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Aug. 11 Update to BSA Facilities Usage Agreement

8/11/2022

As promised in last week's announcement, we do have guidance going forward for Scouting and the chartering questions. First, we want Scouting to succeed in the Mississippi United Mississippi Conference. What I have learned and the instructions I can give you to make that happen is as follows: The BSA has said that we have an extension until ...


Register Now for CARES Act Webinar

8/8/2022

As announced at the 2022 session of the Mississippi Annual Conference in Tupelo, we have a great opportunity to benefit from a refundable credit that is available to us through the CARES Act. Here is a flyer that will explain more. I believe we can meet the criteria very easily.   As part of the CARES Act, the Employee Retention Credit (ERC) has ...


Aug. 4 Update to BSA Facilities Usage Agreement

8/4/2022

Greetings all, I recently received word that there will be changes coming early next week regarding chartering, affiliating and/or hosting Scouting groups in your church. Please refrain from chartering your unit until the end of next week as I believe we will be given some information and guidance as it pertains to what we shared with you at annual...


2022 AC Session Wrap Up and Resources

7/29/2022

The 2022 Session of the Mississippi Annual Conference was held Wednesday, July 13, to Friday, July 15, at the BancorpSouth Arena in Tupelo. This will be the last annual conference presided over by retiring Bishop James E. Swanson Sr. The theme for annual conference was "The Journey Continues Together." The scripture reference was Matthew 26:17-30. ...


2022 Annual Conference Session Report

7/29/2022

2022 Annual Conference Session Report The Mississippi Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church The 2022 Session of the Mississippi Annual Conference convened at the BancorpSouth Arena located at 375 E. Main Street in Tupelo. Beginning Wednesday, July 13 and concluding Friday, July 15. This was the last annual conference presided over by ...


Upcoming ERT Training Sat., Aug. 13

7/21/2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 21, 2022 Register now for upcoming early response team, ERT, training. Certified ERTs respond to disasters in the days after they happen. Jumpertown United Methodist Church in Booneville is hosting an ERT training Saturday, August 13, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The address for the training is 888 HWY 4 W.  Click ...


Apply Now For Renfro Trust Fund

7/20/2022

Apply Now for Renfro Trust Funds  The Renfro Trust Fund awards annual brick-and-mortar grants to small rural United Methodist congregations in the Southeastern Jurisdiction.   The deadline for submission of the application forms linked below is Monday, August 15, 2022. Applications should be emailed to dmcneely@mississippi-umc.org. This gives the ...


The Circuit Rider Souvenir Journal

7/20/2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 20, 2022   In The Circuit Rider Souvenir Journal - Read about Bishop Swanson's legacy with the Mississippi Conference, how a grant from United Methodist Committee on Relief has assisted devastated Mississippians and spiritual leadership's new focus on clergy health .   Read about these happenings and more by clicking on ...


Watch the 2022 Session of AC on Facebook Live or Live Stream

7/13/2022

Live streaming begins on Facebook  Wednesday, July 13 and captures annual conference from opening through closing worship service on Friday, July 15. Even if you’re not on Facebook, those with internet can experience events and worship as if they were there in person on Live Stream. Click here for Facebook live. Click here for the live stream.


AC Session Announcements

6/30/2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 30, 2022 Greetings Mississippi Conference, I have a few announcements I would like to share with you before you arrive in Tupelo for this year's return to in-person gathering at the session of the annual conference. Click here or on the image below to watch this brief video where I discuss the family gathering, #BeUMC ...


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