GED classes offered
GED classes are taught at St. John United Methodist Church/The Grace Place/El Lugar de Gracia. The classes are taught in English and Spanish, topics are Language/Composition or Essay and Mathematics/Science and classes are prepared based on actual GED tests, so you will be learning as if you were taking the exam.
For information, please contact Martha Rovira, Conference Coordinator for Hispanic-Latino Ministires 251-975-7575 Cell or Pastor Irving Santos,...
Troy Wesley Foundation Golf Tournament
The 9th Annual Troy Wesley Foundation Golf Tournament will be held April 21, 2014 at the Troy Country Club. Registration will begin at 9am; Tee off at 10am. Deadline to sign up is April 15, 2014.
Cost is $100 per person/$400 per team which includes lunch, green fees and cart.
Sign up with Rev. Elaine Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org or 334-389-0116.
SPRC Training for the Pensacola District
Dr. Jeremy Pridgeon will be leading SPR Training for Pensacola District churches anticipating a change in clergy appointment. This meeting is for all Staff-Parish and Pastor-Parish Relations Committee chairpersons and committee members who can attend. No head count or pre-registration is needed. There is no cost to attend.
Each Pensacola District church anticipating a change in clergy appointment needs to be represented at this meeting....
RESCHEDULED: Seed Cast - Growing A Culture Of Generosity
April has proved to be a busy month for the people of the Alabama-West Florida Conference and we have received feedback that it is not the best time to have the event, SEED CAST – GROWING A CULTURE OF GENEROSITY. With this in mind, we are going to postpone the event to the early fall.
We know that this event is important in the life of the Church, and we want it to be as successful as possible. We are currently working with our speakers to choose a date in the early fall that will...
UMW Assembly 2014
The United Methodist Women are excited to announce Assembly 2014: Make it Happen April 25 - 27, 2014 at the Kentucky International Convention Center (Louisville, KY). Assembly is a time for study, worship and fellowship as United Methodist Women members and partners come together from all over the United States and the world.
The 2014 Assembly will focus on:
Giving Voice to the Individual Assembly will honor and equip the individual woman to lead, excel and find...
ERT Recertification Course - Covenant UMC, Dothan - April 26, 2014
For ERT team members whose UMCOR badges are expiring, this class reviews the concepts and guidelines of the basic class and provides updates on disaster response procedures as a whole. New photo and new background checks are required, along with this class in order to be recertified.
The cost is $20 which includes lunch, ID badge and background check. Make checks payable to Convenant United Methodist Church.
To register, contact David Clark at 334-545-9533 or email@example.com.&nb...
Mission Day at River City Church
River City United Methodist Church hosts the 4th Saturday Community-Wide Mission Day on Saturday, April 26, 2014, 9 am - 11 am.
What will be available?
Dental Screenings (adults and children)
Health screenings: Glucose and vital signs
Career & Resume Services
RUMMAGE SALE: CLOTHES & FURNITURE
FOOD STAMP (SNAP) ENROLLMENT
And you will...
Dothan District Spring District Gathering
The Dothan District will host a Spring District Gathering April 28, 2014 at Grace Park Community Church beginning at 6pm. Brochure of Reports to the 2014 Annual Conference will be distributed.
We will have a very high spirited program presented by a group from Harvest called “Harvest Blend.” Click to hear a sample of Harvest Blend -http://www.harvestdothan.com/content/content.cfm?coid=46984 .
Below is a downloadable flyer.
For more information, please contact...
Cycle of Service
This state line to state line cycle event, in conjunction with Alabama Rural Ministries (ARM) will be held May 2 - 4, 2014 to benefit families struggling with poverty.
What is Cycle of Service? It is an intense, fun 3 day bike ride across the state to raise awareness about poverty housing in Alabama. The funds provide home repair assistance to families in Lee, Macon, and Sumter counties.
Is this important? In counties such as Macon and Sumter, over 35% of the population struggles...
Pensacola District UMW Mission Study
The Pensacola District will host a UMW District Mission Study on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Destin United Methodist Church beginning at 8:100 am. This study will be on the Roma People of the middle European countries also known as the Gypsy Population. It is to help understand their culture and it's people. Breakfast will be served.
This is open to ALL women and there is no fee. Pre-registration is helpful and can be made by calling Shirley...
UMW Mission Study: "The Roma of Europe"
This study, led by Barbara Henning and hosted by Destin UMW, will introduce us to the Roma, the single largest minority group in Europe. It will be an eye-opening journey providing understanding and opportunities for response and advocacy.
Registration 8 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
Program 8:30 a.m.
Finishing between 12:30 and 1:00 p.m.
Refreshments will be provided and there is no cost to attend.
Please register by April 25, 2014, to Donna Ward-Welch, P.O. Box 602, Cantonment, FL...
Native American Ministries Sunday
Native American Ministries Sunday is one of the six church wide Special Sundays of The United Methodist Church. Native American Ministries Sunday recognizes and supports the contributions of Native Americans to church and society. Native American Ministries Sunday is celebrated with a special offering on the Third Sunday of Easter. The funds allow The United Methodist Church to collaborate with existing Native American ministries and create programs on behalf of Native Americans. Money...
Demopolis District Minister and Spouse Meeting
The Demopolis District will have a Ministers and Spouse meeting May 6, 2014. For more information about this meeting, please contact the district office 334.289.0519.
Inspirit - A Ministry Event Designed For Adults 50+
INSPIRIT 2014 will be held May 8 - 10, 2014 at beautiful Blue Lake! Join older adults from across the conference for this 45 hour retreat full of dynamic speakers, workshops on a variety of timely subjects, as well as, great music, entertainment, and drama! The theme is "Exploring our Spiritual and Family Heritage".
The retreat begins with registration on Thursday, May 8 from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. and ends following lunch on Saturday, May 10.
Plenary speakers will be...
"Moveable Feast" Quarterly Spiritual Formation Event
Today's focus will be "Prayer." This event is sponsored by the Pensacola District CORE Team. There is no cost to attend and everyone is invited. For more information contact Ashley Meyer (Cokesbury United Methodist Church) at 850-476-5818....
The Montgomery - Opelika District Offers Lay Servant Training
The Montgomery - Opelika District will offer Lay Servant Training May 16 - 17, 2014 at Grace United Methodist Church (Auburn, Al).
Courses Offered (choose 1 of following):
Basic Lay Speaking Class: Edna Williams CLS
1. From Your Heart to Theirs: Delivering an Effective Sermon, Rev. Steve Kopp
2. Living our UM Beliefs, Dr. Robbins Sims
3. Leading in Prayer, Elizabeth Whatley
*Candidates for Advanced Courses must have...
Conference CORE Team Meeting
The Conference CORE Team will meet on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Blue Lake. Coffee gathering will begin at 9:30 am; business will begin promptly at 10:00 am.
Lunch will be served.
Please RSVP your attendance/non-attendance and you will/will not stay for lunch.
If you have any questions, please contact Rev. Neil McDavid 334.356.8014.
Bring more creativity and effectiveness to your worship with this engaging and educational seminar. Midnight Oil’s Creative Worship seminar is designed to equip you with ideas and practices that will take worship to the next level. Best experienced by a team, this one day seminar will help you create creative worship on a weekly basis that drives worshipers toward faith development and mission in the world.
Creative Worship will be held Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Good News United...
Demoplis District Lay Member Orientation for Annual Conference
The Demopolis District will have a Lay Member Orientation for the 2014 Annual Conference Session on Sunday May 18, 2014. For more information about this meeting, please contact the district office 334.289.0519.
Montgomery-Opelika and Prattville Districts Annual Conference Orientation
The Montgomery-Opelika and Prattville Districts will have an Annual Conference Orientation on Sunday, May 18, 2014 at St. James UMC beginning at 3:00 p.m. All clergy and lay members to annual conference must attend.
For more information, please contact the district office 334.239.7329.
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