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2016 Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference Updates

7/12/2016

The 2016 SEJ Conference is gathering at Lake Junaluska July 13-15. It begins Wednesday morning, with opening worship and will conclude on Friday with the Service of Consecration for newly elected episcopal leaders. Live Streaming of all sessions will be available at www.lakejunaluska.com/plan_an_event/meeting_services/streaming.   Click to view the North Alabama Conference photo album.   Updates Tuesday, July 12 On Tuesday, delegates had opportunity throughout the day to meet with those who ...


SEJ Renfro Trust Fund bricks-and-mortar grants for small rural United Methodist congregations deadline is Sept.1

7/1/2016

The Renfro Trust Fund awards annual bricks-and-mortar grants to small rural United Methodist congregations in the Southeastern Jurisdiction. Situations described as unusual and challenging and for which insufficient funds are available from other local sources shall be considered as eligible for grants. The maximum amount for each grant shall be $5,000. Funds are awarded as grants, not as loans. Grants will be considered for projects involving new or existing church buildings only, not for ...


Lay Ministry Blog: 2016 General and Jurisdictional Conference Delegation

4/26/2016

It seems like it was only yesterday that the 2014 North Alabama Annual Conference elected our clergy and lay delegates to the 2016 General and Jurisdictional Conferences. General Conference Based on the membership of our annual conference, eight delegates were allotted to North Alabama for this General Conference – four clergy and four lay. The following people were elected to form the Delegation that will represent the North Alabama Conference at General Conference in Portland, Oregon, on May ...


Young People In Mission Camp for Youth and Young Adults to be June 26-30, 2016

4/25/2016

Young People in Mission (YPIM), a camp experience with hands-on mission opportunities for youth and young adults, will be held June 26-30,2016 at beautiful Lake Junaluska, North Carolina.   The hope is that this event serves as a launch to empower young people to serve with new eyes and a heart for Christ. Participants serve with local mission projects, worship together, fellowship and grow with family groups, dive into Bible studies, and learn from featured speakers and the City of Opportunity....


Southeastern Jurisdiction stories of ministry with children in poverty: July 2015

7/30/2015

In January 2015 the Southeastern Jurisdiction College of Bishops and Annual Conference Lay Leaders met together in Charleston. A big part of their dialogue was advocacy for children in poverty. The agreed to make this a common focus of ministry across the Southeastern Jurisdiction. In follow up conversations, a plan developed to start an e-newsletter to regularly share stories of this common ministry focus. Below is the newsletter for July 2015. If your congregation has a story of ministry with ...


Southeastern Jurisdiction stories of ministry with children in poverty: June 2015

6/25/2015

In January 2015 the Southeastern Jurisdiction College of Bishops and Annual Conference Lay Leaders met together in Charleston. A big part of their dialogue was advocacy for children in poverty. The agreed to make this a common focus of ministry across the Southeastern Jurisdiction. In follow up conversations, a plan developed to start an e-newsletter to regularly share stories of this common ministry focus. Below is the newsletter for June 2015. If your congregation has a story of ministry with ...


A Statement from the SEJ College of Bishops: Response to Charleston

6/18/2015

In response to the murders of the pastor and eight others during a prayer meeting at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, on June 17, 2015, the Southeastern Jurisdiction College of Bishops of the United Methodist Church offers the following response: "The College of Bishops of the Southeastern Jurisdiction of the United Methodist Church stands with our Methodist family at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, with our brother Bishop Richard Franklin ...


Annual Conferences of the Southeastern Jurisdiction to share stories of ministry with children in poverty

5/6/2015

In January 2015 the Southeastern Jurisdiction College of Bishops and Annual Conference Lay Leaders met together in Charleston.  A big part of their dialogue was advocacy for children in poverty. The agreed to make this a common focus of ministry across the Southeastern Jurisdiction.  In follow up conversations, a plan developed to start an e-newsletter to regularly share stories of this common ministry focus. Starting this month, May 2015, through the 2016 Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference ...


The Terrace at Lake Junaluska undergoes renovations

2/21/2015

The Terrace at Lake Junaluska is undergoing a $3.2 million renovation this winter including upgrades to all 105 sleeping rooms as well as new carpet and paint in meeting spaces. It is scheduled to reopen in April. Overlooking idyllic Lake Junaluska, The Terrace is a popular choice for its central location to full service facilities and breathtaking views of the lake and mountains.  It offers lakefront rooms, free wireless internet, and complimentary access to the on campus Fitness Center and the...


Southeast Jurisdiction Lay Leaders and Bishops hold annual meeting

1/24/2014

Frigid temperatures did not stop fifty-five people from gathering in Pensacola FL to kick off the New Year by strategically planning for the Southeast Jurisdiction.  Three groups met during Jan 7-9, 2014, to handle various Southeast Jurisdiction business.   Among these groups were the Southeast Jurisdiction Conference Lay Leaders and SEJ active and retired Bishops.  During this annual meeting, the Southeast Jurisdiction Bishops & Conference Lay Leaders focused on four areas: Fulfilling Mission ...


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