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Welcome to First Baptist Church of Harrisburg, Illinois! We are a Southern Baptist church located in Southeastern Illinois near the beautiful Shawnee National Forest. Organized in 1868, we celebrated our 150th anniversary in February 2018!


We are a Great Commission church with ministries and opportunities for people of all ages. Find out more about our mission, and the Good News of Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord!


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WE ARE HIRING- General Secretary

First Baptist Church of Harrisburg, IL is seeking a full-time General Secretary. The principal function of this position is to provide secretarial and clerical support for the church staff, various ministries, and committees and to serve as the church receptionist and liaison for the church’s accounting firm.  Qualifications include: must be a Christian and be active in church, must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent (Associates degree is preferred), must have a minimum of 2 years secretarial experience, must have proficient keyboarding and computer skills.  Resumes will be accepted through 10-7-19. To view a complete position description visit the First Baptist Church office located at 204 Vine St, Harrisburg, Illinois. To apply, send cover letter, resume and references to Harrisburg First Baptist Church, 204 N. Main St, Harrisburg, IL 62946 or via email to businessoffice@fbcharrisburg.com.