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September 2017

Human Relations Day, CWU

Friday, September 1, 2017

Annual Creamed Turkey and Biscuit Dinner

Monday, September 4, 2017 11:30 AM to Friday, August 18, 2017 at 1:00 PM
Location: Sutherland and Larrabee UMC Parish Office
Homemade biscuits, creamed turkey, pies and ice cream are part of the annual Labor Day Weekend Celebration in Sutherland. Our dinner is immediately following the parade with all proceeds going towards missions.

Rodeo Luncheon

Saturday, September 9, 2017 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Luncheon following Fort Madison Rodeo parade on lower level of church.

Thrift Mart

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: St. Paul's United Methodist Church
Join us at our fall Thrift Mart on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 9:00 am-5:00 pm and Wednesday, September 13, 2017 9:00 am-1:00 pm.Thrift Mart is a church-wide community rummage sale providing quality merchandise at bargain prices. From clothing to ...
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Thrift Mart

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: St. Paul's United Methodist Church
Join us at our fall Thrift Mart on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 9:00 am-1:00 pm. Thrift Mart is a church-wide community rummage sale providing quality merchandise at bargain prices. From clothing to housewares and everything in between, you’re sure ...
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Northwest District Lay Servant Training

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Sioux City, First UMC
Wednesdays  beginning September 20 to November 8 11:00 am to 12:00 noon   OR   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Aging & Ministry The cost of the class will be $10 per person.  Registration deadline is Wednesday, September 13.  Checks made out to the Iowa ...

Free Community Supper

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Renwick United Methodist Church
We will be serving a free supper for anyone who wants to attend! On the menu: Baked Potato Bar and you choice of toppings: Butter, Sour Cream, Shredded Cheese, Ham, Onion, Chili, Broccoli Cheese Sauce, Taco Meat, Corn, & Salsa; Will be served with dessert ...

Northwest District Lay Servant Training

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Sioux City, First UMC
Wednesdays  beginning September 20 to November 8 11:00 am to 12:00 noon   OR   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Aging & Ministry The cost of the class will be $10 per person.  Registration deadline is Wednesday, September 13.  Checks made out to the Iowa ...

Northwest District UMW Annual Meeting

Friday, September 22, 2017
Location: LeMars UMC

Des Moines Wesley United Methodist Church

Saturday, September 23, 2017
Our traditional Fall Dinner & Bake Sale will feature swiss steak, scalloped cabbage, with side dishes, beverages and pie or other dessert, offered on Saturday, September 23, 4:30-6:30 pm. Proceeds will be divided between our local budget and our ...

EC- Grand Mound, St. Paul's UMC Chuck Wagon Dinner

Sunday, September 24, 2017 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Grand Mound
Maid Rites, salads, drinks, desserts and good Fellowship

Leadership Institute 2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 to Friday, September 29, 2017
Location: Church of the Resurrection
The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection invites you to Leadership Institute 2017, which takes place at the Leawood, KS campus, September 27 - 29, 2017. Registration is now open! Join clergy, church staff and volunteers from across the nation ...
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Leadership Institute 2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 to Friday, September 29, 2017
Location: The Church of the Resurrection
The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection invites you to Leadership Institute 2017, which takes place at the Leawood, KS campus, September 27 - 29, 2017. Registration is now open! Join clergy, church staff and volunteers from across the nation ...
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Northwest District Lay Servant Training

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Sioux City, First UMC
Wednesdays  beginning September 20 to November 8 11:00 am to 12:00 noon   OR   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Aging & Ministry The cost of the class will be $10 per person.  Registration deadline is Wednesday, September 13.  Checks made out to the Iowa ...

Northwest District Lay Servant Training

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Sioux City, First UMC
Wednesdays  beginning September 20 to November 8 11:00 am to 12:00 noon   OR   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Aging & Ministry The cost of the class will be $10 per person.  Registration deadline is Wednesday, September 13.  Checks made out to the Iowa ...

FREE MEDICAL SCREENING & FLU SHOTS

Saturday, September 30, 2017 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Free screening by doctors of internal medicine, pediatrics, orthopedics, dentistry, optometry. Blood pressure, vision, blood sugar and cholesterol tests free.

Orders Retreat

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 10:00 AM to Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 3:00 PM
2017 Order of Elders, Order of Deacons, Fellowship of Local Pastors and Associate Members Retreat Peacemaking Circles with Fred Van Liew & Bishop Laurie Haller Preaching Tuesday, October 3rd at 10 a.m. - Wednesday, October 4th at 3 p.m.at Collegiate ...
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Northwest District Lay Servant Training

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Sioux City, First UMC
Wednesdays  beginning September 20 to November 8 11:00 am to 12:00 noon   OR   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Aging & Ministry The cost of the class will be $10 per person.  Registration deadline is Wednesday, September 13.  Checks made out to the Iowa ...

Northwest District Lay Servant Training

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Sioux City, First UMC
Wednesdays  beginning September 20 to November 8 11:00 am to 12:00 noon   OR   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Aging & Ministry The cost of the class will be $10 per person.  Registration deadline is Wednesday, September 13.  Checks made out to the Iowa ...

5-Day Academy for Spiritual Formation

Sunday, October 8, 2017 5:00 PM to Friday, October 13, 2017 at 12:00 PM
Location: American Martyrs Retreat House
Theme: Planted Beside Still Waters- Leadership that Lasts. A spiritual formation event for both laity and clergy.
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5-Day Academy for Spiritual Formation

Sunday, October 8, 2017 5:00 PM to Friday, October 13, 2017 at 12:00 PM
Location: American Martyrs Retreat House
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New Wineskins Conference

Monday, October 9, 2017 to Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Location: Salem UMC in Ladue
Faithful and creative leaders are experimenting in replicating healthy ministry through multi-site, repositioning, creative partnerships and closing. The Missouri Annual Conference is excited to host this time of structured learning and candid ...
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Northwest District Lay Servant Training

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Sioux City, First UMC
Wednesdays  beginning September 20 to November 8 11:00 am to 12:00 noon   OR   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Aging & Ministry The cost of the class will be $10 per person.  Registration deadline is Wednesday, September 13.  Checks made out to the Iowa ...

Northwest District Lay Servant Training

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Sioux City, First UMC
Wednesdays  beginning September 20 to November 8 11:00 am to 12:00 noon   OR   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Aging & Ministry The cost of the class will be $10 per person.  Registration deadline is Wednesday, September 13.  Checks made out to the Iowa ...

Annual Autumn Basement Bake Sale

Saturday, October 14, 2017 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Epworth UMC
Clothing for all ages, household items, holiday items, bric-a-brac. Many unusual itemsare found.

Northwest District Lay Servant Training

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Sioux City, First UMC
Wednesdays  beginning September 20 to November 8 11:00 am to 12:00 noon   OR   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Aging & Ministry The cost of the class will be $10 per person.  Registration deadline is Wednesday, September 13.  Checks made out to the Iowa ...

Mackey UMC Autumn Bazaar

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Mackey UMC

Northwest District Lay Servant Training

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Sioux City, First UMC
Wednesdays  beginning September 20 to November 8 11:00 am to 12:00 noon   OR   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Aging & Ministry The cost of the class will be $10 per person.  Registration deadline is Wednesday, September 13.  Checks made out to the Iowa ...

Waypoint Guest Speakers

Thursday, October 19, 2017 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Guest speakers for Way Point will present a program on "Women and Children Abuse" . Refreshments will follow the program

UMW Fall Mission u, Iowa Valley Conference Center, Marshalltown

Friday, October 20, 2017 to Sunday, October 22, 2017
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Harvest Home Bazaar & Soup Day

Friday, October 20, 2017 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Rockwell City
The bazaar begins at 8:00 am with coffee rolls. Local vendors and crafter's will have tables set up around the church. There will be a bake sale and a room of garage sale type items for sale. Vegetable and Chili soups will be served with made-rites ...
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UMW Chicken Noodle Dinner and Craft Sale

Saturday, October 21, 2017 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Linn Grove UMC
Homemade noodles with chicken and mashed potatoes. Salads and wonderful homemade desserts! PLUS Crafts and goodies for sale including QUILTS

Harvest Festival

Sunday, October 22, 2017 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Heritage Festival and Harvest Hunt at Hopkins Grove UMC. Harvest Hunt for the kids starting at 3:00 p.m, followed by auction and Barbeque dinner by "Watcha Smokin'". Free will offering.

Northwest District Lay Servant Training

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Sioux City, First UMC
Wednesdays  beginning September 20 to November 8 11:00 am to 12:00 noon   OR   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Aging & Ministry The cost of the class will be $10 per person.  Registration deadline is Wednesday, September 13.  Checks made out to the Iowa ...

Northwest District Lay Servant Training

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Sioux City, First UMC
Wednesdays  beginning September 20 to November 8 11:00 am to 12:00 noon   OR   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Aging & Ministry The cost of the class will be $10 per person.  Registration deadline is Wednesday, September 13.  Checks made out to the Iowa ...

Fourth Annual Potato Drop

Saturday, October 28, 2017
Location: Church of the Nativity parking lot
Fourth ANNUAL POTATO DROP When Center Grove United Methodist Church brings 42000 pounds of potatoes to the Dubuqueland area on Saturday, October 28, 2017. They are distributed in 10# bags free to anyone.  Individuals arrive at 9am and organizations ...

Richard Bruxvoort Colligan in Concert

Saturday, October 28, 2017 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: St. Paul's United Methodist Church
Join us for a FREE concert open to the community. Welcome to a relaxed evening of music, stories, laughter and reflection with Richard Bruxvoort Colligan. Saturday, October 28th, 6:30-7:30 pm, St. Paul’s Sanctuary and Gathering Space. His acoustic ...
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Free Community Breakfast - Renwick UMC

Sunday, October 29, 2017
Free Community Breakfast October 29th from 10:30-11:30am! Come enjoy a delicious breakfast on us, bring your friends and family! Menu: Egg Casserole, Muffins, Juice, Milk, Coffee

Trunk-or-Treat

Sunday, October 29, 2017 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: St. Paul's United Methodist Church
Trunk-or-Treat, Oct. 29 3:00-4:00 pm First Lutheran and St. Paul’s Churches present: Trunk-or-Treat. Join us in the St. Paul’s parking lot for hot dogs, games, and safe trick-or-treating! All children and their grown-ups welcome! (No masks please).
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Northwest District Lay Servant Training

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Sioux City, First UMC
Wednesdays  beginning September 20 to November 8 11:00 am to 12:00 noon   OR   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Aging & Ministry The cost of the class will be $10 per person.  Registration deadline is Wednesday, September 13.  Checks made out to the Iowa ...

Northwest District Lay Servant Training

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Sioux City, First UMC
Wednesdays  beginning September 20 to November 8 11:00 am to 12:00 noon   OR   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Aging & Ministry The cost of the class will be $10 per person.  Registration deadline is Wednesday, September 13.  Checks made out to the Iowa ...

Happy HoliDAZE (Holiday Fair Bazaar)

Thursday, November 2, 2017 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: St. Paul's United Methodist Church
Happy HoliDAZE, St. Paul's Holiday Fair 2017 will be held on Thursday, November 2 (3:00-8:00 pm) and Friday, November 3 (10:00 am-3:00 pm), 1340 3rd Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids. On Thursday, Holiday Café serving pulled pork dinner for $7 from 4:00-7:00 ...
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Bridgehaven Speakers

Thursday, November 2, 2017 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bridgehaven staff will share in detail how lives are being transformed through the ministry of Bridgehaven - a preganancy support center. This program is for everyone. Women, men and teens. Refreshments will be served are the program.

World Community Day, Church Women United

Friday, November 3, 2017
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Happy HoliDAZE (Holiday Fair Bazaar)

Friday, November 3, 2017 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: St. Paul's United Methodist Church
Happy HoliDAZE, St. Paul's Holiday Fair 2017 will be continued on Friday, November 3 (10:00 am-3:00 pm) at 1340 3rd Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids. St. Paul's UMW will feature their Craft Boutique, Country Store, Fancy Cookies, Free Trade Table and the ...
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Thanksgiving Ingathering - Cedar Falls Site

Saturday, November 4, 2017
CEDAR FALLS First United Methodist Church 718 Clay Street 319-266-1713 CONTACT PERSONS Jan Benson, Chair jbenson@cfu.net 319-268-9111 Kris Rash ckrash105@aol.com 319-984-5608 Chuck Norman, Youth Event Contact loveisthelaw134@gmail.com 319-230-9489...

Thanksgiving Ingathering - Cherokee Site

Saturday, November 4, 2017
CHEROKEE SITE Western Iowa Technical Convention Center 200 Victory Drive (Highway 59, across from McDonalds) 712-885-0238 CONTACT PERSONS Site Chairs Arlene Roemmich 712-446-3352 aroem@midlands.net Sally Wilkie 712-437-2519 sswilkie@netins.net Pam...

Thanksgiving Ingathering - Mount Pleasant Site

Saturday, November 4, 2017
MOUNT PLEASANT SITE Iowa Wesleyan College Howe Student Activity Center Broadway & North Main Streets 319-385-8021 CONTACT PERSONS Judy Brotherton, Chair 563-264-5372 judyb@machlink.com Lucas Van Tol, Treasurer 319-621-1933 l.d.vantol@gmail.com ...

Thanksgiving Ingathering - Webster City

Saturday, November 4, 2017
WEBSTER CITY Asbury United Methodist Church 921 Des Moines St. 515-832-5369 CONTACT PERSONS Scott & Cathi Griswold, Chairs 515-543-8165 griz@wccta.net Tami Hejlik, Treasurer 515-571-7858 tamera_hejlik@yahoo.com Jennifer Peterson, Youth Retreat ...

Annual Harvest Home Supper and Auction

Saturday, November 4, 2017 4:30 PM
Location: Santiago United Methodist Church
The Annual Harvest Home event includes a Chicken-Noodle, Mashed Potato, salads and desserts Supper followed by an Auction of home-crafted items and baked goods.

Annual "Fall" Church Supper

Saturday, November 4, 2017 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Walker United Methodist Church
The Walker United Methodist church, 101 Ely St., Walker, IA will hold its “Annual Fall Supper” on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 5:00PM. Pork Loin, mashed potatoes, dressing, homemade applesauce, desserts and rolls. A Bazaar to include crafts, bake ...

Annual Turkey Supper

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Monroe United Methodist Church
Monroe UMW Annual Turkey Supper, serving Turkey & Dressing, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Green Beans, Coleslaw, Cranberry Sauce, Pie and Drink. Children under 6 $4, Adults $10. Carry-outs available.

Northwest District Lay Servant Training

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Sioux City, First UMC
Wednesdays  beginning September 20 to November 8 11:00 am to 12:00 noon   OR   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Aging & Ministry The cost of the class will be $10 per person.  Registration deadline is Wednesday, September 13.  Checks made out to the Iowa ...

Northwest District Lay Servant Training

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Sioux City, First UMC
Wednesdays  beginning September 20 to November 8 11:00 am to 12:00 noon   OR   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Aging & Ministry The cost of the class will be $10 per person.  Registration deadline is Wednesday, September 13.  Checks made out to the Iowa ...

November Community Supper

Thursday, November 9, 2017 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Linn Grove UMC
Thanksgiving Dinner with all the Trimmings! Free Will Offering to benefit Heifer International.

Old Fashioned Holiday Bazaar and Bake Sale

Saturday, November 11, 2017 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Epworth UMC
Handmade crafts, silent Auction gift baskets, baked goods and candies. this event puts everyone in the holiday spirit.

Old Fashioned Holiday Bazaar & Bake Sale

Saturday, November 11, 2017 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Many fine crafts; wonderful baked goods; Silent Auction. Luncheon available from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Annual Holiday Bazaar

Saturday, November 11, 2017 10:00 AM
Location: Mitchellville United Methodist Church
Annual Holiday Bazaar includes, for your purchase, Thanksgiving and Christmas gifts and decorations, craft items, baked goods and "white elephant" items.

UMW Leadership Development Days, St. Louis, MO

Saturday, November 18, 2017
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"Messiah" Christmas Sing-Along Concert

Sunday, November 19, 2017 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Ankeny First UMC
Join us for the greatest music event of the Christmas season - Handel's beloved Messiah! Members of Ankeny First UMC's choir and orchestra will present the entire Christmas portion of the Messiah, while all are invited to raise their voices together ...
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Annual Christmas Cookies and Candies Sale

Saturday, December 9, 2017
Location: St Luke UMC
Come right at 9 am for best selection of Christmas cookies and candies on Saturday, December 9, at St Luke UMC, Newton. All proceeds are for missions through apportionments. Upon entering the sale, you will receive the customary red bucket(s), which ...
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Journey to Bethlehem (a walk through live Nativity)

Saturday, December 9, 2017 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Grace United Methodist Church
We welcome you the Journey to Bethlehem a walk through Live Nativity (there is stairs) December 9 & 10: 2-5 PM

Journey to Bethlehem (a walk through live Nativity)

Sunday, December 10, 2017 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Grace United Methodist Church
We welcome you the Journey to Bethlehem a walk through Live Nativity (there is stairs) December 9 & 10: 2-5 PM

St. Paul's UMC The Longest Night

Thursday, December 21, 2017 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: St. Paul's United Methodist Church
The Longest Night service will be held on December 21 at 7:00 pm in the Wesley Center (lower level) of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church (1340 3rd Avenue, Cedar Rapids). This service can be a healing balm for those who are mourning the loss of a ...
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St. Paul's UMC Christmas Eve Events

Sunday, December 24, 2017 10:00 AM to 11:30 PM
Location: St. Paul's United Methodist Church
10:30 am | WORSHIP: Celebrate the birth of Christ through scripture and song. Noon-2:00 pm | CHRISTMAS EVE DAY DINNER 2:30 pm | FAMILY WORSHIP: A family-oriented service including an opportunity for children to participate in the story of Jesus’ ...
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Free Community Christmas Eve Day Dinner

Sunday, December 24, 2017 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Location: St. Paul's United Methodist Church
St. Paul's Christmas Eve Day Dinner is for EVERYONE – those who are struggling, those who are thankful, those who are lonely, and those in need of good food and conversation. No one eats alone, we are here to sit with you. St. Paul's will host a FREE...
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HCI Next Retreat: Deepening Discipleship Pathways

Friday, January 5, 2018 7:00 PM to Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 1:00 PM
Location: Lake Okoboji UM Camp and Retreat Center
The theme for the 2017 Iowa Annual Conference is “Creating Difference Makers: inspiring and equipping grace-filled followers of Jesus Christ to make a difference wherever they are.”   Creating, inspiring, equipping and celebrating United Methodist ...
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Human Trafficking Awarness Day

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Webinar: W-2 & Year-End Reporting for Local Churches

Thursday, January 11, 2018 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
In response to many questions we’ve received over the past few weeks, the Conference would like to invite you to attend a live webinar that will go over the information regarding clergy W-2 preparation as well as address any other questions you may ...
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Webinar: W-2 & Year-End Reporting for Local Churches

Thursday, January 11, 2018 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
In response to many questions we’ve received over the past few weeks, the Conference would like to invite you to attend a live webinar that will go over the information regarding clergy W-2 preparation as well as address any other questions you may ...

MLK Jr. Celebration

Monday, January 15, 2018 to 7:30 PM
Location: St. Paul's United Methodist Church
This year at our annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration we will gather to consider MLK's legacy, hear his message with fresh ears, and accept his prophetic call to resist injustice in the forms it presents itself as we commit to work for ...
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NW District RIM group

Thursday, January 25, 2018 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: NW District Office

HCI Next Retreat: Deepening Discipleship Pathways

Friday, January 26, 2018 7:00 PM to Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 1:00 PM
Location: Wesley Woods Camp and Retreat Center
The theme for the 2017 Iowa Annual Conference is “Creating Difference Makers: inspiring and equipping grace-filled followers of Jesus Christ to make a difference wherever they are.”   Creating, inspiring, equipping and celebrating United Methodist ...
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Finger Labyrinth Workshop

Saturday, January 27, 2018 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Location: St. Paul's United Methodist Church
Finger Labyrinth Workshop, January 27 The Mobile Clay Lab from the Iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio is coming to St. Paul's! We will learn about labyrinths--their history and how to use them. Each participant will make their own finger labyrinth...
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Transform Your Life & Relationships: How to Live the Nonviolent Journey

Thursday, February 1, 2018 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Location: St. Paul's United Methodist Church
12:30-2:30 pm (Free meal 12-12:30 pm), or, 6:00-8:00 pm (childcare provided 6-8 pm). What if you could live a more peaceful life? Learn the power of creative nonviolence to transform your life and personal relationships. A dynamic presenter, Kit ...
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NW District Lay Servant Training

Saturday, February 3, 2018 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday, February 3 8:00 am to 6:00 pm Hawarden United Methodist Church (803 13th St, Hawarden, Iowa 51023)   Classes:                Basic Lay Servant Training                Advanced:  Planning Worship Advanced:  Devotional Life in the Wesleyan ...

2017 Statistical Reporting Webinar

Monday, February 5, 2018
Greetings! With the 2017 Statistical Reporting season in full swing we are preparing a webinar to walk you through the process of entering statistical data along with a Question and Answer session to help you with questions you may have regarding ...

Chainsaw Training

Saturday, February 10, 2018
The East Central District of the Iowa UMC is hosting a chainsaw training event on February 10, 2018. This event is open to all current members of a chainsaw team as well as new members. New members will receive the mandatory safety training during ...

Retired Clergy Lunch

Monday, February 12, 2018 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Central District: Pizza Ranch, 4954 86th St, Urbandale, IA 50322 EVERYONE WECOME!

Nominations Meeting

Sunday, February 18, 2018 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Location: Southeast District Office

NW District Spiritual Leadership Incubator

Sunday, February 25, 2018 2:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Marcus, Grace UMC
Sunday, February 25, 2018 2:30 pm-6:00 pm (gathering  at 2:00 pm; keynote by Tom Carver begins at 2:30 pm) Marcus, Grace UMC (303 E Fenton St, Marcus, Iowa) What is an incubator? “An environment to prepare for new life.” The purpose of this ...

World Day of Prayer

Friday, March 2, 2018

NW District Mandatory Ethics Training

Thursday, March 8, 2018 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Sioux City, Wesley UMC
If we want to bear healthy fruit in our congregations and our communities, we need to be healthy ourselves.  Setting and maintaining healthy boundaries is essential to living into that reality.  Facilitators from the Des Moines Pastoral Counseling ...

Pastors of Large Churches

Thursday, March 8, 2018 10:00 AM to Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 2:00 PM
Boone, First 703 Arden St. Boone, IA  

NW District MANDATORY Ethics Training

Saturday, March 10, 2018 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Spencer, Grace UMC
If we want to bear healthy fruit in our congregations and our communities, we need to be healthy ourselves.  Setting and maintaining healthy boundaries is essential to living into that reality.  Facilitators from the Des Moines Pastoral Counseling ...

Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser

Saturday, April 7, 2018 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Rustin Ave. United Methodist Church
Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser Proceeds to benefit Shesler Hall Henry Muller Hall Pancakes, sausage and beverages. Free will offering accepted.

Congregational Care Ministry Seminar

Thursday, April 19, 2018 8:30 AM to Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 12:00 PM
Location: Church of the Resurrection
Congregational Care is critical in every local church and no one person can address all the hurt of a congregation or community. The Church of the Resurrection’s Congregational Care team invites you to join them April 19 – 21, 2018 for comprehensive ...
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Bishop Laurie's Report on the Commission on the Way Forward

Saturday, April 21, 2018 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Cherokee, St Paul's UMC
Bishop Laurie will be present to facilitate conversation around the Commission on a Way Forward. A commission was formed at the 2016 General Conference to help our denomination discern a way to remain united amid our differences around human ...

Order of Elder, Order of Deacons, Fellowship of Local Pastors & Associate Members Spring 2018 Gathering

Thursday, April 26, 2018 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: First UMC Ames
Spring 2018 Order of Elders, Order of Deacons, Fellowship of Local Pastors and Associate Members Event Thursday, April 26th from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. First United Methodist Church (516 Kellogg Avenue, Ames, IA 50010 )  Online Registration Printable ...

ECD Women Clergy Spiritual Spa Day

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 10:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Location: Lisbon UMC
Women Clergy from the East Central District are invited for a day of relaxation and refreshment at Lisbon UMC. Event sponsored by ECD UMW. Activities led by Spiritual Directors Karen Nelson, Sue Thomas, Gayle Wilcox, and Sheri Daylong.

2018 Iowa Licensing School

Saturday, May 12, 2018 to Friday, May 18, 2018
The 2018 Iowa Licensing School will be held at the Shalom Retreat Center. More details as they are available will be posted at http://www.iaumc.org/iowalicensingschool. In order to attend the Licensing School, you must be a certified candidate, ...
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Face to Face Encounter

Monday, May 14, 2018 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Emmanuel Methodist Church
Face to Face is an experience in the Emmaus tradition for persons 60 and older. For details contact Dawn Parker at bripark1948@gmail.com or Iowa Walk to Emmaus at iowaemmaus@gmail.com.

Face to Face Encounter

Monday, May 21, 2018 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Emmanuel Methodist Church
Face to Face is an experience in the Emmaus tradition for persons 60 and older. For details contact Dawn Parker at bripark1948@gmail.com or Iowa Walk to Emmaus at iowaemmaus@gmail.com.

Young Preachers Festival

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 to Thursday, June 28, 2018
Location: Church of the Resurrection
The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection announced today that registration is now open for the Young Preachers Festival (YPF), being held June 27 – 28, 2018 at its Leawood, Kansas campus. The Church of the Resurrection has partnered with the ...
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Music Accompanist Needed

Thursday, June 28, 2018 to Sunday, July 15, 2018
Geneseo UMC is in search of a music accompanist for Sunday morning Worship Service. We are looking for a keyboard/pianist. They would provide all music for Sunday Service. Please contact Deb Mumm: rdmumm@gmail.com

Part-time Administrative Assistant

Thursday, June 28, 2018 to Sunday, June 10, 2018
Geneseo United Methodist Church is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant. The successful applicant should enjoy working with the public. Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Microsoft Publisher is preferred, along with data entry experience ...

Blackwood Gospel Quartet Concert

Friday, July 6, 2018 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Location: Anthon United Methodist Church
Continue to celebrate with bold hymns God and Country

Cedar Rapids Emmaus Men's Walk #175

Thursday, July 12, 2018 to Sunday, July 15, 2018
Location: Cedar Rapids Emmaus
For more information go to: cedarrapidsemmaus.org

Cedar Rapids Emmaus Women's Walk #176

Thursday, July 19, 2018 to Sunday, July 22, 2018
Location: Cedar Rapids Emmaus
For more information go to: cedarrapidsemmaus.org

Men's Walk #134

Thursday, July 19, 2018 7:30 PM to Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 7:00 PM
Location: Humboldt United Methodist Church
Iowa Walk to Emmaus Men's Summer Walk #134. Lay Director is John M. Lizer

Hurricane Harvey District Wide Multi- Generational Mission

Saturday, July 21, 2018 6:00 AM to Sunday, July 29, 2018 at 5:00 PM
Location: Manchester UMC
The Northeast and East Central Districts of the Iowa Conference of the UMC are joining together to travel to Texas as a UMCOR disaster relief team responding to Hurricane Harvey. The mission dates are July 21-29, 2018. The cost is $450.00 per ...

Women's Walk #135

Thursday, July 26, 2018 7:30 PM to Sunday, July 29, 2018 at 7:00 PM
Location: Humboldt United Methodist Churc
Iowa Walk to Emmaus Women's Summer Walk #135. Lay Director Kristi Bihrer.

Cedar Rapids Chrysalis Flight #48

Friday, July 27, 2018 to Sunday, July 29, 2018
Location: Cedar Rapids Chrysalis
For more information go to: crchrysalis.org

District Youth Tubing & Pizza Trip

Saturday, August 11, 2018 9:45 AM
Location: Decorah River Tubes
Join us for a morning of tubing down the Decorah river and then have a yummy lunch at Mabe's pizza with youth from across the district. All Youth entering 6th grade and older are invited. Meet us in Decorah at Decorah River Tubes at 9:45 am. Contact ...

Reentry Team Training Event

Sunday, August 12, 2018 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Kimball Avenue UM Church
Pastor Paul Witmer, Minister of Reentry and Congregational Care for Women at the Well at the Iowa Correctional Institution for Women at Mitchellville, Iowa, will be coming to the Waterloo area in August to offer a Reentry Team Training. It will be at...

Race: The Power of an Illusion

Monday, August 13, 2018
RACIAL EQUITY AWARENESS LEARNING EXCHANGES *       Jesus calls us to love God and love neighbor. *       Racial justice is an ongoing focus of United Methodist Women mission work. *       We are called to live out the Charter for Racial Justice in ...

Marshalltown First United Methodist Food Packaging

Sunday, August 26, 2018 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: First United Methodist
Once again we will package meals for those in need in our community. We will be joined by Hope United Methodist Church this year. We will begin packaging meals in our Fellowship Hall following the 10:00 am worship service. Everyone is invited to join...

Worship in the Park - Lunch - Ice Cream Social

Sunday, August 26, 2018 10:00 PM to 2:00 PM
HEY EVERYBODY LET’S PARTY OUTSIDE!!!!! Sunday, August 26 @ 10:00: We are going to worship, picnic and have The Ice Cream Social in the park. Yes, we are going to worship in our beautiful pavilion. And then we are going to eat together. EVERYONE IS ...

Faith for Energy Equity Workshop

Monday, August 27, 2018 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Sunnybrook Community Church
You are invited to join a new Iowa Interfaith Power & Light initiative called "Faith for Energy Equity." We are kicking off this initiative with workshops for faith leaders in Iowa to connect with one another and to imagine a shared response to ...

Storm Lake UMC Free Food Distribution & Clothing Give Away

Monday, August 27, 2018 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Storm Lake United Methodist Church
We provide free food to our Community. When retail food is no longer salable, but still meets FDA regulations, it can be donated to food banks as salvage The food pantry is manned entirely by volunteers from the Methodist Church and relies on ...
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Faith for Energy Equity Workshop

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Jubilee United Methodist Church
You are invited to join a new Iowa Interfaith Power & Light initiative called "Faith for Energy Equity." We are kicking off this initiative with workshops for faith leaders in Iowa to connect with one another and to imagine a shared response to ...

Ice Cream Social

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 5:00 PM to Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 7:00 PM
Annual mission fundraiser - serving taverns, coneys, chips, homemade pies and beverages

Labor Day Creamed Turkey Dinner

Monday, September 3, 2018 11:00 AM to Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 1:00 PM
Creamed turkey over homemade biscuits, coney dogs, pie and ice cream.

Heartland Faithful Emmaus Men's Walk #17

Thursday, September 13, 2018 to Sunday, September 16, 2018
For more information go to: heartlandfaithful.org

Preachin’ is the ART of Public Speaking

Monday, September 17, 2018 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Atlantic, First UMC
Monday, September 17, 2018 Atlantic, First UMC  (800 Poplar St, Atlantic, IA 50022) 9:00am to 5:00pm .7 CEU’s  event Cost $50 for Clergy or $10 for Laity. Lunch provided. Presenters: Dan Wiebesiek and Andy Rubinking Register by Tuesday, September 4th...

Heartland Faithful Emmaus Women's Walk #18

Thursday, September 20, 2018 to Sunday, September 23, 2018
For more information go to: heartlandfaithful.org

Men's Walk #51

Thursday, September 20, 2018 to Sunday, September 23, 2018
Location: Eagle's Nest
Terraced Hills Emmaus Men's Fall Walk #51. Lay Director Jim Werner

East Central District UMW Annual Meeting

Friday, September 21, 2018 9:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Vinton Wesley United Methodist Church
All United Methodist Women and pastors from across the district are invited to celebrate the year's accomplishments, receive leadership training, and be inspired as BOLD women and men of faith, hope and love in action. Rev. Clint Twedt-Ball will ...

FREE Bluegrass Gospel Concert - "The Harmons" and "Four Mile Creek"

Saturday, September 22, 2018 3:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Location: Elmwood Park
A FREE bluegrass gospel concert. Sponsored by the Reinbeck United Methodist church. The Harmons are a family group that has recorded a several CD's and toured extensively. They are well known in the bluegrass community.for their high energy way of ...
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Autumn Dinner & Silent Auction

Saturday, September 22, 2018 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Epworth UMC
Epworth UMC, 412 Euclid, Des Moines, Iowa, will be serving Cavetelli, Salad, Italian Bread, Apple Crisp with Ice Cream and coffee, tea or milk on Saturday September 22, 2018, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. The cost is $7 with all proceeds going to the Epworth...

150th Anniversary Celebration

Sunday, September 23, 2018 10:00 AM
Location: Burlington Spring Grove
We will worship at 10:00am followed by a program and a meal. All are welcome to help us celebrate our FIRST 150 years. We especially invite former pastors, former members, District Superintendents and Bishops.

Day Apart Workshop: Working with the Third Age

Monday, September 24, 2018 10:00 AM to Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 3:00 PM
Location: Iowa U.M. Conference Office
The Office of Pastoral Care and Counseling presents DAY APART WORKSHOP: WORKING WITH THE THIRD AGE  The Third Age refers to Adult Experience beginning at 45. This is a time when people begin reflecting on spiritual life in new ways. Recent research ...

Leadership Institute 2018

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 to Friday, September 28, 2018
Location: Church of the Resurrection
The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection announced today that registration is now open for Leadership Institute 2018, held September 26-28 at the Leawood, Kansas campus. Churches are invited to bring their ministry leaders to one of the ...
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Women's Walk #52

Thursday, September 27, 2018 to Sunday, September 30, 2018
Location: Eagle's Nest
Terraced Hills Emmaus Women's Fall Walk #52. Lay Director Paula Fehring.

United Methodist Men Four Conference Rally

Friday, September 28, 2018 6:00 PM to Sunday, September 30, 2018 at 12:00 PM
Location: Lake Okoboji Camp and Retreat Center
UNITED METHODIST MEN FOUR CONFERENCE RALLY Dakotas, Great Plains, Iowa, Minnesota-Men Sharing God's Love since 1998 Hosted by Iowa UMMen Details: September 28-30, 2018 Lake Okoboji Camp and Retreat Center Friday Evening, 6:00 pm—Sunday Worship @ ...

NW District Lay Servant Training

Saturday, September 29, 2018 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: Spencer, Grace UMC
Saturday, September 29 8:00 am to 6:00 pm Spencer, Grace United Methodist Church (311 2nd Ave W, Spencer, Iowa)   Classes:              Basic Lay Servant Training              Advanced:  Dancing with Words              Advanced:  Leading Prayer     ...

Free Medical Screening

Saturday, September 29, 2018 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Epworth UMC
Free Medical Screening at Epworth UMC, 412 Euclid, Des Moines, Iowa. Free flu shots and lunch provided. Seek free medical advice from physicians specializing in internal medicine, pediatrics, orthopedics, dentistry and optometry. Free blood pressure,...

Missional Pathways

Saturday, September 29, 2018 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Methodist Churches Email Good afternoon. Riverside United Methodist Church invites you and your church to the Missional Pathways workshop offered by Jeff Newton. Jeff Newton founded Kokomo Urban Outreach in Kokomo, Indiana and has received multiple ...

Janesville UMC Turkey Dinner

Sunday, October 7, 2018 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: church secretary
To be held at the Janesville community center. Homemade pies, umw rummage sale. $9.50 per person in advance, $10.50 at the door

Race: The Power of an Illusion

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
RACIAL EQUITY AWARENESS LEARNING EXCHANGES *       Jesus calls us to love God and love neighbor. *       Racial justice is an ongoing focus of United Methodist Women mission work. *       We are called to live out the Charter for Racial Justice in ...

Annual Autumn Basement & Bake Sale

Saturday, October 13, 2018 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Epworth UMC
Epworth's Annual Basement & Bake Sale is BIGGER than ever this year. It will be held form 8:00 am until 2 pm on October 13th. Clothing and shoes for all - Many beautiful purses - Seasonal decorations - Books - Toys - Household and kitchen items - and...

"This is My Story - Narrating a Hopeful Future for the United Methodist Church"

Sunday, October 14, 2018 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Walnut Hills United Methodist Church
Hear stories from those most affected by the outcome of the February 2019 General Conference.

Race: The Power of an Illusion

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
RACIAL EQUITY AWARENESS LEARNING EXCHANGES *       Jesus calls us to love God and love neighbor. *       Racial justice is an ongoing focus of United Methodist Women mission work. *       We are called to live out the Charter for Racial Justice in ...

Men's Walk #136

Thursday, October 18, 2018 to Sunday, October 21, 2018
Location: Ankeny First United Methodist Church
Iowa Walk to Emmaus Men's Fall Walk #136. Lay Director Leonard Willis.

Holiday Craft and Bake Sale

Saturday, October 20, 2018 8:00 AM to Monday, October 1, 2018 at 2:00 PM
Location: Calvary United Methodist Church
Holiday Craft and Bake Sale at Calvary UMC. We serve homemade cinnamon pecan roll and coffee starting at 8 am. Lunch will be served from 11 am to l pm with homemade soups, pies and sandwiches. We will feature several local vendors as well as ...

End of Life Workshop

Saturday, October 20, 2018 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: First UMC
None of us like to think about our own death but one of the best gifts you can give to your loved ones is to have in place plans for the end of your life. On Saturday, October 20th from 9:00 to 11:00 AM First United Methodist Church in Des Moines ...

Growing Communities of Love Live

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 10:00 AM to Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 1:00 PM
Location: Mary Scifres Ministries
Growing Communities of Love Live A Church Growth Conference to help you Inspire Your Church to Innovate & Grow October 23-25, 2018 Disney Embassy Suites Anaheim South 11767 Harbor Boulevard, Garden Grove, California 92840 Presented by Mary Scifres ...
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Cedar Rapids Emmaus Men's Walk #177

Thursday, October 25, 2018 to Sunday, October 28, 2018
Location: Cedar Rapids Emmaus
For more information go to: cedarrapidsemmaus.org

Women's Walk #137

Thursday, October 25, 2018 to Sunday, October 28, 2018
Location: Ankeny First United Methodist Church
Iowa Walk to Emmaus Women's Fall Walk #137. Lay Director Jackie Riccio.

New Hampton UMC Soup and Salad Supper

Thursday, October 25, 2018 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: New Hampton UMC
Annual Soup & Salad Supper Adults $10.00 - Children 10 & under $5.00

Archer's Lord's Acre Day

Saturday, October 27, 2018 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Archer United Methodist Church is hosting its 67th Annual celebration of Lord’s Acre Day! The theme is “We Gather Together.” Everyone is cordially invited to attend! Date: Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018 Time: • Worship – 10 AM • Lunch – 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM ...

Race: The Power of an Illusion

Monday, October 29, 2018
RACIAL EQUITY AWARENESS LEARNING EXCHANGES *       Jesus calls us to love God and love neighbor. *       Racial justice is an ongoing focus of United Methodist Women mission work. *       We are called to live out the Charter for Racial Justice in ...

Fall 2018 Order of Elders, Order of Deacons, Fellowship of Local Pastors & Associate Members Event

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Fall 2018 Order of Elders, Order of Deacons, Fellowship of Local Pastors and Associate Members Event Tuesday, October 30th from 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Marshalltown, First United Methodist Church (202 West Main Street, Marshalltown, IA 50158 )  Online ...
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Northeast District InGathering Youth Lock In

Friday, November 2, 2018 6:00 PM to Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 12:00 PM
Location: Trinity United Methodist Church
Join youth from across the Northeast District for a Lock In associated with InGathering. Arrive at 6 pm to Threehouse (2422 College Street Cedar Falls) for pizza. After settling in we will head to the Rec Center for rock climbing, swimming, and more....

Thanksgiving Ingathering - Cedar Falls Site

Saturday, November 3, 2018
SITE INFORMATION CEDAR FALLS SITE First United Methodist Church 718 Clay Street 319-266-1713 CONTACT PERSONS Jan Benson, Chair 319-268-9111 jbenson@cfu.net Bonita Davis, Treasurer 319-327-0674 bonita@indytel.com Chuck Norman, Youth Event Contact ...

Thanksgiving Ingathering - Cherokee Site

Saturday, November 3, 2018
CHEROKEE SITE Western Iowa Technical Convention Center 200 Victory Drive (Highway 59, across from McDonalds) 712-885-0238 CONTACT PERSONS Sally Wilkie, CHair 712-437-2519 sswilkie@netins.net Pam Mitchell, Co-Treasurer 712-253-0001 ...

Thanksgiving Ingathering - Mount Pleasant Site

Saturday, November 3, 2018
MOUNT PLEASANT SITE Iowa Wesleyan University Howe Student Activity Center Broadway & North Main Streets 319-385-8021 Contact persons Judy Brotherton, Chair 563-264-5372 judyb@machlink.com Lucas Van Tol, Treasurer 319-621-1933 l.d.vantol@gmail.com ...

Thanksgiving Ingathering - Webster City Site

Saturday, November 3, 2018
WEBSTER CITY SITE Asbury United Methodist Church 921 Des Moines St. 515-832-5369 Contact Persons Cathi Griswold, Co-Chair 515-543-8165 griz@wccta.net Tami Hejlik, Co-Chair, Treasurer 515-571-7858 tamera_hejlik@yahoo.com Jennifer Peterson, Youth ...

Annual "FALL" Church Supper

Saturday, November 3, 2018 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: Walker UMC
The Walker United Methodist Church, 101 Ely St., Walker, IA will hold its “Annual Fall Supper” on November 3, 2018 at 5:00 PM. Pork Loin, dressing, mashed potatoes gravy, homemade applesauce and rolls, desserts drinks. Tickets are $8.00 for adults ...

United Church of Primghar's Lord's Harvest

Sunday, November 4, 2018 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
LORD’S HARVEST “Rise Up Build” SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4TH 9:00 A.M. WORSHIP SERVICE 10:00 A.M. COFFEE FELLOWSHIP LIVE AUCTION KIDS CARNIVAL NOON- 1:00 LUNCH (Taverns Cream Chicken) (free will offering) Everyone is Welcome!

NW District Clergy Day Apart

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: LeMars UMC
Lanette Plambeck, Director of Clergy and Leadership Excellence for the Iowa Annual Conference will be leading the day.  Here is what she says about the day apart: “It is my belief all clergy – no matter our location in ministry – desire to be at our ...

Election Night Soup & Pie Supper

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Election Night Soup Supper Tuesday, November 6, 2018 5-7 pm At the United Church of Primghar A freewill offering will be accepted.

Cedar Rapids Emmaus Women's Walk #178

Thursday, November 8, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018
Location: Cedar Rapids Emmaus
For more information go to: cedarrapidsemmaus.org

Mandy Sullivan | Nurture Her Soul Women's Event

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Christ Church - A United Methodist Community
Come, hear popular women's speaker, Mandy Sullivan, share about preparing our hearts for the holidays. Amidst all the chaos and stress of the holiday season - there's something better in store for us. Doors Open at 5:30 PM for appetizers and social ...
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Northwest District Clergy and Family Christmas Party

Friday, December 7, 2018 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Cherokee, St Paul's UMC
The Northwest District Ministry Team and District Superintendency Committee would like to invite all clergy and their families to the Northwest District Christmas Party!  It will be held at Cherokee, St Paul's UMC on Friday, December 7 beginning at ...

Webinar: W-2 and Year End Reporting for Local Churches

Monday, January 7, 2019 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 ...

Webinar: W-2 and Year End Reporting for Local Churches

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 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 ...

Budget Team Listening Session: North Liberty

Sunday, January 13, 2019 2:45 PM to 4:15 PM
Location: North Liberty United Methodist Church
Watch the Livestream of the North Liberty Budget Listening Session at 2:45 from here: https://vimeo.com/310444847

Budget Team Listening Session: Carroll

Sunday, January 20, 2019 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Location: Carroll First United Methodist Church

Fear of Other Study

Sunday, January 20, 2019 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: First UMC
Fear of the Other We live in a culture of prejudice and exclusion but God commands us to love and embrace those who are considered “other”. Bishop Will Willamon has written a book to help us learn how to recognize and think differently about our fear...

Budget Team Listening Session: Ames

Saturday, January 26, 2019 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Ames First United Methodist Church

Fear of Other Study

Sunday, January 27, 2019 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: First UMC
Fear of the Other We live in a culture of prejudice and exclusion but God commands us to love and embrace those who are considered “other”. Bishop Will Willamon has written a book to help us learn how to recognize and think differently about our fear...

2019 Advocacy Day with Bishop Laurie Haller

Monday, January 28, 2019 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Location: Wesley United Methodist Church
Monday, January 28, 2019 9:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.  Wesley UMC | 800 E 12th Street, Des Moines, IA Who should attend? United Methodist UMW and other Church Members & Pastors; others interested in advocacy work, Children/Youth Mental Health, and Medicaid ...
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Fear of Other Study

Sunday, February 3, 2019 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: First UMC
Fear of the Other We live in a culture of prejudice and exclusion but God commands us to love and embrace those who are considered “other”. Bishop Will Willamon has written a book to help us learn how to recognize and think differently about our fear...

IA Walk to Emmaus - Men's Walk #138

Thursday, February 7, 2019 7:00 PM to Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 7:00 PM
Location: West Des Moines United Methodist Church
The walk to Emmaus is an experience of Christian spiritual renewal and formation that begins with a three-day short course in Christianity. It is an opportunity to meet Jesus Christ in a new way as God’s grace and love is revealed to you through ...

Fear of Other Study

Sunday, February 10, 2019 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: First UMC
Fear of the Other We live in a culture of prejudice and exclusion but God commands us to love and embrace those who are considered “other”. Bishop Will Willamon has written a book to help us learn how to recognize and think differently about our fear...

IA Walk to Emmaus Women's Walk #139

Thursday, February 14, 2019 7:00 PM to Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 7:00 PM
Location: West Des Moines United Methodist Church
he walk to Emmaus is an experience of Christian spiritual renewal and formation that begins with a three-day short course in Christianity. It is an opportunity to meet Jesus Christ in a new way as God’s grace and love is revealed to you through other...

RESCHEDULED - Northeast District Youth Ski Trip Lock In

Friday, February 15, 2019 7:00 PM to Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 4:00 PM
Location: Trinity United Methodist Church
Join Youth from across the Northeast District for a fun ski weekend in Mankato, MN. We will gather on Friday evening for worship and games then Saturday morning hit the slopes at Mankato Ski Area. $30 (meals, and rental included). Contact trinityyout...

Fear of Other Study

Sunday, February 17, 2019 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: First UMC
Fear of the Other We live in a culture of prejudice and exclusion but God commands us to love and embrace those who are considered “other”. Bishop Will Willamon has written a book to help us learn how to recognize and think differently about our fear...

Cedar Rapids Emmaus Men's Walk #179

Thursday, February 21, 2019 7:00 PM to Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 7:00 PM
To be held at Camp Io-Dis-E-Ca in Solon, Iowa

Fear of Other Study

Sunday, February 24, 2019 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: First UMC
Fear of the Other We live in a culture of prejudice and exclusion but God commands us to love and embrace those who are considered “other”. Bishop Will Willamon has written a book to help us learn how to recognize and think differently about our fear...

Winter Barbecue

Sunday, March 3, 2019 12:00 PM
Location: Geneva United Methodist Church
Come in from the cold and join us for our Winter Barbecue! Menu includes: Smoked Pork Loin (prepared by Full Throttle Smoking by Mark & Lisa Whipple) Potato Salad - Chips Baked Beans Applesauce Large selection of salads & deserts Cost is $9 for ...

Cedar Rapids Emmaus Women's Walk #180

Thursday, March 14, 2019 7:00 PM to Sunday, March 17, 2019 at 7:00 PM
To be held at Camp Io=Dis-E-Ca, Solon, Iowa

South Dakota/NW Iowa Men's Walk

Thursday, March 21, 2019 to Sunday, March 24, 2019
Location: Tonya Whitmore
For more information go to: dakotaswalk.org

South Dakota Emmaus Men's Walk

Thursday, March 21, 2019 7:00 PM to Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 7:00 PM
To be held at Inspirations Hills, Canton South Dakota

One Board Model Training

Monday, March 25, 2019 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Sheldon United Methodist Church
Come and learn about the One Board Model to use in your local church.  All Clergy and Laity are welcome!

South Dakota/NW Iowa Women's Walk

Thursday, March 28, 2019 to Sunday, March 31, 2019
For more information go to: dakotaswalk.org

School for Practical Ministry

Thursday, March 28, 2019 12:30 PM to Friday, March 29, 2019 at 4:30 PM
Location: Wesley UMC
The purpose of the School for Practical Ministry is to provide down-to-earth teaching that can be used by clergy and lay people in the local church. This event is approved by the Iowa BoOM for 1.0 CEU and approved for Lay Servant Re-Certification. ...

Quad Cities Emmaus Men's Walk

Thursday, March 28, 2019 7:00 PM to Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 7:00 PM

South Dakota Walk to Emmaus Women's Walk

Thursday, March 28, 2019 7:00 PM to Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 7:00 PM
To be held at Inspiration Hills, Canton South Dakota

Bidwell Riverside Center's Pancake Breakfast

Saturday, March 30, 2019 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Bidwell Riverside Center
Join us for an All You Care To Eat pancake breakfast to support Bidwell Riverside Center, hosted by Grace United Methodist Church. Food includes pancakes, eggs, sausage, and beverages. There will also be quilts and baked goods for sale. $10 tickets ...

ShareChurch Conferences: The Art of Radical Hospitality and Empowered: A Model of Care

Thursday, April 4, 2019 to Friday, April 5, 2019
Location: The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection
The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection Opens Registration for Two Conferences April 4 - 5 LEAWOOD, KS – The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection is excited to announce registration is now open for two conferences hosted by ShareChurch...
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Quad Cities Emmaus Women's Walk

Thursday, April 4, 2019 7:00 PM to Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 7:00 PM

Iowa Chrysalis Flight #38

Friday, April 5, 2019 8:00 AM to Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 7:00 PM
Location: First United Methodist Church of Clarion
What happens on the Chrysalis Weekend? You will enjoy three days of singing, learning, laughing, worshiping, reflecting, praying and participating in small groups. Discussions center around fifteen talks given by youth and adult laity and clergy. ...

NW District Lay Servant Training

Saturday, April 6, 2019 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: Early UMC
Saturday, April 6 8:00 am to 6:00 pm Early United Methodist Church Classes will be Basic, Life Together in the UM Connection (Polity) and Accountable Discipleship.  The cost will be $20 per person.  It will need to be paid online at the time of ...

Laity Day with the Bishop

Saturday, April 6, 2019 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Location: Collegiate United Methodist Church
Location: Collegiate in Ames Join other lay people from across the Iowa Conference for a stimulating day.  Bishop Laurie will lead us in reflecting on the February General Conference as we look to the future.  Lay delegates to General Conference have...

Spring 2019 Order of Elders, Order of Deacons, & the Fellowship of Local Pastors & Associate Members Event

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Ames, First United Methodist Church
Spring 2019 Order of Elders, Order of Deacons, & the Fellowship of Local Pastors & Associate Members Event Tuesday, April 9th from 10 a.m.—3 p.m. at Ames, First UMC (516 Kellogg Ave., Ames, IA 50010) Online Registration Printable Registration General...

Hawthorn Hill’s 10th Annual Art & More for Shelter

Thursday, April 11, 2019 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Curate
Join us April 11th for the 10th Annual Art & More for Shelter fundraiser for Hawthorn Hill. Funds raised at the event support our programs serving local homeless families through two programs: New Directions Shelter, a 30-day emergency shelter and ...
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Staves Church Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 20, 2019 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Staves Memorial United Methodist Church

Katherine Parker, UMC Missionary currently serving in Nepal

Sunday, April 28, 2019 2:00 PM
Location: Leon, Loving Chapel
Sunday, April 28th 2:00 PM Loving Chapel UMC Sanctuary - Leon Katherine Parker, UMC Missionary for 19 years Currently serving in Nepal JOIN US FOR HER PROGRAM ON HER MISSION WORK WITH YOUTH and WOMEN www.umcmission.org

NW District Conference

Sunday, April 28, 2019 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Spencer, Grace UMC
The Northwest District Conference will be held in the afternoon of April 28.  This will be a time of celebration of our District Ministries and planning for the future!  

Pancakes for Women at the Well

Sunday, May 5, 2019 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Location: Rippey United Methodist Church
Rippey United Methodist will host the annual "Pancakes for Women at the Well" with a free-will offering for the congregation at the women's prison in Mitchellvillle.

Spring Neighborhood Party

Saturday, May 18, 2019 5:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Location: Valley United Methodist Church
Valley United Methodist Church, 4201 Ashworth in West Des Moines is sponsoring a "Spring Neighborhood Party". Neighbors and friends are invited to join us for games, fellowship, food, and a concert by Higher Power Quartet of Central Iowa. Games will ...

IA Walk to Emmaus "Face to Face"

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 9:00 AM to Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 4:00 AM
Location: Our Savior's United Methodist Church
About Face to Face Face to Face began "Encounters" in Emmaus Communities across the United States in 2015. Each day, new groups are joining in this adventure of starting Face to Face in their local Emmaus communities. They are experiencing a renewed ...

Iowa Walk To Emmaus Men's Walk

Thursday, July 18, 2019 7:00 PM to Sunday, July 21, 2019 at 7:00 PM
While they were talking and discussing, Jesus himself came near and walked with them. - Luke 24:15 The walk to Emmaus is an experience of Christian spiritual renewal and formation that begins with a three-day short course in Christianity. It is an ...

Iowa Walk to Emmaus Women's Walk

Thursday, July 25, 2019 7:00 PM to Sunday, July 28, 2019 at 7:00 PM
While they were talking and discussing, Jesus himself came near and walked with them. - Luke 24:15 The walk to Emmaus is an experience of Christian spiritual renewal and formation that begins with a three-day short course in Christianity. It is an ...

Show and Shine - Ice Cream Social

Sunday, August 18, 2019 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Rock Branch UMC
The 3rd Annual Rock Branch Car Show and Shine - Ice Cream Social features cars, tractors, brownies, ice cream! You might even see pickups and motorcycles!! Rock Branch UMC is "The Church of the Open Country" at 1610 Lee Avenue, rural Correctionville,...

Auction & Ice Cream Social

Sunday, August 25, 2019 5:00 PM
There will be an Auction and Ice Cream Social starting at 5;00 pm on Sunday, August 25, 2019. The Homemade Ice Cream is $5 per bowl with toppings galore and cookies and bars on the side.

Riley Harrison Clark in Concert and Meal

Saturday, September 7, 2019 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Saturday, September 7, 2019 Riley Harrison Clark will be in Concert at Rockwell UMC, 303 Monroe, in Rockwell, Iowa. Free Meal 6:00 pm Concert 7:00 Free Will Offering will be taken for Riley. While performing and touring with the award-winning, intern...

St. Paul's UMC Waterloo Beef and Noodle Dinner and Bake Sale

Saturday, September 14, 2019 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Location: St. Paul's UMC
Homemade Beef and Noodles, coleslaw, boiled potatoes and a delicious dessert Adults: $9.00 Children (Under 12) $4.00
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ANNUAL PORK CHOP DINNER

Friday, September 20, 2019
CENTER GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 3140 BRUNSKILL ROAD, DUBUQUE, IA 52003 ANNUAL PORK CHOP DINNER FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2019 4:30 - 8 PM ADULTS $12; AGES 6-12 YEARS $4 Dinner includes grilled Iowa Chop, potatoes, corn, applesauce, coleslaw, roll, ...

Leadership Institute 2019

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 to Friday, September 27, 2019
Location: The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection
Registration is now open for Leadership Institute 2019, held September 25-27 at The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection. The Church of the Resurrection, along with leading bishops, pastors and laity across the US, believes that the decision ...
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Fall 2019 Order of Elders, Order of Deacons, Fellowship of Local Pastors and Associate Members Event

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 10:00 AM to Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 3:00 PM
Location: Ankeny, First UMC Christian Life Center
Tuesday, October 1st at 10 a.m. through Wednesday, October 2nd at 3 p.m. Ankeny, First UMC Christian Life Center (710 NE 36th Street, Ankeny, IA 50021) Registration fee is $45 and includes lunch on Tuesday and Wednesday. Childcare is available but ...

Dakotas Walk to Emmaus, Men's Walk

Thursday, October 3, 2019 7:00 PM to Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 7:00 PM
While they were talking and discussing, Jesus himself came near and walked with them. - Luke 24:15 The walk to Emmaus is an experience of Christian spiritual renewal and formation that begins with a three-day short course in Christianity. It is an ...

NW District Lay Servant Training

Saturday, October 5, 2019 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: Sioux City, First UMC
Northwest District Lay Servant/Speaker Training Saturday, October 5, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm Sioux City, First United Methodist Church   Cost: $20/person (includes lunch)  You must pay online when you register!!  There will be no money accepted the day of...

4 One Quartet - Southern Gospel Concert & Worship Service

Sunday, October 6, 2019 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Onawa United Methodist Church
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Iowa Walk to Emmaus Men's Walk

Thursday, October 10, 2019 7:00 PM to Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 7:00 PM
While they were talking and discussing, Jesus himself came near and walked with them. - Luke 24:15 The walk to Emmaus is an experience of Christian spiritual renewal and formation that begins with a three-day short course in Christianity. It is an ...

Dakotas Walk to Emmaus, Women's Walk

Thursday, October 10, 2019 7:00 PM to Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 7:00 PM
While they were talking and discussing, Jesus himself came near and walked with them. - Luke 24:15 The walk to Emmaus is an experience of Christian spiritual renewal and formation that begins with a three-day short course in Christianity. It is an ...

Transform Sunday Morning

Saturday, October 12, 2019 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Location: St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Cedar Rapids
Bring your team (program staff, worship associates, artists, musicians and other interested people) to discover ways to enliven and deepen your congregation’s worship services. Based on presenter Marcia McFee’s book Think Like a Filmmaker, this ...
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145th Church Anniversary Celebration

Sunday, October 13, 2019 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Walker UMC
Please plan to attend the 145th Church Anniversary Celebration at the Walker UMC. Please bring memorabilia, pictures and stories to tell of the past. Brunch will follow the 9 am Worship Service, food provided.

Cedar Rapids Emmaus Men's Walk #181

Thursday, October 17, 2019 7:00 PM to Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 7:00 PM
To be held at Camp Io-Dis-E-Ca, Solon, Iowa

Iowa Walk to Emmaus Women's Walk

Thursday, October 17, 2019 7:00 PM to Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 7:00 PM
While they were talking and discussing, Jesus himself came near and walked with them. - Luke 24:15 The walk to Emmaus is an experience of Christian spiritual renewal and formation that begins with a three-day short course in Christianity. It is an ...

South Marion Bazaar

Saturday, October 26, 2019 5:00 PM
Location: SOUTH MARION UMC
Everyone is welcome to come to our Annual Bazaar - Supper is a Free Will Donation and served from 5:00-7:00 pm. Menu includes: Soups (Chili, Vegetable Beef, Broccoli Cheese and Creamy Potato with Ham), Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Homemade Bars, Coffee, ...
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Special Guest: Dr. Steve Meyer, Siouxland Tanzania Educational Medical Ministries

Sunday, October 27, 2019 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Sutherland United Methodist Church is pleased to invite all who are available to hear our guest speaker, Dr. Steve Meyer, founder of Siouxland Tanzania Educational Medical Ministries. Originally from Hartley, Iowa, Dr. Meyer will be speaking about ...

Conference Nominations Coordinating Committee

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Location: Conference Center
Conference Center meeting for District Nominations chairs and agency representatives

Staves UMC Annual Safe Halloween Fun night

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Staves Annual Safe Halloween Fun night Games, prizes and lots of candy Free Hot Dog Dinner to all Staves church 2747 E Madison Des Moines October 30 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Contact Debbie Wise 515-360-2840 Sign up for a chance to win an adult Walmart card ...

40th Annual Conference-wide Ingathering

Saturday, November 2, 2019 8:00 AM
The 40th Annual Mission Ingathering will be held on Saturday, November 2, 2019, at five locations throughout the state—First UMC in Cedar Falls, St. Paul’s UMC in Cherokee, Greenfield UMC, Iowa Wesleyan University in Mount Pleasant, & Asbury UMC in ...

Reggie's Sleepout

Saturday, November 2, 2019 3:00 PM to Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 7:00 AM
Location: Drake University Stadium
Your Opportunity to Make a Difference. THE EVENT: REGGIE’S SLEEPOUT Sleep out to help end homelessness. Create a Team. Raise money. Build a box. Meet new friends. Share an experience you’ll never forget. Bring a box, pop-up tent (no stakes) or ...
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Harvest Turkey Dinner

Saturday, November 2, 2019 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Laurens UMC
Laurens United Methodist Church 1st Annual Harvest Turkey Dinner Menu: Turkey, Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Green Beans, Coleslaw, Watergate Salad & Ice Cream. 13 yrs. old & adult ~ $10 5 yrs. 12 yrs. old ~ $ 7 under 5 yrs. ~ FREE Carry outs ...

United Methodist Men Chicken and Noodle Supper

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
This is the yearly supper the Slater United Methodist Men serve on election day. Homemade noodles with freshly cooked chicken and homemade chicken gravy, along with a hot vegetable and roll. An assortment of freshly baked desserts tops off the meal. ...

3rd Annual Empty Bowls: A Benefit for Bidwell Riverside Center

Thursday, November 7, 2019 6:00 PM to Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 8:00 PM
Location: Bidwell Riverside Center and Hawthorn Hill
Join Bidwell Riverside Center for its 3rd annual Empty Bowls fundraiser at the Temple for the Performing Arts on Thursday, November 7, from 6-8 p.m. Empty Bowls seeks to shed light on the food insecurity faced by our neighbors and raise funds to ...
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Cedar Rapids Emmaus Women's Walk #182

Thursday, November 7, 2019 7:00 PM to Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 7:00 PM
To be held at Camp Io-Dis-E-Ca, Solon, Iowa

Geneva UMC Annual Turkey Dinner

Sunday, November 10, 2019 12:00 PM
Location: Geneva United Methodist Church
Come Hungry and Join Us for our Annual Turkey Dinner on Sunday! Turkey, mashed potatoes, salads, roll, desserts and drink. Cost: $9 for ages 13 and up; $5 for kids ages 6-12; and Free for kids ages 5 and under Hope to see you there!

No Room at the Inn Nativity Festival

Friday, December 6, 2019 10:00 AM to Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 5:00 PM
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Northwest District Christmas Party

Friday, December 6, 2019 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Cherokee, St Paul's UMC
The Northwest District will be hosting a Christmas Party for All Clergy and their families! Friday, December 6, 2019 Cherokee, St Paul's United Methodist Church 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm We will have dinner, singing of carols and a white elephant ...

Simpson Youth Academy Holiday Meal

Saturday, December 7, 2019 5:30 PM
Location: Simpson College - Great Hall
Please join us for Simpson Youth Academy's third annual Lessons & Carols Dinner! Share a great meal, meet participants, and hear reflections on Advent from our students. Buying a ticket also gets you a free, reserved seat for the beautiful Lessons & ...

4One Gospel Quartet

Sunday, December 15, 2019 11:00 AM
Location: Peterson UMC

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 ...

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 ...

Winter Barbecue

Sunday, January 26, 2020 12:00 PM
Please join us for our annual Winter Barbecue Geneva United Methodist Church Sunday, January 26th at 12:00 PM Menu includes: Smoked Pork Loin (prepared by Full Throttle Smoking by Mark Lisa Whipple) Potato Salad - Chips Baked Beans Applesauce Large ...

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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NCD dCOM Meeting

Thursday, February 6, 2020 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Webster City, Faith UMC

Growing Communities of Love 2020

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 10:00 AM to Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 12:30 PM
Location: Disney Embassy Suites, Anaheim South
Growing Communities of Love 2020, a conference to Unleash Your Leaders, Energize Your Ministries, Transform Your Church Culture & Grow Your Church. Over sixty churches across the country have turned to Mary Scifres Ministries for the help that is ...

Explore Calling: A Guide to Helping Others Answer the Call

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Location: Saint Paul School of Theology
Saint Paul School of Theology is invested in nurturing pastoral leaders. We want to be a resource for you as you nurture a culture of call in your congregation. Join us Wed, February 12 at 12 PM CST for this introductory webinar led by Dr. Anne ...
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Mingo UMC Online Services

Sunday, March 22, 2020 to Sunday, May 31, 2020
Location: Mingo United Methodist Church
Sunday Worship Services Location: Mingo United Methodist Church in Mingo MUMC will have a prerecorded service online via our YouTube channel. Services and other worship opportunities are located on our website at www.mingoumc.org and our Facebook ...
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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 ...

Iowa Chrysalis Flight for Boys & Girls

Friday, March 27, 2020 8:00 AM to Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 7:00 PM
What happens on a Chrysalis weekend? You will enjoy three days of singing, learning, laughing, worshiping, reflecting, praying, and participating in small groups. Discussion center around fifteen talks given by youth and adult laity, and clergy. ...

Iowa Chrysalis Flight 39

Friday, March 27, 2020 8:00 AM to Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 6:00 PM
Location: Clarion UMC, Clarion Iowa and Church of Christ, Clarion, Iowa

CANCELED: Evangelical Society Lecture

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Saint Paul School of Theology
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POSTPONED!! SW District Day Apart

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Creighton University Retreat Center
span style="color:black; background:white">The Gift of Conflict – Session 2: Many churches and people in general are afraid of conflict and avoid it at all costs, but conflict is a gift! Conflict is simply the presence of two or more ideas occupying ...

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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Quad Cities Emmaus Men's Walk #123

Thursday, April 23, 2020 7:00 AM to Sunday, April 26, 2020 at 7:00 PM

Quad Cities Emmaus Women's Walk #124

Thursday, April 30, 2020 7:00 PM to Sunday, May 3, 2020 at 7:00 PM

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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Iowa Walk to Emmaus - Men's Walk #146

Thursday, July 9, 2020 7:00 PM to Sunday, July 12, 2020 at 7:00 PM
Location: Grace United Methodist Church

Iowa Walk to Emmaus Women's Walk #147

Thursday, July 16, 2020 7:00 PM to Sunday, July 19, 2020 at 7:00 PM
Location: Grace United Methodist Church

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 ...

Quad Cities Chrysalis Flight 134

Thursday, November 12, 2020 to Sunday, November 15, 2020

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 ...

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,...
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Leadership Institute 2021

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 to Friday, October 1, 2021
Location: Church of the Resurrection and Online
The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection announced registration is now open for Leadership Institute 2021, held September 29 – October 1. The annual leadership conference will be offered both online and in person at the Leawood, KS campus, ...
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