January 3, 2018 | The United Methodist Church

Memphis Conference Communications |

New Year’s Letter: From Council of Bishops | DETAILS
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is Monday, Jan. 15.
  • Conference office closed. | DETAILS
  • Here are resources for churches. | DETAILS
 Church Business News:
  • Free webinar-Church Stewardship & Finance: Jan. 4. | DETAILS
  • 2017 church apportionments: Full payment due Jan. 8. | DETAILS
  • 2018 church tithes: New form available in two formats. | DETAILS
  • 2018 mileage rates: Note increase. | DETAILS
  • Clergy housing allowance: Still available while appeals pending. Read analysis from Legal Services Department of United Methodist General Council on Finance & Administration. | DETAILS
Invest in Young People

Not a Youth Retreat: Youth lay servant training is Feb. 3-4 in Jackson, TN. | DETAILS

Confirmation Retreats: Feb. 9-11 & March 23-25 at Lakeshore Camp and Retreat Center in Eva, TN. | DETAILS

Engage the Mission Field
Help Texas recover from Hurricane Harvey. Texas Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church offers ways to serve & give. | DETAILS

Local Catalyst Grants: Read about program of Christ UMC in Memphis to jump-start new programming. | DETAILS

Create Transforming Lay & Clergy Leaders

Attention clergy! Jan. 1 was start of NEW continuing formation policy & manual. | DETAILS

United Methodist Endorsing Agency: Ever wondered what it is and does? | DETAILS

Grow Fruitful & Faithful Churches

Sistahs of Yada: Jan. 9 is launch date for new women’s ministry of Holladay United Methodist Church in Holladay, TN. | DETAILS

Local churches come together to provide ongoing community aid. Read story in Dyersburg State Gazette. | DETAILS

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