Parish News

Parish News

Adopt a Family for Christmas

Posted by Lori Glanz

The Giving Tree is set up in the hallway at church. If you would like to participate in our giving tree, please follow these instructions: Choose a tag and purchase the item(s) on the tag. Return the wrapped gift with the tag attached on or before December 13. Gifts ... Read More »

Thanks to all who participated in the Baby Bottle Campaign!

Posted by Lori Glanz

Thanks to all who participated in the Baby Bottle Campaign!

Here's the FB Live video with the reveal!

Congratulations to St. Francis (WDM) and St. John's (Adel) for winning the competitions!

Blessings and Happy Thanksgiving!

Bryan C. GonzalezDirector of DevelopmentInnerVisions HealthCare

Advent Retreat

Posted by Lori Glanz

Hope in the Midst of the Storm Advent Retreat: 

The Diocese of Des Moines will be offering a three-part virtual Advent Retreat on December 3, 10, and 17. The retreat will be offered at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm to allow multiple opportunities for the faithful to access the retreat. Each session is ... Read More »

In person Mass will continue

Posted by Lori Glanz

Please note the governor’s proclamation does not restrict our religious freedom and right to worship. Wearing a mask, social distancing, using hand-sanitizer and cleaning protocols after Mass continues to prove effective for our parish as we live with Covid-19. The Diocesan Regathering committee is meeting later this week. We ... Read More »

Job Opening!

Posted by Lori Glanz

St. John's Catholic Church in Adel has an opening for a part-time Music & Liturgy Director to facilitate the worship life of our parish community through music and liturgical planning, preparation, coordination, and promotion. The director is responsible for recruiting volunteers and providing liturgical minister formation and music education for parish ... Read More »

Please subscribe to our YouTube Channel!

Posted by Lori Glanz

Please subscribe to our YouTube Channel!

We need 100 people to subscribe to our channel to customize the link. Please check out our Mass Livestream at 4:30 pm on Saturdays, our past Livestreams, and our videos here! St. John's Videos 

Subscribing is easy and it's free, just click the ... Read More »

Annual Diocesan Appeal update, can you help?

Posted by Lori Glanz

As our parish continues its progress towards resuming a normal schedule of activities and sacramental celebrations, you are invited once again to participate in the Annual Diocesan Appeal by making a gift. Please prayerfully consider what you, as an individual and a family, can pledge to support the educational, ... Read More »

Fall Newsletter 2020

Posted by Lori Glanz

St. John's Fall Newsletter

St. John's Strategic Plan is now available

Posted by Lori Glanz

A little over a year ago, we embarked on our 5-year strategic planning process to help guide St. John’s into the future. Members of the parish council, committee members, and Fr. Remi united to revisit our St. John’s Mission, Vision, and Goals.

Last fall, surveys were sent out to ... Read More »

Fall RCIA, it's not too late!

Posted by Lori Glanz

Fall RCIA.  It's not too late!

It's not too late to become involved.  People who are interested in exploring and joining the Catholic Church should contact the parish office at 515-993-4482 to get registered as soon as possible. If you, a fiance, a spouse, a family member, a friend, ... Read More »