Fredsville Educational Unit Blessing

Sunday, August 27th

  • You are invited to join us for worship at 9:30 a.m. followed by the Educational Unit Blessing.

  • Following the blessing, Sunday school students will meet their teachers, do an art project for their new space and paint T-shirts.

  • A picnic lunch will be hosted by the Sunday school families as a way to say, “Thank You” for your support of this project.

  • Please feel free to bring blankets and lawn chairs. Indoor seating will be available as well. We will be serving hot dogs, chips, beans & dessert.

  • A free-will offering basket will be available. Any extra donations will be put towards the building fund.
  • Games & activities will be outside for all ages (weather permitting).

Come join the fun!

Vacation Bible School 2017

Imagine a world where curious kids become hands-on inventors who discover they’re lovingly crafted by God. Join us for Maker Fun Factory Vacation Bible School from 6-8:15 p.m. on August 13-15! Go to to register your kids today or sign up to volunteer as a leader or helper.

Also, bring your backpack the last night for a Backpack Blessing prior to your new school year starting!!!

Our service project will be helping the students of Bremwood with their school supplies. Please bring the following items with you to any of the nights of VBS:

Paper – loose leaf – any size line is fine
Pocket folders
Dry eraser markers
Washable colored markers
Pencil – #2 or mechanical lead pencils with erasers

Vacation Bible School 2016: Pets Unleashed

Vacation Bible School will be on Sunday, July 17, through Tuesday, July 19, from 6-8:10 p.m. The theme is PETS Unleashed: Where Jesus Cares for You. VBS is free and open to any child from three year olds through fifth grade (not just Fredsville members), but pre-registration helps ensure we have enough supplies for everyone.

To register or to volunteer, contact the church office at or (319) 989-2065.

WinGS and JAM Christmas Camp

JAM (Jesus and Me) K – 2nd Grade

WinGS (Walking in God’s Service) 3rd-5th Grade

Wednesday, Dec 9th, “Christmas Camp” for JAM/WinGS from 1:30 –4:00 p.m. Students will be bused to Fredsville from the Dike Community Building and will return to the community center by 4:00 p.m.

JAM students need to register as usual by calling Kimber Dall (319-470-4435) or Maureen Stockdale (319-231-9998).

Theme:  “Little Drummer Boy” (the gift of giving)

Service:  WinGS students will be responsible for hosting the Christmas Camp.

Children are asked to bring gently used, good condition & clean pajamas or clothing for lower elementary age students for the Clothing Closet.

“Back on the Bus”

Saturday, August 22nd

10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

3 yr. old  – 5th grade (completed grade)

You and your friends are invited to get “back on the bus” and “blessing of the backpacks.” Enjoy games, crafts and devotions. Lunch will be provided. 

Bus transportation is available for K – 5th grade. Preschool children must be brought directly to Fredsville as they cannot legally ride the school bus.

Transportation waivers & registration information will be mailed late July.

TO REGISTER: Beginning July 27th contact the church office at 319-989-2065 with name, address and grade completed.  Registration deadline is August 14th.

REGISTRATION FEE: a donation of #2 wooden pencils, colored pencils, washable markers or dry eraser markers for Bremwood Children’s Home in Waverly.

TO HELP:  Contact LuAnn at         

High School Youth Summer Mission Trip

All Fredsville youth in grades 8 through 12 and parents, be alert for upcoming communication regarding the mission trip to Texas, planned for the end of June 2015. Watch for announcements, emails and mailings. Time moves quickly, summer is almost here! You don’t want to miss this opportunity to share together in mission, study and fellowship.

Lord’s Prayer

4th and 5th Graders to Learn about Prayer and the Lord’s Prayer

On Wednesday Jan 14th all 4th and 5th graders and their parents will meet with Pastor Lisa and Intern Barb in the fellowship hall for a class on prayer and the Lord’s Prayer. Come prepared to experience all different forms of prayer and to learn what the Bible has to say about prayer. Please sign up by calling the church office no later than Monday the 12th so pastor can have supplies ready for everyone.