Donate to the Iowa Conference

Join us in the vibrant and transformative ministry of the Iowa Conference. Your generosity helps us BE Church together as we live into God’s extravagant welcome and advocate for justice so that all may know love, safety, belonging and dignity.

Support the Ministry of the Iowa Conference and the Wider United Church of Christ 

Friends of the Conference (Shared) – Our Church’s Wider Mission 

Provides funding for the Iowa Conference and the national ministries of the UCC (66% of the funds remain in Iowa and 34% are remitted to the UCC national setting). 

Friends of the Conference (Unshared) – Our Church’s Wider Mission 

Provides funding to Conferences and the national ministries of the UCC (all funds support the ministries of the Iowa Conference). 

UCC Special Offering – Christmas Fund 

Funds provide direct financial support to those who serve the church and are facing financial difficulties. 

UCC Special Offering – Neighbors in Need 

Supports ministries of justice and compassion throughout the United States, including the Council for American Indian Ministries (CAIM), justice and advocacy, and direct service projects supported by Justice and Local Church Ministries. 

UCC Special Offering – One Great Hour of Sharing 

Channels resources for international programs in health, education and agricultural development, emergency relief, refugee ministries, and international and domestic disaster response. 

UCC Special Offering – Strengthen the Church 

STC largely supports youth ministries and full-time leaders for new churches in parts of the country where the UCC does not have a strong presence. It also provides support for existing church’s new initiatives. 50% remains in the Iowa Conference and 50% is remitted to UCC national setting.

CUE Mid-America Seminaries (Chicago, United, and Eden Seminaries) 

CUE brings together over 2,000 UCC churches in mid-America, Local Church Ministries, and Chicago, United, and Eden Theological Seminaries (the three UCC seminaries in this region).

Iowa Conference Thank Offering 

Grants from the Thank Offering Fund help support social service or community service projects which further the ministry of one or more local churches. 

Funding Future Leadership: Scholarships for Ministry Preparation

FFL Scholarships support the educational formation of new generations of ministers. 

Iowa Disaster Relief

Donations to this campaign support short-term assistance, but especially in the long-term recovery of communities, churches, and individuals affected by natural disasters in Iowa. 

National UCC Disaster Relief

The UCC’s National Disaster Ministries (NDM) helps with short-term assistance, but especially in the long-term recovery of communities, churches, and individuals affected by natural disasters in the U.S. and abroad.

 

Want to send your donation by mail? Download the remittance form for churches or the remittance form for individuals, print it, and send it in by mail along with a check made out to the Iowa Conference. Mailing address: UCC Conferences, 5609 Douglas Ave., Des Moines, IA 50310.

Want to donate to another conference?  Visit the donate pages for the Nebraska Conference or the South Dakota Conference.