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 […]

2019 Annual Conference “Exhibitors”

The following organizations would like for you to share information with your congregation about their ministries and opportunities. You can view the flyers in the “flipbook” below and then download individually the ones you would like to share or print out. FLYERS TO DOWNLOAD AND SHARE OR PRINT VIDEO TO SHARE The State of Campus […]

2019 Annual Conference Meal Schedule

**Room Assignments are subject to change Please note: Reservations closed on May 30. Wednesday Lunch 11:00 am Laity Lunch – $15 – Family Life Center    Menu: Buffet of: Baked Ham, Roasted Turkey, Fried Chicken, Green Beans, Mac and Cheese, Fried      Okra, Potato Salad, Cream Corn, Sweet Potatoes, Rolls, Brownies/Hot Fudge, and Ice Cream […]

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- […]

New Book of Discipline Errata includes changes related to Paragraph 50

September 14, 2018 A new edition of the Book of Discipline 2016 Errata is now available which includes changes to paragraphs 408.3, 410, and 422. These changes were tied to a constitutional amendment on Paragraph 50 of the Constitution that was passed by the 2016 General Conference and subsequently ratified by the members of the […]

Annual conferences urged to combat domestic violence

NASHVILLE, Tenn.––During most May and June sessions of annual conferences, local churches will be invited to participate in an eight-week program designed to change a culture, which permits violence against women. The General Commission on United Methodist Men worked with the YWCA of Middle Tennessee to create Amending through Faith, a book guiding participants through eight […]