FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF DUBUQUE
SUNDAY WORSHIP SCHEDULE
8:30 AM Worship with Communion
10:30 AM Worship for all ages with choirs
We’re glad that you’ve decided to visit First Congregational Church UCC and worship with us. At First Congregational Church, we are committed to providing relevant and engaging worship, providing quality educational opportunities to all, creating a culture of acceptance where differences are valued and connections to one another are fostered. We believe that God has a dynamic purpose for your life, and having a community of believers around you is part of that purpose. We know that God is doing great things at First Congregational, and we hope that you will come and see everything that God is doing in the lives of our family.
Worship Services at First Congregational
We offer two Sunday morning services. The 8:30 a.m. is the smaller of our two services features meditative piano music to inspire you in your prayers as well as classic hymns and postludes on our beautifully restored organ. We serve communion every week at 8:30.
The 10:30 service is the larger service, it always includes a moment when the pastor calls the children forward to hear a special message. Music spans the generations, so be prepared to delight in the voices of children in the Cherub and Youth Choirs, or the the sounds of bells played by teens and adults. Five choirs rotate with a blended musical style from around the world as well as classical anthems of the historic church, with communion on the first Sunday.
Children and Youth Ministries
Children and adults worship together at 8:30 and 10:30 AM but for infants and toddlers, we always offer professional childcare in our well-equipped nursery during both worship services and during the 9:30 education hour.
Kids Club, for children of all ages is held on Wednesday evenings from 5:00-7:00 PM with a family meal provided starting at 5:00 PM. Children have devotional time along with playing games and having discussions.
Youth Night ,specifically for middle and high school students, is available at 7:30 PM on Wednesday evenings during the school year, but students in that age group are also encouraged to explore any of the Faith Formation special guest speakers that catch their interest.
There are several places to park on Sunday mornings. The closest lot is on the corner of 11th and Locust Street on West side of our building. We also can use the street parking surrounding the church and the parking lot across the church on 10th and Locust St.
During the week, members and guests can use the free parking spaces in our lot on the corner of 11th and Locust Street in spaces 1-12.
First Congregational Church is a member of the
United Church of Christ,
a welcoming denomination of "historic firsts."
The church office is open Monday-Friday,
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM.
255 West 10th Street
Dubuque, Iowa 52001
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