Members of Glendale UMC participate in the #BeUMC campaign. (Photo submitted by Steven Adair.)

Reflection from the late Rev. Dr. Autura Eason-Williams

"This is what it means to be United Methodist. We are a people whose God gifts us grace that meets us where we are. We are a people whose God is incarnate and journeys with us on the way, empowering and inspiring us to do good and live justly. We are a people with stories of good news to share.


It is through the movement of the Holy Spirit that we are able to accomplish amazing works such as those shared during annual conference. Lay and clergy leaders all over the TWK conference are leading resurrected lives. God is using us to shape congregations and offer Christ to a hurting world, one neighborhood at a time. 

These are just a few of the stories that make us who we are. What is your story? Please share it with our conference communications team at, so we can share it with others!"

Read the full article in the Fall issue of The Connector, pages two and three.

Staying UMC Testimonials

Gainesboro UMC in the Caney Fork River District
Members of Gainesboro UMC show their pride in being United Methodist. (Photo submitted by Donna Parramore.)

From Franklin First UMC's "Leadership Around the Table" Series

What We Believe | The United Methodist Church
The United Methodist Church is founded on a Wesleyan theology of grace, anchored in Scripture, and based in the life and teachings of Jesus Christ and the continuing movement of the Holy Spirit.  Read more...