News from the Council of Bishops

News from the Council of Bishops

May 09, 2019

May 9, 2019

Dear Friends in the Iowa Annual Conference,

The Council of Bishops completed their spring meeting this morning, and I would like to share with you two documents. The first is a press release that summarizes the content of our discussions. The second document, “A Common Word from the Council of Bishops,” shares the collective heart of the Council as well as a pastoral and prophetic word. May God’s grace fill you with hope and joy as you continue to share the love of Jesus and make a difference in your communities, the state of Iowa, and the world.  

Blessings,
Bishop Laurie
 
Come ye that love the Lord, and let your joys be known,
Join in a song with sweet accord, Join in a song with sweet accord.
And thus surround the throne, and thus surround the throne.
We're marching to Zion, beautiful, beautiful Zion;
We're marching upward to Zion; the beautiful city of God.

Council of Bishops Press Release May 9, 2019

A Common Word from the Council of Bishops