Monthly Archives: March 2020

Learning and Gathering opportunities for the Week of March 30

Greetings! I sincerely hope that you are staying healthy and doing well through these uncertain times! As Conference staff, we have been seeking to be helpful...

Online Worship in our Local Congregations Across the Conference

Even though our local churches are closed due to COVID-19, that has not stopped many of our congregations from worshipping via technology. Many congregations...

Families First Act: Response to COVID-19 Webcast

Join the Insurance Board for a live webcast as they discuss the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act), which requires certain employers...

COVID-19: Zoom Reminders, Other Updates (March 17)

Additional Zoom Meetings for Pastors/Church Leaders to Gather Because of the changing situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, we have added additional opportunities for clergy/church leaders...

Clergy Wellness Retreat

From March 8-10, 50 Clergy and Spouses gathered at the DuBose Conference Center in Monteagle, TN for a few days of building collegiality, reflection,...

Rev. Michael Malcom Named to Grist 50

Rev. Michael Malcom was recently selected as one of Grist 50 of rising stars for 2020 (and "Member's Pick". Grist finds emerging leaders who are...

COVID-19: Support for Clergy and Church Leaders

Grace and peace! I sincerely hope that you are doing well and able to take a deep breath in the midst of these anxious times. In...

COVID-19 and Planning Ahead

A pastoral letter from the Transitional Conference Minister Grace to you and peace! I sincerely hope that you are well! I am receiving questions from pastors...

Updates: Tornadoes and COVID-19 Coronavirus

Greetings to you all! I want to provide you with a few updates. Tornadoes As you are aware, tornadoes touched down in middle Tennessee about 1-2...

Annual Meeting Logo Winner Announced

We are pleased to announce that Jessica Hilderbrand-Marshall is the winner of the 2020 Annual Meeting logo contest. Jessica, our returning winner from 2019,...