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"Philip found Nathanael and told him, "We have found the one Moses wrote about in the Law, and about whom the prophets also wrote--Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph." John 1:45

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Community Calendar Community Baccalaureate Worship Service

ALGONA - In recognition of the upcoming Algona High School Commencement, members & friends of the Algona, Irvington & Burt First Presbyterian Churches are hosting the Community Baccalaureate Worship Service on Wednesday, May 6. The event, sponsored by the Algona Area Clergy Association, will begin at 7:00 pm & is located at 101 North Main Street in Algona. Prior to the event, all graduates, their parents & guests are invited to dine buffet style together in the church’s Fellowship Hall beginning at 5:30 pm. For more information please call the Algona First Presbyterian Church office at 515-295-2226.

STORM LAKE - Faith Bible Christian Outreach Center, 1601 West Milwaukee Avenue, Storm Lake, is hosting Steve Sampson from Kansas City, Missouri. Steve is used by God in a prophetic and teaching ministry.  His heart is to bring the miraculous and the power of God into today's modern world.  Service times are Friday and Saturday, May 8-9 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday morning at 10:30 a.m. Questions - contact Pastor Loren at 712-732-7760 or 712-299-0272

National Day of Prayer Event

FORT DODGE - Epworth United Methodist Church along with other churches in Fort Dodge will be observing the National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 7th at the Epworth UMC, 2025 11th Ave So. beginning at 7:00 pm.   The service will include praying for various areas of our national life. Please join us. Any questions, call Sheila 408-5019 

National Day of Prayer Event

KAMRAR - The Community Church of Kamrar is hosting a National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 7 in the sanctuary at 2351 280th St. in Kamrar from 9:30-11:00. Anyone who desires to pray with others for our Country and its people, our government and the officials, God's guidance for our nation and our young students welcome to attend. Pastor Peter Mueller will officiate.

Blessing of the Bikes

BLAIRSBURG - The 1st Annual Blessing of the Bikes will be Saturday May 9, 2015 @ MAC Life Church 501 3rd Street • Blairsburg, IA 50034. Breakfast 8-9:30 AM * Bike Blessing at 10 AM * Family Resource Ride to benefit the Lighthouse Center of Hope to follow. Sponsored by Walmart, HyVee & Fareway. For more info, call 515-325-6210 • E-mail:

CCS Spring Program

FORT DODGE - Community Christian School's spring program will be May 12 at 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.  The theme, "Defenders of the Cross" will be incorporated into the K-8th choir and band numbers along with 6 Bible Stories dramatized by each class.  The performance is open to the public, located at CCS at 2406 9 1/2 Ave South, Fort Dodge. Call 515-573-3011 for more information.

May Adult Health Clinic

DOWS - The May blood pressure and foot clinic will be held at the Dows Senior Center from 11am-12pm on Monday, May 11. This clinic is available to any person in Wright County 50 yrs or older. For more information call Kathy Nicholls at 515-532-3461.

May Adult Blood Pressure Clinic

EAGLE GROVE - The May Adult Health Clinic for blood pressures will be held Tuesday, May 12th from 11:30 am - 12:00 pm at the Eagle Grove Senior Center. The clinic is available to any person in Wright County 50 yrs of age or older. For more information call Kathy Nicholls at 515-532-3461.

The Encounter

EAGLE GROVE - An intriguing faith-filled story, THE ENCOUNTER, will be shown at the First Baptist Church, 1210 S. Commercial in Eagle Grove on Sunday, May 17. This is a community event with popcorn and drink provided. Questions? Call the church at 448-4612

MOMs group

FORT DODGE:  The Moms group is a faith based organization that meets the first and third Fridays of each month September 5th through May from 9 to 11AM at Saint Olaf Lutheran Church located at 239 North 11th Street in Fort Dodge.  There is childcare and food at each meeting along with devotions, crafts, fun activities, topics and time to relax.  All moms are welcome and for more information visit the website at

Fun Run for Diabetes

EAGLE GROVE - A fun "run" of anything with wheels will be held on Saturday, May 30th beginning at 9:00 am at Rails Bar & Grill in Eagle Grove. Stops include Stratford, Boone, Dayton, Lehigh, Duncombe, Ft Dodge & Badger. All proceeds go to the kids diabetes camp - Camp Hertko Hollow in Boone. Call Sally Lalor or Myndi Grimsley at 515-293-1197 or 515-890-7246.

2015 Walk for Life

FORT DODGE - The 2015 Walk for Life will be held in Fort Dodge at Kennedy Park on Saturday, May 30th. Registration begins at 8:30am with the walk beginning at 9:00am. Sponsor forms and more information is available by calling Suzi at 319-337-0575. Another walk is planned for Saturday, June 20th in Ames.

Anniversary Banquet

EAGLE GROVE - Global Compassion Network will be celebrating 4 years of God's faithfulness on Friday, June 5 with an Anniversary Banquet beginning at 6:00 PM at Grace E-Free Church located at 1220 S Commercial in Eagle Grove. Please RSVP to 515-448-3131 if you are planning to attend.

2015 Walk for Life

AMES - The 2015 Walk for Life will be held at Ada Hayden Park, 5205 Grand in Ames on Saturday, June 20th. Registration begins at 8:20am with the walk beginning at 9:00am. Sponsor forms and more information is available by calling Suzi at 319-337-0575.


Family Camp - July 5-12

TWIN LAKES - Family Camp 2015 will be held at Twin Lakes near Manson. Session #1 will be July 5th -8th features Andrew Schmutzer, Professor of Bible at the Moody Bible Institute. Session #2 is July 9th-12th featuring James Roland, Pastor at Hope E-Free in Storm Lake. Register online at or call 712-297-7714.

2015 HOPE Adoption Conference

DES MOINES:  Beauty Amidst The Ashes announces that Willet, a band comprised of three brothers, will be leading worship for the 2015 HOPE Adoption Conference to be held on Saturday, November 21, at Walnut Creek Church in Des Moines.  More on Willet can be found at

Ongoing Events

ALGONA, STORM LAKE, & OTHER CITIES:  Cornerstone for Life is a pregnancy resource ministry in Storm Lake, Algona, and other cities.  They need volunteers, including publicists, counselors, receptionists, prayer partners, and even pregnant women who would like a free ultrasound to provide practice for volunteers.  Call 515-448-4588 or 712-299-4759, or email or for more information or to sign up.

ALGONA:  The First Presbyterian Church of Algona invites you to join other senior citizens on the second Sunday of the month at 3PM to participate in Sunday Senior Fellowship.  Enjoy FREE fun, fellowship, and food.  Call 515-295-2226 to request additional information. 

BLAIRSBURG:  Ladies of all fitness levels can have fun getting physically and spiritually fit on Saturdays at MAC FIT.  A certified instructor will help develop an effective workout plan, and a Bible study and fellowship will encourage all who attend.  MAC FIT is from 8:30 to 10AM at Missionary Alliance Church in Blairsburg.  Call 515-325-6210 for more information.

CLARION:  The Dwelling Place in Clarion, located at 912 Central Ave, has community prayer meetings the first Thursday of each month from noon to 1PM.  

CLARION:  A Caregivers' Support Group meets the second Thursday of each month from 6:30 to 7:30 PM at the Clarion Wellness and Rehab Center.  

CLARION:  Toastmasters meetings can help you develop strong communication skills. Wright On Toastmasters meets every Friday from 7 to 8AM at Iowa Specialty Hospital in Clarion at the boardroom across from Widflower Cafe. Visit them to see what Toastmasters can do for you.  

EAGLE GROVE: First Baptist Church of Eagle Grove has a full calendar of events scheduled for every Sunday night of the month.  The 1st Sunday is "Old Fashioned Prayer Time."  The 2nd Sunday is "Bible Topic Talks" with open discussions.  The 3rd Sunday is "Movie Night."  The 4th Sunday is "Sing Time." (Bring your musical instruments and play along with the singing.)  All events are open to the community and begin at 6PM.  First Baptist is located 1210 S. Commercial Dr.  For more information, you can contact the church office at 515-448-4612.

EAGLE GROVE:  The 2014 to 2015 Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program has been established to help homeowners and renters pay for a portion of their primary heating costs. Applications will be taken October 1st, 2014 to April 30th, 2015.  For guidelines and an appointment in Wright County call upper Des Moines Outreach Office at 515-448-3704. The office location is at 221 West Broadway in Eagle Grove.

FORT DODGE:  Lifetree Cafe is an hour-long experience packed with interesting stories, fascinating people, and lively conversation that will feed your soul.  Meet Tuesdays at noon and 7:00PM at 18 South 3rd Street in Fort Dodge. For more information, contact Barbara Huisman at 515-571-9773 or go to

FORT DODGE:  Fort Dodge Community Choir hosts praise and worship services at Coppin Chapel every other Sunday.  The choir is also available to perform at other churches. 

FORT DODGE:  Community Bible Study is a interdenominational Bible Study for adults with a corresponding children's program for kids ages birth through kindergarten.  Classes are located at St. Olaf Church in Fort Dodge.  For more information call Michelle at 515-570-5173 or Monica at 515-573-4406.

FORT DODGE:  All are welcome to attend a special meeting to pray for Fort Dodge and the surrounding area every Wednesday at 12:12PM for half an hour. The prayer meeting will be held at Cana, located at 18 South 3rd Street in Fort Dodge.  For more information please call Barbara Huisman at 515-571-9773

FORT DODGE:  Restoration Point Addiction Ministry meets on Friday nights from 7PM to 9:30 at Harvest Baptist Church in Fort Dodge.  Free child care is provided while individuals and families seek recovery from addictions of all types - drugs, alcohol, sex, shopping, and more.  Counseling is available for individuals and families, there is an accountability & support Group, many book & video resources, and even fun activities.  For more information or help, call 515-269-0297.

FORT DODGE:  Blanden Memorial Art Museum in Fort Dodge hosts a FREE family art day on the first Saturday of every month from 10:30AM to 12:30PM.  Families will be provided with art materials and instructions to create a project to take home that day.  For more information, call 515-573-2316.

FORT DODGE:  Those with a heart for prison ministry are encouraged to contact the Church of the Damascus Road for information about ministering to the imprisoned or becoming apart of the Outside Church Council.  The council meets every third Wednesday of the month.  Call 515-955-3579 for details.

FORT DODGE:  St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in Fort Dodge has a women's Bible study on Mondays at 1:30PM in the church library.  The men's Bible study meets on Mondays at 6:30PM in the church board room.  Another Men's Bible class meets on Tuesdays at 6:30AM in Conference Room number 1. 

GOLDFIELD:  Crossroads Youth and Family Center in Goldfield is open for activities and for kids to hang out on Friday and Saturday nights.  Kids 8th grade and younger are welcome from 7 to 9PM.  Youth in 9th grade through college age are welcome from 7PM to midnight. 

OTHO:  The Webster County Museum in Otho is open on Thursdays and Saturdays from 10AM to 4PM with admission by donation.  Volunteers are also needed.  Contact Phyllis at 515-972-4544 during museum hours or 515-972-4804 at other times. 

POCAHONTAS:  Pocahontas Bible Study is meeting every Friday at 7PM.  Communion is served the first Tuesday of the month.  For more information, please call Tim Douglass at 515-343-6654 or email

WESTER CITY:  The Asbury United Methodist Church in Webster City hosts a FREE meal on the last Wednesday of the month, beginning at 5:20PM.  For more information, call 515-832-5369.

WEBSTER CITY:  MAN TO MAN Bible Study meets at the Asbury United Methodist Church on Wednesdays at 6:30AM.  The church is located at 921 Des Moines Street in Webster City.  Call 515-832-5369 for more information.

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