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Awaken Message Series

This Sunday @ 9am & 10:30am, Pastor Rusty will continue teaching the message series titled Awaken: Pursuing a Passion for God. This series of teaching is dynamic and will have a great impact on your life. So please don't miss church this weekend. #BeABringer

21 Days of Prayer & Fasting

To prepare for another great year with the Lord present in our lives and to start 2018 on purpose, we want to challenge you to join us as we fast together for 21 days, January 7-27 (note your calendar today). We know that as we focus in and increase our prayer time during this fast the Lord will move on our behalf. Thank you for your diligence during this 21 days, January 7-27!  We know that the Lord will honor our sacrifice and rain blessing upon our lives, church & community in 2018! Let’s start & finish strong.

Growth Track

Attending Growth Track is a great way to pursue personal growth and align yourself with the church family. Growth Track is a three week class in the JFA Coffee Shop. To RSVP, please email Cindy - 

101 - The Essentials of a Christian Life, Led by Pastor Aaron Pino - January 14 @ 5pm 

201 - Discovering Your Ministry, Led by Pastor Victoria Railey - January 21 @ 5pm 

301 - Membership & Core Values of JFA, Led by Pastor Rusty Railey - January 28 @ 5pm

Focused Prayer

Focused Prayer is a refreshing time in the Presence of the Lord on Tuesdays @ 12pm. We encourage everyone that is able to attend to join the JFA team during this hour of prayer. It will be a relaxed come & go atmosphere with live worship. These times of Focused Prayer are so powerful & we don't want you to miss out!

Midweek Encounter

Our Midweek Encounter is a worship experience for the whole family on Wednesday evenings @ 7pm. We will spend time together in worship and the evening will include relevant teaching. Pastor Rusty will be teaching through a message series titled, Mountain Moving Faith. Awana is still available for our kids ages 5th grade and younger. Student Life will be meeting in the ministry corner. Our coffee shop will be open @ 6:30pm so if you are able, come early and mingle with our church family.


The dishes can wait... being a mom is hard; but it doesn't have to be lonely. Come and take some time for yourself as we spread our wings and fly in the freedom of Christ. BE GUSTY; to GO FIRST; to LET LOVE BE THE LOUDEST VOICE; and proclaim... we are FREE INDEED! 

MOPS & MOMSNEXT meet on Wednesdays @ 9:30-11:15am. Moms and children of all ages welcome; childcare provided. Semester Two dates... January 10 & 24, February 14 & 28, March 14, April 11 & 25, May 9 & 23.

JFA Church App

JFA has launched a new church app to keep our church and community connected. Just locate the App Store or Google Play on your device. Search for Joliet First Assembly. Download the JFA App. When you open the app for the first time, it will ask you to allow notifications, by hitting yes you are able to be reminded of what is happening here at JFA without having to do anything further! For your convenience here is a quick link...