Bishop Trimble

Women at the Well

Bishop Julius Calvin Trimble preached at the fifth anniversary celebration of the Women at the Well Congregation on Thursday, February 23, 2012

Orders and Fellowships

Neil Alexander addressed the fall 2011 gathering of the Orders and Fellowships on September 26, at Marshalltown First UMC. His presentation focused on the Call to Action and the Interim Operations Team report.

Ordering groups with Bishop Trimble

Persons who will be ordained, commissioned and have their ministerial orders recognize with Bishop Julius Calvin Trimble

Opening worship

Images from the opening worship service of the 2012 session of the Iowa Annual Conference

Northwest District welcomes new Superintendent

Rev. Dr. Tom Carver was welcomed as the new Superintendent by the lay and clergy of the Northwest District during a service on Sunday, October 7, 2012.

Lovely Lane 50th Anniversary

The 50th anniversary of the Lovely Lane United Methodist Church was celebrated on September 9, 2012.

Laity Day with the Bishop, 2012

March 31, 2012, Christian Life Center, Ankeny

Hadley Chapel dedication at Hillcrest Family Services

Dedication service for the Hadley Chapel at Hillcrest Family Services, October 14, 2012. Iowa United Methodist Bishop Julius Calvin Trimble was the preacher.

Fall Retirees Gathering

The fall 2012 gathering of Iowa Conference retirees and spouses was held at Oakwood United Methodist Church on Tuesday, September 19.

Fall 2012 Orders, Fellowship and Association event

The fall gathering of the Orders, Fellowship and Association took place on October 1, at Jefferson UMC. The Field Outreach Ministers took the lead for a series of conversations with the 175 who were present. Bishop Trimble responded to the "Word and Words."

Episcopacy Committee, Bishop and Mrs. Trimble

Words of appreciation from the Episcopacy Committee, chaired by Harlan Gillespie, remarks from Bishop Trimble and Mrs. Racelder Grandberry-Trimble, and a prayer for the Conference by the Trimbles.

Christine Davis, Spiritual Guide

Christine Davis is the Spiritual Guide for the 2012 session of the Iowa Annual Conference.

Buffalo UMC moves to new church home

The congregation of the Buffalo United Methodist Church, Cedar Rapids, has moved from its 107 year old building to a new facility, the former Faith UMC. The deconsecration/consecration services were half on September 9, 2012.

Block by Block Ribbon Cutting

The Ribbon Cutting celebrating the renovation/rebuilding work done with residents of the first Block by Block community in Cedar Rapids. Bishop Trimble, Clint Twedt-Ball and others involved in the program cut the ceremonial ribbon, visited homes in the neighborhood and stopped by the reopened Taylor School

Bishop's Visit to the Southwest District

Bishop Julius Calvin Trimble visited the Southwest District of the Iowa Annual Conference on February 26, 2012. Rev. Brian Milford is the Conference Superintendent for the District. Rev. J. Robert Burkhart, Assistant to the Bishop for Administration, accompanied Bishop Trimble

Bishop Trimble, Opening Day

Bishop Julius Calvin Trimble on opening day of the 2012 Annual Conference session

Bishop speaks to General & Jurisdictional Conference delegation

Bishop Julius Calvin Trimble met with the 2012 Iowa General and Jurisdictional Conference delegations on Friday, February 24.

2011 Iowa United Methodist Advocacy Day

The 2011 Advocacy Day, held at Calvary Baptist Church on February 1, featured a keynote presentation by Kristin Kumpf, worship with readings in several languages, a description of the visual homiletics and reflections offered by Bishop Julius C. Trimble. (Photos by Dr. Arthur McClanahan)

2012 School for Ministry