January 24, 2018 | The United Methodist Church

Memphis Conference Communications |

PRAYERS for so many in the Purchase District (western Kentucky) of the Memphis Conference affected by the Jan. 23 early morning MASS SHOOTING at Marshall County High School in Benton, KY. | DETAILS

In other news...

Bishop Bill McAlilly is meeting with all 4 Memphis Conference districts next week:

  • Monday, Jan. 29: Metro District at Bartlett UMC | DETAILS
  • Tuesday, Jan. 30: Tennessee River District at Jackson First UMC | DETAILS
  • Wednesday, Jan. 31: Purchase District at Purchase District Office | DETAILS
  • Thursday, Feb. 1: Mississippi River District at Medina First UMC | DETAILS

2018 Lenten Hunger Offering: How is your church planning to participate in 35th anniversary year? | DETAILS

Upcoming Tax Training for Clergy:

  • Jan. 24 Webinar: "U.S. Tax Reform" from United Methodist General Council on Finance & Administration | DETAILS
  • Feb. 6 Seminar: "Clergy Taxes" from Memphis Conference Treasurer’s Office, Jackson, TN | DETAILS
  • Feb. 12 Webinar: "Clergy Taxes" from United Methodist Discipleship Ministries | DETAILS
Invest in Young People

Memphis preschool demonstrates generosity. Read recent column in Memphis Commercial Appeal by Memphis Conference elder, Dr. Scott Morris. | DETAILS

Confirmation! Check out one-stop shop for all kinds of helpful resources. | DETAILS

Engage the Mission Field
Mama Lynn Center: Read update about rape crisis center in East Congo. | DETAILS
Muka's story: Read how jewelry ministry at Mullins UMC in Memphis, TN, supports education in Africa. | DETAILS
Create Transforming Lay & Clergy Leaders

Generative Leadership Academy: Due to recent  inclement weather closings, deadline for laity & clergy to register has been extended to Jan. 26. | DETAILS

Youth Lay Servant Training: Feb. 3-4 in Jackson, TN | DETAILS

Practice of Pastoral Leadership Conference: Feb. 3 & 5 in Brentwood, TN | DETAILS

William P. Bailey Academy of Congregational Leadership: Feb. 23 in Jackson, TN | DETAILS

Interfaith Peace Conference: March 1-4 in Lake Junaluska, NC | DETAILS

Grow Fruitful & Faithful Churches

Resisting Racism & Racial Reconciliation

  • Apology for history of racism & segregation from Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center  | DETAILS
  • Resources for Lent | DETAILS
  • Six-step process of reconciliation | DETAILS


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