UMCOR awards TNUMC Disaster Recovery $10,000 grant for 2021 Flood Recovery

In late March, heavy rains around Middle Tennessee led to flooding in several parts of the state. The TNUMC Disaster Recovery team sprang into action, working to help those most affected. Recently, the United Methodist Committee on Relief awarded the Disaster Recovery group with a $10,000 grant to help with the flood recovery. Robert Craig, […]

Partners for Healing Celebrates 20-Year Anniversary

By Megan Young, Communications Specialist Partners for Healing, a non-profit, free medical clinic in Tullahoma, Tennessee, celebrates 20 years of changing lives this year. The clinic, founded in 2001 under the leadership of United Methodist elder, Rev. Bill Starnes, has provided free primary care and mental health services in Coffee, Franklin and Moore county for […]

Social Holiness Award Nomination Application Due May 5, 2021

The J. Richard Allison Social Holiness Award recognizes individuals whose lives and ministries are focused on ministries of mercy and justice. This award celebrates the lives of those who have heard God’s call as recorded by the prophet Amos, who calls his people to “let justice roll down like waters and righteousness like an ever-flowing […]

Denman Evangelism Awards | Deadline on May 1

Nominations for the Harry Denman Evangelism Award are open through May 1, 2021. Please consider nominating a youth, clergy, or layperson that you believe has expressed a great gift for evangelism. Online submission form for Denman nominations. “The Harry Denman Evangelism Award program honors United Methodists in each annual conference whose exceptional ministry of evangelism […]

General Conference Postponed to 2022

Commission on the General Conference FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 25, 2021 General Conference Postponed to 2022 Meeting on February 20, the Commission on the General Conference made a decision to further postpone the 2020 General Conference until August 29 – September 6, 2022 in Minneapolis, Minn. as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect the safety […]

Older Adult Ministry Reports Due March 15

Pastors, staff, and volunteer leaders related to older adult ministries in the local church are invited to complete an Older Adult Ministry Report. This important report was unintentionally omitted from the 2020 Charge Conference Report package last fall. The ENCORE Ministry Committee reviews these reports and uses the information for identifying best practices for older adult ministry in the […]