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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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North Central Uplifting Joys and Shared Prayers

posted on January 30

Shared Prayer Request: Rev. Sue Lambert is recovering from a recent surgery. Please keep her in your prayers as she recovers. Cards and Notes of Sympathy or Prayers can be mailed to:340 E Sandusky St...

Parsonage Forms Due March 1st, 2022

posted on January 26

Parsonage Inspection Forms are due March 1st.  Parsonages with a renter need to fill out the renter form.    Persons doing the walkthrough should include but are not limited to: The Pastor or ...

Grant and Scholarship Information

posted on January 25

Grant and Scholarship Information and Opportunities   The Foundation for Evangelism Local Church Grant Cycle Opened on January 15, 2023 GBGM Community Engagement Grants Scholarships Available ...

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

Lunch with the North Central District Superintendent and North Central Laity Courses

posted on January 17

We want to offer you an opportunity to have lunch with North Central District Superintendent Rev. Mi Hyeon Lee before each of our North Central Laity Classes this winter and spring.  The lunches will ...

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 ...

MOAC Awards Nominations Due Feb. 15

posted on January 10

Every year the Missouri Annual Conference celebrates and honors the ministry of churches and United Methodists across the state through the MOAC Awards. You’re invited to nominate an individual or ...

Spring Disaster Response Trainings

posted on January 10

This class will provide you with the basic information you need about Early Response Teams. ERTs fill a specific need in the days after a disaster to clean out flood-damaged homes, remove debris, ...

PPRC Tools and Resources

posted on January 07

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

2023 Preaching Academy - February 15-16

posted on December 23

The Church where likes and livestreaming matters isn’t going away. Pastors today must navigate both preaching to the congregation – and the camera. This year’s Preaching Academy will center on ...

Local Church Internship Applications Due Jan. 31

posted on December 23

Applications are open for Crossroads and Cole summer Crossroads internships. Interns get hands-on ministry experience and can discover their passion within the Church in summer 2022. Host churches ...

Monthly D.S. Message- North Central

posted on December 06

It has been an unusual year adjusting to the new normal as we are emerging from the pandemic, new Districts, and the disaffiliation of some of the churches. However, I am grateful because we are on ...

North Central District New Administrative Assistant Announcement

posted on December 06

The North Central District is pleased to welcome Cathy Gibbs as Ministry Assistant. She joined the office on December 1 and will work with Kyle. Cathy lives in Moberly and has good church office ...

2022 Year End Church Statistics Module Information

posted on December 01

  Below are the important dates regarding the 2022 Year End Stats. The stats module opens – on December 26th,2022 Stats  Deadline Entry for Churches -  Extended through January 30th, end of the ...

CEU Webinars for Clergy from Clergy Education

posted on December 01

Clergy from Annual Conferences of the UMC and most mainline denominations receive CEU credits for attending events.   Preaching and ...

Support UMC Pastors in Mozambique This Giving Tuesday

posted on October 25

Daily life looks different without electricity. Most modern conveniences – like working after dark and charging a cell phone – require power. Yet, 65% of United Methodist pastors in Mozambique don’t ...

North Central 2022 Charge Conference Information

posted on October 24

Charge Conference Season is coming up! The North Central District wants to make sure you and your church have plenty of time to work on nominations and have all the information needed. Please do not ...

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...

Learn More About Alpha

posted on August 09

Registration closes on September 20, 2022. Explore Alpha and understand how it can work as an effective tool to reach your community, no matter where they’re at on their faith journey. Alpha, a ...

Festival of Sharing Grant Opportunity

posted on July 07

Festival of Sharing has funding available to help Missouri churches and organizations in efforts to cooperatively respond to community needs around poverty. We recognize that poverty is ...

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...

Responding To Gun Violence

posted on May 25

At least 19 children and two teachers were fatally shot at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, the worst school shooting since Sandy Hook nearly 10 years ago. Often, we feel at a loss as to what ...

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 ...

Letter from Bishop Farr on the Postponement of General Conference

posted on March 04

Last night, we learned that the Commission on the General Conference announced that the 2020 General Conference cannot be held in 2022 due to COVID-related and governmental policies/constraints. 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 ...