Celebrating the life of David John Decker

A memorial service will be held on Saturday August 30, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Clarinda.  ... more

Communicating Faith in the 21st Century

Iowa Conference Communications, on September 27, 2014, is sponsoring a day focused using social media - Facebook, Twitter, Blog, YouTube, or Instagram, to tell the stories of faith.   ... more

Church leaders strive to be peacemakers in Ferguson

Wellspringt Church, a new UM faith community, is working to foster a peaceful — and meaningful — response to the turmoil in Ferguson, Mo. ... more

Bishop journeys where immigrant children walk

Bishop Julius Calvin Trimble was among a group of faith and community leaders who are visiting a temporary holding facility for unaccompanied migrant children in McAllen, Texas ... more

2014 State Fair UPDATED

A list of people participating in and receiving awards at this year's Iowa State Fair.  See updates posted August 15 ... more

Meeting needs makes a difference

The Sheldon United Methodist Church had a vision last fall of feeding the back-pack children throughout the summer ... more