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October 2021

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Iowa Conference UMW Annual Meeting (In-person and ZOOM Livestream)

Saturday, October 2, 2021 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM (CST)
Location: Cherokee United Methodist Church
The Iowa Conference’s United Methodist Women will host their annual meeting on Zoom Livestream or in-person at the Cherokee United Methodist Church on Saturday, October 2, 2021. Coffee and registration will be from 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., and the ...

October Winterization Blitz

Monday, October 4, 2021 to Sunday, October 31, 2021
WE ARE RECRUITING VOLUNTEERS AND GROUPS OF ALL SKILL LEVELS TO HELP HOMEOWNERS GET READY FOR WINTER! Many homeowners still need assistance with basic repairs to prevent pipes from freezing and provide better protection from the elements. This ...

Fall 2021 Orders & Fellowship event

Thursday, October 14, 2021 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (CST)
Location: Big Creek State Park
Join the Fall Orders & Fellowship event Thursday, October 14th from 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at Big Creek State Park shelters by the beach to connect with God and peers. We've asked our leaders to build groups from an area of their passion and invite ...

Conflict Transformation Training Event

Saturday, October 16, 2021 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM (CST)
Location: Ames, First United Methodist Church
The Iowa Conference Conflict Transformation Team presents: Conflict Transformation Skills for Churches a one-day workshop for clergy and other church leaders Saturday, October 16, 2021—10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. First United Methodist Church, 516 ...

Developing Digital Faith Communities with Cathy Townley

Monday, October 18, 2021 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM (CST)
The Congregational Excellence team invites you to join two webinars to continue learning about Developing Online Faith Communities. The webinars will be hosted by Cathy Townley, who has years of experience coaching churches through the digital age. ...
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Developing Digital Faith Communities with Cathy Townley

Thursday, October 21, 2021 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)
The Congregational Excellence team invites you to join two webinars to continue learning about Developing Online Faith Communities. The webinars will be hosted by Cathy Townley, who has years of experience coaching churches through the digital age. ...
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Developing Digital Faith Communities with Cathy Townley

Monday, October 25, 2021 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM (CST)
The Congregational Excellence team invites you to join two webinars to continue learning about Developing Online Faith Communities. The webinars will be hosted by Cathy Townley, who has years of experience coaching churches through the digital age. ...
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Fall Lunch

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM (CST)
Location: Osceola UMC
Osceola UMC Fall Lunch will be on October 26, 2021. Lunch will be carry out and local delivery. Please contact the church to place your order.

Developing Digital Faith Communities with Cathy Townley

Thursday, October 28, 2021 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)
The Congregational Excellence team invites you to join two webinars to continue learning about Developing Online Faith Communities. The webinars will be hosted by Cathy Townley, who has years of experience coaching churches through the digital age. ...
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ALD-Advanced Lay Servant/Speaker Training

Saturday, November 13, 2021 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (CST)
Location: Atlantic, First United Methodist Church
ALDERSGATE DISTRICT LAY SERVANT/LAYSPEAKER TRAINING ALANTIC, FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 800 POPLAR ST.  ALANTIC, IA 50022 NOVEMBER 13 2021 8:30AM TO 4:30PM The following classes will be available for those wishing to certify or recertify their ...

The Blessings of Play

Saturday, November 13, 2021 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (CST)
A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit sags a person's strength. Proverbs 17:22 Playing is as sacred as music and silence. Like prayer, laughter and play can be healing to the mind, body, and soul. when we play, we leave behind ...

Epiphany Worship Service

Wednesday, January 5, 2022 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM (CST)
View the Livestream → Bishop Laurie Haller invites all clergy and laypersons in the Iowa Conference to an Epiphany Eve Address and Worship Service, “A Different Way: Celebrating God’s Hope Made Real.”   The address will be ...

AC2022 Town Hall Meeting (Development)

Saturday, January 8, 2022 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM (CST)
Priority 1:  Equipping Ourselves and Others as Transformational Leaders (Development) The Saturday, January 8, 2022, Town Hall meeting will be from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. on Zoom. The topic of this meeting will center around Development. Rev. Bill ...

BOTH/AND - Part 2

Monday, January 24, 2022 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (CST)
After over 18 months of doing our best to live into BOTH/AND, many churches are feeling a mixture of exhilaration and exhaustion when thinking about the continuation of hybrid worship. While many have seen their reach extended, some have begun to ...
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Discerning a Call to Ministry - Attend the Candidacy Retreat

Saturday, February 5, 2022 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM (CST)
Are you exploring a call to ministry? The candidacy retreat which is a requirement of the candidacy process is an opportunity to further discern your call to ministry, learn more about the process, meet others on the journey, hear from those serving ...

CANCELLED - 15 Years of Resilience and Hope—Women at the Well Worship Celebration

Sunday, February 6, 2022 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (CST)
Women at the Well (WATW) is celebrating 15 years of being "the church that breaks down walls" on February 6, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at Ames Collegiate/Wesley Foundation. There will be music by Richard Bruxvoort Culligan, shared greetings from the four ...

Introduction to Conflict Transformation

Saturday, February 26, 2022 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM (CST)
Location: Carroll, First United Methodist Church
February 26, 2022, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM *March 26 has been reserved as a snow date for this event. Registration fee: $20 per person Deadline to register: Friday, February 18, 2022 Conflict happens. It is a reality in every church and every ...

Going Beyond Food Pantries - Spring 2022 Orders & Fellowship Event

Thursday, March 24, 2022 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM (CST)
Location: Immanuel UMC
Learn and engage in transformational ways with those in poverty going beyond food pantries. Rev. Brian Combs is a graduate of NC State and Emory University.  While no degree was awarded, his most formative education came from attending integrated ...
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Pancake Breakfast and Bake Sale

Saturday, April 2, 2022 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM (CST)
Pancake Breakfast and Bake Sale Saturday, April 2, 2022 8:00 to 11:00 am Buffalo United Methodist Church 1000 30th Street NE Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 319-378-4258 Come and enjoy - Pancakes, Eggs, Sausage, Coffee, Juice and Milk. The breakfast is FREE,...

Documentary Film Showing: "They were Champions All" - The Incomplete Story of the Algona Brownies

Wednesday, April 27, 2022 6:00 PM (CST)
Location: Jubilee United Methodist Church Freedom Center

PR District Conference

Sunday, May 1, 2022
SAVE THE DATE! More information will be forthcoming!

United Methodist Volunteer in Mission Team Leader Training

Friday, July 22, 2022 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CST)
This training will share best practicies for leading a successsful and impacteful mission experience. The training will provide important information for leading a mission journey for a youth, adult or multi-generational mission team, locally, ...

Taste of South Sudan - Storm Lake United Methodist Church

Saturday, July 30, 2022 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM (CST)
SATURDAY, JULY 30, 2022 11:00AM—1:00PM  at the Storm Lake United Methodist Church Family Life Center (Enter off of Cayuga Street, under the drive-thru canopy) Come experience food beginning at 11:00 AM followed by entertainment by the SLHS South ...

ALD-Professional Interviews

Tuesday, August 2, 2022 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM (CST)
Location: Council Bluffs, Broadway

ALD-Professional Interviews

Wednesday, August 3, 2022 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM (CST)
Location: Carson UMC

ALD-Professional Interviews

Thursday, August 4, 2022 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM (CST)
Location: New Market UMC

Annual Rummage Sale at First United Methodist Church, Cedar Falls

Thursday, August 4, 2022 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CST)
Location: Cedar Falls First UMC
Annual Rummage Sale, First United Methodist Church, 718 Clay St., Cedar Falls, Iowa. Thursday August 4th (5pm-8pm); Friday August 5th (8am-1pm); Saturday August 6th (8am-1pm). $3.00 Bag Sale or 1/2 Price on Saturday. Antiques, clothing for all ages, ...

Forging a New Path with Rebekah Simon-Peter

Tuesday, August 9, 2022 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (CST)
Location: Des Moines Immanuel UMC
We invite you to a lunch and learn with Rebekah Simon-Peter. Raised in the Jewish religion, Rebekah Simon-Peter became a follower of Jesus and was ordained a United Methodist minister. She saw a vital need for boldness within congregations and their ...

ALD-Professional Interviews

Wednesday, August 10, 2022 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CST)
Location: Mt. Ayr, First UMC

ALD-Professional Interviews

Wednesday, August 10, 2022 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (CST)
Location: Osceola UMC

ALD-Professional Interviews

Thursday, August 11, 2022 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM (CST)
Location: Osceola UMC

ALD-Professional Interviews

Tuesday, August 16, 2022 9:00 AM to 7:15 PM (CST)
Location: Casey UMC

ALD-Professional Interviews

Wednesday, August 17, 2022 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM (CST)
Location: Denison, First UMC

ALD-Professional Interviews

Thursday, August 18, 2022 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM (CST)
Location: Shenandoah, First UMC

RVP - Circuit 1 Professional Interviews

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CST)
Location: DM Sheridan Park UMC

RVP - Loam Circuit Professional Interviews

Thursday, August 25, 2022 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM (CST)
Location: Granger Emmanuel UMC

Vintage Garage & Vendor Fair

Friday, August 26, 2022 9:00 AM to Friday, August 19, 2022 at 7:00 PM (CST)
On Friday we will have our annual sack sale inside the sanctuary and there will be vendors in the parking lot. Stop in for a bargain inside at the sack sale and some wonderful hand made items from a vendor outside. Breakfast rolls and lunch are ...

Midwest Mission rice meal packing event for Ukraine

Saturday, August 27, 2022 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CST)
Location: United Methodist Christian Life Center
Experience Midwest Mission   |   AUGUST 27TH   |   HANDS-ON MISSION EVENT IN ANKENY, IOWA Help us pack 8,400 Rice Meal bags that will feed 50,400 people in Ukraine. Learn about the different ways you can put your faith into action and be the hands ...
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Africa Festival of Hope at Nashua United Methodist Church

Saturday, August 27, 2022 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM (CST)
Location: Nashua United Methodist Church
The Nashua UMC and Republic Community Church, in conjunction with Africans in the diaspora in the Iowa Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, take the opportunity to invite you, your family, congregation, and your community to the Africa ...

RVP - Warren County Circuit Professional Interviews

Tuesday, September 6, 2022 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM (CST)
Location: Indianola First UMC

ALD-Professional Interviews

Tuesday, September 6, 2022 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM (CST)
Location: Greenfield UMC

ALD-Professional Interviews

Wednesday, September 7, 2022 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CST)
Location: Jefferson, First UMC

RVP - Circuit 9 Professional Interviews

Thursday, September 8, 2022 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM (CST)
Location: Knoxville First UMC

ALD-Professional Interviews

Thursday, September 8, 2022 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM (CST)
Location: Jefferson, First UMC

RVP - Station, Innovation & Independent Circuits Professional Interviews

Monday, September 12, 2022 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM (CST)
Location: Ankeny First UMC

RVP - Circuit 4 Professional Interviews Day 1

Tuesday, September 13, 2022 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CST)
Location: DM Immanuel UMC

Matthew 25 Grant Requests Due

Thursday, September 15, 2022
Matthew 25 Grant Applications for 2023 are available.  These grants are for projects/ministries that address the needs of vulnerable populations such as those living in poverty; the imprisoned; immigrants; minority ethnic populations; children; the ...

RVP - Circuit 4 Professional Interviews Day 2

Thursday, September 15, 2022 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CST)
Location: Urbandale Walmart Hills

New Hope UMC God's Girlfriends Women's Retreat

Thursday, September 15, 2022 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (CST)
Location: DM New Hope UMC
Speaker for the evening will be Michelle Laughlin No cost. We do ask you to pre-register by September 4th at nhfamily@newhopedsm.org or 515-278-2097 Doors Open At 6PM

RVP - Circuit 7 Professional Interviews

Tuesday, September 20, 2022 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM (CST)
Location: Marshalltown Hope UMC

RVP - Circuit 8 Professional Interviews

Thursday, September 22, 2022 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM (CST)
Location: Newton St Luke

Circuit Leaders Meeting

Saturday, September 24, 2022 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (CST)
We will be holding an all circuit leader meeting at the conference center September 24 from 10-3. All clergy and lay circuit leaders are encouraged to attend. We’ve made arrangements for childcare, but we need to know by the 16th if you plan to use ...

Grace United Methodist - Tiffin 150th Anniversary

Sunday, September 25, 2022 9:00 AM (CST)
Grace United Methodist - Tiffin Iowa is celebrating its 150th Anniversary, Sesquicentennial. Service 9:00 a.m. Tree Planting Ceremony 10:30 a.m. and Brunch. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Booneville Music Festival

Sunday, September 25, 2022 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM (CST)
Location: Booneville United Methodist Church
The Booneville Music Festival is back for its third year featuring six talented acts.  Performing locally, nationally and internationally, here is a little information about the musicians.   Ortonville Circus   Ortonville Circus is a string band – ...

Aldersgate-DCOM

Tuesday, September 27, 2022 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM (CST)

Gathering of the Orders & Fellowship

Thursday, September 29, 2022 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (CST)
Location: Big Creek State park
Join the Fall Orders & Fellowship event Thursday, September 29th from 10 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Big Creek State Park shelters by the beach to connect with God and peers. We've asked our leaders to build groups from an area of their passion and invite ...

Introduction to Conflict Transformation, Part 1 Workshop - Cedar Falls

Saturday, October 1, 2022 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM (CST)
Location: Cedar Falls, First
October 1, 2022, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM Registration fee: $27 per person Deadline to register: Tuesday, September 27, 2022 Conflict happens. It is a reality in every church and every relationship—especially if they’re healthy ones. We will respond to ...

Introduction to Conflict Transformation, Part 1 Workshop - West Des Moines Valley

Saturday, October 15, 2022 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM (CST)
Location: West Des Moines Valley
October 15, 2022, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM Registration fee: $29 per person Deadline to register: Friday, October 7, 2022 Conflict happens. It is a reality in every church and every relationship—especially if they’re healthy ones. We will respond to and ...

Discerning a Call to Ministry - Candidacy Retreat

Saturday, October 22, 2022 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (CST)
Are you exploring a call to ministry? The candidacy retreat which is a requirement of the candidacy process is an opportunity to further discern your call to ministry, learn more about the process, meet others on the journey, hear from those serving ...
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Harvest Home Festival Sunday, October 23 11:30-1 pm

Sunday, October 23, 2022 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (CST)
Location: Our Savior UMC
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Aldersgate-DCOM

Thursday, October 27, 2022 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM (CST)

CCL District Lay Servant Training

Saturday, October 29, 2022 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CST)
Location: Hope UMC of Pocahontas County
Lay Servant Training.  We will be offering 3 classes:   Basic, Advanced:  Prayer (Let the Whole World Say Amen!) and Advanced: Preaching (From Your Heart to Theirs) You will be required to pay online when you register.    Registration fee is $25.  ...

AC2022 Memorial Service

Sunday, October 30, 2022 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM (CST)
Location: New Hope UMC, Des Moines
The AC2022 Memorial Service to honor those before us will be held on Sunday, October 30, 2022, at Des Moines New Hope United Methodist Church located at 4525 Beaver Ave., Des Moines, IA. Bishop Laurie Haller will give the message and the service will...

Armouraires Gospel Worship

Sunday, November 6, 2022 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (CST)
Location: Our Savior UMC
Armouraires Gospel group will be leading worship with Pastor Randy presiding.
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Introduction to Conflict Transformation, Part 1 Workshop - Corning

Saturday, November 19, 2022 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM (CST)
Location: Corning United Methodist Church
November 19, 2022, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM Registration fee: $25 per person Deadline to register: Friday, November 11, 2022 Conflict happens. It is a reality in every church and every relationship—especially if they’re healthy ones. We will respond to ...

Bishop Laurie Haller's Retirement Celebration

Sunday, December 4, 2022 3:00 PM (CST)
Sunday, December 4, 3:00pm First United Methodist Church 1001 Pleasant St., Des Moines, Iowa WATCH THE LIVESTREAM United Methodists and ecumenical friends across Iowa are invited to celebrate the ministry of Iowa Bishop Laurie Haller as she ...

Board of Camps, Conference, & Retreat Ministries Meeting

Thursday, January 12, 2023 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM (CST)
A Board of Camps, Conference, & Retreat Ministries' meeting held virtually via Zoom. By invitation only. Our Mission Statement Providing growth experiences to develop Christian leaders for the transformation of the world Our Vision Statement ...

CCMC January Meeting

Saturday, January 14, 2023 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (CST)
The Connectional Ministries team of the Iowa Annual Conference is here to help local churches be more effective in mission and ministry, in your own communities and around the world. The Conference Connectional Ministry Council (CCMC) is a network of...

People's Rally in Waterloo

Saturday, January 14, 2023 10:00 AM (CST)
Location: Jubilee, UMC
All are welcome! Preaching with Power for Community Transformation The People's Rally Moderated by Uni Professor and Pastor Rev. Dr. Belinda Creighton-Smith Guest Speakers: Chassidi Martin, Royal Legacy Christian Academy; Michael D. Blackwell, ...
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10th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast

Monday, January 16, 2023 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM (CST)
Location: Knapp Center on Drake University campus
Celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The theme of our 10th Annual Prayer Breakfast is The Quest for Environmental and Climate Justice. This event will gather various community residents, leaders, and agencies to join in fellowship ...
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Aldersgate-DCOM

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM (CST)

United Women in Faith - Leadership Team and Mission u Core Meeting

Saturday, January 21, 2023
The United Women in Faith (UWF) is a sisterhood acting in faith to tackle the hard work of the world without hesitation. This group is driven by God's love and united in sisterhood to improve the lives of women, children, and youth. This meeting is...

Commission on Ministry with People with Disabilities Meeting

Thursday, January 26, 2023 7:00 PM (CST)
The Commission on Ministry with People with Disabilities will be held on Zoom by invitation only. 

Conference Nominations Coordinating Committee Meeting

Saturday, January 28, 2023
The Conference Nominations Coordinating Committee will be meeting virtually via Zoom on Saturday, January 28, 2023. This meeting is by invitation only.

Discerning a Call to Ministry - Attend the Candidacy Retreat

Saturday, February 11, 2023 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM (CST)
Are you exploring a call to ministry? The candidacy retreat which is a requirement of the candidacy process is an opportunity to further discern your call to ministry, learn more about the process, meet others on the journey, hear from those serving ...
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Aldersgate Basic Lay Servant Ministries Course

Saturday, February 11, 2023 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CST)
REGISTRATION CLOSED. The Aldersgate Basic Lay Servant Ministries Course is being offered in February. Class will be held from 9:00am - 4:00 pm.  The cost of the class will be $20.00, which must be paid for registration to be complete. Basic Lay ...
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CCL Basic Lay Servant Training

Saturday, February 11, 2023 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM (CST)
Location: Fort Dodge, First UMC
BASIC LAY SERVANT TRAINING     February 11, 2023 from 9 AM to 2:30 PM     $25. 00 to cover registration and noon meal     Fort Dodge, First United Methodist Church     127 N 10th Street     Fort Dodge, Iowa     515-576-7586 Please bring your ...

CCMC February Meeting

Saturday, February 11, 2023 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (CST)
The Connectional Ministries team of the Iowa Annual Conference is here to help local churches be more effective in mission and ministry, in your own communities and around the world. The Conference Connectional Ministry Council (CCMC) is a network of...

LIFT EVERY VOICE IN LOVE: Concert Feb. 11 with Broadway, Met Opera's Roosevelt André Credit

Saturday, February 11, 2023 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (CST)
Location: First United Methodist Church
BROADWAY, METROPOLITAN OPERA, TWELVE YEARS A SLAVE ARTIST IN CONCERT & WORSHIP FEB. 11-12 First United Methodist, Des Moines Methodists, get ready! Roosevelt André Credit is a force of God’s love and exuberance and he is coming to bless us in ...
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BROADWAY, METROPOLITAN OPERA AND TWELVE YEARS A SLAVE ARTIST IN CONCERT AND WORSHIP : “LIFT EVERY VOICE IN LOVE”

Saturday, February 11, 2023 4:00 PM (CST)
Location: Des Moines First UMC
Methodists, get ready!  Roosevelt André Credit is a force of God’s love and exuberance and he is coming to bless us in concert at Saturday, Feb. 11, 4:00 pm at First United Methodist in Des Moines, 1001 Pleasant St.  “Roo”, a friend of First Church’s...

Pictured Rocks 3 N 1 Circuit Training Day

Sunday, February 12, 2023 2:00 PM to 4:08 PM (CST)
Location: Charles City Trinity UMC
It has been several years since we have had any in-person training for our local churches. The now combined circuits of the NE Pictured Rock District has taken the challenge to do training for our churches. We discussed several topics that would help...

Aldersgate Basic Lay Servant Ministries Course

Saturday, February 18, 2023 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CST)
The Aldersgate Basic Lay Servant Ministries Course is being offered in February. Class will be held from 9:00am - 4:00 pm.  The cost of the class will be $20.00, which must be paid for registration to be complete. Basic Lay Servant Ministries book ...
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Bishop Kennetha J. Bigham-Tsai's Installation Service

Sunday, February 19, 2023 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM (CST)
Location: Ames, Collegiate

Aldersgate Basic Lay Servant Ministries Course

Thursday, February 23, 2023 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CST)
The following Aldersgate Basic Lay Servant Ministries Course is being offered in February. Class will be held from 9:00am - 4:00 pm.  The cost of the class will be $20.00, which must be paid for registration to be complete. Basic Lay Servant ...
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Board of Camps, Conference, & Retreat Ministries Meeting

Thursday, March 9, 2023 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM (CST)
A Board of Camps, Conference, & Retreat Ministries' meeting held in person. By invitation only. Our Mission Statement Providing growth experiences to develop Christian leaders for the transformation of the world Our Vision Statement Enriching lives, ...

Pictured Rocks District Basic Lay Servant Training

Friday, March 10, 2023 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CST)
Lay Servant Ministries – BASIC COURSE: This class is the beginning foundation for all courses in Lay Servant Ministries. Participants are encouraged to discover and employ personal spiritual gifts as God intended and to consider the importance of ...
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CCMC March Meeting

Saturday, March 11, 2023 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (CST)
The Connectional Ministries team of the Iowa Annual Conference is here to help local churches be more effective in mission and ministry, in your own communities and around the world. The Conference Connectional Ministry Council (CCMC) is a network of...

Pictured Rocks District Basic Lay Servant Training

Saturday, March 11, 2023 9:00 AM to Friday, March 10, 2023 at 4:00 PM (CST)
Lay Servant Ministries – BASIC COURSE: This class is the beginning foundation for all courses in Lay Servant Ministries. Participants are encouraged to discover and employ personal spiritual gifts as God intended and to consider the importance of ...
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Aldersgate-DCOM

Thursday, March 16, 2023 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM (CST)

Riverview Park Basic Lay Servant Course - Via Zoom

Saturday, March 18, 2023 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM (CST)
BASIC COURSE March 18, 25 and April 1, 2023 - 9:00am to 12:30pm – Zoom  Book:  Lay Servant Ministries Basic Course by Sandy Jackson
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Riverview Park Basic Lay Servant Course - In-Person

Saturday, March 18, 2023 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM (CST)
BASIC COURSE March 18, 25 and April 1, 2023 - 9:00am to 12:30pm – In-Person Book:  Lay Servant Ministries Basic Course by Sandy Jackson
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United Women in Faith - Leadership Team and Mission u Core Meeting

Saturday, March 25, 2023
The United Women in Faith (UWF) is a sisterhood acting in faith to tackle the hard work of the world without hesitation. This group is driven by God's love and united in sisterhood to improve the lives of women, children, and youth. This meeting is...

Spring 2023 Order of Elders, Order of Deacons, & Fellowship of Local Pastors and Associate Members Event - Learn from Iowa ACEs 360

Thursday, March 30, 2023 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (CST)
Location: Immanuel UMC
Thursday, March 30th from 10 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Immanuel UMC, (2900 49th Street, Des Moines, IA 50310) or via zoom Iowa ACEs 360 provides research, tools, and a network to empower you—and our entire state—to take informed actions that help all ...
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CCMC April Meeting

Saturday, April 8, 2023 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (CST)
The Connectional Ministries team of the Iowa Annual Conference is here to help local churches be more effective in mission and ministry, in your own communities and around the world. The Conference Connectional Ministry Council (CCMC) is a network of...

Board of Camps, Conference, & Retreat Ministries Meeting

Thursday, April 20, 2023 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM (CST)
A Board of Camps, Conference, & Retreat Ministries' meeting held virtually via Zoom. By invitation only. Our Mission Statement Providing growth experiences to develop Christian leaders for the transformation of the world Our Vision Statement ...

Iowa Licensing School

Saturday, April 29, 2023 to Friday, May 5, 2023
The Iowa Licensing School will be April 29th - May 5th, 2023. You may view the 2022 information and assignments at https://www.iaumc.org/iowalicensingschool. Additionally information for the 2023 licensing school should be available mid December ...

CCMC May Meeting

Saturday, May 6, 2023 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (CST)
The Connectional Ministries team of the Iowa Annual Conference is here to help local churches be more effective in mission and ministry, in your own communities and around the world. The Conference Connectional Ministry Council (CCMC) is a network of...

Board of Camps, Conference, & Retreat Ministries Meeting

Thursday, July 13, 2023 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (CST)
A Board of Camps, Conference, & Retreat Ministries' meeting held in person. By invitation only. Our Mission Statement Providing growth experiences to develop Christian leaders for the transformation of the world Our Vision Statement Enriching lives, ...

Riverview Park Advanced Lay Servant Course: Preaching - In Person

Saturday, August 12, 2023 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM (CST)
ADVANCE COURSE: PREACHING August 12, 19 and 20, 2023 - 9:00am to 12:30pm – In-Person Book:  From Pew to Pulpit by Clifton Guthrie
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Riverview Park Advanced Lay Servant Course: Preaching - Zoom

Saturday, August 12, 2023 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM (CST)
August 12, 19 and 20, 2023  9:00am to 12:30pm – Zoom Book:  From Pew to Pulpit by Clifton Guthrie
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United Women in Faith - Leadership Team and Mission u Core Meeting

Saturday, August 19, 2023
The United Women in Faith (UWF) is a sisterhood acting in faith to tackle the hard work of the world without hesitation. This group is driven by God's love and united in sisterhood to improve the lives of women, children, and youth. This meeting is...

United Women in Faith Aldersgate (SW) District Annual Meeting

Saturday, September 9, 2023
The United Women in Faith (UWF) is a sisterhood acting in faith to tackle the hard work of the world without hesitation. This group is driven by God's love and united in sisterhood to improve the lives of women, children, and youth. 
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United Women in Faith Golden Valley (SE) District Annual Meeting

Saturday, September 16, 2023
Location: Bloomfield UMC
The United Women in Faith (UWF) is a sisterhood acting in faith to tackle the hard work of the world without hesitation. This group is driven by God's love and united in sisterhood to improve the lives of women, children, and youth. 
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United Women in Faith Pictured Rocks (NE) District Annual Meeting

Friday, September 22, 2023
Location: Cedar Falls First UMC
The United Women in Faith (UWF) is a sisterhood acting in faith to tackle the hard work of the world without hesitation. This group is driven by God's love and united in sisterhood to improve the lives of women, children, and youth. 
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United Women in Faith Riverview Park (C) District Annual Meeting

Saturday, September 23, 2023
Location: Knoxville, First UMC
The United Women in Faith (UWF) is a sisterhood acting in faith to tackle the hard work of the world without hesitation. This group is driven by God's love and united in sisterhood to improve the lives of women, children, and youth. 
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United Women in Faith Camp Clear Lake (NW) District Annual Meeting

Saturday, September 30, 2023
Location: Spencer
The United Women in Faith (UWF) is a sisterhood acting in faith to tackle the hard work of the world without hesitation. This group is driven by God's love and united in sisterhood to improve the lives of women, children, and youth. 
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United Women in Faith Annual Meeting

Saturday, October 7, 2023
Location: Cedar Rapids at St. Pauls
The United Women in Faith (UWF) is a sisterhood acting in faith to tackle the hard work of the world without hesitation. This group is driven by God's love and united in sisterhood to improve the lives of women, children, and youth. 
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Riverview Park Advanced Lay Servant Course: living Our Beliefs: The United Methodist Way - Via Zoom

Thursday, November 2, 2023 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM (CST)
November 2, 9 and 16, 2023  9:00am to 12:30pm – Zoom  Book:  Living our Beliefs by Kenneth L Carder
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Riverview Park Advanced Lay Servant Course: living Our Beliefs: The United Methodist Way - In Person

Thursday, November 2, 2023 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM (CST)
November 2, 9 and 16, 2023 9:00am to 12:30pm – In-Person Book:  Living our Beliefs by Kenneth L Carder
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United Women in Faith - Leadership Team Meeting

Saturday, November 11, 2023
The United Women in Faith (UWF) is a sisterhood acting in faith to tackle the hard work of the world without hesitation. This group is driven by God's love and united in sisterhood to improve the lives of women, children, and youth. This meeting is...

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