• "In the Slammer with Paul" Adult Small Group - Led by Pastor Jared - Wednesdays @ 5:45pm.
  •  - Ladies Bible Study - Upstairs Wednesdays @ 5:45
  • Adult Small Group led by Richard Artis - Wednesdays @ 7pm.
  • Club 456 - Sunday @ 6:00 p.m.

First Church of God! Welcome!

chog-image-large.pngWelcome! If it's your first time here, be sure to check out our worship video and our ministries. Effingham First Church of God is committed to helping people find their role in the story of God.





from 6 – 7 P.M.

Upstairs at the First Church of God

2600 S. Banker, Effingham, IL

Club 456 is a group designed specifically for the 4th, 5th and 6th grade age group.

Lead by Cory Hershey and Pastor Jared Chesnut.

If you have any questions, contact Cory @ 618-262-6973




Do you desire to bring more joy to your marrage? Do you get worn out w/work, carpool lines, grroceery shopping & long days? It's time to get intentional in your marrages. Please see Abby or Kristen for more information and to order your book.

A guided bible study for ladies starting Wednesday, July 6, @ 5:45pm

Led by Kristen & Abby = meet upsatairs

Childcare available



Coming up

Looking Ahead:




2 Holiday World Youth Trip 7:30 am

10 Special Business Meeting(PK lot repairs)

10 Trustee Meeting

17 Catered Breakfast @ 8:30am

22-23 Oblong Children's Home

24 Leadership Council Meeting


 7 Gideons Presentation

14 Trustee Meeting

28 Leadership Council Meeting

How to Find Us

Service Times

Sunday Morning

Adult Bible Class - 9:00 a.m.

Youth Bible Class - 9:00 a.m.

Meet and Greet - 9:30 a.m.

Worship - 10:00 a.m.

Club 456 - 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday Nights This Summer

Adult Small Group "In The Slammer with Paul" - 5:45p.m.

(Led by Pastor Jared)


Ladies Bible Study - 5:45p.m.

(Led by Kristen & Abby - Meet upstairs -Childcare available)


Adult Study "Not a Fan" Led by Richard Artis.

Meet in room 112 @ 7:00 p.m.


Active Youth – 7:00 p.m.

His Kidz – Dismissed for Summer


Office Hours

Tues. - Thurs. 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.





Adult Small Group Led by Richard Artis

Meeting on Wednesday

@ 7:00pm

in Room 112