Annual Conference

2017 Pre-Conference Briefings | May 21 in New Districts

All clergy and lay members elected to Annual Conference are strongly encouraged to attend the District Pre-Conference Briefings on Sunday, May 21 hosted in the new districts of the Tennessee Conference of The United Methodist Church. Lay Members and Alternate Lay Members to Annual Conference should attend the briefing based Read More »

5 constitutional amendments head to vote

By Heather Hahn Feb. 8, 2017 | UMNS General Conference delegates had their say last year. Now, it’s up to annual conference voters to determine whether five amendments will become part of The United Methodist Church’s constitution.In the coming months, the voters will consider changes that address matters of gender Read More »

Vital Conversations: Exploring the Realities of Race

The first gathering of Vital Conversations: Exploring the Realities of Race initiative held during Annual Conference 2016 drew a standing-room-only crowd! The group began with taking the Face Test which set the stage for thoughtful self-examination. A video was then followed with group discussion. Photos