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Our Mission Statement: "To honor God by leading people in Newton, Jasper County, and beyond to become loving, joyful, fully-functioning followers of Jesus Christ."

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Bell Choir Practice

The Bell Choir will begin practicing this Wed., Oct. 12, at 6:oo p.m. for Christmas season.

Choir Practice for Christmas Musical

The Choir will begin practicing on Wed., October 15, at 7:00 p.m. for the Christmas musical.  We will meet each Wednesday evening at the same time through Dec. 17th.  Come on and join us!

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Alpha Course

September 7, 2014 – November 23, 2014
5:00 p.m.

The Alpha Course begins on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014 and will run through Sunday, Nov. 23rd.  It will start at 5:00 p.m. with a dinner, then will be followed by a video and group discussions.  Childcare will be available.   Click Here for a brochure with more information on this course:  

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Decorating Church for Christmas Season

November 23, 2014
7:00 p.m.

On Sunday, Nov. 23rd, at 7:00 p.m. (after Alpha) we will be decorating the church for the Christmas season.  Come and join us to prepare the sanctuary for this special season!

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Bell Ringing for the Salvation Army

December 13, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

On Sunday, Dec. 13th, beginning at 9:00 a.m. and lasting until 8:00 p.m., we will be ringing bells for the Salvation Army at the Hy-Vee Newton store. We will have a sign up sheet here at the church soon for people to select a half-hour time slot to ring the bells.

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