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.

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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.
There won’t be Sunday School or Children’s Church, just the Worship Service.
If you have any questions, prayer requests or concerns, please call the Church Office.
Bible Study is Back!
Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m.
OASIS (Older Adults Still in Service 55+)
Join us!  We would love to have you be a part of this ministry! 
This ministry exists to provide fellowship opportunities for our seniors
and provide service projects, which will glorify the Lord! 
Start Date:  Tuesday, October 20th (3rd Tuesday of each month)
Noon – 2:00 p.m. We will begin and end promptly
Pitch-In lunch at Noon 
Drive Through Trick or Treat
October 31st, 6:30 p.m. 
Drive up and have your kids or grandkids get a treat filled bag.
Daylight Savings Time
November 1st!
Turn your clocks back one hour.
Play Party – Music Makes Me Happy
For Children ages:  4-7 years old
Tuesdays from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. 
Registration required – Call the church office – $10 per family
Starting in November on the 10th, 17th, and 24th.
Ministry Board Meeting
Thursday, November 12th, 2020  7:00 p.m.
Saturday Nite Alive in Jesus
Southern Gospel Music Group Concert Series
Featuring:  Stillwater from Kentucky
November 14th, 2020  6:30 p.m.
The concert and Dinner will be held in the Multi-Purpose Room at the Church!
First Church of God, 1080 Harrison St., Galesburg, IL 
Diner:  5:00 p.m.   Concert:  6:30 p.m.
Thanksgiving Dinner!
November 22nd!
More details to follow later.
*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: 
Announcement:  If you have someone you would suggest for Ministry Board
either for the Annual Business Meetings or a replacement for a board member should they have
to withdraw, please fill out a slip at the Welcome Center and place it in the box provided.
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.
Prayer Requests:
Bonnie Yelm -Terry Hillier – Randall Halliburton – Jean Hall – Trent Nelson
Family of Loretta Hayes – Rhoda Yette – Eileen Boden – Rick Chesterman
Brian Frye – Eric Livingston – Dale/Cheryl/Michael Judy – Inez Kennett – Skylar Allen
Janet Wilson – Anita Williamson – Dan Reynolds – Pat Pierce – CeCe Jordan
Christopher Villamore – Sue McQuown  & Family of Pastor Dennis – Our Congregation
If you have a prayer request for the Prayer Chain, call the church office.
Mark Your Calendars
October 31st – Drive Through Trick or Treat   6:30 p.m.
November 1st – Daylight Savings Time
November 10th – Play Party 6:30 p.m. -7:30 p.m.
November 12th – Ministry Board Meeting 7:00 p.m.
November 14th – Saturday Nite Alive in Jesus Concert & Dinner 5 p.m. & 6:30 p.m.
November 17th – Noon – 2:00 p.m.
November 22nd – Thanksgiving Dinner!