• Durley Camp and Retreat Center Summer 2024 Schedule

    1391 Woburn Road, Greenville, IL  62246

    August 30-September 1-Senior Teen Weekend (Grades 9-12)

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  • Local Church Initiative Grant Letter of Intent Due

    September 1, 2024

    To further the goals of the Free Methodist Church USA and Gateway Conference, you are invited to submit a proposal that advances the opportunity for local churches to begin new initiatives that support these goals.  Specifically, the Conference desires to support initiatives that engage the local church in the life and lives of the community in which they serve.




    Strengthen the Base – new church initiative helping to create 25 new churches by 2025

    Busting Barriers – programs/initiatives that help to overcome hindrances to ministry

    Ministry Incubation – an effort that results in new ministries that meet a unique conference need


    Any ministry of the Gateway Conference (NOTE: New ministries require a sponsoring Free Methodist Church)


    Click here for more information

  • Justice Network Summit

    September 19-21, 2024

    Pearce Church, Rochester, NY

    Want to learn how to participate in doing what Scripture tells us God loves? Join The Justice Network of the Free Methodist Church this year at our 2024 Justice Summit to learn how Christians can best participate in God's redeeming work!

    Click here for more information

    Click here to register

  • Gateway Conference Christmas Luncheon (for all Gateway Pastors and members of Boards and Committees)

    Saturday, December 7, 2024

    Young Lodge, Durley Camp and Retreat Center

    1391 Woburn Road, Greenville, IL  62246

    Invitations will be mailed in early November

  • Gateway Conference Leadership Summit

    will be held at Greenville FMC, 1367 IL Rte. 140, Greenville, IL

    Saturday, April 26, 2025

    More information will be posted as it becomes available.

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