July 2 Bulletin Announcements

Next Steps
Join the Elders on Sunday morning July 9th at 9:00 or 10:30 in the Youth Room as we discuss next steps for the church.  We’ll talk about potential expansion, remodel concepts and a potential name change. The Elders look forward to sharing more with you and hearing from you.

Maker Fun Factory
Vacation Bible School|Sunday July 30th- Wednesday August 2nd | 6:00-8:30 pm Kids 3 years old through 4th grade will become inventors, sing, dance and learn relevant Bible Points. Helpers, leaders and donations needed! Sign up in the foyer or online: https://vbspro.events/p/events/5dbfb3 Contact for more information.

Ladies Night Out Pool Party!
Come make a splash or relax by the pool and enjoy snacks, conversation and games! Bring a friend or a neighbor. We’ll gather at Marge Neiderhauser’s backyard pool oasis from 6:30-8:30 pm on Wednesday, July 19 | 3105 Mary Lynn Drive, Urbandale. RSVP to

Elder Suggestions Forms
Have a suggestion for a potential elder?  Please pick up a form and return it to the office by July 16th.

Sound Sensitive?
Disposable ear pads are now available at the welcome center.


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June 18 Bulletin Announcements

Summer Congregational Meeting
Join us for lunch and our Summer Congregational Meeting on Sunday, June 25 following the 10:30 service in the Commons. Lunch will be provided, please bring a dessert to share. Supervised childcare will be available during the meeting.

Maker Fun Factory
Sign up TODAY in the foyer and receive a prize for pre-registering! Unimaginable fun for kids as they become hands-on-inventors who discover they’re lovingly crafted by God. Small groups of 5 students with their leaders will sing, dance, make snacks, invent games, and learn relevant Bible Points. 
When? Sunday, July 30th - Wednesday, August 2nd | 6-8:30 pm
What ages can attend? 3 years old - 4th grade Preschool program for 3-5 year olds (kids that are NOT entering Kindergarten in the fall) Grade School Program for those entering Kindergarten- 4th grade in the fall
How do I sign up?  visit https://vbspro.events/p/events/5dbfb3
How can I help? Join the team as a crew leader, assistant crew leader, greeter, game helper, snack helper, and clean up crew.
How can I donate items? donation lists and instructions are available in the foyer. Contact Erin: if you can help!

They are going! We can help!
Support the missions team from Johnston E Free as they travel this fall to China! The cost for the trip is $15,000 and currently $3,005 has been gifted for this venture. Checks may be made to the church and designated for the China Trip. 

Burgers & Bags - Men’s Event
Men! Don’t miss our annual Burgers and Bean Bag tournament (prizes too!!!). Saturday evening, June 24th at 5:30 pm, Lions Park in Grimes. Teams chosen at random. Invite friends, coworkers and neighbors! rsvp to:

Save the dates!
All Church Retreat :: August 4 - 6
Party On The Lawn :: August 27

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