The Clergy Spouses Babies First Benefit Luncheon was held at Asbury UMC in Madison, AL. Babies First is a ministry of the United Methodist Children's Home. It is a residential program in Birmingham for young girls and their babies. These young moms make the decision to raise their babies but need help and Christian guidance to insure a healthy, safe start in life. For more information about Babies First, visit www.umch.net
Camp Noah is a day camp for children who have survived a disaster. The camp provides an opportunity to work through grief through art and play, in order to proceed to recovery. Camps were held July 18-22 in both the Mountain Lakes and Southwest Districts.
A&M UMC college ministries from College Station, TX served in Pratt City cleaning up debris and helping to organize disaster supplies at the Christian Service Mission in Birmingham, AL.
High Point University took their fall break to work in Guin, Alabama with a family restoring a home to replace the home they lost to storm damage in April 2011.
Children & Youth Event
Conference Youth Winter Retreat in Gatlinburg, TN
Community Block Party, sponsored by Forest Lake UMC, focused on rebuilding and celebrating first responders. Photos courtesy of FLUM.
Alexandria's FOOD FIGHT. they had to use their toes in a pool of pudding to find 4 marbles (had round cereal and marbles in the pool)
General Conference 2012<br> April 24 - May 4, 2012<br> Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida<br> <br> The 2012 General Conference will be made up of 988 delegates from around the world. General Conference meets every four years and is the only entity that speaks for The United Methodist Church. During the 10 days meeting, delegates will set policy and direction from the church and handle other business.
The event was Jan 22-23, 2010, in Birmingham, AL.
In the early hours of Monday, January 23, 2012, an EF-3 tornado touched down in Jefferson County, Alabama. There were approximately 500 homes damaged or destroyed, two people died and many others were injured. The North Alabama Conference Disaster Response Team immediately began and continues to organize the United Methodist disaster response efforts to this storm.
June 23, 2013 New Beginnings UMC