January 8, 2020 | The United Methodist Church

Memphis Conference Communications |
The Memphis Conference includes West Tennessee & Western Kentucky   
Protocol of Reconciliation & Grace Through Separation
Proposal is from diverse group of leaders in The United Methodist Church to end denomination's impasse over homosexuality:
  • Jan. 3 blog post by Bishop Bill McAlilly about Protocol | DETAILS
  • Protocol of Reconciliation & Grace Through Separation (9 pages) | DETAILS
  • Jan 3 article by UM News Service: Diverse leaders' group offers separation planDETAILS 
  • Jan. 6 article by UM News Service: Reaction aplenty to separation plan | DETAILS
2019 Church Tithing Payments
Jan. 10 is deadline for churches to make payments | DETAILS
2020 Employee Mileage Rate
New rate is 57.5 cents per mile, a decrease from 2019's rate of 58 cents per mile | DETAILS
Summer 2020 Project Transformation Internships in Memphis
Jan. 15 is priority deadline for college students to apply  | DETAILS
Deadlines for 2020 Memphis Annual Conference
Noteworthy Events This Week
  • Jan. 8: Laugh in Peace Comedy Tour (benefit for Memphis Friendship Foundation), Memphis, TN | DETAILS
  • Jan. 9: Susan Sparks Workshop, Germantown UMC, Germantown, TN | DETAILS
  • Jan. 9: Free 1-hour Webinar: Stewardship & Finance - Getting it Right at the Starting Line | DETAILS

2020 Conferences of The United Methodist Church

  • Pre-General Conference Briefing: Jan. 22-24, Nashville, TN | DETAILS
  • General Conference: May 5-15, Minneapolis, MN | DETAILS
  • Memphis Annual Conference: June 8-10, Germantown, TN | DETAILS 
  • Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference: July 15-17, Lake Junaluska, NC | DETAILS

District eNews Communications
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