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 […]

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 […]

24 Hours To Protect Health Care

24 Hours To Protect Health Care We need you to call your member of Congress to let them know the American Health Care Bill creates more problems than it solves. Call the Capitol Switchboard at (202) 224-3121 and ask to be connected with your congressperson’s office. Or, find your member of Congress here and call their local […]

Health Care Advocacy: Create a Culture of Invitation

From Rev. Merrilee Wineinger– Amy Cooper, a parent of two children with autoimmune diseases, moved to Nashville, Tenn. for access to better healthcare. Amy talked about when her son got a runny nose, which led to a trip to the emergency room. He stayed in the hospital for nine days. Amy has insurance, but still […]

Teleconference Sessions Offered for Faith Community Nurses and Hospital Chaplains

Faith Community Nurse Quarterly Program and Meeting: An Introduction to Creative Thinking | March 25 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am | Lester Williams Conference Room 4, St. Thomas West Hospital Program: Darren Murphy, RN, MPH, and FCN will present An Introduction to Creative Thinking, an opportunity to learn beginning skills and strategies that apply […]

Repair Better than Repeal

Getting to the Heart of Health Care: Coffee, Conversation & Congress Over the past four years, you have worked diligently to make it possible for Tennesseans to access the affordable, high-quality health care that we all deserve. Genesis speaks of God bringing order out of the chaos. Now we need you to reach out to Congress […]