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2014 Holy Week Services at United Methodist Church

Passion Week United Methodist ChurchCourtesy of Adel United Methodist Church

During Holy Week we will have the following services at the Adel United Methodist Church.

Palm Sunday April 13
Join us for worship at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. as we celebrate the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem.

During the day on Palm Sunday, there is a United Methodist Palm Sunday Procession and Service for Peace, gathering at Capitol West Terrace at 2:30 p.m.

The procession, led by Willis, the donkey, will begin at 3 p.m. and will proceed to First UMC, 1901 Pleasant Street.

The service will begin at 3:45 p.m. Keynote speaker will be Rev. Matt Mardis-LeCroy. In the evening at 7:30 p.m. there is the annual Palm Sunday Choirs Concert at St. John’s Catholic Church here in Adel. Please join our Chancel Choir this worship in song and praise.

Maundy Thursday April 17
Join us in the sanctuary for our worship service at 7:00 p.m.

Good Friday April 18
Join us in the sanctuary as we remember the sacrifice of Jesus on the cross. 7:00 p.m.

Easter Sunday April 20
Join us for our Resurrection Worship Service at 8:30 a.m. and/or 10:30 a.m.

Between services, at 9:40 a.m., we will have an extended time of conversation and refreshments in the coffee chapel and library.

He is risen! He is risen indeed!

Adel United Methodist Church
115 South Tenth Street
Adel, Iowa 50003
Phone: (515) 993-3791

Penoach Winery 2014 Summer Concert Schedule

Courtesy of Penoach Winery:

Start your Summer off with a trip to Adel's Penoach Vineyard | Winery | Nursery to sample some great wines and to listen to some great music.

Bring a lawn chair and a friend and get ready to kick off the summer at the winery.

Have your Penoach Winearita blended for you to enjoy at the concert. [...] Continue Reading...

Spring Wine & Herb Event May 3-4th & 10-11th

2014 Spring Wine and Herb EventCourtesy of Penoach Winery:

Spend a weekend (or two) visiting your favorite Heart of Iowa Wine Trail wineries.

Wine and Herbs at the Wineries. May 3rd - 4th and 10th - 11th.

Each participating winery will be offering great wine tastings and a locally grown herb in a 3 inch pot.

Check out the flyer or for more information about this fresh spring event! [...] Continue Reading...

Early Out Movie at the Adel Library April 23rd

Early Out Movie - Adel LibraryCourtesy of Adel Library:

The next Early Out Movie for all school-aged children is Wednesday, April 23rd.

Stop by the Adel Public Library where they’ll be watching “Turbo” on the big screen at 2:00 p.m.

Watch as a freak accident helps a snail with his dream of racing.

They’ll bring the popcorn!
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Crabapples and Cocktails at the Brenton Arboretum April 25th

The Brenton ArboretumCourtesy of Brenton Arboretum:

Crabapples and Cocktails on Friday, April 25th., from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Be refreshed during a tour of our bursting crabapple blossoms!

Dr. Jeff Iles of Iowa State University will engage you as he presents these superior cultivars and how they can work for your landscape.

Then, enjoy a cocktail as you [...] Continue Reading...

Visit Adel This Weekend April 18th - 20th

Discover Adel This Weekend

Welcome to Easter weekend in Adel.

We look forward to seeing you in Adel this weekend!


Men's Breakfast 6:30 a.m.
Adel United Methodist Church [...] Continue Reading...

Ty Perry Memorial Ride April 26th

Ty Perry Memorial RideTy Perry Memorial Ride:

Saturday, April 26at 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

To celebrate the life of Ty Perry, there will be a motorcycle ride beginning at Chop's in Waukee 9 a.m.

Kickstands up at 11 a.m. and ride to Booneville Bar, Veteran's Cemetery in Van Meter, Freedom Rock near Greenfield, Owl's Nest in Panora, Corner Tap in Adel and ending at The Kee in Waukee with free food and drink specials. [...] Continue Reading...

2014 Iowa Clay Festival at Penoach WInery May 10th

Iowa Clay Festival - Penoach WInery Adel IowaCourtesy of Penoach Winery:

Penoach Winery in Adel will host their 2nd Annual Iowa Clay Festival on Saturday, May 10th,  10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Iowa Wine & Iowa Pottery a Perfect Combination! Iowa potters displaying their craft and selling their products beside the vineyard.

Featuring: Steve Aitchison, Sunflower Pottery, ka Studios, Oak Leaf Pottery, Willow Avenue Pottery. Linda Folden, [...] Continue Reading...

Public Hearing Notice - County Admin Building May 13th

City of AdelCourtesy of City of Adel:

The Adel City Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, May 13th, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. at Adel City Hall in the Council Chambers.

The meeting will address the proposed 28E agreement between the City of Adel and Dallas County regarding the county's administrative building.

Please click on the 28E Agreement - Public Hearing Notice for more information. [...] Continue Reading...

Navigate the Wilds - Compass Class April 26th

Orienteering with GPS - Dallas County ConservationCourtesy of Dallas County Iowa:

Navigate the Wilds - Compass and GPS
Kuehn Conservation Area, Earlham
Date: 4/26/2014
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Cost: $4 person

This program is recommended for ages 10 and up.

Learn the basics of reading a topographic map, pair that with a [...] Continue Reading...

Easter Egg Hunt at Adel Acres April 19th

Easter Egg Hunt in AdelCelebrate Easter in Adel with a fun Egg Hunt! 

Adel Acres Care Center will host a community-wide Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19th at 10:00 a.m.

Open to ages 10 and under with a chance to win a bike.

The hunt will be outside, weather permitting. For more information, contact 993-4511. [...] Continue Reading...

Adel Parks Open April 15th.

Adel Parks & RecCourtesy of Adel Park and Rec:

All Adel City Parks and Campground open to the public on Tuesday, April 15th.

All Park restrooms will be open as well as other available amenities.

2014 Island Park Camping Fees:

  • $17.00/Night Full Service.
  • $13.00/Night for a Tent.
  • $1.00/night Senior Citizen Discount.

Camping at Island Park is on [...] Continue Reading...

Smoked Pork Fundraiser at Adel United Methodist Church April 16th

UMC Wednesday Night BBQ DinnerCourtesy of Adel United Methodist Church:

Stop in Wednesday, April 16th for Barbecue by Pastor John at the Adel United Methodist Church.

The evening menu is Smoked pork loin, new potatoes w/cream peas, salad, bread, and dessert.

We welcome everyone in the community to enjoy a meal and Christian fellowship with us [...] Continue Reading...

Free Document Shred It Day April 19th

Shred It Day - Adel IowaDo you a stack of sensitive paper that requires shredding but you just don't have the time to shred it basket after basket until it's all gone?

Peoples Trust & Savings Bank, State Farm Insurance, and River Valley Insurance in Adel are teaming up to offer a Free document “Shred Day” on Saturday, April 19th.

A truck from Secure Shred Solutions will be parked in the Peoples [...] Continue Reading...

2014 Yoga Series - Wednesdays April 23rd to May 28th

Yoga in AdelCourtesy of Healing Therapies and
Adel Quilting & Dry Goods Co.

A new series of 6 yoga classes begins on Wednesday,  April 23rd.

We meet each Wednesday evening at the Raccoon Bank Community House, 11th and Main St. in Adel.

This is a great course of classes to help with joint flexibility, muscle strengthening and stress reduction. All ages are [...] Continue Reading...