Valentines Dinner Theater was a smashing success!   For over a decade the annual Valentine’s Dinner Theater has been an enjoyable evening with good friends, delicious food and great entertainment…and this year did not disappoint! Talents varied from family music and dance performances, youth and adult comedy acts or FCC members dancing and singing the …

During the season of Lent, the congregation is prayerfully discerning whether to become an Open and Affirming (ONA) church.  ONA is an official covenant of welcome to people who have come to expect that “All are welcome” does not include them–people whose sexual orientation or gender identity sets them apart.   We began a three …

Our Church Council called a special meeting on June 25th. On the agenda was a motion to withdraw $95,000 from our Endowment Fund to address three urgently needed building repairs. The motion passed unanimously.    First, our roof shingles had exceeded their lifespan.  If you looked at our roof from a distance, you could see …

Door Issues

We found that our Tower Door was remaining open all hours because, after 100 years of use, the latch no longer works.  Until the parts come in and the door is repaired, we are forced to lock the door physically. Members who need to access the building on Friday or after hours on the weekend, …

By Steve Schippers What’s better than a Turkey at Thanksgiving?  For Quad Cities families in need the answer is Thanksgiving Essentials Baskets filled with non-food items such as soft, fluffy bath towels, laundry detergent, personal hygiene products.  Thanks to the generosity of our congregation, we gave over 100 Thanksgiving Essentials Baskets to five local agency …

Stay tuned for the Tower news blog coming this month!