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J.Steven Pinnell
District Superintendent
J.Steven Pinnell

Barbara Buck
Executive Assistant
Barbara Buck

LeAnna Lewis
Administrative Assistant
LeAnna Lewis

(660) 665-8497
PO Box 776
Kirksville, Missouri 63501


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Mid-State District Lay Servant Ministry Class: Basic Course-Online

posted on February 23

This two-session online course is offered on April 17 and 24, 2021  from 8:00 am-12:30 pm via ZOOM.  To complete the course, you must attend both classes. Registration ends on April 10th or when the ...

2021 PAUMCS Virtual Conference

posted on February 22

The Professional Administrators of the United Methodist Connectional Structure is going virtual!  SAVE THE DATE- April 15-17, 2021!  Join us for outstanding online courses, conversation groups, and ...

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A Rural Parish's Solution to Service for All During a Pandemic

posted on February 22

Today is the Day the Lord has Made – Rejoice and Be Glad in It!!   Just a little “scoop” from the Scotland County Parish of United Methodist Churches and the Gorin United Methodist Church - we are ...

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Online: Not Safe for Church and The Adept Church with Dr. Doug Powe

posted on February 22

Registration Deadline – March 8  Thrive Presents: Not Safe for Church and The Adept Church with Dr. Doug Powe  Virtually join Dr. Doug Powe as he leads a free workshop centering around two of his ...

Susan Beaumont: How to Lead When You Don't Know Where You're Going

posted on February 22

Registration Deadline - April 3, 2021 Virtually join consultant, coach, author and spiritual director Susan Beaumont on April 10, 2021.  Learn how to identify your point of focus during a season of ...

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NextGen Summer Camp Counselor Positions Available

posted on February 18

NextGen Ministries is looking for 20 college-aged young adults to lead its 2021 traveling summer camping program. Camp counselors work within the NextGen Ministries Mobile Camps to help produce a ...

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Redistricting Proposal Details

posted on February 18

The Missouri Conference Mission Council has voted unanimously to recommend that the Missouri Conference reduce the number of districts from nine to five beginning July 1, 2022. A proposal will be ...

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2021 Annual Conference Information

posted on February 17

The 2021 Annual Conference Session is quickly approaching. Please note, the Missouri Annual Conference 2021 is scheduled for Saturday, June 12–Sunday, June 13. This year, the session is being planned ...

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First Time Simplified Structure Training - March 14

posted on February 16

Please join us on Sunday, March 14th at 2:00 PM for a free virtual First Time Simplified Structure Training with Rev. Mark Statler, Director of Leadership Excellence in the Missouri Annual Conference....

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Flood Preparedness Checklist

posted on February 04

Is your flood kit ready? Download our free checklist to start planning your flood kit! Download the Free Checklist Here  

Nominate for Conference Leadership

posted on February 03

Members to Missouri Conference leadership – think boards, committees, teams and work areas, like the Board of Trustees, Congregational Development team, Finance and Administration Council, Values team...

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Steinway Model L Grand Piano for Sale

posted on January 19

For Sale: Steinway Model L Baby Grand Piano $20,000 Serial number L547708  Manufactured date estimated year 1999 Soundboard : 5' 10.5" L x 4'10"W  Weighs: Approximately 610 lbs. This "living room ...

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Parsonage Inspection Form - Due March 1

posted on January 14

The Parsonage Inspection Form is due March 1. All churches that own a parsonage are required to complete this form, even if your pastor does not live in it. A blank copy of the form can be found on ...

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Digital Church: Reaching an Online Mission Field

posted on January 07

How do we minister when we can’t meet in-person? Learn how to connect new people to Christ in this virtual workshop, a learning experience designed to inspire and educate on how to approach digital ...

Online Emergency Response Team Training

posted on January 06

Deadline to register: Jan. 25 Deadline to complete background check: Jan. 27 In order to receive an UMCOR ERT Badge, registrants must attend the following sessions and complete a background check by ...

Resource for Local Church Taxes

posted on January 05

A new calendar year means tax season is drawing near! In this recorded webinar, Conference Treasurer Rev. Nate Berneking discusses W-2s, 1099s and employer tax reporting for local churches. View our ...

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Winter Preparedness Checklist

posted on December 23

Don't be left out in the cold by walking through your winter preparedness checklists. Winter storms and cold temperatures can have dangerous effects on property and people. Stay safe and healthy by ...

Updated Safe Sanctuaries Policy

posted on September 24

The 2020 Pandemic has given cause to communicate with church members and youth through a digital church format. The Mission Council recently approved an addendum to the Conference’s Safe Sanctuaries ...

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United Methodist Communications Training Center

posted on August 26

Meet your community where they already are online. The new Digital Media for Ministry online training course is an in-depth guide to the most effective ways to communicate using technology. Nourish ...

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