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Bounce Into Spring

April 28th is our annual Bounce Into Spring Sunday. We will have fun, food, and games after the worship service, and during the service, we will hear from different Sunday School Classes, Bible Studies, LifeGroups, and other ministries in our church where people can get connected and volunteer. This would be a great Sunday to [...]

2019-04-15T20:49:45-05:00April 15th, 2019|News|


DOGWOOD PARADE  is on May 4th. Our church will once again be handing out water during the Dogwood Parade on the steps of The Congo. Any help is greatly appreciated!!!!

2019-04-15T20:47:09-05:00April 15th, 2019|News|


On April 21 st, we will not be having our normal 8 am “sunrise” service. Instead, we will have a 9:30 breakfast with First Baptist joining us, and then we will Celebrate our Unity in Jesus and His Resurrection Victory by joining together with First Baptist Church for ONE 10:30 Easter Sunday Worship Service. The [...]

2019-04-15T20:43:53-05:00April 15th, 2019|News|

Dinners for 8

Dinners for 8 – change to March 31. Fun! Fellowship! Food! Dinners for 8 will have a Launch Luncheon at the church on March 31 st after the 10:30 service, and begin meeting that week. We will have HyVee cater a meal on the 31st for all who have signed up and will sit with [...]

2019-03-29T11:59:25-05:00March 29th, 2019|News|

Wednesday Noon Prayer

Wednesday Noon Prayer We meet to learn about prayer and to pray together every Wednesday in the Women’s Bible Study Room 26 upstairs, noon-12:45 pm. We spend time praying for the needs of our church, our community, and our world.

2019-03-24T14:06:03-05:00March 24th, 2019|News|

Our Annual Easter Sunrise Service and Breakfast

Our annual Easter Sunrise Service and breakfast will happen April 21 st, 8 am with The Reverend Orville Jones bringing the message. Why not celebrate Jesus early and join us for breakfast after the service too! Invite your family and friends too!!! We will still have our normal 10:30 Service as well.

2019-03-24T14:03:37-05:00March 24th, 2019|News|


CONGO PHOTOS! To promote social media/online engagement for First Union Congregational Church, please submit photos of events related to our church through either the church Facebook Messenger or email to cdedert@mail.com.

2019-03-24T13:26:43-05:00March 24th, 2019|News|

Men’s Group

Men’s Group 6-7am Bible Study has been moved to TUESDAYS starting this week. Join us for breakfast and discussion on 1 John. This is a great way to grow in your faith!

2019-03-17T16:43:41-05:00March 17th, 2019|News|

Women’s Painting Night

“For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them.” – Matthew 18:20 We absolutely enjoyed our creative evening. God’s given us all unique perspectives and gifts. Because He Lives! (posted on behalf of Betsy Rush )

2019-03-17T16:54:44-05:00March 16th, 2019|News|