Today's Local Church News

Asbury United Methodist Church Vacation Bible School

Posted: Saturday, July 24th, 2010 at 5:40 am

Asbury United Methodist Church in Wellman invites all children ages 3 through starting 6th grade to become space cadets at our summer space voyage Vacation Bible School: GALACTIC BLAST: A COSMIC ADVENTURE PRAISING GOD on July 26th through July 29 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. each evening. A light meal will be served each evening. Come join us in our space adventure learning about the Creator of our Universe during our “Out of this World” week of VBS! To register, please contact Melanie Stutzman, VBS Director, at 319-325-5552 or 319-646-2367. Pre-registration is encouraged!

Prairie Flower Baptist Church Vacation Bible School

Posted: Wednesday, July 14th, 2010 at 9:58 am

“SeaQuest: Diving For God’s Treasure!”
Join the action at Prairie Flower Baptist Church, Washington, as we dig for God’s truth! Come each day for exciting Bible stories, games, puppets, and fun! Bring your friends ages Kindergarten through 6th grade and join us each day, Aug. 1-5 from 6:15pm–8:30pm. For further information, call the church at 319-653-2400.

“French Toast and Toppings” Breakfast

Posted: Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010 at 7:34 pm

Immanuel Lutheran Church in Washington is having a “French Toast and Toppings” breakfast on Saturday, from 7 to 10:30am.  It is a free will offering.  100% of the proceeds will go to support Immanuel’s mission project, Child Voice International.

‘Car-Mandments Bible School’

Posted: Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 at 4:47 pm

Children ages 4-12 are invited to attend ‘Car-Mandments Bible School’ at the Washington Reformed Presbyterian Church on June 21-25 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. We’ll be learning the 10 Commandments with the help of some funny old cars. For more information call 461-2892.

First Baptist Church VBS

Posted: Monday, June 21st, 2010 at 1:15 pm

First Baptist Church in Washington will having their VBS program starting
Sunday June 27 running through Thursday July 1.

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rinity United Methodist Church Bible School

Posted: Wednesday, June 16th, 2010 at 2:08 pm

Trinity United Methodist Church in Riverside would like to invite all children that just completed grades K-6 to attend Bible School on July 13 & 14 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. They will have a Bible lesson, arts and crafts, snack, games and music each night.  Please register by emailing your name and phone number to: or call and leave a message at: 648-3092. Whether you email or call they will respond to get your child/children registered.  Adults and parents please join Pastor Betsey Neipert in Adult Bible Study during Bible School. Bring the kids and stay if you wish!

Gracehill Moravian Church Homecoming Celebration

Posted: Monday, June 7th, 2010 at 1:19 pm

The Gracehill Moravian Church is celebrating its annual homecoming on Sunday, June 27th at 10:30am. Bryan Gates is the guest speaker. A potluck lunch will follow the service. A business meeting will be held after the meal. All are welcome to attend.

Immauel Lutheran Church

Posted: Friday, June 4th, 2010 at 8:11 pm

Immauel Lutheran Church will be holding worship on Sunday mornings at 8:00 & 9:30 am for the summer months.

Family Fun Fest

Posted: Monday, May 24th, 2010 at 9:34 pm

New Life Community Church in Wellman is hosting the first annual Family Fun Fest on Saturday.  It will be held from 9:30 to 11:30am at the Wellman North Park in Wellman.  All families of all ages and sizes are invited to kick off Memorial Day weekend with Kid-Centered Activities such as Sports, Science, Geography, Crafts, Snacks, and Much More, all for FREE.

“Let Freedom Ring! A Memorial Day Salute”

Posted: Friday, May 14th, 2010 at 9:10 pm

The Washington Choral Society Proudly Presents: “Let Freedom Ring! A Memorial Day Salute” in honor of those who defend and have defended our country” Friday, May 28, at 7:30PM It is a Free-will donation during the concert at the United Methodist Church 206 W 2nd Street Washington, Iowa


Posted: Thursday, May 13th, 2010 at 3:55 pm

HOPE BIBLE CHURCH extends a warm invitation to join them as they host the Jubilate, on Tuesday, May 18th, at 7:00 p.m. The church building is located on Hwy 92 in Columbus Junction, next to the City Hall building. Instrumental selections, personal testimonies and a mini-drama highlight this heart-warming concert. For specific directions or more information about this admission-free community event, you may call the church at: (319) 728-2355 or you may see more information on their website at

Don Colton

Posted: Thursday, May 13th, 2010 at 3:51 pm

The Washington United Methodist Church, 206 West 2nd Street, will host Don Colton, Saxophonist, Guitarist and Singer on Sunday, May 16th at the 9:00 and 10:30 am Worship Services.  Don Colton is from Southeast Iowa. He grew up in a musical family and gave his first public performance at age 7, singing for a small country church, accompanied by his mother and sister on the piano.

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Kalona United Methodist Women Salad Luncheon

Posted: Tuesday, May 11th, 2010 at 8:21 am

The Kalona United Methodist Women Salad Luncheon will be Wednesday, May 11 from 11am-1pm at the Kalona United Methodist Church. All are welcome to the luncheon.

Community Clothing, Bake and Rummage Sale

Posted: Thursday, May 6th, 2010 at 8:34 pm

Immanuel Lutheran Church is hosting the Community Clothing, Bake and Rummage Sale on Saturday, May 15th from 7 to noon at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Washington.  Funds will go to the floor tile project at the church.

Mother/Daughter Tea

Posted: Thursday, May 6th, 2010 at 8:34 pm

The Oakville United Methodist Church is hosting their annual Mother/Daughter Tea on Tuesday, May 11th, at 7pm.  There is no cost for the event.

Iowa Mennonite School’s Touring Choir

Posted: Thursday, May 6th, 2010 at 8:33 pm

Iowa Mennonite School’s Touring Choir will share a program of sacred music at Lower Deer Creek Mennonite Church on Sunday, at 6:00 p.m.  The concert will feature a variety of music, primarily vocal with some accompaniment and ensemble pieces, all are under the direction of Karenza Yoder.  The choir is comprised of juniors and seniors.  All are invited to attend the program.

SonRock Kids Camp Vacation Bible School

Posted: Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 at 7:37 pm

Faith Baptist Church welcomes kids preschool-6th grade to join them for SonRock Kids Camp Vacation Bible School June 7 – 11. Contact Cari at 653-4462 with questions or to register.

Annual Auction to Benefit Youth Ministry

Posted: Thursday, April 15th, 2010 at 3:46 pm

The United Methodist Church of Washington is having their Annual Auction to benefit Youth Ministry on Saturday.  Dinner begins at 5:30 followed by the auction at 6:15.  Cost is $15 per person, or $120 for a table of eight.  Childcare will be provided for $5 per child.

Jubilance Children’s Choir Program

Posted: Thursday, April 15th, 2010 at 3:43 pm

Kalona Mennonite Church is having a Jubilance Children’s Choir Program on Friday, May 7th at 7 PM in Kalona.  Jubilance is a community children’s choir made up of 30 area children under the direction of Rhonda Miller.  Come enjoy an evening of children singing joyful songs!

Sign Language with Your Infant

Posted: Thursday, April 15th, 2010 at 3:42 pm

Learn how to use sign language with your infant with Nicole Kitchen on Thursday(s), April 22nd and 29th from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the United Presbyterian Church in Washington at the south entrance.  To register or find out more, call Parents as Teachers at 319-461-9007.