The United Methodist Church - August 2, 2017

Memphis Conference Communications
24 Corporate Blvd., Jackson, TN | 731-664-8480 |
Way Forward Commission issues status update. This is report on its work to foster unity in The United Methodist Church amid divisions on issues related to human sexuality: 

Invest in Young People

Registration deadline extended to Aug. 4: For Aug. 5 Memphis Conference children’s ministry training event at Murray First UMC in Murray, KY. | DETAILS

Birthday parties aren't just for children. Golden Cross helps 3 ladies celebrate 100th birthdays this year. | DETAILS

Engage the Mission Field

1,375 pairs of glasses: Estimated number collected by Project 20/20 during 2017 Memphis Annual Conference. | DETAILS

Community faith-based summer day camp: It took place in July at Mason First UMC in Mason, TN. | DETAILS

Create Transforming Lay & Clergy Leaders

Living Awards Benefit: Dr. John T. Kilzer and Dr. Chris Hena are among recipients of honors to be presented Aug. 10 by Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare in Memphis. | DETAILS

Upcoming Memphis Conference events:

  • Aug. 12 Abba Conference (United Methodist Men) in Jackson, TN | DETAILS
  • Aug. 26 Social Action Day (United Methodist Women) in Jackson, TN | DETAILS

Grow Fruitful & Faithful Churches

Solar Eclipse Event: Lone Oak UMC in Paducah, KY, opens grounds and plans hospitality for community to view Aug. 21 total solar eclipse. | DETAILS

Eracism Think Tank: Ripley First UMC in Ripley, TN, hosted and participated in community event about ending racism in Lauderdale County. | DETAILS

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