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ENCORE Ministry Announces Bill and Lynn McAlilly Fund for Church Accessibility

ENCORE Ministry Executive Director Kent McNish announced the Bill and Lynn McAlilly Fund for Church Accessibility at the inaugural Tennessee-Western Kentucky (TWK) Annual Conference June 15-17, 2022. During the announcement, McNish presented a check for $500,000 from ENCORE Ministry to establish the fund.

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Arlington UMC Receives $10,000 Grant to Help Renovate Building Damage in 2021 Flooding

Nashville's Arlington UMC received a $10,000 ENCORE Ministry grant to help renovate flood-damaged areas in the church's lower level.

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Elder Abuse Awareness and the Role of Church Leaders

Elder abuse affects older people across all socioeconomic groups, cultures, and races and can occur when they are disconnected from social supports. While older adults may experience the same crimes as other age groups — including financial, physical, sexual, or emotional abuse and neglect — they are less likely to report the crime and recover from their victimization.

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