Young Adults explore their call at Exploration 2017

The Nashville Episcopal Area was well represented at the 2017 Exploration gathering sponsored by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry. This event took place in Portland, Oregon. Twenty-three young adults from the Memphis and Tennessee Conference attended this bi-annual gathering focused on discerning God’s call to ordained ministry in the United Methodist Church. […]

Christmas at Beersheba

Christmas at Beersheba is right around the corner! Join new friends for Hors D’oeurves and Christams carols, you’ll enjoy a hearty home-cooked Christmas dinner and everyone will focus on the reason for the season during a spirit filled worship service. Space is limited, so get your reservation in now! Day Events: November 30th, December 4th, […]

Tax reform and health care: what’s at risk?

The tax proposal moving through Congress right now would irresponsibly add $1.5 TRILLION to the national debt. Congressional leaders say they will make up that deficit with massive future cuts to Medicare and Medicaid. The tax reform bill passed the House Ways and Means Committee today and could pass the House as early as next week. The Senate will take it up after Thanksgiving […]

Bishops uphold values of mission, unity, space, contextuality in interim report on Way Forward’s work

Council of Bishops | November 9, 2017   LAKE JUNALUSKA, NORTH CAROLINA _ Placing emphasis on the values of unity, space and contextuality – all for the sake of mission – the Council of Bishops (COB) is exploring sketches of three models as possible directions for a way forward for The United Methodist Church over […]