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Linda Harris
District Superintendent
Linda Harris

Rebecca Hoener
Executive Assistant
Rebecca Hoener

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


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Phishing and Email Scams

posted on April 06

Tips on Spotting Phishing Emails and Scam Emails. I am sure some of you in the Missouri Conference have gotten fake emails before from someone. An example that comes to mind is some people getting ...

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Virtual Session Planned for MOAC21

posted on April 05

  Based on where we currently are in the vaccination rollout and in our efforts to do no harm, we have decided to hold this year’s annual conference session virtually with invitation-only in-person ...

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Share Your Pandemic Story

posted on March 25

Isolation, virtual schooling, missed milestones, loss of a loved one - All of us have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. We want to hear your story. Using our "Stories of the Pandemic" portal, ...

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BMCR's "Resurgence: Navigating the Changing Ministry Landscape"

posted on March 24

Is your church making a significant difference in relevant mission or ministry?  As a leader, are you seeking to know how to lead into the future? What would a fresh wind that rejuvenates a declining ...

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Grieving Together: How to Build a Supportive Community - April 27

posted on March 17

Grief is a tricky topic, but it’s one we don’t have to navigate alone. Offering support is a community effort that can be intentionally fostered. Join Rev. David and Elaine Howlett on April 27 from ...

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2021 Pastor Evaluation Forms - Due May 3

posted on March 12

The 2021 Evaluation Forms are ready for download on the Forms page of the district website. There are 3 forms: 2021 Pastor Self Evaluation - To be completed by all Senior Pastors 2021 PPRC ...

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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 ...

Annual Audit Due June 1

posted on March 02

All churches are required to complete an audit every year. The deadline to submit the audit to the district office is June 1. You can email the completed form to Becky Hoener, fax it to (636) 891-9700...

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NW Lay Servant Ministry Course, Lead in Conflict, Virtual

posted on March 02

Title of Class: Lay Servants Lead in Conflict Summary of Class: Every church deals with conflict, both healthy and unhealthy, and lay servants can be equipped and empowered to help lead through those...

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Five Quick Tips for Clergy Taxes

posted on March 01

Tax Day is quickly approaching. Whether you’re preparing your own taxes using software like TurboTax or are working with a tax preparer, most clergy know that the special rules and exemptions for ...

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Mid-State District Lay Servant Ministry Class: Basic Course-Online

posted on February 23

This two-session online course is offered on April 17 and 24, 2021  from 8:00 am-12:30 pm via ZOOM.  To complete the course, you must attend both classes. Registration ends on April 10th or when the ...

Susan Beaumont: How to Lead When You Don't Know Where You're Going

posted on February 22

Registration Deadline - April 3, 2021 Virtually join consultant, coach, author and spiritual director Susan Beaumont on April 10, 2021.  Learn how to identify your point of focus during a season of ...

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Redistricting Proposal Details

posted on February 18

The Missouri Conference Mission Council has voted unanimously to recommend that the Missouri Conference reduce the number of districts from nine to five beginning July 1, 2022. A proposal will be ...

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Wellness Resources

posted on February 05

Wellness might feel like the latest buzzword, but now more than ever, it’s important for each of us to be intentional in how we’re maintaining our well-being. Wespath defines wellness as encompassing ...

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Nominate for Conference Leadership

posted on February 03

Members to Missouri Conference leadership – think boards, committees, teams and work areas, like the Board of Trustees, Congregational Development team, Finance and Administration Council, Values team...

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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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Covid-19 Guidance: Returning To In-Person Worship

posted on January 22

GUIDANCE FOR RETURNING TO IN-PERSON WORSHIP  January 21, 2021   As we’ve entered a new year, we encourage our churches to remain vigilant in their safety precautions related to COVID-19. Even with the...

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Concord Trinity Seeking a FT Director of Children's Ministry

posted on January 14

Concord Trinity UMC, located in South County, is hiring for a 32-hour full-time Director of Children's Ministry. Please send resumes to Pastor Mary at mweaver@concordtrinity.org, or call the church ...

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Digital Church: Reaching an Online Mission Field

posted on January 07

How do we minister when we can’t meet in-person? Learn how to connect new people to Christ in this virtual workshop, a learning experience designed to inspire and educate on how to approach digital ...