April Announcements

SUNDAY, April 24 IS CLEAN UP DAY: Check the list of jobs to be done or talk to Kirby.

SIIMON HAAMER FROM THE HOME OF HOPE IN ESTONIA will be here in Iowa later this week. Join us in the Fellowship Hall at 6:00 pm on Thursday evening for a meal of salad and ice cream sundaes as Siimon updates us on what’s going on in Estonia as well as their effort to care for Ukrainian refugees. Siimon will also be introducing his nephew Matthias, who is working with Siimon at the Home of Hope.

4TH SUNDAY WORSHIP AT ZEARING HEALTH CARE CENTER RESUMES. If you are interested in being part of a group that goes to ZHCC at 11:00 AM on the 4th Sunday of each month to provide a short worship service and prayer for residents, please talk to Kent Reimann or Richard or Linda Mahlow.

NEEDED: PEOPLE TO ORGANIZE MEMORIAL DAY DINNER. Please talk to Pastor Kathy if you can help.

THE HOME OF HOPE IS ALSO SEEKING DONATIONS to be used to provide for the refugees that they are caring for in Tartu.

PEACE FOR YOU!,  A BOOK OF EASTER REFLECTIONS from Our Daily Bread Ministries, is available on the table in the narthex. Please help yourself.

IT’S TIME TO REGISTER FOR SUMMER CAMP AT RIVERSIDE. Early Bird deadline is February 15. Go to to register. Program information is available on the table in the narthex.  Please check with Pastor Kathy or Janet before registering to receive our church code.

OUR DAILY BREAD for March-May is available on the table in the narthex. Please help yourself.

PORTALS OF PRAYER for April – June are available on the table in the narthex. Please help yourself.

FELLOWSHIP COFFEE SERVERS NEEDED: A sign-up sheet has been provided in the narthex for individuals or families to sign up to provide and serve snacks for Fellowship Coffee.

SUNDAY NIGHT MEN’S BIBLE STUDY:  All men of the congregation are invited to join in at 7:00 PM on Sunday evenings.

OUR DAYCARE IS HIRING: We are in need of new staff as we make a new and exciting beginning. Pastor Kathy is currently serving as our Director, but we will need a number of additional staff. We also need people available to fill in as substitutes of for the next few weeks until we are fully staffed. Even two or three hours a few times a week would help tremendously.

Volunteers who would like to help are also welcome: it would help our staff greatly if we had volunteers willing to come in for an hour or more just to rock babies or read stories to children. Talk to Pastor Kathy or sign up on the sheet on the table in the narthex.

WHILE WE ARE NOT YET ASSIGNING FELLOWSHIP COFFEE DUTIES anyone who would like to bring homemade baked goods or snacks is welcome and invited to do so. Please sign up for at the table in the narthex.

SUNDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY continues. Everyone is invited to join us at 8:00 am as we study Paul’s letter to the Ephesian church.

BREAD MINISTRY CONTINUES WITH NEW TIME from 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM every Wednesday. Times are based on when HyVee has items ready for pick-up.

CHILDREN’S ACTIVITY BAGS ARE ONCE AGAIN AVAILABLE in the narthex. Bags hanging up have been sanitized. When you return bags that have been used, please place them in the box.