First Congregational United Church of Christ is an Open and Affirming congregation of the United Church of Christ in DeWitt, Iowa.

We offer a variety of programs and ministries for our members and the wider community. We hope you’ll take a few minutes to get to know us. And we hope that you know that no matter who you are, or where you are on life’s journey, you’re welcome here.

See… I will never forget you… I have written your name on the palms of my hands.

Isaiah 49:16

Join us for Worship

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!

Where

520 E. 11th St
DeWitt, Iowa 52742

When

Sunday
9:30am

Learn More

Click here to learn more about worship at First Congregational United Church of Christ.

Latest News

Check out our news page for the latest sermons, information about events, and other news about the community at First Congregational United Church of Christ.

Different and Whole and Beautiful (Sermon for July 15, 2018)

On one of my first days here at First Congregational, I spent some time wandering around the building. This isn’t an old building, and you all have been very tidy, but one thing all churches have is a collection of… stuff. If you’re remembering back to last week, I’ve never

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Photos from Our Work Day at Joyce’s

Many thanks to everyone who came out to work at Joyce’s house on Saturday! And many thanks to Joyce and Chris for providing lunch! Here are a few photos from that day. If anyone has more, please send them to Pastor Chris and we’ll add them to this gallery.

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Who We Will Be (Sermon for July 8, 2018)

A couple of years ago, Mariah and I went on vacation to the House on the Rock. If you’ve never been there, I really can’t do it justice. In the 1950s, this guy named Alex Jordan Jr built this crazy museum on Deer Shelter Rock in Wisconsin. There are rooms

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Other People’s Children (Sermon for July 1, 2018)

We are continuing to have some challenges with recording, so there is no audio this week. We’re sorry for any inconvenience! You all know that Mariah and I don’t have children. Now, I’m almost 40, so this happens less often than it used to, but it still happens. Someone asks

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