Contact
Phone(601) 499-5995
Email
Mail PO Box 979
Jackson, MS 39201
Location 234 W Jackson ST
Ridgeland, MS 39157
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Monday:       9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
Tuesday:      9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
Thursday:     9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
Friday:          CLOSED

*Afternoon hours by appointment are encouraged!

Events

East Jackson, other "District", and "Conference" events


Senatobia District Lay Servant School

Saturday, March 06 2021


Virtual Lay Leadership School Launch

Monday, March 08 2021

For Laity  


UMCOR Sunday

Sunday, March 14 2021

What is UMCOR Sunday? In 2016 General Conference approved the name change of the One Great Hour of Sharing special Sunday to UMCOR Sunday. UMCOR Sunday is one of six churchwide Special Sundays with offerings of The United Methodist Church. UMCOR Sunday calls United Methodists to share the goodness of life with those who hurt. Your gifts to UMCOR Sunday lay the foundation for the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) to share God’s love with communities everywhere. The special offering ...


Licensing School - Spiritual Formation - March 15-26, 2021

Monday, March 15 2021

Spiritual Formation Lindsey Robinson, Instructor March 15-26, 2021 ZOOM Class Dates - March 19-20, 2021 For Additional Information - Click HERE.


Licensing School - SPIRITUAL FORMATION (ZOOM Class Dates)

Friday, March 19 2021 to Saturday, March 20 2021

Spiritual Formation Lindsey Robinson, Instructor For Additional Information, click HERE.


Passion/Palm Sunday

Sunday, March 28 2021


"Proclaiming the Word" Training Launch

Monday, March 29 2021 - 10:00 AM to Monday, March 29 2021 - 12:00 PM

For Clergy More Information to follow...


Good Friday-Easter Holiday (Offices Closed)

Friday, April 02 2021 to Monday, April 05 2021


Licensing School - Preaching - April 9-30, 2021

Friday, April 09 2021

Preaching Instructor TBD April 9-30, 2021 ZOOM Class Dates - TBD For Additional Information - Click HERE.


Starkville District Lay Servant Training 2021

Saturday, April 10 2021

More information to come 


Hattiesburg District Lay Servant Training 2021

Saturday, April 10 2021 - 8:00 AM to Saturday, April 10 2021 - 5:00 PM


Mississippi Course of Study School - 4/12/21 - 5/15/21

Monday, April 12 2021

SPRING SESSION Before you register for Course of Study... You must have a copy of your Official Transcript to Your Official Transcript must be less than one year old. Official transcripts may be obtained by contacting the General Board of Higher Education of the United Methodist Church – Registrar at cosregistrar@gbhem.org COS 121 and COS 122 are prerequisites for all other COS classes.  Courses should be taken in order, starting with year one (100 level courses) and ending with year five ...


Mississippi Course of Study School (ZOOM Class)

Friday, April 16 2021 to Saturday, April 17 2021

COS 123: Formation & Discipleship Instructor: Rev. Dr. Safiya Fosua Click here to register for COS 123 ​Check back for Syllabus and Book List COS 222: Theological Heritage II: The Early Church Instructor: Rev. Dr. Sharon Grant Click here to register for COS 222  Check back for Syllabus and Book List COS 321: Bible III: Gospels Instructor: Rev. Dr. Eric Pridmore Click here to register for COS 321 Check back for Syllabus and Book List COS 422: Theological Heritage IV: Wesleyan Movement  ...


EJ/WJ Lay Servant Ministries Basic Course

Saturday, April 17 2021

The East and West Jackson Districts will conduct a Lay Servant Ministries Basic Course on Saturday, April 17th at Greer Chapel in Flowood. Due to CDE guidelines, the class will be limited to 20 people.  Registration information will be available soon.  


Clergy Sabbath Day

Saturday, April 17 2021 - 9:00 AM to Saturday, April 17 2021 - 4:00 PM

Worship | Study | Retreat For Clergy More Information to follow...  


Native American Ministries Sunday

Sunday, April 18 2021

What is Native American Ministries Sunday? Native American Ministries Sunday is one of six church-wide Special Sundays with offerings of The United Methodist Church. Native American Ministries Sunday serves to remind United Methodists of the gifts and contributions made by Native Americans to our society. The special offering supports Native American outreach within annual conferences and across the United States and provides seminary scholarships for Native Americans. When do we celebrate ...


Mississippi Course of Study School (ZOOM Class)

Friday, April 30 2021 to Saturday, May 01 2021

COS 123: Formation & Discipleship Instructor: Rev. Dr. Safiya Fosua Click here to register for COS 123 ​Check back for Syllabus and Book List COS 222: Theological Heritage II: The Early Church Instructor: Rev. Dr. Sharon Grant Click here to register for COS 222  Check back for Syllabus and Book List COS 321: Bible III: Gospels Instructor: Rev. Dr. Eric Pridmore Click here to register for COS 321 Check back for Syllabus and Book List COS 422: Theological Heritage IV: Wesleyan Movement  ...


Licensing School - Pastoral Care - May 3-15, 2021

Monday, May 03 2021

Pastoral Care Instructor TBD May 3-15, 2021 ZOOM Class Dates TBD For Additional Information - Click HERE.


Mother's Day

Sunday, May 09 2021


Mississippi Methodist Senior Services Sunday Fund

Sunday, May 09 2021


Mississippi Course of Study School (ZOOM Class)

Friday, May 14 2021 to Saturday, May 15 2021

COS 123: Formation & Discipleship Instructor: Rev. Dr. Safiya Fosua Click here to register for COS 123 ​Check back for Syllabus and Book List COS 222: Theological Heritage II: The Early Church Instructor: Rev. Dr. Sharon Grant Click here to register for COS 222  Check back for Syllabus and Book List COS 321: Bible III: Gospels Instructor: Rev. Dr. Eric Pridmore Click here to register for COS 321 Check back for Syllabus and Book List COS 422: Theological Heritage IV: Wesleyan Movement  ...


Spiritual Leadership Master Class 2

Saturday, May 15 2021 - 9:00 AM to Saturday, May 15 2021 - 11:00 AM

For All Clergy and Laity More Information to follow...


Spiritual Leadership Master Class 2 - Follow-up 1

Monday, May 17 2021 - 7:00 PM to Monday, May 17 2021 - 8:00 PM

For All Clergy and Laity More Information to follow...  


Spiritual Leadership Master Class 2 - Follow-up 2

Tuesday, May 18 2021 - 7:00 PM to Tuesday, May 18 2021 - 8:00 PM

For All Clergy and Laity More Information to follow...


Spiritual Leadership Master Class 2 - Follow-up 3

Thursday, May 20 2021 - 7:00 PM to Thursday, May 20 2021 - 8:00 PM

For All Clergy and Laity More Information to follow...  


Peace with Justice Sunday

Sunday, May 30 2021

Peace With Justice Sunday (first Sunday after Pentecost) enables The United Methodist Church to have a voice in advocating for peace and justice through a broad spectrum of global programs.  


Cultural Competency Launch

Tuesday, June 01 2021

(For Clergy and Laity)


*Canceled* BEACH CAMP CONFERENCE 2021

Friday, June 18 2021 to Sunday, June 20 2021

More info to come


Father's Day

Sunday, June 20 2021


2021 Session of the Mississippi Annual Conference

Wednesday, June 23 2021 to Friday, June 25 2021

The dates for the 2021 Session of the Mississippi Annual Conference changed from June 8-11 on February 10, 2021.  To view this announcement and how the session's format has changed click here. Below is general information about the session of the annual conference which was previously shared. Each year, an equal number of clergy and lay members attend the conference's annual conference session for worship, fellowship and to conduct the business of the conference. During these sessions, ...


Moving Day for Clergy

Tuesday, June 29 2021


Independence Day

Sunday, July 04 2021

The Conference office is closed in observance of Independence Day. 


New Pastors First Day in Pulpit

Sunday, July 04 2021


Renfro Trust Fund Applications Due

Thursday, July 15 2021

The Renfro Trust Fund awards annual bricks-and-mortar grants to small rural United Methodist congregations in the Southeastern Jurisdiction. While Renfro Trust Funds are available for award with a deadline for application of September 1 of the year in which the application is made, applications will only be accepted when submitted through the Conference Secretary for Global Ministries of the Conference in which you are located. The deadline for submission of the application forms linked below is...


Clergy Sabbath Day

Thursday, July 15 2021 - 9:00 AM to Thursday, July 15 2021 - 4:00 PM

For Clergy More Information to follow...


Conference Emergency Preparedness Sunday

Sunday, July 25 2021


Charge Conference Forms Available

Sunday, August 01 2021

Clergy can access this information via the email sent to them in late July or using the "People Portal."  Contact your District Office with any questions.


Next Phase Session 2

Friday, August 06 2021 - 5:00 PM to Friday, August 06 2021 - 9:00 PM

By Invitation to DCOMS More Information to follow...


Spiritual Leadership Master Class 3

Saturday, August 14 2021 - 9:00 AM to Saturday, August 14 2021 - 11:00 AM

For All Clergy and Laity More Information to follow...  


Spiritual Leadership Master Class 3 - Follow-up 1

Monday, August 16 2021 - 7:00 PM to Monday, August 16 2021 - 8:00 PM

For Clergy and Laity More Information to follow...


Spiritual Leadership Master Class 3 - Follow-up 2

Tuesday, August 17 2021 - 7:00 PM to Tuesday, August 17 2021 - 8:00 PM

For Clergy and Laity More Information to follow...  


Spiritual Leadership Master Class 3 Follow-up 3

Thursday, August 19 2021 - 7:00 PM to Thursday, August 19 2021 - 8:00 PM

For Clergy and Laity More Information to follow...


Collaborative Leadership Conference - "Ending Racism for Good"

Saturday, August 28 2021

For Clergy and Laity More Information to follow...


General Conference

Sunday, August 29 2021 to Tuesday, September 07 2021

The 2020 Session of the General Conference of the United Methodist Church was postponed from May 2020 to August 29, 2021.  Click on the link below for the announcement of the date change. https://www.umnews.org/en/news/new-general-conference-dates-announced Click on the related information link below for the most current information on the next general conference.


Labor Day Holiday

Monday, September 06 2021


Giving Sunday: the Baddour Center

Sunday, September 19 2021


World Communion Sunday

Sunday, October 03 2021

World Communion Sunday (first Sunday of October) provides scholarships for U.S. racial- and ethnic-minority students and international students, on both undergraduate and graduate levels.  


(Tentative) 2021 Called Session of the Mississippi Annual Conference

Friday, October 08 2021 to Monday, October 11 2021

More information will be posted as details are made available. 


Clergy Sabbath Day

Saturday, November 06 2021 - 9:00 AM to Saturday, November 06 2021 - 4:00 PM

For Clergy More Information to follow...


All Saints Sunday

Sunday, November 07 2021


SEJ Jurisdictional Conference

Wednesday, November 10 2021 to Friday, November 12 2021

2020 SEJ Conference will be held November 10-12, 2021 at Lake Junaluska, North Carolina.  This meeting was rescheduled from its original dates in July 2020. For more information regarding this postponement, click here. 


Veterans Day

Thursday, November 11 2021


Thanksgiving Holidays: Conference Office Closed

Thursday, November 25 2021 to Friday, November 26 2021


United Methodist Student Day

Sunday, November 28 2021

United Methodist Student Day (last Sunday of November) furnishes scholarships and loans for students attending United Methodist-related and other accredited colleges and universities.  


Spiritual Leadership Master Class 4

Saturday, December 04 2021 - 9:00 AM to Saturday, December 04 2021 - 11:00 AM

For All Clergy and Laity More information to follow...  


Spiritual Leadership Master Class 4 - Follow-up 1

Monday, December 06 2021 - 7:00 PM to Monday, December 06 2021 - 8:00 PM

For All Clergy and Laity More Information to follow...


Spiritual Leadership Master Class 4 - Follow-up 2

Tuesday, December 07 2021 - 7:00 PM to Tuesday, December 07 2021 - 8:00 PM

For All Clergy and Laity More Information to follow...


Spiritual Leadership Master Class 4 - Follow-up 3

Thursday, December 09 2021 - 7:00 PM to Thursday, December 09 2021 - 8:00 PM

For All Clergy and Laity More Information to follow...


Giving Sunday: The Methodist Children's Home

Sunday, December 12 2021

“Give justice to the poor and the orphan; uphold the rights of the oppressed and the destitute” — Psalm 82:3, NLT Mission of Hope: Through Jesus Christ, Methodist Children’s Homes brings hope and healing to hurting children in Mississippi. Methodist Children’s Homes seeks to bring restoration to children and youth who have been neglected or abused. By the end of their time with us, we hope to see that they find reconciliation with their biological families, love within an adoptive family or ...


Christmas and New Year's Holiday Observance

Thursday, December 23 2021 - 4:30 PM to Monday, January 03 2022 - 8:30 AM

The episcopal office and Mississippi Conference staff wish you a joyous celebration of the birth of Christ and a prosperous New Year! The conference office will be closed in observance of the Christmas and New Year's holidays beginning Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. and will re-open on Monday, January 4, 2021 at normal business hours.


Christmas Holidays: Conference Office Closed

Friday, December 24 2021 to Monday, January 03 2022


New Year's Day

Saturday, January 01 2022

The Conference office is closed in observance of New Year's Day.


Human Relations Day

Sunday, January 16 2022

Human Relations Day (Sunday before the national observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday) strengthens United Methodist outreach to communities in the United States and Puerto Rico, encouraging social justice and work with at-risk youth.  


Last day for GCFA Mission Shares

Wednesday, January 19 2022


Giving Sunday: Methodist Rehabilitation Center

Sunday, February 20 2022


THE GATHERING 2022

Friday, February 25 2022 to Sunday, February 27 2022