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A thank you from Hamburg UMC

A thank you from Hamburg UMC

7/11/2019
We recently received a letter from Hamburg Methodist Church thanking all who donated to help the town recover from the flooding. You can still donate to Iowa Disaster Recovery by visiting: https://www.iaumc.org/disasterministries The letter reads: "Our Hamburg, Iowa church family is very grateful for your donation to aid us in our recovery from the recent flood that affected much of our community. We were fortunate that our sanctuary was not flooded and that we only have a flooded basement to ...

A New Way to Support Camping

A New Way to Support Camping

5/15/2019
A New Way to Support Camping Iowa United Methodist Camps are excited to launch the Kindling Club, a new way to ensure the sustainability of camping across the state for the next generation of youth and adults. Okoboji, Pictured Rocks and Wesley Woods United Methodist Camps have impacted hundreds of thousands of lives over the past 100+ years. Many people, myself included, look at their time at camp as the single most formational faith experience of their lives. If you weren’t already aware,...

Hymnals Needed!

Griswold UMC has a "satellite campus" at the Griswold Rehabilitation and Health Care Center where a two-person team leads worship each Sunday evening using a flash drive recording of the morning service.  Some of our PM Sunday worshippers prefer to read the music and words of the hymns from a print hymnal.   While the care center does have a supply of UM hymnals, they are the mid-1960's edition and the page numbers do not correspond to the AM Sunday bulletin we use--as well some hymns do not ...