April 25, 2018 | The United Methodist Church

Memphis Conference Communications |

Happy 50th Birthday to The United Methodist Church! 50 years ago this week the Evangelical United Brethren Church & the Methodist Church merged to form The United Methodist Church. |  NEWS ARTICLE  |  TIMELINE  |  50 REASONS TO CELEBRATE

Attention retirees! April 2018 ‘News N Views’ (by, for & about Memphis Conference retirees) is now available | DETAILS

H.G. Stovall: Meet new executive office administrator for Nashville Episcopal Area office in Nashville, TN | DETAILS

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

Orientation Video: Everyone (but especially delegates) should take six minutes to watch video that provides important information about 2018 Memphis Annual Conference | DETAILS

Mobile App: Visit annual conference page on conference website and scroll to bottom for how to download or update mobile app | DETAILS

Invest in Young People

Attention youth groups:

  • April 28 is ‘Crunk for Christ’ Youth Summit at Ross United Methodist Church in Dyersburg, TN | DETAILS
  • May 1 is deadline to register for Memphis Conference 'Youth Annual Gathering,' June 2-3 in Paducah, KY (right before 2018 Memphis Annual Conference | DETAILS

Attention parents of young children: May 1 is deadline to register for free childcare (nursery & kids' camp) at 2018 Memphis Annual Conference |  DETAILS | ONLINE REGISTRATION  | PAPER REGISTRATION

Attention college students at United Methodist schools: May 1 is deadline to apply for Lambuth undergraduate & graduate scholarships | DETAILS

Engage the Mission Field

Great Day of Service: Watch April 21 TV news story about third annual community service event by Jackson First United Methodist Church in Jackson, TN | DETAILS
Lenten Hunger Offering: Monies due to Memphis Conference Treasurer’s Office by April 30 | DETAILS
Create Transforming Lay & Clergy Leaders

Attention United Methodist Women: May 18-20 Assembly in Columbus, OH, is about inspiration, mobilization & activation | DETAILS

Attention Young Preachers: June 27-28 Festival in Leawood, KS, will encourage & equip for The United Methodist Church | DETAILS

Grow Fruitful & Faithful Churches

Faith Seeking Understanding: Germantown United Methodist Church is hosting Dr. James Fleming for  April 27-29 weekend experience, “Barriers to Growth & Unity in the Early Church” | DETAILS

Taxes & human resources: Learn about these issues that confront the church by attending Southeast Church Network Conference, April 29-May 1 in Lake Junaluska, NC | DETAILS

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