Children & Family Ministries

Youth Discover Threads of Christ’s Love at Warmth in Winter

By Brennen Boose NASHVILLE, TN – Over 2,400 youth and church youth leaders packed the Opryland Hotel and Convention Center for 2019 Warmth in Winter. Youth from all across the Tennessee Conference traveled to Nashville, TN to be reminded of how we are knit together through Christ. The theme of Read More »

October is SIDS Awareness Month

Babies should sleep ALONE, on their BACK and in a CRIB. 139  babies died in Tennessee in 2016 from sleep-related deaths.  Always place babies on their backs to sleep at night and at nap time. Babies who sleep on their backs are less likely to die of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Babies should Read More »


Charlotte-Fagan UMC, Charlotte, TN – Dickson County has had a difficult year. After the shooting death of police sergeant Daniel Baker in Dickson, fundraisers to help the family became a common refrain in the community. On Sunday, June 10, Jet Anderson walked into the pastor’s office with his mother, youth director Read More »

Expired: New Office For Miriam’s Promise

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 2, 2017)—After almost a decade, Miriam’s Promise is moving the offices of the mid-state pregnancy, parenting and adoption services agency from Tulip Street United Methodist Church in East Nashville to the Scarritt Bennett Center campus off 21st Avenue in Nashville, according to agency executive director, Debbie Robinson. Read More »

The United Methodist Publishing House (UMPH) Announces Partnership between Love in a Big World and Project Transformation

Nashville, Tenn.—Love in a Big World, UMPH’s research-based, social-emotional curriculum and character education movement has partnered with Project Transformation (PT), a program founded in 1998 by leaders in the North Texas Conference of The United Methodist Church that provides leadership development and ministry exploration to college-aged young adults who sign Read More »