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May 2018

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

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 "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 ...

Monroe Uinited Methodist Church Annual Turkey Supper

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Monroe United Methodist Church
The Annual Turkey Supper will be held at the church, 407 N Monroe featuring turkey and dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, coleslaw, pie and drink. Cost is $10 for adults, $4 for kids 6 and under. Take out is available. Contact the ...

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 ...

South Central District Connectional Ministries Council

Monday, March 18, 2019 5:00 PM
Location: Chariton, First UMC

Central District UMW Day Apart

Saturday, April 13, 2019 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  Hospitality is the theme of the Central District United Methodist Women annual Day Apart from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at Burns United Methodist Church, 1909 Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway in Des Moines. All men and women of the ...

South Central District UMW Mission Study

Monday, April 22, 2019 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Ottumwa, First UM 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

South Central District Conference

Saturday, May 4, 2019 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Chariton, First UMC

Central District Basic & Advanced Lay Servant Ministries Classes

Saturday, September 7, 2019
Location: Des Moines, Burns United Methodist Church
Basic Class and Advanced Class opportunities. When: Saturday, September 7, 2019 Where: Des Moines, Burns United Methodist Church                   1909 MLK Pkwy                  Des Moines, IA 50314 Click HERE to register. Welcome will begin at ...

South Central District Operational Team

Thursday, September 26, 2019 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Chariton First UMC

Central District Committee on Ministry

Monday, October 7, 2019 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Center-Martin Boehm-Suzanna Wesley

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.

South Central District Operational Team Meeting

Thursday, October 24, 2019 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Chariton, First UMC

Installation Service for Superintendent Moody Colorado

Sunday, October 27, 2019 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Chariton, First UMC
2:30 PM- Installation Service for Superintendent Moody Colorado at Chariton, First UMC, 923 Roland Ave, Chariton. Bishop Laurie will be present at this service as well. A time for refreshments and fellowship will follow. 4:00 PM- Bishop Laurie will ...

Greenfield Ingathering

Saturday, November 2, 2019
Ingathering will be held on Saturday, November 2, 2019. Click here to find the flyer for the Greenfield Site - Greenfield UMC 108 SW 5th St, Greenfield, IA 50849 OR Mt. Pleasant Site - Iowa Wesleyan University Howe Student Activity Center at Broadway...

Annual UMW Turkey Supper

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 to 7:00 PM
Location: Monroe United Methodist Church
UMW Annual Turkey Supper. Features turkey and dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, coleslaw, cranberry sauce, pie and a drink. $5 for six and under, $11 for all others. Serving begins at 5:30.

Mission Rally

Sunday, November 10, 2019
Lyn and Sharon Fogelman Missionaries in Uganda on the South Central District.  Jerusalem UMC More information to follow.

South Central District Connectional Ministries Council

Monday, November 18, 2019 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Chariton, First UMC

South Central District Conference

Monday, November 18, 2019 6:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Location: Chariton, First UMC

Central District Operational Team

Thursday, November 21, 2019 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

THANKSGIVING ADY IS OPEN YOU CAN GO TO SOMEONE WHO YOU MAY WANT TO VISIT OR YOU ARE INVITED.

Thursday, November 28, 2019 12:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Location: Des Moines Iowa First UMC Des Moines,
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Central District Committee on Ministry

Monday, December 2, 2019 9:00 AM

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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THANKSGIVING ADY IS OPEN YOU CAN GO TO SOMEONE WHO YOU MAY WANT TO VISIT OR YOU ARE INVITED.

Saturday, December 28, 2019 12:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Location: Des Moines Iowa First UMC Des Moines,
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EC-January 5, 2020 Local Church Leadership Training

Sunday, January 5, 2020 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: St. Paul's UM Church
Do all your SPRC members know what they are called to do? How long has it been since your Finance Committee members receive a formal training? Do your Trustees know what their roles are? What is the role of your lay leader in the church? This is a ...
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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 ...

EC-January 12, 2020 Local Church Leadership Training

Sunday, January 12, 2020 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Salemn UM Church
Do all your SPRC members know what they are called to do? How long has it been since your Finance Committee members receive a formal training? Do your Trustees know what their roles are? What is the role of your lay leader in the church? This is a ...
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South Central District Operational Team

Thursday, January 16, 2020 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Chariton, First UMC

EC-January 19, 2020 Local Church Leadership Training

Sunday, January 19, 2020 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: First UM Church
Do all your SPRC members know what they are called to do? How long has it been since your Finance Committee members receive a formal training? Do your Trustees know what their roles are? What is the role of your lay leader in the church? This is a ...
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Central District Parish Development

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

NED Leadership Training Workshops

Sunday, January 26, 2020 2:30 PM to 4:45 PM
Location: Cedar Falls, First UMC
Sign up for two workshops by calling: (515) 832-2784 or by emailing: alanna.warren@iaumc.org Registration Deadline: January 20, 2020    

EC-January 26, 2020 Local Church Leadership Training

Sunday, January 26, 2020 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Grand View UM Church
Do all your SPRC members know what they are called to do? How long has it been since your Finance Committee members receive a formal training? Do your Trustees know what their roles are? What is the role of your lay leader in the church? This is a ...
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THANKSGIVING ADY IS OPEN YOU CAN GO TO SOMEONE WHO YOU MAY WANT TO VISIT OR YOU ARE INVITED.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 12:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Location: Des Moines Iowa First UMC Des Moines,
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Laity Summit

Saturday, February 1, 2020 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Ankeny, First UMC
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THANKSGIVING ADY IS OPEN YOU CAN GO TO SOMEONE WHO YOU MAY WANT TO VISIT OR YOU ARE INVITED.

Friday, February 28, 2020 12:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Location: Des Moines Iowa First UMC Des Moines,
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THANKSGIVING ADY IS OPEN YOU CAN GO TO SOMEONE WHO YOU MAY WANT TO VISIT OR YOU ARE INVITED.

Saturday, March 28, 2020 12:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Location: Des Moines Iowa First UMC Des Moines,
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THANKSGIVING ADY IS OPEN YOU CAN GO TO SOMEONE WHO YOU MAY WANT TO VISIT OR YOU ARE INVITED.

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 12:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Location: Des Moines Iowa First UMC Des Moines,
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THANKSGIVING ADY IS OPEN YOU CAN GO TO SOMEONE WHO YOU MAY WANT TO VISIT OR YOU ARE INVITED.

Thursday, May 28, 2020 12:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Location: Des Moines Iowa First UMC Des Moines,
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THANKSGIVING ADY IS OPEN YOU CAN GO TO SOMEONE WHO YOU MAY WANT TO VISIT OR YOU ARE INVITED.

Sunday, June 28, 2020 12:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Location: Des Moines Iowa First UMC Des Moines,
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THANKSGIVING ADY IS OPEN YOU CAN GO TO SOMEONE WHO YOU MAY WANT TO VISIT OR YOU ARE INVITED.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 12:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Location: Des Moines Iowa First UMC Des Moines,
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THANKSGIVING ADY IS OPEN YOU CAN GO TO SOMEONE WHO YOU MAY WANT TO VISIT OR YOU ARE INVITED.

Friday, August 28, 2020 12:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Location: Des Moines Iowa First UMC Des Moines,
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THANKSGIVING ADY IS OPEN YOU CAN GO TO SOMEONE WHO YOU MAY WANT TO VISIT OR YOU ARE INVITED.

Monday, September 28, 2020 12:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Location: Des Moines Iowa First UMC Des Moines,
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THANKSGIVING ADY IS OPEN YOU CAN GO TO SOMEONE WHO YOU MAY WANT TO VISIT OR YOU ARE INVITED.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Location: Des Moines Iowa First UMC Des Moines,
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THANKSGIVING ADY IS OPEN YOU CAN GO TO SOMEONE WHO YOU MAY WANT TO VISIT OR YOU ARE INVITED.

Saturday, November 28, 2020 12:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Location: Des Moines Iowa First UMC Des Moines,
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