When in Southern California in 2005 our family visited the Getty Museum and saw a travelling exhibit, “Painted Prayers,” which was a collection of Books of Hours from the Pierpont Morgan Library in New York.  Books of Hours were hand painted manuscripts… Read More

Press play to hear Pastor Craig’s message about Let Light Shine! The beauty of our stained glass windows, though dimmed, adds to the richness of our worship life together.  We have grown accustomed to the dimming of the light, but we are… Read More

October 12th | Noon-1pm It’s that time of year again! Come celebrate the spooky season at FCC with costumes, lunch, bounce house, crafts, balloons artist, and lots of treats! WE NEED TRUNKS!! This is a super fun event each year, with FCC… Read More

Traffic Update 7th Avenue Closure Traffic Update: 7th Ave. to close MONDAY – September 16th “Beginning the week of September 16, weather permitting, 7th Avenue will be closed in both directions between 19th Street and 23rd Street. Contractors will be working on… Read More

On Saturday, October 5th from 10:00 am to 11:00 am we will host a “mobile food pantry” in our north parking lot. Shoppers will be families in our neighborhood, and families who use food pantries. The food will come from River Bend… Read More

September 28th | 4 pm – 8 pm Join us for our first ever Oktoberfest. Press play to hear Co-chair Joshua Dyer’s invitation to join us for Oktoberfest! Free food for kids 10 and under. Brats, German Potato Salad, Desserts, and more…. Read More

September 21st| Vets Memorial Park, Bettendorf The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is having their annual 5K Walk to raise awareness about mental illness in the community and funds for ongoing programs in support of those with mental challenges and their… Read More

Dear First Congregational Members: Your church council is dedicated to communicating with our members to the best of our ability.   We want you to be as informed as possible and to also make sure there is transparency in what is discussed… Read More

Have you noticed the LOVE billboards sprinkled throughout the Illinois Quad Cities with our church name and logo attached?   The billboards were given as a gift to the community from a friend of Susi and Wes Llewlyn who wished  to honor her… Read More

Community Resource & Learning Center | Donations Needed throughout August Who’s ready to go back to school? This August the Outreach & Missions board is partnering with the Community Resource and Learning Center to collect supplies for the upcoming school year. While… Read More