Iowa UMC Clergy Women's Convocation

WhenSunday, November 12, 2017 at 6:00 PM to Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 11:00 AM
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WhereFirst United Methodist Church
516 Kellogg Avenue
Ames,

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Sunday Nov 12. 6 PM - Tuesday Nov 14. 11 AM
First UMC Ames 
$50 event registration
Lodging on your own
RSVP TODAY!

Great Women Preachers of Iowa lead us through the scriptures of Advent & Christmas as we worship together, enjoy fun and educational workshops and reconnect to support each other in ministry.

Preachers: BISHOP LAURIE HALLER, Rev. LaTonya Calderon, Rev. Anna Blaedel, and Rev. Lillian Gallo-Seagren
Round Table Discussions: Being in Connection, caring for yourself and each other with our women District Supt's. Women creating new places for new people in Iowa, Women doing Social Justice Ministries in Iowa, Women of Color in Ministry in Iowa.

Worship Leader Colleen McRoberts
Cost is $50 and will be billed to you in October
The room block is at the GrandStay on South Duff in Ames. 
(a discounted rate of about $15.00 less than the regular cost, rooms are very large and easily shared)


SCHEDULE

Sunday, November 12
Meet and Greet 6:30-7:30 PM
Opening Celebration 7:30 -9 PM
   "The Annunciation: Celebrating Our Call" - Bishop Laurie Haller preaching.

Monday, November 13
Plenary 9 am
Morning Worship
  "Mary & Elizabeth: Pregnant Together" - Rev. LaTonya Calderon preaching
Round table discussion
  "Being the Connection and Being Healthy: Where do you get support? How can we
    support each other?
    Rev. Lilian Gallo Seagren, Southeast District Superintendent
    Rev. Terra Amundson, Southwest District Superintendent
    Rev. Jackie Bradford, Northeast District Superintendent
    Rev. Jaymee Glenn-Burns, Northeast District Field Outreach Minister
    Rev. Melissa Drake, Southeast District Field Outreach Minister
    Rev. Katharine Yarnell, North Central District Field Outreach Minister
    Naomi Sea Young Wittstruck, Central District Field Outreach Minister
Breakout Groups 10:45 am - 12 noon
Lunch 12:15 pm
Plenary 1:30 pm
  "The Magnificat" 
Round table discussion
  "Women doing Social Justice Ministries Around Iowa"
     Rev. Lanette Plambeck, Senior Pastor of Broadway UMC
Breakout Groups 3 - 4:15 pm
Dinner 5 pm
Plenary 7 - 9 pm
  "No Room at the Inn"
Round table discussion
  "Women creating New Places for New People in Iowa"
    Rev. Jae Hee Lee
    Rev. Jennifer Hibben
    Rev. Vickie Fisher
    Rev. Rosa Maria Rodriguez

Tuesday, November 14
Round table discussion 9 am
  "Women of Color in Ministry in Iowa"
    Rev. LaTonya Calderon
    Rev. Enna Antunez
Closing Worship - 10-11 am

 Breakout Sessions:
Roxanne Strike
Dr. Mary Bellon
Tour of local artist studio
Prayer Room


 

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The Iowa Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church
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