The CMU/UMC Connection

campus ministryCMU Sunday: CMU sponsors 2 UMC Sundays each year in the  Missouri Conference. CMU averages over 20 UMCs in both the Fall and Spring semesters, all staffed by CMU faculty, staff, administration, alumni, and trustees. The next CMU Sunday is on February 23, 2014. A CMU Sunday does not have to be limited to these two days, but can be scheduled on request. UMCs who are interested in participating in a CMU Sunday should contact: Michael D. Pope, UMC liaison, at or call 660-248-6390.


United Methodist Day: Central Methodist University hosts United Methodist Day, one in the fall and one in the spring, recognizing members of area United Methodist churches with a special event. The next UMC Day will be on Saturday, February 27, 2013 (Senior Day) when CMU's women's and men's basketball teams will host Graceland University at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. respectively. Contact Sherry Wells at or call 660-248-6346 to get your church on the guest list.


CMU Leadership Institute: The CMU Leadership Institute brings together both clergy and laity from United Methodist congregations for a day of learning and fellowship. At the event, guests will hear pastors, bishops, seminary professors and other professionals speak about topics of interest to church leaders. This year, May 13, 2014, will be the Seventh Annual CMU Leadership Institute with senior pastor Paul Rasmussen from Highland Park UMC in Dallas, Texas. For more information call Michael Pope at 660-248-6390 or e-mail


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Take the next step and schedule a visit to our Fayette campus and Apply to CMU.

Find out how CMU can help you pay for school with the United Methodist Half-Tuition Scholarship.

Think about what you'd like to major in, including Religion or Religion and Church Leadership.

Check out ways to get involved on campus in a student organization or through campus ministry.


Keep up-to-date with what is going on at CMU on the Event Calendar.


Other Links

General Board of Higher Education and Ministry
United Methodist Higher Education Foundation
Missouri United Methodist Foundation
Missouri Conference of the United Methodist Church
United Methodist Church


Have questions? Contact Michael D. Pope, UMC liaison, by email at or by phone at 877-CMU-1854 x58390 or directly at 660-248-6390.