ContactStaff →

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

Subscribe to our emails

Keep up with the latest news, information and inspiration.

News and more

Part-Time Ministerial Leaders Education Program

posted on July 29

Part-Time Ministerial Leaders, or PML, is an educational multi-tool that is designed to be both a program (like a degree) and individual courses (freestanding course opportunities). Its dual purpose ...

The Financial Conversations Cohort

posted on July 27

The Financial Conversations Cohort Sorting out church finances and creating a culture of generosity can feel overwhelming! Especially in the early years of pastoral ministry.  That’s why the Missouri ...

GR Lay Servant Ministry Class: Lay Servant Ministries Basic Course

posted on July 23

Title of Event GR Lay Servant Ministry Class:  Lay Servant Ministries Basic Course, Online Title of Class Lay Servant Ministries Basic Course, Online Summary of class God calls you to a life of ...

Leading in Unchartered Territory with Tod Bolsinger

posted on July 20

For the better part of a generation, the church has faced a rapidly changing world, one that has pushed the church out of the center of the culture to the margins. Then COVID-19 happened, and the ...

Manchester UMC Seeking Director of Children’s Music & Drama (Full-Time)

posted on July 19

Manchester UMC is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time Director of Children’s Music & Drama.  This person will help develop the spiritual life of the congregation through creative fine arts. ...

Developing Digital Faith Communities Workshop

posted on July 13

Over the past 18-months, many churches have developed an online worship service and digital presence. But livestreaming worship alone isn’t enough to make disciples online. Join Rev. Cathy Townley, ...

COVID-19 Vaccine-Related Resources for the Local Church

posted on July 12

FAQs About COVID-19 Vaccines and the Local Church With outbreaks persisting and vaccines on the rise, several questions are coming up with respect to our churches and vaccines. The Missouri Conference...

Emotional Health Small Group Resource

posted on July 12

What does the Bible have to say about feelings? Using the Pixar movie Inside Out as a guide, this resource explores what scripture has to say about the emotions personified in the film: joy, anger, ...

RE: Flourishing in Ministry 2021-2022 Cohort Now Open

posted on July 07

Ministry is constantly challenging and changing.  Re offers space to reflect on the presence of God in our lives and ministry. Re allows reflection on our gifts, strengths and challenges in ministry. ...

New Places For New People Grants - Application Deadline Sept. 15

posted on July 07

Congregational Excellence is accepting grant applications from now until September 15 from churches that are establishing new places for new people. The first step is to fill out a worksheet and ...

Charge Conference Forms

posted on July 06

Most of the charge conference forms are now available for download on the Forms page of the district website. Please Note - the 2022 Pastoral Support Form and 2022 Lay Supply Support Form are not yet ...

Save The Date: Manchester's "Walk Justly Conference" - Oct. 22-24

posted on July 01

Building on our rich Wesleyan heritage of social holiness, Manchester UMC will host Methodists from across the connection in a two-day conference dedicated to the topic of “Just Missions.” The Walk ...

Leadership Institute 2021

posted on June 23

One Conference, One Schedule All times are Central Daylight Time. Whether online or in-person, all participants will have the same schedule. Nationally renowned speakers will bring their unique ...

COVID-19 Guidelines for In-Person Worship (May 1, 2021)

posted on April 30

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new guidance that may allow reducing restrictions on gatherings particularly in outdoor spaces.  In the spirit of doing no harm, Bishop Farr...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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....

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 ...