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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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Monday, June 19 2023

Laity Session 2023

Saturday, June 24 2023 - 10:00 AM to Saturday, June 24 2023 - 11:30 AM

Hello, Mississippi Annual Conference!   This is LaToya Redd Thompson, the Mississippi Annual Conference Lay Leader, writing to invite you to the board of laity-sponsored annual informational session for lay members of annual conference and all interested laity, also known as the laity session.  It will be held on Saturday, June 24, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.  The laity session will be virtual.   We will discuss the work of conference committees and will celebrate ministry that has gone on in local ...

2023 Session of the Mississippi Annual Conference

Tuesday, June 27 2023 to Friday, June 30 2023

The 2023 Session of the Mississippi Annual Conference takes place June 27-30 at the Cadence Bank Arena in Tupelo located at 375 E. Main St. in Tupelo. Each year, an equal number of clergy members and laity attend the annual conference session for worship, fellowship and to conduct the business of the conference. During these sessions, members of the conference hear reports of past and ongoing work, adopt future goals, programs and budgets, ordain clergy members as deacons and elders and elect ...

Laity Executive Session

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

Clergy 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. 

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...

United Women in Faith Mission U

Friday, July 21 2023 to Saturday, July 22 2023

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

Labor Day

Monday, September 04 2023

Spiritual Wellness Retreat 2 - September 2023

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

This event is for clergy.

Giving Sunday: the Baddour Center

Sunday, September 17 2023

World Communion Sunday

Sunday, October 01 2023

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.  

Collaborative Leadership Event 2023

Saturday, October 21 2023 - 8:00 AM to Saturday, October 21 2023 - 5:00 PM

The Collaborative Leadership Event 2023 is a one-day event to be held at Crossgates United Methodist Church in Brandon and begin at 8:00 a.m. and conclude at 5:00 p.m. The cost will be $75 for clergy and $25 for laity and there will be .8 CEUs available to clergy who attend.  Clergy and laity from across the conference will be leading breakout sessions, sharing real examples of ministries and ways that congregations are connecting with their communities and changing lives for Jesus Christ. This...

All Saints Sunday

Sunday, November 05 2023

Sabbath Day Away - November 2023

Friday, November 17 2023 - 9:00 AM to Friday, November 17 2023 - 4:00 PM

Registration opens January 1, 2022.


Thursday, November 23 2023 to Friday, November 24 2023

United Methodist Student Day

Sunday, November 26 2023

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

Benedictine Prayer Retreat

Wednesday, November 29 2023 to Friday, December 01 2023

Giving Sunday: The Methodist Children's Home

Sunday, December 10 2023

“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

Friday, December 22 2023 to Sunday, December 31 2023 - 11:59 PM

New Year's Day

Monday, January 01 2024

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

Human Relations Day

Sunday, January 21 2024

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.  

Giving Sunday: Methodist Rehabilitation Center

Sunday, February 18 2024

General Conference 2024

Tuesday, April 23 2024 to Friday, May 03 2024

The Commission on the General Conference has announced that the 2024 United Methodist General Conference will be held April 23 to May 3, 2024, at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. General Conference is the top policy-making body of The United Methodist Church. The assembly meets at the beginning of each quadrennium to consider revisions to church law, as well as adopt resolutions on current moral, social, public policy and economic issues. It also approves plans and ...

Mississippi Methodist Senior Services Sunday Fund

Sunday, May 12 2024

Mother's Day

Sunday, May 12 2024

Memorial Day Holiday

Monday, May 27 2024

The episcopal and conference offices will be closed Monday, May 29. The office will re-open on Tuesday, May 30, at regular business hours.

Tentative 2024 Session of the Mississippi Annual Conference

Tuesday, May 28 2024 to Saturday, June 01 2024

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...