Today's Local Church News

St. James Church Worship Schedule

Posted: Tuesday, December 14th, 2010 at 1:54 pm

Here are the Christmas Service Times for St. James Church, Washington.  Confessions will be Heard on  Thursday Dec. 23rd from 4-5pm.  Christmas Eve Family Mass will be at 5pm, Spanish Mass will be at 8pm.  Midnight Mass will be at 12am on Christmas Day with a full Choir.  Christmas Day Mass will be at 9am.  New Years Day Mass will be at 9:30am.

Washington United Methodist Church Puppet Program

Posted: Tuesday, December 14th, 2010 at 1:53 pm

The Washington United Methodist Church at 206 West 2nd Street, invites the community to join them on Sunday, December 19th at 9 or 10:30 a.m. to see the “Puppet’s with a Purpose”.  This puppet program will be presented by the Junior and Senior High School Students and is directed by Tammy Negrete.  All are welcome.

West Chester Blood Drive

Posted: Tuesday, December 14th, 2010 at 1:52 pm

The West Chester Community is sponsoring a blood drive for the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center on Wednesday, December 29th from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the West Chester United Methodist Church at 403 Franklin Street, West Chester.  For more information call Vicki Erwin at 319-698-2515.  Walk-ins welcome!

Kalona Mennonite Church Christmas Eve Service

Posted: Tuesday, December 14th, 2010 at 1:52 pm

The Kalona Mennonite Church candlelight Christmas Eve service will be held at the church on Friday December 24th at 5:30 P.M.  Guest speaker for this service will be pastor Dave Boshart.

Washington Church of God Christmas Day Dinner

Posted: Friday, December 10th, 2010 at 6:19 pm

The Washington Church of God Christmas Day Dinner will be on Christmas Day from noon to 1:30pm. The Dinner is open to the public. There will be Turkey, Ham and all the trimmings. Carry out meals will be available. Reservations are welcome but you can come with or with out. Reservations can be made at 319-653-2946, 319-653-5678 or 319-461-5148. The Church is located at 322 Avenue D in Washington.

Holy Trinity Church Blood Drive

Posted: Thursday, December 9th, 2010 at 7:24 pm

The Holy Trinity Church Blood Drive will be Tuesday Dec. 14 at the Holy Trinity Parish Center.  To donate, call Cindy Webber at 636-2116.  Please eat before you donate.

Columbus Junction Christmas Concert

Posted: Thursday, December 9th, 2010 at 7:21 pm

The public is invited to a Christmas Concert entitled “The Spirit of Christmas” on Wednesday December 15th from 7 to 8pm at the Columbus Junction United Methodist Church.

Ainsworth Church Garage Sale

Posted: Monday, December 6th, 2010 at 8:05 pm

The Ainsworth Community Church Garage Sale will be Friday (12/10) 8am – 6pm and Saturday (12/11) 9am to 1pm. Many items are available including clothes, decorations, books, and more. All proceeds go to the mission work of the church.

Faith Baptist Church Christmas Concert

Posted: Friday, December 3rd, 2010 at 10:08 pm

The Faith Baptist Church is hosting a Christmas concert called “In His Presence” on December 18th at 7 p.m.  This concert features Lisa Ruffenach and family with vocals, keyboards, and multi-media.

Reed and Feed Book Club

Posted: Wednesday, December 1st, 2010 at 4:41 pm

United Presbyterian Read and Feed Book club will meet on Thursday Dec. 16 at 11:45am in the church library.  Each person is to choose a book with a Christmas theme.  Don’t forget your lunch.

United Presbyterian Church Program

Posted: Wednesday, December 1st, 2010 at 4:40 pm

The United Presbyterian Christmas Presentation will be Sunday December 19th during the 10:30am worship Service.  Presented by Jam Kids and Jammers

Ainsworth Community Church Candlelight service

Posted: Monday, November 29th, 2010 at 8:38 pm

The Ainsworth Community Church Candlelight service will be at 8pm on December 24th in the south church.

Ainsworth Community Church Christmas Pageant

Posted: Monday, November 29th, 2010 at 8:38 pm

The Ainsworth Community Church Christmas Pageant will be Sunday December 19 at 10am. Any student who would like to participate in the program is invited to attend the rehearsals on Wednesday evenings – Dec. 1, 8 & 15. These will be held in the south church sanctuary from 6:30 – 7pm. if you have any questions contact Janet Rees.

Winfield Cookie & Candy Walk

Posted: Monday, November 29th, 2010 at 8:37 pm

The Winfield Presbyterian Church is having a Cookie & Candy walk on Saturday December 4 from 8:30am to 11:30am at the Winfield Presbyterian Church. Coffee Shop will be open took. Contact Jeanne Binkle at 319-257-3175 if you have any questions.

Circles of Support Meeting

Posted: Saturday, November 27th, 2010 at 12:10 pm

The Circles of Support will be meeting on Monday December 20th at 5:30pm to 7:30pm at the United Methodist Church downstairs in the fellowship hall. Come join the community in this gathering to support each other and to get your needs met. There is a free supper before our gathering and free daycare during. For further information contact Shaun Waymoth at 319-653 -2832 or at 319-458-9940

Girlfriends Unlimited Retreat

Posted: Saturday, November 27th, 2010 at 6:14 am

United Methodist Church’s Girlfriends Unlimited Retreat will be February 4-6 2011 at Crooked Creek. All Women Welcome, save the Date.

UMC Country Fair

Posted: Friday, November 26th, 2010 at 3:33 pm

The Washington United Methodist Country Fair will be Friday December 3rd from 10am to 1pm at the church. Gifts from Granny’s Attic, Baked Goods, Candy, Jelly and Crafts will be for sale. The luncheon will be from 11am to 1pm with hot chicken sandwiches and crumbly beef sandwiches and much more. Free will offering will be accepted, carry out available.

Washington UMC Hanging of the Greens

Posted: Wednesday, November 24th, 2010 at 5:47 pm

Washington United Methodist church invites the public to celebrate the beginning of Advent on Nov 28 with the Hanging of the Greens.  At all three worship services the traditions explaining evergreens, Christmas trees, candles, holly and ivy, nativity scenes and poinsettias will be explained as it relates to the birth and reign of Jesus Christ.  Worship is at 7:45, 9 and 10:30 AM.  The public is welcome.

Ainsworth hosting Nativity display

Posted: Wednesday, November 24th, 2010 at 5:46 pm

The Ainsworth Opera House in Ainsworth will be hosting one of the world’s largest displays of the nativity open for the public Friday and Saturday December 3rd and 4th and 10th and 11th from 10am to 8pm. and Sunday December 5th and 12th from 1 pm to 5pm.  Over 2,000 different nativity scenes will be shown from over 100 counties.  Each nativity is identified with country, year, and special features.  Special tours for groups outside regular hours can be arranged by calling Michael Zahs at 319-653-6520.  Duplicate nativity scenes are offered for sale, with all proceeds helping maintain the Opera House. A $5 minimum donation is requested to view the display.

Mission Market in Kalona

Posted: Wednesday, November 24th, 2010 at 5:45 pm

Mission Market on Saturday, December 4th from 9:00-11:30am at the Kalona United Methodist Church at 302 4th Street in Kalona.  Donations honoring loved ones is an alternative way of giving that is usually well recieved.  The projects to be featured include: the Parkview Home Chaplaincy Program, Hospice of Washington County, Washington County Enrichment Foundation, and many more.