Updated October 1, 2021

Leavetaking – These congregations are saying farewell to their pastors.
Adel, Grace
Clinton, Elvira Zion
Iowa City, Zion
Lockridge, First Augustana
Madrid, St. John
Queen City MO, St. John
West Burlington, Peace

Preparation – These congregations are doing intentional work to uncover mission, vision, and values.
Bettendorf, St. James – Interim Pr. Willie Rosin
Buffalo, Calvary – Janine Johnson
Camanche, Immanuel – Interim Pr. Todd Hunter
Cedar Rapids, St. Andrew
Clinton, St. Paul – Interim Pr. Stacy Christianson
Des Moines, Grand View – Interim Pr. Bonnie Parker
Fairfield, First – Interim Pr. Heidi Williams
Goose Lake, Ascension
Marion, Ascension – Interim Pr. Cindy McKenzie
Muscatine, Grace – Interim Pr. Bill Runaas
Newton, First – Interim Pr. Mark Holmes
Ogden, Immanuel
Perry, Mt. Olivet – Interim Pr. Eliezer Ortiz

Discernment – These congregations are finalizing their site profiles and are beginning to interview candidates.
Ames, Bethesda – Deacon for Youth and Family
Calamus, Faith and Our Savior’s – Interim Pr. Roberta Pierce
Des Moines, St. John – Interim Sr. Pr. Brian Mortenson; Interim Assoc. Pr. Walter Still
Muscatine, Zion
Olin/Wyoming (Parish) – Interim Pr. T. Edwards Breed
Pleasant Valley, Trinity – Interim Pr. John Grebner
Urbandale, St. Stephen – Interim Pr. Myron Herzberg
Vinton, Bethlehem

Walking Together – These congregations have called a new pastor and will celebrate their installation soon.
Ames, St. Andrew – Pastor Sonja Gerstenberger
Davenport, St. Paul – Pastor Megan Eide
Davenport, Zion – Pastor Clark Olson-Smith
Dixon, Hope – Pastor Dianne Prichard
Marion, LC of the Resurrection – Pastor Jeffrey Frohner
Marshalltown, Elim – Pastor Paul Waterman
Martensdale, St. Paul – Pastor Tim Jacobson
State Center, St. Paul – Pastor Melissa Waterman
Winterset, St. Paul – Pastor Ioan Ittu