Our hope in Christ is greater than our human fears.  Join us as we are challenged to share this great hope in a world filled with uncertainty, instability, and fear.

Saturday, May 15


Doors Open at 8:30am

First Christian Church, Florissant

2890 Patterson Rd., Florissant 63031

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The conference will also be streamed live online at Facebook/Missouri District Values Conference

The Values Conference is a Missouri District Church of the Nazarene event that aims to “Partner with local churches in Eastern Missouri in fulfilling their Kingdom mission, both locally and globally,” through Equipping, Educating, Empowering, and Encouraging.

Follow the Conference at Facebook/Missouri District Values Conference


Register online through May 10

The conference is FREE this year!  But we do encourage everyone to register online to help us be prepared and ready for you.

Due to the abbreviated schedule, lunch is not provided this year.

Conference Schedule

8:30am  Doors Open

9:30-10:30am  Opening Combined Session with Dr. Mike Palmer

10:40am-12:40pm  Four Workshop Sessions

(All workshops will be 25 minutes each and all will be held in the Worship Center, with brief breaks in-between)

There will also be separate workshop sessions for youth

12:40-1:00pm  Closing Combined Session


8:30am – 1:00pm Exhibit & Ministry Booths Open

Opening Challenge

Dr. Michael Palmer

Dr. Michael Palmer, or Pastor Mike as he is known on the district, has served as the district superintendent of the Missouri District since 2006.  Prior to his election he served as a lead pastor for nearly 20 years and a full-time evangelist for seven years.

He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion from MidAmerica Nazarene University, a Master of Ministry degree from Indiana Wesleyan University, and he was awarded an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from MNU.

Pastor Mike serves on the District Superintendent’s Advisory Council for  USA/Canada, and on the MidAmerica Nazarene University Board of Trustees where he also serves on the Executive Committee.

Pastor Mike enjoys partnering with pastors and laypersons on the Missouri District in fulfilling our mission of making Christlike disciples.  He enjoys supporting the local church and pastor as they pursue the unique vision God has given them.

Pastor Mike and his wife, Mary, have two adult children, Mandi (Jason) Denbow and Michael (Elizabeth), and five grandchildren.

Pastor Mike enjoys golfing, fishing, woodworking, hiking, and spending time with family.


More Info Coming Soon!

Kids’ Program

NURSERY AGE CHILDREN will be cared for by the loving and qualified First Christian Church Florissant nursery staff.

PRESCHOOL CHILDREN, ages 2-5, will enjoy a fun day of activities, snacks, Bible activities, and games just for them!  Kids should wear comfortable clothes and shoes appropriate for outdoor activities and crafts.  The preschool kids will be led once again by the amazing preschool staff at First Christian Church Florissant.

ELEMENTARY KIDS, first through sixth grades, will enjoy a day packed with learning and fun activities! Kids should wear comfortable clothes and shoes appropriate for outdoor activities and crafts.  They will be led by Pastor Randy Calhoun.  Pastor Randy served as Children’s Pastor at Harvester Church of the Nazarene for close to 20 years.  He currently serves as Lead Pastor at Faith Journey Church of the Nazarene in Olathe, Kansas.


A conference rate of $119 double queen or $109 king is available at the Homewood Suites Westport.

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