Ten individuals in the Memphis Conference were ordained, commissioned, licensed on Sept. 12
Ten individuals (names listed below) were ordained or commissioned or licensed on Saturday, Sept. 12, during the 2020 Service of Licensing, Commissioning and Ordination of the Memphis Conference of The United Methodist Church.
The event took place at Germantown United Methodist Church in Germantown, Tennessee, but was not open to the public, due to the pandemic.
"Order Our Steps" was the title of the sermon by Bishop Bill McAlilly, resident bishop of the Nashville Episcopal Area that includes the Memphis and Tennessee Conferences. The text of the sermon is available here.
The service was live streamed. A recorded VIDEO is available here. | View PHOTOS here. | 13-page ORDER OF WORSHIP is located here.
While this service took place on Sept. 12, the Clergy Session took place on Sept. 3 and the core Annual Conference will take place on Saturday, Sept. 26. Find all information here.
Congratulations to these who have given themselves to God through the order or fellowship to sustain and build each other up in prayer, study, worship and service under the rule of life set forth in vows taken on Sept. 12:
ORDAINED AS ELDER
Mimi Elizabeth Leann White
ORDAINED AS DEACON
Eric Joseph Soard
COMMISSIONED AS PROVISIONAL ELDER
Tondala Lashun Hayward
LICENSED AS LOCAL PASTORS
Mary Beth Eberle
Bryan Parker Talley