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On April 25...Skip a lunch. Send a net. Save a life.

April 12 2007
Are there days when getting out for lunch seems like a matter of life and death? All United Methodist are invited to join others on Wednesday, April ...

Purchase of new property in the Northeast District sets stage for new ministries

April 10 2007
The Northeast District is excited to announce the purchase of the former Fanning Heights Church of Christ on Jordan Lane in Huntsville. The property ...

Local radio team to raise money to send children to Camp Sumatanga.

April 05 2007
On Monday April 9, one local morning radio show team is stepping up, or rather sitting down in a big way, to help send children to Camp Sumatanga this...

Central District Churches Growing with New Buildings and Plans

April 03 2007
By Glenn D. Conner The Central District is more than pollen in the dust these days.  There is also some dust from the dirt being moved as new ...

La Casa del Pueblo de Dios youth serve during spring break

March 31 2007
Some of the youth from La Casa del Pueblo de Dios, the United Methodist Hispanic mission in Decatur, led by their pastor Rev. Aida Lea Barrera-Segura,...

Harpersville UMC learns to be a Church on the Grow

March 30 2007
A bright green sign and new plants rising from the ground tell drivers along busy State Highway 280 a lot about Harpersville UMC these days.  The sign...

Bishop Willimon announces initiation of Network of Retired Pastors

March 28 2007
We in the North Alabama Conference have the largest number of retired pastors and spouses that we have had in our entire history as a church. This ...

United Methodist Pastoral Care and Counseling announces New Office Location And Phone Number

March 28 2007
United Methodist Pastoral Care and Counseling announces New Office Location And Phone Number   New Address: 1313 Alford Avenue Birmingham, AL 35226   ...

South Central District churches claim cabinet priorities

March 27 2007
PRIORITIES, PRIORITIES, PRIORITIES By Sandy OKelley PRIORITY - (noun) greatest importance, main concern, precedence, right of way   Im not sure that ...

New Book Explores Music and Mission

March 20 2007
New York, NY, The centrality of song to Christian life and mission is the subject of a collection of essays just published by the United Methodist ...

Twelve North Alabama congregations recognized for vital disciple-making

March 19 2007
Twelve North Alabama Conference congregations have been invited to be a part of the Romans 12 Project now being conducted by the General Board of ...

Encounter 2007: brings together hundreds of North Alabama youth for retreat in Gatlinburg Tennessee

March 15 2007
  On Feb 23-25, more than 700 North Alabama Conference youth traveled with their church groups to Gatlinburg for the annual Encounter youth retreat.  ...

Children's Home Completes New Transitional Home for Foster Kids

March 14 2007
On Sunday, March 11, The United Methodist Children's Home and the Southwest District of the United Methodist Church (UMC) held a dedication service ...

Estonian United Methodist Church Celebrates Its 100th Anniversary

March 12 2007
(General Board of Global Ministries)New York, New York, March 7, 2007—A century of Methodism in Estonia is being observed this year, with a major ...

Annual Conference Memorial Service moved to May 31 at Huffman UMC

March 09 2007
Bishop William H. Willimon and the Annual Conference planning team announce a change to the previously released schedule for the 2007 Annual ...

Bishop and Cabinet Announce new Clergy Renewal Leave program

March 08 2007
"Our clergy are placed under new stresses and given new challenges, particularly as we work toward the renewal of our congregations."  That's how ...

Boy's birthday generosity brings joy to others

March 07 2007
For most eight-year-olds the biggest excitement on their birthday comes from what presents they receive. Yet second grader Jebb Brown's birthday was ...

Children's Workers reminded their job is to make disciples of Jesus Christ

March 01 2007
Also See Related Story: Birmingham hosts national children's ministry forum As the Children's Ministry Forum 2007:Heart and Soul continued to meet in...

Workshop helps Church leaders learn to look for hope in the midst of conflict

March 01 2007
In response to research that indicates up to 61% of clergy have become burned out due to conflict in their churches, United Methodist Pastoral Care ...

Birmingham hosts national children's ministry forum

February 28 2007
Also see related story: Children's Workers reminded thier job is to make disciples of Jesus Christ This week United Methodist Children's ministry ...

Women's Division Announces Search for Chief Executive

February 25 2007
The Women’s Division of the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries – the policy-making and programming arm of United Methodist Women – is...

Conference Has Record Giving in 2006

February 23 2007
According to Conference Treasurer Scott Selman, 2006 was a record year for connectional giving in the North Alabama Conference.  The Conference ...

University of Alabama United Methodist Women unit brings energy to mission

February 20 2007
When United Methodists hear the term United Methodist Women not everyone pictures busy college students gathering in mission. However, on a Saturday ...

North Alabama United Methodists increase support of Unitd Methodist Children's Home in 2006

February 14 2007
Early numbers indicate that North Alabama United Methodists grew in their support of the United Methodist Children's Home in 2006.   The United ...

Growing Healthy Churches event challanges local churches to be more obedient to God

February 13 2007
On February 9-10, more than 100 North Alabama clergy and laity gathered at the Brandon Ministry Center in Florence for the Growing Healthy ...

Recap of MADE - Confirmation Retreat 2007

February 07 2007
What does it mean to be a disciple of Jesus Christ? If I choose to become a disciple, will I have to go it alone? Will I become a disciple instantly? ...

Metro Methodism Alumni Have Retreat and Look to the Future

February 05 2007
This past weekend, February 2-3,  Metro Methodism alumni gathered for a retreat at Sumatanga.  Metro Methodism is a leadership development experience ...

UMCOR Bulletin on Central Florida Storms

February 02 2007
NEW YORK, Feb. 2, 2007--Central Florida was struck early Friday morning by violent thunderstorms that spawned tornadoes causing sufficient damage for...

Bishop Willimon Announces Improvements in the Appointive Process

January 31 2007
Bishop Willimon announced that this year the Cabinet will work to improve the process of appointing and moving pastors."We have learned that we need ...

Local Church Statistics Now Available at Conference Website

January 30 2007
This past week, the North Alabama Conference took a major step forward in making available on line statistics for every congregation. Now anyone can ...
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