FFBC members enjoy breakfast and a speaker during our monthly gatherings. Breakfast begins promptly at 7:00am. Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are at Hoyt Sherman Place. To view upcoming speakers, click here.
Hoyt Sherman Place (Web site)
1501 Woodland Avenue
Des Moines,IA 50309
December 1, 2017
Senior Minister of Plymouth United Church of Christ.
November 3, 2017
retired attorney who spent 30 years in Iowa public service as Assistant Attorney General, Chief Deputy Secretary of State, and Deputy/Director of the Iowa Department of Inspections & Appeals
October 6, 2017
Reverend Mark Stringer,
current pastor of First Unitarian Church who recently announced his retirement and will be taking a leadership position at the Iowa chapter of the ACLU.
September 1, 2017
President and CEO of Food Bank of Iowa.
August 4, 2017
author of ‘No House to Call My Home,’ and an advocate for homeless LGBTQ youth.
July 7, 2017
Dr. Loren Olson
psychiatrist and book author.
June 2, 2017
Reverend Anna Blaedel,
Executive Director of the University of Iowa Wesley Student Center and self-avowed and avid practicing lesbian, whose complaint filed against her in June, 2016 by three Iowa Conference clergymen, was dismissed on Aug. 30 by Bishop Julius C. Trimble.
May 5, 2017
CEO at Boy Scouts of America, Mid-Iowa Council
April 7, 2017
the new Executive Director for One Iowa
March 3, 2017
Executive Director for Hoyt Sherman Place
February 3, 2017
Professor of Political Science and Department Chair at Drake University.
January 6, 2017
former Police Chief of Des Moines, Iowa who now owns and operates Moulder and Associates Police Management Consultants.