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Iowa Religious Media Services

(IRMS) is an ecumenical lending library with over 8100 DVD, VHS, audio and book titles available for use by member organizations. Members have full access to the collection and can check out unlimited items, paying only the return shipping. We are committed to providing religious media resources to assist with faith formation and growth of the whole person, including exploration of the Bible and religious issues. The Iowa Conference of the United Methodist Church supports IRMS through apportionments.

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Iowa United Methodist Foundation

The Iowa United Methodist Foundation's focus is totally on service to Iowa United Methodist individuals, churches, the Annual Conference and related agencies. Services are concentrated in two basic areas--fund development and investment management. 

Fund development services: working with individuals in planning charitable gifts, assisting local churches with planned giving programs and special campaigns; and, providing fund-raising services for the Annual Conference and related agencies.

Investment management services: provide investment options within the Social Principles of the United Methodist Church for local churches, the Conference and related agencies, and, investing and managing charitable trusts and endowments from United Methodist individuals.

Governance: The Foundation is governed by approximately 30 men and women, laity and clergy. These individuals bring their diverse and rich experiences to the Foundation. They are business leaders, bankers, attorneys, farmers, homemakers, insurance and investment experts, etc. 

Iowa Wesley Foundations

There are 4 Wesley Foundation Websites in Iowa - at Drake, Iowa State, University of Iowa and the University of Northern Iowa. 

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The materials on this page are recommended to you by the Field Outreach Ministers of the Iowa Conference. They are listed by category. Contact your district's FOM for more information about these resources.

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Douglas Ave, Suite 3
Urbandale, IA 50322
Phone: 515.244.2994


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