Recap of the 2021 Tennessee Annual Conference

The 54th and final Tennessee Annual Conference opened on June 10, 2021. This annual conference was held online for the second year due to COVID-19 restrictions for large gatherings. Throughout the conference, videos were shown that presented different periods in the history of the Tennessee Conference. The theme of the conference was “By Faith” and […]

United Methodist Women / Mission U Sessions

Mission u, like many activities in our lives, has moved online. While virtual, we are still creating spaces for spiritual community, lifelong friendships, lessons that change us and our communities, and spiritual practices that arrive when we need them most. In a time when it looks like things are falling apart on us, God’s grace […]

Free In‐Home COVID‐19 Vaccines for Seniors & Tennesseans with Disabilities

FREE In‐Home COVID‐19 Vaccines for Seniors & Tennesseans with Disabilities:  A Partnership with the Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability (TCAD)   & Home Health Agencies   What is this program:   Seniors and Tennesseans with disabilities (over the age of 18) can now get a free COVID‐19  vaccine in their own home!   ∙ They do NOT have to prove their age, disability or citizenship.  ∙ “Senior” means anyone age 60 and older.    ∙ “Disability” means any kind of diagnosis, chronic illness, special healthcare need or  disability.    ∙ Caregivers or anyone (over the age of 18) living in the same home as a senior or person  with a disability can also get vaccinated through this program!  ∙ This program is available anywhere in the state of Tennessee.   ∙ Vaccine provided will be the one‐time Johnson & Johnson vaccine. There will be no need  for a second follow‐up appointment.   The preferred way to refer someone who wants a vaccine to this program is for a trusted  organization to input their information on the online form provided:    However, the individual can also complete the form on their own and simply include the name  of the referring organization in the space provided.   How does this program work?   Complete the online form with contact information for the senior or person with a  disability wanting a vaccine.   TCAD receives the form and directs it to the home health agency closest to the person  wanting a vaccine.   The home health agency calls the phone number provided on the form to schedule an  in‐home vaccine appointment.   *Please note: in some cases, it may be up to four weeks before the person wanting a vaccine gets a call back […]

Tom and Betty Cloyd Scholarship Recipients Named

The Reverend Dr. Philip Jamieson, President of The United Methodist Foundation for the Memphis and Tennessee Conferences, announces that the recipients of the Tom and Betty Cloyd Scholarship are Amber Armistead and Myriam Cortes.  Amber is a member of Bethesda United Methodist Church, serves as a local pastor for a three-point charge in the Tennessee […]

2021 Cabinet Resolutions

Cabinet resolutions will be presented to the annual conference on Friday morning, June 11, 2021. Caney Fork River District Charge Line Changes for Caney Fork River District Closure of Bethlehem UMC Cumberland River District Charge Line Changes for Cumberland River District Closure of Dodson Chapel UMC Disaffiliation of Sadlers Chapel UMC Harpeth River District Charge […]

Daily Schedule for 2021 Tennessee Annual Conference | June 10 & 11

Main Annual Conference Page  |  Resolutions  |  Reports   Thursday, June 10, 2021 9:00 AM * Clergy Session Historical Introductory Video 1:00 PM Welcome * Opening Worship – Bishop McAlilly Preaches Hymn: “Are We Yet Alive” Welcome, Call to Order Announcements, Conference Organization, and Motions Consent Agenda, Vote Historical Video #1 (1787-1812) Circuit Riders & […]

Alzheimer’s Association June Events

More than 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and more than 11 million friends and family members provide care for them. June 1st kicks off Alzheimer’s Awareness month. The Alzheimer’s Association is committed to connecting those they serve with others who understand their journey. That’s why they offer free, virtual education programs led by volunteers […]

SEJ College of Bishops calls for special session

March 26, 2021 – The College of Bishops of the Southeastern Jurisdiction of The United Methodist Church, in accordance with ¶521 of the 2016 Book of Discipline, calls for a special session of the jurisdictional conference on July 21, 2021. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. EST /9 a.m. Central and will be held virtually. […]