Weekly Essay and Blog by Bishop Laurie Haller
The Iowa Conference of The United Methodist Church is a connection of 767 congregations across eight districts (regions) of the state of Iowa. Served by 651 clergy, the more than 158,000 members of United Methodist communities of faith are part of the 12.2 million worldwide denomination.
The people of The United Methodist Church are putting our faith in action by making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world, which is our church’s mission. Through the power of our connection, we are making a positive difference in more than 125 countries.