February 26, 2020 | The United Methodist Church

Memphis Conference Communications |
The Memphis Conference includes West Tennessee & Western Kentucky   
File photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.
Today is Ash Wednesday
Why ashes on the first day of Lent? | DETAILS
Today begins 2020 Lenten Hunger Offering
Take advantage of ready-to-use campaign materials | DETAILS
Attention Confirmation Sponsors
Here is online course to help mentor young people | DETAILS
20 Years of Scouting Ministries
Arlington United Methodist Church celebrated on Feb. 9 | DETAILS
Certified Lay Minister Training
Three Fri-Sat sessions in February, March & April | DETAILS
College Scholarship Opportunities
  • March 1: Deadline for United Methodist college & seminary students to apply for 'Dollars for Scholars'  | DETAILS
  • April 15: Deadline for undergraduate & graduate college students to apply for Bishop Walter Russell Lambuth Scholarship(s)DETAILS
  • April 15: Deadline for undergraduate & graduate college students to apply for Anita Padgett Memorial Music ScholarshipDETAILS
  • More United Methodist scholarships | DETAILS

2020 Memphis Annual Conference, June 8-10, Germantown, TN

  • March 15: Deadline to request display space DETAILS
  • March 20: Deadline to enter hymn writing contest | DETAILS (new deadline)
  • April 1: Deadline to submit resolutions | DETAILS
  • April 20: Deadline to register historical artifacts for display | DETAILS
  • May 25: Deadline to request Spanish language interpretation | FORM | Email completed form to OR mail completed form to Robbin McCoy, Memphis Conference Office, The United Methodist Church, 24 Corporate Blvd., Jackson, TN 38305 
  • Visit website for more info about hotels, childcare, language interpretation and more |

2020 General Conference, May 5-15, Minneapolis, MN

  • Basic information | DETAILS
  • Online training course | DETAILS
  • Video from January News Briefing | DETAILS
  • Printable Guide from UM News | DETAILS
  • Advance Daily Christian Advocate (agenda, submitted legislation & more | DETAILS
  • Feb. 28: Deadline to apply for 10 scholarships via United Methodist Rural Advocates | DETAILS
  • Delegation from Memphis Conference | DETAILS

2020 Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference, July 15-17, Lake Junaluska, NC

  • Basic information | DETAILS
  • Rev. Autura Eason-Williams: episcopal nominee | DETAILS
  • Delegation from Memphis Conference | DETAILS

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The MISSION of the Memphis Conference of The United Methodist Church is to discover, equip, connect and send lay and clergy leaders who shape congregations that offer Jesus Christ to a hurting world, one neighborhood at a time.

Memphis Conference UMC | 24 Corporate Blvd, Jackson, TN 38305 | Phone: 731-664-8480