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Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Vision, Mission and Appointment-Making

February 13 2018
Dear Friends, Our vision in the North Alabama Conference is spiritual leaders empowering life-giving congregations to transform the world. Our mission...

UMCOR Sunday is March 11, 2018

February 11 2018
UMCOR Sunday (formerly One Great Hour of Sharing) is right around the corner. This churchwide special Sunday with offering provides United Methodists ...

Ministry With The Poor Team offers Young Adult Summer Missional Internships

February 07 2018
As we engage in doing ministry with the poor here in the North Alabama Annual Conference, we seek to discover, develop, and deploy young adult ...

2018 Denman Evangelism Award Nominations deadline is March 31

February 05 2018
The Denman Evangelism awards are named after the late Dr. Harry Denman, a layperson from Birmingham whom Dr. Billy Graham called "my mentor in ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Bishops’ Day of Prayer on March 10, 2018

February 01 2018
Dear Friends, I believe that prayer makes a difference. This is why I ask a team of persons to pray regularly for specific prayer concerns and joys ...

Restaurants hold “It Takes a Village” drive and raise more than $17,000 for UMCOR

January 31 2018
This fall as hurricanes devastated various parts of the U.S., restaurants in Mountain Brook, a suburb of Birmingham, joined together to raise funds ...

Sumatanga Trustees Announce New Executive Director

January 30 2018
The Sumatanga Trustees announce that Gene Joiner will be the camp's new Executive Director. Originally from Banner Elk, North Carolina, Gene and ...

Interfaith Peace Conference at Lake Junaluska to tackle the issue of polarization

January 28 2018
All are invited to join an interfaith dialogue about polarization and peace during the Interfaith Peace Conference, March 1-4, 2018, at Lake ...

Local Church Year-End Report due February 12

January 26 2018
The 2017 Year-End Local Church Report is now available for all churches to complete via the Local Church Dashboard at www.umcna.org/dashboard. ...

Tuscaloosa First UMC begins bicentennial year celebration with Worship in the Taverns

January 24 2018
Tuscaloosa First UMC began the celebration of its bicentennial year with Worship in the Taverns during which more than 800 members guests worshipped ...

Board of Superannuate Homes announces staff change

January 22 2018
The Board of Superannuate Homes expresses its gratitude to Regina Ergle, who will retire on February 1, 2018, after eleven years of outstanding ...

Fresh Expressions Vision Day to be Feb. 15, 2018 in Birmingham

January 19 2018
Congregational Development will host a Vision Day on Feb. 15, 2018, at Riverchase UMC.  The cost is $30 per person.  Vision Days are a great way to ...

Birmingham-Southern College celebrates century in the community

January 18 2018
Throughout 2018, Birmingham-Southern College will celebrate the 100-year anniversary of its existence in Birmingham, offering special events for ...

United Methodists asked to join Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

January 17 2018
The Council of Bishops is urging all United Methodists to join with other Christians throughout the world to participate in the Week of Prayer for ...

February 1 is deadline for Petitions and Resolutions to Annual Conference

January 12 2018
Petitions and resolutions to be presented to the North Alabama Annual Conference must be in the hands of the Conference Secretary no later than ...

Cheaha District to host  Missional Training Event: Reaching Others for Christ on Feb. 10, 2018

January 11 2018
The Cheaha District is offering a missional training event designed to empower all church members to reach others in their community for Christ. The ...

Deadline for North Alabama Annual Conference Reports & Information is Feb. 1, 2018

January 11 2018
North Alabama Conference teams, committees, commissions, and Conference-related organizations are invited to share a report in the Journal vol. 1 ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Fountain of Love

January 10 2018
Dear Friends, Jesus was sensitive to the needs of those on the margins of life, including the elderly, the poor and the orphaned. I count it a joy to ...

Central District to host Innovate/Invite: Preaching in a New Generation workshop on Jan. 29-30, 2018

January 04 2018
The Central District invites Pastors to attend a Preaching Workshop on January 29-30, 2018 at Vestavia Hills UMC. Preaching is at the heart of what ...

Employer deadlines for Federal & State 2017 reporting

January 03 2018
The North Alabama Conference Treasurer's Office offers the following information to local churches regarding employer deadlines for Federal and State ...

Pan-Methodist Campaign for Children in Poverty Blog: Children's Health Insurance Plan

December 18 2017
8.9 million U.S. children will soon be without VITAL healthcare if CHIP (Children's Health Insurance Plan) is not restored to our nation's budget.  ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Advent Devotional: Hope in the Plan

December 11 2017
The story is told of a man strolling by a sandlot ballpark one afternoon. “What’s the score?” he called to a boy in the dugout. "We’re down - Eighteen...

Human Relations Day will be Jan. 14, 2018 — resources now available

December 10 2017
On Jan. 14, 2018, United Methodists will celebrate God’s call to empower those struggling to thrive and equip change agents and others to transform ...

Lay Ministry Blog: The Season of Angels

December 06 2017
Some people are collectors and some are not. Unfortunately, I’m one of those people who keeps everything that comes my way. I get the trait honestly, ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Update on District Commission on a Way Forward Gatherings

December 05 2017
Dear Friends, I am appreciative of the many North Alabamians who participated in this Fall’s updates on the Commission on a Way Forward. Approximately...

Exploration Interns serve in Ministry With The Poor and make a difference in the lives of many

November 29 2017
Ministry with the Poor is one of the four North Alabama Conference priorities. Earlier this year the Ministry with the Poor Operational Team developed...

Fair Haven to unveil the results of its $42.5 Million Expansion with Ribbon Cutting and Open House on Nov. 17, 2017

November 15 2017
Fair Haven has completed its $42.5 million construction and renovation project to become Alabama’s largest continuing care retirement community, and ...

USMP launches Jesus Library in their Better Way Shoppes

November 14 2017
"There has been another collaborative ministry effort launched at the Upper Sand Mountain Parish!" explains USMP Executive Director Rev. James "Woody"...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: “Lord, Teach Us to Pray:  Prayerful Living in a Broken World”

November 13 2017
Dear Friends, It is mind-boggling to be able to communicate with the God of the Universe as frequently as we desire. Yet, prayer provides us this ...

BSC announces agreements with two-year colleges to smooth transition for transfers

November 07 2017
During October 2017, Birmingham-Southern College (BSC) announced it has signed an agreement with both Bevill State Community College and Jefferson ...
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