Harry Denman Evangelism Award Nominations Due May 5, 2019

The Harry Denman Evangelism Award, sponsored by The Foundation for Evangelism, honors United Methodists in each Annual Conference whose exceptional ministry of evangelism brings people into a life transforming relationship with Jesus Christ. What distinguishes a Harry Denman Evangelism Award recipient is the commitment to consistently introduce others to the Good News of Jesus Christ […]

Learn to Manage Church Finances with this Simple Guide

Pastors and lay leaders now have a clear, easy-to-use guidebook for church finances with “Church Finances for Missional Leaders: Best Practices for Faithful Stewardship,” by Bonnie Ives Marden. This important resource was recently released by the Publishing Office of the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM), the leadership development agency of The United […]

J. Richard Allison Social Holiness Award Nominations Due May 5, 2019

The J. Richard Allison Social Holiness Award recognizes individuals whose lives and ministries are focused on ministries of mercy and justice. This award celebrates the lives of those who have heard God’s call as recorded by the prophet Amos, who calls his people to “let justice roll down like waters, and righteousness like an ever- […]

Tennessee Conference Hires New Archivist

“We have our own personal ‘great cloud of witnesses’ as United Methodists in Tennessee,” says Gratia Strother, newly appointed Conference Archivist for the Tennessee United Methodist Conference. “The stories of those who have come before us, laying the foundations of Methodism in Tennessee, interweave with our own stories to make a beautiful tapestry of witness […]

Building a Strong Children’s Ministry – Annette Safstrom

Flash and fizz can be effective at attracting young families, but without sustainable systems beneath the unforgettable moments, the impact is almost always short-lived. In this practical resource, you’ll learn how to recruit volunteers, partner with parents, navigate politics, and care for your own soul instead of frantically scrambling to do it all yourself. Sustainable Children’s […]

Live stream discussion: special session of General Conference

March 10, 2019 General Conference delegates and Bishop McAlilly discuss special session legislation and how it affects us in the Tennessee and Memphis Conferences. The recording of the livestream is now available. Live stream participants: Bishop Bill McAlilly Moderator: Rev. Deborah Owens Tennessee Conference delegate leaders: Jim Allen & Rev. Harriet Bryan Memphis Conference delegation […]