First Congregational
United Church of Christ
Algona, Iowa

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"Whatever you did for the least of these, you did it for me."  (Matthew 25:40)

 

 

We worship at 10am on Sunday mornings.  We look forward to seeing you soon!

If you have any questions about our service
please do not hesitate to contact us:
Telephone: 515-822-9314
E-mail: algucc@netamumail.com 
 

 

 

 

Missions, both local and global, are an important part of First Congregational United Church of Christ in Algona. 

Each year our church is a "Five for Five" contributor to missions of the United Church of Christ.  We contribute to Our Church's Wider Mission, One Great Hour of Sharing, Neighbors in Need, Strengthen the Church, and the Christmas Fund for Veterans of the Cross.  We also hold regular collections for various local mission projects.

Among our other missions projects are:

  • For more than thirty years our church has administered the Mahana Scholarship Trust, which has given over a million dollars to help area students with their college education.  The Sefirt scholarship was also provided by a member of our church.

  • On the first Sunday of each month we encourage members to bring non-perishable food or cash donations for the Kossuth County Food Pantry.

  • We deliver lunches to shut-ins as part of the Meals on Wheels program.

 

  • We have helped out when people need help with farming and gardening.

We sponsor an annual fundraiser meal to benefit the Kossuth County CARE Team.

  • We sponsor a mitten tree at Christmas and collect mittens and towels in winter to help needy families in the area.
  • Members of our church participate in the annual CROP Walk to fight hunger each fall. 

  • We sponsor a "mobile mission" that provides slushes and cotton candy for children at community events.
  • For the past several years our church has helped a Native American family on the Omaha Reservation each Christmas.  The family thanked us with a beautiful handmade quilt that hangs in our church parlor.

  • Our church actively participates in the Kossuth County Ministerial Association, where local churches work together to help those in need in our community.

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