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 fromĀ  ENCORE Ministry, two of the microhomes are earmarked to house older adults.

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Observed on June 15, World Elder Abuse Awareness Day provides an opportunity for church leaders and congregations to promote dialogue and action on the issues of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation.

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April 2024 Scam of the Month: Rental Scams on the Rise

Across the nation, amid rising rental costs, communities are seeing increased rental scams. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has a few tips to avoid rental listing scams.

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Celebrating Older Americans Month 2024: Powered by Connection

Dr. Richard Gentzler provides tips and resources for Celebrating Older Americans Month and/or Older Adult Recognition Day.

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