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Churches of all sizes are starting new faith communities

August 18
Congregations – of all sizes – throughout the North Alabama Conference are reaching out to their community by starting new faith communities. Below ...

Witness and Invitation from the Southeastern Jurisdiction College of Bishops meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, August 17, 2017

August 18
Photo from 2016 Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference "The things, good Lord, that we pray for, give us grace to labor for." - Thomas More, UMH, 408...

Tool for Church Health: Fresh Expressions

August 17
“Fresh Expressions is one way to move out of the walls of the church and into our neighborhoods to incarnate the gospel of Jesus Christ for them,” ...

Morningstar UMC reaches out to kindergarten parents on the first day of school through “Sip and Sob” event

August 16
Morningstar UMC in Chelsea (South Central District) recently hosted its fourth annual “Sip & Sob” event on the first day of school at the local ...

Latham UMC celebrates opening of new Grissom High School by reaching out to the school community in many ways

August 15
On August 2, 2017, the new Virgil I. Grissom High School campus in Huntsville opened for students to begin a new school year.  Latham United Methodist...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Charlottesville

August 14
Dear Friends, As I have read and heard reports about the recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia, my heart has been filled with grief. I grieve: ...

Taylor Memorial UMC celebrates 4th Annual Blessing of the Backpacks event

August 11
Taylor Memorial United Methodist Church in the Clay/Chalkville/Pinson area (Central District) kicked off Back to School season on August 5, 2017, with...

Birmingham First UMC's City Kids ARTS Camp still going strong

August 09
Nine years ago First United Methodist Church of Birmingham began a community outreach children’s camp including surrounding area ministries. The camp ...

Tool for Church Health: Abide

August 08
“We listened to the needs of the community in order to find out place of service,” Rev. Dorothy Ann Webster explained to the 2017 North Alabama Annual...

Fair Haven begins construction on new independent living homes for Birmingham seniors

August 05
The final phase of Fair Haven’s $42 million renovation and construction project expected to open in fall 2017. Over the course of the last 18 months, ...

Celebrate Recovery trainings to be offered for local church leaders in August

August 04
Many congregations throughout North Alabama have found a way to reach out to members of their community through Celebrate Recovery. Celebrate Recovery...

North Alabama congregations invited to celebrate Sumatanga Sunday on August 13

August 03
On Sunday, August 13, 2017, North Alabama Conference congregations are invited to celebrate Sumatanga Sunday and receive a special offering for camp. ...

Tool for Church Health: Area Teams

August 02
“The main thing L3 groups do — they are a means of grace for experiencing our connection as United Methodist ministers,” Rev. Dr. Bill Morgan said as ...

2017 Louise Branscomb Barrier Breaker award presented to Allison Dearing

July 31
Each year the Conference Commission on the Status and Role of Women (COSROW) recognizes a United Methodist willing to risk and stand up for the rights...

Status report from the Commission on a Way Forward released

July 28
Dear Friends, A status report from the Commission on a Way Forward was released yesterday. Note that as the report states, we are still in the “...

Pan-Methodist Campaign for Children in Poverty Blog: Littleville UMC's Backpack Beacons nourish students' bodies and souls

July 27
by Rev. Holly Woodall “Where’s the white van? “When’s the white van coming?” “Where is the lady in the white van?” These familiar questions have begun...

Benedictine Silent Retreat scheduled for Sept. 7-9

July 26
In 1988, the late Claude Whitehead, UMC pastor, counselor and spiritual director, began the Silent Retreats at Sacred Heart Monastery in Cullman. ...

Tool for Church Health: MissionInsite

July 25
Referring to Luke chapter 10, Rev. Brian Erickson addressed the 2017 North Alabama Conference saying, “If we are going to love our neighbor as ...
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