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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 ...

Budget Team update from Bill Poland

Budget Team update from Bill Poland

11/30/2018
In the most recent episode of Iowa Conference Conversations, Rev. Bill Poland describes the work of the Budget Review team and its proposals. The Budget Team has been tasked to recommend a 2020 budget that is missionally-directed by the three Strategic Priorities adopted by the Annual Conference (2013). The Team has also been tasked to propose expense reductions by $1 million.

District Fundraising Challenge

District Fundraising Challenge

11/12/2018
DISTRICTS CHALLENGED TO RAISE FUNDS FOR KITCHEN AT THE UBUNTU RETREAT CENTRE AT AFRICA UNIVERSITY  Several weeks ago, a group of eleven clergy and laity from Iowa visited Africa University in Old Mutare, Zimbabwe. Africa University (AU) was founded in 1992 as a United Methodist-related university and draws students from countries all over the African continent. Several of our Iowa clergy are graduates of AU. We stayed at the Ubuntu Retreat Centre, which was completed several years ago and was ...