Beutler to speak at conference

The annual Iowa Church Secretarial/Administrative Conference sponsored by Iowa District West of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod will be Sept. 17 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 400 S. 13th St.

The conference begins at 8 a.m. with registration and vendor displays and will conclude by 3:30 p.m. The registration fee is $35, or $30 if postmarked by September 1, and includes continental breakfast, lunch, refreshments, materials and speaker’s book. The conference is open to church support staff of all denominations.

The keynote speaker will be Beth Beutler. Her most recent book is “Organizing from the Heart: Change Your Mindset, Conquer Your Challenges.” Her sessions will focus on mindsets and strategies that will benefit both professional and personal organization. She will share concepts such as connecting worship and organization, understanding our personal style, working with our team, and developing sustainable systems.

Prizes will be distributed throughout the day.

The annual conference is an opportunity to connect with colleagues, exchange ideas, refine skills and support one another.

Brochures and registration details can be found at

For more information or questions, contact Roger Curtis at 576-7666, or email