2019 Annual Conference Meal Schedule

**Room Assignments are subject to change Please note: Reservations closed on May 30. Wednesday Lunch 11:00 am Laity Lunch – $15 – Family Life Center    Menu: Buffet of: Baked Ham, Roasted Turkey, Fried Chicken, Green Beans, Mac and Cheese, Fried      Okra, Potato Salad, Cream Corn, Sweet Potatoes, Rolls, Brownies/Hot Fudge, and Ice Cream […]

Bishops Respond to Judicial Council Ruling on the Special Session

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Council of Bishops expresses its deep gratitude to the Judicial Council for its careful review of the actions of the 2019 General Conference. The Judicial Council’s decisions are clear and sound, and they give helpful guidance to the Church. In Decision 1378, the Judicial Council ruled that the constitutional parts of […]

Resources Available for Older Adult Recognition Day

United Methodist congregations are asked by General Conference to celebrate Older Adult Recognition Day on any Sunday or at any other time during the month of May. Dr. Richard H. Gentzler, Jr., Director of ENCORE Ministries, Golden Cross Foundation, has compiled helpful resources for celebrating Older Adult Recognition Day. Older Adult Recognition Day Resources

MMC Sport Management Students Host NHL Event

PULASKI, Tenn.—Martin Methodist College (MMC) hosted “Martin on the Clock: Behind the Scenes of the NFL Draft” on April 8, an event featuring four top executives from the world of pro-football, planned and presented by students majoring in Sport Management. “It was an amazing experience being able to sit down and talk with current and […]

Harry Denman Evangelism Award Nominations Due May 5, 2019

The Harry Denman Evangelism Award, sponsored by The Foundation for Evangelism, honors United Methodists in each Annual Conference whose exceptional ministry of evangelism brings people into a life transforming relationship with Jesus Christ. What distinguishes a Harry Denman Evangelism Award recipient is the commitment to consistently introduce others to the Good News of Jesus Christ […]

Learn to Manage Church Finances with this Simple Guide

Pastors and lay leaders now have a clear, easy-to-use guidebook for church finances with “Church Finances for Missional Leaders: Best Practices for Faithful Stewardship,” by Bonnie Ives Marden. This important resource was recently released by the Publishing Office of the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM), the leadership development agency of The United […]

Rev. Jim Robinson Honored at 50th Anniversary ASP Dinner

Appalachia Service Project Deeply Rooted in Nashville Appalachia Service Project (ASP), in celebration of its 50 years of service, held an Anniversary Celebration dinner in Nashville, Tennessee in February, honoring many individuals and groups who helped to pave the road for such a milestone. Rev. Jim Robinson was among those honored for his critical leadership […]

J. Richard Allison Social Holiness Award Nominations Due May 5, 2019

The J. Richard Allison Social Holiness Award recognizes individuals whose lives and ministries are focused on ministries of mercy and justice. This award celebrates the lives of those who have heard God’s call as recorded by the prophet Amos, who calls his people to “let justice roll down like waters, and righteousness like an ever- […]

UM Foundation Clergy Training Scholarship

The UM Foundation for the Memphis and Tennessee Annual Conferences is offering a $500 scholarship to any clergy person in the Memphis or Tennessee Annual Conferences who registers and completes the course. For further information contact Phil Jamieson at 615-259-2008 orphil.jamieson@umfmtc.org. https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ehome/369187https://umfmtc.org/blog/um-foundation-offers-scholarships-to-tn-memphis-conference-clergy-for-seminar/