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February 1 is deadline for Petitions & Resolutions and written Reports for Annual Conference 2016

1/14/2016

Dear North Alabama Conference Members, The North Alabama Annual Conference will be June 5–7, 2016, at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville. The theme will be “Harvest: Sharing Christ.” Please remember that Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, is the submission deadline for petitions and resolutions and for written reports to be printed in the PreConference Book / Journal Volume 1. The Journal is an important communication vehicle not only to get information before the members of this year’s Annual Conference, ...


Video Highlights of Annual Conference 2015

7/7/2015

Just over a month ago, North Alabama United Methodists gathered on the campus of Birmingham-Southern College for the 2015 North Alabama Annual Conference. This mission-driven Annual Conference was a 48-hour worship experience during which participants heard reports, conducted business, experienced times of learning and shared testimonies of ministry.   The theme of the Conference was Nurture: Growing in Christ. The focus was the Annual Conference mission: Discover, Develop and Deploy Spiritual ...


Working Together to Pass a Resolution

6/8/2015

by Dave Barnhart and John Kearns The resolution that the North Alabama Conference recently passed regarding Harm Reduction for LGBTQ Teens was not a resolution about homosexuality. It was not a resolution about psychology, or whether or not we should talk in terms of “sexual orientation” or “lifestyle choice.” It was not about scripture, or how we interpret various passages. It was not about theology, or how we understand sin, salvation, and God. It was not about ethics, or how we talk about ...


2015 Annual Conference Wrap-Up

6/3/2015

Click here to see pictures from Sunday Click here to see pictures from Monday Click here to see pictures from Tuesday Click here for Clergy Appointments Complete your Annual Conference Evaluation Sunday The 2015 North Alabama Conference began on Sunday afternoon, May 31, on the campus of Birmingham-Southern College.   The Conference, designed to be a 48-hour worship experience during which participants heard reports, conducted business, experienced times of learning and shared testimonies of...


2015 North Alabama Annual Conference Preview

5/15/2015

For more information about the 2015 North Alabama Annual Conference go to www.umcna.org/ac2015. For this reason, since the day we heard it, we have not ceased praying for you and asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of God’s will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, so that you may lead lives worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him, as you bear fruit in every good work and as you grow in the knowledge of God.   - Colossians 1:9-10 The 2015 North Alabama Annual Conference ...


Opening Celebration of Annual Conference 2015 to feature Mass Choir

4/28/2015

Greetings! This year, Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett has asked that we have a Mass Choir lead in worship at the Opening Celebration of Annual Conference on Sunday, May 31, 2015. I am writing to encourage members of your local church choir to be a part of this exciting worship experience. Additionally, we would like for members of your Children’s Choirs, grades 3 through 6, to participate. There are 3 pieces that we will be singing, in addition to the hymns of the service. These pieces may be ...


Annual Conference 2015 will be May 31 - June 2 on the campus of Birmingham-Southern College

4/6/2015

For this reason, since the day we heard it, we have not ceased praying for you and asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of God’s will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, so that you may lead lives worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him, as you bear fruit in every good work and as you grow in the knowledge of God.   - Colossians 1:9-10   The 2015 North Alabama Annual Conference will gather on the campus of Birmingham-Southern College from Sunday, May 31 to Tuesday, June 2, ...


United Methodist Center hours during winter storm

2/25/2015

Due to the winter storm warning issued for North and Central Alabama, the United Methodist Center will be closed Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015.  The building will open at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. 


Deadline for written reports to the 2015 North Alabama Conference is Feb. 1

1/21/2015

The theme for the 2015 North Alabama Annual Conference is Nurture: Growing in Christ. We invite your team or organization to share a report in the Journal of the North Alabama Conference describing your ministry over the past year specifically the ways you are 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 should be submitted no later than Sunday, ...


Deadline for Petitions and Resolutions to Annual Conference is Feb. 1, 2015

1/12/2015

All Petitions and Resolutions to come before the 2015 North Alabama Annual Conference should be submitted to Conference Secretary Rev. Clauzell Williams by Sunday, February 1, 2015.   This is in accordance with the North Alabama Conference Standing Rules 2.5 a. which states “Petitions and resolutions to be presented to the Annual Conference must be in the hands of the Conference Secretary no later than February 1 of the calendar year preceding the Annual Conference to which it is submitted.”   ...


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