Important Announcements


IDE District Office – Position Opening

The Iowa District East district office is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Communications / Events / Technology Coordinator.  View the job description here and contact Sherry Brendes at 319-373-2112 with any questions.  Please submit your resume and cover letter to:  Sherry Brendes, Iowa District East-LCMS, 1100 Blairs Ferry Road, Marion, IA 52302, or via e-mail to sherry@lcmside.org.

Board of Directors

Meeting Minutes – 04/17/2018

2019 IRS Standard Mileage Rates (January 1, 2019)

  • Standard Business Mileage Rate is $0.58 a mile (IDE pays 90% which is $0.52 a mile).
  • Standard Medical and Moving Mileage Rate is $0.20.
  • 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

Building Use and Wedding Policy Templates

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

Salary Guidelines

The 2019-2021 Salary Guidelines are available at on the District Resources Page.

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