Glenwood is located 15 miles south of the nation’s crossroads at I-29 & I-80 in Omaha/Council Bluffs area. At Exit 35, a 4 mile drive east on Hwy 34 takes you through the beautiful Loess Hills into Glenwood.

Business Climate
The beautiful, historic town square of Glenwood defines the pride of this unique community. The downtown center remains the focus of civic and commercial life in the community. Long standing businesses mix with new enterprises, centered around a historic courthouse square. Glenwood is a service and human service community. The business community also extends to Locust St., Glenwood Plaza and other locations. The largest employer is the Glenwood Resource Center.

Preschools and Daycare

Kids Place


St. John Lutheran Preschool


St. John Lutheran Church

Chris Clayton

Glenwood l Headstart


304 6th Street
Glenwood, IA 51534

Linda McGrew, Center Supervisor of Head Start l

Glenwood ll Headstart


102 Central
Glenwood, IA 51534

Julie Boysen, Center Supervisor of Head Start ll

Holy Rosary Montessori Pre-Primary School



Bible Baptist

605 South Hazel Street
Glenwood, Iowa 51534

Calvary Baptist Church

56456 221st Street
Glenwood, IA 51534

Bible Study: Sunday
9:30AM 10:45 am & 6 pm

Common Ground

113 Center Street
Glenwood, Iowa 51534

Sunday: Worship 10:00 AM
Wednesday: Youth Groups at 6:30 PM

First Baptist Church

P.O. Box 508 212 North Vine Street
Glenwood, IA 51534

Sunday School: 9:30 AM
Worship: Sunday 10:45 AM

First Christian Church

202 North Vine Street
Glenwood, IA 51534

Sunday School: 9:30 AM
Worship: Sunday 10:45 AM
Bible Study: Wednesday 10:00 AM

First Congregational United Church of Christ

407 Second Street
Glenwood, IA 51534

Worship: Sunday 10:30 AM
Sunday School: 9:00 AM August – May
Call for information on Youth Groups

Freedom Fellowship PCG

411 Coolidge Street
Glenwood, Iowa 51534

Glenwood Community Evangelical Free Church

56646 – 240th Street
Glenwood, Iowa 51534

Glenwood State Hospital School

712-527-4811 ext. 551
711 South Vine Street
Glenwood, Iowa 51534

Grace United Methodist Church

112 North Walnut Street
Glenwood IA 51534

Christian Education/Sunday School: 9:00 AM
Worship: Sunday 8:45 AM

Hillsdale United Methodist Church

Box 127 Silver City, IA 51571-0127
A Country Church off Highway 34
P.O. Box 127

Worship: Sunday 9:45 AM

Holy Rosary Catholic Church

24116 Marian Avenue
Glenwood, IA 51534

Sacrament of Reconciliation: call to schedule
Masses: Saturday 4:00 PM Sunday 8:00 AM & 10:00 AM
Religious Education Montessori Classes: Sept – April

Latter Day Saints

21919 Elderberry Road
Glenwood, Iowa 51534

Frontline Church

22625 Forrester Lane
Glenwood, Iowa 51545

Loess Hills Church

Located in West Elementary
707 Sharp Street
Glenwood, IA 51534

St. Johns Episcopal

111 Vine Street
Glenwood IA 51534

Worship: Sunday 10:00 AM
Holy Days: Call church for information

The Connection: A Christian Community

P.O. Box 150
Glenwood, Iowa 51534

Trinity Lutheran Church

512 Second Street
Glenwood, IA 51534

Sunday School & Bible Class: 8:45 AM
Worship: Sunday 10:00 AM

Wabonsi Church

Contact Fran at 712-527-9597