• "In the Slammer with Paul" Adult Small Group - Led by Pastor Jared - Wednesdays @ 7:00 p.m.
  •  - Ladies Bible Study - Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World - Upstairs Wednesdays @ 7:00 p.m.
  • Adult Small Group led by Richard Artis - A study in Philippians - Room 112 - 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.

 @ First Church of God

Fellowship Hall

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





New Adult Small Group Bible Study

"A Study in Philippians"

Wednesday nights this fall @ 7:00 p.m.

Led by Richard Artis

Meet in Room 112



Also on Wednesday nights

Beginning Wed. Aug. 24th

"In The Slammer With Paul"

A Continued Adult Small Group Study

Let by Pastor Jared

Meet in Room 101 @ 7:00 p.m.

Coming up

Looking Ahead:





 7 Gideons Presentation

14 Trustee Meeting

24 Small Groups Begin Fall Session

28 Leadership Council Meeting












11 Trustee Meeting

16 Common Ground Game Night 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

25 Leadership 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 Led by Pastor Jared - Room 101 -  7:00 p.m.


Ladies Bible Study Led by Abby & Kristen Kreke

Meet upstairs @ 7:00 p.m.


Adult Study Led by Richard Artis

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


Active Youth – 7:00 p.m.

His Kidz – 7:00 p.m. 


Office Hours

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





Wednesday, Aug. 24th



"Ladies After Christ Example"

Bible Study Group

"Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World"

Led by Kristen & Abby Kreke

Meet upstairs @ 7:00 p.m.