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March 6, 2019 | The United Methodist Church

Memphis Conference Communications | communications@memphis-umc.org

2019 LENTEN HUNGER OFFERING

"Be merciful just as your father is merciful" (Luke 6:36) is the scriptural theme for the Memphis Conference's 2019 LENTEN HUNGER OFFERING. It begins today, Ash Wednesday, March 6, and continues through Easter Sunday, April 21. Learn more and find resources to help your church participate | DETAILS

2019 GENERAL CONFERENCE SPECIAL SESSION

HOW TO HELP NEIGHBORS AFFECTED BY RECENT FLOODING

Report affected areas. Share crisis hotline. Donate supplies. Donate money | DETAILS

DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME STARTS SUNDAY, MARCH 10

Don't be late for church this Sunday, March 10. Move clocks forward one hour | DETAILS

2019 MEMPHIS ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Delegates and others will gather June 3-5 in Collierville, Tennessee. The theme is "Remembering Who We Are: Word, Water & Witness." Be aware of approaching deadlines for requesting display space, submitting resolutions/petitions and planning meal events. Check back for more emerging information and deadlines | DETAILS

ATTENTION COLLEGE STUDENTS

  • March 7 is deadline to apply for fall scholarships from United Methodist General Board of Higher Education and Ministry | DETAILS
  • April 15 is deadline to apply for $2,000 music scholarship from Lone Oak United Methodist Church in Paducah, KY | DETAILS

TRAININGS FOR VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL (VBS)

Two trainings are being offered for "Roar VBS" curriculum:

  • March 9 at Murray First United Methodist Church in Murray, KY | DETAILS
  • March 30 at Temple United Methodist Church in Millington, TN | DETAILS

ATTENTION UNITED METHODIST WOMEN (UMW)

  • March 23 Day of Giving | DETAILS
  • March 29-30 Spiritual Growth Retreat | DETAILS

ATTENTION UNITED METHODIST MEN (UMM)

  • April 16 Fish Fry | DETAILS
  • Project 20/20 will receive glasses at Fish Fry | DETAILS

MISSION TRIP OPPORTUNITY

Join "disaster assistance" team departing March 31 for Baton Rouge, LA. Team leaders are Michelle Dickens & Mack Thornton of Martin First United Methodist Church in Martin, TN. For more info, contact Dickens at 251-656-0274 or Thornton at 731-514-4075.

GET READY FOR UMCOR SUNDAY ON MARCH 31

United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) does not receive apportioned/tithed funds. March 31 is the designated Sunday this year to collect and receive offerings to help UMCOR respond immediately to disasters and other calamities. Read more and find resources to share with your congregation | DETAILS

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