About Us

Cresco United Methodist Church
The United Methodist Parish of Cresco, Iowa consists of First United Methodist Church located at 310 North Elm Street in Cresco and Zion United Methodist Church located in rural Iowa at 21251 25th Street. We are part of the northeast district of the Iowa Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. Our district superintendent is Rev. Jackie Bradford, who maintains offices in Cedar Falls, Iowa. The district telephone number is (319) 268-7502. Our bishop is the Bishop Julius Trimble and he maintains offices in Des Moines, Iowa. The conference offices can be contacted at (515) 974-8902.

Both congregations consist of warm, welcoming people who truly live the credo of our denomination:"Open hearts, open minds, open doors." We invite you to visit us any time. Worship services at First Church are at 5:00 PM on Saturdays in the East Room and 10:00 AM on Sunday mornings. Sunday School is at 9:15 AM with classes for children and adults. Worship at Zion is at 8:30 AM on Sunday mornings. There are a number of other ministry opportunities available with our Parish, which can be found on our Ministries page.
The Cresco United Methodist Church is now able to accept direct deposit of your monthly giving. Direct debit giving helps our members eliminate the need to write frequent checks, saves time and money, and helps our church maintain pledges of support even when members are able to attend services. If you are interested in establishing a direct debit pledge contact Todd Kowalke at (563) 547-2028 or todd@kowalke.com for more details. Thank you to C US Bank for providing us with this service at no cost and a thank you for your continued support.