Staying in the UMC | John Wesley Vaughn

Why I will stay United Methodist:      What a bizarre question to consider: will I remain United Methodist?        My family for generations were members of Indian Mound Episcopal Church South which …

Staying in the UMC | Melisa Derseweh

After discovering the tremendous, relentless, compelling grace of Jesus Christ about thirty years ago through the vehicle of The UMC I know that grace is without bounds! Thanks be to …

Staying in the UMC | Rogers Martin

Why am I a United Methodist?      There are several reasons why I’m a United Methodist. I was raised a Methodist and because of this I’m a United Methodist. As a …

Staying in the UMC | Dan Camp

I was not born into the Methodist or United Methodist family. By my own choice, I joined the United Methodist Church thirty-six years ago in 1986. Like others of my …

Staying in the UMC | Kathleen McLendon

Why am I a United Methodist? The people, Faith in Action, Women in ministry, Racial Justice, Knowledge and vital piety (John Wesley believed Christians can have both. Science and Faith …

Staying in the UMC | Monica Mowdy

I was not born into the United Methodist faith. My grandma took me every Sunday to a tiny urban non-denominational church until my mom married a Roman Catholic with extreme …

Fall Issue of The Connector Magazine

The Fall 2022 issue of The Connector print magazine is now available. This issue features an article written by the late Rev. Dr. Autura Eason-Williams about the #BeUMC campaign. It …

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 …

TWK Email Rollout Update

The Tennessee-Western Kentucky Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church has selected Gmail, a platform within Google Workspace, as the official email platform of the new conference. It will bear …