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Welcome to the Diocese of Iowa! We are almost seven thousand baptized members in 57 congregations, large and small, configured to grow “in mission with Christ through each and all.”

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Walking the labyrinth
St. Thomas' Episcopal Church, Sioux City, IA

Sioux City church hopes labyrinth provides spiritual path for community

The Rev. Patricia Johnson, right, talks as Lisa Gidlow Moriarty, a labyrinth designer from Stillwater, Minn., walks the labyrinth she recently painted at St. Thomas' Episcopal Church in Sioux City.


The Rt. Rev. Alan Scarfe

Bishop of Iowa

Ms. Elizabeth Adams

Diocesan Assistant

Canon Julianne Allaway

Executive Assistant to the Bishop

Ms. Ellen Bruckner

Diocesan Ministry Developer

The Rev. John Doherty


The Rev. Steve Godfrey

Missioner for Congregational Development and Transitions

Ms. Amy Mellies

Missioner for Children and Youth

Ms. Traci Petty

Administrative Missioner for Growing Iowa Leaders and Engaging All Disciples

Ms. Anne Wagner


The Rev. Meg Wagner

Missioner for Communications, Reconciliation, and New Initiatives