Nashville, TN, (July 1, 2019): J. Dietz Osborne is stepping into the role of President/CEO of Miriam’s Promise on July 1. He looks forward to providing a new leadership for pregnancy, parenting, and adoption services to the people of Middle Tennessee. For additional information about the nonprofit, to volunteer, or to donate, visit MiriamsPromise.org. His […]
Nashville, TN, (2019): Debbie Robinson, the Executive Director of Miriam’s Promise for 31 years, is retired on June 30. She has provided unparalleled servant leadership and heart for pregnancy, parenting, and adoption services throughout Middle Tennessee during her tenure. Most recently she was awarded the J. Allison Social Holiness Award at the Tennessee Annual Conference […]
June 27, 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church (COB) has asked the Judicial Council for a declaratory decision as to the constitutionality, meaning, application and effect of certain petitions adopted as the Traditional Plan by the 2019 General Conference held in St. Louis, Missouri, in February. Although the […]
During the Golden Cross Foundation Dinner at the Tennessee Annual Conference session on June 13, five (5) churches and one (1) individual were presented with the ENCORE Ministry Award for 2019. The awards were presented by the ENCORE Ministry Committee for exemplary ministry by, with, and for older adults in the Tennessee Conference. One church […]
Photos by Tennessee Conference Communications Intern Brennen Boose
Cordova, TN, June 26, 2019 – Wesley Living is celebrating its 50th anniversary of serving the senior community in the Mid-South. Wesley Living, also known as Wesley Housing Corporation of Memphis, was founded in 1969 by a group of clergy and lay persons led by Reverend Jerry Corlew, a United Methodist minister. The group decided […]
At Africa University’s 25th Graduation Ceremony, nearly 600 students from 22 African countries received their master’s and bachelor’s degrees during the commencement ceremony on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at the campus in Old Mutare, Zimbabwe.
Those presented in 2019 with Tennessee Conference awards were honored at the annual conference in June.
Members of annual conference and guests were called to remember – through Word, Water, & Witness – their identity as baptized Christians and the firm foundation becoming a disciple in the United Methodist church provides. There were worship services, baptismal water basins, and inspiring witness presentations that intertwined Word, water and witness throughout the conference […]
The Tennessee and Memphis annual conferences vote to create a new conference together.