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Interfaith Peace Conference at Lake Junaluska to tackle the issue of polarization

January 28
All are invited to join an interfaith dialogue about polarization and peace during the Interfaith Peace Conference, March 1-4, 2018, at Lake ...

Local Church Year-End Report due February 12

January 26
The 2017 Year-End Local Church Report is now available for all churches to complete via the Local Church Dashboard at www.umcna.org/dashboard. ...

Tuscaloosa First UMC begins bicentennial year celebration with Worship in the Taverns

January 24
Tuscaloosa First UMC began the celebration of its bicentennial year with Worship in the Taverns during which more than 800 members guests worshipped ...

Board of Superannuate Homes announces staff change

January 22
The Board of Superannuate Homes expresses its gratitude to Regina Ergle, who will retire on February 1, 2018, after eleven years of outstanding ...

Fresh Expressions Vision Day to be Feb. 15, 2018 in Birmingham

January 19
Congregational Development will host a Vision Day on Feb. 15, 2018, at Riverchase UMC.  The cost is $30 per person.  Vision Days are a great way to ...

Birmingham-Southern College celebrates century in the community

January 18
Throughout 2018, Birmingham-Southern College will celebrate the 100-year anniversary of its existence in Birmingham, offering special events for ...

United Methodists asked to join Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

January 17
The Council of Bishops is urging all United Methodists to join with other Christians throughout the world to participate in the Week of Prayer for ...

February 1 is deadline for Petitions and Resolutions to Annual Conference

January 12
Petitions and resolutions to be presented to the North Alabama Annual Conference must be in the hands of the Conference Secretary no later than ...

Cheaha District to host  Missional Training Event: Reaching Others for Christ on Feb. 10, 2018

January 11
The Cheaha District is offering a missional training event designed to empower all church members to reach others in their community for Christ. The ...

Deadline for North Alabama Annual Conference Reports & Information is Feb. 1, 2018

January 11
North Alabama Conference teams, committees, commissions, and Conference-related organizations are invited to share a report in the Journal vol. 1 ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Fountain of Love

January 10
Dear Friends, Jesus was sensitive to the needs of those on the margins of life, including the elderly, the poor and the orphaned. I count it a joy to ...

Central District to host Innovate/Invite: Preaching in a New Generation workshop on Jan. 29-30, 2018

January 04
The Central District invites Pastors to attend a Preaching Workshop on January 29-30, 2018 at Vestavia Hills UMC. Preaching is at the heart of what ...

Employer deadlines for Federal & State 2017 reporting

January 03
The North Alabama Conference Treasurer's Office offers the following information to local churches regarding employer deadlines for Federal and State ...

Pan-Methodist Campaign for Children in Poverty Blog: Children's Health Insurance Plan

December 18
8.9 million U.S. children will soon be without VITAL healthcare if CHIP (Children's Health Insurance Plan) is not restored to our nation's budget.  ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Advent Devotional: Hope in the Plan

December 11
The story is told of a man strolling by a sandlot ballpark one afternoon. “What’s the score?” he called to a boy in the dugout. "We’re down - Eighteen...

Human Relations Day will be Jan. 14, 2018 — resources now available

December 10
On Jan. 14, 2018, United Methodists will celebrate God’s call to empower those struggling to thrive and equip change agents and others to transform ...

Lay Ministry Blog: The Season of Angels

December 06
Some people are collectors and some are not. Unfortunately, I’m one of those people who keeps everything that comes my way. I get the trait honestly, ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Update on District Commission on a Way Forward Gatherings

December 05
Dear Friends, I am appreciative of the many North Alabamians who participated in this Fall’s updates on the Commission on a Way Forward. Approximately...
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