Atlanta College Park District


My heart is grateful for the outpouring of your prayers and messages of care during the demise of our dear father,
Mr. Booker T. Williams, Sr.  May our Lord continue to bless you
and make you a blessing.

Bernice Kirkland


June 2, 3:00 pm, Pre-Conference Briefing (Atlanta First)
June 11-14, Annual Conference (Athens Classic Center)
July 15-18, Georgia Pastor's School (Epworth-by-the-Sea)

2019 North Georgia Annual Conference

Tuesday, June 11 - Friday, June 14
Athens Classic Center
Registration opens April 8
Additional information

ACPK Pre-Conferencing Briefing
June 2, 2019
3:00 pm
Atlanta First UMC

Election Committee release names of Candidates
The Clergy Election Committee and the Lay Election Chair have released the names of candidates who have expressed interest and availability in serving on the North Georgia Conference delegations to General and Jurisdictional Conference. 

Booklets including biographical information and personal statements are in production and will be available in the coming days.  More information.

North Georgia Annual Conference Clergy Spouse Luncheon
Thursday, June 13, 2019
The Classic Center

Tom Jackson to speak at Annual Conference Laity Luncheon

The North Georgia Conference Board of Laity has announced that a familiar face (and voice) will be this year's speaker at the Annual Conference Laity Luncheon. 

Dr. Tom Jackson is an active member of Athens First UMC, a long-time lay member of the North Georgia Annual Conference, and a four-term member of the North Georgia Delegation to General Conference.

The Laity Luncheon will be held Wednesday, June 12, at The Classic Center in Athens. Tickets are available as part of Annual Conference registration.


Action Ministries Concert for Hope
Live in Atlanta: Emmet Cahill

Emmet Cahill of Celtic Thunder will be performing a three show benefit concert for Action Ministries. All proceeds will benefit Action Ministries’ programs, and raise awareness of the struggles our neighbors face every day!

Friday, May 17th
Decatur First UMC
300 E. Ponce De Leon Ave., Decatur, GA
Buy Tickets

Saturday, May 18th
Smyrna First UMC
1315 Concord Rd. SE, Smyrna, GA
Buy Tickets

Sunday, May 19th
Dunwoody UMC
1548 Mount Vernon Rd., Dunwoody, GA
Buy Tickets

Native American Ministries Event 


Saturday, May 18, 2019

10:30 AM

Pine Log United Methodist Campground

3497 Pine Log Rd.

Rydal, GA 30171

For more info: contact Dr. Becki Jones, CONAM Chair

at or 678-227-3004

Volunteers needed for Project Transformation


Help Prevent the Summer Reading Slide for Low-Income Children!
By high school, 2/3 of the reading achievement gap can be attributed to summer learning loss during the elementary years. At Project Transformation, 60 kids get 40 minutes of 1-on-1 reading with a volunteer for 8 weeks in the summer. As a result, 96% of the kids who participate maintain or improve their reading skills- preventing the summer reading slide! Project Transformation is looking for reading volunteers to make this transformation happen for kids! This summer reading program is hosted at North Springs UMC and volunteer hours are from 10am-12pm, Monday- Thursday starting June 10th. For more information about volunteering go here:

Great Starts for Pastors and Administrative Assistants
The Center for Congregational Excellence will be hosting a Great Starts for Pastor and Administrative Assistants Class on July 27th at the UM Center from 10 am -2 pm.  This class is open to all pastors moving into new churches to help develop a healthy and productive relationship with their new Administrative Assistants. 
The cost is $20 per person and includes lunch.  Please click here to register. Please contact Melody Abel at for more information.

Bishop Sue's Trip with Ordinands to England

Bishop Sue will be leading the ordinands and all others in an experience to and be a part of the Wesleyan Heritage Tour - February 2020.
Additional information

Atlanta First Spring Concert
Sunday, May 19, 2019
3:00 pm
Atlanta First UMC Sanctuary
More Information



Effective January 1, 2019, District Work Fund payments will be received and accounted for by the North Georgia Conference.  Include on the memo line: ACPK DWF.
Please provide the change in remittance address to the proper person at your local church.

North GA Conference Treasurer’s Office
United Methodist Church
P.O. Box 102417
Atlanta, GA 30368-2417


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Emergency Call Chain & Response Procedure

Here is the updated procedure for notifying conference leadership in case of a disaster:

1. Immediately following a disaster, the pastor of a local church inspects damage to any/all church property and makes two phone calls to:          
a) The District Superintendent          
b) The Trustee Chairperson for their local church (Trustee Chairperson contacts the insurance company for the local church and begins deliberations according to church's policy.) 
2. The District Superintendent contacts:              
a) The Conference Disaster Relief Chairperson: Scott Parrish
3. The Conference Disaster Relief Chairperson contacts: 
a) The Resident Bishop: Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson    
b) The Conference Director of Connectional Ministries: Herzen Andone
(Note: Report once daily as necessary or immediately if damage is severe) 

District Superintendent

Bernice Kirkland
(404) 335-0321
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Administrative Assistant

Mozelle Mitchell
(404) 335-0321

Contact Information

Office Address:
One Georgia Center
600 W. Peachtree Street NW, Suite 1500
Atlanta, GA 30308

(404) 335-0321 Phone
(404) 209-7794 Fax

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