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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Older Adult Ministry Webinar

Since 2015, ENCORE Ministry has provided consultations, training, support, resources, and grant funding. This 30-minute webinar provides an overview of ENCORE Ministry, including the many matching grant opportunities available to Tennessee-Western Kentucky churches.

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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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ENCORE Ministry Names John Rivas Its Incoming Executive Director

ENCORE Ministry names John Rivas Its incoming Executive Director. He succeeds Kent McNish, the ministry's founding executive director, who will retire at the end of 2023.

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September 2023 Scam of the Month: Social Media Scams

September 2023 Scam of the Month: Social Media Scams

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Aging, a Gift to be Embraced

Our churches are graying. But aging and growing older shouldn’t be thought of as a negative life stage. Aging can be the path leading toward maturity, growth, and wisdom.

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