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Commemoration of 500th Anniversary of Beginning of Protestant Reformation

October 25
Dear Friends, When was the last time that you experienced R and R? I am talking about reform and renewal, not rest and recuperation. My answer is best...

UMC #GivingTuesday to be Nov. 28, 2017

October 23
On Nov. 28, United Methodists have the opportunity to extend the spirit of giving thanks into the Advent season through gifts to The Advance. Through...

Jack Ewing to Retire as Executive Director of Lake Junaluska

October 22
Lake Junaluska Executive Director Jack Ewing has announced that he will retire on December 31, 2017. Over the past seven years Ewing has led Lake ...

UMCH White Christmas Offering materials now available

October 19
United Methodist Children’s Home's White Christmas promotional materials are now available to help you bring the important message of UMCH's ministry ...

Oxford First UMC to host “Chip in Fore the Children” golf tournament to fund children's ministry

October 17
Oxford First UMC announces it’s first-ever "Chip in Fore the Children" golf tournament to be held on Nov. 17, 2017, at Anniston’s Pine Hill Country ...

Commission on General Conference Looks Toward 2019 and 2020

October 10
Meeting at Camp Sumatanga in Gallant, Ala. for their fall meeting, the Commission on General Conference announced the America’s Center Convention ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: An Invitation for all North Alabama Conference Elders, Deacons, Licensed Local Pastors and Associate Members

October 09
Dear Friends, Ten years ago Bishop Robert Schnase released Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations, a book that has had a significant impact upon the...

Pan-Methodist Campaign for Children in Poverty invites your congregation to Celebrate Children’s Sabbath

October 09
The North Alabama Conference Connection to the Pan-Methodist Campaign for Children in Poverty invites you and your congregation to Celebrate Children’...

Fresh Expressions of Church workshop will be October 19 in Huntsville

October 06
There will be a Fresh Expressions of Church workshop on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at DesignLab in Huntsville.  The event is ...

North Alabama Conference Ethnic Ministries Ministry Grant application now open

October 05
The Ethnic Ministries Team is seeking to partner with local churches on projects that will lead to increase in worship attendance, professions of ...

Pre-Retirement Seminar for Clergy and Spouses to be October 19

September 28
A Pre-Retirement Seminar for Clergy and Spouses will be held Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, at Trinity UMC in Birmingham (1400 Oxmoor Road, Homewood, AL ...

Dr. Sidney E. Sandridge endowed scholarship established at Athens State University

September 27
An endowed scholarship has been established through the Athens State University Foundation in memory of Dr. Sidney E. Sandridge. Dr. Sandridge, who ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Developing Spiritual Leaders: A Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

September 25
Dear Friends, The year was 2000 and Bishop Robert C. Morgan was the Kentucky Conference bishop. My husband Lee and I were among the participants on ...

North Alabama's Adam Burns among recipients for this year's Emerging Ministry Grants for Innovative Deacons

September 22
by Rev. Victoria Rebeck, director of deacon ministry support, certification programs, and provisional membership development for the United Methodist ...

Special Announcement from the Sumatanga Board of Trustees

September 21
Dear Friends, During a meeting of the Board of Trustees of Camp Sumatanga, we received and accepted Lee Padgett’s resignation as Executive Director of...

World Communion Sunday is October 1

September 20
Each year on the first Sunday of October, several Christian denominations around the world celebrate World Communion Sunday. For United Methodists, ...

Workshop on Suicide Prevention Planned for September 28

September 19
Samaritan Counseling Centers of Greater Birmingham (SCC) is pleased to announce a special workshop on suicide prevention on Thursday, September 28, ...

Knowing to Grow Workshop to be September 23 in Huntsville

September 18
The Ethnic Ministries Team of the North Alabama Conference will present a Know to Grow workshop on Saturday, September 23 at Lakeside UMC in ...
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