About Us

Welcome to the Missouri Conference of
The United Methodist Church!

We're glad you're here. If you're looking for a warm, welcoming place to worship, your local United Methodist Church's doors are open. The people of Missouri's United Methodist Churches welcome you with open hearts, open minds and open doors.

Who are we?

The mission of the Missouri Annual Conference is: Leading congregations to lead people to actively follow Jesus Christ.

The Conference’s vision is: Growing, fruitful, vibrant congregations changing lives through Jesus Christ.

 

Five Expectations we have of each other:
Christ-centered
Fruitfulness
Excellence
Accountability
Collaboration

Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations:
Radical hospitality
Passionate worship
Intentional Faith Development
Risk-taking mission and service
Extravagant generosity


Where are we?


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Missouri Annual Conference Center
3601 Amron Court
Columbia, MO 65202

Toll-free: 877-736-1806
Phone: 573-441-1770
Fax: 573-441-1780

The Conference Center is located just north of Interstate 70 off of Highway 63 in north Columbia.  It houses the Episcopal, Mid-State District and Conference staff offices.

From the north
Travel toward Columbia on highway 63. Continue on highway 63 to the Vandiver Drive exit.  Turn right at the stoplight at the top of the ramp. Turn right onto Woodard Drive (the first steet to the right). Follow Woodard Drive around the curve. You will see Amron Court and the Conference Center on your right as you approach the stop sign at Mexico Gravel Road. 

From the south
Travel into Columbia on highway 63. Continue on highway 63 north of I-70. Take the first exit after the highway 63 exit - Vandiver Drive. You'll see the Bass Pro Shop on your left as you approach the Vandiver exit. Follow the Vandiver ramp around and go straight through the stoplight. At the first place you can turn right (Woodard Drive), do so. Follow Woodard Drive around the curve. You will see Amron Court and the Conference Center on your right as you approach the stop sign at Mexico Gravel Road.  

From the east or west
From highway 70, take the highway 63 exit. Go north on highway 63 to the first exit - Vandiver Drive. You'll see the Bass Pro Shop on your left as you approach the Vandiver exit. Follow the Vandiver ramp around and go straight through the stoplight. At the first place you can turn right (Woodard Drive), do so. Follow Woodard Drive around the curve. You will see Amron Court and the Conference Center on your right as you approach the stop sign at Mexico Gravel Road.

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