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Jan. 9, 2019 | The United Methodist Church

Memphis Conference Communications | communications@memphis-umc.org

Bishop Ben R. Chamness: Former interim bishop (2011-12) of the Nashville Episcopal Area died Dec. 22 | DETAILS  

Capleville United Methodist Church: Basketball star visited Memphis, TN, church on Dec. 23 for holiday gift-giving event | DETAILS 

Lambuth Memorial United Methodist Church: Jackson, TN church is partnering with local school system to host 'Family Resource Fridays' beginning Jan. 18 | DETAILS 

Note rate changes in 2019: MILEAGE | POSTAGE

Noteworthy Upcoming Events:

  • Jan. 10 Stewardship & Finance Webinar: Getting it Right at the Starting Line | DETAILS
  • Jan. 17 Day Apart for Clergy Women: Navigating Conflict for Emotional Health (Nashville, TN) | DETAILS
  • Jan. 18-25 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity: Justice, Only Justice, You Shall Pursue | DETAILS
  • Jan. 20 Human Relations Day: Find daily devotionals, idea books, social media graphics, worship resources & videos for this Special Sunday | DETAILS
  • Jan. 25-26 Generative Leadership Academy: First 2019 session at Natchez Trace State Park | DETAILS
  • Jan. 27 Safe Sanctuary Training: Lexington, TN | DETAILS
  • Feb. 3-6 'Wonder, Love, Praise' Clergy Retreat: At Lakeshore in Eva, TN | DETAILS
  • Feb. 9 Orientation to Ministry Winter Retreat: For persons discerning a call to ministry (Dickson, TN) | DETAILS
  • March 10-13 Clergy Spiritual Life Retreat: Register now for event in Cadiz, KY | DETAILS

Important Upcoming Deadlines:

  • Jan. 10: Deadline for 2018 tithing payments from churches in the Memphis Conference | DETAILS
  • Jan. 15: Deadline for young adults to apply for 'Project Transformation' summer 2019 internships in Memphis, TN (for young people discerning call to ministry) | DETAILS 
  • Jan. 18: Deadline to register for Feb. 9 Nashville Episcopal Area Orientation to Ministry Winter Retreat in Dickson, TN, for individuals discerning call to ministry | DETAILS
  • April 3: Deadline to submit resolutions & petitions for 2019 Memphis Annual Conference | DETAILS

2019 Special Session of General Conference: Feb. 23-26, 2019, St. Louis, MO 

  • Q&A | DETAILS
  • Latest news | DETAILS
  • Preregistration for guests & observers | DETAILS
  • Communicate with Memphis Conference delegation | DETAILS
  • Brief summaries of 3 plans | 1-pg PDF
  • Chart of 3 plans (created by Great Plains Conference) | 2-pg PDF
  • Constitutionality of 3 plans | DETAILS
  • Prayer resources | DETAILS
  • Conversation resources | DETAILS
  • Videos of different perspectives | DETAILS 

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