Church Growth Awards

Church Growth Awards are awarded to the church with the greatest percentage of Professions of Faith in the previous when compared to church membership.  The following congregations were recognized at the 2014 Annual Conference for growth in 2013:

Membership 1-50
Beason UMC, Sangamon River District
Darrell Howard, pastor
9 professions of faith.

Membership 51-100
Mt. Olive UMC, Mississippi River District
Nancy Ribes, pastor
14 professions of faith.

Membership 101-250
Midland UMC, Sangamon River District
Linda Vonck, pastor
40 professions of faith

Membership 251-500
Geneseo First UMC, Spoon River District
Chris Ritter, pastor
57 professions of faith

Membership 501+
Fairview Heights Christ UMC, Mississippi River District
Shane Bishop, pastor
90 professions of faith