Iowa District West

Iowa District West hosts ‘More Than Giving’ stewardship conference

Open to both pastors and laity, the event is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, Aug. 16–17, at Camp Okoboji in Milford, Iowa.

Call Day: Seminary students receive calls, learn placements

A total of 201 students received their first calls to pastoral and diaconal ministry and their assignments as vicars and deaconess interns during four services held on the two seminary campuses April 29–30 and May 1.

Nebraska, other states face historic flooding

On Thursday, March 21, Synod representatives will visit Nebraska to conduct an assessment of damage with the district president and other officials.

Turner elected to second term in Iowa West

The Rev. Dr. Steve Turner of Fort Dodge, Iowa, was elected to his second term as president of LCMS Iowa District West at the district’s 40th convention

LCMS members play key role in passing Iowa fetal heartbeat bill

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed the bill — which prohibits most abortions once a heartbeat is detectable by ultrasound — on May 4. Previously in Iowa, most abortions were permitted up to 20 weeks of pregnancy.

Smith joins Mission Central staff

The Rev. Dr. Brent Smith of Alexandria, Va., started serving Nov. 1 as mission development counselor for Mission Central in Mapleton, Iowa.

Photo gallery: 2015 LWML Convention in Des Moines, Iowa

The 36th Biennial Convention of the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League was held June 25-28, 2015, at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa.

Iowa West elects Turner new district president

The Rev. Dr. Steven D. Turner of Algona, Iowa, is the new president of the LCMS Iowa District West.