Alzheimer’s Association June Events

More than 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and more than 11 million friends and family members provide care for them. June 1st kicks off Alzheimer’s Awareness month. The Alzheimer’s Association is committed to connecting those they serve with others who understand their journey. That’s why they offer free, virtual education programs led by volunteers […]

John Lewis, The Beloved Community, And Energy Justice

Join Tennessee Interfaith Power & Light for a webinar on how the life of John Lewis informs a faith-based approach to nonviolence, community formation, and energy justice. About this Event For Tennessee Interfaith Power & Light’s October Climate Academy, you are invited to a reflection on the life, principles, and practices of John Lewis and […]

Anti-racism Commission Elects Bishop Moore-Koikoi as Agency President

July 22, 2020 The United Methodist General Commission on Religion and Race elected Bishop Cynthia Moore-Koikoi of Western Pennsylvania as president of its 21-member board of directors at its July 11, 2020 board meeting. She will replace Bishop W. Earl Bledsoe, episcopal leader of the denomination’s Northwest Texas-New Mexico Area. Bledsoe resigned as GCORR president […]

Creation Care Ministry Offers Webinar and Classes for Quarantined Congregations

Webinar: “Climate Justice Advocacy During the Coronavirus Pandemic” | Tuesday, May 26 at 7:00 pm CT   The State Advocacy working group of National UMC Creation Justice will be presenting a webinar on Tuesday, May 26 at 7:00 pm Central time. The topic will be “Climate Justice Advocacy During the Coronavirus Pandemic.” During this time of pandemic and […]

A New Resource Available to Aid the Discussion of Sexuality in the Church

Faithful and Inclusive: The Bible, Sexuality, and The United Methodist Church, a DVD video resource released this past fall, is now available at Cokesbury. This resource has sold over 900 copies nationally. Many pastors and laity have expressed a desire for resources to help their congregation learn about and discuss the current issue of sexuality […]

2019 United Methodist Creation Care Summit Wrap Up

NASHVILLE, TN – Taking place July 11-14 at the Scarritt Bennett Center campus, 250 participants from congregations, annual conferences, agencies, and other organizations gathered eager to find ways to take better care of God’s creation. Attendee’s discussed ways they can facilitate the healing of our planet, strategized how to build a strong movement for creation […]

Historical Marker Honors Rev. Bill Barnes

Nashville, July 17, 2019:  Mayor David Briley and members of the Nashville Metro Council joined friends and family of Rev. Bill Barnes for the unveiling of a historical marker honoring the work and memory of Rev. Barnes. Rev. Barnes was well known for his activism and work in Nashville helping those marginalized by race, social […]