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Pastor Colleen Babcock

I recently stepped away from a 28-year career in Public Education, my last position at Woodside Middle School in the Saydel School District. Previous to that I taught in Melcher-Dallas and for 9 years in Missouri.  I felt the call to be in service, but to God as well. He brought me to Prairie City, and also to Pleasantville United Methodist Church. I want to help people grow in their faith and in themselves, and learn to use all of the gifts they have been granted.

My husband Tim is an Elementary Guidance Counselor in Indianola at Whittier Elementary. We have two sons--Ryan, who lives in Melcher-Dallas and will be getting married in June, and Brady who attends Iowa Central College.

I enjoy crafting, reading, writing, and music. My skill sets include listening, helping, service, and empathetic assistance.  I am blessed to be a part of the Prairie City Community, and feel honored to be at your service.

Church Leaders and Mission Makers

Discipleship & Education - Jean Walker

Care & Outreach - Ginny Dalton

Service & Missions - Merri DeReus & Barb Tool

Worship & Celebration - Karen Gilson 

Lay Leader - Eric Anderson

Admin Council Chair - Danny Jennings

Admin Secretary - Audra Hiebert

SPRC (Staff Parish Relations Committee) - Paul Ponder

Building & Grounds (Trustees) - Jeff DeReus 

Finance Chair - Tim McMarthy

Financial Secretary - Mike Dalton

Church Treasurer & Membership Secretary - Jenny Anderson 

At Large Members - Rich Roorda

Image by Hannah Busing
Leadership: Leadership
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