CM CARES: Religious Scholars Program Now Accepting Applications

The CM CARES Religious Scholars Program is offering 50 scholarships of $5,000 each for a total of $250,000 for the 2017-18 academic year. The scholarship is for religious scholars to use towards the completion of their academic year. As part of our mission to Protect the Greater Good, Church Mutual Insurance Company believes helping our […]

Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare’s United Methodist Clergy Discount Program

Eligible Clergy and Clergy Family Members: Active and retired United Methodist Clergy and their legal dependents; immediate family of deceased United Methodist Clergy; United Methodist Diaconal Ministers and their legal dependents; and Certified Candidates who are enrolled in a United Methodist approved seminary and their legal dependents are eligible for a clergy discount. Eligible persons […]

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 […]

Background Checks Now Available!

The TN Conference is now offering every TNUMC church the ability to perform background checks with software program called Trak-1. The set-up fees for each TNUMC church have been paid for by the TN Conference, but each TNUMC church is responsible for paying for its own background checks and online training. The fees include: Child […]

Chairs of Orders/Fellowship Elected

The Tennessee Conference Order of Deacons, Order of Elders, and Fellowship of Local Pastors/Associate Members have elected new leadership for the 2016-2020 quadrennium. The Rev. Trey Carey, Pastor of Youth and College Ministries at Murfreesboro First United Methodist Church, has been elected to chair the Order of Deacons. The Rev. Marie King, pastor of Sixty-First […]