January 17, 2018 | The United Methodist Church

Memphis Conference Communications |

2018 Generative Leadership Academy: Jan. 22 is deadline to register for quarterly sessions at Natchez Trace State Park. | DETAILS

2018 Lenten Hunger Offering: Goal is for at least 35% of all Memphis Conference churches to participate -- in recognition of campaign’s 35-year anniversary in 2018. | DETAILS

Bishop Bill McAlilly's Days in the Districts:

  • Monday, Jan. 29: Metro District at Bartlett UMC | DETAILS
  • Tuesday, Jan. 30: Tennessee River District at Jackson First UMC | DETAILS
  • Wednesday, Jan. 31: Purchase District at Purchase District Office | DETAILS
  • Thursday, Feb. 1: Mississippi River District at Medina First UMC | DETAILS
Invest in Young People

Junior/Senior High Youth Retreat: Attendee Lauren Nicell reports on Nov. 2017 event at Lakeshore Camp & Retreat Center. | DETAILS

Join Lakeshore’s staff for summer 2018. Apply now. | DETAILS

Scouting News:

  • Time to order 2018 Scout Sunday patches. | DETAILS
  • Chaplains needed for 2018 VenturingFest. | DETAILS
Engage the Mission Field
View photos from recent Memphis Conference mission trips:
  • Memphis Conference mission team in Mexico, Dec. 27-Jan. 3 | PHOTOS
  • Purchase District ‘Project Christmas House’ team in Mississippi, Dec. 26-Jan. 1 | PHOTOS

2018 Circle of Hope: Hannah’s Hope (Memphis Conference agency) is raising money through March 6. | DETAILS

Create Transforming Lay & Clergy Leaders

Practice of Pastoral Leadership Conference: Feb. 3 & 5 in Brentwood, TN | DETAILS

William P. Bailey Academy of Congregational Leadership: Feb. 23 in Jackson, TN | DETAILS

Grow Fruitful & Faithful Churches

Feb. 4 is Black Methodists for Church Renewal Giving Sunday. Check out many helpful resources. | DETAILS

Steeple returns to Memphis First UMC after 2006 fire. Read story in Commercial Appeal. | DETAILS

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