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!
'Tis the Advent Season!
Youth Group on Sundays at 6 pm - Call for Details
6:30 pm Appetizers at 819 E Grove/Effingham
7:15 pm Main Course/Salad/Bread at 906 Oakwood/Effingham
8:30 pm at 1029 E Gordon Street/Effingham
2023 December 24 Christmas Eve Communion Worship Services
10:15 am - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm in the Cross Chapel
Advent 4: Transformative Love - The Light of Jesus Christ
Whether you are a member or guest, you are welcome at worship!
Kids' Christmas Program
8:50 am Sunday Practices in the Cross Chapel Before Worship/During Sunday School
Youth-Adult Christmas Cantata
Presented at 10:15 am Worship on December 10
Practices in the Cross Chapel:
11:30 am - 1 pm Sun/Dec 3; and 6-7:30 pm Tue/Dec 5
Polar Express Interactive Movie Experience
Effingham Performance Center
Sat/Dec 9 at 3:00 pm - Tickets $12 each
2023 Advent Services
10:15 am Sunday Worship/Dec 3, 10, 17 in the Cross Chapel
Dec 3: Advent 1 Forever Hope
Dec 10: Advent 2 Just Peace - The King is Here Christmas Cantata
Dec 17: Advent 3 Fierce Joy - Kids' Christmas Program
Pulpit Supply will share the Message
8 am Praise/Team/Coir Practice (Everyone Welcome to participate)
8:50 am Sunday School for All Ages (Please check side button for info)
11:30 am - 1 pm Youth-Adult Cantata Practice on Dec 3
Captain Underpants Tree
Collecting these items for Unit 40 schools:
Sweatpants (sizes 4-18)
Underwear, socks, mittens, gloves, and hats
Manna Closet Monthly Item
Each month items are collected for our Manna Closet,
providing emergency food and toiletry items as needed.
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.
What Do Presbyterians Believe?
What Do Presbyterians Do?
- Advocacy & Social Justice
- Disaster Response
- Faith & Worship
- Grants & Scholarships
- Hunger & Poverty
- Racial Equity
- Women's Ministries
- World Mission
- Worshiping Communities