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Robin Bell
District Superintendent
Robin Bell

Angela Dennis
Executive Assistant
Angela Dennis

(636) 891-8004 ext 22
Fax: (636) 891-9700
301 Sovereign Court, Suite 100
Ballwin, Missouri 63011-4435

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Gateway Central District Seeking Administrative Assistant

posted on June 29

The Gateway Central District is seeking an Administrative Assistant. This 38 hour position requires excellence in the following areas:  accurate work with complex and detailed information; absolute ...

72nd Annual MO Conference UMM Retreat

posted on June 26

The 72nd Annual Missouri Conference UMM Retreat will be Saturday, August 15 at Pinecrest Camp & Conference Center. Due to COVID-19, this year's retreat will only be one day. Special Faciliator - Rev....

Impacting Generosity Through Preaching

posted on June 09

An all-day preaching workshop, Impacting Generosity Through Preaching, will be held on July 30th from 9am-4pm at the WWI Museum in Kansas City.  Led by Revs Trista Soendker-Nicolson and Laura Murphy,...

New Places for New People Fall Grants

posted on June 04

Know someone who’s starting a new place for new people? The Center for Congregational Excellence is here to help them get started! The Fall Grant Application process is open June 8 - Sept. 15. Click ...

Festival of Sharing District Challenge Update

posted on June 02

With the 2020 Annual Conference postponed, collection of the Festival of Sharing District Challenge items has been changed. Manchester UMC will host a non-contact drop off site July 13-16 where ...

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 ...

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:

Office Closed

posted on March 23

The Gateway Central District Office is working virtually from home and coming into the office to collect mail once a week. Our office will continue to operate within our normal business hours Monday ...

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...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates and Resources

posted on March 17

The Missouri Conference of The United Methodist Church takes the health and well-being of our communities very seriously. Our team continues to monitor the updates from the Centers for Disease Control...

2020 Social Justice Grants Process

posted on January 30

The Gateway Central District Mission Council is pleased to begin the process of making Social Justice Grants in 2020.  The Purpose of the grants is to be a catalyst to congregations to continue and/or...

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. 

Implicit Bias: What We Don’t Think We Think - Free Course

posted on September 26

The Implicit Bias Workbook from the General Commission on Religion and Race is now available as a free on-demand online course designed for you to take at your own pace. By taking an ...

Read Immediately! Missouri Annual Conference 2020 SESSION POSTPONED

MISSOURI ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2020 SESSION POSTPONED - IMPORTANT HOTEL INFORMATION INCLUDED In this time of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that brings uncertainty and increased health ...