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United Methodist Women Connection for February 2021

United Methodist Women Connection for February 2021

2/25/2021

Vol. XXXI, No. 1     |     February 2021   Subscribe today to receive quarterly news from the Iowa UMW 2021 District Officers 2021 Iowa Mission Today Report Form President A New Chapter The Iowa Conference United Methodist Women, and the nation, are entering into a new chapter…turning the page. We have new leaders, new awareness, and ...


Applications now being accepted for UMW grants

Applications now being accepted for UMW grants

1/15/2021

United Methodist Women are again offering grants to women in ministry, both laity and clergy, as well as local UMW units. These grants are possible through a generous gift from the Barbara Csomay estate. Barbara lived out our Purpose and had a heart for education of women. In 2020 we were able to give over $42,000 in grants. Many of those grants ...


Iowa Conference UMW Awarding Grants

Iowa Conference UMW Awarding Grants

5/4/2020

Iowa Conference United Methodist Women has awarded Be Bold grants to several local units to be used for community projects that will enhance the Purpose of UMW. The grants were made possible by a planned gift to Iowa Conference UMW from the late Barbara Csomay of Kanawha. She was a retired music teacher and marching band instructor, and a member ...


Be Bold grants for women in ministry

Be Bold grants for women in ministry

4/3/2020

UMW Be Bold Grant for Clergy or Lay Women to Participate in an Educational Event or Class in 2020 The purpose of this grant is for women, both clergy and laywomen, to be able to participate in an educational event or class in the calendar year 2020. It could be used for seminary, the School for Lay Ministry, Mission u, the Preaching Academy, etc. ...


Iowa UM Advocacy Day – will we go to the other side?

Iowa UM Advocacy Day – will we go to the other side?

2/3/2020

By: Conference UMW Leadership Team On Thursday, January 30, Iowa Conference United Methodist Women (UMW) partnered with the Board of Church and Society to host the Conference United Methodist Advocacy Day. This year’s event was packed with conversation and information.    Gathering at Wesley United Methodist Church near the state Capitol, ...


Mission accomplished

Mission accomplished

4/24/2017

By: Lynn Calvert, Iowa Conference UMW President It all started with an idea….a dream really. How to get women and youth of all ages to participate in an ACTION project, to understand that United Methodist Women are relevant at all ages, to learn from each other and appreciate all of God’s gifts to each of us.  To demonstrate Faith, Hope and Love ...


Doing something in response to domestic abuse

Doing something in response to domestic abuse

8/14/2015

The Iowa Conference recently held a two-day workshop on domestic violence awareness sponsored by United Methodist Women, in partnership with United Methodist Men, the Inelda Gonzalez Initiative for Domestic Violence, and the FaithTrust Institute. Click to hear the conversation with the workshop presenters UMW sought the help of the FaithTrust ...