Christ First Church: Charleston, IL

At Christ First Church, we seek to put Christ first in all areas of our church life: our worship, our ministries, our relationships, and our community.

Welcome to Christ First Church—A Christ-Centered, Bible-Believing Fellowship

We trust that you will find this site both informative and encouraging. We are committed to expository preaching that presents a high view of God, to Christ-centered worship, and to true biblical ministry.

Operating as usual

christfirstcharleston.church 03/15/2021

Ruth 4 Part 1

Ruth 4 Part 1

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christfirstcharleston.church 03/15/2021

Ruth 4 Part 2

Ruth 4 Part 2

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christfirstcharleston.church 02/22/2021

Kindness

Kindness

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02/15/2021

IMPORTANT NEWS about Christ First Kids!

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Due to the inclement weather, Christ First Kids has been CANCELLED for Tuesday, February 16.

Keep practicing the Big Picture Question and the Key Passage verse and we'll see you all next week!

02/02/2021

All ages are welcome to join us Tuesday nights at 6:30pm.

Christ First Kids meet at 6:30pm in the sanctuary. All children will need checked in by a parent and masks are required. Students 2 years old to 6th grade are welcome.

In our conference room, join for a time of prayer. The prayer time will begin at 6:30.

christfirstcharleston.church 02/01/2021

Ruth: A Story of Redemption

Ruth: A Story of Redemption

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christfirstcharleston.church 01/26/2021

We Saved the Worst for Last

We Saved the Worst for Last

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christfirstcharleston.church 01/20/2021

When You Are Not Satisfied with God

When You Are Not Satisfied with God

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christfirstcharleston.church 01/11/2021

The Essence of Sin

The Essence of Sin

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christfirstcharleston.church 12/21/2020

The Miraculous Birth of Jesus

The Miraculous Birth of Jesus

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christfirstcharleston.church 12/07/2020

The Miraculous Birth of Samuel

The Miraculous Birth of Samuel

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christfirstcharleston.church 11/30/2020

Shifting Focus

Shifting Focus

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11/25/2020

Timeline Photos

christfirstcharleston.church 11/16/2020

Who Took the Honey Out Of the Honeymoon?

Who Took the Honey Out Of the Honeymoon?

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christfirstcharleston.church 11/10/2020

The Eyes Have It

The Eyes Have It

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christfirstcharleston.church 11/02/2020

Paul: Preacher, Pastor, Prayer

Paul: Preacher, Pastor, Prayer

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christfirstcharleston.church 10/26/2020

Negotiations and Praise Songs, Part 2

Negotiations and Praise Songs, Part 2

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christfirstcharleston.church 10/19/2020

Negotiations and Praise Songs

Negotiations and Praise Songs

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christfirstcharleston.church 10/12/2020

Looking for a Better King

Looking for a Better King

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christfirstcharleston.church 10/07/2020

The Savior We Need

The Savior We Need

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christfirstcharleston.church 09/30/2020

When Less Is More

When Less Is More

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09/23/2020

Common Dandy did a fantastic job creating these animals for our new Noah's Ark themed children's wing!

Finished up a HUGE project for Christ First Church: Charleston, IL over the weekend. Take a look!

Thanks to Peters Buildings, Inc. for working with us on this project.

christfirstcharleston.church 09/21/2020

Becoming Dis-Illusioned with God

Becoming Dis-Illusioned with God

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christfirstcharleston.church 09/15/2020

When Life Isn't Normal Anymore

When Life Isn't Normal Anymore

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christfirstcharleston.church 09/08/2020

Judges: The Musical!

Judges: The Musical!

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christfirstcharleston.church 08/31/2020

Overcoming Spiritual Problems

Overcoming Spiritual Problems

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christfirstcharleston.church 08/24/2020

Overcoming Spiritual Complacency

Overcoming Spiritual Complacency

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08/17/2020

Judges Introduction

Judges Introduction

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christfirstcharleston.church 08/11/2020

Of First Importance

Of First Importance

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christfirstcharleston.church 08/11/2020

1 Thessalonians 2:1-12

1 Thessalonians 2:1-12

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christfirstcharleston.church 07/27/2020

The Thing Most Likely to Keep You from Putting Christ First

The Thing Most Likely to Keep You from Putting Christ First

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Why Religious People Do Not Put Christ First

Why Religious People Do Not Put Christ First

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1christianchurch.org 05/30/2020

May 31 Service

May 31 Service

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05/24/2020

Concise Theology of Suffering_5_1

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May 10 Service

May 10 Service

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Our Story

Welcome to First Christian Church—A Christ-Centered, Bible-Believing Fellowship

We trust that you will find this site both informative and encouraging. We are committed to expository preaching that presents a high view of God, to Christ-centered worship, and to true biblical ministry.

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1706 Community Drive
Charleston, IL
61920

General information

Pastoral Staff: Mike Southards, Senior Pastor Jared von Kamp, Associate Minister

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Sunday 09:00 - 11:30
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