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Phone(228) 284-4199
Email
Fax(228) 284-4171
Mail PO Box 840
Gulfport, MS 39507
Location 2419 22nd AVE
Gulfport, MS 39502
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Monday       8:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
Tuesday      8:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
Wednesday 8:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
Thursday     8:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
Friday          CLOSED

Clergy News

Charge Conference
 
Charge Conference Season has begun. Each pastor should have received an email from the Conference with a special link to the church dashboard. The conference has been working to make access of forms and required information more user-friendly and easier to complete. Please begin working on Lay Leadership nominations, SPRC meetings for clergy benefits, etc. All required Charge Conference paperwork will be due at the time of each individually assigned consultations with the DS.
 
This year, Seashore District will be having a district-wide Charge Conference on Saturday, November 16th at St. Paul Ocean Springs beginning at 2:00p.m. Bishop Swanson will preach and preside over the conference.

If you are under age 40, do we have an event for you! It is called revitupThis is put on by Wespath in Baltimore Maryland from October 28-30, 2019. We would like to pay the cost for you to attend. Please contact Sheila Owens at 769-243-7022 to learn more or go to the Wespath website.  
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The Administry Training is scheduled for the second Saturday in September, October, November, and December. The consecutive locations are Burton Memorial-Seashore District; Batesville FUMC-Senatobia; New Albany FUMC-New Albany; and Madison UMC-East Jackson. 
This is an 8 hour event where we will discuss matters for the Finance Team and the Trustees Team. To be a good leader, we must know what is required of us. So, you may want to bring your 2020 incoming leadership of these teams. Clergy may earn .5 CEU for full attendance. The subject matters are as follows:
a.     Human Resources
b.     The Treasurer Including Pastor Parish Issues
c.     Statistical Reporting
d.     Connectional Giving-What Difference Does It Make
e.     Finance Committee’s look at Budge, Audits and Internal Controls
f.      Trustee Matters
 
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If you have not registered, do so today! Go to the conference website in the Administry office and look under Educational Events. Or you may contact Susan Ross at 769-243-7021.