Each year our parish gives a percentage of its budget to support local charities, which the social action committee distributes through a grant process.
If you know of any charities that serve residents of Marion County, that should be considered for this year's funds, please contact Laura Hollinrake by October 31at the church office or firstname.lastname@example.org. These charitable donations are in addition to money given through special collections (e.g. Catholic Charities), emergency collections (e.g. hurricane and earthquake relief), and Rice Bowl.
You’re invited to a presentation, "Growing Young: Helping Young People Discover and Love the Church," from 7-8:30 p.m. on Monday, October 22 at Third Reformed Church in Pella.
Dr. Kara E. Powell, a renowned leader in youth ministry, will present at the event sponsored by the Vermeer Charitable Foundation. Transportation is available; contact the church office at (641) 828-7050.
Who: Middle School & High School Youth and friends What: Trip to Corn Maze When: Sunday, Oct. 22 Time: 4:15-9 p.m. Cost: $10 - includes entry & food. Transportation provided. Registration Deadline: October 10. Contact Laura H. for registration form.
Do you desire to read the Bible but don't know how to get started?
Do you need help understanding how all the Bible stories fit together?
Have you ever wondered what the Bible has to do with your life?
It can be hard to understand the Bible or its relevance for your life if you don't know the story of God's loving plan that runs through it.
Join us for Unlocking the Mystery of the Bible, a video program that will take you on a quick journey through the Bible, following the story of salvation from Creation and the Fall through the coming of Christ and the establishment of the Church.
With the aid of an easy-to-use, color-coded timeline, this program will help you better understand the big picture of the Bible and how you fit into the story.
Come to any or all of the sessions in the church hall: Thursdays from 7-8:30 p.m. on Oct 11 & 18 & 25, Nov. 1 & 8 Sundays from 9-10:15 a.m. on Oct. 14 & 28, Nov. 11 & 18, Dec. 9 & 16
Habitat for Humanity of Marion County received a USDA grant to use for critical home repair projects for residents of Marion County who meet income eligibility guidelines.
If you or someone you know is in need of help, contact Habitat for Humanity of Marion County at (641) 828-8844.