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Easter Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett

April 16
Who will Roll Away the Stone? Mark 16:1-8 Have you ever driven on Mountain Parkway in Eastern Kentucky? The scenery is absolutely incredible, ...

United Methodist Church mourns with Coptic Church

April 13
The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church is grieving with the Coptic Orthodox Church over the recent terrorist bombings that targeted ...

Conference celebrates the start of new faith communities in 2017

April 06
One of the North Alabama Conference ministry priorities is “New Faith Communities, Worship Services, and Ministries to reach new persons.” Executive ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Fresh Expressions

April 05
Dear Friends, Though much is changing in our culture and world, God continues to work through Christians to reach others for Christ. Recently the ...

Exit 456 retreat encourages tweens to DO more, LOVE more, SERVE more, SHARE more and GIVE more

April 04
This year’s Exit 456 was a record-breaking event as more than 370 tweens and adult volunteers gathered at Sumatanga on March 17-18 for the sixth year ...

Bishop announces full-time appointment changes

April 02
Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett and the Cabinet announce the following full-time appointment changes to take effect July 1, 2017. These appointments, ...

Free materials now available for Methodist Homes' Fountain of Love offering

March 31
A mother’s love is as precious as a rare jewel. As we approach Mother’s Day, Methodist Homes hope that your church will celebrate that priceless love ...

Lay Ministry Blog:  L3 Teams

March 30
In the realm of Conference Operational Teams, Directional Teams and Task Teams, a term has emerged that has been shortened to just L3 Teams. The ...

Charter Church and Wheeler Award deadline is April 10

March 29
Each year at Annual Conference, the North Alabama Conference Commission on Archives and History presents Charter Church Awards and the Annie Ford and ...

2017 UMAC Awards turn on the Light - North Alabama communication staff among those recognized for excellent work

March 28
Thursday, March 23, 2017, was a special day for storytellers gathered in New Orleans, Louisiana, from around the world to “Embrace the Story” at the ...

North Alabama Conference Ethnic Ministries Partnership Grant application deadline is April 10

March 27
Are you in a church that thinks out of the box, planning a new and an exciting ministry that is reaching new people for Christ? Then, consider ...

UMCH's third annual Steeple to Steeple Event set for April 22

March 22
The United Methodist Children’s Home (UMCH) is pleased to announce the third Annual Steeple to Steeple Event will be Saturday, April 22, 2017. This ...

BSC named Alabama’s top film school by ICX Media

March 16
Birmingham-Southern College has been ranked No. 1 in Alabama by ICX Media in its first annual ranking of top U.S. film schools in each state. The ...

2017 North Alabama Annual Conference to meet June 4-6 in Huntsville

March 15
The 2017 North Alabama Annual Conference will meet June 4-6, 2017, at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville.  The theme will be "Singing God’s Song in ...

Urban Ministry's WE Cafe celebrates first anniversary

March 14
The WE Community Cafe in the West End neighborhood of Birmingham recently had a celebratory lunch marking its first year of existence. People from the...

Central Alabama Conference Celebration planned for March 26

March 08
On March 26, 2017, everyone is invited to a Central Alabama Conference Celebration. The event will take place at Roanoke First UMC (806 Main St., ...

Local churches coming together to say no more to domestic violence

March 03
Some churches in the greater Birmingham area are working together to say "no more" to domestic violence. The pastors are making plans to preach a ...

Forest Lake UMC celebrates Unity Sunday

March 02
On February 26, 2017, Forest Lake United Methodist Church in the Southwest District, hosted a unity service entitled United by Love: From Segregation ...
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