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Hegemann Celebration May 22

Please plan to attend a celebration for Pastor Meg and Brad Hegemann on Sunday, May 22, 2016 from 2–4pm in the Fellowship Hall at Wilkes Blvd. UMC. Brad has blessed us with his work for MUMC for the last 2 years. We want to celebrate the gifts that Meg and Brad have brought to our community as they embark on their next journey to live in Maine.  

Geranium Sale April 29-May 1, 2016

Just in time for Mother’s Day, the United Methodist Women’s Breakfast Circle will sell geraniums on April 29 from 11am to 5:30pm; April 30 from 9am to noon; and Sunday, May 1 from 9am until sold out. Strawberry Hill Farm is supplying these beautiful plants plus stunning hanging baskets in an assortment of bright colors.

Vacation Bible School July 24-29, 2016

We’ll be Makin’ Waves on July 24-28 evenings and July 25-29 mornings. Serve with us! Contact: Nancy Cooper at Registration for kiddos and familes coming soon!

Know a hungry college student?

Free pancakes for Finals Week Monday, May 9 at 7pm

Youth Scavenger Hunt

Join the youth program on Sunday May 1 at 3pm for a Mizzou Campus Scavenger Hunt. All Youth in grades 6-12 are encouraged to come for a night of fun as we break into teams and race to see who can find the most items on Mizzou’s campus. Dinner will be provided at 5 p.m. Come and bring a friend for a night of fun and laughs!


(Projects Happening in the Church)
1. Our main Elevator cab car that is used to have access to the Sanctuary is in need of being upgraded.  We are looking at the same time of what the cost would be for the elevator to be able to have access to the 4th floor of the church.
2. An order for new HD Screens in Sanctuary, Little Chapel, Connector area and Coffee Shop area has been placed.
3. An order has been placed for new LED bulbs for the Sanctuary, Little Chapel and Connector. The City has already informed us that we will be getting a rebate for each of these areas.

Help Us at the Urban Farm on April 2!

Come serve with us! On April 2 from 1-3pm, Missouri UMC will send a team of folks to Columbia’s Urban Farm to help prepare beds for planting, make soil blocks, seed soil blocks, transplanting seedlings, harvesting and other seasonal tasks.  We need your help!  Your prep work on the farm will help to provide fresh produce to local food banks for the coming year. We will be getting dirty so everyone should dress accordingly with close toed shoes and weather appropriate gear. 

Journey to Life Growth Groups

New Series
Journey to Life: Walking in the Footsteps of Jesus
Starting Feb. 14, many, but not all Growth Groups will be reading and discussing The Way:Walking in the Footsteps of Jesus by Adam Hamilton. The same themes will be highlighted in worship.

To sign up for a group, use one of these methods:

  • On the bulletin tear-off
  • Online at
  • At the Growth Group table in the Connector Sundays through Feb. 14.

Lent 2016


New Worship Service at 10:30am - Beginning Feb. 14 the Missouri United Methodist Church College-age Ministry (Ignite) is offering an additional service at 10:30am in the Chapel on Sunday mornings. We encourage all students to “come as they are” and bring a friend to this time of contemporary worship and teaching during the season of Lent. Encourage a student to join us!

Ash Wednesday Service Feb. 10 at 6:30pm


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