Wes Llewellyn, immediate past moderator, came by our church on Wednesday, December 9th to bid farewell to the technicians from Bovard Stained Glass after they installed the last two refurbished panels of windows on either side of the chancel.  “These are great guys from a great company,” said Wes, “but I hope we don’t see …

You can also link your Christmas Gift to your giving account by donating through Elexio Here. You can also mail in a check with Christmas Gift in the memo line to: First Congregational United Church of Christ 2201 7th Ave. Moline, IL 61254  In the bleak mid-winter Frosty wind made moan;Earth stood hard as iron, …

Q&A with Pastor Becky The “Q&A with Pastor Becky” scheduled for this Sunday (Dec. 20th) has been rescheduled for January 3rd.  Pastor Becky lost her brother on Thursday (12/17) and we would like to give her some time with her family as they mourn.  Thank you all for your understanding.  – Audra Bailey, moderator Sunday …

This year Christmas Eve will look a little different at First Congregational UCC. On Christmas Eve we will broadcast the same Christmas Eve Service at both 5 pm and 10 pm on Facebook Live and YouTubeLive. We are pre-recording the service to include chestnuts from last year along with new pieces from this year.  We invite …

Sundays in Advent on FCCLive Sunday November 29th – Advent week 1 Guest Preacher Dave Geenen. Sunday December 6th – Advent week 2Communion and special music from Ernesto Estigarribia (Viola) & Sabrina Tabby (Violin)  Sunday December 13th – Advent week 3Guest preacher Carol Holtz-Martin with special music from Ernesto Estigarribia (Viola) & Sabrina Tabby (Violin) Sunday December 20th – …

Each year during December, in preparation for Christmas, the Giving Tree arrives in our library so together we can share the light of Christ with our neighbors. As with most things in 2020, the Giving Tree will look different this year, but the mission remains the same.  You are invited to select a name tag …

Thanksgiving Essential Baskets Wrap Up- Different, but the Same Many things are different these days, but the generosity of the congregation at First Congregational Church is not one of them. The Outreach and Mission committee would like to thank you for the outpouring of support for this year’s Thanksgiving Essential Basket mission.  There is always …

Each year during December, in preparation for Christmas, the Giving Tree arrives in our library so together we can share the light of Christ with our neighbors. As with most things in 2020, the Giving Tree will look different this year, but the mission remains the same.  You are invited to select a name tag …

Christmas Poinsettias 2020 Poinsettias will again adorn our sanctuary during the month of December. If you would like to give a poinsettia in memory of or in honor of a loved one, please fill out the form below along with a $15 donation to help cover the cost of the poinsettias.  The church will order the poinsettias.  The deadline is December 14th. This year the season of …

We have had a good response to the Opening Doors to Faith stewardship drive, and hope to have a preliminary report soon.  If you have not yet sent in your response, please help your Church Council plan effectively by returning both your pledge card and the time and talent survey.  We appreciate the generosity of …