Encore Ministry

Provides training and support, quality resources, and networking to equip church leaders for ministry by, with, and for older adults.
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Glencliff United Methodist Church

In south Nashville, Glencliff United Methodist Church is taking steps to address issues of homelessness by building micro homes for adults experiencing homelessness. Thanks to a $60,000 grant from  ENCORE Ministry, two of the microhomes are earmarked to house older adults.

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Bon Air UMC Receives $10,000 Grant to Launch Meal Ministry for Low-Income Older Adults

Sparta’s Bon Air United Methodist Church received a $10,000 grant to help fund a new meal ministry for low-income older adults.

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May 2022 Scam of the Month: Password Security Tips

Internet usage among older adults has increased over the last couple of years. With an increase in online presence, comes more opportunities for hackers to access personal accounts. Click Read More for tips on how to keep online accounts and passwords safe. 

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Ideas for Celebrating Older Americans Month

Every May, The United Methodist Church invites local churches to celebrate Older Adult Recognition Day during Older Americans Month (OAM). Church leaders are invited to provide opportunities during May — whether on a Sunday morning during worship or on other days and times — for recognizing the legacy, unique gifts, and challenges of older adults. The 2022 theme is Age ...

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