March 23, 2018
NEWS
Let's Stand Up Together!

It seemed serendipitous, but it was no accident. I found myself sitting next to Doris Knight last week at the dedication of the new offices for Justice for our Neighbors (JFON) in Des Moines. According to their website, Iowa JFON is a "nonprofit...

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Johnson, Plambeck named directors

In a move to align resources and talent in the Iowa Annual Conference, Bishop Laurie Haller has appointed Rev. Dr. Jaye Johnson as the Director of Congregational Excellence, and Rev. Dr. Lanette Plambeck as the Director for Clergy and Leadership...

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AC2018 - Creating Difference Makers in New Communities...

Creating Difference Makers in New Communities of Faith is the theme for the 2018 Iowa Annual Conference session where lay and clergy will gather for the three-day event will be held at the Iowa Events Center/Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines.

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Looking at Way Forward's institutional impact - The...

Whatever the special General Conference decides in 2019 about the denomination's future has implications far beyond United Methodist congregations. To get a better sense of that impact, a group of U.S. bishops met privately in Dallas with leaders ...

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IA Conf. communicators receive awards

The Communications Ministry Team of the Iowa Conference was recognized for its work during the awards gala of the 2018 gathering of the United Methodist Association of Communicators. The event, held in Philadelphia, brought together...

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Destruction allows new growth

By: Morgan Frideres, Spring 2018 Intern, Simpson College A tornado destroyed part of the sanctuary at the Wesley United Methodist Church in Muscatine in March 2017, causing $1 million of damages to the building and destroying the 5200 pipe...

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2018 Camp registration is now open

Camp registration for the 2018 season is officially open! Come join us at Lake Okoboji, Pictured Rocks, or Wesley Woods Camp and Retreat Centers for ...

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UPCOMING EVENTS
DMPCC offers opportunities for clergy and laity

The Daring Way.™ Show Up. Be Seen. Live Brave.™ The Daring Way™ is a one-day workshop based on the work of Dr. Brené Brown. Participants can take ...

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Laity Day with Bishop Laurie invitation

Saturday, April 14, 2018 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Starting at 9:00, enjoy coffee and treats, fellowship, pick up materials for the day and check ...

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Order of Elder, Order of Deacons, Fellowship of Local...

Spring 2018 Order of Elders, Order of Deacons, Fellowship of Local Pastors and Associate Members Event Thursday, April 26th from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. ...

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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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