Gainesboro First UMC Receives $7,000 Grant to Retro Fit Church

Gainesboro (Tennessee) First United Methodist Church received a grant for $7,000 from the Golden Cross Foundation, a non-profit corporation and extension ministry of the Tennessee Conference of The United Methodist Church. Money from this grant was used toward installing pew cushions and an upgraded sound and projection system in the sanctuary. “Gainesboro First UMC is […]

UMI and AmVenture Work to Improve Service to UMI Insureds

United Methodist Insurance and AmVenture Work to Improve Service to UMI Insureds Nashville, TN – United Methodist Insurance (UMI) and its partner, AmVenture Insurance Agency, Inc. (AmVenture), are working together to provide more competitive pricing and enhanced coverage for United Methodist churches and other related properties. Unfortunately, those UMI clients with renewal dates in January […]

One Body-Integrating Youth Into the Life of the Church – Rev. Sam Halverson

One Body addresses how even the most active youth ministries can unknowingly hinder the development of their adolescents by preventing them from being integrated into the body of Christ. It also reveals practices that hinder growth within the body and suggests some exciting ways to connect the stories and lives of the youth and adults […]

IRS Standard Mileage Rates for 2019

Beginning on Jan. 1, 2019, the IRS standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) will be: * 58 cents per mile driven for business use, up 3.5 cents from the rate for 2018, * 20 cents per mile driven for medical or moving purposes, up 2 cents […]