Foundation Impact

Glendale UMC Receives $4,325 Grant to Replace Church’s Flooring

Glendale United Methodist Church in Nashville received a $4,325 grant 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 replace flooring in the church’s hallway and classrooms. Read More

 

 


Travisville UMC Receives $1,000 Grant to Start an Older Adult Ministry

Travisville United Methodist Church in Pall Mall, Tennessee, received a $1,000 grant from the Golden Cross Foundation, a non-profit corporation and extension ministry of the Tennessee Conference of The United Methodist Church. Money from this grant is being used to start an older adult ministry. Read More

 


Dickson UMC Receives $10,000 Grant for Christian Life Center

Dickson (Tennessee) First United Methodist Church received a $10,000 grant from the Golden Cross Foundation, a non-profit corporation and extension ministry of the Tennessee Conference of The United Methodist Church. Money from this grant is being used toward a new multipurpose facility that’s under construction. Read More

 

 


Good Shepherd UMC Receives $10,000 Grant for Minibus

Good Shepherd United Methodist Church  in Hendersonville, Tennessee, received a $10,000 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 was used toward purchasing a new minibus. Read More

 

 

 

 


Monterey UMC Receives $1,300 Grant to Retrofit Church

Monterey (Tennessee) United Methodist Church (UMC) received a $1,300 grant 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 retrofit the sanctuary area with protective railing. Read More

 

 

 

 

 


Hillcrest UMC Receives $10,000 Grant to Retrofit Church for Sunny Day Club®

Hillcrest United Methodist Church in Nashville, Tennessee, received a $10,000 grant from the Golden Cross Foundation, a non-profit corporation and extension ministry of the Tennessee Conference of The United Methodist Church. Money from this grant was used toward retrofitting the church’s 20-year-old Christian life center and fellowship hall in preparation for a new ministry for persons in early stages of memory loss. Read More

 

 

 


East End UMC Receives $10,000 Grant to Retrofit Church

East End United Methodist Church in Savannah, Tennessee, received a grant for $10,000 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 is being used toward retrofitting restrooms with fixtures and handrails, enhancing the sanctuary’s sound system, and installing interior and exterior ramps and a covered walkway. Read More

 

 

 

 

 


Gainesboro First UMC Receives $7,000 Grant to Retrofit Church

Gainesboro (Tennessee) First United Methodist Church received a grant for $7,000 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 toward installing pew cushions and an upgraded sound and projection system in the sanctuary. Read More

 

 

 


Open Table Nashville Receives $60,000 Grant for Micro Homes for Homeless Ministry

Open Table Nashville (OTN) received a grant for $60,000 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 is being used to build two of the 22 micro homes at The Village of Glencliff located on the grounds of Glencliff United Methodist Church (UMC) in Nashville. Read More

 

 

 

 


Wings of Hope Widowed Ministry Receives $3,500 Grant for Expanding Ministry

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 from the grant is being used start new chapters and explore ways to encourage, educate, and equip churches to develop a ministry for the widowed. Read More

 

 

 


Centertown UMC Receives Second Grant
for Food Ministry

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 a storage unit for non-perishable items for the church’s weekly food ministry program. Read More

 

 

 

 

 


Gordon Memorial UMC Receives $8,000 Grant for Best Years Club

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. Read More


Belle Meade United Methodist Church Receives $2,500 Grant for Counseling Center

The Counseling Center at Belle Meade United Methodist Church in Nashville received a $2,500 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 counseling fees for senior adult clients. Read More

 

 

 

 


Church Transportation Ministry

church_transportation_2Relationships are important to people of all ages and equally important to adults who are older. Staying connected to God and to other people is an important need for senior adults. However, some older adults are isolated from their church and family members. They may be one of the last members in their family. Adult children may move away. Spouses, siblings and friends may pass away. After many years of normal family activity, older adults may feel alone, even abandoned by those they love most. Read More