Iowa United Methodist Foundation
The annual meeting and report of the Iowa United Methodist Foundation
Design Task Force report
“Adaptive change” and “vision pathways” are the future for the Iowa Conference according to the Workforce Design Task Force (DTF). Addressing the annual conference session on Sunday afternoon, five members of the group that has been working for two years reviewed the history, process, vision, and proposed next steps as well as responding to questions.
Tuesday morning Bible Study
Listening to the Conference for four days, Rev. Rebecca Fisher, LDM Evangelism & New Ministry Development was led to ask, “How do you make a disciple?” She posed the question during the Tuesday morning Bible study of the 2015 annual conference session
Iowa-Nigeria Partnership celebration
The twenty-five years of the Iowa-Nigeria Partnership were celebrated with music, recollections and images of the world-transforming ministry.
Service of Recognition of Retirement
The Service of Recognition of Retirement celebrated the ministries of 34 persons. Rev. Lilian Gallo Seagren offered a sermon entitled, "Discipleship in Various Love Languages."
Service for the Ordering of Ministry
Service for the Ordering of Ministry of the 2015 Iowa Annual Conference session. Bishop Julius C. Trimble was the preacher for the service or ordination, commissioning, and recognition of the completion of the course of study. It was held on Sunday, June 7.