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Churches invited to show & share new video from 'Gen. Board of Higher Ed.and Ministry' about 'Black College Fund' in worship services, gatherings and social media posts so that all UM's can appreciate the fund's mission & history. | Details
The Southeastern Jurisdiction (SEJ) United Methodist Volunteers in Mission (UMVIM) is searching for college students to be summer interns.Deadline to apply is Feb. 26. | Details
The Rethink Church program through UM Communications awards three types of grants each year: Community Event Grants, Digital Advertising Grants, and New Church Start Grants. | Details
Purchase District UMW
Spiritual Growth Mission Study: "Created for Happiness: Understanding Your Life in God" withDr. Cynthia A. Bond Hopson, Fulton First UMC, Fulton, KY on April 30. Anyone can attend!
Has your church taken advantage of the FREE & low-cost resources available each season? Get 100 free customized door hangers, 100 free customized invitation cards, free worship resources and more. Place your 2016 order by March 1. | Details
Lebanon UMC's Gospel Jam has been rescheduled to Sunday, Feb. 21 due to inclement weather. All are invited to attend. Feel free to bring your instruments!| Flyer
April 15 is deadline to apply for $2,000 music scholarship offered by Lone Oak UMC in Paducah. For qualifications and more information check out the details link. |
Have you seen
Mason's Chapel UMC & South Pleasant Grove's UMM in the Circuit Writer, a newspaper of the Memphis Conference? View the latest issue and learn how you can subscribe. | Details
The Memphis Conference Lenten Hunger Offering is
revising its focus
this year to include as beneficiaries more food missions & ministries in our local churches. The annual hunger offering began Wednesday, Feb. 10. | Details
Not sure what to do during Lent this season? You're invited to
join a Lenten photo-a-day practice as you are guided with a word a day. Read more:
Clergy - see how to prepare and file your 2015 IRS Form 1040 tax return using Turbo Tax® and similar off-the-shelf software at the Clergy Tax Seminar. For details, check your email inbox for an email sent from the district office on Feb. 15.
20 spots for first time Memphis Conference Clergy Spouses to attend the 2016 Clergy Spouse retreat
FREE of charge.
The dates are set for the 2016 Clergy Spiritual Life Retreat at Montgomery Bell State Park in Tennessee | Details
"Created for Covenant Living" is the theme for the 2016
5-Day Academy for Spiritual Formation in Dickson, Tenn. | Details | Online registration
Have you joined Bishop Bill McAlilly yet in his
Call to Prayer for General Conference?
He is asking of United Methodists in the Nashville Episcopal Area three things. Do you know what they are? | Details
Attn. delegates -- Boxed lunches and concessions will be for sale by the Northside UMC youth at the 2016 Memphis Annual Conference. Proceeds will go toward
two of the church's 'Student' ministries. | Details