United Methodist Camp News

All of the Pictured Rocks staff are excited to be hosting our 2 nd Annual Spring Retreats for youth in grades 3-8! 3rd-5th grade March 10-11 1 PM—1PM Cost: $50 6th-8th grade April 6-8 7PM—1 PM Cost: $75 Don’t let your kids miss out on this great opportunity for awesome faith, fun...
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Rev. Paul Wilcox to become Northeast Superintendent

Bishop Laurie Haller has announced that Rev. Paul Wilcox will become the Superintendent of the Northeast District. He succeeds Rev. Jackie Bradford, who has served the district since 2011. “The Iowa Annual Conference has eight districts, each led by a Superintendent who works...
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30-DAY JOURNEY PRAYER

During August, Iowa United Methodist Churches are invited to join our hearts together in prayer for this season of transition in the Iowa Conference. Lifting prayers for Bishop Julius C. and First Lady Racelder Grandberry-Trimble as they prepare to become the resident Bishop and...
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A message from Bishop Julius C. Trimble “Praying for Dallas”

Praying for Dallas I weep over these news reports that almost are unreal…but they are real.  I know Jesus weeps, even as he wept over Lazarus in Jerusalem.  I believe Jesus weeps at the loss of innocent lives, in particular police officers, sworn to serve and protect and are made...
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The Church at Its Best

We will proclaim again this Easter Sunday. “We serve a risen savior who is in the world today.” I greet you this Easter season full of hope and gratitude with signs of spring all around. The United Methodist Church in Iowa, planted in counties and communities of all...
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Just Resolution Achieved in Complaint Against Rev. Dr. Larry Sonner

JUST RESOLUTION ACHIEVED IN COMPLAINT AGAINST REV. DR. LARRY SONNER for conducting a same-gender wedding in October 2014. Read the full letter from Bishop Trimble here. 
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Brian Milford

Rev. Brian Milford named Chief Content Officer and Book Editor

The Reverend Brian K. Milford has been elected as the Chief Content Officer & Book Editor of The United Methodist Church.  He will begin his new responsibilities on July 1, 2014. Neil Alexander, President and Publisher of the United Methodist Publishing House, announced the...
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