Crossroads meets in Des Moines the third Friday of each month

Crossroads is a monthly gathering of the Interfaith Alliance of Iowa in Des Moines. We meet the third Friday of each month.

GOD & COUNTRY documentary about Christian nationalism

This summer, Executive Director Connie Ryan is leading a number of community conversations around the GOD & COUNTRY documentary and the topic of Christian nationalism. Movies and discussions are free and open to the public. We'll add other events as they arise.

Tuesday, JULY 9: 6:00 PM
New Beginnings Christian Church, 8631 Hickman Rd, Urbandale
Movie screening and discussion

Wednesday, JULY 17: 6:30 PM
Walnut Hills United Methodist Church, 12321 Hickman Rd, Urbandale
Movie screening

Wednesday, JULY 24: 6:30 PM
Walnut Hills United Methodist Church, 12321 Hickman Rd, Urbandale

Monday, JULY 29: 6:00 PM
Community event hosted by Phil & Diana Sickles
Thoreau Center, 3500 Kingman Blvd, Des Moines
Movie screening and discussion

Wednesday, AUGUST 14: 6:00 PM
Co-sponsored by Christ Episcopal Church
St. Stephens Lutheran Church, 610 31st St SE, Cedar Rapids
Movie screening and discussion

Sunday, AUGUST 25: 3:00 PM
St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 140 Gathering Place Ln, Iowa City
Movie screening and discussion

Thursday, SEPTEMBER 26: 6:00 PM
Collegiate United Methodist Church and Wesley Foundation, 2622 Lincoln Way, Ames
Movie screening and discussion

Sunday, OCTOBER 13: 2:00 PM
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 2410 Melrose Dr, Cedar Falls
Movie screening and discussion

Would your house of worship or community group like to be a co-sponsor of one of these events at no cost? Contact Connie Ryan for more information.

1946 documentary at the Varsity Cinema

JULY 21 and JULY 28

1:30 PM
The Varsity Cinema (1207 25th St, DES MOINES)

Seeking to uncover the origins of the rabid homophobia of the conservative church, a gay seminary scholar and a straight activist make a shocking discovery: In 1946 an erroneous translation of the term homosexual in the Bible that has been weaponized against the LGBTQIA+ community ever since. Interfaith Alliance of Iowa is a sponsor of the event.

Tickets may be purchased directly from The Varsity Cinema.

Book Launch Party with Jen Harvey

Join us for a book launch party with Jen Harvey!

Antiracism as Daily Practice (the Role of White Folks and the State of Our Democracy)
7:00 PM
xBK Live (1159 24th St, DES MOINES)

Jennifer's new book, Antiracism as Daily Practice, will be available for purchase through Storyhouse Bookpub (505 East Grand Ave, Suite #102, Des Moines). Sponsored by Interfaith Alliance of Iowa.

This event is free to attend, but reservations are required.