June 29, 2018
NEWS
Learning How to Fly Again

Last week, Gary went outside in the early morning and said, "Look, there's a baby bird on the porch!" Last year, two barn swallows decided to make a nest in the alcove of our porch. We watched as they carefully built a nest and left debris and...

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Conversation on a Way Forward

About the Commission: The 32-member Commission on a Way Forward was appointed by the Council of Bishops to assist the bishops in their charge from the 2016 General Conference to lead the church forward amid the present impasse related to LGBTQ...

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Candidacy retreats begin again in August

Candidates for ministry in the Iowa Annual Conference will once again have the opportunity to participate in a candidacy retreat as part of the ...

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Send a child to camp!

Attending church camp is a HIGHLIGHT for many children as part of their summer activities! Going to camp is insanely fun, physically challenging, ...

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UPCOMING EVENTS
Mental Health Initiative

The Bishop's Mental Health Task Force invites you to join in the journey to fulfill one aspect of the resolution brought to the floor of Annual Conference 2017, #9342 Mental Illness, found on page 33 of the Iowa Conference Book of Resolutions.

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Youth 2019 - The National United Methodist Youth Conference

The YOUTH Event is the National Gathering for United Methodist Youth, it will be in 2019 and traces its' roots all the way back to the first YOUTH event of 1988. YOUTH 2019 will provide youth and their leaders with chances to connect with each...

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curious.church

This year, from October 9-12 Iowa will serve as host to the National Christians Engaged in Faith Formation Conference called 'curious.church' (...

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United Methodist Men

UNITED METHODIST MEN FOUR CONFERENCE RALLY Dakotas, Great Plains, Iowa, Minnesota-Men Sharing God's Love since 1998 September 28-30, 2018 Lake Okoboji Camp and Retreat Center Friday Evening, 6:00 pm -- Sunday Worship @ 9:15 Hosted by Iowa UMMen...

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