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Theologian in Residence: Immigration Matters
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Ames UCC (IA) invites you to their annual theologian-in-residence program featuring Rev. Dr. David Vasquez-Levy, the president of UCC-related Pacific School of Religion and a national expert on immigration issues.

 
Friday, March 1, 7-9 p.m. CT
Iowa State University Memorial Union (Pioneer Room)
2229 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50014
"Reframing the National Conversation about Immigration"

 
Saturday, March 2
9:15 a.m. - 3 p.m. CT
Ames UCC
217 Sixth St., Ames, IA 50010
"Immigration Matters: Joined Together, Finding Solutions"
Lunch: $8 (Deadline: Feb. 20)
Regional Events ...
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The Spirituality of Dying Well
Wednesdays, Feb. 13-March 13, 1-4 p.m. CT
Des Moines Pastoral Counseling Center
8553 Urbandale Ave.
Urbandale, IA 50322
$289
Rural Ministry Conference
Building Resilience Among Leaders & Communities
March 3-5, 2019
Dubuque, IA
$180

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Joint Annual Gathering
Reserve HOTELS!
They are booking fast!
Tri-Conference Joint Meeting
June 14-16, 2019
Omaha, NE
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Iowa UCC RAGBRAI Team

Iowa UCC RAGBRAI Team
July 21-27, 2019
Ride through Iowa as part of a fun and energetic church group or become a driver!

If you are unable to attend in person, please send a card or note or leave a message of congratulations onFacebook!
Ordinations and Installations
Feb. 17, 4-6 p.m. CT
Countryside Community Church UCC
8787 Pacific Street, Omaha, 68114
Dinner will follow

 
Feb. 24, 3-5 p.m. CT
First Congregational UCC
107 E 1st St.
Anamosa, IA 52205
National Events
 
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WISE Congregations for Mental Health Network Conference
March 2, 2019
8 a.m. 5 p.m. PT
Oakland, CA
$40-$45
Ecumenical Advocacy Days Logo
Ecumenical Advocacy Days:
Troubling the Waters
April 5-8, 2019
Washington, D.C.
$225 (Early Bird by March 9)

 
April 5, 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET
FREE
 
Shine at UCC General Synod
June 21-26, 2019
Attend as a regular visitor or bring your youth group to attend
Discount Registration: Feb. 28
Youth & Chaperone Deadline: May 29
General Synod Logo Color with dates and location
 
Des Moines Office:
5609 Douglas Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50310
515-277-6369
 
Sioux Falls Office:
3500 S. Phillips Ave, STE 100
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
605-388-8738
Tri-Conference Ministries UCC Staff:
 Brigit Stevens, Executive Conference Minister
Jonna Jensen, 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 .)  

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