Churches United of the Quad City Area
WHO ARE WE?
In 1961 the Councils of Churches in Rock Island County, Illinois and Scott County, Iowa, merged to form the "Council of Churches of Scott and Rock Island Counties". In 1971, Roman Catholic and Orthodox congregations were welcomed into membership and in 1990 we were renamed "Churches United of the Quad City Area" to reflect our expanding vision of our community
In 2011 Churches United celebrated its 50th year with Kathleen Kennedy Townsend as guest speaker at the Delegate Assembly at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Davenport. Special music was composed by Bill Campbell and performed by him and the Maia Quartet.
Also in 2011 the 40th Anniversary of the Crop Walk happened in October and in December, Winnie's Place completed it's 5th year of operation. October 8, 2011 "Winnie's Wishes Resale Shop and More" opened at 902 E. River Drive to benefit Winnie's Place shelter.
Churches United of the Quad City Area is a cooperative association of 136+ churches representing 20+ Christian Faith traditions in the greater Quad Cities area.
STATEMENT OF BELIEFS
We believe that:
1. Jesus Christ is our Lord and Savior
2. We express our oneness as the Body of Christ and we celebrate the richness of our diversity.
3. As we speak and act in unity we become more effective in ministry and mission.
4. As the Body of Christ we are called by God to reach out cooperatively, with sensitivity and responsiveness, to the needs of the community through specific ministries.
5. The Christian community is strengthened by participation in ecumenical worship, study and service.
6. As the Body of Christ we are called to be an ethical and moral voice to the community.
The mission of Churches United of the Quad City Area is to:
+ Unite Christian Churches
+ Empower them for service
+ To Honor Diversity
Strategies to Fulfill Our Mission
+ Direct Service Ministries
+ Cooperative Ministries
+ Witness Ministries
+ Advocacy Ministries
+ Growth Ministries
+ Celebration Ministries
Rooted in Faith, Focused on People, Dedicated to Service
2535 Tech Drive - Suite 205
Bettendorf, Iowa 52722
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