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Great Plains Small Church Connection (formerly Wee Kirk) is hosting an online conference series of 4 sessions over 4 months using Zoom (to replace the in-person conference which was canceled due to Covid guidelines at Calvin Crest Camp and Conference Center in September 2021). Moving Forward: Tools to Feed Souls Keynote speaker, Rev Stephanie Ahlschwede, […]

Mission Study Trip to Israel-Palestine

“Come and See.” Mission Study Trip to Israel-Palestine March 3-16, 2022 Prospect Hill Presbytery  ▪  Des Moines Presbytery  ▪  North Central Iowa Presbytery This trip is planned to be an educational experience and partnership encounter. In addition to visiting biblical sites, we will meet local Christians and church leaders as well as representatives from the […]

Re-Formation of the Congregation: Session 1

First Session: The Church and Its Witness What is the Church?  In this session, we will discuss the nature of the Body of Christ and its vocation. We will also explore the marks of a vibrant congregation and its witness. Saturday, March 26, 2022, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Northminster Presbyterian Church, Ames, and […]

Women’s Retreat

Lakeshore 1864 Hwy. 86, Milford, IA

Please join us for a weekend where we will relax and learn the unforced rhythms of grace. Inwood, IA, resident Jennifer Dukes Lee will be our capable guide as we think about how to grow slow. Let's re-fill our cups on beautiful Lake Okoboji as we learn more about ourselves and God.  

For the Love of All Creation: Church and Climate Change Conference

Heartland Presbyterian Church 14300 Hickman Rd., Clive, IA

Conference hosted together by Heartland Presbyterian Church & Trinity United Presbyterian Church Featuring: Dr. William Greenway Professor of Philosophical Theology at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Austin, Texas. Dates: Friday, April 22, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm; and Saturday, April 23, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm Selected presentations on Friday and Saturday will be live streamed. See the Heartland Presbyterian […]