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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, ...

Seoul Train

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Pastors find their way from South Korea to Missouri

MOAC Staffing Announcement: Angel Garcia

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The Office of Next Generation Ministries is pleased to announce that Bishop Bob Farr has appointed Rev. Angel Garcia to a part-time position as Youth Specialist effective immediately. The focus of this new role is to ...

From Mozambique to Northern Missouri

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A  friendship that was forged by a Mozambique Initiative Volunteers In Mission team lead to a family relocating to Missouri to serve churches here. Rev. Naftal Naftal had no thoughts of moving to the U.S. when he ...

Alpha Bet

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Churches Look to Alpha as a Way to Reach People Outside Their Walls

Missouri ERTs Assess Damage After Hurricane Ida

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On October 10, a team of 15 people traveled from Missouri to Golden Meadow United Methodist Church in Galliano, Louisiana, to assist with disaster response assessment. The team was made up of members from La Croix UMC in...

Mission Council Moves Culture Work Forward

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At the Missouri Conference Mission Council meeting on September 21, council members heard the full report of the Episcopal Task Force on Race and Culture. Presented by task force chairperson and retired Elder Rev. Cody ...

Protective Factors to Increase Resilience

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By Amy Thompson, Conference Lay Leader Resilience. We have heard this word a lot during the pandemic. I have marveled at the resilience of medical professionals, school administration and teachers, and so many others ...

Carrying God's Name

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By Jill Wondel, Associate Conference Lay Leader The other day I was listening to an old Bible Project podcast (if you don’t know about the Bible Project, be sure to check it out at thebibleproject.com). They were ...

Carrying God’s Name

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By Jill Wondel, Associate Conference Lay Leader The other day I was listening to an old Bible Project podcast (if you don’t know about the Bible Project, be sure to check it out at thebibleproject.com). They were ...

Crossings That Matter

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On September 4, 1771, Francis Asbury left Europe on a ship headed to America to join the new Methodist mission field of lay and local preachers. The trip took seven weeks at sea, lots of time to think and wonder about ...

NOMADS Live Mission in Motion

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Some Missouri United Methodists live on the road as they move from one mission project to the next.

Speaking the Word

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Pastor uses technology to deal with sudden onset of a disability.
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