Though the weather is cold and Easter is yet months away, Council is looking ahead to the summer. We are discussing whether we should try another summer of worshiping at 9:00am from June 7th to September 6th, or return to the practice of keeping the same worship time of 10:00am year around.   We invite the …

Join us for Hallelujah Sunday!  We begin at 9:00 am in Fellowship Hall for Cocoa, Caroling and Blankets. While you sip and sing, help us put the finishing touches on fleece blankets to be donated to Closet2Closet, a local agency providing foster and homeless children current-trend, age-appropriate clothing and personal items.   Then join us in …

Window Restoration Update Completion of our window restoration project will be delayed until January.  In the process of cutting the glass to cover our windows, the work crew discovered the remaining glass was defective when each sheet of glass broke in exactly the same place.  New glass has been ordered and will be installed January …

Did you notice that we did not have an annual stewardship campaign this year? A little over a year ago, we hired a consultant to visit the church and write a Health Check Report (fccmoline.org/healthcheck). This report compares our congregation to growing and vital congregations, highlighting the good things we are doing and identifying changes …

This year there will be two Christmas Eve services at First Congregational UCC! On Christmas Eve, our stained glass windows will be restored, dark, occluding Plexiglas replaced with clear plate glass.  As we light candles and raise our voices in song, the light of Christ we celebrate shine out unobstructed into the silent, holy night, …

Family Christmas Caroling | Wednesday, December 4th | 6 pm – 8 pm Bundle up & ride the church bus caroling around town, then head back to the church & warm up with hot cocoa! Advent Festival | Sunday, December 8th | 5 pm Plan to attend our annual Advent Festival! Please bring a dish …

Red Cross Warming Shelter

Our Church Can Be A Red Cross Warming Shelter With winter already hard upon us, Red Cross is looking for churches to serve as warming shelters in case of emergency.  We can offer our Fellowship Hall as an emergency warming shelter, with Red Cross providing all the people and equipment and needed, if we can find …

Sunday November 10th 11amPumpkin Pie $15Pecan Pie $20Made from scratch crust $5 Its that time of year again…Youth Group pie sales! This weekend the Youth Group is working hard, baking 40 pumpkin and pecan pies, to sell and raise funds for their holiday mission project. Please plan to support this youth project, and enjoy a delicious …

Third Grade Bible Presentation This Sunday November 10th, First Congregational Church will present Bibles to children in our third grade class. Please join us and show your love for our church children as they grow in faith. Olivia Waletzko | Payden Meers | Kristinia Deem | Tyson Stickell Bring your Bible to Church! Do you …

Dear FCC Congregation: In January 2018, the congregation voted to withdraw $177,500 annually for 5 years to pay for necessary maintenance and upgrades around the church.  It has been almost two years, and the Building and Finance Board would like to provide a progress update.   In 2018, we replaced the roof on the Education wing, …