October 18, 2017 | The United Methodist Church

Memphis Conference Communications |

2017 Alternative Christmas Gift Catalog: Today, Oct. 18, is deadline to submit info to be included in Memphis Conference initiative. | DETAILS

Recent ruling (Oct. 6) on clergy housing allowance tax exemption: Legal Services Department at General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA) provides analysis and will continue to monitor case. | DETAILS

Global Migration Sunday is Dec. 3. Bishop McAlilly posted on his blog on Oct. 13 a message from Council of Bishops. | DETAILS

Invest in Young People

Fall Carnival by Metro District Youth Council: Participants sought for event for Guatemalan families. | DETAILS

Cleaning kits for hurricane survivors: Students at Martin Methodist College in Pulaski, TN, joined faculty and staff to assemble more than 75 cleaning kits for United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR). | DETAILS

Engage the Mission Field

20 more now ready to deploy. Memphis Conference disaster response training took place Oct. 7 in Brownsville, TN. | DETAILS

Memphis Conference mission trip to Mexico: Prayers requested as group prepares for Dec. 27 departure. | DETAILS

Create Transforming Lay & Clergy Leaders

New Continuing Formation’ policy & manual: It goes into effect Jan. 1 for Memphis Conference clergy. | DETAILS

Church secretary certification: Check out online opportunity from Professional Association of Church Secretaries. | DETAILS

Grow Fruitful & Faithful Churches

Grace Place United Methodist Church: Memphis Conference congregation is subject of chapter in book by pastor of two small, rural churches in Missouri. | DETAILS

Lambuth Memorial United Methodist Church: Jackson, TN, church conducted community worship service on Oct. 1. | DETAILS

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