Concert to Benefit Congo Women Arise

NASHVILLE, TENN, September 2018 – The 4th Story Theater at West End United Methodist Church will present nine talented recording artists on Friday, September 14 at 7:00 pm in a concert tobenefit Congo Women Arise. Performers will be Mary Gauthier, Jamee Harris and Eliza Gilkyson in the round; The Orphan Brigade, Claudia Nygaard, and Wild […]

Two Spiritual Pilgrimage Opportunities with Bishop McAlilly

Travel with Bishop Bill McAlilly and the Memphis and Tennessee Annual Conferences Holy Land Tour (January 2019) and Oberammergau Passion Play (June 2020) I’m happy to offer two spiritual pilgrimage opportunities to you.  In January 2019, we are offering a trip to the Holy Land.  Some have called the land the “fifth gospel.”  Visiting this fifth […]

“Giving Hope to the Hopeless”: The Mama Lynn Center for Congolese Women

Written by Quinn Needham, Neelley Hicks, ed. Special thanks to Lynn McAlilly, Bishop Gabriel Yemba and Judith Osongo. Turning a Dream into a Reality In June of 2016, the East Congo Episcopal Area officially teamed up with the Tennessee, Memphis, and California Pacific Annual Conferences and began developing the Mama Lynn Center for Congolese Women. Now, […]

MMC President Awarded Contract Extension After One Year in Office

July 30, 2018 BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – The Martin Methodist College (MMC) Board of Trustees announced today its unanimous vote to extend President Mark La Branche’s contract five more years. The announcement comes after the board’s recent quarterly meeting held at Brentwood United Methodist Church. “Dr. La Branche has brought new vigor and determination to the college,” […]