Rev. John Howerton, Pastor

Home: 319-393-5029

Mobile: 319-551-6140



We're a vibrant, small-town church that welcomes everyone.  If you're new to the area, we hope you'll give us a try.  If it's been a while since you've had a church home, we hope you'll take a chance on us.  Come and experience God's love with a group of people trying to live out that love.   

Palo United Methodist Church

118 Clinton Street     PO Box 172     Palo, Iowa 52324     319-851-4731

​​Sunday Worship  9:30

Fellowship Hall

Spirited traditional format

Palo Food Pantry

Located inside Fellowship Hall and open to the public monthly on the 2nd Thursday from 4:00 to 6:00 PM and 4th Saturday from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, or by appointment by calling 319-361-5923.

Worship Resumes June 21

Sunday worship services resume on June 21 at 9:30 in Fellowship Hall.  While we look forward to being back in the sanctuary, the hall offers the space and flexibility to meet social distancing guidelines and Covid-19 safety precautions.  Welcome!  

Thank You!​

Ours thanks go to everyone who helped during the Feed The Kids lunch program, including the Palo Fire Department, Brogan's, Palo Mini Mart, staff and administration from Kennedy High School, West Linn Community Group and many more.