The following are key dates and events for the first few months of 2009:
Jan. 6 – Legislative Session begins
Jan. 10 – Starkville District Leadership Training
Jan. 11 – Senatobia District Leadership Training
Jan. 13 – “10 Great Dates” training event to develop a ministry that encourages couples in their marriage; First Baptist Church in Jackson; registration is required.
Jan. 15 – Christian Educators Gathering; 10a.m, Brandon First United Methodist Church; for those who work in ministry with children, youth, and-or adults
Jan. 29-Feb. 1 - Quadrennial Leadership Training
Feb. 25 – Lent begins
March 8 – “Talking the Language of Teenagers;” Senatobia District; a workshop designed for youth workers and parents that explores the multi-media language of teenagers.
April 5 – Palm Sunday
April 12 - Easter
July 21-24 — Focus 2009; quadrennial conference for people in ministry to children; Indianapolis.