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 Read More »
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 Read More »
The Tennessee and Memphis annual conferences vote to create a new conference together.
Please click on the link below for the 2019 list of Tennessee Conference clergy appointments. If you find an error, please contact the Episcopal Office.
The following individuals were elected on Thursday, June 13, at the 2019 Tennessee Annual Conference to serve as delegates to represent the Tennessee Conference at the 2020 General Conference (May 5-15, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota). 2020 General Conference Clergy Delegates Harriet Bryan Stephen Handy Marie King Samantha “Sam” McGlothlin 2020 Read More »
The new Archivist for the Tennessee Conference wants to offer support and training for those around the conference who would like to help preserve our church histories. You don’t have to have the formal title of historian – if you just have a strong interest and want to know more, Read More »
The process for elections will be as follows: The Book of Discipline ¶34 Article III details the voting process to be used. We will begin by taking nominations from the floor for clergy and then we will take nominations from the floor for the laity. As those nominations are received, Read More »
AUSTIN, TEXAS – The Episcopal Church – United Methodist Dialogue Committee has agreed to send a resolution for full communion to be considered by the Council of Bishops and for possible consideration by the 2020 General Conference of The United Methodist Church. The members of the committee made the decision Read More »