News & Events Highlights

Here you will find information on some of the exciting things going on at FCC. Visit this page often to review featured events, ongoing opportunities, and various updates from the congregation.

You’re Invited- Scott’s Ordination Anniversary Party!

Cassie Williams
February 16 2017


The Prairie Citizen #1-The Golden Rule

Rev. Dr. E. Scott Jones
February 16 2017

In an effort to find common ground in these divisive times, we at First Central have launched a new weekly podcast entitled … More

Scott’s Column: A Letter From the Conference Minister

Cassie Williams
February 15 2017

Dear Friends, Recently, a friend lead a reflection at a meeting I attended and used the juxtaposition of two quotes.  One was … More

First Forum: Healing Touch

Cassie Williams
February 15 2017

Join us this Sunday, February 19th for First Forum! Keellia Guevara will be joining us for not just one, but TWO weekends … More

FIRSTYouth: Let’s Take a Hike!

Cassie Williams
February 15 2017

FIRSTYouth are TAKING A HIKE!  Hitchcock nature preserve, this Sunday, February 19, leaving right after church and returning no later than 5:30 pm.  Bring … More

Katie’s Musings: It’s Complicated

Cassie Williams
February 8 2017

I’ve always had a really odd relationship with feminism… well, femininity in general. That sounds weird.  Let me explain. I just had … More

First Central Writers Group- Relationships

Cassie Williams
February 18 2017

Relationships shape so much of our lives and ourselves. Join writer Mick Milson as he leads us in an exercise to write … More

Third Wednesday Family Night

Cassie Williams
February 15 2017

On Wednesday, February 15th, Third Wednesday Family Night/Phase One/Phase Two will be coming back from winter break! Dinner at 5:30pm, classes/discussions to … More

Conversational Dinners- Sign Up!

Cassie Williams
February 8 2017

Sign up now for the next Conversational Dinners, to be held Sunday, February 19th at 6 p.m. You will be assigned to … More

Scott’s Column: Our Times

Cassie Williams
February 1 2017

Our Times Frodo Baggins was troubled and afraid. He and the fellowship were in the darkness of the Mines of Moriah, surrounded … More

FIRSTKids: Risk the Adventure!

Cassie Williams
January 25 2017

This Winter/Spring at First Central, FIRSTKids are taking an EPIC (Choose Your Own Adventure-style) adventure through the life and times and stories … More

First Central Book Club Schedule

Cassie Williams
January 25 2017

  February 9, 7 pm, 51 Carter Lake Club, Carter Lake, IA (Julie McKillip’s home). Book: Willa Cather’s My Antonia. Sue Arkfeld … More

State of the Church 2017

Rev. Dr. E. Scott Jones
January 22 2017

In October my mother and I were in County Kerry driving in our rental car across the Dingle Peninsula following the signs … More

A Note From Lutheran Family Services

Cassie Williams
February 8 2017

Join people of all faiths NOW in protesting President Trump’s halt of refugee resettlement and barring refugees from many Muslim majority countries. … More