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The Missouri Methodists February 2021

The Missouri Methodists February 2021

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Black Genius School: Learning At Home

Black Genius School: Learning At Home

By Lauren Miers Parents of school-aged children know keeping kids motivated to continue their online distance learning schoolwork is difficult. Rev. Charity Goodwin and her sister Tramaine Williams encouraged their kids to take ownership of their school at home by giving it a name, ...

Still Ringing: Bells from Legacy Churches Ring On at Descendant Church

Fred Koenig

Still Ringing: Bells from Legacy Churches Ring On at Descendant Church

A bell on a stand in front of a church is a familiar scene. The bell had often been in the steeple of a former building and was moved when the church moved to a new location. Three bells, however, is much more unusual. But in the case of New Hope UMC in Owensville, the back story is ...

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Pastoring While Positive

Fred Koenig
More than a dozen pastors in the Missouri Conference who are actively serving churches have contracted COVID-19 in the past year. Rev. Fred Luper of Onward and Elwood United Methodist churches lost his life to the disease on September 7. Rev. David Fitzmaurice of Belgrade UMC was diagnosed...