Portland, Oregon: Meeting in Portland, Oregon, the Council of Bishops voted to adopt a “Covenant of Accountability for the Council of Bishops” and pledged to hold one another accountable for living according to the agreement while seeking the support and prayers of the entire church. The announcement comes on the eve of the quadrennial legislative […]
The Tom and Betty Cloyd Scholarship Fund was created by Belle Meade United Methodist Church to honor the Cloyds’ ministries through the years.
The Tennessee Conference delegates to General Conference 2016 will hold a Listening Session at Providence UMC in Mt. Juliet on the afternoon of May 1, 2016, 2 – 4 p.m. Several Tennessee Conference individuals and groups submitted requests to make presentations to the delegates and each has a time slot of about 8 minutes. Everyone […]
Katie Woodard, Associate Director, APSU Wesley Foundation The Wesley Foundation at Austin Peay State University is excited to announce that they are the recipient of the “Outstanding Co-Sponsored Program of the Year” award from APSU Student Organizations. This award recognized the Equality Workshop Series which we sponsored in conjunction with the APSU Gay-Straight Alliance. This […]
A UMC.org Feature by Joe Iovino* April 19, 2016 As a United Methodist, you are probably aware that General Conference, the once-every-four-years official meeting of the church is happening in Portland, Oregon, May 10-20, 2016. What may be far less clear, however, is what happens there and what it means to your local congregation. Read […]
This one-day session, led by Rev. F. Willis Johnson of Wellspring UMC in Ferguson, MO and the Center for Social Empowerment and Justice, is designed for pastors and other church leaders to engage purposeful discussion about what it means to do ministry in these times, and to lead toward God’s promise of hope for all. […]
Cedar Crest has more campers registered right now than we had total in both 2013 and 2014. A few of our sessions are already full, but we still have plenty of spots available throughout the summer in Mini Camp, Elementary, Junior High, Senior High, and Youth Mission sessions for campers who have finished first through twelfth grade.
On Friday, April 8, District Superintendents will be contacting pastors and Pastor Parish Relations Committee Chairs to inform them of appointment changes. On Sunday, April 10 Pastor Parish Relations Committee Chairs will inform congregations of new appointments, with some exceptions which will be announced on April 17. More on the Bishop’s blog…
Tennessee ‘Act of Repentance’ Event Planned for November 12, 2016.
The South Carolina Methodist Conference has notified UMVIM that they are now ready to accept teams for the rebuild phase of their disaster recovery stemming from the October 2015 floods. Billy Robinson and his entire team did an outstanding job during the recovery phase, and staff was hired by the conference to handle assessments and […]