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Christian Unity

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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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Compassion Fatigue & Ministry Professionals

February 07, 2018

Too stressed to care? 

The Central District of the Iowa Conference of The United Methodist Church and The Office of Pastoral Care and Counseling in partnership with Share the Hope Ministries LLC is presenting a Compassion Fatigue & Ministry Professionals workshop.

March 15, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Immanual United Methodist Church
2900 49th Street, Des Moines
$30 Registration/lunch

  • Explore a theology of self-care
  • Learn effects of stress on body, mind & spirit
  • Complete the Professional Quality of Life inventory
  • Learn strategies to combat the "Cost of Caring"
.4 Continuing Education Units award by the Iowa United Methodist Board of Ordained Ministry.

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