Kylie Marino Receives UMAC Award

Please join us in congratulating Kylie Marino, who won a 1st place award on May 21, 2020, from the United Methodist Association of Communicators (UMAC). Kylie serves as the Digital Media Specialist with the TNUMC Communications staff. Her entry, Ebenezer Hispanic Fellowship: Handprints of Change, received 1st place in the Visual Design, Artwork, Annual Conference/Local […]

“I Don’t Even Know What Day It Is!”- Five Tips for Children’s Ministry Leaders During COVID-19

If you are finding yourself feeling a little out of sorts, and maybe even forgetting what day of the week it is, we want you to know you are not alone. This season of doing ministry in light of COVID-19 is one that none of us feel prepared for. There is not a book to […]

Weekly Devotionals for Children’s Ministry Leaders during this Easter Season.

The pre-launch team of the Tennessee-Western Kentucky Annual Conference is preparing weekly devotionals for leaders during this Easter Season. WEEK OF APRIL 20, 2020 – Change Read: Acts 9:1-17 There have been a lot of changes in our world lately.  We have changed the way that we have church. Kids have changed the way that […]

Caring for Kids in a Socially Distant World: Five Strategies for Pastoral Care

Caring for Kids in a Socially Distant World: Five Strategies for Pastoral Care developed by the pre-launch Tennessee Western Kentucky Conference Children’s Ministry Team We are created and wired for connection with God and with others…so finding ourselves less connected in the world of “social” or “physical” distancing is difficult. As we serve our churches, […]

Warmth in Winter — the Ultimate Jesus Experience for Tennessee Youth

By Megan Young, Communications Intern Over the weekend of January 31-February 2, over 1,900 youth and adult leaders packed into Nashville’s Opryland Hotel and Convention Center for Warmth in Winter, a youth event sponsored by the Tennessee Conference of the United Methodist Church. Students and their church youth group leaders spent time in worship and […]

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 9,  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 […]

ARE YOU HEADING OFF TO COLLEGE THIS FALL? DO YOU HAVE A CHILD OR A STUDENT IN YOUR MINISTRY HEADING TO COLLEGE?

If the answer is yes, please complete the form below for each student. This will send an email to the campus minister where the student is attending if they are enrolling in one of the schools listed below. If they are attending school outside of the Memphis or Tennessee Conference, please complete the form and […]

Building a Strong Children’s Ministry – Annette Safstrom

Flash and fizz can be effective at attracting young families, but without sustainable systems beneath the unforgettable moments, the impact is almost always short-lived. In this practical resource, you’ll learn how to recruit volunteers, partner with parents, navigate politics, and care for your own soul instead of frantically scrambling to do it all yourself. Sustainable Children’s […]