A Brief Recap of the 2019 Tennessee Annual Conference

Members of annual conference and guests were called to remember – through Word, Water, & Witness – their identity as baptized Christians and the firm foundation becoming a disciple in the United Methodist church provides. There were worship services, baptismal water basins, and inspiring witness presentations that intertwined Word, water and witness throughout the conference […]

St. Mark’s UMC Connects with Local Families by Hosting Bike Rodeo

Volunteers from Murfreesboro Bicycle Club, St. Mark’s UMC, and Reeves Rogers Elementary School worked together to put on a unique community event – a Bike Rodeo – at the church.  The Murfreesboro City School System loaned bikes for participants who didn’t own bikes. This was a wonderful opportunity for St Mark’s UMC to invite neighborhood […]

2019 Annual Conference Speakers

Bishop William T. McAlilly William T. (Bill) McAlilly is the bishop of the Nashville Episcopal Area of the United Methodist Church. The Area includes the Memphis and Tennessee Conferences that cover middle and western Tennessee and western Kentucky.  He was elected to the episcopacy at the Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference in 2012 and was assigned as the resident […]

Resources Available for Older Adult Recognition Day

United Methodist congregations are asked by General Conference to celebrate Older Adult Recognition Day on any Sunday or at any other time during the month of May. Dr. Richard H. Gentzler, Jr., Director of ENCORE Ministries, Golden Cross Foundation, has compiled helpful resources for celebrating Older Adult Recognition Day. Older Adult Recognition Day Resources

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 so changed by their relationship […]

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 […]