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Jon Thompson
District Superintendent
Jon Thompson

Terry Jepson
Executive Assistant
Terry Jepson

Judy Robison
Administrative Assistant
Judy Robison

(417) 869-7878
560 North Stewart, Suite B
Springfield, Missouri 65802


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District Grants

posted on January 11

District Grant forms are available.   Details on grants are available under Funding and Grants https://ozarks.moumethodist.org/funding-and-grants    Deadline for the Spring grants are February 17.    ...

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Connecting New People to Christ Online Course

posted on January 10

Would you like to include a large number of new people in your church? It’s easier than you think. But you need to know the secret. Although very few people talk about this, it is the basic ...

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OZARKS DISTRICT: Lay Servant Ministries - Advanced - "LEADING PRAYER" - Hybrid Class

posted on January 06

SATURDAY, February 12, 2022 @ Wesley United Methodist Church, 922 W Republic Road, Springfield MO (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM) This is an advanced class.  Prayer is something we learn.  It is something that ...

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OZARKS DISTRICT: Lay Servant Ministries BASIC Course - Hybrid

posted on January 06

SATURDAY, February 12, 2022 Wesley United Methodist Church 922 W Republic Road, Springfield MO 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM God calls you to a life of servanthood as a disciple of Jesus Christ.  Lay Servant ...

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Saturday, 02/12/2022 OZARKS DISTRICT: Lay Servant Ministries - ADVANCED - "Transforming Evangelism" - Hybrid Class

posted on January 06

WHEN:  Saturday, February 12, 2022 @ 9:00 AM WHERE:  Wesley United Methodist Church, 922 W Republic Rd, Springfield MO OR via ZOOM This is an advanced class in the Lay Servant Ministry program.  The ...

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2022 Parsonage Inspection Form - Due March 1

posted on January 04

The Parsonage Inspection Form is due March 1. All churches that own a parsonage are required to complete this form, even if your pastor does not live in it. A blank copy of the form can be found on ...

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2022 Parsonage Inspection Form - Due March 1

posted on January 04

The Parsonage Inspection Form is due March 1. All churches that own a parsonage are required to complete this form, even if your pastor does not live in it. A blank copy of the form can be found on ...

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2021 Year End Church Statistics Module Information

posted on November 15

Ozarks District stats deadline January 20, 2022   Available Resources Year-End Stats Webinar and Update Webinar PDF of Tables for printing (ignore the dates. These are the tables to use since the ...

COVID-19 Vaccine-Related Resources for the Local Church

posted on July 12

FAQs About COVID-19 Vaccines and the Local Church With outbreaks persisting and vaccines on the rise, several questions are coming up with respect to our churches and vaccines. The Missouri Conference...

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Emotional Health Small Group Resource

posted on July 12

What does the Bible have to say about feelings? Using the Pixar movie Inside Out as a guide, this resource explores what scripture has to say about the emotions personified in the film: joy, anger, ...

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RE: Flourishing in Ministry 2021-2022 Cohort Now Open

posted on July 07

Ministry is constantly challenging and changing.  Re offers space to reflect on the presence of God in our lives and ministry. Re allows reflection on our gifts, strengths and challenges in ministry. ...

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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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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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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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