Today's Local Church News

New Year’s Eve Celebration

Posted: Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009 at 8:30 pm

New Year’s Eve celebration for all ages at the Hamakua Youth Center. Games, food, scavenger hunts and worship. Contact Mike Coon, Deb Bodensteiner or Jon Coon for details.

Coffee, Chocolate & Conversation

Posted: Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009 at 7:52 pm

Drop in the Coffee Corner to enjoy coffee and fellowship Saturday, December 19th, from 9 to 11 a.m. ALL WOMEN INVITED! Planning a Woman’s Retreat on February 5th and 6th at Crooked Creek. Contact Brenda At 461-7841 to get on the list.

All Church Christmas Dinner Party

Posted: Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009 at 7:38 pm

Saturday, December 5th, starting at 5:30 at the IIa Miller Farm. Dinner will be served at 6:15. Price TBA. If you need transportation, call Russ Parker at 863-1024. Sponsored by United Methodist Men.

Holiday Service

Posted: Saturday, November 28th, 2009 at 9:28 am

The Kalona United Methodist Church is having a holiday memorial service Saturday, December 5th, at 4pm. The service is sponsored by Peterseim and Beatty Funeral Services. Everyone is welcome.

Nativity Scene

Posted: Saturday, November 28th, 2009 at 9:25 am

The Ainsworth Opera House will host one of the world’s largest displays of nativity sets again this December. Great artist’s ability and craftsmanship is shown in the many handmade sets. Dates are Friday and Saturday December 4th and 5th, 11thth, and 112th, from 10 a.m. to 8p.m. and Sunday December 6th and 13th from 1pm to 5p.m. Minimum $5 donation is the cost of this annual fundraiser for the Opera House located at 284 Railroad St. in Ainsworth. Call Michael Zahs at 653-6250 for more information.

CDA and KC Holiday Meal

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2009 at 11:36 am

The Catholic Daughters of the Americas and the Knights of Columbus are having a holiday meal Sunday, December 6th at 5 pm at the KC Hall.  Dinner includes roasted turkey, potatoes, dressing, vegetables and cranberries.  Tickets must be purchased in advance for $10 and can be purchased from Marty Beenblossom at Jones Funeral Home, Earthly Blessings, Cambridge Investments or by calling 319-657-3234.

Christmas Concert

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2009 at 3:53 pm

The Washington Choral Society will perform their Christmas concert “Joy” on Saturday, December 5 at 7:30pm at the United Presbyterian Church. They will be performing with the guest choir “Sound of Washington”. Tickets are available at the door, $10 for adults and $5 for students.

Thanksgiving Service

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2009 at 12:52 pm

The United Methodist Church in Washington will hold a community Thanksgiving service Wednesday, November 25 at 7:00 pm.

Christmas Song Fest

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2009 at 6:55 am

The  First Assembly of God Churchis having a community Wide Christmas song fest Sunday, December 6th at 6pm.  Many churches will celebrate the birth of Jesus with fellowship and worship though singing.  Everyone is welcome to come to the First Assembly of God Church in Washington, Sunday, December 6th at 6pm for a community Wide Christmas song fest.

The Crooked Creek Christian Camp Cookie Workshop

Posted: Friday, November 20th, 2009 at 12:44 pm

The  Crooked Creek Christian Camp is having a cookie workshop Saturday,  December 5 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., you can gather in the kitchen to bake and learn new decorating techniques. Participants should bring 2 dozen cookies to participate in the cookie swap. Pre-registration is required. To register or for more information call 319.653.3611.

Operation Home Front

Posted: Friday, November 20th, 2009 at 6:36 am

Operation Home Front, a family support organization to deployed troops, has 700 Christmas stockings they would like to pack and ship to soldiers for the holidays. The stockings will be stuffed at the Trinity Methodist Church in Riverside on Saturday, December 5th, starting at 1:00 pm.  You can drop off donations at the church on Saturday, December 5, or bring them earlier to 347 Blackberry Avenue in Riverside.  Contact Michelle for more information at 319-648-5015.

Cookie & Candy Walk

Posted: Thursday, November 19th, 2009 at 9:43 am

The Winfield Presbyterian Church has its annual cookie & candy walk Saturday, December 5th from 8:30-11:30 am.

Southeast Iowa Singles

Posted: Thursday, November 19th, 2009 at 9:40 am

The Southeast Iowa Singles group from the First United Methodist Church in Fairfield have a pizza eat out Saturday, November 21st at Torino Pizza and Steak House in Fairfield at 6 pm.  The dinner will be followed with a public dance from 8-12pm at the Eagles in Fairfield.

Coping with the Holidays Seminar

Posted: Thursday, November 19th, 2009 at 9:38 am

A Coping with the Holidays Seminar is Saturday, November 21st at 2pm at the Olson-Powell Memorial Chapel in Mt Pleasant.  United Methodist Minister Nick Longworth will speak at this free seminar.

Washington United Methodist Church Soup Supper

Posted: Thursday, November 19th, 2009 at 6:28 am

The Washington United Methodist Church is holding a soup supper Friday, November 27th from 4:30 – 6:30 pm.  Chili, chicken noodle, black bean and beef & barley soups will be served and a free will offering will be taken.

Fellowship Convention

Posted: Thursday, November 12th, 2009 at 11:35 am

Dove Fellowship in Olds will hold a fellowship convention Friday, November 27 and Saturday, November 28. The event will feature guest speakers, dinners, worship services, and more. For more information, call 319-931-7932.

Birthday Party for Jesus

Posted: Wednesday, November 11th, 2009 at 5:49 pm

Faith Baptist Church will hold a birthday party for Jesus Sunday, December 6 from 2-4 pm. They will have crafts, games, skits, and cake and ice cream for all ages. RSVP by calling 653-4462.

Holiday Bazaar

Posted: Monday, November 9th, 2009 at 6:53 pm

Richland United Methodist Church will hold a fall holiday bazaar Saturday, November 21 from 8-3 at the church. There will be merchandise for sale, bake sale, and a luncheon. For more information, call Kathy and 319-456-2520.

Church Revival

Posted: Wednesday, November 4th, 2009 at 7:49 pm

The Washington Church of God will host Evangelist Robert Newton Sunday, November 8 at 10:30 am and 6:30 pm, and on Monday, November 9  at 7 pm. These services will be at time of singing, worship, and spiritual renewal. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Soup Supper

Posted: Wednesday, November 4th, 2009 at 7:01 pm

Catholic Daughters will hold their annual harvest soup supper Saturday, November 14 in the St. James Fellowship Room at 5. They will serve chili, vegetable, beef, cheesy rice and ham, and tortellini. All are welcome. Tickets are $7.00.