You're Invited to a Birthday Bash for Moderator Mary Atwood


BirthdayBash2013Place this on your calendars!

You and your family are cordially invited to celebrate Presbytery of East Iowa Moderator Mary Atwood’s birthday with her at Camp Wyoming on Saturday, August 23, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. It will include picnic fare with tea, lemonade and pop provided. (NO alcohol, please.) 

Camp staff will be available to lead games for children, and the pool will be open from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Please RSVP by August 15 at 5:00 pm by clicking here.

Your presence will be your present to Mary. 

See you there!


International Peacemaker Coming to East Iowa in October

george abueedEast Iowa Presbytery's International Peacemaker this year is George Abueed from Palestine. He will be with us from Oct. 1-7. He is a Greek Orthodox young adult who works with the Settlements Department of the Applied Research Institute of Jerusalem. He is a 2012 graduate of Bir Zeit University in Political Science and has had post-graduate training in the Europe Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Palestinian Authority. 
George resides in Beit Jala and is described as a winsome person and good communicator who frequently meets with visiting groups to speak about current issues in Palestine. 
George is available to visit your church and community Friday (10/3), Saturday (10/4), or Monday (10/5). He is also available the morning of Tuesday (10/7), especially if you are near Washington and Sunday for lunch, afternoon, supper, or evening if you are in or around Cedar Rapids. He will be in the Quad Cities area on Wednesday (10/1), and Iowa City on Thursday (10/2), so let us know if you are in those areas and interested. We may be able to arrange a joint appearance or additional event. 
For more information, email Lisa Ross Thedens or call her at (319) 938-8807.