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Jan. 2, 2019 | The United Methodist Church

Memphis Conference Communications | communications@memphis-umc.org

Holiday Schedule: Memphis Conference office in Jackson, TN | DETAILS

M-LAB: Memphis Conference clergy attended 2018  ‘innovation collaborative’ for United Methodists | DETAILS

2019 student scholarships & loans: Share application deadlines from United Methodist General Board of Higher Education and Ministry | DETAILS

Resolutions & Petitions for 2019 Memphis Annual Conference: Deadline to submit is April 3, 2019 | DETAILS

2018 state of The United Methodist Church report: Worldwide, there was a 12% increase in membership from 2006 to 2016 -- nearly 1.4 million members -- and the number of congregations grew from 47,390 to 54,623 | DETAILS

Noteworthy Events Coming in January:

  • Jan. 10 Stewardship & Finance Webinar: Getting it Right at the Starting Line | DETAILS
  • Jan. 17 Day Apart for Clergy Women: Navigating Conflict for Emotional Health (Nashville, TN) | DETAILS
  • Jan. 18-25 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity: Justice, Only Justice, You Shall Pursue | DETAILS
  • Jan. 20 Human Relations Day: Find daily devotionals, idea books, social media graphics, worship resources & videos for this Special Sunday | DETAILS
  • Jan. 27 Safe Sanctuary Training: Lexington, TN | DETAILS

Important Upcoming Deadlines:

  • Jan. 7: Deadline for applications from 20 to 30-year-olds to become Global Mission Fellows with United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries | DETAILS
  • Jan. 10: Deadline for 2018 tithing payments from churches in the Memphis Conference | DETAILS
  • Jan. 15: Deadline for young adults to apply for 'Project Transformation' summer 2019 internships in Memphis, TN (for young people discerning call to ministry) | DETAILS 
  • Jan. 18: Deadline to register for Feb. 9 Nashville Episcopal Area Orientation to Ministry Winter Retreat in Dickson, TN (for people discerning call to ministry) | DETAILS

2019 Special Session of General Conference: Feb. 23-26, 2019, St. Louis, MO 

  • Q&A | DETAILS
  • Latest news | DETAILS
  • Preregistration for guests & observers | DETAILS
  • Communicate with Memphis Conference delegation | DETAILS
  • Brief summaries of 3 plans | 1-pg PDF
  • Chart of 3 plans (created by Great Plains Conference) | 2-pg PDF
  • Constitutionality of 3 plans | DETAILS
  • Prayer resources | DETAILS
  • Conversation resources | DETAILS
  • Videos of different perspectives | DETAILS 

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