What Works: Senatobia District’s Missions In May Spreads Love to the Community


By: Matthew Johnson, Connectional Ministries and Communications Assistant

What Works is a series featuring ministries across the conference that are vital, thriving and serving their communities. Mission and ministry featured in this segment can also be implemented into your faith community’s missional strategies.

During Missions in May churches are encouraged to find a way to serve a group of people beyond their local church. Multiple churches in the Senatobia District, went above and beyond putting their best foot forward to display the love of Christ across their community.  

Love UMC cleaned the patio area of the Desoto County Youth Court, and helped Wynne First United Methodist Church in Arkansas rebuild after recent tornado damage.
Minor Memorial UMC provided meals for teachers.


Maples Memorial UMC, in Olive Branch, held Big Serve Sunday. Where 80 members helped with residential yard work, landscaped the high school football filed and packed hygiene kits for students..
Batesville First UMC collected and donated socks and necessities to nursing homes and homebound members.
Independence UMC provided personal hygiene items for the Farrow Manor Baptist Children's Village. 
Pleasant Hill UMC provided a salad and potato bar for teachers at Desoto County Career Tech East.

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