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Mi Hyeon Lee
District Superintendent
Mi Hyeon Lee

Kyle Dryer
Executive Assistant
Kyle Dryer

Cathy Gibbs
Administrative Assistant
Cathy Gibbs

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

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Offerings at 2023 Annual Conference

posted on May 01

Because Annual Conference is fast approaching, we want to give you and your local church ample time to respond generously to our 2023 Annual Conference offerings. Below are the two offerings we'll be ...

North Central Clergy and Laity Dinner at the 2023 Annual Conference

posted on March 28

The North Central District is hosting a dinner get-together for the North Central District Pastors and Laity! (This is for all North Central Clergy, their spouse if attending AC, North Central ...

Implicit Bias Training Course Now Available for Free to Missouri Conference Members

posted on March 27

Beginning January 1, 2021, all candidates entering into ministry in the Missouri Conference of the United Methodist Church have been required to take the implicit bias course as part of their complete...

Summer Soul Connections Retreat

posted on March 27

Come, let’s shout praises to God, raise the roof for the Rock who saved us! Let’s march into his presence singing praises, lifting the rafters with our hymns! And why? Because God is the best Psalm ...

North Central Campus Ministry Opportunities for the Upcoming Year

posted on March 22

The District has three college campus ministries. If anyone from your family or congregation will attend MU/Stephens College /Columbia College, Truman University, and Central Methodist University you ...

2023 Annual Conference

posted on March 14

June 9, 10 and 11, 2023 | St. Charles Convention Center Visit for more information as the dates draw near. The 2023 Annual Conference Session is quickly approaching. Please note, the ...

Rural Ministry Event in Hatton

posted on March 06

Join us for an immersive evening with Kids for Jesus (KFJ), a ministry of Pleasant Grove UMC in Hatton. Together we’ll observe and explore strategies and tools to coordinate NextGen ministry programs ...

2022 Pastoral Evaluation Information- Forms Due Back 2 Weeks Before Interview

posted on February 27

It is pastoral evaluation time! Below we have explained the purpose of evaluations, forms that need to be filled out, and notes that need to be taken into consideration.  Purpose of Evaluations: Per...

North Central District People Plot- MissionInsite

posted on February 23

We are asking that churches in the North Central District input or update their MissionInsite People Plot data within their church by April 30th, 2023.   By doing this people plot, you will then be ...

On-Demand MOAC Laity Classes- ABSORB

posted on February 22

We are writing today with some very exciting news! The Missouri Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church is excited to roll out Absorb, a new learning management system featuring asynchronous ...

January 2023 Vital Signs

posted on February 15

Vital Signs Back For 2023 The conference is once again requiring churches to enter their weekly attendance numbers into Vital Signs. This reporting was temporarily paused during the first couple of ...

Sharing Creative Ideas

posted on February 14

We will use this to share creative ideas from church to church for engaging your community. If you would like us to add your idea here, please send Catherine Gibbs an email at the district office at c...

Annual Audit Form - Due June 1st

posted on February 09

All churches are required to complete an audit every year. The deadline to submit the audit to the district office is June 1. You can email the completed form to Kyle Dryer at,...

North Central Uplifting Joys and Shared Prayers

posted on January 30

Uplifting Joys: Let us celebrate and rejoice with Rev. Vonda Veale at the birth of her grandbaby, Aaron Veale... These boys belong to her son, Nick Veale.  He is living in France with his wife, ...

Grant and Scholarship Information

posted on January 25

Grant and Scholarship Information and Opportunities   UMHEF Dollars for Scholars   GBHEM Scholarships Available  Missouri United Methodist Foundation Grants New Places for New People Grants Grants ...

North Central District: Ways to Connect With US

posted on January 18

There are a few ways you can connect with us here at the North Central District Office.          North Central District Weekly Reminder        Subscribe Here

RMC Collab Event in Aurora

posted on January 17

Churches can play a unique role in building relationships and resources that empower individuals and communities in the area of economic mobility. Join us for a conversation about relational ...

North Central District Newsletter Resources Section

posted on January 11

This is where we will house our resources list and archive list from our newsletter in order to shorten the newsletter but keep the resources.   Resources: Newest Items In Red Annual ...

Faith and Race Lent Small Group Guide and Sermon Series

posted on January 10

This six-week series utilizes content from Season 3 of the Faith and Race podcast. It is for congregations that have been, or are currently, listening to the podcast. The series offers a biblically ...

PPRC Tools and Resources

posted on January 07

Steps to a Vital Pastor/Parish Relations Committee Leaving Well Webinars: Pastoral Transitions ...

Implicit Bias Training Course Now Available for Free to Missouri Conference Members

posted on September 06

Beginning January 1, 2021, all candidates entering into ministry in the Missouri Conference of the United Methodist Church have been required to take the implicit bias course as part of their complete...

Resources To Begin The Conversation

posted on May 26

Thank you for your participation in the regional conversations across the state last week. Almost 1,000 people joined one of 14 regional conversations in seven locations around the state. This process...

Faith and Race Podcast Season 3

posted on May 09

The Faith and Race Podcast is designed to help faithful people host conversations about race, faith and the Church. Every episode has a specific focus to help listeners intentionally think about the ...

New District Boundaries and District Office Locations Set

posted on February 17

At the annual conference session on Sunday, June 13, 2021, the Missouri Annual Conference voted to reduce the number of districts from nine to five, effective July 1, 2022. The history and process of ...

Statement on Church Disaffiliations and Disaffiliation Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

posted on January 31

Over the last few months, you have probably learned of churches that are in the process of disaffiliating from the United Methodist Church. We celebrate the good work of these churches and mourn the ...

Copyright-Related Resource

posted on September 21

Have you ever thought twice before ripping a video from YouTube or saving photos from Google Images to show in worship on Sunday? You might be surprised to know that those actions violate copyright ...

PPR Resources for Pastoral Transition

posted on May 20

Annual Conference is just around the corner and so is the season of pastoral transition. While there are resources available for pastors on the move, the Conference offers guidance for churches in ...

NEW Clergy and Laity Newsletters

posted on March 09

Have you signed up for our new clergy and laity newsletters? We wrap up everything you need to know about what's happening in the Missouri Conference into one weekly email with tailored content. Sign ...

Pre-Recorded Sermons Available for Download

posted on January 28

In December, the Missouri Conference recorded four sermons by Rev. Nate Berneking, Rev. Dr. Kate Hanch, Rev. Hank Jenkins and Bishop Farr with plans to make them available for use in the local church....

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 ...

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 ...

Mission InSite/People Plot Website and User Guide

posted on April 17

New to MissionInSite? Here are some helpful links to get you started. QuickInSite Worksheet-needed for your evaluation: https:...

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 ...