Today's Local Church News

United Presbyterian Church Women’s Circle meetings

Posted: Monday, October 4th, 2010 at 6:42 pm

United Presbyterian Church Women’s Circle meetings are scheduled for Oct. 5th at 1:30pm at the church, Oct. 12 at 9am at the church or at 9:15am in the Campbell Room at the United Presbyterian Home. Oct. 19th’s meeting will be at 7:30pm at Pat Johnson’s home.

Praise Café at the UPC Now Open

Posted: Monday, October 4th, 2010 at 6:41 pm

Praise Café at the UPC in Washington will reopen on Wednesdays Oct. 13, 20 & 27th. Serving begins at 5:15pm and ends at 6:15pm. Free will donations are welcome. Come and enjoy a light meal with your family after JAM KIDS.

UPC Festival of Arts

Posted: Monday, October 4th, 2010 at 6:40 pm

The UPC Festival of Arts culminates on Jan. 23rd, 2011. The theme is a celebration of the year in the Bible. Artisitic expressions of any discipline inspired by scripture are welcome. All styles of art work accepted both kids and adults too. They will be turning the sanctuary into an art gallery beginning the first week in January 2011, works will be displayed through Jan. 23rd.

United Church of Crawfordsville annual Harvest Supper

Posted: Friday, October 1st, 2010 at 7:35 pm

United Church of Crawfordsville annual Harvest Supper and Auction will be held Saturday, October 23rd. Creamed chicken and biscuit supper will be served from 4:30 – 6:45 p.m.; free-will donation. The auction will begin at 7 p.m., includes grain, baked goods, handmade items and much more.

Richland United Methodist Church Fall Turkey Supper

Posted: Thursday, September 30th, 2010 at 4:42 pm

The Richland United Methodist Church Fall Turkey Supper is Wednesday October 13th from 5 to 7pm in the Fellowship hall. Menu includes Roast Turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and more. Carry-outs may be ordered by calling the office at 319-456-2251 for pick up between 4:30 and 5pm. Delivery will be provided for shut-ins. A free will donation will be accepted.

Circles of Support, Making Friends on Purpose.

Posted: Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 at 4:36 pm

Would you like to take part in strengthening our community and build friendly supportive relationships? Would you like to meet people and get info on community resources and support. On Monday Oct. 25th from 5:30p-7:30p come to the WUMC Church and fellowship hall for the Circles of Support, Making Friends on Purpose.

Washington United Methodist Church will be offering Flu Shots

Posted: Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 at 4:35 pm

The Washington United Methodist Church will be offering Flu Shots on Sunday Oct. 17th from 8:30-10am

UMC Country Fair

Posted: Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 at 4:35 pm

Mark your calendars November 19th the United Methodist church of Washington will be having their Country Fair in the Fellowship hall at the Church. Watch for more info at a later date.

Iowa United Methodist Women 2010

Posted: Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 at 4:34 pm

School of Christian Mission: Iowa United Methodist Women 2010 is Oct. 15-17. Fee: $115 pay to Iowa Conference Iowa Valley Continuing Education Center Marshalltown. The theme this year is Faith-Hope-Love in action. United Methodist Women see Shirley Pfeifer for information.

MOPS Meetings

Posted: Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 at 4:34 pm

MOPS: Mothers of Preschoolers will be meeting the second and Fourth Thursday of each month at the Kalona Mennonite Church. It’s a fun and loving childcare program designed to provide a safe place with dependable caregivers. For more details or if you would like to join the group contact Brenda at 319-646-6611 or brevin97@netins.net

United Methodist Church of Washington Mid-Week Manna: Dinner for a Donation Wednesdays

Posted: Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 at 4:33 pm

The United Methodist Church of Washington Mid-Week Manna: Dinner for a Donation Wednesdays at 5:30pm dates have been set for October and November.
Oct. 6: hosted by Nancy Smithy
Oct. 13th: Hosted by Marilyn Whitenack
Oct. 20th: The Girlfriends Group
Oct. 27th The Youth Group
Nov. 3; Mission Group
Nov. 10th The Youth Group
Nov. 17: Girlfriends Group

Girlfriends Group Meetings

Posted: Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 at 4:33 pm

The United Methodist Church of Washington Girlfriends group will be meeting for Coffee, Chocolate & Conversation on Saturday Oct. 9th from 9 to 11 am. Meet at coffee Corner to enjoy some great coffee and Fellowship. Then Thursday Oct. 29th from 6:30-8pm come join us in the Fellowship Hall. All Women are invited!

Faith in Action Sunday

Posted: Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 at 4:32 pm

Faith in Action Sunday is October 10th at the United Methodist Church of Washington. The slogan is don’t go to church; be the church. Schedule: 7:45am a brief worship: “Celebrating the Food Resource Bank” and a Road Trip to Dave and Linda Birney’s farm. Then at 9am gather for prayer and scatter to serve either at Gas Stations, making gift baggies, setting up the neighborhood party, assembling and delivering food boxes, or Care Center Outreach. At 10:30am Worship and watch, celebrate and learn about Local Outreach. At noon go to the Crop Walk at Central Park.

Ainsworth Community Church Garage Sale

Posted: Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 at 4:58 pm

The Ainsworth Community Church Garage Sale is coming up November 5-6… Times for the sale are Friday November 5th: 8a-6p and Saturday November 6th 9a-1p. Items for sale include clothing, shoes, purses, dishes, books decorations, bedding, knick knacks, Jewelry and much more.

Ainsworth Mission Committee News

Posted: Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 at 4:58 pm

The Ainsworth Mission Committee has almost completed shopping for the items for the In Gathering on the first Saturday in November. However the church is still looking for donations of money to help pay for the kits. They also need someone to sew 12 bags to put school kits in. They will supply the dimensions, material, thread and pre-made handles. All they need is someone to assemble them. If you have any questions about the kits or would like to sew them, call Kathi at 657-2387.

Rememberence time at Ainsworth Church

Posted: Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 at 4:57 pm

There will be a Time for Remembrance at the Ainsworth Community Church on October 24th during worship time; they will be celebrating the lives of those they have lost this past year. If you would like to include the picture of someone you have lost and would like to honor, please get the picture to Kitch by Oct. 17th. It will be included in a special segment of the worship service.

Celebration Sunday at Ainsworth Community Church

Posted: Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 at 4:57 pm

Sunday Oct. 24th is Celebration Sunday at the Ainsworth Community Church. They will be honoring Dorothy Koehler with a reception following the morning worship hour. She has retired as pianist/organist.

Ainsworth Church Women Meeting 10/14

Posted: Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 at 4:56 pm

On Tuesday Oct. 14th the Ainsworth Community Church Women will meet at 1:30pm in fellowship hall. Hostess will be Sandy Stout. Under the leadership of Kathi Bean, we will be making wreaths for the Sacha Craft show.

Ainsworth Church Crop Walk

Posted: Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 at 4:55 pm

The Ainsworth Community Church will be participating in the Crop Walk October 10th. Meet at 11:45am at the church to carpool to Washington or meet at Central Park at noon for a light meal and kickoff to the walk starting at 12:30pm. If you cant walk be a sponsor…1/4 of all donations return to the church Mission Committee for the Food Pantry in the North Church. For more information, talk to Bailey Anderson.

Pumpkin Party at Faith Baptist Church

Posted: Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 at 4:35 pm

Kids K-4 and their parents and families are invited to a Pumpkin Party at Faith Baptist Church Wednesday, October 27th from 5:30-7pm! Kids, wear your non-scary costumes and play tons of fun games! You’ll win lots of candy and other prizes. A hot dog dinner will be served at 5:30. This is a FREE event! For more information, contact Cari Widdel, Children’s Ministry Director at faithcd@iowatelecom.net or 653-4462.