Cedar Crest Summer Camp 2016 has been more than fantastic! For the third year in a row we have seen growth in numbers while our campers have grown in their faith in God while experiencing the nurturing community of camp. In fact, our numbers have doubled over the last three years, and we have once […]
The Mary Cooper Honorary Golf Challenge serves to raise friends, funds and awareness for Miriam’s Promise.
Bishop William T. McAlilly of the Nashville Episcopal Area has announced the following leadership changes in the Episcopal Office and Tennessee Conference Connectional Ministries staff. Lynn Taylor assumed the new role of Director of Missional Alignment for the Nashville Episcopal Area on July 1. She has served as the Coordinator of Emerging Ministries for the […]
July 25, 2016 Nashville, Tenn.: Meeting in Chicago last week, the Council of Bishops’ Executive Committee approved a framework for implementing the Commission on a Way Forward and took a step toward a called session of the General Conference in 2018. The Council acknowledged that the landscape of the church has changed dramatically since the […]
The Bishops of the Southeastern Jurisdiction recognize the unique strengths, characteristics, and challenges of our Episcopal Areas. As leaders of the Church in the SEJ, we see a timely opportunity to increase our strategic thinking and action with regard to our context in the Southeast. Further, it is our hope to continue to focus on […]
By Sybil Davidson SEJ Daily Christian Advocate The Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference approved a budget of $1,774,000 for the 2017–2020 quadrennium. The budget passed as recommended by the SEJ Committee on Finance and Administration and reflects a 60 percent reduction over the previous budget. Starting the report with song, Jim Allen sang “Go Tell it on the […]
There is no place in Methodism that has seen more episcopal elections than Stuart Auditorium on the campus of Lake Junaluska. By the close of the afternoon session July 13, five new bishops had been elected in the historic building that has been the site of the Southeastern Jurisdictional Confernce since 1956. Among the five […]
By Amy Hurd Todd Cox, a student at Tennessee Wesleyan University and candidate for ministry in the Tennessee Conference, gave the Youth/Young Adult address at the 2016 SEJ Conference on Thursday morning. Cox shared that his initial joy and excitement about his calling to ministry had turned to fear and anxiety as he watched the […]
Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, Greetings to you in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. We celebrate the way God is working through you and the churches you represent to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. Your witness is making a difference in the lives of […]
The Virginia Conference invites teams from around the Southeastern Jurisdiction to come and help with long-term recovery in areas affected by the February 24 tornado outbreak. There are open weeks this summer and throughout the fall. For additional information or to schedule your team, contact Forrest White, Long-Term Recovery Manager and UMVIM Coordinator for the Virginia Conference, at VirginiaUMVIM@gmail.com.