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Each year Adventists from all over Iowa and Missouri come together for camp meeting--five days of spiritual enrichment, fellowship and fun. 

The 2017 Iowa-Missouri Camp Meeting will be held June 6-10 at Sunnydale Academy in Centralia, Missouri.


The dorms are now full, but if you'd like to reserve camping space for an RV, camper or tent, or if you'd like to purchase meal tickets prior to arrival, you may do so here.


Discounted rates are available at the following hotels (mention "IA-MO Conference of SDA" when booking):

Comfort Inn
1801 W Outer Road
Moberly, MO 65270
$89+ tax per night (rate expires May 23)

Country Inn & Suites
17 N Kenne Street
Columbia, MO 65202
$80+ tax per night (rate expires May 30)


SHAWN BOONSTRA, Speaker/Director for Voice of Prophecy   

Shawn Boonstra’s broadcasts, live seminars and books have been a source of inspiration around the globe. In addition to speaking, Shawn is a prolific author with a warm, down-to-earth writing style. His clear grasp of Scripture and keen insights on current events will give you a greater depth of biblical understanding and help you find peace of mind in a troubled world. Shawn enjoys any activity that gets him out of doors and into the mountains, especially when his wife and two daughters join him. For more information about Shawn and the Voice of Prophecy—including details about his riveting three-part series called A Pale Horse Rides, coming this October—visit

DEAN CORIDAN, Iowa-Missouri Conference President  

Dean Coridan has served as president of the Iowa-Missouri Conference since 2006. He previously pastored for 20 years in the conference and along the way served as development director, ministerial director, church planting coordinator and lay evangelism coordinator. Dean is passionate about world missions and travels to Africa and Nepal each year. Family is a high priority for Dean. He has been married to his wife, Gail, for 39 years and together they have five children and six grandchildren. Dean’s favorite verse is Micah 6:8, “He has shown you, O man, what is good; And what does the Lord require of you but to do justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God?”

GREG KING, Dean of the School of Religion at Southern Adventist University

Greg King is dean of the School of Religion and professor of biblical studies at Southern Adventist University. His articles have appeared in a number of publications, such as the Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible, Bibliotheca Sacra, Andrews University Seminary Studies, Ministry and Adventist Review. Additionally, he authored the book Kings and Chronicles. Prior to coming to Southern, he taught at Pacific Union College and did pastoral work in Chattanooga, Tennessee; Atlanta, Georgia; and Des Moines, Iowa. Greg’s real passion in life is to see all of his students develop a living, vibrant relationship with Jesus Christ so that they might experience the abundant life made possible by this connection.

JOHN MATHEWS, Stewardship Director for the North-American Division

John Mathews is an ordained minister who has served in Florida, Alabama, Iowa, Missouri, Tennessee, and Nebraska. He has conducted family finance seminars as a departmental director in the Kansas-Nebraska Conference and the Southwestern Union Conference. John is a graduate of Southern Adventist University and holds a Doctor of Ministry degree from Andrews University. His passion is teaching stewardship principles, especially as they relate to the spirituality of money management in postmodern culture. John is married to Janice Schram Mathews, MSN, a Nurse Practitioner. They have one married daughter, Angela, and are proud grandparents.