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Placement Options

This is not an exhaustive list, but represents some of the churches and agencies where students have been engaged in Field Education in the recent past:

CONGREGATIONAL PLACEMENTS:
Advent Lutheran Church, Murfreesboro
Belmont United Methodist Church
Blakemore United Methodist Church
Born Again Church
Brentwood United Methodist Church
Brookmeade Congregaitonal Church (UCC)
Calvary United Methodist Church
Central Christian Church, M'boro (Disciples)
Christ Episcopal Church
Downtown Presbyterian Church
Eastwood Christian Church (Disciples)
Edgehill United Methodist Church
First Baptist Church, Capitol Hill
First Baptist Church (Downtown)
First Unitarian Universalist Church
First United Church, UCC
First United Methodist Church, Springfield
Glendale Baptist Church
Grace United Methodist Church, Mt. Juliet
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
Humphries Street United Methodist Church
Inglewood United Methodist Church
Jefferson Street Missionary Baptist Church
Masjid Al-Islam
Mt. Zion Baptist Church
Nashville Christian Church, Korean
Nashville Korean United Methodist Church
New Providence United Methodist (Clarksville)
61st Ave United Methodist Church
St. Ann's Catholic Church
St. Anne's Episcopal Church
St. David's Episcopal Church
Second Presbyterian Church
Trinity Presbyterian Church
Village Church
Vine Street Christian Church (Disciples)
West End United Methodist Church
Woodmont Christian Church (Disciples)

PASTORAL CARE PLACEMENTS:
Baptist Hospital
Better Decisions (empowering incarcerated women)
Correctional Work Center (incarcerated men; drug treatment unit)
Crisis Intervention Center (telephone crisis counseling)
McKendree Village United Methodist Retirement Center
Nashville CARES (HIV/AIDS support and education)
Planned Parenthood Association, Middle Tennessee
Riverbend Maximum Security Institute (incarcerated men)
Saint Thomas Hospital
Vanderbilt Medical Center
Vanderbilt Institute for the Treatment of Addiction
Wesley Foundation at VU (campus ministry)


PEACE AND JUSTICE MINISTRIES:
Better Decisions (empowering incarcerated women
Catholic Charities (work with immigrants)
Gay and Lesbian Center
Habitat for Humanity
Interfaith Alliance of Middle Tennessee (interfaith dialogue and action group)
Legal Services of Middle Tennessee
Manna (Hunger)
Margaret Cunnigham Women's Center -VU (domestic violence prevention)
National Conference for Community and Justice (human relations organization)
Office of the District Attorney: Victim Witness Services
Office of the Public Defender: Jail Docket
Rape and Sexual Abuse Center
Renewal House (residential treatment center for addicted women)
Restorative Justice Ministries, United Methodist Church
Tennessee Coalition to Abolish State Killing (anti-death penalty)
Tying Nashville Together (interfaith grassroots justice organization)
Ujima House (shelter for victims of domestic violence)


OTHER SPECIALIZED MINISTRIES
Alive Now! (religious writing, editing, publishing)
Belmont University Religion Dept. (TA for introductory Bible classes)
Pathways Center of the Upper Room (spiritual formation)
Penuel Ridge Retreat Center
Scarritt-Bennett Center (conference and retreat center)
United Methodist Board of Discipleship (selected divisions)
W. O. Smith School of Music (inner-city children and youth)


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