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The Missouri Methodists March 2020

The Missouri Methodists March 2020

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Baby Grace

Baby Grace

When Leslie Brice was 17, she was on track for graduating high school early. She was putting money aside to buy a class ring and graduation cap and gown. Then she got pregnant. “The money I had been saving went for a crib,” she said.  Her school at Buckner referred her to the Baby Grace ...

Baby Grace Camp

Baby Grace Camp

Danielle Flanagan and her husband Nick had two boys through and in vitro fertilization process and thought they would have a family of four. “We were happy with twins, because we certainly couldn’t afford to do in vitro fertilization again,” she said. They soon found that wouldn’t be ...

Gilmore Named Next Heartland District Superintendent

Gilmore Named Next Heartland District Superintendent

The Missouri Conference is announcing that Rev. David Gilmore will be the next Heartland District Superintendent. Rev. Jim Simpson, the current Heartland District Superintendent, will be retiring in June.  “I think David is a great fit for the Heartland district. He has extensive ...

Missouri's Earthkeepers

Missouri's Earthkeepers

When Janice Greene addressed the group at Asbury UMC in Springfield on a Monday night in January, she started out by asking if anyone had done anything different since their last meeting.  Janie Greene teaches a creation care class at Asbury UMC. One person reported having switched from ...