GraceNotes Creative Ministry and Mission to be at Annual Conference

Mission Workers Jun and Roela V. Rivera participated through their GraceNotes Creative Ministry in the Exhibits at the United Methodist Church General Conference in Portland, Oregon and will exhibit at the TNUMC Annual Conference in June. Their participation at the General Conference was made possible with recommendation from Bishop Rodolfo Juan of the Manila Episcopal Area […]

Council of Bishops meets post-General Conference

The United Methodist Council of Bishops met on May 21 following the close of General Conference for worship and prayer for the ongoing unity of The United Methodist Church. The Saturday meeting was planned prior to presenting “An Offering for a Way Forward” to the 2016 General Conference, but recognizing the importance of moving forward […]

Care for Creation: Give Praise and Thanks; Take Delight; Share; Protect

Featured on the blog this week is an Earth Day Sermon given by Rev. Paul Slentz at Edgehill UMC in Nashville on April 24th. It’s titled, “Care for Creation: Give Praise and Thanks; Take Delight; Share; Protect.” Care for God’s good creation is something I have felt strongly about my whole life. And above anyone […]

My Thoughts Tonight | Rev. Harriet Bryan | May 18

My heart is both heavy and hopeful tonight. Like everyone else in the Tennessee and Memphis Conferences who was either present or who watched today’s proceedings when Bishop McAlilly presided, I was stunned by the allegation that our bishop would instruct persons how to vote and furious that his integrity was questioned.  (As I write […]

May 11 EPISCOPAL ADDRESS by Bishop Gregory Palmer

Let us pray: Drop thy still dews of quietness, till all our strivings cease; take from our souls the strain and stress, and let our ordered lives confess the beauty of thy peace. Breathe through the heats of our desire thy coolness and thy balm; let sense be dumb, let flesh retire; speak through the earthquake, wind, and fire, O still, small voice of […]