WHO WE ARE

Peoria Rescue Ministries has been serving the poor and those in need since 1955.  Through our five ministry divisions, we provide food, shelter, clothing, counseling, pregnancy & parenting services, and recovery programs to the people of Central Illinois.

 

OUR MISSION

To serve and glorify God through a Christ-centered outreach of love that responds to the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of hurting men, women, and children in our area.

 

WHAT WE CARE ABOUT

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We are uncompromising in our commitment to glorify God & the Lord Jesus Christ in all we do & to follow His mission "to bring good news to the poor..."

Luke 4:18

All people are created in God's image with inherent dignity & worth.  We strive to meet the immediate physical needs of the poor, the homeless, & the hurting, while offering hope for the future.

Genesis 1:27

Eternity

God's gifts of new & eternal life are presented through Christ-centered programming & teaching at all of our divisions.

John 3:16

Click here to read our statement of faith.


Leadership

Peoria Rescue Ministries is comprised of a family of over 40 employees. For the contact information of a specific employee who is not listed, please call (309) 676-6416.

Corporate administration

JonRocke

Jonathan Rocke
Executive Director

(309) 676-6416 ext. 1003
jrocke@peoriarescue.org

JerryTrecek

Jerry Trecek
Director Emeritus

KevinGoodman

Kevin Goodman
Business Director

DanWolf

Dan Wolf
Development Director

SheilaRobertson

Sheila Robertson
Administrative Supervisor

AngelaKauffman

Angela Kauffman
Creative & Communications Manager

ministry divisions

LeeBurnham

Lee Burnham
Peoria Rescue Mission Director

TomRobertson

Tom Robertson
Victory Acres Director

JuliePhilyaw

Julie Philyaw
Women's Pregnancy Center Director

ElaineCone

Elaine Cone
Esther House Director

MikeKrippel

Mike Krippel
Barnabas Center Director

RodRepke

Rod Repke
Thrift Store & Maintenance Manager

 

Board of Directors

Peoria Rescue Ministries extends sincere thanks to the Godly men who comprise our Board of Directors.                 

Jeremiah Alwerdt
Tremont, IL
Engineer, Caterpillar, Inc.

Dr. Robert Benningfield
Peoria, IL
Owner, Benningfield Chiropractic

Randy Finley
Eureka, IL
Owner, Hohulin Fence Co.

David McFee
Pekin, IL
Retired, Business Manager
at Peoria Rescue Ministries

Mike Murphy
Peoria, IL
Retired, Caterpillar, Inc.

Dr. Ben Pflederer
Morton, IL
Assistant Professor/Physician, U of I

Robert Polley
Peoria, IL
Retired, Veterinarian
 

Nick Verardo
Glasford, IL
Project Manager,
Williams Brothers Construction

Donald Rice
Tremont, IL
Insurance Agent,
Country Companies

Danny Schell
Dunlap, IL
Retired, Pharmacist