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

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/

Harry Denman Evangelism Award Nominations Open

When you think of your faith journey, who made an impact on you? Most likely there are others who would say those persons impacted their own faith journey. The Harry Denman Evangelism Awards are designed to recognize these faithful servants of God who continually nurture and empower disciples to be so changed by their relationship […]

PAUMCS Certification Class Registration is Open

Professional Administrators serving in local churches, districts, schools,annual conferences or the general Church can earn professionalcertification online. Online sessions allow participants to learn at theirpace and it significantly reduces the cost of attendance. Once completed,participants can continue their participation with PAUMCS by joining thelocal PAUMCS chapter here in Middle TN. Contact Robin Stanfield @robin.stanfield@tnumc.com for more information. The full course […]

UMCOR Help for Mozambique

Millions are displaced and trying to envision a way forward after Cyclone Idai made landfall in Mozambique. UMCOR is already responding. UMCOR approved three $10,000 solidarity grants for the people of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. These grants are providing immediate emergency funding for basic human needs including food distribution, hygiene supplies/clothing distribution, safe water access […]

UMCOR Supports Local Response Efforts

Both the Nashville and Memphis Annual conferences received $10,000 grants from UMCOR due to the impact of recent disasters. These grants are to help with immediate and emergency needs until the entire situation can be assessed and a request for more funding can be submitted. The solidarity grants are a part of the administration costs […]

Compassion Now!

Leading with Mindfulness, Contemplation, and Compassion with: William Thiele, PhD, LPCVenerable Thich Thien Tri, Vietnamese Buddhist Monk Vanderbilt Divinity School, Room 124Friday, March 15, 1:00 to 5:00 pmSaturday, March 16, 9:00 am to 4:00 pmCost: $99 for both days, $40 for Friday only, $59 for Saturday only$25 for both days for currently-enrolled Vanderbilt students What […]