October 4, 2017 | The United Methodist Church

Memphis Conference Communications |

Oct. 7: Deadline for current and past MCSAM participants to sign up for Oct. 27-29 fall retreat and alumni reunion of ‘Memphis Conference Single Adult Ministry’ at Lakeshore. | DETAILS

Oct. 18: Deadline to submit info to be included in 2017 Memphis Conference Alternative Christmas Gift Catalog. | DETAILS

Invest in Young People

Racial justice projects: Oct. 15 is deadline for United Methodist young people to apply for grants. | DETAILS

Strengthen ministry with youth. Here are 50 ways. | DETAILS

Engage the Mission Field

Poplar Grove United Methodist Church: Mission-minded congregation in Drummonds, TN, serves neighborhood, community and beyond. | DETAILS

Mountain T.O.P.: Read about its summer work and see list of eight Memphis Conference churches that partner with this organization. | DETAILS

Create Transforming Lay & Clergy Leaders

Dr. Steve Stone: He will receive “Freedom of Worship Medal’ from Roosevelt Institute in New York City on Oct. 10. | DETAILS

Dr. Justo Gonzalez: He will lead Oct. 13-14 'Reformation for Today’ event in Murfreesboro, TN. | DETAILS

Dr. William Pierce Bailey, Jr.: Plans are underway for leadership academy in his memory. | DETAILS

Grow Fruitful & Faithful Churches

Fayette County, TN, United Methodist churches: They are seeking more vitality with leadership training from ‘Next Step Ministry.’ | DETAILS

Attention rural churches! ‘United Methodist Rural Advocates’ can be a helpful resource for health, vitality and sustainability. | DETAILS

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