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Lent on the Go

A retreat bag to enhance your Lenten season.  Bags can be picked up at the church or delivered to your home.  You can do the retreat in a morning, an afternoon or weekly.   The possibilities are endless!

Cost for each bag is $4.

Donations are welcomed!

Daily Lenten Devotions

Cards for every day of the Lenten season can be picked up at the church or delivered to your home.  Each day you can pick a word to carry with you throughout the day.  Each card includes a word, a short reflection and prayer.

Cost for each set of cards is $2.

Donations are welcome!

Lenten Study

Parish Partners is hosting a zoom study every Wednesday in Lent from February 24- March 24 from Noon to 1 p.m.

We will be studying Jill J. Duffield's book 

Lent in Plain Sight; A Devotion Through Ten Objects.  You can purchase the book or simply participate in the study without reading in advance.  To reserve a spot, email Pastor Leslie at

Children's education

Pre-schoolers to 5th graders meet on Sunday morning from 9-10 a.m. to participate in a journey through the Bible by using study, drama and crafts.

Youth bible study

We meet on Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. Our goal is faith formation and fun!

Adult studies & Fellowship Opportunities

Naomi's Neighbors meet on Thursday morning at 10 a.m.

Topical Studies meets throughout the year for 4 - 8 weeks at a time on Sunday afternoons, led by Pastor Leslie

Christian Women's Fellowship

CWF meets once a month on Saturday mornings.  Offering opportunities for spiritual growth, enrichment, education, and creative ministries.


End of the Month Meal

We partner with local churches to make sure that our community eats at the end of the month.  We serve 5 Mondays throughout the year.

Backpack Program for Headstart Children

A ministry of the Parish Partners.

Stocking our Local Food Pantry

Supported and organized by our local CWF, we collect items throughout the year for our local food pantry.

A Bed for Every Child

We are partnering with FCC Keokuk to make sure every child in our community has a bed to sleep on.


We are Disciples of Christ, a movement for wholeness in a fragmented world.  We welcome all to the Lord's Table as God has welcomed us.


First Christian Church

(Disciples of Christ)

608 10th Street

Fort Madison, IA 52627

(319) 372-4193


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