Resources for You!

Below are resources provided by both the conference and the denomination, and we will keep it constantly updated as we find new resources to share with you.

We’ll also take the most timely information from both our Mississippi River District and TWK Conference newsletters and post it as well so that you’ll be able to see all the opportunities within our United Methodist Connection!

  • 2024 Annual Conference Bible Study Now Available!

    This study seeks to rekindle your faith and deepen your understanding of the Holy Spirit’s dynamic role in both the early church and our lives today.

    You can access a free version through The Vine UMC’s website; you may also purchase a copy via Amazon in print ($15) or through Kindle ($9).

    Please note: in order to download the free PDF on the Vine’s website, complete the checkout process by clicking “add to cart,” “view cart,” and then “checkout.” You will then be able to access the study.

    Learn more and download the study.

  • Lenten Devotional - TWK UMC

    In preparation for the upcoming General Conference meeting in Charlotte, NC this year, our joint delegations are inviting members of the Tennessee-Western Kentucky Conference to be in prayer for General Conference and the delegations through a Lenten Devotional Series. We hope that this Lenten devotional series will offer a way for TWK Conference members to spiritually prepare and pray for General Conference as well as get to know the delegation members as whole people with spiritual lives, hopes, and passions. Please complete this form and click "submit" to receive these daily devotional email messages.

    Sign up here:

  • Exploring General Conference

    Exploring General Conference is an online course of The United Methodist Church provided by United Methodist Communications. You are about to embark on a journey to gain a better understanding of how the church works. You'll learn about its rich history, legislative process, and exciting future.

    You will experience General Conference by reading short articles, taking quizzes, digging deeper with supplementary materials, and interacting with multimedia. The self-directed online course will give you the basic information you need to understand the importance and function of General Conference.

    Course Details

    • Cost: FREE

    What will I learn?

    By the end of this course, you will be able to:

    • Understand what General Conference is and how it works
    • Understand the historical roots of United Methodism through the lens of General Conference
    • See how General Conference relates to the organizational structure of the United Methodist Church globally
    • Understand how changes to the Book of Discipline and other church policies are made by General Conference


  • Radicle Methodism: Getting to the Root of Us

    Enroll in our latest online course!

    In this four module course, head back to the roots of Methodism and trace the growth of the connection. This FREE course includes a leader guide, video modules, discussion questions, and readings. It's perfect for small group study! Enroll below and rediscover the "radicle" of Methodism!

    Enroll Here

    Video Introduction

The UM News Daily Digest

The UM News Daily Digest also provides features, commentaries and other content highlighting the work of the church in every corner of the globe. The free daily e-newsletter also includes news from annual conferences, United Methodist agencies and other sources.

Daily news too much? You can subscribe just to the Friday Digest, which contains the day’s headlines plus a compilation of the news from earlier digests that week.

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