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David Gilmore
District Superintendent
David Gilmore

Jenny Allen
District Administrator and dCOM Registrar
Jenny Allen

(816) 737-1114
Fax: 816-737-1140
4731 Cochise Dr. Ste 222
Independence, Missouri 64055


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Job Posting

posted on June 16

Job Posting Position Available:  Next Generation Minister Where:  First United Methodist Church Warrensburg Mo. 64093 We are looking for a Next Generation Minister who loves Jesus, children, youth, ...

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Feeding KC Families Letter from St. Paul School of Theology

posted on June 09

Saint Paul School of Theology has partnered with the United Methodist Churches of Greater Kansas City, the Great Plains Conference, the Missouri Conference, and HyVee food Stores, on new project to ...

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FAQs About COVID-19 Vaccines and the Local Church

posted on June 03

In the last few months, nearly half of adults in the United States have received at least one dose of a vaccine protecting against the SARS-COV2 virus and COVID-19. Studies suggest the vaccines ...

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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 ...

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Heartland District Lay Servant Advanced Course: Spiritual Gifts

posted on May 12

This course helps participants understand spiritual gifts and how the church can use them to fulfill its mission and ministry. Participants will also learn what it means to be a spiritual leader and ...

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COVID-19 Guidelines for In-Person Worship (May 1, 2021)

posted on April 30

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new guidance that may allow reducing restrictions on gatherings particularly in outdoor spaces.  In the spirit of doing no harm, Bishop Farr...

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Opportunity to Share Your Pandemic Experience

posted on April 26

The Missouri Conference has started a project called The Missouri United Methodist Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic to intentionally document how Missouri United Methodists have responded to the ...

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Job Opening

posted on March 11

Woods Chapel UMC in Lee’s Summit is looking for a Kids Coordinator.  Please share with anyone you think might be interested.   Title: WC Kids Coordinator Supervisor: Family Ministry Director   ...

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Job Opening

posted on March 10

NOW HIRING: Grow Coordinator St. Paul’s UMC in Raymore, MO is searching for a “Grow Coordinator.” Our vision at St. Paul’s is to be a lifesaving station within our community, that exists to reach ...

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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 ...

Redistricting Proposal Details

posted on February 18

The Missouri Conference Mission Council has voted unanimously to recommend that the Missouri Conference reduce the number of districts from nine to five beginning July 1, 2022. A proposal will be ...

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Job Opening

posted on February 09

Central United Methodist Church in Kansas City is looking to hire a Digital Media Specialist. DIGITAL MEDIA SPECIALIST Overview: The purpose of the Digital Media Specialist will be to oversee all ...

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Wellness Resources

posted on February 05

Wellness might feel like the latest buzzword, but now more than ever, it’s important for each of us to be intentional in how we’re maintaining our well-being. Wespath defines wellness as encompassing ...

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Nominate for Conference Leadership

posted on February 03

Members to Missouri Conference leadership – think boards, committees, teams and work areas, like the Board of Trustees, Congregational Development team, Finance and Administration Council, Values team...

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Opportunity: Children, Family & Youth Ministry

posted on February 01

Richmond United Methodist Church is seeking an individual to work in Children, Youth and Family Ministry to develop and implement a well-rounded program for children, youth, and connecting families in...

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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....

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Covid-19 Guidance: Returning To In-Person Worship

posted on January 22

GUIDANCE FOR RETURNING TO IN-PERSON WORSHIP  January 21, 2021   As we’ve entered a new year, we encourage our churches to remain vigilant in their safety precautions related to COVID-19. Even with the...

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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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Job Opening

posted on September 16

Peculiar United Methodist Church is looking to hire a Student Ministry Director (part time position: Sundays, Wednesday nights, and planning/events/etc.) The pay is $150 weekly.  (Peculiar UMC is 20 ...

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Rev. David A. Gilmore Installation Service

posted on August 25

Below is the link to watch our new District Superintendent, David Gilmore, officially being "Installed" after the virtual Annual Conference on 8/22/2020! https://vimeo.com/451512984/2c3b5d1597

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Introduction to David Gilmore Webinar

posted on August 17

Here is the link to the recording of today's webinar introducing Rev. David A. Gilmore as the new Heartland District Superintendent: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/_tRydaCp-EVOeKPKt1rwGZ9-...

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Newly Commissioned 2020

posted on August 17

Congrats to our newly commissioned pastors for 2020! Linda Wansing, Poese Vatikani, Candace Fowler, and Danielle Quinn (not pictured). Blessings on your journey in ministry!

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Lay Leadership

posted on July 22

Understanding your role as Lay Leader of your local church As a Lay Leader of your local church, you may be wondering about your role. If you are in need of more information in understanding your ...

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Lay Servant

posted on July 22

Lay Servant Ministries, Heartland District Lay Servant Ministries serves to help enlist, train, guide and support lay servants as they equip others "for the work of ministry, for the building up the ...

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Ministry Candidates

posted on July 22

How do I begin the process? Your first step is to write to the District Superintendent (DS) including your statement of call and request admission to the candidacy process. The DS will enter your ...

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Mission, Service and Justice Resources

July 2020 Because you are committed to putting your faith in action and leading your circles of influence toward more just systems, the Missouri Conference Office of Mission, Service and ...

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