Tim Thompson
Director Faith Community Formation/Assistant to The Bishop
Jason Zebert
Assistant Director Faith Community Formation/Director of Special Projects


Contact info

320-F Briarwood Drive
Jackson, MS 39206

We are called to be in a relationship with the communities that surround our churches. We must shift our thinking from fixing churches to true discipleship. Let's stop fixing churches and start seeing the people God calls us to reach.


The best way "to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world" is to start new faith communities for new people.  


Be part of the movement that is taking Church to the people - by creating new communities of faith and revitalizing existing churches into vital ...


We are called to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world — but the mission field around us is not the one we came from and not ...

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Frequently Asked Questions

With the current pandemic, ZOOM has seen a huge uptick in usage - and unfortunately, some security issues. Zoom has built-in tools (see attachments) that can prevent Zoom bombings from occurring, and they're all remarkably easy to enable when creating a new meeting. These steps won't completely eliminate the chance that a bad actor crashes your Zoom call, but they'll go a long way toward making sure the host has control over what each and every person can do in their meeting.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us (contact info below). We will be happy to walk you through the steps and demonstrate how it works.

Please complete the FCF Assistance Request Form:

Yes! Anyone can start a Fresh Expression of church. What's your passion? Read more here...
Full instructions on getting started and using MissionInsite can be found at: https://www.mississippi-umc.org/missioninsitems

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