our mission

We are a church community that actively pursues Jesus Christ and fulfills the Great Commission

(Matt 28:19-20) by preaching the gospel to every generation and every ethnicity in the greater Effingham area.

Our Services

You can expect friendly people,  dynamic biblical preaching, and  contemporary and engaging worship in a casual environment. You will be challenged and encouraged.  Because we believe the children are the future of the church,  we want to assist you in the spiritual development of your child.  We offer ministry for your children during each service.



Sunday Services:   9:00 am  &  10:30 am

Wednesday Services:  6:00 pm

What we believe


WE BELIEVE......

- the Bible is the inspired and infallible Word of God

- in one God, eternally existent in three persons:               

   Father, Son and Holy Spirit

- in the virgin birth of Christ, His atoning  death,     

   bodily resurrection and ascension

- in salvation through the blood of Jesus Christ

- in water baptism by immersion

- in divine healing through the redemptive work of

   Christ on the cross

Ministry Team

To have a growing church it is necessary to have a fantastic ministry team! Here at EA we have a outstanding team, and each team member has a passion to serve Jesus and people.

  • Dallas & Lori Bear

    Pastor & Pastor's Wife

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  • Rodney & Amy Stanfield

    Executive Pastor & Wife

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  • Deb Lucas

    Office Administrator

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  • Lori Bear

    Connections Pastor

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  • Garrett Stanfield

    Media Pastor

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  • Chris Miller

    Children's Pastor

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  • Amy Stanfield

    Bookkeeping

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Deacon Board

Our deacon board consists of five Godly men whom serve three years per term.

Our current deacons are: Roy Miller, Rick VanDyke, Jim Jones, Pat Roedl, Jim Helm.