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North Alabama congregations offering online worship experiences


In light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Bishop Wallace-Padgett and the Cabinet have asked North Alabama congregations to follow public health officials' requests and suspend in-person gatherings and worship services. Although North Alabama United Methodists are not physically gathering for worship, the churches of the North Alabama Conference continue to be in ministry! The following local churches are offering an online worship experience. If your church is also offering virtual ...

Latham UMC celebrates opening of new Grissom High School by reaching out to the school community in many ways


On August 2, 2017, the new Virgil I. Grissom High School campus in Huntsville opened for students to begin a new school year.  Latham United Methodist Church (Northeast District) celebrated the beginning of the school year by rallying to welcome Grissom High School teachers and students in many ways.   On July 31, the congregation held a Campus Blessing Service. They invited members of other churches and the community to come celebrate and bless the newly constructed school building. The service...

St. Paul UMC building a relationship with their changed community


St. Paul UMC is at work in and around their community in 2016. Not that 2016 is the only year this has ever happened. St. Paul has been at work for more than 30 years trying to build a relationship with their changed community. The conference was wise enough to try a different approach in 2015, two pastors. One pastor appointed to St. Paul, Rev. Mark Williams, and a satellite pastor, Rev. Percy (Bud) Nolan. were to build a new service that reaches out and speaks to the community. With the ...

Junaluska Singers to perform in Huntsville as part of the Downtown Patriotic Concert on July 1


UPDATE:  We regret to announce that the Downtown Patriotic Concert has been cancelled due to the unforeseen cancellation of the performers. We thank everyone for their interest in our event, and encourage you to support the concert beneficiaries, Still Serving Veterans, by making a donation that will continue their important work for veterans in our community. Visit or call 256-883-7035. On July 1, 2016, the Lake Junaluska singers will perform as part of the Downtown ...

Trinity UMC to host Leonard Sweet “Nudge” workshop on March 19


Trinity UMC in Huntsville is excited to welcome Dr. Leonard Sweet to the North Alabama Conference for a workshop called “Nudge: Small Change for Big Change.” Dr Sweet is known around the world as a brilliant, innovative thought-leader in the Christian church. During the Saturday workshop Dr. Sweet will help participants explore what it means to help others realize a relationship with Christ. Church leaders and members will gain new insights, new perspectives, and steps to take to move forward. ...

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