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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


Visiting Missionary

Thursday, November 14 2019 - 6:00 PM to Friday, November 15 2019 - 2:00 PM

According to the General Board of Global Ministries website, United Methodist missionaries come from many nations and backgrounds and witness and serve in dramatically different locales and cultures. They serve in more than 60 countries around the world in a range of activities and professions including pastors, educators, congregational and leadership developers, agriculturalists, health coordinators and doctors. The Tupelo District has several opportunities for you to visit and learn from a ...


Administry Training - New Albany First

Saturday, November 16 2019 - 8:30 AM to Saturday, November 16 2019 - 4:30 PM

The financial leadership training provides counsel and guidance to strengthen the administrative and financial abilities of the local church treasurer, financial secretary, finance committee members, church business administrators and church Trustees. Successful completion of the training session and assignments will result in a Mississippi Conference recognized church "Administry." Topics covered are human resources, treasurer and pastor parish issues, statistical reporting, connectional ...


Hattiesburg District-Wide Charge Conference

Sunday, November 17 2019 - 5:00 PM to Sunday, November 17 2019 - 8:00 PM


Uncharted: SEJ Clergywomen's Conference

Monday, November 18 2019 to Thursday, November 21 2019

uncharted [uhn-chahr-tid] - adj. not shown or located on a map; unexplored; unknown CALLED INTO THE UNCHARTED Ministry is beautiful, challenging, rewarding, and frustrating. Where we end up is often not where we first sought out to be; sometimes that turns out beautifully and sometimes…it doesn’t feel so beautiful. The theme “Uncharted” was chosen with great intentionality for this year’s Southeast Jurisdiction’s Clergywomen Conference. Everyday ministry in general seems uncharted - moving from ...


WJA: District Quarterly Gathering

Thursday, November 21 2019


Giving Sunday (United Methodist Student Day)

Sunday, November 24 2019

United Methodist Student Day - United Methodist Student Day Sunday is celebrated the last Sunday in November. It provides scholarship funds for United Methodist college, university and graduate students. 


Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 27 2019 to Friday, November 29 2019

The Conference office is closed in observance of Thanksgiving. 


WJA: Thanksgiving Holiday - Office Closed

Wednesday, November 27 2019 to Friday, November 29 2019


Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, December 03 2019

Save the date and join the movement to boost support for Advance projects and missionaries on this special day of giving. With more than 300 missionaries and 600 projects working in areas such as hunger, water and sanitation, health, evangelism and church growth, education, community development, creation care, migration and more, there is a ministry area that speaks to the passion of every congregation and church member.  You can find a list of ways to #GiveUMC here. Below are some Mississippi...


District Clergy and Family Christmas Dinner

Tuesday, December 03 2019 - 6:00 PM to Tuesday, December 03 2019 - 7:30 PM

Join us for an evening of fun, food and fellowship as we celebrate our faith in Jesus Christ.  All clergy are invited.


Meridian District Christmas Clergy Gathering

Thursday, December 05 2019


West Jackson District Clergy and Family Christmas Gathering

Thursday, December 05 2019 - 6:00 PM to Thursday, December 05 2019 - 8:00 PM


New Albany District Clergy Family Christmas Party

Thursday, December 05 2019 - 6:30 PM to Thursday, December 05 2019 - 8:30 PM


Methodist Children's Homes Christmas Open House

Friday, December 06 2019 - 6:00 PM to Friday, December 06 2019 - 8:00 PM

This holiday season, Methodist Children’s Homes will help share the light of the Lord with our community by hosting a Christmas Open House and light parade. This two-night event is sure to put you in the Christmas spirit! Friday, December 6th & Saturday, December 7th from 6 to 8 pm Share the Light will include our Christmas tree lighting, interactive nativity pageant, carols, parade of lights, festival of trees and more! You never know… Santa Claus just might make an appearance! Activities ...


Methodist Children's Homes Christmas Open House

Saturday, December 07 2019 - 6:00 PM to Saturday, December 07 2019 - 8:00 PM

This holiday season, Methodist Children’s Homes will help share the light of the Lord with our community by hosting a Christmas Open House and light parade. This two-night event is sure to put you in the Christmas spirit! Friday, December 6th & Saturday, December 7th from 6 to 8 pm Share the Light will include our Christmas tree lighting, interactive nativity pageant, carols, parade of lights, festival of trees and more! You never know… Santa Claus just might make an appearance! Activities ...


Giving Sunday (Methodist Children's Home)

Sunday, December 08 2019


District Wide Charge Conference

Sunday, December 08 2019 - 4:00 PM to Sunday, December 08 2019 - 6:30 PM

 We will have a district wide Charge Conference that Bishop Swanson will preside over.  This will be December 8, 2019 at 4:00 at Centenary UMC in McComb.   All church members are invited to come.  Please extend the invitation to your congregation!  Pastors, make sure all church leadership positions are put in the database and sign all forms especially the Salary Comp Sheets and Minutes page. The DS will bring the minutes page to the Charge Conference so if you have already turned your minutes ...


Administry Training, Madison UMC

Saturday, December 14 2019 - 8:30 AM to Saturday, December 14 2019 - 4:30 PM

The financial leadership training provides counsel and guidance to strengthen the administrative and financial abilities of the local church treasurer, financial secretary, finance committee members, church business administrators and church Trustees. Successful completion of the training session and assignments will result in a Mississippi Conference recognized church "Administry." Topics covered are human resources, treasurer and pastor parish issues, statistical reporting, connectional ...


WJA: Christmas Holiday Closure

Wednesday, December 18 2019 to Monday, January 06 2020


STA - Clergy and Family Christmas Gathering

Thursday, December 19 2019 - 6:00 PM to Thursday, December 19 2019 - 8:30 PM

Starkville District Clergy and Family Christmas Gathering December 19, 2019  at Starkville FUMC in the CLC at 6:00 PM RSVP by December 12, 2019    (662)323-0198 or starkville@mississippi-umc.org


STA District Clergy and Family Christmas Gathering

Thursday, December 19 2019 - 6:00 PM to Thursday, December 19 2019 - 8:30 AM

Save the Date: Starkville District Clergy and Family Christmas Gathering  at Starkvllle First in the  Christian Life Center at 6:00 PM.  RSVP by December 12, 2019   


Christmas Eve

Tuesday, December 24 2019

The Conference office is closed in observance of Christmas Eve. 


New Year's Day

Wednesday, January 01 2020

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


Licensing School

Friday, January 10 2020 to Saturday, January 11 2020

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. The Mississippi Annual Conference Licensing School meets at Millsaps College in ...


FAM JAM (Centenary UMC / McComb MS)

Saturday, January 11 2020


Overflow

Saturday, January 18 2020 to Monday, January 20 2020

If you are looking for a week end retreat for your youth, check out Overflow at Camp Lake Stephens! Overflow January 18-20, 2020 Cost: $150 per person Registration deadline: January 3rd The annual winter retreat for Jr. High and Senior High campers is going to be amazing! They're looking forward to seeing how God brings so many incredible people together to worship and grow in their faith at CLS over Martin Luther King Weekend! Worship will be led by the amazing Rocky Shack and music by Eddie ...


Starkville District Leadership Training

Saturday, January 18 2020 - 8:00 AM to Saturday, January 18 2020 - 1:00 PM

Starkville District Leadership Training  Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Starkville First. More information to come.


Human Relations Day

Sunday, January 19 2020

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.  


Licensing School

Friday, January 24 2020 to Saturday, January 25 2020

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. The Mississippi Annual Conference Licensing School meets at Millsaps College in ...


GATHERERS RETREAT

Friday, January 24 2020 - 4:00 PM to Saturday, January 25 2020 - 1:30 PM

Planning Retreat with the college interns for the 2020 Gathering event.


East-West Jackson - 2020 District Leadership Training

Saturday, January 25 2020 - 8:00 AM to Saturday, January 25 2020 - 12:00 PM

Location of Training: Clinton First 8:00 am - 8:30 am - Sign In 8:30 am - 9:00 am - Opening 9:15 am - Seminars begin


Special Giving Sunday - Golden Cross Sunday

Sunday, January 26 2020


New Albany District Clergy & Laity Leadership Conference

Sunday, January 26 2020 - 3:00 PM to Sunday, January 26 2020 - 6:30 PM


DAY OF DISCIPLESHIP

Saturday, February 01 2020 - 9:00 AM to Saturday, February 01 2020


Senatobia District Lay Servant School

Saturday, February 08 2020


Special Sunday Offering - Methodist Rehab Center

Sunday, February 16 2020


Licensing School

Friday, February 21 2020 to Saturday, February 22 2020

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. The Mississippi Annual Conference Licensing School meets at Millsaps College in ...


East-West Jackson - 2020 District Lay Servant Ministry School

Saturday, February 22 2020 - 7:30 AM to Saturday, February 22 2020 - 4:30 PM

Location: Trinity UMC 7:30am - 8:00am - Sign In 8:00am - 8:30am - Opening 8:30am - 4:15am - Classes begin  


New Albany District Lay Servant School

Saturday, February 22 2020 - 9:00 AM to Saturday, February 22 2020 - 4:00 PM


The Gathering 2020 ("Time")

Friday, February 28 2020 to Sunday, March 01 2020

The Gathering 2020: Time  Who: Students grades six through 12 and their leaders  What: A three-day, Christ-exalting conference uniting students from across Mississippi for a weekend of dynamic worship, fellowship, relevant teaching, laughter, friendship, inspiration, fun and life-change! When:  Friday, February 28 ~ 7:00 p.m. - Sunday, March 1 ~ 9:30 a.m. Where: Christ United Methodist Church, 6000 Old Canton Road in Jackson, Mississippi How Much: ***1 free adult spot for every 15 students ...


Licensing School

Friday, March 20 2020 to Saturday, March 21 2020

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. The Mississippi Annual Conference Licensing School meets at Millsaps College in ...


UMCOR Sunday

Sunday, March 22 2020

UMCOR Sunday (fourth Sunday in Lent) Previously known as One Great Hour Of Sharing, this Sunday enables the United Methodist Committee on Relief to reach out through worldwide ministries of food, shelter, health and peace.  


Licensing School

Friday, April 03 2020 to Saturday, April 04 2020

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. The Mississippi Annual Conference Licensing School meets at Millsaps College in ...


Ordination Retreat 2020

Wednesday, April 15 2020 to Thursday, April 16 2020

Ordination Retreat on April 15th and 16th, 2020.


Licensing School

Friday, April 24 2020 to Saturday, April 25 2020

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. The Mississippi Annual Conference Licensing School meets at Millsaps College in ...


Sunday, April 26 2020

Native American Ministries Sunday (third Sunday of Easter) nurtures mission with Native Americans and provides scholarships for United Methodist Native American seminarians.  


General Conference

Tuesday, May 05 2020 to Friday, May 15 2020


Special Giving Sunday - Mississippi Methodist Senior Services

Sunday, May 10 2020


2020 Session of the MS AC

Wednesday, June 03 2020 to Saturday, June 06 2020

The tentative planning dates for the 2020 Session of the Mississippi Annual Conference will be June 3-6, 2020.  The actual location (city) will be decided by the 2019 Session of the Annual Conference. Please mark your calendars.


Peace with Justice Sunday

Sunday, June 07 2020

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.  


Independence Day

Saturday, July 04 2020

The Conference office is closed in observance of Independence Day. 


Renfro Trust Fund Applications Due

Wednesday, July 15 2020

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...


Special Giving Sunday - Conference Emergency Preparedness

Sunday, July 26 2020


Special Called Session of the Mississippi Annual Conference (tentative)

Sunday, August 16 2020 to Tuesday, August 18 2020

Possible Special Called Session of the Mississippi Annual Conference Please hold these dates for a possible Called Session of the Mississippi Annual Conference. The 2020 General Conference is May 5-15, which is only a couple of weeks prior to our regularly-scheduled Mississippi Annual Conference. In preparation for possible outcomes of GC2020, we are tentatively scheduling a called session of annual conference in August to have adequate time to prayerfully discern General Conference legislation...


Special Giving Sunday - The Baddour Center

Sunday, September 20 2020


World Communion Sunday

Sunday, October 04 2020

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.