News & Information

Aldersgate District Mailing Address: PO Box 163 Murray, IA 50174
2022 Iowa Annual Conference Session - We are excited to announce preliminary details about the 2022 Iowa United Methodist Conference Session, including a brand new location and some additional dates.   The 2022 Iowa Annual Conference Session will be held in a hybrid format on Saturday, June 4, and Sunday, June 5. The session will take place in person at a new venue in West Des Moines and will also be offered virtually for those who choose to participate that way.  Read More

Simpson College Youth Academy - Find out more about about Simpson College and their program for high school youth to come live, worship, and serve on their campus for a week each summer by clicking here

School for Lay Ministry - The School for Lay Ministry of the Iowa Annual Conference - We are the people of Good News! One of the ways is to become informed, encouraged, and inspired laity through School for Lay Ministry (SLM).     Read More

Conference Connectional Ministries - The Connectional Ministries team of the Iowa Annual Conference is here to help local churches be more effective in mission and ministry, in your own communities and around the world.  For more information: Iowa Annual Conference Connectional Ministries


Circuit Ministry Information

The purpose of the Office of Congregational Excellence is Preparing Churches to Multiply.  The purpose of circuit ministry is to develop a circuit of missionally effective clergy and laity leading together in partnership.  Read More

Educational Opportunities -Travel with Bishop Laurie in 2022 

Walking Where Jesus Walked!

Bishop Laurie Haller invites clergy and laity to join her in pilgrimage to the Holy Land,

February 1-11, 2022.

The “Bible Land Exploration” tour is certain to impact you in very positive ways as you experience the Land of our Faith firsthand.

Early registration discounts are available through August 1. For more information contact:

Len and Diane Eberhart
641-990-3861 voice/text


World famous Passion Play 

Bishop Laurie Haller is leading a group to experience the
Best of Italy & Oberammergau Passion Play

August 15-26, 2022.

Early registration discounts are available through September 30.  For more information contact:

Len and Diane Eberhart
641-990-3861 voice/text

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