New Resource Available for Tennessee Tornado Survivors

Donate Now! Physical Distancing Creates New Challenges for Long-Term Recovery An innovative project of the Tennessee Conference of the United Methodist Church is virtually linking hands with survivors of the March 3, 2020, tornadoes in Tennessee. The Tornado Recovery Connection (TRC), funded by a grant to the conference from the Middle Tennessee Community Foundation, provides […]

COVID-19 Response | N95 Mask Request

A properly completed UMCOR cleaning kit should include five (5) N95 particulate respirator masks. The Conference does not have overstock cleaning kits on hand; however, some churches may have some kits that have been assembled for a future response effort. If any churches in our Conference have cleaning kits, there is an excellent way to […]

Tennessee Conference Volunteers in Mission Partner with Sager Brown UMCOR Team

March 9, 2020 Tennessee Conference Sager Brown Team A twenty-four-member mission team from the TN Conference worked at UMCOR Sager Brown during the first week of January 2020.  Another team of up to thirty-five members has been scheduled for January 10-15, 2021. Most of the 2020 team members have been to Sager Brown multiple times.  […]

Disaster Response – January 2020

Tennessee and Western Kentucky After recent storms, Robert Craig, our Disaster Response Coordinator, talked with the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency to assess damage state-wide.  It seems that our Conferences were fortunate.  However, there may be small communities in some locations that were overwhelmed and need assistance for cleanup and/or repair.  Please contact Robert if you […]

Memphis & Tennessee Disaster Response Update

By Robert Craig, Disaster Response Coordinator for Memphis and Tennessee When communities around the world are devastated by natural disasters like Hurricane Dorian, the United Methodist Church responds.  This is possible because the people called Methodist live out their faith in loving service to their neighbors, near and far.  If you desire to aid neighbors in need […]

How to Help After ICE Raids

In light of the recent ICE raids in the Mississippi community, local organizations have come together and developed a strategic plan to assist our neighbors who have been affected by the raids. Below is a list of places needing your assistance along with addresses to deliver/mail donations, and additional volunteer opportunities. UPDATED 8/12/2019 Giving Options […]

2019 PrimeTimers Events and Scholarships

Global Ministries and the Mission Volunteers Office are pleased to offer twogreat educational and mission service events, one in the Czech Republic and one in Paducah, Kentucky. Both events are designed with less strenuous activities than the traditional UMVIM team. The events will continue to focus on peace and poverty, history and sustainability of resources, […]