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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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Host a Mobile Camp Next Summer

posted on January 09

Next Generation Ministries still has a limited number of spaces remaining for churches to host Mobile Camp in Summer 2020. Mobile Camp is a fantastic opportunity to invite the children of your ...

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Protocol of Reconciliation & Grace Through Separation Livestream for January 13

posted on January 09

A livestreamed panel discussion with members of the team that developed a new proposal for The United Methodist Church’s future is set for Monday, Jan. 13.  The panel interview, conducted by UM News, ...

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Puerto Rico Mission Trip

posted on January 09

The offices of NextGen Ministry and Mission, Service and Justice are excited to be partnering to offer a mission trip opportunity to Puerto Rico from May 23-30, 2020. This trip will be open to high ...

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The Art of Hospitality

posted on January 09

Hospitality matters in the church. In fact, we are commanded through scripture to demonstrate care and love to others. In John 15:12, Jesus tells us, “This is my commandment, that you love one ...

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Missouri Statement on Protocol of Separation

posted on January 06

January 3, 2020 Dear Colleagues in Christ, Grace and peace to you in the name of Christ Jesus. I write to call your attention to the results of a mediation process undertaken by 16 United ...

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Clergy Benefits Academy - Feb. 17-19

posted on December 18

The Clergy Benefits Academy is from Feb. 17-19 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Clergy can earn up to 1.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by attending this event. The early-bird registration price of ...

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The Church + Politics Legal Webinar

posted on December 18

As we head into an election year, this one-hour webinar answers questions about how pastors and churches can legally engage in political speech and activities. Learn more about the Johnson Amendment, ...

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Electronic Giving Resources

posted on December 12

Winter weather is quickly approaching and the district would like to send you some resources about how received online giving when church is cancelled. Please let us know if you have any questions. ...

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NW Leadership Training 2020

posted on December 11

The Northwest District is excited to host a leadership training on Saturday, January 25, 2020 from 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM at Cameron UMC, 201 N Pine St., Cameron, MO 64429. It is strongly encouraged that ...

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Candidacy Summit - Inspire January 2020

posted on December 03

Discover a community of like-minded people who are exploring the options of starting their own ministry at Inspire.   Find more information at:  https://www.moumethodist.org/eventdetail/candidacy-su...

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Seminary Internships

posted on December 03

There are three seminary internships opportunities open for applications, you can find all the details at the link below. 

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Leap 2020

posted on November 12

Leap 2020 is a one-day conference experience for middle and high school students happening at First St. Charles UMC in the STL area and at Platte Woods UMC in the KC area on Saturday, February 29, ...

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New Places Grants - Deadline Feb. 1

posted on November 12

New Places grants are open for application, there are five different types of grants available with a deadline of Feb. 1. It's recommended that applicants start gathering information at least eight ...

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Open Hearts, Open Books

posted on November 12

Open Hearts, Open Books website is up and ready for submissions! This program is developed with the purpose of connecting 100,000 children with 100,000 books. Find all the details on their website. 

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Planting Academy

posted on November 12

If you think God may be calling you to start something new, getting equipped and discerning your call through the Missouri Planting Academy is a great place to start. The Planting Academy is designed ...

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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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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 The link to the Stats Module is below. The module is ...

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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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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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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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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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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...

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