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Hurricane Relief Trips

If you completed the training required to serve in distaster relief, here is the current need: Feeding Team in Liberty, TX (Oct. 21–Nov. 3; Nov. 1–Nov. 14; Nov. 12–Nov. 24). There are 4 spots for each trip, which are two weeks in length (can also be one). Contact Cynthia Gregory at to sign up or ask any questions you may have! 

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Refugee Needs

We’re always accepting donations for refugees here in Des Moines. You can drop off donations in the grey tub in the Cafe. If you have any questions or would like to learn more about the refugee ministry, contact the Mailes at .

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Library Volunteer Needed

We are looking for a volunteer to help with cataloging new books and recording returned books. This is an ongoing job that will take approximately an hour per week and can be accomplished any day or time throughout the week. Training will be provided. If interested, please write LIBRARY HELP on your Feedback Card or send an email to Chris Eller at .

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Elementary Teachers Needed

Do you love working with elementary kids? We are still looking for some volunteers that would be willing to help teach an elementary class on Sunday mornings this summer. Please contact Heidi Hight if you’d be willing to serve in this area! 

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FFC's Serving Weekend

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We Love Our City, FFC’s serving weekend is a church-wide initiative to substantially and visibly impact our city through acts of service over a 3-day period. May God use this weekend to show our community how much we love Jesus and the people who live here! Visit firstfamily. church/we-love-our-city to learn more and sign up!

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Missionary Vehicle Need

One of our missions partners will be on home assignment this year from the end of April until mid-December. They are looking for a vehicle to use during this time. It needs to be at least a 6-passenger vehicle. They would probably put 10-15k miles on it. If anyone could help out for part of the time or for the whole time, they would appreciate it! To help out, contact David Davenport at

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