here, and we have the Lenten Lunch Break schedule for Thursdays at 12:00.  Mark your calendar for the following dates.

Thursday, March 3rd   First Presbyterian Church

                                                Rev Wayne Furr

Thursday, March 10th St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church

                                                Rev. Tim Snart

Thursday, March 17th  Beulah Presbyterian Church

                                                Fr. Jim DeBisschop



Lenten Breakfast Schedule:  Following is a schedule for our Lenten Breakfasts.  All are welcome to attend.

            Wednesday, March 2, 8:00 a.m. Camelot Therapeutic School

            Wednesday, March 23, 8:00 a.m. Tudi’s Tribe




Palm Sunday:  Sunday, March 20th Palm Sunday marks the start of Holy Week.  With the help of the children of our congregation we will celebrate Palm Sunday with the Procession of the Palms during our regular worship service.


People Around the Cross:  This year on Sunday, March 20th at 7:30, our church will be sharing an interesting evening of reflection entitled “People Around the Cross.”  Come and be a part of this moving passion drama.


Maundy Service Tenebrae Service:  Thursday, March 24th, 7:00 p.m. we will have our annual Tenebrae service.  We will take a meaningful Scriptural journey from the table to the tomb.




Early Service:  Sunday, March 27th, 8:00 a.m. Easter Sunday, we will join our hearts together in a meaningful expression of joy and praise to the good news that Christ is Risen.


Easter Breakfast and Morning Worship:  Immediately following the early service, there will be a tasty Easter breakfast fellowship allowing a time to continue on our way rejoicing in the joy of Easter, that Christ the Lord is Risen and that His people are delivered into the kingdom of our Heavenly Father who reigns in heaven and on earth.  Worship will follow the breakfast at 10:15.







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