Conference Audio Archive

Foundation meeting

Foundation meeting

6/5/2012

The annual meeting of the Iowa United Methodist Foundation was held at the 2012 session of the Iowa Annual Conference.  Larry Cobb presided with an additional report from Dean Schlitter.


Black College Fund report

Black College Fund report

6/4/2012

The Black College Fund report to the 2012 session of the Iowa Annual Conference


Episcopal Address and Ministry Cabinet Report

Episcopal Address and Ministry Cabinet Report

6/4/2012

Bishop Julius Calvin Trimble's introduction and Ministry Cabinet Report, presented to the 2012 session of the Iowa Annual Conference.  The presentaton included updates on the healthy church initiatives and developing ministries of new places for new people.  Paul Smith, Field Outreach Minister for the South Central District and Naomi Sea Young ...


Lay Leader's address

Lay Leader's address

6/4/2012

“What has God called you to do?  Where is your journey taking you?  What have you learned?”  Questions that Norma Morrison, Conference Lay Leader asked the members of the Conference during her final Lay Leader’s Address.


Ordination sermon

Ordination sermon

6/4/2012

Bishop Gregory Vaughn Palmer delivered the sermon for the Service of Ordering on Sunday, June 3, 2012.  Bishop Palmer’s homily was entitled, “Weakness, Fear and Shaking."


Retirement Celebration

Retirement Celebration

6/4/2012

The Retirement Celebration from the 2012 session of the Iowa Annual Conference.  Rev. Dr. Charles Smith, retiring Conference Treasurer/Director of Administrative Services, was the preacher.


Women at the Well

Women at the Well

6/4/2012

Women at the Well 5th anniversary presentation to the 2012 Iowa Annual Conference session by Rev. Lee Schott, pastor.


An Interview with Ryan Barnett

An Interview with Ryan Barnett

6/3/2012

An interview with Pastor Ryan Barnett, of St. John's United Methodist Church, Corpus Christi, Texas.  He was the keynote speaker for the 2012 Methodist Laity Reform Movement banquet.


Conference artist's statement

Conference artist's statement

6/3/2012

Rev. Ted Lyddon Hatten's "Conference Artist's Statement" to the 2012 Annual Conference session


General Conference report

General Conference report

6/3/2012

Brian Milford and Phil Carver presented the General Conference report including a specially-produced video summary


Memorial Service sermon

Memorial Service sermon

6/3/2012

Rev. Anne Lippincott presented the sermon for the Memorial Service of the 2012 session of the Iowa Annual Conference.


Witness of Conscience

Witness of Conscience

6/3/2012

A Witness of Conscience in response to the actions of the 2012 General Conference.  Two covenants - "Do No Harm" and "A Covenant of Conscience" were read followed by moments of silence and prayer.  More than 500 signers and supporters stood wearing blue shirts with the message of John Wesley's first General Rule, "Do No Harm."


Ken Willard

Ken Willard

6/2/2012

2012 Laity session keynote presenter, Ken Willard


Opening Worship sermon - Bishop Trimble

Opening Worship sermon - Bishop Trimble

6/2/2012

"Let God's Grace Not Go to Waste" was Bishop Julius Calvin Trimble's sermon from the opening worship service of the 2012 session of the Iowa Annual Conference, delivered June 2, 2012.


Treasurer's report to the 2012 Conference

Treasurer's report to the 2012 Conference

6/2/2012

“We are at a critical point in our history,” said Dr. Charles Smith during his “Church Treasurer and Statistician“ report to the 2012 Annual Conference session. 


Invitation to Annual Conference

Invitation to Annual Conference

5/23/2012

Bishop Julius Calvin Trimble extends an invitation to the 2012 Annual Conference Session, talks about some of the events set for the gathering, shares his hopes, identifies the preachers for the worship experiences, and describes lighter moments he anticipates...


Food at the Annual Conference

Food at the Annual Conference

5/22/2012

Ali Brackett, the Catering Sales Manager for the Iowa Events Center, talks about the food options that will be available at the 2012 Annual Conference Session, including the dining area and average costs.


Dr. Charles Smith reflects on his retirement

Dr. Charles Smith reflects on his retirement

5/17/2012

Dr. Charles Smith is retiring after the 2012 session of the Iowa Annual Conference, following 16 years at the Conference Treasurer, Director of Administrative Services, and other titles and responsibilities.  He concludes 42 years of active ministry.  He reflects on his years of service, offers some advice to younger clergy, expresses some hopes ...


Christine Davis, Conference Spiritual Guide

Christine Davis, Conference Spiritual Guide

5/16/2012

Meet Christine Davis who will be the Spiritual Guide for the 2012 Annual Conference.  Learn her hopes for the Annual Conference session and hear her vision of wholeness.  Christine is a member of the Mount Vernon United Methodist Church.


Fill the Truck at Annual Conference

Fill the Truck at Annual Conference

5/16/2012

Trish Burket, Disaster Response Coordinator for the Iowa Annual Conference, talks about the Fille the Truck missions opportunity at the 2012 session of the Iowa Annual Conference.  Click here for detail about the kits people are invited to make to bring to the truck.  The kits will help in times of disaster as well as support international mission...


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