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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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Episcopal Address - March 29 at 5 PM

posted on March 25

Bishop Farr plans to air a short, video-based address to the clergy and laity of the Missouri Conference on Sunday, March 29 at 5 p.m. Bishop Farr will be answering comments live on Facebook while ...

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District Office Closed to Visitors

posted on March 24

The Northwest District office staff will continue to serve the Great Northwest. We are available to receive phone calls, emails and mail during this season of social distancing. However, the district ...

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Resources for Churches

posted on March 19

Upcoming Workshops & Webinars: Live Streaming Best Practices by GCFA on Wed., March 25 at 3 PM - Whether you are already live streaming and want to learn some best practices or just starting out and ...

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HealthFlex's EAP

posted on March 18

SELF CARE FOR SPIRITUAL LEADERS "It’s normal to feel anxiety and stress in this season of exponential change. Taking care of yourself is essential when you care for others. The HealthFlex plan offered...

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Pastoral Evaluations - Due April 24

posted on March 18

It is pastoral evaluation time! Below we have explained the purpose of evaluations, forms that need to be filled out, and notes that need to be taken into consideration.  Purpose of Evaluations: Per...

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MUMF Grants Available Until April 1st

posted on March 16

Ministry Grants The Foundation grant program continues to grow in size and service  thanks to the generous gifts of donors across our state. Gifts ranging from large estates to modest memorials ...

New Missional Leader Toolkits

posted on March 04

Want to help others grow spiritually or create missional leaders? Announcing two new free (and downloadable) resources just for you!  Learn how to create a transformational discipleship culture in "...

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NextGen Academy: Wonderfully Made - April 25

posted on March 04

Registration is now open for April's NextGen Academy! This NextGen Academy will focus on how God created you and desires a relationship with you. We will explore how we perceive and love ourselves and...

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Festival of Sharing Annual Conference District Challenge

posted on February 24

Festival of Sharing District Challenge! Help us become the cleanest district in the conference! Let’s collect at least 500 Razor packages (2pk in original packaging). These razor will become part of ...

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A Class on General Conference

posted on February 13

Does your congregation need a better understanding of the function of General Conference? Turn to the Exploring General Conference online training course from United Methodist Communications. During ...

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Kindom: 2020 Annual Conference

posted on February 12

The 2020 Annual Conference Session is quickly approaching. We are continuing with the three-day format, beginning at 10:00 AM on Friday, June 5, and ending by 4 PM on Sunday, June 7, during which we ...

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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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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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NW Ministry Grants

posted on January 01

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 February 1st and Fall deadline is August 1st. ...

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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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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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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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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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