The Congregational United Church of Christ, 308 E. Second St. N. in Newton, is hosting a discussion on financial assistance with Captain Jeff Carter of the Newton Salvation Army and Amy Hansen, county coordinator for Red Rock Area Community Action Program, at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday.Carter and Hansen will share the missions, goals and services offered by their organizations. All are encouraged to attend. The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.Contact the Rev. Jessica Petersen at (641) 792-3773 with any questions.