A loving family of God,

Adel First Christian Church awakens and nurtures faith in everyone we meet.

will be livestreaming through YouTube Channel, First Christian Church Facebook page, and Audio Service.  Starting October 25, we wil have in person worship service available.  Please watch this short video on our how we plan to worship in person

In-person service this Sunday!

Take a look to learn how we plan to worship safely in-person this Sunday

Posted by Adel First Christian Church on Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Please scroll down to see instruction and links.
If you missed Sunday’s message streamed,
please scroll down to bottom of this page to watch livestream video.
Prior weeks live stream videos are available to view on NEW “Livestreaming” page by month.
NEW, Pastor’s Weekly Uplift articles (blogs) links are available on the website.
Click on page menu bar in top right corner and click on “Weekly Uplift Blogs” or scroll down to links.   
Office Hours – Monday through Thursday 9 am to 2 pm
Email – contact@firstchristianadel.org
218 N. 9th Street, Adel, Iowa 50003
Phone: 515-993-4514
CLICK HERE for a map to Adel FCC
Register NOW for
2020-2021 OnlineYouth Group and Sunday School
Sunday Services
9:00 AM – Sunday Worship Service
will be a livestream
service through FCC Youtube Channel,
First Christian Church Facebook Live/Page,
and an Audio Service.
In person will begin October 25.
Thursday prior to the service each week
10:00-10:30 a.m. Sunday Connection
through Zoom Meeting
No Fellowship until further notice
No Christian Education until further notice 
FCC Youth Programs
Here are the ways your kids can be involved at Adel First Christian Church (Adel FCC):
  • PreK-2nd: (for kids in PreK-2nd grade) meets from 6:00-7:00 pm on Wednesdays*
  • JYF (for kids in 3rd-5th grade): meets from 6:00-7:00 pm on Wednesdays*
  • Chi Rho (for kids 6th-8th grade): meets from 6:00-7:00 pm on Wednesdays*
  • CYF (for kids in 9th-12th grade): meets from 6:00-7:00 pm on Wednesdays*
  • Sunday School for all ages: meets from 10:30-11:30 am on Sundays*
*See our Youth Programs Page to register
Worship through Prayers, Message, and Communion
YouTube, Facebook Livestream, and an Audio Service
(please have bread and juice, etc. ready for yourself at your home)

Over the past several months FCC has been offering our Sunday Worship service through Zoom. Due to some technical challenges we are transitioning to a different audio method on August 23, 2020.

To listen to the live service by audio, please dial in by phone:  515-992-9930 this is a local call in central Iowa area

The service will be live at approximately 8:55 every Sunday morning. It is important to note that if you call prior to 8:55, you will hear a recording of the previous week’s service. This new feature also offers an option to be called automatically at the start of a new service.

Please help spread the word to those that may not be aware or have access to this communication.

SUNDAY CONNECTIONS October 25, 10:00-10:30 a.m.

Prayer time and Reflection on Bible Verse through Zoom Meeting on your computer or phone. It is interactive—we’ll be able to see people with computers with cameras and hear their comments.

Join Zoom Meeting:
Meeting ID: 826 6853 3709      
Required Password: 707111          

Dial In by phone: 1 312 626 6799

Meeting ID:  826 6853 3709#

Participate code:  no code just enter # sign

Required Password: 707111#

To mute and un-mute your phone press *6

(you will hear the Zoom announcer tell you what is happening)

For more information about youth groups, the meal or Sunday School, contact Pastor Doug. 
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October 18, 2020 Sermon Message

Sunday Sermon from 10/18/2020

Posted by Adel First Christian Church on Wednesday, October 21, 2020

 At FCC we live our faith every day
and everywhere through worship, fellowship, study, music, youth programs and community service.
  • loving, caring church family We’re friendly! It’s easy to find your niche and meet friends.
  • Respect — for differing opinions, backgrounds and beliefs, as well as your time and your individual faith needs. We are honest with each other, and our through our actions we live what we believe and say.
  • A generous spirit is in the air at FCC.  We are involved in our church and in our community, supporting each other and our neighbors in Dallas County through fellowship and outreach. 
  • A vibrant, fun-loving atmosphere — It’s true! Here at FCC, we mix in a lot of laughs in service to God.
  • A thirst for learning — Through small study groups, thought-provoking services, community outreach and weekly inspiration, we seek fresh ways to feed our faith, deepen our understanding — helping us to find the best paths that enrich and support our everyday lives.


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Glorify – Grow – Give – Go

We love serving in ministry. Our sole aim is to steward faith to create a deeper relationship with God. Our programs are developed to grow your faith!

Adel FCC Event Calendar

Click on each event on the calendar for more information!
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Adel First Christian Church

Youth Programs

**Wednesday Night
Children and Families Groups begins
September 23, 2020!**
Youth groups and Sunday School at Adel FCC are open to every child in our community.  Children are invited to come and be unconditionally accepted and loved, to grow in their connection to the Lord, and to walk with others as they learn about Jesus.  Kids enjoy age-appropriate, faith-based activities and discussions, games, snacks, and crafts.   
The registration form can be found below and is required for all ages.
Families absolutely love this mid-week family fellowship time!
PreK-2nd Grade – Wednesdays from 6:00 – 7:00 
JYF (3rd Grade – 5th Grade) – Wednesdays from 6:00 – 7:00
CHI RHO (Middle School) – (New) Sundays from 4:00-4:45
CYF (High School) – (NEW) Sundays from 4:00 – 4:45
***We plan to meet in the parking lot, weather permitting
(inclement weather—Fellowship Hall).
Please wear mask and we will be following social distancing guidelines
(stay 6’ apart—sitting in family groups).
Please fill out the registration form below and we will connect with you!


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The Personnel Committee has designed a revised Job Description for our Youth Program Coordinator and this new announcement:  

Adel First Christian Church has an opening for a Youth Program Coordinator. The ideal candidate is a practicing Christian who has prior experience with youth, excellent communication skills, self-motivated, and is a Spiritual Leader who has a passion for working with children and families. This spiritual leader will serve an average of 10 hours per week. Compensation is comparable to that of similar positions. For more information, contact Pastor Doug Pfeiffer: dougpfeiffer60@gmail.com or 515.720.0689.

Please share this invitation for this position to as many people as you know.  Thank you!



The Chi Rho & CYF youth group (grades 6-12) will be having a meal drive (main dish only). We are looking for people to make freezable meals to be passed out to local people in the community. The meals can be for individuals or families.

If you are interested in making some meals, please let me know via PM messenger. We request that these meals be in disposable containers and have a note on the top with the dinner contents and cooking instructions.

If you know of anyone in the community that is in need of a meal (job loss, illness, shut in, etc.) please let me know (via PM messenger).

Anyone providing meals needs to have the frozen meals dropped off to the Adel First Christian Church on Wednesday, October 28, from Noon – 4:30 pm.

Meals will be distributed on October 28th from 5 – 6 pm. This will be hands-free. The kids are creating cards to be distributed with the meals. We will leave the frozen meals on the porch of home.

Thank you to everyone in the Adel Community for their help!  Jocelyn Schlieman

Contact Us

Phone: 515-993-4514 Email: contact@firstchristianadel.org
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Meet Our Pastor
Doug Pfeiffer
Senior Pastor
Our congregation is incredibly blessed by Pastor Doug.  His insight and ability to  connect modern-day issues with scripture is inspiring and thought-provoking. Pastor Doug is appreciated for his humor and genuine love of Christ and Christ’s children.


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Weekly Uplift – “Knocking On Your Door”


What if we lived in a state and an era in which the authorities were a real existential threat . . . and, what if you were asked if you were a believer of Jesus Christ, knowin …


Ways to send your donation and support First Christian Church

*Use the post office and send your donation to us at:
First Christian Church
218 N 9th Street
Adel, IA  50003
*Bill Pay through your bank
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*Drop your donation off at the church during business hours:
from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m
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October 4, 2020 “Mark:  Pushing Into the Storm”

Sunday Worship Service

Posted by Adel First Christian Church on Sunday, October 4, 2020

October 11, 2020 “Mark: Be True Christ Followers”
Having problems with video, please go to our Facebook page or our YouTube Channel to watch.
October 18, 2020 “Mark:  Be Salty”
Will be uploaded Thursday, October 22
October 25, 2020 “Mark: Betrayal and Desertion @ Last Supper
Will be uploaded Monday, October 26