Project Transformation Expands Reach to Clarksville

Project Transformation is expanding to Montgomery County this summer to bring its unique model to serve children in the Clarksville community. Key partners are Madison Street United Methodist Church, Austin Peay State University, and more than 15 other community churches. Every Monday through Thursday from June 5 to July 27, Project Transformation will operate a […]

Tennessee Again Pays 100% of it’s Connectional Apportionments for 2017

GCFA General Secretary Moses Kumar and Shared Support Specialist Brittany Enright were pleased to acknowledge to Bishop Bill McAlilly and Treasurer Jim Allen the payment of 100% of our conference apportionments. 2017 was the sixth consecutive year for achieving this missional milestone Tennessee Conference paid $2,334,636 toward its general church apportionments. We are also on […]

General Council on Finance and Administration Announces Working Relationship with Steeplecom

The General Council on Finance and Administration of The United Methodist Church continues to offer opportunities to enhance ministries of The United Methodist Church. GCFA connects with and vets reputable organizations, businesses, and corporations that not only provide discounts and cost savings, but that also generate non-traditional sources of revenues to positively impact the ministry […]

Cedar Crest Camp Celebrates Next Gen Children’s Ministry Fall Retreat

Lyles, Tennessee—More than 90 children and adult leaders attended the first conference-wide children’s retreat at Cedar Crest on October 22 and 23. Participants from 13 conference churches took part in adventure-themed games, activities, worship, small group sessions and fellowship throughout the two-day retreat. Our theme was “Be Bold, Be Fearless, Be Faithful” as we shared […]

United Methodist Aid Reaches East Congo

By Judith Osongo Yanga and Kathy L. Gilbert Oct. 11, 2016 | UMNS United Methodist aid has reached the city of Beni in the Democratic Republic of East Congo, which was the site of a brutal attack by rebel Allied Democratic Forces, a group linked to Islamists in Uganda, on Aug. 13. On Oct. 4, […]

UMCOR Responds Quickly to Hurricane Damage in Haiti

By Elliott Wright* Atlanta, Georgia, October 7, 2016 — The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) acted quickly in response to the destruction and death caused by Hurricane Matthew in the Caribbean, notably in Haiti. The provision of emergency supplies, food, health kits, and other assistance builds on UMCOR’s sustained presence in Haiti, work that […]

Events Planner Hired for Annual Conference

The new acting Director of Connectional Ministries, John Collett, is pleased to announce that Vicki Sharber has assumed responsibilities as “events planner” for the upcoming 2016 sessions of the Tennessee Annual Conference. She comes with years of experience in planning for and implementing the details of annual conference. She was administrative assistant to the director […]