Announcements

  • Sunday Service Watch Parties August 5, 2021 Sunday Service Watch Parties are now being organized! This is your opportunity to enjoy the Sunday Zoom service with me, one of our talented AV techs, and 48 of your fellow members! To ensure that we’re staying within our 50 person limit, please go to our Sign Up Genius at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0a4daaaf2eaafb6-sunday. Participants will be seated... Read More →
  • Lens of the Future: August 4 August 5, 2021 The Lens of the Future committee has been meeting more frequently as we watch the active levels of Covid cases in the state and around the country rise. While Iowa rates of infection have not risen as fast other areas, Polk Co and the state are reporting significantly higher rates. Because of this we have... Read More →
  • Our Contributions have made a difference August 5, 2021 Central Iowa Immigrant Support Coalition  August is the last month that a portion of our Sunday collection plate contributions will go to the Coalition, so it is an appropriate time to recognize the outstanding work the Coalition has done – and is still doing – to aid our immigrant neighbors during the Covid crisis Over... Read More →
  • We’re masking up again! July 30, 2021 Greetings to the congregation, The Lens of the Future committee has been meeting more frequently of late as we watch the active levels of Covid cases in the state rise. While Polk County rates of infection have not risen as fast some, most of the surrounding counties are reporting much higher rates of infection. Because... Read More →
  • Thomas Beck Road Closure July 29, 2021 Starting Monday, August 2nd, Thomas Beck Road, west of Bancroft Street, will be closed through mid-November to make repairs to the embankment below the EMC Overlook. The embankment experienced a landslide earlier this year below the EMC Overlook structure. The project will construct two tiered reinforced concrete retaining wall systems with rock anchors (tiebacks) and... Read More →
  • Want Our Leftover Kitchen Things? July 29, 2021 The Kitchen Committee inventoried the kitchen and found many things we can live without BUT maybe you can’t. Check out the tables in Griffin Hall (formerly Channing Hall) and help yourself. All that is not removed by 10 am on Saturday, August 7 will be disposed of.  
  • Green Sanctuary Team Gets Rolling July 29, 2021 At the July organizing meeting of the Green Sanctuary Team, Don Shepherd, Linda Lemons and Ron Heideman discuss priorities and We reviewed the document “What Does a Green Sanctuary Church Do” and discussed the history of Green Sanctuary at our church. We want Green Sanctuary to have shared leadership rather than traditional chair, co-chair, etc.... Read More →