BEDSPlus Care, one of our mission partners, will provide transitional summer shelter for select clients from mid-June to mid-August.  First Congo will host our neighbors the week of July 3rd, and is looking for volunteers to sign-up for shifts and other once-a-week services. There are many ways to participate: night shifts (we need a minimum…

We are pleased to announce our summer concert series! Please join us on June 25, July 9, and July 23 from 10:45am – 11:15am in the sanctuary after worship. The concerts are hosted by Kathy Christian and everyone is welcome. June 25, Erin Cleary and Kathy will perform music by Beethoven. Erin is our Alleluia…

What do butterflies, whales and pandas have in common?  They are wonderful creatures God has created, and will be 3 of the animals the children will be learning about this summer in Sunday school. Our summer program is from June 11 to August 20 and is open to any and all.  The theme for the…

Sunday, August 27, 10am in Bemis Woods (Grove 7) Mark your calendar for Sunday, August 27. Bring a chair or a blanket and worship with us at 10am in Bemis Woods. Our Spirit Worship Band will lead the service with Rich, Meredith and Katherine. Then after the conclusion of the service, we will fire up…

As our membership continues to grow here at First Congo, having a current pictorial directory becomes more and more valuable in helping put a face with a name. With that in mind, we have contracted with LifeTouch Photography again to help put a new pictorial directory together. LifeTouch will be set up in the Chapel…

                                                  We celebrated Rich’s 30th anniversary of his ordination on Sunday, April 30. It was a glorious day of community, faith, love, God, and a testament to the generosity (both in time…

IT TAKES A BIG  HEART TO HELP SHAPE LITTLE MINDS. If you are waiting for a sign from God to tell you how you can use your time to make a real difference in the lives of children, this is your sign! Between now and early May, please consider signing up to teach Sunday School…

Registration is now open for summer camps for kids of all ages at Pilgrim Park Camp in Princeton, IL and Tower Hill Camp in Sawyer, MI. Juliette Pershey attended last year and loved it. (And thinks it would be even more fun if more church friends attended with her this year.) Click here to hear…

Our Adult Christian Exploration (ACE) Committee is firming up details on the Sunday morning classes listed below. So, please check back regularly as dates and topics are subject to change. All of the classes take place from 10:15-11:30am in our second floor Seim Room. Complimentary childcare is offered in Room 108. The classes stand alone,…

God’s Garden Plant Sale Work has begun on the fellowship fire circle and is expected to be done by the end of February. Plans for the garden that will surround the fire pit are being finalized and include large evergreen trees, small boxwoods and hydrangeas, as well as abundant annuals, native perennials and a butterfly…

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