Central is a friendly, welcoming, and progressive congregation of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) with roots in the American frontier. An active congregation with opportunities for spiritual formation for children, youth, and adults, we are located just two blocks from Olivet Nazarene University. Our current facility was dedicated to the glory of God in 1986 and is accessible for persons of every ability. Sunday worship blends traditional elements with a relevant presentation of the gospel, including weekly participation in the Lord’s supper where all who believe in Jesus are invited to commune.
Senior Minister The Rev. Robert Bushey, Jr. began as Senior Minister of Central Christian Church in October of 2010. A Timothy of the congregation, Robert returned home to the Kankakee River Valley after twenty years of ministry with congregations in Missouri, Indiana, and Central Illinois. Robert’s call to ministry led him to work for God’s…
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