Tashman of Mountain T.O.P. to speak at Cypress UMC in Bells on June 26
Samantha Tashman, Mountain T.O.P. program manager of recruiting and public awareness, will speak at Cypress UMC in Bells, TN (539 Cypress Church Road) on Sunday, June 26, during the 9:30 a.m. service.
Mountain T.O.P. is an interdenominational Christian Mission affiliated with the Tennessee Conference of the United Methodist Church, dedicated to rural life ministry in the Cumberland Mountains of Tennessee.
For more info, contact Tashman at 931-692-3999 or the church at...
Brownsville First UMC on Spring Tour of Homes
Hope for Haywood and Habitat for Humanity of Haywood County is presenting a Spring Tour of Homes on Sunday, May 1, from 2 to 5 p.m. in Brownsville, TN.
Brownsville First UMC will be the host church and will be included in the Spring Tour. It will have refreshments and information about the tour, as well as tickets.
Visitors may tour the church’s sanctuary, noted for its stained glass windows, and the church’s new state-of-the-art multi-purpose...
Bible comes home to Ripley First UMC
This church homecoming is not your usual once-a-year pilgrimage. This church homecoming is permanent.
An 1892 Pronouncing Parallel Bible has made its way home to Ripley First UMC in Ripley, TN, from Royal Oaks, Michigan.
It all started when Bettie B. Davis, Historian for Lauderdale County, was contacted in the spring of 2010 by Mary Ann (Mrs. Gordon) Patrick of Royal Oaks, MI.
Patrick explained to Davis that she wanted to return to Lauderdale County an old Bible she possessed that had...
New Life UMC is new church in Ripley
“New Life” is the name of the newest church in the Brownsville District that the Memphis Conference voted this year to sanction.
On Sunday, July 11, New Life UMC was launched with 45 in attendance. It had more than 35 charter members and a lot of enthusiasm, but little else.
The church’s temporary home was a fire station in Ripley with no air conditioning. Attendance has held steady.
The really good news
With tremendous help from the...
Harrell Nation Jr. named to Brownsville District
My wife Janice and I have four grown children and six grandchildren. We currently reside in Brownsville, TN and serve Brownsville’s First United Methodist Church.
Janice and I look forward to being a part of the extended family in the Brownsville District. It’s an honor and a joy to serve in our home district.
In my 34 years of ministry, I have been blessed to serve a wide range of churches of various sizes and in various settings. I’ve served small and medium-sized...