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David Gilmore
District Superintendent
David Gilmore

Jenny Allen
District Administrator and dCOM Registrar
Jenny Allen

Jackie Kimble
Administrative Assistant
Jackie Kimble

(816) 737-1114
4731 Cochise Dr., Ste 222
Independence, Missouri 64055


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Learn More About Alpha

posted on August 09

Registration closes on September 20, 2022. Explore Alpha and understand how it can work as an effective tool to reach your community, no matter where they’re at on their faith journey. Alpha, a ...

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Costner-Fulton Mission Grant Applications Due October 1

posted on August 06

Missional outreach takes many forms, and the Conference Office of Mission, Service and Justice has grant funds to support your new, innovative, or one-time mission program and event. Applications are ...

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Responding to St. Louis-Area Flooding

posted on July 28

Missouri United Methodist Disaster Response is currently awaiting further instruction from state agencies as to how United Methodists will be asked to contribute in the “Recovery” phase related to the...

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Fall Disaster Response Trainings

posted on July 22

This class will provide you with the basic information you need about Early Response Teams. ERTs fill a specific need in the days after a disaster to clean out flood-damaged homes, remove debris, ...

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Festival of Sharing Grant Opportunity

posted on July 07

Festival of Sharing has funding available to help Missouri churches and organizations in efforts to cooperatively respond to community needs around poverty. We recognize that poverty is ...

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Finance and Administration Reminders for Redistricting

posted on July 06

Don’t forget to update your records, including your insurance policy, with the new district as an additional insurer. This is a good time to double-check that the Missouri Annual Conference is listed,...

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Rural Ministry Event in Marceline

posted on June 27

Come see what is happening in rural Missouri as people engage in mission of all kinds across our state. Join a space where rural leaders are learning, collaborating and celebrating ministry as we ...

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Statement on Church Disaffiliations and Disaffiliation Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

posted on January 31

Over the last few months, you have probably learned of churches that are in the process of disaffiliating from the United Methodist Church. We celebrate the good work of these churches and mourn the ...

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PPRC Training - PowerPoint Presentation

posted on October 27

If you were unable to attend the PPRC Training at the Charge Conferences this year, here is the PowerPoint presentation that was used.  Feel free to download it for your reference! Click here: PPRC ...

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Copyright-Related Resource

posted on September 21

Have you ever thought twice before ripping a video from YouTube or saving photos from Google Images to show in worship on Sunday? You might be surprised to know that those actions violate copyright ...

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PPR Resources for Pastoral Transition

posted on May 20

Annual Conference is just around the corner and so is the season of pastoral transition. While there are resources available for pastors on the move, the Conference offers guidance for churches in ...

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NEW Clergy and Laity Newsletters

posted on March 09

Have you signed up for our new clergy and laity newsletters? We wrap up everything you need to know about what's happening in the Missouri Conference into one weekly email with tailored content. Sign ...

Pre-Recorded Sermons Available for Download

posted on January 28

In December, the Missouri Conference recorded four sermons by Rev. Nate Berneking, Rev. Dr. Kate Hanch, Rev. Hank Jenkins and Bishop Farr with plans to make them available for use in the local church....

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Updated Safe Sanctuaries Policy

posted on September 24

The 2020 Pandemic has given cause to communicate with church members and youth through a digital church format. The Mission Council recently approved an addendum to the Conference’s Safe Sanctuaries ...

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Lay Leadership

posted on July 22

Understanding your role as Lay Leader of your local church As a Lay Leader of your local church, you may be wondering about your role. If you are in need of more information in understanding your ...

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Lay Servant

posted on July 22

Lay Servant Ministries, Heartland District Lay Servant Ministries serves to help enlist, train, guide and support lay servants as they equip others "for the work of ministry, for the building up the ...

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Ministry Candidates

posted on July 22

How do I begin the process? Your first step is to write to the District Superintendent (DS) including your statement of call and request admission to the candidacy process. The DS will enter your ...

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