PULASKI, Tenn. – Martin Methodist College (MMC) is pleased to announce that it will open the 2020 fall semester on September 8, the day after Labor Day. Students will participate in face-to-face classes until Thanksgiving and finish the very end of the semester at home. “This schedule will help limit exposure by reducing the traditional travel […]
Each May, United Methodist churches observe Older Americans Month. In past years, church leaders provided opportunities — whether during a Sunday morning worship service or another time — for recognizing the unique gifts and challenges of older adults. Due to COVID-19 and social distancing, church leaders are challenged with finding creative ways to celebrate Older […]
Thanking TN Disaster Team of Cookeville and Murfreesboro for their service in Seneca South Carolina. Please thank these 8 men.
They were fantastic.
Council of Bishops photo Bishop Cynthia Fierro Harvey addresses the virtual Council of Bishops meeting last Friday after she was installed as new President of the Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Bishop Cynthia Fierro Harvey of the Louisiana Area has made history by becoming the first Hispanic woman […]
How do you feel today? It’s all too easy to feel disconnected while living with quarantines and physical distancing. So, let’s connect and share some fun! The “Today I Feel…” movement is a way to keep us all connected and bring a little more light to your day! When God molded us, we were given […]
Nashville, TN – April 20, 2020 – In light of COVID-19, Project Transformation Tennessee will pivot their summer day camp program in 2020 to offer virtual programming and in-person supply distribution. For the last several weeks, leaders have been listening to the needs of our communities, closely monitoring guidelines from local and federal leaders, and […]
Ringing Church Bells | Wednesdays at 7 p.m. One gesture of encouragement and celebration for our frontline healthcare heroes has been the ringing of church bells at 7 p.m. on Wednesday evenings. That time is a common time for shift change at hospitals, and churches around the country have been practicing this small weekly show […]
The Bishops of The United Methodist Church will gather in a virtual meeting April 29 to May 1 to celebrate new leadership and to discuss plans for episcopal supervision brought on by the disruptions and postponements due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. The April/May meeting of the Council of Bishops will also hear leadership reports […]
(April 22, 2020 letter from John Pearce, president of the TNUMC Council on Finance & Administration) Greetings Tennessee Conference employees, pastors and committee chairs: This is John Pearce President of your Council on Finance and Administration (CFA), hoping you had a great Easter in this very unusual time. Despite all the hurt and suffering, sickness, […]
Although the offices of Miriam’s Promise are closed, the counselors are still working very hard to offer services without interruption to clients. Expectant parents are receiving counseling, parents are receiving coaching, and home studies are being written. While it is unclear what world will look like when this time of social distancing ends, the fact […]