The 223rd General Assembly has finished! Our Commissioners and Stated Clerk spent a lot of time and energy for the work of our church. Read a quick summary of the assembly’s actions here: http://www.pcusa.org/news/2018/6/29/highlights-actions-223rd-general-assembly-2018-150/Read more
You are invited to a community prayer vigil in response to the separation of immigrant families at our border
Join us in our sanctuary for a brief prayer service, candlelight vigil, and time writing letters of protest. All are welcome.
Parking will be available in the west lot. Please enter by the covered sanctuary doors at Kirkwood and Pershing Streets, or via the nearby elevator.
Contact Rev. Katie Styrt (email@example.com or 563-326-1691) if you have any questions.
Download a flyer to share (PDF).Read more
At the request of the Presbytery Trustees, Moderator Karen Minnis has called a special meeting of the Presbytery of East Iowa for Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at the Presbytery Office (1700 South First Avenue, Suite 23, Iowa City) for the purpose of acting upon two time-sensitive items. Read the full notice by clicking here.Read more
International Peacemaker Jerome Bizimana of Rwanda is visiting our Presbytery Sept. 27 through Oct. 1, bringing words of hope and reconciliation where the deepest hurts once divided. Invite him to your church! Contact Lisa Ross Thedens at firstname.lastname@example.org or 319-938-8807. Our Presbytery’s Peacemaking Task Force will assist you in transporting him to your church and do all we can to facilitate your event.
Rev. Bizimana Nkumbuyinka Jerome is President of Remera Presbytery in Rwanda and the initiator of the Light Group, bringing together survivors and perpetrators of the 1994 genocide of Tutsi Rwandans. He will share how the church helps bring about reconciliation.
Rev. Bizimana Nk. Jerome studied Peace Building and Conflict Resolution in Zambia in 2004 – 2005 at Mindolo Ecumenical Foundation. He is married to Jannette and father of 6 children, 3 boys and 3 girls.Read more
The 223rd General Assembly will take place in St. Louis from June 15-23. Please hold those who will gather to discern God’s leading in governance of the PCUSA, especially our East Iowa commissioners: Teaching Elder Lisa Ross Thedens, Teaching Elder Trey Hegar, Ruling Elder Marta Pumroy, and Ruling Elder Kerry Jennings along with our Stated Clerk Rebecca Blair.Read more
Registration is now open for the 182nd Stated Meeting of the Presbytery. Please register ASAP so that we can establish an accurate count, even if you are bringing your own meal. Meals are $10/person payable on site.
Click here to register online.
The meeting packet can be found here: 182nd Stated Meeting Packet (PDF)
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New worshiping community for skaters in Montana and fast-growing church in Georgia each receive $50,000
Serious JuJu, a 1001 New Worshiping Community for youth and skaters in northwest Montana, and Faith Presbyterian Church of the North Georgia Mountains have been named winners of the 2018 Sam and Helen R. Walton Awards.Read more
Ten South Sudanese humanitarian aid workers disappeared April 26 outside of Yei in South Sudan’s Central Equatoria region. Among the missing are two staff members from ACROSS, a global partner of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).Read more
The Presbytery has an open job position for Communications Project Manager. This is a part-time, hourly position (up to 30 hours per week), with flexible hours and work able to be done remotely. The position includes vacation and benefits will be offered.Read more