Attention Churches

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

Lori House, office administrator pastor, Stephanie Richter, Children’s Leader, 712-243-5044,,

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

Phone: 243-4651

Sunday: Adult Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Diaconate Meeting, 11:30 a.m.; Wednesday: Youth Group, 6:30 p.m.


First United Methodist Church, Eighth and Poplar

Pastor Dean McPherson

Nursery available during worship services

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: Christian Ed Committee, 5:15 p.m.; Worship Committee, 6 p.m.; Council, 7 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.; Sunday, Nov. 17: 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,

Sunday: Sunday School for all, 9 a.m.; Worship Service — nursery care available, 10 a.m.; Fellowship, 11 a.m.; Personnel committee, 11:05 a.m.; Monday: Worship Committee, noon; Tuesday: Men’s Breakfast at Family Table, 6:30 a.m.; Worship Service-Channel 18, 10 a.m.; Presbytery at Indianola; Wednesday: Confirmation, 5 p.m.; Youth Group, 6:30 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 16: 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

Sunday: Operation Shoe Box; WELCOME Sunday; Youth Sings/Noisy Offering; Worship/Communion, 9 a.m.; Pancake Breakfast, 10:15 a.m.; Tuesday: Joy Lunch, noon; Questers Group, 6 p.m.; Wednesday: Ministerial Meeting, 11 a.m.; God Squad, 1:45 p.m.; Confirmation Class, 1:50 p.m.; Youth Meeting, 5 p.m.; “BUMPY” Youth Group at Methodist, 6:30 p.m.; Friday: Cass County Emergency Meeting, noon; Salem Home Birthday Party, 3 p.m.; Saturday: Worship/Communion, 5 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 17: Worship/Communion, 9 a.m.; Vitality Team Meeting, 11:30 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. — “Expect to See Jesus Today! Just Say Yes!” John 10:3-4, page 1666, John 4:34-38, page 1652; Exodus 4:10-15, page 92; Isaiah 6-8, page 1068; Informational Forum: Donna Brahms, 3 Bee Farms; Pastor’s Bible Study and Sunday School, 10:30 a.m.; Monday: Pastor’s Bible Study, noon; Tuesday: CLEAN Meeting, 11:30 a.m.; Wednesday: AMA Meeting, 11 a.m.; Confirmation Class, 2 p.m.; Council Meeting, 5:15 p.m.; N.A. Party, 6 p.m.; N.A. Meeting, 7 p.m.; Thursday: Weight Watchers, 5:30 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 17: Worship, 9 a.m.- “Expect To See Jesus Today: Move your Feel and Live a Life of Eternal Significance Intentionally” Ezekiel 1:25-2:5, page 1287; Acts 26:14-19, page 1740; John 21: 15-17, page 1688; Isaiah 6:9-12, page 1068; Pastor’s Bible Study, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 10:30 a.m.


Zion Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod, Ninth and Oak

Pastor Tompkins, 243-2927

Saturday: Worship/Holy Communion, 5:30 p.m.; Choir Practice, 8:30 a.m.; Worship/Adult Confirmation, 9:15 a.m.; Fellowship/Welcome of the Confirmands, 10:15 a.m.; Sunday School/Bible Study, 10:30 a.m.; Bible Study on Genesis, 5 p.m.; Monday: Golden Years/Fellowship/Potluck lunch, noon; Tuesday: TV Service Broadcast -notice time, 7 p.m.; Peace Circle at Wanda Schwier’s; Wednesday: Week Day Classes, 1:50 p.m.; Hand bell practice, 4:45 p.m.; Thursday: Operation Barnabas, 7 p.m.; Saturday: Prayer Shawl Meeting, 9 a.m.; Worship, 5:30 p.m.; Upcoming Events: Nov. 17: Congregational Call Meeting, 2 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: 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: Halloween; Sunday: All Saints Sunday; Adult Sunday School, 8:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 8:45 a.m.; Fellowship, 9 a.m.; Worship, 9:30 a.m.; Deacons Meeting, 10:30 a.m.; Monday: Quilting, 1 p.m.; Faith Bible Study with Wanda S., 7 p.m.; Tuesday: Julefest Choir Practice, 7 p.m.; Wednesday: Awana, 3:30 p.m.; Confirmation, 4 p.m.; Parish Ed, 6:30 p.m.; Thursday: Ruth, Esther, Lydia, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday, Nov. 10: Adult Sunday School, 8:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 8:45 a.m.; Fellowship, 9 a.m.; Worship, 9:30 a.m.; WOW 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

Friday: Ruth Circle at Care Center, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday: Thank offering Service, 9 a.m.; Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Monday: Sewing, 1:30 a.m.; Mobile Food Pantry at the Armory in Audubon, 4:30 p.m.; Worship and Music, 5 p.m.; Tuesday: Council, 7 p.m.; Wednesday: Bells, 5:30 p.m.; Choir, 6:15 p.m.; Thursday: Lydia Circle, 7 p.m.; Saturday: Breakfast Fellowship at Mel’s Diner, 8 a.m.; Operation Christmas Child, 4 to 7 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 17: Communion, 9 a.m.; Sunday School and Operation Christmas Child, 10 a.m.


Brayton Evangelical Lutheran Church

Steven Frock, pastor

Holy Communion is second Sunday of every month; coffee fellowship is every third

Sunday: Brayton Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Thursday: Keenagers at Brayton, 11:30 a.m.; Sunday, Nov. 17: 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.


Fellowship Church

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

Walnut 784-3703

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

Sunday: Bible School, 9 a.m.; Worship, 10:15 a.m.; Monday: Elders Meeting, 6:30 a.m.; Weight Loss, 5 p.m.; Tuesday: Women’s Prayer and Bible Study, 9 a.m.; Wednesday: K-5 Rock and Middle School GAP, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; High School Ignite, 8 p.m.; Thursday: Women’s Bible Study, 9:30 a.m.; Saturday: Youth Retreat “The Getaway,” 6 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 10: Bible School, 9 a.m.; Worship, 10:15 a.m.; Hildebrandt’s Lifegroup Meeting


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.; Lord’s Cupboard, noon to 2 p.m.; Wednesday: UMW Officer Meeting, 9 a.m.; Bible Study, noon; Choir Practice, 7 p.m.