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Excellence in Clergy Leadership Scholarship Provides $1.66 Million to Help United Methodist Clergy Avoid Debt

The UM Foundation for the Memphis and Tennessee Conferences is pleased to announce income from the Nashville Area Order of St. Andrew Fund will be used to contribute toward the Excellence in Clergy Leadership Scholarship program (read below for more information).  Andrew was known as “the bringer”.  All he did was bring his brother, Peter, [...]

By | 2017-08-10T15:51:59+00:00 August 10th, 2017|United Methodist General News|0 Comments

Kathryn Nation awarded Walter Russell Lambuth scholarship for 2017-18 academic year

Kathryn Nation has been awarded the 2017-18 Walter Russell Lambuth scholarship, according to an announcement by the Memphis Conference Board of Higher Education and Campus Ministry during the 2017 Memphis Annual Conference in June in Collierville, Tennessee. The scholarship is one example of how the Memphis Conference of The United Methodist Church “invests in young people,” one [...]

By | 2017-07-27T13:58:48+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Foundation News, United Methodist General News|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 [...]

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

Stewardship Seminar To Be Held In Purchase District

Indiana University's Lake Institute will be partnering with the United Methodist Foundation to offer a "Creating Congregational Cultures of Generosity" Seminar to Purchase District churches in the fall.  This free, informative seminar will be held the weekend of October 6-7 and November 3-4.  Please contact the Foundation at 615-259-2008 for additional details.

By | 2017-05-26T16:16:16+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Foundation News, United Methodist General News|0 Comments

Development Fund Deposit Rate Increase

We are pleased to announce that effective July 1, 2017, the United Methodist Development Fund will raise the interest rate paid on participation accounts to 1.25%.  Participation account funds are fully liquid and, unlike certificates of deposit (CD), are not locked in for a particular time period.  The loan rate will remain at 3.99%.

Christ Church Memphis presents No Whispers Spring Conference: Dealing with Shame & Forgiveness

Christ Church Memphis presents No Whispers Spring Conference: Dealing with Shame & Forgiveness Christ Church | Saturday, May 20 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Wilson/Ross 415-416 Join us for a conversation on shame and redemption with Rev. Dr. Phil Jamieson, President of the United Methodist Foundation for the Memphis and Tennessee Annual Conferences. Also joining [...]

GBHEM Introduces a New Scholarship to Address Economic Challenges Facing Pastoral Leaders

NASHVILLE, Tenn., December 6, 2016 – The Office of Loans and Scholarships at the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) today announced the creation of a new scholarship that launches January 3, 2017, for students enrolled in United Methodist seminaries. The Excellence in Clergy Leadership Scholarship was created to help entering United Methodist [...]

By | 2016-12-08T15:23:32+00:00 December 8th, 2016|United Methodist General News|0 Comments

EAST TENNESSEE WILDFIRES

**Courtesy of TNUMC News EAST TENNESSEE WILDFIRES – WHAT YOU CAN DO Angela Overstreet has corresponded with the Disaster Response Coordinator of the Holston Conference, TEMA and the Tennessee VOAD.For now the requests for assistance are being filled by local resources. TNUMC is on stand by to assist any way they need for us [...]

By | 2017-06-17T17:24:29+00:00 November 30th, 2016|United Methodist General News|0 Comments