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, […]

OPEN TABLE NASHVILLE Receives $60,000 Grant for MICRO HOMES FOR homeless ministry

Open Table Nashville (OTN) received a grant for $60,000 from the Golden Cross Foundation, a non-profit corporation and extension ministry of the Tennessee Conference of The United Methodist Church. Money from this grant is being used to build two of the 22 micro homes at The Village of Glencliff located on the grounds of Glencliff […]

Glendale UMC partners with Nashville Launch Pad to provide gloves to homeless youth

Lizzie, a 15-year-old youth member of Glendale UMC has set a goal to provide 500 pairs of new and gently used gloves to homeless LGBTQ youth in Nashville. Donations are appreciated! You also can purchase a $5.50 pair of gloves on an Amazon wishlist which will ship them directly to the church with free shipping […]

Congo Women Arise Videos | 2017 Annual Conference Offering

The United Methodist Church is helping to rebuild the lives of women in East Congo who’ve suffered brutal attacks due to war and violent conflict. Our Annual Conference offering will help fund the new Mama Lynn Center where these women will receive medical and psychological care as well as vocational training. You may show these videos […]

Murfreesboro Shepherd’s School

Over 200 laity and clergy from the Murfreesboro District gathered for the annual Shepherd School on Sunday, February 12 at Tullahoma First United Methodist Church. The afternoon began with a variety of workshops for both laity and clergy. Rose Ellis, Cokesbury representative to the TN Conference, shared information on 2017 Vacation Bible School curriculum options. […]

East Congo Mission Scholarship Recipients

The Tennessee Conference would like to congratulate the three recipients of the Young Adult Scholarship to the Mission in the East Congo: Tessa Pruitt, Martin Methodist College LaFayette UMC “If someone ever asked me where I believe I saw God, I would describe Psalm 34:17,’When the righteous cry out for help, the Lord hears and […]

Bishop’s Blog | Living in a hurting world: Offering prayers for refugees

Over the last few days there has been a great deal of discussion regarding the executive order banning refugees from seven countries. Within this context, many of our fellow churches are requesting ways they can offer sanctuary to immigrants within our communities. I know this issue is complex, and I believe we, as the church, and as United Methodists, […]