A message regarding Black Lives Matter from Rev. Steph Dodge

Rev. Steph Dodge Black Lives Matter Glendale United Methodist Church Nashville TN UMC

  “I have often wondered what I would have done if I was a pastor during the Civil Rights Movement. Would I have fought to end racial discrimination and segregation like Rev. James Reeb who gave his life for the cause or would I have played it safe so that I wouldn’t make other white […]

Continue Reading

VIDEO: Pastor Steph Dodge Joins Interfaith Prayer Event


  A Jewish Rabbi, a Muslim Imam, and a United Methodist Pastor join together for prayer. No, that’s not a joke. Find a beautiful interfaith expression of unity from the Atlantic Institute TN featuring our own Lead Pastor, Rev. Stephanie Dodge here: https://youtu.be/aQs1HcQ_M6U

Continue Reading

Glendale’s Anti-Racism Workshop Featured in United Methodist Insight Article


Dr. Rip Patton, Veteran of the Freedom Riders, shares about his experience and life during Anti-Racism Workshop at Glendale UMC, June 2020. Photo by Crystal Caviness Glendale United Methodist Church’s recent workshop on Anti-Racism was featured in an article published in United Methodist Insight, “Unmasked Choir Sings; Town Hall on Racism Set July 1” that shares […]

Continue Reading

PODCAST: Alan Whitley Shares Journey on Out Loud LGBTQ+ Stories of Faith

305 - Alan Whitley Out Loud Stories Podcast Glendale United Methodist Church

  LISTEN IN: Our own Alan Whitley shares his journey of finding self-worth and ultimately finding belief in a compassionate God on this new episode of the Out Loud podcast. After coming out, Alan struggled with his faith to the point that he turned to drugs + alcohol. He has since found a home in Glendale UMC […]

Continue Reading