Seeking a Teaching Pastor :

The East Harrison Street Church of God is seeking applicants for a  Teaching Pastor position. Our church is in Charleston, Illinois, a vibrant college town, home to Eastern Illinois University and Lake Land Community College is just a short distance away. Our church’s mission statement is, “A great commitment to the great commandment and the great commission will grow a great church.”  With that in mind the ideal candidate would deliver the Sunday morning message every Sunday. This position will assist the Administrative Pastor in the mission and vision of the church.

Interested applicants should provide a resume that includes education history, ministry credentials, pastoral experience and three references. All packets will be kept in confidence. Please send electronically, if possible, to or mail to the church at 17996 Harrison Street Road, Charleston IL, 61920 attention Mark Smiley.

We stand by broken hearts.

East Harrison Street Church of God is a place where people can meet Jesus, believers can engage in life-giving community, and everyone is welcome. We believe in creating a space where people can have authentic encounters with Christ, discover their gifts and use them for Him. Join us for our Sunday services! 

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Gathering Times

Sunday - Sunday School at 9 am ; Morning Worship 10 am
Youth Group (6th - 12th Grade) - Sunday & Wednesday 6 pm - 8 pm
SAMs (Senior Adult Ministries) - Tuesday Mornings at 9 am