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Our 2019 Summer mission team helped repair tornado damage in Taylorville, Illinois.
Our 2019 Summer mission team helped repair tornado damage in Taylorville, Illinois.
Nativity scene 2021

Welcome to
First Presbyterian Church Effingham

Whoever you are, and wherever you are on life's journey,
you are welcome at the First Presbyterian Church Effingham,
a community of believers that recognizes, accepts and values
the leadership and spiritual contributions of men, women and children.
The Lord's communion feast welcomes all believers to participate!

Come, walk with us!

Walking in the Valley of Lent

Welcoming New Interim Pastor,

Rev. Burt McGlawn March 3!

Coming soon, the re-opening of First Presbyterian!

at 600 W Temple in Effingham

Youth Group on Sundays at 6 pm

Call 217.342.6272 (Church Office) for Details

Lent in Plain Sight

(A Seven-week Lenten Study)
Wednesdays, Feb 28 - Apr 10 at 6:00 pm at McAlister’s Deli
Books are $10 - To purchase a book and/or participate
Sign up at the Cross or on Facebook

PW Easter Baskets

First Presbyterian Women (PW) Easter Basket Project
Feb 25 - March 7 PW is accepting non-perishable items for their Easter Baskets.
Easter baskets will be donated to the
Early Learning Center, South Side & Central School.
Each school will select a family with whom to share the basket.

2024 (July 7-12) Mission Trip to Calvert City, KY

An area near Mayfield was damaged by tornados in Dec. 2021 & Jan. 2022.
If interested, please contact Church Office at 217.342.6272

Sunday Worship

February 25/March 3, 10, 17 & 24
10:15 am - in the Cross Chapel
1900 Pike Ave, Effingham, IL 62401
Whether you are a member or guest, you are welcome at worship!

Sunday Schedule

8:00 am Worship Music Practice at the Cross
8:50 am Adult Sunday School at various locations
9:00 am Youth, Junior & Senior High Sunday School
10:15 am Worship at the Cross/1900 Pike Ave, Effingham, IL 62401
6:00 pm Youth Group Meeting

Our Mission Statement

The Effingham First Presbyterian Church is a church where all are sincerely welcome. We embrace people, at any point in their faith journey, and ask them to come walk with us in our love of God, Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit. Our fellowship comes to life using our shared gifts in worship, youth, education, mission, and music.

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