On Sunday, October 2nd, from 2–3:30pm, Life Chain invites you to join other pro-lifers from the area in standing in unity against abortion. The event will be taking place at St. Theresa Catholic Church (1230 Merle Hay Rd). To learn more, contact Amy Sherwood at .
1st–2nd Grade FLASH Volleyball begins October 8 on Saturday Mornings from 8:30–9:30am! This is a weekly volleyball practice and games for girls in 1st Grade and 2nd Grade. This is a beginner level team, so participants are not expected to have any experience with the game of volleyball. Cost is $30 per girl. You can find out more and sign up below!
On October 3, believers are invited to gather for a night of unified prayer, joining together in worship, repentance and renewal for our nation, state, city and churches. Pastor Todd is participating, and you’re welcome to join him there. It will be taking place at New Life Center, 1057 23rd Street, Des Moines, from 7–9pm. See the location below. Find out more on their Facebook page.
Beginning September 20th, on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month from 6–8pm, FFC Women will be hosting an event to lift up our mothers and mothers at heart in prayer and renewed hope in Christ in the midst of miscarriage and infertility. Please join us! If you’d like more info, or would like to be involved in any way, please contact Kelly Schuman.
Do you like to hold babies, play with toddlers and preschoolers? Would you like a little extra spending money? FFC Mom’s Group could use your help! We need a few extra hands while we have our Bible study on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays the next 6 weeks! The group meets from 9:30–11am here at the church. Please contact Heidi Hight if you’re interested!
Come check out the children’s ministry and see where you can use your time and talents to invest in the kingdom! We are looking for classroom helpers on Sundays and Wednesdays as well as people to help plan crafts, lead Sunday worship time, and be subs. Contact Becky Doubleday for details.
Teri Nichols, the Hentzel’s ministry partner, is back in Jamaica and gearing up for her return to some weekly ministry activities. We are looking for a few volunteers to join Sara on a trip to Jamaica to help prepare for Bible Club. We are hoping to gather a team quickly and head over October 1–8 or October 8–15. Cost is still being determined but will be around $1200–1500 including airfare.
- Tether ball pole installed
- Build a gated fence around trampoline
- Stain and sand swing set, and repair as needed
- Pavilion sanded, stained benches fixed or replaced
- Hang plywood to hold maps and teaching materials
- Install motorized screen(Teri to purchase here)
- Fix plumbing in outdoor bathrooms
- Fix up- tile etc outdoor showers
- Back to school organized
- Paperwork for year organized( lesson handouts) copied
If you're interested in going, or financially supporting those going, please contact to Sara Hentzel at or 515-868-4816.
Christmas is just around the corner, and we are so excited to put on "All About That Baby"! We will be performing on Sunday, December 11th during both services. We are inviting all K–5th graders to join us this year as we tell the Christmas Story in a fun and exciting performance! Registration is open today! Your child must be registered by Sept 28th if they are interested in a speaking part. If your child does not want a speaking part and just wants to join the singing, you have until October 12th to sign up! You can sign up below: