Mission Statement

Midwest Region Conference exists to equip and serve leaders to expand God’s Kingdom: by developing reproducible disciples, connecting to cross-cultural ministries, and empowering leaders who impact communities.

The Midwest Region Conference is a part of the Churches of God, General Conference headquartered in Findlay, Ohio. 




Travis Bodden: Executive Director

Travis grew up on a generational family farm producing the traditional corn, soybeans and livestock native to central Illinois. After high school, he served in the USAF, and completed his education simultaneously. Travis has been involved in ministry since the end of 1997. He is passionate about investing in others and providing opportunities to engage with people of different cultures. He resides in Decatur with his wife Jill and two children Haley and Brooks.


Jennifer L Myers     
Administrative Assistant

Jenny assumed the role of Administrative Assistant in June of 2017.  Jennifer and her husband, Thad, and son Elijah live in Central Illinois.   She has a financial background of 20+ years’ experience in the banking/finance world.