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Alice Fowler
District Superintendent
Alice Fowler

Rebecca Courtney
Executive Assistant
Rebecca Courtney

Erica Rogers
Administrative Assistant
Erica Rogers

(417) 623-2382
2517 E 20th
Joplin, Missouri 64804-1037

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Missouri Conference COVID-19 Update

posted on November 18

Dear Missouri Conference Clergy and Laity,   As we live into our first General Rule of doing no harm, I strongly encourage that in-person worship services be suspended until further notice for ...

Year-End Financial Webinars

posted on November 16

The Missouri United Methodist Foundation is hosting three end of the year webinars for churches. Please check them out.  Intentional Holiday Spending as Financial Self-Care Thursday, November 19th at...

2020 Conference and District Apportionment Deadline

posted on October 19

The Final date to submit and receive District Apportionment Payments is January 3rd, 2021.  The final date to submit 2020 Conference apportionment payments is January 8th, 2021. Any apportionment ...

Consultation Forms Available

posted on October 12

The 2020 Consultation Forms are now available for download on the Forms page of the district website.                   2020 Pastor Consultation Form (for Lead/Senior Pastors) 2020 Appointed ...

Updated Safe Sanctuaries Policy

posted on September 24

The 2020 Pandemic has given cause to communicate with church members and youth through a digital church format. The Mission Council recently approved an addendum to the Conference’s Safe Sanctuaries ...

2020 Charge Conference

posted on June 30

Charge Conference Season will be quickly approaching, and we want to make sure you have all the information needed to start working on the paperwork now.  Forms:  Below are links to view charge ...

Amplify Media

posted on June 17

Amplify Media is a streaming service allowing churches large and small unlimited video access in order to discover, customize, and share diverse resources that encourage deeper discipleship and equip ...

MUMF Can Help With Your PPP Loan Application

posted on April 22

NOTICE: TIME IS ENDING SOON TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION!!! You have heard the news – churches ARE eligible for the new Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans that are part of the massive federal ...

Quick Guide for shooting video from phone or iPad

posted on March 24

Linked below (Click View File) you will find a Quick Guide for recording and posting video messages from your phone or tablet on your church's Facebook page. You can use Facebook to post daily prayers...

Southwest District Churches Online: Live Streaming

posted on March 24

You can join one of our district congregations online for worship Sunday mornings. While each of these churches has suspended in person gatherings, they will offer worship services each Sunday. Go to ...

HealthFlex's EAP

posted on March 18

SELF CARE FOR SPIRITUAL LEADERS "It’s normal to feel anxiety and stress in this season of exponential change. Taking care of yourself is essential when you care for others. The HealthFlex plan offered...

New Mozambique Initiative Website

posted on February 10

The new Mozambique Initiative website launched today, and engaging with their work has never been easier. The new site features mobile donations, current MI project pages with goal tracking, a map of ...