I'd like to share some thoughts about our Conference’s Vision 2032 that will have an impact both now and beyond, as well as some observations about a proposal for the future of the UMC that will come before the General Conference in May. Read more
•United Methodist Advocacy Day: Thursday, January 30, 2020,
•Moral Mondays Iowa: Learn more about important bills that are being considered with expert leaders. Moral Mondays is a coalition of 25 progressive groups at the capital.
•Mental Health Advocacy Day: Wednesday, January 29, 2020
•Funding Mental Health: Comparing Governor’s proposed budget and National Alliance on Mental Illness Iowa Chapter’s information about amount needed to fully fund mental health services for children and adults.
•Current Bills in the Legislature
•How to Contact Legislators
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We know John Wesley brought revival to 18th-century England and started the Methodist Movement. We know him as a great preacher and a greater organizer. But few of us realize that Wesley made enormous sums from preaching--the sale of his writings made him one of England's wealthiest men. If you google John Wesley's Net Worth, the calculation over his lifetime is $50M in dollars. In an age when a single man could live comfortably on 30 pounds a year, his annual income reached 1,400. With such an income he had the opportunities to put his ideas on money into practice. What did he say about money? And what did he do with his own? Read more
The General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA) has the responsibility of proposing a quadrennial budget to fund ministries of The United Methodist Church. Preparing the budget includes analyzing all petitions that have financial implications for the Church. Read more