Serve and See Jesus

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 In this Issue 

Picnic in the Park
Taste and Travel
Super Leaders Center for Multicultural Education Conference
Women's Retreat/The & Conference
Spring Break Trips
Life Groups
Free Meal Thursdays
Orchard and Naz Church times/get a ride to church
Childcare List

The College-age community is invited to Picnic in the Park this Sunday Oct. 5th. Picnic in the Park is a great way to serve, eat and listen with a new community in downtown Waterloo.  There are two great ways to get involved.  You may sign up to help serve the meal, play with neighborhood kids or help with clean up.  If you would like to serve contact Kendra Roberson. If you would like to simply enjoy a hot lunch with the Picnic in the park community, come to Orchard Hill Church at 10:45am.  You may ride over in the Orchard 15 passenger van or you may follow over in your vehicle. Our group will eat lunch, and enjoying a time of worship and a chance to get to know some new people.  If you plan to ride the van over to Waterloo or need a ride from campus, contact Karla Chestnut Kchestnut@orchardhillchurch.orgT
Picnic in the Park

Did you know that Orchard Hill Church has partners around the world? Would you like a clear picture of BASIC and Orchard Hill’s mission and outreach strategy? October 11th is a great chance to hear and experience Haiti, Mozambique, and the Walnut Neighborhood in Waterloo through stories and the cuisine of each culture. Rotate trough three historic homes while listening to stories of Christ’s transforming work through our partnerships.

We will hear stories of God at work in these three communities followed by a shared meal at Harvest Vineyard Church in downtown Waterloo.  You are also invited to bring a dish to share celebrating your heritage. When you sign up online, email if you would like to meet at Orchard Hill Church at 9:30am and travel over to the Walnut Neighborhood in Waterloo together. This event isfrom 10am-1pm and limited to 60 participants sign up online by clicking photo.

 taste  travel

Super Leaders is a multicultural leadership conference geared towards helping student leaders, in multidisciplinary aspects of campus life, become better, passionate, and more effective leaders.  Conference participants will engage in half a dozen workshops that will: challenge their perception of a leader; help them understand their recruitment and retention issues; learn to be more inclusive for diverse, multicultural populations; and re-ignite that passionate leader flame that is dimmed.  The Multicultural Leadership Retreat is for all levels of leadership, ranging from beginner to advanced. It is FREE of charge to all who are interested. (This includes: student organizations and community groups, sororities, and fraternities. Participants must be at least a junior in high school.)  Lunch is also included.  Sign-up by clicking here TODAY to guarantee your shirt and lunch!
Multicultural student retreat
Student Ticket price of $25 includes, the full day at the conference, conference materials & a sandwich & salad lunch! We'll even provide the morning Coffee! Don't miss this event! Invite a friend & purchase your tickets today! If you have financial roadblocks, please email Click photo to purchase your ticket online. 


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Click on the photo below for more information about Life Groups and to sign-up online. life group

Free Meal at Naz

Click on photo to order gear and for online payment.

BASIC Promo Clothing

Church services

 Childcare List 

Do you like kids and need a little cash? Send your name, email and phone if you would like to be added to the Orchard Hill Church list of available babysitters.  This is a great way to earn some dollars for a spring break trip. reply to Karla Chestnut

Get in touch

Location & Time

We meet on the campus of the University of Northern Iowa in Lang Hall at 8pm when school is in session. Click here for location & directions.


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