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Tupelo, MS 38803-3957
Location 3206 W Jackson ST
Tupelo, MS 38801-6735
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Monday     9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday      9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday 9:00 a.m. -  4:00 p.m.
Thursday     9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Friday         CLOSED

Events

Tupelo, other "District", and "Conference" events


Postponed-2020 Session of the MSAC

Tuesday, June 02 2020 to Friday, June 05 2020

The 2020 Session of the Mississippi Annual Conference originally scheduled for June 2-5, 2020 in Jackson has been postponed.  The most current information will be posted on the event app which can be accessed at the link below.


Postponed-Ordination Luncheon (By Invitation Only)

Tuesday, June 02 2020 - 11:30 PM to Tuesday, June 02 2020 - 1:00 PM

This event if for Members of the 2020 Ordination class ONLY. 


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.  


Hattiesburg District Finance Committee Meeting

Tuesday, June 09 2020 - 1:30 PM to Tuesday, June 09 2020 - 2:30 PM


Youth Leader Cohort Zoom Call

Wednesday, June 10 2020 - 10:15 AM to Wednesday, June 10 2020 - 11:15 AM

The Youth Leader Cohort meeting is a time for youth ministry workers, leaders, and volunteers around the conference to connect together and share ideas, experiences, and questions. This conversation is facilitated by Mike Howington, the Youth Guy. He will also offer a coaching moment and prayer. This group meets every other Wednesday 10:15am-11:15am. Contact Mike at mhowington@mississippi-umc.org for the Zoom connection details.  


Children's Leader Cohort Zoom Call

Thursday, June 11 2020 - 10:15 AM to Thursday, June 11 2020 - 11:15 AM

The Children's Leader Cohort meeting is a time for children's ministry workers, leaders, and volunteers around the conference to connect together and share ideas, experiences, and questions. This conversation is facilitated by Mike Howington, the Youth Guy. He will also offer a coaching moment and prayer. This group meets every other Thursday 10:15am-11:15am. Contact Mike at mhowington@mississippi-umc.org for the Zoom connection details.  


Canceled - UMW Mission u

Wednesday, June 17 2020 to Friday, June 19 2020


Hattiesburg District Leadership Team Meeting

Wednesday, June 17 2020 - 10:00 AM to Wednesday, June 17 2020 - 12:00 PM


Canceled - Beach Camp 2020

Friday, June 19 2020 to Sunday, June 21 2020

BEACH CAMP                                  @ Orange Beach, AL Beach Camp Conference is an engaging spiritual weekend for youth grades 6 through 12 and their leaders. This weekend includes worship sessions, recreation activities on the beach, and late night entertainment. This event spans three days and will feature Speaker: Darren Youngstrom, Worship Leader: Ty Garvey, DJ: DJ Blaha, Youth Guy: Mike Howington, and more. BOOK EARLY AND SAVE BIG!!!!      When: June 19-21, 2020 Where: Lighthouse ...


Clergy Moving Day

Tuesday, June 23 2020


Grant Writing Worshop

Tuesday, June 23 2020 - 8:30 AM to Wednesday, June 24 2020 - 4:30 PM

As we continue to serve God and others, the Christian Education Programs at Gammon Theological Seminary will host another online Grant Writing Workshop on June 23-24 from 8:30am to 4:30pm. The cost is $200 compared to $600 and up. You can't beat the price for a two-day Grant Writing Workshop. Please see the attached flyer and go to our website at www.gammon-itc.org for more information and to register. Please forward this email to your clergy, and others.   Also, May of 2019, I took a grant ...


Youth Leader Cohort Zoom Call

Wednesday, June 24 2020 - 10:15 AM to Wednesday, June 24 2020 - 11:15 AM

The Youth Leader Cohort meeting is a time for youth ministry workers, leaders, and volunteers around the conference to connect together and share ideas, experiences, and questions. This conversation is facilitated by Mike Howington, the Youth Guy. He will also offer a coaching moment and prayer. This group meets every other Wednesday 10:15am-11:15am. Contact Mike at mhowington@mississippi-umc.org for the Zoom connection details.  


Children's Leader Cohort Zoom Call

Thursday, June 25 2020 - 10:15 AM to Thursday, June 25 2020 - 11:15 AM

The Children's Leader Cohort meeting is a time for children's ministry workers, leaders, and volunteers around the conference to connect together and share ideas, experiences, and questions. This conversation is facilitated by Mike Howington, the Youth Guy. He will also offer a coaching moment and prayer. This group meets every other Thursday 10:15am-11:15am. Contact Mike at mhowington@mississippi-umc.org for the Zoom connection details.  


First Sunday in New Appointments

Sunday, June 28 2020

First Sunday for clergy to preach in newly appointed charges.


Hattiesburg District Leadership Team - Annual Conference Planning

Monday, June 29 2020 - 10:00 AM to Monday, June 29 2020 - 12:00 PM


Independence Day

Saturday, July 04 2020

The Conference office is closed in observance of Independence Day. 


Youth Leader Cohort Zoom Call

Wednesday, July 08 2020 - 10:15 AM to Wednesday, July 08 2020 - 11:15 AM

The Youth Leader Cohort meeting is a time for youth ministry workers, leaders, and volunteers around the conference to connect together and share ideas, experiences, and questions. This conversation is facilitated by Mike Howington, the Youth Guy. He will also offer a coaching moment and prayer. This group meets every other Wednesday 10:15am-11:15am. Contact Mike at mhowington@mississippi-umc.org for the Zoom connection details.  


Children's Leader Cohort Zoom Call

Thursday, July 09 2020 - 10:15 AM to Thursday, July 09 2020 - 11:15 AM

The Children's Leader Cohort meeting is a time for children's ministry workers, leaders, and volunteers around the conference to connect together and share ideas, experiences, and questions. This conversation is facilitated by Mike Howington, the Youth Guy. He will also offer a coaching moment and prayer. This group meets every other Thursday 10:15am-11:15am. Contact Mike at mhowington@mississippi-umc.org for the Zoom connection details.  


Postponed-SEJ Jurisdictional Conference

Wednesday, July 15 2020 to Saturday, July 18 2020

For more information regarding this postponement, click here.  2020 SEJ Conference will be held November 10-12, 2021 at Lake Junaluska, North Carolina


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...


Hattiesburg District Leadership Team Mask Up Meeting

Monday, July 20 2020 - 10:00 AM to Monday, July 20 2020 - 12:00 PM


Youth Leader Cohort Zoom Call

Wednesday, July 22 2020 - 10:15 AM to Wednesday, July 22 2020 - 11:15 AM

The Youth Leader Cohort meeting is a time for youth ministry workers, leaders, and volunteers around the conference to connect together and share ideas, experiences, and questions. This conversation is facilitated by Mike Howington, the Youth Guy. He will also offer a coaching moment and prayer. This group meets every other Wednesday 10:15am-11:15am. Contact Mike at mhowington@mississippi-umc.org for the Zoom connection details.  


Children's Leader Cohort Zoom Call

Thursday, July 23 2020 - 10:15 AM to Thursday, July 23 2020 - 11:15 AM

The Children's Leader Cohort meeting is a time for children's ministry workers, leaders, and volunteers around the conference to connect together and share ideas, experiences, and questions. This conversation is facilitated by Mike Howington, the Youth Guy. He will also offer a coaching moment and prayer. This group meets every other Thursday 10:15am-11:15am. Contact Mike at mhowington@mississippi-umc.org for the Zoom connection details.  


Special Giving Sunday - Conference Emergency Preparedness

Sunday, July 26 2020


Session of the MSAC

Sunday, July 26 2020 to Monday, July 27 2020


Charge Conference Forms Available

Saturday, August 01 2020

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 II Candidacy Retreat

Saturday, August 01 2020 - 10:00 AM to Saturday, August 01 2020 - 2:00 PM

This will be a ZOOM Meeting. Invites will be sent.


Camp Lake Stephens 75th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, August 01 2020 - 12:00 PM to Saturday, August 01 2020 - 6:00 PM

Date change from May 16, 2020.  We are postponing the "Kick-off" event to the last day of summer to give us all a chance to get back to "normal" activities before our BIG event.   The schedule will be adjusted a bit to allow for parents to pick up their camper on our last day of camp, then we'll open up the entire site for an afternoon of worship, fun, celebration and family time.


Youth Leader Cohort Zoom Call

Wednesday, August 05 2020 - 10:15 AM to Wednesday, August 05 2020 - 11:15 AM

The Youth Leader Cohort meeting is a time for youth ministry workers, leaders, and volunteers around the conference to connect together and share ideas, experiences, and questions. This conversation is facilitated by Mike Howington, the Youth Guy. He will also offer a coaching moment and prayer. This group meets every other Wednesday 10:15am-11:15am. Contact Mike at mhowington@mississippi-umc.org for the Zoom connection details.  


Children's Leader Cohort Zoom Call

Thursday, August 06 2020 - 10:15 AM to Thursday, August 06 2020 - 11:15 AM

The Children's Leader Cohort meeting is a time for children's ministry workers, leaders, and volunteers around the conference to connect together and share ideas, experiences, and questions. This conversation is facilitated by Mike Howington, the Youth Guy. He will also offer a coaching moment and prayer. This group meets every other Thursday 10:15am-11:15am. Contact Mike at mhowington@mississippi-umc.org for the Zoom connection details.  


Starkville District: Clergy and Family Summer Gathering

Thursday, August 06 2020 - 6:00 PM to Thursday, August 06 2020 - 7:30 PM

More Details to come... 


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...


USM Wesley Board Meeting

Monday, August 17 2020 - 5:30 PM to Monday, August 17 2020 - 6:30 PM


Children's Leader Cohort Zoom Call

Thursday, August 20 2020 - 10:15 AM to Thursday, August 20 2020 - 11:15 AM

The Children's Leader Cohort meeting is a time for children's ministry workers, leaders, and volunteers around the conference to connect together and share ideas, experiences, and questions. This conversation is facilitated by Mike Howington, the Youth Guy. He will also offer a coaching moment and prayer. This group meets every other Thursday 10:15am-11:15am. Contact Mike at mhowington@mississippi-umc.org for the Zoom connection details.  


8-Year Assessment Closing Event

Saturday, August 29 2020


Hattiesburg District Finance Committee Meeting

Tuesday, September 08 2020 - 1:30 PM to Tuesday, September 08 2020 - 2:30 PM


"RIGHTSTART" Training Day (North Region)

Saturday, September 19 2020


Special Giving Sunday - The Baddour Center

Sunday, September 20 2020

The Baddour Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing a model residential community for adults with mild and moderate intellectual disabilities in an environment that promotes maximum growth mentally, spiritually, physically, socially, emotionally, and vocationally. Through the Vocational Division, individual growth through meaningful employment opportunities is available to Baddour residents and day clients.


MS Course of Study (COS)

Friday, September 25 2020 to Saturday, September 26 2020

The Mississippi Course of Study School (MSCOS) at Millsaps College is a ministry education program dedicated to the formation of part-time United Methodist local pastors who are spiritually grounded, theologically responsible, relationally skilled, and professionally effective. MSCOS is administered by the Center for Ministry and operates as an extension program of the Regional Course of Study School at Candler School of Theology, Emory University. MSCOS is accredited through the General Board ...


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.  


MS Course of Study (COS)

Friday, October 09 2020 to Saturday, October 10 2020

The Mississippi Course of Study School (MSCOS) at Millsaps College is a ministry education program dedicated to the formation of part-time United Methodist local pastors who are spiritually grounded, theologically responsible, relationally skilled, and professionally effective. MSCOS is administered by the Center for Ministry and operates as an extension program of the Regional Course of Study School at Candler School of Theology, Emory University. MSCOS is accredited through the General Board ...


3-L Academy

Monday, October 19 2020 - 8:00 AM to Tuesday, October 20 2020 - 4:30 PM

The Mississippi Conference Board of Pension is pleased to present a two-day educational session where we plan to assist clergy in modeling and teaching the United Methodist commitment to fully utilizing their time, talents, gifts, service, and witness. The academy will provide an opportunity to explore clergy benefits, financial planning, stewardship education, couple housing, personal savings and Wespath services,and connectionalism as the participant leads the denomination in Mississippi and ...


MS Course of Study (COS)

Friday, October 23 2020 to Saturday, October 24 2020

The Mississippi Course of Study School (MSCOS) at Millsaps College is a ministry education program dedicated to the formation of part-time United Methodist local pastors who are spiritually grounded, theologically responsible, relationally skilled, and professionally effective. MSCOS is administered by the Center for Ministry and operates as an extension program of the Regional Course of Study School at Candler School of Theology, Emory University. MSCOS is accredited through the General Board ...


USM - Wesley Board Meeting

Monday, October 26 2020 - 5:30 PM to Monday, October 26 2020 - 6:30 PM


MS Course of Study (COS)

Friday, November 06 2020 to Saturday, November 07 2020

The Mississippi Course of Study School (MSCOS) at Millsaps College is a ministry education program dedicated to the formation of part-time United Methodist local pastors who are spiritually grounded, theologically responsible, relationally skilled, and professionally effective. MSCOS is administered by the Center for Ministry and operates as an extension program of the Regional Course of Study School at Candler School of Theology, Emory University. MSCOS is accredited through the General Board ...


Ethics "Makeup" Training Day

Saturday, November 07 2020


"RIGHTSTART" Training Day (East Region)

Saturday, November 21 2020


United Methodist Student Day

Sunday, November 29 2020

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


Hattiesburg District Finance Committee Meeting

Tuesday, December 08 2020 - 1:30 PM to Tuesday, December 08 2020 - 2:30 PM


Special Giving Sunday - Methodist Children's Homes of MS

Sunday, December 13 2020


Administry Training

Monday, December 14 2020

 Madison IMC – East Jackson District   Link to Eventbrite:   https://www.eventbrite.com/manage/events   2019 information and form:  https://mississippi.brtapp.com/files/administry/administry+brochure+2019+final+web+(2).pdf


Hattiesburg District Clergy Christmas Party

Thursday, December 17 2020 - 6:00 PM to Thursday, December 17 2020 - 8:00 PM

More detail to come ...


Senatobia District Office Closed for Christmas Break

Monday, December 21 2020 to Monday, January 04 2021


New Year's Day

Friday, January 01 2021

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


Hattiesburg District Leadership Training 2021

Sunday, January 10 2021 - 2:30 PM to Sunday, January 10 2021 - 5:30 PM


Starkville District Leadership Training 2021

Saturday, January 16 2021 - 8:00 AM to Saturday, January 16 2021 - 12:30 PM

More information to come


Human Relations Day

Sunday, January 17 2021

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.  


New Albany District Clergy and Laity Leadership Conference

Sunday, January 24 2021 - 3:00 PM to Sunday, January 24 2021 - 6:30 PM


Tupelo District Clergy and Laity Leadership Training

Sunday, January 24 2021 - 3:00 PM to Sunday, January 24 2021 - 6:30 PM


Golden Cross Sunday

Sunday, January 31 2021


Ash Wednesday

Wednesday, February 17 2021


Giving Sunday: Methodist Rehabilitation Center

Sunday, February 21 2021


THE GATHERING 2021

Friday, February 26 2021 to Sunday, February 28 2021

MORE INFO COMING SOON


POSTPONED: 2021 Convocation on the Black Church

Friday, February 26 2021 - 1:00 PM to Saturday, February 27 2021

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the 2021 Convocation on the Black Church in New Orleans, LA has been postponed until a later date. More information will be added as plans are made.


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 ...


Good Friday-Easter Holiday (Offices Closed)

Friday, April 02 2021 to Monday, April 05 2021


Hattiesburg District Lay Servant Training 2021

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


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 ...


Mother's Day

Sunday, May 09 2021


Mississippi Methodist Senior Services Sunday Fund

Sunday, May 09 2021