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Mi Hyeon Lee
District Superintendent
Mi Hyeon Lee

Heather Calhoun
Executive Assistant
Heather Calhoun

Terri Romano
Administrative Assistant
Terri Romano

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

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Called: God's Purpose for You as Laity in the Church - April 13

posted on January 15

REGISTRATION CLOSES APRIL 5, 2019 Early Bird Registration January 8 - March 1: $15 Regular Registration March 2 - April 5: $20 REGISTER HERE Whether you are starting a new worship service, launching ...

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Empowered: A Model of Care Conference April 4-5, 2019

posted on January 15

Empowered: A Model of Care is an updated and streamlined conference (previously called the Congregational Care Ministry Seminar) which guides churches to organize their congregations for care and ...

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IMPORTANT: Vital Signs Changing

posted on January 15

Vital Signs provides churches and Cabinet members with vital data about the health of our congregations. These revised questions more accurately define vitality in worship. Vital Signs questions have ...

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Stewardship Resource

posted on January 15

Guiding You on the Journey to Achieve Your Mission Increased giving. Mission fulfilled. Lives transformed. Learn more:  https://horizons.net

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The Art of Radical Hospitality Conference April 4-5, 2019

posted on January 15

The Art of Radical Hospitality is a new conference, led by Executive Director Debi Nixon and Senior Director Yvonne Gentile and focused on the ministry of welcome and intentional hospitality.   ...

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Communications Training for Churches

posted on January 08

UMAC Offering Communications Training for Churches   The United Methodist Association of Communicators is an international association of communication professionals who work for the United Methodist ...

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IRS issues standard mileage rates for 2019

posted on January 08

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today issued the 2019 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or ...

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Conference Priorities Celebration - January 29 at 2 p.m.

posted on January 07

Please join us on January 29 at 2 p.m. for a time of celebration and planning as we share updates from each Conference Priority team and their potential plans for the future. Click here to register ...

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District Office Closed - MLK Jr. Day

posted on January 01

The Mid-State District Office will be closed on Monday, January 21, 2019 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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EQUIP Your Laity for Senior Adult Ministry Jan. 25th-27th

posted on January 01

JANUARY 27-29, 2019  |  UNIVERSITY PARK UMC, DALLAS, TEXAS Equip your laity with tools for ministry to Senior Adults in your church and community. NEW! ACCREDITATION for EQUIP Conference Attendees One...

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Exponential 2019: March 4th-7th

posted on January 01

Join thousands of leaders for inspiration, encouragement and equipping at Exponential 2019 in Orlando, FL.Monday, March 4, 2019 to Thursday, March 7, 2019.  The conference features over 200 speakers, ...

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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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New Places Congregational Excellence Grants

posted on January 01

New Places Congregational Excellence Grants DEADLINE TO APPLY: FEBRUARY 1, 2019 Only electronic applications will be accepted. Each church may apply for each type of grant one time. Please note: You ...

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4-Week Small Group Curriculum

posted on December 20

La Croix UMC in Cape Girardeau has released an original four-week biblically-based series on “The Fine Art of Disagreement” with accompanying videos and small group curriculum. Visit https://lacroixc...

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Discernment Retreat Jan. 25, 2019

posted on December 20

Registration closes January 15 As a pastor or lay person have you ever dreamed of doing a totally new thing for God? Maybe you haven’t told anyone because it seems impossible compared to your ...

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Planting Academy

posted on December 19

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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Candidacy Summit Jan. 25-27, 2019

posted on December 12

The Candidacy Summit is set for January 25-27, 2019, at Community UMC on Friday and the Conference office on Saturday/Sunday in Columbia, Missouri. This event is for persons in the candidacy process ...

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New Places Congregational Excellence Grants - Apply Now

posted on December 12

New Places Congregational Excellence Grants   DEADLINE TO APPLY: FEBRUARY 1, 2019 Only electronic applications will be accepted. Each church may apply for each type of grant one time. Please note: You...

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Recharge Youth Event at Harper Chapel Feb. 9-10

posted on December 12

Recharge Youth Event at Harper Chapel on February 9-10. $50  To register: https://www.harperumc.org/recharge-2019 Questions? Call 573-348-2617 

Year End Reporting Information Now Available

posted on December 12

YEAR END REPORTING INFORMATION:   Year End Statistics Reporting is DUE: Monday, Jan. 21st 2019!   Starting Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018 on-line reporting can begin here: https://umcdata.net/MissionConnect/P...

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The GC2019 volunteer portal is now open!

posted on November 06

The GC2019 volunteer portal is now open! If you have the gift of radical hospitality and the flexibility to volunteer at the Special Session of General Conference in February 2019, we invite you to ...

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NextGen Academy - Urban Forum - April 27 in Columbia

posted on November 01

The second NextGen Academy event will be held on April 27th at the Missouri Annual Conference Office from 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Open to all students 13-18, this event aims to expand the participants’ ...

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Applications for college-age internships are now open for summer 2019!

posted on October 26

Next Gen Ministries is now accepting applications for college-age internships.  This is not an ordinary summer job. We need leaders, game changers, and status quo challengers. People that are focused ...

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YOUTH 2019-Kansas City (July 10-14, 2019)

posted on October 25

YOUTH 2019 IS A NATIONAL CONFERENCE FOR ALL UNITED METHODIST YOUTH (GRADES 6-12, AND THEIR LEADERS) HAPPENING IN OUR OWN BACKYARD! Join thousands for 4 days of discipleship, worship, Bible study, ...

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Missouri Conference Action Plan

posted on September 14

MISSOURI CONFERENCE ACTION PLAN MISSION: To make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. VISION: The Missouri Conference will relentlessly lead our churches to become outwardly ...

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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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