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- […]

24 Hours To Protect Health Care

24 Hours To Protect Health Care We need you to call your member of Congress to let them know the American Health Care Bill creates more problems than it solves. Call the Capitol Switchboard at (202) 224-3121 and ask to be connected with your congressperson’s office. Or, find your member of Congress here and call their local […]

What is at Stake if the ACA is Repealed?

For over 50 years, public health care programs have been a bedrock for our nation’s health care coverage to low income and elderly residents. In Tennessee, half of our children and half of our states’ births are covered by TennCare, our state’s Medicaid program, or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). More than half of […]

Take Action Against Repealing and Replacing the Affordable Care Act

Congress started the process of repealing the Affordable Care Act last week. Some in Congress want to repeal the ACA now and figure out the replacement later. Others won’t push for repeal until there’s a replacement plan in place. Still others want to keep the ACA, but make some needed improvements. Meanwhile, President Trump signed […]

Marketplace Enrollment Still Important Despite Plans For Health Law Repeal

  By Michelle Andrews –  December 13, 2016  Courtesy of Kaiser Health News: A national health policy news service that is part of the nonpartisan Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Since Republicans have plans to repeal the federal health law, should consumers still sign up for next year’s coverage? And if the health law marketplaces disappear, might […]

Standing Rock: Justice for God’s Planet and God’s People

Today, nearly 500 faith leaders are gathering at Standing Rock for a day of prayer. Wherever you are, you are invited to join them. You are also invited to pray for Standing Rock with your faith community in the coming weeks. Download Christian community prayer resources. See Christian faith statements, calls to action, and news […]

Wellness Support and Skill Development Workshops at Brentwood UMC

Brentwood UMC is offering several wellness support and skill development workshops throughout the winter and spring. The classes include seminars on boundaries; divorce recovery for parents, teens and kids; anxiety support; depression support; and connecting couples. Brentwood also offers training to church leaders interested in adding Divorce Recovery to their ministry offerings. For more information, […]