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March 27, 2019 | The United Methodist Church

Memphis Conference Communications | communications@memphis-umc.org

2019 MEMPHIS ANNUAL CONFERENCE

When: June 2-5 | Where: Collierville, TN | Important deadlines are coming up in April: resolutions & petitions, nominations for delegates to 2020 General Conference and room reservations for meal events. Find this information and lots more | DETAILS

2019 LENTEN HUNGER OFFERING

It's easy for your church to participate. Ready-to-use campaign resources are available: poster, videos, calendar, bulletin insert, jar/can wrap, social media graphics and more | DETAILS

TO MARS AND BEYOND

Explore where God's power can take you. Each of the Memphis Conference four districts has three Vacation Bible School (VBS) kits on this theme that churches may borrow | DETAILS

UMCOR SUNDAY

March 31 is this year's designated Sunday to collect & receive offerings to help United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) respond immediately to disasters and calamities. Learn more & find resources | DETAILS

SAFE & SOUND: CHURCH SECURITY FOR THE 21st CENTURY

That is the theme for this year's Southeast Church Network Conference, April 28-May 1, at Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center in Lake Junaluska, NC. This event offers church business administrators support, knowledge & tools to grow spiritually & educationally for administration ministry | DETAILS

ATTENTION UNITED METHODIST WOMEN (UMW)

  • March 29-30 Spiritual Growth Retreat | DETAILS
  • For 150 years, UMW has been changing lives | DETAILS

ATTENTION UNITED METHODIST MEN (UMM)

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

OTHER EVENTS COMING IN APRIL

  • April 12-13: Resilience for Activists, Nashville, TN | DETAILS
  • April 23: Day Apart for Clergywomen, Nashville, TN | DETAILS
  • April 28: Celebrating Hope with Golden Cross Senior Ministries, Memphis, TN | DETAILS

APPEALS COURT BACKS TAX-FREE CLERGY HOUSING

A federal appeals court has ruled that clergy can continue receiving tax-free housing allowances. The ruling by a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of of Appeals for the 7th Circuit reverses a 2017 federal count ruling that the tax exemption amounted to an unconstitutional establishment of religion | DETAILS

2019 GENERAL CONFERENCE SPECIAL SESSION

  • If you missed it, WATCH & SHARE recording of March 10 live stream with Bishop McAlilly & delegates
  • WATCH & SHARE video - Official Highlights of General Conference 2019
  • FIND & SHARE  more news & information 
  • USE & SHARE The Movement Continues resources to look forward

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