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FIESTA FUN-RAISER for Our Sister Parish
Saturday, February 24th, 5-7 p.m.
On Saturday, February 24, 2018, the El Salvador Our Sister Parish mission of the Des Moines Presbytery will be hosting their annual fundraiser, the Fiesta Fun-Raiser. The event will be held at the Intentional Eucharistic Community, 3300 University Avenue, Des Moines.
From 5-7 pm there will be great food, a silent auction, door prizes, guest speakers and lots of great fellowship time. Tickets are: $15 – Adults, $10 – Students, and Under 10 years – Free. Stop by the Presbytery Office or see Kathy Bassett for tickets. You may also purchase tickets at the door.
Heartland Dynamic Discussions: Need For Affordable Housing
Wednesday, February 28, 6:00 p.m.
We often hear that Des Moines has one of the best quality of life ratings in the country. While this can be true for middle class workers and their families, it obscures the deepening problems that many low-income families in the area face. The number of low income families unable to find or be placed in affordable housing in Des Moines is a growing problem.
Join us on February 28th, at 6:00 p.m. in the church sanctuary, as the Local Mission Committee has invited Roberta Victor, Director of CROSS Ministries, to discuss the need for affordable housing. She hears stories each day of people struggling to survive on low income salaries. What can we do to make a difference in our community regarding this serious housing crisis?
The Song of Mark
Sunday, March 25, 10:00 a.m.
Palm/Passion Sunday is always noteworthy as a commemoration of both Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem and his passion and death. This year, on March 25 we will have a special presentation of these parts of Mark’s Gospel in song at the 10am Service.
Some of Heartland’s high school students, together with high schoolers from other churches, will present an excerpt of Marty Haugen’s musical Song of Mark. Seeing this dramatic showing of key moments in Jesus’ last week can bring home the meaning of what he faced, endured, and ultimately overcame. Don’t miss this great opportunity to walk by Jesus’ side to begin our Holy Week!
Sunday, March 25th – 11:15 am – 1:00 p.m.
Join us at Heartland Presbyterian Church after worship on March 25th for a taste of El Salvador. Helen’s Pupusa Meal – pupusas, hibiscus tea, rice pudding, games for the kids and brave adults! Prizes from El Salvador! Free Will Offering to help raise funds for needed latrines
All-Church Easter Brunch
Sunday, April 1, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Heartland Deacons will be sponsoring a celebration of Christ with an All-Church Easter Brunch on Sunday, April 1, 2018 BEFORE Worship from 9:00-10:00 am. No charge; free will offering if you choose.
We invite all church members, friends of Heartland, neighbors, relatives, folks visiting from other places, anyone, to come before worship on Easter Sunday, April 1 for FUN, FELLOWSHIP AND FOOD!