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Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the Mission of First Covenant Church?

Our Mission is to GLORIFY…GROW…GO… in Jesus’ Name.

What is the Evangelical Covenant Church?

The Evangelical Covenant Church is an evangelical denomination that came out of the Swedish Lutheran Church in the 1800s. We are a denomination that is grounded in the Bible and emphasizes an active faith that touches the world around us. You can find out more about the Evangelical Covenant Church at http://www.covchurch.org/who-we- are/.

How should I dress at First Covenant?

All dress is acceptable and encouraged at First Covenant Church. We want people to come as they are.

Are there small groups to get plugged into?

We have many different small groups that you can get plugged into. We highly value the impact that being in a small group can bring for a person’s faith. Please contact Pastor Steve at 641.423.6359 or [email protected] and he will help you get connected with a small group.

What are the worship services like?

Our Early Service (8:30am) is our traditional service. Our traditional service worships in song with hymns, piano, and organ. Our Late Service (10:45am) is our contemporary service. In this service we worship in song using a band consisting of piano, drums, and guitars. Outside of the music time our services both contain a 20-30 minute sermon and times of prayer. Our services are about one hour in length.

Do you have a nursery?

We do have a nursery! Nursery is offered during our Late Service (10:45am) as well as during our Sunday School hour. All children from birth through two years of age are invited to join us in the nursery. During our Late Service we also have Children’s Church during the sermon portion of the service for all children that are from preschool through fourth grade.