Iowa Annual Conference Presentation

John Rothlisberger and Katie Dawson are giving a report to the Iowa Annual Conference on June 5th. For your reference, here are links to the legislation, proposals, and conversations that are happening around the connection that we mentioned in the presentation. Legislation The official legislation can be found in its entirety online in the Advanced … Continue reading Iowa Annual Conference Presentation

A Statement from the Iowa Conference Delegation to the General and Jurisdictional Conference

The world has shifted beneath our feet in this last year and much of the work that we must do together as delegates and as a denomination has been necessarily postponed. And yet, as this year has continued, there is a great sense of limbo and anxiety felt among many in our churches about the … Continue reading A Statement from the Iowa Conference Delegation to the General and Jurisdictional Conference

Next Delegation Meeting: January 11

In January, our Iowa delegation will gather for two reasons:¬† we will hear updates on what proposed legislation is available (the Advanced Daily Christian Advocate - with hundreds of pages of legislation may not be available until mid-February) and will spend time in conversation with potential episcopal candidates. From October - November, we requested nominations … Continue reading Next Delegation Meeting: January 11

North Central Jurisdiction Gathering

The North Central Jurisdiction's Mission Council¬†brought together General and Jurisdictional conference delegates to hear from various agencies and to talk together about where we as a jurisdiction moving into 2020. Iowa's Ryan Russell is the chair for the Mission Council and Lanette Plambeck was part of the planning team for the gathering. She helped to … Continue reading North Central Jurisdiction Gathering