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  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
September 6, 2022 at 7:07 PM

Net News: Soul Connections, PAUMCS, Job

Missouri Net News Fall Soul Connections Retreat: BECOMING While the world and its distractions beckon daily, Soul Connections invites both laity and clergy into a time apart for discernment, rest and renewal. Join us November 3-5 in Rocky Mount, Missouri, for the BECOMING …
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
September 2, 2022 at 6:29 PM

Net News: We Are the Church, Called to Serve

Missouri Net News Resource Aims to Help Church Conversations A new resource from United Methodist Communications aims to help congregations learn more about the shared beliefs, history, mission and ministry of The United Methodist Church. "We are the church. Together" is a…
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
September 1, 2022 at 7:28 PM

Net News: Alpha, PAUMCS

Missouri Net News Explore Alpha Online Training Explore Alpha is a virtual workshop that introduces church leaders to Alpha, an 11-week series of group sessions exploring the basics of the Christian faith, and shares why this tool is perfectly positioned to reach people du…
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
August 30, 2022 at 9:09 PM

Net News: Workers' Rights, Bishop Elections

Missouri Net News The Church Supporting Workers' Rights From the beginning, the Methodist movement has focused particular attention on the concerns of workers. Justice, dignity and equality for workers are an integral part of The United Methodist Church’s social teachings …
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
August 29, 2022 at 7:37 PM

Net News: Blueprint for Wellness, Health Check

Missouri Net News Blueprint for Wellness (BFW) Highlights HealthFlex participants should complete by August 31 Wellness Credits Earn 20 Credits for each of seven health measures that meet the American Heart Association’s recommended range or are improved over your 2021 Blu…
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
August 26, 2022 at 6:12 PM

Net News: BMCR, Ukraine, UMM

Missouri Net News Attempt Great Things for God SCJ BMCR Annual Meeting October 19 – 22 This event will be at the Renaissance Hotel at 9801 Natural Bridge Road in St. Louis. Registration is $175.  For more information or to register go to https://scjbmcr.org/ Zoom Meeting…
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
August 25, 2022 at 7:16 PM

Net News: Tech and Older Adults, NOMADS, 100 Years Methodist, Ken Nash, Job

Missouri Net News Tech, Older Adults and Churches Opportunities with NOMADS Almost-100 Years as a Methodist Empowering Ministry with Rev. Ken Nash Job Posting Tech, Older Adults and Churches While many churches have employed technology to enhance and broaden their reach in…
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
August 24, 2022 at 8:10 PM

Net News: Disaffiliation Legal Update

Missouri Net News Disaffiliation Legal Update The Missouri Annual Conference states that recently it has had the opportunity to mediate with some churches seeking to disaffiliate from the denomination: Schweitzer Church, Morning Star Church, SunRise, The Way and Sarcoxie U…
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
August 23, 2022 at 7:04 PM

Net News: NPNP Grants

Missouri Net News New Place Grants Available The Center for Congregational Excellence is accepting grant applications from now until October 1 from churches that are establishing new places for new people in the six categories of small group, missional community, recovery …
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
August 22, 2022 at 7:00 PM

Net News: Gilmore Endorsed, Food Box Challenge, Alpha, Job

Missouri Net News Missouri Delegation Endorses Rev. David Gilmore Festival of Sharing Food Box Challenge Explore Alpha on September 20 Job Posting Missouri Delegation Endorses Rev. David Gilmore The Missouri Annual Conference delegation has endorsed Rev. David Gilmore, Nor…
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
August 19, 2022 at 5:37 PM

Net News: September Magazine, Grant Workshop, Deaf Awareness, Youth/Young Adult Ministry, Dotson Institute, Bishops Meeting

Missouri Net News September Issue of The Missouri Methodists Virtual Grant Workshop on August 29 Grants for Deaf Awareness Week Offered Free Online Workshop Series Gives Tools to Improve Ministry with Teens, Young Adults 'It's an experience': Kickoff for Dotson Institute B…
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
August 19, 2022 at 1:16 PM

The Missouri Methodists September 2022

News from us September Issue of The Missouri Methodists In the September issue of The Missouri Methodists, you'll read about 2022 coming back around to being a busy summer for United Methodist youth in Missouri, churches reaching out to the people most in need in their com…
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
August 18, 2022 at 6:42 PM

Net News: Big Picture, Seasons

Missouri Net News The Big Picture Connect the Dots & Discover the Presence of God in Your Life Landing page and registration: https://amplifymedia.com/big-picture/ Life can often seem like a series of disconnected events, and we can struggle to find any meaning within …
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
August 16, 2022 at 6:48 PM

Net News: Syncing Audio, Blueprint for Wellness, Health Check

Missouri Net News Don't Leave Your Audio Behind A MyCom Tutorial  No matter which method you use, Adobe Premiere Pro makes it simple to match up your audio and video clips perfectly, and its automated features save you loads of time. Watch as Kathryn from United Methodist …
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
August 15, 2022 at 7:07 PM

Net News: Grants, On the Ballot

Missouri Net News Missouri Conference United Methodist Churches Receive Foundation for Evangelism Grants Two Missouri Conference churches were among the 31 receiving grants from the Foundation for Evangelism in its inaugural Equipping Local Church Grants 2022 cycle. The gr…
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
August 12, 2022 at 6:24 PM

Net News: Quilt Auction, Grant Deadline, Alpha

Missouri Net News Quilt Auction Deadline The deadline for submitting quilts for the Festival of Sharing Quilt Auction is August 26. Please mail or drop off donations to Festival of Sharing, 3601 Amron Ct, Columbia, MO 65202. Online auction will be open November 6-12. Learn…
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
August 11, 2022 at 8:12 PM

Net News: Sharefest, Emotional Needs, Racial Justice, Status Update on Appointment

Missouri Net News Volunteer for Sharefest Supporting the Social Emotional Needs of Youth Virtual Racial Justice Prayer Service Statement on Hermann-Rosebud Situation Volunteer for Sharefest Festival of Sharing is excited to welcome volunteers to the Sharefest events this f…
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
August 9, 2022 at 7:40 PM

Net News: Junius B. Dotson Institute

Missouri Net News SBC21 Supports Junius B. Dotson Institute  SBC21 is encouraging all pastors, leaders and laity to make their way to Atlanta, Georgia for the inaugural Junius B. Dotson Institute taking place August 18-20.  Dr. Cynthia Wilson, the founder and executive dir…
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
August 8, 2022 at 7:23 PM

Net News: Church on the Move

Missouri Net News Church on the Move How can your church reorient its posture toward its neighbors and neighborhood? Minnesota Pastor Travis Norvell decided to conduct his ministry by bike, on foot, and on public transportation. He shares how this revealed new people, new …
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
August 5, 2022 at 6:10 PM

Net News: Clergy Candidate, Value of Life

Missouri Net News Clergyman Wins Nomination for US Senate The Rev. Mark Holland, a United Methodist elder, won the Democratic Party nomination for a U.S. Senate seat from Kansas. He’ll face a Republican incumbent, Sen. Jerry Moran. Holland, 53, has led churches but also ha…
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
August 4, 2022 at 7:00 PM

Net News: Inclusive Hygiene Items

Missouri Net News Ethnically Appropriate Hygiene Items Festival of Sharing is working to make its hygiene items more inclusive of all types of skin and hair. Supporters are encouraged to view our resource list of lotion and Black hair products and purchase individual items…
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
August 2, 2022 at 7:33 PM

Net News: Vital Worship Grants, Blueprint for Wellness, Health Check

Missouri Net News Vital Worship Grants The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship will fund 25 Vital Worship Grants projects to Worshiping Communities for 2022-2023 as part of its Vital Worship Grants Program. The application deadline is October 1. These projects have a var…
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
August 1, 2022 at 6:57 PM

Net News: BSA Bankruptcy Ruling

Missouri Net News UMC Portion of BSA Bankruptcy Ruling Approved A new ruling in the Boy Scouts of America's (BSA) bankruptcy proceedings indicates that most of the reorganization plan meets the criteria of bankruptcy law and is constitutional. The ruling approves the Unite…
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
July 29, 2022 at 6:54 PM

Net News: Community Ministry

Missouri Net News Creative Models for Community Ministry This seven-session webinar series from Discipleship Ministries will guide you through seven models to offer a glimpse of what will work best in your context and the resources to help get you started so your congregat…
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
July 28, 2022 at 8:48 PM

Net News: Flood Response, RMC Collab, Jobs

Missouri Net News Missouri Conference Response to Flooding 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 St. Charles a…
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
July 26, 2022 at 7:11 PM

Net News: UMM Gathering, Job

Missouri Net News UMM Gathering Interested folks are invited to Manchester UMC on Saturday, September 17 for a Men’s Gathering focused on starting/reviving/re-energizing a new or inactive men’s ministry. The event, breakfast and lunch are provided by the conference at no c…
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
July 25, 2022 at 6:45 PM

Net News: Ministry Resource Guide

Missouri Net News Guide Offers Discounts, Resources for Ministry The General Council on Finance and Administration has released its updated Ministry Resource Guide. The free guide features special offers, discounts and programs from vetted ministry partners and is designed…
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
July 22, 2022 at 6:37 PM

Net News: Grants, Fresh Expressions

Missouri Net News Grants Available from GBCS Grants are available to support local UMC churches, annual conferences, caucuses and community partners to further ministries of Justice and Peace. The timeframe to submit grant applications to The General Board of Church and So…
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
July 21, 2022 at 7:09 PM

Net News: ERT Training, Spiritual Direction

Missouri Net News Early Response Team Basic Trainings We’re excited to announce two in-person Early Response Team Training dates this fall! This is the perfect opportunity to get engaged in disaster response work. Join us in person in Columbia on Saturday, August 27 or Sat…
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
July 19, 2022 at 7:00 PM

Net News: Pastors as Authors, Blueprint for Wellness, Health Check

Missouri Net News Pastors Writing Books Are you a United Methodist clergyperson in the Missouri Conference who has published a book in the past year? Email [email protected] to let us know about it. Blueprint for Wellness (BFW) Highlights HealthFlex participants sho…
  Lauren Miers · [email protected]
July 14, 2022 at 7:00 PM

Net News: Jobs, Racial Justice Prayer & Action Challenge

Missouri Net News News and Updates from the Missouri Conference GCORR Racial Justice Prayer and Action Challenge The General Commission on Race and Religion's Racial Justice Prayer & Action Challenge is in full swing! This week, GCORR added a new Prayer of Lamentation h…
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
July 8, 2022 at 7:13 PM

Net News: Racial Justice Prayer & Action Challenge

Missouri Net News Racial Justice Prayer Service Outline The Racial Justice Prayer & Action Challenge is in full swing! There is now a prayer service outline, aimed at helping you host a Racial Justice Prayer Service in your ministry context. Learn more about the Praye…
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
July 7, 2022 at 7:05 PM

Net News: RMC Collab, Job

Missouri Net News RMC Collab in Marceline The Rural Missouri Connection invites you to come see what’s happening in rural Missouri as people engage in mission of all kinds across our state. Join them Thursday, August 4 in Marceline. They will share ideas and explore how Ma…
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
July 5, 2022 at 9:01 PM

Net News: United Methodists Support Ukraine, State of the Church

Missouri Net News United Methodists Stand with Ukraine United Methodists in Eastern Europe have been welcoming Ukrainian refugees since the beginning of Russia's invasion of their country. Be it providing short- or long-term shelter, daily necessities, help securin…
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
July 1, 2022 at 6:25 PM

Net News: Application Deadline, GCSRW, Job

Missouri Net News Associate Director of NextGen Ministries Application Deadline Extended The Missouri Annual Conference is extending its deadline for the position of Associate Director for Next Generation Ministries. The Missouri Conference is placing a high priority on ap…
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
June 30, 2022 at 7:23 PM

Net News: Episcopal Election, #BeUMC Video

Missouri Net News SCJ Committee on Episcopacy Recommends Episcopal Election and Coverage Plan The South Central Jurisdiction Committee on Episcopacy has decided, in consultation with the College of Bishops, to recommend that the Jurisdictional Conference elect three new bi…
  Lauren Miers · [email protected]
June 30, 2022 at 4:21 PM

Update Your District Newsletter Subscription

News from us Stay connected with your new district Greetings, You are receiving this email because you are subscribed to a district newsletter list that will be ending tomorrow, July 1, when the redistricting change from nine to five districts becomes official. Use the butt…
  Becky Hoener · [email protected]
June 30, 2022 at 3:12 PM

Message From Linda

Message From Linda Dear Friends in Christ, As I sit at my desk one last day my thoughts are filled with gratitude for you and the churches that make up the Gateway Regional District. Serving as your District Superintendent these last 8 ½ years has been a great joy. I ha…
  Becky Hoener · [email protected]
June 29, 2022 at 7:00 PM

June 29 District Digest

June 29, 2022 District Website → District Office Closed for 4th of July MUMF & Lewis Center's "Demystify Church Finances" RMC Collab in Marceline District Office Closed for 4th of July The District Office will be closed on Monday, July 4. We will …
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
June 28, 2022 at 8:01 PM

Net News: Hospitality Amid Disaster, Website Maintenance, Migration Grants

Missouri Net News United Methodists Respond After Train Derailment United Methodists from churches in the area of yesterday’s train derailment near Mendon offered hospitality to survivors. Read the story at https://www.moumethodist.org/newsdetail/united-methodists-respond-…
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
June 27, 2022 at 6:48 PM

Net News: Spiritual Direction, Racial Justice, Job

Missouri Net News Spiritual Direction Giveaway Understanding that soul care is of great importance to our church leaders, the Missouri Annual Conference is offering three paid sessions of spiritual direction to local pastors and clergy who are not already in a spiritual di…
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
June 24, 2022 at 4:27 PM

Net News: RMC Collab, Backpacks, Enneagram, Juneteenth

Missouri Net News RMC Collab in Marceline on August 4 Welcoming with Backpacks John Wesley and the Enneagram Juneteenth Wrap-Up RMC Collab in Marceline on August 4 Come see what is happening in rural Missouri as people engage in mission of all kinds across our state. Join …
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
June 23, 2022 at 7:41 PM

Net News: Legal Update, July Magazine, Earthkeepers

Missouri Net News Legal Update on Morning Star Church Last night, a St. Charles County judge granted a motion to dismiss the lawsuit filed by Morning Star Church against the Missouri Annual Conference. The Court found that under the facts presented in the pleadings, the ch…
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
June 23, 2022 at 1:57 PM

The Missouri Methodists July 2022

News from us July Issue of The Missouri Methodists This month's issue of The Missouri Methodists is all about Annual Conference and includes the complete appointment list. Read it now online at www.moumethodist.org/magazine.  Forward this email             View in browse…
  Becky Hoener · [email protected]
June 22, 2022 at 7:00 PM

June 22 District Digest

June 22, 2022 District Website → Hermann Mobile Camp - July 25 - 29 2022 Annual Conference Videos Jesus Size Dreams For The Small Size Church With Rebekah Simon-Peter MUMF & Lewis Center's "Demystify Church Finances" Hermann Mobile Camp - July 25 …
  Becky Hoener · [email protected]
June 21, 2022 at 7:16 PM

Reminder: Jesus Size Dreams For The Small Size Church

Jesus Size Dreams For The Small Size Church With Rebekah Simon-Peter Registration Deadline is next Thursday, June 30 We heard you! Join us for the dynamic Rebekah Simon-Peter - a day of learning and fellowship.  All size churches are encouraged to attend Saturday, Jul…
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
June 21, 2022 at 7:04 PM

Net News: CIY, Classifieds

Missouri Net News Registration Closing Soon for Christ In Youth MOVE Event If you are looking for a powerful experience for your youth this summer, you do not want to miss CIY MOVE! Youth and their leaders will experience dynamic worship, teachings and times of community d…
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
June 17, 2022 at 9:41 PM

Net News: Father's Day Photo Essay

Missouri Net News Reflections of a Father's Love As we head into Father’s Day in the U.S. this weekend, UM News photographer Mike DuBose shares images to remind us that fathers from all over the world and all walks of life have dreams for their children and deserve to be c…
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
June 16, 2022 at 6:34 PM

Net News: MOAC Summary, Dotson Institute for Music and Worship, Job

Missouri Net News 2022 Annual Conference Summary What a joy it was to gather in-person for conferencing in Branson last weekend! As you return to your ministry setting refreshed and Spirit-filled, we’ve rounded up some details and resources you may find helpful in sharing …
  Fred Koenig · [email protected]
June 15, 2022 at 7:20 PM

Net News: BSA Agreement

Missouri Net News United Methodist Men Share New Path Forward for Scouting Ministry After months of negotiation between the Ad Hoc Committee of United Methodist’s leadership team and the Boy Scouts of America, a new “Affiliation Agreement” has been finalized and approved b…