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Disaster Response: Upcoming ERT Training Sat., Feb. 25

1/30/2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 30, 2023 Register now for upcoming early response team, ERT, training. Certified ERTs respond to disasters in the days after they happen. Oxford University United Methodist Church in Oxford is hosting an ERT training Saturday, February 25, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The address for the training is 424 S 10th Street, ...


Bishop Lewis Cordially Invites You...

1/19/2023

By Jasmine Haynes, Communications Specialist Bishop Sharma D. Lewis has extended several invitations for the Mississippi Conference to partake in opportunities ranging from meet and greets to unity in spiritual disciplines. In her less than one month tenure as resident bishop, Lewis has welcomed the conference to attend a service of worship ...


Scholarships for UM Students

1/19/2023

The mission of The United Methodist Higher Education Foundation is that to make it be economically possible for any qualified student to be educated at a United Methodist-related institution of higher education. More than $2 million is awarded each year for qualifying students. Click here for more information on scholarships, eligibility and ...


The Circuit Rider: January 2023

1/19/2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 19, 2023   In this issue of The Circuit Rider - Read about Bishop Lewis' upcoming and standing invitations to the Mississippi Conference, "What Works"- a series featuring successful missional strategies for your local church and scholarships offered by the United Methodist Higher Education Foundation.   Also, mark ...


Is The UMC Really...?

1/18/2023

At Ask The UMC, we have been answering an increasing number of questions from congregations wondering about the future of The United Methodist Church and whether they should consider disaffiliating from it. Among these have been some recurrent questions that reflect misperceptions or misinformation that some congregations are receiving as they are...


The Dickson Order Honors Impactful Clergy

1/18/2023

By: Jennifer Allen, Communications Specialist Many of us have had the benefit of having a benefactor who has had a positive influence on us. If they are clergy or laity, their leadership has left a lasting impression on us for the duration of our faith journey. In the story below, we learn how one man's devout servitude and love for all led to the...


What Works: Beds for Kids Provides Rest for Children

1/18/2023

By: Matthew Johnson, Connectional Ministries and Communications Assistant Volunteers construct beds in the Tupelo First UMC Warehouse. Photo courtesey Tupelo First UMC Facebook page   Thanks to the tireless efforts of dedicated volunteers from Tupelo First United Methodist Church and the surrounding community, many children in North ...


2023 Gathering Q&A with Mike Howington

1/17/2023

The Gathering 2023 will be an Out of This World experience for youth and youth leaders. This year’s event takes place February 24-26 at Christ United Methodist Church in Jackson. Mississippi Conference youth and family ministry coordinator, Mike Howington, left, and Big Al, right. Below are questions and answers from Mississippi Conference...


Chat and Chew with Bishop Lewis

1/17/2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 17, 2023 Dear Mississippi Annual Conference Clergy and Laity,  I'd like to invite you to a time of conversation, worship and a fellowship meal at one of the “Chat and Chews with Bishop Lewis" in your district. I look forward to seeing and meeting you, as well as sharing some things about myself as we fellowship. In ...


Disaffiliation Update Jan. 11

1/11/2023

Dear Mississippi Annual Conference, I've been your resident bishop for approximately one week and I’m excited to be here with you all. I want to thank the cabinet, the conference staff, the clergy and laity for welcoming me to the Magnolia State. In the climate of Methodism, I know that our concerns rest with our faith communities, clergy and ...


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