A New Resource Available to Aid the Discussion of Sexuality in the Church

Faithful and Inclusive: The Bible, Sexuality, and The United Methodist Church, a DVD video resource released this past fall, is now available at Cokesbury. This resource has sold over 900 copies nationally. Many pastors and laity have expressed a desire for resources to help their congregation learn about and discuss the current issue of sexuality […]

Historical Marker Unveiled at Clark Memorial UMC

by Wanda Clay This was a spectacular day as Clark begins their 155th year Anniversary celebration. On a journey that began quite some time ago, Sunday, February 9th, the Historical Marker from the Metro Historical Commission was unveiled on the corner of 14th & Phillips Street in recognition of Clark Memorial United Methodist Church.  Clark […]

Warmth in Winter — the Ultimate Jesus Experience for Tennessee Youth

By Megan Young, Communications Intern Over the weekend of January 31-February 2, over 1,900 youth and adult leaders packed into Nashville’s Opryland Hotel and Convention Center for Warmth in Winter, a youth event sponsored by the Tennessee Conference of the United Methodist Church. Students and their church youth group leaders spent time in worship and […]

In Search Of, Hymnals / GoosePond UMC

If you have old hymnals you are willing to part with, GoosePond UMC in Manchester, TN will take them off your hands. They are looking to replace two older type hymnals, The Cokesbury Worship Hymnal, and Favorite Songs and Hymns, for used ones in better condition. It is a small congregation needing approximately 50-75 of each. Contact eric.ross@tnumc.com.

For Sale, Bus / Lynnville UMC

Lynnville UMC  Lynnville, TN  is selling their 2012  E450 Transportation Bus.  The bus is in excellent mechanical condition, and the body is in good condition with minor scratches and dents.  Bus has 138,299 miles.  HVAC (front and back) excellent condition.  All six tires have less than 4,000 miles.  Bus has cruise control, overdrive choice, excellent […]

St. Mark’s UMC Connects with Local Families by Hosting Bike Rodeo

Volunteers from Murfreesboro Bicycle Club, St. Mark’s UMC, and Reeves Rogers Elementary School worked together to put on a unique community event – a Bike Rodeo – at the church.  The Murfreesboro City School System loaned bikes for participants who didn’t own bikes. This was a wonderful opportunity for St Mark’s UMC to invite neighborhood […]

Mama Lynn Center Receives Continued Support

Rev. N. Neelley Hicks, TNUMC pastor and Founder & Executive Director, Harper Hill Global, reports that the following gifts have been donated for the benefit of the Mama Lynn Center and its participants: 1) Martha Irwin raised money with her UMW team for 100 yards of “Esther” fabric to be designed and printed in Kisangani. […]

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