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Alice Fowler
District Superintendent
Alice Fowler

Rebecca Courtney
Executive Assistant
Rebecca Courtney

Lauren Ferguson
Administrative Communication Coordinator
Lauren Ferguson

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


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Training Material from Laity Courses

posted on December 05

This is the Powerpoint File for the Lay Speaking Students. 

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Breaking Ground

posted on December 03

As a member of Habitat for Humanity in Joplin, Barbara Huff knows the town has a housing shortage. The answer is more housing. But what if the housing was built as affordable rental housing? What if ...

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Candidacy Summit - Inspire January 2020

posted on December 03

Discover a community of like-minded people who are exploring the options of starting their own ministry at Inspire.   Find more information at:  https://www.moumethodist.org/eventdetail/candidacy-su...

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End of Year Stats

posted on December 03

You will be able to enter your end of year stats beginning Dec. 23, 2019-January 31, 2020. The link and login information will be made available in the near future.

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Seminary Internships

posted on December 03

There are three seminary internships opportunities open for applications, you can find all the details at the link below. 

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Leap 2020

posted on November 12

Leap 2020 is a one-day conference experience for middle and high school students happening at First St. Charles UMC in the STL area and at Platte Woods UMC in the KC area on Saturday, February 29, ...

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New Places Grants - Deadline Feb. 1

posted on November 12

New Places grants are open for application, there are five different types of grants available with a deadline of Feb. 1. It's recommended that applicants start gathering information at least eight ...

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Open Hearts, Open Books

posted on November 12

Open Hearts, Open Books website is up and ready for submissions! This program is developed with the purpose of connecting 100,000 children with 100,000 books. Find all the details on their website. 

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Planting Academy

posted on November 12

If you think God may be calling you to start something new, getting equipped and discerning your call through the Missouri Planting Academy is a great place to start. The Planting Academy is designed ...

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NextGen is hiring for Ignite Mobile Camp Counselors!

posted on November 04

Do you know any young adults looking for the summer of a lifetime?    NextGen is hiring now for Ignite Mobile Camp Counselors! Counselors will travel all over the state and build their relationship ...

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2019 Apportionment Deadline - Jan. 7

posted on October 16

The final date to submit 2019 apportionment payments is January 7th, 2020. Any apportionment payment sent after December 31st, 2019  will need to be sent with guaranteed delivery before 4:30 p.m. on ...

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Southwest's Spotlight Ministries: Theology on Tap

posted on October 01

In this series of our Spotlight Ministries, we are featuring Neosho United Methodist Church and their Theology on Tap ministry. This is held at Indian Springs Brewing Company on the Neosho Square the ...

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Southwest's Spotlight Ministries: Jasper UMC's Back to School Bash

posted on August 27

In this series of our Spotlight Ministries, we are featuring Jasper United Methodist Church and the Back to School Bash they host annually. These questions are answered by Rev. Robert (Bob) Howard who...

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Southwest's Spotlight Ministries: Neosho UMC's Blessing Box

posted on August 20

In our second series of our Spotlight Ministries, we are featuring Neosho United Methodist Church and the Blessing Box they provide, plus the support of the local Help Center and serving at Hope ...

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Southwest's Spotlight Ministries: Cassville UMC's Food Pantry

posted on August 19

In our first series of our Spotlight Ministries, we are featuring Cassville United Methodist Church and the Community Food Pantry they provide. These questions are answered by Janet Mills who is ...

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Conference Priorities 2019

Please take a look at the 2019 Conference Priorities video below.  

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Help Us In Welcoming Our New DS!

Help us in welcoming our new DS, Alice Fowler!  If the name “Rev. Alice Fowler” sounds familiar, it may be because she was the preacher for the Sunday morning worship service at Annual Conference ...

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