February 21, 2018 | The United Methodist Church

Memphis Conference Communications |

Announcing United Methodist Day at the Civil Rights Museum! Plan to bring your family or a group on Sunday, April 8. | DETAILS

At Table: Lay & clergy leaders invited to April 13-14 retreat in Jackson for Memphis Conference United Methodists “seeking a way forward” | DETAILS


  • Bishop McAlilly encourages “40 days of prayer” to discern future. Still time to sign up for daily emails during Lent | DETAILS
  • Bishop McAlilly video message for Memphis Conference (52 sec.) | CLICK HERE
  • Resources & materials from Bishop McAlilly’s recent district meetings | DETAILS

June 3-5 | Paducah, Kentucky |

Denman Awards: May 3 is deadline to nominate clergy, laity & youth | DETAILS

Free childcare is available. But you have to sign up ahead of time. | DETAILS  &  REGISTRATION FORM  (These are Word documents.)

Invest in Young People

Kindergarten & Preschool at Emmanuel UMC in Memphis: Program earns prestigious accreditation & announces ‘After Care’ for fall | DETAILS

Collegiate ministry events to know about:

  • March 23-25: Conference about religious diversity on college campuses, Nashville, TN | DETAILS
  • April 23-26: Training for leaders in collegiate ministry, Nashville, TN | DETAILS

Engage the Mission Field

Lenten Hunger Offering is underway. Free 35th anniversary campaign materials for churches include video, poster, calendar, bulletin insert and more | DETAILS
When a ministry project is not successful: Here are 3 suggestions | DETAILS
Create Transforming Lay & Clergy Leaders

Bishop Joe E. Pennel & Rev. Michael F. Bailey: Speakers for Feb. 23 ‘William Pierce Bailey Academy of Congregational Leadership’ in Jackson, TN | DETAILS

Bishop Kenneth H. Carter, Jr.: Speaker for April 22-25 'Clergy Spiritual Life Retreat' in Cadiz, KY | DETAILS

Grow Fruitful & Faithful Churches

United Methodist Foundation for the Memphis & Tennessee Conferences: Check out website at to learn about many services for churches, including:  

Guidestar: New way for United Methodist churches and organizations to receive donations | DETAILS

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