Planting Seeds of Hope

After-School Kids Club

Tuesdays from 3:00 pm to 4:15 pm (Meal Provided).
Kindergarten-5th grade.

Nutritious snacks, bible studies, and homework assistance are provided every Tuesday and Thursday during the school year. Volunteers assist in all aspects of this ministry, from leading age-appropriate Bible studies to playing games and offering homework help.


Kids Zone

Thursdays from 5:00 to 7:00 pm (Meal Provided).

K–8th Grade

All MLK neighborhood children share a meal and Bible study. Once a month, the group goes out for group activities. Quarterly activities include snow tubing, Movie Theatres, Bowling, Ice Skating, and Spelunking.  This ministry has been vital in developing a desire in youth to serve God by serving effectively in their community.


Ladies Bible Study

2nd Thursday of every month, starting from 6 to 7 pm.

Volunteers lead Ladies’ Bible Study at the center on the 2nd Thursday of every month. Ladies share a meal open God’s word, and offer encouragement to each other. Daycare provided.



Summer Programming

5:30 to 7:30 pm

Friendship Center will host a weekly “Kids Zone” from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Children K-8th grade will come for activities, games, free dinner, and bible devotionals every week. In addition, groups from all over Iowa will visit the center weekly to teach life skills to children. No pre-registration is required.
The starting date will be June 1st and will end on August 10th.