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
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..."
Sunday, January 8, the First Arabic Presbyterian Worshiping Community in Des Moines celebrated an inspiring and exciting milestone during worship with the commissioning of its leaders. The service was jointly led by CRE Ekram Kachu, members of the congregation, and the Presbytery representatives: TE Jim Koopman (Interim General Presbyter); TE Shamaine Chambers King (Windsor Heights, Windsor); RE Sandy Wagener (Ankeny); and RE Ginny Hancock (Des Moines, Central). Those who were commissioned were: James Anaal, Magdy Kachu, Sabri Juma, Haidar Kokola, Jam Duany, Mono Ghono, and Ngor Jongbaai.