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LETTING KIDS HELP AFTER TRAGEDY

Charlotte-Fagan UMC, Charlotte, TN – Dickson County has had a difficult year. After the shooting death of police sergeant Daniel Baker in Dickson, fundraisers to help the family became a common refrain in the community. On Sunday, June 10, Jet Anderson walked into the pastor’s office with his mother, youth director Read More »

Four TNUMC Young People head to South Africa for Global Young People Convocation

United Methodist youth, young adults and adult workers from all over the world are gathering next week in Johannesburg, South Africa, for worship, fellowship, leadership development and conversations about young people’s hopes and dreams for the church.  The Global Young People’s Convocation (GYPC), a collaborative effort among the church’s general Read More »

ENCORE Awards 2018

The first annual Encore Ministry Awards were presented to seven churches in the Tennessee Conference.  The Awards ceremony was held during the dinner sponsored by the Golden Cross Foundation and Martin Methodist College on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at the Tennessee Annual Conference at Brentwood United Methodist Church.  Each church Read More »

Annual conferences urged to combat domestic violence

NASHVILLE, Tenn.––During most May and June sessions of annual conferences, local churches will be invited to participate in an eight-week program designed to change a culture, which permits violence against women. The General Commission on United Methodist Men worked with the YWCA of Middle Tennessee to create Amending through Faith, a Read More »

Constitutional amendment to be revisited

Members of the Tennessee Annual Conference will re-vote on this proposed Constitutional amendment on June 15. Sample corrected ballot. May 10, 2018 Des Moines, Iowa: The Rev. Gary W. Graves, Secretary of the General Conference, announced today that an error was made in the text of a proposed Constitutional amendment Read More »

2018 Annual Conference Speakers

The Tennessee Annual Conference opens on June 13, 2018.  On that Wednesday, Rev. Junius Dotson will preach and teach on the conference theme, See All The People. Rev. Junius Dotson  A recognized visionary leader in church revitalization, the Rev. Junius B. Dotson is the General Secretary (chief executive officer) of Read More »