Service Project: Service Project provides a physical representation of hope to Cumberland Mountain families. Participants complete minor home repair projects to improve the safety and sustainability of the homes. These may include porches, wheelchair ramps, painting and yard work – each project resulting from an expressed need. While on the worksite, youth are encouraged to […]
With January being Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson made an important proclamation to open the 2018 Williamson County Human Trafficking Awareness Day Conference at Franklin First United Methodist Church. He proclaimed Jan. 11, 2018, as Williamson County Human Trafficking Awareness Day, acknowledging the day the conference was held. “Williamson County is […]
Strengthening the Black Church for the 21st Century will host the 4th Annual National Prison Summit on Mass Incarceration in Nashville October 25-27. This National Prison Summit is a teaching and development opportunity designed to bring awareness, empower, encourage and equip local congregations who work in the area of Prison Ministry, social justice and local school […]
The United Methodist Foundation for the Memphis and Tennessee Conferences is now offering Clergy Debt Grants. Each grant is $1,000 and is available to provisional members of both the Tennessee and Memphis Conferences to help alleviate educational debt. If you are interested in learning more about this grant program, please contact Dr. Philip Jamieson at 615-259-2008 or email@example.com.
By JOHN I. CARNEY I think I had been asked a couple different times to be a chaperone for Shelbyville First UMC’s Warmth In Winter prior to 2016, but I’d always had some sort of schedule conflict. In 2016, I was asked again – and this time, I said “yes.” It wasn’t until after I’d […]
January 18-20, 2018: Commission on a Way Forward meeting February 25-28, 2018: Council of Bishops meeting March 19-22, 2018: Commission on a Way Forward meeting April 29-May 4, 2018: Council of Bishops meeting May 14-17, 2018: Commission on a Way Forward meeting July 8, 2018: Deadline for Petitions to 2019 Special Session of General Conference […]
Tennessee Conference represented in Wespath’s Young Leaders Advisory Board Elizabeth Zimmerman, from the Tennessee conference, will be working in 2018 to help shape the way Wespath Benefits and Investments (Wespath) serves The United Methodist Church by participating in Wespath’s inaugural Young Leaders Advisory Board (Y-LAB). Wespath is the general agency of the UMC responsible for […]