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Jackson, MS 39284
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Jackson, MS 39209
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Tuesday . . . . 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. 
Wednesday .  9 a.m. - 1 p.m. 
Thursday . . . .9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
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Events

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FREE WEBINAR: Being the Black Church in the World

Tuesday, October 26 2021 - 11:00 AM to Tuesday, October 26 2021 - 12:00 PM

God has worked powerfully in the Black Church for centuries, creating a solid tradition that shapes lives and communities. That transformative power is not only for those who show up on Sundays, but for people in all places, and all walks of life.  In this FREE webinar, Dr. Dee Stokes will host Bishop James E. Swanson, Sr. and Rev. Timothy Thompson, Sr. for a thoughtful and provocative conversation on topics like: What the Black Church understands about God's mission in the world How Black ...


Both/And Hybrid Worship Follow-up

Thursday, October 28 2021 - 6:00 PM to Thursday, October 28 2021 - 7:00 PM

Join us for the Hybrid Both/And follow up Zoom Meeting with Jason Moore. Click here to join.   Meeting ID: 926 9789 8755 Passcode: 368292 One tap mobile +13017158592,,92697898755# US (Washington DC) 13126266799,,92697898755# +US (Chicago)   Dial by your location         +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC)         +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)         +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) Meeting ID: 926 9789 8755 Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/adX0TX8h3u Missed the first session or want a ...


C/ 2021 Mission Grants (Last Day to Apply)

Sunday, October 31 2021

C/ 2021 Mission Grants (September 21 through October 31, 2021)     2021 Mission Grants DEADLINE: October 31, 2021 Need to strengthen or start a ministry for which you have a vision but limited resources? Consider applying for a mission grant for your church.   Apply now for the 2021 Connectional Ministries Mission Grants. These matching grants are available to United Methodist churches. Grants typically range from $250 to $2,500 per project. Extraordinary applications for up to $5,000 will be ...


Mississippi Methodist Ministers Golf Association Fundraiser for Africa University

Tuesday, November 02 2021 - 8:00 AM to Tuesday, November 02 2021

dancingrabbitgolf.com contact Rev. Zach Beasley   228-760-2022 zbeasley@aol.com


The Future Church Convocation: Energizing Mission Through the Lens of the Black Church

Friday, November 05 2021 - 7:00 PM to Saturday, November 06 2021 - 5:00 PM

The Pandemic has shifted many things in our society, including The Church. But, God’s Church has never and will never close!  Jesus promised that the gates of hell would not prevail against it and neither will a pandemic. That's why we're taking a moment to celebrate the Universal Church in general and the Black Church specifically. This November, we're gathering online for The Future Church Convocation: Energizing Mission through the Lens of the Black Church.   The Convocation is a ...


All Saints Sunday

Sunday, November 07 2021


***Canceled*** Gathering Reunion Fall Tour (Indianola)

Sunday, November 07 2021 - 5:00 PM to Sunday, November 07 2021 - 7:30 PM


Wespath Delivered to You Virtual Event

Monday, November 08 2021 to Tuesday, November 09 2021

Wespath Benefits and Investments – Delivered to You takes place in the afternoon for two days, November 8-9, 2021.   You will be able to: Get tips to manage your Mental-Emotional, Financial, Spiritual, Social and Physical health and the benefits and services available to you, Be inspired to do things differently, Learn tips and tricks for using Benefits Access Hear more about the Savings Grace Financial curriculum available for you and your congregation Receive an exciting Event Care Kit full ...


***Canceled*** 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


Licensing School - Pastoral Care (ONLINE) November 15-30, 2021

Monday, November 15 2021

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, ...


Conversation with Bishop Swanson

Thursday, November 18 2021 - 1:00 PM to Thursday, November 18 2021 - 2:00 PM

Join us for a time with Bishop Swanson as he discusses his thoughts and vision for Hybrid Worship in the Mississippi Conference, Thursday, November 18, 2021, 1-2 pm via ZOOM. As we all know, the conversation about Hybrid Worship (a blend of in person and electronic attendance in worship) has come to the forefront of many church conversations. Although, this feels like a new idea, we need to remember that we have had Worship Services on radio and television for decades. With the advent of ...


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.  


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 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.


"Hearing Your Call" Discernment Retreat

Saturday, January 08 2022 - 9:00 AM to Saturday, January 08 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 JANUARY EVENT BY DECEMBER 1, 2021. Complete the Biblical Disc Assessment and have a copy of your report in hand for the virtual event. The event will be Saturday, January 8, 2022 (9am-3pm) by zoom.  The Link and additional information will be ...


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.  


Office Closure: MLK Day

Monday, January 17 2022

Office Closure: MLK Day WHEN Monday, January 17, 2021 to 11:59 PM Add to my calendar   The Mississippi United Methodist Conference celebrates the inspiring legacy and remembers the benevolent service of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The conference office will be closed Monday, January 17, 2021 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.


Last day for GCFA Mission Shares

Wednesday, January 19 2022


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, ...


BASIC Lay Ministry Course

Saturday, February 05 2022 - 8:00 AM to Saturday, February 05 2022 - 5:00 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, ...


Giving Sunday: Methodist Rehabilitation Center

Sunday, February 20 2022


THE GATHERING 2022

Friday, February 25 2022 to Sunday, February 27 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 ...


Senatobia District Lay Servant School

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


Board of Ordained Ministry Interviews for Commissioning, Associate Membership and Ordination

Monday, March 07 2022 to Wednesday, March 09 2022


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, ...


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 ...


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.


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


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


Clergy Session - Virtual/Hybrid

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

The clergy session will be held online on June 9 from 9:00 a.m. to noon.  


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.  


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...


RIM Orientation Day @ the AC Offie

Tuesday, July 26 2022 - 9:00 AM to Tuesday, July 26 2022 - 3:00 PM

This is for 1st Year RIM


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

Saturday, August 06 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 ...


DCOM Action Reports Due

Monday, August 15 2022

This is for Commissioning, Associate Membership and Ordination


Commissioning and Ordination Packets Due

Friday, August 19 2022

This for BOOM Interview Candidates - Packets due by email. 


Board of Ordained Ministry Meeting

Tuesday, August 23 2022 - 9:00 AM to Tuesday, August 23 2022 - 12:00 PM


Spiritual Wellness Retreat

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

This is for 8 Yr/Clergy


Giving Sunday: the Baddour Center

Sunday, September 18 2022


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.  


RIM Seminar

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

ALL RIM