Pastor Mario Padilla

Secretary Breann Brown

You can email us at our new email address:


Our address is:
919 N. Columbus
West Liberty, Iowa   52776

Call us at (319) 627-4858



Message and Scripture

First Disciples

Genesis 28: 10-13;

John 20, 30, 31; 1: 35-51

WLCF Vision and Mission

To be a God centered, God loving, Holy Spirit filled, led and empowered Church, having Christ as the Head and we, as His Body, being used to make disciples of Jesus to build His Kingdom.

   Click the link below to save and listen to the most recent WLCF service online.
Scroll down this page for available past services.

Click Here To Download and Listen to the Latest On-Line Service

Current Church Bulletin

Current Time Alone with God Insert

Teen Time Alone with God

 Current Calendar of Events

The Gospel of John-The Lamb of God

"Jesus, Parables and Hermeneutics"

Jesus is the Head

"The Concept of NEW in Scriptures"

the Passion of Jesus Christ

Praying for Power

God's Kingdom

Through Christ to Reconcile the All


Sunday at WLCF

October 6

8:30 AM

Prayer with Pastor Mario

10:00 AM

Worship Service

9:00 AM

Adult Sunday School

10:30 AM

Children's Sunday School



5:00 PM


Below is a List of Topical Web Links under current discussion

Acts of the Early Church and the Holy Spirit Weekly Readings

The American Chesterton Society

Christian Classics Library from Calvin College (Chesterton's Orthodoxy may be viewed or downloaded)

C.S. Lewis and the Inklings

Thoughtful Christian Apologetics from Ravi Zacharias

We are a member of the Minnesota-Iowa Baptist General Conference.
The conference website is


Archived Church Services in mp3 format
(More recent sermons are toward the bottom of the list)

The October 7 Service
The October 14 Service
The October 28 Service
The November 4 Service
The November 11 Service
The November 18 Service
The November 25 Service
The December 2 Service
The December 9 Service
The December 16 Service
The January 13 Service
The January 20 Service
The February 3 Service
The March 3 Service
The March 10 Service
The March 17 Service
The March 24 Service
The March 31 Service
The April 7 Service
The April 14 Service
The April 21 Service
The April 28 Service
The May 5 Service
The May 12 Service
The May 19 Service
The June 2 Service
The June 9 Service
The June 30 Service
The July 7 Service
The July 21 Service
The August 4 Service
The August 11 Service
The August 18 Service
The September 1 Service
The September 29 Service


This Week at WLCF

Mon, Oct 7

Anna Lathrop – Happy Birthday!

Tues, Oct 8


7:00 PM

Spanish Bible Study - I Juan

Wed, Oct 9

Sandy Cornwall – Happy Birthday!

7:00 AM

Dawn Prayer

6:30 PM

Youth Bible Study - I John

7:30 PM

Adult Bible Study - The Good Fight

Thurs, Oct 10

Emily Hemmingway – Happy Birthday!


Mark Johnson – Happy Birthday!

Fri, Oct 11

Karen Lathrop – Happy Birthday!

Sat, Oct 12



Men's Bible Study- John

Sun, Oct 13

Marie Louis – Happy Birthday!

8:30 AM

Prayer with Pastor Mario

9:00 AM

Adult Sunday School

10:00 AM

Communion Service

10:30 AM

Children's Sunday School


CYG Home Cubes

We celebrate life! We celebrate your life! Let us pray for one another on our birthdays and anniversaries!  If we don’t have your dates, please give them to Breann or feel free to email the church or to leave a note on her desk.


                                     Upcoming Events, Services and Activities 

Deacon Team Meeting – Saturday, October 19, 9:00 am

Voluntary Action Council Christmas Distribution – Meeting, Tuesday, October 22, 7:00 pm, FCU. Distribution of presents will be December 13th and 14th.

Fall Community Music & Praise Night – Sunday, October 27, 6:30 pm, First Church United is hosting a musical worship night! Free will donations to support the West Liberty Ministerial Association. Email Brenda Miller at if you are interested in sharing a talent or singing with the FCU Choir.

Renovarč – First Wednesday of the month, WLCF, 7:00 pm, Falling For God by Gary Moon

Sharing the Story – On the third Sunday of the month we will hear a story of faith. Please see Pastor Mario if you are interested in sharing your story.

Baptism – If anyone is interested in following Jesus in the water of believer’s baptism, please see Pastor Mario right away. Those wishing to be baptized please meet with Pastor Mario after the service

West Liberty Food Pantry – FCU Sat. 9:00-10:00 am and Thur. 6:00-7:00 pm. Items specifically needed: LAUNDRY DETERGENT, DISH SOAP, FEMININE HYGENE PRODUCTS, PEANUT BUTTER, COOKING OIL, RAMEN NOODLES.  Please place your donations in the box in the foyer. Thanks to the men who deliver this to FCU. Julie McKillip is our coordinator


                              PRAYER TIMES FOR A PRAYING CHURCH BODY

Prayer with Pastor Mario – Every Sunday at 8:30 am.

Weekly Dawn Prayer Time – Wednesdays at 7:00 am. Dawn Prayer Time.

All Church Prayer Gathering – Sunday, November 3, 2019, 9:00 am

Daily Time Alone With God. Follow the insert for this daily prayer time. Be sure to      pray TAG every day.

Copy of the Message – see Brad Jenkins or listen at

Church Library – Great books located downstairs! Also see the titles Dort Mills has made available from her library


Prayer Chain – Call or email Glenna MacGowan with Prayer requests at 627-2934 or



Pastor’s Day of Sabbath Rest: Friday 

Secretarial Hours:TBD

Any and All questions, comments, concerns, or requests can be emailed to the church email or written down and left on Breann’s desk.



The Story of God Sunday School Series In Audio

The Story of God Chapter 1

The Story of God Chapter 2

The Story of God Chapter 3

The Story of God Chapter 4

The Story of God Chapter 5

The Story of God Chapter 6

The Story of God Chapter 7

The Story of God Summary