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Week Two: Which Way to Go?

February 24 2021
A Journey Toward Spiritual Surrender Week Two: Which Way to Go? Contributed by Rev. Patsy Carlberg Retired Elder    Introduction When I was in ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Annual Conference 2021

February 23 2021
Dear Friends, I first began attending Annual Conference as a child with my Dad, mother and siblings. While Dad participated in meetings, we had a ...

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. We have been approved for an emergency ...

Week One: You Are Here

February 17 2021
A Journey Toward Spiritual Surrender Week One: You Are Here Contributed by Stephen Ingram Pastor of Students, Missions, and Adult Formation, Grace UMC...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Ash Wednesday 2021

February 15 2021
Dear Friends, Lee’s and my young adult daughter, Leanndra, recently celebrated another birthday. On one hand, it feels like she arrived in this world ...

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

February 15 2021
Two years ago, Global Ministries began the celebration of the 200th anniversary of organized mission in what is now The United Methodist Church. Now a...

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

February 11 2021
Special Offer FLASH SALE:  $5 Don't miss out! A special highlight for 2021 is an all-day workshop led by Tony Morgan and team entitled “Digital ...

Young Adults invited to apply for 2021 QuadW Summer Missional Internship

February 09 2021
Is God calling to be in mission this summer to serve with God’s people? Do not miss the opportunity of being part of God’s story. QuadW Summer ...

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. We are happy to...

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

February 08 2021
Dear Friends, The Appointive Cabinet and I have hosted annual District Days since I became your episcopal leader in 2012. This past year was no ...

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

February 08 2021
Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) have announced starting, Monday, February 8, ADPH will extend eligibility for ...

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.  Becoming Fully Human: Practices for the Journey is a virtual...

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
New and Renewing Churches of the North Alabama Conference has started a quarterly newsletter.  If you would like to receive future newsletters by ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: 2021 Appointment-making Process

January 28 2021
Dear Friends, During the COVID-19 pandemic, I have been reminded that healthy daily and weekly rhythms are essential for well-being and productivity. ...

Society of St. Andrew offers free Lenten resources to congregations

January 25 2021
This Lenten Season, lead your family of faith into a period of self-examination and spiritual growth using the 2021 Lenten Devotional Booklet produced...

Churches and volunteers can help with COVID-19 vaccination effort

January 20 2021
COVID-19 vaccinations are now available in Alabama. The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is currently looking to partner with North Alabama ...

Rev. Thomas G. Hermans-Webster to serve as Assistant Professor of United Methodist Studies at Pacific School of Religion

January 20 2021
Pacific School of Religion (PSR) has announced that North Alabama Conference elder Rev. Thomas G. Hermans-Webster will serve as Assistant Professor of...

Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 14 2021
Dear Friends, On Monday, January 18, 2021, we will celebrate the life and legacy of one of the heroes of our nation’s civil rights movement, Rev. Dr. ...

New Church Development to offer four workshops designed to help you do something new in 2021

January 13 2021
It’s a New Year! It’s time to do new things! New Church of the North Alabama Conference has four workshops designed to help you do something new in ...

COVID-19 vaccination available for Alabamians 75 years old and older and first responders

January 11 2021
On Friday, January 8, 2021, Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) announced that ADPH will provide COVID-19 ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Call to Prayer

January 08 2021
Dear Friends, United Methodists are known as people of prayer. Our founder John Wesley placed a heavy emphasis on prayer. (See A Plain Account of ...

United Methodist Higher Education Foundation accepting scholarship applications for the 2021-2022 academic year

January 07 2021
The United Methodist Higher Education Foundation provides more than $2 million in scholarships every year to United Methodist students attending ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: A Sign of Hope

January 03 2021
Dear Friends, Like many of you I spent some time on the evening of December 21 gazing at the closest alignment of Jupiter and Saturn that has been ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: New Year's Invitation 2021

December 29 2020
Dear Friends, One of my favorite passages of Scripture is found in Philippians 3:13b-14. “But this one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Christmas 2020

December 25 2020
December 25, 2020   Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett shares a Christmas message reminding us that God is always with us. To view the video click the ...

Bishop Wallace-Padgett announces Office of Connectional Ministries staff changes to take effect in early 2021

December 14 2020
Bishop Wallace-Padgett announces that beginning Jan. 1, 2021, Rev. Dr. Adlene Kufarimai, current Director of Ministry with the Poor and Missions and ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Read Together 2021

December 08 2020
Dear Friends, A well-read Anglican priest and Oxford scholar, John Wesley owned many books and publications. But his “go-to” book for doctrine, ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Advent Waiting

November 29 2020
Dear Friends, Waiting is not easy for most of us. We want challenges to be resolved - now. We grow impatient when in uncertain times. We are ...

Thanksgiving Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett and the Conference Leadership Team

November 26 2020
Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett and the Conference Leadership Team share a message of gratitude for North Alabama Conference clergy and laity. To view ...
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