About Chuck Hetzler

Chuck Hetzler is Senior Pastor of the first church in his hometown of Quincy, IL - First Union Congregational Church. His passion is to seek God with others to see God's Spirit move in historic ways today. He is blessed with a beautiful, happy family in his wife and four children.

Unbelievable Love, September 25, 2017

by Chuck Hetzler "But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us."  Romans 5:8 Jesus did not die for us because of how good we are or may become. No one can ever earn God's love. He is love. And Jesus died for us before [...]

September 25th, 2017|Today At 12th and Maine|

Revival, September 23, 2017

by Chuck Hetzler "Will you not revive us again, that your people may rejoice in you?"  Psalm 85:6 Starting October 22, our church will hold a four-day revival -- four straight days of evening worship services, 6:30-8:00 P.M. Revival meetings used to be very common for many churches in past generations. They wanted to stay [...]

September 23rd, 2017|Today At 12th and Maine|

A Good Name, September 22, 2017

by Chuck Hetzler "A good name is more desirable than great riches; to be esteemed is better than silver or gold."  Proverbs 22:1 This verse is not so much about making sure that other people think well of us. It is much more about being a person of integrity. Instead of pursuing riches or pleasures [...]

September 22nd, 2017|Today At 12th and Maine|

The Word of God Endures Forever, September 21, 2017

“The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God endures forever.”  ‭‭Isaiah‬ ‭40:8‬ ‭ In our media saturated world, it can seem like so many messages are more important than God's. But if we step back and look at the bigger picture, the fads and fashions of famous people today will [...]

September 21st, 2017|Today At 12th and Maine|

Mutual Encouragement, September 20, 2017

by Chuck Hetzler "I long to see you so that I may impart to you some spiritual gift to make you strong--that is, that you and I may be mutually encouraged by each other's faith."  Romans 1:11-12 We all need one another. Even the apostle Paul sought to be strengthened by other Christians. Church is [...]

September 20th, 2017|Today At 12th and Maine|

Membership Sunday

We will welcome several new members this Sunday, September 24!

September 19th, 2017|News|

Spiritual Warfare, September 19, 2017

by Chuck Hetzler "Our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms."  Ephesians 6:12 Beyond the veil of our physical environment is a spiritual reality. We cannot see it, but there [...]

September 19th, 2017|Today At 12th and Maine|

A Still, Small Voice, September 18, 2017

by Chuck Hetzler "After the earthquake came a fire, but the LORD was not in the fire. And after the fire came a gentle whisper."  1 Kings 19:12 We all want God to speak to us.  Oftentimes we wish that He would shout!  But this story from Elijah, the great prophet of God, teaches us [...]

September 18th, 2017|Today At 12th and Maine|

Showing God, September 16, 2017

by Chuck Hetzler "No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another, God lives in us and his love is made complete in us."  1 John 4:12  You have the opportunity to make God real today.  Simple acts of love, words of kindness, a warm embrace, and a happy countenance can transform [...]

September 16th, 2017|Today At 12th and Maine|

Kingdom Come, September 15, 2017

by Chuck Hetzler "...your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven."  Matthew 6:10  God is a king and He reigns over His realm, which is Heaven. God's kingdom is perfection. Everything is good, right, peaceful, and joyful. There is no sadness or sickness or pain or strife or any [...]

September 15th, 2017|Today At 12th and Maine|