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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 Resurrected Christ

Rev. Burt McGlawn Giving the Sunday Message

It's here, the re-opening of First Presbyterian!

at 600 W Temple in Effingham

Youth Group on Sundays at 6 pm

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

Celebration Choir

Performing at May 19 Pentecost/Communion Worship at 10:15 am
(at 600 W Temple!)
Youth - Adult Singers are Welcome to Participate
Final Rehearsal: 6-7:30 pm Wed/May 15 at FPC

2024 VBS (Vacation Bible School)

Camp Firelight, June 2-6
Call Church to Register
(at 600 W Temple!)
Pre-K thru 5th Grade Children are invited! Serving lunch June 3-6
VBS Participant registration:
VBS Volunteer Registration Form:
Lunch Program Registration Only:

Blessing Box

Please click for Poster
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

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

10:15 am - at First Presbyterian Church
600 W Temple, Effingham, IL 62401
Whether you are a member or guest, you are welcome at worship!

Summer Sunday Schedule

9:00 am Worship Praise Team Practice at the Cross
10:15 am Worship at the Cross/1900 Pike Ave, Effingham, IL 62401
6:00 pm Youth Group Meeting (please check the calendar)

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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