This email message was sent on 12/01/19 by the Nashville Episcopal Office to all e-news subscribers in the Tennessee Conference and in the Memphis Conference. Advent greetings in the name of our Lord, Jesus the Christ Child! As we work toward the creation of the new conference, we do so with a feeling of […]
By Russell Casteel, Executive Director of Camp and Retreat Ministry In the September 15 issue of The Washington Post, the article, They were once America’s cruelest, richest slave traders. Why does no one know their names? Hannah Natanson highlights the role of John Armfield and Isaac Franklin in the American slave trade. Now, 400 years […]
Brentwood United Methodist ChurchFacilities Team Reports to: Facilities SupervisorFacilities Ministry Description:The Facilities Ministry supports the ministries and the mission of BUMC by keeping facilities clean, safe, and well maintained in addition to performing room set ups and break downs.Responsibilities:• Clean and maintain physical buildings of the church to include vacuuming and cleaning floors, dusting, and […]
Job Summary: The Youth Director is the spiritual leader for all youth ministries in the church. The Director should both embody and give leadership to the mission, vision and values of Calvert City United Methodist Church. The ministry among youth (6-12) in this congregation is a vital witness to faith and an integral component of […]
Nashville, July 17, 2019: Mayor David Briley and members of the Nashville Metro Council joined friends and family of Rev. Bill Barnes for the unveiling of a historical marker honoring the work and memory of Rev. Barnes. Rev. Barnes was well known for his activism and work in Nashville helping those marginalized by race, social […]
Nashville, TN, (2019): Debbie Robinson, the Executive Director of Miriam’s Promise for 31 years, is retired on June 30. She has provided unparalleled servant leadership and heart for pregnancy, parenting, and adoption services throughout Middle Tennessee during her tenure. Most recently she was awarded the J. Allison Social Holiness Award at the Tennessee Annual Conference […]
June 27, 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church (COB) has asked the Judicial Council for a declaratory decision as to the constitutionality, meaning, application and effect of certain petitions adopted as the Traditional Plan by the 2019 General Conference held in St. Louis, Missouri, in February. Although the […]
Cordova, TN, June 26, 2019 – Wesley Living is celebrating its 50th anniversary of serving the senior community in the Mid-South. Wesley Living, also known as Wesley Housing Corporation of Memphis, was founded in 1969 by a group of clergy and lay persons led by Reverend Jerry Corlew, a United Methodist minister. The group decided […]
At Africa University’s 25th Graduation Ceremony, nearly 600 students from 22 African countries received their master’s and bachelor’s degrees during the commencement ceremony on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at the campus in Old Mutare, Zimbabwe.
Those presented in 2019 with Tennessee Conference awards were honored at the annual conference in June.