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New Chapel Unites Hearts in Two weddings!

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Driving off the main road through coconut and cashew nut trees was a little bit tough – a safari-like drive in a convoy of two vehicles and a motorbike. We saw hundreds of people walking in the same direction, and we ...

On to Perfection! (??)

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Perfection -- loving God and others as purely and fully as Christ.  That's a primary theme in John Wesley's Methodist teaching.  But what does that really mean for busy lay leaders with lots of distractions and "stuff" ...

Providing transportation

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When the people of Red Bridge UMC learned that their partner church, Milange UMC in Mozambique, had no transportation to cover the huge area of the congregation, an individual responded with a specially-designated gift.

The Story of Covenant Transformation

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With a new Bishop and with the changing times in Mozambique, we share a new and exciting vision for the church in Mozambique and how we are transforming the Mozambique Initiative church covenant partnership program to be...

Focus In, Focus Out

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The Laity address at Annual Conference was titled "Focus In, Focus Out".  One idea presented is that Bishop Schnase's new book, along with the Conference theme of "Growing Deeper", reflect a rhythmic sense of balance in ...

Wesley's "First" Sermon - Salvation by Faith

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Wesley’s sermon “Salvation by Faith” was listed first when he organized all his sermons. Its message is a foundational principle of Christianity: by God’s grace we are saved through faith. How can we as leaders better ...

Annual Conference

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A great opportunity for youth.  Come to Annual Conference on Sunday, June 6

Wesley -- Plain Truth, focused on the Bible

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John Wesley presented Christianity as "plain truth for plain people" that could improve people's lives.  He considered the Bible as authoritative in determining that truth, the primary source for Christian belief and ...

What is a Methodist?

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John Wesley described a "Methodist" as, essentially, one who loves God and neighbor.  And as a person who pursues holiness of heart and life.  What does this mean for us as lay leaders today?

Confirmation

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The most important decision students will make in their Christian walk.  How are they going to continue that walk.

Recalling Our Roots

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Recalling John Wesley's life and faith is a key part of revitalizing our church and our leadership.

Welcome to the Lay Leader Blog!

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Insights, ideas, and thoughts from the Missouri Conference Lay Leader, along with readers' comments. 

Welcome to the Mozambique Initiative blog!

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Welcome to the Mozambique Initiative blog! Ezequiel Nhantumbo and I pray that with this new feature on the Missouri Conference website, the Mozambique Initiative can hear your voice as we constantly seek to improve the ...

Serenity in Conflict

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Leaders face disagreements and conflict at some point.  Focusing upon the main objective and keeping emotions in check are vital.  We must trust God to grant Serenity, Courage, and Wisdom in leading through the ...

Goba UMC rises as only permanent structure in Goba area

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 “Somewhere out there” is how the story started. Some people had dreamed about the congregation, then about having a decent permanent chapel. There was little means to support this dream.

A New Experience

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This blog will help connect youth and youth workers and college ministries throughout the state.  The topics will be varied from sharing what's happening to learnings and sharing best practices and resources. 

Goba UMC Given in Memoriam

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United Methodists at Goba will have a place to gather, people will give their lives to Christ, and a congregation will be in mission because the people of Chemba stepped out in bold sharing of the Gospel and because in ...

Being There

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Have you ever wanted to be in two places at one time? Or even three places? Most of us who serve in leadership positions feel that way a lot.

A New Day!

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A New Day!

What is "leadership"?

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Leadership  is primarily about one thing -- influence.  A good definition of leadership is this: the capacity to influence people toward a positive outcome.

For the glory of God, we are one!

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 God always prepared a mission to His people through covenant, and Mozambique and Missouri is true model of this kind of relationship.

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Mozambique Initiative Support Prenatal & Maternal Health The Center of Hope is a faith-based community health promotion program located across from the Chicuque Rural Hospital and has active grants from the Imagine No ...

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Helping someone through the day is one level of ministry. Helping someone make a change is another. Jobs For Life isn’t about helping the masses, it’s about transformation of the individual.       Schweitzer UMC in ...

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Building Dedication at Conference Center

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We are excited to announce the Mission, Service & Justice Building Dedication and OCM 50th Celebration. This new addition to the Missouri Annual Conference Center houses MSJ ministries, including Festival of Sharing. The...

Estamos Juntos: We Are Together

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By Pamela Tilmore The M’punzu Trio opened the report from the Mozambique Initiative of the Missouri Conference. Sarah Bollinger, Associate Director of the Mozambique Initiative, shared a joyful report of a successful ...

Festival of Sharing

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By Angela Olsen Friday More than 1,000 people from 31 denominations started gathering. Hundreds began checking kits for Church World Service. By Saturday morning, a nearly full semi-trailer left with Layette kits, Health...

General Conference 2016 -- Our Delegation Begins Preparing

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Have you been wondering what our Missouri Conference delegates to the 2016 General Conference and Jurisdictional Conference have been doing since they were elected in June?                  Well, even though the ...

Invitational Emphasis Impacts VBS in a Big Way at Adrian UMC

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By Chris Snyder Like so many churches, Vacation Bible School has long been one of the highlights of the year for the Adrian UMC. Every year we put a lot of prayer, energy, time and finances into offering a high-quality ...

MUMF: Student Loan Debt Relief

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The application to apply for Federal Student Loan Debt Relief is now open! If you have Federal student loan debt, an application is required; it is NOT an automatic process. To begin the application process, click on ...

Sharefests

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The Missouri Conference continues to move forward with the regional model of Sharefests to keep the tradition of giving through the Festival of Sharing alive while making things much more convenient for both donors and...

Staffing Announcement

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The Office of Mission, Service and Justice has named Rev. Lucas Endicott as Sr. Mission Strategist. In this redefined role, Endicott will provide daily management for the Mozambique Initiative, Global Connect (formerly ...

Three Churches in MKI

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Three Kansas City area churches share their story of getting started with MKI.
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