The 2nd Annual Our Sister Parish Medical Delegation is currently in Berlín, Usulután, El Salvador at the Pastoral House. They departed Tuesday, October 25 and will return to the states on Tuesday, November 1. There are 9 medical professionals and 5 support staff who have made the trip. They will be visiting a number of the small communities in the area, setting up clinics and working with the folks in need of their services. They hope to help as many as possible during their week in El Salvador. Prayers are always welcomed!
The Our Sister Parish Fiesta FunRaiser was held on Saturday, October 22 at the Intentional Eucharistic Community, 3300 University Ave, Des Moines. This is an annual event to raise funds for the El Salvador mission of the Presbytery of Des Moines. There were great silent auction items, great food and wonderful speakers.
First Presbyterian Church in Grimes has recently received a new face lift! The church building has brand-new siding to help protect it from Iowa winters. If you're in the neighborhood, drive by and see them at 410 SE 3rd Street, Grimes.