PO Box 811 | Dubuque, IA | 52004-0811
Welcome to DACU
We, the members of DACU, people of diverse faiths and beliefs, are united by our belief in God, our concerns for justice and our call to serve others. Through prayerful dependence on God and respectful cooperation with each other, we will make a difference in our world by fostering an awareness and understanding of human need. We will be a supportive presence in this community and beyond through the generous sharing of our time, talents & resources. Adopted by the Delegate Assembly, 10-22-96
Pictures by Trevor Oetting at Annual DACU Meeting, January 2018
January 23: Banquet Westminster. Presbyterian Church; Tom Stovall
February 27: Dubuque Rescue Mission. Urban Farming/food justice; Lynn Sutton & Christin Tomy, OP. Please bring laundry soap and/or paper products for the men to use at the Dubuque Rescue Mission .
March 27: Mount Carmel. Immigration/Refugees; Mary McCauley, BVM.
April 24: Mount St. Francis. Climate Change & IIPL (Iowa Interfaith Power & Light). 19 Different Faith Traditions on Stewardship.
May 22: UD Blades Hall. DACU Spring Prayer Service.
August 28: Arboretum. Family Picnic.
Sept. 25: Steeple Square. Housing/Opening Doors and Poverty; Kathy Flynn.
Oct. 23: Immanuel Congregational UCC. Welcoming the Other.
Nov. 21: Resurrection Church. Thanksgiving Prayer Interfaith Service.
Jan. 29: Annual Banquet. U of Dubuque, Straatmeyer Hall, Heritage Center. 6-6:30pm Social Time. 6:30-7:30 Dinner.
Events this month from our newsletter. For more, check out the latest newsletter.
Thanksgiving Service at Resurrection. 11-21-18
Climate Change. Sisters of St. Francis. 4-24-18
Immigration and Refugees. Mt.Carmel. 3-27-18
Plan to come to our next Thanksgiving Service, November 21, 2018, at Resurrection Catholic Church.
Click here to see our 2017 Thanksgiving Service at Resurrection Catholic Church.
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2018-19 Worship Brochure
CLICK HERE TO VIEW OUR 2018-2019 BROCHURE. Dubuque Area Congregations United (DACU) welcomes you and invites you to make worship a part of your visit to our community.
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- DACU Board Members 2017 - 2018
President: Alan Garfield firstname.lastname@example.org
President Elect: Ken Halstead email@example.com
Communication: Sue Hattel firstname.lastname@example.org
Membership: Bob Krayer email@example.com
Treasurer: Sr. Barbara Hubeny firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary: Sr. Sara McAlpin email@example.com
Worship: Sr. Betty Kugi firstname.lastname@example.org
Newsletter: Phyllis Garfield email@example.com
People in Need (PIN): Tom Stovall firstname.lastname@example.org
Dubuque Food Pantry: Theresa Caldwell email@example.com
Dubuque Rescue Mission: Maryann LoGuidice firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here to view pictures from past Annual Meetings
WI Council of Churches Interfaith Report
- PIN (People in Need) Fundraiser
PIN currently has funds, thanks to all the caring congregations and people in Dubuque. Some, but not much. If you have already contributed, then thank you so very much. If you are thinking about contributing, we urge you to do so to help those in our community. Please send monetary contributions to:
2155 University Ave
Dubuque, IA 52001
- Food Pantry Needs
DUBUQUE FOOD PANTRY 1598 Jackson Street 563-583-4440 Hours: Mon. ,Wed., & Fri. 1:00-4:00p.m., Tues. 9:00-noon Someone is usually at the Pantry on Mon., Wed., & Fri. mornings after 9:30a.m.
Jan. Peanut Butter & Jelly, Canned meats, ramen noodles Shampoo, laundry soap, Hot chocolate mix
Feb. “Souper Bowl” Soups & crackers Ravioli, Spaghetti O’s, chili Liquid hand soap
Mar. Tuna, Mac & Cheese, Apple sauce, salt Toothpaste, deodorant, facial tissues
Apr. Rice, ketchup, brownie mix, sugar Dish soap, ramen noodles, graham crackers
May Pasta, spaghetti sauce, canned fruit, tuna Toilet tissue, bar soap, laundry soap Garden produce
June Juices of any size, pancake mix & syrup, ramen noodles Lotion, liquid hand soap, bath gel Garden produce
July Cake mix, frosting, pork & beans, soup, canned meats Toilet tissue, toothbrushes, toothpaste Garden produce
Aug. Crackers, Hamburger helper, can meats, peanut butter Deodorant, bar soap, facial tissues Garden produce
Sept. Potatoes any kind, sugar, mac & cheese, tuna, oil Laundry soap, dish soap Garden produce
Oct. Can fruit, soup, coffee, hot chocolate, jelly, salt, pepper Paper towels, shampoo,
Nov. Stuffing mix, pumpkin, evaporated milk, ramen noodles Bar soap, dish soap, facial tissue
Dec. Hot chocolate, potatoes, graham crackers, can fruit, oil Toothpaste, lotion, Toilet tissue
Please feel free to post this in your church or assembly area. Thank you for your continued support.
Sr. Betty Kugi shares this marvelous resource from the Wisconsin Council of Churches. Their publication is "Loving our Interfaith Neighbors: A Study-Action Guide" which can be downloaded here.