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Second Spiritual Direction Certification course scheduled

February 07
Through the efforts of Rev. Mike Densmore and Rev. Denise Mullaney, the Perkins School of Theology at SMU offered a Spiritual Direction Certification ...

Lay Ministry Blog: Look both ways before crossing the road

February 02
In this month's Lay Ministry Blog, Conference Lay Leader Steve Lyles encourages church leaders to look both ways before crossing the road. http://www....

BSC group works, makes connections in Cuba

January 31
Rev. Julie Holly shares about a service learning trip to Cuba for BSC students. As part of Birmingham-Southern College’s January Exploration Term ...

Disaster Response Update: January 21-22, 2017 Storms (Updated Jan. 31)

January 31
Disaster Response Update: Mississippi Conference still have need for teams and now have places for Teams to stay.

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Impressions of the Initial Meeting of the Commission on a Way Forward

January 30
Dear Friends, As many of you know, I am one of the members of the Commission on a Way Forward. Today’s blog is devoted to sharing some of my overall ...

North Alabama Conference Historical Society spring meeting will explore theological implications of Harper Lee’s novels

January 27
The Spring meeting of the North Alabama Conference Historical Society will be held Saturday, March 4, 2017, at Canterbury United Methodist Church, ...

North Alabama’s Rev. Stephanie Arnold serving on General Board of Church and Society’s 2017-2020 Board of Directors

January 26
Rev. Stephanie Arnold, Associate Pastor of Birmingham First UMC, has been elected to serve as a director for the General Board of Church and Society ...

Project Backpack seeks to develop discipleship in Honduras

January 25
Project Backpack has a goal of adopting 10 Honduran churches this year and provide the tools needed to strengthen discipleship. This ministry is ...

Retreat for 4th, 5th and 6th graders to be March 17-18, 2017

January 24
Exit 456, an overnight retreat for 4th, 5th and 6th graders sponsored by the North Alabama Conference, will be March 17-18, 2017, at Sumatanga. The ...

New deadline for filing 2016 W2s and W3s is January 31, 2017

January 19
The US Treasury has changed the filing due date for all employer’s 2016 W2s and W3 to January 31, 2017.  The date for providing your employees with ...

Sumatanga taking applications for 2017 Summer Camp Team

January 18
Sumatanga is now taking applications for the Summer Camp Team for 2017. The deadline for applications and references is February 11, 2017. Potential ...

Joe Rush Center for Urban Ministry provides full-service mission camp opportunity for youth and college groups

January 17
The Joe Rush Center for Urban Ministry, a United Methodist Advance Special in Birmingham, is scheduling mission weeks for youth and college groups for...

Bishop's Prayer for a Way Forward

January 15
O God of Light and Revelation, We rejoice in your light, perfectly revealed in your Son, our Savior Jesus Christ. We pray that during this season of ...

Racial Reconciliation and Faith: A Model for Small Groups

January 13
North Alabama new church planter Christian Cheairs shares his experience in gathering people to reach across ethnic lines to pursue friendship. He ...

Holt and Druid Hills UMCs actively seek to connect with their Hispanic neighbors

January 12
The congregations of Holt and Druid Hills UMCs (Southwest District) want to connect with their Hispanic neighbors. This Christmas they stepped out to ...

Looking for a mission project for your group? Build a disaster response kit!

January 12
Groups of all ages sizes can be a part of Disaster Response ministry by collecting items and compiling Disaster Response kits - tornado buckets, and ...

Henryville UMC continues tradition of free Christmas Eve meal for the community

January 11
Last week The Advertiser-Gleam posted an article describing how the Henryville UMC congregation reached out to its community on Christmas Eve.  ...

Scholarship opportunities for United Methodist Students at Birmingham-Southern College

January 11
Applications are now being taken for BSC's United Methodist Scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year.
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