April 11, 2018 | The United Methodist Church

Memphis Conference Communications |

Fearless dialogues described as hopeful, inspiring. Group gathered April 8 in Memphis was challenged to see new people, hear their stories and build intentional relationships | DETAILS

MLK50 'There's work to do' -  United Methodists in Memphis remember death of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in Memphis 50 years ago | DETAILS

April 12-14: Annual Conference of Professional Administrators of the United Methodist Connectional Structure in Nashville, TN | Bishop Bill McAlilly is one of the presenters. | DETAILS    
April 13-14: ‘At Table’ event in Jackson, TN) | Though event about 'United Methodists seeking a way forward' is at capacity, registration remains open for waiting list. | DETAILS 
April 15: Native American Ministries SundaySupport ministry of Christ among native people. | DETAILS 

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


  • Opening Worship Service: Sunday, June 3, at Carson Center ... Celebration of Memphis Conference Ministries ... sermon by Rev. Junius B. Dotson ... anthems by Purchase District Festival Choir ... Commissioning of Project Transformation interns 
  • Memorial Service: Monday, June 4, at Carson Center ... Remember clergy & clergy spouses who have died in past year ... Holy Communion will be celebrated 
  • Retirement Celebration Service: Monday, June 4, at Carson Center ... Clergy retiring from active ministry will be recognized ... Passing of the Mantle will celebrate new generation of clergy leaders 
  • Service of Licensing, Commissioning & Ordination: Monday, June 4, at Broadway United Methodist Church ... Those called to and affirmed for ministry will be licensed as Local Pastors, commissioned and ordained as Deacons and Elders ...  Bishop Bill McAlilly will preach ... Musicians of Broadway UMC will be featured 
  • Service of Sending: Tuesday, June 5, at Carson Center ... Renewal of Baptismal Covenant ... Fixing of appointments ... Sending forth

Invest in Young People

More children will benefit. Project Transformation expands to third location in Memphis at Scenic Hills United Methodist Church | DETAILS

Understanding & welcoming millennials: Be hospitable by maintaining their anonymity & personal privacy in worship | DETAILS

Engage the Mission Field

Project 20/20: Representative will be at April 24 'United Methodist Men' Fish Fry in Frog Jump, TN, to receive glasses & distribute donation boxes | DETAILS
Lenten Hunger Offering: April 30 is deadline for churches to remit funds to Memphis Conference | DETAILS
Create Transforming Lay & Clergy Leaders

Lay Servants of Mississippi River District: Group's next ‘Exceptional Worship’ service for special needs children & adults is April 15 at Forest Heights United Methodist Church in Jackson, TN | DETAILS

Joe Kelley: Speaker for Memphis Conference’s April 24 'United Methodist Men' Fish Fry in Frog Jump, TN | DETAILS

Grow Fruitful & Faithful Churches

Caring for Creation Sunday: Millington First United Methodist Church in Millington, TN, will have 18th annual observance on April 22 | DETAILS

Reframing gun debate: Church leaders can help by being interpreters, questioners & fellow seekers | DETAILS

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