First Church of God
Galesburg, IL
Please join us in worship and celebration of the
love of Jesus every Sunday morning at 10:00 am.
Children’s Church during service for Pre-K to 5th grade
Come experience the love of God among family and friends.

About Us

First Church of God is about people.
We seek to: Invite people to Christ, Establish people in relationships,
Inspire people to pray, Encourage people to worship,
Equip people to serve and Empower people in mission,
meeting needs, and bringing the hope of Christ to the world.


Children’s Events

VBS 2018
O.A.S.I.S. (Older Adults Still in Service) Gathering




Contact information:

First Church of God

1080 Harrison St., Galesburg, IL  61401

Office: (309) 343-2179

Fax: (309) 343-2165

Office hours: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Monday – Friday
Senior Pastor – 
Interim Pastors:  Bill Strawn (618) 670-8573
                              Charisse Strawn (317) 709-0311
Office Manager:  Lani Hillery (309) 343-2179
Fax:  (309) 343-2165  
Upcoming Events and Information
Bible Study
Wednesday’s at 6:30 p.m.
“Walk and Talk”
9:00 a.m. till noon, Monday through Friday
Multi-purpose room (Gathering Place) opened daily
for anyone who wants to walk for exercise and talk with friends as they walk. 
A refreshment bar will be set up for those attending.
Saturday Nite Alive in Jesus Concert Series
Saturday, June 12th
Food – 5:00 p.m.   
Concert – 6:30 p.m.
Featuring:  Mercy’s Bridge Band from Knox City, MO 
Serving spaghetti for the meal.
Vacation Bible School
June 14th – 18th     
6:00 – 8:30 p.m. 
VBS Program on Sunday, June 20th
Prayer Group Breakfast
Saturday, June 19th at 9:00 a.m.
Art Class with Acrylics
Taught by Pat Pierce
Wednesday, June 23rd 
10:00 a.m. – Noon
Cost:  $25.00 per person
(Cost will cover supplies)
Minimum of 6 – Maximum of 12
Ministry Board Meeting
Thursday, July 8th, 2021  7:00 p.m.
We have some shut-ins that would love to have someone come and visit or give them a call
once in awhile so they can have some contact with the church.  If interested see Pastor Bill or call the office.*
Funeral Dinner Help:
We are looking for people that would be interested in helping prepare,
set-up and serve funeral dinners.  If you would be interested, contact Bev Duckwiler.
Volunteers Needed…
Power Point, Visitation, Open Gym, & FISH.
Contact Virgil Frye, another Board member or call the office to volunteer!
Do you like the shirts that the Pastor and the Ministry Board are wearing?
We have them available to order.  There is an order form on the Ministry Table in the Fellowship Hall.
They come in several sizes and the cost is $15.  Grab an order form fill it out, take it to the
Welcome Center Desk with payment and give to Pastor Bill.
Connect Yourself to Facebook!
If we need to cancel Church services or events due to weather, we will
post it on our church Facebook page.  We also post upcoming events.  
It will be another way to connect with the church.
If you have a prayer request for the Prayer Chain, call the church office.