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GBHEM Scholarships help seminary students avoid debt and feel church’s commitment

September 08 2018
Divinity students who receive Excellence in Clergy Leadership Scholarships from the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) not only ...

United Methodist News Service launches UM News website

September 05 2018
United Methodist News Service, the official newsgathering agency of The United Methodist Church, has announced the launch of its new stand-alone ...

Disaster Response Update: Disaster Preparedness

September 04 2018
From The Disaster Response & Recovery Team: We are in the peak of hurricane season. As needs are presented to us, we will work in meeting them through...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Praying our Way Forward

August 27 2018
Dear Friends, Each day at 2:23 p.m. my phone alarm sounds to remind me to join thousands of other United Methodists around the globe for four minutes ...

UMC Bishops call for prayers in aftermath of 232nd mass shooting in US in 2018

August 26 2018
The Council of Bishops President Bishop Ken Carter, who is also the resident bishop of the Florida Area, has issued the following statement in the ...

Message from the Sumatanga Board of Trustees

August 22 2018
Over the past months, members of the Camp Sumatanga Board of Trustees have received numerous questions, concerns and suggestions about issues around ...

Board of Ordained Ministry to offer “That Will Preach!” workshop on September 13

August 21 2018
On Thursday, September 13, 2018, the North Alabama Conference Board of Ordained Ministry is offering an event that will strengthen the toolbox of ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Fall 2018 Days in the District

August 14 2018
Dear Friends, I love the fall season for many reasons, including the North Alabama Conference “Days in the Districts.” Spending a day per District ...

Central Alabama Congregants Prepare for Sixth Annual Afternoon of Praise

August 08 2018
Singers and musicians from 22 diverse congregations across Central Alabama will gather to present the Sixth Annual Afternoon of Praise to benefit ...

Lesters Chapel UMC Celebrates 200th Anniversary

August 06 2018
Lesters Chapel United Methodist Church will celebrate its 200th Anniversary of ministry with their Homecoming on Sunday, August 12th at 10:30 a.m. ...

New book "Go and Be Reconciled" tells the story of racial integration of the North Alabama Conference

August 01 2018
William E. Nicholas, retired Wood Professor of American History at Birmingham-Southern College, is the author of  Go and Be Reconciled: Alabama ...

Way Forward report released in all four official languages of General Conference

July 31 2018
The final report of the Commission on a Way Forward has been released in all four official languages of the General Conference: English, French, ...

Adult Discipleship Book Review: The Soul of Money

July 31 2018
“Where your treasure is, there will be your heart.”—Jesus “Follow the money.”—Deep Throat “Show me the money!”—Jerry McGuire In a recent daily ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Commission on a Way Forward report

July 23 2018
Dear Friends, I have had the privilege of serving on the Commission on a Way Forward during the past 18 months. Thank you for your prayers and ...

North Alabama Native American Ministries 2018 Cherokee Mission Trip to be August 19-24

July 18 2018
The Native American Ministries Team invites you to participate in a mission trip to Cherokee UMC in Cherokee, North Carolina. This mission outreach is...

Birmingham-Southern College named top 20 best-value college

July 17 2018
Birmingham-Southern College has been named one of the 20 best-value colleges and universities in the United States by the 2019 edition of the Fiske ...

Renfro Trust bricks-and-mortar grants available for rural United Methodist congregations

July 12 2018
The Renfro Trust Fund awards annual bricks-and-mortar grants to small rural United Methodist congregations in the Southeastern Jurisdiction. Churches ...

Rogersville UMC's new vision gives birth to a fresh expression of ministry

July 02 2018
Rogersville United Methodist Church is making changes and starting new ministries this summer to help make disciples of Jesus Christ for the ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Annual Conference 2018

June 26 2018
Dear Friends, I have heard many people comment on how they appreciated the tenor and spirit of the 2018 North Alabama Annual Conference.  If you like ...

Statements to Media from Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett

June 18 2018
In response to various media requests Bishop Wallace-Padgett has issued the following statements:   June 18, 2018 Statement from Bishop Debra ...

Petition submission for 2019 Special Session of General Conference

June 07 2018
Petitions for the 2019 Special Session of the General Conference of The United Methodist Church may be submitted to the petitions secretary beginning ...

2018 Annual Conference Wrap Up

June 06 2018
Click here for a Photo Gallery Click here for a Recap Bulletin Insert Click here for a Highlight Video Click here for Clergy Appointments ...

McCoy Adult Day Care fundraiser to be during Annual Conference on June 4, 2018

May 27 2018
On June 4, 2018, North Alabama United Methodists attending Annual Conference will have an opportunity to support a North Alabama Advance Special ...

Bishops, The Upper Room launch Phase 3 of Praying our Way Forward

May 23 2018
The Council of Bishops in partnership with The Upper Room is launching Phase 3 of Praying our Way Forward. Phase 1 involved 84 members of the Council ...

Chapel Named The Good Shepherd Chapel at Fair Haven

May 21 2018
On Sunday, May 20, 2018, Fair Haven in Birmingham held a naming and re-dedication service of its renovated Chapel. The entire Fair Haven campus ...

Re-Dedication of The Good Shepherd Chapel at Fair Haven to be May 20, 2018

May 16 2018
North Alabama United Methodists are invited to a Service of Re-Dedication of The Good Shepherd Chapel at Fair Haven located at 1424 Montclair Road, ...

Changing lives one button, ribbon and zipper at a time

May 15 2018
Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church is extending its ministry to those with memory care limitations in a fresh, new way by creating fidget mats. ...

Bishop and Cabinet announce additional appointments

May 13 2018
North Alabama Conference Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett and the Cabinet announce more appointment changes to take effect July 1, 2018. These ...

Bethlehem UMC to celebrate 200 years in ministry on May 20, 2018

May 10 2018
On Sunday, May 20, 2018, Bethlehem United Methodist Church in Hueytown (Central District) will celebrate 200 years in ministry. The bicentennial ...

A Pastoral Letter and Expression of Deep Appreciation to the North Alabama Conference Clergywomen

May 09 2018
Photo: Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett and her husband Lee gather with several participants of the Clergywomen Retreat at Sumatanga in 2015.  Dear ...
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