Pastor Mario Padilla

  Secretary Lynne Zeman

You can email us at:

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

Call us at (319) 627-4858
Secretary’s Hours: Tue/Wed   9:00-12:00 noon & 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. 

 Sunday at WLCF

December 11

9:00 a.m. Adult Sunday school
10:15 a.m. Social/Prayer
10:30 a.m. Communion and Youth Service




Below are links to recent study handouts

The Huge Prayer

The Fruit of the Spirit

Praying for Power

Retreat Prayer January 2020 Handout



Message and Scripture

The Teaching of Jesus in Matthew
Third Sunday of Advent
Kings and Jesus

Matthew 2:1-12

 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.

                                                        The code for ALL Zoom sessions is 228 893 6865.  The password is 416991. Join us!   

You can click the link below to join in on the Sunday service and all Bible studies:


Click Here to download and listen to the most current sermon audio.

Church Bulletin and Supplemental Readings

Events and Activities Calendar

Time Alone with God Insert

Consecration Sunday 2022  

Teen Time Alone with God

Spanish Bible Study HandouWednesday Bible Study Handout

 Readings from the Gospel of John

Spanish Bible Study Handout

Fighting The Good War

Why Jesus Crossed the Road Bible Study

The Isms and Idolotries of the World Hand-Out

Pre-Baptism Class Information


This Week at WLCF


"Jesus, Parables and Hermeneutics"

Jesus is the Head

"The Concept of NEW in Scriptures"

the Passion of Jesus Christ

God's Kingdom

Through Christ to Reconcile the All


We are a member of the Minnesota-Iowa Baptist Conference dba Converge North Central
The conference website is


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

The December 5 Service
The December 12 Service
The December 19 Service
The January 2 Service
The January 9 Service
The January 16 Service
The January 23 Service
The January 30 Service
The February 6 Service
The February 13 Service
The February 27 Service
The March 13 Service
The March 27 Service
The April 3 Service
The April 10 Service
The April 17 Service
The April 24 Service
The May 7 Service
The May 15 Service
The May 22 Service
The May 29 Service
The June 5 Service
The June 12 Service
The June 19 Service
The June 26 Service
The July 10 Service
The July 17 Service
The July 31 Service
The August 7 Service
The August 14 Service
The August 21 Service
The August 28 Service
The September 4 Service
The September 11 Service
The October 2 Service
The October 9 Service
The October 16 Service
The October 30 Service
The November 6 Service
The November 20 Service
The November 27 Service



Bible Studies

Check with your Bible study leader for any updates to this schedule

Tuesday          7:00 p.m.              Spanish Bible Study – Lucas Holy Spirit

Wednesday      7:00 a.m.              Dawn Prayer – Prayer for the World/Nation/Community/WLCF
                       6:00 p.m.             Youth Bible Study – Luke & Psalms

                      7:00 p.m.               Adult Bible Study - Old Testament Pillars

Saturday          7:30 a.m.              Men’s Bible Study - Revelation

Sunday            9:00 a.m.             Adult Sunday school              Women: Forgiveness (Downstairs)
                                                                                                Adult: Why Jesus Crossed the Road (Upstairs)

                      10:15 a.m.                              Social (Upstairs) Prayer (Downstairs)

                      10:30 a.m.                              Worship Service                                                                                                         

Sunday Dec 18 – Ivan Escobedo



MASKS: Everyone is now welcome to make their own decision regarding wearing masks. There will still be a supply by the entry door, but it is your choice whether you wear a mask. 

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 Geri or feel free to email the church or to leave a note on her desk.

         Upcoming Events, Services and Activities.


Ongoing Events, Services and Activities

 Baptism – If you are interested in following Jesus in the Waters of Believer’s Baptism please see Pastor Mario. 

West Liberty Food Pantry – Is open at FCU Saturdays 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. and Thursdays 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Thanks to the men who deliver these items to FCU.  Julie McKillip is our coordinator. 

Church library – You are invited to check out the books from the library downstairs. Christmas program: Will be Sunday, Dec 18 during morning service with a potluck lunch afterwards.  Please let us know if you’d like to present anything or perform during the service.

WL Food Pantry:  The pantry is in need of all donations as the stocks are low right now. Flour, sugar, complete pancake mix, chunky soups, cooking oil, and personal products are of particular need.

Youth Pastor: We are considering hiring a part-time youth pastor and are looking for feedback from the church membership.  Please speak with a Deacon to share your thoughts and questions.

Copy of the Message or Bulletin – Visit our website:  (an audio version is included) or contact Brad Jenkins. 

Directory – Copies available on the table in the entryway. 

Stephen’s Ministry – is available for anyone needing someone to walk beside them or pray with them.  Please contact Kelsey Jenkins 319-936-4891 or Cindy Mays 319-330-4620 for more information. 

Child Care: Child care is available in the Nursery during worship service.  

Children’s Sunday school – during the sermon at the 10:30 a.m. worship service.


WLCF Youth Group for young people in 6th – 12th grades

Worship Service:    Sundays at 10:30 a.m.             Youth Night Mondays at 6:30 pm – Luke & Psalms (Please bring your Bibles). 
:      Activities and Events                      

Organization Youth Team:  Josh, and Jacob Zeman    Parent Team: Lynne Zeman 

If you are interested in serving this ministry in any way, let Pastor Mario know. They need one board member and several cube leaders.
The group meets at FirstChurch United (FCU) on Sunday evening

Sunday, Dec 11     Christmas Activity: Live Nativity outside of FCU                              5:00 p.m.                          FCU

     Everyone is invited to drive by First Church United and see the Live Nativity approximately 5:15 – 6pm  and 6:15 to 7pm,

Sunday Dec 18  through Sunday Jan 1  CYG Winter break – no meetings

Sunday, Jan 8        CYG Kickoff                                                                           5:00 p.m.                          WLCF

             July 23 – 29, 2023  CYG Mission Trip to Kansas City


 Pine Lake Camps

Dates                      Camp                                                      Grades                   Speakers                             

Feb 17 – 19                Marriage Camp Weekend


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

 Audio Recording of the Message – see Brad Jenkins or listen at

Church Library – Great books located downstairs!

Pastor’s Day of Sabbath Rest: Friday 

Secretary’s Hours: Tue/Wed   9:00-12:00 noon & 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Email or call ALL questions, comments, concerns or requests to the church or leave in Lynne's inbox



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