Announcements and Events

Friendly Forum 

Saturday March 17 Friendly Forum persons are invited to meet at the church at noon for a taco bar meal in the multi-purpose room. Please RSVP to LaDonna Brunk by the 14th. If you have a checker game please let LaDonna know that also.

Spring Forum

Mark your calendars for March 18th as the date set for Ivesterís Spring Forum.  Please have any items that you would like included on the agenda to Paul Neher by March 11th.

Church Directory

Your New directory is in you mailbox.  If you did not get one or if you need another copy, please let the secretary know.  If you see one for someone the is not able to be here, please feel free to take it to them.

Lenten Lunches

The Grundy Center Clergy Association (GCCA) will be hosting Lenten lunches each Wednesday during Lent at the Grundy Center Community Center The lunches will continue up to Holy week and conclude on March 21st. Lunch will be served, for a free-will donation, beginning about 11:50 a.m. followed by singing and a short devotional reflection on various topics until about 12:50 p.m.

Proceeds from the lunches will go to the GCCA emergency assistance fund. Come and join us for a time of celebration and fellowship!

Love Feast

An opportunity has been presented to share Love Feast and Communion with our sisters and brothers of the South Waterloo Church of the Brethren on Thursday, March 29.  There will also be 2 Waterloo churches invited to participate.  We will be assisting the South Waterloo church in helping those who are not familiar with out Love Feast Traditions.  Ride sharing is an option.  Contact one of the deacons if needing a ride.

To accommodate this opportunity on Maundy Thursday, March 29th, the Leadership Team has decided to have our Ivester Thursday service moved to Wednesday, same time and place: 6:30 pm at the Church.  We will have a traditional meal, with vegetarian options.

Easter Flowers

You are invited to share Easter Lilies and/or spring flowers with the Ivester Congregation for Easter Sunday.  You may designate them to be in memory of or in honor of someone.  You may bring them Saturday, March 31 and put them on the table provided on the East end of the Library or bring them on Easter Sunday morning.  Forms to indicate how you want them identified will be available. 

Spring Church Grounds Clean Up

The date of April 4, 2018 has been setup for the spring church grounds clean up.  Clean up will start at 4:00 pm and we will have dinner at 6:00 pm.  Please brink rake, pruners, and any other yard cleanup tools you think would be helpful.

Stover Music Festival

Come One! Come All! It is another year and another opportunity for all of us to get together to SING! We have selected the date of April 29th at 4 p.m. for our annual Stover Music Festival.

Following the special music and congregational singing will be a time for a fellowship meal together. Those attending are asked to bring sandwiches or salad. Table service and beverage will be provided. Even if you have no music to share, please come and join us for a time of fellowship and celebrating our common heritage and beliefs as we sing together.