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Free Holiday Meals

Free Holiday Meals

12/10/2018
Here is a list of churches and community centers offering free meals during the holidays. The list is organized by district (section of Iowa) then date. Thanks to everyone who has shared this information with us! If you would like to add a meal to the list, please fill out this form. God bless you! - Iowa Conference Communications Ministry Team To find a meal near you, click the district below: Northwest Southwest North Central Central South Central Northeast East Central Southeast Northwest ...

Coming alongside others in care

Coming alongside others in care

9/25/2018
Written by Rev. Nan Smith, Pastor at Marshalltown Hope UMC  On Thursday afternoon, July 19, when an F3 tornado roared through Marshalltown, the United Methodist Women here at Marshalltown Hope were putting the final touches on their annual fundraiser — a rummage sale set to open the next day. As our church had suffered no damage because of the storm, the women went ahead and opened the doors on Friday. However, as the reports began to roll in that morning about the extent of the tornado damage,...

‘Discipleship Ministries’ Is Agency’s New Identity

‘Discipleship Ministries’ Is Agency’s New Identity

3/4/2015
Discipleship Ministries has officially become the new name of the general agency of The United Methodist Church known for years as The General Board of Discipleship, or GBOD. The name change, which includes new addresses for the website and agency personnel emails, was announced by Dr. Timothy L. Bias, General Secretary (chief executive) of Discipleship Ministries.   “The shift from General Board of Discipleship to Discipleship Ministries was an intentional decision to more clearly communicate ...