Iowa Presbyterian Gathering

Iowa Presbyterian Gathering

People will come from east and west and north and south and will take their places at the feast in the kingdom of God. LUKE 13:29

Come Saturday, September 18

to a gathering of members from all three Iowa Presbyteries: Des Moines, North Central Iowa and Prospect Hill, for a day of worship, fellowship, learning and time for us to spend all together (in person and via Zoom).
Location: Northminster Presbyterian Church, 1416 20th St., Ames, IA 50010
 
Preacher
Rev. Dr. Ane Fitzgerald – Director of Pastoral Care at Harmony River Living Center
 
Presenters 
Elona Street-Stewart – Synod Executive for Synod of Lakes & Prairies and Co-Moderator of General Assembly
Rev. Gregory Bentley – pastor of Fellowship Presbyterian Church in Huntsville, Alabama and Co-Moderator of General Assembly
Amgad Beblawi – Mission Executive for Presbyteries of Des Moines, North Central Iowa, & Prospect Hill
Rev. Dr. Ken Green – Regional Representative for the Board of Pensions
Rev. Ian McMullen – Pastor to the Presbyteries of Des Moines, North Central Iowa, & Prospect Hill
 
Preliminary schedule
9:00 a.m. In-person Coffee & Fellowship
9:30 a.m. Online Fellowship begins
10:00 a.m. Opening worship
11:15 a.m. Workshop #1
12:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Workshop #2
2:45 p.m. Closing Worship with Communion
4:00 p.m. Des Moines Stated Meeting
 
Workshop #1 Options
Room A – The Witness of the Post Covid Church (or whatever Amgad wants to call it)
Room B – TBD
Room C – Small Church Revitalization – Vital Congregation Initiative
 
Workshop #2 Options
Room A – The Witness of the Post Covid Church (or whatever Amgad wants to call it)
Room B – Discussion on Synod Restorative Actions
Room C – BoP Resources for the Small Church
 

Please Register to Attend