Caring for Our Neighbors
Looking for ways to connect with your neighbors and be in ministry during this age of social distancing? Looking for some ideas how to show you care? Perhaps you have some ideas to share. If so, please join us for our Good Idea Webinar titled: Caring for Our Neighbors
on Tuesday April 7, 2020 at 2:00 p.m.
Our guests will be the staff of Ames, Collegiate United Methodist Church. Join us using this link: https://tinyurl.com/IAUMCNeighbors
Our host will be Rev. Dr. Lanette Plambeck, Director of Clergy & Leadership Excellence.
Best Practices for Funerals: A Conversation with A Funeral Director
Wondering about best practices for funerals during the Covid-19 outbreak? Looking for some ideas? Have some ideas to share? If so, join us for a Good Idea Webinar titled Best Practices for Funerals: A Conversation with A Funeral Director
on Thursday April 9, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. using this link https://tinyurl.com/IAUMCFunerals
Our guest will be funeral director Marty Riekin owner of Riekin Veith in Oakland, IA and Rieken & Duhn in Griswold, IA. Marty grew up in Griswold, IA where he graduated from Griswold High School in 1993. He attended South Dakota State University and graduated in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science. Marty attended Worsham College of Mortuary Science in Wheeling, IL and graduated in 1998. He worked at several different funeral homes before he and his wife Kristy purchased Vieth Funeral Home from Alan and Suzanne Vieth in 2001. They purchased the Duhn Funeral Home in 2012. Marty and Kristy have five children: Kyler, Keaten, Kort, Kasper, and Maelie.
Our host will be Rev. Melissa Drake who is currently Associate for Congregational Excellence and is the incoming Superintendent of the Southwest District.
The webinars will be recorded and posted here www.iaumc.org/goodideawebinar
and will be posted on social media. Podcast of the webinars are available here https://www.spreaker.com/show/iowa-conference-conversationss-show
The Good Idea Webinars
are a joint effort of the Office of Congregational Excellence, Office of Leadership and Clergy Excellence, the cabinet, lay leaders Lynn Calvert and Angela Hansen-Abbas and the Communications team.