October 11, 2017 | The United Methodist Church

Memphis Conference Communications |

After mass shooting in Las Vegas: Here’s resource for “serving others in times of tragedy.” | DETAILS

All 4 districts have big events coming up:

  • Oct. 22: Tennessee River District Passionate Leaders Following Jesus event at Northside UMC in Jackson, TN | DETAILS
  • Oct. 22: Metro District Installation of New District Superintendent and Welcome of New Clergy at Bartlett UMC in Bartlett, TN | DETAILS
  • Oct. 28: Purchase District Laity in Action Celebration in Benton, KY | DETAILS
  • Oct. 29: Mississippi River District Ministry Celebration and Conference at Dyersburg First UMC in Dyersburg, TN | DETAILS

Invest in Young People

Jr. & Sr. High Retreat coming Nov. 10-12. It’s at Lakeshore Camp and Retreat Center in Eva, TN | DETAILS

Here's loan & scholarship info from United Methodist General Board of Higher Education & Ministry (GBHEM):

  • 2017 Fall loan application closes Nov. 15. | DETAILS
  • 2018 Spring loan application opens Dec. 13.  | DETAILS
  • 2018 scholarship application opens Jan 3. | DETAILS
Engage the Mission Field

For all special needs children & adults: Exceptional Worship service is Sunday, Oct. 15, at Halls First UMC in Halls, TN. | DETAILS

For girls, ages 13-17: Ross UMC in Dyersburg, Tennessee, begins new year of outreach & support group called 'Girls United.' | DETAILS

Create Transforming Lay & Clergy Leaders

2018 Generative Leadership Academy: Register NOW for 4 sessions of Memphis Conference leadership development opportunity. | DETAILS

Rev. Dossie Wheatley: His legacy continues through memorial golf tournament that benefits Lakeshore Camp and Retreat Center. | DETAILS

Grow Fruitful & Faithful Churches

Sept. 29 was 10th anniversary celebration of The Commons. Rev. Billy Vaughan shared story of Memphis building that began life as Everett Memorial United Methodist Church. | DETAILS

Laity are called! Celebrate Laity Sunday on Oct. 15 or another Sunday.  | DETAILS

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