Campus Ministries come together to Rise Against Hunger!

Students and campus ministers from the Tennessee State Wesley, Belmont Wesley, Fisk Wesley, and Vanderbilt Wesley came together on Saturday, November 19,  at Calvary United Methodist Church to collaborate together with Rise Against Hunger. During their time together, they packaged 11,000 meals that Rise Against Hunger will distribute to those in need. Rise Against Hunger is […]

Learn to Manage Church Finances with this Simple Guide

Pastors and lay leaders now have a clear, easy-to-use guidebook for church finances with “Church Finances for Missional Leaders: Best Practices for Faithful Stewardship,” by Bonnie Ives Marden. This important resource was recently released by the Publishing Office of the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM), the leadership development agency of The United […]

Young Adults explore their call at Exploration 2017

The Nashville Episcopal Area was well represented at the 2017 Exploration gathering sponsored by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry. This event took place in Portland, Oregon. Twenty-three young adults from the Memphis and Tennessee Conference attended this bi-annual gathering focused on discerning God’s call to ordained ministry in the United Methodist Church. […]

Rev. Joaquin Garcia Receives Francis Asbury Award

Dr. Ed Trimmer, executive director of the Cal Turner Jr. Center for Church Leadership at Martin Methodist College (MMC), presented Rev. Joaquin Garcia the Francis Asbury Award at the college’s annual dinner held during the Annual Conference of the Tennessee Conference of The United Methodist Church. The Francis Asbury Award, presented by the Division of […]

TNUMC Conference Scholarships Available

Undergraduate Scholarships There are five scholarships available to undergraduate students from the Tennessee Conference Board of Higher Education and Campus Ministry. Each scholarship has specific eligibility requirements. Eligible candidates must apply through the online application. DOWNLOADABLE BROCHURE The Tennessee Conference Methodist Scholarship A needs-based scholarship in the amount of $1,000 for students enrolled or entering United […]

Expired: Candler School of Theology Preaching Conference at Emory University | March 23-24

Preaching Conference: “Preaching a Relevant Word: Politics, Policy, and the People” March 23-24 • Candler School of Theology Free and open to the public; Registration required Candler presents the Bandy Preaching Conference on “Preaching a Relevant Word: Politics, Policy, and the People,” designed to assist pastors and congregants better understand contemporary socio-political issues and provide […]

Wesleyan Studies Certification Available from New Lay Academy

It can be difficult to find theologically rich adult study resources, but a new program is filling that gap. The Wesley Theological Seminary Lay Academy offers 11 online courses covering a variety of topics including Methodist identity, early church history, Christian ethics, interfaith relations, and the intersection of faith and science. Laypeople can earn a […]

GBHEM Introduces a New Scholarship to Address Economic Challenges Facing Pastoral Leaders

The Office of Loans and Scholarships at the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry announced the creation of a new scholarship that launches January 3, 2017, for students enrolled in United Methodist seminaries. The Excellence in Clergy Leadership Scholarship was created to help entering United Methodist clergy avoid excessive educational loan debt, minimize financial […]