Elim Church Singapore
|Elim Church (Singapore)|
Church view from Serangoon Road
1079 Serangoon Road|
|Denomination||Assemblies of God|
|Dedication||Friday, 20 October 1939|
|Senior pastor(s)||Rev. Glen Lim Cheng Huat|
Elim Church (Singapore) or Elim Church Assembly of God is one of the first Pentecostal churches to be established in Singapore. Founded in 1928,  it is the first and oldest Assemblies of God church in the city-state.
The church represents a wide range of ages, cultures and backgrounds. It conducts several multi-lingual services on Sundays. All services involve lay participation.
Elim Church began as a small gathering of Christians in 1928. It was pastored by Rev. Cecil and Edith Jackson.
In 1937, the Jacksons were replaced by Rev. and Mrs. Lawrence McKinney. They embarked on a building project for a more permanent premise for the church. After months of prayer, a property at 1079 Serangoon Road was secured. It was a bungalow with a large compound, surrounded by an abundance of trees. Rev. McKinney named it Elim Church Assembly of God. A dedication service was held on Friday, 20 October 1939. 
The church continued to grow until the outbreak of the Second World War (1942–1945). During the Japanese Occupation of Singapore, lay leaders were appointed to manage the church. They were Lye Eng Hong, Victor Manny, Arthur P. Abeysekera and Yeo Bock Hoe.
After the war, the church came under the care of Rev. Alfred A. McGrew (1949–1953), Rev. R.B. and Avalone Cavaness (1954–1966), Rev. David and Betty Baker (1968–1969), Rev. Fred and Rita Abeysekera (1969–1974), Rev. Cresmerio and Norma Fernandez (1976–1987), and Rev. Dr. Fred and Margaret Seaward (1987–2006). On 1 July 2006, Rev. Glen Lim Cheng Huat took over as Senior Pastor of the church.
|SUNDAY CHURCH SERVICES|
|10.30 AM||English |
Children (ages 2 to 10)
Radi8 (ages 11 to 16)
The church is committed to:
- Growing upward in worship and celebration.
- Growing inward in faith and commitment.
- Going forward in love and unity.
- Glowing outward in ministry and evangelism.