Our 10th annual Easter Egg Hunt is planned for the Saturday before Easter, April 20th, beginning at 10:30! We are collecting donations for the hunt: Plastic eggs and individually plastic-wrapped candy or trinkets that will fit in the eggs. Please bring supplies to Creekside on Sunday mornings or during office hours. Thank you!


Creekside’s Safety Team is bringing in representatives from the Urbandale Police and Fire Departments to provide free bleed control training at Creekside on Saturday, April 27th from 9:30 to about 11:30 AM. STOP the BLEED is a program designed to encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives. Participants will learn the basics of applying pressure, dressing and tourniquet to bleeding wounds. A light breakfast and coffee will be provided. Please RSVP to Mike Johnson or Ryan Carter, or email For more information on the STOP the BLEED program, visit


Calling all cooks, bakers, and tasters! Creekside will be hosting a cooking and baking competition to raise funds for our 2019 Haiti Mission Team on May 4th, 5-7PM! All money donated goes towards supplies, building projects, local community needs, and funding events such as the Bible school that was held last year.

COOKS & BAKERS: $20 entry fee covers you for as many dishes you’d like to enter. Entry deadline is Sunday, April 28th. Just sign up at Creekside. Categories are: Main Side, Soup or Side, and Dessert. Enter just one or all the categories! Don’t label your dish—we will do that for you. One winner will be selected for each category. Food needs to be set-up and available for tasting by 5:00. (Outlets will be available). The church will be open by 4:00 so come as early as you need. Tasting is from 5:00-6:30, last call for votes at 6:30, and winners will be announced and awarded at 7:00. Cooks and bakers can vote also!

TASTERS: Everyone else, bring your friends and family, come eat (5:00-6:30) and vote for your favorites! Kids can vote too! One voting slip will be available per taster.

A box for free will donations towards the Haiti Mission Trip will also be available. For questions regarding the cook-off please talk with Katie Marquardt. For more information about Promise for Haiti talk with Karen Metzler.

Creekside sent a team to Haiti Sept. 26-Oct. 5th to serve with Many Hands for Haiti in Pignon. Here is a video and some of Ryan Carter’s photos from the trip, which he presented at Creekside on Sunday, November 18th. For more information on Creekside’s annual trip to Haiti, contact Bob Vaughn.

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