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
Sunday morning Worship Service has returned with safety measures in place.
If you have any questions, prayer requests or concerns, please call the Church Office.
*Offering Information*
You can give your tithe and offerings two ways: 
1) By sending them in the mail to he church
2) Or do it electronically at our website: 
Bible Study
Wednesday evenings 6:30 p.m.
Choir Practice
Wednesday evenings at 7:30 – 8:15 p.m. 
“Walk and Talk”
January 4th – 29th at 9:00 a.m.
Multi-purpose room (Gathering Place)  Multi-purpose room (Gathering Place)
opened daily from 9 till noon 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.
Drive-Thru Coffee
January 10th -15th from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
For the community, coffee will be available at the office entrance.
Play Party Song & Dance
January 12th, 14th, 19th, 21st, 26th, and 28th
from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
$10 covers the whole family for 1 month 
Reservations required – call the Church at (309) 343-2179
Ministry Board Meeting
Thursday, January14th, 2020  7:00 p.m.
Annual Business Meeting
Immediately following the Morning Worship Service
Sunday, January17th, 2020
Newcomer Luncheon
January 24th following the Worship Service
If you are someone that has returned to church since Covid or are a newcomer to the church,
please join us for a luncheon with Pastor Bill and Pastor Charisse.   
It will be served in he Fellowship Hall here at the church.
Volunteers Needed…
Power Point, Visitation, Open Gym, & FISH.
Contact Virgil Frye, another Board member or call the office to volunteer!
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.