ContactStaff →

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

News and more

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 ...

ERT Training - June 15

posted on May 14

This class will provide you with the Basic information you need about Early Response Teams. Early Response Teams (ERTs) fill a specific need in the days after a disaster to clean out flood-damaged ...

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 ...

Lay Delegation Elections at Annual Conference

posted on April 24

At the 2019 annual conference, Missouri will elect twelve delegates – six lay and six clergy – to serve at 2020 General Conference to be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 5-15, 2020. It will elect ...

Youth19 Scholarships

posted on April 22

Did you know the national United Methodist youth gathering is happening in Kansas City in July 2019? We're encouraging all churches to consider taking their youth to Youth 2019. Check out the link ...

Mission InSite/People Plot Website and User Guide

posted on April 17

New to MissionInSite? Here are some helpful links to get you started. QuickInSite Worksheet-needed for your evaluation: https:...

Pastoral Transition Resources

posted on April 16

During this time of transition, we wanted to make you aware of some resources that are available to you.  Leaving Well Webinar Series This four-part webinar series features discussions on all aspects ...

Festival of Sharing Collection

posted on April 08

This year, the Festival of Sharing Annual Conference collection is gathering unused, precut, solid colored fleece material measured in 60x80 inch pieces.  Please bring your donations to the Convention...

Moving Days 2019

posted on April 04

The official Last Sunday will be June 30 and the first Sunday will be July 7. Move Out Day will be no later than Tuesday, July 2, and Move In Day will be Wednesday, July 3. The receiving church is ...

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....

Mozambique Initiative - Responding to Cyclone Idai

posted on March 19

On March 14, Cyclone Idai made landfall at the city of Beira, Mozambique. The cyclone slammed into the southeast African country as a high-end Category 2 storm with 175 kph (110 mph winds) at midnight...

2019 Pastor & PPR Evaluations

posted on March 13

It is pastoral evaluation time! Outlined below is more information about evaluations, signups and deadlines. Please read carefully.  Purpose of Evaluations: Per BOD ¶ 349.1 “Evaluation is a ...

2019 Annual Conference Information

posted on March 11

Registration for the 2019 Annual Conference Session opens Tuesday, March 12, at 9 a.m. WHERE TO REGISTER Registration may be online or by mail. To register quickly and efficiently online, please visit...

Learn + Lead Webinars

posted on March 11

Many churches have assumed that they don't have the resources or numbers to reach new people and grow their congregation. But what if you don't have to have a large congregation to reach new people? ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

NW Ministry Grants

posted on December 20

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 ...

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...

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:

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 ...


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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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...