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More Disaster Recovery Help Needed

Flooded areas in Iowa and Nebraska are still in need of support as clean-up and recovery continues from Spring flooding. The UCC Disaster Ministries, working in collaboration with other organizations, specializes in long-term recovery efforts. The needs along the river … Continue reading

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Iowa BOD Takes Action Following Annual Meeting

The Iowa Conference Board of Directors (BOD) met on July 17 to return to agenda items on which the Iowa Conference Annual Meeting was unable to vote on because it did not have the number of voting delegates required by the … Continue reading

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Iowa Board to Take Action Following JAM Discussion

During our celebratory Joint Annual Meeting June 14-16  for the Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota Conferences of the United Church of Christ, we worshiped and learned together in the new Countryside Community Church UCC, part of the Tri-Faith Initiative in … Continue reading

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Joint Annual Meeting by the Numbers

Fun recap of our inspiring Joint Annual Meeting in numbers. Continue reading

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Celebratory JAM Includes Budget Talks

During the first-ever joint annual meeting, the the Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota conferences also held their annual business meetings that includes conversations about each conferences’ budgets. Each conference presented their final budget reports for 2018, current 2019 budgets, and proposed budgets for 2020. Continue reading

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TCM Ends 2018 with Surplus

The TCM will credit funds to each conference in the amounts of $36,369 to the Iowa Conference, $18,991 to the Nebraska Conference, and $13,420 to the South Dakota Conference. Continue reading

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Celebrating #JAM2019

What a celebration we had at our first-ever Joint Annual Meeting of the Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota Conferences UCC! More than 250 participants (IA – 75; NE – 89; SD – 63) had tremendous opportunities for connection, collaboration and creativity — building … Continue reading

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We Are All Artists

I am an artist. It has been a hard thing to claim because it isn’t my profession, but it is one of my callings in this life. To create. In fact, I believe that we are all artists in some … Continue reading

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UCC Commits to Long-Term Flooding Recovery

Nearly three months after a bomb cyclone hit the central Midwest, communities in Iowa and Nebraska are still cleaning up and looking to move forward. The floodwaters not only destroyed homes, businesses, and farmland, but also infrastructure such as roads, … Continue reading

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Listening, Gathering and Paying Attention

Grace and peace, dear saints of the Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota Conferences. I pray that whether it is so powerful that you reach for sunglasses or so faint that you squint to seek it — the glorious light and … Continue reading

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