Anonymous Donor Pledges $25,000 Matching Gift

By Kent McNish

(A note from Kent McNish concerning a God-sent gift to the Golden Cross Foundation) I have served as executive director of the Golden Cross Foundation (GCF) since its beginning in May 2013. The foundation exists to provide grants to Tennessee Conference congregations in support of older adult ministries through: Food security Transportation Affordable healthcare Affordable housing Church accessibility for older …

Centertown (Tennessee) United Methodist Church received a $10,000 grant from the Golden Cross Foundation. Money from this grant was used to help fund a storage building for non-perishable items used in the church’s weekly food ministry program. The program started in 2012 after church members learned about area children who were going to school hungry. Initially two volunteers prepared 20 …

Alzheimer’s Videos Now Available

By Guest Contributor

Funded by the Golden Cross Foundation, the following videos from Alzheimer’s Tennessee can help adult Sunday school classes and other groups start or continue conversations about Alzheimer’s Disease. Caregivers and Faith Alzheimer’s caregivers share how their faith helped them while caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s. Click here to view the video. Running time: 2 minutes, 45 seconds. What …

Clark United Methodist Church in McMinnville, Tennessee, received a $2,000 grant from the Golden Cross Foundation, a ministry of the Tennessee Conference of The United Methodist Church. The grant helped fund new front entrance doors. The previous wooden doors had deteriorated to the point that they were out of alignment, resulting in heat loss during the winter and difficulty opening …