From the Director: Celebrating Older Adult Recognition Day 2021

The United Methodist Church invites congregations to celebrate Older Americans Month during May by observing Older Adult Recognition Day. The 2021 theme as developed by the Administration for Community Living ( is Communities of Strength.

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SAGES Member’s Legacy Lives On

by Dr. Jim Clardy Sue Jones was a very faithful member of the Senior Adults Growing, Exploring and Serving (SAGES) Ministry Team at Murfreesboro’s St. Mark’s United Methodist Church. For years, Sue supported the church’s bus fund and encouraged church leaders to buy a new bus for use by SAGES and all church members. About a year ago, Sue was ...

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Vaccines and Vigilance Combat COVID-19

Dear Church Leader, The Bible begins with God taking a formless, empty, and dark earth and creating life in God’s image and declaring everything good (Genesis 1:1-31). Since we are created in God’s image (Genesis 1:27), we understand ourselves to be co-creators with God. As co-creators, we can be grateful for the fact that the world’s scientists collaborated in new ...

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