Young Adults explore their call at Exploration 2017

The Nashville Episcopal Area was well represented at the 2017 Exploration gathering sponsored by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry. This event took place in Portland, Oregon. Twenty-three young adults from the Memphis and Tennessee Conference attended this bi-annual gathering focused on discerning God’s call to ordained ministry in the United Methodist Church. […]

Next Gen Ministries Begins Monthly Book Club

Attendees from across the Tennessee Conference gathered on Thursday, Feb. 23 for the first Next Gen Book Club to discuss Growing Young: Six Essential Strategies to Help Young People Discover and Love Your Church. Rev. Joanna Cummings, Director of Children’s Ministry at The Village Church Nashville, facilitated the discussion, sharing insight she gained from reading […]

The United Methodist Publishing House (UMPH) Announces Partnership between Love in a Big World and Project Transformation

Nashville, Tenn.—Love in a Big World, UMPH’s research-based, social-emotional curriculum and character education movement has partnered with Project Transformation (PT), a program founded in 1998 by leaders in the North Texas Conference of The United Methodist Church that provides leadership development and ministry exploration to college-aged young adults who sign on to lead community-oriented after-school […]

Apply to be on Cedar Crest Camp Summer Staff

Applications to become a part of Cedar Crest Camp’s 2017 summer staff are now open. Cedar Crest summer camp counselors and CITs are individuals dedicated to investing in youth and children with passions for leadership, ministry, and spending time in God’s creation. Cedar Crest staff members are significant to the growing ministry of the Tennessee […]

Exploring the Call to Ministry

Three young adults from Hispanic ministries in the Tennessee Conference of the United Methodist Church have sensed a call to ministry and were approved by their District Committee on Ordained Ministry (dCOM) to begin the Orientation to Ministry process (OTM). OTM is a 6-month group mentoring discernment process. It all begins and ends with a day-long […]