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Feb. 6, 2019 | The United Methodist Church

Memphis Conference Communications | communications@memphis-umc.org

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

  • What is a General Conference Special Session? Why now? | DETAILS
  • Q&A | DETAILS
  • Video with historical context (By Susquehanna Conference) | DETAILS
  • Free training course: Exploring General Conference | DETAILS
  • How to communicate with Memphis Conference delegation | DETAILS
  • Latest news | DETAILS
  • Communications Tool Kit | DETAILS
  • Brief summaries of 3 plans | DETAILS
  • Chart of 3 plans (By Great Plains Conference) DETAILS
  • Constitutionality of 3 plans | DETAILS
  • Statement from presidents & representatives of UM colleges & universities | DETAILS
  • Letter from United Methodist Rural Advocates | DETAILS
  • Prayer resources | DETAILS
  • Conversation resources | DETAILS
  • Videos of different perspectives | DETAILS 
  • Potential clergy pension impacts (Wespath Q&A) | DETAILS
  • Preregistration for guests & observers | DETAILS
  • Live video stream |  DETAILS
  • Glossary of terms | DETAILS

Important Deadlines for 2019 Memphis Annual Conference, June 2-5 in Collierville, TN:

  • March 15 - Display Requests (space is limited: first come/first served)DETAILS
  • April 3 - Resolutions & Petitions (submit in English or Spanish)DETAILS
  • April 30 - Room reservations for meal events (space is limited: first come/first served) | Email group size & other details to bschingle@yahoo.com  

February is Black History Month. Resources are available for churches | DETAILS

Retiree News: January (quarterly) issue of News N Views now available | DETAILS
 

Invest in Young People

Scholarship opportunities - Share with students:
  • Anita Padgett Memorial Music Scholarship | DETAILS
  • Excellence in Clergy Leadership Scholarship | DETAILS
Engage the Mission Field

Mission trip opportunity: Feb. 28 is registration deadline for April 1 departure date for Memphis Conference team traveling to Hattiesburg, MS for disaster relief work | DETAILS

Glasses ministry: Project 20/20 will collect eyeglasses & sunglasses at Memphis Conference United Methodist Men’s April 16 Fish Fry | DETAILS


Create Transforming Lay & Clergy Leaders

Clergy Tax Seminar: Feb. 13 at Memphis Conference office (to prepare & file 2018 IRS Form 1040) | DETAILS

Clergy Spiritual Life Retreat: Schedule & CEU info now available for March 10-13 event at Lake Barkley State Resort Park in Cadiz, KY | DETAILS

Grow Fruitful & Faithful Churches

Helpful church insurance information:

  • Checklists to assess practical needs during ministry | DETAILS
  • Guide to water-related issues | 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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