Signpost Groups Explore Antiracism and Discipleship

Are you interested in exploring what it means to be an antiracist? Consider joining a Signpost group!  Signposts is a covenant discipleship opportunity for lay and clergy to support and mentor one another while exploring God’s dream for an antiracist, anti-oppressive world.  Through a commitment to spiritual disciplines, personal written reflection on the weekly readings, and disciplined …

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One Year Later Middle Tennessee Tornadoes’ Destruction and Desolation are Replaced by Help and Hope

by Cindy Solomon for the Tennessee Conference, United Methodist Church Late in the day on March 2, 2020, and into the early morning hours of March 3, deadly tornadoes cut through Middle Tennessee killing 25 people and injuring more 300 others. More than 70,000 people lost power and more than 3,500 buildings were damaged or …

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General Conference FAQ

What is General Conference? General Conference is the top legislative body of The United Methodist Church. It meets once every four years. Clergy (pastors) and lay (local church members) delegates are elected from every Annual Conference around the world to worship, pray, debate and vote as one body. Bishops preside at the sessions of the …

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Bishops Call Special Session of General Conference, Issue Timeline Forward

Press ReleaseFebruary 25, 2021 WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the further postponement of the 2020 General Conference, the Council of Bishops (COB) is calling a Special Session of the General Conference of The United Methodist Church (UMC) to be convened online on May 8, 2021. According to the call letter signed by COB President Bishop …

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Second Round of PPP Loans Approved

After much political drama, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 has been approved by Congress and signed by the President. It includes $284 billion dollars for a second round of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans that churches and nonprofits are eligible to apply for.  In response, Horizons will again partner with CapinCrouse, a leading CPA firm whose practice …

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Materials for 2020 Annual Conference Consideration

The new conference Guide Team presented information for the voting members of our annual conferences on August 25, 2020, via a zoom webinar.  The recording of this webinar is below. The materials referenced during the presentations are linked below the video. https://vimeo.com/454026812 2020 Pre-Conference Materials (updated September 2020) New Conference Vision, Mission, Values & Strategic …

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