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Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Coronavirus Update

March 13 2020
Dear Friends, Blessings to you during this Lenten season. Thank you for your faithful ministry in North Alabama and beyond. The appointive cabinet and...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Coronavirus

March 04 2020
Dear Friends, Every day, the number of infections from the coronavirus is increasing around the world, including in the United States. I invite you to...

MissionInsite Training for beginner and advanced users to be April 2

February 26 2020
The Office of New Church Development is hosting a MissionInsite training on April 2, 2020, at the DesignLab in Huntsville. There will be two separate ...

Proposed new General Book of Discipline review documents available

February 25 2020
Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.   The United Methodist Church’s Standing Committee on Central Conference Matters has launched Generalbod.org—an online ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Lent, Prayer and Fasting

February 24 2020
Dear Friends, One of my favorite seasons of the church year is Lent, the 40 days immediately prior to Easter, excluding Sundays. (I feel the same way ...

Discipleship Ministries offers new spiritual gifts online tool and other resources

February 19 2020
Christian believers can discover their spiritual gifts and how to use them with a new online tool and other resources available from Discipleship ...

North Alabama United Methodist Foundation announces participation in United Methodist Dollars for Scholars program

February 11 2020
The North Alabama United Methodist Foundation has partnered with the United Methodist Higher Education Foundation (UMHEF) to offer the United ...

Spring Silent Retreat registration now open

February 10 2020
Maybe you're new or newly-returned to organized worship and you're ready to discern God's call on your life. Perhaps you're a regular church-goer who...

Spring Historical Society meeting to feature Bishop and Conference Lay Leader

February 06 2020
The North Alabama Conference Historical Society will convene at Trinity United Methodist Church on Saturday, March 14, 2020. The church is located at ...

Bishop Wallace-Padgett announces a called special session of the North Alabama Conference if needed

February 05 2020
Pursuant to Paragraph 369.6 of The Book of Discipline, Bishop Wallace-Padgett has announced that she has called a special session of the North Alabama...

SEJ UMVIM seeks summer interns

February 04 2020
The Southeastern Jurisdiction office of United Methodist Volunteers in Mission office offers an internship program each summer for young adults in the...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Information Sessions about the protocol and other legislation

February 03 2020
Dear Friends, Many questions are being asked across the UMC about the protocol that became public on January 3, 2020. Some of the questions are ...

Cheaha District workshop offers opportunity to recenter

January 30 2020
"When angry, count to ten before you speak. If very angry, a hundred," said Thomas Jefferson. It's good advice. "Take a deep breath and count to ten,...

Ethnic Ministries 2020 Grant Cohort Now Open - Application deadline March 1

January 16 2020
The North Alabama Conference Ethnic Ministries Team is looking to identify, fund, and strengthen Ethnic churches who are seeking to develop and to ...

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 ...
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