Faith E-news    June 30, 2016  

Quick Notes and Reminders    

Please check the calendar for more information.

Food Pantry Item for July is brown rice

 Have a wonderful, safe weekend!  

Office Volunteers' Lunch 

You are invited to come to lunch at Gilroy's on Eighth Street in West Des Moines this Wednesday, July 6, at 11:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome! Please make a reservation with Miranda at 225-8334 or

Preschool Openings Available for the
2016-2017 Preschool Year
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Seeds of Faith Early Learning Center has a few openings in the following classes for the 2016-2017 preschool year:
  •  Three-year-old Classes: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:45-3:15 p.m.
  •  Four-year-old Classes: Monday through Thursday from 12:45-3:15 p.m.
To be eligible for programming, children must be the age for the class by September 15, 2016. Seeds of Faith offers quality faith-based half-day preschool programming for children ages two through five. A ministry of Faith Lutheran Church, Seeds of Faith utilizes the Creative Curriculum and the Project Approach to provide a developmentally appropriate preschool experience in a loving and nurturing environment. Our classrooms are center-based with an emphasis on learning through play. Seeds of Faith is rated five stars on Iowa's Quality Rating System (QRS).

To learn more information or to set up a time to visit, please contact Heidi LaBounty, Director, at 515-689-8334 or

Children and Family Ministry     


Iowa Craft Beer Tasting 

The Children and Family Ministry Team is hosting an Iowa Craft Beer Tasting on Friday, July 22, at the home of Erika and Matt Weber. This is a fundraiser for CFM, but open to all adults at Faith. All proceeds will support summer camp scholarships.

The cost is $25 per person for drinks and appetizers.

Please drop off your check in the church office to register.


Youth and Family Ministry     


Youth Mission Trip

Are you all excited for the upcoming mission trip? There is a lot of important information that you need to know.  Please follow to link to access everything you need!

College Retreat

Registration is live for the College Retreat in Steamboat Springs, CO from 
July 28-August 1. It's open to all current college students and costs $200/person. Much more information is available online at, including an itinerary and registration information.