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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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Parsonage Inspection Form - Due March 1

posted on January 14

The Parsonage Inspection Form is due March 1. All churches that own a parsonage are required to complete this form, even if your pastor does not live in it. A blank copy of the form can be found on ...

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Missouri Preaching Academy - Online

posted on January 12

Need a creativity boost to your preaching? Struggling to know how to address difficult topics in your context? Need a fresh approach to reinvigorate your preaching voice or need to reclaim the basics?...

Second Round of PPP Loans Webinar

posted on January 12

The Missouri United Methodist Foundation is advising that your church leadership team needs to make a timely decision about whether to get in line for this second round of PPP loans. They are ...

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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 ...

New Places for New People Grants: Deadline Feb. 1

posted on January 07

Grant applications are open through Feb. 1! If you or someone you know is starting a new place for people, these grants are a resource for you to explore.   Learn more and apply here →  ...

Resource for Local Church Taxes

posted on January 05

A new calendar year means tax season is drawing near! In this recorded webinar, Conference Treasurer Rev. Nate Berneking discusses W-2s, 1099s and employer tax reporting for local churches. View our ...

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End of Year Reports

posted on January 04

In most years, at the beginning of December, we begin reminding pastors and churches about their obligation to complete their statistical tables in January. And, each year, we are reminded of how ...

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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...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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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 ...

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