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Dianne Van Gorp of First Presbyterian Church in Oskaloosa has become the first woman nominated by her church to be honored by the Presbytery Presbyterian Women with the PW Purpose Awards. Dianne was honored at the 2017 Spring Connection of the Presbytery PW that was held on Saturday at Trinity United Presbyterian in Indianola. You may read what the Oskaloosa First PW wrote to nominate Dianne in the file at the bottom of this article.

Feb 23, 2017

PW Purpose Awards

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.  All women who are nominated will be honored.

IT IS WINTER.

She came wearing sandals.  She needs boots.

IT IS COLD.

He has only a sweatshirt.  He needs a coat.

THEY LEFT EVERYTHING BEHIND.

They are strangers in a strange land.  They need help.  they need hope.

Coming Up

Tue May 02 @ 8:30AM - 10:30AM
Congregational Reconciliation Task Force (CRTF)
Thu May 04 @ 7:00AM - 09:00PM
CROSS Ministries Board Meeting
Thu May 04 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
Property Committee
Tue May 09 @ 9:00AM - 11:00AM
Moderators Meeting (MOM)
Tue May 09 @ 2:00PM - 04:00PM
Stewardship & Mission Interpretation Committee (SMI)
Tue May 09 @ 6:30PM - 08:30PM
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Stated Meeting

 

Our Next Stated Meeting Is:

All-Iowa Presbyterian Gathering

Friday & Saturday, June 2-3, 2017

The 508th Stated Meeting of the Presbytery of Des Moines will be part of the All-Iowa Presbyterians Gathering in Ames, June 2-3. You are invited and encouraged to come for the weekend and enjoy connecting with Presbyterians from across our state. Our featured speaker will be the new PC(USA) Stated Clerk Rev. Dr. J. Herbert Nelson, noted leader on issues of social justice. The meeting will take place at Collegiate Presbyterian Church.
 
The meeting will begin with dinner on Friday night, followed by worship and fellowship. Saturday activities include breakfast, a keynote address, Communion worship, lunch and our presbytery meeting. In addition, all singers are invited to join the choir on Friday night. Rehearsal will be held just prior to the worship service. Sign up for the choir on the registration form. 
 
Please note: the registration deadline for the All-Iowa Gathering is May 10! Please join us this summer for this new and inspiring event!

Deadline for registration - May 10, 2017