Today's Local Church News
Posted: Tuesday, July 26th, 2011 at 12:38 am
Title: Karen Trotzman Retirement Celebration
Description: There will be a retirement celebration for United Presbyterian Church Youth Leader Karen Trotzman Sunday, August 21st during the 10:30 a.m. worship service followed by a reception in the fellowship hall at 11:30. All who have known Karen in her 17 years of service are encouraged to attend.
Posted: Tuesday, July 26th, 2011 at 12:36 am
Title: Spring Run United Methodist Church Ice Cream Supper
Description: The Spring Run United Methodist Church is having an ice cream supper Tuesday, August 2nd at 5:00 p.m at the church. Menu includes chicken and hamburger sandwiches, potato salad, pie, and ice cream. For more information, contact Spring Run United Methodist Church at 319-257-6741.
Posted: Tuesday, July 26th, 2011 at 12:34 am
Title: Keota Knights of Columbus Pancake Breakfast
Description: The Keota Knights of Columbus are having a pancake breakfast Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to noon at St. Mary’s Hall in Keota. A free will offering will be accepted and proceeds go to the Knights’ Scholarship Fund.
Posted: Tuesday, July 26th, 2011 at 12:32 am
Title: United Church of Crawfordsville VBS
Description: The United Church of Crawfordsville will have Vacation Bible School Monday, August 1st through Friday, August 5th from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. at the church. Children ages 3 through 6th grade are encouraged to attend. For more information, call Becky Kremer at 319-461-4454 or the United Church of Crawfordsville at 319-658-2366.
Start Date: 2011-08-01
End Date: 2011-08-05
Posted: Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 at 12:39 am
Title: First Christian Church Youth Group Yard Sale and Car Wash
Description: The Acts 29 Youth Group from First Christian Church in Washington is having a yard sale and car wash Saturday at the church. The yard sale begins at 8:00 a.m and the car wash starts at 10. Proceeds from the event go to covering the expenses of delivering donated books to Illinois from their month-long Christian book collection. For more information, call Darren Brown at
Posted: Friday, July 8th, 2011 at 11:14 pm
Title: Kalona United Methodist Church Clothes Giveaway
Description: The Kalona United Methodist Church located at 4th Street and C Avenue will hold its 7th annual Clothes Giveaway for residents of the Washington County area. It will be held in the Fellowship Hall on Friday, July 22nd from 2:00 to 6:30 p.m. and Saturday, July 23rd from 7:30 a.m. to noon. Good, clean used clothing, hats, shoes, belts, ties, and coats will be available to families needing assistance with those items.
Start Date: 2011-07-22
End Date: 2011-07-23
Posted: Thursday, July 7th, 2011 at 11:27 pm
Title: Ainsworth Community Church Vacation Bible School
Description: The Ainsworth Community Church is having Vacation Bible School Monday, August 1st through Thursday, August 4th from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Light snacks will be served. For more information call the Ainsworth Community Church at 319-657-3020.
Start Date: 2011-08-01
End Date: 2011-08-04
Posted: Thursday, July 7th, 2011 at 11:21 pm
Title: Fern Cliff Speaker
Description: Fern Cliff Evangelical Free Church of rural Wayland will feature special speaker, Pastor Randy Larson on Sunday, July 10th at 7:00. Along with preaching Pastor Larson is a ventriloquist. Special music provided by Terry and Dee Scarbrough from New London. Fellowship time follows the service. For more information, call Pastor Spilger at 256-5471.
Posted: Wednesday, July 6th, 2011 at 12:17 am
Title: United Presbyterian Church Ice Cream Social
Description: The United Presbyterian Church in Washington will have an ice cream social Sunday, July 31 at 6:30 p.m. in Sunset Park. The Christian Education Team has also reserved the pool from 8:00 to 9:00 for a swimming party. For more information, call United Presbyterian Church at 319-653-6588.
Posted: Wednesday, July 6th, 2011 at 12:16 am
Title: Wayland Churches Concert in the Park
Description: Wayland-area churches will be having a Concert in the Park Sunday, July 17th in Wayland’s West Park. The event is sponsored by the Bethel Mennonite Church. A light snack will be provided. For more information, contact Bethel Mennonite Church at 319-256-8531.
Posted: Wednesday, July 6th, 2011 at 12:13 am
Title: Immanuel Lutheran Vacation Bible School
Description: Immanuel Lutheran Church in Washington is having Vacation Bible School Sunday, July 10th through Thursday, July 14th from 6:00 to 8:00 each night. Registration forms are available on the Immanual Lutheran Church website, or at opening night on Sunday.
Start Date: 2011-07-10
End Date: 2011-07-14
Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at 12:33 am
Title: Prairie Flower Baptist Church Vacation Bible School
Description: Prairie Flower Baptist Church Vacation Bible School is Wednesday, July 6th through Saturday, July 9th from 6:15 to 8:30 p.m. Children ages 3 through 7th grade are welcome. For more information call Prairie Flower Baptist Church at 319-653-2400.
Start Date: 2011-07-06
End Date: 2011-07-09
Posted: Monday, June 27th, 2011 at 11:28 pm
Title: Washington Circle of Support Dinner
Description: The Washington Circle of Support Dinner will be held Monday, July 25th at the United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall at 5:30 p.m. A free meal and child care are provided. No sign up or reservations are necessary. For more information, call Jon Coon at 319-548-0056.
Posted: Monday, June 27th, 2011 at 11:27 pm
Title: Alive After 5 at St. James Catholic Church
Description: The Washington Chamber of Commerce will have an Alive After 5 event at St. James Catholic Church Tuesday, July 12th from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. in Tobin Hall. The Chamber invites you to come and meet the new principal at St. James, Teresa Beenblossom. For more information call
Posted: Tuesday, June 21st, 2011 at 11:47 pm
Title: Holy Trinity Catholic Church Blood Drive
Description: The Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Keota will have a blood drive on Thursday, June 23rd from 2:30 to 7:30 p.m at the church. To make an appointment, contact Cindy Weber at 641-636-2116.
Posted: Tuesday, June 21st, 2011 at 11:46 pm
Title: Kalona Optimists Blood Drive
Description: The Kalona Optimist Club is sponsoring a blood drive for the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center on Monday, July 11th from 2:30 to 7:30 pm at the Kalona Mennonite Church. Walk-ins are welcome. For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact Gene Miller at 319-656-2322.
Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 10:28 pm
Title: St. Joseph\’s Congregate Meal
Description: St. Joseph’s Church in East Pleasant Plain is hosting a congregate meal on Thursday, June 23rd with ham balls, cheesy potatoes, corn, and more. Bingo will be played after the meal. Reservations are appreciated. For more information contact Caryl Smith at 319-694-2242 by Wednesday, June 22nd.
Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 12:36 am
Title: St. James Old Fashioned Summer Picnic
Description: St. James Church will have their “Good Old-Fashioned Summer Picnic” in Tobin Hall on Saturday from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. They will have burgers, brats, chips, drinks, and more, followed by a comedy show at 8:00. The evening is sponsored by the St. James Youth Group attending the National Catholic Youth Conference in November. To purchase tickets or get more information contact St. James Church at 319-653-4504.
Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 12:35 am
Title: Columbus Junction UMC Ice Cream Social and Concert
Description: The Columbus Junction United Methodist Church will have an ice cream social and concert Tuesday, June 28th. The ice cream social is at 5:30 followed by a concert by Nashville musician and comedian Brian Hanson at 7:00. A free will offering will be accepted. For more information contact the Columbus Junction United Methodist Church at 319-728-2669.
Posted: Tuesday, June 14th, 2011 at 12:57 am
Title: St. James Informational Meeting
Description: There will be an informational meeting for St. James parents, staff, and parishioners regarding new administration for the upcoming school year on Wednesday and on Tuesday, June 21st at 7:00 p.m. in Tobin Hall.