September 27, 2018
NEWS
Come Upon These Waters

Gracious God, holy and wholly living, there is much still to be decided as The United Methodist Church moves into the future, moves toward General Conference 2019. Even in the unknown, even where there is chaos and confusion, remind us again and...

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Bishop Laurie begins COWF Fall Gatherings

More than 300 people gathered at Salem and Washington United Methodist Churches to listen and join in on the Conversation on a Way Forward on Sunday, ...

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Filipino United Methodists respond after storms

Coming to terms with the massive devastation brought by Super Typhoon Mangkhut, United Methodists in the Philippines are organizing and mobilizing to assist disaster-stricken communities Mangkhut, which struck the northern part of the Philippines ...

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Coming alongside others in care

On Thursday afternoon, July 19, when an F3 tornado roared through Marshalltown, the United Methodist Women here at Marshalltown Hope were putting the final touches on their annual fundraiser - a rummage sale set to open the next day. As our...

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5K helps 'end the stigma' of mental health

Photos from the End the Stigma Mental Health Awareness 5K and Forum on Sept. 15, 2018 in Carlisle. When Linda Benton went to Annual ...

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Delegates build relationships, consider what is good for ...

Members of each of the delegations to the Special Session of General Conference from across the North Central Jurisdiction (NCJ) gathered at Wespath Benefits and Investments in Glenview, Illinois September 21-22. The time of shared learning,...

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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.
UPCOMING EVENTS
True Vine Fall Gathering of Clergy Spouses

Presentations: Diane McClanahan, Des Moines Pastoral Counseling Center: HERE I AM! Responding to Gods call in YOUR OWN life as you companion your ...

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Mental Health First Aid Training Event Registration

Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that teaches you how to help someone who may be experiencing a mental health or substance  abuse challenge. The training helps you identify, understand, and respond to signs of addiction and mental illness...

Habitat for Humanity UMC Day

Thrivent Financial is building a Habitat for Humanity home! This fall, various religious denominations are having a build day and Saturday, October ...

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Women at the Well Reentry Training

Pastor Paul Witmer, Minister of Reentry and Congregational Care for Women at the Well at the Iowa Correctional Institution for Women at Mitchellville,...

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School for Lay Ministry advanced classes

The School for Lay Ministry Commission Advanced Classes begins October 13 at Cornell College in Mt. Vernon, Iowa. Each of the classes are available to all clergy, laity or those interested. Don't wait to take advantage of these special learning...

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Curious.Church

Which describes your faith formation ministries: curiously dated, or curiously fresh? At Curious.Church, a national faith formation conference, people like you will gather to look ahead with excitement.

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Des Moines Area Hunger Hike

The Des Moines Area Hunger Hike will take place on Sunday, October 14 at 1:30 p.m. This year's Hike will be the 50th Jubilee Hike to raise money to ...

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School for Lay Ministry classes for 2018-19

School for Lay Ministry Classes Beginning Soon-Don't Miss Out on an Exciting Journey in Your Spiritual Growth Check out The School for Lay Ministry ...

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Fall 2018 Orders & Fellowship Event

The Fall 2018 Orders & Fellowship Event will be held Tuesday, October 30th from 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Marshalltown, First UMC. POV (Point of View) ...

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