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If you are interested in learning more about the Advocacy efforts of the Iowa Annual Conference's Advocacy Team, then you have come to the right place!
This page is a resource for you to learn more about upcoming events, resources related to our denominational perspectives on the four issue areas of the Annual Conference, and ways to get your congregation involved in ministries of outreach and advocacy!
Monday, January 28, 2019
9:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Wesley UMC 800 E. 12th St, Des Moines
Who should attend?
United Methodist Members & Pastors, UMW Social Action Coordinators and any persons concerned about Death Penalty, Mental Health, Voting Rights, Gun Safety, and being an effective legislative advocate.
Children & Gun Safety
Earned Income Tax Credit
Enforcement of Immigration Law
HJR 2009 (Gun Amendment to the Iowa Constitution)
Work of the Iowa United Methodist Legislative Advocates at the State Capitol
LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY TEAM
Rev. Brian Carter – Team Leader
Rita Carter (UMW)
Rev. Walden Paige
Rev. William Steward
CONSULTANTS AND COACHES
THE IOWA ANNUAL CONFERENCE STAFF
Here are four priority issues for the Iowa Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church.
These issues will be supported by the Legislative Advocacy Team at the Iowa Legislature.