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Disaster Response Update: March 17 - Severe Weather Day

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, there has been widespread ...

Get to know North Alabama Conference Connectional Ministries: Safe Sanctuaries

March 18 2021
More than just a means of reducing legal risk, Safe Sanctuary policies send a clear message that United Methodist churches are ones where children, ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Do No Harm Guidelines

March 17 2021
We are grateful that the majority of our congregations honored our initial request as well as the Do No Harm Recommendations that followed. Together ...

Week 5: Can't Get Around It

March 17 2021
Lenten Devotion contributed by Joey Butler.

Get to know North Alabama Conference Connectional Ministries

March 11 2021
The Office of Connectional Ministries seeks to be a resource center for our conference-wide ministries in our local churches, districts, organizations...

Week 4: Afraid of the Dark

March 10 2021
Lenten Devotion contributed by Rev. Donna Godwin.

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

March 09 2021
UMVIM is seeking to create on-going community, training and communication for local church pastors and staff who oversee mission and outreach ...

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.

Conference-wide Safe Sanctuaries training to be March 21

March 05 2021
Safe Sanctuaries is the North Alabama Conference's program for developing policies for and conducting training in the protection of children, youth ...

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
Below is the latest newsletter Rev. Rhett Thompson is a Board of Global Ministries United Methodist missionary assigned to the Republic of Panama, ...

Week 3: Forgot to Pack...

March 03 2021
Lenten Devotion contributed by Lyn Cosby.

Meet North Alabama’s GBGM missionary John Elmore

March 02 2021
Bluff Park UMC is one of about 65 covenant churches supporting the ministry of General Board of Global Ministries missionary John H. Elmore in Chile.

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

March 01 2021
This year there is a new opportunity to be a part of a worldwide Easter virtual choir. Congregations from all around will be able to use this video in...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Postponed 2020 General Conference

March 01 2021
The Commission on General Conference made the difficult decision for a second postponement of the 2020 General Conference after months of careful ...

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

February 25 2021
The Commission on General Conference has further postponed the worldwide meeting until 2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the Council of Bishops is...

Week Two: Which Way to Go?

February 24 2021
Lenten Devotion contributed by Rev. Patsy Carlberg.

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Annual Conference 2021

February 23 2021
The Annual Conference planning team and Cabinet are hard at work making plans for an enjoyable and meaningful 2021 meeting.

Disaster Response Update: Help for Fultondale

February 22 2021
The needs in Fultondale and parts of Jefferson County continue after the F3 tornado that struck January 28.

Week One: You Are Here

February 17 2021
Lenten Devotion contributed by Stephen Ingram.

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Ash Wednesday 2021

February 15 2021
I encourage you to join me in setting aside some time on February 17 to mark Ash Wednesday through a worship service or in another way.

New book celebrates and offers reflections on 200 years of Methodist global missions

February 15 2021
Now a new book, Methodist Mission at 200: Serving Faithfully Amid the Tensions, commemorates this bicentennial and invites reflection on mission past ...

Update: EVOLVE 2021 March 2 all-day seminar "Digital Strategies Masterclass” now being offered for only $5 per person

February 11 2021
A special highlight for Evolve 2021 is an all-day workshop led by Tony Morgan and team entitled “Digital Strategies Masterclass.”

Young Adults invited to apply for 2021 QuadW Summer Missional Internship

February 09 2021
QuadW Summer Missional Internship is a life-giving internship for college-age young adults between 19-25 years.

Silent Retreats rescheduled

February 09 2021
Due to the continued restrictions associated with the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Spring Silent Retreat has been postponed until September.

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Summary of 2020 District Days

February 08 2021
It was great to connect with a variety of people and groups across the Annual Conference through the District Days.

COVID-19 vaccination now available for Alabamians 65 years old and older and clergy

February 08 2021
Starting, Monday, February 8, ADPH will extend eligibility for COVID-19 vaccinations to include people 65 or older, and additional groups of frontline...

Cheaha District to host virtual retreat "Becoming Fully Human: Practices for the Journey" on February 13

February 06 2021
The Cheaha District invites you to participate in an upcoming Spiritual Formation event led by entrepreneur Susan Packard, an author, speaker, writer ...

2021 North Alabama Annual Conference to be virtual meeting; PreConference Reports and Information due March 1

February 02 2021
Due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, the in-person North Alabama Annual Conference scheduled for June 6-8, 2021, will be adapted to once again be ...

New and Renewing Churches Newsletter

January 28 2021
The New and Renewing Church Team offers news, updates and events for churches in the in the North Alabama Conference.
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