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Celebrating 10 years with Women at the Well

Celebrating 10 years with Women at the Well

3/6/2017
Women at the Well became an official congregation on February 8, 2007, so they're celebrating TEN years of vital ministry with some special events on April 1-2, 2017 at Collegiate United Methodist Church & Wesley Foundation, 2622 Lincoln Way in Ames, Iowa. Please check out the options and join in as you’re able! Saturday, April 1, 2017: 10:00 – 3:00 p.m. The Crisis of Mass Incarceration Right Next Door:  Becoming Stations of Hope  A Right Next Door Workshop America now incarcerates more of its ...

Celebrating 10 years of Women at the Well

Celebrating 10 years of Women at the Well

2/16/2017
Every Thursday evening, a group of women gathers to raise their voices up in praise to the Lord at one of the more than 700 United Methodist churches in Iowa. The church is found in the most unlikely of places, though. It is located within the walls of the Iowa Correctional Institute for Women (ICIW), Mitchellville, the only women’s prison in the state. Not only is the church thriving, but the women celebrated 10 years of Women at the Well recently.   The incarcerated women, district ...

Women at the Well connect with law enforcement

Women at the Well connect with law enforcement

1/24/2017
by Roxanne Strike This past Christmas, Pastor Lee Schott saw the most unlikely of friends: incarcerated women and law enforcement.   Schott has been the pastor the Women at the Well for the past five and a half years. Women at the Well is the only church in the Iowa women’s prison in Mitchellville, east of Des Moines. Every Christmas, the incarcerated women make and send Christmas cards to different groups and organizations. The last few years, the cards were sent to domestic violence shelters....