Older Adult

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 »

Mountain Top AIM (Adults In Ministry) Weekends

Mountain Top is gearing up for their AIM (Adults In Ministry) weekends. The weekends are for adults (18 and older), and you can sign up as a group or individually. College students can come for a reduced rate as well as first timers. The AIM program seeks to bring adults Read More »