March 29, 2019
IOWA FLOOD DISASTER RESPONSE
Video tour of flooding in Hamburg, Iowa

Pastor Luke Fillmore gave the Iowa Communications Team a brief tour of the devastating flooding in Hamburg, Iowa. Fillmore is appointed in Hamburg and...

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NEWS
'We thank God because we are alive' | United Methodist...

Church members at Malanga United Methodist Church joined sister churches in the ecumenical Mozambique Christian Council for a Solidarity Worship Service March 22 to provide support to survivors of Cyclone Idai. Under the leadership of the Rev.

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UMCOR grants aid initial cyclone response | United...

By Linda Bloom and Joao Sambo March 21, 2019 | UMNS Other Manual Translations: português View More Do you have a question about The United Methodist Church? This is the place to get answers. Ask The UMC, a ministry of United Methodist...

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Seminary leaders stress inclusiveness after GC2019 |...

By Jim Patterson March 28, 2019 | UMNS Leaders of most United Methodist seminaries in the U.S. that train clergy for the denomination are stressing their inclusive policies after the special General Conference affirmed the church's LGBTQ bans....

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Resistance to GC2019 spreads | United Methodist News Service

Before last month's special called General Conference in St. Louis, the Rev. Mitchell Boone had participated in same-sex weddings, but he hadn't violated the United Methodist Book of Discipline by performing one. He's willing now, despite the...

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IOWA NEWS
2019-2020 Appointments (Recently Released)

Released by Bishop Haller & the Cabinet - 3/27/2019 (Appointment date is July 1, 2019 unless otherwise noted)

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Iowa Conference creating bi-district offices

As a result of the Budget Team's recommendations, the Iowa Conference will be creating bi-district offices and reducing the number of District ...

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Annual mission trip to Honduras builds close bonds

Each year in January, Clayton Eakins of Bloomfield, Iowa, organizes a Volunteers in Mission trip out of Davis County, to Honduras. This is the fifth time he has brought a group to these areas, and this year he was joined by Steve Davidson, Penny...

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EVENTS
Laity Day with Bishop Laurie

Join other people from across the Iowa Conference for a stimulating Laity Day with the Bishop on Saturday, April 6 at Collegiate UMC in Ames. Watch it...

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One Holy Thursday in Mitchellville

As Easter draws near, Women at the Well is holding a special worship service outside the prison and we hope you'll join in. We'll be observing Holy Thursday at the Mitchellville UMC.

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Join us for a live, nationwide webinar and discussion

Solihten Institute and the Des Moines Pastoral Counseling Center present a nationwide live interactive webcast LEADING IN A RAPIDLY CHANGING WORLD Program Tod Bolsinger, M.Div., Ph.D. is the Vice-President & Chief of Leadership Formation, and...

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Join us for a series of three conversations

PROGRAM "Good patriots carry on a lover's quarrel with their country." -- William Sloan Coffin Some of us feel like this: "I can't talk to my friends, my neighbors, my family! The tension is too much!" At a time in which our country is painfully...

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RESOURCES
Native American Ministries Sunday | UMC Giving

Together, we empower local spiritual development and educate Native American seminary students to serve God faithfully.

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"In God we trust; all others bring data" | United...

Data and user-friendly management software help churches to communicate more quickly with members, streamline administrative tasks and manage resources to make a powerful ministry impact.

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