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Worship is a central part of our life at First Congregational United Church of Christ. It is a time for us to come together as a community, learn from the scriptures, and praise the living God. Whether you’re already a member, looking for a new church home, or thinking about church for the first time, we hope you’ll join us this Sunday morning!
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It is election season. I know this because I haven’t seen a commercial for a product in weeks. Instead, I’ve seen commercials for people: Fred Hubbell and Kim Reynolds and Dave Loebsack. And, because I live on the Iowa-Illinois border, J.B. Pritzker and Bruce Rauner. And I’m ready for it to be over. I never
As you may know, First Congregational United Church of Christ is in the midst of a visioning process. For the last couple of months, members of the Church Council have been interviewing members of the church asking a handful of questions: Tell a story about a time in the life of the church that was
Help the DeWitt Referral Center this Halloween! Seventh through twelfth graders are invited to join us to trick-or-treat for food and paper items on Saturday, October 27th, from 5:30pm to 6:30pm. After trick-or-treating, we’ll enjoy pizza. Then, we’ll head to Stanwood for Terror in the Timber! We’ll wrap up around 9pm. Contact Shannon Edwards or
This Sunday, my wife Mariah and I had a pulpit exchange. That means that I preached at her church (Church of Peace United Church of Christ in Rock Island, Illinois) and she preached here. Her sermon in below. Also she uses a poem in the sermon. Due to copyright, we can’t reprint that here, but there’s