Stone Creek Church

We exist to help people find and follow Christ Urbana, IL
Stone Creek Church

Plan Your Visit

2502 S Race St
Urbana, IL 61801

(217) 344-5455


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Who We Are

Stone Creek Church is multicultural, multiethnic, and multigenerational. We're committed to real relationships with God and one another. As you find your place here, we will encourage and challenge you in your journey with Christ. We hope that you will take advantage of our wide variety of groups and ministries - these are the places where you will really begin to grow, and where you can use your abilities to help others. We invite you to become part of our family!

About Us

Casual, Creative, Down to Earth, Spirit-filled, Progressive, Neighborhood-focused, Multigenerational, Young, Young families, Lots of kids

Social Justice, Faith and Work, Addiction/Recovery, Children's Ministry, Young Adults, Youth Group, Adult Education, Food Pantry, Community Service, Nursery, Choir

Gospel Choir, Contemporary, Hillsong-style





Our Services

What are services like?
We have 2 venues with services that overlap: Main Auditorium and Cafe. They are contemporary in style with passionate worship and a challenging, practical, and timely message.

What is the community like?
Champaign Urbana is very diverse due to the University of Illinois community. There are 120 nations represented from in various age groups. It is a very progressive, educated community and the technological development has earned it the nickname "Silicon Prairie."

What if I'm not a Christian?
In a world where so much emphasis is placed on image, we pursue something deeper. Following Christ isn’t a denial of reality but actually embracing it. Yeah, we get excited and passionate about our beliefs but that’s because He’s given us a lot to be grateful for. We weren’t designed to make it on our own. God is not some distant mythical figure but is active in our lives because He desires a relationship with us. In turn, we desire to connect with others in a caring and accepting environment. We love God and we love people…that’s it plain and simple. Our faith is not archaic and outdated but still applicable in our lives today. As we grow and mature, we discover how to make this message known to others and help them in their quest for truth and significance. All are welcome regardless of where you are on your spiritual journey.

Leadership View all

Gary  Grogan

Gary Grogan

Gary has been in full-time church leadership since 1973. Currently he serves as the Lead Pastor of Stone Creek Church in Urbana, Illinois, USA. He has served there since 1988, and has watched God grow a group of fifty people into a healthy fellowship of 1,400 with five services each weekend. He is a pastor with a passion to inspire and equip the Church and to make God famous in the world. As well as ministering in the US, Gary travels regularly to various nations of the world seeking to invest what he has, while he can. Gary is married to Bonnie who is a registered nurse; and they have two married children and five wonderful grandchildren.

What Members Say Add your voice

  • I love how they are interacting with new people from different areas I love how they treat me I love the energy you get when you give up yourself up to God and Jesus Christ!!
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