2018 All Congregational Gathering
Abide In Me
John 15: 4-5
Christian Conference Center
Saturday, August 25, 2018
Registration begins 9:00, Event: 10:00 AM—3:00 PM
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Inspiring - Large Gathering for Worship with Keynote by Regional Minister, Bill Spangler-Dunning.
Also, plan to come and share a ministry from your own congregation in the Varied Ministries Building and/or browse the exhibits that other church have brought for inspiration and motivation for your own ministries!
Free - Everything is free, including Lunch, Lodging in cabins or tents (feel free to come Friday night - Call Lori at Regional Office for reservations or fill it in on your online Registration), and Childcare (need to pre-register, you may sign up with your registration or call Lori at the Regional Office 515-255-3168).
Fun A "Midway" Activities for all ages. This is always sure to include fun for all ages such as inflatable bouncy games and adult inflatables and life size board games.
5K Walk-Run at the Christian Conference Center (8:30 AM) (sign up with your registration)
Education. Workshops on various topics
Be Involved—Bring an Idea from Your Church
Tell Your Ministry Story
SHARE YOUR MINISTRY IDEA in a BOOTH at our “Varied Ministries Building” - What is happening in your church? What is working? How are you following Christ in your community or world? We have numerous examples from throughout the Region where churches have been inspired by the ministry that another is doing. Come inspire and be inspired! Sign up online on the event registration form or email Lori Krase-Cayton at
REGISTRATIONS online or in your church office.
Nominate Your Operations Council Representatives
NOMINATIONS FOR OPERATIONS COUNCIL - Below
VOTE TAKES PLACE AT the ALL CONGREGATIONAL GATHERING
Lay persons choose 14 representatives from the various areas of our region. Clergy persons choose 8 representatives from the clergy within this Region. VOTE WILL TAKE PLACE AT ALL CONGREGATIONAL GATHERING.
To nominate someone, please email names to the Regional office or call 515-255-3168. Please be in prayer for discerning good leaders for this Region, also pray for our members to represent all persons. Diversity is important.
The area boundaries are loosely defined by the following names; Marshalltown, Des Moines, Hampton, Minnesota, Oakland, Creston/Osceola, Spencer & North Dakota, Sioux City & South Dakota, Altoona, Boone, Keokuk, Ottumwa, Panora, Waterloo.
For additional questions, please call Lori
at the Regional Office at 515-255-3168