Austin Peay State Wesley honored.

Katie Woodard, Associate Director, APSU Wesley Foundation The Wesley Foundation at Austin Peay State University is excited to announce that they are the recipient of the “Outstanding Co-Sponsored Program of the Year” award from APSU Student Organizations. This award recognized the Equality Workshop Series which we sponsored in conjunction with the APSU Gay-Straight Alliance. This […]

Watch GC2016 episcopal address

PORTLAND, Ore. (UMNS) — Ohio West Area Bishop Gregory V. Palmer, on behalf of the Council of Bishops, will deliver the episcopal address at the 2016 General Conference in Portland. The sermon will be livestreamed at 11:30 a.m. EDT May 11. Palmer formerly was president of the Council of Bishops, which elected him to give […]

Free online course helps engage more people with General Conference

Exploring General Conference, a free online course from United Methodist Communications, is designed to help participants learn more about the official decision-making body of The United Methodist Church and to explore many of the aspects of General Conference in anticipation of the 2016 session. The course is comprised of five modules, which are designed to […]

Relationships Leading to Change: Local Conversations on Race, Inequality, and Justice | Thursday, April 28

This one-day session, led by Rev. F. Willis Johnson of Wellspring UMC in Ferguson, MO and the Center for Social Empowerment and Justice, is designed for pastors and other church leaders to engage purposeful discussion about what it means to do ministry in these times, and to lead toward God’s promise of hope for all. […]

Nashville Area Appointments

On Friday, April 8, District Superintendents will be contacting pastors and Pastor Parish Relations Committee Chairs to inform them of appointment changes. On Sunday, April 10 Pastor Parish Relations Committee Chairs will inform congregations of new appointments, with some exceptions which will be announced on April 17. More on the Bishop’s blog…