Missional Leader Resources

 

 

5 Cups of Coffee

Simple and practical discussion starters for asking questions about calling and discipleship for use with youth through adults.

5 Cups of Coffee Group Conversation Facilitator Guide

A facilitator guide for designed for a small or medium-sized group to engage in the 5 Cups of Coffee resource.

5 Cups of Coffee Sermon Series

A 5-week series on discipleship and call designed to help us understand who we are individually and collectively as God’s children, how we encounter God and what God calls us to do in response.

5+ Cups of Coffee Small Group Study

5+ Cups of Coffee Small Group Study Courtesy of Jennifer Chirillo from Community UMC (Columbia). Week by week facilitator guide to walk deeply through the 5 cups of coffee questions with a small group. Works great for a brand new group or a group that has been meeting for a long time together. View the small group study

Action Plan Kick-Off Videos

On September 8, 2018, we held our Action Plan Kick-Off. The day included a brief overview of the Bishop’s vision and then a deeper dive into each of the three priorities. Our presentations were filled with practical “how-tos” for your local church to engage more deeply in any and all of the three priorities.

Action Plan Kick-Off: Missional Leaders

On September 8, 2018, we held our Action Plan Kick-Off. The day included a brief overview of the Bishop’s vision and then a deeper dive into each of the three priorities. Our presentations were filled with practical “how-tos” for your local church to engage more deeply in any and all of the three priorities.

Discipleship Toolkits

Simple and practical toolkits on the nature of discipleship in whatever format best fits your need – sermon starters, small group leader training, a one-time group study, or a small group study series.

Just Say Yes!

Written for people whose passion has been simmering for years, who yearn to be told Yes! This resource examines the systems and attitudes that restrain and control ministry with real-church examples show how every church can unleash its people for ministry—encouraging, emboldening, and equipping them.

Learn + Lead Webinar: Discipleship - Why and How to Create a Discipleship Pathway for Your Church

Shares the process of developing a discipleship pathway that meets individuals where they are with practical instruction on how to plan, implement and sustain a discipleship pathway based on Stride: Creating a Discipleship Pathway for Your Church.

Learn + Lead Webinars: Exponential - Why and How to Multiply Your Ministry

A practical webinar led by Rev. Dr. Ken Nash is the lead pastor of Wesleyan Church of Hamburg in Hamburg, NY on the concept of multiplication and the “art of reproducing yourself” including the simple and effective FAN method.

Nominations Portal

Connect missional leaders beyond the local church by adding them to the Missouri Annual Conference pool of discerned potential leaders for Conference boards, committees, teams and work areas.

Remarkable Sermon Series

Tools to plan a 5-week series on “Remarkable: A Wesleyan Way of Discipleship” including weekly themes, key scriptures, sermon building points and weekly sample worship order.

SoulConnections

A series of opportunities hosted by the Center for Leadership Excellence tailored for Missouri United Methodist laity and clergy with the intent to deepen and resource spiritual conversation and connection.

The Call to Ministry

A resource portal for those exploring vocational ministry.