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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 Lay Servant Training - November 9

posted on September 19

The Northwest District Winter Lay Servant courses will be offered on Saturday, November 9, 2019, at two locations Bethany UMC and Platte City UMC. Below are the course options for this training.  ...

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Platte City UMC: Dinner Plates

posted on September 17

Platte City UMC has approximately 275 10 1/2 inch white plates they would like to give to a church that is in need of them.  The plates are all in good condition. There are a few that have some small ...

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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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Moto Rally for Mozambique

posted on August 23

Join Missouri Bishop Bob Farr as he travels around the Missouri Conference on his Harley in support of the Mozambique Initiative. The purpose of the ride is to raise money to purchase motorcycles for ...

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Early Response Team Training - September 21 in St. Charles

posted on August 12

Registration closes September 13, 2019. This class will provide you with the Basic information you need about Early Response Teams. REGISTER HERE Early Response Teams (ERTs) fill a specific need in ...

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North Central Missouri Youth Event - September 15

posted on August 12

You and your youth group are invited to The Fast Lane in Chillicothe, Mo on September 15, 2019.  There will be bowling from 3-5 pm, and gathering at Chillicothe UMC for food, fellowship and more fun. ...

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Preaching Academy - October 16-17 in Columbia

posted on August 12

Feel like you are in a preaching rut? Need a fresh approach to reinvigorate your preaching voice or need to reclaim the basics? Are you hoping to reach new people or step out of your technology ...

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September Learn and Lead Webinar on Evangelism

posted on August 12

Evangelism can be intimidating. In this Learn + Lead Webinar we’re going look at the tool Alpha. The Alpha program is a series of sessions exploring the Christian faith, typically run over eleven ...

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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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2019 Charge Conference

posted on July 22

Charge Conference Season is quickly approaching, and we want to make sure you have all the information needed for charge conferences.  Schedule:        Every church needs to select which date and ...

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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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Mission Summit - October 11-12

posted on June 18

Mission leaders are invited to gather for a time of learning, encouragement and revival, and connection at the first-ever Mission Summit. Hosted at LifeWise in St. Louis, Mission Summit aims to not ...

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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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Conference Priorities 2019

Please take a look at the 2019 Conference Priorities video below.  

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