District News


Our most recent copy of the IDE Today and the Professional Workers’ Packet are now available to download:

Professional Packet – April 2018
IDE Today – March 2018

2018 IDE Golf Outing

Early Childhood Education Conference

Register Now!

March 24, 2018 
Zion Lutheran Church  |  201 First Avenue Hiawatha, IA 52233

Registration is now open for the 2018 IDE Early Childhood Conference. Register online through EventBrite or return a completed Paper Registration form with a check for $30 ($35 after 3/09) to the district office: 1100 Blairs Ferry Rd Marion IA 52303

CEUs:   6 credits will be offered for this conference. Attendees must register by 3/19 to receive credits. Once your registration arrives at the District office, we will forward your name, and the names of your teachers to Lori Witte with Child Care Resource & Referral of Southeast Iowa so that you and or your teachers are eligible to receive credit.

2018 IRS Standard Mileage Rates (January 1, 2018)

  • Standard Business Mileage Rate is $0.545 a mile (IDE pays 90% which is $0.49 a mile).
  • Standard Medical and Moving Mileage Rate is $0.18.
  • Charitable Deduction Rate is $0.14 a mile.

These rates and other information can be found on the Church Office Resources & District Resources pages.

Treasurer Contact Updates

Church and School offices, please update your treasurer’s contact information using the contact update form provided on the Church Office and District Resource Pages. Mail completed forms to:

Iowa District East – LCMS
Attn: Sherry Brendes
1100 Blairs Ferry Rd
Marion, IA 52302-3039

Board of Directors

Meeting Minutes from the Board of Directors Meeting on 7-25-17 are now available.

Building Use and Wedding Policy Templates

The Iowa District East Board of Directors recommends these policies for use by IDE Congregations.

Salary Guidelines

The 2016-2018 Salary Guidelines are available at on the District Resources Page.

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