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December 2019

Central District Operational Team

Thursday, December 5, 2019 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Philip Otterbein

RIM

Thursday, December 5, 2019 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Samuel Wesley

Board of Church and Society

Saturday, December 7, 2019 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Jacob Albright

Communications Engagement Team

Monday, December 9, 2019 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Philip Otterbein

CE Staff Meeting

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Philip Otterbein

AC Worship Committee

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Philip Otterbein

CE Staff Meeting

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Jacob Albright

CE Staff Meeting

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Jacob Albright

Kaizen

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Philip Otterbein

A-Team

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 12:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Location: Conference Center - Francis Asbury

Preaching and Worship Academy Team

Thursday, December 12, 2019 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Philip Otterbein

Ingathering Task Force

Friday, December 13, 2019 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Susanna Wesley

Mental Health Task Force

Saturday, December 14, 2019 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Samuel Wesley

Wellness Task Force

Monday, December 16, 2019 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Philip Otterbein

All-Staff Team Meeting

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

Appointive Cabinet

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Francis Asbury

School for Lay Ministry Classes

Saturday, January 4, 2020 8:00 AM to Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 12:00 PM
The School for Lay Ministry of the Iowa Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church is a three-year program to facilitate the growth of Iowa United Methodist Churches and their Christian ministry by providing an alternative, supplemental source ...

SLM Classes

Saturday, January 4, 2020 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

SLM Classes

Saturday, January 4, 2020 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Samuel Wesley

SLM Classes

Sunday, January 5, 2020 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

SLM Classes

Sunday, January 5, 2020 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Samuel Wesley

Webinar: W-2 and 1099 Reporting for the Local Church

Monday, January 6, 2020 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
For the past few years, the Conference has offered an webinar providing instructions for your W-2 and Year-End Reporting needs.  We would like to invite you again to attend a live webinar that will go over the information regarding clergy W-2 ...

Simpson College Student Learning Improvement Committee

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Jacob Albright

Webinar: W-2 and 1099 Reporting for the Local Church

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
For the past few years, the Conference has offered an webinar providing instructions for your W-2 and Year-End Reporting needs.  We would like to invite you again to attend a live webinar that will go over the information regarding clergy W-2 ...

BOT

Thursday, January 9, 2020 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Philip Otterbein

MABAAN Flood Relief Committee

Thursday, January 9, 2020 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Samuel Wesley

group lunch

Thursday, January 9, 2020 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

Parish Development

Friday, January 10, 2020 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Samuel Wesley

Preaching and Worship Committee

Friday, January 10, 2020 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Philip Otterbein

Office of Pastoral Care and Counseling

Saturday, January 11, 2020 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Philip Otterbein

GC Delegation

Saturday, January 11, 2020 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

Joint Audit Committee Conference Call

Monday, January 13, 2020 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: Conference Center - Martin Boehm

Session Committee

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

Background Check Review meeting

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 8:30 AM to 9:50 AM
Location: Conference Center - Jacob Albright

Ministerial Ethics & Healthy Ministry Task Force Meetings

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Philip Otterbein

Program Review

Thursday, January 16, 2020 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

Kaizen

Thursday, January 16, 2020 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Philip Otterbein

Program Review

Friday, January 17, 2020 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

Program Review

Saturday, January 18, 2020 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

Mental Health Task Force

Saturday, January 18, 2020 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Samuel Wesley

GC Delegates

Saturday, January 18, 2020 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

Iowa United Methodist Foundation

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

Background check meeting

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Location: Conference Center - Jacob Albright

Board of Camps

Thursday, January 23, 2020 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Samuel Wesley

CE Staff Meeting

Friday, January 24, 2020 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

CE Coaching Team Meeting

Saturday, January 25, 2020 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

OPCC

Saturday, January 25, 2020 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Jacob Albright

Continuance Interviews

Monday, January 27, 2020 to Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Location: Conference Center - Jacob Albright

Continuance Interviews

Monday, January 27, 2020 to Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Location: Conference Center - Philip Otterbein

Continuance Interviews

Monday, January 27, 2020 to Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Location: Conference Center - Martin Boehm

Continuance Interviews

Monday, January 27, 2020 to Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Location: Conference Center - Samuel Wesley

PSR-Fin/Inv/Pension Committee BOP

Monday, January 27, 2020 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

Board or Ordained Ministry meeting following Continuance interviews

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

Board or Ordained Ministry meeting following Continuance interviews

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Samuel Wesley

Mabaan Flood Relief

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Philip Otterbein

PARC interviews

Thursday, January 30, 2020 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Jacob Albright

PARC interviews

Thursday, January 30, 2020 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Philip Otterbein

PARC interviews

Thursday, January 30, 2020 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Samuel Wesley

United Methodist Women Leadership Meeting

Friday, January 31, 2020 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

Candidacy Retreeat

Saturday, February 1, 2020 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

Candidacy Retreat

Saturday, February 1, 2020 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Center
Candidates for ministry in the Iowa Annual Conference  have the opportunity to participate in a candidacy retreat as part of their candidacy process. All candidates who enter the process as of January 1, 2018, are required to attend a candidacy ...
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Continuance Interviews Snow Date

Monday, February 3, 2020 to Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Location: Conference Center - Jacob Albright

Continuance Interviews Snow Date

Monday, February 3, 2020 to Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Location: Conference Center - Philip Otterbein

Continuance Interviews Snow Date

Monday, February 3, 2020 to Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Location: Conference Center - Martin Boehm

Snow Date - Board of Ordained Ministry Meeting following Continuance Interviews

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Samuel Wesley

Snow Date - Board of Ordained Ministry Meeting following Continuance Interviews

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

Episcopal Office

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Location: Conference Center - Martin Boehm

CFA Budget Committee

Thursday, February 6, 2020 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Location: Conference Center - Philip Otterbein

CFA meeting

Thursday, February 6, 2020 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

ME Training

Saturday, February 8, 2020 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

ME Training

Saturday, February 8, 2020 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Samuel Wesley

Disaster Ministries

Saturday, February 8, 2020 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Philip Otterbein

CE Staff Meeting

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Philip Otterbein

Preaching and Worship Committee

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Jacob Albright

AC Worship Committee

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Samuel Wesley

AC Worship Committee

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

CE Staff Meeting

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Philip Otterbein

All-Staff Team Meeting

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

ME Training Snow Date

Saturday, February 22, 2020 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

Kaizen

Monday, February 24, 2020 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Philip Otterbein

AC working team

Monday, February 24, 2020 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Location: Conference Center - Martin Boehm

Licensing School meeting

Thursday, February 27, 2020 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Samuel Wesley

Planning and Research

Thursday, February 27, 2020 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Jacob Albright

Baby Shower for Cassie & Sutton Parks

Thursday, February 27, 2020 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

AC Motion / Announcement Submission Testing

Friday, February 28, 2020 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Location: Conference Center - Jacob Albright

Delegation

Saturday, February 29, 2020 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

TIIMS Leaders

Monday, March 2, 2020 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

Conference Center Tour - Grinnell UMC

Monday, March 2, 2020 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Location: Conference Center - Chapel

Admin Team

Monday, March 2, 2020 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Philip Otterbein

Transitional Intentional Interim Training

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Susanna Wesley

Transitional Intentional Interim Training

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Samuel Wesley

Transitional Intentional Interim Ministry training

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

Transitional Intentional Interim Ministry training

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

Transitional Intentional Interim Training

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Samuel Wesley

Transitional Intentional Interim Training

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Susanna Wesley

Transitional Intentional Interim Ministry training

Thursday, March 5, 2020 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

Transitional Intentional Interim Training

Thursday, March 5, 2020 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM
Location: Conference Center - Samuel Wesley

Transitional Intentional Interim Training

Thursday, March 5, 2020 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM
Location: Conference Center - Susanna Wesley

CDOT

Thursday, March 5, 2020 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: Conference Center - Jacob Albright

Parish Development

Friday, March 6, 2020 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Philip Otterbein

Parish Development

Friday, March 6, 2020 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Samuel Wesley

Parish Development

Friday, March 6, 2020 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Samuel Wesley

School for Lay Ministry Classes

Saturday, March 7, 2020 8:00 AM to Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 12:00 PM
The School for Lay Ministry of the Iowa Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church is a three-year program to facilitate the growth of Iowa United Methodist Churches and their Christian ministry by providing an alternative, supplemental source ...

SLM Classes

Saturday, March 7, 2020 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Susanna Wesley

SLM Classes

Saturday, March 7, 2020 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Chapel

SLM Classes

Saturday, March 7, 2020 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Samuel Wesley

SLM Classes

Saturday, March 7, 2020 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

SLM Classes

Sunday, March 8, 2020 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

SLM Classes

Sunday, March 8, 2020 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Samuel Wesley

SLM Classes

Sunday, March 8, 2020 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Susanna Wesley

SLM Classes

Sunday, March 8, 2020 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Chapel

All-Staff Team Meeting

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

Nacho Average Employee Appreciation Lunch

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

Foundation Field Staff Meeting

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Samuel Wesley

ADP Training for Okoboji

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Conference Center - Jacob Albright

Communications

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Martin Boehm

ERT Training

Friday, March 13, 2020 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley
ERT  Training  (Early Response Team) A Caring Christian Presence in the midst of Disaster Cost $40.00 includes a background check, lunch, materials, and badge Meeting at the Iowa United Methodist Church  Conference Center,  2301 Rittenhouse St, Des...

Early Response Team (ERT) Re-Certification Training

Friday, March 13, 2020 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley
Cost $25.00 includes a background check and a new badge.   Meeting at the Iowa United Methodist Church  Conference Center,  2301 Rittenhouse St, Des Moines, Iowa    For more information or to sign-up Contact:  Pastor Catie Newman, IAUMC Disaster ...

ERT Training

Saturday, March 14, 2020 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley
New Certification,  Saturday, March 14, 2020   8:00 am – 5:00 pm Cost  $40.00  includes background check, lunch, materials and badge Meeting at the Iowa United Methodist Church  Conference Center, 2301 Rittenhouse St, Des Moines, Iowa    For more ...

Mission Education

Saturday, March 14, 2020 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Samuel Wesley

Route 180

Saturday, March 21, 2020 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

SLM Commission Meeting

Saturday, March 21, 2020 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Susanna Wesley

School for Lay Ministry Commission Meeting

Saturday, March 21, 2020 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Samuel Wesley

CE Coaching Training

Saturday, March 21, 2020 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

Good Idea Webinar - The Basics of Online Worship

Thursday, March 26, 2020 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Good Idea Webinars feature Best Practices for Ministry in The United Methodist Church. They will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2:00 p.m. except the first week, when they will be on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. and Saturday at 10:00 a.m. These ...

BOGM

Saturday, March 28, 2020 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

Retiree

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 to Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Location: Conference Center - Susanna Wesley

Retiree

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 to Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

Retiree

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 to Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Location: Conference Center - Samuel Wesley

Retiree Seminar

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 to Thursday, April 16, 2020
Location: Conference Center - Susanna Wesley

Retiree Seminar

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 to Thursday, April 16, 2020
Location: Conference Center - Samuel Wesley

Retiree Seminar

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 to Thursday, April 16, 2020
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

Retiree

Thursday, April 16, 2020 to Friday, April 17, 2020
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

Retiree

Thursday, April 16, 2020 to Friday, April 17, 2020
Location: Conference Center - Samuel Wesley

Retiree

Thursday, April 16, 2020 to Friday, April 17, 2020
Location: Conference Center - Susanna Wesley

BOGM snow date

Saturday, April 18, 2020 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

All-Staff Team Meeting

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

Iowa United Methodist Foundation

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

Iowa United Methodist Foundation

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Susanna Wesley

The Art of Hospitality

Thursday, April 23, 2020 to Friday, April 24, 2020
Location: 13720 Roe Avenue
The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection will host The Art of Hospitality Conference April 23 – 24, 2020. The conference takes place at Church of the Resurrection’s Leawood, KS Campus and focuses on the ministry of welcome and intentional ...
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Joint Task Force

Thursday, April 23, 2020 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Samuel Wesley

BoOM Exec

Thursday, April 23, 2020 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Location: Conference Center - Samuel Wesley

Parish Development

Friday, April 24, 2020 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Philip Otterbein

OCE Staff Meeting, Day 1

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Jacob Albright

OCE Staff Meeting, Day 2

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Jacob Albright

All-Staff Team Meeting

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

Sessions Committee

Thursday, May 21, 2020 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Susanna Wesley

A (Virtual) Benefit Concert: A celebration of ministry

Friday, May 29, 2020 6:45 PM to 8:45 PM
Location: Women at the Well
We're gathering virtually--via Zoom--around the music of our longstanding friend Richard Bruxvoort Colligan and to celebrate the ministry of Women at the Well, at this time when Pastor Lee's time as pastor is drawing to a close. We'll gather on Zoom ...
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OCE Staff Meeting Day 1

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Jacob Albright

OCE Staff Meeting Day 2

Thursday, June 11, 2020 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Jacob Albright

Hispanic Latino Ministries

Saturday, June 13, 2020 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

All-Staff Team Meeting

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

CAT Interpretation Team (In Person, If Possible)

Friday, July 17, 2020 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Samuel Wesley

All-Staff Team Meeting

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

OCE Staff Meeting - day before training

Friday, July 24, 2020 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Jacob Albright

CE Staff Meeting

Saturday, July 25, 2020 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

Indianola First UMC Taping

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Chapel

SLM Commission

Saturday, August 8, 2020 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Samuel Wesley

Ingathering Task Force

Friday, August 14, 2020 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Susanna Wesley

All-Staff Team Meeting

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

Congregational Care Training

Friday, September 11, 2020 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

Congregational Care Training

Friday, September 11, 2020 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Samuel Wesley

Congregational Care Training

Saturday, September 12, 2020 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

Congregational Care Training

Saturday, September 12, 2020 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Samuel Wesley

All-Staff Team Meeting

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

CF&A Budget Committee

Thursday, September 17, 2020 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Location: Conference Center - Philip Otterbein

CF&A

Thursday, September 17, 2020 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

Administrative Services Teams Meeting

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Philip Otterbein

Fall 2020 Orders & Fellowship Event - Rebuilding the Connection

Monday, October 19, 2020 10:00 AM to Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 3:00 PM
Our country grows more polarized and divided every day: in how we think, the words we use, our political system, and much more. Instead of The United Methodist Church showing the light of Christ to the world and demonstrating a way through the ...

All-Staff Team Meeting

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

CE Coaching Team

Saturday, October 24, 2020 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

Foundation

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Susanna Wesley

Women at the Well Course - Reentry Training

Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Reentry Training Sunday, November 22, 2020, 1:30-4:00 pm Saturday, January 9, 2021, 1:30-4:00 pm Are you interested in helping women recently released from prison to begin their new journey with support and confidence?  More reentry teams, made up ...

Bread that Satisfies: Comfort Food for COVID and Beyond (TIIMs Time for Renewal Series)

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
The Iowa Annual Conference Transitional Intentional Interim Ministry (TIIM) standing committee is hosting a new Time for Renewal series of Zoom events. The next one is on November 24, 2020 from 10:00 am to 11: 30 am. It is open to all TIIMs graduates...

Women at the Well LaRose Restorative Justice Book Study

Tuesday, January 5, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Restorative Justice Trainings (prerequisite for ministry trainings) LaRose Restorative Justice Book Study Tuesday's beginning January 5, 2021 - February 16, 2021, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm We are offering this series of classes on Tuesday evenings through ...

Women at the Well Course - Reentry Training

Saturday, January 9, 2021 1:30 PM to Sunday, November 22, 2020 at 4:00 PM
Reentry Training Sunday, November 22, 2020, 1:30-4:00 pm Saturday, January 9, 2021, 1:30-4:00 pm Are you interested in helping women recently released from prison to begin their new journey with support and confidence?  More reentry teams, made up ...

Women at the Well LaRose Restorative Justice Book Study

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Restorative Justice Trainings (prerequisite for ministry trainings) LaRose Restorative Justice Book Study Tuesday's beginning January 5, 2021 - February 16, 2021, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm We are offering this series of classes on Tuesday evenings through ...

School for Lay Ministry - Basic Class

Saturday, January 16, 2021
The School for Lay Ministry of the Iowa Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church is a three-year program to facilitate the growth of Iowa United Methodist Churches and their Christian ministry by providing an alternative, supplemental source ...

Women at the Well LaRose Restorative Justice Book Study

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Restorative Justice Trainings (prerequisite for ministry trainings) LaRose Restorative Justice Book Study Tuesday's beginning January 5, 2021 - February 16, 2021, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm We are offering this series of classes on Tuesday evenings through ...

Bishop Laurie Haller’s Conversations on the Ministry of Local Church and Conference Finances

Saturday, January 23, 2021 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
As a follow up to Bishop Laurie Haller’s Epiphany Address, she will be hosting virtual conversations on the ministry of local church and conference finances.   These conversations will be held at four different times on two Saturday mornings. Please ...

Bishop Laurie Haller’s Conversations on the Ministry of Local Church and Conference Finances

Saturday, January 23, 2021 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
As a follow up to Bishop Laurie Haller’s Epiphany Address, she will be hosting virtual conversations on the ministry of local church and conference finances.   These conversations will be held at four different times on two Saturday mornings. Please ...

2021 Advocacy Day

Monday, January 25, 2021

Women at the Well LaRose Restorative Justice Book Study

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Restorative Justice Trainings (prerequisite for ministry trainings) LaRose Restorative Justice Book Study Tuesday's beginning January 5, 2021 - February 16, 2021, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm We are offering this series of classes on Tuesday evenings through ...

Bishop Laurie Haller’s Conversations on the Ministry of Local Church and Conference Finances

Saturday, January 30, 2021 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
As a follow up to Bishop Laurie Haller’s Epiphany Address, she will be hosting virtual conversations on the ministry of local church and conference finances.   These conversations will be held at four different times on two Saturday mornings. Please ...

Bishop Laurie Haller’s Conversations on the Ministry of Local Church and Conference Finances

Saturday, January 30, 2021 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
As a follow up to Bishop Laurie Haller’s Epiphany Address, she will be hosting virtual conversations on the ministry of local church and conference finances.   These conversations will be held at four different times on two Saturday mornings. Please ...

Women at the Well LaRose Restorative Justice Book Study

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Restorative Justice Trainings (prerequisite for ministry trainings) LaRose Restorative Justice Book Study Tuesday's beginning January 5, 2021 - February 16, 2021, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm We are offering this series of classes on Tuesday evenings through ...

Candidacy Retreat

Saturday, February 6, 2021 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
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 in different types of ministry and ...

Women at the Well Howard Zehr Restorative Justice Book Study

Monday, February 8, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Howard Zehr Restorative Justice Book Study Monday's beginning February 8, 2021 - March 22, 2021, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm We are offering another series of classes on Monday evenings through this Little Book of Restorative Justice by Howard Zehr who was...

Women at the Well LaRose Restorative Justice Book Study

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Restorative Justice Trainings (prerequisite for ministry trainings) LaRose Restorative Justice Book Study Tuesday's beginning January 5, 2021 - February 16, 2021, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm We are offering this series of classes on Tuesday evenings through ...

School for Lay Ministry - Church History

Saturday, February 13, 2021
The School for Lay Ministry of the Iowa Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church is a three-year program to facilitate the growth of Iowa United Methodist Churches and their Christian ministry by providing an alternative, supplemental source ...

Women at the Well Howard Zehr Restorative Justice Book Study

Monday, February 15, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Howard Zehr Restorative Justice Book Study Monday's beginning February 8, 2021 - March 22, 2021, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm We are offering another series of classes on Monday evenings through this Little Book of Restorative Justice by Howard Zehr who was...

Women at the Well LaRose Restorative Justice Book Study

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Restorative Justice Trainings (prerequisite for ministry trainings) LaRose Restorative Justice Book Study Tuesday's beginning January 5, 2021 - February 16, 2021, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm We are offering this series of classes on Tuesday evenings through ...

Women at the Well Howard Zehr Restorative Justice Book Study

Monday, February 22, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Howard Zehr Restorative Justice Book Study Monday's beginning February 8, 2021 - March 22, 2021, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm We are offering another series of classes on Monday evenings through this Little Book of Restorative Justice by Howard Zehr who was...

Women at the Well Howard Zehr Restorative Justice Book Study

Monday, March 1, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Howard Zehr Restorative Justice Book Study Monday's beginning February 8, 2021 - March 22, 2021, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm We are offering another series of classes on Monday evenings through this Little Book of Restorative Justice by Howard Zehr who was...

Women at the Well Howard Zehr Restorative Justice Book Study

Monday, March 8, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Howard Zehr Restorative Justice Book Study Monday's beginning February 8, 2021 - March 22, 2021, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm We are offering another series of classes on Monday evenings through this Little Book of Restorative Justice by Howard Zehr who was...

School for Lay Ministry - Nurturing through Christian Education

Saturday, March 13, 2021
The School for Lay Ministry of the Iowa Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church is a three-year program to facilitate the growth of Iowa United Methodist Churches and their Christian ministry by providing an alternative, supplemental source ...

Women at the Well Howard Zehr Restorative Justice Book Study

Monday, March 15, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Howard Zehr Restorative Justice Book Study Monday's beginning February 8, 2021 - March 22, 2021, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm We are offering another series of classes on Monday evenings through this Little Book of Restorative Justice by Howard Zehr who was...

Spring 2021 Orders & Fellowship Event - Building Up: Our Capacity, Our Relationships, Our Ministry

Thursday, March 18, 2021 9:00 AM to 3:15 PM
Building Up: Our Capacity, Our Relationships, Our Ministry, is the theme for the 2021 Order of Elders Retreat. This event will be online using zoom. Join us as Dr. Elaine A. Heath draws from Scripture and many years' experience in missional ministry,...

Women at the Well Howard Zehr Restorative Justice Book Study

Monday, March 22, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Howard Zehr Restorative Justice Book Study Monday's beginning February 8, 2021 - March 22, 2021, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm We are offering another series of classes on Monday evenings through this Little Book of Restorative Justice by Howard Zehr who was...

Bi-Vocational Flourishing in Ministry Retreat

Saturday, April 10, 2021 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - John-Charles Wesley

Bi-Vocational Flourishing in Ministry Retreat

Saturday, April 10, 2021 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Center - Chapel

School for Lay Ministry - Methods of Biblical Interpretation

Saturday, April 17, 2021
The School for Lay Ministry of the Iowa Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church is a three-year program to facilitate the growth of Iowa United Methodist Churches and their Christian ministry by providing an alternative, supplemental source ...

School for Lay Ministry - Missions and Social Concerns

Saturday, June 12, 2021
The School for Lay Ministry of the Iowa Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church is a three-year program to facilitate the growth of Iowa United Methodist Churches and their Christian ministry by providing an alternative, supplemental source ...

School for Lay Ministry - Developing Theological Perspectives

Saturday, August 21, 2021
The School for Lay Ministry of the Iowa Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church is a three-year program to facilitate the growth of Iowa United Methodist Churches and their Christian ministry by providing an alternative, supplemental source ...

"Strong & Courageous" - Fall Women's Retreat

Saturday, October 2, 2021 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Cedar Rapids, Lovely Lane UMC
The Health & Wholeness Committee at Lovely Lane is once again planning a fall women's retreat. Our theme this year is "Strong and Courageous." We will have worship, meditation, an art activity, and hear from our keynote speaker- Lindsay Leahy.   ...

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

Saturday, October 2, 2021 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM
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 ...

Fall 2021 Orders & Fellowship event

Thursday, October 14, 2021 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
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 ...
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Developing Digital Faith Communities with Cathy Townley

Monday, October 18, 2021 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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
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
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 28, 2021 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
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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