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Local church choirs invited to be a part of Annual Conference Mass Choir on June 4


Greetings! For the third consecutive year, we will have a Mass Choir to lead in worship at the Opening Celebration of the North Alabama Annual Conference. Last year over 175 choir members participated in this powerful worship service. Our 2017 Annual Conference will be held again at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, and I am writing to encourage members of your local church choir to be a part of this exciting worship experience on Sunday, June 4. The service begins at 4 p.m. and will end ...

2017 Annual Conference Special Offering resources available for local congregations


Each year the North Alabama Annual Conference receives a special mission offering during the Annual Conference meeting.  This year’s offering has been designated for Ministry with the Poor.   Ministry with the Poor is one of the four North Alabama Conference priorities. The Operational Team leading this priority has developed Exploration, an intensive summer internship for people who are discerning a call to Ministry with the Poor. The goal is to develop trained ministers and laity passionate ...

2017 North Alabama Annual Conference to meet June 4-6 in Huntsville


The 2017 North Alabama Annual Conference will meet June 4-6, 2017, at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville.  The theme will be "Singing God’s Song in Tune and Rhythm." The focus of this year's gathering will be Church Health and Leadership Development.   Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett explains,  “Two goals and a theme have shaped the planning of this Annual Conference. Goal 1: It will be mission-driven. This requires that everything we do and say moves us toward our mission to discover, develop and ...

Deadline for PreConference Reports is Feb. 1, 2017


North Alabama Conference teams, committees, commissions, and Conference-related organizations are invited to share a report in the Journal vol. 1 (PreConference Book) of the North Alabama Conference describing their ministry over the past year. Groups are asked to highlight how their ministry is working toward the Conference Mission of Discover, Develop and Deploy Spiritual Leaders to make Disciples of Jesus Christ for the Transformation of the World. All reports submitted for publication in the...

February 1 is deadline for Petitions and Resolutions


Petitions and resolutions to be presented to the North Alabama Annual Conference must be in the hands of the Conference Secretary no later than February 1 each year. Petitions and Resolutions should be submitted as a Microsoft Word or Google Document and attached in an email to the Conference Secretary at the following email addresses: Include "Petitions and Resolutions" in the subject line and request a "read receipt" to ensure delivery. ...

Nominations Team now receiving self-nominations for Conference leadership roles


Self-nomination deadline is January 15, 2017 The North Alabama Conference Nominations Team is now receiving self-nominations from those who feel led to offer themselves for service as part of a Conference leadership team. A wide range of opportunities for service are available, from supporting and developing policies to guide the work of Annual Conference staff as part of the Conference Personnel Team, to developing resources to equip United Methodists in North Alabama to share their faith ...

Youth and Young Adults share their experiences of Annual Conference 2016


In 2016, Connectional Ministries staff initiated a program for the Young Adult Members of Annual Conference and re-established a program for the Youth Members of Annual Conference as a way to help them be involved and better understand the proceedings of the 2016 North Alabama Annual Conference. Young Adult Caucus The Young Adult Caucus was created for Young Adult Members of Annual Conference. This group was comprised of the 18-30 year old lay members from each district, Wesley Foundation / ...

Northwest District schedules third Bazillion Book giveaway


The Northwest District opened the doors of a borrowed warehouse in Rogersville on June 25 for their first Bazillion Book Drive Big Event. Five tractor trailer loads of children's reading and learning materials were donated to the Bazillion Book Drive, and the Northwest District Operational Team immediately began to plan distribution. "Seventeen organizations, representing thousands of foster children, outreach efforts, tutoring ministries, United Way agencies, the American Baseball Foundation, ...

Bazillion Book Drive books available for pickup in Rogersville on Saturday, June 25


The Northwest District has been blessed by an abundance of children’s books as part of the Bazillion Book Drive – five 18-wheeler trucks full of children’s books, in fact. In the spirit of connectionalism and the Bazillion Book Drive mission to reach under-resourced children within the North Alabama Conference bounds, the Northwest District is offering to share this abundance with North Alabama churches seeking books to distribute to children in their communities. There is a time scheduled on ...

2016 North Alabama Annual Conference WrapUp


View Photo Gallery Download Clergy Appointments Complete An Online Evaluation The North Alabama Conference gathered at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville from June 5-7, 2016, for a 48-hour worship experience.  During the three days together, North Alabama United Methodists heard challenging speakers, received ministry reports from Conference teams, recognized Glory Sightings from mission agencies and celebrated the collection and distribution of more than 70,000 new books as part of the ...

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