Explanation and Question/Answer Meeting Profile/Search CommitteeSunday September 25, 2022 Carol Freeman called the meeting to order and introduced Rev. Dr. Stephani Perdew.  Dr. Perdew began by telling members in attendance that UCC is resourced by Our Church’s Wider Mission which helps with search and call share profiles.   Steps in the profile/search process include the following: At …

Neighbors In Need Special UCC Offering How can you give? What is Neighbors In Need Offering? Neighbors in Need supports ministries of justice and compassion throughout the United States, including Council for American Indian Ministries (CAIM), justice and advocacy, and direct service projects supported by Justice and Local Church Ministries. UCC Offerings In addition to …

Christmas in September! The Spiritual Engagement Board has been thinking of Christmas, even though it is September! Unfortunately it was discovered after last year the Christmas garlands and decor have livened our sanctuary for the last season. They were tattered and torn over many years of use and it is time to purchase new Christmas …

Update from Outreach and Mission –  Emergency Request from World Relief!! Due to a recent influx of refugee families arriving in the Quad Cities, World Relief as asked us to forego our annual winter coat drive in order to help them meet their current needs.  They URGENTLY need help filling their residences with the items …

Summer Worship Reflections – Part 9 Here’s What Folks Are Saying! Summer worship has been a great source of fun and fellowship.  The feedback from those attending has been overwhelmingly positive.  I think part of what folks have enjoyed is the opportunity to talk together about the scripture and how it is speaking to FCC …

Summer Worship Reflections – Part 8 Here’s What Folks Are Saying! Summer worship has been a great source of fun and fellowship.  The feedback from those attending has been overwhelmingly positive.  I think part of what folks have enjoyed is the opportunity to talk together about the scripture and how it is speaking to FCC …

Summer Worship Reflections – Part 7 Here’s What Folks Are Saying! Summer worship has been a great source of fun and fellowship.  The feedback from those attending has been overwhelmingly positive.  I think part of what folks have enjoyed is the opportunity to talk together about the scripture and how it is speaking to FCC …

Welcome Marcia Renaud as our new Organist/Accompanist Marcia Renaud has worn numerous musical hats since joining FCC over 30 years ago. She has been a Chancel choir member, youth choir director, substitute organist, substitute choir director, and now will step into the organist/accompanist position.Marcia taught general and vocal music in Catholic and public schools for …

Welcome Trent Teske as our new Music Director! Trent Teske is in his 7th year of teaching, 1st year working at Northside Elementary in Geneseo, IL as a General Music Teacher. He is also in his first year as Music Director at First Congregational Church in Moline, Illinois where he oversees music selection and performances …

Summer Worship Reflections – Part 6 Here’s What Folks Are Saying! Summer worship has been a great source of fun and fellowship.  The feedback from those attending has been overwhelmingly positive.  I think part of what folks have enjoyed is the opportunity to talk together about the scripture and how it is speaking to FCC …