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 29: Annual Dinner at UD, Installation of new officers.
February 26: Food Desert. Convivium Urban Farmstead. 2811 Jackson St, Dubuque, IA.
March 26: Sex Trafficking. Professor Kim Hilby at Hadley Chapel, Hillcrest Family Services.
April 23: Caring for God’s Creation. Linda Stovall, Dubuque Interfaith Green Coalition. Westminster Presbyterian Church.
May 21: DACU Spring Prayer Service and Restoring the Land. Sinsinawa Mound Center. Country Road Z. Sinsinawa, WI.Program by Ronald Lindblom.
June and July: Summer. No meetings.
August 27: Welcome Back Potluck Dinner. Dubuque Arboretum. Josh Jaspers from Resources Unite. 6pm gathering. 6:30 dinner. Crop Walk Kick Off.
Sept. 24: 3 Projects: Dubuque Food Pantry, Dubuque Rescue Mission, People in Need, at Dubuque Rescue Mission. 398 Main Street.
Oct. 22: Who Lives in Dubuque? Representatives communities in Dubuque including Marshallese, Mandarin, Syrian, Vienamese, Presentation Center and others. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. 1755 Delhi St
Nov. 27: Resurrection Church. Thanksgiving Prayer Interfaith Service.
Jan. ??: Annual Banquet.
DACU’s projects will give various informal reports throughout the year.
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.
Our latest newsletter
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- DACU Board Members 2017 - 2018
President: Ken Halstead email@example.com
President Elect: Jean Holdener firstname.lastname@example.org
Communication: Sue Hattel email@example.com
Membership: Bob Krayer firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer: Sr. Barbara Hubeny email@example.com
Secretary: Alan Garfield firstname.lastname@example.org
Worship: Sr. Betty Kugi email@example.com
Newsletter: Phyllis Garfield firstname.lastname@example.org
People in Need (PIN): Tom Stovall email@example.com
Dubuque Food Pantry: Theresa Caldwell firstname.lastname@example.org
Dubuque Rescue Mission: Maryann LoGuidice email@example.com
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.