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To Publish: All church notices and changes of church opinion can be submitted by 10 a.m. on Wednesday. Each notice will remain in effect until further notice from the church. People are encouraged to contact their church leaders to confirm the time and location of the service.

Atlantic Gospel Chapel, 104 East 13th Street

Sunday: Chapel time on KJAN, 9 am; breaking of bread, 9:30 a.m. Sunday school and family Bible study, 10:45 a.m. Evening ministry, 7 p.m.

GracePoint Church: a free evangelical church, 22nd and Châtaignier

Senior Pastor Donald McLean

Pastor of Students and Worship Disciples Andrew Johsnon

our father’s house; Meeting at Atlantic Nursing and Rehab

Rev. Cheryl Sjolin and Rev. Jeffrey Sjolin

Saturday: Meet at 6:45 p.m. – Public, residents and staff welcome – Come in to worship; Exit to service!

Hillside Hope Assembly, 1913, 22nd Street East

Sunday: Growth Groups, 9 am Office, 10 am; Sunday Facebook service around 10:15 a.m.

Man Cave: Bible study for men on the first Saturday of each month at 9 am; She Shed: Bible Study for Women on the second Saturday of each month at 10:00 a.m.

Sunday December 19: Worship with the guest speaker-Rev. Jackie Saxon 11:30 am; Friday, December 24: Christmas Eve service with the Presbyterians, 6 p.m.

First United Methodist Church – Atlantic

Sunday: worship, 9 am; Sunday School, Adult Bible Study and Fellowship, 10:15 am Worship can be seen on Facebook after the service and on Channel 18 on Sundays from 7 am to 2:30 pm and Tuesday at 2:30 pm All are welcome. COVID protocols will be respected

First United Presbyterian Church, 616 Chestnut St, Atlantic

Saturday, December 18: Women’s Study Group, 9 a.m.; Sunday December 19: Sunday school for all ages, 9 am; Worship service, 10 a.m. Tuesday, December 21: The men’s breakfast group meets at the family table at 7 am;

Friday, December 24: Christmas Eve candlelight service, 6 p.m.

SS Peter and Paul Catholic, Sixth and Grasshopper

Saturday: mass, 4:30 p.m .; Sunday: mass, 10:30 a.m.

Tuesday: mass, 5.15 p.m .; Wednesday: mass, 8 am; Friday: mass, 7 a.m.

Sacrament of Reconciliation: Saturday 3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday: 4:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 1011 E. 13th Street

Saturday: Worship, 5 p.m. Sunday: Worship, 9 am; Bible study for adults, 10:15 a.m .; Wednesday: God Squad – every Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the church for children from Kindergarten to Grade 5; Confirmation-every Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the church for youth in grades six to eight; The worship can be found on the St. Paul’s Lutheran Atlantic Facebook page

United Church of Christ, 1607 Hazel

Pastor Heather Santi-Brown

Worship services broadcast on Channel 18 Tuesdays and Sundays at 11 a.m. Radio broadcast on 96.5 KSOM Sunday at 8:30 am; Streamed live at; Daycare services are not available at this time.

Sunday: worship, 9 am – Fourth Sunday in Advent – Joy- Micah 5: 2-5a; Faith training course, 10 am; Monday: Girl Scout Meeting – Brownies, 5 p.m .; Tuesday: Quilters Group, 9 a.m.; Wednesday: Lectio lunch – here, 12:15 p.m. Board meeting, 5:15 p.m. NA (Women’s Group) meeting, 5:30 p.m .; NA meeting, 7 p.m .; Thusday. December 23: Faith Circle, noon; Friday, December 24: Christmas Eve candlelight service, 5 p.m. Saturday, December 25: Christmas day – Stock exchange room reserved by the member; Sunday December 26 Worship – 12 days of Christmas, 9 a.m.

Zion Lutheran Church is located at 811 Oak Street, Atlantic, Iowa 50022 and the church phone is 712-243-2927. The pastor’s phone is 712-249-9102. The website is

This week’s program (Dec. 19-Dec. 26)

On Sunday the choir will rehearse at 8:30 am and sing at the church service. There will be Holy Communion. Sunday School and Adult Bible Study will begin at 10:30 a.m. There will be an open house with the pastor (1 p.m. to 4 p.m.). The Confirmation class will meet at 6 p.m.

Tuesday we will have a television broadcast of the service at 1 pm and 8:30 pm The Cass County Choral Society will perform at 7 pm at the Methodist Church on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Wednesday (December 22) will be the Fourth Advent service with Holy Communion at 7 p.m.

Christmas Eve services will take place on Friday December 24 at 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Saturday December 25 will be the Christmas Day service at 9.15 a.m.

Sunday December 26th will be worship / Holy Communion at 9.15am, followed by Sunday School and Adult Bible Study.

Atlantic Seventh Day Adventist Church, 63251 White Pole Road

Saturday: Sabbath School, 9:30 am – adult and child divisions; Worship services, 11 a.m.

Sunnyside Bible Chapel, 1301 Sunnyside Lane

Contact: Chris Bancroft 712-789-0976 or phone from the chapel at 243-2744

Sunday: Fraction du Pain, 9:30 am; Sunday family school and teaching, 10:45 am; Wednesday: Prayer and Bible study, 7 p.m.

First Church of Christ, 1310 W. 7th St.

Pastor Colt Doherty – 712.243-2509

Sunday: TFL lessons for all ages, 9:30 am; Worship service, 10:30 am; Current series of sermons: “Pending” (Isaiah’s prophecies fulfilled in Jesus). Come and attend a special Christmas Eve service on December 24 at 6:30 pm Then stay for free hot chocolate and candy!

New Life Church, 600 Pine Street, Atlantic

The New Life – Atlantic Church, which previously met at 600 Pine Street in Atlantic, is now meeting at the Cass County Community Center for Sunday worship at 10:30 am The church and children’s nursery will be available. . For more information, please visit our website at: or call 712.254.3928

Grace Cornerstone Exchange, 906 Sunnyside Lane

Pastor Doug Howell Phone: (712) 249-3998

Sunday: Sunday school, 9:00 a.m. Worship service at 10 a.m. Monday: Celebrate recovery, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 302 Chestnut Street, Anita

Sunday: mass, 8:30 a.m., Thursday: mass, 9 a.m.

Sacrament of Reconciliation: Sunday: 7.45 a.m.

United Congregational Church of Christ, Anita, Iowa

Sharon Guffy-Lewis, Pastor

Sunday: worship, 11:15 am; Wednesday: Wednesday evening Bible study meal, 6 p.m. and study, 7 p.m. Wednesday evening Kids Klub – September and April; first, second and third Wednesday 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Lutheran Church of the Holy Cross, Anita

Sunday: religious service, 9 am; Communion on the first and third Sunday

First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Synod of Missouri, south of Wiota

Sunday: Sunday school, 9:30 am; Worship service, 10:30 am; Holy Communion on the first and third Sundays

Anita United Methodist Church, 501 Main Street

Sunday: worship, 10:30 am; Wednesday: CAM Kids meets every Wednesday from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. – All children are welcome!

Wiota United Methodist Church, 104 Center Street

Rolling Hills Baptist Church, 506 Fourth Street, Anita

Sunday: Sunday school, 9:30 am; Worship, 10:30 am; Sunday evening service, 7 p.m.

Brayton First Baptist, Brayton, Iowa 50042

Sunday: Sunday school, 9:30 am; Morning worship, 10:30 am; Evening service, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Wednesday Patch the Pirate Club (ages 4 to 6), 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Compass (ages 7 to 12), 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Oasis (adults), 7 p.m.

Methodist Church, 51929 Buck Creek Road, Atlantic

Cumberland United Methodist

Sunday: services, 10 am; Sunday school the first and third Sunday, 9.45 a.m.

Elk Horn Lutheran, 4313 Main Street

Sunday: Sunday school for adults, 8:30 a.m. Sunday school, 8:45 am; Stock exchange, 9 a.m. Worship, 9:30 a.m.

Pastor Glen Meyers, Phone: 268-5498

Sunday: Sunday school, 8:45 am; Morning worship, 10 a.m. Coffee time before worship on the first Sunday of the month; Wednesday: God Squad Youth (Grades 4 to 8), 3:30 p.m.

Sunday: Fourth Sunday in Advent; communion, 9 am; Confirmation, 10 a.m. Meals on wheels; Friday, December 24: Christmas Eve service with communion, 6.30 p.m. Sunday December 26: Service of the Word, 9 am; Confirmation, 10 a.m.

Brayton Evangelical Lutheran Church

Sunday: Brayton service, 10:45 a.m.

Lewis United Methodist Congregational Church

Sunday: Bible study, 10 a.m. Worship service, 11 a.m. Wednesday: Prayer and evangelization, 6.30 p.m.

Sunday: Sunday school, 9:00 a.m. Worship service, 10 a.m.

United Methodist Church of Marne

Sunday: Worship, 8:45 am; Sunday school, 10 a.m.

Michael D. Kalstrup, pastor

Sunday: Services for adults, children and young people, 9.45 am; Wednesday: Services for adults, children and youth, 7 p.m.

Nursery, toddler and preschool provided in both services.

Calvary Baptist Church, corner of Summit and Walnut streets

Sunday: Sunday school, 9:30 am; worship, 10:30 am; Prayer meeting, 6:15 p.m. evening service, 7 p.m. Wednesday: Joy Club, 6:20 p.m.; Pro Teens, 7-12 grades, 7 p.m. (during the school year only)

St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 503 Main Street, Masséna

Bethany Lutheran Church, 2453 Crane Avenue (one mile east on Hwy 44, one and a half mile north), Kimballton, Iowa 51543

Sunday: worship, 10:45 a.m.

Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 204 West Second Street

Sunday: worship, 8:45 a.m.

Bethany Evangelical Free Church-Exira, 2144 310th Street, Brayton, Iowa 50042

No Sunday school during the summer months

Sunday: market time, 10:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Worship, 10:15 a.m.

St. John’s United Church of Christ, 1 mile south of Lyman

Sunday: Sunday school, 9:00 a.m. Worship service, 10 a.m.

Massena United Methodist Church

Canby Friends Church, 1590 Fontanelle Rd., Casey, 50048 (Canby)

Pastor: Rev. Bob Zirkelbach-217-313-0596

Sunday: worship: 9 a.m., Sunday school: 10 a.m.

Our Lady of Catholic Grace, Griswold Church

Monday: mass, 8 am; Tuesday: mass, 8 am; Thursday: mass, 8 am; Saturday: mass, 4 p.m. Sunday: mass, 10 a.m.

Thursday: Women’s Bible Study, 9:30 am; Sunday: online worship at and in the sanctuary at 10:15 p.m. Monday: Men’s Study, 7 p.m. Tuesday: Cass County Choir Concert – United Methodist Church – Atlantic, 7 pm – See Sandy Kneisel with questions; Wednesday: No young people; Cass County Choir Concert – United Methodist Church – Atlantic, 7 pm – See Sandy Kneisel with questions; Thursday December 23: Women’s Bible Study, 9:30 am; Friday, New Year’s Eve service, 5 p.m. Office closed; Saturday December 25: Merry Christmas; Sunday, December 26: Online worship at and in the sanctuary at 10:15 p.m.

Methodist Church, 100 Cass Street, Griswold; Pastor Jessica Jacobsen

Sunday: Sunday school, 9:30 am to 10:15 am; Worship, 10:30 am – Tuesday: Tuesday morning prayer, 9 am; Wednesday: Bible study, noon


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