IMpacting our world



Beacon of Hope

Director: Steve Roe


We serve meals at the Men's Homeless Shelter two times every month.


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Community Manna Meal

The Community Manna Meal is held at First United Methodist Church with area churches preparing and serving a meal for those in need of food. The evening consists of a short devotional, meal, and Bingo where those attending receive items not available to purchase with food stamps.This happens the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month at 5:00 p.m.  

feed my starving children

Every December, we partner with Community Christian School and other local churches to do a MobilePack for Feed My Starving Children. Through FMSC, you can engage in an impactful meal-packing experience. A MobilePack gives you the chance to instill compassion in your community and improve the lives of malnourished children.

meals on wheels

We deliver meals to the elderly about every 6 weeks through Meals on Wheels. Call the church at 515-955-6222 or email us if you are interested in helping.

ministries we support

We financially and spiritually support 23 ministries/missionaries every single month.  


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No Fear zone

Over 300 kids, along with over 500 other family members, attend this great event every year. This event is full of inflatables, party games, snacks, prizes and so much more!  This is one FUN event!

No Fear Zone will be held on Friday, October 26th this year at the Fort Dodge Senior High School. This marks the 10th year of No Fear Zone and more details will be out soon.

Free Oil Change

Every October, we offer a free oil change for single moms and widows.  Laughlin Auto Repair along with Tom Donney Motors provide the space and the lifts, and we supply the man power.  This is a great opportunity to help our community and to get your hands dirty! Call the church at 515-955-6222 or email us if you are interested in helping.

The Giving tree

Every December, we partner with Upper Des Moines Opportunity to bring Christmas gifts to families who otherwise would not have any gifts to open. You simply take a name off of the tree and buy some gifts for some deserving families! Because of your generosity, we are able to buy gifts for around 100 people each year!