Photo Albums

Mission Trip to Lumberton, NC

North Georgia Conference Connectional Ministries staff and cabinet spent a week serving in Lumberton, NC, a community hard hit by Hurricane Matthew.

The Sound of Freedom Concert

Johns Creek UMC celebrated the restoration of their pipe organ, donated by Trinity Church in NY, and previously damaged from 9/11.

Advent Hot Cocoa Outreach

North Georgia United Methodists offered free hot cocoa and a warm invitation to visit a United Methodist Church this Christmas.

2016 Christmas Open House

The Methodist Center hosted an Open House, complete with Christmas decorations and even a photo booth.

What'll Ya Have

North Georgia serves up lunch to members of Global Ministries Board of Directors and Staff. Photos: Rev. Joseph McBrayer

Quadrennial Leadership Training 2016

2016 Conference Committees Meet

Service of Installation for Bishop Sue Haupert- Johnson

Photos by Pam Sheldon and Rev. Joseph McBrayer

Global Mission Fellows Commissioning

Global Ministries commissions 46 young adult missionaries in Atlanta

SEJ Conference 2016

Delegates across the Southeastern Jurisdiction gather at Lake Junaluska

Behind the Scenes

We love Annual Conference volunteers, organizers, and associate secretaries!

Meals and Gatherings

Special meals and events at AC2016

Annual Conference 2016 - Pre-Conference

United Methodists gather in Athens!

General Conference Day 3 Photos

Work in plenary and legislative committees continues

General Conference: Day 2 Photos

North Georgia's delegation joined in worship and discussion before breaking into legislative committees.

General Conference: Welcome to Portland and Opening Worship

The United Methodist Church’s top legislative body meets at the Oregon Convention Center

Palm Sunday/Leave-Take Service at Druid Hills UMC

Druid Hills UMC host their final services on Palm Sunday.

Dances with the Stars 2016

Clergy put on their dancing shoes to raise money for the Matthew Initiative

LaGrange College Mission Celebration 2016

LaGrange College partnered with Global Ministries for its Inaugural missions conference.

Prayers for General Conference at Zoar UMC

Several gathered at Zoar UMC to prayer over North Georgia's delegates for General Conference 2016

Missions Networking Gathering

A chance for those involved with and interested in missions to meet and discuss ideas and experiences.

Common Ground Grand Opening Weekend

Connexion UMC at North Covington opened a coffee shop next door to their sanctuary.

Getting to Know Your Neighbor - Riverdale

Riverdale UMC tapped into its multicultural history through stories told by church members.

Fall Fun at Rome UMCs

Several United Methodist Churches in Rome are celebrating the fall season with animal blessings, yard sales, and pumpkin patches.

Walk In It Retreat

The Walk In It Children's Retreat for 3rd-6th graders took place in September 2015 at Glisson Camp and Retreat Center.

Buford First Christian Life Center Ground Breaking

Buford First UMC breaks ground on a Christian Life Center in order to continue serving their dedicated community.

The Vine Flowery Branch

The Vine opens a second campus in Flowery Branch through a marriage with The Springs

Annual Conference 2015- Session 8

Highlights: Appointments, Closing Worship

Annual Conference 2015- Session 7

Highlights: Connectional Ministries, Glisson, Congregational Development Report

Annual Conference 2015- Session 6

Highlights:, Action Ministries, Churches of Excellence, UMM, UMW, Simpsonwood

Annual Conference 2015- Session 5

Highlights: Welcoming GBGM, Denman Awards, UM Children's Home,

Annual Conference 2015- Session 4

highlights: Service of Remembrance, MyUmCall, GBGM

Annual Conference 2015 - Session 3

Highlights: Retiree Speeches, Passing of the Mantle

Annual Conference 2015- Session 1

Highlights: Opening Worship, Communion, Voting Devices

Meals, Meetings, and More

Prayers for Emmanuel AME, Special Lunches, Atrium

Native American Gathering 2015

CONAM gathered at Pine Log UMC to celebrate Native American heritage and honor their 2015 scholars.

Dining Hall Consecration

Five hundred plus supporters of Glisson Camp and Retreat Center attended the celebration of the new dining hall.

Dances with the Stars 2015

Fundraising event for The Matthew Initiative

Imagine No Malaria Benefit Concert

Francine Reed and The Feed and Seed Marching Band

Connectional Ministries Board Meetings

Photos From Connectional Ministries WORLD Meetings.

Praying in Color

Children's Ministry Connection hosted a day of workshops with writer, Sybil MacBeth.

GBGM Welcome Service

The Georgia Conferences welcomed GBGM to their new home at Grace UMC in Atlanta with a special service.

Foodstock 2014

Foodstock 2014 took place at Dunwoody UMC. The event resulted in 303,224 meals packaged.

College Park Rally Day

College Park UMCs host a rally day for children and youth

UMC Sports Sundays

We highlight unique and extraordinary sports programs on Sundays.

Honoring Rev. Bob Gillespie

The United Methodist Children's Home named their Education Center after Bob Gillespie

SEJ Lay Servant Ministries 2014 Conference

The SEJ Lay Servant Ministries Conference took place in North Georgia's Oak Grove UMC.

Creative Ministry of Eastside Church

Eastside Church of Decatur reaches out to congregation and community through artistic expression.

Service of Ordination and Commission

Tuesday Evening Service

5K Race

For The Matthew Initiative

Rally Day

Those involved in ministries for ages 0-25 were invited to attend a day at Annual Conference

Child Care and Grow Day Camp

Children having fun during Annual Conference!


Various candid photos

Special Meals

Special meals, hosted by various ministries, schools, etc

CONAM Worship at Pine Log Campground 2014

The Conference Committee on Native American Ministries held a special event at Pine Log Campground on May 3. See photos from the day.

Needlepoint Projects by Fort Street UMC and Glenn Memorial UMC

Glenn Memorial UMC and Fort Street UMC joined together as sister churches to sew kneelers for Fort Street UMC's sanctuary as well as a special creation of the Stations of the Cross which will be dedicated on Palm Sunday, 2014 at Glenn Memorial during the 5:05 service.

Dances with the Stars 2014

The Matthew Initiative sets out to prove that United Methodist clergy can bust a few moves, while raising some money along the way.

Annual Conference 2010 Day 1

Wednesday, June 16 - The first day of Annual Conference 2010.,This is a test

Redesign Project at United Methodist Children's Home

Room Service Atlanta recently brought in 30 of Atlanta's top interior designers to completely redecorate some of the cottages at United Methodist Children's Home in Decatur. These cottages house boys and girls ages 17-21 in the Independent Living Program.

Senoia- A Georgian Hollywood

Photos of the town of Senoia: home of Senoia United Methodist Church, a church surrounded by the history of 27 filmed productions.

Children's Home Gets New Playground

The United Methodist Children's Home in Decatur got a new playground thanks to generous donations from fans of the Children's Home and The Home Depot Foundation. The Children's Home came in second place in a Facebook competition put on by The Home Depot, but challenged their Facebook community to help raise the funds to make the playground a reality anyway. Less than a year later that dream has come true and the playground was installed by none other than volunteers from The Home Depot!

Dr John Beyers' Photos from England

North Georgia's own Dr. John Beyers, pastor of Conyers First UMC, had the honor of preaching at Wesley Memorial Methodist Church in Epworth, England. He was in England for the annual meeting of the World Methodist Council.

The Dalai Lama Hosts Discussion With Emory Students

One event held by His Holiness The Dalai Lama was a unique opportunity for Emory students to engage in a lecture on Secular Ethics. Four students were allotted a chance to ask His Holiness a question, while the rest of the student-filled auditorium listened in.

World Communion Day at St. Timothy UMC in Stone Mountain

St. Timothy UMC of Stone Mountain hosted a World Communion service filled with a variety of music, including The Sugar Canes, a procession of flags, and an international lunch, featuring food from the 24 nationalities represented by attendees of the church. Many worship attendees dressed up in clothing that portrays their heritage.

Sermon Posters from The Bridge UMC

Posters from past sermon series line the walls at The Bridge UMC in Cartersville as a memory aid and a colorful decoration.(These pics accompany Phil Schroeder's 1/11/2011 blog post.)

Hispanic BASIC Training (Bootcamp) With Jim Griffith

Nearly 90 people from across the United States attended Hispanic BASIC Training Bootcamp with church planter Jim Griffith. The event was held November 17-19 at Simpsonwood Conference Center.