City Boards and Commissions
Are you looking to get involved in your community or to give back to your community? Here
is a list of the many areas in Mitchellville you can get involved in:
Boy Scouts of America
Brad Barkley, (515) 967-3266; Dean Brand, (515) 967-0682
Meeting held 6:30 Mondays @ Mitchellville Methodist Church
Boy Scouts are engaged in a wide variety of activities from camping to community service. Gaining knowledge of leadership through leading themselves through many activities. We need leaders to go camping, assist in other activities. Merit Badge counselors. Training is provided
City of Mitchellville
Board/Commission: Planning & Zoning, Board of Adjustment, Park & Recreation, Tree, and Library
First Congregational United Church of Christ
Pastor Jean Beckwith
211 Park Ave. NE, Mitchellville, IA 50169 (515) 967-2334
Worship on Sundays at 10:30 a.m.
Freedom for Youth
Freedom for Youth is working to unite Christians in the Mitchellville community and empower them to demonstrate Gods love through sharing their time and talents with our children, leading them to discover their God-given talents and lead a life filled with faith, hope and love.
Volunteer opportunities include providing meals, tutoring a student, teaching music, creative arts, sports, domestic skills, technology or a skilled trade. Complete a volunteer application to find a time and activity suited for you! For more information stop by our open house or visit freedomforyouth.org
OPEN HOUSE: Youth Center, 118 Center Ave N, Mitchellville IA 50169, Saturday September 15th 10am-4pm
Friends of the Mitchellville Library
Information available at Mitchellville Library (515) 967-3339
205 Center Avenue N., Mitchellville, IA 50169
Meeting times vary, Annual Meeting September 17, 2012 7 pm at Library, Membership fees: $10 Single, $20 Family, $30 Business. Friends Volunteer includes: holding fundraiser events for the Mitchellville Public Library, Fall-O-Ween, bake and book sales, Easter Bunny, etc. You may also just be a member.
Heritage Word of Life Church
Pastor Dave Adams, Associate Pastor Jeremiah Cooper
102 2nd Street NW, PO Box 396, Mitchellville, IA 50169 (515) 967-3330 www.heritagewolag.com
Sunday: Sunday School for all ages at 9:00 am, Morning Worship at 10:00 am, Evening worship at 6:00 pm
Wednesday night: Adult bible study & Youth group at 7:00 pm
Mitchellville American Legion Post 155
Commander - Dean Brand - 957-0682, Membership Chair - Roddy Brand - 957-0682
Monthly Meetings: 1st Tuesday of each month 7pm at Legion Hall
1st Saturday of Month, Pancake Breakfast
PO Box 45, Mitchellville, IA 50169 (515) 967-2517
Monthly meetings: 2nd Thursday of each month Noon at Legion Hall, www.mitchellvillechamber.com
Mitchellville Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Pastor Amy Spangler-Dunning
210 Third Street NW, Mitchellville, IA 50169 (515) 967-4286
Adult Devotion Time, 9:30- 10:15 am, Sunday morning; Traditional Worship, 10:30 - 11:30 am, Sunday morning Casual "Starting Point" Worship, 5:05, Sunday evening
WOW Youth Groups every Wednesday, starting Wednesday, Sept. 12th, 2012-Preschool-5th grades: 5:30-6:30 pm Meal for all age groups: 6:30-7:00 pm,6th-12th grades: 7:00-8:00 pm
Mitchellville Community Development
President Jon Woods (515) 967-2350
Meetings as needed. Look for ways to improve city and community. In the past few years held a town hall meeting for ideas for community, meet candidate night for those running in city election, created brochure for the city, helped city fund Capital Improvement Plan, and fixed fountain in the park. Always looking for new ideas.
Mitchellville Elementary PTA
Meetings are held the 1st Thursday of the month at 6:00 p.m. in the Mitchellville Library. The PTA helps raise money in various ways throughout the year for our student and staff needs at Mitchellville Elementary.
Mitchellville Lions Club
40 Years of Service - Chartered March 30, 1972
Men and women who volunteer their time to help those in need locally, state-wide, and globally.
Meets in the Christian Church on 2nd and 4th Mondays at 7:45 P.M. www.IowaLions.org/Mitchellville
Mitchellville United Methodist Church
Pastor Martha Hill
Second Street NW, Mitchellville IA 50169 (515) 967-3388
Sunday School 9:15 am, Sunday Worship 10.30 am, Bible Study 6:15 pm every Tuesday
Mitchellville Volunteer Fire
Meetings/training: 1st, 2nd, 3rd Sundays 5 pm, Applications can be picked up at City Hall or email Chief.
Thomas Mitchell Days Committee
Annual Celebration: September, Meetings: 3rd Sunday monthly starting January thru June, then start bi-monthly July
thru September, thank you dinner in October and break November and December.
Volunteer: chair events, planning, during event helping set up and run events, always looking for new ideas and anyone
is welcome to volunteer, with fun opportunities. www.thomasmitchelldays.com
Thomas Mitchell Historical Society
Officers: Peggy Olson (515) 967-2517, Artie Fenimore (515) 967-3580, Virginia Thomas (515) 967-2051
Church address: Fourth Street NW, Mitchellville, IA 50169
Meetings as needed, twice a year cleaning of church, volunteers involved in saving history of the community. Rent out
the church for events.
*We hope you take the time to look into some of these organizations to find what interests you. Set a goal
to donate some time each month to an organization you have an interest in!