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Year-End Local Church Report now open. Submission deadline is Feb. 15, 2019.

January 07 2019
Each year, as the new year begins, United Methodist congregations report information and statistics on their ministry during the previous calendar ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: New Year Reflections 2019

January 02 2019
Dear Friends, The New Year stretching before us is clean, fresh and ready to experience! Indeed the arrival of a new year inspires many of us to ...

Opportunity for Spiritual Formation and Growth

December 20 2018
Opportunity for Spiritual Formation and Growth: Metagem Institute's Spiritual Direction Training Program What: A two-year certification program for ...

An invitation to Clergy Spouses: Clergy Spouse Retreat will be Jan. 4-6, 2019

December 19 2018
Happy all the things, Clergy Spouses! Registration is up and running for the Annual Retreat this January 4-6, 2019 at Camp Sumatanga. All clergy ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Gifts Packaged in Difficult Wrappings

December 17 2018
Gifts Packaged in Difficult Wrappings Luke 1:26-38 Several years ago I was introduced to the principle, “Surprises are bad.” This maxim is accurate ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Thanking God daily

November 26 2018
Dear Friends, I hope you had a good Thanksgiving Weekend. I am using this time between Thanksgiving and Advent to reflect upon the many reasons I have...

Advance Daily Christian Advocate out by November 26; electronic version now available

November 19 2018
The Advance Edition of the Daily Christian Advocate (ADCA), the official journal of the General Conference of The United Methodist Church, is set to ...

BSC names Birmingham native, successful global CEO, as 16th president

November 15 2018
Daniel Coleman, a Birmingham resident with more than three decades of experience in finance and strong ties to BSC, will be Birmingham-Southern ...

Church of the Reconciler launches the Advent Poetry Project

November 14 2018
Church of the Reconciler, a United Methodist congregation for, and with, the homeless of Birmingham, is launching a fundraising project that will help...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: An invitation to read through the Bible in a year

November 08 2018
Dear Friends, I had been a Christ-follower for decades before I first read through the Bible in a year. Though previously I had read significant ...

GBCS members visit border, issue statement on immigration

November 05 2018
Rev. Stephanie Arnold, a member of the General Board of Church and Society (GBCS), recently spent time at the U.S.-Mexico border. Here are her ...

2019 Special Session of General Conference pre-registration now available for guests and observers

November 04 2018
Guests and observers to the 2019 Special Session of the General Conference, the United Methodist Church’s top legislative assembly, may now ...

Hymnal Revision Committee Seeks New Material

November 02 2018
The Liturgical Resources subgroup of the Hymnal Revision Committee seeks the submission of new materials for possible inclusion in the next United ...

HealthFlex Annual Election is October 31 through November 15, 2018

October 31 2018
The 2019 HealthFlex Annual Election period is Wednesday, October 31 through Thursday, November 15, 2018. During this time HealthFlex participants may ...

#GivingTuesday is a chance to Advance hope, love and healing around the world on November 27

October 30 2018
On November 27, 2018, United Methodists will come together to support the work of Advance projects and missionaries on #GivingTuesday. This day of ...

BSC Board of Trustees welcomes new members

October 26 2018
The Board of Trustees at Birmingham-Southern College gained eight new members over the summer. Their term of service began on July 1. Among those ...

United Methodist Student Day is November 25

October 25 2018
On United Methodist Student Day, November 25, congregations will gather to support students as they prepare for a life that unites faith and ...

A Letter from North Alabama COSROW: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 24 2018
Dear North Alabama Conference, Recent conversations regarding sexual assault and harassment are a searing reminder that our world is still broken and ...
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