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2023 Iowa Annual Conference


2023 Iowa Annual Conference Session Update - Registration Deadlines, Hotels, Nominations

2023 Iowa Annual Conference Session Update - Registration Deadlines, Hotels, Nominations

3/16/2023
The 2023 Iowa Annual Conference Session will be held in a hybrid format on Friday, June 2, Saturday, June 3, and Sunday, June 4. The session will take place in person at the MidAmerican Energy RecPlex in West Des Moines and will also be offered virtually for those who choose to participate that way. The Call to Order and Episcopal Address will be at 1:00 pm on Friday, June 2. Clergy Session will be earlier that morning at a time and location to be determined, and the Laity Session will be at ...

Application for Diakonos to serve at AC2023 now open

Application for Diakonos to serve at AC2023 now open

2/28/2023
Have you ever wanted to be a part of something bigger than the local church? Have you ever wanted to serve your church brothers and sisters in Christ? This opportunity might be for you! The Diakonos (Greek for a servant) Leadership Development program application is open for 15 high schoolers from around the state to assist during the Iowa Annual Conference 2023 session from June 1 – 4 at the RecPlex in West Des Moines, IA. Diakonos will help deliver communications, directions, aide and assist...

Opposition to Unjust Theology Regarding the Holy Land Task Force Members Needed

Opposition to Unjust Theology Regarding the Holy Land Task Force Members Needed

10/18/2022
At the 2022 Annual Conference, a resolution regarding Opposition to Unjust Theology Regarding the Holy Land was passed.  This resolution called for the establishment of a task force to identify the biblical and theological reasons for opposing Israel's treatment of the Palestinian people and then submit a report to the 2023 Annual Conference with recommendations for action. We are looking for both clergy and laity to serve on this team. The United Methodist Church has previously spoken out on ...

AC2023 Equalization Numbers Now Available

AC2023 Equalization Numbers Now Available

9/21/2022
Equalization information for the 2023 Iowa Annual Conference is now available on the 2023 Iowa Annual Conference website. The number of lay members for churches and districts is updated every year. If you have questions, please email Nitza Dovenspike, Iowa Annual Conference Session secretary.  

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