Dates to Mark on Your Calendar

Pastor Professional Interview Schedule

Charge Conference Schedule

September 10, 2017 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM At the Stone Shelter in Red Haw State Park outside of Chariton we will have a reception and all the “fittings” to have an ice cream sundae and to have a chance to talk with Bishop Laurie Haller.

October 3, 2017 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM Registration is due to the District Office by September 26th.                                Ken Willard: Creating a Discipleship Pathway in Your Church

Are you interested in serving at the Conference level?

We have these district openings:

Christian Unity

Higher Education

Rules of Order

Conference connection ministry council, planning and research.


JFON-Justice for Our Neighbors
At Iowa Justice for Our Neighbors (JFON), we work on behalf of the Iowa Annual Conference United Methodist Churches to transform the lives of immigrant and refugee families with high quality immigration legal services that are free to our low income clients in the tradition of UMCOR, the agency which started JFON here in Iowa 17 years ago. 

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"Something Bigger Than Ourselves" - A Statement from the Appointive Cabinet

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AC2017 Special Offerings

June 13, 2017

Several special offerings will be received during the June 10-12 Annual Conference event.  

They included:

  • The collection to benefit the Clergy Support Fund taken during the Clergy Session on Saturday netted $4591.02.
  • An offering for Cass Community Ministries was taken during the Retirement Celebration and netted $4753.04
  • The collection taken at the Service of Ordering was for Simpson Youth Academy and netted $6050.63
  • At the Fixing of Appointments Service a collection was taken to support Nigerian students enrolled at Morningside College and Simpson College, which netted $5771.24
  • The Diakonos collection brought in $4824.83.
  • The Bishop’s Walk/Run had 25 participants on Sunday morning, netting $520 that will benefit Skate Church.