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Bluff Park UMC continues to support mission work in Chile

June 04 2020
Bluff Park UMC has supported missionary Rev. John Elmore’s work in Chile since 2007. One of about 65 United Methodist Churches throughout the U.S. ...

Fair Haven welcomes new Medical Director

June 03 2020
Methodist Homes of Alabama and Northwest Florida has announced that Dr. Lee Thomas Wimberly has taken on the role of Medical Director at Fair Haven, ...

Rural United Methodist congregations are eligible for bricks-and-mortar grants through the Renfro Trust

June 02 2020
The Renfro Trust Fund awards annual bricks-and-mortar grants to small rural United Methodist congregations in the Southeastern Jurisdiction. Churches ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: George Floyd’s killing

June 01 2020
Dear Friends, The senseless killing of George Floyd on May 25, 2020, has shaken our nation to the core. The fact that the inhumane and unjust ...

Why the Church Can’t be Silent

June 01 2020
by Rev. Donald Smith North Alabama Conference Executive Director of Ethnic Ministries A man was killed in broad daylight on the streets of ...

Conference virtual Pentecost Sunday Worship Service now available

May 31 2020
Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett and the Conference Leadership Team have posted a virtual Pentecost Sunday Worship Service as a resource for North Alabama...

Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett to continue as North Alabama episcopal leader through 2021

May 29 2020
We are all aware that we are navigating our way through a difficult and unique time. The pandemic is something we have not faced in our lifetimes. ...

Commission sets dates for postponed General Conference; will explore new uses of technology

May 27 2020
The Commission on the General Conference has announced new 2021 dates for General Conference following the postponement of the event due to the ...

UMC Bishops announce dates for postponed 2020 Jurisdictional Conferences

May 27 2020
The Council of Bishops (COB) has announced the new dates for the 2020 Jurisdictional Conferences in the United States, which have been postponed due ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Bishop and Cabinet recommend phased-in approach to re-opening our church buildings as described in Do No Harm guidelines

May 26 2020
Dear Friends, A question that many people are asking is, “When will our church buildings be reopened?” The answer will vary from church to church, ...

Bishop and Cabinet announces additional appointment changes

May 17 2020
Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett and the Cabinet announce the following appointment changes to take effect this summer. District Charge Moving ...

Conference to offer free, virtual VBS created by a coalition of children’s ministry leaders

May 13 2020
Health concerns and in-person meeting restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic have left many North Alabama congregations pondering how to best ...

Guidelines for counting Online Worship Attendance on the Weekly Benchmark Report now available

May 12 2020
With the sudden introduction of online worship to churches of all sizes in the North Alabama Conference, the Cabinet has been asked to provide some ...

Sumatanga Action Team Communique - May 2020

May 11 2020
Current Times: There are so many memorable quotes, recommendations and inspirations circulating as we cope with our social distancing, enhanced ...

Bishop & Cabinet Request continuation of suspension of in-person worship until at least June 1 and preparations for reopening our church buildings

May 07 2020
Dear friends, The first several months of 2020 have been difficult as the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in sickness, death, unemployment and economic...

National Day of Prayer

May 07 2020
Dear Friends, Lyn Cosby, the staff representative for the Adult Discipleship Team, shares some thoughts  for the National Day of Prayer.  The Adult ...

North Alabama Conference Historical Society offers free gift for 2020 memberships in celebration of Conference sesquicentennial

May 06 2020
For Jerusalem’s Sake, the handsome and captivating 290-page look at the North Alabama Conference’s ministries over the past 150 years, is sponsored by...

Fountain of Love Offering Focuses On Mother’s Day With a VIRTUAL OFFERING Option

May 01 2020
Please remember that Mother’s Day, May 10, is Fountain of Love Offering emphasis Sunday. Because of the support of the North Alabama Conference and ...
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