The Values Team affirms and advocates our values in the Missouri Conference, and calls us to faithfulness to the Gospel and the Social Principles of the UMC. The Values Team connects the Conference with the General Commission on Religion and Race and the General Commission on the Status and Role of Women, and through these mandates encourages diversity and inclusiveness in all levels of the church.
The key values of the Missouri Conference are:
- Dependence on God
- Confidence in God
- Conformity to God's love as revealed in Jesus Christ
- Love and Trust
- Sincerity and Justice
- Kindness and Covenant
- Forgiveness and Hope
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Now accepting nominations for the Unity Award
The Values Team of the Missouri Conference of the United Methodist Church is now receiving nominations for the Unity Award. The Unity Award celebrates the spirit and work of an individual in light of the values of the Missouri Annual Conference with particular emphasis on INCLUSIVENESS, JUSTICE, and WORTH. All nominations must be submitted by March 1. For more details, visit moumethodist.org/unityaward.
CORR Action Fund
The grant application as well as additional information can be found here.
The General Commission on the Status and Role of Women
The General Commission on the Status and Role of Women works to challenge the UMCs to work for full and equal participation of women in the total life of the denomination, including ordination of women, equal access to policy-making and recognition that Jesus Christ calls men and women alike to salvation, liberation, discipleship and service in church and society.
General Commission on Race and Religion
The General Commission on Race and Religion supports United Methodist agencies, institutions, annual (regional) conferences, congregations and racial/ethnic caucuses in their quest to achieve racial justice, inclusiveness and reconciliation.