Greetings from Eli Hickerson, Chairman of Methodist Showdown 2016, Carla Proctor, co-chair of the Desoto Cluster, and Cheryl Denley, secretary of the Senatobia District. We are writing to tell you about an exciting event for the District Mission Trip of the Senatobia District. On Saturday, April 16, 2016 (rain date April 23) at Minor Memorial United Methodist Church, the first ever Methodist Showdown will occur. Its purposes are: 1) to raise money for the trip to El Salvador from June 25, 2016 to July 2, 2016 sponsored by the Senatobia District and 2) for Methodist and others from all points of the district to have fun and fellowship. It begins at 9:30 a.m. and concludes at 2:30 p.m. During those hours there will be competitions in Barbecuing, Baking (brought from home) ,Ultimate frisbee, Bible trivia, Arts, children’s activities, etc. Food will be available for sale.(eating) If enough interest is shown, there will be age categories for many of the competitions.
We are encouraging all churches in the Desoto Cluster to take part and are welcoming any other church in the district that would like to take part to do so. We are sending you this note now so that you as pastor can mark this date on your 2016 calendar and begin talking it up in your church. More information to come.
In the meantime, if you or anyone in your church should have questions, please contact Eli Hickerson at email@example.com or 901-494-0732, Carla Proctor at firstname.lastname@example.org or 901-603-5133 or Cheryl Denley at Senatobia@mississippi-umc.org or 662-562-5865.
The grace of our Lord, Jesus Christ, be with you all,
Eli, Carla, Cheryl.