IN-PERSON GROUPS HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED AT THIS TIME. 

Imlau Small Group 8-16

Date: Sunday, August 16, 2020

Time: 12:00 PM

Location: 1340 45th Street, Des Moines

Host: Elaine Imlau

Number of spots: 6

Special Instructions: Bring your own masks, chairs, and a picnic lunch/beverage. This group will meet one time for casual conversation.

Imlau Small Group 8-30

Date: Sunday, August 30, 2020

Time: 6:00 PM

Location: 1340 45th Street, Des Moines.

Host: Elaine Imlau

Number of spots: 6

Special Instructions: Bring your own masks, chairs and beverages. This group will meet one time for casual conversation around a fire pit at Elaine’s house.

Kruse Small Group 8-19

Date: Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Time: 6:30 PM

Location: Walker-Johnson Park, 9000 Douglas Avenue, Urbandale, Iowa.

Host: Amanda Kruse

Number of spots: 6

Special Instructions: Bring your own masks, drinks, snacks and lawn chair. Gather at the southeast corner of the tennis court parking lot. This group will feature casual conversation, with structured “get-to-know-you” questions”, and will meet one-time. If the group wishes to meet again, this can be discussed.

 

Lauer Small Group 

Date:

Time: 6:00 PM

Location: ZOOM

Host: Sarah Lauer

Number of spots: 10

Format: Casual writers group. This group will be for people interested in writing casually. Open to any level of experience. Writers will be given a prompt each month and the next month, they will be invited to share what they have written with the group, before receiving a new prompt.

 

Taylor Small Group 8-22

Date: Saturday, August 22, 2020

Time: 2:30 PM-4:30 PM

Location: Waterworks Park

Host: Ellen Taylor

Number of spots: 5

Special Instructions: Bring your own masks, chairs, beverages and snacks. This group will meet one time for casual conversation under the trees east of the Lauridsen Amphitheatre.

Jones Small Group 8-26

Date: Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Zoom

Host: Becky Jones

Number of spots: 6

Topic: “Let’s Get Reacquainted: What Have You Been Doing This Summer That Makes You Feel Better?” Leader will set up the Zoom link and send it out to participants.

Murphy Small Group

Date:

Time: 10:00 AM

Location: ZOOM

Link: TBA

Host: Sachiko Murphy

Number of Spots: 10

Special Instructions: This group will meet monthly. After a brief personal check, members will discuss a topic.

Kruse Small Group 9-2

Date: Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Time: 6:00 PM

Location:

Host: Amanda Kruse

Number of spots: 6

Special Instructions: Masks/social distancing. The church and restrooms will NOT be open.  This group will feature casual conversation, with structured “get-to-know-you” questions”, and will meet one-time. If the group wishes to meet again, this can be discussed.

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Beck-Cross Small Group 

Date: Thursday, September 3, 2020

Time: 6:00-8:00 PM

Location: 7905 NW 95th Street, Johnston

Host: Cathy Beck-Cross

Number of spots: 6

Special Instructions: Bring your own masks, chairs, and beverages. This group will meet ongoing every 2-3 weeks for casual conversation and some discussion topics. The location will be on deck or patio.