Lenten Activities

Soul Keeping book on a table next to a cup of coffeeBeginning on February 7 at 9:00 a.m. in fellowship hall a new class, Soul Keeping, will meet every Sunday morning. At 6:15 p.m.every Wednesday beginning February 10, Ash Wednesday, there will also be a 30-minute Soulkeeping discussion prior to the weekly Lenten worship services which will be at 7:00 p.m. every Wednesday until Holy Week. Everyone is invited to participate in one or both Soul Keeping sessions each week during Lent. Participants are encouraged to buy the book Soul Keeping by John Ortberg. Copies are available in the gathering space for $16 each, or online and in local book stores for your Kindle, iPad, Nook etc.

Start and End Dates: 
Sunday, January 17, 2016 to Saturday, March 26, 2016

Practices for Children's Christmas Program Wednesdays 6:00pm

Practices for FCC's Christmas Program begin Wednesday, November 4, 6:00-7:00PM at FCC.  They will continue on Wednesday's through Dec 9.  We have an exciting program and wonderful music planned for the kids this year.

FCC's annual Children's Christmas program is scheduled for Sunday December 13 during 10am worship.  Please mark your calendars!

Start and End Dates: 
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 to Wednesday, December 9, 2015

FCC Children's Christmas Program Dec 13

Hi to all!  FCC's annual Children's Christmas program is scheduled for Sunday, December 13, during 10am worship!  Please mark your calendars!

We will begin mid-week practices the first week in November.  In the past, Wednesday evenings from 6:00-7:00pm have worked well for most families. 

Please contact Kara if your children can take part in the program (this affects which play we pick!), and if so, if your family can make Wednesday evening practices work!

Start and End Dates: 
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 to Monday, December 14, 2015

All-Church Family Picnic at City Park - October 11 after Worship

Meet at Shelter #12 in lower city park (west end, next to the playground).

Bring a side dish (chips, fruit, salad or dessert) to share! Main dish, plates, napkins and drinks will be provided.

There are picnic tables in the shelter, but bring a lawn chair if that would be more comfortable. Also feel welcome to bring a yard game or balls to kick around. We look forward to a casual afternoon with our church family!

Questions? Talk to Julie Fitzpatrick or Kara Seaton

Start and End Dates: 
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 to Monday, October 12, 2015

Trick or Trunk, Saturday, Oct. 31, 5:30-7:00pm

Trick or Trunk Saturday, October 31 from 5:30-7:00 pm

Church and neighborhood children are invited to come around trick-or-treating while we open the trunks of our cars and dispense wrapped candy, pencils, stickers and Christian hospitality.

Linda Flinn is in charge of the event

Frank Williams is in charge of food, which will be available for our volunteers

Please drop off your contributions of candy, pencils and stickers in the orange tub in the gathering space. Parking Lot Volunteers are needed Please sign up today!

Start and End Dates: 
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 to Sunday, November 1, 2015

Hayride & Bonfire, Saturday, October 3rd

FCC’s Annual Hayride & Bonfire

Saturday October 3rd, 2015, 6:00 pm

Children, Youth, Families, Adults of all ages & Guests are invited!


Tim and Gail Davison’s Farm
218 Buckeye Road, West Liberty, IA 52776
(Drive east on I 80 to the West Branch Exit 254. Drive South towards Downey. At 3.2 miles turn left onto the gravel road (Buckeye Road—just before the rail road tracks). Follow this for 3.1 miles. Keep to the right when driving.)


Please bring chips or side dish to share. Hotdogs, buns and s'mores are provided. Other suggested items to bring: lawn chairs, bug spray, hand wipes, blanket, flashlight and a friend!

Email Mark Hall to RSVP at chaplainhall99@hotmail.com

Start and End Dates: 
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 to Sunday, October 4, 2015