Trinity Anglican Church, established 1883, is a Forward in Faith member congregation, and the location of the founding of the Franciscan Order of the Divine Compassion in 1991. Monmouth, Illinois, is a city of about 10,000 people in rural western Illinois, and is known as the birthplace of the famous US Marshal, Wyatt Earp. Monmouth was the site of one of the famous Lincoln-Douglas Debates and the late former President Ronald Reagan attended elementary school here. It is the home of Monmouth College, which is the major employer. The city also has a meat-packing plant, and numerous agriculturally-related businesses. It is the county seat of Warren County. It is about an hour’s drive west of Peoria, IL, and about 1 hour south of the Moline/Rock Island (“Quad Cities”) area. It has good school systems (both public and private), and numerous higher-education facilities are within a 60-mile radius. The city also has numerous parks and recreational areas.