Here is a list of donations that can be dropped off at the Epworth United Methodist Church at 412 Euclid, Des Moines, Iowa during office hours.
White copy paper
Scissors (all sizes)
Dry Erase boards/dry erase Markers
3 ring notebooks
2 pocket folders
Religious books for children
Name tags (Hello, my name is….)
Children’s religious DVD’s
Getting to know you… This song is of getting to know you, getting to know all about you so let’s get to know the Mabaan people from Upper Nile State in South Sudan. Take five minutes to check out on the web:
Once we get to know a little about the Mabaan’s country and geography, we learn the South Sudanese population experienced a troubled history as part of the Sudan, struggled to live during government intervention and fighting leading to the desire to form a new nation. Many Mabaans fled to Ethiopia due to the unrest and alarming attacks during this time of trauma. Their life in the refugee camps was hard but they prevailed and were elated to be able to relocate to the United States.
Now, with a Mabaan population ranging from 125 to 250 in Des Moines, their dream is to worship together. Under the leadership of Pastor Aaron Limmo, they are working with the Iowa Conference to make that dream happen.
For English language classes, they need:
Let’s support this African congregation in our midst!