2017-2018 Church/Charge Conference Information

Charge Conference Forms are now available on the Church Dashboards! An email was sent out to all churches on Thursday, July 20th stating that the documents are available. 
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2017-2018 Charge Conference minutes - TEMPLATE
2017-2018 Charge Conference packet - EXAMPLE - (Please make sure that all booklets are put together in this order)
Church/charge conferences will be held on the following dates, locations, and times for the following churches/charges in the listed counties. Please note, at each location, there will be one church/charge conference for all of the churches and charges listed below by county. Prayerfully, we will connect with and be led by the Holy Spirit for loving, learning, and leading. This will be a new thing for us this year; for God is always about doing new things!
October 15 – 2-4:30 pm 
North Church/Charge Conferences hosted at Algona First UMC 
The UMCs of Kossuth, Hancock, Cerro Gordo, Winnebago, and Worth counties

Algona First, Britt,  Buffalo Center-Thompson, Clear Lake, Corwith, Fenton First, Forest City- Crystal Lake, Garner, Kanawha-LuVerne, Klemme-Goodell-Thornton, First, Manly, Bethel-Bolan, Trinity, Mason City, First, Mason City, Wesley-Grace, Northwood-Lake Mills, Asbury, Rockwell-Swaledale, Swea City, First-Titonka   


October 22 – 2-4:30 pm
West Church/Charge Conferences hosted at Faith UMC, Humboldt Center,
The UMCs of Humboldt, Webster, and Calhoun Counties

Dayton-Harcourt, Faith (Humboldt, Gilmore City, Rutland, Livermore), Farnhamville, First-Somers, Fort Dodge, Epworth, Fort Dodge, First, Fort Dodge, Riverside, Fort Dodge, Trinity, Gowrie, Boxholm-Lehigh-Otho-Pilot Mound, Lake City, Union, Our Savior (Manson), Renwick, Rockwell City-Jolley                                                         

October 29 – 2-4:30 pm
East Church/Charge Conference hosted at Alden UMC
The UMCs of Wright, Franklin, Hamilton, and Hardin counties

Ackley, Alden, Belmond, Clarion, First, Dows-Alexander, Duncombe-Woolstock, Eagle Grove, Eldora, Geneva, Goldfield, Hampton, Hubbard, Salem, Iowa Falls, First, Morgan-Bradford-Lee Center, Owasa-Gifford, Radcliffe, St. John's-Ellsworth, Rowan, United (UM-UCC), Sheffield, First-West Fork, Stanhope Parish (UM-Disciples), Stratford, Calvary-South Marion, Webster City, Asbury, Webster City, Faith-Kamrar, Williams,    


November 5 – 2-4:30 pm

South Church/Charge Conferences hosted at Boone, First UMC
The UMCs of Greene, Boone, and Story counties

Ames Calvary, Ames, Collegiate & Wesley Foundation, Ames, First, Ames, Korean, Beaver Yoke (UM-Br), Boone, First, Boone Marion St., Colo-Collins, Grand Junction, Greenbrier, Huxley, Trinity-Cambridge, Jefferson, First, Loring, Mackey, Maxwell, Napier, Nevada, First, Ogden, Community, Paton, Salem-Churdan, Slater-Sheldahl, Story City, Grace, Zearing, Bethel                   

*Charges crossing county lines of different areas. The charge and pastor will need to decide which location to attend, either or both of the area gatherings depending upon their ministry settings.* 


If you have any questions, please contact Harlan harlan.gillespie@iaumc.org, 515-975-6005 or Alanna Warren alanna.warren@iaumc.org or call (515) 832-2784.