Faith Changing Life
We are proud to support as Mission Partners Rev. Peter Johnson and his family. Peter serves as pastor of St. Andrew's congregation in Cairo, Egypt and as Director of St. Andrew's Refugee Services (STARS). The congregation serves the international and ecumenical English-speaking comunity in downtown Cairo. The refugee program provides education programs, legal aid, and other vital community services for over 1,200 people each week from the Horn of Africa and Iraq.
Northeast Iowa Food Bank
The mission of the Northeast Iowa Food Bank is to provide nutritious food and grocery products to nonprofit organizations and individuals in Northeast Iowa, while offering hunger education programs to the community and those in need.
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Northeast Iowa Synod (ELCA)
The Northeastern Iowa Synod makes Christ known by strengthening the witness and service of the whole church. Synod ministries support and develop leaders, focus on mission, and network the effective ministries of our congregations.
ELCA World Hunger responds to hunger and poverty in the United States and around the world by addressing root causes. Through a comprehensive program of relief, development, education, and advocacy, people are connected to the resources they need to lift themselves out of poverty. Between 70-75 percent of ELCA World Hunger funds are spent internationally, and 20-25 percent are spent domestically.
ELCA Disaster Response
ELCA Disaster Response helps to bring God’s comfort, healing and renewal to those affected by disasters. And when the dust settles and the headlines change, we stay to provide ongoing assistance to those in need.
Habitat for Humanity
Iowa Heartland Habitat for Humanity depends on volunteers to make the dream of one day owning a home a reality for people who never thought it possible. The dream lives only through the generous gifts of volunteerism and financial support.
NewAldaya Lifescapes website
For 50 years the Cedar Falls Lutheran Home (now NewAldaya Lifescapes) has been providing quality housing and compassionate care for seniors. We are committed to providing affordable housing options to meet a variety of lifestyles and health care needs. Our mission emphasizes the value we place on people and our dedication to sustaining residents' independence and quality of life. Assistance services are available for those who desire to remain independent, but need help with a few activities.
Operation Christmas Child
Lutheran Campus Ministry- UNI
EWALU Bible Camp
Camp Ewalu is a Christian Camp and Conference Center in Northeast Iowa offering summer Bible camp programs and retreats for youth and adults of all ages.
Camp Ewalu Mission Statement: "In the rhythm of Christian life, Ewalu serves as a place apart to connect the Word of God with the world of God."
Riverside Bible Camp
Riverside's Mission Statement: "To know Jesus Christ, and to make Christ known to all." We exist to provide a Christ-centered camping experience to children and adults of all ages. Being Christ-centered means making it our aim to present Christ in EVERY aspect of life at camp - including prayer, singing, fun, crafts, games, free-time, Bible study, eating, campfires, skits, and much, much more!
Food for the Poor
Thanks to your gifts a family in Honduras now has a home. The Salgado family of Morazan, Honduras now has a home. To learn more about this important ministry partner of St John, please click on the logo to the left. Click on the links below to see the house and family and a couple of letters from Food for the Poor.
University of Iowa Chaplain
The University of Iowa Chaplains recognize the importance of faith in facing a health crisis, and they offer spiritual support, care, and counsel to assist you with spiritual issues related to your illness and hospitalization. To receive spiritual care, ask your nurse to request a chaplain, or call Spiritual Care at 319-356-2523 or 6-2523 on a hospital telephone. Chaplains are available for ministry 24 hours every day.