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Stroke at age 35 - Methodist Rehabilitation

11/13/2020

By Susan Christensen, Public Relations Director - Methodist Rehabilitation Center  Health and Research News Service   If he’d been by himself at Winner’s Circle Park in Flowood, De’Mon McClinton might have overlooked the odd sensation on his right side. But since he was alone with his two young sons, he headed home. Now, he hates to think what ...


Year End “Treasury Notes” from the Administry

11/13/2020

By David Stotts, CPA Treasurer/Director of Finance & Administration & Conference Benefits Officer Closing Date: We will be closing the books for district and conference mission shares and direct invoice at 4:30 p.m. January 11, 2021. Only funds in the treasurer’s office by that date will be included in the 2020 final count. Please remember this is...


UMC Bishops Offer Innovative Ideas for Future of the Global Denomination

11/6/2020

  The November 2-5 COB virtual meeting brought together about 115 active and retired bishops from Africa, Asia, Europe and North America. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 5, 2020 WASHINGTON, D.C. - In the midst of a pandemic, racial unrest, and denominational and political anxiety, the bishops of The United Methodist Church met in a virtual ...


Join Us for "Breakfast with the Bishop and Bolsinger'

11/4/2020

Dear laity and clergy, We are excited to offer you the opportunity to spend a couple of hours of teaching with Bishop James Swanson and Tod Bolsinger Saturday, December 5, 2020 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. This event will be hosted via Zoom webinar. Come and have “Breakfast with the Bishop and Bolsinger” as they discuss the importance and necessity of ...


Disaster Response: Hurricane Zeta Update

11/3/2020

Hurricane Zeta has caused a great deal more damage in Mississippi than previously anticipated. Right now, teams are still in the process of assessing injury and loss. The immediate goal was to collect 5,000 flood buckets to begin helping people recover. The first efforts towards that goal began Saturday with 500 flood buckets being dropped off in D...


October Disaster Update

10/27/2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oct. 27, 2020 Brothers and Sisters of the Mississippi Conference, I want to thank you for your generosity in caring for those impacted by disasters this year. As we prepare to learn of Hurricane Zeta's potential impact, I want to bring you up to speed on how we're still working to help communities recover right here in ...


Reflections: Looking for the Lesson

10/27/2020

Grace and peace, In this webisode, I urge you to look deeper into our current reality and explore what God may be saying to all of us in everything that has happened, and what is still unfolding this year.  Click on the image below, watch this video and join me today in reserving some quiet time to reflect on what insights and direction God’s word ...


Oct. 22 Pandemic Task Team

10/22/2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 22, 2020   Brothers and sisters in Christ,   The governor issued new mask mandates for nine Mississippi counties, but it is our prayer that all Mississippi faith communities practice extra precaution as we live out our values to do no harm to ourselves, as well as others. As precautionary measures have been relaxed in...


United Methodist Churches and Boy Scouts of America

10/13/2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oct. 13, 2020 Many of our United Methodist churches serve their community by chartering a Boy Scout troop or a Cub Scout pack. Perhaps your church is one. If your church is currently serving, or has in the past served as the chartering institution, we need your help.  Legal issues surrounding the impending bankruptcy of the ...


Oct. 10 Pandemic Task Team Update

10/9/2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 12, 2020 Brothers and sisters in Christ, Globally, we have all shared this experience of waiting daily for the coronavirus pandemic to be over. Nationally, we continue to face fires, hurricanes and civil unrest. Right here at home in Mississippi, the governor has allowed the state-wide mask mandate to expire. We are...


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