Established the Des Moines Area Religious Council Foundation.
First Jewish Congregation
Receives into membership the first Jewish congregation, Tifereth Israel Synagogue.
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).
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.