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Believe, Belong, Become, Build!

Exodus 15:27 – "...Then they came to Elim."

Welcome to Elim Baptist Church

"Then they came to Elim..." a Southern Baptist Church, which was established in 1786. We are a faithful and loving body of believers centered around Jesus Christ, the foundation of the church. While we have been around for many years, we still have a vision for the future.

Seeking a New Pastor

Resumes may be sent to our Pastor Search Team at:


Vision Statement

Elim Baptist Church exists to glorify God by equipping His people for ministry. A ministry which includes faithfulness to God's Will; faithfulness to corporate worship and Bible study; and faithfulness to telling about Jesus Christ, who gives us a pattern for Christian living. 

Our vision is to help people Believe in Jesus, Belong to a church family, Become a disciple, and Build His Kingdom. 

We offer ministries for all ages, which will give you an opportunity to serve as the Lord leads you and also grow in your walk with Him.  We are excited about what God is doing through Elim in reaching out to the community and the world through our missions.

Our Staff

  • Dr. Robert Winburn, Interim Pastor
  • Mrs. Marjorie Turner, Interim Music Director
  • Mrs. Ann Floyd, Ministry Assistant
  • Mr. Alan Lawhon, Church Sexton
  • Mrs. Joanne Long, Organist
  • Mrs. Suzette Reynolds, Pianist

Service Areas

Effingham, South Carolina and the Surrounding Areas

Contact Information

Elim Baptist Church

1303 Olanta Hwy., Effingham, SC 29541

Phone: 843-662-5860


Church Schedule


Worship Service In Sanctuary

   ...  9:00 a.m. Coffee Connection

   ...  9:30 a.m. Bible Study for All age groups

   ...10:30 a.m. Worship & via Facebook

         (Children's Church & nursery) 

   ...5:15 p.m. Adult Choir Rehearsal




Kids Ministry in MFLC....6:45 p.m. age 3- grade 5

Youth Bible Study in youth room...7:00 p.m.

Adult Bible Study in sanctuary...7:00 PM & via Facebook





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