2017 Iowa Annual Conference Session


The Iowa Annual Conference will be here before you know it! Our theme this year is “Creating Difference Makers.”

We will be challenging everyone, even children, to become a difference maker in the next year. 

Your Invitation

Creating Difference Makers from Iowa Annual Conference on Vimeo.



Special Guests


Our guest speaker is Rev. Faith Fowler, founder and Executive Director of Cass Community Social Services in Detroit, Michigan. In 2016, Fowler received Detroit’s Shining Light Award for being a difference maker in the city. She was also named to the Women’s Hall of Fame in Michigan. You won’t want to miss her presentation and workshop. 

Retired Bishop Deb Kiesey will preach at the Retirement service, and Rev. Brian Milford, new President and CEO of the United Methodist Publishing House, will preach at the Memorial service. Bishop Laurie Haller will be preaching at the Ordering of Ministry service.


Contacting us

The Iowa Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church
2301 Rittenhouse St. Des Moines, IA 50321 | (515) 974-8900 | communications@iaumc.org