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Clergy Pictorial Directory photographs to be taken during 2019 Annual Conference

May 14 2019
Photographs for a new Clergy Pictorial Directory will be taken during Annual Conference 2019. This year's directory will be produced by Universal ...

Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Update on May 5-9, 2019 Council of Bishops meeting

May 14 2019
Dear Friends, The Spring 2019 Council of Bishops meeting took place May 5-9 in Chicago. Throughout the meeting I experienced rich covenant group ...

COSROW announces 2019 Louise Branscomb Barrier Breaker Award nominees

May 13 2019
Dr. Louise Branscomb was a dedicated layperson in the North Alabama Conference. She was a tireless advocate for the vulnerable and collaborated with ...

Upper Room releases Discovery Year 2 manual

May 07 2019
Discovery Weekend is a spiritual formation retreat that provides an opportunity for middle schoolers to learn about and experience the love of God. ...

Annual Conference 2019 will focus on "Singing God’s Song in New Places with New Faces"

May 01 2019
The 2019 North Alabama Annual Conference will be June 2-4, 2019 at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville under the theme “Singing God’s Song in New ...

Jane's Story - How the Fountain of Love Offering deeply impacted one family

April 29 2019
Real people are profoundly impacted by the Fountain of Love Offering, welcome at any time of the year, but often emphasized on Mother’s Day. Consider ...

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 ...
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