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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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Fenton UMC Seeking PT Youth Director

posted on May 13

Fenton UMC is seeking a PT Director of Youth Ministry. Click Here for the full job description Interested parties should email their resume to

Faith and Race Podcast Season 3

posted on May 09

The Faith and Race Podcast is designed to help faithful people host conversations about race, faith and the Church. Every episode has a specific focus to help listeners intentionally think about the ...

Learn More About CIY MOVE

posted on April 29

Join Rev. Angel Garcia for a virtual info session and Q-and-A about this summer’s Christ In Youth (CIY) MOVE event, July 18-22 at Central Methodist University. The Missouri Conference’s CIY MOVE ...

Grace (St. Louis) Seeking Director of Music

posted on April 28

Grace UMC-St. Louis seeks an individual with creativity, initiative, and a passion for church renewal and worship through music. This person must possess a clear vision for worship that is culturally ...

Jesus Size Dreams For The Small Size Church With Rebekah Simon-Peter

posted on April 04

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, July 30, 2022 10:00am - 3:00pm at Community UMC, ...

Rev. Linda Harris Retirement Luncheon

posted on March 30

The Gateway Regional Mission Council will host a Retirement Luncheon for District Superintendent Linda Harris at Annual Conference. The luncheon will be on Sunday, June 12 from 12:00pm - 2:00pm at the...

New District Office Hours

posted on March 16

Starting the week of March 14, the district office will be open M-W for our normal hours. Becky will be working from home on Thursdays and Fridays. She will still check VMs left on the office phone ...

Letter from Bishop Farr on the Postponement of General Conference

posted on March 04

Last night, we learned that the Commission on the General Conference announced that the 2020 General Conference cannot be held in 2022 due to COVID-related and governmental policies/constraints. The ...

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...

2022 Clergy Evaluation Forms - Due April 25

posted on March 01

The 2022 Evaluation Forms are ready for download on the Forms page of the district website. There are 3 forms: 2022 Pastor Self Evaluation - To be completed by all Senior Pastors 2022 PPRC ...

CIY MOVE Info Session

posted on February 28

Join Rev. Angel Garcia and past CIY attendees for a virtual info session and Q-and-A about this summer's CIY MOVE event, July 18-22 at Central Methodist University. Register Here The Missouri ...

New District Boundaries and District Office Locations Set

posted on February 17

At the annual conference session on Sunday, June 13, 2021, the Missouri Annual Conference voted to reduce the number of districts from nine to five, effective July 1, 2022. The history and process of ...

Statement on Church Disaffiliations and Disaffiliation Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

posted on January 31

Over the last few months, you have probably learned of churches that are in the process of disaffiliating from the United Methodist Church. We celebrate the good work of these churches and mourn the ...

Copyright-Related Resource

posted on September 21

Have you ever thought twice before ripping a video from YouTube or saving photos from Google Images to show in worship on Sunday? You might be surprised to know that those actions violate copyright ...

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, ...

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 ...