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Melissa Dodd
District Superintendent
Melissa Dodd

Megan Hayes
Executive Assistant
Megan Hayes

Morgan Scott
Administrative Assistant
Morgan Scott

(816) 649-5028
Fax: (816) 649-5015
401 B East Grand Ave.
Cameron, Missouri 64429


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NW Ministry Grants

posted on November 07

The Northwest District offers an opportunity for churches to apply for ministry grants and youth grants in the Spring and Fall. The Spring deadline is approaching (February 1st)! Grants will be ...

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Job Opportunity - Director of gsKids

posted on October 31

Director of gsKids, North Oak Campus Good Shepherd is looking to fill the full-time position (32 hours) as gsKids Director. The principle function of the role is to provide weekly programming to teach...

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Job Opportunity - Director of Worship

posted on October 31

Director of Worship, Platte County Campus Good Shepherd is seeking a part-time director of worship at our Platte County campus. We are looking for a spiritual, organizational, and creative leader who...

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2019 Apportionment Deadline - Jan. 7

posted on October 16

The final date to submit 2019 apportionment payments is January 7th, 2020. Any apportionment payment sent after December 31st, 2019  will need to be sent with guaranteed delivery before 4:30 p.m. on ...

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2019 Year End Stats

posted on October 16

Below are the important dates regarding the 2019 Year End Stats. Stats module opens – December, 23 2019 Stats Deadline Entry - January 24, 2020 Stats module closes – January, 31 2020 - No changes can...

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Ten Commandments of Church Law Webinar - Dec. 12

posted on October 16

Ten Commandments of Church Law WHEN: Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM   Church + the Law primer on topics such as immigration issues, real estate, employment, tax/UBIT, ...

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2019 Consultation Forms: Due Nov. 18th

posted on October 08

It is consultation season. Thank you for serving the congregation in leadership. The collaborative work between laity leadership and the clergy of a congregation makes all the difference as you bless ...

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Implicit Bias: What We Don’t Think We Think - Free Course

posted on September 26

The Implicit Bias Workbook from the General Commission on Religion and Race is now available as a free on-demand online course designed for you to take at your own pace. By taking an ...

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United Methodist Communications Training Center

posted on August 26

Meet your community where they already are online. The new Digital Media for Ministry online training course is an in-depth guide to the most effective ways to communicate using technology. Nourish ...

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Let's Unpack That Podcast

posted on August 06

The Northwest District is excited to launch the Let's Unpack That! Podcast. We will upload two podcasts a month celebrating what is happening in local churches around the district. Topics will include...

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Mission Summit: October 11-12

posted on August 05

Mission leaders are invited to gather for a time of learning, encouragement and revival, and connection at the first-ever Mission Summit. Hosted at Kingdom House in St. Louis, Mission Summit aims to ...

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Lunch on Us for NextGen Pastors and Volunteers

posted on July 09

Let’s do lunch! Join Maggie Lohmeyer from NextGen Ministries, fellow NextGen pastors and volunteer leaders to network, share ideas and learn about how we can help each other in the arenas of children,...

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Learn + Lead Podcast

posted on June 11

The Learn + Lead Podcast features pastors, church planters and lay leaders from churches of all sizes who share their stories of growth and provide tools that you can use in your congregation. With ...

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NW Ministry Grants

posted on June 05

The Northwest District offers an opportunity for churches to apply for ministry grants and youth grants in the Spring and Fall. The Fall deadline is approaching (August 1st)! Grants will be awarded to...

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Job Opportunity: Children's Director

posted on May 16

Platte City United Methodist Church in Platte City, Missouri has a staff opening on July 1st for a part-time children director whose primary responsibility is to create meaningful Christian ...

Job Opportunity: Choir Director

posted on May 10

Avondale United Methodist Church (Kansas City, MO) is seeking a part-time choir director versatile in both traditional and contemporary Christian music. Responsibilities include Wednesday practices ...

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Mission InSite/People Plot Website and User Guide

posted on April 17

New to MissionInSite? Here are some helpful links to get you started. https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/mi-docs/Staring+Point+v5+09+27+16.pdf QuickInSite Worksheet-needed for your evaluation: https:...

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Job Opening: Community Coordinator - Francis Street First

posted on April 02

Francis Street First (St. Joseph) is looking for a Community Coordinator to join their team. The job description is available for download below. For more information, please email fran1stumc@fran1st....

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Classified: Clergy Robes & Stoles

posted on March 04

For Sale - Clergy robes and stoles: Recently-retired pastor in Kansas City area selling one black robe and one white robe, $100 each. Both are 57”. Also for sale are three high-quality stoles, one ...

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Job Opportunity: Worship Leader

posted on February 11

North Star UMC in Kansas City is looking for a part time worship leader. This is a role for a creative individual to participate and contribute in a team environment. Finding the right team member is ...

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IRS issues standard mileage rates for 2019

posted on January 08

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today issued the 2019 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or ...

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Northwest UMW August Newsletter

posted on September 06

United Methodist Women: Faith • Hope • Love in Action We are women with a Purpose! "United Methodist Women shall be a community of women whose purpose is to know God and to experience freedom as whole...

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Charge Conference Information

posted on July 23

Charge Conference season is quickly approaching and the theme for this year’s learning time will be based on the Annual Conference theme, “Freed to Lead.” Forms: www.moumethodist.org/2018chargeconfer...

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Welcome Rev. Melissa Dodd as District Superintendent

posted on July 09

Rev. Melissa Dodd is the new District Superintendent for the Northwest District as of July 1, 2018. She has a degree in elementary education from Missouri State University and a Masters of Divinity ...

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Job Opening: Director of Childhood Learning Center

posted on June 19

Director of Childhood Learning Center:  Hamilton United Methodist Church (Hamilton MO) We are looking for a Christ centered person to help launch an expanding childhood program in Hamilton MO.  The ...

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Job Opening: Director of Youth & Young Adults

posted on June 01

Good Shepherd UMC is seeking a full-time director that serves all 3 campuses. The role of this position is to support Good Shepherd’s mission by helping youth (7th -12th grade) develop into fully ...

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Job Opening: Director of Youth Ministries

posted on June 01

Cameron UMC is seeking a Director of youth ministries: We are looking for a person with strong Christian commitment and integrity to lead youth in a growing faith. Part time. Background check ...

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Job Opening: Worship Leader

posted on March 20

Evolution UMC, St. Joseph, seeks a part-time Worship Leader to build on a solid and vital music ministry program that includes a praise team and children’s programs. We seek to have a service of ...

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Pastor Parish Relations Committee Resources

posted on February 03

Communication Policies Conference Guidelines for Use of Social Media Dealing with News Media for Church Staff Dealing with News Media for Conference Staff McClintock Sample Confidential Communication...

Benefits Roadshow

Join Rev. Nate Berneking, Director of Finance & Administration, for the 2019 Benefits Roadshow about your healthcare and retirement benefits. This is a time designed for you to learn, plan, and ask ...

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