News & Information

Updated 7/12/2021

New mailing address for Golden Valley District

Doug Cue or Ann Zeal, Golden Valley District, PO Box 607, Marion IA 52302-0607

Mobile United Methodist Missionaries (MUMM)

May-Early June Activity Report

Local Church News

August 14 & 15 - Cedar Rapids, Buffalo UM Church 145th Birthday Celebration
1000 30th St NE, Cedar Rapids
For up-to-date information on the celebration, please consult the church’s website:

Upcoming Advanced Lay Servant Training Opportunities

Details on all trainings can be found on the Conference website:
Advanced "Accountable Discipleship"
This course focuses on the concept of the household of God, Scripture as divine revelation, Wesleyan understanding of grace, and the importance of the class leaders in the development of the Methodist movement.
July 10, 17, 24, and 31 (Saturdays from 9:00am to 11:45 am through Zoom.
Only those who have taken the Basic Course may enroll in the Advanced Course.
Book:  Accountable Discipleship by Steven W. Manskar ($15.00) purchase at or
If you have questions, you may email Bernie Colorado at


To see a breakdown of Apportionments for the year click Apportionment Calculator.

Educational Opportunities - Travel with Bishop Laurie in 2022

Walking Where Jesus Walked!
Bishop Laurie Haller invites clergy and laity to join her in pilgrimage to the Holy Land, February 1-11, 2022.
The "Bible Land Exploration" tour is certain to impact you in very positive ways as you experience the Land of our Faith firsthand. Early registration discounts are available through August 1. For more information contact Len and Diane Eberhart, or 641-990-3861 voice/text.

World Famous Passion Play
Bishop Laurie Hall is leading a group to experience the Best of Italy & Oberammergau Passion Play, August 15-26, 2022. Early registration discounts are available through September 30. For more information contact Len and Diane Eberhart, or 641-990-3861 voice/text.