Thrivent Member Network - Greater Iowa Region

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The Thrivent Member Network- Greater Iowa Region brings Thrivent members together—Christians who are committed to being wise with money so they can live generously.

We do that by offering events, newsletters, email communications, social media, and more. See our upcoming events - both in-person and online - here!

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Iowa Derecho Disaster Response

We hope all our neighbors across the state are safe after last Monday's storm devastated so many. Thrivent's disaster relief efforts provide immediate relief and long-term support to the people and communities most affected by regional and national disasters. Want to help make a difference? Thrivent Member Network-Greater Iowa wants you to get your Thrivent Action Team kit in hand - and fast!

Apply for a Thrivent Action Team and use promo code: IASTORMS20 to expedite shipping.

*Expect to receive the kit within 2 business days of project approval. For more information, email GreaterIowaTMN@Thrivent.com.
Additional disaster response information coming soon.
Please note that Covid precautions remain in effect; Thrivent is not hosting gatherings at this time.

 

***For more Iowa Derecho Disaster Response info, please visit our homepage.

Multigenerational Generosity for Christian Leaders

Thursday, September 24 | 11:00am | Online Webinar

If you are a pastor or leader of a Christian community, you've likely watched the landscape of generosity to span five unique and complex generations.  This webinar aspires to inform your understanding of how these different generations view generosity and fuel your creativity with tactical solutions for how to engage all generations. 

No products will be sold. 

Tom Hegna: Your Retirement - How to Take Control Today

Tuesday, September 29 | 7:00pm | Online Webinar

Join us for an event with national financial expert Tom Hegna. Hegna is the author of Don’t Worry, Retire Happy!, a straightforward guide to retirement income planning during uncertain times. He’ll offer insights to help you prepare for a secure and fulfilling retirement. 

No products will be sold. Tom Hegna is not affiliated with or endorsed by Thrivent. The views expressed in this presentation by Tom Hegna are his own and not necessarily those of Thrivent or its affiliates. The material presented has been obtained from sources we believe to be reliable and is current.

Set them Free with Wings of Refuge

Tuesday, October 6 | 7:00pm | Online Webinar

Human trafficking is the fastest growing crime in our world and has become a $150 billion industry worldwide, surpassing the combined yearly profits of Amazon, Ebay, and Google. We invite you to learn more from Wings of Refuge, a Christ-centered organization providing restorative care to adult female survivors of sex trafficking through a safe home that allows them to establish safety, process their trauma, and plan for their future. Wings of Refuge operates through trauma-informed, strengths based, and holistic approach and is supported by churches and individuals who want to see exploitation end for one more girl.

Exploitation ends with awareness. Join this webinar to learn how to take action against the world’s largest criminal industry. Awareness, prayer, action, community, provision, and YOU can help end exploitation for one more girl.

No products will be sold. Wings of Refuge is not affiliated with or endorsed by Thrivent. The views expressed in this presentation by Wings of Refuge are their own and not necessarily those of Thrivent or its affiliates. The material presented has been obtained from sources we believe to be reliable and is current.

Thrive with Purpose

Thursday, October 15 | 6:30-8:00pm | Online Webinar

The 2020 Midwest Heartland Region’s Annual Member Meeting will encourage you to thrive with purpose, reach your unique life goals, and put your values into action in true Thrivent fashion. Keynote speaker Jack Canfield is known as a teacher, truth-seeker, storyteller, and life-changer whose mission is to inspire and empower people to live their highest vision in a context of love and joy. The Chicken Soup for the Soul™ founder offers practical and inspiring principles to get any aspiring person from where they are to where they want to be. He teaches confidence and inspires individuals to live with passion and purpose to realize all their ambitions.

You'll also hear a Thrivent update, see the amazing impact our members are making in their communities, and learn what's ahead for 2020 and beyond.

You need not be a member to attend.

No products will be sold. Jack Canfield is not affiliated with or endorsed by Thrivent. The views expressed in this presentation by Jack Canfield are his own and not necessarily those of Thrivent or its affiliates. The material presented has been obtained from sources we believe to be reliable and is current.

Dream Big with Bob Goff

Tuesday, October 20 | 7:00pm | Online Webinar

Join Thrivent and New York Times bestselling author, Bob Goff for an exclusive online event.

How are you invested in your biggest dreams? Bob Goff will inspire and help you recapture the version of your life you dreamed about before fear started calling the shots. Bob will help you Dream Big, as he takes you on a life-proven journey to rediscover how to thrive with purpose and turn your dreams into reality.

  • Clearly define or redefine your dreams
  • Identify the obstacles holding you back
  • Come up with a specific plan for reaching your goals
  • Develop the tools that will help get you started

No products will be sold. Bob Goff is not affiliated with or endorsed by Thrivent. The views expressed in this presentation by Bob Goff are his own and not necessarily those of Thrivent or its affiliates. The material presented has been obtained from sources we believe to be reliable and is current.

A Plateful of Grateful with Father Leo

Thursday, November 5 | 6:30pm | Online Webinar

Learn a new twist on Thanksgiving side dishes – and recreate Thanksgiving leftovers! Register and receive the ingredient list to cook together with Father Leo, award winning chef, internationally acclaimed motivational speaker, and priest. Enjoy an evening of food and fun – and a reminder to remain grateful despite challenges – during this meal with a message and time of togetherness to nourish us in body, mind, and spirit.

No products will be sold. Fr. Leo Patalinghug is not affiliated with or endorsed by Thrivent. The views expressed by Fr. Leo Patalinghug are their own and not necessarily those of Thrivent or its affiliates. The material presented has been obtained from sources we believe to be reliable and is current.

E.P.I.C Retirement

Thursday, November 12 | 7:00pm | Online Webinar

Join us for an inspiring look into the pitfalls of traditional retirement and discover a new vision of what retirement could look like at Retiring on Purpose: How to Live the E.P.I.C Retirement with renowned speaker and author, Mitch Anthony

No products will be sold at this event. Mitch Anthony is not affiliated with or endorsed by Thrivent. The views expressed in this presentation by Mitch Anthony are his own and not necessarily those of Thrivent or its affiliates. The material presented has been obtained from sources we believe to be reliable and is current.

E.P.I.C Retirement

Tuesday, November 17 | 12:00pm | Online Webinar

Join us for an inspiring look into the pitfalls of traditional retirement and discover a new vision of what retirement could look like at Retiring on Purpose: How to Live the E.P.I.C Retirement with renowned speaker and author, Mitch Anthony

No products will be sold at this event. Mitch Anthony is not affiliated with or endorsed by Thrivent. The views expressed in this presentation by Mitch Anthony are his own and not necessarily those of Thrivent or its affiliates. The material presented has been obtained from sources we believe to be reliable and is current.

The New Retirementality

Thursday, November 19 | 7:00pm | Online Interactive Workshop

We are excited to offer you an eye-opening virtual event with Retirement Coach, Mitch Anthony!  Mitch believes that retirement is highly personalized and every person needs to find their own personal balance between vacation and vocation.  He says, "There are two things you need to retire well, enough purpose to wake up in the morning and enough money to sleep at night." 

No products will be sold at this event. Mitch Anthony is not affiliated with or endorsed by Thrivent. The views expressed in this presentation by Mitch Anthony are his own and not necessarily those of Thrivent or its affiliates. The material presented has been obtained from sources we believe to be reliable and is current.

Stop Fighting on the Way to the Funeral Home

Thursday, December 10 | 7:00pm | Online Webinar

Join us for an exclusive webinar, “Stop the Fighting on the Way to the Funeral Home!”™ presented by Jolene Brown. Invite your family and friends. Jolene will have you laughing while you learn!

It happens, far too often in family business. Promises are spoken and broken, facts assumed, habits hardened…and before we know it, we’ve got fighting on the way to the funeral home! Making a strong and profitable family business does not happen without effort, commitment, investment and know-how. Jolene will cover the Top Ten Mistakes that must be corrected in order to honor the family and do the business right.

Jolene Brown is a walking-talking spokesperson and champion for the people of agriculture and family business. She's a farmer in Eastern Iowa, contributor to Successful Farming magazine, author of two great books and recent inductee in to the prestigious CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame.

 

No products will be sold. Jolene Brown is not affiliated with or endorsed by Thrivent. The views expressed in this presentation by Jolene Brown are her own and not necessarily those of Thrivent or its affiliates. The material presented has been obtained from sources we believe to be reliable and is current.

Understanding Annuities and Social Security with Robin Mueller

Tuesday, January 12 | 12:00pm AND 7:00pm | Online Webinar

Join us for an exclusive webinar with nationally recognized Social Security speaker, Robin Mueller. You’ll gain valuable insights on the impact of annuities and Social Security so you can continue to live a more content, confident and generous life.

Robin Mueller is a speaker and trainer on topics including Social Security, annuities and financial strategies. He has served as President of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) Milwaukee, President of NAIFA Wisconsin and President of Foundation for Insurance and Financial Education. Robin has devoted more than 20 years to researching and sharing this vital information to help others learn options available for their financial planning.

 

No products will be sold. Robin Mueller is not affiliated with or endorsed by Thrivent. The views expressed in this presentation by Robin Mueller are his own and not necessarily those of Thrivent or its affiliates. The material presented has been obtained from sources we believe to be reliable and is current.