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Mi Hyeon Lee
District Superintendent
Mi Hyeon Lee

Kyle Dryer
Executive Assistant
Kyle Dryer

Victoria Tanner
Executive Assistant
Victoria Tanner

(573) 441-8878
3601 Amron Court
Columbia, Missouri 65202


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Updated Festival of Sharing Annual Conference Mid-State District Challenge

posted on June 01

“Please visit  http://www.festivalofsharing.org/annual-conference-2020.html to see which item your district has been challenged to collect and the times and locations where you can drop off items. ...


2020 Annual Conference Updates and Information

posted on May 28

If you missed the Pre-Conference Briefing on May 28, Click Here to view the recording. Included in the briefing is: Bishop's Address MO Annual Conference Plans General Church Update (General ...

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Bishop's Statement: Returning to our Sanctuaries

posted on May 04

Updated - Friday, May 22, 2020 Dear Colleagues in Ministry, This morning, President Donald J. Trump issued a statement calling on governors to allow houses of worship to open. In Missouri, Governor ...

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AC Session Postponed, June Camps Canceled

posted on April 30

In this time of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that brings uncertainty and increased health risks, Bishop Bob Farr has decided to postpone the 2020 Session of the Missouri Annual Conference...

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Counting Online Worship Attendance

posted on March 26

Friends,   If you’re wondering how to count your online viewers right now, this file has the protocol:   https://www.moumethodist.org/files/tables/content/12662354/fields/files/3661852668c14417bd9847d...

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act

posted on March 24

On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. The text of the legislation can be found here: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/6...

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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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Updated Coronavirus News and Resources for Districts

posted on March 16

Please use the new resources from the Missouri Annual Conference. Update on Coronavirus Youth/Next Gen Resources News from the Bishops Office The emergence of a global health crisis, arising from ...


New Missional Leader Toolkits

posted on March 04

Want to help others grow spiritually or create missional leaders? Announcing two new free (and downloadable) resources just for you!  Learn how to create a transformational discipleship culture in "...

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A Class on General Conference

posted on February 13

Does your congregation need a better understanding of the function of General Conference? Turn to the Exploring General Conference online training course from United Methodist Communications. During ...

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Annual Audit Form - Due August 30th

posted on February 12

All churches are required to complete an audit every year. The deadline to submit the completed form to the district office is August 30th.   Blank copies of the form can be found on the Forms page of...

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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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Small Groups Workshop Video

posted on February 03

This workshop, How to Create Small Groups in The Changing Culture, will be lead by Tom Bandy. Bandy is an internationally recognized author, consultant and leadership coach for Christian organizations...

Host a Mobile Camp Next Summer

posted on January 09

Next Generation Ministries still has a limited number of spaces remaining for churches to host Mobile Camp in Summer 2020. Mobile Camp is a fantastic opportunity to invite the children of your ...

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Puerto Rico Mission Trip

posted on January 09

The offices of NextGen Ministry and Mission, Service and Justice are excited to be partnering to offer a mission trip opportunity to Puerto Rico from May 23-30, 2020. This trip will be open to high ...

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Electronic Giving Resources

posted on December 12

Winter weather is quickly approaching and the district would like to send you some resources about how received online giving when church is cancelled. Please let us know if you have any questions. ...

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Open Hearts, Open Books Website Up & Ready

posted on December 03

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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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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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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Mission InSite/People Plot Website and User Guide

posted on April 17

New to MissionInSite? Here are some helpful links to get you started. https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/mi-docs/Staring+Point+v5+09+27+16.pdf QuickInSite Worksheet-needed for your evaluation: https:...

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People Plot and Mission InSite Workshop Video

posted on April 10

If you, your lay leaders or staff were unable to attend the People Plot and Mission InSite Workshop with Tom Bandy please watch the video below from that morning.  Password: midstate It's about two ...

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Fantastic Worship Resource-Marcia McFee.com

posted on March 04

FIND YOUR SPARK. REDUCE YOUR STRESS. Planning week-to-week worship is exhausting. And when worship quality takes a nose-dive, the energy and inspiration you and the congregation need to live fully ...

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Mid-Sate Pastors-join our new facebook group

posted on January 01

You are invited to share your ministry and mission with us on our Facebook group.  

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Connect with Social Media

posted on July 13

Social media tools can be invaluable resources for connecting with members, visitors and seekers online. Learn about social media strategies and how to use them for ministry. http://www.umcom.org/topi...

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A Statement of Care and Compassion Concerning the Coronavirus Outbreak

The emergence of a global health crisis, arising from the emergence last month of a novel coronavirus, now called COVID-19, is causing increased worry in an already anxious world. The Church is called...

PPRC Tools and Resources

Steps to a Vital Pastor/Parish Relations Committee https://www.moumethodist.org/resourcedetail/steps-to-a-vital-pastor-parish-relations-committee-11474933 Leaving Well Webinars: Pastoral Transitions ...