Today's Local Church News

UPC Festival of Arts

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 4:53 pm

UPC Festival of Arts will be kicking off this month on January 10th. The church will be accepting and displaying works of art created by artists and crafts-people from our congregation and community as we head into our Festival of Arts. This will culminate on January 30 with the Festival of Arts. On January 30, all pieces will be displayed throughout 10:30 worship, during lunch following worship and after the annual meeting that day. Following the Festival of Arts in the sanctuary, the Festival will move to the Washington Public Library Helen Wilson Gallery, February 7 through February 18. The Theme will be a year in the bible, all pieces must display the scripture which was the inspiration for the work.

Kingdom Kids Enrollment

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 4:52 pm

Parents interested in enrolling their kids in First Presbyterian Church’s Kingdom Kids preschool can contact Director Brenda Miles, official registration will begin in March.

Paiva family honored

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 4:51 pm

On Sunday, January 2 at the Washington Presbyterian Church the Paiva family will be honored as they return to their mission work in Paraguay.

Washington Presbyterian Church Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 4:49 pm

The Annual Washington Presbyterian Church Meeting of the Congregation/Corporation will be held on Sunday, January 30, following the 11:30 lunch. The purpose of the meeting is to hear the reports of the church and to vote on the pastor’s salary. Please bring a salad or dessert to share for the meal. Meat and rolls will be provided. Also, please bring your own table service

WPC Read and Feed

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 4:40 pm

Washington Presbyterian Church’s ‘Read and Feed’ Book Club will meet on Thursday, January 20, at 11:45 a.m. in the church library. Each person is to choose one of Beverly Lewis’ “Annie’s People” series. The Amish community is the central theme of these novels. Several are available in the church library. Don’t forget to bring your lunch!

WPC Adult Movie Night

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 4:39 pm

Washington Presbyterian Churches Adult Social Fellowship will meet on Sunday, January 2, at 6:30 p.m. at the church for Movie Night. Wayne Brock is the host. Bring sandwiches, a salad or a sweet and table service.

WPC Inside Out

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 4:38 pm

Washington Presbyterian Churches INSIDE OUT meets every Sunday evening 6:30 – 8:30. January 9, 16, 23, 30 – All regular meetings with good discussion and great friends. Talking about living Inside Out in 2011 !

Crew 79 January Meetings

Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 4:21 pm

Washington Presbyterian Churches Crew 79 Meets every other Sunday from 4:00 -5:30 in the youth room. January 7,8, & 9 will be their annual winter getaway – YOUTHQUAKE This high energy, stimulating weekend is filled with speakers, bands, great discussions, and prayer time together. January 23 – Regular meeting looking at “Pictures of God”.

Saints Peter and Paul Christmas Eve Service

Posted: Thursday, December 16th, 2010 at 8:26 pm

The Saints Peter and Paul Church in Clear Creek will have their Christmas Eve Service at 5:30pm on Christmas Eve.

UCF Benefit Soup Supper

Posted: Thursday, December 16th, 2010 at 6:56 pm

A Benefit Soup Supper at the United Church of Faith in Keota will be held Tuesday December 28th from 4:30pm to 7pm for the Temple Family and Janie Westendorf, recent victims of fires in the Keota area. Cost is a free will donation. Checks payable to UCF local mission fund.

Washington United Methodist Church Christmas Eve Service

Posted: Tuesday, December 14th, 2010 at 2:12 pm

The Washington United Methodist Church, 206 West 2nd Street, will host a Christmas Eve Worship service on Friday December 24th at 7 PM.  This will be a traditional Candlelight and Carols Service for the whole family.  All are welcome.

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.