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The Missouri Methodists March 2021

The Missouri Methodists March 2021

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111 Hand-Washing Stations Provided to Mozambique

111 Hand-Washing Stations Provided to Mozambique

By Lucas Endicott While all of us have been impacted by COVID-19, people in Mozambique have especially felt the weight of the pandemic.   In Mozambique, those who earn a daily wage by working in the fields or selling products in the cities faced impossible decisions: What is more ...

A Backlog of Grief

A Backlog of Grief

If the vaccination role out accelerates and COVID-19 continues to decline, many church sanctuaries will soon be staging back into reopening, some for the first time in a year. Their congregations will be different. There will be people missing. There will be people present who are missing ...

The Digital Church as a New Site

Everyone has had to adapt during the pandemic. And everyone looks forward to things getting back to normal. Some churches are now taking a serious look at how things they have learned, and are continuing to learn, during the era of online church can be applied to a post-pandemic world as a...

Resolution to Reduce Districts to Come Before Conference Session in June

The Missouri Conference Mission Council has voted unanimously to recommend that the Missouri Conference reduce the number of districts from nine to five beginning July 1, 2022. A proposal will be brought to annual conference, June 12-13, in Springfield, for consideration by clergy and lay ...

Vaccinated at Church

Vaccinated at Church

The United Methodist church in Hermann stepped up quickly when they found they could be of service in helping people in their area receive the COVID-19 vaccine. The church’s fellowship hall served as a vaccination clinic on January 26. “All of the volunteers from HUMC worked all day long ...

A Day On

A Day On

Jimmy Peck makes it a tradition to volunteer on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Last year he prepared candy baskets, on years past he had worked on organizing bicycles, helping out at a food pantry and painting at a children’s center. This year he was moving cribs and furnishing at the United ...