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[November 2014] Last week I was in Detroit assuming my duties as co-chair of the Lutheran Episcopal Coordinating Committee. Bishop...  [more]

16 Bettendorf, St. Peter’s
23 Boone, Grace Church
23 Perry, St. Martin’s
30 Waverly, St. Andrew’s

2015 Visitation schedule


Open Position




Diocesan Events

Oct 31-Nov 21 - Open Enrollment for 2015 health coverage
Nov 27-28 - Diocesan office closed for Thanksgiving
Dec 6 - Ordinations of Holly Scherff, Kathy Travis and Meg Wagner at Cathedral Church of St. Paul 2pm
Dec 8-22 - Young Adults Travel to Swaziland's Conference for young people.
Dec 24 - Diocesan Office closed at noon until Jan 2 to celebrate the birth of our Lord

 Looking Ahead

Jan 6 - Registration Deadline for E-Seminary Classes
Jan 10
- Epiphany Conversation at Council Bluffs
Jan 10 -
Epiphany Conversation at Des Moines, St. Andrew's
Jan 17 -
Epiphany Conversation at Mount Pleasant
Jan 22-24 - Trinity Institute - Webcasting live from New York at the following 6 locations in Iowa: Council Bluffs, St. Paul's; Des Moines, Cathedral Church of St. Paul; Mason City, St. John's; Grinnell, St. Paul's; Iowa City, Trinity; Davenport, Trinity Cathedral

Jan 31 -
Epiphany Conversation at Storm Lake
Jan 31 -
Epiphany Conversation at Trinity Cathedral, Davenport
Jan 31 -
Epiphany Conversation at Cedar Fall

Open Enrollment for Health Coverage is taking place October 31-November 21. Now is the time to enroll or update your insurnace coverage for 2015!

162nd Diocesan Convention Results of Elections, Resolutions and Indaba are posted.  

Training Guidelines for Licensed Ministries In 2014 the Commission on Ministry developed training guidelines for licensed ministries for use in congregations.




to Help Iowa's
Young Adults
Travel to Swaziland


Trinity Institute 2015
Trinity Institute 2015

Live webcast
Jan. 22-24

6 Iowa locations (west to east):
Council Bluffs, St. Paul's
DSM, Cathedral Church of St. Paul
Mason City, St. John's
Grinnell, St. Paul's
Iowa City, Trinity
Davenport, Trinity Cathedral




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Iowa Connections is the print publication of the Diocese of Iowa, and is published 5 times per year as a wrap-around of the Episcopal Journal. It is to be distributed to every family in each congregation in Iowa. Contact your church office to be added to their mailing list, or to make changes to your subscription!



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