Sculpture at the main entrance at Brentwood UMC.

Annual Conference 2022

The inaugural meeting of the Tennessee-Western Kentucky Annual Conference will be June 15-17, 2022

Please read more about this event and keep up with important details for clergy and lay voting members. Worship and business sessions at the annual conference will be live streamed for all to view.

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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.


May 26, 2022

TWK Annual Conference Will Consider Requests for Disaffiliation from the UMC

During the 2022 TWK Annual Conference in June, voting members will be asked to approve the requests from 57 churches to disaffiliate from the UMC. There currently are 921 churches ...

May 25, 2022

TWK Commission on Religion & Race (CORR): A Reflection on George Floyd & the Buffalo Massacre

The following is a statement issued by the chair of the TWK CORR team, the Rev. Dr. Erin Beasley. On May 25th, 2020, we watched in horror as George Floyd ...

May 25, 2022

TWK Church & Society | An Update on the Drug Crisis and the Church’s Response

The following is an update from the TWK Church & Society team regarding the drug crisis in the U.S. and the church’s response. In a recently updated article from CNN, ...

May 11, 2022

West End UMC Hosts Art Exhibit, Other Initiatives During Earth Month

By Tyler Sprouse, TWK Communications Specialist  There’s an apocryphal quote attributed to the 16th century Protestant Reformer, Martin Luther, that reads: “Even if I knew the world would end tomorrow, ...

May 02, 2022

TWK Commission on Religion & Race: A Call to Dismantle Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) Racism

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. As we honor the rich history and  culture of our brothers and sisters, it is dire that we commit ourselves to ...

April 25, 2022

TWK Church & Society Team | The Drug Crisis and the Church’s Response

The following is a message from the TWK Church & Society team, urging churches to respond to the drug crisis sweeping the country, as well as asking churches already involved ...

April 21, 2022

An Update from GOLDEN CROSS Senior Ministries

GOLDEN CROSS Senior Ministries is celebrating its 25th year in ministry this year.  Serving approximately 2200 seniors in twenty-nine affordable independent living and two assisted living communities throughout West TN, ...

April 13, 2022

Join A Signposts Group!

Signposts is a covenant discipleship opportunity for lay and clergy to support one another while exploring God’s dream for an antiracist, anti-oppressive world.  Through personal reflection on the scriptures and ...

April 06, 2022

St. Matthew’s UMC Partners With Memphis Nonprofit, UMCs in Homeless Outreach

By Tyler Sprouse, TWK Communications Specialist Walking to her car on a brisk October evening, Rev. Kimberlynn Alexander, the pastor of St. Matthew’s UMC in Memphis, had an encounter that ...

April 05, 2022

Denman Award Nominations Due May 5

The Harry Denman Evangelism Award program honors United Methodists in each annual conference whose exceptional ministry of evangelism – expressed in Word (what), Sign (why), and Deed (how) – brings ...