Mother/Daughter Luncheon

Join us for a Spring Mother Daughter Lunch and Fashion Show Saturday May 5th!  We will begin at 11:00 am with introductions, some simple games, with prizes, devotions and enjoy a catered lunch.  Following lunch we will have a fashion show, showing off wedding dresses belonging to Fredsville members and closing with the young girls modeling our pillowcase dresses!  If you are interested in modeling your wedding dress, or if you would please find someone to model your dress please let Pastor Lisa know ASAP!!!!!!  We ask that everyone please sign up and pay in advance so we have a very accurate count for the day!  The cost for the event is $12, children 5 and under are free.  Deadline to sign up will be Sunday April 29th.  I’m sorry, no late registrations will be able to be accepted.

JAM Rescheduled

JAM is being rescheduled from next Wednesday, February 28th to Wednesday, March 28th at the Dike Community Building, 3:30-5:00 p.m.

The DNH girls’ basketball team is playing in the state tournament at 10:00 a.m. next Wednesday. Therefore, school is cancelled.

Christmas Eve Worship

Christmas Eve falls on a Sunday this year, therefore we will celebrate the fourth Sunday in Advent at our 9:30 a.m. worship service. Then at 5:00 p.m. worship celebrate Christmas. The Christmas Eve worship will include candle light and communion. Please invite your family and friends to join us in a beautiful celebration of the birth of Christ. Merry Christmas to All!

Dancing around the Tree

A Danish tradition is to dance around the Christmas tree singing Christmas carols. We will dance around the tree following the December 17th worship and after the morning worship on the 24th. Please join in by holding hands and circling the tree with joyous carols of praise! It is a lot of fun and great way to celebrate the season with your church friends!

Women’s Circle to meet Tuesday December 5th

The women’s circle will gather December 5th at 9:00 a.m. at the Village Inn on Ridgeway in Waterloo. We will celebrate the Christmas season by sharing breakfast and a time of fellowship with one another. If you are interested in joining us, we would love to have you! Please call the church office so reservations can be made.

Fall Food Drive

The Fall Food Drive for the Dike and New Hartford food pantries will be
conducted from Sunday, October 29 through Sunday, November 19.
Remember to pick up extra items when you are at the store; then just drop
them in the grocery cart inside the north church entrance. Examples of items
needed include:
 Non-perishable food items – canned meats, fruits, vegetables, soups,
rice, pastas, cereal, peanut butter
 Toiletries – shampoo, toothpaste, bath soap
 Paper products – Kleenex, toilet paper, paper towels, hygiene products
 Cleaning & laundry supplies – laundry soap, dish soap
Cash donations are also greatly appreciated. Both food pantries are affiliated
with the Northeast Iowa Food Bank and benefit from its bulk purchasing power.
Cash donations can be put in the Sunday offering plate with a note indicating it
is for the food drive. If writing a check, please make it payable to Fredsville
with a notation in the memo directing the money to the food bank. Donation
envelopes are available in the basket of the grocery cart.
The need is great; let our giving be even greater!!

Church Work Day September 17th!

Calling all members! We will be holding a church work day following worship and the “Adult only” Mission Trip meeting. There are a variety of outdoor projects as well as cleanup projects over at the villa that we would like to take care of as a church family. Lunch will be provided at 11:00 am and we will have all hands on deck following lunch to no later than 2:00 pm! Wear your jeans and work clothes to worship, bring some gloves with you to help pull weeds, clean out gutters, trim shrubs or use a broom etc… Let’s have some fun together and remember cleanliness is next to godliness!!!!

Please sign up so we know that we can count on you and your family to help and have plenty of food for lunch!