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Disaster Response: Kansas and Nebraska Tornadoes

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Over the weekend, several tornadoes touched down in Kansas and Nebraska. The most severe damage occurred in the city of Andover, near Wichita, where up to 1,000 structures may have been affected according to officials. ...

Getting On the Bus

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Pastors get insight into communities through driving a school bus.

Legal Update on Sarcoxie UMC

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Earlier today a Jasper County judge denied the Missouri Annual Conference’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Sarcoxie United Methodist Church but also denied to consider Sarcoxie UMC’s motion asking the Court to ...

What I've Learned

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Bishop Farr discusses what he has learned through coaching calls with Culture Coach Nikki Lerner.

Diversity Around the Throne

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This struggle for reconciliation will not be won in the streets. It will be won by believers in Jesus Christ who choose to live out the truth of the gospel.

Making Connections at HBCUs

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Rev. Emanuel Cleaver III of St. James UMC in Kansas City considered several colleges when he was in high school but had an offer that made his decision easy: a basketball scholarship to Philander Smith for him and his ...

The Power of One

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By Tasha Stephens Empower and empowerment are common catch phrases these days, in church and in other areas of our lives. Words that are overused tend to lose their impact, although this term resonates with me, ...

We Don't Talk About ...

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By Rev. Sandra Nenadal I was a history major in college, so I enjoyed history-based television programs like “Finding Your Roots” on PBS. In every episode, Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. provides information his team has ...

Wesley in the World Today: A New Creation

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By Hal Knight The New Testament scholar N. T. Wright says “the resurrection of Jesus offers itself ... not as an odd event within the world as it is but as the utterly characteristic, prototypical, and foundational ...

Summer 2022 Crossroad Intern Placements Announced

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Each summer, the Missouri Conference works together with local churches to hire college-aged summer interns to serve in various ministry roles. Nine young people will receive hands-on experience this summer through the ...

Laity Supporting Pastoral Transitions

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Within the United Methodist Church, we are in the appointment season. This season is a time for the Cabinet to explore and discern pastoral appointments across our conference. Some of our local churches are preparing to ...

Africa U Proud

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Ezequiel Nhantumbo expresses gratitude for AU during it's 30 year anniversary.

Release Date Announced for Season 3 of Faith and Race Podcast

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The Missouri Conference of the United Methodist Church is excited to announce the release date of season three of the Faith and Race Podcast. Beginning on May 5, new episodes will become available weekly on Thursdays. ...

It's Catching a New Breath

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Reaffirm our connection to Christ and to each other. Reframe the future. Rethink our ministry model. Rebuild our resilience. Reaccelerate toward new opportunities.

Unity and Clashes

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Russian Missouri Pastor Share Highs Lows of Culture Divides

LPI to CMU

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Relationship between two United Methodist schools is mutually beneficial.

Fighting Our Stereotyping

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Matthew 7: 1-5 (The Message) — Key Verse: 7:1 Don’t pick on people, jump on their failures, criticize their faults — unless, of course, you want the same treatment. That critical spirit has a way of boomeranging. It’s ...

New Places Grants Available

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In the Missouri Conference, we recognize God is doing new things to reach people in fresh new ways. We refer to these ways as New Places for New People (NPNP). These come in a variety of forms and can take place both ...

New District Boundaries and District Office Locations Set

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Updated 3/15/22 to reflect Rev. Melissa Dodd's appointment to Conference Superintendent. At the annual conference session on Sunday, June 13, 2021, the Missouri Annual Conference voted to reduce the number of districts ...

Annual Conference 2022 Registration Information

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Dear Annual Conference Members and Retirees, The 2022 Annual Conference Session is quickly approaching. Please note, the Missouri Annual Conference 2022 is scheduled for Saturday, June 11–Sunday, June 12, in Branson, ...

Preparing to Plant

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Missouri Planters Academy steps up to start something new.

Singing Through Adversity

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As a musician and retired choral music instructor, I thought I knew what it meant to “sing from the heart.” When you are unable to sing, for whatever reason, you have a new perspective. In the past years with COVID-19 ...

Tough Conversations

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Having a transformative conversation during a conflict.

Welcome to The Well

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A new church at a bar in Defiance offers worship services in a setting that is welcoming to people reluctant to go to church.

Keeping the Kids Coming

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Open country church has been packing in the kids on Wednesday nights for generations.

Where to Begin When You Don't Know Where to Begin

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Always be humble and gentle. Be patient with each other, making allowance for each other’s faults because of your love. Make every effort to keep yourselves united in the Spirit, binding yourselves together with peace.

For Every Action, There is a Reaction

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“With my eyes, I have seen your salvation which you have prepared in the presence of all people. This child is…to be a sign that will be spoken against.”

Give the Gift of Camp Promotion

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This holiday season, give the gift of making new friends, screaming down the water slide, learning more about God and experiencing the great outdoors. Give the gift of an impactful, personal growth experience. Give the ...

Setting Sights High

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Rural Missouri man tells of experience on International Space Station at a presentation at Richland UMC.

Walk Justly

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United Methodists from around Missouri assemble in St. Louis to discuss issues around social justice.

Lord, Change Me and Make Us One

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By Amy Thompson, Conference Lay Leader As we enter the Advent Season, it is with anticipation that I find my Advent wreath. The green wreath with the skinny purple and pink candles continually leans no matter how hard I...

Praying Through My Christmas Tree

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By Rev. Sandy Nenadal, Assistant to Bishop Farr It’s almost November. Time to prepare for the season called Advent. Pastors and church leaders are planning activities that focus on Christ’s birth. That’s challenging, ...
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