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New Albany, MS 38652
Location 218B S Denton RD
New Albany, MS 38652
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Monday        8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Tuesday       8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 
Wednesday  8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 
Thursday      8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 
Friday          CLOSED

Events

New Albany, other "District", and "Conference" events


Sessions of The Mississippi Annual Conference (all virtual)

Wednesday, June 23 2021 to Friday, June 25 2021

June 23-25 – 2020 and 2021 Sessions of The Mississippi Annual Conference (all virtual) – Bishop James E. Swanson Sr. will be preaching both opening and closing worship services. Live streaming will be available here at beginning at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 23.


Moving Day for Clergy

Tuesday, June 29 2021


New Pastors First Day in Pulpit

Sunday, July 04 2021


Independence Day

Sunday, July 04 2021

The Conference office is closed in observance of Independence Day. 


Renfro Trust Fund Applications Due

Thursday, July 15 2021

The Renfro Trust Fund awards annual bricks-and-mortar grants to small rural United Methodist congregations in the Southeastern Jurisdiction. While Renfro Trust Funds are available for award with a deadline for application of September 1 of the year in which the application is made, applications will only be accepted when submitted through the Conference Secretary for Global Ministries of the Conference in which you are located. The deadline for submission of the application forms linked below is...


Clergy Sabbath Day

Thursday, July 15 2021 - 9:00 AM to Thursday, July 15 2021 - 4:00 PM

For Clergy More Information to follow...


Special Session of the Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference

Wednesday, July 21 2021 - 9:00 AM

Southeastern Jurisdiction Jurisdiction to meet online July 21 MACON, Ga. — The Southeastern Jurisdiction College of Bishops has called a special session of the jurisdictional conference to meet virtually at 9 a.m. U.S. Central time July 21. The purpose is to vote on a resolution from the Tennessee and Memphis conferences to unite to form the Tennessee-Western Kentucky Conference. The agenda also includes a report on the jurisdiction's pandemic response and anti-racism work. Read the attached ...


Conference Emergency Preparedness Sunday

Sunday, July 25 2021


Charge Conference Forms Available

Sunday, August 01 2021

Clergy can access this information via the email sent to them in late July or using the "People Portal."  Contact your District Office with any questions.


Next Phase Session 2

Friday, August 06 2021 - 5:00 PM to Friday, August 06 2021 - 9:00 PM

By Invitation to DCOMS More Information to follow...


Spiritual Leadership Master Class 3

Saturday, August 14 2021 - 9:00 AM to Saturday, August 14 2021 - 11:00 AM

For All Clergy and Laity More Information to follow...  


Licensing School - United Methodist Traditions (August 16-27) ONLINE COURSE

Monday, August 16 2021

Licensing School provides basic preparation for pastoral ministry, and is an educational requirement for individuals pursuing licensed local pastor ministry in the United Methodist Church. The Center for Ministry at Millsaps College administers the Mississippi Annual Conference Licensing School under the direction of the Mississippi Annual Conference Board of Ordained Ministry and the Office of Spiritual Leadership. Download the 2021-2022 Licensing School Policies and Procedures for details, ...


Spiritual Leadership Master Class 3 - Follow-up 1

Monday, August 16 2021 - 7:00 PM to Monday, August 16 2021 - 8:00 PM

For Clergy and Laity More Information to follow...


Spiritual Leadership Master Class 3 - Follow-up 2

Tuesday, August 17 2021 - 7:00 PM to Tuesday, August 17 2021 - 8:00 PM

For Clergy and Laity More Information to follow...  


Spiritual Leadership Master Class 3 Follow-up 3

Thursday, August 19 2021 - 7:00 PM to Thursday, August 19 2021 - 8:00 PM

For Clergy and Laity More Information to follow...


Collaborative Leadership Conference - "Ending Racism for Good"

Saturday, August 28 2021

For Clergy and Laity More Information to follow...


Cancelled-General Conference

Sunday, August 29 2021 to Tuesday, September 07 2021

The 2020 Session of the General Conference of the United Methodist Church was initially postponed from May 2020 to August 29, 2021.  Click on the link below for the announcement of the date change. https://www.umnews.org/en/news/new-general-conference-dates-announced. The 2021 event was later postponed to August 29 - September 6, 2022. Click on the related information link below for the most current information on the next general conference.


Labor Day Holiday

Monday, September 06 2021


Licensing School - Leadership and Administration (September 13-24, 2021) ONLINE

Monday, September 13 2021

Licensing School provides basic preparation for pastoral ministry, and is an educational requirement for individuals pursuing licensed local pastor ministry in the United Methodist Church. The Center for Ministry at Millsaps College administers the Mississippi Annual Conference Licensing School under the direction of the Mississippi Annual Conference Board of Ordained Ministry and the Office of Spiritual Leadership. Download the 2021-2022 Licensing School Policies and Procedures for details, ...


Giving Sunday: the Baddour Center

Sunday, September 19 2021


World Communion Sunday

Sunday, October 03 2021

World Communion Sunday (first Sunday of October) provides scholarships for U.S. racial- and ethnic-minority students and international students, on both undergraduate and graduate levels.  


(Tentative) 2021 Called Session of the Mississippi Annual Conference

Friday, October 08 2021 to Monday, October 11 2021

More information will be posted as details are made available. 


Licensing School - Preaching (October 11-29, 2021) ONLINE

Monday, October 11 2021

Licensing School provides basic preparation for pastoral ministry, and is an educational requirement for individuals pursuing licensed local pastor ministry in the United Methodist Church. The Center for Ministry at Millsaps College administers the Mississippi Annual Conference Licensing School under the direction of the Mississippi Annual Conference Board of Ordained Ministry and the Office of Spiritual Leadership. Download the 2021-2022 Licensing School Policies and Procedures for details, ...


Clergy Sabbath Day

Saturday, November 06 2021 - 9:00 AM to Saturday, November 06 2021 - 4:00 PM

For Clergy More Information to follow...


All Saints Sunday

Sunday, November 07 2021


SEJ Jurisdictional Conference

Wednesday, November 10 2021 to Friday, November 12 2021

2020 SEJ Conference will be held November 10-12, 2021 at Lake Junaluska, North Carolina.  This meeting was rescheduled from its original dates in July 2020. For more information regarding this postponement, click here. 


Veterans Day

Thursday, November 11 2021


Licensing School - Pastoral Care (ONLINE) November 15-30, 2021

Monday, November 15 2021

Licensing School provides basic preparation for pastoral ministry, and is an educational requirement for individuals pursuing licensed local pastor ministry in the United Methodist Church. The Center for Ministry at Millsaps College administers the Mississippi Annual Conference Licensing School under the direction of the Mississippi Annual Conference Board of Ordained Ministry and the Office of Spiritual Leadership. Download the 2021-2022 Licensing School Policies and Procedures for details, ...


Thanksgiving Holidays: Conference Office Closed

Thursday, November 25 2021 to Friday, November 26 2021


United Methodist Student Day

Sunday, November 28 2021

United Methodist Student Day (last Sunday of November) furnishes scholarships and loans for students attending United Methodist-related and other accredited colleges and universities.  


Spiritual Leadership Master Class 4

Saturday, December 04 2021 - 9:00 AM to Saturday, December 04 2021 - 11:00 AM

For All Clergy and Laity More information to follow...  


Spiritual Leadership Master Class 4 - Follow-up 1

Monday, December 06 2021 - 7:00 PM to Monday, December 06 2021 - 8:00 PM

For All Clergy and Laity More Information to follow...


Spiritual Leadership Master Class 4 - Follow-up 2

Tuesday, December 07 2021 - 7:00 PM to Tuesday, December 07 2021 - 8:00 PM

For All Clergy and Laity More Information to follow...


Spiritual Leadership Master Class 4 - Follow-up 3

Thursday, December 09 2021 - 7:00 PM to Thursday, December 09 2021 - 8:00 PM

For All Clergy and Laity More Information to follow...


Giving Sunday: The Methodist Children's Home

Sunday, December 12 2021

“Give justice to the poor and the orphan; uphold the rights of the oppressed and the destitute” — Psalm 82:3, NLT Mission of Hope: Through Jesus Christ, Methodist Children’s Homes brings hope and healing to hurting children in Mississippi. Methodist Children’s Homes seeks to bring restoration to children and youth who have been neglected or abused. By the end of their time with us, we hope to see that they find reconciliation with their biological families, love within an adoptive family or ...


Christmas and New Year's Holiday Observance

Thursday, December 23 2021 - 4:30 PM to Monday, January 03 2022 - 8:30 AM

The episcopal office and Mississippi Conference staff wish you a joyous celebration of the birth of Christ and a prosperous New Year! The conference office will be closed in observance of the Christmas and New Year's holidays beginning Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. and will re-open on Monday, January 4, 2021 at normal business hours.


Christmas Holidays: Conference Office Closed

Friday, December 24 2021 to Monday, January 03 2022


New Year's Day

Saturday, January 01 2022

The Conference office is closed in observance of New Year's Day.


Human Relations Day

Sunday, January 16 2022

Human Relations Day (Sunday before the national observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday) strengthens United Methodist outreach to communities in the United States and Puerto Rico, encouraging social justice and work with at-risk youth.  


Licensing School - Worship an Sacraments (January 18 - February 5, 2022)

Tuesday, January 18 2022

Licensing School provides basic preparation for pastoral ministry, and is an educational requirement for individuals pursuing licensed local pastor ministry in the United Methodist Church. The Center for Ministry at Millsaps College administers the Mississippi Annual Conference Licensing School under the direction of the Mississippi Annual Conference Board of Ordained Ministry and the Office of Spiritual Leadership. Download the 2021-2022 Licensing School Policies and Procedures for details, ...


Last day for GCFA Mission Shares

Wednesday, January 19 2022


Licensing School - Educational Ministries (February 14-25, 2022)

Monday, February 14 2022

Licensing School provides basic preparation for pastoral ministry, and is an educational requirement for individuals pursuing licensed local pastor ministry in the United Methodist Church. The Center for Ministry at Millsaps College administers the Mississippi Annual Conference Licensing School under the direction of the Mississippi Annual Conference Board of Ordained Ministry and the Office of Spiritual Leadership. Download the 2021-2022 Licensing School Policies and Procedures for details, ...


Giving Sunday: Methodist Rehabilitation Center

Sunday, February 20 2022


THE GATHERING 2022

Friday, February 25 2022 to Sunday, February 27 2022


Licensing School - Mission and Evangelism (March 7-18, 2022)

Monday, March 07 2022

Licensing School provides basic preparation for pastoral ministry, and is an educational requirement for individuals pursuing licensed local pastor ministry in the United Methodist Church. The Center for Ministry at Millsaps College administers the Mississippi Annual Conference Licensing School under the direction of the Mississippi Annual Conference Board of Ordained Ministry and the Office of Spiritual Leadership. Download the 2021-2022 Licensing School Policies and Procedures for details, ...


UMCOR Sunday

Sunday, March 27 2022

What is UMCOR Sunday? In 2016 General Conference approved the name change of the One Great Hour of Sharing special Sunday to UMCOR Sunday. UMCOR Sunday is one of six churchwide Special Sundays with offerings of The United Methodist Church. UMCOR Sunday calls United Methodists to share the goodness of life with those who hurt. Your gifts to UMCOR Sunday lay the foundation for the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) to share God’s love with communities everywhere. The special offering ...


Licensing School - Spiritual Formation (March 28 - April 8, 2022)

Monday, March 28 2022

Licensing School provides basic preparation for pastoral ministry, and is an educational requirement for individuals pursuing licensed local pastor ministry in the United Methodist Church. The Center for Ministry at Millsaps College administers the Mississippi Annual Conference Licensing School under the direction of the Mississippi Annual Conference Board of Ordained Ministry and the Office of Spiritual Leadership. Download the 2021-2022 Licensing School Policies and Procedures for details, ...


Native American Ministries Sunday

Sunday, May 01 2022

What is Native American Ministries Sunday? Native American Ministries Sunday is one of six church-wide Special Sundays with offerings of The United Methodist Church. Native American Ministries Sunday serves to remind United Methodists of the gifts and contributions made by Native Americans to our society. The special offering supports Native American outreach within annual conferences and across the United States and provides seminary scholarships for Native Americans. When do we celebrate ...


Mother's Day

Sunday, May 08 2022


Mississippi Methodist Senior Services Sunday Fund

Sunday, May 08 2022


Peace with Justice Sunday

Sunday, June 12 2022

Peace With Justice Sunday (first Sunday after Pentecost) enables The United Methodist Church to have a voice in advocating for peace and justice through a broad spectrum of global programs.