What’s Happening

What’s Happening


Be sure and check out our new software innovation. MyFirstPres allows you to get connected and stay connected, see the church calendar & directory, make online gifts and sign up for activities.  Simply click the MyFirstPres circle on the homepage and follow the easy to use steps. For more info contact Tammy Schroeder at tammy.schroeder@firstpresiowacity.org

Baby Music Class

Join us for the first class of the fall for Suzuki music class for babies and toddlers, from birth through age 3, with a parent or caregiver. Tuesdays 9:30-10:30 a.m. Contact Leah Bergman at leah.bergman@firstpresiowacity.org for more info

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

THANK YOU to all who participated and donated, we exceed our fundraising goal and raised over $1000.

Parents’ Night Out (PNO)

Our next monthly PNO is Friday, October 19, from 5:00-8:00pm. Parents of children under age 8 are invited to drop off their kids and enjoys some “time off” while the trusted church volunteers play games, provide activities and even an evening snack. Contact Nancy Gardner for more info or to volunteer at nancy.hayes.gardner@gmail.com

Wednesday Morning Bible Study

Join this lively group, led by Pastor Sam, as they begin to study the Book of James. Wednesdays at 9:30 am in Coover Lounge. For more information, contact Pastor Sam at sam.massey@firstpresiowacity.org

 New Member Class

Starts on Sunday, September 30 and will run through November 18. It is not too late to join in! Contact: Tammy Schroeder at tammy.schroeder@firstpresiowacity.org or by phone at 319-351-2660

The World We Want

Join us each Sunday morning from 9-9:30am in October for a tour around the world. Breakfast will be served as we celebrate World Communion Sunday, Navaratri (Hindu Festival), Children’s Sabbath Sunday and United Nations Day. More info, contact Anna Sheetz at anna.sheetz@firstpresiowacity.org

Women’s Retreat

Are you interested in getting to know the women of the Bible? Join us for a day of food, fun and fellowship. Saturday, October 13, 8am-3pm. Cost of $20.Contact Judy Whitford for more information at judy.whitford@firstpresiowacity.org. To register, click here. Registration deadline Oct 7.

FPC Pumpkin Patch

Help raise funds by shopping for you r pumpkins and gourds at the first FPC pumpkin patch, located on the front lawn of the church. Open from 11am to 7pm Oct 14 – 31. Prices vary. Information contact Anna Sheetz, anna.sheetz@firstpresiowacity.org

Songs of Joy

Organ music and poetry to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the refurbished Phelps organ. Works by Bach, Muffat Rheinberger, Phillips and Hakim. Sunday October 28 6:30 – 8pm. Melissa Moll-organ, Leah Bergman-cello.