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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.

    Upcoming Events

    Two Opportunities for Ash Wednesday

    Ash-Wednesday-Graphics-75Individual Communion and Ashes
    From 11:00 am until 1:00p.m. Dr. Donehoo will be in the chapel to serve communion, pray with you, and impose ashes (if you would like to receive them). You may come by yourself, as a couple, or as a family at any time during those hours.
    Ash Wednesday Worship Service, 7pm
    Please join us for a special service of worship at 7p.m. This service will be a time of quiet reflection and an invitation to enter into a deeper journey of discipleship. It will include readings, candlelight, prayer, quiet music, silence, communion and imposition of ashes (for those who desire them). Please bring the whole family to this service so that we can all begin this journey through the Lenten season together.




    garden_tomb“First at the Tomb”
    This Sunday, February 14, Pastor Donehoo begins a series of sermons highlighting the women who were the first witnesses to Easter called “First at the Tomb.” Each week he will explore the lives of women who, for the most part, have been lost in the mists of history, yet were the first to proclaim “He is risen!” Come hear how their lives long ago can be instructive for us today.




    R&R logo,jpgBEGINNING THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 14: “R&R” Groups. R&R (Reinvention and Resurrection) groups will be meeting for six weeks to study, dream, and vision the future of First Congregational Church of Elgin. We will read and discuss Vintage Church by Michael Piazza. Click HERE for more information and for days and times when the groups meet.




    womens_retreat_cfc1363978194Women’s Retreat
    “Bound Together in Love” is the theme of this year’s Women’s Retreat, February 26-27. The weekend will include Bible study, crafts, yoga, spa treatments, pool time, and relaxation. For more information and a registration form, click HERE.




    podcastCHECK IT OUT!
    Podcasts of Sunday sermons are now available each week. For the most recent offering click on “Sermon Podcasts” above. For previous sermons click on “About Us” and then click on “Sermon Podcasts.”

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