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Phone(601) 499-5995
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Mail PO Box 979
Jackson, MS 39205-0979
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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

*Appointments are encouraged!

Events

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


End Racism for Good Zoom Luncheon

Thursday, January 20 2022 - 12:00 PM to Thursday, January 20 2022 - 1:00 PM

Topic: End Racism for Good 2022 Lunch Zoom with Jacqui Patterson Time: Jan 20, 2022 12:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81505890598?pwd=KzVkdnZZN0R3NjZhVU1QV3NUWXh5QT09 Meeting ID: 815 0589 0598


MS Course of Study (COS) - ONLINE

Friday, January 21 2022 to Saturday, January 22 2022

Winter Session - ONLINE January 17 - February 26, 2022 ​ Zoom Schedule for these classes in Friday evening & Saturday morning for 3 weekends. Zoom Dates are: Jan. 21-22, Feb. 11-12, and Feb. 25-26 Classes are limited to 20 students per class. Sign up early to reserve your spot. Winter Session Courses ​These classes will be offered online Winter 2022 What are the requirements to receive credit for this course? ​ZOOM meetings (Synchronous Work - done as a group at the same time) Independent work ...


Licensing School - Worship an Sacraments

Friday, January 21 2022 to Saturday, January 22 2022

Licensing School provides basic preparation for pastoral ministry, and is an educational requirement for individuals pursuing licensed local pastor ministry in the United Methodist Church. The Center for Ministry at Millsaps College administers the Mississippi Annual Conference Licensing School under the direction of the Mississippi Annual Conference Board of Ordained Ministry and the Office of Spiritual Leadership. Download the 2021-2022 Licensing School Policies and Procedures for details, ...


C/ Do You Want to Get Well Series

Monday, January 24 2022 - 1:00 PM to Monday, January 24 2022 - 3:00 PM

Do You Want to Get Well Series All clergy, church staff and volunteers are invited to attend this free webinar series for those who have experienced emotional challenges in dealing with COVID-19 and its effect upon the church. Clergy must register and attend live to receive .2 CEUs for each webinar. Upcoming sessions: Monday, January, 24 2022, 1pm-3pm: "Sabbath: Finding Creating and Celebrating Rest" Hosted by Rev. Trey Harper Previous sessions: Monday, November 15, 2021 -“Resilient Response for...


Sabbath Day Away

Friday, January 28 2022 - 9:00 AM to Friday, January 28 2022 - 4:00 PM


Bishop Talk Webinar: Clergy Women

Monday, February 07 2022 - 6:30 PM to Monday, February 07 2022 - 8:30 PM

This is for Clergy women ONLY. CEU credit will be given.


Bishop Talk Webinar: Growing A Church

Tuesday, February 08 2022 - 6:30 PM to Tuesday, February 08 2022 - 8:30 PM

This is for ALL CLERGY. CEU credit will be given.


MSAC Annual Festival of Preaching - Bishop Sharma Lewis

Thursday, February 10 2022 - 1:00 PM to Friday, February 11 2022 - 6:00 PM


MS Course of Study (COS) - ONLINE

Friday, February 11 2022 to Saturday, February 12 2022

Winter Session - ONLINE January 17 - February 26, 2022 ​ Zoom Schedule for these classes in Friday evening & Saturday morning for 3 weekends. Zoom Dates are: Jan. 21-22, Feb. 11-12, and Feb. 25-26 Classes are limited to 20 students per class. Sign up early to reserve your spot. Winter Session Courses ​These classes will be offered online Winter 2022 What are the requirements to receive credit for this course? ​ZOOM meetings (Synchronous Work - done as a group at the same time) Independent work ...


Licensing School - Educational Ministries

Friday, February 18 2022 to Saturday, February 19 2022

Licensing School provides basic preparation for pastoral ministry, and is an educational requirement for individuals pursuing licensed local pastor ministry in the United Methodist Church. The Center for Ministry at Millsaps College administers the Mississippi Annual Conference Licensing School under the direction of the Mississippi Annual Conference Board of Ordained Ministry and the Office of Spiritual Leadership. Download the 2021-2022 Licensing School Policies and Procedures for details, ...


Lay Servant Training Session

Saturday, February 19 2022 - 8:00 AM to Saturday, February 19 2022 - 5:00 PM

Lay servant training at Beauvoir UMC in Biloxi, MS on February 19, 2022, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.


Giving Sunday: Methodist Rehabilitation Center

Sunday, February 20 2022


MS Course of Study (COS) - ONLINE

Friday, February 25 2022 to Saturday, February 26 2022

Winter Session - ONLINE January 17 - February 26, 2022 ​ Zoom Schedule for these classes in Friday evening & Saturday morning for 3 weekends. Zoom Dates are: Jan. 21-22, Feb. 11-12, and Feb. 25-26 Classes are limited to 20 students per class. Sign up early to reserve your spot. Winter Session Courses ​These classes will be offered online Winter 2022 What are the requirements to receive credit for this course? ​ZOOM meetings (Synchronous Work - done as a group at the same time) Independent work ...


THE GATHERING 2022

Friday, February 25 2022 to Saturday, February 26 2022

The Gathering  The vision for The Gathering is to create a high-energy weekend conference for Mississippi students in grades 6th – 12th to gather together to celebrate Christ and grow in Him. Our commitment is to create a first-class experience featuring the best worship teams and communicators for this generation. The Gathering strives to be a highlight of your year!  Speaker: Gerald Fadayomi  Music Groups: Phil Joel, Big Al Cherry, DJ Blaha Activities include: Worship sessions, stage games, ...


Senatobia District Lay Servant School

Saturday, February 26 2022 - 8:00 AM to Saturday, February 26 2022 - 5:00 PM


Licensing School - Mission and Evangelism

Friday, March 11 2022 to Saturday, March 12 2022

Licensing School provides basic preparation for pastoral ministry, and is an educational requirement for individuals pursuing licensed local pastor ministry in the United Methodist Church. The Center for Ministry at Millsaps College administers the Mississippi Annual Conference Licensing School under the direction of the Mississippi Annual Conference Board of Ordained Ministry and the Office of Spiritual Leadership. Download the 2021-2022 Licensing School Policies and Procedures for details, ...


Black Methodists for Church Renewal-55th General Meeting

Wednesday, March 23 2022 to Saturday, March 26 2022


UMCOR Sunday

Sunday, March 27 2022

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 ...


[Re]Mission: A Church for the Future (Fresh Expressions)

Wednesday, March 30 2022 to Friday, April 01 2022

Jesus gives us his peace, and then sends us out on mission. The last two years have been full of more tumult, upheaval, change, and pain than in any period in decades. The ground has shifted under our feet and by the grace of God we're learning how to adapt. We've pivoted and pivoted again. Church leaders are looking at a vastly different landscape today. We are tired, yet we also see the opportunities emerging for our families, congregations and our neighborhoods. Click here to learn more.


Spiritual Wellness Retreat

Thursday, March 31 2022 - 11:00 AM to Friday, April 01 2022 - 11:00 AM


Licensing School - Spiritual Formation

Friday, April 01 2022 to Saturday, April 02 2022

Licensing School provides basic preparation for pastoral ministry, and is an educational requirement for individuals pursuing licensed local pastor ministry in the United Methodist Church. The Center for Ministry at Millsaps College administers the Mississippi Annual Conference Licensing School under the direction of the Mississippi Annual Conference Board of Ordained Ministry and the Office of Spiritual Leadership. Download the 2021-2022 Licensing School Policies and Procedures for details, ...


Transitions Workshop 1

Tuesday, April 26 2022 - 7:00 PM to Tuesday, April 26 2022 - 9:00 PM

This is for Clergy. Registration Deadline:  April 22, 2022


MS Course of Study (COS) ONLINE

Friday, April 29 2022 to Saturday, April 30 2022

Spring Session - ONLINE ​April 25 - June 4, 2022 Zoom Schedule for these classes in Friday evening & Saturday morning for 3 weekends. Zoom Dates are: April 29-30, May 13-14, and May 27-28. Classes are limited to 20 students per class. Sign up early to reserve your spot. Spring Session Courses These course will be offered online Spring 2022 What are the requirements to receive credit for this course? ZOOM meetings (Synchronous Work - done as a group at the same time) Independent work (reading & ...


Native American Ministries Sunday

Sunday, May 01 2022

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 Methodist Senior Services Sunday Fund

Sunday, May 08 2022


Mother's Day

Sunday, May 08 2022


MS Course of Study (COS) ONLINE

Friday, May 13 2022 to Saturday, May 14 2022

Spring Session - ONLINE ​April 25 - June 4, 2022 Zoom Schedule for these classes in Friday evening & Saturday morning for 3 weekends. Zoom Dates are: April 29-30, May 13-14, and May 27-28. Classes are limited to 20 students per class. Sign up early to reserve your spot. Spring Session Courses These course will be offered online Spring 2022 What are the requirements to receive credit for this course? ZOOM meetings (Synchronous Work - done as a group at the same time) Independent work (reading & ...


Transitions Workshop 2

Tuesday, May 17 2022 - 7:00 PM to Tuesday, May 17 2022 - 9:00 PM

For Clergy Registration Deadline: May 13, 2022


MS Course of Study (COS) ONLINE

Friday, May 27 2022 to Saturday, May 28 2022

Spring Session - ONLINE ​April 25 - June 4, 2022 Zoom Schedule for these classes in Friday evening & Saturday morning for 3 weekends. Zoom Dates are: April 29-30, May 13-14, and May 27-28. Classes are limited to 20 students per class. Sign up early to reserve your spot. Spring Session Courses These course will be offered online Spring 2022 What are the requirements to receive credit for this course? ZOOM meetings (Synchronous Work - done as a group at the same time) Independent work (reading & ...


BAC Released with Link for Clergy Session

Wednesday, June 01 2022 - 8:00 AM to Wednesday, June 01 2022

EBlast - ALLClergy


"Celebration of the Call" Sunday - COSROW

Sunday, June 05 2022


Clergy Session - Virtual

Thursday, June 09 2022 - 9:00 AM to Thursday, June 09 2022 - 12:00 PM


Virtual Laity Executive Session

Saturday, June 11 2022 - 10:00 AM to Saturday, June 11 2022 - 12:00 PM


Peace with Justice Sunday

Sunday, June 12 2022

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.  


Sabbath Day Away - June 2022

Friday, June 17 2022 - 9:00 AM to Friday, June 17 2022 - 4:00 PM


Independence Day

Monday, July 04 2022

The Conference office is closed in observance of Independence Day. 


Sessions of the Mississippi Annual Conference

Wednesday, July 13 2022 to Friday, July 15 2022

The 2022 Session of the Mississippi Annual Conference will begin Wednesday, July 13 and conclude Friday, July 15, and will be held at the BancorpSouth Arena located at 375 E. Main Street in Tupelo. Saturday, July 16 will include a worship service and a recognition of Bishop James E. Swanson Sr. and the episcopal family, followed by a reception. Ordination will take place July 13 at 7:00 p.m. at the BancorpSouth Arena. The clergy session will be held online on June 9 from 9:00 a.m. to noon.   ...


Service for the Ordering of Ministry

Wednesday, July 13 2022 - 7:00 PM to Wednesday, July 13 2022 - 10:00 PM

OPEN TO ALL


Renfro Trust Fund Applications Due

Friday, July 15 2022

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...


Charge Conference Forms Available

Monday, August 01 2022

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.


"Hearing Your Call" Discernment Retreat

Friday, August 05 2022 - 9:00 AM to Saturday, August 06 2022 - 3:00 PM

If you believe God is calling you into something more, we strongly encouraged you to attend this event. .   Requirements to Participate: You discern a call to greater ministry. Register. The $35 fee includes the cost of your assessments. REGISTER FOR THE AUGUST EVENT BY JULY 1, 2022. Complete the Biblical Disc Assessment and have a copy of your report in hand for the virtual event. The event will be Saturday, August 6, 2022 (9am-3pm) by zoom.  The Link and additional information will be sent ...


Commissioning and Ordination Packets Due

Friday, August 19 2022

This for BOOM Interview Candidates - Packets due by email. 


Spiritual Wellness Retreat

Thursday, September 15 2022 - 1:00 PM to Friday, September 16 2022 - 1:00 PM


Giving Sunday: the Baddour Center

Sunday, September 18 2022


C/ UM Women meeting

Friday, September 30 2022

Contact Dale Barnes for the details


UMW Annual Meeting

Friday, September 30 2022 to Saturday, October 01 2022

@ St. Matthew’s UMC, 7427 Old Canton Road, Madison More details to come.


World Communion Sunday

Sunday, October 02 2022

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.  


MSAC Wesleyan Evangelism Summit

Friday, October 14 2022 to Saturday, October 15 2022


RIM Seminar

Thursday, October 20 2022 - 2:00 PM to Saturday, October 22 2022 - 12:00 PM

ALL RIM


All Saints Sunday

Sunday, November 06 2022


Sabbath Day Away - November 2022

Friday, November 11 2022 - 9:00 AM to Friday, November 11 2022 - 4:00 PM


United Methodist Student Day

Sunday, November 27 2022

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


Giving Sunday: The Methodist Children's Home

Sunday, December 11 2022

“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 ...


New Year's Day

Sunday, January 01 2023

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


Human Relations Day

Sunday, January 15 2023

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.