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CHURCHES

Baptist Temple of Newton

621 E. 12th ST N.

641-792-5737


Bible Missionary Church

909 N. 6th Ave E.

641-792-2604


Christian Reformed Church

511 S. 5th Ave E.

641-792-2162


Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

1405 N. 11th Ave E.

641-792-2784


New Life Community Church

of the Nazarene

605 W. 8th St N.

641-792-5363


Community Heights Alliance Church

2500 S. 15th Ave E.

641-792-1620


The Way

2306 S. 3rd Ave E.

641-792-7300


Congregational United Church of Christ

308 E. 2nd St N.

641-792-3773


First Assembly of God

1029 E. 19th St N.

641-792-4365


First Baptist Church

620 S. 8th Ave E.

641-792-7113


First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

314 E. 2nd St N.

641-792-5850


First Presbyterian Church

220 N. 2nd Ave E.

641-792-2790


First Southern Baptist Church of Newton

1305 E. 10th St S.

641-792-3271

First United Methodist Church

210 N. 2nd Ave E.

641-792-4648


Foursquare Church

1510 S. 8th Ave E.

641-792-2482


Holy Trinity Lutheran

Church ELCA

1409 S. 8th Ave E.

641-792-1683


Immanuel Baptist Church (GARB)

1300 N. 4th Ave E.

641-792-4470


Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses

3601 SE Beltline Rd.

641-792-4136


First Lutheran Church ELCA

309 E. 3rd ST N.

641-792-9394


Grace Lutheran Church – Wis Synod

814 1st Ave E.

641-792-6078


Our Savior Lutheran Church – Mo Synod

1900 N. 4th Ave E.

641-792-1084


Metz Community Church

3253 W. 62nd St S.

641-791-9568


Community of Christ Church

1805 S. 8th Ave E.

641-791-7834


Sacred Heart Catholic Church

1115 S. 8th Ave E.

641-792-2050


Salvation Army Citadel

301 N. 2nd Ave E.

641-792-6131


Seventh Day Adventist Church

830 E. 7th ST N.

641-792-8937


St. Luke United Methodist Church

501 E. 19th ST N.

641-792-5736


St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church

223 E. 4th St N.

641-792-6971


United Pentecostal Church

813 E. 7th ST N.

641-792-1893


United Presbyterian Church

209 N. 2nd Ave E.

641-792-4158


Wittemberg Church

662 Holly Ave

641-792-1094


Cornerstone Bible Fellowship

1000 E. 12th ST S.

641-792-4650


Center Friends Church

3174 E. 60th St N.

641-792-0072


Christian Life Center

1620 N. 11th Ave E.

641-791-3670


Jasper County Church of Christ

1100 N. 3rd Ave E.

641-792-1723


Grace Church

300 W. 4th ST N.

641-792-1793


Haven Vineyard Church

207 1st Ave E.

641-526-3157


Baxter

Bethany United Church of Christ

5627 N. 95th Ave W.

641-227-3402

Evangelical Free Church

108 South East Ave.

641-227-3107

Congregational United

Church of Christ

218 South Main St.

641-227-3382


Colfax

Assembly of God Church

101 North Locust St.

515-674-3746


Colfax Presyterian Church

N. Walnut & E. Division St.

515-674-4165


First United Methodist Church

515-674-3782


Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

305 East Howard St.

515-674-3358

New Life Baptist Church

126 East Howard St.

515-674-3103


Howard Street Christian Church

(Disciples of Christ)

126 W. State St.


Ira

United Church of Ira

641-363-4479


Kellogg

Christian Church

321 Bolton St.

641-526-8514


Pleasantview United

Methodist Church

8454 S. 28th Ave E., Newton

641-526-3455

St. Paul's Lutheran

217 Main St.

641-798-4651/641-521-4203


United Methodist Church

417 2nd St.

641-526-3184


Killduff

St. Andrews Lutheran Church

8290 Hwy F-62 East, Sully

641-798-4651

United Methodist Church

7279 Railroad St.

641-798-4406


Lynnville

Church of God

14283 Hwy F-62 E

641-527-2758

Friends Church

503 East St.

641-527-3371


Mingo

Mingo United Methodist Church

202 West Main

641-363-4229


Monroe

First Baptist Church

810 South Commerce

641-259-2922

Presbyterian Church

113 South Main

641-259-2657

United Methodist Church

407 North Monroe

641-259-2822


Reasnor

Reasnor United Methodist Church

424 Newton St.

641-793-2485

Solid Rock Church

115 Main St.

641-842-2440


Sully

Christian Reformed Church

103 9th Ave

641-594-3496

First Reformed Church

807 3rd

641-594-2935

Sully Community Church

12559 S. 92nd Ave E.

641-594-412



HOTELS

The following list is hotels that offer a bereavement rate to the families we serve. When making arrangements be sure to call the local number and tell them you are coming in for a service at the Wallace Family Funeral Home.

AmericInn

4401 S. 22nd Ave E.

Newton, IA 50208

641-791-1160


Holiday Inn Express

208 W. 4th St N.

Newton, IA 50208

641-792-3333

Quality Inn

1700 W. 19th St S.

Newton, IA 50208

641-792-7722


Days Inn

1605 W. 19th ST S.

Newton, IA 50208

641-792-2330

Boulder Inn and Suites

4222 S. 22nd Ave E.

Newton, IA 50208

855-330-8110



HOSPITALS

Skiff Medical Center
    204 N. 4th Ave E.
      Newton, IA 50208
        641-792-1273

          Hospice of Jasper County

          204 N. 4th Ave E.

          Newton, IA 50208

          641-787-3074

          www.skiffmed.com/jasperhospice.asp



          GRIEF RESOURCES

          Local Grief Resources

          Hospice of Jasper County Grief Support Services
          204 N. 4th Ave E.
          Newton, Iowa

          FOR ADULTS:

          Life After Loss
          An educational support group for grieving adults held periodically throughout the year. Meets once a week for six weeks. No charge. Call for times and location.

          Contact: Jennifer Barnett, Bereavement Services Coordinator – (641) 787-3074

          RELISH (Relax, Eat, Laugh, Interact, Support, Heal)
          Adults who are grieving the death of a loved one gather at a designated restaurant at 6:00 P.M. on the fourth Monday of each month. Supper is "Dutch treat" ordered from the menu. Call for location.

          Contact: Jennifer Barnett, Bereavement Services Coordinator – (641) 787-3074

          Common Threads
          A gathering for bereaved individuals who enjoy knitting and/or crocheting. The ongoing group will meet from 10:00-11:30 A.M. the first Wednesday of each month at Newton Village Second Floor Activity Room (110 N. 5th Ave W.). Yarn will be provided. Bring your knitting needles and crochet hooks and join the group for crafts, coffee, cookies, and conversation.

          Contact: Jennifer Barnett, Bereavement Services Coordinator – (641) 787-3074

          FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS:

          Kid's Comfort Kits
          Resources specifically designed for grieving children and their families. The resources support children as they begin to understand thoughts and feelings associated with the death of a loved one.

          Contact: Jennifer Barnett, Bereavement Services Coordinator – (641) 787-3074

          Growing through Grief
          A program for children (grades 1 - 6) who have experienced the death of a loved one. Held periodically throughout the year. The children's program is 4 sessions in length. Children can feel comfortable expressing their thoughts through play, stories, games, arts and crafts, talking about feelings, and conversations with a caterpillar puppet named "Felix." Pre-registration is required. No charge.

          Contact: Jennifer Barnett, Bereavement Services Coordinator – (641) 787-3074

          Grief Integration for Teens (“GIFT”)
          A grief support program for teens (grades 7-12) that have experienced the death of a loved one. Sessions for both middle school and high school students will be offered periodically throughout the school year in Newton. Each program consists of 8 sessions. Pre-registration is required. No charge. Call for dates and location.

          Contact: Jennifer Barnett, Bereavement Services Coordinator – (641) 787-3074

          CAPSTONE
          306 N. 3rd Ave E.
          Newton, IA

          Offer grief counseling on a one on one basis.



          GENERAL RESOURCES

          IOWA DONOR NETWORK

          Iowa Donor Network's Family Support Services is dedicated to serving the unique needs of organ and tissue donor families. Services are designed to empower families so they may integrate the death and donation of their loved one's organs and/or tissues into their lives. IDN's support services include providing literature that relates to the grief process and to organ/tissue donation, opportunities to commemorate loved ones through memorial projects, and information on special donor family events and activities.

          550 Madison Avenue
          North Liberty, IA 52317
          800-831-4131

          MERCY FRANKLIN CENTER
          Offers mental health and substance abuse treatment services for individuals of all ages and their families. Services are provided with complete confidentiality. Service providers can help identify the options available for treatment and help develop a plan most in tune with the families needs.

          1818 48th Street
          Des Moines, IA 50310
          515-271-6111
          866-595-4959

          STATE OF IOWA CRIME VICTIM COMPENSATION PROGRAM
          Financial assistance for crime victims including: medical, homicide survivor counseling, lost wages, loss of support, mileage/transportation for family, funeral and burial expenses.

          321 East 12th, Room 18
          Lucas State Office Bldg
          Des Moines, IA 50319
          515-281-5044
          800-373-5044
          http://victimservicegrant.iowa.gov/

          CHILDREN AND FAMILIES OF IOWA
          Strengthening Families and Restoring Futures. Licensed clinicians that are caring and compassionate to assist families in healing through grief and loss and other life situations/events. Therapists that specialize in healing from trauma, depression, anxiety disorders, low self-esteem, behavioral problems, and relationship issues. Non-profit organization that provides counseling on a sliding scale/ability to pay basis for children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families.

          1111 University Ave.
          Des Moines, IA
          515-697-7978



          SUPPORT GROUPS

          ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION GREATER IOWA CHAPTER

          Support groups, resources, and education available to help professionals and families who have a relative with dementia or Alzheimer’s. Safe Return Program, a national registry for persons with dementia who wander off by themselves. Call the Association for times an dates of upcoming meetings, programs, and events. A speaker is available for your group or organization.

          1730 28th St.
          West Des Moines, IA 50266
          515-440-2722
          800-272-3900

          AMANDA THE PANDA SUPPORT GROUPS
          Adults grieving the death of a loved one meet with two facilitators per group for 8 weeks on Monday evenings in the fall, winter, and spring. Groups are available for children and teens (6-17) at the same time.

          1000 73rd ST., Suite 12
          Windsor Heights, IA 50324
          515-223-HUGS (4847)
          www.amandathepanda.org

          BEGINNNG EXPERIENCE
          The Beginning Experience weekend program helps grieving single-again persons move from the darkness of grief into the lift of a new beginning, and move into the future with renewed hope. The program helps deal with the natural grief process and offers an opportunity, through God, for turning the pain of loss into an experience of positive growth. Three weekend programs are provided each year.

          601 Grand Ave
          Des Moines, IA 50309
          515-221-1371

          MADD (MOTHERS AGAINST DRUNK DRIVING)
          Even if impaired driving ended today, its repercussions would still be with us in the lives of those who have already been injured or suffered the loss of loved ones. These victims need and deserve our help. Counseling and advocacy are available for survivors. We offer information about the judicial process, individual and family support.

          1-800-GET-MADD
          1-515-255-0959



          AFFILIATIONS

          NFDAhttp://www.nfda.org/
          IFDAhttp://www.iafda.org/
          CANAhttp://www.cremationassociation.org/
          Greater Newton Area Chamber of Commercehttp://www.experiencenewton.com/
          Newton Development Corphttp://www.newtondevelopmentcorporation.com/


           

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