Let's Begin Again!

The planning team is excited about the upcoming inaugural TWK Youth Gathering!

As we gather this October with teens to deepen their faith, celebrate our United Methodist connection, and serve our neighbors near and far, we can't wait to see how God leads us to BEGIN AGAIN!

Register your group now. Youth and/or youth directors without a group are encouraged to still attend. If you have any questions, please email joanna.newberry@twkumc.org.

The 2022 inaugural TWK Annual Conference was held in June. Use the below links to learn more about that meeting!
Information & Recap
Video Recordings
Managing Transitions Resources
2022 Clergy Appointments
Our Vision: Unifying to embody the love of Christ in Spirit-led actions one community at a time.
Our Mission: To discover, equip, connect and send lay and clergy leaders who shape congregations that offer Christ to a hurting world, one neighborhood at a time.


September 28, 2022

Bishops push back against recruitment tactics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (UM News) — As churches weigh disaffiliation, bishops are trying to set the record straight on misinformation being spread about The United Methodist Church’s future. They also are ...

September 21, 2022

TWK Commission on Religion and Race | Observing National Hispanic Heritage Month

This month (Sept. 15 to Oct. 15), we honor the rich history and heritage of Hispanic Americans. We celebrate the  many ways Hispanic Americans have enriched our society and we ...

September 12, 2022

TWK Church & Society | September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

If you or someone you know is in an emergency, call or text 988. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2020: Suicide was the twelfth leading ...

September 12, 2022

TWK Church & Society | Casino and Bingo Gambling Proposals in Tennessee

The Social Principles of the United Methodist church states “Gambling is a menace to society, deadly to the best interests of moral, social, economic, and spiritual life, destructive of good ...

September 09, 2022

Tackling Disaffiliation Questions

In the third installment of the new “Is The United Methodist Church Really…?” series, Ask The UMC addresses questions related to the future of the church and disaffiliation, including the ...

September 09, 2022

TWK Conference Staff Openings

There are several positions currently available with the Tennessee-Western Kentucky Conference staff. Please visit this page for more information.  

August 25, 2022

Updates on Bishop McAlilly

On Thursday morning, August 25, 2022, Bishop McAlilly was involved in a car accident on I-24 near the conference office. He was taken to the hospital with multiple fractures. He ...

August 17, 2022

Rethinking Church Leadership: Executive Leadership Training

Session 1 Topic:  Building Vision and Mission-Based Ministries Session 1 will set the stage for the remaining sessions in the series by introducing and explaining the Strategic Model as an overarching ...

August 16, 2022

West End UMC to Host “Connecting Neighbors,” an UMCOR Training Event

West End United Methodist Church is hosting an UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief) Disaster training called Connecting Neighbors on its campus at 2200 West End Avenue Nashville, TN  on ...

August 08, 2022

Treating Each Day as a Gift

By Tyler Sprouse, TWK Communications Specialist   In the book of Romans, Paul explains to his readers that, because of God’s ever-present love, he is empowered to rejoice in his ...