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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 ...

Druid Hills UMC reaches out to neighbors through ESL classes

November 06 2017
In Druid Hills UMC’s intentional effort to connect with their Hispanic neighbors, the congregation launched English as a Second Language (ESL) classes...

Society of St. Andrew offers Advent Devotionals and Alternative Christmas Cards

November 04 2017
The Society of St. Andrew (SoSA), an Advance Special of the North Alabama Conference, partners with faith groups, secular groups, schools, and ...

UMCH Presents Trinity UMC in Huntsville “Guardian of the Bell” Award

November 03 2017
On Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, the United Methodist Children’s Home (UMCH) presented Trinity United Methodist Church in Huntsville (Northeast District) ...

Mountain Lakes District helps provide almost 2500 Christmas Shoe Boxes for Uganda

November 02 2017
Each year volunteers at the Disaster Response Warehouse in Decatur organize a Christmas Shoe Box ministry. They collect boxes full of small gifts and ...

Detroit UMC’s outreach effort results in pastor preaching from rooftop

November 01 2017
In September of 2015, Jason Clifton was appointed as the Supply Pastor of Detroit United Methodist Church in the Southwest District. District ...

Lithuania Partnership Consultation hears celebrations and challenges and forms Friends of Lithuania network

October 31 2017
Less than a quarter century ago, the people of Lithuania welcomed the active presence of the United Methodist Church back into their country, with the...

United Methodist Student Day will be Nov. 26, 2017

October 29 2017
On Nov. 26, 2017, United Methodists will come together to lift up tomorrow’s leaders. Gifts to United Methodist Student Day special offering help ...

Global Migration Sunday set for First Sunday in Advent, December 3

October 27 2017
Every minute, an average of 20 people worldwide flee their homes because of war, famine and persecution. To prayerfully remember the plight of ...

Commemoration of 500th Anniversary of Beginning of Protestant Reformation

October 25 2017
Dear Friends, When was the last time that you experienced R and R? I am talking about reform and renewal, not rest and recuperation. My answer is best...

UMC #GivingTuesday to be Nov. 28, 2017

October 23 2017
On Nov. 28, United Methodists have the opportunity to extend the spirit of giving thanks into the Advent season through gifts to The Advance. Through...

Jack Ewing to Retire as Executive Director of Lake Junaluska

October 22 2017
Lake Junaluska Executive Director Jack Ewing has announced that he will retire on December 31, 2017. Over the past seven years Ewing has led Lake ...

UMCH White Christmas Offering materials now available

October 19 2017
United Methodist Children’s Home's White Christmas promotional materials are now available to help you bring the important message of UMCH's ministry ...

Oxford First UMC to host “Chip in Fore the Children” golf tournament to fund children's ministry

October 17 2017
Oxford First UMC announces it’s first-ever "Chip in Fore the Children" golf tournament to be held on Nov. 17, 2017, at Anniston’s Pine Hill Country ...

Commission on General Conference Looks Toward 2019 and 2020

October 10 2017
Meeting at Camp Sumatanga in Gallant, Ala. for their fall meeting, the Commission on General Conference announced the America’s Center Convention ...
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