Your Will, Your Way Workshop
This workshop will take place at Waukee UMC on Sunday, February 24 after the 10:00 a.m. service and is focused on long-term financial planning. You will come away with an outline and checklist for preparing to plan or update your will. Also, a brief look at different ways your congregation can plan for long-term financial health. Katharine Yarnell, Executive Director of the Iowa United Methodist Foundation, has 14 years of experience with Financial Stewardship and Estate Planning. She served a rural congregation in Kansas for 10 years, and as Field Outreach Minister of the North Central District for five years. She…
Orders & Fellowship Event
The Fall 2018 Orders & Fellowship Event will be held on Tuesday, October 30th from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Marshalltown, First United Methodist Church. The Point of View (POV) curriculum, which this event is following, is designed to encourage empathy, understanding, and healthy dialogue in congregations divided over controversial subjects. Its purpose is not to get everyone to agree with one another, but instead to fully listen to each other’s perspectives. You can register online here or mail in the printable registration form by October 25. If you are planning on attending, make sure to stop by the…
Scholarship Verification of Enrollments Due ASAP
If you received a scholarship for the 2018-2019 school year, verification of enrollment from the college you are attending needs to be mailed to the Foundation office BEFORE scholarship dollars can be paid to your college. We start accepting verification once the semester has officially started. If the Foundation does not receive verification of enrollment, we can not send the money so please get that to us as soon as possible. Thank you! Verification of enrollment can be mailed to Iowa United Methodist Foundation, 2301 Rittenhouse St., Des Moines, IA 50321.
Donuts & Endowments – First United Methodist Church, Jesup, IA
Donuts & Endowments