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Mobile United Methodist Missionaries Bless a Community

Mobile United Methodist Missionaries Bless a Community

8/18/2022
During the first week of August, the Adel United Methodist Church hosted a successful Ecumenical Community Vacation Bible School (VBS) with the Mobile United Methodist Missionaries (MUMM) assistance.   Mobile United Methodist Missionaries is a ministry of the Iowa Conference serving the Aldersgate, Golden Valley, and Riverview Park Districts of the United Methodist Church, making disciples in rural Iowa.   “MUMM provided all the tools to make the VBS a complete success: organization, flyer ...

A farewell to the Riverview Park District from Rev. Dr. Heecheon Jeon

A farewell to the Riverview Park District from Rev. Dr. Heecheon Jeon

6/9/2022
Dear my beloved leaders at the Riverview Park District,  I am so grateful that I have had an opportunity to know you and to work with you as your district superintendent for last six years. My yes to God’s call in ministry has brought incredible joys and hopes because of your presence and witnesses. I will never forget every moment that I have walked closely with each of you in my daily prayer, and in meetings, and in all those ministries we’ve been together.  When I moved in Des Moines in 2016,...

Circuit 4 of the Riverview Park District gets creative during Holy Week

Circuit 4 of the Riverview Park District gets creative during Holy Week

4/26/2022
Circuit 4 of the Riverview Park District has been brainstorming ideas on how to get their churches introduced and working with each other.  "Pastor Dani Musselman has been leading our circuit to find ways that we could be in ministry with one another and she came up with the idea to do devotions during Holy Week as a way of introducing the circuit churches to one another," said Pastor Nate Nims of Grace United Methodist Church in Des Moines. Musselman, who is the pastor of Centennial United ...

In Mission Together update from the Riverview Park District

In Mission Together update from the Riverview Park District

4/6/2022
New Hope UMC — Des Moines New Hope partnered with the Filipino American Society in Iowa to provide the facility and volunteer support for free COVID vaccinations for the Asian and Immigrant Communities in Polk County.  Interpreters were available from the Asian Coalition to explain, answer questions and provide emotional support to participants. Vaccinations were given by a group of volunteer pharmacists. Organized by the Mission Committee, church volunteers staffed the intake table, the ...

Waukee United Methodist Church breaks ground for new ministry center

Waukee United Methodist Church breaks ground for new ministry center

3/25/2022
It was a cold and blustery day, but the warmth of the Waukee United Methodist Church’s congregation filled spirits during the groundbreaking of its new building project.   School was just getting out at the junior high building nearby, and children were being dropped off by buses in the neighborhood across the street as church members dug the first shovelfuls of dirt on a project that has been 15 years in the making.   In 2006, the church purchased 27 acres with the plan of selling 17 acres to ...

Please pray for Dean Deng’s family and members of the Mabaan South Sudanese UMC

Please pray for Dean Deng’s family and members of the Mabaan South Sudanese UMC

11/17/2021
Some of you may know the tragic incident last Sunday that one of the victims of the shooting in Des Moines was an 18-year-old young man whose family is members of the Mabaan South Sudanese United Methodist Church. His name was Dean Deng. The family and the whole church family are devastated by the loss of their beloved son. I would like to ask you to prayerfully surround them with love and support, as they seek healing, peace, and comfort. The Mabaan people are coming from across the country to ...

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