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Linda Harris
District Superintendent
Linda Harris

Becky Hoener
Executive Assistant
Becky Hoener

(636) 891-8004 ext 21
Fax: (636) 891-9700
301 Sovereign Court, Suite 100
Ballwin, Missouri 63011-4435


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Inclusive Ministry Grants

posted on October 17

If you’re looking for financial support to start a new place with LGBTQIA+ persons as missional leaders or as the primary focus, a new grant source is now available. The goal is to support churches of...

2019 Apportionment Deadline - Jan. 7

posted on October 16

The final date to submit 2019 apportionment payments is January 7th, 2020. Any apportionment payment sent after December 31st, 2019  will need to be sent with guaranteed delivery before 4:30 p.m. on ...

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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 Stats module closes – January, 31 2020 - No changes can...

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Ten Commandments of Church Law Webinar - Dec. 12

posted on October 16

Ten Commandments of Church Law WHEN: Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM   Church + the Law primer on topics such as immigration issues, real estate, employment, tax/UBIT, ...

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Learn + Lead Webinar - Nov. 19

posted on October 10

How to Grow Into an Emotionally Healthy Church With the rising popularity of self-awareness tools like the Enneagram and StrengthFinders, emotional health is a hot topic. But what does it mean to be ...

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Bridges Out of Poverty - Dec. 4

posted on September 25

Bridges Out of Poverty is a nationally-acclaimed program that brings together people from all sectors and economic classes to learn concepts, perspectives and strategies to address poverty in a ...

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NextGen Summit - Nov. 9

posted on September 24

Do you serve in family ministry? Join NextGen Ministries in Springfield for a one-day conference that’s all about you! On Nov. 9, the NextGen Summit will be a time for staff and volunteers in family ...

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First UMC (DeSoto) in Need of Sound System

posted on September 23

First UMC is in need of newer sound equipment if any church is updating or changing out theirs.  They are currently using a karaoke machine for microphone system purchased at a yard sale. If you can ...

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2019 Consultation Forms

posted on September 11

The 2019 Consultation Forms are now available for download on the Forms page of the district website. 2019 Pastor Consultation Form (for Lead/Senior Pastors) 2019 Appointed Associate Pastor ...

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Help Wanted - Pianist at Shiloh UMC

posted on September 11

Shiloh UMC in Foristell, MO  is currently looking for a pianist for Sunday morning worship. Go to http://www.shiloh-methodist.com/ for a full job description. For further inquiries, please call the ...

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2020 Clergy and Lay Minister Epiphany Party

posted on September 09

Linda and Becky invite our clergy, lay ministers and their significant others to join us for fun and fellowship at our Epiphany Party in January. Dinner will be provided by the district. Thursday, ...

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Exploration 2019

posted on September 05

Exploration 2019 creates sacred space for young adults, ages 18-26, to be in meaningful fellowship, passionate worship, theological reflection, and practical workshops as they discern whether God’s ...

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Growing Your Church: 2019 Charge Conference

posted on August 22

How many of you would like to welcome new people in your church? It is one of the highest stated goals of the churches in The Gateway Regional District every year. Our upcoming Fall Charge Conference ...

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71st Annual Missouri Conference Men's Retreat

posted on August 07

The 71st Annual Missouri Conference Men's Retreat will be November 15-16 at the YMCA Trout Lodge (13528 State Hwy AA, Potosi, MO 63664). Guest Speaker - Rev. Casey Turner, Co-Founder/Executive ...

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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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