Update Regarding the 2020 Annual Conference

The Tennessee Annual Conference Design Team is looking at all options for how to safely convene the 2020 annual conference session. The team, which meets monthly (now via Zoom), already announced that the usual 3-day session would be shortened to a 1½ day format on Friday and Saturday, September 18-19 at Brentwood UMC. This will […]

Harry Denman Evangelism Award | June 30 Deadline

Nominations for the Harry Denman Evangelism Award are open through June 30, 2020. 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 […]

A Brief Recap of the 2019 Tennessee Annual Conference

Members of annual conference and guests were called to remember – through Word, Water, & Witness – their identity as baptized Christians and the firm foundation becoming a disciple in the United Methodist church provides. There were worship services, baptismal water basins, and inspiring witness presentations that intertwined Word, water and witness throughout the conference […]

Tennessee Delegates for General and Jurisdictional Conferences

The following individuals were elected on Thursday, June 13, at the 2019 Tennessee Annual Conference to serve as delegates to represent the Tennessee Conference at the 2020 General Conference (May 5-15, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota). These are the individuals who will vote at these conferences. Bishops do not have a vote at General Conference nor […]

The Election Process

The process for elections will be as follows: The Book of Discipline ¶34 Article III details the voting process to be used. We will begin by taking nominations from the floor for clergy and then we will take nominations from the floor for the laity.  As those nominations are received, the nominees will proceed to […]

2019 Resolutions to Annual Conference

It is the responsibility of the Committee on Resolutions to consider every resolution that has been submitted with the intention of being brought to the floor of the Annual Conference.  We do not vote on the content or consider whether we agree with the point of view of the maker of the resolution that has been […]