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North Alabama Native American Ministries 2018 Cherokee Mission Trip to be August 19-24

7/18/2018

The Native American Ministries Team invites you to participate in a mission trip to Cherokee UMC in Cherokee, North Carolina. This mission outreach is scheduled for August 19-24, 2018. The cost is $150 per person (includes meals/dorm) and scholarships are available for those with financial need. The main focus of the work will be home repairs and a VBS. The deadline to register and to pay is August 8, 2018. For more information and to download the brochure, application, medical form and ...


Birmingham-Southern College named top 20 best-value college

7/17/2018

Birmingham-Southern College has been named one of the 20 best-value colleges and universities in the United States by the 2019 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges, Fiske announced Tuesday, July 10. Fiske focused on BSC’s strong academics, campus life, and its recent tuition reset, which gained national attention for responding to families’ concerns about skyrocketing and confusing college pricing. “In an effort to be more transparent about out-of-pocket costs, this leading Deep South liberal ...


Renfro Trust bricks-and-mortar grants available for rural United Methodist congregations

7/12/2018

The Renfro Trust Fund awards annual bricks-and-mortar grants to small rural United Methodist congregations in the Southeastern Jurisdiction. Churches in unusual or challenging situations for which insufficient funds are available from other local sources are eligible for the grants. Grants, with the maximum amount of $5,000, are considered for projects involving new or existing church buildings. Repairs required to maintain the structural integrity or soundness of the church building may be ...


Rogersville UMC's new vision gives birth to a fresh expression of ministry

7/2/2018

Rogersville United Methodist Church is making changes and starting new ministries this summer to help make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. This past year the church organized the “Dream Team,” a group open to any member of the congregation to set their sights on a vision for the church. The team has brainstormed on many topics including a new vision statement. Many hours of conversation, debates, ideas and actions have led to the new vision statement: “Changing the...


Message from Bishop Wallace-Padgett: Annual Conference 2018

6/26/2018

Dear Friends, I have heard many people comment on how they appreciated the tenor and spirit of the 2018 North Alabama Annual Conference.  If you like the way our Annual Conference session went, look in the mirror as you are the North Alabama Annual Conference. From my seat as a bishop, I saw many beautiful features to the 2018 North Alabama Annual Conference. This is because you are an amazing Conference with a multitude of strengths. I particularly appreciated the: Meaningful and lively ...


Statements to Media from Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett

6/18/2018

In response to various media requests Bishop Wallace-Padgett has issued the following statements:   June 18, 2018 Statement from Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett: As United Methodists we join countless others who have expressed their opposition and heartbreak regarding immigration policies that separate parents and children. As our denomination’s Social Principles state, “We oppose immigration policies that separate family members from each other or that include detention of families with children.”...


Petition submission for 2019 Special Session of General Conference

6/7/2018

Petitions for the 2019 Special Session of the General Conference of The United Methodist Church may be submitted to the petitions secretary beginning June 6, 2018 until July 8, 2018. On May 25, 2018, the Judicial Council ruled that petitions to the special General Conference 2019 "may be filed by any organization, clergy member and lay member of the United Methodist Church as long as the business proposed to be transacted in such petition is in harmony with the purpose stated in the call," which...


2018 Annual Conference Wrap Up

6/6/2018

Click here for a Photo Gallery Click here for a Recap Bulletin Insert Click here for a Highlight Video Click here for Clergy Appointments Click here for the Evaluation Click here for an Order Form for DVDs and CDs     The 2018 North Alabama Annual Conference gathered at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Alabama, from Sunday, June 3 to Tuesday, June 5 under the theme of “Singing God’s Song in Harmony.” Sunday Sunday began with clergy and lay members from all corners of the ...


McCoy Adult Day Care fundraiser to be during Annual Conference on June 4, 2018

5/27/2018

On June 4, 2018, North Alabama United Methodists attending Annual Conference will have an opportunity to support a North Alabama Advance Special Ministry by eating dinner prior to the annual Ordination Service.  The Service of Ordination, Commissioning and Licensing will be at Trinity UMC in Huntsville beginning at 7 p.m.  That evening, between 4 and 8 p.m. participants who purchase their dinner at Panera Bread (4800 Whitesburg Dr S, Huntsville, AL 35802) located right across the street from ...


Bishops, The Upper Room launch Phase 3 of Praying our Way Forward

5/23/2018

The Council of Bishops in partnership with The Upper Room is launching Phase 3 of Praying our Way Forward. Phase 1 involved 84 members of the Council of Bishops praying for The United Methodist Church’s way forward for 15 minutes daily, from August to December 2016. This was followed by Phase 2, which resulted in 18 continuous months of daily individual and corporate prayer by faithful members of annual conferences around the globe. “Now we are ready to launch Phase 3, which begins June 3 and ...


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