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Evangelism Team recognizes the 2019 Harry Denman Evangelism Award recipients

8/8/2019

Each year the North Alabama Conference Evangelism Team recognizes North Alabama Methodists who exhibit unusual and outstanding efforts for their work in Christian evangelism through the presentation of the Harry Denman Evangelism Award. An award for clergy, laity and youth are presented annually during the Annual Conference session.   During the 2019 North Alabama Annual Conference held in June, Evangelism Team chairperson Dr. Tiwirai Kufarimai and Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett presented the ...


2019 Denman Evangelism Award Nominations deadline is March 22

2/13/2019

The Harry Denman Evangelism award was begun by The Foundation for Evangelism in 1981 as a way to honor United Methodist clergy, laity and youth in each Annual Conference who exhibit unusual and outstanding efforts for their work in Christian evangelism. The award is named for the late Dr. Harry Denman, a Birmingham native and distinguished lay evangelist, who founded the Foundation on Evangelism in 1949. For more information on Harry Denman please view the information on our conference website, ...


2018 Denman Evangelism Award Nominations deadline is March 31

2/5/2018

The Denman Evangelism awards are named after the late Dr. Harry Denman, a layperson from Birmingham whom Dr. Billy Graham called "my mentor in evangelism." Dr. Denman was tireless in his work of evangelism and never missed an opportunity to share the gospel story with others. The Foundation for Evangelism, which was founded by Dr. Denman in 1949 sponsors the Denman Evangelism Awards. Each year, Annual Conferences and the Foundation for Evangelism recognize one youth, one clergy, and one lay ...


Denman Awards recipients recognized for outstanding efforts in Christian evangelism

7/13/2017

During the 2017 North Alabama Annual Conference in June, Rev. Michael Miller, chair of the Evangelism Team, presented this year’s recipients of the Harry Denman Evangelism Award. The annual award recognizes outstanding efforts in Christian evangelism. Youth The youth winner was Tamya DeWitt. She is an 11 year old member of Brownsville UMC (Cheaha District). Rev. Leon Kennedy, pastor of Brownsville from June 2014- June 2017, nominated her for this recognition. In the nomination he shares, “Tamya ...


2017 Denman Evangelism Award Nominations deadline is March 31

2/20/2017

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, It is encouraging to see a greater evangelistic emphasis taking shape across our North Alabama Conference and I appreciate the work you do practically sharing Christ every day. Along these lines, it is now time for the 2017 Denman Evangelism Award Nominations to be submitted. We are looking for exceptional clergy, laity and youth who possess a passion for connecting people to Christ and actively leading others to salvation. John Wesley said, “You have nothing...


2016 Denman Evangelism Award Nominations deadline is March 1

2/1/2016

It is exciting to see a greater evangelistic emphasis taking shape across our North Alabama Conference and I appreciate the work you do practically sharing Christ every day. Along these lines, it is now time for the 2016 Denman Evangelism Award Nominations to be submitted. I am excited to announce this year, for the first time in our North Alabama Conference, we are offering the Youth Denman Award for a young person in our conference who exhibits a passion and gift for leading people personally ...


2015 Denman Evangelism Award Nomination deadline is March 23

2/17/2015

It is exciting to see a greater evangelistic emphasis taking shape across our North Alabama Conference and I appreciate the work you do practically sharing Christ every day. Along these lines, it is now time for the 2015 Denman Evangelism Award Nominations to be submitted. We are looking for exceptional people who possess a passion for connecting people to Christ and actively leading others to salvation. John Wesley said, “You have nothing to do but to save souls. Therefore spend and be spent in...


2014 Denman Evangelism Award Nominations deadline is April 15

2/10/2014

Dear Friends in Christ, It is now time for the 2014 Denman Evangelism Award Nominations to be submitted. Please submit your nominations for the award by April 15, 2014. You will find instructions for submitting your nomination below. The Harry Denman Evangelism award was begun by The Foundation for Evangelism in 1981 as a way to honor United Methodist clergy and laity in each Annual Conference who exhibit unusual and outstanding efforts for their work in Christian evangelism. The award is ...


Conference honors 2013 Denman Evangelism Award Recipients

6/18/2013

On Monday morning of the 2013 North Alabama Annual Conference, the Conference Evangelism Team presented the Denman Evangelism Award to this year’s recipients. The lay recipients are Davie Williams, member of Center Grov UMC, and Dr. Hardin Coleman, member of Scottsboro First UMC. The clergy recipient was Rev. Matt Scott pastor of The Gathering Place UMC in Moody. Convenor of the Conference Evangelism Team Rev. Robert Sparkman says, “We see that there are many ways to do the work of Christ in ...


New Horizons UMC welcomes many visitors on Biker Sunday

3/13/2013

On Sunday, February 17, 2013, New Horizons UMC in Huntsville held a biker Sunday. New Horizons pastor Rev. Alan Richardson explains, “It was a cold day with temperatures starting out as low as 20 degrees… but the bikers came by the droves in spite of the cold to hear “God’s Praise” and worship at New Horizons.” He says, “Counting the number present was hard since everyone was moving around in this standing room only situation. The best estimates were that there were at least 180 present for ...


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