August 16, 2017 | The United Methodist Church

Memphis Conference Communications |  
Charlottesville violence: Read message from Bishop Bill McAlilly that he posted on his blog on Aug. 15. | DETAILS

Invest in Young People

Flat Jesus: Heartsong UMC in Cordova, TN, sponsored project that encourages children to 'take Jesus with them everywhere they go.' | DETAILS

Attention high school students! Aug. 23 is deadline to apply for Memphis Conference Youth Council (CYC). | DETAILS

Engage the Mission Field

Churches Reaching Neighbors: Sept. 11 is deadline for Memphis Conference churches to apply for second round of grants. | DETAILS

News from Democratic Republic of the Congo in Central Africa: Watch video of reports by Rev. Randy Cooper of Martin First UMC in Martin, TN, and three young adults (scholarship recipients) about their July mission trip. | DETAILS

Create Transforming Lay & Clergy Leaders

Attention local/supply pastors & laity serving local churches! 8 slots remain for 2017-18 Academy of Leadership & Coaching that starts in September with most sessions in Jackson. | DETAILS

Dr. David Comperry: Recently retired, he begins work Sept. 1 as field staff representative with United Methodist Foundation for the Memphis and Tennessee Conferences. | DETAILS

Grow Fruitful & Faithful Churches

Grace Place celebrates 10-year anniversary. Former inmate Bessie ‘Doll’ Dodd was keynote speaker at celebration event. | DETAILS

Solar Eclipse: Two Paducah, KY, churches plan events around rare celestial event.

  • Sunday, Aug. 20: Eclipse Eve Extravaganza at Broadway UMC | DETAILS
  • Monday, Aug. 21: Solar Eclipse Event at Lone Oak UMC | DETAILS

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