Clergy and voting lay members of Annual Conference are encouraged to attend your districtʼs preconference briefing – which will have a new format this year! This meeting will help you fully prepare to participate in the 2019 Annual Conference session. It will be an opportunity for you to not only receive important information but also […]
Bishop William T. McAlilly William T. (Bill) McAlilly is the bishop of the Nashville Episcopal Area of the United Methodist Church. The Area includes the Memphis and Tennessee Conferences that cover middle and western Tennessee and western Kentucky. He was elected to the episcopacy at the Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference in 2012 and was assigned as the resident […]
May 14, 2019 – United Methodist clergy and laity went to the Tennessee State Capitol to deliver a letter from Bishop Bill McAlilly (Nashville Episcopal Area) and Bishop Mary Virginia Taylor (Holston Conference) asking Governor Bill Lee to spare the life of Donnie Johnson, scheduled to be executed on May 16, 2019.
Traditionally this Tennessee Conference Special Sunday with Offering is observed on Mother’s Day—May 12, 2019. Local churches may take this offering on another Sunday if more convenient. Some local churches use a Communion Sunday offering for this purpose. Please use the link to print out a bulletin insert for use in worship. For more information, […]
The following organizations would like for you to share information with your congregation about their ministries and opportunities. You can view the flyers in the “flipbook” below and then download individually the ones you would like to share or print out. FLYERS TO DOWNLOAD AND SHARE OR PRINT VIDEO TO SHARE The State of Campus […]
The John Abernathy Smith Heritage Center has church kits to help in preserving and sharing the history of your church. The Tennessee Conference Archives has been awarded a grant from the Tennessee State Library and Archives to make church history kits available to our churches. Each kit is comprised of archival quality materials that will […]
**Room Assignments are subject to change Please note: Reservations closed on May 30. Wednesday Lunch 11:00 am Laity Lunch – $15 – Family Life Center Menu: Buffet of: Baked Ham, Roasted Turkey, Fried Chicken, Green Beans, Mac and Cheese, Fried Okra, Potato Salad, Cream Corn, Sweet Potatoes, Rolls, Brownies/Hot Fudge, and Ice Cream […]
Stephanie Caro shares her wisdom and humor about recruiting volunteers for ministry. She is an expert in helping churches and leaders develop systems that successfully recruit, retain, and celebrate the people that keep the ministry going!
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Council of Bishops expresses its deep gratitude to the Judicial Council for its careful review of the actions of the 2019 General Conference. The Judicial Council’s decisions are clear and sound, and they give helpful guidance to the Church. In Decision 1378, the Judicial Council ruled that the constitutional parts of […]
PULASKI, Tenn.—Martin Methodist College (MMC) hosted “Martin on the Clock: Behind the Scenes of the NFL Draft” on April 8, an event featuring four top executives from the world of pro-football, planned and presented by students majoring in Sport Management. “It was an amazing experience being able to sit down and talk with current and […]