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Highlights of What’s Happening Around the Conferences
The national setting recently sent out a message about their updated mailing address for receiving payments (this was also included in our last eNews). This has caused some confusion for church leaders about where to send gifts from congregations. Here’s some...
There have been several financial scams in the Quad Cities area involving not for profits being asked to changed direct deposit info from “vendors and providers.” One of our churches in the area experienced (and successfully avoided!) a similar scam. This is a good...
The Insurance Board has been fielding inquiries about liability coverage related to claims from hosting a Boy or Cub Scout Troop at churches. The recent litigation/bankruptcy involving Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has resulted in the shifting of more liability on the...
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Obituaries in the Conferences
Richard Crooks – January 1st, 2021
Dwight Snesrud – December 28th, 2020
Steve Uzzell – December 21st, 2020
Robert Adams – December 18th, 2020
Ramona Brooks – November 19th, 2020
Richard Zulauf – October 16th, 2020
John Clark – October 10th, 2020
Gene Becker – October 7th, 2020
Jan Kline – October 6th, 2020
Bernard Wesley Sayler – September 25th, 2020
Tim Mlsna – September 11th, 2020
Frederick Arthur Moore – September 4th, 2020
Donald Stoebner – August 7th, 2020
Donna Boren – August 6th, 2020
Bob Bromley – May 2nd, 2020
Annabeth McClelland Gay – April 29th, 2020
Kathy Torgersen – April 14th, 2020
Carol Taylor – March 1st, 2020
John O. Gradwohl – February 23rd, 2020
Kathryn Alene Rust – February 13th, 2020
Meghan Powers – January 13th, 2020