Board of Discipleship for Iowa

2016 Harry Denman Evangelism Awards

The Board of Discipleship of the Iowa Annual Conference is now accepting nominations for The Harry Denman Evangelism Award which honors United Methodists in each annual conference whose exceptional ministry of evangelism brings people into a life transforming relationship with Jesus Christ.  What distinguishes a Harry Denman Evangelism Award recipient is the commitment to consistently introduce others to the Good News of Jesus Christ in all ministry settings.  Their ministry is exceptional for the number of new Christ Followers who credit encounters with this person as critical in helping to start or reignite their faith journey.

Evangelism happens in many contexts and many settings, impacts and engages all generations, and requires relationship among a variety of persons.  This can involve personal witnessing, speaking, and inspiring individual persons or the local church to be actively involved helping people to experience the Good News of Jesus Christ. What is important are the persons whose lives have been changed by the life and ministry of the nominee.

Anyone may nominate a person in any of the three categories of Clergy, Laity or Youth (persons age 18 or younger). All applications must be received no later than April 22.  Email as an attachment to is preferred or print and mail to Norma Morrison, 2117 Americana Ave., Muscatine, IA 52761. (Do NOT click "submit.”)

Help us honor those who are consistently introducing others to the Good News of Jesus Christ!  Contact Norma Morrison at 563-260-7651 or by email if you have any questions.


Clergy Nomination Form

Laity Nomination Form

Youth Nomination Form