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HOW TO SUBMIT A CONFERENCE OR DISTRICT EVENT - for Memphis Conference website calendar of events:

Email one of 2 things to communications@memphis-umc.org:

HOW TO SUBMIT A LOCAL CHURCH EVENT - Submit information to your district for inclusion in your district newsletter and communications.

Contact information for each of the four districts that make up the Memphis Conference may be found at the links below:

To figure out your district, click here for map of the Memphis Conference divided into its four districts.

HOW TO SUBMIT EVENTS FOR DENOMINATIONAL WEBSITE -  Complete online form: http://www.umc.org/events/create 

July 2021

Church & Society Read-along: We Are Water Protectors

Thursday, July 1, 2021
        Read this email on our website. Read along with us for the month of July with our Sacred Worth Books Summer Read-Along Series! School’s out for the year, but now it’s time to settle in with some great summer ...

Church & Society Read-along: We Are Water Protectors

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 2:00 PM
    Read this email on our website. Read along with us for the month of July with our Sacred Worth Books Summer Read-Along Series! School’s out for the year, but now it’s time to settle in with some great summer reading! Join...

Deadline for Early-Bird Rate | Steal Away Women's Retreat

Saturday, July 10, 2021
This retreat is all about expressing joy through praise and worship, laughter, yoga, and dancing as well as gaining wellness even when some try to steal our joy. Register online at www.StealAwayWomen.org. The retreat is at the Scarritt Bennett Center...

Faith & Race Workshop

Sunday, July 11, 2021
Faith & Race Workshops | July 11 & 18, 4-6 PM Join Rev. Keith Caldwell, Rev. Stacey Harwell-Dye, and others for Faith and Race 101 and 102 to explore the theology and call of racial justice as people of faith in a two workshop series. The workshops ...

Church & Society Read-along: Just Ask

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 2:00 PM
        Read this email on our website. Read along with us for the month of July with our Sacred Worth Books Summer Read-Along Series! School’s out for the year, but now it’s time to settle in with some great summer ...

Faith & Race Workshop

Sunday, July 18, 2021
Faith & Race Workshops | July 11 & 18, 4-6 PM Join Rev. Keith Caldwell, Rev. Stacey Harwell-Dye, and others for Faith and Race 101 and 102 to explore the theology and call of racial justice as people of faith in a two workshop series. The workshops ...

The Four Promises: Embracing Secondhand Trauma | Webinar

Tuesday, July 20, 2021
      Register Now The Four Promises Embracing Secondhand Trauma   Webinar | July 20, 2021 | 11 a.m. -12:30 pm ET   Join us for another ...

Called Special Session for SEJ to Vote on New TWK Conference

Wednesday, July 21, 2021
On Wednesday, July 21, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time (9:00 a.m. Central time), we will have a called session of the Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference. Delegates have been sent a link and a voter ID to participate in the Conference. Anyone else ...
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Church & Society Read-along: All Are Welcome

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 2:00 PM
    Read this email on our website. Read along with us for the month of July with our Sacred Worth Books Summer Read-Along Series! School’s out for the year, but now it’s time to settle in with some great summer reading! Join...

#StillInMission

Thursday, July 22, 2021
Despite the pandemic, United Methodist missionaries remain deeply engaged in work around the world. Normally, a number of them “itinerate” each year to visit the churches and individuals that support them in ministry. COVID-19 has put a stop to most ...

Mission U Sessions

Thursday, July 22, 2021 to Saturday, July 24, 2021
Mission U Sessions | July 22-24 UMW's Mission u has moved online but is still creating spaces for spiritual community, lifelong friendships, lessons that change us and our communities, and spiritual practices that arrive when we need them most. In a ...

Steal Away Women's Retreat

Saturday, July 24, 2021
This retreat is all about expressing joy through praise and worship, laughter, yoga, and dancing as well as gaining wellness even when some try to steal our joy. Register online at www.StealAwayWomen.org. The retreat is at the Scarritt Bennett ...

Lake Junaluska Marriage Enrichment Retreat

Sunday, July 25, 2021 to Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Registration is now open for Lake Junaluska’s four two-night Marriage Enrichment Retreats in 2021 CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS  

Church & Society Read-along: Dreamers

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 2:00 PM
    Read this email on our website. Read along with us for the month of July with our Sacred Worth Books Summer Read-Along Series! School’s out for the year, but now it’s time to settle in with some great summer reading! Join...

Youth Councils Reflect on Youth Ministry Report

Friday, July 30, 2021
Memphis and Tennessee Legacy Youth Councils to Meet Virtually Friday, July 30, at 7:00 PM CDT, to Hear/Reflect Upon Youth Ministry Report The legacy youth councils of the Memphis and Tennessee Conferences will join virtually for a presentation and ...

Open Virtual Q&A Feedback on TWK Youth Ministry Report

Saturday, July 31, 2021
Open Virtual Q&A Session Gives Opportunity for Feedback and Reflection on Saturday, July 31, at 7:00 PM CDT While the Ministry Architects TWK Youth Ministry Discovery Process Report has now been available for several weeks, sharing with the ...

Renfro Grant Application Deadline

Sunday, August 1, 2021
Purpose and Eligibility: • Under provisions of the Renfro Trust, the income from the Fund is to be used for the purpose of establishing and supporting United Methodist churches in rural areas of the United States within the Southeastern Jurisdiction ...

Festival of Wisdom and Grace

Monday, August 2, 2021 to Thursday, August 5, 2021
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Deadline for TWK Clergy Days Early Registration

Friday, August 6, 2021
Save The Date: Monday and Tuesday, August 23 - 24, 2021 Camp Widjiwagan on Percy Priest Lake DETAILS

Basic Lay Servant Ministries Course via Zoom

Sunday, August 8, 2021
Lay Servant Training Opportunities – August 2021 The Memphis and Tennessee Conferences have joined together to offer Basic and Advanced Lay Servant Training.  These courses will be offered via zoom and are available to our laity from both sides of ...

Virtual Time of Prayer for Our Area

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 10:00 AM
Save the Date for A Virtual Time of Prayer for Our Area | August 10 @ 10 a.m.  “The apostles gathered around Jesus, and told him all that they had done and taught.” Mark 6:30, CEB  Our General Conference Delegation invites you to gather together ...

Dancing with Words (Storytelling) | Advanced Lay Servant Course | Zoom or In-Person

Saturday, August 14, 2021
Course: Dancing with Words (storytelling) Dates: August 14, August 28. 8:00-12:00.  HYBRID= Attend via ZOOM or attend in person at Bon Aqua UMC. This is a 2 Saturday class, and you must attend both classes Book: Dancing with Words-Storytelling as ...

Basic Lay Servant Ministries Course via Zoom

Sunday, August 15, 2021
Lay Servant Training Opportunities – August 2021 The Memphis and Tennessee Conferences have joined together to offer Basic and Advanced Lay Servant Training.  These courses will be offered via zoom and are available to our laity from both sides of ...

#StillInMission

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Transforming Evangelism | Advanced Lay Servant Course | In-Person

Saturday, August 21, 2021
Course: Transforming Evangelism Dates: August 21, 2021, 8:30-5:30.   IN PERSON at Columbia First UMC.  Enjoy a walk to historic downtown Columbia for lunch on your own mid-day Book: Transforming Evangelism-The Wesleyan Way of Sharing Faith By Henry ...

Basic Lay Servant Ministries Course via Zoom

Sunday, August 22, 2021
Lay Servant Training Opportunities – August 2021 The Memphis and Tennessee Conferences have joined together to offer Basic and Advanced Lay Servant Training.  These courses will be offered via zoom and are available to our laity from both sides of ...

TWK Clergy Days Apart

Monday, August 23, 2021 to Tuesday, August 24, 2021
All clergy in the Memphis and Tennessee Conferences are encouraged to save the date for a Tennessee-Western Kentucky (TWK) Clergy Retreat! Mark your calendars now for August 23-24, 2021. Details  (Clergy Spouse Retreat will be September 24-26!)

Dancing with Words (Storytelling) | Advanced Lay Servant Course | Zoom or In-Person

Saturday, August 28, 2021
Course: Dancing with Words (storytelling) Dates: August 14, August 28. 8:00-12:00.  HYBRID= Attend via ZOOM or attend in person at Bon Aqua UMC. This is a 2 Saturday class, and you must attend both classes Book: Dancing with Words-Storytelling as ...

Basic Lay Servant Ministries Course via Zoom

Sunday, August 29, 2021
Lay Servant Training Opportunities – August 2021 The Memphis and Tennessee Conferences have joined together to offer Basic and Advanced Lay Servant Training.  These courses will be offered via zoom and are available to our laity from both sides of ...

Lake Junaluska Marriage Enrichment Retreat

Sunday, September 12, 2021 to Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Registration is now open for Lake Junaluska’s four two-night Marriage Enrichment Retreats in 2021 CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS  

Academy of Church Business Administration

Monday, September 20, 2021 to Thursday, September 30, 2021
  Calling All Church Administrators: Professional Development Opportunity!   The 2021 Academy of Church Business Administration will be held September 20 – 30. We hope you will join us for this valuable training in church ...

Annual Golf Classic, Golden Cross Senior Ministries, Memphis, TN

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
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WTSP Kairos Weekend

Thursday, September 23, 2021 to Sunday, September 26, 2021
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TWK Clergy Spouse Retreat

Friday, September 24, 2021 to Sunday, September 26, 2021
~ Clergy Spouses ~ SAVE THE DATE Direct inquiries to PJ Marston by email at tnministermates@yahoo.com. Find us on Facebook at "Tennessee - Western Kentucky Conference clergy spouses"

8th Parliament of the World's Religions Virtual Conference

Sunday, October 17, 2021 to Monday, October 18, 2021
The 8th Parliament of the World’s Religions, hosted for the first time virtually, will bring together people of faith from around the world in an instant. The virtual Parliament is a safe way to gather the world’s global interfaith movement and ...

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