May 23, 2018 | The United Methodist Church

Memphis Conference Communications |

Where is God calling us? Watch video and/or read May 19 blog message from Bishop Bill McAlilly. | DETAILS

Helpful Explanation: 'Way Forward' plans & recommendation by Council of Bishops | DETAILS

Active Shooter Prevention: Download free resource | DETAILS

June 3-5 | Paducah, Kentucky | Lots more info at

Orientation Video: For everyone who will attend, but especially delegates. 

Attention delegates! Make sure you have all current business & voting materials | Click HERE & scroll down. Keep checking back for updates. 

Remaining Deadlines:

  • May 23: Deadline to register for June 5 clergy spouse lunch | DETAILS
  • May 25: Deadline to request language translation assistance | ONLINE REGISTRATION: ENGLISH - ESPAÑOL  |   DOWNLOAD ESPAÑOL WORD FORM TO MAIL IN
  • May 28: Deadline to register for June 4 clergy women lunch | DETAILS
  • May 31: Deadline to make reservation for June 5 lay servant lunch | DETAILS


Invest in Young People

Youth musical: "Refuge" (free admission) will be presented at Northside United Methodist Church in Jackson, TN, May 31-June 3 | DETAILS

Selfie Scavenger Hunt: Look what ‘Conference Youth Council’ is organizing for 2018 Memphis Annual Conference | DETAILS

Engage the Mission Field

Teachers can’t do it alone. Ross United Methodist Church celebrates work of local public school teachers | DETAILS 
A place to walk & exercise: Gadsden United Methodist Church opens ‘Family Life Center’ to public | DETAILS
Create Transforming Lay & Clergy Leaders

Six new Stephen Ministers: Commissioned May 6 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Paducah, KY | DETAILS

Two free stewardship resources for transforming leaders:

  • Mission Moments and More: Weekly offering talks, prayers & newsletter content to boost understanding of connectional giving | DETAILS
  • Giving Notes: Bimonthly e-newsletter of ideas, tips & tools to lead congregation in authentic, generous living | DETAILS


Grow Fruitful & Faithful Churches

Glimpse of heaven: Rev. April Arnold writes about Hazel United Methodist Church’s anniversary service (114 years) | DETAILS

Church is still valuable: Rev. Sharon Karamoko talks to WBBJ-TV about Bemis United Methodist Church’s anniversary service (110 years) | DETAILS

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The Clarion (United Methodist Women)  |  News N Views (retirees)

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