Iowa United Methodist Foundation - About Us | Iowa United Methodist Foundation

The Iowa United Methodist Foundation is a charitable nonprofit that has been serving churches, organizations, individuals and families across Iowa for over 50 years. As your partner in stewardship, the Foundation resources local churches and institutions through financial support services including, but not limited to, investments, loans and endowment programs. We also manage trust funds and estate gifts made by individuals for charitable purposes.

The Foundation is run by a board of Iowa United Methodists ensuring that your funds and your needs are being properly met with the utmost focus and care. How can the Foundation help you create a legacy and support the ministries you love into the future? Please contact us to learn more about the different possibilities.

Office Staff

Katharine Yarnell
Executive Director

Alyssa Mills
Director of Accounting

Cassie Parks
Loan & Accounting Specialist

Sarah Adams
Communications & Office Coordinator

Field Staff

Jim Barnett

Dennis Shepherd

Jane Shepherd

Carol Sundberg

Board of Directors

The Foundation is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors made up of Iowa United Methodist Church members.

Tom BatesLesa Moose
Dan CorrowMark Morehouse
Melissa DrakeMike Orthel
Pat GorkowPete Putney
Janet GriffithBrenda Stephany
Steven HebertBlair Templeton