March 28, 2018 | The United Methodist Church

Memphis Conference Communications |

Holy Week: Message from Bishop Bill McAlilly on his blog | DETAILS

Memphis Conference office closed Good Friday, March 30 | DETAILS

Nashville Episcopal Area's 40 Days of Prayer during Lent | DETAILS

Memphis Conference's 2018 Lenten Hunger Offering | DETAILS

‘At Table’ event (April 13-14, Jackson, TN) | DETAILS  This event is at capacity. Registration remains open for placement on waiting list.

Fish Fry for United Methodist Men (April 24, Frog Jump, TN) | DETAILS

June 3-5 | Paducah, Kentucky | Lots more info at

Lots of details are emerging. Click above link to keep. Keep checking back.


Invest in Young People

Scholarship opportunities: 
  • April 15: Deadline to apply for music scholarship offered by Lone Oak UMC in Paducah | DETAILS
  • May 1: Deadline to apply for Walter Russell Lambuth undergraduate & graduate scholarship. | DETAILS

Youth groups invited to April 28 Youth Summit: Ross United Methodist Church, Dyersburg, TN | DETAILS

June 2-3 Memphis Conference Youth Annual Gathering: Broadway United Methodist Church, Paducah, KY | DETAILS

Engage the Mission Field

Grandparents Raising Grandkids: Support group at Lambuth Memorial United Methodist Church in Jackson, TN | DETAILS
Congo Women Arise & Mama Lynn Center: 2018 Memphis Annual Conference offering | DETAILS
Create Transforming Lay & Clergy Leaders

Rev. Jim Lawson: Civil Rights leader, nonviolence strategist & ordained United Methodist minister will speak Tuesday, April 3, at 11:10 a.m. in Memphis, TN | DETAILS

District Lay Servant Classes:

  • April 7 & May 12: Mississippi River District Advanced Lay Servant Class- Blueprint for Discipleship |  APRIL 7 in Brownsville, TN, DETAILS  |  MAY 12 in Troy, TN, DETAILS
  • April 10 & 14: Metro District Basic Lay Servant Class, Mullins UMC, Memphis TN | DETAILS
  • April 17 & 21: Metro District Advanced Lay Servant Class- Leading Worship, Mullins UMC, Memphis, TN | DETAILS
  • April 21: Tennessee River District Basic & Advanced Lay Servant Classes: 3 locations in Bolivar, Huntingdon and Lexington, TN | DETAILS
  • April 24 & May 5: Metro District Advanced Lay Servant Class- Wesleyan History & United Methodist Doctrine, Mullins UMC, Memphis, TN | DETAILS
  • April 27-28: Purchase District Basic Lay Servant Class, Purchase District Office, Kirksey, KY | DETAILS

Grow Fruitful & Faithful Churches

4 reasons church visitors don’t return: Know these before Easter Sunday | DETAILS

How new people come into churches: Free video | DETAILS

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