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 more information. The full course […]

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 supplies/clothing distribution, safe water access […]

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 and Ministry (GBHEM), the leadership […]

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 part of the administration costs […]

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 for currently-enrolled Vanderbilt students What […]

Princeton Forum on Youth Ministry

The Forum on Youth Ministry is an event for Christian leaders who work with young people. At the Forum, thought leaders, pastors, and scholars gather together on the campus of Princeton Theological Seminary for 4 days to provide lectures, seminars, and worship that feeds their work in youth ministry, and creates space for ministry leaders […]

Martin Methodist College’s Shakespeare on the Green

**Pictured from left to right:** Back Row: Trevor Ivey-Bodman, Evan Hill, Gavin Stone Center Row: Eli Fisher, Fayth Dennis Front Row: Daarte Matteau, McKinley Heard     This year’s Shakespeare on the Green at Martin Methodist College will feature William Shakespeare’s comedy “Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Serving as director of the play is MMC English Professor […]

Timeline | Commission on a Way Forward

January 18-20, 2018: Commission on a Way Forward meeting February 25-28, 2018: Council of Bishops meeting March 19-22, 2018: Commission on a Way Forward meeting April 29-May 4, 2018: Council of Bishops meeting May 14-17, 2018: Commission on a Way Forward meeting July 8, 2018: Deadline for Petitions to 2019 Special Session of General Conference […]