In the case of any emergency, the Executive Director for Brentwood UMC and the Bishop for the TN Conference will be in communication with one another and will coordinate any public directions or announcements that will be given.  For all emergencies, notify the Connection Point Desk in the Narthex immediately. FIRE In the case of […]

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 […]

Give Light, Give Love, and Give Life on UMC #GivingTuesday

Ready or not, the holidays are nearly upon us. Help your friends and family extend the spirit of giving thanks into the Advent season by participating in UMC #GivingTuesday on Nov. 29. We’ve created UMC #GivingTuesday Toolkits to help you spread the word. The toolkits include everything you need to share with your friends and […]

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 […]