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Mi Hyeon Lee
District Superintendent
Mi Hyeon Lee

Robin Bell
District Superintendent
Robin Bell

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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Food Box Challenge

posted on September 14

Get out your thinking cap and tie on your favorite apron, it’s time to get creative in the kitchen! Join Festival of Sharing as we kick off the Sharefest season with the Food Box Challenge. Using ...

Host an Ignite Camp

posted on September 09

Interested in hosting an Ignite Mobile Camp? Through partnerships with Eagle Lake and Heartland Camps as well as a unique program by NextGen Ministries, we bring the excitement of camp to your church ...

MUMF Ministry Grants Available

posted on September 07

The Missouri United Methodist Foundation encourages churches to share their vision for both new and existing ministries when applying for a Ministry Grant. Fall applications are due October 1st.  ...

Walk Justly Conference - October 22-24

posted on September 07

Building on our rich Wesleyan heritage of social holiness, this new, two-day conference is all about missions and is for those who are dedicated to creating change in their local communities.  Both ...

2021 Conference Apportionment Deadline

posted on September 02

The final date to submit 2021 conference apportionment payments is January 10th, 2022. Any apportionment payment sent after December 31st, 2021  will need to be sent with guaranteed delivery before ...

Disaster Response Updates: Louisiana, New Jersey and New York

posted on September 02

Many of you have graciously asked how you can help our Louisiana neighbors in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida. Scott Burdin, Missouri Disaster Response Coordinator, has been in close contact with ...

Consultation Forms Now Live- Mid-State & Mark Twain(West) Due Date Nov. 12th

posted on August 31

The 2021 Consultation Forms are now available for download on the Forms page.                   2021 Pastor Consultation Form (for Lead/Senior Pastors) 2021 Appointed Associate Pastor Consultation ...

Thinking Theologically Discussion Courses

posted on August 30

Thinking Theologically provides intellectual renewal through small group, discussion-based courses focused on a single concept, theory or reading. Together we’ll connect these theological thoughts to ...

Update: Free Online Learning Event

posted on August 10

Is your church making a significant difference in relevant mission or ministry?  As a leader, are you seeking to know how to lead into the future? What would a fresh wind that rejuvenates a declining ...

Part-Time Ministerial Leaders Education Program

posted on July 29

Part-Time Ministerial Leaders, or PML, is an educational multi-tool that is designed to be both a program (like a degree) and individual courses (freestanding course opportunities). Its dual purpose ...

NW Lay Servant Ministry Course, Pastoral Care Giving, Online

posted on July 28

Title of Class: Pastoral Care Giving Summary of Class:  This course offers insights into the life span and the dynamics of contemporary life to help church leaders reach out with God’s love and care ...

2021 Charge Conference Info

posted on July 19

Charge Conference season is approaching! Now is the time to begin working on nominations and preparing all the necessary information needed for completing the charge conference reports. We are ...

RE: Flourishing in Ministry 2021-2022 Cohort Now Open

posted on July 07

Ministry is constantly challenging and changing.  Re offers space to reflect on the presence of God in our lives and ministry. Re allows reflection on our gifts, strengths and challenges in ministry. ...

Manchester's "Walk Justly Conference" - Oct. 22-24

posted on July 01

Building on our rich Wesleyan heritage of social holiness, Manchester UMC will host Methodists from across the connection in a two-day conference dedicated to the topic of “Just Missions.” The Walk ...

Leadership Institute 2021

posted on June 23

One Conference, One Schedule All times are Central Daylight Time. Whether online or in-person, all participants will have the same schedule. Nationally renowned speakers will bring their unique ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

Student Ministry Development Opportunity

posted on March 15

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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  

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 ...


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 ...

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 ...