Today's Local Church News

Crooked Creek Christian Camp Senior Day

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 1:20 pm

Title: Crooked Creek Christian Camp Senior Day
Description: Crooked Creek Christian Camp is holding their Senior Day 2011 on Thursday, October 6th from 9:30 to 2:30 at the retreat lodge. Come and hear Susan See and Jeff Miller share their trips to Cambodia and India. Those 55 and older are welcome to come and share a potluck together. Call the camp at 319-653-3611 for more information.
Date: 2011-10-06

St. Mary’s Church Pancake Breakfast

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 1:20 pm

Title: St. Mary\’s Church Pancake Breakfast
Description: St. Mary’s Church in Riverside is holding their annual pancake breakfast on Sunday, October 16th from 7:00 am to 12:30 pm at St. Mary’s Parish Center. Adults are $6, Kids are $3 and those under 5 are free. The proceeds will benefit Religious Education.
Date: 2011-10-16

Christian Banquet

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 1:20 pm

Title: Christian Banquet
Description: The Immanuel Lutheran church is having a Christian Banquet on Saturday, October 8th starting at 6:00 pm. Doors will open at 5:00. Tickets are $25 for the meal and raffle tickets are $1. There will be a live auction at 7:00. Call the church office at 319-653-3950 for more information.
Date: 2011-10-08

St. Mary’s Church (Lone Tree) Auction Fundraiser

Posted: Saturday, September 17th, 2011 at 1:22 am

Title: St. Mary\’s Church (Lone Tree) Auction Fundraiser
Description: St. Mary’s Church in Lone Tree is having its annual fall auction fundraiser Sunday, September 25 at the American Legion. Lunch will be served starting at 11:00 a.m. The silent auction is from 11:00 to 12:30. The regular auction begins at 1:00. For more information, call St. Mary’s Church in Lone Tree at 319-629-4225.
Date: 2011-09-25

St. Joseph’s Congregate Meal

Posted: Saturday, September 17th, 2011 at 1:17 am

Title: St. Joseph\’s Congregate Meal
Description: St. Joseph’s Church in East Pleasant Plain is hosting a congregate meal Thursday with fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, salad bar, and more. Bingo will be played after the meal. Reservations are appreciated. For more information, contact Caryl Smith at 319-694-2242 by Wednesday.
Date: 2011-09-22

Keswick United Methodist Church Ice Cream Social

Posted: Monday, September 12th, 2011 at 11:45 pm

Title: Keswich United Methodist Church Ice Cream Social
Description: Keswick United Methodist Church is having a homemade ice cream social Sunday from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. There will also be pork burgers, turkey and ham sandwiches, chips, and more. Carryout is available and a free will offering will be accepted. For more information, contact Keswich United Methodist Church at (319) 738-3062.
Date: 2011-09-18

Ainsworth Community Church “Back to Church Sunday”

Posted: Monday, September 12th, 2011 at 11:44 pm

Title: Ainsworth Community Church \”Back to Church Sunday\”
Description: Ainsworth Community Church is having its “Back to Church Sunday” this Sunday. Come dressed casual and enjoy cookies and coffee before the 10:00 a.m. service. There will also be a special music presentation. For more information, call Janet Rees at 319-657-4451.
Date: 2011-09-18

Men’s Bible Study Informational Meeting

Posted: Monday, September 12th, 2011 at 11:40 pm

Title: Men\’s Bible Study Informational Meeting
Description: An organizational and information meeting for a new men’s Bible study group in Washington will be Friday, October 21. If you’re interested in becoming part of the group, contact John Helscher at 319-461-1707.
Date: 2011-10-21

St. Mary’s (Sigourney) Luncheon and Quilt Raffle

Posted: Monday, September 12th, 2011 at 11:26 pm

Title: St. Mary\’s (Sigourney) Luncheon and Quilt Raffle
Description: St. Mary\’s Altar and Rosary annual salad luncheon and quilt raffle is Tuesday, September 13 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the St. Mary\’s Parish Center in Sigourney. Proceeds go to a new Parish Center dishwasher.
Date: 2011-09-12

Brighton Community Circles of Support Dinner

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 11:26 pm

Title: Brighton Community Circles of Support Dinner
Description: The Brighton Community Circles of Support dinner is Thursday at the Victory Fellowship Church in Brighton at 5:30. The dinner is free with a gathering taking place afterward. Free childcare will also be provided. For more information, call Mary Ann Williams at 641-233-0367.
Date: 2011-09-01

St. Mary’s (Riverside) Labor Day Celebration

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 11:25 pm

Title: St. Mary\’s (Riverside) Labor Day Celebration
Description: St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Riverside is having a Labor Day celebration Monday. They will serve food from 11:00 to 2:00 with carryout available. There will also be games, a farmers market, a raffle, and auction. For more information, call Dee Simon at 319-351-0300.
Date: 2011-09-05

Hamakua Place Gospel Music Sing

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 12:14 am

Title: Hamakua Place Gospel Music Sing
Description: Hamakua Place will have a gospel music sing Saturday, October 15th at 7:00 p.m. There will be an evening of gospel music entertainment for the whole family. Proceeds from the event go to the Washington youth emergency shelter project. Light refreshments will be provided afterward. For more information, call Hamakua Place at 319-653-4700.
Date: 2011-10-15

Hamakua Place Fall Fundraiser BBQ

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 12:14 am

Title: Hamakua Place Fall Fundraiser BBQ
Description: Hamakua Place will have a fall fundraiser barbeque Saturday, September 17th from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Hamakua Place. Residents are encouraged to come enjoy grilled pork burgers and bratwurst along with salads, desserts, and beverages, or takeout is also welcome. A free will offering will be accepted. Proceeds go to Hamakua Place’s after-school programs for teens. For more information, call Hamakua Place at 319-653-4700.
Date: 2011-09-17

Hamakua Warriors Fall Kick-Off Party

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 12:13 am

Title: Hamakua Warriors Fall Kick-Off Party
Description: Hamakua Place will have a fall kick-off party for the Hamakua Warriors Wednesday, September 14th at 6:30 p.m. All youth ages 7th through 12th grade are encouraged to attend. There will be free food, prize giveaways, and a concert with the Christian band S.O.S. For more information, call Hamakua Place at 319-653-4700.
Date: 2011-09-14

United Presbyterian Church Drive-In

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011 at 1:34 am

Title: United Presbyterian Church Drive-In
Description: United Presbyterian Church’s youth group Crew 79 is having its 7th annual Drive-In on the church parking lot Sunday, September 25th. The youth group will be grilling up hot dogs and burgers with all the trimmings for only $5 each or $20 for a family. They’ll serve from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. For more information, call United Presbyterian Church at 319-653-6588.
Date: 2011-09-25

United Presbyterian Church Picnic

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011 at 1:33 am

Title: United Presbyterian Church Picnic
Description: The United Presbyterian Church worship and church picnic is Sunday at the Lake Darling Lodge beginning at 10:30 a.m. Just bring a dish to share for the meal – meat and drinks are provided. Other activities and games will be held in the afternoon. For more information, call United Presbyterian Church at 319-653-6588.
Date: 2011-08-28

Holy Trinity Parish Picnic

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011 at 1:32 am

Title: Holy Trinity Parish Picnic
Description: Holy Trinity Parish of Keota is having its parish picnic Sunday at the Parish Hall after 5:00 p.m. Mass. There will not be a 6:00 p.m. Mass Saturday or 8:00 a.m. Mass Sunday. The parish also invites you on tours of the church to see plans for upcoming renovations. For more information, call Holy Trinity Parish at 641-636-3883.
Date: 2011-08-28

Kalona Gospel Sing

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011 at 1:30 am

Title: Kalona Gospel Sing
Description: The 18th annual Kalona Gospel Sing takes place Friday and Saturday at the Windmill Ridge Campground. Friday’s events go from 3:00 to 9:00 and Saturday’s events are from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. with a grilled turkey supper both nights at 5:00. There is no admission, but a free will offering will be accepted. For more information, call James Yoder at 319-936-7763.
Start Date: 2011-08-26
End Date: 2011-08-27

St. James Catholic Church Fall Festival

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011 at 1:30 am

Title: St. James Catholic Church Fall Festival
Description: St. James Catholic Church will have a fall festival Sunday, September 11th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Dinner will be served from 11:00 to 1:00 at the KC Hall, and pickup and takeout is also available. The festival will feature a country store, youth games, and an auction at noon. For more information, call St. James at 319-653-4504.
Date: 2011-09-11

St. Joseph’s Congregate Meal

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011 at 1:29 am

Title: St. Joseph\’s Congregate Meal
Description: St. Joseph’s Church in East Pleasant Plain is hosting a congregate meal Thursday with meat loaf, twice baked potatoes, salad bar, and more. Bingo will be played after the meal. Reservations are appreciated. For more information, contact Caryl Smith at 319-694-2242 by Wednesday, August 24.
Date: 2011-08-25