Dates to Mark on Your Calendar


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. 

See more and read newsletters here 

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

Please click here to read this statement.



Navigating through charitable giving

June 21, 2018

With all the social causes, particularly immigration related issues, in the news lately, there are many charities vying for your attention and support.  

How can you know if these groups are real, and if they are effective in their mission?

The best website to check is – and UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief) has the highest 4 star rating.

If you or your congregation are interested in setting up a directed fund for social causes, or any other ministry, please contact the Iowa United Methodist Foundation 515-974-8927.