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Mailing Address - Golden Valley District, PO Box 607, Marion IA 52302-0607
District Office is closed on Fridays
Last Updated 10/7/2021
2021-Charge Conference
2022 Annual Conference Equalization
Each   charge receives one lay member to Annual Conference. A charge served by more than one clergyperson is assigned an additional lay member for each additional appointed clergy. Persons appointed to a charge who are from another annual conference, another denomination, are supervised and/or certified laypersons, or who are Temporary Pulpit Supply are not considered clergy for purposes of equalization and will not be in the total clergy count for that charge. They should attend as an equalization member (District-At-Large). 
Click here for the Golden Valley Equalization list. 
Laypersons who are in specified conference leadership positions are automatically equalization members and should not be elected to represent their local charge or their district. 
Each district is assigned 22 at large members in addition, each district is assigned two young adult members (age 18-30) and two youth members (high school age).
October 14 - Fall 2021 Orders & Fellowship Event - 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Register by Monday, October 11th. Registration fee is $20.
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October 23 - UMW Mission Day Apart - Riverside, Trinity Church
11 E 2nd St, Riverside IA
October 24 - Bible Lecture - "70 Hebrew Words Every Christian Should Know" - Davenport, St. John's
Presented by Dr. Matthew Schlimm, Professor of Old Testament University of Dubuque Theological Seminary
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November 6 - Get ready for 42nd annual Mission Ingathering on...
The 42nd Annual Mission Ingathering will be held on Saturday, November 6, 2021. Our purpose is to show the love of Christ to the world's people by ministering to their needs. 
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Mount Pleasant Site Coordinator:  Judy Brotherton, 563-264-5372,
December 1 - 2022 Golden Valley District Askings Grant
The District Askings are application-based grants. Your application must be received in the GV District Office by December 1. District Askings Application  


The calculations for the 2022 Iowa Annual Conference Apportionments have been completed and the information has been published on the Iowa Conference website under the Finance and Administration, Apportionment Resources page (

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.