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UM Foundation Clergy Training Scholarship

The UM Foundation for the Memphis and Tennessee Annual Conferences is offering a $500 scholarship to any clergy person in the Memphis or Tennessee Annual Conferences who registers and completes the course. For further information contact Phil Jamieson at 615-259-2008 orphil.jamieson@umfmtc.org. https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ehome/369187https://umfmtc.org/blog/um-foundation-offers-scholarships-to-tn-memphis-conference-clergy-for-seminar/

Harry Denman Evangelism Award Nominations Open

When you think of your faith journey, who made an impact on you? Most likely there are others who would say those persons impacted their own faith journey. The Harry Denman Evangelism Awards are designed to recognize these faithful servants of God who continually nurture and empower disciples to be Read More »

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 Read More »

PAUMCS Certification Class Registration is Open

Professional Administrators serving in local churches, districts, schools,annual conferences or the general Church can earn professionalcertification online. Online sessions allow participants to learn at theirpace and it significantly reduces the cost of attendance. Once completed,participants can continue their participation with PAUMCS by joining thelocal PAUMCS chapter here in Middle TN. Contact Robin Stanfield @robin.stanfield@tnumc.com for Read More »

UMCOR Help for Mozambique

Millions are displaced and trying to envision a way forward after Cyclone Idai made landfall in Mozambique. UMCOR is already responding. UMCOR approved three $10,000 solidarity grants for the people of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. These grants are providing immediate emergency funding for basic human needs including food distribution, hygiene Read More »

Bilingual Edition of Popular Mentoring Guide Now Available

Originally published in 1992, the sought-after guide “Mentors as Instruments of God’s Call: Biblical Reflections” by Justo L. González is now available in a special bilingual edition. Readers can follow along in English or Spanish in the new version from the Publishing Office of the General Board of Higher Education Read More »

UMCOR Supports Local Response Efforts

Both the Nashville and Memphis Annual conferences received $10,000 grants from UMCOR due to the impact of recent disasters. These grants are to help with immediate and emergency needs until the entire situation can be assessed and a request for more funding can be submitted. The solidarity grants are a Read More »

Compassion Now!

Leading with Mindfulness, Contemplation, and Compassion with: William Thiele, PhD, LPCVenerable Thich Thien Tri, Vietnamese Buddhist Monk Vanderbilt Divinity School, Room 124Friday, March 15, 1:00 to 5:00 pmSaturday, March 16, 9:00 am to 4:00 pmCost: $99 for both days, $40 for Friday only, $59 for Saturday only$25 for both days Read More »