Thank you for visiting our website!

If you are considering relocating to our area, we would love to have you be our guest for Sunday School and worship at one of our churches.  Let us know your experience.  It would be our prayer that you may feel welcomed and blessed as you worship at one of the many United Methodist Churches in our area.

When you visit our churches, you will find:

  • A caring congregation that will gladly welcome you
  • Preaching/teaching that is centered on the Word of God
  • Ministries to meet the spiritual needs of every age 

In His Care,       

Rev Alan Davis
Gateway District Superintendent                                                                                                                                                          


Contact Us

Gateway District Office of the United Methodist Church, Nebraska
4009 6th Avenue
Suite 13
Kearney, Nebraska 68845
Phone 308-234-3098
Fax 308-234-5903
Mobile 308-440-1213

Regular Schedule

  • Office Hours; Monday-Friday
    – 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Office Hours: Monday-Friday
    – 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM


  • Lay Servant Ministry Weekend at Camp Comeca

    Oct. 23-24, 2015 will find course leaders and lay servants gathering at Camp Comeca, near Cozad, Nebraska, for a 24-hour retreat and course study. Four courses will be offered; each participant will choose one course.  The courses, registration form, and more information regarding the retreat can be found by clicking the above tab "Documents". 

  • 2015 Gateway District Youth Kick-off

    Gateway District Youth Kick-off is planned for Saturday, August 15 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Kearney First UMC.  Click on the "Document" tab above for registration and medical form.  Registrations received before August 1 are $10, after August 1 you will pay $20.  PAY AT THE DOOR WHEN YOU ARRIVE.  Plan to attend!!

  • 2015 Mileage Rates and Reimbursement

    2015 Mileage rates:

    Beginning on Jan. 1, 2015, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car, van, pickup or panel truck will be:

    • 57.5 cents per mile for business miles driven, up from 56 cents in 2014
    • 23 cents per mile driven for medical or moving purposes, down half a cent from 2014  
    • 14 cents per mile driven in service of charitable organizations
  • Summer Internship Opportunities
  • 2015 VBS Materials


    Deadline for ordering Super Starter Kit at 50% off is Dec. 31, 2014

    Attention VBS coordinators....till Dec.31, 2014 you can order the Super Starter Kit for Cokesbury's G Force VBS for 2015 at half price. The Super Starter Kit is regularly $159.99 and includes the Mega Media pak. That is why it is so expensive. The District VBS Kits will not include the Mega Media Pak or the Music CD which along with many other things are included in the Super Starter Kit. The District's 2 Kits will each include:

    G-Force Decorating Mural 6'x9'

    Decorating Poster Pak(12 posters)

    Bible Story Poster Set(5 posters)

    VBS Theme Banner

    Activity Center Signs and Publicity Pak

    Elementary Classroom Leader

    Checkers the Cheetah Puppet

    Again, it will be on a first to contact me as to the date you want. Nancy Olson, can be reached by phone 308-237-9517 but the best way will be to email me at RNOFARMS@rcom-ne.com You will be responsible for making arrangments to get it to the next church that has reserved the kit. I will tell you which Church. The time you will have the kit depends on how soon the next church will need the kit. It is usually just the week of VBS. There will be two Kits.

    Go online CokesburyVBS.com for other discount deadlines and to preview the material.



   July 2015