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2020 General Conference Logo Unveiled

11/4/2019

Designed by United Methodist Communications. The 2020 General Conference logo color version. 2020 General Conference Logo Unveiled   SHARE: Facebook462TwitterPrintEmail Commission on the General Conference FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 18, 2019 Nashville, Tenn.: The Commission on the General Conference has unveiled the logo for the 2020 General ...


Do You Feel Like You're the Only One?

11/1/2019

New United Methodist ad campaign addresses loneliness SHARE United Methodist Communications Office of Public Information presscenter@umcom.org For Immediate Release October 30, 2019  Nashville, Tennessee – The United Methodist Church has launched the “Not the Only One” advertising campaign to help offer encouragement through community. ...


Introducing The Committee Teaching Series!

9/25/2019

  Chuck is Back!!!! (well, sort of…) Introducing The Committee Teaching Series! A sixteen-session online teaching series that will help your congregation discuss some of the most critical issues that prevent many congregations from becoming a vital church. Join Chuck and the rest of The Committee at ...


Mississippi Delegation Endorses Episcopal Candidate

9/11/2019

The Mississippi Annual Conference Delegation to the General and Southeastern Jurisdictional conference unanimously endorsed Rev. Fred Britton as a candidate for the office of bishop Saturday, September 7, 2019.                     Rev. Fred Britton Britton is currently serving as the district superintendent in the Tupelo District. He has served...


Connecting with Campus Ministries

9/5/2019

By Jasmine Haynes, Communications Specialist for the Mississippi Conference Children and youth aren’t the only students headed back to school. Young adults are returning or embarking on a journey of ‘adulting’ and learning what all that entails at colleges and universities around Mississippi and at out-of-state campuses. Now is a great time for ...


Merging Methodist: First UMC, St. Paul's to Become One

8/28/2019

By Josh Troy, The Clarksdale Press Register First United Methodist Church is the main location for services since it merged with St. Paul's United Methodist Church July 1. Photos by Josh Troy/The Clarksdale Press Register  Two Methodist churches in Clarksdale have been coming together for more activities the past five years. First United ...


Help Children Impacted by ICE Raids

8/8/2019

UPDATED Giving Options for ICE-Impacted Assistance for Children People can support the ongoing efforts in helping impacted families and children by: mailing a check to Mississippi Conference of the UMC, 320-C Briarwood Drive, Attention: James Mason, Jackson, MS 39206. Please annotate “4ICE-Children” in the memo line of the check. making a ...


The 2019 Mississippi Annual Conference Session Report

6/26/2019

*This report and all things 2019 Session of the Mississippi Annual Conference can be found here.   The 2019 Session of the Mississippi Annual Conference convened at the Jackson Convention Complex, which is located at 105 E. Pascagoula St. Jackson, Mississippi from Wednesday, June 5 to Saturday, June 8. Bishop James E. Swanson Sr. officiated. This ...


All Things 2019 AC Session

6/5/2019

Live streaming was hosted on Bishop Swanson’s Facebook page Wednesday, June 5 and captured annual conference from opening through closing worship service on Saturday, June 8. Even those not on Facebook can experience events and worship as if they were there in person on Livestream.   Video of the 2019 Session of the Mississippi Annual Conference...


The UMC Upholds Traditional Stance on Human Sexuality

2/27/2019

February 26, 2019 ST. LOUIS-- Right at the cusp of 5:00 p.m. central time, the 864 delegates of the 2019 Called Session of General Conference voted to affirm The United Methodist Church’s current ban on the ordination of self-avowed practicing homosexuals, having United Methodist ministers conduct ceremonies that celebrate homosexual unions and ...


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