College Students Experience God through Micro Retreats at Cedar Crest

In this season where safety of all is of utmost importance, our camping and campus ministries have successfully found ways to be adaptive in how they create and offer experiences of sabbath and discipleship for young adults.   “One of the most overlooked groups of faith in the midst of this pandemic has been young adults,” […]

Love and Justice Grant Application

Love and Justice Grant Application Tennessee Conference of the United Methodist Church Church & Society Ministries Applications must arrive via email by the DEADLINE: 12/15/2020 Download Application Fill-out form Keep question answers to approximately 120 words Preferred Method to Submit Application Email as an attachment to Rev. Allison Gossett, Chair agossett@bumc.net Questions? Please contact the […]

Miriam’s Promise creates informational video for virtual services

Miriam’s Promise has created an informational video for churches to use in their virtual worship services. Miriam’s Promise, founded in 1985 in affiliation with the Tennessee Conference of the United Methodist Church, offers pregnancy counseling, parenting coaching, and adoption-related services. As part of the this affiliation, Miriam’s Promise receives funding from the Conference through the […]

United Methodist Global AIDS Committee Plans World AIDS Day Service

Nashville, Tennessee – The United Methodist Global AIDS Committee has announced plans for a special service to commemorate World AIDS Day on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 1:00 PM CT. The worship service – held virtually – will be free and available to all online at www.Facebook.com/UMCglobalaidsfund and https://www.umc.org/en/content/world-aids-day-2020- worship. The theme of the service […]

Upcoming Extension Ministers Gathering

HELLO EXTENSION MINISTERS!! Bishop William T. McAlilly Is Inviting You To Share In “UNEXPECTED BLESSINGS” Bishop William T. McAlilly, is inviting you to the annual Extension Ministers Gathering for the Memphis and Tennessee Annual Conferences.  In the past, we have gathered together for breakfast during the Annual Conference, but as you know, this year’s conferences were conducted in a […]

GLENCLIFF UMC RECEIVES $10,000 GRANT TO RETROFIT CHURCH

Glencliff United Methodist Church in Nashville received a $10,000 grant from the Golden Cross Foundation, a ministry of the Tennessee Conference of The United Methodist Church. The grant funds a variety of retrofitting projects. “While our congregation is faithful and giving, many members are also aging and vulnerable,” said the Rev. Ingrid McIntyre, pastor of […]

Ministry Partner “Vanco Faith” Offering One-on-One Help to Set Up Digital Giving

Nashville, TN – The GCFA Connectional/External Relations teams are announcing that Vanco has renewed its ministry partnership with GCFA. Vanco, through Vanco Faith, has built new services and enhanced existing tools to help churches, including a free smartphone app. By putting the time and investment in advanced eGiving options, Vanco can work with churches to find eGiving plans […]