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    We are so very happy to welcome you to First Congregational United Church of Christ in Elgin, IL. We are excited to meet you! Everyone is welcome to attend our services. Join us for Bible study and/or services and be sure to let the greeters know you are new.



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    Ash Wednesday

    To mark the beginning of Lent there will be two opportunities for commemorating Ash Wednesday, March 1st. From 11:00am until 1:00pm Pastor Donehoo will be in the chapel for individuals, couples, or families to have prayer, holy communion, and the imposition of ashes (if desired). At 7:00pm a service of prayer, Taize music, communion, and ashes will be held in the sanctuary.




    Sunday Night Supper

    Sunday Night Supper is an opportunity for you to grow personally and spiritually. Join us for a hearty, free meal (childcare is also free) followed by:

    • “The Way” – A process for introducing to you to faith or deepening the faith you have.  For more information click HERE.
    • “Stuff People Think the Bible Says, But Doesn’t” – An in-depth examination of what the Bible really says about contemporary issues.  For more information click HERE.
    • “Candlelight Guided Meditation” – A time to heal your mind and promote a positive attitude.  For more information click HERE.




    “Breath, Blessings, and Bowls” – Heartspa Women’s Retreat, Feb. 24-25

    Discover ways to relax and connect. The weekend will include group sessions, crafts, spa treatments, and pool time.  For more information click HERE.





    Beer, Burgers, and the Bible

    Our next men’s Bible study meets on Monday, February 27th at Elgin Public House (219 Chicago Street) at 6:30pm. Grab something to eat (it’s half-price burger night) and come upstairs for a Bible study for dudes only.


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    “Go and Do the Same” – A great stewardship moment by Sherri Maxon.  Worth the read!

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