Illinois Church Directory

Illinois Church Directory

Welcome to the Illinois church guide, an ongoing and ever-growing resource for people looking for Christian resources in Illinois. Find Christian resources in Illinois by county which include Cook County Churches,  DuPage County Churches,  Lake County Churches,  Will County Churches,  Kane County Churches,  McHenry County Churches. Find Christian resources in Illinois by city which include Chicago Churches,  Rockford Churches,  Aurora Churches,  Naperville Churches,  Peoria Churches,  Springfield Churches. Our goal is to build this into a comprehensive directory for Christian churches and Christian education, plus activities and entertainment that suit a Christian lifestyle. The purpose of the guide is to be relevant and useful if you are already active in the Illinois Christian community. It should also be relevant and useful for visitors and those looking to relocate to Illinois. We want this directory to reflect your needs. We are committed to developing and expanding the guide, through new links, new background information, and spotlights on specific local activities, based on your feedback.

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To browse churches by county in Illinois, see the list in the left column.

Leading Christian Denominations in Illinois

Evangelical Denominations1,277,007
Catholic Church3,874,933
American Baptist Churches87,962
Assemblies of God96,893
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)56,638
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ134,325
Christian Reformed Church18,866
Church of the Nazarene38,050
Episcopal Church52,578
Evangelical Lutheran Church279,724
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel10,785
Presbyterian Church133,977
Seventh-Day Adventist Church25,046
United Church of Christ166,772
United Methodist Church365,182

Non-Denominational Christians in Illinois

Independent, Charismatic Churches11,398
Independent, Non-Charismatic Churches50,545

Note: The data was downloaded from the Association of Religion Data Archives, and were collected by Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies.


About Illinois - Background Information

Total population12,831,970
Population per square mile223.4 people
Births180,778
Median income$47,711
Average travel time to work28.0 minutes
Number of companies958,120
Size of Illinois55583.58 square miles

Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau

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