Memphis Conference DEADLINEs

published 5/24/2017
Check back often for new deadlines. Click HERE to submit deadline information. MAY May 25: Deadline for students and young adults to apply for open spots on "indigenous solidarity" trip to Winnipeg, Canada, June 15-19 | MORE INFO May 25: Deadline to request langage translation services during June 4-6 Memphis Annual Conference in Collierville, TN | MORE INFO May 26: Deadline to purchase tickets for June 6 laity lunch during June 4-6 Memphis Annual Conference in Collierville, TN | MORE INFO May ...

Photo backdrop available during 2017 Memphis Annual Conference - for selfies, group photos, more

published 5/20/2017
Delegates and attendees at the 2017 Memphis Annual Conference are invited to use a special photo backdrop that will be available throughout the June 4-6 event at Collierville United Methodist Church in Collierville, Tennessee. It’s available as a selfie station, a place to take your own group/couple photos OR have a photo taken by an event photographer. The 10 ft. x 8 ft. backdrop features the annual conference logo and will be located in the church's narthex. The backdrop is a great place ...

Watch live and join the conversation: 2017 Memphis Annual Conference, June 4-6

published 5/20/2017
LIVE STREAMING The 2017 Memphis Annual Conference is the fifth annual conference that non-attendees may watch live from their homes, churches and other locations. Annual Conference was first streamed live in 2013.   Plans are to stream live all sessions that take place June 4-6, 2017, from Collierville United Methodist Church in Collierville, Tennessee, except the lay and clergy sessions on Sunday, June 2. The link for live streaming will be located and activated June 4-6: www.memphis-umc.net...

More than 40 organizations will have exhibits and displays at 2017 Memphis Annual Conference

published 5/19/2017
More than 40 organizations will have displays and exhibits at the 2017 Memphis Annual Conference, June 4-6, at Collierville United Methodist Church in Collierville, Tennessee. The church is located at 454 W. Poplar Ave. Exhibits and displays are open to delegates and the public. Below is the list of exhibitors that will be in the gym, according to Susan Lawhon, volunteer coordinator of the exhibit and display space. Appalachia Service Project Candler School of Theology Church and Society ...

Memphis Conference office in Jackson will be closed Monday, May 29, for Memorial Day

published 5/18/2017
  The Memphis Conference Office of The United Methodist Church in Jackson, Tennessee, will be CLOSED Monday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day. The office that serves United Methodists in West Tennessee and Western Kentucky is located at 24 Corporate Blvd. Treasurer's Office: 731-664-5540 Connectional Ministries Office: 731-664-8480

'Center for Health Newsletter' is Wespath resource

published 5/11/2017
The Center for Health, a division of Wespath Benefits and Investments, launched a quarterly newsletter in 2016 as a means to support the United Methodist connection’s “path to well-being.” Current and past issues are archived on the Wespath website. Each issue discusses the "five dimensions of well-being" and has printable bulletins to share with congregations or other groups. Locate the latest issue or a back issue at http://www.wespath.org/cfh/newsletter/    

Martin Methodist College in Pulaski, Tenn., announces writer/storyteller-in-residence

published 5/11/2017
Martin Methodist College (MMC) in Pulaski, Tennessee, has announced an addition to its staff this fall: Rev. Dr. Michael Williams as writer/storyteller-in-residence. “Michael Williams is a master storyteller, a scholar, and a person who is grounded in rural America,” said Chairman of the MMC Board of Trustees Byron Trauger. “We expect that combination to produce mighty works at Martin Methodist College.” Williams is retiring after 43 years of service as a member of the Tennessee Conference of...

'Emmanuel Feeds' event at Emmanuel UMC in Memphis produces 20,520 packaged meals

published 5/8/2017
More than 150 volunteers filled the gym at Emmanuel United Methodist Church (UMC) in Memphis, Tennessee, on Sunday, April 2, for the church's 5th Annual Emmanuel Feeds event, according to a May 8 media release from the church.  In less than two hours, over 20,520 packaged meals were prepared: 9,072 meals were donated to the Southern Eye Institute of Memphis for their eye clinic ministry in Sierra Leone; 432 meals were donated to a ministry in Haiti; and the balance, 11,016 meals, were donated ...

Cokesbury will have 'Ministry Resource Center' at 2017 Memphis Annual Conference

published 5/8/2017
Cokesbury has announced its presence at the 2017 Memphis Annual Conference will be in the form of a Ministry Resource Center (MRC). Cokesbury is the retail and customer service arm of The United Methodist Publishing House. The Cokesbury Ministry Resource Center will be located in the gym at Collierville United Methodist Church where the 2017 Memphis Annual Conference is set for June 4-6. According to a May 3 media release from Cokesbury, the MRC “will offer the opportunity for more ...

Bishop McAlilly joins campus ministry students during service weekend at Reelfoot Rural Ministries

published 5/5/2017
Nashville Episcopal Area Bishop Bill McAlilly encouraged college students from four Memphis Conference campus ministries during a weekend of service at Reelfoot Rural Ministries (RRM) in Obion, Tennessee.  RRM is a multi-faceted social service agency of the Memphis Conference of The United Methodist Church that serves Dyer, Lake and Obion Counites in northwest Tennessee and Fulton County in southwest Kentucky. Students from the campus ministries of Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky;...

Donations sought for repairs at Reelfoot Rural Ministries; matching funds offered by anonymous donor for donations received in full by June 30

published 5/5/2017
“Strengthening Foundations - Empowering the Future” is the name of a fundraising initiative for construction repair now underway at Reelfoot Rural Ministries (RRM). RRM is a multi-faceted social service agency of the Memphis Conference of The United Methodist Church that serves Dyer, Lake and Obion Counites in northwest Tennessee and Fulton County in southwest Kentucky. In late January, RRM, began a “facelift” of its dormitory to get ready for mission teams arriving for its home ...

Four churches will host 'live webcast' of Bishop Bill McAlilly's Sunday night (June 4) 'Sent to Serve' message from 2017 Memphis Annual Conference

published 5/3/2017
When Memphis Conference Bishop Bill McAlilly delivers a “Sent to Serve” message on the first night of the 2017 Memphis Annual Conference in Collierville, Tennessee, the event will be simultaneously live-streamed -- including to four churches where persons not attending the annual conference may gather and watch together.   The event, presented as a LIVE WEBCAST, is set for 7 p.m. on Sunday, June 4, from Collierville United Methodist Church in Collierville, Tennessee, host of the 2017 Memphis ...

Project 20/20 will be at Memphis Annual Conference to receive glasses and provide donation boxes

published 5/3/2017
If your church's Project 20/20 donation box(es) contain(s) any eyeglasses or sunglasses, Phillip Cox wants you or someone from your church to bring them to the 2017 Memphis Annual Conference, June 4-6 at Collierville United Methodist Church in Collierville, Tennessee. As a volunteer with Project 20/20, Cox will be set up in the exhibit and display area to receive donations of glasses. He will also have a supply of donation boxes for any churches that need them. Look for Project 20/20's  ...

'Rally for Reelfoot' raises $2,226, thanks to Western Obion County United Methodist Cooperative Parish

published 5/1/2017
An offering of $2,226 was received and presented to Reelfoot Rural Ministries (RRM) on behalf of the Western Obion County United Methodist Cooperative Parish after its “Rally for Reelfoot” on Sunday, April 30. The event took place at Cobbs Chapel United Methodist Church in Hornbeak, Tennessee, one of the churches that make up the parish. Other churches are Troy UMC, Obion Chapel UMC, Hornbeak UMC, Zion UMC, and Mt. Manuel UMC. The rally included congregational singing, special music and a ...

Now online: Decisions from spring meeting of Judicial Council of The United Methodist Church

published 4/29/2017
Decisions from the spring 2017 meeting of the Judicial Council of The United Methodist Church are now available online. CLICK HERE to search for one or more decisions.

'Prayer Room' is part of 2017 Memphis Annual Conference and is location for Tuesday morning prayer service with communion

published 4/27/2017
A prayer room is part of the 2017 Memphis Annual Conference, June 4-6, at Collierville United Methodist Church in Collierville, Tennessee.  Prayer Room    The prayer room will be located in room MC100. Rev. Tricia Trull of McKenzie First United Methodist Church in McKenzie, Tennessee, who is coordinating the prayer room, said it “will be centered around” the conference theme, “Sent to Serve: God and Neighbor,” and there are plans for a video to be shown in the room. She said her hope is that...

Purchase District Choir Fest raises just over $4,000 for Reelfoot Rural Ministries

published 4/26/2017
$4,005.00 was raised for Reelfoot Rural Ministries (RRM) at the 2017 Purchase District Choir Fest Sunday, April 23, at Fulton First United Methodist Church in Fulton, Kentucky. RRM is a ministry agency of the Memphis Conference of The United Methodist Church. The event was hosted by the Purchase District Laity Team. Click here to read more about the Choir Fest.

Council of Bishops has called 'Special Session' of General Conference of The United Methodist Church for February 23-26, 2019, in St. Louis, Missouri

published 4/25/2017
  Washington, D.C.: The Council of Bishops (COB) has called a Special Session of the General Conference of The United Methodist Church (UMC) to be held February 23-26, 2019 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. In announcing the call, COB President Bishop Bruce R. Ough said the Special Session will be held in accordance with Division Two - Section II - Article II of The Constitution of The United Methodist Church as recorded in Paragraph 14 of The Book of Discipline (2016). The purpose of the 2019 ...

April 2017 (quarterly) issue of 'News N Views' about Memphis Conference RETIREES is now available

published 4/24/2017
The April 2017 issue of News N Views is now posted on this website. CLICK HERE to view or print this latest issue.   News N Views is a quarterly newsletter by, for and about retirees of the Memphis Conference (West Tennessee and Western Kentucky) of The United Methodist Church. To access the News N Views ARCHIVE, CLICK on the words News N Views at left. Beverlyann Jetton is the editor of News N Views. Contact her at 731-431-0165,  rbjetton@yahoo.com or 511 N. Parkway, Jackson, TN 38305.

Project 20/20 collected 1,254 pairs of glasses during United Methodist Men's April 18 Frog Jump Fish Fry

published 4/24/2017
By Lane Gardner Camp, Director of Communications 1,254 is the number of “good” eyeglasses and sunglasses that were delivered by churches to the April 18 Frog Jump Fish Fry at Archers Chapel United Methodist Church in Frog Jump, Tennessee. Phillip Cox, a volunteer with Project 20/20, was set up at the Fish Fry to receive the glasses that he asked United Methodist Men to transport from donation boxes at their churches and in their communities. The annual Fish Fry is sponsored by Memphis ...

Trinity UMC in Paris dedicates new worship center on Palm Sunday, almost two years after 2015 fire

published 4/24/2017
Bishop William T. (Bill) McAlilly was in attendance for the Palm Sunday (April 9) dedication of the new worship center of Trinity United Methodist Church in Paris, Tennessee. “This building, which houses the new sanctuary, Sunday School space and Christian Life Center, was built after a fire on April 23, 2015 (that) destroyed the previous sanctuary and surrounding buildings,” reported Rev. Dennis Vance, Jr., pastor of the church.  During the reconstruction period, the congregation used a ...

Young man makes bricks for Mama Lynn Center; Memphis Conference's David Lewis learns why

published 4/24/2017
Congo Women Arise / Mama Lynn Center will be the recipient of the 2017 Memphis Annual Conference offering, as announced by Bishop Bill McAlilly earlier this year. (Congo Women Arise is the program while Mama Lynn Center is the facility. The facility is named after Bishop McAlilly's wife, Lynn.) The 2017 Memphis Annual Conference is set for June 4-6 in Collierville, Tennessee. Worship services during which offerings will be received for Congo Women Arise / Mama Lynn Center are the evening ...

May 8 is extended deadline for submissions for 'Young People's Address' during Annual Conference

published 4/21/2017
May 8 is the new extended deadline for young people to submit an address to be considered for delivery at the 2017 Memphis Annual Conference. The previously-announced deadline was April 14. Any member of a United Methodist Church in the Memphis Conference (West Tennessee and Western Kentucky), age 12 – 25, may submit an address for consideration until Monday, May 8. The address will be delivered during the 2017 Memphis Annual Conference, June 4-6, at Collierville United Methodist Church in ...

Now in app stores: new and improved MOBILE APP for Memphis Conference of United Methodist Church

published 4/19/2017
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Bishops say pray, don't be afraid as Judicial Council weighs decision

published 4/18/2017
CLICK HERE FOR APRIL 18 MEDIA RELEASE, which includes link to full statement.

Here is Q&A from Southeastern Jurisdictional (SEJ) Council of Bishops about United Methodist Judicial Council ruling expected at end of April

published 4/18/2017
   Background Information  A petition from the United Methodist Church's South Central Jurisdiction requesting a declaratory decision on the election of a lesbian bishop will be considered by The United Methodist Judicial Council when it meets April 25-28, 2017, in Newark, N.J. Click here for Judicial Council's complete docket. Bishop Karen Oliveto, a married lesbian, was elected and consecrated a United Methodist bishop in July 2016 by delegates of the Western Jurisdiction. The United ...

2018 budget from 'Memphis Conference Council on Finance and Administration' is now available

published 4/13/2017
A narrative budget for 2018 has been prepared by the Memphis Conference Council on Finance and Administration and Treasurer's Office and is now available online in a printable format. The budget also is posted on the 2017 Memphis Annual Conference page of this website for delegates as they prepare for the 2017 Memphis Annual Conference in June in Collierville, Tennessee. CLICK HERE to access the budget.  

Capleville UMC in Memphis 'engages mission field' with career conference & book club for community

published 4/13/2017
Two events are coming up in the Capleview United Methodist Church (UMC) community in Memphis, Tennessee that "engage the mission field,” one of the four areas of focus of the Memphis Conference of The United Methodist Church.   "Together we can reach our neighbors with the resources we all need to prosper as saints and citizens," said the church's pastor, Rev. Autura Eason-Williams.   Job Training and Career Conference   Capleville UMC is hosting a Job Training and Career Conference on ...

Joint annual spring picnic of Heartsong Church & Memphis Islamic Center is set for April 22

published 4/13/2017
The joint annual spring picnic of Heartsong United Methodist Church and Memphis Islamic Center in Cordova, Tennessee, will be Saturday, April 22, from 2 to 5 p.m. The event will be held at Memphis Islamic Center, 10225 Humphrey Rd., Cordova, TN 38018. A media release said, "All are welcome" and tickets are $5 each. "The friendship between these two groups began in 2011 when the people of the Memphis Islamic Center, with no place to worship during their most holy days, were invited to use ...

Obion First UMC demonstrates God's love by 'sprucing up' local park; concerts, revival announced

published 4/13/2017
Events are listed at end of article. “Sprucing Up the Town” is the slogan adopted by members of Obion First United Methodist Church in Obion, Tennessee.   Rev. Brian Stahl, the church’s pastor, explained that the church learned how to reach out to its community after a class studied the book, “Walking with Nehemiah - Your Community is your Congregation,” by Joseph W. Daniels, Jr. “When (Obion’s) school was in town,” Stahl explained, “it was the ‘tie’ (that brought) the community together. ...

Arlington UMC affirms 'scouting' as church ministry with celebration of 'Scouting Ministries Sunday'

published 4/12/2017
  By Theresa Pinkston-Rector, Scouting Coordinator Arlington United Methodist Church, Arlington, TN Like many other United Methodist churches in the Memphis Conference, Arlington United Methodist Church in Arlington, Tennessee, celebrated Scouting Ministries Sunday on Feb. 12.                                                                                                                     Cub Scout Pack 452, Boy Scout Troop 452 and Junior Girl Scout Troop 10339—a new Girl Scout troop—combined...

Bemis and Wesley Chapel UMCs in Jackson together held 'Youth Lenten Workshop'

published 4/12/2017
A group of 17 young people from two United Methodist churches in Jackson, Tennessee, participated in a Youth Lenten Workshop on Friday, March 24, from 6 to 8 p.m. Youth from Wesley Chapel UMC, where the event took place, and Bemis UMC gathered from 6 to 8 p.m. for a two-part program:   “What is Lent?” presented by Elyse Bell, lay resource leader for the Tennessee River District where the two churches are located “Preparing for Lent through Prayer” by Rev. Sylvia Newman, pastor of Atwood, ...

Justin Crice of Martin First UMC is member of SEJ thinktank to help younger men in ministry

published 4/12/2017
Justin Crice, member of Martin First UMC in Martin, Tennessee, is part of a 16-member thinktank for the Southeastern Jurisdiction of United Methodist Men (UMM). The group is focused on ministering to younger men. Crice, employed as volunteer services coordinator for Reelfoot Rural Ministries in Obion, Tennessee, offered advice on ministry to younger men at the National Association of Conference Presidents of United Methodist Men meeting March 2-5. “My drive to get involved with the younger ...

Help 'Memphis Conference United Methodist Men' build 10 PETs during Memphis Annual Conference

published 4/11/2017
Mobility Worldwide Memphis (formerly known at PET-Memphis) and Memphis Conference United Methodist Men will together exhibit their joint ministry at the 2017 Memphis Annual Conference and are currently seeking donations to also assemble PETs during the June 4-6 gathering at Collierville United Methodist Church in Collierville, Tennessee.   A PET (personal energy transport) is a three-wheeled, hand-cranked wheelchair for people in developing nations who have limited mobility, often due to polio ...

June 20 is official moving date for clergy in 2017

published 4/10/2017
Tuesday, June 20, is the official moving date for clergy who are affected by 2017 changes in appointments or first-time appointments, according to Rev. Sky McCracken, dean of the Memphis Conference cabinet and superintendent of the Purchase District. After being approved by the 2013 Memphis Annual Conference, the moving date is now set each year by the bishop and cabinet. Any questions should be directed to one’s district superintendent.  

Lenten Hunger Offering: 10 glory sightings

published 4/10/2017
With the 2017 Lenten Hunger Offering (LHO) underway, stories of food insecurity in communities around west Tennessee and western Kentucky hit close to home.   In 2016, Memphis Conference churches raised $33,800 toward the hunger offering, with funds distributed to feeding ministries inside and outside the conference. This year, the Memphis Conference has set a fundraising goal of $50,000 and is running the campaign from Ash Wednesday, March 1, to Easter Sunday, April 16.   In 2016, the ...

Memphis Conference Office in Jackson will be closed Good Friday, April 14

published 4/10/2017
The Memphis Conference Office of the United Methodist Church in Jackson, Tennessee, will be CLOSED on Good Friday, April 14. The office that serves United Methodist churches in West Tennessee and Western Kentucky is located at 24 Corporate Blvd. in Jackson, Tennessee. Treasurer's Office: 731-664-5540 Connectional Ministries Office: 731-664-8480

Reservations now being received for June 6 'clergy spouse luncheon' during Annual Conference

published 4/10/2017
 Clergy Spouse Luncheon  during 2017 Memphis Annual Conference Collierville United Methodist Church, Collierville, TN Tuesday, June 6, during lunch break Theme:  Precious Moments Cost:  $15 per person Reservation deadline:  Monday, May 22 All reservations must be made in advance. Make checks payable to Carroll Gallimore and mail to:  Carroll Gallimore, 367 Rockwell Rd., Jackson, TN 38305 A formal invitation will be forthcoming regarding menu, etc. There are no current funds available for...

UMCOR grant helps homeowners in Marshall County, Ky., rebuild and resume lives after storms

published 4/10/2017
A $7,000 grant from the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) has helped restore security for two homeowners in Marshall County, Kentucky, whose homes suffered severe damage during storms last year. After a series of storms in July 2016, Rev. Bill Lawson, chair of the Marshall County Voluntary Agencies Active in Disaster (MCVOAD), made the request for the grant. Lawson also serves as pastor at Briensburg United Methodist Church in Benton, Kentucky. Lawson said the Marshall County ...

Bishop McAlilly will preside at April 9 dedication of Trinity UMC's new facility; the church burned in 2015

published 4/7/2017
  Trinity United Methodist Church in Paris, Tennessee, will have a dedication service for its new facility on Sunday, April 9, during its 11 a.m. worship service. Bishop Bill McAlilly of the Nashville Episcopal Area that includes the Memphis and Tennessee Conferences will preside. The new facility was built after the church was destroyed by fire in April 2015. Click here to read about the fire. “It was a complete loss. Nothing was left," said Trinity UMC's pastor, Rev. Dennis Vance, Jr. "The ...

Christ UMC in Memphis is co-host of April 22 'Memphis Cup of Nations & Family Festival'

published 4/7/2017
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Western Obion Co. United Methodist Cooperative Parish helps restore student food program

published 4/7/2017
In a time of need, churches in the Western Obion County United Methodist Cooperative Parish have stepped up to maintain a food program supporting local schoolchildren. The Obion (Tennessee) County School System manages the Backpack Program, a food program that provides weekend meals for students who may not otherwise eat nutritional meals until they return to school the following Monday. Jennifer Kerr, Obion County teacher and member of Troy United Methodist Church in Troy, Tennessee, says ...

Heartsong UMC and Memphis Islamic Center support friends at Temple Israel on Friday, April 7

published 4/6/2017
Heartsong United Methodist Church in Cordova, Tennessee, will join with the Memphis Islamic Center on Friday, April 7, to "stand together in witness and support" of friends at Temple Israel in Memphis, Tennessee. An April 5 media release from Heartsong UMC said, "Threats and negative rhetoric have recently increased against the Jewish community in America. As a witness of love and solidarity with our Jewish sisters and brothers, people from the Memphis Islamic Center and Heartsong Church will ...

Memphis Conference pastor publishes book by late wife Berta Dickerson, quadriplegic of over 20 years

published 4/6/2017
In a tribute to his late wife, Rev. Earl Dickerson, a Memphis Conference pastor, has published a book she wrote before her death. Berta Dickerson passed away last June at the age of 58, after living more than 20 years as a quadriplegic. Her condition resulted from a spinal cord injury she suffered in a car accident. Earl provided Berta with a laptop in 1993 and encouraged her to journal, despite her paralysis. Two decades later, that journal has transformed into “A Faithful Father,” which hit...

Project 20/20 will be at April 18 'Frog Jump Fish Fry' to receive glasses and provide donation boxes

published 4/6/2017
“Go to your church’s Project 20/20 donation box and shake it.” Those are Phillip Cox's instructions. And If any eyeglasses or sunglasses are inside the donation box, he wants you to bring them or send them to the April 18 “Frog Jump Fish Fry” at Archers Chapel United Methodist Church in Frog Jump, Tennessee. As a volunteer with Project 20/20, Cox will be at the Fish Fry, sponsored by Memphis Conference United Methodist Men, to receive the donations of glasses. He will also have a supply of ...

'Quilt of vestments' celebrates vocation and ministry of Rev. Richard T. Carruth who died in 2016

published 4/5/2017
By Lane Gardner Camp, Director of Communications, Memphis Conference Soon after her United Methodist minister father died in 2016, Amanda Carruth Peevyhouse was trying to decide what to do with his many clergy robes and stoles.   While his favorite vestments were buried with him in March of that year, she found herself with many more “cherished” clergy garments in a closet in her home in Newbern, Tennessee.   RESPECTING THE VESTMENTS Amanda said her father wore his vestments “with the utmost ...

1-2-3-4, We Declare a Penny War' is theme of 'Lenten Hunger Offering' event at Jackson First UMC

published 4/3/2017
By Bobbie Mays, Director of Communications, Jackson First UMC Looking for a creative way to encourage church-wide participation in the Memphis Conference's 2017 Lenten Hunger Offering, Jenni Thorn, children's ministry director at Jackson First United Methodist Church in downtown Jackson, Tennessee, came up with a fun, original idea: “1-2-3-4, We Declare a Penny War!” Three teams (parents, youth and kids) gain points by adding pennies and bills to labeled jars each Sunday during Lent. To ...

Aldersgate UMC Choir in Jackson presents 'The Living Last Supper' on Good Friday, April 14

published 4/3/2017
The choir at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Jackson, Tennessee, will present “The Living Last Supper,” a dramatic and musical interpretation of Leonardo da Vinci’s famous painting on Good Friday evening, April 14, at 6:30 p.m.   “We traditionally offer an Easter Cantata each year. But after coming across the script for the da Vinci dramatization, I knew that our ladies’ choir presenting the vocals, combined with the acting talent of our men, was something we couldn’t pass up," said Ondra...

Aldersgate UMC to host annual outdoor 'Communion for the Community' on Easter Sunday, April 16

published 4/3/2017
"Communion for the Community" will be offered by Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Jackson, Tennessee, on Easter Sunday morning, April 16, from 9:20 a.m. to 10:20 a.m. on the church's front lawn at 1050 North Parkway. It is a come-and-go event. Dr. Barry Scott, pastor, along with other retired United Methodist ministers in the congregation, will offer outdoor communion at the cross on the front lawn. There will also be a communion station available in the corner of the parking lot for ...

Hosts of Easter Sunday 'community sunrise service' in Jackson include two United Methodist churches.

published 4/3/2017
Two United Methodist churches are among a group of four churches in downtown Jackson, Tennessee hosting a community sunrise service on Easter Sunday, April 16. Hosts include Lambuth Memorial United Methodist, Jackson First United Methodist, Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist and St. Luke’s Episcopal. The community sunrise service will take place at The AMP at 91 New Market Street in downtown Jackson. In case of rain, the event will move to the shed at the Farmer’s Market. "Bring a lawn chair and ...

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