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Church Services

Bethel Baptist Church

•Sunday Services 10:30 am; 6:00 p.m.
•Sunday School 9:30 a.m.

Rev. Mike Anderson

614 Third Street NE
Independence, IA 50644
Church Phone: 319-334-6617

Calvary Church

•Sunday World Changers(children), Teens Inc., Adults 10:00 a.m.

•Family Services Sunday 6:30 p.m.

Pastor James Ganze

700 13th StreetNE
Independence, IA 50644
Church Phone: 319-334-2743

Cornerstone Foursquare Church

•Children’s Sunday School and Sunday Services 10:30 am

•Youth Group on Tuesdays at 6:37 pm

Pastor Marty Schminkey

707 20th Ave SW
Independence, IA 50644
Church Phone: 319-334-4489
Pastor’s Cell: 319-826-5370
Pastor’s E-mail:

First Baptist Church*

“Convinced of God – Committed to People!”

•Sunday School 9:00 am

•Sunday Morning Worship 10:15 am

Monday Choir Practice 6:30 pm

Pastor Mike Nemmers


301 2nd St SE
Independence, IA 50644
Church Phone: 319-334-4489

First Presbyterian Church*

Sunday Services and Programs

•Sunday Morning Worship 10:00 am

•Fellowship to follow after Morning Worship

•Youth Group (9th-12th Grade)Sundays 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

•Chancel Choir Wednesdays at 7:00 pm

•Adult Bible Study 1st & 3rd Wednesday from 6-7:00 pm

•PW Quilter’s 2nd and 4th Tuesday at 9:00 am

•Fidelity Women’s Circle 1st Tuesday of each month

•Trivia Night every other month

•Boy Scouts Mondays at 7:00 pm

•Red Cross Blood Drive 3-4 times per year

For more information visit:

Pastor John Hougen

Kathy Smith, Secretary

115 6th Ave NE
Independence, IA 50644
Church Phone: 319-334-3523

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First United Methodist Church*

•Worship Services 9:00 am-10 am Sunday

•Sunday School at 10:15 am-11:15 am

•Radio Broadcast KQMG 95.3 Fm 11:00 am

•Music Practice Schedule Wednesday night’s

•Chancel Choir 6:00 pm

•Good News Singers 6:50 pm

•Band 7:25 pm

•Bells 7:45 pm

Web page:

Rev. Paul Evans

313 2nd Street SE
Independence, IA 50644-2816
Church Phone: 319-334-3689
Pastor’s E-mail:

Freedom Baptist Church

•Sunday Services 10:30 am; 5:00 p.m.

•Thursday Services at 7:00 pm

•Sunday School 9:30 a.m.

Pastor Howard Mace

210 Second Street SE
Independence, IA 50644
Church Phone: 319-636-9055

Hope Wesleyan Church*

•Sunday Worship Services 10:00 am

Kids Worship Service 10:00 am

•Sunday School 9:15 am

Wednesday Programs:

•Junior High Youth (6-8 grade): 7:00 pm
•High School Youth (9-12 grade): 7:00 pm


Rev. Robert Solon
Assistant Pastor Elissa Dodge

505 4th Ave NE
Independence, IA 50644
Church Phone: 319-334-7148

Immanuel Lutheran Church*

“An Open Door Through Which the World Meets Jesus”

•Wednesday Evening Worship 6:15 pm

Sunday School (2nd Sunday in September through 1st Sunday in May) 10:15 am

•Sunday Morning Worship 9:00 am

•WeeCare Preschool: PK3 & PK4 – morning or afternoon classes, Monday – Thursday during the school year


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Rev. Greg DeBoer,
512 5th St. NE

Independence, IA 50644
Church Phone: 319-334-2511
Email: for additional activity information

Living Water Church

•Sunday Services 10:30 am
•Sunday School 9:30 a.m.

Rev. John Sheda

113 2nd Ave NE
Independence, IA 50644
Church Phone: 319-334-6723

Our Redeemer Luthern(Missouri Synod)

•Sunday Services 10:30 am
•Sunday School and Adult Bible Study following

Rev. Michael Holmen

120 17th Ave NE
Independence, IA 50644
Church Phone: 319-334-2745

St. James Episcopal Church

Share worship in this historic, refurbished dwelling

•Sunday School 9 a.m.

•Holy Eucharist 10 AM 1st, 2nd and 4th Sunday with Father Sean Burke

•Morning Prayer 3rd & 5th Sunday with Rev. Raymond

•AA Meetings – Tuesday at 12 noon, Wednesday and Saturday at 8:00 p.m. Call Hank at 319-440-5220

•Alanon Meetings  Wednesday at 8:00 p.m. Call 319-334-4844

•Revolving Closet This clothing pantry & thrift store has opened in the newly-remodeled basement! Please use the south door to enter. Parking is available in front of the church and in the parking lot across from Second Street south of the post office.

Store hours:
Tuesdays 9 am – 5 pm
Wednesdays 9 am – noon
Thursdays 1 – 7 pm
Fridays 9 am – 5 pm

Any questions may be directed to Lizz Cabalka, Holy Spirit Ministries, Inc., Outreach Coordinator, by email

Revolving Closet is an outreach program of Holy Spirit Ministries in partnership with St. James.

Rev Dr Sean Burke
Rev. Sue Ann Raymond

202 2nd Ave NE
PO Box 264 (Mailing)
Independence, IA 50644
Phone: 319-334-4297

St John the Evangelist in Independence, Iowa & St. Patrick in Winthrop, Iowa*

Weekend Masses

April 1st – September 30th

•St. John: Saturday: 4:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am

•St. Patrick: Saturday: 5:30 pm Sunday: 8:00 am

Pastor: Father David Beckman
Deacon: Tim Post
Pastoral Associate/Youth Minister: Sharon Bainbridge
Religious Education Coordinator:
St. John: Sharon Bainbridge
St. Patrick: Jessica Gibbs
St. John School Principal: Jim Gieryng
School Secretary: Linda Carson

209 5th Ave NE
Independence, Iowa 50644
St. John Church Office: 319-334-7191
St. John Church Hall: 319-334-2817
St. John School: 319-334-7173
St. Patrick Center: 319-935-3871

Christian Life Church (Your Pentecostal Church – UPCI)

•Sunday Services 9:30 am (Sunday School); 10:30 am; 6:00 p.m.

•Bible Study 7:00 pm Wed.

Pastor Richard Wearmouth (319-361-2948)

1312 5th Ave NE
Independence, IA 50644
Church Phone: 319-334-6978

Triumphant Church

Sunday Services 10 am

Wednesday services 7 pm

Oneighty youth program (grades 6-12) Wednesdays 6-8:30 pm

Children’s Programs during Sunday morning service – all ages

Vacation Bible School – first week of August in the evening

Rev. Lance Fricke

2383 Jamestown Ave
Hwy 150 South and Hwy 20
Independence, IA  50644
Phone: 319-334-2407
(just south of Walmart on highway 150)



*  Denotes Chamber Membership