October 26, 2018
The School of Dreams in the Valley of Hope

We simply wanted to climb to the top of Mount Chiremba, which overlooks United Methodist-related Africa University in Zimbabwe. Larry, Ben, Paul, and I parked Larry's truck at the Old Mutare Methodist Mission to begin our 4,000-foot climb when we ...

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Bishop visits AU center she helped build

By Eveline Chikwanah Oct. 24, 2018 | MUTARE, Zimbabwe (UMNS) Iowa Bishop Laurie Haller visited Africa University to see the Ubuntu Center, the final product of a $500,000 fundraising campaign she led while a district superintendent in Michigan.

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Seeing a Way Forward: The Rev. Gary Graves | United...

How does GC2019 relate to GC2020? What are the differences? These are some of the questions addressed by the Rev. Gary Graves, secretary of the General Conference, for our video series.

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Ways to remember the lives and work of church saints |

On All Saints Day, United Methodists publicly remember and honor those who have passed away. Celebrated on the first Sunday in November, many congregations light candles, ring bells of remembrance, and call the names of those lost in the previous ...

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November 2018 Post-Pentecost Worship Planning Series -...

Beginning with All Saints Sunday and ending with Reign of Christ Sunday (Christ the King Sunday), November is a time when we look back in remembrance of the saints, but we also look forward as we await Christ's coming again, more poignantly...

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United Methodist Church Christmas 2018

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2018 Journal and 2018 Clergy Lay Directory and 2017 Book of Resolutions

The  2018 Iowa Conference Journal Clergy Lay Directory Book of Resolutions and other related documents are now available on the Iowa Conference’s website . All documents are available without a password except for the Clergy Lay Directory. If you have misplaced the login information for the Clergy Lay Directory, please email  Jill.Stanton@iaumc.org for help.
Commission on a Way Forward

Bishop Laurie along with General Conference Delegates will be at Webster City, Asbury Oct. 27 and Spencer, Grace on Oct. 28. They will worship, answer questions, and be in dialogue together around the pros and cons of each of the three COWF plans.

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School for Lay Ministry

School for Lay Ministry - New Des Moines Location This fall, the School for Lay Ministry will be offering courses in Des Moines at the Iowa United Methodist Conference Center.

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