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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Scam of the Month: Text Message Scams

The Federal Trade Commission issued a warning that there has been an increase in reports of people receiving text message scams.

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St. Matthews UMC Receives $7,250 Grant that Helps Transform Storm-damaged Room into Workout Area for Senior Adults

Memphis’ St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church received a $7,250 ENCORE Ministry grant to help renovate a storm-damaged room and make it a safe and inviting workout area for senior adults. Church member and community residents use the facility.

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Age Your Way: Tips for Growing Older in Your Communities

Older adults play vital, positive roles in our communities – as family members, friends, mentors, volunteers, civic leaders, members of the workforce, and more. Just as every person is unique, so too is how they age and how they choose to do it – and there is no “right” way.

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