Tag: The Tower

Council Update: Summer Service Time Survey

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 …

Valentine's Dinner Theater 2020

Save the Date! February 9th at 5 pm! Once again we are setting the stage for the annual Valentine’s Dinner Theater! Plan to attend as the Youth serve you a delicious dinner, and then enjoy all the talent FCC has to offer. As usual, we will also have a 50/50 and door prize raffles. Silent …

Refugees Personalized

Rev. Michael SwartzDecember 29th, 2019Matthew 2:13-23 | Bulletin There are a number of ways to read and hear the Gospel account in Matthew read today of Joseph, Mary and Jesus fleeing a genocide in Judea and fleeing to Egypt for safety. It cam be read in terms of prophesy fulfilled. It can be read in terms of recurring …

Hallelujah Sunday!

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 …

Council Update: Stewardship Campaign & Health Check

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 …

Christmas Giving Tree

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. Sponsored by our Outreach and Mission Board. You are invited to select a name tag from the Giving Tree, purchase items on the tag, and return the gifts …

Advent Festival & Family Christmas Caroling

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 …

Youth Group Pie Sales

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 …

Bible Sharing Sunday

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 …