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The Sower

“And he told them many things in parables, saying: ‘Listen! A sower went out to sow.  And as he sowed, some seeds fell on the path, and the birds came and ate them up. Other seeds fell on rocky ground, where they did not have much soil, and they sprang up quickly, since they had no [...]

By | 2017-07-17T16:58:52+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments


“‘Whoever welcomes you welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me. Whoever welcomes a prophet in the name of a prophet will receive a prophet’s reward; and whoever welcomes a righteous person in the name of a righteous person will receive the reward of the righteous; and whoever gives even a cup of [...]

By | 2017-06-28T16:58:18+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Order of St. Andrew Inductees Michael O’Bannon, Sky McCracken, and John Collett

The UM Foundation is pleased to announce the induction of Reverends Michael O'Bannon, Sky McCracken, and John Collett into the Order of St. Andrew. Andrew was known as “the bringer”. All he did was bring his brother, Peter, the little boy with the five loaves and fishes, and the Greeks to Jesus. He was just [...]

By | 2017-06-23T13:11:22+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|United Methodist General News|0 Comments

The Reverend Dr. David Comperry to Join Foundation Staff

The UM Foundation is very pleased to announce that the Reverend Dr. David Comperry will be joining the Foundation team as field staff representative on September 1, 2017.   David P. Comperry is retiring after 45 years as a full-time pastor in the Tennessee and Memphis Annual Conferences of the United Methodist Church.  The son [...]

We Too Have A Shepherd

“Then Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and proclaiming the good news of the kingdom, and curing every disease and every sickness. When he saw the crowds, he had compassion for them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd. Then he said to his disciples, ‘The harvest [...]

By | 2017-06-15T13:53:40+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Tom and Betty Cloyd Scholarship Recipient Named

The Reverend Dr. Philip Jamieson, President of The United Methodist Foundation for the Memphis and Tennessee Conferences, announces that the recipient of the Tom and Betty Cloyd Scholarship is Kaitlynn Vaughn of Nashville.  Kaitlynn is a member of Hillcrest United Methodist Church and is currently enrolled at Martin Methodist College in Pulaski, Tennessee. The Tom [...]

By | 2017-06-17T17:24:28+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Foundation News, United Methodist General News|0 Comments