The United Methodist Church                                                                           July 22, 2015
The mission of the Memphis Conference is to discover, equip, connect and send lay and clergy leaders 
who shape congregations that offer Jesus Christ to a hurting world, one neighborhood at a time.

Racial hatred: In wake of Charleston church rampage, Memphis Conference 'Peace With Justice' advocate issues plan to help churches address this issue. | DETAILS 


Peace Tree UMC: New church in Memphis Conference will host "Field Day' Saturday, July 25, in Collierville, Tenn. | DETAILS


New 'interim director for new church development' is announced. Lynn Taylor has position through June 30, 2016. | DETAILS


Mountain T.O.P. celebrates 40 years of ministry in 2015. Bishop McAlilly invites churches to participate in love offering. | DETAILS


Megan Wade of New Bethel UMC in Bethel Springs, Tenn., will attend: July 29-Aug. 2 National Seminar of United Methodist Women. | DETAILS


PUMP Camp: See photos and coverage from 2015 "Paducah Urban Mission Plunge" camp for youth! | DETAILS       


They express their hearts: Leaders Mark and Lucy Forrester write about Christ UMC (Memphis) family mission trip to Ensenada, Mexico in June. | DETAILS


Take advantage of Aug. 8 Creative Worship Conference. Register by July 23 for Purchase District event at Benton First UMC in Benton, Ky. | DETAILS


Retiree News: July 2015 issue of Memphis Conference's 'News N Views' now available. | DETAILS


Church vandalism: Purchase District clergy are quoted in July 16 WPSD-TV News story about being proactive to protect churches against vandalism. | DETAILS


Check out three unique learning opportunities for churches at Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center in Lake Junaluska, NC:

  • July 27-30: Festival of Wisdom and Grace (about the second half of life) | DETAILS
  • Aug. 2-5: Southeastern Jurisdiction "Staffing for Church Growth" Conference | DETAILS
  • Sept. 15-17: Southeastern Jurisdiction Communicators Conference | DETAILS
More News: From Memphis Conference. | DETAILS

Weekly Digest: Denominational news from United Methodist News Service. | JULY 17 ISSUE

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Free and low-cost outreach resources: 'United Methodist Communications' has some great offers, but notice a couple have order deadlines. | DETAILS

Scholarship opportunity: Sept. 14 is deadline for United Methodists to apply for scholarship to attend Ecumenical Institute in Bossy, Switzerland. | DETAILS


For Spanish-speaking United Methodists responding to God's call: Here's a new resource. | DETAILS


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