Adult Ministries

Women's Bible Study

This is an open Bible study group for women looking to grow in their understanding of God's Word, and who are looking for friendship and fellowship with other ladies.  All are welcome to join!  Call the church office and ask for Mary for more details.

Every Tuesday: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.)

This is a support group for those who are recovering from addiction to alcohol.  If you are a recovering alcoholic and would like to join, call the church office at 712-837-5531, and we will connect you with the A.A. coordinator.  

Every Tuesday: 7:30 pm

Caring and Sharing

This is a leadership team that offers help to those who are in need, and works with all of the local and overseas missions of the church.  Are you in need of emotional support?  Are you in a crisis?  Are you struggling with financial challenges?  Contact the church office or Pastor Eric for more information about how we can help.  

Food Pantry

The food pantry is a food program offered to those in need of groceries and personal hygiene items.  Please call the church office, 712-837-5531, and ask for Mary for more information or to set up an appointment time.

Wednesday's from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Proud Partner of Food Bank of Iowa

This Institution is an Equal Opportunity Provider

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at:, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

(1)  Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights.  1400 Independence Avenue, SW.  Washington D.C. 20250-9410          (2)  Fax: (202) 690-7442  (3)  Email:

For more information, and the full statement of The Emergency Food Assistance Program, go to:

Children and Youth Activities
(Every Wednesday) 

BOW (Bible On Wednesdays) Will Resume in the Fall 

Preschool-6th Grade

5:30 - 7:00 pm

Meal, Worship, Bible Time, Engaging Activities, and Fun!

Confirmation Will Resume in the Fall

7th - 8th Grade

5:30 - 7:00 pm

Meal, Bible Time, Games with the High School Youth!

Kickback Will Resume in the Fall

7th - 12th Grade

7:00 - 8:30 pm

Snacks, Large Group Games, Devotional, and Worship!

Children’s Christmas Program

Wednesday Dec. 18th  2024 6:30-7pm

What a better way to end the year than with singing and retelling the birth of our Savior! On December 20th we will have an evening Christmas program led by our Confirmation and BOW children. The program will include singing from the congregation as we worship the Lord together. Come join as we celebrate Christ’s birth!


No Programming 

No children's summer Wednesday programming- Will Resume in the Fall


1901 Rolling Street, Ruthven, IA 51358  |  712-837-5531

Office Hours: Monday & Thursday Closed 

Tuesday, Wednesday, & Friday 1:45 pm - 5:00 pm 

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