Iowa Pastors and priests plan to meet with rural Iowans over the next three weeks to talk about tough times. Reverend Sarai Beck of Ecumenical Ministries of Iowa helped schedule the meetings in 20 different cities. She says the meetings are important in finding out the important issues in rural Iowa.Beck says government officials, mental health counselors, farmers and other rural residents are invited. She says they hope to create a good network of The meetings will be held at the following times and locations:May 8 — Ankeny, 1-4 p.m. at DMACC, Building 7May 9 — Centerville, 9-noon at Manhattan RestaurantMay 9 — Logan, 1-4 p.m. at Logan Community BuildingMay 9 — Spencer, 9-noon at Bethany Lutheran ChurchMay 10 – Lewis, 9-noon at Wallace FoundationMay 11 – Williamsburg, 9-noon at St. Mary’s HallMay 11 – Iowa Falls, 9-noon at ISU Extension officeMay 16 – Donnellson, 9-noon at Pilot Grove Savings BankMay 16 – Fort Dodge, 9-noon at ISU Extension officeMay 16 – Afton, 1-4 p.m. at First National BankMay 17 – LeMars, 1-4 p.m. at LeMars Bank and TrustMay 17 – Sac City, 1-4 p.m. at Iowa State BankMay 17 – Waterloo, 1-4 p.m. at Hawkeye Community College, Tama HallMay 17 – Fairfield, 9-noon at Jefferson County Fairgrounds Activity Bldg.May 18 – Maquoketa, 1-4 p.m. at Maquoketa State BankMay 18 – Garner, 1-4 p.m. at Garner Education CenterMay 23 – Tipton, 9-noon at St. Mary’s HallMay 24 – New Hampton, 1-4 p.m. at New Hampton City HallMay 26 – Oskaloosa, 1-3:30 p.m. at Mahaska County Extension OfficeMay 26 – Postville, 9-noon at Postville Community Center