Bishop Laurie will be present at three locations around the conference to debrief and answer questions about the 2019 General Conference. Laity and clergy are encouraged to attend whichever session is most convenient for you.
Sunday, March 10 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. Salem UMC, Cedar Rapids (LIVESTREAM)
Saturday, March 16 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. New Hope UMC, Des Moines (LIVESTREAM)
Sunday, March 17 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. Trinity UMC, Fort Dodge
North Central Jurisdiction GC2019 Highlights Video
Highlights from the 2019 Special Called General Conference of The United Methodist Church, produced for communicators and annual conferences of the North Central Jurisdiction.
I did it again last week during the 2019 General Conference. In a draft of one of my communications with the Iowa Annual Conference, I mistakenly typed "Untied" instead of "United" Methodist. It's easy to do, especially if you aren't the best...
2020 General of Jurisdictional Conference Delegate Nominations
If you feel called to be a delegate to the 2020 General or Jurisdictional Conference this year, here's a link to learn more about the position of delegate and a nominations form to be completed by April 15. (PS: You are responsible for proofreading your own material.)
Information about those who have been nominated is also available on this page.
"So God sent back the same man his people had previously rejected when they demanded, 'Who made you a ruler and judge over us?' Through the angel who appeared to him in the burning bush, God sent Moses to be their ruler and savior.
Rev. Ryan Christenson, Interim Associate for Congregational Excellence recently spoke with the Iowa United Methodist Conference Communication's team about how churches can use the Congregation Assessment Tool (CAT) to discover their current gifts ...
Following General Conference 2019, many are contemplating what the future of The United Methodist Church will look like. With much attention on divisive issues, it is easy to forget the shared values and ministry that bring us together. United...