Caring for Kids in a Socially Distant World: Five Strategies for Pastoral Care

Caring for Kids in a Socially Distant World: Five Strategies for Pastoral Care developed by the pre-launch Tennessee Western Kentucky Conference Children’s Ministry Team We are created and wired for connection with God and with others…so finding ourselves less connected in the world of “social” or “physical” distancing is difficult. As we serve our churches, […]

COVID-19 Response | N95 Mask Request

A properly completed UMCOR cleaning kit should include five (5) N95 particulate respirator masks. The Conference does not have overstock cleaning kits on hand; however, some churches may have some kits that have been assembled for a future response effort. If any churches in our Conference have cleaning kits, there is an excellent way to […]

Fundraising Resources from the Association of Fundraising Professionals

This information was graciously shared by our friends in the TN, Great Smoky Mountains Chapter. Upcoming Webinars Fundraising During Uncertain Times Watch the first installment in this webinar series: Major Gifts Webinar Donor Communication In The Wake of COVID-19 Webinar Recordings The Intentional Fundraiser During Fear & Uncertainty — How to Fundraise? Covid-19 and Your […]

Native American Ministry Events

TN Conference Committee on Native American Ministries “CONAM” Invites you to:  Native American Ministry Sunday will take place on April 26, 2020 | Native American Ministry Sunday is one of six Special Sunday Offerings. Funds from the offering are used within the TN Conference and are available nationally to Native Americans attending seminary as well as other […]

General Conference to move to 2021

March 23, 2020 General Conference to move to 2021 Nashville, Tenn.: Subsequent to the announcement by the Executive Committee of the Commission on the General Conference that the 2020 General Conference will be postponed, the full Commission met March 21, 2020 to determine next steps to take in setting a new date. After hearing recommendations from Sara […]

Commission on the General Conference to Meet March 21, 2020

Nashville, Tenn.: As concerns over the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic continue to escalate, the Commission on the General Conference will meet on March 21 via teleconference to discuss plans for the 2020 General Conference, scheduled for May 5-15, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minn. According to the United Methodist Book of Discipline, in the absence of a convened General […]

Tennessee Conference Volunteers in Mission Partner with Sager Brown UMCOR Team

March 9, 2020 Tennessee Conference Sager Brown Team A twenty-four-member mission team from the TN Conference worked at UMCOR Sager Brown during the first week of January 2020.  Another team of up to thirty-five members has been scheduled for January 10-15, 2021. Most of the 2020 team members have been to Sager Brown multiple times.  […]

Churches with Online Sermons & Worship Opportunities

The following churches have notified us that they offer worship live on Sundays and/or recorded sermons online. Please go to the links for more information. If you would like to add your church’s service (or need to modify what is listed below), please contact us at communications@tnumc.org Tennessee Conference Churches Belle Meade UMC https://www.facebook.com/bellemeadeumc/ @ […]