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January 2018

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Talking About #MeToo

Monday, January 29, 2018 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Altoona United Methodist Church
  Talking About #MeToo What does it look like when we talk about civil issues, with respect and care, inside the church? Women at the Well--the church inside the women's prison in Mitchellville--is hosting a series of conversations about Sexual ...

Talking About #MeToo

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Immanuel United Methodist Church
  Talking About #MeToo What does it look like when we talk about civil issues, with respect and care, inside the church? Women at the Well--the church inside the women's prison in Mitchellville--is hosting a series of conversations about Sexual ...

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 ...

Talking About #MeToo

Monday, February 5, 2018 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Altoona United Methodist Church
  Talking About #MeToo What does it look like when we talk about civil issues, with respect and care, inside the church? Women at the Well--the church inside the women's prison in Mitchellville--is hosting a series of conversations about Sexual ...

Talking About #MeToo

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Immanuel United Methodist Church
  Talking About #MeToo What does it look like when we talk about civil issues, with respect and care, inside the church? Women at the Well--the church inside the women's prison in Mitchellville--is hosting a series of conversations about Sexual ...

Talking About #MeToo

Monday, February 12, 2018 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Altoona United Methodist Church
  Talking About #MeToo What does it look like when we talk about civil issues, with respect and care, inside the church? Women at the Well--the church inside the women's prison in Mitchellville--is hosting a series of conversations about Sexual ...

Talking About #MeToo

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Immanuel United Methodist Church
  Talking About #MeToo What does it look like when we talk about civil issues, with respect and care, inside the church? Women at the Well--the church inside the women's prison in Mitchellville--is hosting a series of conversations about Sexual ...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

Central District Committee on Ministry

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

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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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.

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. ...

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!

Central District Operational Team

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

Foolish Church - North Central District Read

Sunday, November 24, 2019
Location: Faith UMC
November 24: Faith UMC, Humboldt Center – Book Discussion with Author 1:00- 2:30 PM  and Preaching at Faith Parish for morning services. About the book:  Messy, raw, and real aren’t the words most of us use when we say what’s good about our ...
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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

NCD Cluster Lunch Group D

Thursday, December 5, 2019 11:00 AM
Location: Mulligan's Country Club

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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NED Advanced Lay Servant Training

Friday, December 6, 2019 6:00 PM to Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 4:00 PM
Location: Sumner UMC
2 DAY / 10 HOUR TRAINING Friday, December 6th - 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. & Saturday, December 7th - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.   ADVANCED CLASS:  Leading in Pastoral Care Author: Brian Jackson Order from:  Bookstore.UpperRoom.org or call 800-972-0433    ...

NCD UMW Team meeting

Monday, December 9, 2019 9:30 AM
Location: TBD

NCD Board of Laity & Lay Servant Committee meeting

Monday, December 9, 2019 10:00 AM
Location: Story City, Grace UMC

NCD Ministry Team Committee meeting

Monday, December 9, 2019 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Webster City, Asbury UMC

NCD - District Connectional Ministries Committee (DCMC)

Monday, December 9, 2019 4:00 PM
Location: Webster City, Asbury UMC

NCD Parish Development Committee

Thursday, December 12, 2019 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Location: Webster City, Faith UMC

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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NCD RIM Group

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: TBD

NCD Missions Committee

Monday, January 13, 2020 4:30 PM
Location: Webster City, Faith UMC

Central District Parish Development

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

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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NCD RIM group

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: TBD

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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NCD RIM group

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Location: TBD

Foolish Church - All District Read

Saturday, March 28, 2020
Location: Mason City, Grace UMC
March 28: Mason City, Grace Church – Book Discussion with Author at 1:00-3:00 PM - Lee will be at MC, Wesley UMC for worship Saturday night (5:30) and Sunday, March 29 morning (at Clear Lake UMC). About the book:  Messy, raw, and real aren’t the ...

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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NCD RIM Group

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Location: TBD

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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NCD RIM Group Meeting

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: TBD

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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