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Bishop announces full-time appointment changes

April 28 2019
North Alabama Conference Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett and the Cabinet announce the following full-time appointment changes to take effect on July 1, ...

Bishop Wallace-Padgett announces new District Superintendent and expanded roles for two Extended Cabinet members.

April 28 2019
North Alabama Conference Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett and the Cabinet have announced full-time clergy appointment changes to take effect on July 1, ...

Message from Sumatanga Trustees

April 24 2019
Camp Sumatanga Board requests formation of Action Team by Bishop The Board of Trustees of Sumatanga Camp and Conference Center has unanimously ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Easter 2019

April 21 2019
Dear Friends, I have a deep appreciation for Charles Wesley, brother of Methodism’s founder, John. A prolific hymn writer and gifted musician, Charles...

Glory Sighting from Milner's Chapel UMC

April 15 2019
On March 10, 2019, Milner’s Chapel UMC (Northwest District) celebrated the payoff of “The Hope Center” fellowship hall, by holding a Note-burning ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Pan Methodist Campaign for Children in Poverty

April 11 2019
Dear Friends, This past Sunday I preached in a church that was brimming over with children. I was introduced to a family whose six-week-old child was...

SEJ UMVIM Summer Internship application closes soon

April 10 2019
The Southeastern Jusrisdictional office of United Methodist Volunteers in Mission offers a summer intern program for young adults. The eight-week ...

The United Methodist Church Launches New Website for Leaders

April 09 2019
United Methodist Communications is pleased to announce their new leadership-focused website ResourceUMC.org. The site—that launched this month—was ...

Thank you from Bishop Wallace-Padgett

April 04 2019
Dear Friends, Thank you so much for the many ways in which you have reached out to my family and me in the recent death of my father, Rev. Frank ...

Invitation to share your mission stories

April 03 2019
Bicentennial Celebration of Missions For more than 200 years, Methodists have put their faith into action through mission work across the globe. ...

North Wood UMC celebrates the grand opening of North “Woof” Community Dog Park

March 28 2019
On Saturday, March 2, 2019, North Wood United Methodist Church (Northwest District) celebrated the grand opening of the North "Woof" Community Dog ...

New Beginnings UMC charters and celebrates 6 years of ministry

March 27 2019
In 2013, a new church was birthed in the North Birmingham area by the name of New Beginnings UMC. New Beginnings is the result of a merger that took ...

Message to @umcna.org account holders regarding Google Plus

March 20 2019
A message from Director of Information Technology Pete Banish: To all @umcna.org account holders, Google is shutting down Google+ as a social network....

2019 Barrier Breaker Award Nominations Sought

March 14 2019
The Louise Branscomb Barrier Breaker Award celebrates North Alabama United Methodists who are willing to stand up for the rights of marginalized women...

Alabama Course of Study Extension School Announces a Position Opening for Director of the Alabama Course of Study Extension School

March 14 2019
The Alabama Course of Study Extension School (ALCOS) is part of a network of regional, extension, and satellite schools designed to provide vital ...

March 31 is UMCOR Sunday (formerly "One Great Hour of Sharing")

March 13 2019
United Methodist churches around the world will celebrate UMCOR Sunday (formerly "One Great Hour of Sharing") by receiving a special offering on March...

2nd Alabama Methodist Lawyers’ Forum to be held March 28, 2019

March 12 2019
The North Alabama Conference and the Alabama-West Florida Conference are jointly sponsoring the 2nd Alabama Methodist Lawyers’ Forum on March 28, 2019...

Disaster Response Updates (Updated March 13, 2019)

March 04 2019
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 Here is the website from Lee County EMA concerning drop off locations for supplies in that area. https://leecoema.com/ In ...

Silent Retreat ideal opportunity for prayer and contemplation

February 27 2019
It's a busy, noisy world out there. Advanced technology has its rewards, but it also has its drawbacks. Information sometimes comes at us faster than ...

Video Message from Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett: Conclusion of Special Session of General Conference

February 27 2019
Photo by Kathleen Barry, UMNS Below is a video message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett from St. Louis following the close of the Special Session of ...

A Prayer for the United Methodist Church

February 25 2019
A Prayer for the United Methodist Church Gracious and loving God, who leads, teaches and guides, You who offer compassion, grace and mercy, be with us...

Beware of spoofed emails targeting churches

February 19 2019
Recently there has been an increase in fraudulent emails targeting church members and staff. A common version of the scam seen in the North Alabama ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Leaning into our relationships with God and each other

February 18 2019
Dear Friends, As always, it is a privilege to serve as your bishop. You may recognize the previous sentence as a way in which I typically conclude my ...

2019 Denman Evangelism Award Nominations deadline is March 22

February 13 2019
The Harry Denman Evangelism award was begun by The Foundation for Evangelism in 1981 as a way to honor United Methodist clergy, laity and youth in ...

Self-nomination deadline for 2020 delegation to General Conference and Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference extended to March 8

February 12 2019
The deadline for self-nominations from clergy and laity seeking to be elected delegates to the 2020 General Conference and Southeastern Jurisdictional...

Canterbury UMC to host Payday Lending roundtable forum on Feb. 19, 2019

February 11 2019
The 2014 North Alabama Annual Conference adopted a resolution calling on the Alabama State Legislature to "pass appropriate legislation to curb the ...

Winfield First UMC member works to make local park more accessible

February 06 2019
Photo from Its-Time-to-Change-Something Facebook page.   Recently, a young member of Winfield First UMC was featured in an ABC 33/40 news story for ...

Rev. Walter Cash to retire as Director of Alabama Course of Study School after 24 years of service

February 05 2019
“I am where I am in ministry because of persons who have taken an interest in me – helping me and mentoring me and providing a way for me to be the ...

A Video Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett regarding the 2019 Special Session of General Conference

February 01 2019
Dear Friends, The purpose of the following video blog is to answer some questions about the ins and outs of our upcoming Special Session of General ...

Ethnic Ministries 2019 Grant Cohort Application deadline extended to April 1

January 29 2019
The North Alabama Conference Ethnic Ministries Team is looking to identify, fund, and strengthen Ethnic churches who are seeking to develop and to ...
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