Iowa-Missouri Conference

1005 Grand Avenue
West Des Moines, IA 50265-3583

Refugee Ministry

Every year millions of people are forced to flee their home countries because of persecution based on race, religion, social group or political opinion. They arrive at refugee camps with no possessions and receive meager assistance. While at the camp, they can apply for legal refugee status. The United Nations then determines where to place them. Annually 3,000 of these refugees resettle in Iowa and Missouri.

God has promised us, in Isaiah 58, that if we give attention to the refugees among us He will pour His Spirit out upon us. Caring for these hurting people is not only a privilege, but it is our duty.

If you would like to contribute to the Iowa-Missouri Refugee Ministry, please download this pledge form and return it in your tithe envelope.

Download the Bulletin Insert version of the Refugee Pledge card in English.

Download the Bulletin Insert version of the Refugee Pledge card in Spanish. 

100% of the contributions will help refugees living in Iowa & Missouri.

We have created a 9 min. video explaining this new Refugee Ministry. You can view and download this short video and the extended 30 min. version at

Refugee Ministry Video - short from Michelle Hansen on Vimeo.

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Hear about the worldwide impact that local Nepali refugees are having back to their country through cell phones and short-term missions.


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Upcoming Events
Conference Bible Experience - Jan 31, Sat 2:00 PM - Conference Bible Experience Sunnydale Academy...
MO Teachers' In-Service - Feb 9, Mon - MO Teachers' In-Service
SAA Homeleave - Feb 11, Wed 12:00 PM
Mad About Marriage Retreat - Feb 13, Fri - Mad About Marriage Retreat With Mike and...
President's Day - Feb 16, Mon
IA Teachers' In-Service - Feb 16, Mon - IA Teachers' In-Service
MAUC Bible Experience - Feb 21, Sat - Mid-America Union  Pathfinder Bible...
Executive Committee - Feb 22, Sun 10:00 AM
Mission Trips depart - Feb 23, Mon - Mission Trips to Africa, India and Nepal depart...
iEngage - IA Young Adult Event - Feb 27, Fri - Iowa Location TBD
MO Honors I - Mar 6, Fri - Missouri Pathfinders Honors Weekend I
IA Honors - Mar 7, Sat - Iowa Pathfinders Honors Weekend
Women's Day of Prayer - Mar 7, Sat - National Women's Day of Prayer
Daylight Saving Time begins - Mar 8, Sun - Spring your clocks forward one hour.
SAA Sp. Break - Mar 9, Mon - Sunnydale Adventist Academy Spring Break
Elementary Sp. Break - Mar 9, Mon - Elementary Spring Break
MO Honors II - Mar 13, Fri - Missouri Pathfinder Honors Weekend II
Mission Trips return - Mar 18, Wed - Mission Trips to Africa, India and Nepal that...
SAA Board Meeting - Mar 22, Sun 11:00 AM
ASI Winter Rally - Mar 26, Thu
Shepherdess Retreat - Mar 27, Fri
Board of Education Meeting - Mar 29, Sun
iEngage - MO Young Adult Event - Apr 3, Fri - Missouri Location TBD
Easter - Apr 5, Sun
Music Festival - Apr 9, Thu - Elementary Music Festival
Area Coordinators Meeting - Apr 11, Sat - Pathfinder Area Coordinators Meeting
Executive Committee - Apr 12, Sun 10:00 AM