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An ALL DAY
event on October
For only $65 , you
Entry Seating at
11:15am , plus
seating at noon,
register for $40
Glennon Doyle is
the #1 New
York Times Bestselling
author of LOVE
WARRIOR, a 2016
as well as the
York Times Bestseller
WARRIOR. She is
that has raised
is also the
each week to
Rev. Lawrence T.
that seek to be
for LGBTQI and
color. Author of
I KNOW WHAT
LIKE, his book
is going to be
sale and signing
Are you a
author? Do you
have a book you
wish to share?
We know there
are some authors
among us in
and South Dakota
Tell others YOUR
28, 2018 .
Pkwy, WDM, IA
as the Iowa
on October 13.)
options in the
Iowa Conference UCC
The Annual Meeting is an important
manifestation of our
common life together in Christ.
October 13, 2018
Cost: $30 (FREE childcare
available all day - be sure to
indicate details on the registration
if you are bringing your children.)
10:00am - 3:00pm
Installation of Rev Brigit Stevens
as Iowa Conference Minister.
Ratification of the UCC
Constitutional Amendments as voted
by the Thirty-First General Synod on
July 2 and 3, 2017.
Review/approval of the 2019 Iowa
Registration deadline: September
(Watch ENews for details about "A Day of
Sharpening - Telling Our Story" with special
guests Glennon Doyle & Rev. Lawrence
Richardson happening on October
12, 2018at the same
12 is a separate registration
and NOT included within the registration
Everyone is invited.
served South Dakota in 2015 - 2017 as Conference Minister and is
now serving Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota as Transitional
Associate Conference Minister since January 2018. His future
this Fall is to begin his call as the Conference Minister of the
New Hampshire UCC Conference. If you wish to join in the
celebration of Gordon's ministry and thanksgiving farewell in
the Tri-Conference UCC, please mark your calendars as below.
1) Nebraska UCC Conference is hosting on September
8 from 1-3pm (Central Time) Vine UCC,
Twin Ridge Road, Lincoln, NE 68506.
A special program is at 2pm (Central
Time). If you cannot attend this Farewell Good-Bye, you are
welcome to send notes of appreciation for his ministry via email
to Sue Shear at email@example.com.
These will be accumulated and presented to Gordon prior to his
last day with the Tri-Conference UCC.
2) On September
29 at 3pm, a worship includes a thanksgiving of
Gordon's ministries and wishes for a wonderful future that
continues in the United Church of Christ. This is at the end of
the day's Emerging Ministries Summit being held at United Church
N Merrill St, Chamberlain, SD 57325.
If you are not
attending, you are welcome to send notes of appreciation to
Karen Peters at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All notes will be presented to Gordon.
wishes and blessings to Gordon and his family!
South Dakota Conference UCC invites you to:
Ministries Summit 2018
we steward our money is a critical aspect of
resourcing our congregations for effective ministry.
Leaders from the various financial entities
associated with the United Church of Christ will
join us to discuss best practices for all things at
the intersection of money and ministry (stewardship
campaigns, investments, giving policies, fiscal
management, etc.) This program is designed as a
resource for lay leaders (Church Council members,
Trustees, Treasurers, etc.) as well as Authorized
Church of Christ
107 N Merrill St
Chamberlain, SD 57325
Saturday, September 29
Tri-Conference News/Keynote Panel
Workshops - Session 1
Workshops - Session 2
3:00-3:30pm Closing Worship - This includes
thanksgiving for Gordon's ministry and words of
Registration Cost: $15/person includes
materials/lunch. FREE childcare.
Real Faith for Real Life
September 28 5:00pm-
September 29 3:00pm
Were you inspired by the
music of Bryan Sirchio at
Did you miss it and wish you
hadn’t? Then join us for our
Confirmation Retreat this
Pastor Joey Feldmann (Fort
Dodge) and Bryan
will be co-leading 24 hours
focusing on the theme
“Real Life for Real Life.”
Registration will include 3
meals, housing, and all
This is a great way to begin
the Confirmation year. Won’t
you join us!
Pilgrim Heights Retreat
Center 3005 E Ave Montour IA
September 28 5:00pm-
September 29 3:00pm
Email Pastor Joey Feldmann (email@example.com)
or Seth Engelman (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Des Moines Office:
5609 Douglas Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50310
Sioux Falls Office:
3500 S. Phillips Ave, STE 100
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Tri-Conference Ministries UCC Staff:
Brigit Stevens, Executive Conference Minister
Jonna Jensen, Associate Conference Minister
Gordon Rankin, Transitional Associate Conference Minister
Diane Leggett, Support
Jo Ordway, Support
Karen Peters, Support
Maps showing the Iowa - Nebraska - South Dakota UCC Conferences - click here !
(For your convenience, here is a special remittance form for Friends of the Conferences. Click here , print the PDF, send along with your support to Conferences of the UCC, 5609 Douglas Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310. OR for quicker electronic payments, click here for IA and click here for SD .)