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Methodist Homes' Fountain of Love Offering communication resources now available

April 20 2021
The Fountain of Love Offering is a way North Alabama United Methodists can participate in caring for older adults in need living in a Methodist Home ...

Second clergy Flourish cohort managed to “flourish” despite pandemic

April 19 2021
Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the second clergy FLOURISH cohort managed to “flourish.” This year’s group was able to meet in person monthly ...

Beware of spoofed emails targeting churches

April 12 2021
NOTE: Official North Alabama Conference email correspondence will only come from @umcna.org or @brtapp.com email addresses.  Any other email ...

Bishop and Cabinet announce full-time appointment changes

April 11 2021
Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett and the Cabinet announce the following full-time clergy appointment changes to take effect July 1, 2021. District ...

Safe Sanctuaries online training now available

April 08 2021
On March 21, 2021, the North Alabama Conference hosted a virtual Conference-wide Safe Sanctuaries training. This training, which was attended by ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Eastertide 2021

April 05 2021
Dear Friends, During this Easter season, I bring you words of hope. After all, more than any period on the Christian calendar, Eastertide is ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Easter 2021

April 04 2021
Dear Friends, On this Easter Sunday, I bring you words of hope. After all, more than any other day on the calendar, Easter Sunday is characterized by ...

Week 7: Wait

March 31 2021
A Journey Toward Spiritual Surrender Week 7: Wait Contributed by Rev. Roger Short Retired Elder Scripture—John 18:1-19:42 When he had finished ...

Ragan Chapel UMC building destroyed by March 25 tornado; Congregation determined to rebuild

March 30 2021
On Palm Sunday 2021, the members of Ragan Chapel UMC gathered for Sunday morning worship. They could not gather in their beloved church building ...

North Alabama United Methodists respond to March 25 tornadoes

March 29 2021
On Thursday, March 25, 2021, multiple tornadoes left paths of destruction across Alabama. In Calhoun County, five lives were lost. In that same area, ...

Disaster Response Update: March 25, 2021

March 25 2021
As everyone is aware, we are in the middle of a major disaster.  FOR RIGHT NOW, unless damage is in your community, please stay away from the impacted...

Get to know North Alabama Connectional Ministries: Support Our Missionaries in the Time of COVID

March 25 2021
The past year has been a difficult year for our United Methodist missionaries to visit churches and share stories of their ministries. They have been ...

Week 6: Can't Stop Now!

March 24 2021
A Journey Toward Spiritual Surrender Week 5: Can't Stop Now! Contributed by Stephanie Sparks Minister of Christian Development, Huffman UMC Chair, ...

Bishops Reconsider May 8 Special Session of General Conference

March 22 2021
The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church met on Monday, March 22, 2021, in an additional meeting to consider pressing matters related to ...

Disaster Response Update: March 17 - Severe Weather Day

March 18 2021
Update: March 18, 2021 We are thankful that so far there have been no reports of serious injuries or deaths in our most recent disaster.  However, ...

Get to know North Alabama Conference Connectional Ministries: Safe Sanctuaries

March 18 2021
Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” - Matthew 19:14 (NIV)   ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Do No Harm Guidelines

March 17 2021
Dear Friends, Hebrews 12:1b is a favorite Scripture passage for many sports-lovers. Though written for a different situation and place, the words are ...

Week 5: Can't Get Around It

March 17 2021
A Journey Toward Spiritual Surrender Week 5: Can't Get Around It Contributed by Joey Butler Trussville First UMC Adult Discipleship Team Introduction ...

Get to know North Alabama Conference Connectional Ministries

March 11 2021
What is Connectional Ministries? The Office of Connectional Ministries seeks to be a resource center for our conference-wide ministries in our local ...

Week 4: Afraid of the Dark

March 10 2021
A Journey Toward Spiritual Surrender Week 4: Afraid of the Dark Contributed by Rev. Donna Godwin Huffman UMC Associate Pastor Introduction When I ...

UMVIM Mission Pastor/Staff Cohort kick-off event to be April 29

March 09 2021
United Methodist Volunteers in Mission (UMVIM) is seeking to create on-going community, training and communication for local church pastors and staff ...

UMCH’s Alabama ministry to become Embrace Alabama Kids

March 08 2021
The United Methodist Children’s Home is rebranding its Alabama ministry to Embrace Alabama Kids on March 14, 2021. The same day clocks spring forward,...

Conference-wide Safe Sanctuaries training to be March 21

March 05 2021
The North Alabama Conference will hold a virtual Conference-wide Safe Sanctuaries training on Sunday, March 21, 2021, from 2 to 3 p.m. Safe ...

Trinity UMC produces COVID vaccine Q&A video with UAB vaccine specialist

March 04 2021
With so much confusing information out about the new COVID-19 vaccines, the COVID Task Force from Trinity UMC in Homewood (South Central District) ...

Read the latest newsletter from North Alabama's GBGM Missionary Rev. Rhett Thompson

March 03 2021
Rev. Rhett Thompson is a Board of Global Ministries United Methodist missionary assigned to the Republic of Panama, serving as pastor of an ...

Week 3: Forgot to Pack...

March 03 2021
A Journey Toward Spiritual Surrender Week 3: Forgot to Pack... Contributed by Lyn Cosby Conference Office of Communication Introduction When I was a ...

Meet North Alabama’s GBGM missionary John Elmore

March 02 2021
John H. Elmore is a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church assigned to the Methodist Church of Chile as...

Discipleship Ministries invites you to be a part of The United Methodist Church Easter Virtual Choir

March 01 2021
Last year Discipleship Ministries created an opportunity for United Methodists worldwide to join in an Easter virtual choir video. The virtual choir ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Postponed 2020 General Conference

March 01 2021
Dear Friends, Many of you have read the February 25 news release announcing the second postponement of the 2020 General Conference, now scheduled to ...

General Conference postponed to 2022; Bishops call Special Session of General Conference, issue timeline forward

February 25 2021
Today two important announcements were released regarding the postponed 2020 General Conference of The United Methodist Church. First, the Commission ...
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