Memphis & Tennessee Campus Ministry Students Create 2020 Daily Lenten Meditations

Daily Lenten Meditations 2020 A collaboration among the Wesley Foundations of the new conference. Prayerfully written by college students. Tennessee-Western Kentucky Conference of the United Methodist Church The Wesley Foundations within this new conference are excited for this unity and the transformations to come! Praise be to God for his grace, love, and mercy! View […]

Connectional Table Offers Live Webinar on U.S. Regional Conference Legislation

February 11, 2020 Chicago, IL — On February 20, 2020, the Connectional Table (CT) will host a live 1.5-hour webinar entitled “Five Things to Know About U.S. Regional Conference (USRC) before GC 2020.” The webinar will address questions and concerns about the United States Regional Conference (URSC) legislation that the Connectional Table submitted to General Conference 2020 […]

GCFA Seeks Input on Possible Impact of Proposed Legislation to the 2020 General Conference

Thursday, February 6, 2020 Nashville, TN – Given the nature of the ongoing conversations within the denomination, General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA) leadership believes it is important for Church decision-makers to have access to information about the financial realities of the general Church. In a communication on January 31, GCFA said it would engage […]

A New Resource Available to Aid the Discussion of Sexuality in the Church

Faithful and Inclusive: The Bible, Sexuality, and The United Methodist Church, a DVD video resource released this past fall, is now available at Cokesbury. This resource has sold over 900 copies nationally. Many pastors and laity have expressed a desire for resources to help their congregation learn about and discuss the current issue of sexuality […]

Historical Marker Unveiled at Clark Memorial UMC

by Wanda Clay This was a spectacular day as Clark begins their 155th year Anniversary celebration. On a journey that began quite some time ago, Sunday, February 9th, the Historical Marker from the Metro Historical Commission was unveiled on the corner of 14th & Phillips Street in recognition of Clark Memorial United Methodist Church.  Clark […]

Warmth in Winter — the Ultimate Jesus Experience for Tennessee Youth

By Megan Young, Communications Intern Over the weekend of January 31-February 2, over 1,900 youth and adult leaders packed into Nashville’s Opryland Hotel and Convention Center for Warmth in Winter, a youth event sponsored by the Tennessee Conference of the United Methodist Church. Students and their church youth group leaders spent time in worship and […]

SEJ Heads of Delegations Release Statement of Support for “Protocol” Proposal

Many of the Southeast Jurisdiction (SEJ) Heads of Delegations signed the below statement of support for the proposed Protocol of Grace & Reconciliation Through Separation. The heads of the Tennessee Conference delegation, Rev. Harriet Bryan and Jim Allen are among those who signed the statement. The SEJ Heads of Delegations have had three face-to-face meetings. […]

Martin Methodist Hosts Human Trafficking Lecture

PULASKI, Tenn. – In coordination with Human Trafficking Awareness month, Martin Methodist College ’s (MMC) Criminal Justice Department is honored to host a lecture by Hope for Justice, a global nonprofit dedicated to combatting human trafficking. Spearheading this lecture is MMC Criminal Justice Professor Dr. Richard Schoeberl. Along with over 20 years of terrorism and law enforcement experience, […]