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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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New Places for New People Fall Grants

posted on June 04

Know someone who’s starting a new place for new people? The Center for Congregational Excellence is here to help them get started! The Fall Grant Application process is open June 8 - Sept. 15. Click ...

Festival of Sharing District Challenge Update

posted on June 02

With the 2020 Annual Conference postponed, collection of the Festival of Sharing District Challenge items has been changed. Manchester UMC will host a non-contact drop off site July 13-16 where ...

2020 Annual Conference Updates and Information

posted on May 28

If you missed the Pre-Conference Briefing on May 28, Click Here to view the recording. Included in the briefing is: Bishop's Address MO Annual Conference Plans General Church Update (General ...

Bishop's Statement: Returning to our Sanctuaries

posted on May 04

Updated - Friday, May 22, 2020 Dear Colleagues in Ministry, This morning, President Donald J. Trump issued a statement calling on governors to allow houses of worship to open. In Missouri, Governor ...

Resources for Re-Launch and Re-Entry

posted on April 27

Below are two articles with valuable information for churches to consider before re-entry and relaunching in person services. The first was shared by Jennifer Long and the second came from the ...

District Apportionments Letter from Mission Council

posted on April 24

Dear Gateway Regional Churches,   Last week you received an email from the Annual Conference recognizing that due to COVID-19 some churches may need apportionment relief in 2020. The Missouri ...

District Office Update

posted on March 18

The soonest the District Office will consider re-opening will be early June. When we do re-open, we are going to ask for no visitors to the office through at least July.  Linda and I will continue to ...

Annual Audit Form - New Deadline August 1

posted on February 12

**Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update - The new deadline to submit audits will be August 1. We encourage you, if possible, to submit the forms via email instead of snail mail. Email completed forms to Becky...

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 ...