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The Missouri Methodists August 2021

The Missouri Methodists August 2021

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Encouraging Mental Health

Encouraging Mental Health

This Missouri Conference of The United Methodist Church launched a mental health campaign geared toward clergy. Through video testimonials, pastors share their mental health journey and the ways counseling is contributing to their discipleship and leadership in the Church. “We want all of...

Being a Neighbor

Being a Neighbor

There are about 50 references to neighbors in the Bible, with all of them either offering strong encouragement for extending love or harsh admonishments for those who don’t. Being a good neighbor is at the heart of what New Awakening UMC is all about. Rev. Cheree Trent Mills was appointed...

Laity Voices

Daring to Lead

Daring to Lead

By Amy Thompson, Missouri Conference Lay Leader If you know me well or heard me speak or lead a meeting, you are familiar with my interest in Brené Brown’s work. Her willingness to explore vulnerability, courage and finding our authentic selves is work that resonates with me. Many of us ...

Missouri United Methodist Foundation

Straight Talk About Risk Management

This year, your Missouri United Methodist Foundation was pleased to become a member/sponsor of the Nonprofit Risk Management Center. This membership, in turn, gives every UM church in the Missouri Conference an affiliate membership and open, free access to NRMC resources. Recently, we sat...

Music Matters

Planning Worship to Unify the Body

Planning Worship to Unify the Body

By Nikki Lerner Worship music can be one of the most divisive or unifying tools in the church today. It amazes me how many conversations I have had with fellow worship leaders and pastors centering around the subject of music and worship. People have left good churches because of ...