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.
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
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..."
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.
God's gifts of new & eternal life are presented through Christ-centered programming & teaching at all of our divisions.
Click here to read our statement of faith.
Jon stepped into the role of Executive Director of Peoria Rescue Ministries on November 1, 2016. Jon’s background includes a degree in Biblical Studies and Biblical Languages from Grace College and time spent in the family food business in Morton.
Jon married his wife, Jolene, 38 years ago and they are blessed with three married children and ten grandchildren. Jon and Jolene are members of Grace Church in Morton, where they both have served in teaching and leadership roles over the years. In addition, Jon has served locally as President of the Camp of Champions and We Care Boards.
Jon's prayer is that God will continue to be glorified by the ministry of PRM in the showing and telling of the compassion and good news of Jesus (Matthew 9:36-38).
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.
Board of Directors
Peoria Rescue Ministries extends sincere thanks to the Godly men who comprise our Board of Directors.
Engineer, Caterpillar, Inc.
Dr. Robert Benningfield
Owner, Benningfield Chiropractic
Owner, Hohulin Fence Co.
Retired, Business Manager
at Peoria Rescue Ministries
Retired, Caterpillar, Inc.
Dr. Ben Pflederer
Assistant Professor/Physician, U of I
Williams Brothers Construction