Speaker - dARY nORTHROP

Dary has been the Senior Pastor of Timberline Church in Fort Collins, Colorado, since November, 1986.  Prior to that, he served as a youth pastor for eight years in Colorado.  Dary received his Bible school training at Central Bible College in Springfield, Missouri.


Dary and Bonnie were married in 1978.  They have three adult children, Ryan (Ashleigh), Erica (Brent), and Brooke. They enjoy family life and are thankful for many great family memories.  Dary and Bonnie work closely together and share a passion for hiking and many outdoor activities.


Dary communicates with an authentic, vulnerable style, being very transparent and real with people.  He mixes humor and Biblical truth that impacts people toward healthy changes.  He has a passion to help Pastors lead their churches in making changes that are healthy and that will lead them to be able to impact their cities.  Dary has a real love for unchurched people; he has become very involved in the community in which he lives, taking an active role in service organizations.


He loves being a husband, father and grandfather and enjoys spending time with family.  Dary grew up in Colorado loving the outdoors.  His hobbies include skiing, motorcycle riding, and golfing.


Sunday, April 28th

6:30pm     Credentialing Service

8:30pm     Celebration Reception

Monday, April 29th

8:30am     Registration Opens

9               IMN Connect Coffee

10              Business Session Begins

12pm         Lunch Break

1:30           Business Session Resumes

4               Dinner Break

4:30          BGMC & STL Dinner (New Hope AG)

6:30          Service

Tuesday, April 30th

8:30am      Session 1

9:45           Session 2 l Dary Northrop


Des Moines First Assembly

2725 Merle Hay Rd

Des Moines Ia 50310


Super Early Bird Registration

Until April 1st

$15 per minister/ voting delegate

Early Bird Registration

Until April 15th

$20 per minister/ voting delegate

Regular Registration

After April 15th

$25 per minister/ voting delegate


Families must pre-register for childcare by April 15th

Childcare is available for all business sessions and daytime sessions for children ages 8 weeks through 5th grade for a cost of $5 per child or $10 per family.

Pre Registered Childcare:    


8:30am - 12pm

1:15pm - 4:15pm


8am - 12pm

Complimentary Childcare:


6 - 9pm


6 - 8:30pm


Please note:

  • No childcare registrations will be accepted after April 15th
  • If you are registering a delegate ( General Council & District Council churches only) please also include an authorization letter from the church board.
  • Please download the app VoxVote to your mobile devices for the business sessions.

Important Business session Information

During the business sessions, we will be using the electronic voting app: VoxVote.

Prior to Council, please download VoxVote to your mobile device. If you have any questions regarding the app please call our office.