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Posts by Cathleen Courtois (Page 3)

Behind the Scenes from the Staff

As I listen to others who do not attend FCC Keokuk choosing between family travels, activities and weekend worship, I am reminded of how incredibly blessed we are to have four weekend worship services! As the end of school year and summer are approaching, decide right now that you will commit to attending your activities without missing weekend worship.  Joining others in…

Coming Back to Say Thanks!

I love the reminder in Jesus’ parable of the Ten Lepers that we should be grateful people.  So here’s my chance to come back and say thanks… *For supporting the Youth Mission Trip by attending their dinners and for encouraging the youth to serve. *For giving items to the Bless this Dress ministry…your generous hearts bless many in the Tri-State area through…

Tag Me, Please!

Little sheep, bunnies and bears – have you seen them anywhere around the church? Our nurseries have room-specific nametags for our kiddos (plus sticker-type tags for our new visiting friends)! We are so blessed to be a community where our volunteers strive to know each child by name. Our nursery folks are incredible! But did you know that the tags we provide…

Behind the Scenes from the Staff

An afternoon of cooking led to the special occasion of an entire family dinner. Extra hands made the meal happen and gave me time with our granddaughters! Additional hands handled after dinner details, giving Papa time with the “girlies”. When the day was over, I was not exhausted, I was exhilarated! As Nominating Committee work heads into full swing, I am reminded…

On A Mission For Jesus

As I sat down to log in to Charity Tracker, I said aloud, “Let’s be On A Mission For Jesus for a while!” What I meant was that I was going to set aside the next hour or so working towards this program that is so important for our community. Then the small voice inside said, “Oh for more hands, more time,…

“Here I am, Lord…”

I love to sing this hymn. It stirs up memories of hearing God’s call and times He prompted me to serve. It also reminds me of the work our Nominating Committee is preparing to undertake; being charged with prayerfully seeking out Ministry Group chair people, Deacons, Elders, Treasurers and special Committee members. Please pray for them. I also ask that you pray…