AC2017 News

News and updates related to the Tennessee Annual Conference session in Brentwood, TN, on June 11-13, 2017.

2017 Award Recipients

Denman Evangelism Award Dr. A. Lynn Hill Chandra Inglis Beth Shirley Asbury Award Rev. Joaquin Garcia Rev. David Lowes Watson Richard J. Allison Social Holiness Award Rev. Ingrid McIntyre Nita Haywood Special Recognition:  Mary T Newman Angela Overstreet Merrilee Weininger Order of St. Andrew Award Rev. Michael O’Bannon Cloyd Scholarship Read More »

2017 Annual Conference Laity Luncheon

By Cindy Solomon Conference lay leader, Holly Neal, organized Tuesday’s luncheon where laity were treated to delicious box lunches made by Thistle Farms staff while learning more about the Tennessee Conference’s restructuring and the Mama Lynn Center for Congolese Women. Bishop Bill McAlilly addressed laity on the changes and challenges Read More »

Annual Conference 2017 | Video

Did you miss the TN Annual Conference or want to share a sermon or service with a colleague or friend? Archives from the live stream are available at  

Annual Conference 2017 | Day 3

  The final day of the annual conference began with the laity address from Conference Lay Leader, Holly Neal, followed by two learning sessions led by Rev. Scott Chrostek, author of The Misfit Mission and pastor of the downtown campus of Church of the Resurrection (Resurrection Downtown) in Kansas. The learning Read More »

2017 Appointments List

At the close of the 2017 Annual Conference the list of clergy appointments was released. The list is arranged by district. Since the districts are new, the map below may be useful. 2017 Tennessee Conference Appointments rev.7-24-17

Annual Conference 2017 | Day 2

The close of Day 2 marked the halfway point for the Tennessee Annual Conference at Brentwood UMC. The Opening Worship service featured communion and the preaching from Rev. Carol Cavin-Dillon who reiterated the theme of being sent. A combined youth choir with teens from Brentwood UMC and Christ UMC sang Read More »