Love and Justice: Red Solo Cups and Environmental Justice

During the 2016 Annual Conference, under the leadership of Rev. Paul Slenz, the CCM practiced what they preached by keeping 100s of plastic bottles, paper lunch boxes and discarded paper out of a TN landfill. They responded to an immediate need – get those red solo cups off the lawn. They performed acts of mercy […]

Ask the Docs: Preemptive Planning for Public Worship

Presented by: Memphis Conference Black Methodists for Church Renewal Tuesday, May 19, 2020, 1 pm via Zoom This one-hour Zoom call is sponsored by Memphis Conference Black Methodists for Church Renewal, but it is for any pastor or key layperson of any faith community considering returning to public worship during the COVID-19 pandemic. Speakers:  Rev. […]

Jack Bandy Death | Candler School of Theology

Sunday, March 29, 2020 Dear Candler Community, It is with a heavy heart that I write to inform you that our beloved friend, Jack Bandy, passed away this afternoon from complications of COVID-19. He was 93 years old and was being treated at Emory University Hospital. His family reports that he, and they from afar, […]

Training for Mentoring Youth Available

Confirmation is a critical part of a young person’s life in the United Methodist Church, so it’s important that their mentor is prepared for that experience, as well. Hopefully, the mentorship continues after confirmation, but that can be hard when the mentor doesn’t feel prepared for that challenge. The online “Mentoring Young People in Their […]

Get a Doctorate of Ministry in Land, Food and Faith Formation

Memphis Theological Seminary is currently accepting applications for the Doctor of Ministry in Land, Food, and Faith Formation. This dynamic and innovative low-residency program is open to students who are passionate about the intersections of ministry with agricultural practices, food justice, care for the land, and the role of faith communities in both rural and […]