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Thanksgiving Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett and the Conference Leadership Team

November 26 2020
Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett and the Conference Leadership Team share a message of gratitude for North Alabama Conference clergy and laity. To view ...

Several United Methodist General Agencies name new leaders

November 24 2020
Over the last several months several United Methodist General Agencies have named new leaders.  Below is a roundup of those announcements. Roland ...

Conference pandemic guidelines to continue during Advent

November 23 2020
Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications   Dear Friends, As we enter into the holidays, the uncertainty of this global pandemic ...

Be a part of The United Methodist Church 2020 Worldwide Virtual Christmas Choir video!

November 19 2020
You’ve seen the videos of choirs and studio singers coming together (digitally) to sing uplifting songs and hymns, creating works of art that in times...

Message from Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett: Context Team

November 09 2020
Dear Friends, Early this year I convened twenty North Alabama Conference clergy and laity to participate in a “Context Team.” The goal was for this ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Election Day Prayer 2020

November 03 2020
Dear Friends Today is day eight of the Call to Prayer to United Methodists in Alabama being led by Bishop David Graves and me. We are requesting two ...

A Call to Prayer to United Methodists in Alabama by Bishop David Graves and Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett

October 29 2020
Dear Friends, We strongly believe that prayer makes a difference. Indeed, sincere and fervent prayer is an action that positively impacts our lives ...

Virtual Homecoming will celebrate United Methodist Higher Education & Scholars

October 20 2020
On Tuesday, October 27 the United Methodist Higher Education Foundation will host a virtual “homecoming” to celebrate Methodism and higher education, ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Annual Conference 2020 Follow-up

October 19 2020
Dear Friends, We did it!  We accomplished a meaningful virtual Annual Conference.  This virtual alternative to an in-person meeting allowed us to ...

End of year Give Love initiative begins November 1

October 14 2020
A new campaign initiative – Give Love, Joy, Hope, Peace—invites United Methodists to join in giving love, joy, hope, and peace through an end of year ...

Society of St. Andrew offers free 2020 Advent Devotional Booklets

October 13 2020
In light of a particularly troubling year, you and your congregation are invited to reclaim a spirit of peace this Advent season. This year’s theme is...

Cahaba Bend "Prayer for Schools" encourages students, educators

October 08 2020
Wanting to show support for locals schools in the midst of a pandemic, Rev. Patrick Friday and the congregation at The Church at Cahaba Bend ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: The Right and Responsibility to Vote

October 08 2020
Dear Friends, As the November 3 Election Day approaches I am reminded of an experience my Mom had as a teenager. A voracious reader who loved history ...

Golden TV is an online event for those who remember the golden age of television

October 07 2020
This summer children’s ministers and volunteers throughout North Alabama successfully collaborated to develop a virtual Vacation Bible School ...

United Counseling to offer virtual Prepare and Enrich Training

October 06 2020
United Counseling is bringing the annual Prepare and Enrich training to clergy virtually this year. The training will be on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, ...

Sumatanga Board of Trustees name Rev. Tony Jones new Executive Director

October 05 2020
The Board of Trustees of Sumatanga Camp and Conference Center is pleased to announce the naming of Rev. Kenneth Anthony “Tony” Jones as its new ...

Annual Conference 2020 Recap

September 28 2020
Click here to view the 2020 Annual Conference Photo Gallery On Saturday, September 26, 2020, North Alabama United Methodists gathered in front of ...

Annual Conference Special Offering

September 19 2020
This year’s special offering is going to support a deeply significant, potentially life-changing mission experience for young adults, 19-25 years of ...

Annual Conference Special Worship Services and Recognitions

September 19 2020
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UMPH Extending Permission to Use Resources for Online Worship through July 31, 2021

September 08 2020
The United Methodist Publishing House (UMPH) is extending full permission to all churches for use of UMPH copyrighted worship materials through July ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Final details for virtual Annual Conference

September 03 2020
Dear Friends, I am looking forward to seeing many of you online at our upcoming 2020 North Alabama Annual Conference.  We will gather virtually from 9...

Disaster Response Update: Hurricanes and US Disaster Response

August 27 2020
September 21, 2020 The Alabama-West Florida Conference is requesting assistance from ERT Teams. The Team Leader must be UMCOR ERT Trained.  Primary ...

Upper Sand Mountain Parish, Society of St. Andrew partner to feed the hungry

August 26 2020
Earlier this summer, two Advance Special agencies of the North Alabama Conference came together to distribute more than 20,000 pounds of fresh sweet ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Three Understandings of Pivoting

August 18 2020
Dear Friends, The North Alabama Conference leadership team continues to focus on “pivoting” as we respond to COVID-19 and racism. As a part of this ...

2021 Mission Grant application deadline is October 2

August 14 2020
The North Alabama Conference Mission budget provides grant funds for new mission projects and continuing projects with connections to the United ...

EVOLVE continuing education series designed to equip courageous leaders in the new normal

August 11 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic means we are living in a new normal and we need new tools to reach people for Christ. In order to help equip North Alabama ...

Conference-wide virtual VBS reaches thousands in North Alabama and beyond

August 10 2020
When local churches began to close their buildings as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic spreading throughout North Alabama, children’s ministry ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Annual Conference 2020

July 24 2020
Dear Friends, We have planned three 2020 North Alabama Annual Conferences under the leadership of Director of Connectional Ministries Linda Holland ...

Help incoming college students connect with a Wesley Foundation this fall

July 23 2020
Even under normal circumstances moving from high school to college is a stressful time in students' lives, and that is especially the case right now ...

Silent Retreats postponed until 2021

July 22 2020
After prayer and discussion with Sacred Heart Retreat Center about the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing requirements, Silent Retreat leaders ...
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