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The Presbyterian Women (PW) of the Presbytery of Des Moines establishes the PW Purpose Awards.  The PW Coordinating Team recognizes there are women deserving of these awards throughout all the churches of the Presbytery; and are requesting nominations.

The awards will honor women of the Presbytery who have distinguished themselves in one of four categories taken from the PW Purpose statement.  One nomination will be selected from each of the four categories and will be announced at the 2017 PW Spring Connection on April 8, 2017.

The 2017 Spring Connection of the Presbytery PW will be on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Trinity United Presbyterian Church in Indianola, Iowa.  

The agenda for the day is as follows:

9:00 a.m. Networking coffee

9:30 Welcome and announcements

9:35 Morning worship

10:00 Adding Yoga to your Toolbox panel discussion

  • Health and wellness activities
  • Mindfulness during Bible study
  • Quieting a youth class

A very successful two-day celebration was held to celebrate the retirement of Rev. Ken Rummer at First Presbyterian Church in Corning, Iowa.  We wish Ken and Myrna well in their new adventures of building and moving into a new home in Ankeny!  

From Rev. Rummer...

"To all who helped with the retirement celebration:  Thank you!  the open house, the extended worship, the gifts, and the dinner all worked together to make it a memorable weekend..."




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 Our Next Stated Meeting Is:

All-Iowa Presbyterian Gathering

Friday & Saturday, June 2-3, 2017

The six Iowa presbyteries are joining together for a weekend of worship, learning, mission, and fellowship.  PCUSA Stated Clerk J. Herbert Nelson will be preaching and speaking as we celebrate our differences and share our common faith as the one Body of Christ.  Come celebrate being Presbyterian in Iowa!  Registration will be taken by each presbytery, and more information will be forthcoming soon!  Save the date for what will undoubtedly be an impacting experience.  The meeting will be hosted by Collegiate & Northminster Presbyterian Churches in Ames, Iowa.