Women’s Prison Outreach Ministry: Apply for 2018 Class of New Mentors & Volunteers

Invitation from Crissy Zitka, Better Decisions Dear Friends, I’d like to share some news that, after more than one year, we have been green-lighted by TPW officials to recruit for new volunteers! ign  Now through June 1st, we are accepting applicants for our fall 2018 class of new mentors!  Volunteer Applications are due by June 15.  Click […]

Smishing Scam Awareness

Scammers are now targeting people through text messaging. It’s called “smishing”. Like in all scams, these criminals prey on your sense of urgency. However, with “smishing” scammers also hope to catch you with your guard down. Most people have a tendency to trust their text messages. This particular scam can come across your phone in […]

Tax reform and health care: what’s at risk?

The tax proposal moving through Congress right now would irresponsibly add $1.5 TRILLION to the national debt. Congressional leaders say they will make up that deficit with massive future cuts to Medicare and Medicaid. The tax reform bill passed the House Ways and Means Committee today and could pass the House as early as next week. The Senate will take it up after Thanksgiving […]

DACA: A Call to Action and Prayer

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ~A guest post from Morgan Stafford. Earlier this week, the announcement was made that the current presidential administration intends to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, commonly known as DACA. Created in 2012, DACA has provided temporary protection from deportation and legal work authorization for about 800,000 “DREAMers.” DREAMers are young […]

Vanderbilt Event Benefits Nashville Immigrant Community

Tennessee Justice For Our Neighbors Fundraiser Original Post: Vanderbilt University http://bit.ly/2qSf19c Jun. 2, 2017, 3:15 PM “Food from Inside the Travel Ban,” a fundraiser for TN Justice for Our Neighbors, was held June 1 at the Wyatt Center Rotunda. (Joe Howell/Vanderbilt) The Office of the Chancellor hosted “Food from Inside the Travel Ban,” a fundraiser […]

What is The United Methodist Church’s position on health care reform?

The United Methodist Church has been a strong advocate for a comprehensive health care system that includes access for all, quality care, and effective management of costs. General Conference charged the General Board of Church and Society with the “primary responsibility for advocating health care for all in the United States Congress and for communicating this […]

Sign on to the Moral Movement Tennessee Declaration

Your voice matters. Please join your friends, family and neighbors in signing the Moral Movement Tennessee Declaration. The declaration will be delivered to Governor Bill Haslam, Lieutenant Governor Randy McNally, Speaker of the House of Representatives Beth Harwell, and the Tennessee General Assembly. Sign on to the Moral Movement Tennessee Declaration “He has told you, O […]