News and updates


Preparations are underway for a delicious homemade meal of chicken and noodles and pie on July 23 for RAGBRAI teams when they come to Jefferson, Iowa. Our great cooks are making homemade noodles in May and June. Homemade pies will be made closer to the date. Donations for supplies and volunteers welcome. See Pam Olerich,…

Successful Lock-In

19 teens and 8 adults spent overnight at the church and Webb House. Rowdy tug of war, races on scooters, whistles covered with whipped cream and building a chair with 8 pieces of wood and 8 nails were some of the fun activities. Watched a movie, discussed our faith, ate homemade pizzas and monkey bread…

Sanctuary Renovation Complete

Sanctuary and chancel renovation is nearly complete. Hundreds of hours of volunteer labor made the project a wonderful blessing to the congregation. Worship was held in the newly renovated sanctuary on Easter. Total cost $29,000 for new flooring, paint, pew refinishing, west wall repair, electrical work and redoing the chancel sub-floor.

Holy Week Worship

The Lord’s Last Supper is remembered in worship on Holy Thursday, 7 pm on March 29. The crucifixion is remembered in worship on Good Friday at 7 pm on March 30. The resurrection of our Lord is celebrated on Easter with two worship services, 8 am and 10:30 am. Sunday School for children only is…

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Jeff Kirby at Jefferson

A weekend of faith and inspiration are planned for Feb 24-25! Rev Jeff Kirby and a few men from Kansas, United Methodist Church of the Resurrection (COR) (a megachurch in Kansas city area) will be with us.  Our men are invited to a light lunch and program at noon-2 pm on Saturday with the COR…

Youth Quake

Feb 11 the students will share about Youth Quake during worship.16 teens and 4 adults attended a weekend of inspiration in Des Moines! Youth Quake is an annual spiritual retreat with lots of fun! Thank you to the CAMP FUND for helping kids attend!

Chancel Renovation

Chancel and Sanctuary renovation is well underway. New carpet and flooring are a large part of the update. The Chancel will be expanded. Thank you for all the gifts and donations for Phase 1. Phase 2 will be to replace the pew cushions. Phase 3 will be updates in the audio-visual equipment.

Christmas Musical

Our children and teens provided a musical in celebration of Christ’s birth.

Mission Recognition Pins 2017

Vicki Tronchetti, Bonnie Orris, and Noel Drewry were honored for their service with Mission Recognition pins. A gift was sent in their honor to UMW Missions.