Tim Morgan, Pastor Kellogg – Pleasant View United Methodist Churches Iowa Annual Conference   As never before in living memory, we find ourselves in a time of church schism.  This is as true of “the holy catholic church” as it is of United Methodism.  Wherever there is schism, the members of the Body of Christ […]

Combined Annual Conference Dinner: Wesley Club, REVIVE and WCA

Members of Wesley Club and Revive will join for an Annual Conference Dinner on Sunday,  June 11, 2017 at 5 PM in the Iowa Events Center.   See our conference flyer (PDF) regarding reservations. Guest speakers Rev. Vince Homan, what Cheer UMC Rev. Humberto Gonzalez, 1st UMC of Shenandoah Rev. Tom Shinkle, Grandview UMC, Dubuque […]

United Methodists form Wesleyan Covenant Association

Forty Three United Methodist Clergy and Laity  have issued An Open Letter to the People of The United Methodist Church Dated June 30, 2016,  the letter calls for faithful obedience to the Bible and The Discipline of The United Methodist Church on the part of all clergy and laity.  For information about the Wesleyan Covenant […]

UM Coalition asks bishops to call for Bishop Karen Oliveto’s resignation

THE WOODLANDS, Texas (UMNS) —A coalition of unofficial United Methodist groups that support the denomination’s current prohibition against ordaining “self-avowed practicing homosexuals,” have asked the United Methodist Council of Bishops to request the resignation of Bishop Karen Oliveto, a married lesbian elected last week. In a statement released on July 18, they also asked the […]