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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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FAQs About COVID-19 Vaccines and the Local Church

posted on June 03

In the last few months, nearly half of adults in the United States have received at least one dose of a vaccine protecting against the SARS-COV2 virus and COVID-19. Studies suggest the vaccines ...

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MUMF's "Saving Grace: A Guide to Financial Well Being"

posted on June 01

You and your congregation are invited to join the Missouri United Methodist Foundation in a 7-week, free, online-class called Saving Grace: A Guide to Financial Well Being. This personal finance ...

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PPR Resources for Pastoral Transition

posted on May 20

Annual Conference is just around the corner and so is the season of pastoral transition. While there are resources available for pastors on the move, the Conference offers guidance for churches in ...

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Know Before You Go: Pre-Conference Briefing and More

posted on May 13

PRE-CONFERENCE BRIEFING  Join us at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 27, via livestream for the Bishop’s Address as well as updates from other partner organizations. The event will be recorded. See more ...

Heartland District Lay Servant Advanced Course: Spiritual Gifts

posted on May 12

This course helps participants understand spiritual gifts and how the church can use them to fulfill its mission and ministry. Participants will also learn what it means to be a spiritual leader and ...

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NW Lay Servant Ministry Course, Leading Prayer, Online

posted on May 11

Title of Class: Public Prayer, Virtual via Zoom Summary of Class: Praying in public can be daunting, but prayer is something one learns. This course on praying in public will help the participant ...

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COVID-19 Guidelines for In-Person Worship (May 1, 2021)

posted on April 30

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new guidance that may allow reducing restrictions on gatherings particularly in outdoor spaces.  In the spirit of doing no harm, Bishop Farr...

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Virtual Session Planned for MOAC21

posted on April 05

  Based on where we currently are in the vaccination rollout and in our efforts to do no harm, we have decided to hold this year’s annual conference session virtually with invitation-only in-person ...

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Student Ministry Development Opportunity

posted on March 15

Have you been struggling to develop a sustainable, volunteer led, student ministry? Ministry Leading Institute (www.MinistryLeading.org) has developed a cohort program that is transforming this ...

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NEW Clergy and Laity Newsletters

posted on March 09

Have you signed up for our new clergy and laity newsletters? We wrap up everything you need to know about what's happening in the Missouri Conference into one weekly email with tailored content. Sign ...

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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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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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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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 ...

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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