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Message from the NAC3 Team: Season of reflection and renewal


Happy New Year Friends! With the New Year often comes new resolutions, promises and plans – whether that be starting healthy habits, creating more balance, strengthening our spiritual anchors or something else. This is because we usually view the new year as a time of reflection and renewal of our commitments to ourselves and to others. So what does that mean for us here in the North Alabama Conference? “I appeal to you, brothers and sisters, by our Lord Jesus Christ and by the love of the ...

Message from NAC3 Team: Encouragement and Visioning


Dear North Alabama United Methodists, The December 10 Special Session was an emotional day for our Annual Conference. Sharing Holy Communion together was a powerful way to wish each other peace as some of our North Alabama congregations and clergy disaffiliated to begin new paths of ministry. We want to take this opportunity to share the video of the second hour of the Special Session — a time of encouragement and visioning — with the many United Methodists who are continuing our journey ...

Message from NAC3 Team: Values that Guide our Work


Grace and peace from the NAC3 Team! Our small diverse team, assembled by Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett in the spring of 2022, continues our work to prayerfully envision a pathway that will allow traditionalists, centrists and progressives in the North Alabama Conference to continue on the journey as United Methodists together. Our team’s name reflects our commitment to Christ, community and clarity. Our team’s mission is finding a way for our diverse population to create space for grace-filled ...

Message from NAC3 Team – A Vision for Our Future


A Word of Greeting Grace and peace in the name of Our Savior, Jesus Christ! We thank God for each and every congregation in North Alabama. Through our churches, countless people have come to know the love, grace and transforming power of Jesus Christ, and are growing in the Christian faith day by day. While we all continue to focus on making disciples for Jesus Christ during this challenging season, some of our clergy and churches are withdrawing from The United Methodist Church to join other ...

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