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Iowa's newest District Superintendent discerns his first appointment

Iowa's newest District Superintendent discerns his first appointment

2/24/2023
The Iowa Conference's newest district superintendent, Rev. Dr. Michel Lundula of the Camp Clear Lake district, discerned his first appointment earlier this month, saying that he feels blessed about being a part of the cabinet.    "Making appointments is a process that requires prayers and discernment, and I've been in that process today. I've been blessed as a district superintendent to make my very first official appointment. That came after a prayerful moment, after a moment of discerning and ...

Are you exploring a call to ministry?

Are you exploring a call to ministry?

1/10/2023
The Candidacy Retreat, a requirement of the candidacy process, is an opportunity to further discern your call to ministry, learn more about the process, meet others on the journey, hear from those serving in different ministries and have a chance to ask questions. The next Candidacy Retreat will be Saturday, February 11, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. via Zoom. Registration is required to receive the Zoom link. Please learn more and register here.

Chairs of the Orders & Fellowship invite elders, deacons, local pastors, and associate members to their 2023 Spring Orders and Fellowship event

Chairs of the Orders & Fellowship invite elders, deacons, local pastors, and associate members to their 2023 Spring Orders and Fellowship event

1/6/2023
Iowa ACEs 360 will present at the 2023 Spring event, which will be held on Thursday, March 30, 2023. They are a coalition that provides research, tools, and a network that will help guide those in attendance on taking informed actions to help individuals heal from trauma and thrive. It will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Immanuel United Methodist Church in Des Moines. Iowa ACEs 360 research problems, test solutions, identify best practices and advocate for system changes to address incredibly ...

Discerning a Call to Ministry? Attend the virtual candidacy retreat

Discerning a Call to Ministry? Attend the virtual candidacy retreat

8/5/2022
Are you exploring a call to ministry? The candidacy retreat, a requirement of the candidacy process, is an opportunity to discern your call to ministry further, learn more about the process, meet others on the journey, hear from those serving in different types of ministry and have a chance to ask questions. The next candidacy retreat will be Saturday, October 22nd, from 9 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. via Zoom. Registration is required to receive the Zoom link. Please learn more and register by clicking ...

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