Upcoming events of note:
The Seashore District has scheduled a
United Methodists are urged to give up lunch and save lives by using that money to buy an insecticide-treated bed net. Bishop Janice Riggle Huie is asking United Methodists and others to skip lunch on April 25, Africa Malaria Day, and use their lunch money to buy a lifesaving mosquito bed net. The people of The United Methodist Church are a founding partner in the Nothing But Nets campaign, which is taking aim at one of
Restoring the Methodist Movement Seminar is scheduled for 9 a.m. April 28. Led by James B. Scott and Molly Davis Scott, authors of Restoring Methodism: 10 Decisions for United Methodist Churches in
Native American Ministries Sunday is April 29. The Native American International Caucus proposed Native American Awareness Sunday in a petition to the 1988 General Conference. Delegates subsequently approved the new churchwide Special Sunday with offering. The 2000 General Conference changed the name of the observance.
Deadline to apply for scholarships granted by the Mississippi Conference is May 15. The conference awards scholarships each year to deserving students pursuing higher education. Cooper Fund grants support students who plan to enter the full-time professional ministry of The United Methodist Church. Applicants should be juniors or seniors in an accredited college, university or seminary. Merit Awards are for United Methodist students attending United Methodist colleges or universities.