United Methodist Men's rally

published 9/13/2016

Location: Lake Okoboji
21413 154th St Pl
Spirit Lake, IA 51360

Start: Oct. 7

End: Oct. 9

Join other men from the Dakotas, Iowa, Minnesota, and Nebraska for a four-conference rally.  This year's theme is "Run for God-How Steel Sharpens Steel." 

The weekend hosted by Iowa UMMen officially opens Friday around 5 p.m. with plans for dinner to be determined.  There will be a time of introductions and fellowship after dinner.  Saturday gets under way with breakfast around 7:45.  Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included in the $35 Saturday only fee.  Lodging for Friday and Saturday night, plus Saturday meals and Sunday breakfast is $70.  Sunday morning worship will conclude the weekend around 9:45.

In addition to the presentation and discussion of "Run for God-How Steel Sharpens Steel,"  two other opportunities for Christian fellowship will be available.

A workday will be held on Friday, the 7th.  Contact storminnorman@q.com for more information.

Golfers will need to contact Dave Belt or Karl Schwichtenberg for tee-off information: daveamyjo@msn.com or karl.schwichtenberg@gmail.com.  

Please bring hearing aids for The Hope of Hearing, a mission to help children with hearing difficulties in Haiti. 

Donations may also be brought for "Love Packages" www.lovepackages.org.  The donations will be taken to Butler, Illinois for distribution overseas.

Unused Bibles, tracts, Christian books and literature, etc. are welcome items for this collection.    Both organizations are endorsed by the GCUMM.   

Questions about the weekend may be sent to: storminnorman@q.com  or laceyjim89@gmail.com

Pre-registration is requested and strongly encouraged.  Pre-registration may be made to: laceyjim89@gmail.com.  Fees will be collected at check-in.

Please remember to bring your own bedding & personal hygiene items.

Directions to the Okoboji Camp and Retreat Center:  at the Junction of Highway 9 & 71 (WalMart), in Spirit Lake, Iowa go West on Hwy 9 for 1/2 mile. Turn left (South) on 155th Street; Travel 2 miles then turn right on 215th.  North Campus sign is on your left.

Email: storminnorman@q.com

Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

122 West Franklin Avenue, Suite 400 Minneapolis, MN 55404


(612) 870-0058