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Sunday Worship

July 28th @ 9:30 am. In sanctuary. Live Streamed.

🐟🥖 Pastor Jim will preach ("How Shall We Understand Miracles Today?") Texts include: John 6:1-21 (Jesus feeding the multitudes and walking on water).
♬♪ Special Music: Evan Vorpahl will sing.

Summer Kids program

Sunday, July 28th
Children (age 3-8th grade) will create quilt squares by drawing colorful designs on fabric squares. They will consider our long time church members and how we can create a reminder that they are loved by their church family. Roxanne Akstulewicz, teacher

We welcome Brenda Noria!

Brenda has accepted the role as the new FCC Housekeeper. Brenda and her husband, Manvel, have four children: Mateo (age 8), Samara (age 6), Donna (age 5) and Efrain (age 2). She and her family love going to the beach, library, and being outside. Brenda works at FCC three days a week (M/W/F) cleaning the lounge, sanctuary, restrooms, kitchen and hallways. When you see her make sure to welcome her to the FCC staff!

New FCC Photo Directory

Submit your photo (individual or family) for the UPDATED FCC directory!

  • You may submit a photo by uploading it here or on the FCC website.

  • OR you can email it to us at

  • OR we can take your photo before or after worship


FCC Parking Lot Project

We are hoping that the parking lot will be paved this week. In the meantime, folks can park on the parking lot (packed gravel). Just be careful to watch your step. Feel free to park on Bluff Ave and adjacent streets. The Bluff Ave entrance will have a designated drop-off spot on Sunday mornings.

FCC Softball Game

Mon. July 29th
Come cheer on the FCC softball team. Game at 6:00 pm at Wildwood #3 versus Edgewood Church.

Mission: Kansas City

Highlights from the 2024 Youth Mission Trip to Kansas City, MO: See the video on YouTube.

"Love Thy Neighbor? My Year in China"

Sun.  Aug. 11th, 10:45- 11:30 am, in the FCC sanctuary
Chloe Bohn, daughter of Carla Ross and Greg Bohn, recently moved back to the U.S. after living in Nanjing, China for a year. Join her at FCC for a presentation that explains the program that brought her to China, the cultural similarities and differences she encountered, and the stereotypes she wants to dispel in America.

Pool Party at the Quasius Cottage

Wednesday, Aug. 14th
All FCC Middle and High School youth are invited to an evening of good food, fellowship and fun! There will be swimming (in a pool with a slide and a hot tub!), we'll play badminton, we'll sing songs around a bonfire, and of course Nancy E. will provide games.  Meet at FCC parking lot at 3:30 pm and we will carpool (30 minute drive) out to the cottage. We will return to FCC by 7:30 pm.  A sloppy joe dinner will be served.  Don't forget to bring your swimming suit and towel. You don't want to miss the best day of the summer! Let us know if you can attend! Sign-up here!

Picnic Gathering for Families with Young Children

Thursday, Aug. 22
Families with preschool and elementary age children are invited to a picnic at Vollrath Park Pavilion on Aug. 22nd from 5:30-7:00 pm. Parents come and enjoy fellowship with each other while your children play games and enjoy the playground equipment! It will be a great chance for families to connect with each other before the new program year.  Feel free to invite friends who might be interested in learning more about FCC. Children will be supervised by youth workers. We will serve sub sandwiches as well as bagged chips, watermelon, salad, beverages, and bars/cookies. Sign-up here! 

Out of Office

Pastors Jim and Julia will be on vacation from July 29-Aug. 5. Thanks to Rev. Dr. Julie Mavity Maddalena for leading worship on Sun. Aug. 4th. The Pastors will be back in the office on Tuesday, Aug. 6th.

Fellowship Hour Hosts Needed

We are looking for folks to host the fellowship time following summer worship services. Lemonade and cookies are provided by the Deacons - you simply need to serve. Roxanne will send you fellowship hour guidelines. You can sign-up here - Fellowship Hosts

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