Audrea Laungerfeldt, prayer chairwoman for Wings of Hope in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, shares answers to prayer requests during the chapter’s Thanksgiving meal at St. Marks United Methodist Church in Murfreesboro. Wings of Hope Widowed Ministry (WOH) received a $3,500 grant from the Golden Cross Foundation, a non-profit corporation and extension ministry of the Tennessee Conference of The United Methodist Church. Money …

Centertown UMC Volunteers pack and distribute more than 200 boxes of food each week to families and individuals in the community. Centertown (Tennessee) United Methodist Church received a second grant for $3,000 from the Golden Cross Foundation, a non-profit corporation and extension ministry of the Tennessee Conference of The United Methodist Church. Money from this grant was used to purchase …

Members of Gordon Memorial UMC’s Best Year Club stay active with a chair exercise program. Gordon Memorial United Methodist Church in Nashville, Tennessee, received a $8,000 grant from the Golden Cross Foundation, a non-profit corporation and extension ministry of the Tennessee Conference of The United Methodist Church. Money from the grant is used to supplement programming, meals, transportation, and everyday …

Chris O’Rear, Counseling Center director at Belle Meade United Methodist Church in Nashville, counsels a client. A grant from the Golden Cross Foundation supplements counseling fees for United Methodist senior adult clients unable to pay a minimum fee. The Counseling Center at Belle Meade United Methodist Church in Nashville received a $2,500 grant from the Golden Cross Foundation, a non-profit …

The first annual ENCORE Ministry Awards were presented to seven churches in the Tennessee Conference.  The awards ceremony was held during the dinner sponsored by the Golden Cross Foundation and Martin Methodist College on June 13, 2018, at the Tennessee Annual Conference at Brentwood United Methodist Church.  Each church received a framed Certificate of Exemplary Ministry By, With, and For …

Richard H. Gentzler, Jr. January 1, 2016, leading edge Boomers started turning 70 and nearly half of all Boomers will be approaching or in their sixties!  The generation that didn’t trust anyone over 30 is now becoming the new seniors. Boomers, a post-World War II generation, were born in the years 1946-1964.  There are approximately 78 million Boomers in the …