2019 Annual Conference Speakers

Bishop William T. McAlilly William T. (Bill) McAlilly is the bishop of the Nashville Episcopal Area of the United Methodist Church. The Area includes the Memphis and Tennessee Conferences that cover middle and western Tennessee and western Kentucky.  He was elected to the episcopacy at the Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference in 2012 and was assigned as the resident […]

Bishops Respond to Judicial Council Ruling on the Special Session

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Council of Bishops expresses its deep gratitude to the Judicial Council for its careful review of the actions of the 2019 General Conference. The Judicial Council’s decisions are clear and sound, and they give helpful guidance to the Church. In Decision 1378, the Judicial Council ruled that the constitutional parts of […]

Harry Denman Evangelism Award Nominations Due May 5, 2019

The Harry Denman Evangelism Award, sponsored by The Foundation for Evangelism, honors United Methodists in each Annual Conference whose exceptional ministry of evangelism brings people into a life transforming relationship with Jesus Christ. What distinguishes a Harry Denman Evangelism Award recipient is the commitment to consistently introduce others to the Good News of Jesus Christ […]

J. Richard Allison Social Holiness Award Nominations Due May 5, 2019

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- […]