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Annual Conference 2022 Town Hall focused on Development

Annual Conference 2022 Town Hall focused on Development

1/11/2022
Three virtual Pre-2022 Annual Conference Town Halls meetings are being held in early 2022 to update everyone on how the Iowa Annual Conference continues to align with our Strategic Priorities. Leaders will give reports, and a time for Q&A will be available at the end.   Priority 1:  Equipping Ourselves and Others as Transformational Leaders (Development) Script from the Conference Connectional Ministries Council Script from the Board of Camps Download the video of the meeting Email questions ...

2022 Iowa Annual Conference Town Hall meetings announced

2022 Iowa Annual Conference Town Hall meetings announced

12/27/2021
UPDATE: Please note that the third town hall is now March 19, 2022. Three virtual Pre-2022 Annual Conference Town Halls meetings are being held in early 2022 to update everyone on how the Iowa Annual Conference continues to align with our Strategic Priorities. Leaders will give reports, and a time for Q&A will be available at the end.    Priority 1:  Equipping Ourselves and Others as Transformational Leaders (Development) The Saturday, January 8, 2022, Town Hall meeting will be from 9:00 – ...

Epiphany Address worship service Livestream on January 5th at 6 pm

Epiphany Address worship service Livestream on January 5th at 6 pm

12/27/2021
View the Livestream here → Bishop Laurie Haller invites all clergy and laypersons in the Iowa Conference to an Epiphany Eve Address and Worship Service, “A Different Way: Celebrating God’s Hope Made Real.”   The address will be Livestreamed on Wednesday evening, January 5, 2022, from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. You can view the Livestream here (new link). It will be recorded and available at https://www.iaumc.org/leading-now.   The worship service is based upon the Gospel Lesson for the ...

Preliminary details released for the 2022 Iowa Annual Conference Session

Preliminary details released for the 2022 Iowa Annual Conference Session

11/12/2021
We are excited to announce preliminary details about the 2022 Iowa United Methodist Conference Session, including a brand new location and some additional dates.    The 2022 Iowa Annual Conference Session will be held in a hybrid format on Saturday, June 4, and Sunday, June 5. The session will take place in person at a new venue in West Des Moines and will also be offered virtually for those who choose to participate that way.   The 2022 session will be held at the MidAmerican Energy RecPlex ...

Equalization information for the 2022 annual conference session

Equalization information for the 2022 annual conference session

9/2/2021
Equalization for 2022 Annual Conference Each charge receives one lay member to Annual Conference.   A charge served by more than one clergyperson is assigned an additional lay member for each additional appointed clergy.  Persons appointed to a charge who are from another annual conference, another denomination, are supervised and/or certified laypersons, or who are Temporary Pulpit Supply are not considered clergy for purposes of equalization and will not be in the total clergy count for that ...