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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!

Celebrating the Love & Peace of Jesus Christ!

Rev. Burt McGlawn Will Deliver the Sunday Message: Being Generous

2 Corinthians 8:7-15
10:15 am Sunday Worship at First Presbyterian Church
600 W Temple, Effingham, IL 62401
Whether you are a member or guest or need a place to worship, you are welcome!

Youth Group on Sundays at 6 pm

(please check the calendar)
Call 217.342.6272 (Church Office) for Details
Bracelet Fundraiser

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

Blessing Box

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Take What you Need - Leave What you Can - Always Stay Blessed

Anyone can help and donate!
Food Donations must be Shelf Stable, Sealed, Temperature (heat/cold) safe
No Glass, no expired food and no clothing please!
Canned Goods: (Meat, Veggie, Soup, Fruit, etc…)
Micro ready meals, Cereal/Granola bars, Protein Bars, Individual fruit/applesauce cups, Dried Fruit, Trail mix, Nuts, Snack Crackers, Nut/Seed Butter: peanut, almond, sunflower, Jerky packets, Rice cakes, Pretzels, Microwave Popcorn
Personal Items:
Socks, Baby wipes, Deodorant, Toothpaste/Brushes, Mouthwash, Shampoo/Conditioner, Sunblock/SPF lotions, Feminine Hygiene products, Sanitizer sprays/wipes, Gloves, First-Aid supplies (NO Medication), Rain Ponchos

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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