Welcome to the BEC!

Visit us at Lincoln Square Mall in Urbana. We are near the West doors, right across from the hotel.

We offer:

  • On-site evening Bible classes on three levels: basic, intermediate and advanced. Stop in and register!
  • Self-study coursesstudy at your own pace!
  • One-on-one private classes – arrange with a BEC instructor. 
  • Low-cost Bibles, in English, Spanish, Chinese and other languages.
  • A Library of study aids, and a comfortable place to study.
  • Registered students can use our wifi to do online Bible study, and they can also borrow selected books and DVDs.


Shop: 12:00 – 4:30 Tue, Wed, and Thu; 9:00 – 1:00 Saturday
Bible study: 7:00 – 8:30 Tue, and 11:30 – 12:30 Sunday
Classes: 7:00 – 8:30 Wed and Thu (registration requested)

In the News:

Warming the world, one quilt square at a time
September 22, 2015 – The Journal Republican

Urbana residents knit for a better cause
October 21, 2013 – The Daily Illini

Urbana mission to help African children growing
September 21, 2013 – The News Gazette

Group seeks help making blankets for children in South Africa
September 29, 2012 – The News Gazette