http://www.ngumc.org News RSS News RSS en-us 12/11/2016 4:11:37 AM Bishop Sue Visits Hurricane Matthew Sites, Calls for North Georgia Teams http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/bishop-sue-visits-hurricane-matthew-sites-6901125 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/bishop-sue-visits-hurricane-matthew-sites-6901125 North Georgia's bishop recently traveled to disaster response sites in South Carolina and North ... 12/8/2016 New Scholarship to Address Economic Challenges Facing Pastoral Leaders http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/new-scholarship-to-address-economic-challenges-6880987 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/new-scholarship-to-address-economic-challenges-6880987 North Georgia Conference, Seminaries, to Match Generous Scholarship  The Office of Loans and ... 12/7/2016 United Methodists to Offer Hot Cocoa and Hospitality in Busy Shopping Areas Dec. 15-18 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/united-methodists-to-offer-hot-cocoa-6881080 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/united-methodists-to-offer-hot-cocoa-6881080 United Methodists will offer a warm smile and hot cocoa on the streets of Atlanta and Decatur Dec. ... 12/7/2016 UMCOR Needs Bedding Kits, Health Kits in Response to Fires http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/umcor-needs-bedding-kits-health-kits-in-response-to-fires-6860748 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/umcor-needs-bedding-kits-health-kits-in-response-to-fires-6860748 The United Methodist Committee on Relief has put out a call for health kits and bedding kits, ... 12/6/2016 Action Ministries Sunday is December 4 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/action-ministries-sunday-is-december-4-6796583 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/action-ministries-sunday-is-december-4-6796583 Action Ministries is excited about this special annual opportunity to tell its story and engage the ... 11/30/2016 Churches Must Still Comply With Overtime Rules http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/churches-must-still-comply-with-overtime-rules-6774944 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/churches-must-still-comply-with-overtime-rules-6774944 Republished with permission from the Missouri Annual Conference. Early last week, a Federal ... 11/29/2016 Hands Needed: Recovery is Underway Along Coast http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/hands-needed-recover-is-underway-along-coast-6775032 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/hands-needed-recover-is-underway-along-coast-6775032 When Hurricane Matthew battered the coast, we followed protocol and waited for emergency responders ... 11/29/2016 Suwanee Worship Center Sends of 30K Boxes of Food to Haiti http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/suwanee-worship-center-sends-of-30k-boxes-of-food-to-haiti-6775028 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/suwanee-worship-center-sends-of-30k-boxes-of-food-to-haiti-6775028 The Gwinnett Daily Post recently shared a story about Suwanee Worship Center's Stop Hunger Now ... 11/29/2016 From GCFA: Update on Overtime Rules and Your Church http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/gcfa-overtime-rules-and-your-church-6750872 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/gcfa-overtime-rules-and-your-church-6750872 The General Council on Finance and Administration of the UMC shared the following information on the... 11/23/2016 Overtime Rules and Your Church http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/video-learn-about-new-overtime-rules-and-your-church-6345586 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/video-learn-about-new-overtime-rules-and-your-church-6345586 It is important for churches to make a determination as to whether the Department of Labor Overtime... 11/22/2016 Sugarloaf UMC Uses Baptisms to Bless Others http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/sugarloaf-umc-uses-baptisms-to-bless-others-6705181 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/sugarloaf-umc-uses-baptisms-to-bless-others-6705181 Sugarloaf UMC blesses more than one child when the congregation celebrates an infant baptism. The ... 11/18/2016 Bishop Sue Welcomes Input on District Superintendent Selection http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/bishop-sue-welcomes-input-on-district-superintendent-selection-6685604 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/bishop-sue-welcomes-input-on-district-superintendent-selection-6685604 North Georgia Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson invites Conference laity and clergy to submit names of ... 11/17/2016 Redan UMC Invests Toward a Brighter Future http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/redan-umc-invests-toward-a-brighter-future-6702313 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/redan-umc-invests-toward-a-brighter-future-6702313 Rev. Dr. Patricia Pace, Pastor of Redan UMC In June 2010, Redan UMC in Lithonia was in need of a ... 11/17/2016 GCFA Offers Group Purchasing Tool for United Methodist Churches http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/gcfa-offers-group-purchasing-tool-for-united-methodist-churches-6637436 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/gcfa-offers-group-purchasing-tool-for-united-methodist-churches-6637436 The General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA) of The United Methodist Church continues to... 11/10/2016 Council of Bishops President Offers Post-Election Congratulations and Prayers http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/council-of-bishops-president-offers-post-election-congratulations-and-prayers-6617230 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/council-of-bishops-president-offers-post-election-congratulations-and-prayers-6617230 Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson shares with us the text of a letter from Council of Bishop's President ... 11/9/2016 You're Invited to the United Methodist Center Christmas Open House http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/youre-invited-to-the-united-methodist-center-christmas-open-house-6617009 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/youre-invited-to-the-united-methodist-center-christmas-open-house-6617009 North Georgia United Methodists are invited to a United Methodist Center Christmas Open House on ... 11/9/2016 North Georgia Leaders Attend Extended Cabinet Summit in Jacksonville http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/church-leaders-challenged-to-lead-with-courage-6617249 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/church-leaders-challenged-to-lead-with-courage-6617249 Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson along with North Georgia's 12 district superintendents and six members of... 11/8/2016 North Georgia United Methodists Open Doors on Election Day http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/north-georgia-united-methodists-open-doors-on-election-day-6595605 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/north-georgia-united-methodists-open-doors-on-election-day-6595605 Pictured: Decatur First UMC's ecumenical Election Night Communion Service invitation. On and before... 11/8/2016 United Methodist Connectional Table Meets http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/connectional-table-meets-in-jacksonville-6596742 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/connectional-table-meets-in-jacksonville-6596742 Rev. Dr. Amy Valdez Barker, top executive of the Connectional Table, is a deacon in the North ... 11/7/2016 After the Storm: Diary of a Disaster Site Visit http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/after-the-storm-diary-of-a-disaster-site-visit-6499715 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/after-the-storm-diary-of-a-disaster-site-visit-6499715 Rev. Scott Parrish visited South Carolina and North Carolina over the last three days on behalf of ... 11/3/2016 Foundation of Wesley Woods Honors Ethridge with Malone Dodson Clergy Award http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/foundation-of-wesley-woods-honors-ethridge-with-malone-dodson-clergy-award-6499766 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/foundation-of-wesley-woods-honors-ethridge-with-malone-dodson-clergy-award-6499766 Recognizing his commitment to helping older adults, the leaders of the Foundation of Wesley Woods ... 11/3/2016 HealthFlex Annual Election is Underway http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/healthflex-annual-election-is-underway-6499739 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/healthflex-annual-election-is-underway-6499739 HealthFlex 2017 Annual Election began Nov. 2 and is open through Thursday, November 17. Important ... 11/3/2016 Council of Bishops to Call for 2019 General Conference http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/council-of-bishops-calls-for-2019-general-conference-6479183 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/council-of-bishops-calls-for-2019-general-conference-6479183 Sets Forth Action to Involve the Whole Church in Prayer and Conversation St. Simons Island, Ga.: ... 11/2/2016 General Secretaries Table Meets in Atlanta http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/general-secretaries-table-commits-to-unity-and-collaboration-6455517 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/general-secretaries-table-commits-to-unity-and-collaboration-6455517 For the second time this month, Atlanta was the site of a major denominational gathering. The ... 10/31/2016 Clergy Appreciation Month: Artists Use Their Gifts http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/clergy-appreciation-month-artists-use-their-gifts-6392070 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/clergy-appreciation-month-artists-use-their-gifts-6392070 October is Clergy Appreciation Month and the North Georgia Conference has approximately 1,300 ... 10/26/2016 Smothers Named to Commission on a Way Forward http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/smothers-named-to-commission-on-a-way-forward-6389710 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/smothers-named-to-commission-on-a-way-forward-6389710 Council of Bishops Names 32 Commission Members The United Methodist Council of Bishops has announced... 10/24/2016 Aldersgate / Colinswood Sunday Supports Ministry to Persons with Developmental Disabilities http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/aldersgate-homes-colinswood-sunday-6152125 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/aldersgate-homes-colinswood-sunday-6152125 The North Georgia Conference Aldersgate / Collinswood Special Offering Sunday is scheduled for ... 10/21/2016 Disaster Response: After Hurricane Matthew North Georgia Teams Needed http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/disaster-response-preparing-for-hurricane-matthew-6217609 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/disaster-response-preparing-for-hurricane-matthew-6217609 Updated November 1 There are a staggering number of Disaster Response and mission team needs ... 10/21/2016 Global Ministries Completes Transition to Atlanta http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/global-ministries-completes-transition-to-atlanta-6391670 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/global-ministries-completes-transition-to-atlanta-6391670 Global Ministries' new building on Ponce de Leon in Atlanta. Photo by Kathleen Barry, United ... 10/21/2016 Annual Election for HealthFlex Benefits is Nov 2-17 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/annual-election-for-healthflex-benefits-is-nov-2-17-6365790 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/annual-election-for-healthflex-benefits-is-nov-2-17-6365790 The annual election period for HealthFlex is November 2-17, 2016. Participants received a booklet in... 10/20/2016 Rev. Kim Uses Gift of Creativity Serving New Chinese Congregation http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/rev-hyo-kim-serves-chinese-congregation-6240977 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/rev-hyo-kim-serves-chinese-congregation-6240977 Rev. Hyo Kim serves part-time as Associate Director of Congregational Development focused on Korean ... 10/20/2016 Holy Land Journey with Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson and the North Georgia Conference http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/holy-land-journey-with-bishop-sue-haupert-johnson-and-the-north-georgia-conference-6345752 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/holy-land-journey-with-bishop-sue-haupert-johnson-and-the-north-georgia-conference-6345752 Join the North Georgia Conference and Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson for an 10-day Holy Land Journey in ... 10/19/2016 Clergy Appreciation Month: Clergy Do That? http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/clergy-appreciation-month-clergy-do-that-6283815 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/clergy-appreciation-month-clergy-do-that-6283815 Clergy Do That? October is Clergy Appreciation Month and the North Georgia Conference has ... 10/18/2016 Conference Committees Gather for Training Event http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/conference-committees-gather-for-training-6263802 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/conference-committees-gather-for-training-6263802 Dozens of members serving on North Georgia Conference committees and boards gathered at Dunwoody UMC... 10/13/2016 United Methodist Church Ads Offer Hope After Hurricane http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/ads-offering-hope-after-hurricane-6263808 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/ads-offering-hope-after-hurricane-6263808 Beginning this week, The United Methodist Church will run 30 second television ads in Georgia, ... 10/13/2016 Update from Bridges Partner: Bahamas Methodist Habitat http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/update-from-bahamas-methodist-habitat-6237188 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/update-from-bahamas-methodist-habitat-6237188 On Thursday evening Bahamas Methodist Habitat, a North Georgia Conference Bridge partner, shared ... 10/7/2016 Clergy Appreciation Month: Using Tech Tools for Ministry http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/tech-y-clergy-use-social-media-for-minsitry-6217563 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/tech-y-clergy-use-social-media-for-minsitry-6217563 October is Clergy Appreciation Month and the North Georgia Conference has approximately 1,300 ... 10/6/2016 NEXT Servants Needed: Volunteer for UM Student Movement National Event in Atlanta http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/next-servants-needed-6217670 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/next-servants-needed-6217670 Servants are needed throughout NEXT (the weekend of Nov. 4 – 6). The national young people's event ... 10/6/2016 Rise and Shine: Second Annual Life-Changers Breakfast Set for Oct. 14 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/rise-and-shine-second-annual-life-changers-breakfast-set-for-oct-14-6217671 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/rise-and-shine-second-annual-life-changers-breakfast-set-for-oct-14-6217671 Action Ministries will host its second annual Rise and Shine Life-Changers breakfast on Oct. 14, ... 10/6/2016 Elizabeth Lee UMC Holds Emergency Drill http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/elizabeth-lee-umc-holds-emergency-drill-6152131 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/elizabeth-lee-umc-holds-emergency-drill-6152131 The congregation of Elizabeth Lee UMC in Chickamauga where Rev. Jennie Andone serves as pastor held... 9/29/2016 Fuller Incorporates Technology Into Bible-Based Sunday School Lessons http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/sunday-school-teaching-method-incorporates-technology-6086547 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/sunday-school-teaching-method-incorporates-technology-6086547 Gary Fuller, Atlanta-Roswell District Lay Leader and member of Kingswood UMC in Dunwoody, has been ... 9/22/2016 Cabinet and Bishop Participate in On-Boarding Process http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/cabinet-and-bishop-get-to-know-one-another-through-on-boarding-process-6084947 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/cabinet-and-bishop-get-to-know-one-another-through-on-boarding-process-6084947 On Wednesday, the extended cabinet of the North Georgia Conference and Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson ... 9/21/2016 Glenn UMC and Emory University Collaborate in Historic Worship Service http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/glenn-umc-and-emory-university-collaborate-in-historic-worship-service-6084928 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/glenn-umc-and-emory-university-collaborate-in-historic-worship-service-6084928 Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson to preach, Emory President Claire Sterk to Bring Greetings Sitting at ... 9/21/2016 Paint Ball Event Brings Youth to Ringgold UMC, Leaves Pastor with Blue Hair http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/paint-war-games-bring-teens-together-for-fun-leaves-pastor-s-hair-blue-6084726 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/paint-war-games-bring-teens-together-for-fun-leaves-pastor-s-hair-blue-6084726 The second annual PAINT WAR RINGGOLD event was held as a messy and fun event for middle and high ... 9/21/2016 Welcome, Bishop: North Georgia Conference Celebrates Assignment of Bishop Haupert-Johnson http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/welcome-bishop-north-georgia-conference-celebrates-assignment-of-bishop-haupert-johnson-6065230 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/welcome-bishop-north-georgia-conference-celebrates-assignment-of-bishop-haupert-johnson-6065230 View photos by Pam Sheldon and Rev. Joseph McBrayer By Sybil Davidson Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson... 9/20/2016 Cabinet and Bishop to Attend Leaders' Summit in Jacksonville http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/cabinet-to-attend-leaders-summit-with-focus-on-cultivating-vital-congregations-6045575 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/cabinet-to-attend-leaders-summit-with-focus-on-cultivating-vital-congregations-6045575 As a new quadrennium begins for The United Methodist Church, Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson and the ... 9/19/2016 UMCOR: Sufficient Number of Clean-Up Kits http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/umcor-sufficient-number-of-clean-up-kits-6045524 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/umcor-sufficient-number-of-clean-up-kits-6045524 Thank you for your timely and generous response to the urgent need for UMCOR clean-up kits (flood ... 9/19/2016 Navigating New Department of Labor Overtime Rules With Your Church http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/navigating-new-department-of-labor-overtime-rules-6009185 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/navigating-new-department-of-labor-overtime-rules-6009185 By Keith Cox, Conference Treasurer Undoubtedly, you have heard something about new overtime rules. ... 9/15/2016 Recent Grammon Graduate Takes Role as National Intern at SBC21 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/recent-grammon-graduate-takes-role-as-national-intern-at-sbc21-6009397 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/recent-grammon-graduate-takes-role-as-national-intern-at-sbc21-6009397 Nathalie Nelson Parker Looks to Build National Network of Young Adults throughout UMC and Affiliate ... 9/15/2016 Assembled UMCOR Buckets or Kits? Coordinate for Delivery to Warehouse http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/assembled-umcor-buckets-or-kits-coordinate-for-delivery-to-warehouse-5987677 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/assembled-umcor-buckets-or-kits-coordinate-for-delivery-to-warehouse-5987677 Has your church assembled UMCOR Cleaning Buckets (Flood Buckets) or Health Kits? Connect with North ... 9/13/2016
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