To be published: all church notices and changes in church notices may be submitted no later than 10 a.m. Wednesday. Each notice will run as is until further notice is received from the church.
Atlantic Gospel Chapel, 104 East 13th Street
Sunday: Chapel hour on KJAN, 9 a.m.; breaking of bread, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School and Family Bible Study, 10:45 a.m.; Evening ministry, 7 p.m.
Evangelical Free Church, 22nd and Chestnut
Senior Pastor Donald McLean and Pastor of Student Discipleship Ministries Stephen Baxley, 243-4738
Sunday: Sunday School and Adult Bible Fellowship, 9:15 a.m.; Worship, 10:30 a.m., Wednesday: AWANA-open to all children, 6-7:30 p.m.
Our Father’s House; Meeting at the Atlantic Nursing and Rehab
Rev. Cheryl Sjolin and Rev. Jeffrey Sjolin
Saturday: Meeting at 6:45 p.m.- Welcome to public, residents and staff — Enter to Worship; Exit to service!
First Assembly of God, 1913 East 22nd Street
Sunday: Small Groups, 9 a.m.; Worship and Kids Church, 10 a.m.; Children’s Church, 11 a.m.- nursery provided; Tuesday: Beacon for ladies at Sweet Joy Shoppe, 9:30 a.m.; Wednesday: Recharge Night, 6:30-7:30 p.m.: Current (Adults), Merge (Grades 6-12), Go Kids (K-Fifth), Noah’s Park (Ages 3,4,5); nursery provided; Wednesday: The Gathering for sixth through 12th grades, 4 p.m.;
Thursday: Celebrate Recovery at 6 p.m. (Call Garry Burch at 712-249-0631)
First Baptist Church, 710 Walnut (American Baptist Church)
Pastor: Rev. Ray McCalla
Sunday: Adult Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Worship and Communion, 10:30 a.m.; Wednesday: BUMPY, 6:30 p.m.
First United Methodist Church, Eighth and Poplar
Pastor Dean McPherson
Nursery available during worship services
Sunday: Communion Sunday; Choir Practice, 8 a.m.; Traditional Worship, 8:45 a.m.; Praise Team Practice, 10:15 a.m.; Fellowship, 10 to 10:50 a.m.; Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Coffee with Christ in Adult Ministries Room, 10 a.m.; Praise Worship, 11 a.m.; Tuesday: UMW Mission Work Day-Fellowship Hal, 1:30 p.m.; Wednesday: House Bible Study, 12:30 p.m.; Lion’s Den, 2 to 5 p.m.; Dynamite Disciples, 2 to 5 p.m.; Confirmation, 2:30 to 4 p.m.; Grace Bells, 4:30 to 5 p.m.; Joy Ringers, 5:15 p.m.; Youth Group, 6:30 to 8 p.m.; Friday: UMW Fall Mission-Marshalltown; Sunday, Oct. 20: Choir Practice, 8 a.m.; Traditional Worship, 8:45 a.m.; Praise Team Practice, 10:15 a.m.; Fellowship, 10 to 10:50 a.m.; Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Coffee with Christ in Adult Ministries Room, 10 a.m.; Praise Worship, 11 a.m.
First United Presbyterian Church, 616 Chestnut
Pastor Rachelle McCalla 243-2195, www.atlanticpresbyterian.org
Sunday: Celebrating 150 years-Sunday School for all, 9 a.m.; Worship Service hymns from 1919-1969, 10 a.m.; Fellowship- cake walk with ice cream social, 11 a.m.; Tuesday: Men’s Breakfast at Family Table, 6:30 a.m.; Worship Service-Channel 18, 10 a.m.; Session, 7 p.m.; Wednesday: Confirmation, 5 p.m.; Youth Group at the Methodist Church, 6:30 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 19: Women’s Breakfast/Coffee at Family Table, 7:30 a.m.
SS Peter and Paul Catholic, Sixth and Locust
Father Trevor Chicoine
Saturday: Mass, 4:30 p.m.; Sunday: Mass, 10:30 a.m.
Tuesday: Mass at SSPP, 7 a.m.; Wednesday: Mass at Allen Place, Care Initiatives and Heritage House, 9:30 a.m.; Friday: Mass at SSPP, 7 a.m.
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 1011 E. 13th Street
Thursday: Football Meal, 5 p.m.; Sunday: Worship/Communion, 9 a.m.; Tuesday: Youth Meeting, 6:30 p.m.; Wednesday: God Squad, 1:45 p.m.; Confirmation, 1:50 p.m.; “BUMPY” Youth Group at Methodist, 6:30 p.m.; Property Meeting, 7 p.m.; Thursday: IVRS Class (Rehna Lensch); WELCA Board Meeting, 2 p.m.; Football Meal, 5 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 20: Blessing of the Quilts; Name Tag Sunday; Worship/Communion, 9 a.m.; Eighth Grade Confirmation, 10:15 a.m.
United Church of Christ, 1607 Hazel
Rev. Nancy Jensen, 243-4846
Nursery available during worship-unless it is a special holiday service; Worship services shown on Channel 18 Tuesdays and Sundays at 11 a.m.; Radio Broadcast on 96.5 KSOM Sunday at 8:30 a.m.
Sunday: Worship, 9 a.m.-led by Dave Ferry; No Pastor’s Bible Study; Sunday School, 10:30 a.m.; Monday: No Pastor’s Bible Study; Tuesday: Quilters Group, 9 a.m.; Wednesday: Confirmation Class, 2 p.m.; Youth Group, 5:30 p.m.; The CREW Meeting, 6:30 p.m.; N.A. Meeting, 7 p.m.; Thursday: Ambassadors visit, 10 a.m.; Weight Watchers, 5:30 p.m.; Sunday: Worship, 9 a.m. “Expect to See Jesus Today! Open Your Eyes of My Heart to His Presence and Praise” Psalm 139:7-12, page 974; Revelations 5:11-13, page 1919; Philippians 2:9-11, page 1827; Pastor’s Bible Study, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 10:30 a.m.; Atlantic Food Pantry Collection, 10:30 a.m.
Zion Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod, Ninth and Oak
Pastor Tompkins, 243-2927
Thursday: Operation Barnabas, 7 p.m.; Saturday: Conference for Operation Barnabas in Carroll, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Worship/Holy Communion, 5:30 p.m.; Sunday: Choir practice, 8:30 a.m.; Worship, 9:15 a.m.; Fellowship and Coffee, 10:30 a.m.; Bible Study, 10:30 a.m.; Bible Study of Genesis, 5 p.m.; Monday: Golden Years, noon; Tuesday: Broadcast TV Service, 2 p.m.; Committee Night, 7 p.m.; Wednesday: Weekday school classes, 1:50 p.m.; Music Committee, 4:45 p.m.; Elders Board, 6 p.m.; Governing Board, 7 p.m.
Atlantic Seventh Day Adventist Church, 63251 White Pole Road
Pastor Taariq Patel, 707-280-8757
Saturday: Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m.- adult and children’s divisions; Worship services, 11 a.m.
Sunnyside Bible Chapel, 1301 Sunnyside Lane
Contact: Chris Bancroft 712-789-0976 or Chapel Phone at 243-2744
Sunday: Breaking of Bread, 9:30 a.m.; Family Sunday School and Teaching, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday: Prayer and Bible Study, 7 p.m.
First Church of Christ, 1310 W. 7th St.
Pastor Anthony Smith — 712-243-2509
A nursery is available during Training For Life classes and Worship Services
Sunday: TFL classes for all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Worship Service — “Stories of Grace: Chosen by Grace,” 10:30 a.m.; Wednesday: FCC Midweek, 6 p.m.
New Life Church, 600 Pine St., Atlantic
Sunday: Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Worship, 11 a.m.; Wednesday: Bible Study, 6:30 p.m.
Grace Cornerstone Fellowship, 906 Sunnyside Lane
Pastor Doug Howell Telephone: (712) 243-2199
Sunday: Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Worship Service at 10 a.m.; Monday: Celebrate Recovery, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.; Wednesday: Mid-week Bible Study, 7 p.m.; First Friday of every month-Christian Movie, 7 p.m.
St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 302 Chestnut Street, Anita
Father Trevor Chicoine
Sunday: Mass, 8:30 a.m., Thursday: Mass, 9 a.m.; Third Thursday Mass at Caring Acres, 9 a.m.
Congregational-United Church of Christ, Anita, Iowa
Sharon Guffy-Lewis, pastor
Sunday: Worship, 11:15 a.m.; Wednesday: Wednesday Night Bible Study-Meal, 6 p.m. and Study, 7 p.m.; Wednesday Night Kids Klub — from September and April; first, second and third Wednesday 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Anita
Rev. Ted Weishaupt
Sunday: Worship Service, 8:30 a.m.; Holy Communion on the first and third; Sundays; Sunday School, 9:25 a.m.
First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod, South of Wiota
Pastor Mike Bodkins
Sunday: Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Worship Service, 10 a.m.; Holy Communion on the first and third Sundays
Anita United Methodist Church, 501 Main Street
Pastor Garry DeGeest
Sunday: Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Wednesday: CAM Kids meet every Wednesday, 5:30 to 7 p.m.-All kids welcome!
Wiota United Methodist Church, 104 Center Street
Pastor Garry DeGeest
Sunday: Worship, 9 a.m.
Rolling Hills Baptist Church, 506 Fourth Street, Anita
Pastor Mitch Holmes
Sunday: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday evening service, 7 p.m.
Brayton First Baptist, Brayton, Iowa 50042
Josh Farrell — Pastor, website: http://www.fbcbrayton.org/ 712-549-2303
Sunday: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Evening service, 6 p.m.; Wednesday: Wednesday Patch the Pirate Club (ages 4 through sixth grade), 6:30 p.m.; Wednesday Compass (youth seventh through 12th grade), 6:30 p.m.; Wednesday Oasis (adults), 7 p.m.
Buck Creek United Methodist Church, 51929 Buck Creek Road, Atlantic
Sunday: Worship, 10 a.m.
Cumberland United Methodist
Pastor Casey Pelzer
Sunday: Worship services, 10 a.m.; Sunday School on first and third Sundays, 9:45 a.m.
Elk Horn Lutheran, 4313 Main Street
Pastor Keith Menter
Thursday: 4-H Meeting, 7 p.m.; Sunday: Adult Sunday School, 8:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 8:45 a.m.; Fellowship, 9 a.m.; Worship/Communion 9:30 a.m.; WOW Meeting, 10:30 a.m.; Monday: Quilting, 1 p.m.; Wednesday: Awana, 3:30 p.m.; Confirmation, 4 p.m.; Luther League, 5 p.m.; Men’s Bible Study, 7 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 20: Adult Sunday School, 8:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 8:45 a.m.; Fellowship, 9 a.m.; Worship, 9:30 a.m.; Music and Worship Meeting, 10:30 a.m.
Exira Christian Church
Pastor Glen Meyers, Phone: 268-5498
Sunday: Sunday School, 8:45 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10 a.m.; Coffee time before worship on the first Sunday of the month; Wednesday: God Squad Youth (Grades 4 to 8), 3:30 p.m.
Exira Lutheran Church
Steven Frock, pastor
Communion-first and third Sunday
Thursday: Lydia Circle, 7 p.m.; Friday: Ruth Circle at Care Center, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday: Service of the Word, 9 a.m.; Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Crop Walk, 2 p.m.; Monday: Sewing, 1:30 p.m.; Worship and Music, 5 p.m.; Tuesday: Basement reserved; Wednesday: Confirmation, 4 p.m.; Bells, 5:30 p.m.; Adult Choir, 6:15 p.m.; Shared Ministry Meeting, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday: Breakfast Fellowship at Danish Table in Elk Horn, 8 a.m.; Sunday, Oct. 20: Communion, 9 a.m.; Sunday School, 10 a.m.
Brayton Evangelical Lutheran Church
Steven Frock, pastor
Holy Communion is second Sunday of every month; coffee fellowship is every third
Thursday: Keenagers at Brayton, 11:30 a.m.; Sunday: Brayton Communion, 10:45 a.m.; Sunday, Oct. 20: Brayton Worship, 10:15 a.m.; Brayton Worship, 10:45 a.m.
Lewis United Congregational Methodist Church, 401 First Street, Lewis, 51544
Pastor Jerry Neal
Sunday: Bible Study, 9:30 a.m.; Meet and Greet, 10:30 a.m.; Worship Service, 11:15 a.m.
Lewis Church of Christ
Dave Anderson, pastor
Sunday: Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Worship service, 10 a.m.
Marne United Methodist Church
Sunday: Worship service, 8:45 a.m.; Sunday School, 10 a.m.
Michael D. Kalstrup, pastor Oakland campus
Sunday: Fellowship Kids, 10:30 a.m.; J-Hi Service, 10:30 a.m.; Adult Worship Service, 10:30 a.m.; Wednesday: Fellowship Kids, 7 p.m.; Fellowship Youth, 7 p.m.; Midweek Service, 7 p.m.; West Campus-Looft Hall, 2700 College Road, Council Bluffs; Sunday: Fellowship Kids, 9:30 a.m.; Fellowship Youth, 9 a.m.; Adult Worship Service, 9 a.m.
Calvary Baptist Church, Corner of Summit and Walnut Streets
Sunday: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.m.; Prayer Meeting, 6:15 p.m.; evening service, 7 p.m.; Wednesday: Joy Club, 6:20 p.m.; Pro Teens, 7-12 grades, 7 p.m. (during school year only)
St. Patrick Catholic Church, 503 Main Street, Massena
Rev. James Ahenkora
Sunday Mass, 10:30 a.m.; Weekday Mass: Tuesday, 5:30 p.m.; Wednesday, 8:30 a.m.; Holy Day Masses: 5:30 p.m.
Bethany Lutheran Church, 2453 Crane Avenue (one mile east on Highway 44, one and one half mile north), Kimballton, Iowa 51543
Sunday: Worship, 10:45 a.m.
Immanuel Lutheran Church, 204 West Second Street
Kimballton, Iowa 51543
Sunday: Worship, 8:45 a.m.
Bethany Evangelical Free Church-Exira, 2144 310th Street, Brayton, Iowa 50042
Alan Seehusen, pastor
No Sunday School during summer months
Sunday: Fellowship Time, 10 to 10:15 a.m.; Worship, 10:15 a.m.
St. John’s United Church of Christ, one mile south of Lyman
Sunday: Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Worship Service, 10 a.m.
Massena United Methodist Church
Karen Patrick, minister
Sunday: Worship, 11 a.m.
Canby Friends Church, 1590 Fontanelle Rd., Casey, 50048 (Canby)
Pastor: Rev. Bob Zirkelbach- 217-313-0596
Sunday: Worship: 9 a.m., Sunday School: 10 a.m.
Our Lady of Grace Catholic, Church of Griswold
Father Mike Berner
Monday: Mass, 8 a.m.; Tuesday: Mass, 8 a.m.; Thursday: Mass, 8 a.m.; Saturday: Mass, 4 p.m.; Sunday: Mass, 10 a.m.
Central Church of Christ, 51 Harrison Street, Griswold
Thursday: Women’s Bible Study, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday: Bible School, 9 a.m.; Worship, 10:15 a.m.; Monday: Weight Loss Group, 5 p.m.; Tuesday: Women’s Prayer and Bible Study, 9 a.m.; Wednesday: K-5 and Middle School GAP, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.; High School Ignite, 8 p.m.; Thursday: Women’s Bible Study, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday, Oct. 19: Bible School, 9 a.m.; Worship, 10:15 a.m.;
Griswold United Methodist Church, 100 Cass Street, Griswold; Rev. Shirley Hoffmann Will
Saturday: Men’s Breakfast, 8 a.m.; Sunday: Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Fellowship Coffee, 10 a.m.; Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Worship at Care Center, 6 p.m.; Tuesday: Tuesday A.M. Prayer, 9 a.m.; Wednesday: Bible Study, noon; Choir Practice, 7 p.m.