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Mustang Football in NAIA Nationals

Mustang Football in NAIA Nationals

12/14/2018
The Morningside College football team is the only undefeated college team in the state of Iowa and is playing in the NAIA National Championship game this Saturday. Besides getting ready for the big game, the team has taken time to meet with local elementary students to talk about integrity, respect, leadership, and character. If you want to help cheer them on, the college has created a list of listening and viewing options for the NAIA National Championship game on Saturday, Dec. 15 at 5 pm CST ...

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 ...

A note from Rev. Ron Carlson

A note from Rev. Ron Carlson

10/5/2018
Written by Rev. Ron Carlson, Northwest District Superintendent   "I am because we are." While we are in the middle of this season of interviews and charge conferences, I am also getting ready to travel to Africa University with our Bishop. In the midst of transition and searching for a new normal, I am questioning the sanity of this adventure at this time. There is so much going on here in the district and I will be gone for about two weeks. Often, the preparations and the current reality ...

Native American Sunday

Native American Sunday

4/3/2018
One of six churchwide Special Sundays with offerings of The United Methodist Church, Native American Ministries Sunday serves to remind United Methodists of the gifts and contributions made by Native Americans to our society. The special offering supports Native American outreach within annual conferences and across the United States and provides seminary scholarships for Native Americans. When you give generously on Native American Ministries Sunday, you equip seminary students who will honor ...

Kids helping kids

Kids helping kids

5/25/2017
The United Methodist Church of LeMars in Northwest Iowa has a special kids group. The Kids 4 Christ program is made up of children ages 3 to those in 5th grade. The group recently raised $1,050 to donate to other children through the Children’s Miracle Network. “We don’t want to limit our ministry only within our building,” said Rev. Okitakoyi Lundula. “We make it so we are there for the community and beyond the local church.” Kids 4 Christ meets every Wednesday with 45 children attending ...

Native American Sunday

Native American Sunday

4/11/2017
Native American Ministries Sunday is April 30, 2017.  This offering is taken the third Sunday of Easter and funds urban ministries with Native Americans, scholarships for Native Americans attending United Methodist seminaries and annual conference Native American ministries.  One half of the special offering received in April by United Methodist Churches across the nation is sent to General Board of Global Ministries for distribution. The other half remains within the Iowa Conference and ...