Posted May 20, 2015in Community Featured, Webster City


Everyone should strive to go above and beyond the limit when it comes to worshiping God, giving back and surrendering your life to Christ. Finding a way to strengthen and intensify a Godly relationship can be one of the most freeing experiences. Youth at Webster City Church of Christ now

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Posted May 20, 2015in Community Featured, Windsor Heights

Wade in the water

It’s almost that time of year again! As days are crossed off the calendar, warm weather is finding its way to central Iowa. The school year is packed with busy schedules, long hours and little chance for youth to recharge and focus on Christ. Fortunately, with the end of classes

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Posted May 20, 2015in Community Featured, Downtown

A beautiful brokenness

The beautiful mosaics in the photo are new to the sanctuary of St. John’s. They were a community art project we did during the season of Lent, with close to 60 people of all ages contributing to the finished products. The mosaics, in colors that echo those in the large

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Posted May 20, 2015in Community Featured, Grimes

Spreading the Word

Stephenie Henson always wanted to go on a mission trip, but it wasn’t until one of her co-workers got back from a trip to Haiti that she received her opportunity in the form of a surprising offer: a paid-for mission trip to Honduras. “Someone on his trip offered to fund

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Posted May 20, 2015in Community Featured, Winterset

Princess tea party

Word of Life children’s minister, Nicole Wangler, had an idea for a princess tea and set her plan in motion four years ago. This spring 130 tickets were sold to young girls and their chaperones for the annual princess tea party. “I had the idea because they love princesses and

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Posted May 20, 2015in Ankeny, Community Featured, Email blast

Love me some BBQ

Around 6 years ago, I began work as a “Pastor-type” here in Ankeny. The faith community I was worshipping with was preparing to move into a new building and I couldn’t wait to experience the joy of worshiping in our new “home.” Since then, no less than 4,598 new churches

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Posted May 13, 2015in Community Featured, West Des Moines

Mary’s Meals

The leader of an international charity that provides children a daily meal in a place of education will be doing a book signing May 30 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in West Des Moines. Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow, founder and CEO of Mary’s Meals, will be promoting his new book,

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Posted May 13, 2015in Community Featured, Norwalk

It’s summer time

Summer has finally arrived. The days are nice and long and the temperature outside is good for so many great outdoor activities. There are vacations to go on to see those places you have been dreaming of going to all winter long when it was so cold and icy and

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Posted May 13, 2015in Clive, Community Featured

The many ministries of God

Giving is getting when it comes to God and this Clive church is working hard to get members active. Heartland Presbyterian Church of Clive has no shortage of ways for congregation members to get involved and give back. The church’s mission statement highlights an importance in servicing others locally, nationally

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Posted May 13, 2015in Community Featured, Greene County

Time for vacation Bible school

Trinity Lutheran Church will host its annual Vacation Bible School event from June 14 to June 18 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. every day at the church. Children ages three to 5th grade from around the Greene County community are welcome to attend. Christine Jones has been a member

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