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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ENCORE Ministry Executive Director search - The Executive Director of ENCORE Ministry (EM) serves as the chief executive officer of EM and the McKendree Village Foundation (MVF) and is responsible for the successful leadership and management of ENCORE Ministry according to the strategic objectives set by the board of directors. Both ENCORE Ministry and McKendree Village Foundation are located in Nashville, Tennessee.

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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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Older Adult Recognition Day Resources – 2023

Free resources to help church leaders plan Older Adult Recognition Day.

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A Place in the Sun for People with Early-stage Memory Loss

Sunny Day Club® provides respite for family caregivers and a regular outing for loved ones in the early stages of memory loss.

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March 2023 Scam of the Month: Slam the Scam!

AgeWell Middle Tennessee shares the Social Security Administration's tips for keeping your money and personal information safe. Slam the scam!

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