Older Adult

Golden Cross Offering | May 12

Traditionally this Tennessee Conference Special Sunday with Offering is observed on Mother’s Day—May 12, 2019. Local churches may take this offering on another Sunday if more convenient. Some local churches use a Communion Sunday offering for this purpose. Please use the link to print out a bulletin insert for use Read More »

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, Read More »

Older Adult Spring Conference

The Older Adult Committee of the Tennessee Conference will present its Spring Conference on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at Franklin First UMC, 120 Aldersgate Way, Franklin, TN 37069.  Registration starts at 9:00 am.  The program starts at 9:30 and will conclude at 2:15 pm.  The cost of the conference is Read More »

2019 ENCORE Ministry Award Nomination Application

Each year at the Tennessee Annual Conference, Encore Ministry recognizes individuals and congregations that are engaged in exemplary ministry by, with, and for older adults.  You are invited to nominate a United Methodist church and/or a church leader in the Tennessee Conference for the 2019 Encore Ministry Award. The deadline Read More »

Belle Meade UMC Receives $2,500 Grant for Counseling Center

September 27, 2018 NASHVILLE, Tennessee — Recently, the Counseling Center at Belle Meade United Methodist Church in Nashville received a $2,500 grant from the Golden Cross Foundation, a non-profit corporation and extension ministry of the Tennessee Conference of The United Methodist Church. Money from the grant is used to supplement Read More »

ENCORE Awards 2018

The first annual Encore Ministry Awards were presented to seven churches in the Tennessee Conference.  The Awards ceremony was held during the dinner sponsored by the Golden Cross Foundation and Martin Methodist College on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at the Tennessee Annual Conference at Brentwood United Methodist Church.  Each church Read More »

Aging Matters | Abuse & Exploitation

It is estimated that one in ten adults over the age of 60 is a victim. But the truth is we don’t know for certain how many older adults are suffering from abuse. In the eighth edition of Aging Matters, Nashville Public Television explores the issues behind elder abuse, neglect Read More »