About Me

Tim Bonney

A United Methodist Pastor, latte drinking Mac geek, and a believer in the boundless grace and love of God. A supporter of the full inclusion of all of God’s children into the full life and ministry of the Church including our LGBTQ+ siblings.


Tim is the Lead Pastor of First United Methodist Church of Indianola Iowa where he has been appointed for five years. First UMC has been a Reconciling UM Congregation since 2019. He is an Elder in Full Connection in the Iowa Conference of The United Methodist Church. He serves on the board of trustees of Simpson College and is Clergy Circuit Leader for the Warren County Circuit.

Tim also serves on several Iowa UMC related boards and committees including the Board of Ordained Ministry and the Riverview Park District Committee on Ordained Ministry which he chairs.

In February Tim made initial oblation in St. Brigid of Kildare Monastery, a United Methodist related geographically scattered monastic community in the Benedictine tradition.

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