Disability Grant Applications Due: Jan. 8, 2017

Disability Grants are designed to help United Methodist disciples of Jesus Christ follow his teachings to love God and to love neighbor, especially the neighbor in need. Love of God bears fruit as love of neighbor through creating an environment accessible for people with disabilities – Physical, Psychological and Emotional. Download 2016 Disability Grant Application […]

“All I want for Christmas is peanut butter” | DS Scott Aleridge

This year for Christmas, Rev. Scott Aleridge, Cumberland District Superintendent, wanted to help feed hungry children in and around the Sumner County area. Bethpage UMC provides between 150-170 food boxes every Friday for families who just need a gap-fix between paychecks, normally towards the end of the month. Peanut Butter is very expensive to get […]

Marketplace Enrollment Still Important Despite Plans For Health Law Repeal

  By Michelle Andrews –  December 13, 2016  Courtesy of Kaiser Health News: A national health policy news service that is part of the nonpartisan Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Since Republicans have plans to repeal the federal health law, should consumers still sign up for next year’s coverage? And if the health law marketplaces disappear, might […]

TNUMC Conference Staff Serves at Last Minute Toy Store

TNUMC Connectional Ministries staff participated in the Last Minute Toy Store at 61st Avenue UMC in West Nashville on Monday. The LMTS, open from December 16-19, is a ministry offering an opportunity for families in need to shop for Christmas gifts for their children. This year, 4,318 Middle Tennessee children were served who otherwise would […]

Gordon Memorial UMC’s Holiday Food Drive Part of Larger 140-Year Legacy of Community Outreach

Gordon Memorial United Methodist Church’s Holiday Food Drive continues a 140-year tradition of feeding the hungry in their North Nashville community. The Gordon Cares ministry provides 150 families of four to six people with a holiday food basket, including a turkey for Thanksgiving and a ham for Christmas. Charles L. White Jr., Senior Pastor of […]

Wesleyan Studies Certification Available from New Lay Academy

It can be difficult to find theologically rich adult study resources, but a new program is filling that gap. The Wesley Theological Seminary Lay Academy offers 11 online courses covering a variety of topics including Methodist identity, early church history, Christian ethics, interfaith relations, and the intersection of faith and science. Laypeople can earn a […]

New Lewis Center Resource Helps Churches Discern and Implement God’s Vision

WASHINGTON, DC — The Lewis Center for Church Leadership of Wesley Theological Seminary now offers the Discovering God’s Future for Your Church Tool Kit. Through engaging videos and exercises, this turn-key resource can help a congregation discern and implement God’s vision for its future. Video segments presented by Dr. Lovett H. Weems, Jr., and Dr. […]

Presidential Search at Martin Methodist College

MARTIN METHODIST COLLEGE Pulaski, Tennessee   PRESIDENT  The Martin Methodist College (MMC) Board of Trustees announces the search for the college’s 31st president, an appointment to become effective on or about July 1, 2017. As Martin Methodist moves into its next chapter of accomplishments, the college community is eager to welcome a president who will […]