Our Ministry Team



Joe Quick-Executive Director

Joe was born in Des Moines and attended high school at Grandview Christian School. While attending Word of Life Bible Institute in Schroon Lake, New York, Joe was in the Twin Towers three weeks before September 11, 2001, and quit college and joined Active Duty Air Force. Joe served for ten years and deployed four times overseas. He met his wife on E-Harmony in 2007 and married at Grace Church in April 2008. Together, they have two children, Kaden and Karter.

Joe completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services from Upper Iowa University in 2012 and a Master’s in Education from Buena Vista University in 2016. Joe and Amy attend Park Church. Joe is passionate about his Iowa Hawkeyes, Green Bay Packers, and Chicago Cubs. Joe’s life verse is Hebrews 4:15-16.

Joe is passionate about people seeing the value in themselves and prays for God’s direction. If you have any passions that could benefit the Friendship Center, please get in touch with Joe at 515.244.1701 or email him at ministry@friendshipcenterdsm.org.


Searching for New Leader –  Disciples Teen Group Leader


Joni & Terry Wilkinson –  After-School Kids Club Leader

Joni & Terry attend Crestwood Baptist Church, have been with the center as former Board Member, and have led our After-School Kids Club since August 2020.


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