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February 2019

Winter Barbecue

Sunday, February 24, 2019 12:00 PM
Location: Geneva United Methodist Church
Come in from the cold and join us for our Winter Barbecue! Menu includes: Smoked Pork Loin (prepared by Full Throttle Smoking by Mark Lisa Whipple) Potato Salad - Chips Baked Beans Applesauce Large selection of salads deserts Cost is $9 for adults,...

Discipleship Pathways Retreat

Saturday, March 2, 2019 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Ankeny First United Methodist Church
The Office of Congregational Excellence is offering a day-long retreat for local churches throughout the Iowa Annual Conference who are interested in learning the elements of a Discipleship Pathway process and how to begin the first steps of creating...

Laity Day with the Bishop

Saturday, April 6, 2019 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Location: Collegiate United Methodist Church
Location: Collegiate in Ames Join other lay people from across the Iowa Conference for a stimulating day.  Bishop Laurie will lead us in reflecting on the February General Conference as we look to the future.  Lay delegates to General Conference have...

North Central District Lay Servant training

Saturday, April 27, 2019 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: Story City Grace UMC
   BASIC: “Lay Servant Ministries”, By: Sandy Zeigler Jackson & Brian Jackson Cokesbury ISBN: 9780881776263—Upper Room #: DR626 Instructor: Jonathan Cooney ASSIGNMENT: Purchase, read and bring book to class.  Should there be an additional assignment,...

Iowa Annual Conference 2019

Friday, June 7, 2019 to Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Location: Iowa Events Center
Creating Difference Makers in Ministry With the Poor is the theme for the 2019 Iowa Annual Conference session where lay and clergy will gather for the four-day event that will be held at the Iowa Events Center/Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines. The 176th ...