Events
Your Will Your Way Workshop
05/01/2019
This workshop will take place at Decorah, First UMC on Wednesday, May 1 at 5:30 p.m. and will be focused on long-term financial planning. You will come away with an outline and checklist for preparing to plan or update your will. There will also be a brief look at different ways your congregation can plan for long-term financial health. Rev. Dr. Katharine Yarnell, the 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…
Clergy Orders and Fellowship
04/09/2019
Are you attending the Clergy Orders and Fellowship event at Ames, First UMC on Tuesday, April 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Stop by the Foundation's table to chat with some of our Field Staff members. They will have helpful brochures, chocolate, and beneficial information for you and your church! Learn more about the event here: https://www.iaumc.org/eventdetail/spring-2019-order-of-elders-order-of-deacons-the-fellowship-of-local-pastors-associate-members-event-12779238
Financial Planning Workshops
04/06/2019
Join us for TWO workshops at Lovely Lane UMC in Cedar Rapids. "Your Will Your Way" -- Saturday, April 6 at 6-8 p.m. You will come away with an outline and checklist for preparing to plan or update your will. We will also take a brief look at different ways your congregation can plan for long-term financial health. "Tax Savvy Ways to Support Your Favorite Ministry" -- Sunday, April 7 at 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. You will learn strategies for donating a variety of assets (stocks, property, etc.) to non-profits, while decreasing your personal tax liability and maximizing the value of the…
Laity Day
04/06/2019
Join other people from across the Iowa Conference for a stimulating Laity Day with the Bishop on Saturday, April 6 at Collegiate UMC in Ames from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Our Field Staff members will be there to chat with you about Foundation services that are relevant to you! Read more about Laity day here: https://www.iaumc.org/newsdetail/laity-day-with-bishop-laurie-12769332
Your Will Your Way Workshop
04/28/2019
This workshop will take place at Waukee UMC on Sunday, April 28 after the 10:00 a.m. worship 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. There will also be a brief look at different ways your congregation can plan for long-term financial health. Rev. Dr. Katharine Yarnell, the 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…