ENCORE Ministries is a new, valuable resource that is now available in the Tennessee Conference to help congregations meet the needs of the fastest growing demographic group in our conference. And, because this ministry is funded by a grant from the Golden Cross Foundation, there is no cost to congregations or districts for its service. More About ENCORE
Nashville Public Television: Aging Matters | Abuse & Exploitation
It is estimated that one in ten adults over the age of 60 is a victim. But the truth is we don’t know for certain how many older adults are suffering from abuse. In the eighth edition of Aging Matters, Nashville Public Television explores the issues behind elder abuse, neglect and exploitation. Learn More
Scam of the Month (November 2017) Virtual Kidnapping
Virtual kidnapping is where the caller states that the grandchild has been taken and you need to pay ransom for them to be released.
Legal Needs Assessment of TN Citizens 60+
The Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability (TCAD) is conducting a Legal Needs Assessment of Tennessee citizens age 60 and over.
Senior Ride Nashville Launches in Bellevue!
Thanks to the support of this great community, we are now able to realize our mission to improve the quality of life for non-driving older adults in Davidson County by providing courteous and safe door-through-door volunteer transportation along with guidance on mobility options, enabling them to maintain independence and dignity, obtain essential services, and stay connected to the community.
Christmas in Beersheba
Adult/Older Adult Ministries of the Tennessee Conference will host Christmas in Beersheba November 30 – December 7. There will be spirit-filled worship services, special Christmas music, singing of Christmas carols, and hors d’oeuvres and a Christmas meal.
ENCORE Ministry District Team Leaders
A new network of leaders in older adult ministries in the Tennessee Conference has been formed by ENCORE Ministry called ENCORE Ministry District Team Leaders.
A ministry of the Golden Cross Foundation, Tennessee Conference of The United Methodist Church.
Dr. Richard H. Gentzler, Jr. (Rick) is the director for ENCORE Ministries, a ministry of the Golden Cross Foundation of the Tennessee Conference – UMC. He is recently retired from the Susquehanna Annual Conference and is the former director of the Center on Aging and Older Adult Ministries for the General Board of Discipleship of The United Methodist Church. Read More