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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


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C/ UMW Conference Annual Meeting, (East Jackson District, St. Matthew's UMC-Madison, Ms)

Friday, September 30 2022 to Saturday, October 01 2022

Sept 30-Oct 1   Conference Annual Meeting, East Jackson District, St. Matthew's UMC-Madison, Ms 7427 Old Canton Rd.

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.  

The Gathering Fall Tour Stop 4

Sunday, October 02 2022 - 5:30 PM to Sunday, October 02 2022 - 7:30 PM

The Gathering Fall tour makes it's fourth stop at Trinity UMC with a Big Al concert and foam party.

UMAMN 50th Anniversary Assembly

Wednesday, October 05 2022 to Friday, October 07 2022

Celebrate, worship and learn about ministries that have been working to eradicate poverty in the Appalachia region for the past 50 years! About this event   The Goals of the United Methodist Appalachian Ministry Network are to support ministries that address systemic causes of poverty and other social issues in Appalachia. (General Church Focus Area (GCFA): Engaging in ministry with the poor.) To provide education and training for ministries and local church leaders, lay and clergy, in an ...

Lambuth Day (Canton)

Thursday, October 06 2022 - 2:30 PM

Please come visit your local United Methodist Landmark (one of about 50 worldwide) for Lambuth Day, a time for remembering Pearl River Methodist Church and its relationship with the Lambuth Family and their missionary work in Africa, China and Japan. Program will begin at 2:30 pm and will be followed by snacks and cemetery walks.  385 Pearl River Church Road, Canton, MS - north on Highway 51, right on Green Oaks Rd, right onto Pearl River Church Rd, church will be on right.


Monday, October 10 2022

Hybrid/Blended Class Structure Dates: October 10 - 24, 2022 On Campus Class Meeting - October 15, 2022

SEJ BMCR 53rd Annual Meeting

Thursday, October 13 2022 to Saturday, October 15 2022

SEJ BMCR 53rd ANNUAL MEETING    October 13-15, 2022 Richmond, VA   Four Points by Sheraton Richmond Airport 4700 South Laburnum Avenue, Richmond, VA 23231 (804) 226-4300 $129 per night Reservation link to make reservations: Book your group rate for Southeastern Jurisdiction for Black Methodists, INC  

Collaborative Leadership Evangelism Summit

Saturday, October 15 2022 - 8:00 AM to Saturday, October 15 2022 - 4:30 PM

The Collaborative Leadership Evangelism Summit, happening Saturday, October 15, 2022, is an opportunity to explore creative ways for faith communities to engage in evangelism and discipleship. This one-day summit will be held at Crossgates United Methodist Church in Brandon and begin at 8:00 a.m. and conclude at 4:30 p.m. The cost will be $75 for clergy and $25 for laity and there will be .8 CEUs available to clergy who attend.  Based on his best-selling book "Shift 2.0," the keynote speaker, ...

Laity Sunday

Sunday, October 16 2022

Laity Sunday is a day to celebrate the ministry of lay people who are on the front lines of daily ministry in the workplace, at home and in the community. This year, Laity Sunday will be observed October 16, with the theme will be Rise Up-and Reveal God’s Grace. Click here for the history of Laity Sunday. Click here for Laity Sunday themes and resources.  

RIM Seminar

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


United Methodist Women in Faith Annual Meeting

Saturday, October 22 2022

“Walking in the Footsteps of Jesus” Brookhaven District United Women in Faith Annual Meeting October 22, 2022 Jefferson Street United Methodist Church 511 Jefferson St. Natchez, MS 39120   You are cordially invited to our District Annual meeting on October 22, 2022. Our speaker will be Rev. Tara Hayes, Associate Pastor of Jefferson Street, and her daughter. They will be speaking on their travels to the Holy Land, thus our theme, “Walking in the Footsteps of Jesus”. We are excited to hear about ...

BASIC Lay Servant Course Fall 2022

Friday, November 04 2022 - 6:00 PM to Saturday, November 05 2022 - 12:00 PM

Lay Servant Ministries is one of the most significant lay leadership development programs available within the United Methodist connection. Through this equipping and empowering system, lay servants have the opportunity to grow as disciples of Jesus Christ who then go and make other disciples.   The Introduction to Lay Ministry: The BASIC Course is the foundational course for Lay Servant Ministries.  Participants are encouraged to discover and employ personal spiritual gifts as God intended and ...

All Saints Sunday

Sunday, November 06 2022

License to Preach Class | PASTORAL CARE

Monday, November 07 2022

Hybrid/Blended Class Structure Dates: November 7 - 21, 2022 On Campus Class Meeting - November 12, 2022

Sabbath Day Away - November 2022

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

Registration opens September 1, 2022.

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.  

WJ District Leadership Team Christmas Luncheon

Thursday, December 01 2022

WJ District Clergy & Family Christmas Gathering - Methodist Children's Home

Thursday, December 08 2022 - 6:00 PM to Thursday, December 08 2022 - 7:45 PM

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.

Hearing Your Call Event (Virtual)

Saturday, January 07 2023 - 9:00 AM to Saturday, January 07 2023 - 3:00 PM

License to Preach Class | WORSHIP AND SACRAMENTS

Friday, January 13 2023

Hybrid/Blended Class Structure Dates: January 13 - February 3, 2023 On Campus Class Meeting Dates - January 27, 2023 AND January 28, 2023

Sabbath Day Away - January 2023

Friday, January 13 2023 - 9:00 AM to Friday, January 13 2023 - 4:00 PM

Registration opens November 1, 2022.

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.  

EJ & WJ Clergy & Laity Leadership Training

Saturday, January 21 2023 - 8:00 AM to Saturday, January 21 2023 - 12:00 PM

After two-plus years of COVID, our in-person leadership training classes are returning!  Registration details will be shared soon. If you have immediate questions, contact your district office. Annie Clay, District Secretary West Jackson District of the United Methodist Church Webpage: Office: 601.944.0776 James Mason | Ministry Coordinator | East Jackson District of the Mississippi Conference of The United Methodist Church |  PO Box 979, Jackson, MS 39205-0979 |  ea...

2023 Senatobia District Lay Servant School

Saturday, February 04 2023


License to Preach Class | EDUCATIONAL MINISTRIES

Saturday, February 04 2023

Hybrid/Blended Class Structure Dates: February 4 - 18, 2023 On Campus Class Meeting Date - February 11, 2023

Lay Servant School- Brookhaven

Saturday, February 11 2023

Festival of Preaching

Thursday, February 16 2023 - 1:00 PM to Friday, February 17 2023 - 1:00 PM

Preaching Festival St. Mark’s United Methodist Church Brandon, MS “Keep Your Lamps Trimmed and Burning” Matthew 25:1-13 Keynote Speaker: Rev. Dr. Jody Hill The Rev. Dr. Jody Hill became the ninth President of Memphis Theological Seminary on January 1, 2020. Hill grew up in the Mt. Zion Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Falkner, Mississippi.  Dr. Hill is a graduate of the University of Mississippi (B.S.), Memphis Theological Seminary (M.Div.) and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary ...

Giving Sunday: Methodist Rehabilitation Center

Sunday, February 19 2023

The Gathering 2023

Friday, February 24 2023 to Sunday, February 26 2023

Statewide Wesley Retreat

Friday, February 24 2023 - 4:00 PM to Sunday, February 26 2023 - 11:00 AM

Statewide Wesley Retreat provides a weekend for all Mississippi Campus Ministries to join together for a weekend of worship, teaching, workshops and enjoying God's creation at Timber Creek Camp in Morton, MS.  

License to Preach Class | MISSION AND EVANGELISM

Saturday, March 04 2023

Hybrid/Blended Class Structure Dates: March 4 - 18, 2023 On Campus Class Meeting Date - March 11, 2023


Monday, March 06 2023 to Wednesday, March 08 2023

Spiritual Wellness Retreat - March 2023

Thursday, March 09 2023 - 11:00 AM to Friday, March 10 2023 - 11:00 AM

This event is for clergy. Registration Opens November 1, 2022.

License to Preach Class | SPIRITUAL FORMATION

Friday, March 17 2023

Hybrid/Blended Class Structure Dates: March 17, 2023 - April 3, 2023 On Campus Class Meeting Date - March 25, 2023

Mississippi Methodist Senior Services Sunday Fund

Sunday, May 14 2023

Mother's Day

Sunday, May 14 2023

Virtual Transition Workshop - May 16, 2023

Tuesday, May 16 2023 - 6:00 PM to Tuesday, May 16 2023 - 9:00 PM

BAC Released with Link for Clergy Session through eBlast

Thursday, June 01 2023

Virtual Transition Workshop

Saturday, June 03 2023 - 9:00 AM to Saturday, June 03 2023 - 12:00 PM

"Celebration of the Call" Sunday COSROW

Sunday, June 04 2023

Tentative 2023 Session of the Mississippi Annual Conference

Monday, June 26 2023 to Friday, June 30 2023

The 2022 Session of The Mississippi Annual Conference is just over a month in our rearview mirror, and we have already begun the planning for the 2023 session. Many have called with questions about the dates for 2023. Each of the members of the Mississippi Annual Conference were asked via survey where they would prefer to have the 2023 session. The results have already been communicated via social media. We have been diligently working at finding the best locations and dates available to us. If...

Clergy Executive Session

Tuesday, June 27 2023 - 2:00 PM to Tuesday, June 27 2023 - 4:00 PM

Laity Executive Session

Tuesday, June 27 2023 - 2:00 PM to Tuesday, June 27 2023 - 4:00 PM

Independence Day

Tuesday, July 04 2023

The Conference office is closed in observance of Independence Day. 

Sabbath Day Away - July 2023

Friday, July 14 2023 - 9:00 AM to Friday, July 14 2023 - 4:00 PM

Registration opens January 1, 2023.

Renfro Trust Fund Applications Due

Saturday, July 15 2023

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

Tuesday, August 01 2023

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 Event

Friday, August 04 2023 to Saturday, August 05 2023

Spiritual Wellness Retreat - September 2023

Thursday, September 07 2023 - 11:00 AM to Friday, September 08 2023 - 11:00 AM

This event is for clergy. Registration Opens November 1, 2022.

Giving Sunday: the Baddour Center

Sunday, September 17 2023