http://www.ngumc.org News RSS News RSS en-us 10/22/2017 10:53:08 PM Save The Date for 2018 Conference Children's Ministry Events http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/save-the-date-for-2018-conference-childrens-ministry-events-9747943 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/save-the-date-for-2018-conference-childrens-ministry-events-9747943 Children's Ministry teams often plan ahead for special events for the children in their ministries. ... 10/19/2017 United Methodist Children's Home Moves to New Offices http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/united-methodist-childrens-home-moves-to-new-offices-9749268 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/united-methodist-childrens-home-moves-to-new-offices-9749268 Welcome home to The United Methodist Children's Home! The main administrative offices, previously ... 10/19/2017 GCFA Shares Analysis of Recent Housing Allowance Opinion http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/gcfa-shares-analysis-of-recent-housing-allowance-opinion-9692945 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/gcfa-shares-analysis-of-recent-housing-allowance-opinion-9692945 (Photo illustration by BeyondJ, Pixabay courtesy of umc.org) Judge Barbara B. Crabb of the Western ... 10/13/2017 Author, Coach and Speaker Kay Kotan Visiting North Georgia http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/author-coach-and-speaker-kay-kotan-visiting-north-georgia-9691463 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/author-coach-and-speaker-kay-kotan-visiting-north-georgia-9691463 North Georgia will welcome nationally-known United Methodist author, coach, and speaker Kay Kotan ... 10/12/2017 Learn to Lead, Lead to Serve: ELI Applications Open for Rising 11-12th Graders http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/learn-to-lead-lead-to-serve-eli-applications-underway-for-rising-11-12th-graders-9691927 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/learn-to-lead-lead-to-serve-eli-applications-underway-for-rising-11-12th-graders-9691927 Most people never dive deeply into who God created them to be and how God created them to lead. ELI ... 10/12/2017 Reach Out and Love Your Neighbor: Bishop Sue Participates in Multi-Faith Prayer Gathering http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/reach-out-and-love-your-neighbor-bishop-sue-participates-in-multi-faith-prayer-gathering-9692898 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/reach-out-and-love-your-neighbor-bishop-sue-participates-in-multi-faith-prayer-gathering-9692898 Bishop Sue greets Imam Salah Wazir, Catholic Archbishop Wilton Gregory,  and Rabbi Scott Colbert. ... 10/12/2017 Teams Needed from Texas to Florida http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/call-for-teams-from-texas-to-florida-9608239 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/call-for-teams-from-texas-to-florida-9608239 North Georgia has received requests for ERTs (Early Response Teams) and mission teams from Annual ... 10/11/2017 Conference Disaster Response Warehouse Opens at Impact http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/conference-disaster-response-warehouse-opens-at-impact-9589939 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/conference-disaster-response-warehouse-opens-at-impact-9589939 Photo: Volunteers from Headland Heights UMC and Roswell UMC are among the first to drop off at the ... 10/5/2017 Every Church Encouraged to Send a Team to the Worship Design Conference http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/send-a-team-to-the-worship-design-conference-9590117 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/send-a-team-to-the-worship-design-conference-9590117 This year's North Georgia Annual Conference emphasized the importance of preparation, spending time ... 10/5/2017 Holy Smoke: Oak Grove Serves up More Than Q and Stew http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/holy-smoke-oak-grove-serves-up-more-than-q-and-stew-9572824 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/holy-smoke-oak-grove-serves-up-more-than-q-and-stew-9572824 The Oak Grove UMC United Methodist Men have hosted a barbecue every fall since 1961. It's grown from... 10/3/2017 Kresge Opens Doors to Law Enforcement During Crisis http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/kresge-opens-doors-to-law-enforcement-during-crisis-9522690 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/kresge-opens-doors-to-law-enforcement-during-crisis-9522690 A tragic event unfolded last week in Cedartown when two local police officers were shot on duty, one... 10/2/2017 Get to Know Our Bishop: Podcast Interview with UMcom http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/get-to-know-our-bishop-podcast-interview-with-umcom-9490217 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/get-to-know-our-bishop-podcast-interview-with-umcom-9490217 Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson was recently interviewed by Rev. Joe Iovino of "Get Your Spirit in Shape"... 9/29/2017 Creekside UMC: Meeting People Where They Are http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/meeting-people-where-they-are-9473005 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/meeting-people-where-they-are-9473005 By Rebecca Wallace   Celebrating a decade of service as the lead pastor of Creekside United ... 9/28/2017 North Georgia ERTs Grow in Number http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/north-georgia-erts-grow-in-number-9473129 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/north-georgia-erts-grow-in-number-9473129 Photo: Mount Pisgah UMC ERTs at work recently in the South Georgia Conference.  With a class of 34 ... 9/28/2017 Amazing Grace Offering: Thank You for Answering the Call http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/amazing-grace-offering-thank-you-for-answering-the-call-9403826 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/amazing-grace-offering-thank-you-for-answering-the-call-9403826 Sunday, September 17, was a busy, yet exciting, day around the North Georgia Conference for The ... 9/21/2017 Webers Honored through Wellness Center Naming http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/webers-honored-through-wellness-center-naming-9403691 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/webers-honored-through-wellness-center-naming-9403691 (L to R): Rev. Donn Ann Weber and Mr. Kenneth R. Weber   The leaders of the Foundation of Wesley ... 9/21/2017 Disaster Response To Do List (And a Few Don'ts) http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/disaster-response-to-do-list-and-a-few-donts-9386653 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/disaster-response-to-do-list-and-a-few-donts-9386653 Many United Methodists across North Georgia have been inspired to delve deeper into disaster ... 9/20/2017 Prayers and Giving: North Georgia Responds to Irma http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/welcoming-evacuees-best-practices-as-hurricane-irma-approaches-9255075 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/welcoming-evacuees-best-practices-as-hurricane-irma-approaches-9255075 Photo: Stained glass from Trinity on the Hill UMC, Augusta, which served as a Red Cross shelter for... 9/18/2017 St. Paul Grant Park Celebrates 111th Anniversary and Homecoming Oct. 29 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/st-paul-grant-park-celebrates-111th-anniversary-and-homecoming-oct-29-9350870 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/st-paul-grant-park-celebrates-111th-anniversary-and-homecoming-oct-29-9350870 On Oct. 29, St. Paul United Methodist Church in Atlanta will host a very special homecoming service.... 9/14/2017 All Active Clergy Must Attend Mandatory Ethics Training http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/all-active-clergy-must-attend-mandatory-ethics-training-9332656 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/all-active-clergy-must-attend-mandatory-ethics-training-9332656 The Book of Disciplines requires all active clergy to attend a mandatory conference-organized clergy... 9/12/2017 Notes from Our Connection: Florida Conference Prepares http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/notes-from-our-connection-conferences-prepare-9294601 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/notes-from-our-connection-conferences-prepare-9294601 We are praying for our neighbors as Hurricane Irma comes on shore in South Florida. Bishop Ken ... 9/10/2017 Damage to Your Church? Protocols For Pastor and Trustee Chair http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/damage-to-your-church-protocols-for-pastor-and-trustee-chair-9275830 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/damage-to-your-church-protocols-for-pastor-and-trustee-chair-9275830 With some areas of North Georgia anticipating severe weather as Hurricane Irma comes inland, it's a... 9/8/2017 Prayer From Bishop Sue As Hurricane Irma Approaches Florida http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/prayer-from-bishop-sue-irma-9274475 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/prayer-from-bishop-sue-irma-9274475   “O God, our help in ages past, our hope for years to come. Our shelter from the stormy blast, and ... 9/7/2017 Prayers for All in the Path of the Storm: North Georgia Response to Harvey http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/prayers-for-all-in-path-of-storm-umcor-updates-conferences-9139769 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/prayers-for-all-in-path-of-storm-umcor-updates-conferences-9139769 Updated September 8, 3 p.m. NOTE: We have received requests for badged ERT Teams in Texas and ... 9/7/2017 Central UMC Celebrates 150 Years in Ministry http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/9237202 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/9237202 On Sunday, September 17, Central UMC will culminate its year-long 150th anniversary celebration ... 9/5/2017 North Georgia Delegation Meets to Begin Preparation for Called General Conference http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/north-georgia-delegation-meets-to-begin-preparation-9230832 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/north-georgia-delegation-meets-to-begin-preparation-9230832 North Georgia's General Conference Delegation gathered on Saturday, August 26, at Mt. Bethel UMC in ... 9/1/2017 Knocking on Doors: Korean Church of LaGrange Grows Through Invitation http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/knocking-on-doors-korean-church-of-lagrange-grows-9230797 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/knocking-on-doors-korean-church-of-lagrange-grows-9230797 By Rebecca Wallace Founded in 2007, the Korean Church of LaGrange was established by the North ... 8/31/2017 North Georgia Delegation Meets to Begin Preparation for Called General Conference http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/north-georgia-delegate-meets-to-begin-preparation-for-called-general-conference-9214139 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/north-georgia-delegate-meets-to-begin-preparation-for-called-general-conference-9214139 North Georgia's General Conference Delegation gathered on Saturday, August 26, at Mt. Bethel UMC in ... 8/31/2017 Wespath Offers Resource For Coping After a Storm http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/healthflex-participants-9230799 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/healthflex-participants-9230799 North Georgia United Methodists have access to a free resources for coping after a storm or ... 8/31/2017 Ask a Disaster Coordinator: Why Give to UMCOR? http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/ask-a-disaster-coordinator-why-give-to-umcor-9212549 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/ask-a-disaster-coordinator-why-give-to-umcor-9212549 As we get Disaster Response questions we'll run them past our Conference Disaster Response ... 8/29/2017 'One Matters' to Suwanee Worship Center UMC http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/one-matters-to-suwanee-worship-center-9138430 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/one-matters-to-suwanee-worship-center-9138430 By Rachel Quartarone   Each year, Discipleship Ministries of The United Methodist Church selects ... 8/24/2017 Churches Partnering in New Ways With New Campus Ministries http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/churches-partnering-in-new-ways-with-new-wesleys-9101562 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/churches-partnering-in-new-ways-with-new-wesleys-9101562 By Sybil Davidson As college students begin a new school year, United Methodist churches are ... 8/22/2017 Mission Insite Inspires Cumming First UMC to Invests in Kids http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/mission-insite-inspires-cumming-first-umc-to-invests-in-kids-9099744 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/mission-insite-inspires-cumming-first-umc-to-invests-in-kids-9099744 Rev. Jeff Ross of Cumming First UMC was certain of one thing about the community around the church: ... 8/21/2017 Three Mission Insite Trainings Scheduled for Fall 2017 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/three-mission-insite-trainings-scheduled-for-2017-7392886 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/three-mission-insite-trainings-scheduled-for-2017-7392886 The North Georgia Conference is offering three Mission Insite training opportunities this fall, two... 8/21/2017 SEJ College of Bishops Shares Resolve to Name, Resist and Dismantle Racism http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/sej-college-of-bishops-shares-resolve-to-name-resist-and-dismantle-racism-9098654 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/sej-college-of-bishops-shares-resolve-to-name-resist-and-dismantle-racism-9098654 The SEJ College of Bishops met in Atlanta for three days. They released the following message at ... 8/20/2017 Kindling the Fire Offers Fall Lectionary Reading Retreat for Clergy http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/kindling-the-fire-fall-lectionary-reading-retreat-9078752 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/kindling-the-fire-fall-lectionary-reading-retreat-9078752 A beloved time apart for North Georgia clergy, Kindling the Fire Lectionary Reading Week, will ... 8/17/2017 Time to Contact College Freshmen From Your Congregation http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/contact-college-freshmen-from-your-congregation-9078744 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/contact-college-freshmen-from-your-congregation-9078744 "Have you contacted the campus ministry of your college freshmen yet?" asks Rev. Sam Halverson, ... 8/17/2017 Message From Bishop: We Need to Speak With One Voice, Condemn Racism http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/message-from-bishop-regarding-9023955 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/message-from-bishop-regarding-9023955 Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson shared the following message on Saturday,  August 12: We in North Georgia... 8/12/2017 Join Bishop Sue and the North Georgia Conference on a Holy Land Journey http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/north-georgia-conference-2018-holy-land-journey-9021918 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/north-georgia-conference-2018-holy-land-journey-9021918 Join the North Georgia Conference and Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson for an 11-day Holy Land Journey in ... 8/11/2017 Farewells and Welcomes at the United Methodist Center http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/farewells-and-welcomes-at-the-united-methodist-center-8986310 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/farewells-and-welcomes-at-the-united-methodist-center-8986310 Each Clergy Move Day brings changes to the North Georgia Conference offices as pastors move to new ... 8/10/2017 Journey to Higher Learning: Georgia PAUMCS Event to be Held in LaGrange http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/north-georgia-paumcs-event-9004199 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/north-georgia-paumcs-event-9004199 Earlier this year the Professional Association of United Methodist Church Secretaries (PAUMCS) voted... 8/10/2017 Urgent Need for Construction Teams in Lumberton, NC http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/teams-needed-in-lumberton-nc-9004227 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/teams-needed-in-lumberton-nc-9004227 There is an urgent need for construction teams in the Lumberton, NC region, which is still ... 8/10/2017 Two North Georgia United Methodists Commissioned as Earthkeepers http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/two-more-earthkeepers-in-north-georgia-8986320 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/two-more-earthkeepers-in-north-georgia-8986320 Michael Black and Nathan Brasfield (center) with EarthKeeper facilitators Susan Mullin, John Hill, ... 8/9/2017 Johns Creek UMC Welcomes Religious Leaders to Discuss Faith Traditions, Beliefs http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/johns-creek-umc-meets-their-neighbors-8984853 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/johns-creek-umc-meets-their-neighbors-8984853 Hindu neighbors visit Johns Creek UMC for "Join Together July" to share about their traditions and ... 8/8/2017 A New Era: Children's Home Signs Lease for Residences, Office Space http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/a-new-era-childrens-home-signs-lease-for-residences-office-space-8983734 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/a-new-era-childrens-home-signs-lease-for-residences-office-space-8983734 The United Methodist Children's Home announced tonight that they have secured housing for ... 8/7/2017 Clergy Parents and Children Invited to Day Apart at Glisson http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/clergy-parents-and-children-invited-to-day-apart-at-glisson-8983422 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/clergy-parents-and-children-invited-to-day-apart-at-glisson-8983422 Bishop Sue invites clergy parents and their children - from newborns to 18 year olds - to set aside ... 8/7/2017 North Georgia UMs Among Young Clergy Initiative Grants Recipients http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/young-clergy-initative-grants-awarded-8710467 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/young-clergy-initative-grants-awarded-8710467 The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) as part of their strategy to enable and ... 8/3/2017 Atlanta-Decatur-Oxford District Move Brings Many Blessings http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/adox-district-new-office-is-blessing-8887998 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/adox-district-new-office-is-blessing-8887998 By Sybil Davidson Take a Tour: View photos by Pam Sheldon The Atlanta-Decatur-Oxford District of ... 7/28/2017 Commission on a Way Forward Offers Status Report http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/commission-on-a-way-forward-offers-status-report-8870161 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/commission-on-a-way-forward-offers-status-report-8870161 The Commission on a Way Forward has released a status report to the Council of Bishops and the ... 7/27/2017 Everything: Rooted Retreats Bring Youth Groups Closer to God http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/everything-rooted-retreats-8870095 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/everything-rooted-retreats-8870095 Every thought. Every dream. Every fear. Every second. What's at the end of your 'every?'  God is ... 7/27/2017
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