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Dec. 12, 2018 | The United Methodist Church

Memphis Conference Communications | communications@memphis-umc.org

Share a message of hope, love, joy & peace this Advent by posting social media graphics on your church's Facebook page. The images may accompany an invitation or be posted as inspirational graphics.One set of images includes lectionary Scriptures.The other set focuses on traditional themes of Advent with a more contemporary look | DOWNLOAD HERE 

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

  • 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 & shared by Great Plains Conference) | 2-pg PDF
  • Constitutionality of 3 plans | DETAILS
  • Prayer resources | DETAILS
  • Conversation resources | DETAILS
  • Q&A | DETAILS
  • Videos of different perspectives | DETAILS 

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

Invest in Young People

2019 Scout Sunday patches: Available for purchase by Memphis Conference scouts & scouting supporters, including Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts & Boy Scouts | DETAILS
 
2019 confirmation retreats: Registration now open by Lakeshore Camp & Retreat Center | DETAILS

Engage the Mission Field

Procrastinating on your Christmas gift buying? Easy solution is 2018 Alternative Christmas Gift Catalog with meaningful gifts that support:

  • Hannah's Hope | DETAILS
  • Lakeshore Camp and Retreat Center | DETAILS
  • Project Transformation | DETAILS
  • Reelfoot Rural Ministries | DETAILS
  • United Methodist Neighborhood Centers | DETAILS
  • University of Memphis Wesley Campus Ministry | DETAILS
  • Western Kentucky United Methodist Family Services | DETAILS

Create Transforming Lay & Clergy Leaders

Dec. 17: Deadline to register & pay for 2019 Generative Leadership Academy for clergy & laity (4 quarterly sessions, Natchez Trace State Park, West Tennessee) | DETAILS

The late Rev. Paul Lynn: His library & resources were donated by his widow Grace to students of  Academy of Coaching & Leadership for Local Pastors | DETAILS

Grow Fruitful & Faithful Churches

December often brings more church visitors: Make a good impression | DETAILS

Try not to make church visitors uncomfortable: Welcoming strategies to avoid | DETAILS

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The MISSION of the Memphis Conference of The United Methodist Church is to discover, equip, connect and send lay and clergy leaders who shape congregations that offer Jesus Christ to a hurting world, one neighborhood at a time.

 
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