Map of networks within the Great Plains Conference. View list of networks.
GPUMC NETWORK LEADERS with Bishop Ruben Saenz Jr. from Great Plains UMC on Vimeo.
We are Wesleyan. We are connected. We work together in circuits/networks. We are not in isolation or competition, and can harness our efforts for the greater good in our communities.
How do we see each other as colleagues and work in our communities as leaders in the United Methodist Church who are connected to one another? We bring to the table a pastor and lay representative from each church to envision, collaborate and see how to make an impact in the areas to which we are sent.
Network Leaders meet regularly with the DS on behalf of the network.
Choose from your District Strategies to come up with your local churches’ goals.
Each District is called to have a District Strategy, with the District Superintendent being the Missional Strategist. Check out your District Strategy below:
There are 101 networks. Which one are you in? Here are the networks by district:
The Great Plains Conference is encouraging collaborative ministry among churches through a system of networks. As these networks determine ways to make disciples and do justice in their areas in accordance with district/conference strategy, the conference will provide seed money to the projects/initiatives. Visit our Network Grant page to learn more.