The deadline for reservations has passed for the March 4th luncheon for retired clergy at Gardendale/Mt. Vernon UMC . With 76 registered, the luncheon will begin at . Our Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett and the Rev. Lee Padgett will be in attendance. A member of the three regularly meeting Fellowship groups will be attending and will tell about how each group gathers and keeps in contact during the year. We will look forward to another such luncheon for those who could not attend at this time.