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Liberty Crossings UMC soon will become Grace UMC

May 09 2018
In an effort to reach more people for Jesus Christ, Liberty Crossings United Methodist Church will roll out its new name of Grace UMC on August 12, ...

The Upper Room launches Discovery Weekend for middle school students

May 08 2018
On April 24, 2018, the following news was posted on the Upper Room Ministries Blog. The Upper Room announces the launch of Discovery Weekend, a ...

Bishops announce results of five constitutional amendments; two fail to get required two-thirds majority

May 07 2018
The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church has completed canvassing the votes of annual conferences on the five constitutional amendments ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Council of Bishops recommendation

May 04 2018
Dear Friends, I write this blog at the conclusion of the Spring Council of Bishops meeting in Chicago. Many of you have been in prayer about this ...

Two North Alabama Church Planters are Asbury Church Planting Fellows for 2018-19

May 02 2018
Two North Alabama Conference new church pastors are a part of Asbury Theological Seminary’s Church Planting Fellows Program for 2018-19. Rev. ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Council of Bishops Meeting

April 30 2018
Dear Friends, Greetings from Chicago where I am meeting with my colleague United Methodist bishops from around the globe. We have come together from ...

Disaster Response Update: Response to March 19 storms

April 24 2018
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 10:30 a.m. North Alabama Conference Disaster Response Coordinator Rev. Randy Burbank shares the following message regarding ...

2018 North Alabama Annual Conference to be June 3-5 in Huntsville

April 19 2018
The North Alabama Annual Conference will gather on June 3-5, 2018, at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville under the theme of “Singing God’s Song in ...

Fountain of Love Offering focuses On Mother’s Day

April 16 2018
As Mother’s Day approaches, it is Methodist Homes hopes that your church will celebrate mothers through the taking of a Mother’s Day Offering for the ...

The United Methodist Church celebrates 50th Anniversary of historic merger

April 16 2018
Congregations across the connection are invited to celebrate the 50th anniversary commemorating the event on April 23, 1968, when leaders of the ...

Clergy spouses connect and encourage one another

April 12 2018
The first week of January, eighteen clergy spouses gathered at Camp Sumatanga for the annual Clergy Spouse Retreat. This year's guest speaker was Mrs....

Bishop announces full-time appointment changes

April 08 2018
Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett and the Cabinet announce the following full-time appointment changes to take effect July 1, 2018. These appointments will...

Bishop Wallace-Padgett announces two new District Superintendents and two Extended Cabinet appointments

April 08 2018
North Alabama Conference Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett and the Appointive Cabinet have announced full-time clergy appointment changes to take effect ...

Volunteer marshals and pages sought for 2019 Special Session of the General Conference

April 04 2018
Beginning April 4, 2018, volunteers will be able to apply online to serve as marshals or pages during the 2019 Special Session of the General ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Easter Joy

April 01 2018
From Disbelief to Joy Luke 24:36b-48 The disciples can hardly believe it. Two days earlier all of their hopes and dreams of life in Jesus were buried ...

Disaster Response: Why We Go

March 27 2018
At the very beginning of the Early Response Team Training you received the question "Why?" Why us instead of other volunteer organizations or ...

The Church at Stone River charters and celebrates continuing growth

March 21 2018
On Christmas Eve 2017, the new United Methodist church in Decatur, The Church at Stone River, welcomed almost 600 worshippers during two candlelight ...

Ken Howle Elected Executive Director of Lake Junaluska

March 16 2018
Pictured: The Lake Junaluska Executive Team: Rob Huckaby, Ken Howle, Mitzi Johnson and Jack Carlisle. The Lake Junaluska Board of Trustees has ...

Exit 456 sets attendance record and encourages tweens to seek their identity in Christ

March 13 2018
EXIT 456, the North Alabama Conference’s annual retreat for “tweens” (4th-6th graders), was March 9-10, 2018, at Camp Sumatanga. This year’s retreat ...

Francis Asbury Award recognizes individuals who support and encourage collegiate ministries in the United Methodist Church — nominations due March 25

March 09 2018
The North Alabama Conference Board of Higher Education and Campus Ministry is currently accepting nominations for the Francis Asbury Award. The ...

American Red Cross's "Sound the Alarm" program invites churches to volunteer

March 08 2018
In 2014, the American Red Cross launched a new program called Sound the Alarm. The program is intended to reduce the number of deaths caused by home ...

Ethnic Ministries Ministry Grant now open. Submission deadline is March 31, 2018.

March 07 2018
The North Alabama Conference Ethnic Ministries Team wants to partner with local churches in a ministry project or training that has the potential to ...

The United Methodist Foundation to launch Foundation Leadership Series with “The Five Things You Need to Set Up a Successful Spring!” event on April 4

March 06 2018
The United Methodist Foundation is launching the Foundation Leadership Series as a way to share concrete, practical and fresh ideas to help church ...

Opportunities for Silence

March 01 2018
Many of us long for an escape from the noise and stress of our daily lives. If you've ever wished you could escape the ringing phone, the demands of ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: March 11, 2018 is UMCOR Sunday

February 28 2018
Dear Friends, Humanity from all walks of life and regions of the world often rally together when crisis strikes. The North Alabama Conference has been...

Big Sandy UMC is “counting their blessings” during February worship services

February 21 2018
If we take the time to look, God’s blessings appear all around us, prompting us to pause, reflect and give praise.   Big Sandy UMC (Southwest ...

The Upper Room publishes devotion written by North Alabama woman

February 16 2018
The Upper Room daily devotional magazine is a popular spiritual resource for many United Methodists around the world. The devotion for February 1, ...

Nominations now open for COSROW's 2018 Louise Branscomb Barrier Breaker Award

February 15 2018
The Louise Branscomb Barrier Breaker Award celebrates North Alabama United Methodists who are willing to stand up for the rights of marginalized women...

Duncanville UMC launches “Taking the Church to You” initiative

February 14 2018
In January of 2018, Duncanville UMC (Southwest District) launched a new ministry initiative called “Taking the Church to You,” in an effort to serve ...

Conference Commission on Archives and History calls for applications for the Wheeler Award for preserving and advancing Church History and the Charter Church Award

February 13 2018
Each year at Annual Conference, the North Alabama Conference Commission on Archives and History presents the Wheeler Award for Church History and ...
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