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Our Purpose Statement

To enrich the lives of 50+ adults by fulfilling their social, vocational, spiritual, intellectual, emotional, physical and relational needs so the world is blessed by their presence and ministry.

September Luncheon
Saturday, Sept. 13, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Freedom for Youth Ministries began in 2004 from an 18-year-old girl who was found living under a bridge in downtown Des Moines. Since then, the ministry has grown to include after-school programming for inner-city youth (ages 6-17) at Freedom Center Campus, transitional housing for young adults (ages 18-22), and youth centers in rural communities of Iowa. Hear from Hope Member, Mark Nelson, about his call to start FFY, and the vision he has for the future. Please pre-register. Cost is $7.

Bring school supplies to donate to FFY:
1” and 3” 3-ring binders
Spiral notebooks - wide or college ruled
Pocket folders
Colored 3x5 index cards (can be found at Learning post)
Trip to the Playhouse: South Pacific
Sunday, Sept. 28, 1:00-5:00 pm
“South Pacific” sails back to the The Des Moines Playhouse stage for the first time since 1976. The World War II romance features Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic score, including “Some Enchanted Evening” and “Bali Ha’i.” Transportation will be provided from Hope WDM for the 2:00 pm show. Cost is $37 for ticket and transportation. Reservation deadline is Aug. 29.

Want to serve within the ministry? 
Needs for monthly fellowship: table hosts, set up and clean up. Contact to volunteer.


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