Campus Ministries come together to Rise Against Hunger!

Students and campus ministers from the Tennessee State Wesley, Belmont Wesley, Fisk Wesley, and Vanderbilt Wesley came together on Saturday, November 9,  at Calvary United Methodist Church to collaborate together with Rise Against Hunger. During their time together, they packaged 11,000 meals that Rise Against Hunger will distribute to those in need. Rise Against Hunger is […]

Love & Justice 2019 Grant Application

DEADLINE: November 22, 2019 LOVE & JUSTICE GRANT 2019 APPLICATION DEADLINE TO SUBMIT APPLICATION: 11-22-2019 Grants are gifted to churches, groups of churches or ministries outside the church walls, working to meet the needs of the local community and the recipients of services through love and justice. The recipients and their ministries are Wesleyan in […]

Reflection in response to learning more about a past Beersheba owner, John Armfield

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 […]

Project Transformation Celebrates 2018-2019 Results

Ninety-one percent of Project Transformation’s summer interns say they gained knowledge about how their faith is connected to their work, according to the ministry’s Summary of Impact released last week. During its eighth year of ministry, Project Transformation served 822 children and youth with the leadership of 93 young adults across ten site churches in […]

Memphis & Tennessee Disaster Response Update

By Robert Craig, Disaster Response Coordinator for Memphis and Tennessee When communities around the world are devastated by natural disasters like Hurricane Dorian, the United Methodist Church responds.  This is possible because the people called Methodist live out their faith in loving service to their neighbors, near and far.  If you desire to aid neighbors in need […]

Faith and Mental Health

Suicide Prevention as a Ministry PartnershipReimagining and Navigating Prevention of Suicide TNUMC Committee on Health and Welfare by Rev. Micah Myers on September 2019 It was the start of the school year and a particular 14-year-old boy was starting a new semester in school. He was starting his freshman year at the local high school. […]

Now Live: Volunteers in Mission Video Series

UMVIM Community & Partners, The Mission Volunteer Office is excited to announce the release of their newest project, the Mission Volunteer Video Series. They have created 11 videos that each discuss a different aspect of the Mission Volunteer program. Their hope is that these videos will be a resource to those that are interested in participating in the program and […]