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Lenten Devotions program offered by the national hunger-relief ministry of the Society of St. Andrew

January 12 2006
Many stories in the Bible involve people at crossroads in their lives. At these junctures they find that they must decide whether to travel in God's ...

Sylacauga First UMC hosts African Children's Choir

January 12 2006
On Sunday, Dec. 4, First United Methodist Church in Sylacauga hosted a performance by the African Children's Choir. The African Childrens Choir is ...

Conference Announces New Coordinator for Conference Disaster Response Team

January 11 2006
Mr. Steve Kilgore, a member of First United Methodist Church in Weaver, has been appointed as the new coordinator of the conference Disaster Response ...

5% Challenge Celebration: Edgemont UMC experiences 25% growth in worship attendance

January 06 2006
Enthusiastic best described the atmosphere at Edgemont UMC this Advent, where the church experienced a 25% growth in worship attendance. The ...

Bishop Calls for Special Session of the Annual Conference

November 17 2005
Bishop William H. Willimon, presiding bishop of the Birmingham Area, has called for a special session of the North Alabama Conference of the United ...

Church marks 50th anniversary of full clergy rights for women

October 17 2005
A UMNS Feature by Vicki Brown* On May 4, 1956, in Minneapolis, the General Conference of the Methodist Church approved full clergy rights for women....

Adult Discipleship Blog: Racial Relations in American Methodism

I have been blessed by the opportunity to teach in the Alabama Course of Study School for several years now. The work continues to be rewarding to me,...
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