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News & Announcements

News & Announcements from FELC

If you have any questions about the information on this page or would like to have an announcement posted to our website, please contact our church secretary.

Christmas Open House

December 15th

Christmas Open House at the Kaldahls – Please join Pastor & Kristin on Sunday, December 15th from 6:00-9:00 p.m. for a festive evening of holiday celebration. As always bring your appetites!  815 6th St. SW, Spencer.

Thank You!

A Huge Thank You To Everyone who helped with our Free Community Meal at Grand Avenue Community Outreach (GACO) Nov. 25th. We had over 25 FELC adults and HS youth participate in this servant project.  A special thanks to Thrivent for financially supporting this project and the Gideons for the free Bibles!  Extra baked goods were plated and taken to the police, fire department, sheriff's office, and highway patrol with cards thanking them for their service.  What great FELC outreach events into our community!

Youth Christmas Bake Sale

December 22nd 9:00-10:45 a.m.

Annual LYF Christmas Bake Sale - Sunday, Dec. 22nd Between Services in the Fellowship Hall - Reduce your baking time and enjoy homemade Christmas goodies. Shop early as they go fast... MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL!!

Advent & Christmas Services

Mid-Week Advent Services - Wednesdays, December 11th & 18th  6:00 p.m. with a meal to follow

Children’s Christmas Program Wednesday, December 18th at 6:00 p.m.

Christmas Eve Family Service December 24th at 6:30 p.m.

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service w/ Communion December 24th at 11:00 p.m.

Christmas Day Service December 25th at 10:00 a.m.

New Year’s Eve Service  w/ Communion December 31st at 6:00 p.m.

Children's Christmas Program

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FELC Christmas Program 2019 - Calling all Preschoolers through JLYF... Please join us in telling the story of Jesus' birth through song and scripture. The FELC Christmas program will take place on Wednesday, Dec 18 @ 6:00. 

Practices will be held during GIFT on Wednesdays and during the Sunday School hour on Sunday mornings. Please register at

***NOTE: The Christmas program will be taped and shown on Spencer's Channel 3 and will be placed on the church website. If you don't want your child to be viewed on TV please contact Bonnie @ 712-262-5598. 

Strengthening Marriage Worshop

Saturday, February 10, 2020

Strengthening Marriage Workshop - First English will host a workshop that will help married couples strengthen their marriage whether they've  been married a short time or for many years.  Mark your calendar for Saturday, February 15 9am-2pm.  Pastor Jonathon Conner,  will lead us through a time to grow in communication skills, understand how God has uniquely designed man and woman, and lead you in focusing on your relationship. Morning refreshments and lunch will be provided. 

Marriage is a teacher. For 19 years, Pastor Jonathan Conner has been blessed to be its student with his beloved wife Rebecca. In addition to learning with Rebecca, Pastor Conner has read, preached, counseled, and taught extensively on marriage. He has spoken on marriage at multiple conferences, had his writings featured online, counseled numerous couples in preparation for marriage and couples in crisis, and been featured on Issues Etc. A lifelong learner, he eagerly invites you to become a fellow student with him that together you might know the deep and lasting joys of God's gift of marriage. 

Cost $40 per couple (payable the morning of the workshop)  Childcare will be provided if needed.  Register on the Iowa District West website at  Look for the link under District News. This workshop is sponsored by the IDW Education and Family Life Committee.

On-line Giving is Now Available

First English is excited to announce that you can now manage your giving online! Giving online is easy and allows you to set up automatic recurring contributions and view your complete online giving history from anywhere you have access to the  Internet. Simply follow these easy steps:

1) Visit the church website at
     (If you are reading this, you've already accomplished this step) 

2) Click on GIVING (far right side, top of home page)

3) Click on the Create Profile button

4) Follow the onscreen instructions to create an online profile and to schedule  your recurring contributions.

Call the church office if you need assistance. 262-5598