First Jewish Congregation

Receives into membership the first Jewish congregation, Tifereth Israel Synagogue.

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Hospice of Central Iowa

Co-sponsored with the Information and Referral Services of the United Way of Central Iowa, discussions on forming a hospice organization. Led to HCI Care Services (formerly Hospice of Central Iowa).

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Compassion in Action

Established Compassion in Action as a cooperative effort with the Information and Referral Center of the United Way to “more effectively meet the needs of transients and other strangers coming to churches with stories of need.” Also, started the Childcare Assistance program.

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