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Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: 2020 Appointment-making Process

January 15 2020
Dear Friends, The beginning of each year brings with it appointment questions for United Methodist clergy and churches. Clergy ask: “Is God leading me...

Nomination deadline for 2020 Denman Award is February 27

January 14 2020
The Conference Evangelism Team is now accepting nominations for the 2020 Denman Evangelism Awards. The Harry Denman Evangelism award was begun by The ...

Connectional Ministries to hold “We Love Our Churches” Open House on February 10-13, 2020

January 10 2020
As part of their continuing resource giveaway, the Connectional Ministries staff will host an open house from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. on Feb. 10-13, 2020, at...

February 1 is deadline for Petitions and Resolutions to Annual Conference

January 08 2020
Petitions and resolutions to be presented to the North Alabama Annual Conference must be in the hands of the Conference Secretary no later than ...

Deadline for North Alabama Annual Conference Reports & Information is Feb. 1, 2020

January 07 2020
North Alabama Conference teams, committees, commissions, and Conference-related organizations are invited to share a report in the Journal vol. 1 ...

Disaster Response & Recovery Update: The Bahamas Project

January 07 2020
Hopefully with a New Year one of your desires is to be more like Jesus by helping others. We are now in Crunch Time for the Bahamas Project. Thanks to...

Local Church Report due Feb. 17, 2020

January 06 2020
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: An Epiphany Season Devotional

January 05 2020
An Epiphany Season Devotional Read Matthew 2:1-12 Dear friends, The 12 days of Christmas are among my favorite, beginning with Christmas Day and ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: God Breaks the Silence with Jesus

December 24 2019
Scripture Reading: John 1:1-18 Dear Friends, Silence can be a gift. This is especially true in our 21st-century world where i-Phones, YouTube, ...

Disaster Response Update: December 16 Storms

December 17 2019
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 Greetings, As you are now aware, many people were affected by last night's storms. As we celebrate this Advent season, it ...

Application for presentations to the 2020 North Alabama Annual Conference is now open

December 12 2019
The North Alabama Annual Conference Executive Planning Team is now receiving applications for presentations to be offered to the 2020 Annual ...

Four in ten seekers would visit a UMC

December 09 2019
A new survey from United Methodist Communications found willingness to visit a United Methodist Church rose to 42 percent in 2019 among U.S. adults ...

2020 Delegation Update: North Alabama delegates nominate Dr. Glenn Conner as candidate for Episcopal election

December 05 2019
From the 2020 North Alabama Conference Delegation:   After a time of discernment, our delegation, which will represent the North Alabama Annual ...

Support Kids, Seniors and Fair Haven with the Wacky Tacky Light Tour

December 04 2019
For the seniors, it’s the laughter of children on the lawn. For the children, it’s the wonder of experiencing what it might be like to have a granddad...

Disaster Response Update: Pay It Forward Bahamas

December 03 2019
This communication is rather long, so please take the time to read all of it. Friends and Faithful Disciples of Jesus, It wasn’t that long ago that we...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Always Thankful

November 25 2019
Dear Friends, In a worship service at the recent 2019 SEJ Clergywomen’s Conference, Rev. Dr. Cynthia Wilson led participants in singing the familiar ...

Long Memorial UMC's food closet receives large donation

November 21 2019
Long Memorial UMC (Central District) in Cordova, Alabama, received a donation of more than 2800 food items for the congregation’s food closet. The ...

Global Ministries to commission new United Methodist EarthKeepers for environmental stewardship

November 18 2019
North Alabama’s Rev. Adam Burns is one of the 67 new EarthKeepers to be commissioned by the General Board of Global Ministries in an online service on...

Discipleship Ministries produces official study guide for “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” movie starring Tom Hanks

November 13 2019
Sony Pictures invited Discipleship Ministries of The United Methodist Church to produce the faith-based study guide to accompany the movie, “A ...

Sumatanga Action Team in action during Gathering of the Orders and Fellowship of Local Pastors and Associate Members

November 01 2019
The Camp Sumatanga Action Team was created in April 2019 to study, advise and reform the governance and management of the Camp. Earlier this week, ...

If You Liked “The Office,” You’ll Love “The Committee”

October 31 2019
Utilizing its popular character from the “Chuck Knows Church” video series, Discipleship Ministries released a series of sixteen videos, “The ...

STEP Conference to equip those in ministry with young people

October 30 2019
The North Alabama Conference Connectional Ministries announces a new event for those working with young people. STEP Conference: Creating Pathways of ...

Sumatanga Action Team October Communique

October 26 2019
RECRUITING FOR NEW STAFF: Daphne Orr and the Action Team have posted two new positions - Director of Summer Camp Ministries and a Receptionist/Adminis...

Office of Connectional Ministries hosting a book and curriculum giveaway featuring more than 1,000 items

October 25 2019
Thanks to a very generous donation, the North Alabama Conference Office of Connectional Ministries will soon host a book and curriculum giveaway ...

Ider UMC member continues family's ministry of Bible display in Montgomery

October 24 2019
Almost 75 years ago, a man named Ben Davis made an agreement with the Montgomery City Council that allowed him to erect a pedestal in the city's court...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: A Prayer in the face of the tragedy of the believed death of Kamille “Cupcake” McKinney

October 23 2019
God of us all, On this morning our hearts break at the news that authorities delivered to us late last evening about the believed death of Kamille “...

Union Chapel UMC celebrates 160 years in ministry

October 23 2019
On Sunday, October 20, 2019, Union Chapel UMC in Cordova (Central District) celebrated its 160th birthday. In preparation for the big day, the church...

Volunteers needed for General Conference

October 21 2019
Volunteers are needed for a variety of roles during the 2020 General Conference, The United Methodist Church’s top legislative assembly, which will ...

Aldersgate UMC and partner congregations celebrate Biker Sunday to help Children's Hospital

October 16 2019
On September 22, 2019, Aldersgate UMC in Dora, Alabama,  (Central District) sponsored their 2nd Annual Biker Sunday. Fifty-six people attended and ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Read Together and Pray Together

October 08 2019
Dear Friends, Every Christian is called to be a follower. Indeed Christian disciples are continually growing in our capacity to follow Jesus. Though ...
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