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In Mission with Christ Through Each and All

[Apr 2014] “You bid your faithful people cleanse their hearts, and prepare for... MORE 

Apr 27 - Decorah, Grace Church
May 3-4 - Independence, St. James' Church* (N.Cedar Valley Chapter Conversation Weekend)
May 11 - Storm Lake, All Saint's Church
May 18 - Iowa Falls, St. Matthew's Church
May 25 - Des Moines, Cathedral Church of St. Paul

When we reflect God‘s loving relationship by welcoming people with different abilities, Jacob‘s dream lives within us.More information



Diocesan Events

Apr 26 - Celtic Fest sponsored by Three Rivers Chapter 
May 4 - Southwest Chapter Mtg.
May 4 - Central & South Central Chapters Mtg.
May 10 - Board of Directors Mtg.
May 14 - Sioux City Chapter Mtg.

Jun 17-21 - Art of Hosting: Conversations that Matter (a Province VI Training Event)
Jun 27-29 - Summer Ministry School and Retreat
Jun 30-Jul 3
- Camp Ruah - a retreat for young adults
Oct 24-25 - 162nd Annual Diocesan Convention

 Youth Events

Jun 26-29 - National Happening Leadership Conference
Jul 9-13 - E.Y.E. (Episcopal Youth Event)
Jul 28-Aug 1 - Summer Camp

Around the Diocese

Jun 14-15 - Trinity Church, Muscatine Celebrates 175 Years

Diocesan Comptroller Announced. Ms. Anne Wagner has been selected to serve as Comptroller for the Episcopal Diocese of Iowa effective March 15, 2014.

Reflections on Indaba and Summaries of the two Conversations
from convention are now available.

Altar Guild Resource The latest edition of A Light in the Sacristy is now available.

News from the Diocese of Brechin The Winter edition of Grapevine, the Magazine of the Diocese of Brechin is now available.

Free Distribution of Enriching Our Worship and Liturgical Resources 1. Church Publishing Incorporated has collaborated with the Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music to offer free worship and liturgical resources.

New Training Guidelines for Licensed Ministries In 2013 the Commission on Ministry developed training guidelines for licensed ministries for use in congregations.







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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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