The Church with Vision and Purpose

About Us

Reverend and Shirley Gordon

The Family Center provides a state-of-the art youth facility and childcare / Pre-K and community service programs..

Our facility provides learning and also recreation. Some of our key services are:

Programs for Kids

  • Child Care
  • Pre-Kindergarten Care
  • Summer Recreational Programs
  • Shoes for Needy Kids
  • Spring Basketball League

Programs for Kids and Families

  • Computer Study Lab & Game Room
  • 41 Seat Cable TV / Movie Theater
  • Junior High School Size Gym

Programs for Adults

  • Fitness & Weight Center
  • Computer Study Lab & Game Room


Community Service Programs

  • Female Awarness Project
  • Male Awareness Project
  • Teleconferencing Center

We operate a state-licensed childcare center that has a new nursery and 2-3 year old center. We also work in collaboration with District 80 schools to provide programs for children from 3 year olds to 8th grade.


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Rev. James L. Gordon, Founder / Pastor

The Church where "Everybody is Somebody"

1108 South 15th Street - P.O. Box 725 - Mount Vernon, IL 62864
618-242-4077 (Phone)