Today's Local Church News

United Methodist Church of Washington’s My Life Students

Posted: Friday, February 25th, 2011 at 11:57 pm

Title: United Methodist Church of Washington’s My Life Students
Description: United Methodist Church of Washington’s My Life Students will be cooking for there annual Ash Wednesday Pancake Supper which will be held on March 9th from 5pm to 7pm.
They will be serving pancakes, sausage, bacon, eggs, and beverages this is a free will dinner,
For more information contact Amy Sara Richardson at 319-591-0745

Date: 2011-03-09

A Marriage Encounter Weekend

Posted: Friday, February 11th, 2011 at 8:29 pm

A Marriage Encounter Weekend will be held on February 18,19th and 20 at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Riverside. Renew your marriage relationship, improve your couple communication and enhance your mutual commitment. You deserve to spend a special weekend with your loved one, away from everyday demands. Whether you have been married 2 years or 20 years, you will also enjoy 5 home cooked meals. Cost for the weekend is $95. For more information contact Joe and Tracy Ripslinger at 563-388-0355

Mission Committee Garage Sale

Posted: Tuesday, February 1st, 2011 at 8:48 pm

Title: Mission Committee Garage Sale
Description: The Ainsworth Community Church is having its Mission Committee Garage Sale. It will be on Friday, February 11 and Saturday, February 12 at the north church.
Start Date: 2011-02-11
End Date: 2011-02-12

Easter Cantata rehearsals

Posted: Tuesday, February 1st, 2011 at 8:46 pm

Title: Easter Cantata rehearsals
Description: The 2011 Winfield Community Easter Cantata vocal rehearsals begin Sunday, February 13 at 4:00 p.m. at the Winfield Presbyterian Church. Performances are April 17 at 3:00 p.m. (Palm Sunday) and April 22 at 7:00 p.m. (Good Friday). For more information please call Keith Thomas 319-257-3286. Area residents are invited to participate.
Date: 2011-02-13

Change in Plans Mission Trip

Posted: Thursday, January 27th, 2011 at 3:57 pm

The Change in Plans Mission trip will be July 9-16 at the Henderson Settlement in Kentucky. There are still openings available for youth ages 13 and older and adults for this trip. The cost of the trip is $200 a person and you must attend all fundraisers from now until departure for Kentucky. If you have any questions you can call Jennie Reschly at 319-461-1239

United Methodist Men Meeting

Posted: Thursday, January 27th, 2011 at 3:57 pm

The United Methodist Men will next be meeting on Saturday, February 19 will be a breakfast at the Halcyon House Bistro at 8am. For more information contact Russ Parker at 863-1024 or 863-3389.

United Methodist Women Meeting

Posted: Thursday, January 27th, 2011 at 3:56 pm

The United Methodist Women will next be meeting Friday, February 11th at 11am for their Executive Board Meeting and their lunch and meeting at 11:30am. The program will cover prayer and self denial.

Girlfriends Unlimited

Posted: Thursday, January 27th, 2011 at 3:56 pm

Girlfriends Unlimited will next be meeting on Thursday, February 24 from 6:30 to 8pm in the Washington United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. All women welcome.

Coffee, Chocolate & Conversation

Posted: Thursday, January 27th, 2011 at 3:55 pm

Coffee, Chocolate & Conversation will next be meeting on Saturday, February 19 from 9 to 11am. They well meet at the Coffee Corner to enjoy some coffee & fellowship with Girlfriends in Christ.

Good News Crew Members Needed

Posted: Thursday, January 27th, 2011 at 3:55 pm

The Good News Crew at the Washington United Methodist Church is looking for children in grades 3-6 to be a part of the choir called the Good News Crew. Rehearsals are on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 7pm in the sanctuary. Call Linda Soukup at 319-461-6402 with any questions.

Mid-Week Mana Dinners

Posted: Thursday, January 27th, 2011 at 2:57 pm

Mid-Week Mana Dinners are dinners for a donation at the Washington United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall from 5:30 to 6:15pm.  It is prepared by groups in the church for the whole church family.  Groups preparing dinners are the Mission Team on February 2nd, Mailyn Whitenack on February 9th, Melissa Sansen on February 16th and Puppets with a Purpose on February 23rd.

Circles of Support

Posted: Thursday, January 27th, 2011 at 2:56 pm

Washington County Cirlces of Support is having there monthly gathering on Feburary 28th, 2011 at 530pm. There is a free meal and childcare provided. Any questions contact Shaun Waymoth at 319-458-9940

Bethel Mennonite Church Blood Drive

Posted: Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 at 4:57 pm

Bethel Mennonite Church is sponsoring a blood drive for the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center on Saturday, February 12th from 7:30am to 11:30am in the Bethel Mennonite Church. For more information call Karalee Martin at 319-658-3118. Walk-ins are welcome.

United Church of Faith Spaghetti Supper

Posted: Friday, January 21st, 2011 at 4:49 pm

There will be a spaghetti supper to help support mission teams at the United Church of Faith on Sunday, January 30th from 4:30pm to 6:30pm. A free will donation will be accepted.

Pleasant Grove Church Pancake Supper

Posted: Friday, January 21st, 2011 at 4:48 pm

The Pleasant Grove Church will be holding their annual pancake supper on Wednesday, February 2nd from 4:30 to 7pm. Cost is a free will offering. In the event of foul weather call 319-480-4706 for information.

UMC Sweethearts Dinner

Posted: Thursday, January 20th, 2011 at 4:28 pm

The United Methodist Church will be having a Sweethearts Dinner Fundraiser followed by their annual auction Saturday, February 12th at 5:30pm. They will be serving a smoked pork chop dinner at 6:00pm, cost is $15/person in advance $18 at the door. The auction begins at 7pm and proceeds benefit the Youth & Church Ministry. To make a reservation contact Jeannie at 653-1879. Childcare and activities will be provided with a light supper for 5th grade & under with a free will donation.

ACTION Spaghetti Dinner

Posted: Wednesday, January 19th, 2011 at 4:12 pm

The ACTION summer mission project work group will be holding its annual spaghetti dinner on Sunday, Feb. 13 from 11:30 to 1:00 p.m. at the Asbury United Methodist Church in Wellman. Tickets are: Adults $6.00 and children ages 5-12 $4.00. Carryouts and delivery will be available. The ACTION group was formed from three churches: Asbury United Methodist Church in Wellman, West Chester United Methodist Church and the the Shueyville United Methodist Church. The ACTION group holds this annual fundraiser to raise funds for Habitat for Humanity.

Bethel MYF Annual Potato Bar

Posted: Tuesday, January 18th, 2011 at 3:43 pm

Bethel MYF will be hosting their annual potato bar at Bethel Mennonite Church on Wednesday, January 26th. They will be serving from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. A free will donation will go toward the S.W.A.P. (Serving with Appalachian People) Mission Trip this summer.

South East Iowa Singles Meeting

Posted: Thursday, January 13th, 2011 at 3:53 pm

South East Iowa Singles will be meeting on Saturday January 15th, 22nd, and 31st at 5pm for the Alive at Five Worship Service in the basement fellowship hall of First United Methodist Church in Fairfield. They will also be having Pizza at Pizza Ranch at 6pm on January 15th at 6pm in Fairfield. After wards there will be a public dance from 7:30 to 11pm at the Eagles on Highway 1 in Fairfield. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Washington Hospice Annual Soup Supper

Posted: Wednesday, January 5th, 2011 at 1:45 pm

Hospice Annual Soup Supper will be on Tuesday January 18th from 4:30-6:30 at the UP Church.  Tickets are $7 for adults and carry outs, $3 for ages 5-12 and under 5 are free.  Tickets are available at the Hospice office and at the door.   For more information, call Hospice at 653-7321.